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Friday July 22, 2011 Vol. 1, No. 20

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Environment Canada

5-Day Forecast

Sunday July 24

Sunny. Low 12. High 29.

Friday July 22

Monday July 25

Saturday July 23

Tuesday July 26

A mix of sun &cloud. Low 10. High 23. Sunny. Low 10. High 27

A mix of sun & cloud with 30%pop. Low 13. High 25. A mix of sun &cloud. Low 13. High 26.

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Starbelly Jam on the East Shore provided families with a joyful time. Musicians, hula hoop twirlers, clowns and jugglers made for sweet eye candy.

IN THIS ISSUE

Page 2-3 Community News Page 4 Letters to the Editor Fishheads and Flowers Pages 5 & 6 Express Survey Question Page 7 Films in the Park Page 8 Fun & Games

Page 9 Extreme Coupons Page 10 Music events and Sudoku Page 11 Special events Page 12 Ongoing community events Page 13 Classified listings Page 14 Express Update FAQ


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Friday, July 22, 2011

City cuts Sunday bus service by Robin Murray

According to information released by the City of Nelson, effective August 1st, Nelson bus service will no longer be available. This cut is the first step in the City’s review of the transit system. The transit routes have not been reviewed in decades and the system as it stands is no longer financially sustainable. Future changes are expected before the end of 2011.

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Heron sculpture to land in Nelson

The sculpture Heron’s Landing by internationally recognized artist Jock Hildebrand of West Kelowna, BC, will soon find a permanent location in Nelson, BC. The 25ft bronze sculpture of an abstract blue heron was commissioned by Calgary developer Michael Lobsinger of Lake Placid Group of Companies, who is donating it in exchange for a tax receipt. Nelson City Council approved the acquisition of the sculpture at their July 7th meeting. -submitted

City calls for artist proposals

As part of the City’s Art and Infrastructure program, the City of Nelson is calling for artists to put forward a proposal to design and build artistic components (infills) for two railings for the Cottonwood Bridge. The total project budget is $30,000. Proposal documents are available from the City of Nelson website at http://www.nelson.ca/ html/tender.html The deadline for proposals is August 3rd at 2:30p.m. -submitted Submit your Press Release at: http://www.expressnews.ca

Artwalk lights up Coffee House

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Nelson man takes top honours at BC’s Premier Physique Contest

Heavyweight Body Builder, Trinity De ‘la Falcons will now head for the Canadian Nationals as British Columbia’s Grandmaster’s representative. Trinity said the event took him back into the gym to train hard for 18 months: “At 208lbs, and 54 years of age, I was 22 pounds smaller and 15 years older, than when I had since set foot on the stage to win the Florida Heavyweight Body Building Championship.” The provincial Championships were held in the Vancouver region, where over 500 fitness enthusiast attended. -submitted

July 22nd- Sept 2nd at John Ward Coffee, corner of Baker & Ward Inspired to become a designer of lampshades by her passion for nature and wildlife, Lynn Melanson offers Nelson’s Artwalk goers an illuminating experience. To view her lamps and other area artists’ work, come to the Artwalk Grand Opening on July 22nd or simply pick up a brochure and get ArtWalking. -submitted

Exhibit at the Kootenay Gallery

Tuesday to Saturday from 10-5p.m. The exhibition presently showing at the Kootenay Gallery includes a selection of indigenous artwork from the personal collections of faculty and staff who work at Selkirk College. The Kootenay Gallery is located across from the Castlegar Airport adjacent to the Doukhobor Discovery Centre on Heritage Way. -submitted


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Friday, July 22, 2011

The Express Update guide to our local festivals Littlefest

Creston Valley Fest

Sky High Blues Festival

Fri July 22 - Sat July 23 8185 Little Slocan Forest Service Rd. Slocan B.C. Contact Information:250-448-5060 Email: nala@littleslocanlodge.com Littlefest is a Roots and Indie Festival set on a beautiful property an hour’s drive from Nelson BC. Littlefest is little, with a maximum attendence of 500 folks. This way you can easily find your way around, strike up a conversation with your neighbor, have a drink – while keeping an eye on your kids.

Fri Jul 22 - Sat Jul 23 Mt. Park Resort, 4020 Hwy 3 E Creston, B.C. Contact Information: 250-428-9823 - 877-428-2954 Toll-free Website: http://www.crestonvalleyfest.com Creston Valley Fest is a party in the park. Featuring Prism, the Unknown Soldiers a celebration of the Doors, the Rippin Rattlers, the 3rd annual Battle of the Bands, camping, concessions and a beer garden plus much more.

