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Reserves used to cover city deficit RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff
“No one could predict the interest market last year.” — Bob Spiers off the deficit would have been taxation, but that would have translated into a 3.5 per cent hike. “There’s no alternative,” said Spiers, of using the RCMP reserves. Other factors responsible for
the shortfall were casino revenues coming in under budget and the hotel room tax not being implemented last year. “We can’t operate in a deficit and we needed to cover it,” said Mayor Wayne Lippert, saying that Vernon isn’t in a unique
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The financial markets weren’t good for the City of Vernon. Council has dipped into the police reserves fund to cover an $851,000 operating deficit primarily because of a lack of interest revenue in 2009. “No one could predict the interest market last year,” said Coun. Bob Spiers. lnterest revenues for 2009 were below budget by $1,017,496 due to low returns on governmental bonds and low rates of return on overnight bank deposits. The other option for paying
situation because of the recession. “All municipalities and regional districts have similar issues. When the economy slows down, extra revenue dries up.” Coun. Shawn Lee believes it was appropriate to tap into the police reserves to pay off the deficit. “We used money that we’d already received (through taxation),” he said. Lippert also supports use of the RCMP reserves, but suggests a specific fund should be established to cover any future deficits.
The call of nature is being added to the City of Vernon’s agenda. Council was told Monday that there is a considerable need for public toilets downtown. “People do need access to washrooms,” said Annette Sharkey, with the Partners In Action committee which has been researching the matter. “It’s part of a safety Sharkey plan and a health plan.” Currently, public washrooms are available at the library when it’s open and the Upper Room Mission has facilities for its clients. The committee has determined there’s a need for public washrooms to accommodate tourists and residents who are shopping. “The homeless/street population ideally requires access 24 hours to maintain health and avoid public defecation and urination,” states a report to council. Bar patrons have also been identified as a target group to avoid public urination. A number of other communities have been reviewed to see how they handle public washrooms. Kelowna has facilities near the waterfront but there is limited access during the winter, while Kamloops has public washrooms in its cultural centre/museum. New York City has introduced 20 pay toilets, while Grand Rapids, Michigan has installed portable toilets for the homeless in a parking lot. “There could be public washrooms in future downtown planning,” said Sharkey. “They would be for residents, tourists and people living on the street.” The committee is researching grants that could see people at risk involved in constructing the washrooms or decorating them. “If you make the washrooms a space of beauty, you are less likely to have vandalism,” said Sharkey. The cost of building washrooms is also being investigated. “We are looking for partnerships to keep costs down,” said Sharkey.
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News Paralympic spirit shines for artist KRISTIN FRONEMAN
Many years ago, Kozak broke her back when a log hit the logging cat she was driving, and in 1989, The 2010 Paralympic Winter Games are reach- she hurt both her knees when she stepped in a hole ing close to home, not only with the three local while chasing a bear away from the guiding camp athletes who are competing, but with a Falkland where she worked. artist who has been asked to carry the flame before â€œIt set me back, and got worse over the years,â€? the Games open Friday. said Kozak, who had both her knees replaced five Lottie Kozak carries the Paralympic torch on years ago, and has relied on both her scooter and its arrival in Maple Ridge crutches to get around. today between 6 and 8 â€œSomeone designed me p.m. a swivel stool that I now â€œI was quite honoured use in the house. It helps to be asked, and shocked. me get into my studio to There are lots of disabled do my work,â€? she said. people out there,â€? she said Kozak has spent the last â€” Lottie Kozak when contacted by The 50 years living in Falkland Morning Star. and has developed her Kozak was initially wood and bone carvings of asked to be a part of the Paralympic torch relay animals, sewing and beading moose-hide vests and by the president of the B.C. MĂŠtis Council, and is moccasins, knitting sheep wool socks, all things she planning to wear the traditional red woven sash learned when she was young. worn by her ancestors while driving her electric Her work can now be found in collections scooter through the Lower Mainland community. around the world, as far as South Africa. â€œI am proud of my heritage. I am ninth genâ€œI now mostly carve wood,â€? she said producing a eration from Scotland and France to the other side, carving of an Eagleâ€™s Head, along with the walking, Mexico. I think thatâ€™s where I picked up the artistic friendship and talking sticks that she says are very side,â€? said Kozak, whose mother was Mexican, and popular. father MĂŠtis. â€œI am the type of person who makes things for Raised on an isolated ranch in the Upper Nicola use, nothing too fancy. A lot of my carvings, paintValley near what is now the Coquihalla Highway, ings and sketches have to have purpose. I want to Kozak has not let numerous injuries sustained show how I feel about wildlife,â€? she said. from working in hunting, logging and tree planting The 2010 Paralympic Games begin Friday in camps stop her from creating her art or doing the Vancouver and Whistler. Among the athletes are things she loves. local residents Josh Dueck, Ina Forrest and Sonja â€œI still go hunting by boat up north,â€? she said. Gaudet. Morning Star Staff
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Falkland artist Lottie Kozak represents the MĂŠtis nation when she carries the Paralympic torch through Maple Ridge today.
Silver Star volunteer carries torch BRENT MUTIS Morning Star Staff
Twelve years ago, Sarah MorrisProbert got the thrill of her life competing for the United Kingdom at the Paralympics in Nagano, Japan. Now sheâ€™s been able to relive some of those memories because she carried the Paralympic torch on its route through Hope Tuesday. â€œItâ€™s a very memorable time and a great honour to represent your country now to be in a new country itâ€™s also exciting,â€? said the 45-year-old native of Surrey, U.K. Morris-Probert is busy these days raising her 10-year-old twin sons, who are both avid skiers, and working
with the Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports program at Silver Star and the Powder Hounds program at Big White. One of Morris-Probertâ€™s colleagues from the board of the Disabled Skiers Association of B.C. put her name forward to carry the torch and she is honoured to fulfill the request. â€œThe fact is itâ€™s an honour to be there for my family and to increase awareness that skiing is out there for everybody,â€? she said. A spinal injury about 20 years ago put Morris-Probert in a wheelchair but hasnâ€™t slowed her a bit. During the Paralympics, which start Friday in Vancouver and
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Stabbing sends woman to VJH ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff
An alleged argument over cash resulted in a woman being taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital with a stab wound Friday. Vernon RCMP were called to the lobby of the Sandman Inn, on 32nd Street, shortly before 7 p.m. after a report of a 48-year-old Vernon woman lying on the floor holding her abdomen. “Reporting officers were provided details,
and two suspects were arrested a short time late near the Blue Stream Motel,” said Gord Molendyk, spokesman for the Vernon RCMP. “The stabbing occurred on the street, and not in the hotel.” The victim was taken to hospital to have her injury treated, and was expected to recover from her wound. The investigation into the dispute continues, which includes searching for the
Armstrong man arrested in bust Morning Star Staff
A North Okanagan man is one of two people arrested following a cocaine seizure in Calgary last week. Members of the RCMP drug section made a three-kilogram seizure in the city on March 3 after executing search warrants on two vehicles and in a Calgary hotel room. Police speculate that if sold at the gram level, the seizure represents the removal of 3,000 units of cocaine that would supply 3,000 heavy cocaine users on the street for a day. Anthony Patrick Hudema, 36, of Armstrong, is charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, and Trisha Kasawski, 26, of Calgary, is charged with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking. Both have been released on bail and are due back in Calgary provincial court Monday.
weapon involved. Asked for the cause of the dispute, Molendyk said it appeared to be over money. A 38-year-old woman and 26-year-old man, both from Vernon, were taken into custody by police. The woman was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date. The man was released from custody by police
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Opinions are divided over the future of a highprofile piece of property in Okanagan Landing. On Monday, Vernon council endorsed two possible options for the city-owned Lakers Golf clubhouse on Cummins Road — sell the property for residential development or make it available to a non-profit organization as part of a land transaction. “Both of those options will go to the public for input,” said Mayor Wayne Lippert referring to the waterfront neighbourhood centre plan review. However, some council members have already decided what they want to see there. “I think there is public support for a non-profit group using that building,” said Coun. Mary-Jo O’Keefe. Coun. Bob Spiers, though, wants the site sold for development, and says use of the building by a service club would be a mistake. “We’ve gone through that before,” he said. The previous council attempted to turn the
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Falkland RCMP are sending a reminder about private vehicle sales following an incident in the community over the weekend. Police were alerted by a Salmon River Road resident Sunday at 10 a.m. that a silver Ford Escort had crashed on the road edge of his property. The vehicle had no licence plates, and, upon investigation, police discovered the vehicle was uninsured and had been sold by the last registered owner in June of 2009. The vehicle had been rolled but was reasonably intact Cpl. Peter Dionne, of the Falkland detachment, said the investigation is continuing to locate the lawful owner of the vehicle, as it has physical indicators of being stolen. “We’d like to advise the public that when sell-
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ing vehicles privately, the transfer document must be completed in its entirety, and signatures of the seller and purchaser, vehicle mileage and date are essential,” said Dionne. “There is a copy of the carbon forms for the seller to keep which acts as a bill of sale, and which you may require if the purchaser fails to register the vehicle.” If the vehicle was abandoned or found causing environmental damages (such as leaking fluids into the ground or a watercourse), the seller could be held liable for costs of removal, storage or remediation if unable to prove whom they sold the vehicle to. Dionne said the vehicle transaction should be completed at an insurance office, and the transfer completed as a condition of the sale of the vehicle.
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Band to maintain logging blockade RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff
Immediate plans for logging Browns Creek are on hold, but a protest camp will remain in place. The Okanagan Indian Band insists a blockade will not end although Tolko Industries has delayed harvesting at the area on the west side of Okanagan Lake. “The camp isn’t going anywhere until we hear more from Fabian Alexis the courts and then we’ll go from there,” said Chief Fabian Alexis. Tolko claims operating plans have been pushed back because of the band’s actions. “The OKIB’s continuing blockade, in defiance of B.C. Supreme Court orders, has caused us to miss our operating win-
dow for winter harvesting operations on frozen snow conditions,” said Mark Tamas, woodlands regional manager. “We now do not expect to harvest in the area until the snow has melted.” The band established camps at Browns Creek in October to gather archeological evidence and prevent Tolko from logging. A judge ruled in January that the band can’t interfere with harvesting. But the camp was re-established three weeks ago because of concerns logging may negatively impact the community’s watershed. A judge has supported Tolko’s bid to have the protest removed, but the band will appeal that decision Friday. Tamas expects fieldwork outlined in Tolko’s archeological plan will proceed logging this spring. “In addition to the 50,000 cubic metres of timber currently covered by the court injunction, we will also provide to both government and the OKIB our specific
plans for 2010 operations,” he said. “This includes the next group of approved cutting permits and other volumes impacted by the mountain pine beetle epidemic in the Browns Creek area.” However, Alexis claims logging will destroy the band’s watershed as well as cultural and spiritual values. “It’s already over-logged. Tolko could go elsewhere,” he said. Tamas insists the conflict must be resolved, and meetings are required so both sides can explore broader and longer term issues. “Throughout this dispute we have followed the orders of the court and we expect the OKIB to do the same when we return to logging as soon as ground conditions are suitable.” However, Alexis isn’t sure if meaningful discussions are possible. “It will take a little while to meet with them. We’re quite angry,” he said of his community.
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Council changes rules for burning BRENT MUTIS
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A choice will soon be available to Coldstream farmers about when they burn their garden refuse and prunings. On Monday, council amended the bylaw on burning permits and will now decide annually when people will be allowed to burn. Though it doesn’t take effect immediately, there will be a time permitted in spring and another in fall. “It doesn’t limit burning. It just gives people a choice,” said Coun. Maria Besso. Prior to the decision, burning was allowed only between March 15 and April 15 each year. That span will remain in effect for now and council will decide later if a fall burning time will be given. After that, council will decide from year to year when the respective spring and fall burning times will be. There was some discussion on how much time should be allowed during each burning period. Coun. Gyula Kiss favoured two two-week spans so the total duration of burning through the year wouldn’t exceed a month. That is the direction council took, athough there is an ability to extend it if weather is not favourable during the two weeks. “If both spring and fall are going to be designated, it should be only two weeks (each),” said Kiss. But chief adminis-
“It doesn’t limit burning.” — Maria Besso trative officer Michael Stamhuis noted optimal burning situations may not be attained in a 15-day window. “The problem if burning time is two weeks is you can have periods where you cannot achieve the conditions necessary,” he said. “You may create that problem if you limit to two 15-day windows.” Speaking to council Monday, Coldstream resident Ted Relph pointed out that springonly burning often leads to poor air quality as it creates too much smoke because trimmings may still be damp. He preferred a fall
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The call of nature
ven the most serious face in Vernon council chambers couldn’t help themselves. As soon as the word toilet was raised Monday, non-stop amusement was overflowing. Eyes were rolled, jokes were cracked. One person was even heard to say, “This is quite a movement.” But toilet humour aside, what council was discussing is a serious matter for anyone who has felt the call of nature while downtown — and that is the lack of public washrooms. In fact, the only faciliRichard Rolke ties available to the public are in the library, but that’s only when it’s open. And they don’t do you much good if you’re at the other end of downtown. So when the need arises, people are generally forced to hold it or find a merchant who is understanding, particularly when it comes to small kids. But most businesses aren’t set up to deal with the public that way, and even if they are, the facilities are for paying customers only. How would you like to be a tourist who is exploring downtown and dropping a few bucks, only to find that you’re flush out of options? Of course there is also the reality that Vernon has homeless residents. I can’t imagine they like having to go behind a dumpster (oh, wait those have been removed) or a tree, but some things can’t be put off forever. As a result, a health hazard is created for them and anyone else frequenting the streets. Obviously this natural function is something Vernon and all communities should have considered when they were originally being planned. But the situation was ignored for
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decades, that is until now. Praise must go to the Downtown Vernon Association and the Okanagan Regional Library, both of whom have been on the frontline of the issue, the Social Planning Council and other participants in the Partners In Action committee. Research has been done on the extent of the problem and actions taken by other communities, whether it’s pay toilets or portable devices. Time has also been spent on the negative aspects of public facilities — prostitution, drugs and vandalism — and how to minimize them. Building and maintaining washrooms will come with a price but committee members are hoping government grants and partnerships will go along way towards offsetting the cost. Countless tax dollars have been spent revitalizing downtown Vernon over the years, and more is expected in the future. But decorative bricks and fancy benches are completely meaningless if people don’t feel welcome and comfortable, particularly during those inopportune times. Downtown’s image could be quickly tarnished if a tourist has to watch where they step. Partners In Action presented its report to council Monday and now the onus is on the politicians and bureaucrats to move ahead. And the timing couldn’t be better as a review of the city centre plan is underway. If downtown is truly going to be vibrant and livable, and meet everyone’s needs, then any future redevelopment of downtown must take into account washrooms. If that occurs, residents and tourists alike will be able to quote Forrest Gump as he ran across America. “When I got tired, I slept. When I got hungry, I ate. When I had to go, you know, I went.”
