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Since 1988 – Nelson’s Only Independent Newspaper WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009

VOLUME 21, NUMBER 54

A constellation of talent Starbelly Jam draws artists of all kinds to Crawford Bay

Money for CP station study

The artistry at Starbelly Jam wasn’t restricted to the stage, though there was plenty to appreciate, like when Harry Manx joined Karsh Kale (bottom right photo). The audience, at right, made their own impression and the aerial perfomance, far left photo, put on a soaring display.

Federal government gives Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce money to study details of fixing up abandoned station. PAGE 3

Selkirk residence College finds potential new money source to fix up old dorms. PAGE 3

Nelson land donation costs Council approves up to $27,000 for CT scanner lot donation. PAGE 3

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Feds kick in $100G Selkirk to study CP station tries for Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce hopeful money is first of more announcements by Chris Shepherd How much does it cost to turn an empty 109year-old building into a vibrant business and community centre? The Chamber of Commerce has just received federal money to answer that question and many more that surround the old CPR station at the foot of Baker Street. Colin Mayes, Conservative MP for Okanagan-Shuswap, came to Nelson last week to announce a $100,000 gift to the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce to conduct a feasibility study to find out how the old CPR station could be restored. The heritage building has been empty for the past 20 years and is currently owned by CP Rail. The chamber of commerce and rail company have been in discussions to transfer ownership for

We now have some government money and we move forward from here. Cal Renwick

several years now. The chamber’s plan includes building a new chamber of commerce office, business space and even possibly a 125seat theatre. “In it’s prominent location this rail station has the potential to showcase Nelson’s character and its heritage,” Mayes said The funding, which comes through the

Western Economic Diversification Canada program, was announced on Friday, July 17 and Cal Renwick, president of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce, was excited to get the federal support. “It becomes reality. We now have some government money and we move forward from here.” Renwick also said the

restoration will not only create a tourist and business destination, but it will also create jobs in the community as the work is done. When the building is restored, Renwick hopes to see offices for the chamber, a visitor information centre, Nelson Economic Development Partnership, destination marketing organization, along with private and public organizations. The study will cover the architectural and engineering design, building site and facility assessment, exterior historical design treatment and financial analysis for construction and operations. Renwick is hopeful there will be further announcements from the feds in the future for the rail station project, which he expects will cost upwards of $5 million.

Land donation costs $27G Councillors approve connection costs and fees for CT scanner fundraiser donation by Chris Shepherd The city’s land donation to the CT scanner fundraiser will end up costing taxpayers roughly $27,000 in connection costs and fees. Mayor John Dooley said the expense, incurred from the donation of a city lot to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation (KLHF), is well worth it. The KLHF will build a house on the Rosemont property using donated labour from Selkirk College and assistance from the region’s contractors. The foundation will sell the finished house on the market and Dooley estimated it could fetch as much as $500,000 for the hospital foundation. Dooley said the costs were what he expected and that it is important city council demonstrate clear support for Kootenay Lake Hospital.

A CT scanner has been a priority for the community for the past 15 years, Dooley said. While the CT scanner does not appear on council’s goals and priorities – recently set by the new council – Dooley said the community has made its desires clear. “It wasn’t identified because there wasn’t a request [for a CT scanner] at the time.” When council approved the donation at a special meeting on Monday, June 29, the final costs were unknown. Staff finished calculating those numbers for the Monday, July 13 meeting. The city will have to pay $18,700 to prepare the site for construction and the fees associated with the lot (water, sewer and building permit) add another $7,700 for a total $26,400. The major expense for site preparation includes

moving a water line that runs under the lot. The land was previously reserved for an extension of Munro Street. At their July 13 meeting, councillors approved spending up to $27,000 to developing the site. Councillor Kim Charlesworth voted against the motion, repeating objections she voiced when the matter first came to council. Charlesworth said she supports the KLHF and will donate to its CT scanner fundraiser, but as a councillor she felt she had an obligation to the taxpayer. Nelson has a “very large” capital deficit and city staff are close to finishing a comprehensive capital plan, said Charlesworth. The capital plan will give council and staff a clear picture of the cost to replace equipment and infrastructure.

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Major tax increases were avoided last year because of increased water user fees, but that won’t always be the case, the councillor said. “I don’t think I have a mandate from the public to donate what would amount to a three or four per cent tax increase to Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation,” said Charlesworth. “It is outside the city’s responsibilities.” The KLHF has to raise $1.5 million to purchase the CT scanner. The scanner is part of a larger, $13.8 million renovation to the hospital’s first floor.

dorm cash once more Federal grant could turn empty dorms into green housing by Chris Shepherd Selkirk College is taking another run at finding federal dollars to renovate the empty dorms in Nelson. The college sent in an application to the federal Community Adjustment Fund program (CAF) in the hopes of receiving at least $3.5 million to fix up St. Martin’s Hall and McCarty Hall at the college’s Tenth Street Campus. The dorms, empty since 2001, could have up to 100 beds, making the college more attractive to students and freeing up suites in Nelson’s competitive rental market. Barry Auliffe, director of communications and development for Selkirk, is optimistic about this application, despite being turned down by another federal granting program. In fact, the March rejection from the Knowledge Infrastructure Program will help the latest application. That’s because one of the criteria for the CAF is the project can’t be eligible for other federal granting programs. It turned out the Knowledge Infrastructure Program was not meant for housing projects, a fact Selkirk and the provincial government (which supported Selkirk’s

They’re looking to be supportive. Barry Auliffe, Selkirk College’s director of communications and development, speaking about the federal and provincial governments

first application) were unaware of. When that first application was sent in, the province said it would contribute an additional $3.5 million towards the renovation and Auliffe has asked the province whether it would still be good for the money if this latest request is approved. Auliffe has not yet heard back from the provincial government. While Selkirk hasn’t received approval from any funding source yet, Auliffe is optimistic. “It’s just such a good project.” He’s also had good feedback��� from both �������������� levels of government. � looking �������������� “They’re to be supportive.” ������������� The ��� college has worked with local designers���to ������������� come up with environmentally friendly and sustainable designs for the residence.

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July 22, 2009

Tour of Slocan Valley archeological dig offered this weekend Sunday, July 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Slocan Narrows archaeological site, two kilometres north of Lemon Creek This is an opportunity for a guided tour of a prehistoric village site in the Slocan Valley, to watch an archaeological field school in action and to talk one-on-one with participants. Dr. Nathan Goodale is heading a Hamilton College field school conducting explorations there throughout July. Dr. Goodale was a part of the initial survey done on the site in 2000 by University of Lethbridge and University of Montana field schools. Indications are that the Slocan Narrows site contains the largest and oldest pithouses on the Canadian Plateau, predating others by more than 1,400 years. It is believed the current project will provide a more detailed understanding of human occupation of the upper Columbia Basin. The Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society is combining this opportu-

Sifting soil at the prehistoric village site.

nity with the choice of a walk or bicycle ride on the rail trail. The site is six kilometres south of the trailhead in the Village of Slocan, and about the same distance north of the Perry Siding parking area and 16 kilometres north of Winlaw station. It is two kilometres north of the Lemon Creek trailhead off Kennedy Road (a 15 minute walk). Plan to be at the site no later than 12 p.m. to hear Dr. Goodale’s presentation. A barbecue and refresh-

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Whole School looks for donations The Whole School, a non-aligned, alternative independent school, is asking for donations so that it can buy a new school house central to the Slocan Valley community it serves. The Whole School educates children from kindergarten to Grade 7 and is structured as a parent-teacher run co-operative with an elected board of directors. The Whole School’s staff and board of directors are confident that they will meet their initial goal of $100,000. “For years The Whole School has attracted new, young families to move into the area, adding to the growth and diversity of our community,” says project coordinator and spokesperson Jane Medlar, who has been part of the staff at the Whole School for over six years. “Our families are extremely dedicated to keeping the Whole School open for their

children.” The Whole School needs a new home to continue providing a learning environment for the children who rely on it as a source of education and a social network of friends, family and role models. Cash donations may be submitted to the Heritage Credit Union, Slocan Park Branch, Account #710019919, Transit #19020-809. Cheques or money orders made out to “The Whole School Build a Legacy Campaign” may be mailed to The Whole School at RR 1, Site 3, Comp 4, Winlaw, BC, V0G 2J0. All gift donations over $20 are tax deductible. A tax receipt will be mailed out to donors upon request. For more information, contact Medlar by phone at 226-7737, or by email at wholeschool@gmail.com. – submitted

ments will be hosted by the trail society at the site. Suggested donations of $10 per adult will go Columbia Basin youth Liz Hardwick, program towards purchasing radiocarbon dating to increase have a new opportunity to coordinator and advenknowledge of the pre-his- find adventure, camara- ture guide. “It gives young tory of the Slocan Valley derie and confidence this people the chance to con– as will a $5,000 grant summer. They can take nect with wild places durthe society has obtained part in Wildsight’s new Go ing a life-changing jourfrom the Columbia Wild Summer Adventure ney. And it inspires the ��� for ���������������������������������������������� Basin Trust this pur- program. Registration is next generation of envipose. Radiocarbon dates open and youths aged 14 ronmental leaders.” � ������������������ The six-day hike is cost about $800 each. It to 19 can sign up. “The Go Wild Summer scheduled for Sunday, is hoped���that��������������������� enough can be raised at this event to Adventure is a week- Aug. 23 to Friday, Aug. date one���or two more pit- long, guided backpack- 28 at a cost of $350. ������������������ ing expedition into the Costs include food; and houses. – submitted Purcell Mountains,” said all camping equipment

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Opinions & Letters Solar is the solution, not Axor’s IPP on Glacier/Howser

Editorial A theatre in the old rail station is a great idea During the announcement of money to plan for the restoration of the long-abandoned CP station, a casual idea was thrown out for the restored building: a theatre. Not a large theatre. During MP Colin Mayes’s speech, he alluded to a 125-seat theatre as a possible resident in the 109-year-old building. The restoration of the station is without a doubt a good idea. It will give a gem of building a new lease on life, give the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce an impressive new building, open up new business space in Nelson and bring new life to the west end of Baker Street. The inclusion of a theatre makes a good idea a great one. There are many good reasons to add a theatre of that size to Nelson. The fact is the Capitol Theatre can be a tough house to fill for smaller productions and 125 seats would be a much more manageable venue for some productions in Nelson. The theatre would be well suited for speakers on any issue you care to name. The theatre could be a great resource for Selkirk College as well. The college has Studio 80, an 80-seat venue, but the space is limited in its potential. If the college had access to a theatre like the one hinted at, there could be potential for Selkirk to add an acting program to its already vibrant artistic offerings. More classes and more students would be a boon for our college and our community. The inclusion of a theatre in a restored CP station would also give the chamber of commerce another source of income on what is sure to be an expensive restoration. We encourage the community’s businesses to include a theatre that would benefit Nelson and the district.

Fish Heads & Flowers Flowers to that ever so cheerful and helpful person at the aquatic centre.You make a stressful postion so joyful. Keep smiling – Grumpy Fish Heads to the publication for propagandizing rather than informing. Your bias reeks of unprofessional journalism. – Disgusted reader Flowers to the people with the pink house with purple trim. Your bright idea is the highlight of my daughter’s morning as we drive by on our way to daycare – Smiling Mama Fish Heads to the people who run the exact same puzzle for weeks in a row. Some people look forward

to the diversion on the weekend – Disappointed reader Flowers to the ridiculous Fish Heads that make me smile. Without your incessant complaining, my Wednesdays wouldn’t be nearly as colourful. Keep on complaining about “You’re Welcomes, dirty sidewalks, or coffee shop queues” and you’ll have one individual applauding your anguish – Happy reader Fish Heads to the performers who made my son and I leave halfway through because of a few “coos” and “mamas”, no crying just a few noises from a 17-month old – Mom with kid

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Dear editor, In regards to the Glacier/Howser IPP meeting, thanks everyone who showed up. I could not make it to the meeting but if I had, my sign would have read “Solar Is The Solution.” It is insanity to destroy our rivers and forests when there are other clean, sustainable options available. The world is going solar crazy. Japan, Germany and Switzerland – places that get no more sun (probably less) than we do – are moving

forward with clean, solar energy. If you go to solarbuzz.com/News/ NewsProjects.htm you can see the worldwide projects that are going on now. It’s time, Canada, to stop selling out and start conserving and protecting our natural resources and wildlife. The sun is there for us, let’s use it. Susan Olson Harrop

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Street Talk How do you stay cool in the summer heat?

