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Local teen puts forth challenge

14 year-old Ana Seed challenges Nelson residents to 28-hour fast to support the Nelson Food Cupboard SHARMAINE GRAY

Ana Seed, a fourteen-year-old student at Nelson’s Self-Design High, is challenging local residents to take part in a 28hour sponsored fast called Fast For Food. The aim of the project is to support the Nelson Food Cupboard and raise awareness of the impact of hunger in our own community. The fast starts on Friday, November 5 at noon and ends at 4:00 in the afternoon the next day. Anyone wishing to take part is asked to pick up pledge forms at one of three locations: The Nelson Food Cupboard, SelfDesign High or the Youth Employment Resource Centre. Participants are invited to add up to eighteen sponsors per form. Sponsors are invited to take part in the fast as well. The inspiration for the event came from another local teen who had invited a small group of friends to go on a sponsored fast to raise money to alleviate hunger in Africa. The success of that project inspired Seed to implement the same format to inspire Nelsonites to respond to the issue of hunger in our own community. Seed took Nelson as her focus because she found that, “It’s great that people ���������� help others in different parts of the world, but it is important to remember that there are a lot of people in our own community that face food barriers.’ The Nelson Food Cupboard ���������� serves over 1000 people every month. That translates to one out of every 10 Nelsonites. One quarter of

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those served are children. non-perishable food items plenty of water and juice. Lack of food is a persistent if that is easier for them. However if anyone finds and unpleasant reality for The goal is to have as many they are unable to see the many in our city. people as possible take part fast through, their pledge A major goal of the in the project. The idea is will honoured nonetheNelson Food Cupboard is to to raise money and to raise less. At no point is anyone provide those in need with awareness.’ asked to put their health ����������������������������� wholesome food including The fast runs for 28 at risk. If ���������� in doubt about ������������������ fresh foods such as local hours as a function of peo- your ability to do the fast, farm eggs, tofu and fresh ple’s��������������� typical meal times. consult your physician. produce. This makes fund- Participants could have There is no central loca������������� raising projects particular- a hearty breakfast just tion where fasting will take ly helpful as they provide before the fast begins at place. a means to buy perishable 12:00 p.m. and resume eatPledge cheques are to be ������������������ supplies. Seed notes how- ing the next day at 4:00, not made out to The Nelson ��������������� ever that ‘While sponsors long before many people’s Food Cupboard and may ����������������������������� are asked to pledge money, supper hour. It is recom- be mailed in or dropped people may also pledge mended that fasters drink off at the Food Cupboard



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which runs from the basement of the Nelson United Church at 602 Silica Street. Pledges must be submitted between November 8 and November 15. Donations will also be accepted for the event. These may be made directly to the Food Cupboard or online at http://www. php/foodcupboard/ donate/. Cash donations must be made in person at the Food Cupboard. Hours of operation are Wednesdays 9:00 – 12:00,

Thursdays 12:00 – 2:00 or by appointment. Self-Design High is located in the Royal Canadian Legion building at 402 Victoria St. The Youth Employment Resource Centre is on the second floor of the Nelson & District Youth Centre located at 608 Lake St. Seed plans to make the sponsored fast an annual event even though organizing the first one has proven ‘a bit overwhelming.’ It will no doubt also be rewarding.



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Ana Seed will have nothing but an empty plate for 28 hours starting Friday, Nov. 5. She is fasting to raise money for the Nelson Food Cupboard. She is asking Nelsonites to put down their forks and join her.


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South Slocan water system completed

Boil water notice for South Slocan has been lifted as of Oct. 6 The Regional District of Central Kootenay and the Province of British Columbia are pleased to announce that the final commissioning of the South Slocan Water Treatment Plant is now complete. Effective immediately, the boil water notice for the South Slocan Water System has been removed. The success of this project can be attributed to the collaborative approach taken with committed stakeholders and the cooperation of the community. This “green” facility was designed using a “triple bottom line” analysis and therefore meets the financial, environmental and social goals of the community. The focus was to build sustainable infrastructure, reduce the carbon footprint, conserve energy and ensure longterm financial viability. “The South Slocan Water System is one of a number of projects that the RDCK has undertaken to improve water quality in our region” stated Gary Wright, RDCK Board Chair. Regional District Director Walter Popoff

(Electoral Area H) would like to thank the Provincial and Federal Governments for their support in this project, noting that otherwise the financial burden to the community would have been cost prohibitive. “This project demonstrates that financial, environmental and social objectives can be achieved by working together.” Stated Director Popoff. Grant contributions from the BC Community Water Improvement Program and Community Works Funds were used to help finance this project. As well, financial resources were returned directly back into the local economy through the use of local contractors, materials, and other community services. Infrastructure upgrades to the South Slocan Water System have brought the system into compliance with Interior Health Authority (IHA) 4-3-2-10 objectives for providing safe drinking water. For more information please visit www. - Submitted by the RDCK

Elders sharing history through storytelling The theme of many applications for New Horizons For Seniors funding this year was the recording of oral histories by seniors. Seniors centres of aboriginal and mainstream cultures both see the significance of capturing the histories of seniors in their locations. It’s a theme that this column has promoted on more than one occasion. I’ve written about Our Canada and The Senior, publications that depend on seniors contributing their own stories in print. The intent of Seniors’ Saga when the column began was to tell the story of an interesting senior each month. Bob Trembley states that some very worthy candidates for the Knights of Columbus

written by the troops of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and compiled by Troy MacInnis CD, a retired member of the PPCLI. In been thinkin’ about his foreword, MacInnis George Millar states that the military history and battle honours of Citizen of the Year award the Pats can be found else����������������������������� are reluctant to receive the where. He writes, “These accolades that come with are the stories that most of the award, and choose not about over a drink to accept it. Even the mod- or a cup of coffee.... I once est exposure that this col- talked to an old WWI vetumn provides has caused eran and he said, ‘If no one seniors with interesting his- tells these stories then the tories to decline the public- younger generation will ity. Some want to maintain never know, and history their privacy while others will be lost.’” believe that their past is That’s true. We need to of no interest beyond their tell our stories in print, or family and close friends. So talk into a tape recorder, we dropped that plan. even if just for our family’s I’m currently reading benefit. Future historians No Names, No Pack Drill, will appreciate it.


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2nd Annual Green Building Tour Tours of Green Buildings and Homes Sunday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at various locations

On Sunday, Oct. 17, the public and the building industry will have the opportunity to learn why green buildings are the future. Following on the great success of last year’s tour, the local branch of the Cascadia Green Building Council is proud to offer Nelson’s 2nd Annual Green Building Tour. This event is supported through funding from the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology and the Industrial Research Assistance Program of Natural Resources Canada. “Green is the future of building,” says Robin Urquhart, Coordinator for the Kootenay/Rockies Leaf and Manager at The Building Tree. In addition, to their environmental benefits, Urquhart points out that, “buildings employing green principles are often cost saving and offer a higher return on investment, not to mention they’re healthier places in which to live.” ���������� Buildings in Canada currently consume 12 per

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The Green Building Tour is a great chance to witness innovation in the building industry.

cent of potable water and 33 per cent of energy produced, and they generate over a quarter of all landfill waste and over a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. Cascadia’s annual tour of green buildings will open the doors to the inner workings of Nelson’s high performance green homes and buildings. The public will learn about the costs and benefits of building and retrofitting green on both a small and large scale. They will also learn how innovative features and systems work and how they can be easily incorporated into homes and businesses. Funding provided through the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology has made this

event possible. In addition to offering sustainable building ideas to the community, the tour will also be an opportunity to highlight local businesses that are doing their part to develop and promote the green building industry in the Kootenays. Participants can register by calling 250 352-7933, emailing or visiting The Building Tree at 621 Herridge Lane. Proceeds from the tour will support green building events held by the Kootenay/Rockies Leaf of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council. - Submitted by the Building Tree

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.

Celebrate Co-op Week 2010 Wine and Cheese Soiree Monday, Oct. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Touchstones, 502 Vernon St.

The Upper Columbia Co-op Council is pleased to join with regional coops and credit unions to celebrate International Coop Week, which this year runs from October 17-23. The theme for this year is “Celebrate the Co-op Difference”. The UCCC will be holding a wine, cheese and speaker soirée on Monday, October 18, from 5:307:30 p.m., at Touchstones Nelson, featuring a talk by Lindsay Cole, a Vancouverbased green building consultant, and director of the innovative worker co-op, Sustainability Solutions Group. Cole has five years of experience working on green building and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consulting proj-

ects for a wide range of before Business social and clients, including the more! Vancouver Convention “We’re really excited Centre Expansion Project, about our co-op week celeVancouver Organizing brations this year,” remarks ������������������ Committee for the 2010 UCCC Coordinator Zoë “working Olympics (VANOC) and Creighton, ��������������� Dockside Green. She has together to address our extensive experience in economic and social needs ������������� conducting sustainabil- is at the root of cooperative ity assessments and in the business—and it’s impor������������������ development and delivery tant to support and celof education programs ebrate the achievements of ������������� around energy and climate these enterprises”. The Upper Columbia change��������������������������������� issues. She will speak on “Why the Co-op Co-op Council is a regional Model Works Well for our association of co-ops and credit unions, working to Consultancy Group”. Other local initiatives raise public awareness of to celebrate co-op week the benefits of doing busiinclude the Nelson and ness cooperatively, while District Credit Union’s supporting the efforts of Pumpkin contest, in which its members to strengthcontestants win the circum- en their capacity and the ference of their pumpkin in regional co-op sector. For loonies; an������������������������������ annual co-op more information on the draw, featuring prizes from Council, visit www.uccc. ������������������������ regional co-ops; special coop, or email info@uccc. programming on Kootenay coop. ��������������������� Co-op Radio 93.5FM - Submitted by the throughout the week; the Upper Columbia Co-op ���������������� monthly Cooperation Council


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Hazelnuts: the the roast of the town this season I recently discovered the presence of fresh hazelnuts growing in my neighbourhood. They come to their peak in October. As I experimented with them, I began to realize how much they can really enhance a dish. They are true team players. I served them with cheese, herbs and oil before a meal. It’s a deconstructed pesto with your own unique spin on it. Choose any strong, dry salty cheese and a creamy goat log or whatever cheese you favour. Then spread several Mediterranean herbs on a wooden cutting board with fragrant olive oils and roasted hazelnuts. Lay the cheeses with some lemon zest and roasted garlic and it’s a make -your-own pesto starter. Serve with crusty bread. Here’s a comforting dish that looks like a slice of des-

fresh mouth eriN Michell sert: Squash pie a la mode. It stands strong with a fall/ winter dinner or alongside your classic holiday fare. You will need: 1 oz. shelled and roasted hazelnuts 1 acorn squash 1 small carton whipping cream brown sugar 2 sprigs of thyme pinch of cayenne olive oil salt and pepper Smear halved acorn squash with butter and sprinkle with brown sugar. Roast upside down for 45min at 375F. Chop hazelnuts roughly, add pinch of cayenne and salt


Hazelnuts turn a squash into a delicious dish perfect for entertaining.

and reserve. Whip 2 oz. of cream to stiff peaks. Add salt, pepper and thyme to taste. Remove squash and cut into 4 or 6 slices. Place skin side down on plate then add a dollop of savoury whipped cream to each wedge. Sprinkle spicy hazelnuts on top and garnish with thyme leaves. Serves 4 or 6. Italians love their hazel-

nuts and are the ones responsible for things like Frangelico and Nutella. The best hazelnut dessert after a hearty meal is a tray of espresso with sweet whipped cream, warm Nutella and pizzelle cookies. Hazelnut liquer or Frangelico served in warm snifters on the side completes our cozy night cap. Hazelnut heaven.

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Canadian Federation of University Women Wednesday, Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m.1 p.m. at the Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon St.

Housing project. Lunch will be served following Swetland’s presentation. Members and guests are welcome to attend. For further information please contact Frances Welwood at 250-825-4743.

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Submission deadline is Monday, Nov. 1.

Th e Cu l tu r a l Development Commission (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of 2011’s Nelson

PUBLIC WORKSHOP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE WATERFRONT AND DOWNTOWN The City of Nelson invites you to come and be a part of the future of the waterfront and the downtown. Building upon the City of Nelson Path to 2040 Sustainability strategy; the Sustainability Waterfront and Downtown Master Plan is swinging into action and we want your ideas for what you envision for the waterfront and the downtown.


The purpose of the Plan is to provide a vision to effectively link the downtown core with the waterfront, as well to intensify land use by incorporating mixed ������������������ uses (residential, commercial, industrial, public open space).

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Cultural Ambassador. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony in December. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 1. Please contact Joy Barrett, the City of Nelson’s Cultural Development Officer, for an application/nomination form or for further information. For more information contact Joy Barrett, Cultural Development Officer with the City of Nelson, at cultural@nelson. ca or 250-354-9169.

Kootenay Co-op Radio AGM Wednesday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. at the Scout Hall, 310 Cedar St.

The Kootenay Co-op Radio Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Scout Hall. This is always an exciting,

informative, and interactive meeting, where members can review financial statements, ask questions, and hear achievement reports from the Board of Directors and the various station committees. Nominations for Directors of the Board are invited. Anyone wishing to run for the board or nominate someone is encouraged to contact the station before the meeting. Please call 250-352-9600 to do so. Kootenay Co-op radio has been on the air since 2000. It is incorporated as a community service cooperative and is therefore owned by its members. The annual general meeting is an opportunity for those members to have a say in the future direction of the station.



The public is invited to comment on and add their ideas to the drawings. ������������� Two mini-presentations will be held over the course of the evening to ��������������������������������� explain background and to highlight what stakeholders have formulated from workshops earlier in the day.

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Following the workshop, the ideas will be consolidated and summarized and posted on the City’s website @ The information gathered from this process will serve as a prelude to, and basis for, generating concepts that will be the focus of the second public workshop in mid-November. Any questions, please contact The Development Services & Sustainability Department at: 352-8260.

Presentations start at 5 p.m and 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

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Proposed library service opens doors

Are you looking for music for your next party? An audiobook for your next roadtrip? Does your car need a tune up? Maybe it’s time for a trip to the Library. With the upcoming referenda on library services, it’s time to take a new look at what libraries do these days. The list includes lending books in all their various forms: hard cover and paperback, large print, audio books on CD, tape and MP3, and even ebooks with digital readers. It includes lending music CDs and movies on DVD. It also includes access to multiple online services such as periodicals, data bases and reference centres for repairing small engines and cars. Rural residents from Balfour to Winlaw will vote on October 16 about whether they would like access to these services as well. Those areas that vote yes will begin to pay for library service through their property taxes, a practice which is almost universal in BC. “Lots of rural residents are coming in and asking questions of staff,” says Chief Librarian June Stockdale. “We are really glad people are taking the time to get informed on the issues.” Stockdale points out that it is common practice around the province for residents to pay for library services through taxation. In fact, 98.6% of British Columbians access library services this way. There are only 49,000 people in BC who cannot freely access a library, and 11,800 of them are residents of RDCK Areas E, F and H. “In most communities around the province, libraries are funded in the same way as hospitals and schools. Everyone pays a little bit, and the whole community benefits from the increased opportunities ���������� that come from free access to the tools that build literacy,” says Stockdale. Currently, rural residents pay out of pocket for a library membership. This is not working for either rural residents or the library. In a community consultation process earlier this year, residents said they would like to see library services in their communities. Satellite services, outreach programs and book return boxes in rural areas are all part of the proposed service. Improved hours and expanded collection materials, and a seat on the


information on the project will be displayed, as well ideas, drawings, and diagrams prepared by local stakeholders representing a wide range of ������������������ constituencies.