The Paralympic torch run began last week, but you’d be hard-pressed to find the kind of wall-to-wall news coverage and public adoration that blanketed the Olympic torch relay as it made its way to Vancouver for the opening of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The Paralympics have come a long way since the first Games that began on the same day as the 1948 London Olympics with only 16 competitors. But they’re still largely an afterthought. Most of the attractions that brought so much life into downtown Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Games will have been dismantled by the time the Paralympics begin on Friday. Instead of saturation live TV coverage we enjoyed for the two weeks of the Vancouver Games, we’ll be lucky to see daily highlight packages. One of the International Olympic Committee charters is to “act against any form of discrimination affecting the Olympic movement.” But by sanctioning a parallel Games for athletes with disabilities, they are essentially excluding those athletes to compete in the shadow of the Olympic Games. Paralympians train and compete as hard as able-bodied athletes. The stories they have to tell are as compelling, if not more so. Perhaps it’s time to take the integration of the Paralympics and Olympics to the next level, to run Paralympic events concurrently with Olympic competitions, house all the athletes in the Olympic Village together so they can learn from and inspire each other. After all, they’re all athletes, they’re all there to compete to the best of their abilities. — Burnaby NewsLeader
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EDITOR: GLENN MITCHELL
Cap and trade a no go
s we enter the second decade of the 21st century, I’m perplexed about how polarized both sides of the climate change/warming debate have become. Obviously, a lot of money, power, prestige, agendas and egos are at play. How else to explain why so much disagreement on ‘facts’ occurs unless one subscribes to the fiction that one side is evil personified and the other is pure good? I find it hard to accept, on evidence generated by computer modeling algorithms, that apocalypse is just over the horizon and the world, as we know it, is coming to an end. I find it equally hard to believe that humankind has been an overall good shepherd of our planet’s natural resources. Too many instances of environmental damage exist for all who can hear thunder and see lightning to subscribe to that. Stupendous changes Canadians have made to the face of our country are easily seen from an airplane window. Vast forestry clear-cuts; even vaster tracts of neatly laid out farm fields that have transformed our prairies into a quilt of sown and plowed agricultural land. Some very well educated people are urging governments to impose carbon caps and set up a cap and trade carbon exchange. This, I find quite worrisome and fraught with peril. When I try to translate what it means to my life here in Vernon, I conclude that I would need to make major changes to my lifestyle.
For instance, I live in an older but well insulated energy-efficient, singlefamily home on a large lot. Like most of Vernon, my neighbourhood is not very well served by public transit. As an individual, to meet the carbon usage reductions being demanded it seems to me that I would have to sell and move into a condo much smaller than my house and much closer to shopping and services. But even that would not suffice to make the carbon cuts demanded by the Carbon 350 protagonists. I would need to give up the joy I find in birding throughout my North Okanagan milieu except on foot or on bike; likewise, playing in a slo-pitch league that requires a weekly round trip to a game in Kelowna. I carpool for both of those activities now but that just doesn’t appear to be enough to meet the essential carbon usage reductions being demanded of me by the Carbon 350 activists. Guess I need to ski less at my local Silver
WORLD COMMUNITY We send our soldiers into Haiti to save people, to care for them and eventually rebuild their homes and infrastructure. Yet we send these same soldiers to kill people and reduce their homes and country to ruins. Afghanistan and Iraq, whose people are just as precious as those in Haiti. We have gone into these countries and others like them, maiming and killing their women and children. In fact, 90 per cent of war casualties are civilians, causing untold suffering. The big lie is not that we're there to help these countries but to take from them. For example, we are in Afghanistan, which produces heroin, to supply the west's need for liquid cash, and in Iraq for their oil wells, to keep the western style of over
Star ski resort too and sell the power boat that gives me so much pleasure. Thankfully, I’m not into snowmobiling or ATVing because those would have to go as well along with the jobs of those who build, ship, sell and service them. But, for global thinkers, I guess that’s just a drop or two in the ocean of their altruistic idealism. I don’t know about you, but I’m reluctant to make such drastic changes to my lifestyle. Besides, what carbon savings actually occur if someone else moves into my home or takes my spot on the slo-pitch team or buys my boat? Would my personal carbon savings not simply go to someone else to exploit? I agree. We all need to do better at reducing our impact on this planet. The question is how. I have difficulty seeing a government imposed carbon cap and trade system, however we tweak and twaddle it, being the answer. In fact, I see it as favouring losers over winners.
consumption going as long as possible. We are not there to liberate these countries or ourselves from terrorism. We create the terrorism by taking from these people what is theirs and what they do not want to give away, their resources, their way of life, their religious traditions, which if they need changing, must be accomplished from within. We are quick to blame el Qaeda or the Taliban, trying to protect its people from U.S.-style capitalism and its inevitable arrival. The war on terror is a pretext for bringing about loss of liberties for the American people, and as it unfolds, the loss of Canadian rights to protect its sovereignty. We are sending our lovely young men, our
A business that shrinks because no one wants to buy its products or services and eventually goes bankrupt or gets taken over and then closed down gets rewarded for reducing its carbon cap as I understand the carbon cap and trade system to operate. Whereas, one that makes products in demand, is penalized by having to purchase extra carbon credits if it is unable to reduce its individual carbon cost per unit of product sufficiently; else-wise, by government edict, it is forbidden to grow! Does that make sense to you? I, for one, would not make willingly the drastic changes to my lifestyle that seems to be being asked of me under a carbon cap and trade regime. I would need to be forced and coerced to do so and I would be certain to express my displeasure at the ballot box. I think a lot of other Canadians would too. We need wiser heads to prevail and come up with solutions that are less draconian, that more directly address the environmental problems that are arising from our changing climate problems. Jumping on a poorly understood carbon cap and trade bandwagon and taking a damn-thetorpedoes approach whilst whipping up media hype doesn’t contribute to workable solutions. The magnitude of what we are facing will take many different steps to solve. Carbon cap and trade enthusiasts are putting all their eggs into a pie-in-the-sky panacea. Such naivety must be resisted. Jim Bodkin
beloved sons to wars, not to protect people, but to uphold the western empire, which, like all empires, is protecting its own agenda and has no thought for the suffering caused by the wars it has initiated. Thankfully, the world's people are waking up to the need to "Love thy brother (neighbour) as thyself." What we do to others, we do to ourselves. The outpouring of love and caring for Haiti is on an unprecedented scale and shows the world is now a community. And we will not go to war with each other but love and support each other in a way that will finally bring the love and connection with each other that is the essence of all authentic religions. Donald and Daphne Wilson
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Armstrong draws fire from Hansma ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff
Spallumcheen’s mayor is upset over a letter sent by the City of Armstrong to the North Okanagan Regional District in regards to 911 fire dispatch service. In its letter, signed by Mayor Chris Pieper, the City of Armstrong advised NORD that it had no problems with the City of Vernon’s wish to withdraw from the service. Vernon has said it wishes to provide its own Will Hansma fire dispatch service, currently a function held by NORD. The letter states that Armstrong wishes to remain in a partnership with the remaining Chris Pieper participants in the service, and requested NORD investigate the best option on the city’s behalf, “keeping in mind that cost effectiveness is only one aspect of the review.” Armstrong also requested that a local service provider, such as the City of Vernon, be included in the review. However, Spall Mayor Will Hansma believes his council should have been consulted before Armstrong sent off the letter to NORD. “This should have gone to a joint council discussion on this topic,” said Hansma, his voice rising in anger. “Jointly, and collectively, we have one fire dispatch area and one fire department. For one partner to go out and do this without discussion, that’s what’s wrong.” The letter led to plenty of discussion at Spallumcheen’s regular monthly council meeting. Coun. Todd York said Armstrong’s letter was pretty clear, that all they wanted was to say it was OK for Vernon to withdraw and for NORD to provide options for all the remain-
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ing partners. Hansma maintained he wanted flexibility to deal with the City of Vernon if they are allowed to withdraw from the service. Coun. Ralph Leyenhorst asked why he would want to be part of this service. “Why not contract it out on our own?” he said. A motion was made for the Township of Spallumcheen to write a letter similar to Armstrong’s, which passed by a margin of 4-3 with Hansma and Councillors Andrew Casson and Christine Fraser opposed. Told about Hansma’s opinion, Pieper said he was fine with the mayor’s statement. “We only have joint meetings once every three or four months, and this is how Armstrong felt. We were just giving direction, not going against Spall or anything like that,” said Pieper. “We we want to stay as a NORD fucntion so there’s not eight or so different contracts with the City of Vernon. “We all have to stay together on this. That’s what my letter tried to say.” The City of Vernon has written NORD and all local municipalities for permission to leave the fire dispatch service. Mayor Wayne Lippert has said the current regional function, which is contracted out to the city to provide, does not meet technological standards for large cities. Lippert feels a city function would be enhanced, and would not increase costs for the other communities. Pieper believes fire dispatch services shouldn’t be broken up between Lumby, Coldstream, Armstrong, Spallumcheen, Enderby and the regional district. “Armstrong and Spallumcheen, at the end of the day, have to be the same no matter what, whether it’s Vernon providing the service or someone else,” said Pieper. The topic of fire dispatch will be discussed at the next ArmstrongSpallumcheen joint committee meeting March 25.
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An alert resident with a keen eye prevented a North Okanagan bridge from going up in smoke. RCMP and the Falkand Fire Department were advised by a resident of a fire burning on the Falkland Road bridge over the Salmon River at around 8 a.m. Sunday morning. “A pile of papers had smouldered in place, apparently drawing air through the gap in the bridge decking, and charring the planks,” said Cpl. Peter Dionne, with the Falkland detachment. Dionne speculated that materials being transported for disposal may have fallen from a vehicle with some embers within, resulting in the fire on the bridge. No suspicious activity in the area had been reported. The fire department extinguished the fire, and
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College students rally public for food bank Morning Star Staff
Greater Vernon residents are being urged to help those in need. Students In Free Enterprise at Okanagan Collegeâ€™s Kalamalka campus is holding a food drive until Monday. All items will go to the local food bank. â€œWe want the community to take part,â€? said Megan Annand, with SIFE. â€œOur local food bank
helps the hungry 365 days a year. We need to ensure they have enough resources to provide our community with ongoing support on a daily basis.â€? Residents can take their non-perishable food items or monetary donations to Eric Reist at the Kalamalka Campus Students Association office at the college today and Thursday.
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Okanagan artists recognized with awards Vernon painter Joan Heriot receives special tribute at presentation JIM ELDERTON Special to The Morning Star
wo months ago artists throughout the valley were nominated for an Okanagan Arts Award. Mounted by the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan, this is for many North Okanagan residents a little-known competition, due perhaps to the mistaken belief that only Kelowna residents are eligible. Now in its third year, the ceremony grows in importance as more people discover it, and the calibre of submissions increases. After reviewing 25 carefully compiled presentations, the selection process culminated in the awards ceremony Thursday in West Kelowna. Of the 10 categories originally planned, only eight were given. Four of the nominees were from the North Okanagan. Potter Bob Kingsmill was there for visual arts, Devon Muhlert was up for literary arts, while Vernon author and songwriter John Lent (now the Okanagan poet laureate) and painter Joan Heriot were both nominated for lifetime achievement. Preceded by a reception and silent auction, the ceremony was introduced by arts council president Sharon McCoubrey. The presentations were interspersed with performance and visual displays. Each award (to be retained by the winners) was the bronze sculpture Unity, designed by Jeanne Bates. Winners included Louise Sjoquist (theatre), Tanya Bakala (dance), Gary Pearson (visual arts), Leroy Wiens (arts educator),
Kelowna sculptor Geert Maas receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from Arts Council of the Central Okanagan president Sharon McCoubrey. Anna Jacyszyn (music), Judy La Fontaine (supporter of the arts), Nancy Holmes (literary arts), and Geert Maas (lifetime achievement). However, the only North Okanagan winner was Joan Heriot, who was given a special tribute award in recognition of her contribution to the arts. Joan Heriot Heriot, 99, was unable to make the ceremony. Instead sheâ€™ll receive her award at the Vernon Performing
Arts Centre April 26 at the next screening of the film Sveva, Prisoner of Vernon, hosted by the Caetani Cultural Society. An artist in her own right, Heriot was extremely important in Sveva Caetaniâ€™s later career. As an artist colleague living in an apartment at the Caetani House, she was Svevaâ€™s greatest supporter, constantly on hand to assist, even while finding time to paint her own pictures. And in 2007, Heriot was one of 12 women artists selected for the Caetani calendar. Her medium was pastels, and her paintings were highly in demand. She maintained two waiting lists â€“â€“ those whoâ€™d never managed
to acquire one, and the B-list for those who had already had. The Vernon Public Art Gallery holds 10 of her works in its permanent collection, and a retrospective exhibition was mounted in 2007, accompanied by a colour catalogue of the 33 works displayed. Her paintings are noted for their skies. â€œClouds and cloud effects and the play of light on fields and hills, or surfaces generally, fascinate me,â€? said Heriot. Jude Clark, guest curator for the exhibition, added: â€œMany of the skies in Heriotâ€™s landscapes are dramatically defined, epic in feeling. Strong contrast between light and dark further develops this sense of magnitude.â€? More recently, a nature centre has been established in Heriotâ€™s name at the Mackie Lake House, in recognition of her 30 years in England as a lecturer in zoology and entomology for London University at Brighton Technical College. There, her excellent drawings became a natural prologue to her later career as an artist in Canada. The brief history of the Okanagan Arts Awards raised concern that, once Olympic sources of funding had ceased, the competition might disappear. However, organizers have said that its future is assured. Certainly its survival through the recession is cause for congratulation, and offering it to artists throughout the Okanagan vastly increases its status. The arts council chooses a different location each year for the awards ceremony. With news of the Heriot presentation in Vernon, let it be hoped that future nominations from the North Okanagan will increase, especially if the arts council can be persuaded to bring the event to the Performing Arts Centre.
Arts centre stirs up support with handmade bowls of Irish stew Vernon Morning Star
The Vernon Community Arts Centre is feeling the luck of the Irish with its Empty Bowl fundraiser on St. Patrickâ€™s Day. The event features a selection of hand-made clay bowls, that were spun on a pottery wheel and/or hand-built by local artists, personalities and celebrities. At last count, there were 189 bowls that will be filled with homemade Irish stew (meat and meatless) and sold at the inaugural fundraiser to help the arts centre with its studio programs. â€œDue to recent cut-backs to
arts funding in B.C., the Vernon Community Arts Centre is being proactive in attaining alternative funding from untapped sources,â€? said VCAC program director Christine Kashuba. â€œThe idea is that patrons can pick out their favourite bowl, have lunch, and then take their new bowl home.â€? Bowls will not be for sale prior to the event and tickets will not be available ahead of time. This is a first-come, firstserve event and is open to everyone. â€œSpecial thanks to everyone who made a bowl and to our volunteers who are helping to make the event happen,â€? said VCAC assistant adminis-
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trator Sylvia Vandekerkhove. â€œNow itâ€™s time for the party. Be there in person and experience a celebration of local art and culture.â€? Bowls filled with piping hot stew will be sold for $20 each, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VCAC, located in Polson Park off Highway 6 adjacent to the Okanagan Science Centre. Those who want a sneak peek of the bowls for sale, can check out the VCACâ€™s Facebook site, which features a photo gallery. Promotional videos have also been posted at www.youtube.com/ VernonCAC.