Sat July 30 – Sun July 31 Hwy 3 & 33, RockCreek, B.C. Contact Information: 250-446-2553 Email: drblues@telus.net Website: http://www.Skyhighblues. org Enjoy the best Blues ‘n’ BBQ party you’ll have this summer. Get ready for a weekend of fabulous music & fun in a no-hassle, non-corporate down-home atmosphere. Families with children will love tubing down the Kettle River.

Music in the Park - Nakusp

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Music Festival

Wed Jul 6 - Wed Aug 31 92 - 6th Ave NW Nakusp 250-265-4234 800-909-8819 Toll-free http://www.nakusparrowlakes.com Free night of music for the whole family. Bring a lawn chair. Program happens rain or shine every Wednesday evening in July and August. Everyone welcome.

Fri Jul 29 - Sun Jul 31 Kaslo Jazz Society Kaslo 250-353-7577 http://www. kaslojazzfest.com Named one of the “10 great places to get in tune, be outdoors!” by USA Today (2007). Big mountains, small village, floating stage; it’s a musical festival in paradise. Every August long weekend.

Fri Aug 5 - Mon Aug 8 Salmo River Ranch, Hwy 3 Salmo 250-352-7623 http://www. shambhalamusicfestival.com Shambhala is Canada’s Premiere electronic music extravaganza. Showcasing the world’s best electronic DJ’s, cutting edge visual technology and 6 distinct stages we bring you a culture that is the “zenith of modern underground entertainment.” Be sure to read the website to acquaint yourself with what to bring and what not to bring.

Andrea Ramolo plays Kaslo, Nakusp

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July 19 at the Bluebelle Bistro in Kaslo at 8pm, July 20 at Nakusp’s Music in the Park series from 6:30 to 8p.m. Toronto indie roots artist Andrea Ramolo has been coined as Canada’s road warrior. She’s an antidote to too much Joni Mitchell, a tougher Dolly Parton, a sexier Janis Joplin... and she is bringing her newest album and her one man band to the Kootenays.Andrea’s newest release The Shadows and the Cracks has beengetting great reviews and was produced by Tim Thorney -submitted

Shambhala Music Festival

Roots and Blues Festival Fri Aug. 19 – Sun Aug 21 490 5th Avenue SW, Salmon Arm, B.C. Phone 250-833-4096 Email: info@rootsandblues.ca Presented by the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society the third weekend in August each year, Roots and Blues is truly a world-class event. Easily the top multicultural music festival of the BC Interior, it features 50 acts ranging from roots to gospel to hot and steamy blues, all showcased on 6 outdoor stages. It is perhaps the biggest, most eagerly anticipated event of the summer season, attended by music lovers from far and wide.


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Friday, July 22, 2011

Opinion&Editorial Fish Heads and Flowers Flowers Budding Bouquets of gratitude to the kind and considerate staff of our the bottle depot. Seldom do you find such courtesy, cheerful smiles and enthusiasm in a hectic, fast paced environment. Hats off to you! -Rosemont Cowgirl

Flowers The garden at Lakeside park always looks beautiful and artistic. Thanks to the gardener for a great display. -a garden lover Fishheads to co-workers that move away to Kelowna. We’re going to miss you! -sad

Enter your Fish Heads and Flowers at http://www.expressnews.ca/fishflowers.html

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clarity, and the decision to publish or not to publish is completely at the discretion of the editor and publisher. All letters must be signed and include your name, address and phone number. Only your name and the community where you live will be published. We will not print “name withheld”letters.Opinionsin the paper are not necessarily those of the Express Update or its advertisers.

CommunityNews Selkirk music graduate performs

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Castlegar: July 27th at Music in the Park and July 29th at Lions Head Pub Lisa Nicole is a 21-yearold singer, performer and songwriter who has returned from Vancouver to do a few concerts in her hometown of Castlegar.

Vacant stores on Baker not a problem Dear Editor; After reading the mayor’s concern about vacant stores on Baker Street, I took a walk down it and counted only 3 vacant stores between Extra Foods and The Food Coop, including the one damaged by fire. In front of one (formerly Lyon’s Shoes) an ugly plywood front intrusively juts onto the sidewalk, apparently waiting for some street art.