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Board of Trustees are also part of the package. Under the user-pay system rural residents account for the use of 30% of library materials in circulation. But they only contribute 2% of library income. If rural areas vote “no”, membership costs will increase to $120 per household, to better reflect the actual cost of providing library service to this large segment of library users. The library does not see a userpay system as a long-term viable option for providing service to rural areas. Many people cannot afford to pay for individual library service. “What’s most worrisome to me, under a user-pay system, is that those people who might benefit most from library access will struggle to pay for it,” says Stockdale. “Access to libraries provides huge opportunities, especially to youth. It’s an inequitable system where some students sitting side by side in the same classrooms have more advantages than others.” “Libraries are key to any Regional District that wants to see itself as vital and as a contributing part of a community,” says music director and Area E resident Kathleen Neudorf. “Continued, reliable financial support is essential in order for the Nelson library to fulfill its mandate as a public cultural resource. The Nelson Library must be able to provide universal access while expanding and improving its services throughout the area.” The proposed cost is an increase of $10.00 per $100,000 of assessed property value. For the owner of an average $360,000 home, this would mean an increase of $36 per year, or $3.00 per month. The Library has committed to RDCK that there will be no increases in the first two years. Information about the proposed new services, who is eligible to vote, as well as when and where to vote is available at http:// rdck/b c .c a/publicinfo/ news.html or Residents are also welcome to stop in at the Library and ask questions. Community organizations who would like a representative to attend one of their meetings to answer questions about the referenda can call the Regional District at 250352-6665 or the Library at 250-352-6333. - Submitted by the Nelson Library ����������������������� ��������������������������������

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$10.30 buys area kids access to a wealth of imagination


Moose, a pure-bred Boston Terrier was stolen from outside Touchstones on Sept. 14. His family misses him dearly.

“Why is our electoral area doing a library referendum on the 16th of October? Can’t we just pay a user fee for the Nelson Municipal Library?” Sound questions. I thought about this for all the years I lived at Willow Point. We were big users, with my husband who was arguably the most frequent customer, and my kids who were book hounds. Yet we paid hardly anything to be borrowers; even what the electoral user families pay now (3 per cent of the budget) doesn’t cover the cost of their estimated 30 per cent use of the library. It was during four years in Winnipeg that I learned to love reading. At the age of eight, I found the bookmobile that parked on Fridays at the end of our street. A simple trailer with a treasure house

inside. There were several shelves of mythology to devour, then all the great Newbery award prize-winning novels complete with atmospheric settings. I was entranced with novcouncillor’s column els based on great animals Marg Stacey like Flicka, Old Yeller and Black Beauty (pre-teen My neighbours and I girls particularly like hors- often wished, in those 20 es!). There were about 20 years at Willow Point, that Anne books to eat up, art we could have had one of books and drawing books those bookmobiles just and books on how to make around the corner for all things. I was hooked. I was the children of the neighonly allowed to take out bourhood, as many of the three volumes and I had youngsters might have them finished by Sunday developed a big reading night, yearning for the habit accidentally without next Friday. It was free, needing their parents to from the Winnipeg Public take them to town. And Library program. Later, as the rest of us, including the an English teacher, I could old-timers, could have just spot the kids with a library walked a couple of blocks habit in the first half-day to a welcoming librarian. of school and they usually When I sat on the Library thrived in the education Board in my first term of system. Council, I witnessed the Marg Stacey is a Nelson City Councillor.

planning of a modern library growing out of the old system. It was a revolution to market reading and resources. It is now a community learning centre, fully online with things we can’t normally access on the internet, and it has over 700 people visiting daily, grazing, researching, and loving our language and literature, including lots of rural kids who come in after school. It will cost the residents of the electoral areas $10.30 per $100,000 of property assessment to be part of the service, whereas a membership will cost $120 annually if the referendum doesn’t fly. I encourage the rural neighbourhoods to say ‘yes’ on October 16th to the opportunity for enhanced library services.

Have you seen me? Report on Radon measurements in a Nelson home Nelson Police are continuing to investigate the unusual and brazen theft of a dog from the 500 block of Vernon St. in Nelson. At 9:50 a.m. on Sept. 14, a small, neutered, black, nine year-old. pure-bred Boston Terrier named Moose was stolen from outside Touchstones Museum at 502 Vernon St. Police have identified the suspect; however despite massive efforts of the dogowner and friends, the dog

has unfortunately not been recovered. Police need the assistance of the public to bring criminal charges against the suspect in this matter and are asking anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the incident or know the current whereabouts of Moose to contact police at 250-354-3919. - Submitted by the Nelson Police Department

MLA’s Annual Report and ‘Coffee Talk’ Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. at Oso Negro Cafe, 604 Ward St.

MLA Michelle Mungall’s first annual report to constituents hit community mailboxes last week. The pamphlet is the first of two, and features photos and highlights from Mungall’s work over the last year. Part two is something a little different as far as communication tools go. ‘A Year in Review’ is a four minute video of Mungall in action. “After years of working for non-profits it’s become habit to prepare an annual report,” said Mungall, “I thought it would be really poignant to visually show people what I do as their

MLA.” The video can be viewed on Mungall’s website or on Youtube and is available on DVD by contacting her office, at 1-877-388-4498. Mungall will be open for discussion of her annual report later in the month at a ‘Coffee Talk’ event in Nelson. Residents of the Nelson-Creston constituency are invited to share their thoughts at the public event being held at Oso Negro café on Oct. 19 at 6:30pm. For more information, please visit www.

Supporting your Student Online Thursday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. at Trafalgar School, 1201 Josephine St.

dr. science Morgan Dehnel On March 10, 2010 Dr. Science suggested the citizens of Nelson go about conducting their own experiments, and then to submit their findings as graphs to the Express for printing in this column. I am pleased to announce that Joel has come forward with his experimental data regarding Radon gas measurements in his home. Joel’s procedure and observations follow, and the attached graph presents a record of his measurements. “Attached I have four years of radioactivity data collected from the same

location in my basement which I ordered from a below grade in the front (on Government St. just company in Michigan. Its of the house and about 1m above the old KFP site). detector is an “ionization above grade in the back You can clearly see the chamber”. Every hour it (house is on a slope).” Joel also advised that he one-year period. The US updates a seven-day averhas taken steps to improve EPA limit of 4 pCi/L is also age reading. It’s placed about 1 metre air flow in his basement to plotted. The instrument is a above the floor in a bed- ensure that the Radon gas “Safety Siren Pro Series room in the basement, does not collect and sit in 3 Radon Gas Detector” which makes it about 2m his basement. Dr. Science is in real life, Dr. Morgan Dehnel, a particle accelerator physicist, and resident of Nelson. Please send comments or questions regarding this column to

Selkirk Faculty members awarded for professional excellence

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Street Talk: Whiich non-profit organizations do you support?

I’ve supported Amnesty International in particular, and definitely believe in and promote non-profit organizations, whether they are local, national or international. Its vital that we are engaged in non-government organizations.

Daniel Metzger, Nelson


Oct. 13, 2010

Why not support library services? Dear Editor; I’ve read several pieces about the upcoming library vote in the local news recently. I live in Nelson, so haven’t joined the debate so far. But when I heard about the misinformation in the “no” flyer that’s hitting rural mailboxes this week, I had to speak out. I understand that there is a group of three former regional directors, led by Al Dawson, who would like these referendums to fail. They argue against access to library services for rural residents. I find this very hard to understand. When I had small children, the library was a great place to stop in the afternoon to take a breather after a busy day downtown. It was often a lifesaver for us; when everybody was tired and worn out we’d head over to the kids’ section and read for a while. After we’d recharged we would check out a few books to take home with us. Not only did a stop at the library calm tempers, but it has helped us to raise two avid readers. I see

parents and grandparents doing the same thing at the library whenever I’m there, which is often, unlike Mr. Dawson who admits that he doesn’t use the library for anything but “meetings”. The library helps us all raise children who love to read, as well as serving people who are studying, checking out large-print books for seniors, working on assignments, or looking for work on-line. I understand that almost one third of library circulation comes from users outside of Nelson. And those are the ones who can afford a library card! It’s sad to think how few will be able to use the library if the user fees go up to $120 a year the actual cost of providing regional services. I’m proud that the people in my community who need the library are able to access it without having to pay a user fee. This should also be possible for my rural neighbours. And I’m excited by the list of expanded services the library plans to provide to

rural residents if the “yes” vote wins. As for Mr. Dawson, he says he’s “not picking on the library but has wider concerns about tax levels in the Regional District”. If that’s the case, perhaps he should devote his time, energy and funds to a discussion about general tax levels in the Regional District, instead of arguing against much needed library services for rural residents. Maybe the funds he used to run his negative campaign could be put to better use as a donation to the library. Our Regional District is part of the last 1.4 per cent of the province that doesn’t yet fund regional library services. Area residents, please come out on Saturday, October 16, vote yes, and help the Central Kootenay join the rest of the 98.6 per cent of the province that supports a library for those who most need it. Trish Hill Nelson

New library taxes will increase cost of waterfront properties

I support non-profits by donating at the Co-op. I donate each time I shop there, and I try to give something to everybody.

Bernice Raabis, Nelson

I supported Keep the Beat, for War Child Canada. I believe what they are doing is good for the world. I also volunteered for them last year.

Keira Sand, Nelson

Dear Editor, As a senior living on a pension (with few increases) who is also fortunate enough to have waterfront property, paying taxes for 61 years, I cannot absorb the cost of a library tax. The quoted fee of $120 is less than many waterfront properties will be charged, so user fees are the only way to go. This will allow many to stay in their homes and also relieve the stress of increased taxes on their limited funds. Or, better yet, it is time for those living on pensions be exempt from Regional District taxes, as they have paid their fair share and given the present generation a beautiful part of BC to live in. Remember, one day too, you will be living on limited pensions. To constantly pay tax increases has exceeded the ability for many to absorb this cost. It has come to my attention that our taxes are higher here than in North Vancouver and Area E has very little to

show for the taxes collected. Shall it be advertised that only millionaires should plan on moving into this region and have their assets taken up by taxation? Enough is enough. There is no indication that the rate will be fixed or constantly increased. It was indicated that the rate of .1030 per 1000 will be increased to .2 if this library issue is passed. Waterfront property will be taxed almost double what taxpayers are led to believe. My own would go from $123.60 to $240 if this rumour is true. User fees are the only way to go. No empire building by the library or Regional District. To ask taxpayers from rural areas to pay for new library parking in Nelson is not the responsibility of rural taxpayers, it is the responsibility of Nelson. M. Chapman Nelson

Save Red Sands, ensure privacy Dear Editor: The Save Red Sands Beach group formed to protect the last natural beach within Nelson city limits. The city currently has a rezoning application from the developer to usurp park land and forest in order to build exclusive, beach front homes and a parking lot on what has been zoned

for parkland since the ‘80’s. Both of these would ruin the privacy of a nudist beach which local residents have been using for generations. Many Nelsonites would feel a tragic loss if this gets pushed through without proper public input, fully considered and followed by the city staff and council. Many locals had worked

hard in the past, volunteering their time on an OCP with a Waterfront Plan which was never ratified by the city. Their efforts have been ignored in the past, as in the case of the Kootenai Landing proposed waterfront condos. Real estate is not community! Josh Wapp Nelson

the Question: Primarily I support KidSport, a BC-wide organization that helps fund kids who cannot afford to play sports. It is so great for kids to be able to pursue a dream.

Daija Currie, Nelson

Due to the long weekend, we will print the results of last week’s question in the Oct. 20 edition of the Express. Which non-profit organizations do you support? Visit to answer!

To become a regular participant in the Express weekly survey, email with “Subscribe” in the subject line. Thanks!

Publisher’s Note: Nelson Becker

Help those who help others In Canada they are called non-profit organizations. In Asia they are called non-governmental organizations or NGOs. In both cases, they are groups of people taking responsibility for their community, either in their backyard or across the globe. When we face problems in our society, we all too often ask the government to solve them with laws and regulations. Community organizations are a step beyond. They say, ‘let’s take responsibility for the world we live in.’ It really doesn’t matter which non-profit group you support. What they all have in common is a sense of helping others,

rather than only helping ones self. The non-profit community organizations and their growth over the years is an obvious reason to be idealistic and optimistic about our future. There are many ways to support our community organizations; certainly making donations of money or other resources is appropriate; volunteerism is needed. While all organizations could use more money, the value of volunteerism should not be underestimated. Many organizations would be happy if you could donate as little as two hours a month. Get in touch with an organization that meets your particular needs and passions!

Fish Heads and Flowers Fish Heads to all the ‘wannabe G’s and thugs’ who have almost ruined the original message of Hip-Hop - unity and peace. You’re not living right by living foul. I think people might take rap more seriously if they knew that there has always been a spiritual side represented as well. - Mr. White Bread Flowers to those two extremely professional air crews who selflessly performed their highly skilled duties that we got to see. It made our day! Buchanan Lookout couple

what we sow and goodness will be your bounty. - Sad there aren’t more like you Fish Heads to my relatives that gossip about my family. Your stories are ridiculous and untrue. I should send you all flowers for making me laugh but the reality of it all just brings fish heads to you! - Shush Flowers to the fellow who called me about my hub-cap hanging on the fence. - Happy truck owner

Fish Heads to landlords who want to rent their 3+ bedroom houses to “couples only”. There is a housing shortage here. - Not married, still need a home

Fish Heads to the person(s) who stole our three-seated stroller. We use those to bring our daycare children to the park. Please bring it back, no questions asked. - Sore backs from carrying kids

Flowers to everyone that has helped a very sick baby and her family. Thank you for stepping forward instead of sitting back and assuming others will help instead. We reap

Flowers to the strangers from New Mexico who stopped and gave me a ride home after I crashed on the highway. Would have been tough without you. - Forever grateful

SEND US YOUR FISH HEADS AND FLOWERS! All submissions to the Express Fish Heads and Flowers section will be considered provided that no one is identified in the text or signature, all signatures are anonymous, and the submission is both concise and written in good taste. We reserve the right to withhold publication of submissions if these standards are not satisfied. To submit your gift of Fish Heads or Flowers, you may send email to, drop off or mail to 554 Ward Street, Nelson, B.C., V1L 1S9, or fax to (250) 352-5075. We will not accept submissions over the telephone. The Express cannot guarantee that your submission will be printed due to space limitation.

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Capitol Kids Series kicks off with

Biblical drama

The Capitol Kids Series Season Launch

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m. at The Capitol Theatre, 421 Victoria St.

The long running Capitol Theatre Kids Series has introduced generations of youth to the best in professional live touring entertainment at the Capitol Theatre. This season continues in that tradition with the presentation of Major Conrad Flapps in The Story of Esther. The prime minister of the ancient empire of Shushania schemes to destroy his Jewish subjects. Can this hate-filled man be stopped? Who has the courage, strength, and wits to defeat such evil? Watch how the teenage heroine Esther becomes queen of Shushania in order to save her people from destruction. Jump on a hilarious roller-coaster of musical story-theatre as clown Stuart Nemtin creates all eight characters in a tour de force performance that enacts the biblical drama of the Book of Esther. Klezmer meets clown in this ancient tale of joy, passion, and intrigue. Blending song, masks, puppets and physical comedy, The Story of Esther will have you laughing, gasping and asking for more! This show has been carefully scripted for audiences four years and older Stuart Nemtin (Major Conrad Flapps) is a graduate in theatre from UBC and the professional teaching program of Simon Fraser University.

Briefly Mat the Alien

Saturday, Oct. 16 at Spiritbar, 422 Vernon St.

Mat the Alien grew up not too far from Manchester (UK) and moved to Canada in the mid 90s to follow his snowboarding addiction, which he came upon during a trip to Austria. He has been DJ-ing since 1988 and was inspired to play the drums by local bands such as The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays. After being introduced to the DJ culture of acid house warehouse parties, he was hooked on blending beats on the turntables. Over the years Mat has solidified his reputation as quite possibly western Canada’s top DJ.

Women Who Care Book Launch Friday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. at the Yoga Loft, 625 Front St., 3rd floor

Women Who Care is a diverse collection women’s stories of experiences as care providers and as recipients of health care.

Nemtin has been performing his clown character, Major Conrad Flapps, since his first appearance in l978 at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. He has delighted audiences of all ages in seven countries at a variety of festivals. As an actor he has performed on film, television and with theatre companies across Canada. On television Major Flapps has appeared with Paul Hann, The Elephant Show, and Take Off. The Capitol Theatre joins with to offer a fun giveaway for young theatre patrons. Bumblebee Toys is donating two large wooden Venture Pirate Ships to be given away live during the Capitol Kids Series this year. This season the Kids Series also presents the Magic of ¿Qué Bolá? from Cuba, Flyn’ Bob’s One Man Three Ring Circus and The Velveteen Rabbit by Kathryn Popham. All tickets for Kids Series performances are $12.50. Buy the whole season of 4 performances for $40. Charge by phone at 250352-6363 or buy online at - Submitted by the Capitol Theatre

Written by women from around Canada, these stories reveal caring for ourselves and others as an art, a calling and a balancing act. The authors remind us that caregiving can be both a joy and a burden, but never neutral. Come to hear some of the stories, read by one of the book’s editors and former West Kootenay resident, Lori Hanson.