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Linda Steager helps Anaiah, four, and Salome, seven, pick out stamps as they make bowls for the Empty Bowl fundraiser at the Vernon Community Arts Centre.
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If you love fabulous jazz vocals, be sure to catch Anna Jacyszyn and the Jazz Café Band Saturday at the Vernon Jazz Club. A winner of a 2010 Okanagan Arts Award in the music category, Jacyszyn describes herself as “a true jazz chanteuse whose songs echo the likes of Billy Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, and Julie London.” “We perform jazz music: cool contemporary takes on classic jazz music like Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and Billy Strayhorn,” she said. Jacyszyn’s recent sizzling CD Lush Life reflects this repertoire, including standards such as the Strayhorn-composed title track and Ellington’s I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good). Her own original tunes also fall within the genre, like Sprinkle of Hope, a witty, Cole Porter inspired reflection on romantic relationships. Jacyszyn began her career in England singing backup for dance music artists such as Yazz, Marshall Jefferson, and Cher, but her true love has always been jazz. As a jazz soloist, she has toured the world, performing for VIPs at two FIFA World Cups, the 2005 British Oscars (BAFTA) after-show party, and a birthday party for the Sultan of Oman’s nephew. Closer to home, Jacyszyn founded the Jazz Café, a monthly speakeasy at the Black Box in Kelowna voted Best of the Best in Okanagan Life Magazine.
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Activity Horoscope BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL PISCES (FEB. 20-MARCH 20) A recent acquaintance is destined to become a good friend. You’ll find a great deal in common right from the start, but the relationship will continue to grow and generate much more.
PUZZLE NO. 203
ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) Should you stumble across a new career opportunity, you need to respond to it posthaste. It won’t be there tomorrow, so don’t take too long to ponder if you think it’s right for you.
ANSWER TO PUZZLE NO. 203
TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) You’re likely to have an unexpected contact from a faraway friend who is always with you in spirit. This person’s message will be a wonderful surprise.
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GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) You love joint activities, and this day could be filled with more than a few of them. However, one in particular will hold special advantages for you and another party. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Be flexible if you can because a good friend will want to partner with you at this time for a brief but unique purpose. Your pal will be one in whom you place considerable trust. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) There are some strong possibilities that you will use your ingenuity and resourcefulness to generate income from some rather unusual sources. It could be a rare opportunity. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) This could be an exciting day for many unattached Virgos, and you could be introduced to someone with whom you’ll instantly click. You’ll find much to like in each other. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 23) You may finally put to rest a certain difficult task or assignment that has been giving you fits. It will be a big load off your back, but more important, it’ll be a big success. SCORPIO (OCT. 24-NOV. 22) Your first inclinations are likely to be your best ones, especially with regard to social situations. Go along with any unusual ideas for a get-together. It’ll be fun.
SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 23-DEC. 21) It’s your nature to be happier with unstructured endeavors that allow greater flexibility. Something of this nature will take place with regard to your financial situation. CAPRICORN DEC. 22-JAN. 19) Don’t be reluctant to discard an old, unproductive concept if something better pops into your head. The new idea will be an ingenious improvement. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 19) Although you might generate the desired returns, they might not come through the outlined route. However, who cares? All that matters is that the results are good. YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY In the year ahead, you are likely to become involved in two different kinds of interests or enterprises. Each might deal with things about which you’re familiar, but each will develop into far more than you ever dreamed possible.
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Week recognizes importance of pharmacists Morning Star Staff
Pharmacists are available to help you manage your health, and can do much more than simply fill your prescriptions, says Health Services Minister Kevin Falcon during Pharmacist Awareness Week. “Pharmacists are a very valuable component of our health-care system, and can provide assistance from helping you manage a chronic illness like diabetes to giving advice on changing your lifestyle to prevent heart disease,” said Falcon. “With their recently expanded scope of practice, they can even give you your seasonal flu shot and renew your routine prescription.” This year, B.C.’s Pharmacist Awareness Week runs until Saturday, and British Columbians across the province are being encouraged to visit their local pharmacy and talk to their pharmacist to find out some other ways pharmacists can help them manage their health and prevent illness. Many pharmacies offer community clinics to help people suffering with chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes. “Each year the B.C. Pharmacy Association joins forces with our members to raise awareness about pharmacy in B.C.,” said Marnie Mitchell, chief executive officer of the B.C. Pharmacy Association. “Our aim this year is to let British Columbians know about the many ways pharmacists can make a difference to people’s health.” In October 2009, the province expanded the scope of practice of pharmacists to allow them – with additional training – to give injections for vaccines. To avoid unnecessary interruptions in drug therapy, they are also now able to renew most routine prescriptions for chronic conditions. These changes were made to increase patient
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For someone who has encountered so much success in the last year, Vernonâ€™s Josh Dueck shows an incredible knack for staying grounded. A freeskier at heart, one of Dueckâ€™s greatest strengths is his ability to not get caught up in the hubbub of competition. Instead, he maintains a firm grip on what drew him to the slopes as a youngster. Over the Christmas holidays, the 29-yearold could have easily taken a break from his hectic para-alpine ski training schedule, but instead he headed out for a back-country powder shredding session with friends. For Dueck, thatâ€™s not work, it is bliss. â€œIâ€™m a pretty loyal freeskier. Itâ€™s equally important to me in terms of training and growth. You never want to forget about your roots,â€? he said. The last year and a bit have pretty much been of the storybook variety for Dueck, starting with his marriage to Lacey Munger, who he calls his â€œbest friend and number one supporter.â€? Shortly after that, he claimed the 2009 IPC (International Paralympic Committee) downhill world championship for the sitting category last February in Korea. He went on to win the IPC world cup downhill event at Whistler, and then defended his Canadian downhill title, which he has held for three straight years. â€œIt was a pretty amazing couple of weeks,â€? he grinned. In 2004, Dueck, then 23, suffered a devastating injury in a skiing accident while he was testing a jump for a national freestyle compeACA / PENTAPHOTO tition up at Silver Star. He was paralyzed from Vernonâ€™s Josh Dueck charges down the course in para-alpine sit-ski action. Dueck, who competes with the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team (CPAST), the waist down. will challenge for the podium at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, starting Friday in Vancouver. Within just a year of the accident, Dueck was back on the slopes, this time in a sitHe has also been working closely with legâ€œI opened up to it a little bit and the com- with intense training camps in Chile and ski. With an enhanced appreciation for life, munity really started to open up to me. Iâ€™m Switzerland last fall. He also logged hundreds endary filmmaker Christian Begin in creating and a renewed passion for his sport, he learning thereâ€™s a lot more opportunity to my of hours in the gym and thousands of kilo- a documentary showcasing the beauty and slowly entered the world of para-alpine com- life now than before I had my accident. I just metres on his handcycle last summer. intensity of the sit-ski in motion. petition, eventually earning a place on the embraced the support of the community.â€? While Dueck fully intends to soak in â€œIn a typical day, Iâ€™ll maybe have an hour Canadian Para-Alpine Ski In his Paralympic debut, of my own time,â€? said Dueck, of when he is the Paralympic experience while heâ€™s in Team (CPAST). Dueck will compete in all five training or competing. â€œThat was a real reality Vancouver, he isnâ€™t about to lose focus on Even in his early days para-alpine events â€“ down- check (for my wife), just how selfish I need to why heâ€™s there. on the circuit, Dueck was â€œThere are a lot of potential distractions hill, super G, super combined, be with my time. Itâ€™s just the nature of what competing with one longout there. All the advice Iâ€™ve gotten from slalom and giant slalom. He we do.â€? term goal in mind â€“ a berth On top of all the training, travelling and friends who have been to the Games is to stick recently joined CPAST for a in the 2010 Paralympic â€” Josh Dueck one-week training camp at competition, Dueck still finds time to pro- to the routine that got you to that point.â€? Winter Games, which start Not one to burden himself with expectaPanorama Mountain Village mote para-alpine skiing. He has appeared in Friday in Vancouver. a Kal Tire TV commercial with Canadian ski tions, Dueck is going into the Games with a near Invermere. â€œWhat a beautiful four-year plan for â€œIâ€™m skiing well and Iâ€™m confident in my legends Ken Read and Rob Boyd, a Bravo TV nothing-to-lose attitude. myself,â€? said Dueck, adding he never fully coaching and my equipment. The cards are special called Athletes in Motion, Shaw TVâ€™s â€œIf I ski to my potential that will make it realized what his potential might be until his falling into place, and itâ€™s not by accident,â€? Champions of Courage, and CTVâ€™s Road to difficult for other people to beat. If I can let all accident. said Dueck, who prepared for the season Vancouver and the Difference Makerâ€™s series. that expectation go, then Iâ€™ll be successful.â€?
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Wagner boosts Bulls Morning Star Staff
Brock Wagner scored twice as the DCT Red Bulls bounced the ScotiaBank Blazers 5-3 in the North Okanagan Bantam Hockey Super League playoff final Monday night at Civic Arena. Russell Day, Josh Gosselin and Chad Lindenbach also scored for the Bulls, who won the regular-season title at 17-2-1. Krister Work, Brianna Wilson and Aaron Keryluke replied for the third-place Blazers, who were without top scorers Parker Gray and Kristian Currie. Justin Hiscoe contributed a pair of helpers.The teams were tied 2-2 after two periods. The Red Bulls took the tourist route to the final after bowing 3-2 to the North Okanagan Knights Friday night at Civic. Lindenbach and Day handled the DCT offence. Lindenbach pulled the hat-trick Saturday afternoon as the Bulls iced Denny’s Flyers 4-1. Day also scored, while Liam Curran, on a nifty tip of a Travis Webster pass, replied for the fifth-place Flyers. The Bulls got another Lindenbach hat trick as they gonged the Knights B.C. WINTER GAMES
Colby Nowlin (left) and Tyler Young (right) follow the line of Zone 2 skip Tyler Van Den Berghe’s stone during the gold-medal game of juvenile boys curling at the B.C. Winter Games Sunday in Terrace.
Zone 2 rink nets gold B.C. Winter Games
Tyler Van Den Berghe is following in his father’s curling slider. The 14-year-old Coldstream skip led his Zone 2 Thompson-Okanagan rink to gold, upending the Zone 3 Styba rink of Langley 9-5 in an extra end at the B.C. Winter Games Sunday in Terrace. “After they tied it we just tried to stay calm and focus on another end to play,” said Van Den Berghe, backed by third Chad Kyllo, second Colby Nowlin and lead Tyler Young. “I was really nervous on the last shot (in the extra end), but just tried to keep my composure and stay concentrated.” Van Den Berghe is the son of Garry, who curled with Jeff Stoughton’s rink for 16 years, earning one world championship, two Briers and five B.C. titles. “We like to mix it up with lots of stones in play,” said Van Den Berghe. “We know we can make good shots and if we do, we believe we will do well.” Vernon’s Scott and Heather Kyllo also helped coach the Zone 2 girls to gold as well. Vernon area girls continued their domination in weekend biathlon action. Adding to a gold she picked up on Friday, Lumby’s Brittany Hammerl collected two more in senior girls super sprint and sprint events. Hammerl, 16, said she feels her strength is in shooting, and in shooting well, she reduces the amount of running (not enough snow for skiing) required. Her near flawless shooting boosted her above the pack. She hit 14 of 20 targets in the individual, and eight of 10 targets in the sprint. “I want to do good for myself… show myself that I can do it,” said Hammerl, whose parents coach at Sovereign Lake Nordic Ski Club. After earning bronze on Friday, Vernon’s Kate Curtis completed her medal set with silver in the junior super sprint and gold in the sprint. Thompson-Okanagan athletes put on a Nordic skiing clinic Saturday, taking eight of a possible 12 medals in the 400m free technique sprints on Saturday. Vernon’s Eric Byram earned two bronze medals,
grabbing third in both the Midget boys individual start classic and free technique disciplines. Marin Carruthers was seventh in the Midget girls free technique and helped Zone 2 girls team to silver in the 4 x 2-km relay. First time was a charm for Vernon rhythmic gymnast Megan Hamilton, whose expectations at her first-ever Winter Games was a fourth. Instead, the 10-year-old went out and pocketed a trio of gold medals, finishing first in provincial stream free individual, all around and individual rope competitions. She added a fourth in ball. “No, I didn’t expect to medal,” said Hamilton, who has been competing for only four years. Coldstream’s Samantha Scott hauled in gold in the rope event and was fifth in the provincial all around, while Vernon’s Kaitlyn Casperson and Jordan Pattinson were 14th and 16th respectively. Coldstream’s Isabel Wiseman was 21st. In the group 2-3 national stream event, Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics Club claimed gold. Vernon’s Noah Morrison earned gold in the boys slopestyle competition, while Logan Dobson was eighth. Dobson added a fifth-place finish in moguls. In short track speed skating, Enderby’s Alyssa Skaalid earned seventh in the 777-m juvenile girls event. She competed in three other events. In K1 alpine ski action, Vernon’s Matthew Kreutz was fifth in boys slalom and sixth in the GS. Amelia Smart was fifth in girls slalom, while Scout McWilliams was ninth. Armstrong’s Ravi Vliet ranked 19th in the girls slalom and 20th in GS. A pair of Coldstream girls, Mackenzie Barrie and Lisa Campeau, helped Thompson-Okanagan collect silver in girls hockey action. In ringette action, Melanie Wakutz and Megan Weatherill, both of Vernon, and Alanna Fox (Coldstream) and Alexis Fraser (Enderby) battled to a fifth-place finish. The Thompson-Okanagan finished second overall in the medal hunt total with 89 medals (33 gold, 23 silver, 30 bronze). Zone 3 Fraser Valley led the province with 103 medals (33 gold, 39 silver and 31 bronze).
8-1 Sunday. Brett Shaigec (2), Josh Gosselin, Connor Smidt and Day rounded out the offence. ScotiaBank shut down Salmon Arm Fuinch & Co. 9-0 Sunday at Wesbild Centre with Brenden Zupp scoring seven goals. Kenny Batke and Work added singles, while Gavin Opp earned three assists. Rodger Sewell made 24 saves for the win. The North Okanagan Knights Atom Development Team grounded the Port Moody Panthers 6-2 in Sunday’s consolation final of the South Okanagan Atom Fiesta Tournament in Osoyoos. Niklas Luttmerding and Brady Marzocco each earned 2+2, while Matthew Dolinar had 1+2. Dawson Boyce added the final goal. The Knights lost 1-0 to the Vancouver Thunderbirds in one of the best games of the tournament Saturday. The T-Birds scored with 1:40 left to send them to the final. Both goaltenders faced a lot of shots as Jayden Hunter was outstanding in goal for the Knights making numerous sensational saves.