Commentary Glacier/Howser explained by Axor Simon Gourdeau is the Glacier/Howser project manager for Axor. A lot of negative com- being too large, is actu- cents per kilowatt hour. ments have recently cir- ally mandated by regu- This compares favourculated about the Glacier/ lations from the Worker ably to the current BC Howser Project (GHP). Compensation Board, Hydro Step 2 rate of 8.27 Most of them were based which require minimum cents per kilowatt hour. on a lack of information, clearances for under- Since the contract price misunderstandings or ground mining vehicles. is only partially indexed meant to propagate a neg- The final tunnels will be to inflation, energy from ative aura about the proj- as small as the legislation GHP will get cheaper and ect. The reality is much allows to ensure a safe cheaper for BC Hydro as different and the following working environment. the years pass. Regarding lines should help set part Regarding project’s freshet energy, most of it is of the record straight. local contribution, the two- actually sold to BC Hydro As local people know, and-half-year construc- at a discount with a large the Glacier, Howser and tion period will generate portion sold at 70 per cent Horsethief watersheds almost 400 person-years of of market rate. have been extensively employment. Discussions As a final note, GHP logged over the past with local contractors would generate 356,000,000 decades and logging is show that at least 60 per kilowatt hours of renewstill ongoing in Howser cent of the labour is avail- able clean energy. This and Horsethief Creek. able regionally and prior- would represent savings Considering these water- ity will be given to local of 230,000 tons of greensheds to be pristine is employment. Outside of house gases, equivalent to incorrect and misleading. the six full-time and six planting 36,000 hectares of Large road networks exist part-time jobs generated new forest. throughout and GHP was during the operation, the The scientific communidesigned to take advan- project will also spend an ty currently maintains that tage of this infrastructure. average of $900,000 per the “safe” level of carbon Where no roads are pres- year on maintenance, with dioxide in the atmosphere ent, GHP innovated by contracts going primarily is around 350 ppm. using high elevation spans. to local businesses. It is expected that These forego the need to GHP will also pay an exceeding that level for a clear the transmission line estimated $1.2 million in certain period will trigger right-of-way by sending property taxes, with up to runaway warming resultthe line above the forested $320,000 going directly to ing in dire consequences cover, preventing human Area D. Purcell will also for the planet. In June access and reducing its create two local benefit 2009, that level already footprint. funds to support local ini- stood at 389 ppm and is The use of tunnels tiatives in communities continuing to increase in instead of penstocks was near the project. the wrong direction. Local also brought forward as a As far as the contract residents can be proud to way to minimize GHP’s with BC Hydro goes, the know that with GHP, they footprint. Their proposed average 2009 price would will help the transition to a size, heralded by some as have been around 7.0 carbon-free economy.

I don’t. I sweat. Keiron Chapman, Bonnington

I stay out of the sun, drink lots of beer and wear as few clothes as possible. Fish, Nelson

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July 22, 2009

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News Community farm takes root near Nelson ��� ���������������������������������������������� � ������������������

their hands in the dirt,” ly sponsored by Farm Project ��� breaks ��������������������� says Alton. Folk/City Folk and the ground for potenAlton says the group Land Conservancy, pro��� ������������������ fortunate because vides support for farmtial long-term farm was the land had been previ- ers and landowners elsewhere in the ously tilled and a brand who are exploring this new fence was already in option. Alton says landKootenays place. In the spring the ������ owners are often willing

Small fires start in region by Chris Shepherd

Warm weather combined with recent lightening storms combined to start several forest fires. The Southeast Fire Centre has reported its farmers set about build- to donate, or sell at a crews are dealing with ing an outhouse, beds reduced price, when they by Anna Kirkpatrick six lightning-caused rototilling and planting. know that the land will fires. The group is grow- be protected forever. The largest has A group of about 10 ing most standard vegAlton says this this year burned 1.5 hectares and people have started a etables and some berries. his group has a friendly, the centre has reported community farm in the The potato crop is par- informal arrangement the fire behaviour has Nelson area. ticularly large and Alton with the Works. been calm. For more than a year, estimates they will harNext year they may conFirefighting crews John Alton had been vest about 1,000 pounds sider a more formal lease have joined efforts to envisioning a community this year. agreement. Alton says the fight blazes around farm for the Kootenays. Alton says the group group may also consider ���������������������������������������������� Kelowna and fire cenAt the Farmland event, is not planning to sell ���forming a cooperative in tre officials ask peoheld in Nelson in vegetables at this point, the near future. � ������������������ �������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������� ple to take care not to February, Alton met “we’re thinking of just According to Alton, it ���������� Audrey and Marvin feeding ourselves.” is important to find ways ��� ���������������������start any wildfires in ������ ����������������������� Work who had �������������� the area. land Eventually, Alton to connect willing farmAlmost half of available on their������������������ farm hopes to find a perma- ���ers������������������ with available land ��� all fires in B.C. are in Beasley. The Works nent site for a Kootenay “We need land available �������������������� ��������������� reported by the puboffered a fenced, fertile community farm. for agriculture. People �������� ������������� lic. If you see smoke acre on their property “My long term vision own it, sit on it and there ������ or flames, please call for a trial year. would be a communi- is nothing happening on 1-800-663-5555 or dial Alton spearheaded �������������������� ������������������� ty farm, probably on a it. Lots of people that *5555 on most cellular the project and a ����������������������������� group piece of land owned by want to farm can’t afford ��������� networks. formed by word of the Land Conservancy. to farm.” ������������������������� For further informouth. The participants Basically it would be a Anyone interested in ������ mation, visit the B.C. range���in ���������������������������������������������� age from two farm in perpetuity,” says learning more about the ������������������������������� Wildfire Management to 60 � years and all are Alton. farm can contact Alton by ������������������ Branch website at “people from around The Community email johnalton1@yahoo. ���� www.bcwildfire.ca. the area that want to get Farm Program, jointcom. ��� ���������������������

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������������������������������ Water Conservation Measures ������ remain in ����������������������� effect until September 30, 2009 Joy Barrett appointWatering and car washing is permitted between the hours of ������������ ed cultural devel6:00 am to 10:00 am AND 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, on alternating days, as follows: opment officer for - Residents at odd numbered addresses water on odd �������������������� numbered calendar days - Residents at even numbered addresses water on even Nelson ����������

Joy Barrett as the city’s cultural development officer. This newly created role will work with the public and community organizations to consult and edunumbered calendar days The City of Nelson’s cate about the role of arts Cultural Development and culture in Nelson, idenThank you for conserving water. ������� 2023 Residents who have questions can call 250-352-8238. Commission has appointed tify and facilitate funding opportunities, and develop and implement cultural ���� planning projects. Barrett has a long and international history in Please proof for accuracy then phone, fax or email with any changes or an approval. arts administration and production. She began her Phone: 250.354.3910 • Fax: 250.352.5075 • Email: sales@expressnews.bc.ca arts career as a publicist at ������������������������� The Express is not responsible for any errors after the client has signed off. the Calgary International ������������������ Children’s Festival and ��������������� the Calgary Centre for Performing Arts. ������������� From there, she moved to the Banff Centre for the ������������������������� ������������������� Arts where she ran the new ������������������ ���������������������������� media and film co-produc��������������� tion department for several ��������� ������������� years. Barrett then moved to England where she ������������������� headed the Interactive ���������������������������� Entertainment Awards at BAFTA, the U.K. equivalent to the Oscars. Most recently, she was a producer and project manager at the Central Saint ����������������������������� Please proof for accuracy then phone, fax or email with any changes or anMartins approval. School of Art and �������������������������� Design. Phone: 250.354.3910 • Fax: 250.352.5075 • Email: sales@expressnews.bc.ca Barrett grew up in the ������������ Kootenays The Express is not responsible for any errors after the client has signed off. and is pleased to make her return to raise �������������������� her young twins here with ���������� her filmmaker husband, Gregory Mackenzie. �������

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Kootenay Womyn’s Festival

inspire people to possibly organize again for 2010 and years to come. ����������������������������������������������������������������� Saturday, July 25, 10 a.m. Organizers encourage people to bring a potluck in Queens Bay/Procter ����������������������� This will be a casual dish or let them know if low key event to remem- they want to contribute in �������������������� ber the famous little some way. The event will continue Womyn’s Fest that hap������ more music and dispened for 25 years and to with

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cussions/play for Sunday, July 26 in Procter. Limited camping is possible. For more information, contact gitta@labiscreations or the West Kootenay Woman’s Centre at 3529916.

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Willy Wonka

Thursday, July 23 to Saturday, July 25, 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, �������������������������������� 421 Victoria St. ����������������������������������� The story of Willy Wonka and his fantastic chocolate factory was a natural fit for the young and enthusiastic cast of this summer’s youth production at the Capitol Theatre. “This year we have a huge new crop,” says Heather Shippit, director of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. “They’re young so we wanted to do something fun and magical.” Willy Wonka’s story of magical treats and morality fit that description for a cast 48 youngsters, aged 12 to 18. The young age of the actors doesn’t mean the production will be low quality, says Allison Girvan, musical director. “When you have very young kids on stage, they love what they’re doing so much,” says Girvan. “They bring an unbridled joy and passion to what they’re doing.” Shippit says the Capitol Theatre Summer Youth production of Willy Wonka CHRIS SHEPHERD will offer a lighter interpretation of Dahl’s story than Willy Wonka (played by Gab Macdonald), left, tempts Mike TV the recent Johnny Depp (Tobin Eberle) during rehersal for Willy Wonka. movie. Her interpretation focuses on the idea that she tells it, makes it clear what’s going to happen happiness isn’t what you that the children chose the throughout the story, says have, but what you make punishment themselves. Shippit. of it. The plot sets up chilShippit is fascinated by Willy Wonka features dren with bad manners the Willy Wonka charac- Gabe Macdonald (Girvan’s to let their nature come ter, who she describes as a son) as Willy Wonka, Sam through, leading them to cross between Santa Claus Gerlitz as Charlie and be punished. and “the ultimate narra- Connor Defeo as Grandpa Shippit says the story, as tor.” Wonka knows exactly Joe.

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Friday, July 24 at the Spiritbar, 422 Vernon St. Who is Freeflow? For anyone who’s seen the band perform, the answer is simple: they’re an energetic band that brings people out of their seats with a compelling combination of songs with great hooks and great vocal harmonies. A much greater challenge, however, is describing Freeflow’s sound, which features everything from hip-hop and funk to reggae and rock. They have nurtured a sound distinctively their own and their music has evolved – something

that is more than obvious to anyone who has seen the band live or listened to Freeflow’s two well-received CDs. The dynamic of the band has since blossomed and has encouraged Freeflow to push its sound and live performance to new and exciting levels. Although FreeFlow has been together for almost six years, and has played great Festivals and venues with world-class luminaries from around the world, the band looks to 2009 with even greater hopes, dreams and aspirations. $10 at the door.