Frank and the Elephants Thursday, Oct. 14 half-price preview; Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 14-16 and 2122, 8 p.m. at the TNT Playhouse, corner of Ward and Carbonate

The true and very funny story of the 1926 Cranbrook elephant stampede is featured in the final presentation of this year’s Nelson Arts and Heritage Festival. Starring young local actor Cloud Edwards, the production is a remount of the play which won writer Richard Rowberry the 2004 Canadian One Act Play Competition. While the story of the escape of six elephants from the Sells

Floto Circus and the subsequent media frenzy that accompanied the search is true – based on newspaper reports – Rowberry also added a fictional element in his hero Frank and his role in the 1926 federal election which was taking place at the same time. “This was a very important election,” he explains, “with a constitutional crisis, a corruption scandal, and a minority government. It’s really interesting and pretty funny how nothing ever changes in Canadian politics!” The production also includes the use of almost 100 photographs and authentic newspaper clippings to illustrate the story.

B.A Johnston with The Magnificent 7’s

dromats, laundry rooms, stag and does, church halls, legions, bars, bookstores, vegan cafés and a few dives across this country with bands like Immaculate Machine, Cuff the Duke and Mayor MCCA. His music is nerd rock at its highest point — dork lullabies and loser anthems. Five albums later he is still eating Mr. Noodles in his mom’s basement and hoping to soon escape.


B.A Johnston is the greatest underachiever in Canadian altfolk history. He has spent the last four years either living at his mom’s or touring Canada on the Greyhound. He’s played in laun-

Wine and Cheese with Alexis Normand Friday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. at the Roch Carrier Library, 723 Ward St.

The AFKO — L’Association des francophones des Kootenays Ouest (The West Kootenays Francophone Association) — presents an evening with francophone singer-songwriter Alexis Normand. Touring in support of her debut EP, Normand brings her band and sweet vocals to BC for the first time. The soirée begins at 6:30 with a wine and cheese (bring your own wine) and the show begins at 7:30. Tickets are available at the door. For more on Normand, check out her video on her myspace page.


Friday, Oct. 15, 9 p.m. at The Royal, 330 Baker St.

After a summer performing throughout the Kootenays to rave reviews, they continue to live up to their tag line, “A little something for everyone... a whole lot of great music”. Being a 5-piece group, each member brings their own unique influences to the mix. Thus the difficulty in pigeon-holing them into one specific genre. They’ll be performing blues, R&B, funk, reggae, ska, roots, and rock classics as well as squeezing a few origi-


Monday, Oct. 18, 9 p.m. at The Royal, 330 Baker St.

nals into the mix. SunshineDrive is Grant Sutherland, Steve Garth, Daryl Doyl, Bonnie Johnson, and Phil Wilson-Birks. For more information, visit

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Free Public Reading at Ideas Cafe Friday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. at Oxygen Arts Centre, 3-320 Vernon St.

Vancouver author and teacher Paul Headrick will be reading from his acclaimed new collection of short fiction, The Doctrine of Affections, at Ideas Cafe at the Oxygen Art Centre. In the eleven stories that make up The Doctrine of Affections, Headrick takes us on a fascinating journey into the heart of music. From the perfectly honed decrescendo of a symphony’s string section to the down-home chord progressions at a late-night kitchen party, Headrick’s stories question the subtle differences between hearing and listening, and communicating and understanding.

Soprano Suzie LeBlanc Thursday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, Kaslo

fiery music scene. Their original rock and roll melds smoky grooves and full-steam dance music, steered by songwriters Mike Buckley and Tyler Toews, and propelled by rhythmic duo Ben Nixon and Cortney Osness. This will be Locomotive Ghost’s last show with cofrontman Tyler Toews, so come on out and dance to your old favourites. The opening set will feature bilingual folk songwriter Myriam Parent with support from members of Locomotive Ghost.

Salsa Night Friday, Oct. 15, 9 p.m. at Finley’s, 705 Vernon St.

Back by popular demand, salsa night has returned better that ever. Gina and Jen will bring the latest sound and moves to the dance floor. Join us for a night of fun and dance. No experience is necessary and singles are welcome.


Internationally renowned Acadian soprano Suzie LeBlanc has established an extraordinary career specializing in Baroque and Classical repertoire as well as Julie Kerr & Craig Korth, David Newberry exploring and recording a substantial amount of unpub- Saturday, Oct. 16, 12-3 p.m. at Ellison’s Market & Cafe, 523 Front St. ����������������������������� lished material. Also on the programme will be a set of The Unplugged���������� Sessions is honoured to open with the Acadian songs as well as works by Fauré and Strauss. return of two musical gems, Julie Kerr, whose song, “One LeBlanc will be accompanied by pianist Robert Fine Day”, is featured in the documentary Finding Farley, Kortgaard who makes his home in Toronto and travels grand prize and people’s choice winner at the 2010 Banff the world as a soloist and collaborative artist. International Film Festival. She has played in the group Concert tickets are available at Figments in Kaslo or at the door. Single tickets $22. School Age children admitted Widow Maker with husband, Craig Korth, who was part of the group Jerusalem Ridge, one of Canada’s best free when accompanied by an adult patron. known and longest running bluegrass bands. He has been a Western Canadian Banjo & Guitar champion and is one Locomotive Ghost w/ Myriam Parent of the most funny, humble and entertaining guys around. Friday, Oct. 22, 9 p.m. at The Royal, 330 Baker St. The Murray Brothers are also back after a long ����������������������������� ���������� Playing with the energy of a derailing freight train, absence. Rob is best known on the mandolin with the Locomotive Ghost has stoked the excitement of Nelson’s band Kootenay Grass Company. Yves is an electrifying guitar picker. David Newberry and the Modern Criminals will close this session.

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Join BiBO for BiBO Bravo Night of Tapas, happening on the second Thursday of every month. The menu focus is Spanish style Tapas, Sangria and Rioja. The music is by traditional flamenco and Spanish classical guitarist, Jay Campbell. Campbell studied classical guitar at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and is passionate about his life long love affair with flamenco music.

Royal Canoe & The Liptonians Thursday, Oct. 21, 9 p.m. at The Royal, 330 Baker St.

Royal Canoe is a deadly band armed with falsettos, guitars, effects pedals, drums, basses, tambourines, shakers and a five-keyboard super-weapon. Royal Canoe play lyrically sharp pop songs that make people dance, sing along and weep. In 2008, completely unheralded, The Liptonians emerged from a basement in Winnipeg with an “earnest little pop-rock gem” (Uptown Magazine). Much to their surprise, the album picked up a Western Canadian Music Award for Outstanding Pop Recording, garnered rave reviews, charted on college radio across the country, became a regular on CBC Radio and paved the way for three cross-Canadian tours. The strength of their dynamic live show scored them opening slots for bands like Silver Starling (Last Gang Records) and Chicago indie rock legends, The Sea and Cake.

Kootenay Gallery TD Canada Trust Concert Series presents Jeff Faragher Sunday, Oct. 17, 1:30-3 p.m. at the Castlegar United Church, Merry Creek Rd., Castlegar

The next concert in the ever popular TD Canada Trust Concert Series sponsored by the Kootenay Gallery will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17 at the Castlegar United Church, featuring cellist Jeff Faragher. The Kootenay Gallery is very fortunate to include Faragher as part of this concert series. With his diverse and in-depth musical history, he brings his knowledge and experience to be shared in a constructive atmosphere with the audience. Faragher is now living, teaching and performing in Nelson. He is the principal cellist of the Symphony of the Kootenays, cellist and co-founder of the LaCafamore Quartet and still tours extensively throughout Western Canada. For more information call 365-3337 or visit the gallery website at


Glitchy & Scratchy

Friday, Oct. 15 at SpiritBar, 422 Vernon St.

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health&wellness Go for a hike with the Nelson Walking Club

Oct. 13, 2010


health calendar drop-in classes Wednesdays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 9-10 a.m. Mum & Baby, Joy (preregister) 12-1:30 Anusara Yoga, Elissa 5:30-7 Restorative Yoga, Donna 7:30-9 Invigorating Yoga, Paige BELLYFIT FUSION FITNESS 5 - 6 p.m. at the Moving Centre. Call Heather, 354-0492 KUTENAIS FINEST PERSONAL TRAINING 8 a.m. Core Fusion with Ali Popoff 182 Baker St. 250-352-9196 THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST 5:30-7 all levels HOT yoga flow- jenna MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FITNESS GROUP 6-7 Lakeside 825.0030 info@aries. com

MIXED CONTACT MARTIAL ARTS 6-7:30 p.m Aries Resort, 825.0030,

CHILDREN’S SWORD KUNG FU (BEGINNER) with Master Pauline Bao 4-5 p.m. 250-505-8057

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES 1 - 2 p.m. Improve comfort, relieve stress & pain @ OM Studio, 6 Mile, 3067 Heddle Rd Judy Katz 3523319,

YANG TAI CHI (ADVANCED) 7-8:30 a.m. with Master Pauline Bao 250-505-8057

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Improve comfort, relieve stress & pain @ Kutenais Finest, 182 Baker Judy Katz 3523319, QI-GONG & CHEN TAI CHI 7 - 8 p.m. Central School Gym. Info 250-505-4562 Chris Gibson FOLK FUSION SKIRT DANCE 3 - 4 p.m. Ages 7-11 All Levels. 6-7 p.m. Adult, Studio Alive, 3520047 BELLYDANCE CLASSES 6:45 or 8 pm at the Moving Centre, 533 Baker St. 509-0633

TAO YOGA 8:30 - 10, gentle yet energizing! Marisa 352.0886 www.thewellnessqi. com THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST. 11-12:30 moms and babes yoga 1-2 moms and babes yoga II 4:30-6 mysore FELDENKRAIS CLASSES 11:30-12:30 Gentle &powerful. Learn to move with ease. 206 Victoria 352-3449 First class free.

TAO YOGA 8:30 - 10am, gently yet energizing! Marisa 352.0886 www.thewellnessqi. com

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Beg (5-7 yr)3-4:00, Performance Group 4-5:30 @ S.Nelson School 505-1812

LATIN MERENGUE CLASSES sexy dance based on hip movements. 5090633

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES WORK! 2:30-3:30 Relieve back and joint pain, sciatica, frozen shoulder, injuries, etc. 206 Victoria 352-3449 First class free.

YOGA WITH DREA 10 a.m. Join Drea for Vinyasa flow Yoga 182 Baker St (Kootenai Finest) Cost: $10 Pass/$12 drop in. All Welcome!

SENIORS GENTLE FELDENKRAIS 1-2 Increase mobility, flexibility.206 Victoria Pre-registration 352-3449


CHILDREN’S ENRICHMENT 5:30-6:45 p.m. Intro Akido 213C Baker St 250-226-6711

Thursdays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 10-11:30 a.m Prenatal Yoga, Donna 5:30-7 p.m. Skiers & Boarders!, Elissa 7:30-9 p.m. Yoga Basics Course, 8 classes/ $80 (pre-register) THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST. 11am-12:30 mellow flow- Jenna 5:30-7 all levels ashtanga yoga - Jenna APPLIED COMBAT MARTIAL ARTS 6:30 - 8 pm. Adult class 525 Josephine Street, call 250-3520459 OM YOGA STUDIO 9:30 - 11 a.m. Quantum Yoga, Alison 6 Mile, 3067 Heddle Rd, 250-8250011 KYOKUSHIN KARATE 2:30 - 3:45 Kids, 6 - 7 p.m. Adults Blewette Elementary School, Keith Clughart, 551-3345

THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST 11-12:30- beginner ashtanga yoga

Sundays SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 10-11:30 a.m. Prenatal Yoga, Donna 12-1:30 p.m. Anusara Yoga, Elissa THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST 8-10 mysore 11am-12:30 all levels ashtanga jenna

KUNDALINI YOGA WITH CATHRINE LEIGHLAND 5-6:30 at Selkirk College Rosemont Campus, room 16

SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 10-11:30 a.m. Gentle Yoga, Anie 12-1:30 Hatha Flow 5:30-7 Anusara Yoga, Elissa 7:30-9 Invigorating Yoga, Paige

KOOTENAY AIKIDO 5:30-6:45 p.m. Intro Aikido 213C Baker St 250-226-6711

HATHA YOGA - IYENGAR STYLE 5:30pm-7pm, The Moving Centre, 533 Baker St. Ellissa, 352-9279


POWER VINYASA YOGA 6:30-8 pm With Katya Hayes @ The Studio 182 Baker. 229-4979

SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 8-9:30 a.m. Power Yoga, Valerie 12-1:30 Hatha Flow 5:30-7 Anusara Yoga, Elissa 7:15-9:15 Advanced Practice, Elissa (pre-register) POWER VINYASA YOGA 9-10:30am With Katya Hayes @ The Studio 182 Baker St. Call 229-4979 NELSON BREAST FEEDING CLINIC 9:30 - 11:30 a.. Free drop-in Nelson Health Unit, 2nd floor Kutenai Building, 333 Victoria Street, 250505-7200. KOOTENAY AIKIDO 4 - 5 p.m. Akido Fun, ages 4-6 5 -6 p.m. Kids Class, ages 7-12 6:30 - 8 p.m. Adult Class 213C Baker St 250-226-6711 KUTENAIS FINEST PERSONAL TRAINING 8 a.m. Boot Camp with Ali Popoff 182 Baker St 250-352-9196 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FITNESS GROUP 6-7 Lakeside 825.0030 info@aries. com

BLOOM PRENATAL YOGA 5:30- 7pm. All Levels @ Kutenai’s Finest, 182 Baker St. 505.6789


HEART YOGA WITH KARUNA 5:30-7pm all levels at The Studio, 182 Baker Karuna Erickson 2294793

SHAO LIN KUNG FU (ADULT-BEGINNER) 7-8:00 p.m. with Master Pauline Bao 250-505-8057

THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST. 7-8:30 mysore 5:30-7 intro to yoga

SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 10-11:30 a.m. Rejuvanitive, Shayla 12-1:30 p.m. Hatha Flow, Paige

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Beginner 3-4 pm, 4-5:30 pm Intermediate, @ S.Nelson School 505-1812

SWORD TAI CHI (YANG 32 FORM) 4-5:30 p.m. with Master Pauline Bao 250-505-8057

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Beg (5-7 yrs) 2:15-3:15 pm, Beg (8+) 3:15-4:15 @ Red Fish School 505-1812


VINI YOGA CLASSES WITH LAURIE MADISON 10:30-12 at Kutenai’s Finest 3540269

BLOOM PRENATAL YOGA 5:30- 7pm. All Levels @ Kutenai’s Finest, 182 Baker St. 505.6789

YANG TAI CHI (ADVANCED) 7-8:30 a.m. with Master Pauline Bao 250-505-8057

SWORD TAI CHI (YANG 32 FORM) 4-5:30 p.m. with Master Pauline Bao 250-505-8057

YANG TAI CHI (ADVANCED) 7-8:30 a.m. with Master Pauline Bao 250-505-8057

THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST. 7-8:30 mysore, 5:30-7 hot intro, 7:15-8:45 mellow flow

BELLYFIT FUSION FITNESS 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. at the Moving Centre. Call Heather, 354-0492

KOOTENAY AIKIDO 5:30-6:45 p.m. Intro Akido 213C Baker St 250-226-6711 CONTACT IMPROVISATION DANCE JAM 7:30 - 9 p.m. all levels and live musicians welcome. The Moving Centre, 533A Baker St. Info 352-3319 Judy. KYOKUSHIN KARATE 2:30 - 3:45 Kids; 6 - 7 p.m. Adults Blewette Elementary School, Keith Clughart, 551-3345. KUTENAIS FINEST PERSONAL TRAINING 8 a.m. Core Fusion with Ali Popoff 182 Baker St. 250-352-9196 FELDENKRAIS CLASSES 1 - 2 p.m. Improve comfort, relieve stress & pain @ Kutenais Finest, 182 Baker St. Judy Katz 352-3319, MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FITNESS GROUP 6-7 p.m. Lakeside Park 825.0030 VINI YOGA CLASSES with Laurie Madison 354-0269 10:30-12 at Kutenai’s Finest

SHANTI YOGA STUDIO SHANTIYOGA.CA 10-11:30 Gentlest Yoga, Maureen 5:30-7 p.m. Skiers & Boarders!, Elissa 7:30-9 p.m. Yoga Basics Course 8 classes/$80 (pre-register) APPLIED COMBAT MARTIAL ARTS 6:30 - 8 p.m. Adult Class, 525 Josephine St. Info call 352-0459. OM YOGA STUDIO 9:30- 11 a.m. Quantum Yoga, Alison 6 Mile, 3067 Heddle Rd, 250-8250011 KUNDALINI YOGA WITH CATHERINE LEIGHLAND 11:30-1 Shambhala Meditation Centre, 444 Baker. upstairs 352-6132. QI-GONG & CHEN TAI CHI 7 - 8 p.m. at the Central School Gym. Info 505-4562 Chris Gibson. SARVA SHAKTI SADHANA CIRCLE 7-8 p.m. ancient siddhar yoga practice #209-ManiStone Centre, 507 Baker St, 505-7832

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Exploring foundation for peace Emotional Intelligence Specialist David Cory

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. at Selkirk College Castlegar Campus

The Nelson Walking Club was established in May 2009 and now has 34 members. Members have explored hiking trails around Nelson and surrounding areas, such as Fry Creek and Nakusp. The program includes social activities, such as camping and birthday celebrations. During the winter time cross-country skiing is added to the outing.


Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace Lecture Series invites you to explore the foundation for peace on the planet with Vancouver-based Emotional Intelligence Specialist David Cory. As a specialist in the Emotional Intelligence field for the past 12 years, David Cory will share stories and review humankind’s ability to evaluate, manage and control emotions which are related to forming the foundation for peace in our world. “Generally speaking, individuals with well developed emotional intelligence skills are better at perceiving, using, understanding and managing emotions,” explains Cory. “They are more effective communicators, better at relationships, better able to align their goals, values, and actions and are less likely to resort to violence as a way of solving interpersonal problems.” David Cory, M.A., is the founder of The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc. and specializes in applying the concept of Emotional Intelligence

to Leadership and Team Effectiveness with leaders in such corporations as Rogers, Telus, Philips and Allstate Insurance. He is a guest instructor at several post-secondary institutions, and is is a past president of the Vancouver chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement. He also works with senior government leaders at the Canada School of Public Service in Ottawa, and has been a keynote speaker and delivered training in Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and all over North America. He is considered to be an international expert on the integration of emotional intelligence and leadership development. Tickets are available at Selkirk College bookstores, Otter Books in Nelson, Castlegar & District Public Library and at the door. David will also be offering a two-day Emotional Intelligence workshop on October 14 and 15 in Castlegar. Visit or www., or call 250.352.2821 or 250.551.1587 for more information. - Submitted by Selkirk College

Briefly Conversations Amongst Women Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m. at the Nelson & District Women’s Centre, 420 Mill St.

This fall, the Women’s Centre will host a series of ‘Conversations Amongst Women’. Oct. 13 will be the first conversation featuring a surprise guest, followed by others on Oct. 27 (TBA), Nov. 10 (with City Councillor Donna MacDonald on women in local politics), and Nov. 24 (with Hannah Hadikin on women’s role in peace). The conversations are free of charge and open to women of all ages. Make time to join the conversation!

DivorceCare Beginning Saturday, Oct. 16, followed by ten weekly meetings on Monday nights. Call for information.

No matter what the circumstances, separation and/or divorce is an agonizing process for most people. Anyone ��� ���� who has ever been through a divorce knows the � pain������ and the loneliness that goes along with it. Fortunately, it KOOTENAY AKIDO doesn’t have to be that way. ��� ���� 6 - 7:30 p.m. Intro Akido 213C Baker For help to recover from the hurt and pain of divorce or St 250-352-3935. separation consider DivorceCare, a weekly support group ��� ����� HEART YOGA WITH KARUNA in Nelson beginning Saturday, Oct. 16 to be followed by 5:30-7pm all levels ����������������������������� The Studio, 182 Baker St. ���������� 10 weekly meetings on Monday evenings. DivorceCare Karuna Erickson 250-229-4793 is a place where hurting people can find help in putting their lives back together again. THEYOGALOFT.ORG 625 FRONT ST. For more information contact Jim Reimer, group 11am-12:30 mellow flow- jenna 5:30-7 all levels ashtanga yoga facilitator, at or by phone at - jenna 250-352-7700. KUTENAIS FINEST PERSONAL TRAINING 8 a.m. Boot Camp with Ali Popoff 182 Baker St 250-352-9196



MIXED CONTACT MARTIAL ARTS 6-7:30 p.m Aries Resort, 825.0030,

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BELLYDANCE CLASSES 6:45 or 8 pm at the Moving Centre, 533 Baker St. 509-0633 RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Beginner (8 & up) 3-4:00, Performance Group 4-5:30 @ S. Nelson School 505-1812 FELDENKRAIS CLASSES 7 p.m. @ Selkirk Rosemont Campus (Oct 19-Nov 23) Judy Katz 352-3319,

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Protect yourself and those around you with a flu shot With flu season approaching, public health nurses across Interior Health are gearing up for the launch of this year’s influenza (flu) vaccination campaign that will begin the last week of October. Last year, close to 150,000 seasonal flu shots were provided free of charge to those at risk of complications from the flu. “This year’s vaccine contains three different flu strains, and includes the pandemic strain that we saw last year,” says Dr. Rob Parker, Medical Health Officer with Interior Health. “The two most important ways to protect yourself this flu season are to wash your hands frequently, and get your flu shot – especially if you are over 65, or have a chronic health condition.” The flu is highly contagious and can cause severe complications for those with heart, lung, and other health problems. Even if you don’t become severely ill, getting the flu can mean several missed days of school, work, and other activities. Flu vaccinations are a proven, safe and effective way to reduce your chances of getting the flu and to lessen the severity of symptoms if you do get it. For the clinic nearest you watch for local announcements on dates


Sacred Feminine Treasures Saturday, Oct. 16, 1-4 p.m. at the Sistering Tree, Suite #7-373 Baker St.

Engage in the internal exercises of Qi Gong, designed to help in the conservation of your energy. This course series brings awareness to the area of the reproductive system, enhancing overall health and vitality. These dynamic and informative sessions, called Feminine Treasures, honour the innate processes of a woman’s body. The exercises focus on specific mental and physical movements that will energize the whole body towards tranquility, vitality and balance. These gentle, deliberate and conscious movements will support the body’s natural inclinations to energize, heal, and regenerate itself. Marisa Vachon has practiced yoga since the age of 12. Through

and times in your community or contact your local Public Health office (check the blue pages in your phone book under Health Authorities) or visit our website at for a complete listing. Many physician offices also provide vaccines free to those who are eligible. The flu shot is proven safe and effective and is free for: • People 65 years and older and their caregivers/household contacts • Children and adults with chronic health conditions and their household contacts • Children and adolescents (6 months to 18 years) with conditions treated for long periods of time with Acetylsalicylic acid and their household contacts • Adults who are very obese • Aboriginal people • Healthy children age 6-23 months • Household contacts and caregivers of infants age 0-23 months • Pregnant women who will be in their third trimester during influenza season and their household contacts. • Residents of nursing homes and other chronic care facilities • Healthcare and other care pro-

her passionate commitment to serve spirit through the body, she has undertaken a myriad of education in yoga, Qi Gong, meditation, massage and dance. Among others she has studied with Grand Master Shou-Yu Liang and Mantak Chia.

viders in facilities and community settings who are capable of transmitting influenza to those at high risk of influenza complications • People who work with live poultry and/or swine. • Individuals who provide care or service in potential outbreak settings that house high risk persons (e.g., crew on ships) While flu shots are free for those 65 and older and those at risk, anyone can benefit from a flu shot. It is 70 to 90 per cent effective in preventing influenza in healthy children and adults. People not eligible for free flu vaccine through the publicly-funded program should contact their physician, local pharmacy, walk-in clinic, travel clinic or private provider. For more information contact your local Public Health office (look under Interior Health in the blue pages of your phone book) or visit our website at www.interiorhealth. ca. Information is also available on the Immunize BC website at www., or on HealthLink BC at You can also call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 to speak to a healthcare professional. - Submitted by the Interior Health Authority

fitness levels and physical capacities. Come and experience how a little support goes a long way. All you have to lose is tension! For more information, call 250-505-9807 or visit

Yoga Therapy Workshop

Nelson Friendship Outreach Clubhouse Fundraisers

Friday, Oct. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Kutenai’s Finest, 182 Baker St.

Hot dog sale: Saturday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m.3 p.m. in front of WalMart, Lakeside Dr.

Discover how to practice yoga therapeutically to enhance physical vitality and emotional well being. This is a great opportunity to befriend your body and experience supported yoga postures. The workshop includes bodyawareness exercises, as well as therapeutic partner work. The focus is on taking this practice “beyond the mat”- right into the ups and downs of your daily life. No prior yoga experience necessary. This class is open to all

Car wash: Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Nelson Car Wash, Nelson Ave.

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The Nelson Friendship Outreach Clubhouse is hosting two fundraising events in the upcoming weeks. The first, held this Saturday, Oct. 16 is a hot dog sale. The second is a car wash, taking place on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Nelson Car Wash on Nelson Ave. All proceeds go to enhance programs and activities at the

Breaking fast in the a.m.

After a night’s rest, the digestive system is at it’s peak. Breaking the fast, other wise known as breakfast, should not only raise the blood sugar levels to provide energy for the day but also provide up to one third of your daily nutrient requirements. It is an accepted fact that breakfast eaters have better concentration than those who gulp a cup of coffee and call it breakfast. They are less prone to accidents, headaches and irritability, all of which are reactions to hunger. Those who start their day with a wholesome meal won’t feel the need to reach for an unhealthy/ sugary snack to keep up their energy. They are also less likely to overeat later in the day. They won’t have to compensate for the empty feeling that occurs when breakfast is overlooked. For those with no time in the mornings, smoothies will give all of the required

Jennifer Keirstead is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and is a member of the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants, and provides customized nutritional counseling. For a consultation call 250-509-1417.

clubhouse. Please come out and support. The Nelson Friendship Outreach Clubhouse is offering its annual fall volunteer training. The “clubhouse” offers support and assistance to those living in our community with mental illness and/or substance use. We are looking for community volunteers to assist our members with activities around the clubhouse. Volunteer training consists of learning about the clubhouse and its history, about poverty issues, psychosocial rehabilitation, various mental illnesses, suicide prevention and crisis intervention. Volunteers assist members with community building activities such as weekly dinners, and work projects as well as social and recreational outings plus assisting with Saturday drop in’s. If you are interested in the training it will take place early


natural nutrition Jenn Keirstead nutrients when fats and proteins are added. Prepare cooked dishes the night before so they are ready after a quick reheat. Don’t feel restricted by what as become accepted as breakfast fare. The specific foods you eat are not as important as their nutritional value. If you prefer savory foods, why not try a bowl of last night’s chili or for the sweeter tooth, brown rice with sliced apple and cinnamon. Change your approach to breakfast by eating cooked, whole grains instead of packaged and processed cereals. Make extra brown rice for dinner and re-heat in the morning, add diced fruit and cinnamon on top.

November, dates and times yet to be determined. The training takes twelve hours and the sessions are usually held in the mornings. If you are interested or have any questions please contact Heather Myers, Clubhouse Coordinator, at 250-505-7251.

Letting Yourself Go Saturday, Oct. 16, 1-5 p.m. at the ManiStone Centre, 507 Baker St.

‘The Alchemy of Writing’ is an approach to creativity that comes from the open space of presence. “Most people are still writing as though they are in school,” says Shayla Wright. “There is another way to write, which is not about rules, control and getting it right. We can learn to simply show up as we are, to relax, and allow what wants to express itself to emerge in its own way.” For more information or to register, visit www.barefootjour-


Kate Butt, Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine ...........................551-5283 Shauna Robertson Acupuncture & Herbs ............................... 352-2167


Irene Mock, Reg. .............. 352-7035

D Voykin RMT, 30 Yrs. Hannah Somatics for frozen shoulder .. 505-5549 Dennis Keithley RMT since 1983, BSc Kinesiology available evenings, weekends and holidays .................................................... 354-8406 Valerie Nunes RMT @ Acupuncture Natural Health Clinic, new clients welcome ....................................................................... 505-3946 Caroline Vrba RMT Shalimar ...................354-4408 mobile 509-3400





CarmenCarter,M.Ed.,R.C.C.,P.T.I.Children/Youth&Families ...354-4485 COLONICS

Vadim Kristopher Hair Salon 560 Herridge Ln................................. 352-6700 HOMEOPATHY

Margo MacLaren Homeopathy...................................................354-7072


Palliative Massage Course, July 9-18, 2010 .................. 1-800-611-5788 RUB IT IN Mobile & Studio, Deep T., Neuro, Sports ............... 352-6804

Hydrotherpy, Detoxification, Nutrition. U. Devine ....................... 352-6419

ShirleyEvans, CertifiedEnergyMedicine Practioner, Reiki Master.....229.2395/352.9890


Caroline Shalimar VRBA RMT. .................... 354-4808. Mobile: 509-3400 A Touch of Aloha, lomi, cranio, structural, sports ....................... 229-4424

Dienna Raye, MA, counsellor & life coach ............................. 352-1220 Sally Shamai, MEd, RCC, individuals & couples ............... 1-877-688-5565 Whispering Herd - Counselling Equine Assisted Growth, Life Transitions, ........................................................... 354-7778 Shayla Wright certified life coach/mentor.............................. 352-7908



Kootenai Pilates 540 Baker St. .......................................... 352-1600

Mountain Waters Spa, Voted Best Spa 2007-09 .................. 352-3280 Found, Nelson’s Aveda Concept Spa & Salon ..................... 352-7775 YOGA

OM Yoga, 3067 Heddle Rd. 6-Mile, ........ 825-0011 The Studio, 182 Baker St .................................................. 352-9196 Yoga Therapy, specializing in chronic pain. Heritage Health Centre 823 Baker St. Eliza Gooderham .............................. 354-3885


Rhythmic Reflexology ... 825-3460

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We will be matching shopper donations to two local food banks up to $1,000. For more details check our website or ask at Customer Service.


Scopes by Stenya Oct. 13 - Oct 19 Aries

The synchronicities of life can amaze you this week. What seems like mere coincidence can hold deeper meanings and even life changing decisions for the better. Know that you are on the right path right now.


It is important this week to recognize how you can set yourself up for success. If you are constantly thinking about others and leaving yourself out, you can end up being forgotten about. When you take just as good of care of yourself as you do to others amazing things can happen.


Joyous harmonies resonate in your life right now. You may be feeling contented and at peace with most aspects, like your relationship and work. There could potentially be some loose ends in a couple areas of your life. Take the time now to tie these loose ends up.


Knowing that you have a support in a time of uncertainty in your life can majorly help you deal with any drama that comes up right now. Family, close friends, or your significant other are there and behind you one hundred percent.


If you can look beyond things being black and white, you can see there is a whole other world of possibilities! Sometimes we can limit ourselves by only creating two options, like yes or no.


Your overt criticism can be hindering your progress. Tempered with an open mind and sense of humour, your attention to detail can be extremely valuable. Avoid getting caught up in the small stuff right now. If you can see the bigger picture you can make the key decisions for success.

Oct. 13, 2010

New life to the curling club A little good-old-fashioned volunteer work goes a long way. While many curling centres close down for the summer, the Executive Committee for the Nelson Curling Club has proved that summer is the most critical time to do their work. Once the curling season begins, it’s just a matter of following through with what has already been created. After an eventful rush last spring, generated by leveraging the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Nelson Curling Club had a great summer run in the Kraft/ TSN Celebration Tour Contest. They’ve now carried that momentum into the start of this curling season. So far they have completed four grant applications that, if successful, will be used toward extensive club accessibility renovations, a Girls Can Curl program and the training of local coaches. Smaller projects such as a new paint job, new sound system and upgrades to the bar are currently in progress and have been made possible from fundraising and other grants. These are all a part of a bigger plan to attract outside parties to the facility for event rentals.