Rather than pursuing this rather unattractive and possibly costly strategy of camouflage wouldn’t a simple “COMING SOON” or “WATCH THIS SPACE FOR NEW DEVELOPMENTS” sign on the window work better? Remember K.I.S.S.? That saying is particularly valuable in tight economictimes like these. -Max Shaw, Nelson

Keep up the good work Dear Editor I’d like to express my appreciation for your efforts to create an online rendition of the Express, which has served the communtiy well for so many years. It’s perhaps unfortunate that changing times and tech and rising costs have made print editions of newspapers a dying species of media. At the same time we have

to deal with reality as it is presented to us and I commend you for the manner in which you are doing this, and I wish you the best in your endeavour to remain a vibrant part of the community. You are exhibiting great courage and commitment in this undertaking and it does not go without notice. Keep up the good work! Sean Rooney, Vallican

Are you opinionated? Promote discussion in your community. Share your opinion with your community, promote discussion, and induce growth. Submit your opinion. Please, not more than 150 words. Include your name and

contact number. We reserve the right to edit for clarity and good taste and we reserve the right not to print. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Nelson Becker at 250-354-3910.


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Friday, July 22, 2011

The Kootenay Express Update Non-Scientific Survey Question Nelson and area’s transit system is an take the bus, then the bus service will of transportation uncertainity and find essential part of how we commute and lose more money. We should be look- the silver lining of positive change. communicate with one another. The ing at ways to make the bus service The deadline for submitting responses City of Nelson recently announced the easier to use. We don’t even have to these surveys is noon, Thursday cutting of Sunday bus service in order bus service to our swimming pool. June 23rd. We will present the results to save money. We could be promoting other non- of this week’s surveys in our next We should be looking beyond mak- Governmental forms of transportation Update. If you have an idea for a suring cuts to a money-losing service. such as Kootenay Carshare, Rideshare vey question, please send it to us at : express@expressnews.bc.ca. Less bus service will mean fewer peo- and carpooling. ple will take the bus. If fewer people The challenge is to take this cloud How often do you utilize Nelson’s Transit System? Cut and paste the following into your address bar to Which bus routes do you regularly take? How often answer the survey: do you take the Sunday bus? Will you or someone you http:www.surveymonkey.com/s/HXQY&QM know be effected by the loss of our Sunday bus route?

THE ANSWERS TO LAST WEEKS SURVEY How do you make friends? How do you meet new people? 41.7% 0.0% 66.7% 8.3% 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 25.0% 8.3%

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Your Comments What could this community do to encourage more social interaction? MORE meet and greet WHY does it want to do areas, for employers and this? The state in the bedpossible employees. room phenomena. A coffee house featuring USE focal points of reasonably-priced coffee’s interest i.e. card games, and pastries. easy sports for all, so people don’t have to rely DON’T assume that on conversation but the social interaction is the activity to create converonly way to develop. sation around. Realize that there is value in our private isolation, A social message board when used to nourish and specifically designed for replenish our selves, then word msgs, from perspecreturn again to the fold, tive friends to others. with something new to offer. I recently became separated from my partner. OUR small community I was surprised to learn has events that bring peo- that there are no ongople together and plenty of ing support groups to help opportunity to support those of us experiencing community through vol- this kind of loss. I am too unteerism sad and exhausted to do it myself.

Other Comments WE have so many neighbours who shop in ways we could spend our NELSON feel welcomed time,deciding what is of value is something we THE community of must do privately. Nelson and surrounding areas, already have good IF this is a nelson relat- Social networking. Maybe ed question friendliness for newcomers, a mesin the streets and busi- sage board would be an nesses would go a long avenue. way to make your regional

Bubbles the Clown spreading joy at the 2011 Starbelly Jam

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Friday, July 22, 2011

In Lakeside Park

Every Sunday night 8 p.m. in August Sunday, August 14

The Chorus - Les Choristes

Lakeside Park, Sunday August 7th English subtitles The Expressnews and the Association des francophones des Kootenays Ouest are proud to present the movie: Les Choristes (The Chorus ) original French version with English subtitles. France (2004): Widely successful orchestra conductor Pierre Morhange (Jacques Perrin) returns to France when his mother dies. He reminiscences about his childhood inspirations through the pages of a diary kept by his old music teacher Clément Mathieu (Gérard Jugnot). In 1949, a young Pierre (JeanBaptiste Maunier) is the badly behaved son of single mother Violette (Marie Bunel). He attends a boarding institution, Fond de L’Etang, for “difficult” boys presided over by strict headmaster Mr. Rachin (François Berléand). New teacher Mathieu brightens up the school and assembles a choir, leading to the discovery of Pierre’s musical talents and a transformation in the children. The mission of the West Kootenay Francophone Association (AFKO) is to promote French language and culture by organizing and facilitating educational, cultural and social activities and services. In Fall 2011, AFKO will be celebrating its 25th anniversary and we are currently organizing a theatrical tour throughout the West Kootenay region in order to commemorate this important year. Stay tuned but, for now, enjoy the movie!