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Bantam girls roll berth to Stardom
Venom come up short
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They received medals and flowers after striking gold at the Youth Bowling Provincials Saturday at Lincoln Lanes. They did, however, have difficulty standing still as they were sized for shirts to wear at the National 4 Steps To Stardom Finals, May 1-3, in Gatineau, Que. “You couldn’t get them off the ceiling,” chuckled coach Len Egely, who guided the Vernon Bantam Girls (8-10-year-olds) entry of Megan Teagle, Raylee Bergen, Tess Nuyens and Jaelyn Cotter. The golden girls recorded a fourgame scratch total 2,242. Teagle rolled a 583, Bergen bagged a 566, Cotter earned a 552 and Cotter had a 541. Bergen rolled a sizzling 183 in the final game. “It was teamwork,” said Egely. “Nobody had a huge game and ran away with things. We built up more points each game. We were in third place going into the last game.” Egely, who spent the last six weeks guiding the girls, gave them all the credit. “People are asking me how I did it, but all I did was ask them to do certain things and they did them. They are a
great team.” Maple Ridge took the silver, 75 pins back of Vernon. Brechin Lanes of Nanaimo was third. In Junior Girls singles play, held in Kelowna, Erin Sakamoto won a silver medal with a five-game scratch total 1,004 (201 average). Vernon’s Junior Boys entry of Matt McCann, Kevyn Hoggard, Jonathan Grant and Matthew Christie won a bronze medal in Kelowna with a fourgame scratch score of 2,755. McCann was high man with 791, followed by Hoggard with 767, Grant with 624 and Christie at 573. Peggy Hoggard coached the boys. Lukas Erickson of Vernon just missed the medals in Senior Boys singles in Kelowna, rolling a five-game scratch score of 1,155 (231 average). Lincoln’s Combo Girls team of Amy Edwards, Kaylea Egldey and Dominique Dufault placed fourth with 280 points over their team average. They were coached by Barb Christie. Lincoln’s Senior Girls team of Tyra Hoggard, Lindsey Krause, Calyn Buresh and Kaitlyn Milsted placed fifth at 3,298 over four games. They were coached by Bill Blair.
A pair of early goals by Hailey Quiring and Colton Schaper-Kotter weren’t enough as the North Enderby Timber Venom bowed 9-4 to the Vernon Rebels in Novice ringette action Sunday at Priest Valley Arena. Netminder Caenan Wisse worked tirelessly to stop the Rebel attack, however the shortbenched Venom ran out of steam. A pair of goals by Evan Koshure completed the NET attack. Ana Manton took a great cross-crease pass from Shelby Munk to supply the lone goal as the A. Jacura Trucking Junior B Vikings fell 6-1 to host Salmon Arm Sunday. The game stayed close for the first half, with Vernon trailing 2-1 at the break, but Salmon Arm stormed back with four unanswered goals in the second half.
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Orphans ride upset streak Morning Star Staff
The R.E. Postill & Sons Orphans are playing like one big happy family in the Interior Hockey League playoffs. After placing ninth in the regular season, the Oprhans have advanced to the third round after surprising the fourth-place Re/ Max Rangers 6-2 Saturday night at Priest Valley Arena. The Orphans earlier in the playoffs stunned the first-place Teale Utility Canucks. Ryan Kurbis set the tone with relentless skating and scored twice on rebounds to give the Orphans an early 2-0 lead. Jamie Johannson and Chris Bradford each supplied shorthanded goals and finished with two assists apiece, while Grady Gare, with 1+2, and Joe Dolling completed the Orphan offence in front of sensational Jason Silzer (34 saves).
Rob Bauml added two assists for the Postill gang, who lost gritty forward Brad Sindlinger with a match penalty for spearing Rich Haldane during an altercation in the final period. Sindlinger will be suspended for at least three games. Tim Proctor and Shawn Bourgeois, on a penalty shot, replied for the Rangers, who will now try and come through the back door. In other action, Steve Ensing scored four times as the Alexanderâ€™s Beach Pub Blackhawks knocked out the M&K Ready-Mix Bruins 7-4 Monday night at Priest Valley Arena. Liam Springinotic added 1+2 for the Hawks, while Brendon Caron and Brian Caron also scored. Corey Webb had two assists. Chris Church (2), Dave Schneider and Justin Baillargeon replied for the Bruins, who got
two helpers from Les Butler. The Blue Jay Concrete Hornets eliminated the Kal Tire Knights 7-4 Sunday night at Wesbild Centre. Trevor Keenan provided 2+2 for the Buzz, who got 1+3 from Darren Cecchini, 1+2 from Brandon Beday ans singles from Jesse Reed, Brent Bond and Blair Fernley. Deryck Irmen, with 1+3, Tyler Summerfelt, Steve Richter and Cody Watson scored for Kal Tire. The Knights had stayed alive with a 6-3 win over the Aquatico Bay Bar & Grill Sharks Saturday night at Nor-Val Sports Centre in Armstrong. Irmen and Richter each earned 2+2, while Justin Myrhe added 2+1 for the Knights. Kyle Kinsman, Chris Fulgham and Ryan Robertson replied for the Sharks, who got two assists from Taylor Zoethout.
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Moe Joesâ€™ Adam Voth (left) unleashes a shot on Blackhawksâ€™ netminder Jory Spencer as teammate Sean Gracey (middle) looks for a rebound in Interior Hockey League playoff action Sunday night at Wesbild Centre. Webb scored twice as the Blackhawks clipped Moe Joeâ€™s 5-4 Sunday night at Wesbild. Ryan Gilowski pocketed 1+2, while Brendan Caron and Jamie Renton also scored for the Hawks, who got two helpers from Brian Caron. Josh Palmer, Kyle Beadman,
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Vernon's Brenden Zupp makes an end-to-end rush against Salmon Arm during the Bantam Super League semifinals Sunday at Wesbild Centre.
Colin Fitzgerald and Chad Pierrot replied for Moe Joeâ€™s. Brandon Estabrooks collected three assists. Moe Joeâ€™s shut out Interior Landscapers 3-0 in Saturday action in Armstrong. Fitzgerald, with the winner, Kyle Smith and Palmer handled the goals in front of Jory Spencer.
Stars clip Clearwater Continued from B2 Earlier in the day, the Knights played the Abbotsford Hawks to a 2-2 draw with Dolinar and Marzocco scoring for the Knights. The Lumby Stars were 3-0 heading into a Tuesday afternoon game versus Burns Lake at the B.C. Pee Wee Tier 4 Championships in Clearwater. Jayden Pedersen and Nick Stanhope each counted 3+1 as the Stars stuffed Clearwater Hawks 8-4 Sunday. Jagger Williamson and Dean Whitcomb each earned 1+2. Assists also going to Shale Williamson, Tyler Yule, and Keenan McDonald. Lumbyâ€™s solid defence of Cody Bauml, Shale Williamson, Reid Hackett and Jagger Williamson kept the circling Hawks to the outside. In an early-morning opener, the Stars beat the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 in a penalty-infested game. Lumby capitalized on their power plays with Keenan McDonald and Logan Meier each getting a pair. Nicholas Stanhope and Dean Whitcomb each recorded 1+2. Goalie Jake Desilets made a timley save on a penalty shot in the win.
McDonald scored both goals as the Stars edged Windermere Valley Eagles 2-1 Monday night. Lumby meets the Arbutus Avalanche of Vancouver this morning. The final goes tonight. The Vancouver East Chiefs swept the Okanagan Rockets 2-0 in the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League quarterfinal series. The Chiefs took the opener 6-3 Friday night at the Port Coquitlam Rec Complex. Vernonâ€™s Colton Sparrow scored in the first, from Brett Mulcahy and Brandon Bruce, and Mulcahy scored in the second, from Richard Sabourin and Vernonâ€™s Max Mowat. Bruce added a goal in the third period. On Saturday at Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, the Rockets trailed 5-2 shortly after the start of the third period, but clawed their way back into the game on goals by Travis Blanleil and Mowat. An empty-netter with 34 seconds to play gave the Chiefs a 6-4 victory, and a ticket to the semifinals against the Prince George Cougars.
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Journey to Successful Employment is an Aboriginal Alternative Learning Program that takes a different approach. Project coordinators Lorraine Denommee and Marilyn Evans, who both have extensive training and experience in education, spent five years developing the program, which addresses all ways of learning workplace skills. “The program takes a holistic approach and recognizes that everyone has a different learning style and some of these differences are barriers to employment,” said Denommee. The process starts with each participant doing an assessment to identify areas they need to work on, including literacy, communication, strengths and interests. The assessment tool used is the Structure of Intellect (SOI), which assesses 26 separate learning abilities. A plan is made for each participant to improve comprehension, memory, problem solving, evaluation and creativity skills. What makes the program different is the use of Integrated Practice Protocol (IPP) which involves visual, auditory and other sensory exercises to help develop skills like focusing and concentration. Participants also use Brian Gym movements to reduce stress and improve learning as well as working to improve literacy. An example of how the sensory training helps is a person who is having trouble reading because of the way they move their eyes across the page. This can be corrected by the training. A college placement assessment also helps identify gaps in learning. “Many of the participants are pleasantly surprised at how well they do with the assessments and it improves their self-confidence and self-esteem. They may
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“All of the participants have a strong interest in their culture.” — Lorraine Denommee “They identify their strengths and goals and get a feeling of hope for the future. The Guiding Circles technique helps them find career paths.” Denommee said people who have not been able to learn in traditional ways have often developed strong coping systems,
problem-solving abilities and creativity to make their way in the world. “It’s amazing and uplifting to see them realize that they do have a lot to contribute. They feel empowered,” she said. The program is based on the Medicine Wheel, which has traditions that vary around the country but with some common themes of emphasis on the importance of the whole person, the family, community and spirituality. “All of the participants have a strong interest in their culture and the traditions of the Medicine Wheel. As you live the Medicine Wheel, it helps you to learn the tools you need,” said Denommee. Program participants are men and women ranging in age from 18 to 45 who
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Club helps roses to bloom Editor’s note: Julius Topf fills in for regular columnist Fred Lyall this week. he landscape design for the original Vernon Hospice House in 2000 included a sizable garden bed along the south side of the main building. Our group, the Okanagan Gardens and Roses Club, Fred Lyall decided to undertake the placement of a rose display garden on that location. The project was largely spearheaded by club executives Fred Lyall and Bonnie Semeniuk who planned the planting layout and the selection of rose varieties. There was a problem at first with planting success due to hidden heavy soil compaction incurred during construction. (Vernon Swan Lake Nursery Land graciously donated necessary replacement plants.) The garden has turned out extremely well and is a pleasure for patients, staff
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and visitors to view and enjoy the sea of beautiful blossoms conveniently from the wide sidewalk alongside the garden. Maintenance of the garden is performed by club volunteers on an ongoing basis during the seasonal calendar. At the end of March the frost covering is removed from the roses and spread out as surface mulch. Each plant is checked for possible frost damage as indicated by discoloured bark on the canes. The canes are cut off below the lowest frost burn above the next outward-facing bud. Also removed are weak, spindly growth and any crossing canes. The ideal end result is a plant with about six or seven well-spaced healthy canes. On the other hand, in the case of severe frost damage, the plant may need to be cut virtually to ground level, in which case new growth will readily come from the graft bud. Developing growth and proper structure is routinely checked at future visits and corrected as necessary. At about the middle of April a granular fertilizer is applied to the perimeter of each rose (above the feeder roots). The fertilizer formula used is 14-16-10, with a
total amount required of about 10-15 lbs. for the whole bed. (Okanagan Fertilizer of Enderby has generously donated the fertilizer.) Throughout the blooming period spent and faded, over-developed blossoms are removed (dead-heading) about twice weekly for neatness of appearance and to promote re-blooming. Cuts are made above the next major outwardfacing leaf or further down to correct the overall plant structure. Also monitored is the possible appearance of mildew on the foliage requiring an application of a fungicide spray. At the end of October the garden is prepared for winter rest and protection. All growth is cut down to about knee height and a heavy covering of fir bark is applied on and around each plant. (The fir bark mulch has been freely donated by Pryce Landscaping Products of Vernon.) Our club was pleased to receive mention by the Vernon Communities in Bloom Committee in their 2009 judging: “The judges found the (Hospice House) rose garden section especially attractive, with more than 70 varieties.”
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It’s getting fresh again
hy is it that every time I head out of town with a full tank of gas I find gas prices lower in the neighbouring communities? For decades now, gas companies have targeted Vernonites to pay the highest prices in the valley, often even more than at the coast. Sunday we headed to Salmon Arm with a full gas tank only to find out that gas at their pumps was a full 9.9 cents cheaper than in Vernon! What is it with this continual gouging of Vernon users? Enough of my complaining. Today’s recipes have spring in mind because new spring produce is arriving in our supermarkets, albeit imported; and if that’s a problem for some, just save the recipes and use them in a month or so when our farmers’ markets will have ample supplies of local produce. The first is a delicious cheesy potato salad, a great addition for your first barbecue. The second a vegetarian green
and sprinkle soup that can bacon bits be eaten hot over the top. or chilled. If Serves 4-6. asparagus is Two-Green out of seaSpring Soup son or too 1 lb. bunch expensive, try asparagus using broccoli 1 lb. fresh instead. spinach Cheesy Cathi Litzenberger 1 tbsp. Potato Salad olive oil 2-1/2 lbs. red baby 2 tbsp. flour potatoes, cubed (skins 2 cups unsweetened on) soy milk (or almond 1 cup sour cream milk) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp. smooth 1/4 cup white sugar cashew butter 1/2 bunch green 3 cups veggie soup onion, chopped stock 1 cup shredded 1 unsalted vegan cheddar cheese bouillon cube (reduce 1 tbsp. bacon bits salt if using a salted Place the potatoes cube) into a pot and fill 1/4 tsp. nutmeg with enough water to 1/2 cup chopped cover. Bring to a boil, fresh parsley, cilantro and cook for about 10 (optional) or basil minutes, or until eas(optional) ily pierced with a fork Fresh salt and pep(alternatively, steaming them is nice too). Drain per Wash asparagus, and set aside to cool. cut off tough ends and In a large bowl, discard them, and chop mix together the into 2-inch pieces. sour cream, mayonWash and rough-chop naise, sugar, half the the spinach. Heat olive onions, and half of the oil on medium in a cheese. Gently stir in small pan. Add flour, the cooled potatoes. stir and cook 5 minTop with the remainutes or until crumbly. ing cheese and onions,
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Add soy or almond milk and cashew butter. Whisk together and cook until the mixture starts to thicken. Remove from heat. Bring the stock to a boil with the bouillon cube; add asparagus and simmer for 5 minutes or until just tender. Add nutmeg and spinach, and simmer just until spinach is wilted. Stir in the cream sauce and heat another 2 minutes. Blend with a handheld blender until smooth, or process in batches in a regular blender. Add the parsley and optional herbs and continue to blend a minute. Add salt and pepper to taste and heat on medium-low for 5 minutes (don’t boil). Serves 6.