Their 2010/11 season plans are guided by a new strategic plan for the club, that aligns itself with the strategic plan of Curl BC. In addition to their new website, they will be taking advantage of marketing campaigns from both Curl BC and the Canadian Curling Association, to target the recruitment of new participants to the sport. Free training will be provided to new and returning curlers, and programs are in place for youth and adult development, and community business involvement. The enthusiastic club volunteers are members of the first curling centre outside of BC’s lower mainland to launch the Capital One Rocks & Rings Program, a program that exposes curling to children and families that would otherwise not receive the opportunity, with the ultimate goal being increased participation in curling. The club will play host to the West Kootenay Juvenile Zone Playdown, Dec. 18-19. Registration will be held at the curling club (302 Cedar St, Nelson) on Friday, October 15 at 7pm. Participants can register as teams or individuals. More details can be found at or by phoning 250-352-7628. - Submitted by Curl BC


Another successful run for Terry


This year, three Nelson schools participated in the Terry Fox National School Run on Sept. 30. Students from South Nelson Elementary, Hume Elementary and Blewett Elementary met at Lakeside Park to show their support for Terry Fox’s cause. This year, there was a challenge between the schools to see which school could raise the most money for the cause. The winning school’s principal had the special honour of kissing a goat, much to the students’ delight! South Nelson’s principal was the first to kiss the goat, having raised the largest amount, but both Hume and Blewett’s principals also showed team spirit by kissing the goat as well! A total of $1,853 was raised for this very worthy cause.

Easy Sudoku


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Increasing self awareness can be the key to dealing with any difficult situation right now. By getting to know yourself better and recognizing how and why you succeed or do not is the first step. You can make positive changes and overcome the challenging situations.


Offerings and gifts can be flowing your way right now. Remember to be a gracious receiver and accept wholeheartedly what is being offered at this time. Avoid waiting to take up the offer.

Hard Sudoku


Before moving forward to the next goals in life, make sure all loose ends are tied up. Anything that you left hanging can seriously be holding up your long term plans or even your next short term move.


You may have been taking a crash course or going through an intense learning curve recently. Taking time to integrate all the new things you have learned can be an essential step to the learning process.


As a Piscean you can be highly intuitive. This is a considerable strength to your character. You can use this intuition to help and inspire others in life. You can make a huge impact on people.

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live music


Wed. Oct. 13

Tues. Oct. 19

OPEN MIC NIGHT at The Royal hosted by Estevan. Come claim your 15 minutes! PAUL LANDSBERG WITH Friends at the Hume Library Lounge

CLIFF MADDIX WITH Friends at the Hume Library Lounge MAGIC BUS AT The Royal with DJs Suplex and Friends, No Cover BLUES JAM AT Finley’s Irish Bar and Grill

Thurs. Oct. 14 JEN LANE CD Release with Smokekiller at The Royal. Unique and charming folk music ROB JOHNSON AND Friends at the Hume Library Lounge BLUEGRASS ACOUSTIC MUSIC Jam, Bigby Place, 509 Front St. 6:30 - 9:30p.m. Info: 250-352-2704

Fri. Oct. 15 SALSA NIGHT IS Back at Finley’s! 705 Vernon St., 9p.m. Cover: $5 SUNSHINE DRIVE, LIVE at The Royal. Blues, Rock, Grooves, to help you kick off the weekend JUDE DAVISON AT Max & Irmas. Sings classic songs and acoustic originals, 69p.m.

Sat. Oct. 16 HOUSE AND HOME: Joel West and Braden Early deliver their house music party to The Royal NIKKO AT THE Hume Library Lounge COTTONWOOD MARKET HOSTS great local and touring musicians from 10a. m. - 2p.m. CRAIG KORTH AND Julie Kerr, Rob and Yves Murray, David Newberry and Modern Criminals, unplugged at Ellison’s Cafe, 12-3p.m.

Sun. Oct. 17 BALLGAG N CHAINGANG Band with Ali Free. Ho-tonk classics at The Royal

Mon. Oct. 18 SARAH MCGLYNN AND Rich Rabnett at the Hume Library Lounge B.A JOHNSTON WITH The Magnificent 7’s at The Royal. There’s no one quite like B.A Johnston

Wed. Oct. 20 OPEN MIC NIGHT with Estevan at The Royal KARAOKE AT FINLEY’S Irish Bar and Grill PAUL LANDSBERG AND Friends at the Hume Library Lounge

Thurs. Oct. 21 ROB JOHNSON AND Friends at the Hume Library Lounge ROYAL CANOE WITH The Liptonians. Great up and coming Indie Rock bands at The Royal

Fri. Oct. 22 JUDE DAVISON AT Max & Irmas. Sings classic songs and acoustic originals. 6 - 9p.m. LOCAL ROCK BAND Locomotive Ghost, performs with opening act Myriam Parent at The Royal. 9p.m.

Sat. Oct. 23 LAGUNA AT FINELY’S! Nelson’s favorite classic rock’n’roll band 9p.m. ELLISON’S UNPLUGGED SATURDAY Sessions returns. 1 - 5p.m. NIKKO AT THE Hume Library Lounge COTTONWOOD MARKET HOSTS great local and touring musicians from 10a. m. - 2p.m.

Sun. Oct. 24 KARAOKE AT 9P.M. at Finley’s Irish Bar and Grill BILINGUAL FOLK SINGER Myriam Parent plays original ukulele and piano songs. CocoNut Lounge, 7p.m.

ongoing events Wednesdays WINE TASTING SOCIAL at The Royal. Every 1st Wed. - 8p.m. Food, wine, great company! $35/person. Reservations required: 250-352-0960 SHAO LIN KUNG Fu (Adult-Beginner) with Master Pauline Bao. 7 - 8p.m. 250-5058057 NEED INEXPENSIVE BIRTH control? Options for sexual health drop-in clinic. 333 Victoria St. 5:30 - 8p.m. ongo THE NELSON SCRABBLE Cllub meets at 1p.m. Info 352-6936 DOES SOMEONE’S DRINKING trouble you? Al-Anon meeting. The Cellar. 717A Vernon St. Noon. GLACIER HARMONIES: WOMEN’S Barbershop Chorus. All welcome at 7p.m. to the Baptist Church, 611-5th St. Dorothy 352-7199 or Joey 352-3393 PUBLIC MEDITATION 12-1P.M. All welcome. Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre 444 Baker St. SAHAJ MARG GROUP meditation. Please phone: Eleanor 352-3366 or Sarah 3549496 SHOTOKAN KARATE 5 - 7p.m. St. Joseph’s School gym 523 Mill St. NELSON TABLE TENNIS Club. 5:30 7:30p.m. at Blewett Elementary School when school is in session. 352-9547 or 352-5739 CHOIR AT NDYC 3:30 - 5:30p.m. Call 3525656 for details DRUG PROBLEM? WE can help. Call Narcotics Anonymous 1-800-342-7439 PARENT AND CHILD TIME at the Harrop Hall. 10a.m. - noon Information: Lesley 825-0140 NELSON WOMEN’S CENTRE Drop in noon - 4p.m. Free clothing and food. 420 Mill St. 250-352-9916 LEGION DARTS IN beverage room, 7:30p.m. Info 352-7727 or email

Thursdays FELDENKRAIS FOR SENIORS. 1-2p.m. Oct7-Nov18. Feldenkrais Center, 206 Victoria St. Gentle, easy movements. Preregister: 352-3449 susangrimble@telus. net SENIORS WINTER WALKING Program. Oct. 21st onward. 10:30 - 11:30a.m. Selkirk College Mary Hall Gymnasium 10th. St. Campus Nelson and District Seniors Coordinating Society. 250-352-6008 FFIGURE DRAWING. LIVE models. Sept16Oct21, $60. KSA, 602 Victoria St., Nelson. Ph 352-7646 IS ALCOHOL A problem in your life? AA Meetings, Lunch Bunch at Noon. Into Action Big Book Study at 8:00p.m. The Cellar. 717A Vernon St.

ACUPUNCTURE FOR ADDICTIONS free drop-in clinic, 9:30a.m. Located at 333 Victoria St., 2nd Floor. 505-7248 BIBLE STUDY JOY at Baptist Church, 6:30p.m. 560 Baker St., Suite #3. Everyone welcomeong SIGNING CHOIR (SIGN language) 3:30p.m. at NDYC, 608 Lake St. www.ndyc.comg PUBLIC MEDITATION 5:15 - 6:15p.m. All welcome. Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre, 444 Baker St. www.nelsonbuddha. com NELSON WOMEN’S CENTRE noon - 4p.m. for recycled bag sewing project. 250-3529916 NELSON BADMINTON CLUB meets at Mary Hall Gymnasium, 7-9p.m. Everyone welcome. Anne 250-352-7536, Guy 250352-6330. TOASTMASTERS: IMPROVE YOUR public speaking, communication and leadership skills. 2nd and 4th Thursday (each month): HABLAS ESPANOL? GROUP meeting 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Grounded Cafe. 5p.m. Todos Bieviendo NELSON KNITTING CO-OP: A new knitting group. Everyone welcome ($2). Meet at Anglican Church 12-3p.m. CAPOEIRA CLASSES AT 7p.m. Baker St. Drop-in/beginners welcome. Brazilian martial arts/dance and music ULTIMATE FRISBEE CO-ED 6:30p.m. Lakeside Field. Everyone welcome NELSON BELLYDANCE CLASSES Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 or 8p.m. 533 Moving Centre. Baker St. 250-509-0633 FELDENKRAIS: FIRST CLASS Free! Gentle, pleasureable.Oct7-Nov18, 2:30 - 3:30p.m., Feldendrais Center, 206 Victoria St. Preregistration 352-3449 susangrimble@telus. net


COMMUNITY ART STUDIO. Drop-in 1 - 4p.m. Families welcome! Kutenai Art Therapy Institute 601 Front St. 352-2264 MEAT DRAWS AT Nelson Legion 3:45p. m., in beverage room with Karaoke after. 352-7727 WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, HERBALISM and Stone Age Skills classes! Ongoing program. Children, teen, adult classes. 357-2822. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS NOON meeting at The Cellar. 717A Vernon St. THE NELSON SCRABBLE Club meets Saturday at 1p.m. For further information please call 250-352-6936 NELSON CHESS CLUB every Saturday morning, all welcome. Seniors Hall, 777 Vernon St. CHILDREN’S ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS Ages 4-7 at The Moving Centre. Call The Dance Path, Marguerite Wood, 359-2926 WALK IN PEACE at Lakeside Park (at the gate), 1st Saturday monthly. 10:30a.m. Be The Change NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS STEP meeting, 10a.m., The Cellar, 717A Vernon St., 1800-342-7439

Sundays UNITY CENTRE OF the Kootenays. Broader Horizons, back door, 905 Gordon Rd. 11a. m. Everyone Welcome CRIBBAGE, LEGION BEVERAGE room, 12:30p.m. Info: 352-7727 WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, HERBALISM and Stone Age Skills classes! Ongoing program. Children, teen, adult classes. 357-2822. PUBLIC MEDITATION 9A.M. -- 12p.m Midmorning refreshments; come and go as you wish. Shambhala Meditation Centre 444 Baker St. WORSHIP SERVICES JOY at the Baptist Church. 10a.m., 11a.m., 6:30p.m., 560 Baker St., Suite #3, SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP, Community Church, Passmore Hall, 11a.m. ng SUNDAY WORSHIP, ST. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Slocan, 2p.m. g NELSON AA SUNDAY morning 10 a.m. The Cellar. 717A Vernon St. NELSON UNITED CHURCH service, 10a.m. 602 Silica St. All are welcome ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH Service 10:15a.m. 1805 Silverking Rd. All are welcome. 352-2515 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICE 9a.m. at St. Michael and All Angels. Balfour. All are welcome ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN Church Everyone welcome to 4p.m. worship. 21 Silica St. 354-3308ong SAHAJ MARG GROUP meditation: Please phone Eleanor 352-3366 or Sarah 3549496 QUAKER MEETING, 723 Ward, upstairs, 10a.m. 354 3859 ULTIMATE FRISBEE COED 3:30p.m. Lakeside Field Everyone welcome

Mondays KOOTENAY GOSPEL CHOIR Auditions 6:30p.m. at the Seniors Center with Pauline Lamb. Contact: paulinelambmusic@hotmail. com SWORD THI CHI (Yang 32 Form) with Master Pauline Bao. Mondays and Wednesdays 4-5:30p.m. 250-505-8057

CONTACT IMPROVISATION DANCE Jam 7:30 - 9:00p.m. $5 drop-in, all levels welcome. The Moving Centre, 533A Baker St. Contact: Judy 250-352-3319 MT. SENTINEL SCHOOL South Slocan Badminton. Mon and Wed 7:30p.m. 3597610 Nov. 5 KOOTENAY SHAMBHALA MEDITATION Centre. Open House. Meditation instruction and practice 7p.m; talk and discussion 8p.m; tea 9p.m. 444 Baker St. www. BAHA’I COMMUNITY OF Nelson Please join us for prayers and an introduction to the Baha’i faith 7p.m 354-0944 DIAPER-FREE BABY/ELIMINATION COMMUNICATION support circle, 4th Monday of each month 10-12a.m. at The Family Place 312 Silica St. HERITAGE HARMONY BARBERSHOP Chorus. Welcoming anyone! Tim 250-8259694 or John 250-352-6892 SHOTOKAN KARATE 5-7P.M. St. Joseph’s School gym 523 Mill Street SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING 7-9p.m. Central School Gym: 811 Stanley St., Nelson. Beginners Welcome NELSON BADMINTON CLUB meets at Mary Hall Gymnasium, 7 - 9p.m. Everyone welcome. Anne 250-352-7536, Guy 250352-6330 DROP-IN GRIEF SUPPORT group. 7 - 9p.m. at Broader Horizons, 905 Gordon Road, back door. ADULT BADMINTON AT Redfish School, 6:30 - 9:30p.m. $20. Bring racquet and indoor footwear. For info call 229-4346, 229-4343, 229-4485 COOKING CLASSES EVERY Wed/Sun. Many topics to choose from. Lorraine at or 250-352-3860 A COURSE IN Miracles support/study group at Manistone Wellness Centre, 507 Baker St., #209 at 6:30p.m. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS DISCUSSION meeting, Noon, The Cellar, 717A Vernon St, 1-800-342-7439

Tuesdays SING FOR MY Child 8:30 - 9:40 Tuesday mornings. Lullabies, Children’s songs. Nelson Waldorf School 354-1492 SUFFER FROM AN Eating Disorder? Need Support?, 352-9598 after 6 p.m. or for more information ACUPUNCTURE FOR ADDICTIONS Free drop-in clinic, 1:30p.m. Located at 333 Victoria St., 2nd Floor. 505-7248 ongoing YOUNG FELLOWS OFF Booze AA Meeting 8p.m. The Cellar. 717A Vernon St. NELSON WOMEN’S CENTRE drop-in Noon - 4p.m. Free clothing and food. 420 Mill St. 250-352-9916 NELSON COMMUNITY BAND Rehearsals, 7:30 - 9p.m., First Baptist Church, 611-5th St., New members welcome. 352-6119 NEW OA MEETING 577 BAker St. 8p.m. 1-800-611-5788 CAPOEIRA CLASSES AT 7:00p.m. Baker St. drop-in/beginners welcome. Brazilian martial arts/dance and music PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP monthly meeting to be held at Kiwanis Hall in Nelson. 1:30p.m. Everyone welcome

Fridays GENDER OUTLAWS, A support & social group for trans & gender variants. 3545362 NELSON AA-F-TROOP MEETING at the Cellar 717A Vernon St. 8p.m. DOES SOMEONE’S DRINKING trouble you? Al-Anon meeting 8p.m. at 601 Front St. A COURSE IN Miracles support/study group meeting at Manistone Wellness Centre, 507 Baker St., #209, 9:30a.m. - noon. All welcome NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS DISCUSSION meeting, Noon, The Cellar, 717A Vernon St, 1-800-342-7439 FELDENKRAIS - FIRST Class Free! Gentle movement. Oct 8 - Nov 19, 11:30 - 12:30p. m., Feldenkrais Center, 206 Victoria St. Preregistration 352-3449 susangrimble@telus. net