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Stephen Fearing tops free concert at Lakeside Park by Chris Shepherd

Keep The Beat

Wednesday, July 29, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Lakeside Rotary Park The annual free concert and fundraiser organized by local youth is set to bring a day’s worth of music to Nelson’s waterside park. Keep The Beat is a a family friendly event with a wide variety of music from across Canada and from Nelson, says Cedar McMechan, one of the organizers. Headlining the show is Stephen Fearing, a multiple Juno award winner well known for his relaxed vocal and guitar work and a unique sonic palette. Keep The Beat organizers also landed Dan Mangan, an up-and-com-

ing Canadian artist who delivers his lyrics with signature gravelled vocals and understated humour. Other familiar names on the Keep The Beat lineup include the Mushana Marimba Band, Fish and Bird and Aspen Switzer. While the music is free, Keep The Beat ��� Child ������������������ is a fundraiser for War Canada, a non-profit organization that works in war � ������������������ zones around the world helping children, including rehabilitating child soldiers, ��� ���������������� building schools and offering art camps that also educate children about health ��� ����������������� issues. The day will also feature information booths and a silent auction of local art. For more information or to volunteer during the day, email ktbnelson@hotmail. com or phone 352-1379.

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Big Jules with Zack Shave

their special brand of blues band Kohurshuhn, just covers and originals. one week after sharing the White Lighting has been stage with some of rock’s ������������������ ����������������������������������������������������������������� Saturday, July 25 at the performing the blues all legends! ������������������ over the Kootenays for Kohurshuhn will take Spiritbar, 422 Vernon St. ��������������� ����������������������� Big Jules has been play- the past seven years, play- the audience on a musical ing Nelson parties for ing a wide variety of ven- adventure with their virtuo������������� years. With his recent move ues including the last three so guitar shredding, power�������������������� to attend music school in years at Castlegar’s Sunfest. ful drum and bass lines, and They are a five piece band soaring vocal harmonies. Montreal, locals have not ������ ������������������ with Mara Sand on rhythm had a taste of his music for guitar, Kevin McKenzie on quite some time. ����������������� Lotus Playing alongside him the harmonica and on lead Thursday, July 23 at The ��������������������������� will be Zack Shave as well guitar is Frank Brooke. Cocoa-Nut Lounge, as Dexter and Mr. Smith of These three share the vocals and blend their voices in 116 Vernon St. �������������������� Beats Workin’. This Vancouver-based The night will be hosted tight harmonies of standard ���������� band is bringing their funkyby Vs. of Cypha Nex and blues and jazz. folk grooves to Nelson with The bass spot is held you can also expect a special ������� Dana-Marie. premiere set by Nelson’s up down by the amazing Dana-Marie merges and coming dub step DJ, melodic rhythms of Dave �������������������������������� modern and classical Planedin on his five string SAM. ���� Last but not sounds through synthesized electric bass. ����������������������������������� $5 at the door least on the drums the strings, woodwind, beats, piano, and layers of vocal amazing Bonnie Johnson. harmonies. Her haunting White Lightening melodies on self-produced Blues Band Kohurshuhn backtracks, her acoustic Wednesday, July 29, 12 p.m. Thursday, July 23 at Finley’s guitar and angelic voice to 2 p.m. at the Hall Street Irish Bar and Grill, have critics declaring her SUBMITTED The Weakerthans Local Market 705 Vernon St. sound to be reminiscent The White Lightning The Faraguna brothers of Sarah McLachlan, The of CBC’s R3-30 charts to cold prairie city where the Blues Band will perform return to Nelson with their Cranberries and Jewel. The Weakerthans reach number one with band was born 10 years Sunday, July 26 at the two different songs. ago. Spiritbar, 422 Vernon St. Having built an interThe result is lush and The Weakerthans are an Luscious Beats national reputation and energetic,��� infectious, ���������������������������������������������� award winning Canadian a loyal fan base, The unforgettable and Lisa De Lux � ������������������ indie band that blends Weakerthans tour everyThis is an early show Saturday, July 25, 10 p.m. to folk rock with punk rock where and often. with doors open at 8 p.m. 2 a.m. at Finley’s Irish Bar and known for their lyrical ��� ��������������������� They have just released and an opening set by ingenuity. Grill, 705 Vernon St. Reunion Tour, their fourth Nelson’s Pauline Lamb. They have won numerLuscious Beats is team��� ������������������ record, which was recordAdvance tickets on sale ous awards and are the ing up with the lovely Lisa ed in a factory on the out- at the Hume Hotel or first band in the history De Lux from Vancouver skirts of Winnipeg, the Eddy Music for $15. ������ to bring a night of dancing, singing, live percussion and the wonderful work of Avril Fox plus body painted divas. The evening, dubbed Express Yourself, will get bodies moving with hype bangers, electro, house, ������������������ mash ups and more. ������������������ $5 to $10 sliding scale, SUBMITTED ��������������� doors at 10 p.m. Lisa De Lux.

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Saturday, July 25, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m., starting at the Frog Peak Café, 1418 Hwy. 6, Crescent Valley The Day Out of Time is the day to celebrate time as art. It is an opportunity to experience the freedom of

At 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. there tival that starts with tubing will be a potluck dinner and down the Slocan���River at 12 ��������������������� p.m. (meet at Slocan Park video presentations from 7 bridge, bring and bring your p.m. to 9 p.m. After the ��� ������������������ videos there will be a dance own tube). An opening ceremony celebration. For more information, will be held at 3 p.m. at the Frog Peak Café. There contact soniko.1380@gmail. will be music, juggling, kids com.

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Pauline Lamb and Simone

Saturday, July 25, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cottonwood Falls Market Pauline Lamb shares her beautiful music at Cottonwood Falls farmer Market from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Simone performs her sooting harp melodies from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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OPEN JAM WITH ESTEVAN bring your instruments, voice and poetry to the Royal on Baker. Sign up early, doors open at 9:30 p.m. NIKKO plays live music at Fusion 301 Baker St HALL ST. FARMERS MARKET Rob Funk - a multi-genre musical performance. 12 noon to 2 p.m. HALL ST MARKET Holly and Jon perform their genre hopping music at noon - 2pm. HOLLY AND JON @ Summer Concert In The Park Series, Nakusp @ 6:30 PM.

Thurs. July 23 NIKKO plays eclectic jazz 6 - 9 p.m. at Max & Irma’s. OPEN STAGE at the Balfour Beach Inn 8 - 11 p.m.

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Sun. July 26

Tues. July 28

BLUEGRASS SLOW-PITCH ACOUSTIC Jam, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Bethel Christian Centre. Info: 352-2704 FARAGUNA BROS RETURN to Nelson with Kohurshuhn at Finley’s Irish Bar and Grill, $5 cover

THE WEAKERTHANS - Canada’s premeire indie band where folk rock meets punk rock. Tickets $15 Advance. This is an early show with doors open at 8pm. Opening set by Pauline Lamb

LISTEN TO THE SWEET Sounds of Nikko every Tuesday at Fusion, on Baker Street. 7-10 p.m

Fri. July 24

Mon. July 27

RYLAN PLAYS GUITAR, fingerstyle, solo 6-9 p.m. at Max & Irma’s.

BLUES JAM at the Royal on Baker 7 - 11 p.m. JAZZ DUO PETE Slevin and Adrian Wagner Cedar Creek Cafe, Winlaw.

Freeflow at SpiritBar, Hume Hotel

Sat. July 25 BIG JULES W/ ZACK SHAVE & Beats Workin’, SpiritBar, Hume Hotel

Sun. July 26 NIKKO PLAYS EVENINGS at Nelson’s live jazz venue, The Library Lounge, located in the historic Hume Hotel.

Tues. July 28

SARAH McGLYNN & RICH Rabnett live at The Librar y Lounge, in the Hume Hotel. 610 p.m. REGGAE MIX MONDAYS Hosted by DJ T.H.C. starting at 8 p.m. at the Royal on Baker. ALL AGES OPEN MIC ever y Tuesday at the CocoaNut Lounge. 6-10pm Hosted by Rob Funk

NEED INEXPENSIVE BIRTH CONTROL? Options for Sexual Health drop-in clinic. 333 Victoria St. 5:30-8 p.m. PROBLEM WITH EATING and weight? OA suppor t group 5 - 6 p.m., Nelson Hospital cafeteria (basement). No dues or fees. 250-352-7717 or 1-800-6115788. www.endoftrail.ca/ OANelson.htm DROP IN GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP. 7-9 p.m. at Broader Horizons, 905 Gordon Road, back door . THE NELSON SCRABBLE CLUB meets Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Info 250-505-5583 WOMEN’S HOCKEY SCRIMMAGE at the old rink 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. $10 drop-in fee. Full equipment required. Info 250-359-7036 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Harrop Hall, Harrop 5:30 p.m. DOES SOMEONE’S DRINKING TROUBLE YOU? Al-Anon meeting noon The Cellar. 717A Vernon St. NUTRIENT-RICH COOKING classes ever y Wed/Sun. Many topics to choose from. Contact Lorraine at lorraine@ear thlobby.com or 250-352-3860. GLACIER HARMONIES Women’s Barbershop Chorus. All welcome at 7 p.m. to Baptist Church, 611-5th St. Nelson. Dorothy 352-7199 or Joey 352-3393

KOOTENAY SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE Public Meditation 12 a.m - 1 p.m. All welcome. 444 Baker St. www. nelsonbuddha.com

SAHAJ MARG group meditationplease phone: Eleanor 352-3366 or Sarah 3549496

Thursdays IS ALCOHOL A PROBLEM IN YOUR LIFE? AA Meetings, Lunch Bunch at Noon. Into Action Big Book Study at 8:00 p.m. The Cellar. 717A Vernon St.

Wed. July 29 LIVE OPEN STAGE at Finley’s Irish Pub, everyone welcome. All Ages Open Mic every Tuesday at the CocoaNut Lounge. 6-10 p.m. hosted by Rob Funk HALL ST MARKET. Holly and Jon perform their genre hopping music at noon - 2 p.m. THE WHITE LIGHTNING BLUES BAND perform at the Hall St Farmers Market from noon-2pm.

Wed. July 29 KEEP THE BEAT 10 hours of free music, Lakeside Park, 12-10 p.m. All proceeds to War Child Canada.

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Wed. July 22

OXYGEN ART CENTRE Artist-inResidence Maggie Shirley open studios: Wed 6:30-9:30 p.m., travelfreetravel.wordpress.com. 320 Vernon, alley

Thurs. July 23 OXYGEN ART CENTRE Artist-inResidence Maggie Shirley open studios: 12-5 p.m., Wed . travelfreetravel.wordpress.com. 320 Vernon, alley

Fri July 24 SLOCAN LAKE DANCE CAMP Four days of smooth, swing, Latin & country workshops, nightly dances plus free massage workshops. 38 Two-hour workshops to choose from. Adults $20 ea./Teens $15 ea. Locals teens 2 for 1 www.dancingbeat.org or 250-358-2448

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NELSON RADIO CONTROL CLUB, RC car racing 10am most Sundays, (seasonal) private race track, also Rock Crawling and RC Heli Flying, contact jdnelsonrc@gmail.com 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, 11 a.m. All welcome. SUNDAY WORSHIP, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Slocan, 2:00 p.m. All welcome. UNITY CENTRE of the Kootenays, 905 Gordon Rd. Broader Horizons. Back door, 11 a.m. Ever yone welcome. NELSON AA - Sunday Morning 10 a.m. The Cellar. 717A Vernon St. NELSON UNITED CHURCH service, 10 a.m. 602 Silica St. All are welcome. ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH Ser vice 10:15 a.m. 1805 Silverking Rd. You are welcome. 352-2515 ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH Everyone welcome to 4 p.m. worship 21 Silica St. 354-3308 SAHAJ MARG group meditationplease phone: Eleanor 3523366 or Sarah 354- 9496

DIAPER FREE BABY / ELIMINATION Communication th Support Circle 4 Monday of each month 10 - 12 a.m. at The Family Place 312 Silica St. HERITAGE HARMONY Barbershop Chor us. Welcoming anyone! Tim 250825-9694 or John 250-3526892 KOOTENAY SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE Public Meditation 7 p.m. meditation instruction and practice. 8 p.m. talk and discussion 9 p.m. tea. All welcome. 444 Baker St. www.nelsonbuddha.com

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Tues. July 28 EXPOSING THE NEW WORLD ORDER Velvet Underground 646 Baker st Nelson @ 7:30pm sug donation 0-$5 What a Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire. Bennett identifies and calls into question the fundamental assumption that has led to this unprecedented crisis in human history: that humans were destined to dominate the rest of the community of life with the Culture of Empire.