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Skills and interests matched continued from B5 are looking for a first job or who are working and want to upgrade their jobs. These include people who are doing manual labour and want a change as they get older, those who do seasonal work and want more security and those who have to work at two or more jobs to get by. Other participants want to get more education or do an apprenticeship in areas of specific aptitude and interest. Funding for the program comes from the Okanagan Training and Development Council, funded by Service Canada, which pays living, transportation, childcare and other expenses for participants while they are in the program, which consists of three months of classroom work and a three-month job placement. Duane Forrest and Randy Jones, employer outreach representatives, are working with employers in the community to develop the job placements. “The potential employers are excited about this program and they’re asking questions. They see this as a way to get employees who are ready to work,” said Forrest. The participants get an orientation of the work place and on-going support until they are settled in. The employee’s wages are paid for by the work placement and there may be a wage-subsidy after that period. “There is a match of skills and inter-
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Community Calendar MARCH 10
Feature Event: Book sale at the Taoist Tai Chi hall on Saturday, March 20
GOSPEL MEETINGS The unchanging gospel story told
he Tip of the Iceberg Book sale takes place Saturday, March 20. Books have overwhelmed the storage area at the Taoist Tai Chi hall at 3105-28th St., Vernon. After these books have been sorted, they will be on sale at the hall from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will also feature garage sale items, household plants and bedding plants. Please call 542-1822 for more information.
simply and freely, Elks Hall, 3103–30th Ave., Vernon, Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. SENIORS’ ACTIVITY CENTRE, ARMSTRONG 55 years or older and looking for something to do? Visit the Activity Centre for fun and friendship. Wednesdays it’s carpet bowling at 1 p.m.; snooker from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Annual membership fee is $12. For more information, call Joy at 250-5468907 or Nancy at 250-546-8158. FREE FENCING FOR TEENS AND ADULTS Want to try a new sport? Get some more exercise? Do a sport with a friend or family member? Try fencing! Fencing runs Wednesdays, 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. at Harwood elementary gym. No experience or equipment necessary. Call Matt at 250-306-9253. ARMY, NAVY & AIRFORCE SPITFIRE UNIT #5 League darts every Wednesday, 2500-46th Ave. PREGNANCY SUPPORT Every Wednesday we offer two drop-ins: lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., and supper from 4 to 5:30 p.m. We offer a free and confidential service to help you have a healthy baby. We are gratefully accepting donations to the program of maternity and infant clothing and double strollers. We are at 2902-29th Ave. Call 542-5448. VERNON SENIORS’ CHOIR Meets Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Halina Centre. We are a mixed choir, no audition required. “Music is our contribution.” For more information, call 250-545-3119 or 250-542-2264. VERNON KALAMALKA CHORUS invites women who love to sing four-part harmony to join the chorus Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Halina Centre gym, 3310-37th Ave. Kalamalka Chorus is affiliated with the world-wide singing organization Sweet Adelines International. For more information, call Deanna at 250-542-9229 or Margaret at 250-833-4658. THE SECOND WIND COMMUNITY BAND always welcomes new players so bring your instrument (or rent one) and have fun with us! Practices are 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday at Vernon secondary school. We play everything from jazz, Broadway musicals, marches, light rock, classical and even paso doble dance music. Should you wish more detail, please contact band leader Toni at 250-549-2414. KALAMALKA TOASTMASTERS CLUB meets Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Do your personal and career goals include mastering communication and leadership? Join us at the Holiday Inn Express at 34th St & 48th Ave. Call Rob at 260-3981 for more information. STAINED GLASS DROP-IN Every Wednesday drop-in at the Vernon Community Arts Centre for members of the Arts Council (join to take part.) Runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $10. A COURSE IN MIRACLES Join us at the Centre, 2913 - 29 Ave., for A Course In Miracles study group, Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m., all welcome. For more info. call 250-549-4399. NORDIC POLE WALKING FOR 55-PLUS provides poles and free instruction at the Lumby Community Hall (2250 Shields Ave.) Wednesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. Benefits to using poles are: you walk taller, straighter with more build up to your upper body muscles. Also if you feel unsteady on your feet this method of walking helps you gain confidence in walking especially after surgery. Come try it out. (You don’t have to use poles, walking in a safe, warm, environment is helpful for keeping up strength and balance.) Call Olena at 250-547-8866.
ABORIGINAL INFANT & EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Free swimming Wednesdays from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Meet at the aquatic centre. For more info., 542-7578. HALINA CRAFTS The Halina Centre has crafts every Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. New members and craft ideas are more than welcome. Come out and meet new friends, 50 and over. We’re at 3310-37th Ave. Call 250-542-2877. AL-ANON MEETS Wednesdays at 7 p.m., the Alliance Church. For more information, call 545-4933. VERNON TREATMENT CENTRE Do you or a loved one have an alcohol/drug and/or other addiction problem? We can help! Day and evening courses available. Call 542-6151 for info. HEPLIFE Hepatitis C Society of the District of North
Okanagan B.C. HepLife Support Group meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., the People Place, 3402-27th Ave. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 1580, Vernon, B.C., V1T 6M4 or Gordon at 260-4122. CODA MEETS Codependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women working to build healthy relationships with self and others. We meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at Seaton Centre on 14th Avenue (off Kal Lake Rd.) NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS OPEN MEETING Meets Wednesdays at 8 p.m., at the Gateway Shelter. Please call our 24-hour hotline at 250-503-3260 or 1-866-918-3574 if you need to talk or for more information. WESTSIDE RESPONSE SERVICES SOCIETY WRS offers blood pressure testing, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. - noon at the Killiney Beach Hall and Annex on Udell Road. KOREA VETERANS ASSOCIATION MEETS The second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m., at the Royal Canadian Legion. All members and wives welcome. Call 542-8030 or 542-7760 for more information.
THE VERNON LAPIDARY CLUB (ROCKHOUNDERS) Meets the second Wednesday in the Vernon Arts Centre in Polson Park at 7:30 p.m., everyone welcome, no obligations. Call 542-0616 or 545-1274 for more info. March 10, Dave Barclay will give presentation on “Field fun and safety.” AA MEETINGS ON WEDNESDAYS Upon Awakening meeting, Monday to Friday 7 a.m., Anglican Church, 320527th St. (back door), Vernon. Nooner Solution Group Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 2810-48th Ave., Vernon. Open meeting (X), 8 p.m. at VTC, 2810-48 Ave., Vernon. Tradition meeting (X) closed meeting, 8 p.m., Albert Place, 3610-25 Ave, Vernon. AA meeting (X), open, 8 p.m., at VTC 2810-48 Ave. (H) Handicap access. (X) no handicap access. THE VERNON DIET CLUB MEETS Every Wednesday in the basement of Peace Lutheran Church. Weigh-in between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Short meeting to follow. Anyone wishing support in weight-management is welcome. Call 542-3252. IS SCRABBLE ON YOUR “TO DO” LIST? Join the local “Scrabblers” every Wednesday at 10 a.m., Schubert Centre. Come out and learn with us! Call 542-0892 for more info. DANCING AT THE SCHUBERT CENTRE Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m., with live music. Members and non-members welcome. Music by George’s Friends. OKANAGAN ARTISTS OF CANADA Meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Vernon Arts Centre at Polson Park, 10 a.m. New members and guests are always welcome. For more information, call Gail Werschler at 549-5237 or check out our Web site at www.okanaganartistsleague.ca TRI-LAKES ROTARY, VERNON Meets Wednesdays all year at The Pantry Restaurant, 3908-32nd St., 6 to 7:30 p.m. New members welcome. Call Lynn at 545-7824 for more info. ENDERBY WHEELS TO MEALS Every Wednesday, fullcourse meal for $6, for seniors at the Enderby Seniors Complex, 11:30 a.m. Call Melody at 250-838-6439.
UPPER ROOM MISSION BOUTIQUE Spring has Sprung and our colourful array of clothing has entered the store. Come on over and check out all our dresses, skirts, shorts, golf shirts, capris, summer sandals and so much more. Store is at 2708- 34th St.; call 250-549-1231 for more information. We’re open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MARCH 11 SENIORS’ ACTIVITY CENTRE, ARMSTRONG 55 years or older and looking for something to do? Visit the Activity Centre for fun and friendship. Thursdays it’s snooker from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Annual membership fee is $12. For more info,, call Joy at 250-546-8907 or Nancy at 250-546-8158. 223 RED LION AIR CADET SQUADRON Meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Open to all teens between 12 and 19 years old. Participate in gliding, drill, marksmanship, athletics, summer camps and more. Earn high school credits too. Drop by or call 250-309-9490 for more information. MEN’S SUPPORT GROUP FOR DEPRESSION Group for men dealing with depression meets Thursdays at Albert Place, 3610 - 25th Ave., from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, please call Ken at 778-475-5660 or e-mail email@example.com. DROP-IN CRIB Every Thursday at 2 p.m. for $2, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 5101-25th Ave. SCHUBERT SINGERS Until further notice, we meet Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Schubert Centre. Anyone wishing to join for fun and songs would be most welcome. Call Wilf Lynch at 250-5492352 for more information. THE NAVY LEAGUE OF CANADA sponsors Navy League Cadets, ages 9 to 13, and Sea Cadets, ages 12 to 18, in Vernon and across Canada. For more information on these character developing programmes for youth please call 250503-8319 for Navy League Cadets; 250-503-8345 for Sea Cadets; 250-549-2240 for Navy League administration. COCAINE ANONYMOUS Meetings on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. at the Gateway Shelter, 2800-33rd St. THE GOOD FOOD BOX ENDERBY Pay for your box every second Wednesday, no later than 5 p.m., at Baron’s Real Estate, Century 21. Boxes can be picked up every third Thursday between noon and 3:45 p.m., Anglican Church hall. For more information, please call 838-6298.
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Community Calendar MARCH 11 VERNON CALORIE COUNTERS We meet Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. in the CMHA Clubhouse, Albert Place, 3610-25th Ave. Weigh-in followed by short meeting and sharing of health info. Call Agi at 250-549-4353 or Marj, 250-545-0250. COMMON THREADS Ministering to the needs of our community. Free, good quality used clothing and footwear. Every Thursday 10 a.m. - noon and Mondays from 3 to 6 p.m. at Vernon Alliance Church. Call 545-7105. BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY CHAPTER The stitching group gathers every second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. Come and join us. Call Pat at 549-2219 or Mary at 545-3939. WHEELS TO MEALS PROGRAM Runs every Thursday at the Schubert Centre at 11:30 a.m. Volunteer will be there to assist you. Call 549-4201 for more information. VERNON STROKE RECOVERY BRANCH Meets Thursday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Pantryâ€™s banquet room. Support to stroke survivors, families and caregivers; socialization, recreational, educational activities to enhance, develop and maintain motor and cognitive skills. Call Brenda Paul at 542-2555. AA MEETS Upon Awakening, Monday to Friday 7 a.m., Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. (back door), Vernon. Nooner Solution Group Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 281048th Ave., Vernon. Thursday Morning Step Group (H), open, 10 a.m., Schubert Centre, 3505-30th Ave. BYOBB Group (H) closed meeting 8 p.m., Mug and Muffin, 2801B-34th St. Thursday discussion group (X) open, 8 p.m., VTC, 2810-48th Ave. (H) handicap access. (X) no handicap access PREGNANT? NEED ASSISTANCE? Info., counselling, layettes provided. Call 545-5520 for appointment or visit Vernon Prolife at 3105C-31st Ave., on a Thursday morning. NEW HOPEâ€™S OFFICE AND RESOURCE CENTRE For widows and widowers, weekly coffee time at the New Hope office, Thursdays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., the People Place, #005, 3402-27th Ave., Vernon. VERNON MS SOCIETY SUPPORT GROUP Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1 p.m., room 105 of the People Place. Call 542-2241 for more information. ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS Regular communications are held on the second Thursday of each month, 8 p.m., at the Masonic Hall, 3005A-32nd St., Vernon. JCI VERNON MEETS Worldwide Federation of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs meets the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m., Village Green Hotel. For more information call Daniel Leidl at 250-307-7778 or daniel.leidl@ gmail.com or visit www.jcivernon.com VERNON AND DISTRICT ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY We have a lost-and-found cat registry. If you have found a cat, or your cat has gone missing, please call Margaret at 542-3980 with a description of the cat and we will do our best to help. Registry is anonymous, we only require info. about the cat. FREE LEGAL DROP-IN CLINIC Every Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m., room 303, the People Place, 3402-27th Ave. Open to all, regardless of financial circumstances, volunteer lawyers provide up to 15 minutes of basic advice on legal issues. For more information or to make an appointment, call Colleen Hoople, Specialized Victim Assistance, at 542-3322 or Wynn Hartfelder, Outreach, at 542-1185. MULTIPLES GROUP Support group for families with twins and triplets. For more information, call Trina at 545-9825. TOPS GROUP MEETS THURSDAYS St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 to join and $5 monthly fee. For more information, call Marlyn at 545-8124. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 25 VERNON Open cribbage, Thursdays at 7p.m. We are always looking for more players, so join the fun with a member and ask how you can become a member of the legion as well! THE PALESTINE STUDY GROUP MEETS March 11 at 10 a.m. at the People Place, downstairs, as usual. We will look at future directions for the group and perhaps view another video on Palestine from a different angle. For more information, please call Steve at 545-3202. THE VERNON CAMERA CLUB MEETS Evaluation Night March 11, Vernon Community Arts Centre at 7 p.m. We
always welcome new members; $1 drop-in fee. Theme for March is â€œSports.â€? For further info., contact Megan Noonan at 250-307-0435 or Lyle Larrigan at 250-260-1112. CAPSULE COLLEGE TALK Randle Robertson, Burgess Shale GeoScience Foundation, Field B.C., March 11 at 9:30 a.m. at Halina Centre â€œThe Burgess Shale and its Significance for the Future.â€? Everyone welcome. Admission $7, $4 for students, $20 for the series. For info. call 250-545-6171. CANADIAN SOCIETY OF QUESTERS (VERNON) Meets March 11 at 7 p.m. at the Halina Centre, Vernon Recreation Complex, 3300 block of 35th Ave. Guest speaker, Deborah Warren as had very positive experiences with ETâ€™s and UFOâ€™s. She is a member of the Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence where she has taken Ambassador to the Universe training. She is starting up ET contact groups this summer in the Okanagan/Shuswap for those interested. See http://northokquesters.org/index.html for more info. THE PROBUS CLUB OF VERNON has room for a few more members. A world-wide organization of clubs for retired and semi-retired professionals and business men and women. Probus now has 41 clubs in B.C. and 206 in Canada. Next meeting March 11 at 10 a.m., Knox Presbyterian Church hall on Alexis Park Dr. Admission $3. Come early and join us for coffee and goodies. Call Vic Vickers at 250-558-3074.