A special night under the stars, co-sponsored by the ExpressNewsUpdate and the West Kootenay EcoSociety. Plans are still being developed. Look forward to a special evening. Watch this space for more information.

Sundays, August 21, 28

The AFKO is located at 723, Ward St, Nelson 250-352-3516 http://www.afko.ca

Submit your video The Express calls for Summer Shorts Film Festival submissions. Get your submission ready for the 5th Annual Kootenay Express Summer Shorts Film Festival. This unique outdoor festival celebrates the films and filmmakers of the Kootenays. The filmmakers are a mix of ages and range in experience from first-timers to professionals. Cash and merchandise awards will be presented in

We are proud to present the annual Kootenay Express Summer Shorts Film Festival. We are working together with Watershed Productions to bring you the best of locally made short films, (under 20 minutes). Watch this space for more information. the following categories: Outdoor/ Adventure Award, Documentary, Drama/Comedy (fiction), and Youth Under 19. Deadline for submissions is Monday, July 25th by 11am. Visit http://watershedproductions.ca/ film-festival/ for more information about the festival and submission guidelines. See you under the stars in front of our biggest screen yet (12 feet) at 8PM on Sundays August 21st and 28th in Lakeside Park.


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Friday, July 22, 2011

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Events Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 31

live music

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Nikko at the Hume Library Lounge. 6p.m. to 10p.m. LittleFest is happening Karaoke. Finley’s Irish Bar July 22 and 23 at the Little Slocan Lodge. More informa- and Grill. 9p.m. tion at www.littlefest.ca Mon. July. 25 Kevin Armstrong. Sarah & Rich at the Library Bogustown Town Pub. “Opera Lounge. 6 p.m. to 10p.m. for the Heathens” showcases Tues. July. 26 incredible guitar mixed with opera and rock. Do N Notes The Jones Brothers Jam will open the show at 8p.m., Band. Finleys. 8p.m. Come and Kevin will take the stage down and enjoy some great at 9p.m. Admission is free. music or bring along your BC/DC with special instrument and join in. Magic Bus with Ben Fox guests. The Royal. Showtime & DJ Deeps. The Royal 10p. 9:30p.m. High energy AC/DC Tribute. Tickets are $15 at m. Some of the best local electronic music. No cover. the door only Cliff Maddix and friends All Request DJ. Finley’s 6p.m. The Library Lounge Irish Bar and Grill

Sat. July. 23 Freeflow with special guests. The Royal. 9:30p. m. Tickets $10 available at Royal Espresso and www. liveattheroyal.com. Soul and funk to reggae and rock JPod & Bryx. Spirit Bar

Sun. July. 24 Iron Horse. The Royal. Showtime 8p.m. Bluegrass with a modern edge.Tickets $10 available at Royal Espresso, Eddy’s Music and www.liveattheroyal.com Royal Blues Jam. 4p.m. - 8p.m. A weekly afternoon of Blues featuring Nelson’s blues players as hosted by Craig Atkins

Sanctuary with Datura (Metal) Spirit Bar.

Fri. July. 29 Mr Something Something w/ LINT & Joel West. The Royal. 9:30p.m. Tickets $15 at Royal Espresso, Eddy’s Music and www.liveattheroyal. com A little something for the body, a little something for the mind; your soundtrack to a joyful revolution. Afrobeat, jazz and pop.

Sun. July. 31 Royal Blues Jam. 4p.m. - 8p.m. A weekly afternoon of Blues featuring Nelson’s blues players as hosted by Craig Atkins Nikko at the Hume Library Lounge. 6p.m. to 10p.m.

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Variety Shows with Estevan and Tracy Lynn. The Royal 8:30p.m. Join us for our open stage. A great night for live music. Paul Landsberg at the Library Lounge. 6p.m. to 10p.m.

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Events Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 31

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ArtWalk . The Grand Opening. Extravaganza of music, sand-sculpting and chalk artists, in addition to the wonderful work on display in a large variety of downtown Nelson venues. Running for six weeks until September 2nd. For more information, please check out the NDAC website at http://ndac. ca or contact: Joy Barrett cultural@nelson.ca tel: 250354-9169

Sat. July. 23

Cottonwood Market 9:30a. m. at Cottonwood Falls Park.