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Sunburn remedies 101 The best way to avoid a sunburn is to stay out of the sun. If you are outdoors during peak sun hours sit in the shade of a tree or beach umbrella to avoid ultraviolet rays from the sun. However, if you’ve stayed out in the sun too long or your sunscreen hasn’t done the trick then you can try some simple home remedies to care for your sun burnt skin. Keep in mind that after a sunburn you will continue to burn once you’ve gotten out of the sun. The first thing to do is to cool the skin down to stop the burn from progressing. It is best to use tepid or cool washes or baths as opposed to cold ones. Try getting into a cooling bath and adding a few cups of baking soda, oat-

Exploring Health

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meal, milk or lemon juice to your tub water to help ��� soothe the skin. � Cooling compresses or poultices can also ��� be helpful. Try peppermint, spearmint, camomile, lemon, or bergamot ��� (Earl Grey) teas or herbs. Combining milk with water and using as a com-

press can soothe inflamed skin. Interestingly, it’s the fat in milk that’s soothing so it’s best avoid using skim milk. Peel away the skin of an aloe vera leaf and apply the juices of the plant to your sunburn to soothe and regenerate the skin. It’s best to use the plant itself but if you don’t have an aloe plant than you can apply store-bought aloe juice or gel. You can also mix the aloe juice with some vitamin E oil to create a healing salve. Calendula compresses or ���������������������������������������������� salves are also very sooth������������������ ing and healing for dam��� ���������������������������������������������� aged skin. ��������������������� If you have a� spray bot������������������ tle you can mix cool water with apple cider ������������������ ��� vinegar, ��������������������� lemon or tea. TanninNELSON BECKER rich substances are most ��� ������������������ Little Mason Murphy enjoys the shade of an umbrella on a hot day in Nelson’s Lakeside Rotary soothing to the skin. Park. The best way to avoid a sunburn is to stay out of the sun. ������

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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THE HEALTH PAGES How much red meat is too much? Chew On This

Tara Stark

The latest research from the U.S. National Cancer institute indicates that we should aim to eat red meat no more than once a week. Their most recent study analyzed data from a half a million people ages 50 to 71 over 10 years. They found that

those who ate the least amount of red meat were 30 per cent less likely to die from heart disease and cancer than those who ate a lot of red meat. So skip the red meat, including beef, lamb, pork and all processed red meats and load up

on tofu, lentils, peas, beans, fish and chicken. If you’ve been thinking the pork you are eating is a white meat, it’s not. The pork industry has confused us all with their successful marketing campaign that calls pork “the other white meat.”

For more information on this topic visit www.wholefoodsnutrition.ca or call 505-9854. Tara Stark is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in helping people optimize their nutritional wellness and prevent diet related chronic disease.

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Thursdays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO 10 - 11:30 a.m. Yoga as Therapy, Laurie 12: - 1:30 p.m. Power Yoga, Valerie, New Class! 5:30 - 7 p.m. Hatha Yoga, Karuna 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Feldenkrais, Hilary KOOTENAI PILATES CENTRE 8: 45 Mat Work - Fundamentals 10:30 a.m. Reformer 12 noon Mat Work - Experienced Beginner 12 noon Reformer 540 Baker St (upstairs) 250-352-1600 APPLIED COMBAT MARTIAL ARTS 6:30 - 8 p.m. Adult class 525 Josephine Street. Information call 250-352-0459 FELDENKRAIS CLASSES 11 a.m. - 12 noon Relieve pain and stress. 206 Victoria Street. 30 years experience. First class free. Individual sessions available. Susan Grimble 250-352-3449 EMOTIVE MOVEMENTS 5 - 6:30 p.m Dance Foundations, All Levels Moving Centre, Pamela 352-1795, vibrationartisan@gmail.com WALK-IN PRAYER CLINIC Summer hours 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. A ministry of Eleos Centre. 711, 10th St., Nelson. 250-352-0300 for more information. OM YOGA STUDIO 10 - 11:30 a.m. Gentle/Restorative Hatha, Alison 1 - 2 p.m. Feldenkrais, Hilary 5:30 - 7 p.m. Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga, Jenna 6 Mile, 3067 Heddle Rd, 250-825-0011, avannest@shaw.ca

Fridays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO 10 - 11:30 a.m. Prenatal Yoga, Laurie 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Invigorating Flow, Elissa 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. Deeply Restorative, Yasmin KOOTENAY AIKIDO 4 - 5 p.m. Aikido Fun Ages 4 - 6 5 - 6 p.m. Kids Class Ages 7 - 12 213C Baker St. 250-352-3935

Fridays (continued) 6 - 7:45 p.m. Adult Class 213C Baker St. 250-352-3935 TRANSCENDENDENT COMBAT SPORTS 6 p.m. Combat cardio. Join the evolution of mixed martial arrts 250-509-1606. Located at Summit Health & Fitness QI-GONG & CHEN TAI CHI7 - 8 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 402 Victoria Street Info 250-505-4562 Chris Gibson NELSON BREASTFEEDING CLINIC 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Free Drop In Nelson Health Unit, 2nd Floor Kutenai Building 333 Victoria Street, more info 250-505-7200

Saturdays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO 10 - 11:30 a.m. Soma Yoga, Shayla 12 - 1:30 p.m. Hatha Flow, Cindy KOOTENAY AIKIDO 9:30 a.m. Introductory Session starts Jan 13 with Anita Werner 213C Baker St. 250-352-3935

Sundays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO 12 - 1:30 p.m. Invigorationg Flow, Elissa OM YOGA STUDIO 7 - 9 p.m. Kirtan: Sanskrit Call/Response Chanting, Alison 6 Mile, 3067 Heddle Rd, 250-825-0011, avannest@shaw.ca

Mondays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO 10 - 11:30 a.m. Yoga as Therapy, Laurie 12 - 1:30 p.m. Power Yoga. Valerie 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Feldenkrais, Hilary KOOTENAI PILATES CENTRE 8:15 a.m. Reformer 12 noon Mat Work - Fundamentals 6:15 p.m. Mat Work - Intermediate 540 Baker St (upstairs) 250-352-1600 TRANSCENDENDENT COMBAT SPORTS 6 p.m. Kick boxing. 7 p.m. Submission Grappling. Join the evolution 250-509-1606. Located at Summit Health & Fitness. KOOTENAY AIKIDO 6 - 7:45 p.m. Adult Class 213C Baker St. 250-352-3935 CONTACT IMPROVISATION DANCE JAM 7:30 - 9 p.m. all levels welcome, live musicians welcome The Moving Centre, 533A Baker St, Info 250-352-3319, Judy OM YOGA STUDIO 7 - 8:30 p.m. Yoga for Women, Alison 6 Mile, 3067 Heddle Rd, 250-825-0011, avannest@shaw.ca

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Briefly Poster contest for the Women’s Centre

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Aug. 19 The West Kootenay Women’s Centre is having a poster contest and is looking for women artists to create a poster for the centre to use to announce any upcoming events. Criteria desired: demonstrates diverse women working collectively; eye catching and colourful; legal size (81/2 x 11). The contest is open to women of all ages and the deadline is 4 p.m. For more information, contact 352 9916 or visit 420 Mill St.

Locally made urban gardening doc hits shelves

The Nelson based documentary company, Sand KMT Productions Inc., has released Urban Roots. Urban Roots is an inspiring how-to documentary on urban vegetable gardening. Viewers will meet three dynamic gardeners who share their personal stories on living a more self-sustainable lifestyle while providing practical information on how to garden. The documentary covers the basics from preparing soil to harvest, get new ideas on veggies to grow, and learn about raising chickens in the city. The documentary was filmed entirely in Nelson, profiles local Nelson gardeners and features the

music of Adham Shaikh. The 40-minute DVD is available for $10 at Ellison’s Market, Mountain Pass Fashion and Survival, Georama, Hipperson Hardware Co., Pacific Northwest Indoor Gardener and others around town. Pettit can be reached at 352-0076 or kpettit@shaw. ca.

Mountain Sky expands its horizons

Mountain Sky now makes authentic castile liquid soap in six varieties. “Many people have been requesting liquid soaps from us,” says Raynald Losier co- owner. “We have invested in a new manufacturing process and have spent a lot of time experimenting with recipes and scents.” “I think one of our new scents, Shiva’s Nirvana, is going to be our top selling liquid soap product,” says co-owner Nina George. All of Mountain Sky’s liquid soaps are made only with simple ingredients, not synthetic detergent blends. Real natural castile soaps are created by mixing natural oils with an alkali (sodium hydroxide ��� potas�������� for solid soap or � liquid ��������� sium hydroxide for soap). Mountain Sky ��� soaps������� are available in local health food stores, grocery and ��� �������� gift stores in the Kootenays and are made in Crescent Valley.

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*Kootenay Reader ads only. Not applicable for businesses or associations Free classifieds not taken by phone. Must be submitted in person, mail, e-mail or fax. Ads accepted for buying, selling, giving, renting, lost & found, etc. All ads must have a phone number. One ad per phone number per week First 15 words are FREE, each additional word 25¢ • Deadline: Thursday noon.

Forward your ad to: 554 Ward St., Nelson, BC V1L 1S9 • Fax: 250-352-5075 • www.expressnews.ca

Submit your FREE reader classified online www.expressnews.ca Deadline: Thursday noon! Announcements KICS.BC.CA ANNOUNCES AGM May 11, 6:30 pm Hume Hotel, Emporium Room, public welcome. Visit www.kics.bc.ca for information on website hosting and email for nonprofits and businesses KICS IS A local non-profit society. KICS hosts non-profit websites on the Internet for free with a membership. Businesses, host your website for $120/year. Visit www.kics.bc.ca to sign up.

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MACBOOK PRO - 2.2GHz/2GB RAM/125GB HD fully loaded, like new + ipod nano 8GB. $1450 OBO 250.352.1806 HC-S (HOME COMPUTING Solutions) Offering reliable and competitively priced PC Support & Computer skills training. From Hardware to Network we come to you’No Solution NO FEE’ Tel#250505-4940 E-mail hc-s@live.ca

1 PROPANE AND 1 electric pottery kiln (need work) 229-4069 32” TOSHIBA COLOUR television. Older model but works perfectly. You must pick up. Call 352-2879.

VINYL SLIDING GLASS door 60”X80” and Two windows 65”X75”. Never installed. Call 551-7245 KOOTENAY CONSCIOUS TREE Care. Experienced, ethical, local, professional. Specializing in sectional removal of hazardous trees, aesthetic view clearing and spiral pruning. 250357-2822. FOR SALE: DOUBLE laundry tub 23 1/2 x 45 1/2”. Excellent condition. $50. 359-7163 UNABLE TO COMPOST? Bring it to me. Good soil in exchange. Walking distance preferred. martinlane@hotmail.com LOOKING FOR NELSON gardeners growing fantastic gardens. For documentary film. Call Katherine: 250-352-0076 KUBOTA LAWN TRACTOR, not running, 3 cyl., gas, all-wheel steer, 42” mower, hydraulics, pto, $500. 357-9457.