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250-588-1200, local 1289. The shop has been undergoing some changes and we hope you drop by and check out all our great gift items. All monies raised by the shop goes back to the hospital for equipment and patient comfort. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY Framing demo. II, continuation and examination of professional picture framing, with Wendy from Picture Perfect Framing. March 13 at 1 p.m. All welcome to this free event. Call 250-545-3173. FAMILY HISTORY DAY AT VERNON LIBRARY The library and the Vernon and District Family History Society are teaming up to present activities for those interested in searching their family history March 13. Free classes on â€œBeginning Genealogy on the Internetâ€? 11 a.m. to noon, and â€œSearching in Archivesâ€? 1 to 2 p.m. Preregistrations for one or both classes can be made by phone at 250-542-7610 ext. 3 or in person at the libraryâ€™s Reference Desk. Class size limited. Tours of the genealogy section conducted from noon - 1 p.m. and 2 â€“ 3 p.m., and experienced genealogists will be available from 11 a.m. â€“ 4 p.m. to provide advice on research. This is all free at the library, 3001 â€“ 32nd Ave. VERNON CURLING CLUB HOSTS GAMES NIGHT Are you ready to get your rocks knocked off? If so, and youâ€™re single between 35 and 55, the club welcomes you for curling, poker, pool and more. Get ready for fun and entertainment with other singles who are ready to mingle. Prizes to be won. Cost is $10, shoes and brooms supplied. March 13 at 8 p.m. Please RSVP to Carol at 309-6868, Jackie at 275-0815, Carolmartel17795@hotmail.com, Jeelah@hotmail.com CANADIAN SKI PATROL The Spring Rookie On-Snow Course will be conducted at Silver Star March 13 and 14 and March 20 and 21. Candidates must attend both weekends. Excellent opportunity to kick off recruiting for next season and to assess skiing/riding skills. Contact Darin McKamey at 250-212-0042 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Lori Stratman at 250-260-8797 or email@example.com, or Valerie Woods at 250-307-4745 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BX/Swan Lake Community Association holds Annual General Meeting, March 24 at 7 p.m., BX elementary school gym, 5849 Silver Star Rd. Renew your $5 membership at the meeting. DANCE AT THE ENDERBY SENIORSâ€™ COMPLEX March 12 from 2 to 4 p.m., The Backyard Band plays. All welcome. ST. PATRICKâ€™S LUNCH AND BAKE SALE Lumby United UCW annual event March 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lumby United Church Hall on Park Avenue just off Vernon St. (Hwy 6). You donâ€™t have to be Irish to come and enjoy the homemade soup and sandwiches with a tasty dessert and beverage, or to check out the goodies on the bake table. V E R N O N J U B I L E E HOSPITAL AUXILIARY is $*"'$ $"$"*"')"$!$'%!%%!"'& again seeking ")$")!"$)$#$"$ %!%$(%!# gentleman who Ĺ˜ %XLOGSURĆ‚WDEOHIDUPLQJRSHUDWLRQV can do lifting to Ĺ˜ $FFHVVPDUNHWVDURXQGWKHZRUOG volunteer on an on-call basis for Ĺ˜ 'HYHORSWRROVIRUDQHZJHQHUDWLRQRIIDUPHUVDQG DJULEXVLQHVVSURIHVVLRQDOV the up coming Garden Fair and Ĺ˜ 2EWDLQIXQGLQJWRFRYHUIDUPPDUJLQGHFOLQHV the odd time Ĺ˜ 6WLPXODWHLQQRYDWLRQDQGLQYHVWPHQWVLQDJULEXVLQHVVHV that we need Ĺ˜ 6DIHJXDUGWKHHQYLURQPHQW help with tables Ĺ˜ $QGPXFKPRUHĹ™ and chairs for different func"$ "$!"$ &"! $$")!"$)$ tions we have "$ to raise funds for our hospital auxiliary. If you are able to help us out, please leave your name and contact number with the Gift Shop in the hospital or please phone
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We regret to announce the death at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon on March 6, 2010, of William Charles Nikirk at the age of 77 years. Bill was predeceased by his parents John and Bernice; his brothers Wayne and Gordon; and his daughter Carol Oushal and her husband Oushal.and He his is survived by his lovingDyck. wife Stan Oushal son in law Clarence of 55 years, Rona; two sons,wife David He is survived by his loving of (Wanda) 55 years, of Kamloops andDavid Ed (Marion) ofof Lumby; two Rona; two sons, (Wanda) Kamloops daughters, Beverley Dyck oftwo Lumby and Margie and Ed (Marion) of Lumby; daughters, (Dana) Bilodeau Lumby; grandchildren, Beverley Dyck of of Lumby and14Margie (Dana) 10 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, Bilodeau of Lumby; 14 grandchildren, 10 great numerous nieces and nephews and many dear grandchildren, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, numerous friends. nieces and nephews and many dear friends. A Service Service of of Remembrance Remembrance will will be be held held on on A Saturday, Saturday, March March 13 13 at at 1:00 1:00 p.m. p.m. at at the the Old Old Age Age Pensioners Hall Hall on on Glencaird Glencaird Street Street in in Lumby. Lumby. Pensioners Arrangements Arrangements are are in in the the care care of of Vernon Vernon Funeral Funeral Home Home 250-542-0155 250-542-0155
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Lenora Sarah Metta September 7, 1920 - March 1, 2010 Died at Fernie, B.C. in Rocky Mountain Village Care Home, Beloved Mother of Leona McMillan ( Bruce) and Susan Case. She was predeceased by her first husband Willie Penner, May 7, 1974, her second husband Harold Harrison on November 29,1992,by her brother, Walter Verge, and sister Barbara Duby. She was a life Member of Golden Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star and an active member of Mt. Swansea for many years. She is survived by her two daughters, her grandchildren Lisa Plummer ( Keith), Charlie Goodchild, Will (Loreen) McMillan and Tyler McMillan as well as three great grandsons Dylan, Blake Plummer, and Sean McMillan. Her brother Jim (Betty) Weston of Vernon and sister Francis Haasi of Invermere Donations to be made to the Cancer Society. "Loving and kind in all her ways, Upright and just to the end of her days, Sincere and kind in heart and mind, What a beautiful memory she left behind." Memorial Service to be held in Invermere in early Summer
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email email@example.com. The family would like to send sincere thanks to Dr. Catherine Brown for her compassion and kindness. A private family service and Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 250-546-7237.
Frieda Jaster was born on December 29th, 1929 and was called Home to be with her Lord on March 5th, 2010 at the age of 80 years. Frieda will be lovingly remembered by her husband Irving, to whom she was married for 58 years; her children, Walter of Vernon, B.C., Evelyn of Calgary, Alberta and Allan (Carmen) of Vernon, B.C.; four grandchildren, Tiffany, Lauren, Clayton and Kadence; two sisters, Helga (Art) Harley of Vernon, B.C. and Gerda (Otto) Sonnenburg of Edmonton, Alberta; and numerous extended family members. Cremation preceded a gathering of family and friends which took place in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 1:30 P.M. Funeral arrangements were made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 250-542-1187
John Corner We regret to announce the death on February 26, 2010 of John Corner at the age of 90 years. John was predeceased by his wife of 67 years Dodie Corner and is survived by his two daughters Marion (Larry) Fischer of Coldstream and Cindy Corner of Vernon; one son, Gary Corner (Colleen) of Coldstream; four grandchildren; Scott, Ryan, Carmen (Tim) and Shannon (Bert).
passed away at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on March 4, 2010, after a brief illness. Aged 82 years. Audrey leaves her loving family – husband and best friend Jack of Armstrong; her three sons Les (Theresa) Robinson, Larry (Kathy) Robinson and Greg (Penny) Robinson all of Enderby; step-son Steve (Helen) Drew of Maple Ridge; step-daughter Lori (Rob) Rendell of New Westminster; sister Evelyn Ellis of Vernon; twelve grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews whom she adored in kind. Audrey was predeceased by three sisters and three brothers. Born at home in Richard, Saskatchewan, on October 20, 1927, Audrey moved with her family to North Vancouver at the age of seven. She lived there and raised her family until retiring to Armstrong in 1988. Audrey loved her home and family, enjoyed cooking, sewing, canning and gardening. Bowling, playing cards with friends, visits to the casino, watching curling and sharing a good joke were some of her favourite pastimes. In lieu of ﬂowers, contributions to the Children’s Hospital would be appreciated.
John had been a resident of the Okanagan Landing and Vernon area for 56 years. John was the Provincial Apiarist for British Columbia for 32 years and took an early retirement in 1983. John became a world known expert in his field winning the `Apimondia 1999 Award of Excellence` for Outstanding Contributions to Canadian Beekeeping Development. John was very passionate about sharing his expertise and helping others in developing countries. He later worked for CIDA, CARE, and CESO; in Kenya, Uganda, Nicaragua, Peru and Bangladesh. He authored and co-authored many scientific and practical papers on a variety of beekeeping subjects. As an amateur archaeologist John tirelessly spent many hours cleaning, sketching, measuring, and photographing pictograph sites. His hours of work resulted in a book titled, `Pictographs of the Interior of British Columbia`. John joined the Canadian Army in 1940 and served in the North Pacific, United Kingdom and the North-western Theatre of war including Germany. He is the holder of an `Order of British Empire` medal for gallantry. John was a member of The BC Dragoons and eventually retired as a major.
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John was a member of the Vernon Rotary Club, Vernon Royal Canadian Legion, Charter member of Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists, member of the BC and Canadian Institute of Agrologists, British Columbia Entomological Society, Canadian Honey Council, British Columbia Honey Producers Association and a charter member of the Canadian Rock Art Research Association. The family would like to thank the staff at Noric House for the excellent care that they provided to John for the last 6 years of his life. A Celebration of Life will be held at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Monday, March 15, at 2:00 pm with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. Those wishing to make donations in memory of John may do so to Noric House, Vernon or the `Boone Hodgson Wilkinson Trust Fund` for Beekeeping Research and Education, 3830 West 37th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6N 2W3. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155
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WANTED CUSTOM HOME INSTALLER/ SALESPERSON Contract position for a home electronic background installation installer. Good salary base plus bonuses and commission. Experience is an asset! Please drop off resumes to 3107 - 48th Ave., Vernon
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Shipping and Receiving Clerk The Twin Anchors Houseboat Team is searching for a self-motivated, energetic individual to work in the shipping and receiving area of our operations. The successful candidate will have proven abilities in both mechanical and electrical ﬁelds, speciﬁcally relating to the marine industry. A minimum of three years experience with shipping and handling parts utilizing quality control systems is a requirement. Above average computer skills and programs knowledge is mandatory. Knowledge of the houseboat industry, Mercury and Volvo parts is necessary. Complete job description available upon request. The position requires a good communicator and proven abilities in customer service and is responsible to the procurement ofﬁcer. Lifting is a component of this position due to the nature of the parts and supplies dealt with on a daily basis. This position is at our Sicamous operation, however does require the candidate to possess a valid driver’s license. Wages is relative to experience and knowledge. Applicants email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org Or fax to 250-836-4824 Attention Human Resources Manager. Our website at: www.twinanchors.com, may provide more information to those interested. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Closing date for applications: March 19, 2010
Okanagan Spring Brewery
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Clerical Position Ɣ Will perform a variety of duties including ¿ling, photocopying, letter writing, incoming and outgoing mail distribution, preparing routine forms, maintaining various registers, data and payroll entry and related incidental duties. Ɣ Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word, Outlook, Access and Excel. Ɣ Excellent grammar and writing skills required as well as multitasking and organizational abilities. The successful applicant will be required to work under a collective union agreement. All employees working at Mica are required to stay in the provided camp accommodations. We will be accepting resumes up until March 26, 2010; only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Please mail or fax resumes to: Columbia Hydro Constructors Ltd. PO Box 3029 Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0 Fax: (250) 805-6151
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The successful candidate will have the following: Previous experience in administrative duties preferably in a manufacturing environment; a Post-secondary education and/or work related experience; Strong computer skills in Microsoft ofﬁce product, speciﬁcally Excel, Word and Powerpoint; Previous experience in a time and attendance system. Must be able to work independently, be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills. Applications should be submitted by March 15th, 2010 via email to email@example.com or by mail to Okanagan Spring Brewery, 2808 - 27th Ave, Vernon, BC, V1T 9K4 or by fax to: 250-542-2526
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Currently we have an opening for a Contract Part-Time Operations Admin Assistant (Maternity leave coverage to July 30/10). This person will provide support for the day-to-day administrative and clerical support to the operations department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Administrative tasks as they relate to the time and attendance system (including schedules, vacation and sick tracking). Maintenance of all packaging journals and reports for production, including month end reports for operations as well as reception coverage for the Brewery ofﬁce.
… has an exciting employment opportunity available in Auntie May’s Deep Dish Cafe! We are seeking a coffee shop manager who will oversee day-to-day operations including training and motivating staff, scheduling, inventory control and modeling excellence in customer service. This is a full time seasonal position (April until the end of October). The successful applicant will be a well organized, self-motivated individual. Previous experience in food service will be a huge asset. Email your resume to email@example.com
Estimating/Scheduling Technologist Rapid-Span, a dynamic group of companies with head ofﬁce located in the North Okanagan city of Armstrong, is currently recruiting for an Accountant. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, you will provide accounting and ﬁnancial support in the preparation of ﬁnancial statements, month-end and year-end working paper ﬁles, monthly project job costing, inventory valuation and variance analysis, and provide other ﬁnancial information or support as required. The ideal candidate must have at least 3 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment and post secondary education in accounting. A keen eye for detail as well as exceptional analytical, communication and organization skills, compliments your education and experience. Proﬁciency with MS Ofﬁce software, Accpac and advanced Excel skills is a must. We offer a competitive wage, excellent beneﬁts to full time employees and a positive work environment. Fax Resume: Or Email: Mail:
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Ɣ Supports the scheduling and reporting requirement of the project Ɣ Prepares various project schedules Ɣ Monitors project progress, schedules and costs Ɣ Prepares a variety of progress reports Ɣ Prepares payment schedules and cash Àows Ɣ Determines quantities of materials used for construction including those of an electrical, mechanical and/or civil nature Ɣ Establishes and con¿rms progress payment reports Ɣ Establishes and con¿rms claims Ɣ Veri¿es the payment of claims by reference to contract speci¿cations, drawings and other related documents Ɣ Excellent verbal and written communications skills Ɣ Excellent computer skills Ɣ Hydro-electric experience an asset The successful applicant will be required to work under a collective union agreement. All employees working at Mica are required to stay in the provided camp accommodations. We will be accepting resumes up until March 26, 2010; only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Please mail or fax resumes to: Columbia Hydro Constructors Ltd. PO Box 3029 Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0 Fax: (250) 805-6151
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Canterbury Court Seniors Residence has an opening for a cook to work the morning and afternoon shift including weekends. Must have experience in prepping, baking, cooking and meal service. Bring resume to 3011 Gateby Place, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - The Morning Star B13
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MACCARTHY GM in Northern BC is seeking an experienced Sales Representative. We are looking for a self motivated person, the ideal candidate must possess strong interpersonal & communication skills. Great organizational skills & excellent customer service. MacCarthy GM is willing to train the right person. MacCarthy GM is a great team environment and offers excellent guarantees, plus bonus and beneﬁts. Please drop off or mail your resume with cover and references to: MacCarthy GM, 5004 Hwy. 16 W., Terrace, BC, V8G 5S5/ Fax: 250-635-6915 Email:
PUT POWER in your career as a Power engineer! On campus Boiler Lab. Affordable residences. Write 4th Class and Part A 3rd Class. 1-888999-7882. www.gprc.ab.ca./fairview Road Construction Superintendent As Superintendent you will be involved in bidding and overseeing the daily site contruction activities. You will be responsible for overall coordination of company resources, subcontractors and suppliers as well as WCB regulations. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work within a team environment. We offer a competitive salary and beneﬁt package. Please submit resume in conﬁdence to:
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FIRST COOK & ALL SUMMER KITCHEN STAFF REQUIRED Min 2 years experience, serious applicants only apply. Apply with resume in person to 12408 Kal Lake Rd., Vernon Attn: Glen NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE FULL TIME food servers $9.50/hr, room attendant $12.50/hr, Resort at Sugar Lake. To apply drop off resumes at 1681 Sugar Lake rd, Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm.