Locomotive Ghost Friday, Oct 22 @ the Royal

special events

Wed. Oct. 13

Mon. Oct. 18

FUNDRAISER FOR NEW Denver Reading Centre with Caroline Woodward reading from new novel. Mayor Gary Wright to auction off character roles for Caroline’s next book! Raven’s Nest will sell books. 7:30p.m. at the Bosun Hall in New Denver. Admission by donation. VOLUNTEER TRAINING DAY. The Nelson and Area Elder Abuse Prevention Program is looking for senior volunteers in the Nelson, Salmo, Passmore, Riondel, Kaslo, Balfour and Harrop/Procter areas. If interested call 250-352-6008 or email FOUR-DAY FREE CAREER Exploration Workshop to help you find your perfect work. Registration/information info@kcds. ca 250-352-6200 LATIN MERENGUE CLASSES: Learn this sexy dance based on the hips movement. Wednesdays to Oct 27th. jen. 250-509-0633

LOVERS IN A Dangerous Time at Nakusp’s Bonnington Arts Centre FOR THE LOVE of Drawing with Anita Levesque Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1, 8. 7-9p.m. $80 Oxygen Art Centre 250-3522821 UCCC WILL BE holding a wine, cheese and speaker soirée at 5:30 - 7:30p.m., at Touchstones, featuring Lindsay Cole, a Vancouver-based green building consultant, and director of Sustainability Solutions Group

Thurs. Oct. 14 VALLICAN WHOLE HOSTS Caroline Woodward reading new novel Penny Loves Wade, Wade Loves Penny. Jenny’s Book Garden on site. 7p.m. DIFFERENT STROKES A diverse show and sale of original paintings by Marilyn McCombe and Sue Parr. Dancing Bear Inn. 171 Baker St., Nelson. Until Oct. 29th

Fri. Oct. 15 CAROLINE WOODWARD RETURNS to Nelson & Oxygen Arts Centre with new novel Penny Loves Wade, Wade Loves Penny. Co-sponsored by Nelson Library. Otter Books on site. 7:30p.m. SOCIAL DANCING EVERY Friday at the Royal. Free! Mostly Swing, smooth Latin. 6 - 8p.m. FREE CHEVY CHASE Movies at the Nelson Legion Beverage room - Fletch and Fletch Lives 7p.m. 352-7727

Sat. Oct. 16 COTTONWOOD FALLS FARMER’S Market in Nelson is holding it’s 3rd Annual Pumpkin Auction starting at noon THIRD ANNUAL “TAKE It Off Day” party at the Nelson Trading Company on Baker St. Donate your hair so it may be used for wigs for cancer patients. SACRED FEMININE TREASURES: Relax~ Rejuvenate~ Breathe: Enhance health and vitality with Qi Gong. Marisa: 250-3520886,

Sun. Oct. 17 DANCES OF UNIVERSAL Peace 3 – 5:30p. m. at The Moving Centre (533 Baker St., upstairs). By donation, everyone welcome. Bring non-marking indoor footwear and a water bottle. Information: 250-825-0012 GREEN BUILDING TOUR of Nelson. Come fine out how you can make your home or business more sustainable and healthier. 11a.m. - 4p.m. Admission $10, $5 Students. Register: robin@cascadiagbc. org, 250-352-7933. Tour starts at The Building Tree - 621 Herridge Lane at 11a. m.

Tues. Oct. 19 FREE BOGART MOVIES at the Legion beverage room - Maltese Falcon and Sabrina 7p.m. 352-7727 CLASSES AT CREATIVE Edge: Make Your Paintings Glow! Oct 19–Nov 9, 6-9p.m.

Wed. Oct. 20 KOOTENAY CO-OP RADIO Annual General Meeting Location: Scout Hall, 310 Cedar St. Nelson. Doors open at 6:30p.m., meeting starts 7:00p.m. THE EXHILARATING DOCUMENTARY John Michel Basquiat: Radiant Child on arguably the greatest artist of our lifetime www. FIND OUT ABOUT the hundreds of careers in Tourism. Free workshop. Information/ registration 250-352-6200 PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP meeting will be held this month at 1:30p.m. on the 1st floor of the First Co-op, 518 Lake St. in Nelson. Guest speaker will be Kathy Van Der Star. Everyone welcome

Thurs. Oct. 21 LEARN HOW TO develop a winning cover letter to get that job interview. Information/ registration (250)352-6200

Fri. Oct. 22 LOVERS IN A Dangerous Time at the Vallican Whole FREE MARX BROTHERS Movies at the Nelson Legion beverage room - Duck Soup, Horse Feathers 7p.m. 352-7727 REIKI LEVEL 1 Workshop. Oct 22 6 - 9p.m., Oct 23 9a.m. - 3p.m. $225. Registration: 250-505-7832

Sat. Oct. 23 3-D FORM FELTING Workshop (Intermediate) with Deborah Loxam-Kohl Oct. 23, 24. 10 -4p.m. 352-2821. $120 +$20 materials. Oxygen Art Centre


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LOOKING FOR A place to sell your wares this Xmas? Touchstones Nelson has space in its market for body care products, woollies, preserves or ??? 352-8262 CALL FOR VENDORS: Balfour Hall’s “One and Only” Christmas Craft Faire. Saturday, Nov. 13th. 250229-5265 HEART OPENING AND Spiritual Guidance! Private 90min appointment $100 with author/intuitive Norm Pratt. 250-357-9457, www.normpratt. com ADIDAM STUDY GROUP: All are welcome. Visit, or call 250-354-4724 for more information. ATTENTION RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS! If you received the CEP (Common Experience Payment), you may be eligible for further cash compensation. To see if you qualify, phone toll free 1-877-988-1145 now. Free service!

BRAND NEW! BATMAN MUSCLE Chest Child Costume, for ages 1-2 years $40 . Please call 250-3520960. JOGGING STROLLER WITH big wheels for Nelson’s snow and hills, $75, 250-352-7512 FOR SALE: 8 brand new 9oz Avent baby bottles. Over $120 value, asking $80 OBO. 250-352-6992

ART ART SHOW FEATURING Paula Smith. At Selkirk Eyecare, 543 Baker St. Now through October!

AUTO FINANCING $0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www. DLN 30309. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 12 out of 14 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. Want a VISA? www. or 1-888208-3205.

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BUSINESS OPS DISCOVER HOW TO earn extra income working 3-4hours per day from your home or office. Email kimwoods2021@gmail. com for more info. THE DOCK RESTAURANT. 569 Ward Street. Owner medical condition forces closure and sale. 3 year records of good profits. Asking $50,000. Will consider all offers. 80% COMMISSION TRAVELONLY has 500 agents across Canada. Business opportunities with low investment, unlimited income potential, generous tax/travel benefits. Run your travel company, full-time, parttime from home. Register for FREE seminar,, 1-800608-1117, Ext. 2020. GROW YOUR BUSINESS With Fax, Survey, Event, Autoresponder & Email Marketing Services. Call Us Today At 1-877-312-4979 Or Visit for Your Unlimited Free Trial.


X-MAS FAIRS CALL FOR ENTRY: “Season of the long night” Christmas show gallery. Local artists and craftspeople are invited to submit their work for free jurying by Oct 20th. Bring your original crafts, sculptures, paintings and solstice creations to 378 Baker St., Craft Connection, Nelson

COMPUTERS COMPUTER COACHING NEEDED: $10-$20 depending on usefulness of skills taught. 509-774-0179 or

EDUCATION SECRET SERVICE CYCLES Bike Maintenance Classes: Oct. 19 & 21; Oct.23 & 24; Oct. 26 & 28. For info 250-509-3333 EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED ENGLISH/ESL Tutor. All Levels. Reasonable Rates. Bobbie 3590193 YOUNG FRENCH WOMAN offers French tutorials. For more information call: (1) 778-848-6423 A PA R T M E N T / C O N D O M I N I U M MANAGERS (CRM) home study course. Many jobs registered with us across Canada! Thousands of grads working! Government certified. 30 years of success! or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.

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RED & white ing, human resources and financial graffiti print. Inside: blue lunch kit, management. The ability to work a clear school folder marked “Sam” & flexible work schedule including evegreen quicksilver hoodie. PLEASE nings and weekends is also required. CRIMINAL RECORD? ONLY call 250-509-0307 or return to South The successful applicant must be PARDON SERVICES CANADA has 20 Nelson Elementary School. highly motivated to grow with this years experience GUARANTEEING department into our future new store! LOST KITTEN: SMALL grey and RECORD REMOVAL. Call 1-8-NOWWe offer a competitive salary, great black tabby. Very friendly. Lost on PARDON (1-866-972-7366). www. benefits package and a cooperaBaker St. 352-3239 tive work environment. Please apply LOST: [PERHAPS AWHILE ago] with resume and cover letter before Black Borsalino hat with pinkish/ Friday, October 29 to: Deirdrie Lang, purple pin. Great sentimental value. General Manager Kootenay Co-op Reward. 359-7185 295 Baker Street Nelson, BC V1L FOUND: BALL HITCH on Vernon St. FOUND: OLD FIBERGLASS boat on 4H4 www. Call to identify 250-354-7411 Kootenay Lake. Call to identify. We thank all appliLOST: LADIES ORANGE quilted 551-5501 cants in advance for their applicavest with hood. Esprit. Call 250-513tions; only those selected for an interLOST: BOSTON TERRIER, 1066 view will be contacted. “MOOSE” Deer Creek Park area/ ����������������������������� LOST: SET OF keys on Hall Street Robson, CASTLEGAR. $3,000 THE ADVOCACY CENTRE, NELSON ���������� between Pharmasave and Extra PLEASE CALL 250-352CARES SOCIETY: PARENTING FINANCIAL SERVICES AFTER SEPARATION ñ PART-TIME Foods, through alley. 250-229- Reward... 0542, 604-762-5797 4609 CONTRACT. This position co-faciliIF YOU OWN a home or real estate, tates six Parenting After Separation LOST: WOMEN’S BLACK leather ALPINE CREDITS will lend you sessions per year. This posting is for a jacket, fur-lined hood, XS, at The money: Itís That Simple. Your Credit male facilitator; the program requires Royal on Sept 24th. Sentimental / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 7.5’ CAMPER. COMES with fridge, one female and one male facilitator. Value! 250-352-0544 1.800.587.2161. stove, furnace. Fits smaller import Detailed job description available at: LOST: BLACK/BLUE DAYPACK, trucks. $600 OBO. Call Shaun 250DEBT STRESS? DEBTS got you The Advocacy Centre, 521 Vernon initials BMO, contains address and 354-7411 worried? End those phone calls. Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 4E9 Tel: 250agenda book. Reward, no questions Avoid bankruptcy. Contact us for a BEAUTIFUL JADE PLANT, 66 cm. 352-5777 Fax: 250-352-5723 advoca asked. 352-7474 evenings no-cost consultation. Online: www. tall, $20 OBO. 250-354-4794. Contact: or toll-free 1LOST RING: SILVER band size 9-ish, PARAMOUNT LEAF BLOWER Amy Taylor, Office Manager. Closing 877-556-3500. with curls cut out. Lost late August. $10; Canadian Encyclopedia 3 date: October 22, 2010. Preference Sentimental. 250-352-2556 $500$ LOAN SERVICE, by phone, Volumes by Hurtig Publishers given to internal candidates. Nelson no credit����������������������������� refused, quick and easy, $10. LOST: FUSED DIAMOND WEDDING CARES Society is an equal opportu���������� payable over 6 or 12 installments. RINGS (2 attached together) in nity employer. 9 TIRES 5 Rims: only $250 - P205/ Toll Free: 1-877-776-1660 www.monAugust 2010 in Wholesale Store. 75R15. 4 Toyo Winter, very good. 5 A DREAM JOB for the right Very much missed! Kay 250-226summer use. 4 fancy rims, 1 regular. son. A successful businessman in 7635 REWARD. 352-2381. Calgary, Alberta, with a busy lifestyle is seeking a live-in Health Caretaker to design an overall health regime for him that suits his lifestyle. Duties FREE: OLDER FRONTIER camper. include preparing healthy meals, proStove/toilet. Needs work. Could be ���������������������������� vide a well-rounded exercise routine, your winter project/ready in spring! and assist with gentle persuasion 250-505-4395. �������������������������� in following the program. Yoga and FREE: DANBY PROPANE stove/ ����������� massage experience is an asset. No oven with 100lb tank ...stove and housekeeping duties are required ���������������������������� tank clean but needs tlc. 250-355since a trusting and caring house2304 keeper is already in place. Travel may YORK WEIGHTS 5-2.5LBS, 2-5lbs, be required. Applicant must have a ����������������������������� 2-25lbs; Dual Turntable, loose conreliable vehicle or one will be provid- ���������� nection, 352-6215 ed as part of their salary. The employFREE: KENMORE FRIDGE, clean ment contract is to be negotiated for 3 and works 352-0047 months at a time. To arrange an interview please email a cover letter and resume to dextervancouver@gmail. com THE NELSON WALDORF SCHOOL HEART YOGA WITH Karuna at The is seeking a Class Six Interim Teacher, Studio, 182 Baker Tuesdays and ��������������������������������� with strengths and experience in Thursdays 5:30-7pm www.yogaka����������������������������������������� Middle School Math Skills. This is a 250-229-4793 �������������������������������������� maternity leave temporary position to ��������������������������������������������� begin November/December 2010 to June 2011. B.C. Teacher Certification ������������ is required. Hiring preference will LOOKING FOR WORK? Check be given to teachers with Waldorf out our website at www.kcds. Teacher Training/Experience. Please ca or call (250)352-6200 for send resume and letter of interest free information and assisto administrator@nelsonwaldorf. tance! org FLOWER OF LIFE WORKSHOP Nov. 12-15 Nelson: living Sacred Geometry, Mer-Ka-Ba Meditation, healing circles. $333 before Oct. 26. Registration: Dania KalTara, Authorized Facilitator, 250-3540413. NELSON-CRESTON NDP AGM Sunday, October 17, 3:00p.m. Potluck, silent auction and forum panalist including Shane Simpson to follow. All are welcome. Contact Gord McAdams at 250-352-3309. COMMUNITY LIVING BC’S Self Advocate Advisor and Family Partnership Advisor will be holding meetings with Families and Self Advocates in Nelson October 13 from 6:30- 8:30p.m. and in Cranbrook October 14, 6:30-8:30p. m. 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MISC. FOR SALE HOOVER CYCLONIC VACUUM for Sale Cost $300, Asking $150. Still in the box. Phone 250-354-1127 CARPET - IN excellent shape, 8 months old, grey burber, two pieces 9x12, 10x13 $50 each 250-354-8030 CRAFTERS/KNITTERS/ CROCHETERS? BOX OF assorted yarn: $50. Call 250-354-4546. MEC DOUBLE JOGGER stroller/bike trailer. New: $300, for you $150! 250354-7812 BRONCO ROTISSERIE AND BBQ. Never Used. $80. 250-3526215 LAWNMOWER, LAWN SEEDER, wheel barrow frame, frame hitch, metal shelving (bolt together), free standing desktop, woodturning lathe, table saw, kayak, snowmobile, etc. 250-352-6259 JONSERED 930 CHAINSAW. C/W 28” and new chain. Loads of power and compression. $275. 250-3547411 FOR SALE, 2 Fig plants and flowers. 250-359-8103 PINCH PLEATED DRAPES. Neutral color. Long. 250-229-5605 TWO ADIRONDACKSTYLE CHAIRS made from recycled barnwood $40 each. Lovely antique wickerporch chair $35. 250-354-1784 ALL-FRIDGE 18 CU., clean, $75.Braun Juicer and Food processor, like new, $225 - for both. 250-2267880 HOSPITAL BED IVC full electric, 4 months old. Great shape. $1300. 250-505-2075 STEP MASTER EXCERCISE Machine $25; Little Tikes basketball stand $15; Metal filing cabinet $5. 250-229-4452 MINI TRAMPOLINE $25; office chair $10; four wooden chairs $10 each; tresle dining table $35. 3597756 6’6” X 5’8” GREEN TRUCK canopy $75; Solid oak twin bed and mattress $100; Twin Box, mattress and frame $25. 250-226-0034 250 BIG BEAMS FOR sale; 4x6 rough cut, 18’ 14’ 10’ long. Good price, pickup Thrums. 250-399-4116 ELECTRIC BOILER- SLANTFIN, Monitron, EH-30-135s, heat 2000����������������������������� 3000 sq feet. Unused. New $2500, selling for $1800. 250-352-0076 TABLE SAW $40, PROPANE stove, electric boiler 85000btu, 3/4hp condensing unit. 250-355-2269 VERMONT CASTINGS B-VENT propane space heater. Working $500. 250-359-6606 ATTENTION INDOOR GARDENERS! 4 light kit, complete with many extras. 250-551-4333 HIDEABED - $60 - small, blue, floral print fabric. 825-9266 40 AMP GFIC BREAKER previously as hot tub breaker. Rob 3522608