WASHER & DRYER $400.00 Portapotti never used $75.00 27” COLOR TUBE TV, Excellent Condition (call for details), Asking $50.00, Call Scott 250-825-4570 NINTENDO WII WITH two controllers, numchuk and wii sports, 250$ obo, 1-250-359-2957 ALUMINUM BOAT TRAILER (fits 12’ well) winch, new tires $650 obo 3523048 before 8pm FALL BLOOMING CROCUS bulbs (saffron) mauve colour, .25 - $1, depending on size. 352-6762 THERMAREST: 5.6”, NEW $75, pneumatic socker set, 3/815/16,$25m, auto soy, rice,tofu maker $200 250-354-7954 STEREO AMPLIFIER $50, Sansui speakers $50, microwave stand $35, office chair $30, fridge $150 250359-7756 HAND KNOTTED PERSIAN Bokara rug, 4’2”$69, runner 10’2” $350, 9’8” $250 354-9379 CHEST FREEZER 20-23 cu. ft. Older but works well $125.00 obo Phone 352-3046 FULL SIZE BARBEQUE with propane tank, ignition button works. $50.00 o.b.o. call (250)825-4411 SEWER DREAM MACHINE. Pfaff 2140 sewing and embroidery machine. Asking $2200.00 250-5052054 WELL MADE ARTIST desk with roll out drawers. Sacrifice at $300.00. Pics upon request 250-505-2054 12’ CONVEYOR BELT, towable. For sand, gravel. 6’ lift, $1500. Large woodstove, $200. 250-226-7172 BRAND NEW MAYTAG, air conditioner $95, Kenmore canister vaccuum with accessories, almost new $175 250-229-4491 WILTON CAKE PANS, $5 each. Contact Susan at 250-226-7751 or susanwilson@columbiawireless.ca for complete list. ESPRESSO MACHINE CONTI Xeos, dual head, fully automatic, chrome/ red, used 6 months, paid $7500, asking $3500 551-7747 19” TV $15 white Ikea bookcase $15 chrome/cane chair $10 several framed vintage prints 352-3014 TONY LITTLE ECLIPSE Elliptical Trainer. Like new! New, $375.00 Asking $100 OBO. 352-9610 KENMORE ELECTRIC DRYER. Works well. You haul, $100. Ampex reel to reel recorder, free. 352-1157 KEYBOARD DRAWER, FELLOWES model, includes mounting instructions, new was $90, asking $20, ph: 250-352-2823 MICROWAVE-NEW, IN BOX, Paid $70, asking $40. 352-5067 FANNY 36” COUNTERBALANCE floor loom. Still in box $1800. Contact: Brenda 352-6241 “URBAN ROOTS,” AN inspirational ‘how-to’ documentary on urban vegetable gardening. $10 at Ellison’s, Hippersons, Georama. LARGE TUB OF mastic glue for ceramic tile, $25. 250-359-7697 TWO LOCALLY MADE satin dresses, worn once each. one is white with spaghetti straps and a plunge back, full skirt (not poofy),$100. the other has a cream bodice, strapless, and a six color paneled skirt, $150. they were made for me and will fit someone of similar size: 5’1” 110lbs, chest 32”. they are languishing in my closet, TAKING OFFERS! jennie 354-7812 A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, DonÕt Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464.

SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $3,495.00 - Convert your LOGS TO VALUABLE LUMBER with your own Norwood portable band sawmill. Log skidders also available. www.norwoodsawmills. ca/400t - FREE Information: 1-800-5666899 Ext:400OT. AT LAST! AN iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/ U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, sulfur, smell, manganese from well water. Since 1957. Phone 1-800-BIG IRON; www.bigirondrilling.com. AFFORDABLE PHONE RECONNECTION. Up to $30. off for new customers! Great rates for phone and long distance! Call Tembo 1-877266-6398 or sign up online www.tembo. ca. PARK MODEL FOR SALE. Woodland Park, 2 bedroom, 530 Square feet, Fully furnished, all appliances. Highest quality Park Model you can buy. New price $81,000 - sacrifice for $58,650. Call Nick 1306-861-9834 or email nick. c@accesscomm.ca.

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Art FRAMED WITH CARE by Kate Bridger. Art, photography, needlework. Free delivery in Nelson. Quotes: 352-4653

Building Materials DECORATIVE STONE PANELS "EasyROCK” - The Beauty of stone without the mason: Easy Installation: Light Weight: R-4.5 Value: Built Green: A-1 Fire rating: 604-248-2062: www. jmcomprock.com. #1 A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse. 6 colors available! 40 year warranty! Free shipping, the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206. www.crownsteelbuildings.com.

Business Opportunities REACH OVER 11 million readers through Community Classifieds. No obligation quote! ads@bccommunitynews.com or 1-866-669-9222. FUN, PROFIT, SUCCESS. Great Canadian Dollar Store, a dollar store leader since 1993 has new franchise opportunities coast to coast. Call today 1-877-388-0123 ext 229; www.dollarstores.com.

Career Training MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION TRAINING. On-line learning with great employment opportunities: both athome and on-site. Financing may be available. Contact CanScribe today for additional information. 1-800-466-1535 or www.canscribe.com.

Child Care CHILDCARE AVAILABLE IN Castlegar for your school aged children, flexible hours, call 250 304 8005

DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM. Helping Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of your credit. Steady Income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering Bankruptcy? Call 1-877-220-3328 FREE Consultation Government Approved, BBB Member

Employment Opportunities DISCONNECTED? NEED CHEAP reliable phone or internet service? Great low rates! Calling features & long distance available. Free ADSL connection! Phone Factory Reconnect 1-877-3362274; www.phonefactory.ca. LUK PLUMBING & HEATING LTD. in Kindersley, Sask looking for 3rd & 4th yr journey person plumbers. Competitive wages & benefits. Fax 306-463-2635 or office@lukplumbing.com.

Education LEARN FRENCH! BEGINNER to advanced students, certified French teacher, native French speaking. Call Marie 250-505-5325.

Financial Services $500$ LOAN SERVICE, by phone, no credit refused, quick and easy, payable over 6 or 12 installments. Toll Free: 1877-776-1660.

Events NELSON OUTDOOR MARKETS 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Live music, fresh produce, artisan wares. Wednesdays: Hall Street Market at Rec Complex, Saturdays: Cottonwood Outdoor Market at Cottonwood Falls Park. Vendors: 354-1909, nelsonoutdoormkts@gmail.com

GRAND FORKS CHERRIES Sweet, tree-ripened Lapins $2.00lb. Nelson Farmersí Market Wednesdays & Saturdays, Castlegar Farmers Market FISHER PRICE AQUARIUM Saturdays. Grand Forks Farms, 6015 cradle swing. Excellent condition. Spencer Road, Terry & Val Rilkoff $70.00 (250)352-0955. Sudoku Classic Difficulty Level - Medium Classic Difficulty Level - Easy sk9E000056 250-442-3514 TWO PAIRS YOUTH climbing shoes. Saltic Mambas: size 6 Scarpa Climbing shoes: size 5 - 5.5 CALL 250-505-2036 BEAUTIFUL, SIAMESE/RAGDOLL 5 BAMBOOZLE DIAPERS + 2 N.M., 2yrs.to a good home,250 352 Whisperlite covers for 6 mos.+ $60. 9566 Baby monitor $15. 352-3704

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Furniture MID CENTURY DANISH couch, coffee, dining tables. Fabrics, prints/ frames, ikea furn. Home accents and more. $20-$800. (250)352-2693 MOVING SALE! ANTIQUE and Contemporary furniture. Priced to sell. 250.505.5340 SEARS STROKE CRAFT Toddler Bed. Solid Wood, comes with Mattress. $60.00. ph. 250.354.0207. LOOKING FOR: SET of 4-6 50’s retro kitchen chairs, (chrome and blue vinyl) call 551-1563

Garage Sales YARD SALE: SAT July 25 8:004:00. Sun July 26 8:00-12:00. 2940 Passcreek Rd. 1833 RIDGEWOOD ROAD (4-mile) Sat. July 25th & Sun. July 25 8:00 A.M. misc. items, free stuff GARAGE SALE - 714 Second St. Nelson Saturday, July 25, 8:00 AM to 2 PM YARD SALE/FUNDRAISER WITH 100% of the profits benefiting Project Childhood, a home for street children in Bangladesh. Come and check it out on July 25-26 at 215 Houston street from 8-4. MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE. Furniture, kids stuff, etc. All good condition. July 18 and 19. 5995 Cedar Cr Winlaw

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Help Wanted LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED baker, Mondays 8hrs. Please forward resume to frog.peak. cafe@hotmail.com or call 250-359-7261(9-5) REMOVE YOUR RECORD: A CRIMINAL Record can follow you for life. Only PARDON SERVICES CANADA has 20 years experience. Guaranteeing record removal. Call: 1-8-NOWPARDON (1-866-972-7366). www.RemoveYourRecord. com sk9M000057 Home & Garden

ORGANIC PLUM TREE starts in original soil $5. Steve 551-0909 or 505-5117 ESTATE SALE, WHOLE house full, including antique couch and oak dining chairs.ph 250 352-9150

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Lost & Found LOST CANON DIGITAL camera in an orange wool bag late may early june 505-3272 LOST: PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES in Guess hard case, grey and back, behind NDCU. Call 403-505-5272. FOUND - SUBVERT Trek bike at 12 Mile near Crescent Beach Resort. info 250-825-4693 MISSING FROM FAIRVIEW home lt. blue “Daisy” kids bike. Sad girl. Please return no questions asked. 352-6409

Misc. for Sale RADIAL ARM SAW with Stand. $200. 250-226-7013 30” ELECTRIC STOVE - self cleaning oven, very good condition, manual, broiler pan. $100.00,OBO 250229-2204 TECHNICS 1210 MK2 (black) turntable. Excellent condition, includes Ortofon needle and dust cover. $480 250.505.4119, caronjohann@gmail. com ALASKAN CAMPER, IT raises and lowers, fridge stove and rebuilt furnace $650.00 for 8’ box 250-3523248 2 BELL CELL phones, 2 home chargers, 1 car charger, good shape, call for details. 250-825-2206- Adam RUNNING SHOES, NEW 2009 Asics Gel-Cumulus 10, mens size 9, beautiful new condition, $65, 505-1102 ICE CREAM CART on wheels $100, gilded llama $100, sheep hides, wood spindles for railing. 250-355-2269 WORKING FISHER WOOD Stove, repaired, mid-size, must sell, $125 firm -250-352-9639 HIKING BOOTS-MEN’S SIZE 10 1/2 Scarpa Leather Trekking-$75; New Balance Lightweight Waterproof $50 359-7439 ROTOTILLER, REAR TINE, rarely used in good condition. 250-2266796

Misc. Wanted OIL HEATERS, WOODEN bookshelves and tables, piano or keyboard for youth. 505-9241. WANTED: OLD BARN wood to make crates, free or cheap, will pick up, 226-7062 WANTED : 4X4 Truck with plow. Reasonable shape and price. Call Andrew 250-357-2276. WANTED: FLAT DECK for Ford F150 call 505-2725 EXTERIOR DOOR WITH large window, good condition, max size 33 x 80 call Christine 505-1108 120 SHEETS OF plywood, 2000’ of 4” pipe, 1200 sheets of foam, 6 windows and woodstove 359-6669 SMALL UTILITY TRAILER in good condition, please call 250-358-7268 BUS WANTED, CAMPERIZED or not. 250 352-5663 WANTED 185 TO 400cc motorcycle, road or trail. phone 352-2397 CLEAN SOFTWOOD SAVINGS or coarse saw dust for poultry. Will pick up. 825-4141 isteffler@shaw.ca WANTED: ELECTRIC POPCORN maker in good condition. 352-0560 WANTED: SM. WOODSTOVE, sm.fridge, sm.gas stove, sliding glass doors, used cedar shakes. call 3528444 WANTED. ELECTRIC LAWN mower. Location accepting concrete fill. Andres 352-7001 GO-KART OR PARTS, any condition. Phone (250) 825-0199. LAYING HENS, 2-3 producing, not chicks, plus small round tub for baby. 226-7880

Music & Dance CD & DVD DUPLICATION, direct to disc printing and graphic design located in Nelson: www.shortyburns. com 352-BURN(2876) FENDER STRATOCASTER, HIGH end setup, plays like dream, Laney amp and pocket pod, $800. 250777-0999 OLDER GIBSON J-45 converted to left hand $1650 352-2434 WANTED: 1/4 SIZE classical guitar for 6 yr old Suzuki student, must be good condition, 250-353-7560 WANTED: 1/4 SIZE violin for 10 yr old Suzuki student, must be good condition, 250-353-7560 PIANO - MASON&RISCH - good condition, c/w bench, lamp and sheet music. $950 OBO (250)5055583


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BELL UPRIGHT PIANO & bench. Great condition & tone. Ivory keys restored & other. $1250. 250.352.2941 YAMAHA ‘PORTABLE GRAND’ keyboard DGX-220 with stand, $800. Takamine EN-20c guitar with hardshell case $575. 250-354-7691

PSYCHIC READINGS WITH Ratna, BFA., MFA., experienced meditator and sensitive intuitive for over 30 years. 229-4042

Full Warranty. Free year service. $2950 OBO. Anita 3526452.