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Mail to 350-B 30 St. NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1J2 or email info@kingschristian school.com Cheery disposition, qualiﬁed nanny is needed in our home for happy, friendly, little boy 8am-5pm Wed-Sat inclusive. Sunday, Monday, Tuesdays are free. Starting March 24. Breakfast & Lunch provided, should have own transportation, wage negotiable. Send resume to 4440 Crawford Rd Armstrong, BC V0E 1B4 or email to email@example.com, or phone cell 250-306-7005 GENERAL Laborer req. to work with Brush Clearing Crews. Working in the Southern Int. Seasonal & Full Time. Drivers licence and clean abstract req’d. First Aid Cert., Herbicide Cert. are assets. Fax resume: 250-861-8737 GET YOUR FOOT in the garage door. Study General Mechanics, GPRC Fairview, Alberta. Challenge ﬁrst year Automotive or Heavy Equipment apprenticeship exam. Affordable residences. 1-888-999-7882 www.grc.ab.ca/fairview
Nortech Forestry Ltd has Junior Forester/Forest Technician openings for work out of the Quesnel, Kamloops and Vernon areas. Silviculture survey/layout experience as well as excellent ﬁeld, organizational, communication and ofﬁce skills and the ability to travel are a must. Registration with the ABCFP is preferred. Cover letter and resume can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 250992-8087. Northern Lite Mfg requires a RV production supervisor Fax 250-765-3708
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Help Wanted The Peninsula News Review Located in scenic Sidney, B.C., has an opening for the position of publisher. The News Review is published twice a week and has a circulation of 15,000. We are seeking an individual with proven leadership skills and a record of community involvement. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of community newspaper operations, with an emphasis on sales, marketing and ﬁnancial management. Black Press is Canada’s largest privately held, independent newspaper company with more than 150 newspapers. We offer a generous compensation and beneﬁts package, as well as the opportunity for career advancement.
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Alternative Health Mountain Acupuncture & Laser Therapy Marcel Mallette, Registered Acupuncturist. 7639 Silver Star Rd. Vernon 250-260-3892
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IF YOU OWN A HOME or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS will lend you money: It’s That simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1-800-5872161 $$NEED MONEY$$ Have RRSP or locked in pensionplan from an ex-employer (LIR) or (LIF) 3 easy ways to help. Call 1-866-341-3274 REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 250-860-1653 www.4pillars.ca REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 866-888-8681 www.4pillars.ca
Home Care Care Aide’s available, house cleaning, personal care, meals, prep, etc. 250-5469060, 250-540-0214 Mature Christian Caregiver avail. for respite care cleaning, etc. $12. 14yrs exp. References. Call Lu at 250-542-1869
Legal Services #1 IN PARDONS. Remove your criminal record. Express Pardons offers the FASTEST pardons, LOWEST prices, and it’s GUARANTEED. BBB Accredited. FREE Consultation Toll-free 1-866-416-6772, www.ExpressPardons.com. CRIMINAL RECORD? Only Pardon Services Canada has 20 years experience Guaranteeing Record Removal. Call 1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) www.RemoveYourRecord.com
Nutrition/Diet Lose up to 24lbs by May 24. Results Guaranteed. Look great. Feel Great. Lose weight. Call Herbal Magic for a free no obligation consultation.1-800-926-4363.
E M Y T O FIND N NEMPLOYMENT T T PL T E N N M THE E CLASSIFIEDS E EM E IN Y M M M O OY Y T Y L O O T P PL L L N N P P E E M M M M E OY E OY EM NT E T T L L N N M P P ME Y E M M M O T E E Y PTL Y N O O E L EEMN L M P P Y O NT EM YM EM L P O , E T T M L N N M E Everything you for is P reMlooking T T E E Y N M N M O inMEthe E E L Y Y classifieds! M P O O T Y Y L L M N O O P P E E L L M M MMP E P E Y M OE E
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HOME MAINTENANCE / RENOVATIONS CONSTRUCTION SIDING
A division of Keith Construction
Bathroom Remodelling Made Easy!
COMPETITION EXTERIORS LTD (250) 542-5925 GUTTERS
Renovations * Repairs * Decks * Fences * Landscaping
Bathrooms, Custom Showers, Hardwood, Tile, Laminate, Finishing & More!
“Framing to Flooring”
Insured * References * Guaranteed
Ron @ 250-309-0435 or 250-542-1419 firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Paul 250-545-1300 www.rebathokanagan.ca
ARMSTRONG CONSTRUCTION Journeyman Carpenter • Renovations • Remodelling • New Construction
Mark of Excellence • Full Renovations • Cert. Vinyl Deck Inst. • Elect./Plumb.• Painting & Home Design
Mark Usselman • 250.308.9384 M Supplier & Instal Installer of Windows & Doors ~ 25 Years Experience
Inside - Out
• TILING (WALLS & FLOORS) • WOOD & LAMINATE FLOORS • CARPENTRY • DECKING • BATHROOM RENOVATIONS • PLUMBING 16 • GENERAL REPAIRS Years Experience
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Insurance Claims • Strata Maintenance • Kitchens • Bathrooms Basement Finishing • Painting • Flooring • Decks • Fences & more! Quality Workmanship • Over 30 Years Experience
Licensed Insured WCB • Seniors Discount
For Free Estimate Call:
CHRIS - 250-542-6277 References • All Work Guaranteed Totally Reliable & Friendly Service
Old World Craftsman Renovations & New Construction
AFFORDABLE HOME REPAIRS & RENOVATIONS
Journeyman, Licensed, Bonded Framing, Tile, Flooring, Bathroom, Decks, Custom Finishing, Window & Door Installs, Renos and Accenting, etc. Dana Ross 250-308-7540 DIY Consulting and Recommendations
• QUALITY • PRICE • SERVICE • EVERYTHING FROM FOUNDATION TO FINISH Concrete, Framing, Flooring - Tile & Hardwood, Painting, Finishing
Lonestar Custom Carpentry
250-307-1726 Framing • Renovations Decorative Concrete • Concrete Repair
• Concrete Repairs • Small Jobs • Finishing • Remodelling • Interior Renovations
* We specialize in insurance repair *
Journeyman Carpenter Incorporated, Licensed, WCB, Insured, Quality Guaranteed
Call us ¿rst for all your home improvement needs!
Jalon Construction *Renovations *Basement Development *Additions/Garages/Shops *Quality Woodwork & Trim/Millwork Installations
Residential & Commercial - Fully Insured & Licensed
Decks, Porches, Patios James Hardie Installer Window & Door Replacement E N T E R P R I S E S
Licensed, Insured, WCB, References
Your one stop home repair company
Custom bathrooms, cabinets, tile work, laminate, hardwood, doors and trim, basement suites, decks, sheds, play structures, general repairs Mike Muller Owner/Craftsman email@example.com home: (250) 275-6412
The Greenway Rooﬁng Co.
SUPERIOR DECK LTD
Rooﬁng Consultant Torch on Specialist Fully Insured
STUCCO CARWAY STUCCO Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs
25 + years Experience
• Renovations • General Repairs • Paint • Tile • Laminate • Hardwood • Baseboard • Trim • Door & Window Repair• Sinks • Counter Tops • Cabinets • Blinds
Call Len (250)558-5038
Additions, Suites and Interiors
RedTruck Renovations cell: (250) 938-8133
L&R Home Improvements
“The Affordable Professional”
Jed - (250)-307-4774
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Journeyman Carpenter(1983) Jim Hiebert 250 306-9410
VINYL DECKING • ALUMINUM RAILING
Kelowna Winﬁeld 250-212-3075
Vernon Salmon Arm 250-550-4598
Marcel Labrecque, 15124 Middle Bench Road Fax: 250-548-4045 Owner/Operator Oyama, B.C. V4V 2C4
ONLY 5 MONTHS LEFT! The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is scheduled to come into effect July 1, 2010. If you need renovations or other updates done to your home then call these trusted companies to
GET THEM OKANAGAN WELL & PUMP SERVICE DONE BEFORE Sales, service & installation HAVING TO PAY “Water When You Need It” Kelly Desjardins 250-550-5553 EXTRA!
EXPEREINCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST
• Bath Remodels • Decks • Drywall
• Kitchen • Basement Remodels Finishing • Painting • Tile Work • Plumbing • Much More Licensed, Bonded & Insured 250-545-3130
Independently Owned and Locally Operated
kelowna.handymanconnection.com Now serving all the North Okanagan including Armstrong, Enderby, Lumby, Falkland, Lavington, Coldstream, BX & Oyama
The Hardi Joys - Solving all your Siding Mysteries Exterior Finishing & Renovations
www.thehardijoys.com Specializing in: James Hardi Siding, Shingles, Board & Batten, Sofﬁts, Fascia, Trim & Dressing.
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250-550-7900 GUTTERS & SIDING • Seamless Gutters • Vinyl & Hardi Plank Siding • Fascia & Sofﬁts • Exterior Painting
( 250 ) 542-4492
CLYDESDALE MOVING PROFESSIONAL MOVES LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE
558 -7914 or 307-1975
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DARCYâ€™S PLUMBING - Hot Water Tank Replacement (gas/electric) - Plugged Drains, Water Softeners - Kitchen/Bathroom Renovations - New Construction *CertiďŹ ed
SPECIALIZING IN ALUMINIUM & STAINLESS PRODUCTS & REPAIR 8102 Highland Place, Vernon
JACK WESSELL PAINTING INTERIOR - EXTERIOR - CEILINGS SPRAYED STUCCO - WOOD - VINYL - FENCES 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE â€˘ WORK GUARANTEED
Call Jack 250-308-2870
( north end of Swan Lake)
BLACK ROCK BUSINESS DIRECTORY CONCRETE QUESTIONS? - Exposed - Concrete - Stamped Restoration - Broomed - Competitive Pricing - Floors - Over 20 years - Forming Experience
a free Call (250)309-2717 for estimate
www.lenblower.com â€˘ firstname.lastname@example.org
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ADAIR ELECTRIC LTD. Free Estimates/Emergency Service Bonded and Insured License #92048 BBB Member â€“ Quality Work BOB ADAIR 250-275-4780
â€˘ General Labouring â€˘ Yard Clean-Up â€˘ Dump Runs â€˘ Home Maintenance â€˘ Site Clean-Up FOR THE THINGS YOU DONâ€™T HAVE TIME FOR! Darrel: 250-503-7818 Doug: 250-306-5174
COLDSTREAM CRANE SERVICE LTD. s 4RUCK -OUNTED #RANE s "UILDING MATERIALS DELIVERY TRUSS LIFTS ROOlNG ETC s 'ENERAL FREIGHT ,OCAL LONG DISTANCE HAULING Competitive Rates Call Les for free estimates #ELL s&AX
Repaints our specialty! â€˘ Walls â€˘ Doors â€˘ Windows â€˘ Trim â€˘ Textured Ceilings Painted - Repaired or Retextured GET MY ESTIMATE OR PAY TOO MUCH! Free Estimates â€˘ www.timetopaint.com or
RENOS, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL
INCOME TAX SERVICE E-FILE Specializing in Small Businesses
Laursen Electric Commercial Residential Service
SIMPLY CEILINGS AND WALLS
New Construction & Renovations Licenced, Bonded & Insured
Call Chris @ Vernon: 250 307-7173 Mabel Lake: 250 838-2242
Certified Management Accountant
INTERIOR SPECIALIST CREW WITH FREE ESTIMATES WORK GUARANTEED QUALITY RATES
Corporate, Small Business, Mobile Accounting & Taxes
Mike Howe 20 yrs. experience
Business Management Consulting
TO ADVERTISE IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY PLEASE CONTACT THE CLASSIFIEDS DEPARTMENT AT
Excavating, Rock Work â€˘ General Excavating & BackďŹ lling â€˘ Land Clearing & Interface Fire Guard â€˘ Excavating & Driveway Prep â€˘ Landscape & Waterscape Design â€˘ Rockwork & Tree Removal
Steve Bernhardt (250) 542-5300
Wendy Hesketh CertiďŹ ed General Accountant
KNN CONTRACTING â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘
DITCHING SEPTIC LAND CLEARING DRAINAGE
www.knncontracting.com Kirk Forster 250-540-5595
JD 310 4X4 Extend A Hoe Driveway, Repair Cold Paving Drainage Systems General Excavating Labour & Truck Available
DL Decor & Painting
When you donâ€™t want it just coloured... Over 30 years trained experience
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DAVIES DRYWALL CUSTOM HOME DRYWALLER NEW OR RENO BOARD, TAPE & SPRAY CALL KYLE 250-308-4663
250-550-7900 WINDOWS & DOORS
All Your Drywalling Needs Additions, Basements, Renovations, Steel Stud Framing, Drywalling, Taping, Dropped Ceilings Call Attila: 250-546-6282
â€œFor all your window and door needs GOVERNMENT GRANTS - WE CANwindow DO IT!â€? $70 per
Quality Professional Installations See us at our new location
NEW 2001 43rd St Vernon, B.C.V1T 6K7
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Trucking, Excavating & Materials
Joe Prebushewski Cell: (250) 550-6208 Fax: (250) 549-3899 â€˘ Email: email@example.com
I CAN DIG IT
CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
RICK WARE EXCAVATING
EXCAVATING â€˘ DECORATIVE ROCK PLACING â€˘ RETAINING & ROCK WALL BOBCAT SERVICE â€˘ LARGE & SMALL EXCAVATORS & DUMP TRUCKS
B: 503-0681 C: 503-6273
Cell: (250) 938-2173
BOOKING FOR SPRING!
Guaranteed & Professional!