VINYL RECORDS: BUY, sell, trade. Amps, turntables, speakers. 250226-6783 OAK WOODEN DESK with hutch $40. Wire laundry room organizer/2 shelves W63”xH76”xD14” $30. Call 825-0185 BEAUTIFUL OAK KITCHEN cabinets. 5 upper(1 stained glass corner), 5 lower(1 Lazy Susan). Never installed. $1800 OBO. 250-5091286. ACKLANDS 230 AMP A.C./150Amp D.C. Welder. Powercord, welding cable, helmet, Stinger. Never used. 250-825-4408 WINTER TIRES FOR SALE, Blizzak WS60, 235/60R17, 102R. 60% tread remaining. $500 OBO; Chandelier; Captain’s Bed; Lover Drapes 8’ wide; wheelchair; all best offers. 1974 Lincoln $5000 mint. 250-354-4697 / 250-505-9452 6’X8.5’FLATDECK TRAILER, ALL new wood deck/electrical, smaller wheels, extra leafs. Snowmobile? ATV? etc. $490. 824-4256 LARGE ASSORTMENT OF moving boxes used once, $2 large size, $1 medium size, 250-608-3548, Castlegar SKIS: HEAD SWEET Thang- 107cm, used 11 times $110, Dynastar- 100cm $30, Rossignol ski-boot 21.5 $30. 250-226-7169 NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34î diameter, mills boards 28î wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%. - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. #1A 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. BUILDING SALE... ÌROCK BOTTOM PRICES!î 25X30 $4,577. 30X40 $6,990. 32X60 $10,800. 32X80 $16,900. 35X60 $12,990. 40X70 $13,500. 40X100 $23,800. 46X140 $35,600. OTHERS. Ends optional. Pioneer MANUFACTURERS DIRECT 1-800-668-5422. A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad ���������� Credit, Donít Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866884-7464. FUTURE STEEL BUILDINGS CLEARANCE - Pre-engineered and custom-sized to your requirements. Factory-direct pricing. Some models discounted to half-price to clear. CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE AND QUOTE 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170. **HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Donít be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348.

WOOD CHIPPER TO rent to make bark mulch for garden. 250-2267162 URGENTLY NEEDED INTERNET workable computer (Laptop/Desktop), CD/DVD burner, used is fine. Must Be Low cost! CALL 250-777-1278 BICYCLE: IN GOOD condition to take to Cuban family in Cuba. Needed by January 2011. 250-352-9788 late evening USED ACUSTIC SEAGULL guitar in good condition Please call Sarah at 1-250-359-2957 GO CART IN any condition for school project. 250-551-5035 FREEZER BURNT/DATED MEAT for dog food. Will pick up. 250-2266796 WANTED: FREE USED carpets, low pile, in fairly good condition. Louise 354-0243 WANTED: TREADMILL, MUST run at low speed (for rehab.) 250-3527354 LOOKING FOR OUTDOOR Christmas lights you are willing to give away, please! 250-352-6572 GETTING RID OF your Carpet? I want it! Will pick up, 505-6205 WANTED- 4 WINTER tires c/w rims for Toyoto 4runner, Size: 225x75R15; 352-9437 WANTED: WHITE ELECTRIC stove in good working order for reasonable price. Please call Chris 250-3544475 WANTED: SNOWSHOES FOR 160lb male. (250)354-4257 FUTON IN GOOD shape. Will pay $50-75. 250-352-2462 WANTED: ANY FRUIT tree wood apple, cherry, etc. Call 250-226-7954 YOUNG CHILDREN’S TOYS or furniture in good condition. Please call 250-354-3663

PROFESSIONAL DOG GROOMING with TLC. Pinky’s Pet Parlour, 536 Ward St., Nelson. Monthly Specials! 250-551-5501 ONE VERY SWEET, friendly, male hamster. One year old. Free to good home. Supplies included. 250-2294356 VAQUERO HORSEMANSHIP CLINIC at NDRC October 30-31. All riding styles benefit. naturalvaquero. com Contact Heather 250-505-5270

18’’ KONA KIKAPU deluxe with Manitou Minute front fork, $1150. Great XC bike. 778-838-1861 (in Nelson) ‎4 SALE! A Rome and a Prodigy snowboard “156, Helly Hansen (W) soft shell jacket, 4 Winter Tires on “13 rims, Size 8 (W) cork boots, older G4 Mac laptop. 250777-1918 (rhiannawilliams@yahoo. com) BCA TRACKER DTS avalanche beacon - $250. BCA probe $30, shovel. All nearly new. $30. 250-5513174. WANTED: ROWING MACHINE in good order. 354-0335

2000 VW BEETLE, 287,000kms. Power everything, sunroof, well maintained, 2 sets good tires, roofrack. $4000 OBO. 250-3532439 ‘98 VW JETTA 4 sale. Sunroof, summers and winters on rims, 200 000kms. $3500. 250-3572276. 1994 TOYOTA COROLLA, good mechanical condition. $1400 OBO. Ed at 250-357-2258 2007 YARIS 5DR hatchback, a/ c, 5spd 78,808km. $11,500 250225-3488 4 P215 75 R14 All Season tires on rims $250 OBO. Contact Brandy 250-825-9313 1998 AWD GMC Safari 7 passenger van. Well Maintained, 8 new tires on rims, trailer hitch, new brakes and more. Great ski mobile/people mover. $3400/ offers. 250-352-2252 1991 GMC SIERRA 1/2 ton. Runs great, looks ok. $900 OBO. Call after 7pm. 250-777-0636 1998 BLACK INFINITY Qx4 218,800km. $5000 OBO. 250551-8148 1990 NISSAN TRUCK. Runs well. Needs box or flat deck. 292,000km $350 OBO. 250-3526416 87 TOYOTA 2WD pickup, excellent condition. $2000 OBO. Call Martin 354-4257 91 MITSUBISHI DELICA, 4x4, diesel, 5 speed, 7 passenger, no rust, winter tires on rims. $5000. 357-9208 WINTER VAN STORAGE, $40/mnth. Call James 250-3522201 1991 4-RUNNER CLEAN, tow package, new tires. Replaced engine 200,000km. $5000. New winters/rims available. 250-5053381 1994 JIMI $500. Deal..must sell now! Slocan. odymer@hotmail. com PREVIA 4WD VAN $2200 OBO. 86 Camry winter beater $350 OBO. 250-352-5248 1977 GMC SIERRA 2WD, 64,500 original mileage, drive-train and motor in excellent shape. $1500 250-509-1032 1989 CARGO VAN. New paint, a/ c, posi trac, roof racks. Runs well. $650. 250-359-7166 1998 S10BLAZER 4X4 automatic, clean, reliable, good winter tires, needs nothing. 4dr. $3500. 354-1272 NEED TO SELL something? Buy something? Lost something? Found something? Whatever you need, you can find it in the Express classifieds! Submit your free 15 word reader classified today at www.

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MUSIC & DANCE 1969 MARSHALL SUPERBASS 100 watt stock head 1975 Celestion 4x12 cab. $2500 250-359-5909 INSTRUMENTS: GETZEN TRUMPET $450; Beuscher Alto Sax, $600; Selmer DarbyII Tenor Sax, $700. For info. 250-825-4410 VOCAL LESSONS: AN agreeable way to improve your singing and reduce everyday stress. A gentle yoga! 250-352-3319 ADDITIONAL CHILDREN’S ENRICHMENT Program: Autumn Classes offered beginning October 20th,(Wednesdays), Ages 3-5. Contact the Dance Path; Marguerite Wood, Dance Education Instuctor 250-359-2926

OTHER OFF-GRID WILDERNESS CABIN for hard-working kind-hearted person with vision. Site partner option. Near Slocan. 250-226-7311

PERSONALS DATING SERVICE. LONG-TERM/ SHORT-TERM Relationships, FREE CALLS. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chat-lines. Local Single Ladies.1-877-804-5381. (18+).

PSYCHIC READINGS BIG PICTURE CHAKRA Readings with Evie Clare a report from your Higher Self, above Oso Negro evenings and weekends. Phone 250505-8371 for info/bookings. Get your Knowing Going

RVS/SLEDS/BIKES 1981 23 FOOT Chev Vanguard class C motor home. Very Good Condition. $6500 OBO. 250-352-1135. 1976 16Í HOLIDARE Trailer. Sleeps 5, well maintained. Equalizer hitch, bike hitch, etc. $3400 or $6800 with van to pull it! 250-352-2252

SERVICES ADRIAN BURTON PAINTING. Experienced, free estimates. No HST! 250-229-2108 ORCA TRUCK FOR HIRE. Will do dump runs, moving, etc. Patrick 5050612. SUMMIT STUDIOS - audio recording, audio-video production, restoration, transfer. Call 250-227-9091 HANDYMAN SERVICES. I FIX just about anything! Clean, reliable, excellent references. $30/hr, 4hr minimum. Fred 250-354-7175 or EXPERIENCED EDITOR AVAILABLE for editing business, academic, creative writing. Reasonable rates. Bobbie 250-359-0193 A CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION Company: Specializing in doors, windows, new construction, renovations, and more. Licensed and insured. Save money on heating costs and stay comfortable this winter! For a free estimate, call Kirk at 250-5519895 POST A CLASSIFIED in a few easy clicks. Choose your region or all of Canada. www.communityclassifieds. ca.

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TIRES/PARTS/OTHER TWO NORDIC P205/75R14 MS Tires (like new) on Rims $75. Phone 250359-7634 17” X 7.5” Tacoma Alloys from my 2006. All four for $250. 250-3547411 4 ALMOST NEW winter tires with wheels from Toyota Sienna. 205 70 R15 Toyo. 250-825-0199 TOW BAR; 2 inch ball, with chains and wire for lights. $100 Call Paul 352-2511. 4 WINTERS, MICHELIN 235/70R16 good condition. Also 4 16inch 5-bolt rims, black. $100/set. 250-509-0712 WINTER TIRES 4-TOYO 215-75-16 used for 2 winters. Lots of tred left. $150. Phone 250-352-6221 SET OF 4 Yokohama Geolander I/ T Go72 Winter tires. P245/75R16 109Q. Used 2 Seasons $375 Phone 825-0087 4 WINTER TIRES, Nokian hakkapeliitta-rsi 205-55-r16, 50% tread, $100.00 OBO 250-399-4736 WINTER TIRES FOR sale. 195/ r14 studded snows on rims. Used one season. $300. Dan 250-5090305. 185/60R14 FOUR WINTER tires on rims, great condition. $400 OBO Phone 250-352-2853 evenings 4 WINTER TIRES 80% tread 205/65r16 or 225/60r16 paid $750 asking $400obo 250-354-9851 FACTORY SUBARU RIMS with Mud/ Snow tires 70% left. 205/55R16, 5 bolt. Great condition. $300 OBO 250359-7110



1985 TOYOTA 220,000KM. Runs great. Gas cheap. Clean. 4-dr. Hatch. $750. See in Salmo. 250-3526416 2004 TOYOTA MATRIX 4WDrive. 100,000kms, very clean. $13,000OBO or trade for 4WD quadcab truck. 250352-9227 1980 VOLVO WAGON w/engine for installation. Good body, papers, keys $300. Volvo parts and repairs available. 250-226-7548


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A “MUST SEE” to realize all this MAJESTIC 1920’S HERITAGE property has to offer. Private 5.9 Lodge. 5000 sqft, 8 bdrms, 6 bath. Balfour acres. 4 bdrms, decks, fireSeparate 1 bdrm apartment. 3.4 place, games room & more. 30x60 acres. Lake views, grand covered garage. $679,900. Burke Jones 250verandas overlooking expansive 354-8515 Nelson Realty views. Successfully operating B & B. $995,000. David Gentles 250-354WATERFRONT @ BALFOUR w/ 8225. Nelson Realty Foreshore Lease & 18 slip Marina. .43 level acres. 2 bdrm 2 bath home. 1 ACRE OF flat land @ Erie Pit. $599,000. Adjacent lot available @ Large shop with power. Well & Septic. $374,500. Burke Jones 250-354$135,000. David Gentles 250-3548515 Nelson Realty 8225. Nelson Realty 4.9 ACRES NEAR Lemon Creek. MIRROR LAKE. LEVEL .86 acres. Large 13 year old 3 bdrm, 3 bath Lake Views, privacy, 3 bdrm, wood COSTUMES & RETRO outfits porch home. Total of 4246 sqft. Includes accents. Gambrel Style. $375,000. sale. Sat, Oct. 16th, 9a.m. to 2p.m. mobile home. $425,000. Burke Jones David Gentles 250-354-8225. Nelson #811-7th Street. Phone: 250-352-4628 250-354-8515 Nelson Realty Realty SATURDAY OCT 16TH, 8-2p.m. at NELSON CITY & Lake Views. LONGBEACH. 4-LEVEL SPLIT 3-4 909 Sixth St. Up from Dairy Queen. Renovated 4 bdrm 3 bath home. bdrm. Great spaces, deck, 1/2 acre Vintage clothing, misc, etc Sunken living room w/fireplace, lot, treed, gardens, private, seasonal SUNDAY, OCT 17, 10-1. Lots of chilvaulted ceilings. Terraced back yard. brook. $389,900. David Gentles 250dren’s goods. 3830 Little Slocan Rd., $442,500. Burke Jones 250-354354-8225. Nelson Realty Vallican. No Early Birds! 8515 Nelson Realty CENTRAL TO NELSON & Castlegar. 5.5 ACRES @ Slocan Park. 5 bdrm Fenced 1.84 acres. 3bdrm, 2bath 1440 sqft rancher w/in-law suite. family home, deck, carport, garage, Covered veranda on 4 sides. Large fruit trees, Lots of room. $389,900. STRAW AND MULCHING Hay. shop. $439,000. Burke Jones 250David Gentles 250-354-8225. Nelson Delivery anywhere in the West 354-8515 Nelson Realty Realty Kootenay. Farmer Direct Wayne 2261.21 LEVEL ACRES includes 4 MOUNTAIN STATION. 0.84 acres 7276, 226-7054. mobile homes. Secure tenants in just outside City limits. Valley views & CRAFTSMAN LAWN SWEEPER, place. great investment/holding sunsets. $250,000.00 David Gentles pull-type, used twice, paid $350, sell property. Burke Jones 250-354-8515 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty for $100. 250-352-5004. Nelson Realty BLEWETT ACREAGE: 36 acres with NEW ABDOER TWIST exercise unit HORSE LOVERS DELIGHT. 7.9 many building sites. Split by May & $150; doors $25; brand new picacres w/fenced pasture & gardens. 3 Jenny Road plus access off Blewett ture window $350; Chris 250-354bdrm home. Privacy treed. Central to Road. $465,000. David Gentles 2504240 Nelson & Castlegar. Crescent Valley. 354-8225. Nelson Realty $365,000. Burke Jones 250-354SLOCAN RIVER FRONT. 1.78 level 8515 Nelson Realty acres. 300 feet of frontage. UG serCRESCENT VALLEY. 3.82 acres, 2 vices @ lot line. Build now. 30 mins bdrm, double garage, 14x28 workEXPERIENCED HOUSESITTER to Nelson or Castlegar. $225,000. shop, 6 ft privacy fence. Goose Creek AND animal caregiver.Trustworthy, no HST. Burke Jones 250-354-8515 runs thru. Garden w/Deer fencing. Reliable employed female avaliable Nelson Realty $299,000. Burke Jones 250-354for housesitting Fall/Winter. Excellent COUGAR BLUFFS. SPECTACULAR 8515 Nelson Realty References.Jenn 250-505-1822 Views. 83.5 acres. Numerous desERIE CREEK FRONT. .42 level acres. OLDER, RESPONSIBLE COUPLE ignated building sites. A wilderness Upgraded 4 bdrm, 3 bath home. 14x20 housesitting rental sub-let. Novretreat, yet close to Slocan Valley covered deck. 28x44 lower deck. Tree April. Excellent references. Good amenities. $324,900. Burke Jones house w/power. $279,900. Burke Jones with plants and animals. 250-505250-354-8515 Nelson Realty 250-354-8515 Nelson Realty 0454 CREEK SIDE RETREAT. 1 acre of NEAT & TIDY 3 bdrm Rancher. Level LOOKING FOR LONG term house flat buildable land backs onto ripar150x112 lot. 12x16 shop & 16x40 barn. sit or rental home under $600 in/near ian zone of Winlaw Creek. Private Lots of room. Ymir $270,000. Burke Nelson. Brenda 250-505-7555 well. Power at lot line. $99,000. Jones 250-354-8515 Nelson Realty Burke Jones 250-354-8515 Nelson Realty NEWLY RENOVATED SALMO Rancher. Priced to sell 4 bdrm, 2 bath. KOOTENAY LAKE FRONT. Custom Fenced level .41 acres, Gardens, 3 bdrm 4 bath, full level walk-out ALL YOU COULD ask for in this workshop. Quick Possession basement, view decks. 22x44 workSuperior family home. Upgraded 6 bdrm, $189,900. Burke Jones 250-354shop, triple & single garages & car3 bath multi-level split. 100x120 corner 8515 Nelson Realty port. Park-like private gated 1.64 lot. Garage, paved drive. Huge covered acres. Burke Jones 250-354-8515 patio. Great views. $575,000. David GREAT VALUE BUILDING lot Nelson Realty Gentles 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty near Balfour. $110,000. .47 acres. Commanding lake views. Ug serRIVERFRONT. 1.48 LEVEL acres. WATERFRONT. 325 FEET @ vices. David Gentles 250-354-8225. 325’ on Slocan River. New 2188 sqft Sunshine Bay. Foreshore Lease. Boat Nelson Realty 3 bdrm rancher. Geotherm in-floor launch. Level 1.61 acres, creek, 4 ����������������������������� heat thru house & 2-car garage.���������� serviced RV sites, 14x66 home, 36x26 29 LOT SUBDIVISION IN the City Granite counters, custom kitchen, workshop. $1,175,000. David Gentles limits. Lot prices start @ $89,000. + 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty stainless appliances, fireplace, wood HST. Spacious lot sizes. UG services. accents, vaulted ceilings, ug servicCity amenities. David Gentles 250UNIQUE 16.3 ACRE oasis @ 9es, 688 sqft covered decks, fenced 354-8225. Nelson Realty Mile. Untapped potential. 2 homes. side yard, exposed aggregate, 265 feet sandy beach & boathouse, 5.3 ACRES WEST of Salmo. Subdividable. paved drive. A must see!! $689,900. 2 detached garages. Tranquilly & Lots of Gravel. Residential or commerBurke Jones 250-354-8515 Nelson privacy. $2,500,000. David Gentles cial. $225,000. David Gentles 354-8225. Realty 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty Nelson Realty