Other LIKE NEW, BIKE for teens. $60.00. Men’s used mountain bike, good condition $80.00. 250-359-8103 02 TOYOTA TUNDRA 180k Leather. Rolled this winter. Asking 6k obo. 354-8954 Ian

Personals FIND OUT WHY national advertisers use Community Classifieds? Get results! ads@bccommunitynews.com or 1-866-669-9222. DATING SERVICE. LONG-TERM/ SHORT-TERM Relationships, free callls. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chat-lines. Local Single Ladies.1-877804-5381(18+)

Pets & Livestock RABBITS (NEW ZEALAND Whites) and Laying Hens for Sale Catherine 354-7209 BEAUTIFUL AND CUDDLY female cat needs a new home, through no fault of her own. 250-551-1116 PUREBRED REG’D PITBULL puppies. Old family rednose bloodline, only a few available. Serious enquiries. 250-226-6833 ADORABLE BICHON/SHIZ-TZU CROSS puppies for sale, only 3 males left! Can view both parents, call 250-365-7567! LOST BLACK LONG haired cat in upper Fairview. Suki is adorable, 10 months old. 352-9610.

Services MAN WITH TRUCK demo, cleanup, new construction, concrete, decks, good rates Call Mike 250-352-2889 or 250-354-7378

FANTASTIC PAIR OF Sims bindings and a hardly worn pair of women’s size 6 Reichle snowboard boots, i would be delighted by $75 each, or $100 for both, and i am taking offers. jennie 3547812

ORCA TRUCK FOR HIRE. Will do dump runs, moving, etc. Patrick 5050612. MENDING, ALTERATIONS, CUSTOM sewing. Bring it to Nelson Sewing Solutions 542 Baker St. TueThurs 10-6. 250-354-1322 LOREN MAZEREEUW FINE WOODWORKING MAZWOODWORKING.COM (250) 509-1106 Custom: Stairs, Mantels, Cabinetry, Built-ins

Spirituality YOGA & MEDITATION August 7, 8, 9 Nelson & Kaslo: Make a direct connection to spirit in the material world with this 5-session series entitled, Descent Into Consciousness: Awakening the Light Body. Guest facilitator Paul Larmer. Pre-registration required. www.homesanctuary. ca 403-238-8804

Sports Equipment 2 LAKE KAYAKS with paddles for sale. Brand new. $ 450 each Ph 250 352 3365 KAYAK, 12’ PELICAN, $500.00, call 250.229.5416 12 FOOT MAD RIVER OUTRAGE solo canoe/playboat. Completely outfitted. $1000.00 Call (250) 2294482. 2009 SANTA CRUZ Bullit (Medium). Barely Ridden.

Wanted FAST CA$H FOR YOUR SCRAP GOLD! Top Prices Paid. BBB accredited member. Satisfaction guaranteed. Call 1877-446-5357 or visit: cashforgoldcanada.com to order your free kit.

Work Wanted ODD JOBS AROUND THE house. Carpentry repairs, painting, etc. Reliable prompt - cheap ! Brant 250352-0991

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Trucks/SUVs/Vans

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1988 TOYOTA COROLLA wagon, rusty, 400,000km, runs well. Needs work to pass BC inspection. $400 357-9602 ‘79 OLDSMOBILE OMEGA, runs pretty good, great for parts or fixing up. $200 250-352-0766 1992 HYUNDAI EXCEL hatchback, standard. Only 175,500 kms. Needs new ignition column. $800 obo. 250352-3373. 2002 CHEVY CAVALIER. $4000. Must sell. Only 90,000km. Manual, 4dr, winter tires, new brakes. 352-5802. ‘94 SUZUKI SIDEKICK, 4door, 4WD, 5 speed, extra winter tires. 200K km. Excellent condition. $5,400. 250-3597772 NEED A VEHICLE? Need cash? Up to $6000. cash back! Guaranteed approvals! Over 400 vehicles to choose from. Call Will or Ashley today! 1-888-289-8935. GOOD CREDIT, BAD CREDIT. When the Bank says NO! We say YES! Apply on line: www.flagautofinance.ca. Free credit card with every approved auto loan. 1-888-583-0718.

Automotive-Cars

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1981 VOLKSWAGEN WESTPHALIA full camper, california car very original, automatic new engine $7900.00 354-1272 2001 NISSAN XTERRA Black, 5spd, 4x4, hitch, CD, 112000 miles, clean, runs great. $11,000 551-7259 1990 ISUZU, GREAT shape, runs good, 4 cylinder $1400.00 obo phone 250-229-6804 1990 JEEP CHEROKEE-186K Good shape, runs well, little rust, recent parts. Needs front u-joint and rear wheel cylinder. $600 505-3801 1998 CHEV 1/2 ton extended cab 4x4. diesel, safety inspected 300,000km, no rust, all highway miles. $6500 250505-4746 4 X 4 1996 Ford F150 Inline 6 Standard transmission 225,000kms Driver airbag Power steering MP3/CD/Radio $3,500 250-825-9576 1990 TOYOTA 4RUNNER 4x4. New rebuilt engine, 4door, black, standard, awesome tires, new stereo $5000 250352-2216 1991 JEEP YJ 200,000km, standard, hard top, 4 cylinder, 5 speed, summer/winter tires, stereo $2550 441732-5930 2007 TOYOTA FJ Cruiser 4x4, blue/ white color, only 8000km, winter tires/r, undercoated. $33,000 ph: 505-2060 1996 TOYOTA PREVIA VAN, 2nd owner, 236,000k’s, excellent cond. winter tire set, CD player $6,100 obo Call 825 2488 2004 DODGE RAM 1500 Larimie, Quad cab leather 4x4 gun metal grey $15775 call 250-367-7346 1982 VW WESTFALIA full camper water cooled diesel with re-installed engine. Stove/sink/fridge/2 beds. $5800obo 250-226-6775 1991 TOYOTA PICKUP regular cab 6’ box, 2WD, professionally lowered, no rust, 250-825-4152 $2000o.b.o 1991 TOYOTA 4X4 truck, looks/runs great! New paint, canopy, fully loaded, stereo, sunroof $6500 obo 357-9602 VINTAGE FORD CAMPER Van Rebuilt Transmition, Body in good shape, runs well. $950.00 OBO 250-352-0416

2002 SUBARU IMPREZA 4dr hatchback. A/C, 5spd, stereo, 2 sets tires, 2008 ARCTIC CAT Prowler 650 Side 108,000km. $12,500 obo 250-505by Side. New condition. $9800 2297645 2167 229-5788 1992 SUBARU LEGACY 4dr auto4 ATV TIRES, 26x8x12 and 26x10x12, matic AWD 182,000 kms, runs great, Carlisle ACT Radial, 0.75” tread depth, $2400.00 obo 352-5539 after 6pm used 200miles, $250 250-359-6970 87 PLYMOUTH VOYAGER mini-van, NEED HELP FIXING 2006 HONDA CRF250R $5900 & 2002 fair condition. $550.00. 250-352-7193 up place? Free labour in xr50 $1100, dirt bikes, VERY low hours, ��� ���������������������������������������������� exchange for a place to 2004 SUBARU FORESTER AWD w/ many extras. 250-352-3526 rent! 250-226-7184 � June ������������������ roof rack, hidden hitch & 4 bike rack 2004 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 700 atv $13,800 obo 250-226-6775 LANDSCAPING OR low kms, 4x4, good shape $5600 5051992 NISSAN 240SX fastback only ��� ��������������������� OUTDOOR labour. Reliable 3929, evenings, leave msg two previous owners 5 speed, roof, and efficient. Call Leah 2502007 ARCTIC CAT 650H1 atv, auto, 140 000KM excellent 250-229-4485 505-6695. ��� ������������������ 4x4, black, 473 kms, great quad, joelguay@yahoo.ca CIVIL ENGINEERING $5999. 1991 BUICK REGAL GS, no rust, T E C H N O L O G I S T. 1976 MASSEY FERGUSEN snowmonew gas tank, rotors, bucket seat, 3.8 Construction Management bile, new skis, seat, all around great engine, 3000 OBO 250-229-6804 background. 1 year of expeshape. running 440 $600- 352-0044 ������ rience. Excellent Reference. 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA: 157,000kms, 2002 KAWASAKI 600CC 11,000, kms Self starter, motivated, team 5spd, reliable and economical, gold very clean, very good shape 352-2311 player. Previously Project colour, plus 4 new rims $7200. 250Coordinator on $250 mil354-4476. lion job. 1996 SVT MUSTANG Cobra. Summer driven, only 81,000 km, original owner, $10,000 obo 354-1586 1986 TOYOTA TERCEL wagon, 2WD, AMERICAN RACING 17” mags for runs great, good shape. $1000 OBO. a quarter ton chev or gmc Steve @ 359-7248 2505510909 or skruru@gmail.com 1969 RANCHERO, 351, auto, California 95 FORD EXPLORER 4WD for parts. car, white, 6500.00 obo, 352-9630 Perfect glass&body, working engine and transmission, only needs clutch 1991 VW JETTA 5 speed, 4 door, well 226-6775 taken care of, 2 sets of tires. 250-3541070 4 -16” TOYOTA matrix michelin winters on wheels, $ 50.00 ea. 250-3592003 VW JETTA DIESEL 60MPG, 7846 Exceptional mileage AC HS 193,000km. $14,200. Call after 6pm 229-4471 CANOPY FOR SALE for Toyota or ����������������� Ranger long box, 60”x 80”, fits ‘80s 1968 GMC HEAVY Half red/orange, ������������������ models, $100, 825-0168, evenings. $18,000. 250-355-2370 after 6 p.m. 4-215 60R16 MICHELIN, 2-195 1998 HONDA CIVIC: 4 dr, 5 spd, ��������������� 60R14 Champiro, 4-195 75R14 240,000 kms, moving, must sell, $2200. ������������� Sigma on Toyota rims, 4-14” Plymouth 250-229-5734. Acclaim rims 354-4609 1990 TOYOTA COROLLA LE body IMPORT SHORTBOX CANOPY. ������������������� excellent / mechanically needs some White, tinted windows w/new screen, work / only 220kils $2200 OBO ����������������������������� insulated with styrospan. $250 with 250.354.0282 clamps. 250-362-7713 1984 HONDA CIVIC parts car including FORD RANGER CANOPY. Descent winter tires on rims. 399-4741 shape with new key/handle,mounting 1985 TOYOTA TERCEL, 4 wheel drive brackets too. $350.00 Call Cary 250wagon. 190,000 Kilometers. 4 cylinder 505-6282 automatic. Good condition. New tires. 4 KUMHO 165/80/R13 Touring tires, Thule carrier. $1500 OBO. 250-35270% tread left on all 4 tires, $80, 5885 or 250-505-4191 Castlegar, 250-608-3548 91 AND 93 Sunbirds for sale $300. for 4 STEEL BELTED radial ‘Matrix’ both. 226-6783 summer tires, P195/70 R14, hardly 1970 CHEVELLE 4 door V8-307, autoused 250.00 O.B.O. 250-505-0454 matic. Runs fine. $1500. View at gas NEW FIBREGLASS REAR 1/4panstation, Slocan City. 355-2988 els for 1985 toyota truck. $500 obo. 1994 THUNDERBIRD, 170,000 kilo250-505-7645 meters, v6 automatic, lots of options. 2004 DODGE RAM 1500 Quad cab $1800.00 ray at 253-9997 or 3544x4 Laramie Leather low kms $15750 8820 �������������������� firm 250-367-7346 1999 SUZUKI ESTEEM Wagon, new GMC SAFARI. Service records ����������clutch, cv joints, timing belt, 4 door, 5 1999 available. 172,000 kms. W/S tires on speed, RUNS GREAT! 250-505-5302 rims. $3500 OBO 250-352-5666 VOLVOS: 1981 242 standard, good