Touchstones Nelson is offering extra free guided tours of the Permanent Museum with paid admission. July 16th to Aug. 20th. Helen Miles 250-352-9813

Sun. July. 24 RC Electric Buggy and truggy dirt track racing, at 6 mile North Shore, 11a.m. jdnelsonrc@gmail.com

Mon. July. 25 Oxygen Art Center, novelist Suzette Mayr will Launch tragicomic new novel, Monoceros, 7:30 p.m. 320 Vernon St. (alley). The launch is free and open to the public.

Tue. July. 26 Drop-in drawing and cartooning lessons with Dylan Humphries. Nelson District Youth Centre. Contact Rhoneil Eurchuk 250-352-5656

Fri. July. 29 MarketFest. The West Kootenay EcoSociety is pleased to be featuring 100 vendors, 2 stages, live music, dancers, and much more! MarketFest is a family friendly outdoor event that celebrates the diversity of the Kootenay and and encourages the use of our incredible local goods

Sat. July. 30 Touchstones Nelson Celebrate BC Day with fun

family crafts and activities all weekend. Contact Helene Miles 250-352-9813

Sun. July. 31 Touchstones Nelson Celebrate BC Day. See Sat. July 30 events.

Mon. Aug. 1 Touchstones Nelson Celebrate BC Day. See Sat. July 30 events. Cottonwood Market 9:30a.m. at Cottonwood Falls Park Touchstones Nelson is offering extra free guided tours of the Permanent Museum with paid admission. July 16th to Aug. 20th. Helen Miles 250-352-9813

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ArtWalk offers something for everyone. Artwalk features both established and emerging artists at 14 unique venues in the downtown core. Following a map designed for the event, Artwalkers tour displays at various shops and cafes as well as local arts establishments such as Kootenay School of the Arts and Touchstones Nelson.


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Friday, July 22, 2011

Events Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 31

ongoing events Wednesdays Downtown Nelson Local Market. 400 block of Baker St. 9:30a.m. - 3p.m. Nelson Women’s Centre Drop-in. Noon - 4p.m. Free clothing and food. 420 Mill St. 250-352-9916 Darts at the Nelson Legion. 7:30p.m. 250-352-7727

Thursdays Nelson Women’s Centre. Drop-in. Noon - 4p.m. Free clothing and food. 420 Mill St. 250-352-9916 Toastmasters: Improve your public speaking, communication and leadership skills. 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. www.toastmasters.ca Acupuncture for Addictions. Free drop-in clinic. 9:30a.m. Located at 333 Victoria St., 2nd Floor. 250-505-7248

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Cottonwood Market 9:30a. m. at Cottonwood Falls Park

Sundays RC Electric Buggy and truggy dirt track racing, at 6 mile North Shore, 11a.m. jdnelsonrc@gmail.com St. John’s Lutheran Church Service. Everyone welcome to 4p.m. worship. 21 Silica St. 250-354-3308 Cribbage at the Legion beverage room, 12:45p.m. 250-352-7727 Ascension Lutheran Church Service 10:15a.m. 1805 Silverking Rd. All are welcome. 250-352-2515 Quaker Meetings at 723 Ward St. Upstairs. 10a.m. 250-354-3859. Ever yone welcome Texas Hold’em Poker at the Nelson Legion. 12p.m. Last Sunday of every month. 250-352-7727

Pool Table Nights Finley’s ic, 1:30p.m. Located at 333 Irish Bar and Grill Victoria St., 2nd Floor. 250505-7248 Tuesdays Nelson Women’s Centre Breast Cancer Support drop-in. Noon - 4p.m. Free Group. Community First clothing and food. 420 Mill Health Co-op, 518 Lake St. St. 250-352-9916 Noon on every 4th Tuesday. Alice 250-352-6223 or Having Fun Drumming Nadine 250-359-7777 Circle. Bigby place 509 Front Acupuncture for St. 7p.m. - 9p.m. 250-352Addictions. Free drop-in clin- 5616