SOLID OAK KITCHEN/DINING table with leaf & 6 chairs; very good condition. Asking $125. 250-8254632 ANTIQUE, 3 PIECE bedroom suite, with double size mattress, good condition, $150. Phone 250-359-7657 POSITIVE APPAREL THRIFT Store 721 Front St now accepting furniture Mon ñ Sat 10-5 Sun 1-5

Do you ever feel like a bomb has went off in your bathroom? Towels everywhere, drawers exploding and your counters are impossible to find beneath all the lotions, potions, makeup, and shaving gear; or does your bathroom look ok on the surface, but you cross your fingers that your guests don’t decide to peak under the sink or in your medicine cabinet? Here are a few tips that will turn your unruly bathroom into a retreat in no time: Start with getting a garbage bag, box, rag, Vacuum/ broom, and some cleaning products. Then start clearing every drawer, shelf, and cabinet. Start by tossing out the old and the unused. This includes expired medicines, stale, dated make-up



and hair products, etc. Old medicine should be taken to your local pharmacy, and whatever else cannot be recycled goes in the garbage. Keepers go in the box. Please be realistic about what you are keeping; ladies I’m talking to you. We all only need so many brushes, potions, and nail polish bottles! Now that your surfaces and drawers are all clear give them a good cleaning. Categorize all your items, for example: brushes, nail-care, vitamins/ prescriptions, and first aid. Place your categories in labeled baskets, containers, or accessory bags. When things are contained they are more accessible. Containers are easy to move for cleaning and clearing the space. Use decorative containers for storing cotton balls, bars

restoring order Jenn Heale of soap, or q-tips, and store the back-ups under the sink or in your linen closet. If you have minimal storage, don’t overstock on toiletries. You can try to create more storage by: installing extra shelves, placing a shoe organizer on the back of the door for supplies, using hooks for extra towels, blow dryers, or bags of toys, Or if your handy you can create cabinets in-between the studs in your walls. Now, go and enjoy some well deserved time in your new oasis.

Jen Heale is the owner of Neat-Organizing and Decluttering Service and a member of POC (Professional Organizers of Canada). You may contact Jen directly with organizing questions to or 551-NEAT(6328).

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Equestrian Vaulting Club Koot-Neigh performed, medaled and ribboned at the BC Equestrian Vaulting Provincial Championships held in Chilliwack Sept. 19-20. This was a great competition to celebrate talent and enthusiasm while watching & performing creative, athletic routines on horses. Highlights included Kaylee Shukin’s Trot D gold (pictured above, with Yellow Storm), Korynn Weber’s Zone 1 Champion placing, Devin Fear’s Trot B Gold, Team Two Phase Trot Gold and Noor Lammers & Kaylee Shukin’s second place in Beginner Barrel.


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Only min. from the City & offering fabulous views of Kootenay Lake this 5 bed. 2 bath home really shines!Featuring established garden area with southern exposure,separate workshop and .32 acre property.

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ERIE CREAK FRONT. Level .26 MOBILE HOME NEEDING a talented 2 BUILDING LOTS. Expansive lake acres. 4 bdrm, 3 bath, spacious 2 renovator. 2 bdrm, 1 bath. Value views, Southern exposure. UG serstorey home. 2800 sqft & 1900 sqft priced. $29,500. David Gentles 250vices. Private beach & Marina access unfinished basement. Open Kitchen/ 354-8225. Nelson Realty available. .76 acres @ $147,500. 1.02 family room. Formal living & dinacres @ $149,500. David Gentles ing rooms. Carport, covered porch. 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty $395,000. David Gentles 250-3542.92 ACRES. (3 side-by-side lots) 55 8225. Nelson Realty 2/3 BEDROOM WATERFRONT home at foot well on center lot. 5 minutes west 10 ACRES INCLUDES 300 ft of River 7 mile. Deluxe, fully furnished. Available of Salmo. $135,000. David Gentles frontage across road (approx 1 ac). Oct 5th to May 31st. $1800/month 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty Open design 3 bdrm rancher. Barn. + utilities. WATERFRONT @ LONGBEACH. $379,900. David Gentles 250-354250-505-2067 Over 165 feet of sandy level beach. 8225. Nelson Realty IDEAL FOR FEMALE STUDENT. Designated septic area. Ready to $400/month (utilities included), shared HERITAGE. CLASSIC 2 storey 3 build. $399,900. David Gentles 250food. NON-smoking, quiet, friendly, bdrm. 62x120 fenced yard. Close to 354-8225. Nelson Realty kind. 250-825-4570 (Scott) Schools. $319,000. David Gentles UP & DOWN Duplex. 2 blocks off 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty MOUNTAIN WATERS RETREAT for Baker. 3 bdrm & 2 bdrm units. Always Rent. Beautiful, fully furnished, no pets, QUICK POSSESSION. 3+1 bdrm, 2 rented. Some upgrades are done. non smoking, great references needed. fireplaces, huge deck/carport, 50x141 $329,000. David Gentles 250-3544WD access only, 2.5km from Nelson. lot. Close to Schools. Suite potential. 8225. Nelson Realty $1750 plus util.Nov1st 2010 to Mar 31st $319,900. David Gentles 250-35441 ACRES. PRIVATE. Level benches. 2011. Richard 250-509-0553 8225. Nelson Realty Old Log structure. Original septic, water GREAT ONE BEDROOM + large den UPHILL RANCHER. 3 bdrm 2 bt & power. Slocan Valley $325,000. David condo for rent asap. Many features! Landscaped, level fenced lot. Suite Gentles 354-8225. Nelson Realty $1150 + utilities. Great location! 647potential. Great location. $365,000. David SLOCAN RIVER. LEVEL 1 acre with 283-8127 Gentles 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty 200 feet of river frontage. UG utilities @ SILICA STREET 3 bedroom heritage 6-MILE. 3-4 BDRM, 100x183 terraced lot line. $249,900. no HST David Gentles house. Hardwood floors, studio, garback yard, possible inlaw suite, deck, 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty den, lakeview. Available November carport. $299,000. David Gentles LOG ACCENTS THROUGHOUT. 3,100 1st. $1200/mo. Phone 250-358-7269 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty sqft, 3 level, 4+ bdrm home. New flooring. 1 BDRM APARTMENT on Trevor 60X110 CORNER LOT. 2 bdrm, 2 Amazing view decks. Organic gardens. Street. Coin-op laundry. $750/mo N/S bath, basement, carport, level entry. .23 acres $549,000. David Gentles 250-505-2067 Expansion potential. $249,000. David 354-8225. Nelson Realty SPACIOUS FURNISHED 3BDR mainGentles 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty BLEWETT. PRIVATE RETREAT - 2.46 floor 5km to Nelson. Mature NS/ND/NP. TIDY 2-3 BDRM mobile, addition & acres. Terraced gardens, 3 bdrm 2000 Available Immediately. $1000 + utilites. view deck. Lower 6-mile. Quick possqft rancher, hobby room, workshop. 250-505-2060 session. $49,500. David Gentles 250Spacious living. $425,000. David Gentles SPACIOUS, BRIGHT ONE bedroom. 354-8225. Nelson Realty 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty W/D, lakeview, patio, downtown. Avail. HOME COTTAGE BUILDING Deals!! LONGBEACH. 2.5 ACRES. Solid post now. $825 plus util. 250-354-3636 NO-CRETE TM Prefabricated Panel & beam. 2+ bdrms, office, 3 bath, 2 PROCTER 4 BEDROOM home. 2 Bath. Instant Foundation System - Basement kitchens, ����������������������������� suite potential. Outbuildings. ���������� Partially furnished. Private on acreage. Covered view deck. $479,900. David $69.99/foot, Crawlspace $49.99/foot! W/D, wood/electric, sauna, pond, hot Gentles 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty ICF Concrete $19.99/5.33SF Block. tub. $1400/mo. 250-354-3636 792SF 2484SF Shell Erected + QUICK POSSESSION. UPHILL 3 1 BEDROOM HALF-DUPLEX 10 minExterior Lock-up + Interior Framing bdrm, 3 bath, summer kitchen, suite utes west of Nelson. $850/month + utilifrom $29,975.00!! www.greenrpanel. potential. Separate “studio”. 50x120 ties. No Pets com / 1-800-871-7089. Local Dealer/ fertile lot. $490,000. David Gentles 250-505-2067 Installers!!! 250-354-8225. Nelson Realty







2 BEDROOM PROCTER on 1/2 acre. Large deck, great views. $900/ month + utilities. Pets negotiable. 505-2067 2/3 BEDROOM HALF-DUPLEX in Nelson. Carport & deck. $1300/ month + utilities. Pets negotiable. 505-2067 2 BEDROOM SUITES on Whitewater Road. Clean, recent upgrades. $800/ month + utilities. Pets negotiable. 505-2067 SLOCAN VALLEY NEAR Winlaw: Newer cottage, 2 beds, loft, quiet, secure, Valley views. Suitable 2 people. $795. 250-226-0034 2 BEDROOM, NO smoking, no pets, quiet $975, taking applications. 250352-3860 MOUNTAIN STATION: APPLICATIONS taken for bright, one bedroom house for one or two. Available Nov 1st. N.P/P, N.S, N.D/D, 3 references required. $777 per month. 4 BEDROOM AT 6 MILE Great family home, carport, large covered deck. No pets. $1200/mo Rentals@NelsonRealty. ca 505-2067 FURNISHED ROOM UPHILL, $450 includes utilities and wireless internet, Nov.1, NP/NS. 250-354-3620 CONDO W/ONE LARGE bdrm + den(could easily be another bdrm) for rent. Great neighborhood!$1200+utilit ies. Heat included. 2 BEDROOM HOUSE in Rosemount for rent. No pets/No smoking. $900/month plus utilities. 352-6926 3 BRM. UPHILL house, 5-6 months, Nov.1st. Furnished . Mature person(s) N/S, N/P. $750 + utilities: 250-352-0493 1BD.RM COTTAGE, NS/NP $600/ month, includes utilties. Blewett. Avail Nov 1-April 30. 250-354-1935. SMALL HOUSE FOR Rent - Crescent Valley, available immediately, n/s, n/p, employment and previous rental references. 250-359-7731

BRIGHT ONE BEDROOM basement suite in newer uphill home. Separate entrance. $600/m Utilities incl. 354-1103 CHARMING WATERFRONT 2 bedroom house near Nelson; partly furnished; w/d; f/s; n/p; n/s. Contact: WORKSHOP, ART GALLERY or storage for rent. 250-352-3517 QUIET NATURE SETTING! Spacious, bright, 3Bd suite in sunny Beasly. W/ D, N/S, sorry no dogs. $935/month. Available immediately. 250-359-6669 FURNISHED BEDROOM FOR N/S female, in Rosemont, Nelson. $500, incl. wireless internet and utilities. Phone : 250-352-3365 ROOM FOR RENT with wireless net, w/d. Clean, quiet, responsible female. Nov. 1 $500/mo. Refs. 777-1055 CLEAN 2BDRM MOBILE home available now. Lower Six Mile Rd., 10km to Nelson, shares lakefront lot. $500 + utilities. 604-763-6805 UPHILL. 1BR UNFURNISHED. Fridge, washer/dryer, carport. N/P, N/S. $680 incl. utilities. Email: NEWLY RENOVATED 1 BDRM suite in quiet Rosemont house View. N/S,N/P $700 + utilities. 352-5640 FURNISHED, BASEMENT SUITE uphill. Shared laundry, n/p, n/s. Clean, quiet single person. $600inc. util505-5040 FULLY-FURNISHED 2 BDRM bsmt suite: newly-renovated, w/d, pets okay, Uphill, n/s, Nov. 1st. $860 + util. 352-1191 AWESOME GINGERBREAD HOUSE on creek in fairview, available now. 3 bedrooms, new kitchen/bathroom, $1,550+ utilities. 250-608-1501 4 BEDROOM HOME on Nasookin Road. Lake views, double garage, tile floors, pets considered. $1300/mo 505-2067 NICE 3 BEDROOM suite! 2 minutes to Nelson. Pets considered... $1099/ mo plus utilities. Available immediately. 505-3345

BEAUTIFUL, DOWNTOWN , stand alone building for lease. 2300 sq. ft., 601 Kootenay St. Please phone for details; 250-8259932 OFFICE SUITE AVAILABLE: Mountain Waters Building 205 Victoria St. Quiet sitting area. Heritage features. $375/month. Call Richard 250-509-0553 CLINIC ROOM TO RENT: sunny, spacious, private, quiet, 2-3 days/ wk. Call Dania at 354-0413



RENTALS WANTED RELIABLE WORKING FEMALE looking for private suite with electric heat and parking for $600650. Please call Jenn (250)5051822 WANTED: 4+ BDRM House w/ garage+yard, Nelson area, for me and 3 others. gsagelance@gmail. com Thank-you! FAMILY OF FOUR looking for cozy 3+bedroom home with yard in Nelson. References available. Sarah 250-509-0307. CONSCIOUS FEMALE IN 20’s seeks housing. Tidy and quiet yoga teacher with friendly chihuahua. 250 509 0884

SHARED ACCOM. FURNISHED BEDROOM WITH private bathroom available for single clean responsible person. Located uphill Nelson. 250-3521693 NOV 1ST-LARGE BEDROOM avail in 3 bedroom house, 1.5 baths, dishwasher/ laundry/ parking/storage. N/S $570/month inclusive. Please phone 250-3547754


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