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Recreational Vehicles SUPER-LIGHT CAMPER FOR small truck. 3-burner stove, sink, furnace. No leaks, good condition. $750obo. (250)505-6600 1998 COLEMAN RIO Tent Trailer, fridge/furnace/stove, outside shower, front storage, roomy, sleeps 6-8. $4800.00. 250-229-4238. MUST SELL!! BARGIN price. $ 900.00 travel trailer 13’ little chief 1971 1992 24’ CITATION 5th Wheel, Winter Kit, New Fridge, Solar Panel, AC, Hitch, Excellent Condition $8000 352 5403 WANTED, RV OR TRAILER with a truck, with a possibility of renting to own. (250)777-0825 1978 FLEETWING CHEVY Van 30 motor home. 66337miles, no rust, new tires, interior in great condition. 8’ wide x 20’ long. Hasn’t been run since Oct. 2002 and needs full tune up and fluid flush. All working appliances and features, sleeps 6. This is a fantastic motor home in excellent condition with only minor maintenance needed to get it running. Asking $4700, OBO.


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FABULOUS LAKEVIEW HOME only 3 miles from town in the Nasookin subdivision. Very spacious with 3/4 bedrooms, new tile floors, central air and mortgage helper downstairs. $569,000 Call Trevor@NelsonRealty.ca 250-354-8409 SLOCAN VALLEY HOME under $200,000. Winlaw, .65 acre, 2 bdrm, close to bus, school, creek. 250-227-9552. PRIVATE, SERENE & charming 3 acres with cozy mobile home near Nelson, many recent upgrades. By owner, 187,000 250-359-8280 GEORGEOUS CRESCENT VALLEY House. 2600 sqft. 3 bed, 3 bath, detatched garage, private, fenced, landscaped. $499,000 www.cvhouse. vpweb.com IS YOUR HOUSE too small? mine’s too big for me. 4bdrm, near LVR, 50’lot. Want to talk trade? 250-505-5233 QUIET 2-BR APARTMENT for sale. Ground level corner unit with patio. See www.nelsonhome.ca 250-352-9769 CHARMING 3 BEDROOM, Rosemont, full basement, gardens, great neighbourhood, panoramic views, wood floor, $341,000 352-9235 CASTLEGAR, SANDALWOOD COURT, Strata, Adult Living Bungalow, 1240 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 2 baths, 5 appliances, built in vacuum, 2 skylights, fireplace, full basement, 2 car garage, 13 years old, new roof. Asking $293,000 View by appointment only 250 365 9977 View on line at www. widewebhomes.com HOME FOR SALE 301 Sixth Street 825 sq. ft main floor 60 X 60 lot 1/2 finished basement 3 bedroom; 1 bathroom, lakeview, deck, new roof & sewer, hardwood floors, f/s, w/d, dw, off street parking, walk to LVR, Hume school, hospital, Selkirk College, shopping, $275,000 Phone: (250)3541040 TOWNHOUSE FOR SALE: 3 BR, 11/2 bath, fridge, stove stacking washer and dryer, dishwasher. New roof, windows, hot water tank, off street parking, heated shop at rear. Minutes from downtown, close to bus stop. Asking $210,000. Phone: 250-352-2247. SEEKING TWO RESPONSIBLE roommates, unfurnished rooms, Rosemont, on bus-route, $500/month all-inclusive. Available August 1. kaorbet@gmail. com

OFFGRID CABIN NEAR Slocan, partial work trade, skills welcome, opportunity to build cooperative community. 250-226-7311 CLEAN AND BRIGHT furnished room for rent in Rosemont, private bathroom $550/month including utilities 352-3365 BEAUTIFUL SUNNY LAKE view/ large renovated clean garden home/ private/ walk to Baker Street.July 15 Share with quiet Students or Professionals. Must see. 250-505-9640 BRAND NEW 1 Bdrm furnished walkout suite in straw bale house. W/D, internet, sat T.V., jet tub, utilities all included. Situated on 1 acre, just below Silverking Selkirk College, on city bus route, 15 min walk to Nelson N/S, N/P $950 505 2075 HIGH STREET PLACE - Seniors Complex Lovely 1 Bdrm & Den, Newly renovated. Lake views. Secure underground parking. $1150.00 plus utilities. NS/NP $1150.00 Plus utilities 250-354-0144. NELSON, 2 BEDROOM apartment, fresh paint, small pets considered, hot water included, $825 monthly. 250505-4820 BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED 1 bdrm suite on lake at 1 Mile. All inclusive: W/D T/V, internet, N/S, N/P, Sept., 354-4485 FURNISHED STUDENT ROOM available for sept. Private bathroom, internet,W/D,all utilities incl. $ 500/ month. females,NS only 352-3365 DOWNTOWN HERITAGE BACHELORETTE STE. Incl.: Utilities, Furn., Private. Clean, quiet, vegetarian only. NP/NS! $749/mo. 352-7369. SMALL 2 BEDROOM house, Near Slocan City, wood/electric. Pets ok, References. Available Immediately $650 plus. 250-352-0766 SEPARATE DAYLIGHT WALK-OUT basement, mid-uphill, 2 bedrooms, $900/mth plus utilities, NS, NP, ND, August 3rd, 250-352-7545 ONE BEDROOM BASEMENT suite available Aug 1st. $750 all inclusive. Working person(s), cats ok. 250-354-0492 LAKEVIEW, HERITAGE HOME for rent. Steps to downtown. 2+ BDRMS, 11/2 BATH. 1550/month. Available Aug 1st. 205.505.5340 2 BEDROOM HOUSE near Slocan City. $900+ Private, wood-stove/electric heat. Pets okay. Available immediately. References. 250-352-0766.

ATTENTION LANDLORDS: ARE you trying to find suitable and reliable renters? Call Stacey to find out more information about how you can fill your rentals without having to advertise. (250)352-9595 ex.203 2 BEDROOM CHALET style house. 6Mile area. Stunning lake & mountain views 1.2 acre private yard. Big lawn. Bright kitchen. Soaker tub. Large deck with awesome view. Wood stove & electric heat. Laundry. storage, ample parking. Pets negotiable. $1200/month + portion utilities 825-4088 LAC LA HACHE 28 ACRES bordering Crown land, 4Bed, 3Bath, creek, pond, heated pool, guest cabin, workshop, natural gas. Reduced to $479,000. For pictures email mccrea@bcwireless.com or 250-396-4688.

Rentals Wanted HOUSING URGENTLY NEEDED! Clean, safe, low-cost accommodations needed to house local low income citizens. For more information please contact Bev at Nelson Cares at : 250-551-3015 RESPONSIBLE, RESPECTFUL YOUNG mom w/one adorable toddler seeks one-br apt., $600 range, Aug.-Sept. References. (250)354-7059. RESPONSIBLE NON-SMOKING COUPLE seeking place to rent in Nelson for September or October. 250-715-6962 WTR 2 BDRM suite/apt. for Aug.1st. in Uphill/Fairview. up-to $1000/mth. Employed co-parent. Please call 250-3522002. thanks. MOM W/ SECURE income needs affordable housing. Can help with renos, on e.i.4summer. June 250-226-7184. HELP!! WE ARE displaced after house fire. Need permanent housing for my family! Alix 250-352-7706. 50+ CLEAN, QUIET female requires affordable housing, bus route. Enjoys gardening, yard maintenance. Debra 352-9876 SEPT. 1ST HOME wanted for professional female. Long-term. Wood heat. Great references. 551-3156

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Shared Accom. SHARE HOUSE WITH Rasta, no alcohol/tobacco, nice view downtown, 375/mo.inclusive, 505-1170 CASTLEGAR FURNISHED ROOM or partial suite. Shared kitchen & bathroom. $400/mo.. or $150/wk. 250-304-7806 ONE BEDROOM, PRIVATE bathroom, laundry in shared house. Prefer student, eight month lease. 352-2051 ROOMER DESIRED. BUS on doorstep. 5 min. Nelson, 45 min. Castlegar. Animal lovers, call Trish 355-2340 3 BEDROOM TRAILER with addition, wood stove, large yard and storage. W/D, heat, phone, cable, 1 adult or 1 adult with child $450, 359-8189

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Lorne Westnedge & Drew Evans: THE TEAM THAT WORKS -- FOR YOU! Contact 250-505-2606 Lorne at: Lorne@rhcrealty.com Contact 250-505-2466 Drew at: Drew@rhcrealty.com Web-site. www.nelsonrealestate.com

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3 bedroom, 2 bath. manufactured home on almost 1/2 acre just outside city boundary. Home has a shed roof, covered deck, and sits in a park-likesetting, partially landscaped and treed.

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HOMES & GARDENS St. Joseph’s grads show unique education experience at Catholic school You wouldn’t normally think of a Grade 6 graduation as a big deal, since most students these days go on to get their Dogwood Diploma as they complete high school. But the ceremonies for the Grade 6 class from St. Joseph’s School on Friday, June 19 were unique. The fact that these eight boys were leaving the Catholic system for the public system gave the ceremonies a distinction that would have been lacking had their school been part of School District 8. But what made the experience unique was that this small group of boys had truly developed the “All for one and one for all” motto of the Three Musketeers. The eight are all motivated to perform in academic and athletic endeavours. Each shows great

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self-confidence. And noone is an “outsider.” The small class was the result of the school district’s decision to make Trafalgar School a Grade 6 to Grade 8 middle school. After others from their Grade 5 class had moved on, the eight remained. They had a great year together, and at their graduation banquet they each told part of the year’s story. As well, each boy made brief comments about

the character, activities and aspirations of one other in their group. None of them showed any stage fright and the humour expressed at the expense of others was all good-natured. Each boy was awarded a certificate for outstanding performance in some area of development. They were involved in a mass that was celebrated with a focus on their graduation. They were driven to a restaurant lunch in a limousine. They did their school and their families proud. In alphabetical order, they are: Theo Bakas (our grandson), Duncan Bidwell, Connor Chirico, Andrew Knapik, Danny Marsden, Lucas Spielman, Nicholas We t h a l , and Braedon Zarakoff. Congratulations and good luck.