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Gender Outlaws, a support La Leche League (breastand social group for trans feeding information and supand gender diverse folks. port). 3rd Monday of each 250-354-5362 month, except July/August. Saturdays 10 - 11:30a.m. 312 Silica St. Touchstones Nelson 250-352-3583 is offering extra free guidDrum Circle! Every 1st and ed tours of the Permanent 3rd Monday of the month. Museum with paid admis- 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. 3374 sion. July 16th to Aug. 20th. South Slocan Village Rd. Old Helen Miles 250-352-9813 Church Hall. 15 mins from Meat Draws at Nelson Nelson/Castlegar. Beginners Legion. 3:30p.m., in bever- and everyone welcome. Joel age room with Karaoke after. 250-226-0068 250-352-7727 Heritage Harmony The Nelson Scrabble Club Barbershop Chorus. meets at 1p.m. For further Welcoming anyone! Tim 250information, please call 250- 825-9694 or John 250-352352-6936 6892

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FRANKLIN FREESTANDING WOOD-HEATER, offers; 3/4 size wood stove, offers; Kneisse 80inch skis. 250-226-7806

Automotive-Cars

WANTED TO BUY GMC AWD NOW Safari Van, 2003,4or5, low mileage, good shape.Phone 250-359-2292 1998 FORD ESCORT Sedan, 257,000 km $3000. 250-3526804 2002 KIA SPORTAGE, 4x4, new w/s tires, excellent condition, 81,000km, standard, $7300 OBO. 250-509-0031 1986 DIESEL TOYOTA LANDCRUISER, totally rebuilt engine, 45,000kms ago. Call for

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Parts/Other COOPER WINTER TIRES - used only 4 months. 195/60/R15. No rims. $350. 250-352-0960

20" BELT DRIVEN Arbor SawBlade $165; Mini-mill chainsaw attachment for making lumber $145 O.B.O. 250-226-7806 Rentals ELECTRIC FIREPLACE FOR sale. White brick with thick ledge BACHELOR SUITE FOR rent on top. $60. 250-352-0960 only 10 minutes from Nelson. Pets & Livestock New flooring & paint, in-suite laundry, $700/month utilities FREE GORGEOUS BLACK long included. 250-352-2100 haired male cat. Great mouser Rentals Wanted happily lives outdoors. 10yrs, perfect health. Andrea at 352- MATURE LOCAL PSYCHIC requires great house close to 2025 Nelson long term, exc.refs ns/np/ Recreational nd details 250-359-2292 Vehicles 2 BEDROOM SUITE needed 2001 FLEETWOOD MALLARD in Nelson or area for gainfully 20N Lite ñ 20í Travel Trailer, employed single mother. Call $10,000 O.B.O. Phone for details Lupa 250-505-3172

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LARGE, RECTANGULAR DINING room table with removable middle leaf. Dark wood, seats 6-10. $50. vcurken@hotmail.com for photo. 250-352-0960

Home & Garden

WINDOWS: WHITE, VINYL, like new, 3 years old. FAMILY GRAIN MILL handpowered grain grinder by Messerschmidt. Used one season, excellent condition. $110

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Misc. for Sale

& Pictures 250-359-6970 1995 OKANAGAN 5TH Wheel Model 27-5M, big slide,AC,solar panels,2-batteries, skylights,very good condition $10,000 O.B.O. 250-355-2469

CASUAL SUPPORT WORKERS NEEDED Aimee Beaulieu Transition House, a program of Nelson Community Services Centre offers safe shelter and support services to abused women and their children.

Duties Include: * provide crisis intervention / safety planning * handle incoming intakes, referrals, support plans and closures * provide individual support counselling and problem-solving to women * participate in daily household chores (ie. cooking, cleaning, etc.) Qualifications: * Degree in related field or combination of education, relevant experience and training in the anti-violence field * Previous Transition House work and/or Transition House Module Training an asset * Strong understanding and feminist analysis of the issue of violence against women * Availability to cover both day and night 12 hour shifts (8:30-8:30) at peak vacation times, holidays and on short notice * Ability to work well under pressure and in stressful and crisis situations This position requires union membership with B.C.G.E.U., completion of a successful Criminal Record Check and pays $15.54/hr plus 10.2% in lieu of benefits. The Nelson Community Services Centre [NCSC] is committed to equality in employment. However, due to the sensitive nature of the work that is done in this program, the NCSC has made a bonafide gender requirement and as such applications will only be accepted from qualified females. We appreciate all applications but only those selected for an inteview will be contacted. Submit resume and cover letter to: Attention: Lena Horswill, M.A. Executive Director # 201-518 Lake St. Nelson, B.C. V1L 4C6 Or email to: ncsc@netidea.com Closing Date: Friday, July 29, 2011


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Friday, July 22, 2011

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