George Millar is a long-time resident of the West Kootenay. Been Thinking About is an exploration of events and organizations in the region, seen from a senior’s perspective.

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How to fix an old, damp basement Would it be okay to put a portland cement sealing product such as Thorough-Seal or Xypex on the cement block basement walls of our 45-yearold home? The basement doesn’t leak but there seems to be a feeling and a smell of dampness. I’m thinking this would also eliminate the white powder mould that appears on occasion in the corners. Am I on the right path? The downfall of basements is that they are below grade and in constant contact with damp or wet soils. Typically there will be a slight feeling and smell of dampness to some degree. Despite our best efforts of damp-proofing the basement walls and floor, time and moisture will win and eventually pass through the concrete and create the “white powder mould” that you speak of. The white powder is more likely efflorescence and not mould. One way to test this is to take a cup of water with you to the

ably not done at the time of construction and you may have more moisture passing through into your basement. Both Thorough-Seal or Xypex are excellent choices to apply to the walls and floor to help seal out the moisture. However, before you go down to the hardware store and Bill Lynch, Paul Muntak & Dale Olinyk buy these products, take a look around your home to check for other potential adverse sources of moisture near the foundation. Do you have a gutter basement. Scrape off a bit system on your roof and of the white powder and if so are the downspout put it in the glass, if it floats leaders far enough away it may be a mould, but if it from the house? Check sinks it is efflorescence. for any negative ground Efflorescence occurs with slopes toward the foundaall concrete or any mate- tion. Remove any plantrial containing portland cement. Efflorescence is ings near the foundation caused when soluble salts as we tend to over-water and other water dispers- our plants to keep them ible materials come to the looking their best. If there surface of concrete and is an underground sprin��� ��������������������������������� mortars. The salts can kler system with sprinkler � ������������������ come from cement, aggre- heads near the foundation I would strongly gates, water or���admix��������������������� tures. In your case, with recommend rearranging a 45-year-old home, the them further away from ��� prob������������������ the foundation. damp-proofing was

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Bill, Paul and Dale are building consultants with Lynch Building Inspection Services Ltd. of Nelson. Send questions to editor@expressnews.bc.ca. Archived copies of Home Front can be found at www.lynchinspection.com.

Setting up a successful garage sale There’s truly nothing like a garage sale to turn your clutter into cash. However, that pile of “stuff” cluttering up your home isn’t always worth the effort involved in organizing a sale. So, make sure this is something you and your family want to do. Sometimes it’s just easier to donate it. If you’re ready to start your successful garage sale follow these tips: Think about having a block sale or co-ordinate a large sale with family and friends. Larger sales attract more people and can make the process more fun. Advertise. Consider placing an ad in your local newspaper for those garage sale enthusiasts. There are deadlines with papers, so plan accordingly. Now, the best advertisement is posting signs

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on the major cross streets and up the road and in front of your home. Either buy “garage sale” signs or make your own. Bright colours, balloons and decorative borders help draw attention but keep it simple and easy to read. Note special features, such as antiques, toys, or specific sized clothes to make the

sale more alluring. 1-877-729-LAKE (5253) Prepare at least a week Tad Lake . . . 354-2979 before by: Brady Lake . . 354-8404 601 Baker Street, Nelson �������������������������������������������� Categorizing your www.kootenayproperties.com items and pricing them. Collecting all the items G G D LISTIN LISTIN BUIL you will need: table, hangNEW NEW ers and hanging rack for clothes, bags/boxes for sold items, lots of change STEP INTO STYLE $320,000 and small bills and pricing EXTRAORDINARY LAKEVIEW $290,000 NEIGHBOURHOOD LOT $125,000 Choose one of 2 lots nestled in a secluded Affordable brand new home. Enjoy this Value is guaranteed when buying items (markers, masking corner of Kootenay Lake, Bulmers Pointe new 3 bed, 3 bath home in Nelson’s is a place where generational memories newest neighbourhood, a short walk to this rural building lot in this well tape, tags). are created. This rare collection of fully downtown, schools, and bus service. developed neighbourhood. Just serviced, acreage style waterfront and This home is ideal for everyone! Don’t 12 minutes from town this acreage On the day of the wilderness lots offer you the chance to offers the ability for privacy or an build a private cottate getaway. Lots are wait, adjacent unit has sold and you open level yard. Don’t miss out on garage sale begin early; can choose some finishings if you $290,000 and $475,000 this opportunity. hurry. GST applies. morning is the busiest times. G ! CEEDD LISTIN RREEDDUUC SOLD NEW Attract customers by lining big ticket items in front, creating a free bin, and even set up a COUNTRY LIVING IN UPHILL $325,000 MIGHT AS WELL BE WATERFRONT $115,000 PRISTINE BEACH FRONT $449,000 little concession stand. Enjoy end of the road privacy and a The enjoyment of waterfront for a frac- Hard to match the beauty of this 165 feet of sandy, waterfront property anystunning view of Nelson and Kootenay tion of the price can now be yours. Remember, your idea is Lake. This 2 bedroom home offers a Just minutes from Balfour and situ- where on Kootenay Lake. Located at Longbeach, this one of a kind, .44 to sell, so be prepared to very private backyard, 3 levels of living ated in a well established neighbourspace with an open main floor living hood, this .33 acre lot is located right acre waterfront lot is just minutes from bargain���and���������������������������������������������� put items on golf and world class fishing in the plan and room to expand to a 3 bed- across the no thru road from the public main lake. Building site is located well room, 3 bath home. access to beautiful Kootenay Lake and below highway. sale later in the day. � ������������������ Sunshine Bay. When it’s all over and done do put leftover N E LS O N 5 D AY W E AT H E R F O R E C A S T ��� not��������������������� clutter back into the ���� ��� ��� ��� ��������� house, donate or dump it. ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������

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CITY OF NELSON NEWS • JULY 22, 2009 Phone: 352-5511 • Fax: 352-2131 • website: www.nelson.ca

Mailing Address: Suite 101, 310 Ward Street, Nelson, BC V1L 5S4 • email: info@nelson.ca

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING Nelson City Council will hold its Committee of the Whole meeting at the Seniors’ Association, Branch 51, 719 Vernon Street, at 2 pm on Monday, July 27th. Council looks forward to seeing you there.

NON-DOMESTIC ANIMAL CONTROL (SKUNKS) The City of Nelson has contracted Nelson Urban Trappers to assist in the removal of skunks from residential properties commencing July 13, 2009. Residents within the City of Nelson may call: NELSON URBAN TRAPPERS. at Tel: (250) 505-7791 for the removal of skunks within city limits at no charge for residents.

NELSON HYDRO CUSTOMER ADVISORY: PROTECT YOUR HOME BUSINESS COMPUTER Many businesses are now located at home and the personal computer is an important part of that business. Occasionally there will be power interruptions on the Nelson Hydro distribution system, either scheduled or un-scheduled. These interruptions can cause loss of data to computer systems if they do not have a back-up power supply. Customers operating businesses from home utilizing personal computers should consider the investment of a UPS (uninterrupted power supply). These battery back-up supplies will provide power to your computer from 5 minutes to 1 hour, to ensure that you do not lose data. A UPS system can also provide power filtering to reduce the amount of unwanted harmonics and power distortion to your computer. Although Nelson Hydro regrets any inconvenience from loss of data caused by power outages, we cannot predict un-scheduled outages or may not be able to advise customers of maintenance outages.For the sake of the success of your home based business, please ensure that you have installed a back-up power supply for your computer.

UPDATE ON PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS Watermain Renewal: Kokanee Avenue, 700 – 800 Blocks, new 8” diameter watermain completed – awaiting paving. Mill Street, 800-900 Blocks – pavement milled and installation of new 8” diameter watermain started in the 800 Block. Work to continue into the fall. North Lane of the 200 Block Baker Street and 600-700 Block of Herridge Lane – new 8” diameter watermain scheduled for late summer, early fall. Sanitary Sewer Relining: Work to be done at various locations within the City this fall. There will be short term traffic disruption during the work period. Sidewalk and Curb Maintenance: Concrete grinding, repair and installation of new sections are ongoing through the summer. The north entrance to Lakeside Park and the promenade above the beach have also been improved. Parks: Art Gibbon Park in Rosemont, the Bike Club is working hard to create a bike park in one corner of the park. Davie Street Park will have construction activity through the fall as phased development commences. Request for public assistance – The public are asked to report any mischief occurring to City property. If you see anyone suspicious or hear people causing a disturbance within City parks or on City property, call the Nelson City Police at 250354-3919.

BC DAY – STATUTORY HOLIDAY MONDAY, AUGUST 3RD: The offices of Nelson Hydro and Public Works will be closed. For emergency after-hour service call 250-352-3103.

Nelson Hydro General Office: 250-352-8240

There will be no Transit Service. Regular transit service will resume Tuesday August 4th.

KEEP SAFE WITH TIPS FROM THE FIRE DEPARTMENT: POWER CORDS With summer in full swing, many of us have an air conditioner hard at work, keeping us cool. Unfortunately, our A/C units are often positioned some distance from the nearest electrical outlet, and we find ourselves looking for temporary wiring to bridge the gap. As tempting as it may be to use an extension cord, a power-bar would be a much wiser choice. A/C units draw a significant amount of power throughout the day. Extension cords are designed for TEMPORARY use and are limited as to the current they can safely deal with. Running an air conditioner would break down the extension cord over time, possibly starting a fire which would be fed by the continuing electrical draw of your appliance. Power-bars, on the other hand, are not only designed for such use, but they will shut off the power to the appliance should an electrical problem develop. Power-bars are available in a variety of lengths, and should be used for any major appliance when an outlet is not nearby. Ultimately, you should look at having a new electrical outlet installed at a better location. Nelson Fire & Rescue Services have already been called out to several fires caused by failed extension cords. Stay safe and use a power-bar when an outlet is beyond reach.

NELSON MUNICIPAL LIBRARY Hours - Mon, Wed, - 11 am - 8 pm / Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat – 11 am - 6 pm It’s COOL to be at the Library this summer, where there’s plenty of HOT happenings for kids and teens. Summer Reading Club activities for kids include: Ages 3 -5: Stories, songs & games Fridays 10am- 11am. Ages 6 – 8: stories, games & crafts Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am – 11 am and Wednesdays 2pm – 3pm Ages 9 – 11: Games, stories, art projects & special guests Tuesdays and Thursdays 2pm – 3pm Ages 10 – 13: Theatre club: drama games, mask making & more. Monday evenings 6:30 – 7:30. -Pick up your SRC reading log to keep track for fun and prizes! -The TEEN summer reading club involves COOL stuff online at HYPERLINK “http://www.teenrc.ca” www.teenrc.ca -Come into the Library and find out about weekly draws for HOT prizes!

NELSON POLICE DEPARTMENT MOTORIZED SCOOTER FLAGS AND SIGNS The Friends of Nelson Elders have very graciously provided a number of bright orange flags and orange ‘slow moving’ vehicle triangles to the Nelson Police Department to be given out to those who operate motorized scooters in Nelson. Please feel free to drop by the Nelson Police Department and see Cst. Janet Scott-Pryke to pick up a flag and sign. The flags and signs are both free of charge, courtesy of the Friends of Nelson Elders.

WATER CONSERVATION Water Conservation Measures remain in effect until September 30, 2009. Watering and car washing is permitted between the hours of 6:00 am to 10:00 am AND 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, on alternating days, as follows: Residents at odd numbered addresses water on odd numbered calendar days Residents at even numbered addresses water on even numbered calendar days Thank you for conserving water. Questions? Call 250-352-8238.

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