New Construction or Renovations KV Fairglass is the authorized dealer for Milgard Windows in the North Okanagan Ask about MILGARDâ€™S LIFETIME WARRANTY
â€˘ Installations â€˘ Wood windows â€˘ Vinyl - Fiberglass - Aluminum â€˘ All milgard windows c/w Suncoat Lowe Glass â€˘ Free Estimates â€Ś 2 to 3 Week Delivery
Toll Free 1-800-661-8003 1044 Middleton Way, Vernon â€˘ 545-6096 â€˘ Fax (250) 545-1977
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Odarata Lawn & Garden Care
NOW BOOKING: De-thatching/Aerating Full Landscape Maintenace Programs Landscape/Irrigation/Design/Installations
* Quality Cleaning * Eco Friendly Products
Tannis Morrison (250) 558-8552 firstname.lastname@example.org
(Glory of the Sun)
Your Strata, Commercial & Residential Grounds Specialists
MASONRY LAWN & GARDEN CARE
250-938-9566 25025 2 50 938 938-9566 9566
VERNON “For All Your Masonry Needs” Needs” - new home - Brick, Cultured construction Stone,Glass Block - renovations - Over 20 years - repairs in Masonry - masonry BBQ’s Business
Serving Vernon & Area Since 1992
✶ Certiﬁed Consultant ✶
Quick books, Taxes, Personal & Corporate
SPRING for Apartments & Condos One Kitchen 24 sq. ft. and one Bathroom Vanity 8 sq. ft. both with undermount sink 11/4”, includes edging of your choice.
“Making Green Space YOUR Space”
Natural Stone, Keystone, Allan Block
Stone Paving & Landscaping • LANDSCAPE
Address list Recommendations & Irrigation, Turf, Planting, Excavating & Bobcat work Portofolio available CALL FOR ESTIMATE 250-542-8316 • 250-309-4539
QUARTZ the best stone for countertop surfaces. 156 colors. 10yr guarantee. Complete kitchens or countertops only. We will not be undersold. Classic Countertops & Cabinets. (250)549-2875
Fencing CEDAR FENCE PANELS, 1-800-838-6036 Armstrong FENCE POST Installation, Excavating, Trenching, and Brush Cleaning. Great rates. No transport fee. Call Ly at 250.308.5403.
Carpet & Lino Repairs & Restretches, Hardwood Flooring Installations, 27yrs exp. 778475-4547.
Lawn & Garden ALLIUM LAWN CARE Spring Clean-ups & Lawn Maintenance. Experienced & Insured. Call Wesley @ 250-307-4933
Handypersons Indoor/Outdoor Handyman Services, equip provided. Reasonable rates. (250)306-4136
ATTN: CONDO Owners We clean and we paint. We will also shop for you. Great rates and even better service. Call 250-309-3178.
Misc Services CHEAP TELEPHONE RECONNECT! Low rates, fast connections, reliable service. Internet & long distance offered. Ask about holiday discounts! Call now - Phone Factory Reconnect 1-877-336-2274
Small ads, BIG deals! Moving & Storage FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance throughout 2009. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250493-2687
Rubbish Removal 250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL Full Service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals. ✔✔✔ THAT GUY & His Work Truck LTD. Junk Removal & Bin Rentals 10,15 & 20 yard Bins. We haul EVERYTHING Home or Jobsite, Renovations Cheapest rates in the Valley www.thatguysworktruck.com
™ MicroSolve Computer Solutions
www.customrockcounters.com 250-763-8303 ~ 250-870-1577
In the convenience of your Home Computer Troubleshooting, Repair, Performance Maintenance & Virus Control. Personalized in-home Computer Training with your programs, Internet, E-mail, scanner, camera, printer & cleaning up harddrive.
#2-1115 GORDON REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.
Cheryl Andrus Microsoft Professional + Internet Microsoft Certiﬁed System Engineer A+ Service Technician
Spring Window Cleaning and eaves troughs. FREE ESTIMATES • CALL SCOTT
• Residential • Commercial • Construction clean • Quality work • Water Stain Removal
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL, STRATA
window cleaning Residential & Construction Deron Sanderson
VERNON & AREA: 250-558-5342
Quality Work & Care for the Best Price! VERNON - LUMBY - ARMSTRONG - WINFIELD
BUSINESS DIRECTORY 250-550-7900
Certified Horticulturist Garden Maintenance & Design
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CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT AT
• RETAINING WALLS
NATURAL WOOD FLOORING FIR, HEMLOCK & PINE www.rouckbros.com Rouck Bros. Lumby, BC 1-800-960-3388
M-F 9-4 SAT 10-2
• FRUIT TREE PRUNING • HEDGE & SHRUB TRIM & SHAPE • TREE REMOVAL • LAWN MOWING • CLEAN-UP & DUMP RUN
Driveways, Pathways, Patios, Swimming Pools
STREAKY - CLEAN
250-547-2429 • 250-306-9896
Floor Reﬁnishing/ Installations Custom Rock Counters
De-thatching , Aerating , Brush Removal, Spring Cleanup, Complete Landscape Maintenance, New Landscapes.
• STONE PAVING
250 550 7900 250-550-7900 SIMPLY ACCOUNTING
Fruit Tree Pruning Complete Landscape Maintenance
• Design • Installation • Maintenance
Free tes a Estim
• De-thatching • Aerating • Pruning • Spring Clean-up
Feed & Hay
Horse boarding in Coldstream/ Lavington, 100x130 riding arena, Paddocks with/without Shelter, access to crown land Certiﬁed trainer on site. Call 250 545 1082 after 5:30 pm
*HAY SALES GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.
POOP PATROL Dog waste, yard clean up, weekly or one time. Call Eric 250-306-3408
Pure Shar-pei puppies, ready to go, $400. (250)547-8876
American Blue Nose registered pups, 4 female, 3 male, $1000 each, ready to go March 16, email: email@example.com, 250-8635665 Kelowna Springer X pups, ready Mar 17. 1ST Shots, 3-males, 2-females. $450. 250-542-3407
Feed & Hay
HAY for sale, alfalfa grass mix, 70lb bales. Call (250)545-2434
3 - 2 year old Bulls; 6 yearling bulls; 6 yearling Steer calves; 11 yearling Heifers; Cow Calf pairs - Call (250)992-2294 GETTING out. Registered 3yr old black angus bull, approx 1400lbs, 4 cow calf pairs, black baldy pairs, 6yrs old, 6 bred cows, 6yrs old or less. (250)547-9642 HONEY BEE’S 4 Frame Nucs $130/ea Pollination Services 250-547-2429 250-306-9896 HORSE Disposal, Call Dave @ 250-309-0629 VALLEY CHAROLIAS BULL SALE at Valley Auction Armstrong Thursday March 11 at 1pm. 1-2yr old and 35 yearling Charolias Bulls, Hosted by Altwasser Charley & RRTS Charolias . 250-547-9979
1st Crop Alfalfa/Grass Hay, 4’ Round bales, no rain, call evenings. (250)545-5622 EXCELLENT quality grass hay 70-75lb bales, $7/bale (250)838-6725 Feeder hay. Round bales $160 ton. Delivery available. 250-838-6630. Good grass hay, smaller round bales, barn stored, Cherryville. 604-465-7626 lv msg, or firstname.lastname@example.org GOOD quality hay, alfalfa grass mix, heavy square bales, barn stored. 250-5429419, 250-309-5956.
LARGE. SMALL 250.541.0111 DECORATIVE NOW OPEN Mon. - Fri. LAVA ROCK 8:00 am - 4:00 pm VISA DEBIT MASTERCARD INTERACT SLATE SENIORS DISCOUNT LANDSCAPE RETAINING WALL WHITE DOLOMITE BARK MULCH www.justrocks.org TOP SOIL SAND & GRAVEL 186 GREENHOW RD., VERNON NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL
1 KM NORTH OF SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND
LIVESTOCK HAULING Reliable and committed Call Paul:
Feed & Hay
Feed & Hay
Trussed Arch Quonset and Gable 24’ to 130’ width length can be customized to any length
Free Standing Buildings Great for: • Agricultural • Equestrian • Commercial/Industrial Lease to Own Program Available
Ken Rose Phone/Fax: (250) 694-3500 1-877-485-3500 email: email@example.com
Pets ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY
Cats and kittens available for adoption to approved homes. Neutered, tattooed & vaccinated.
www.vernonanimalcare.com Beautiful Great Pyrenees Border Collie puppies, 6wks old guardian/ great family pet, $350. 250-260-2627 BOOSHAY’S TRAINING ACADEMY Novice obedience classes, all age & breeds welcome. New class April 8th. Enroll now, class ﬁlls fast. (250)558-5322 Dachshunds, Miniature Longhair & Miniature Smooth. CKC non-breeding agmt registered, vet checked, vaccinated, tattooed. $600. 250-379-2635. Farmer Val needs day old chicks for last week March or share order. Also, baby bunnies. Call (250)542-1434
JOE’S CANINE BEHAVIOUR SECIALISTS
Obedience Clases, all ages
Tracking, S.A.R. (X-RCMP)
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Misc. for Sale
Houses For Sale
Building New Home/Cottage? Factory Direct Prefabricated Systems Inventory liquidation. Save 50%++ While they last. Green-R-Panel 100’s of Dreams Delivered to Happy Families. 1-800-871-7089 SACRIFICE FROM $9,975.!!!!! EXTERIOR sidings: board & batten, channel, bevel, log cabin. Dry. T&G; ﬁr, cedar & pine (1x4 1x6). Fencing; ﬁr & cedar. Latice panels. Timbers & beams. Lumber for garden boxes, retaining walls, hobby wood. 1-800-838-6036 Armstrong.
4pce solid wood queen size bdrm suite, $500. (250)3066449 6PC Cherry sleigh bdrm set. Queen bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2 night stands. New!! Still boxed. Worth $5000, Sell $1295 Can deliver. call 1- 250550-6648, 250-550-6647 7 Thonet Labeled 1850’s bent oak venetian chairs, need caning $700 obo. (250)260-8069 Antique table & 4 chairs, 3’x5’, good cond. Asking $350. obo. 250-558-3508. Contemporary Italian designer table & 4 chairs, Ash & Matt black ﬁnish, purchased price $2900, asking $450. Call Ken (250)545-5681 HOTEL BED clearance. Over 75 sold. 1 Floor Left 25 Queen size beds - $100+. Super 8 Vernon - 4204 32nd Vernon, BC (250) 542-4434. KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647 NEW 3-pc Sectional Sofa w/ottoman, In orig. pkg. Worth $1499, Must Sell $899 250550-6647 can deliver QUEEN pillowtop mattress, box. Brand New! MFR warranty. Worth $1100, sell $390 250-550-6647 Queen size mattress & box spring, 2yrs old, like new, $300. (250)306-6449 QUEEN size memory foam mattress. Brand New! Retail $1400 sell $495 250-550-6647 Triable Beloshi rug 9x6 $275. Call Ken 250-545-5681
A Free Telephone Service. Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It.No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464 AIR hockey table 39X67 $150 obo. Washer & dryer pair $200 obo. 250-558-9969. Antique table & 4 chairs, 3’x5’, good cond. Asking $350. obo. 250-558-3508. Camera Tripot RCA Convertible 5.5lbs, as new, $40. 250-549-1798 CLASSIC COUNTERTOPS & CABINETS Quality cabinets at factory direct prices. 250-549-2875. Countertop 2 barrel ice cap machine, hot cappuccino machine, & microwave, perfect fry self contained countertop deep fryer. Call for details & prices, 250-306-9909 DO YOU NEED LARGE AMOUNTS OF FREE FILL? no trucking charge 250-307-3839 Dacron Enterprises LTD. Electrolux Diplomat with power head, hose and tools $275 OBO, like new (250)549-3352 Foosball table, air hockey table, digital exercise bike $150/ea. 250-306-0727. NEED BUILDING PLANS New Home or Renovations Call North Okanagan Blue Print 250-558-8791 NEW Norwood SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” in Diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efﬁciency up to 40% www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT - FREE information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT PRIVATE Sale: HD Rockwell 10” table saw 27”x20” bed c/w Hmade stand & roller ext. $400 obo. Myford 7” metal lathe c/w acc. $2500. (250)260-8069 Simply Baskets Home & Gift
ACOUSTIC Guitar $125. Strad copy violin $375. Alto Saxophone $350. Selmer B-Flat clarinet $125. 250-503-5249
Farm Equipment 1 used 3 point hitch tractor mount, fertilizer spreader, working cond. $75. 250-5423285 6’ CHAIN HARROWS $200. 250-545-6307. ASV RC30 2007, 660 hrs, $16,500 obo; 2007 PJ trailer, 12ft. elec. hyd. dump, $6,500 obo. 250-838-7106 Case 310 tractor w/front loader, rear blade, chains & sickle mower, $6000. 250-545-5539
Food Products Naturally grown, governt inspected, grain fed Beef. $2.65/lb. CWF 250-546-6494.
Appliances 17cuft fridge $195. Ranges $125, Washer/dryer $175. Warrantied. FRIDGES WANTED. Wayne 250-549-6649 #1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 A GREAT DEAL! We got Stackers. Front loads. Starting at $100&up. (250)549-3781
FREE vehicle removal for recycling only, cars, trucks, vans. No registration, no problem. Call Larry 250-540-0303.
Fruit & Vegetables Apples 0.39¢/lb. All varieties. PLEASANT VALLEY FRUIT.
Washer & dryer, in good condition, $275. 250-260-7047
FIREWOOD Special, Approx 2 cords, ﬁr/pine mix $325. Fir $350, Birch $375. Delivery Available. (250)260-7932 Wanted to buy logs from private person w/acreage, prefer bigger jackpine & some cedar. (250)801-5776
Apt size fridge. $250 Dryer $100. Stove.$100. Warrantied. Other items/delivery avail. 250-549-6042.
Garden Equipment Cheap Lawntractor 11HP 38” cut $250. Sears 6hp chipper/shredder $225. 250-5032177. Gas lawnmower $80. Free p/up dead lawn/garden tractors. 250-260-5819
Heavy Duty Machinery
“A Country Primitive Home Store”
3414 Coldstream Ave, Vernon 250-545-4474
2003 EX 200 LC c/w Q/A & new cleanout bucket, 3200hrs, very clean machine $69,500 obo. Len 250-550-4100.
Medical Supplies Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963.
MOBILITY Scooters & Power Chairs, new & used. Shoprider Dealer. 250-542-3745 www.okmobilityscootersplus.ca
Household, Estate, Warehouse Dispersals and Miscellaneous consignments.
NEXT REGULAR SALES THURS., MAR. 11 & MAR. 25 www.valleyauction.ca or call us at 250-546-9420 903 Hwy. 97A, Armstrong, B.C.
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*STARCHOICE* Satellite T.V. Sales, installations & accessories. For best prices and service. Call 250-545-0012. STEEL BUILDING SALE! Less than WOOD. Less than CANVAS. Less than STEEL TRUSSES. Various sizes and shapes. Canadian Manufacturer Direct. For the BEST & LOWEST call Pioneer Steel Manufacturers. 1-800-668-5422 www.pioneersteel.ca **STORAGE: Boats and RVs any size. Seasonal and household goods. Elephant Storage Centre. Safe, affordable storage. 6136-Okanagan Avenue. 250-549-2255. X-BOX 360 w/10 games (mostly M rated), 2 wireless controls, 1 wireless guitar, 39GB Hard drive. Mint cond. $250. 250-546-3174
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WANTED: 2000 watt generator, suitcase style, must be quiet, 250-838-6014. Wanted to buy logs from private person w/acreage, prefer bigger jackpine & some cedar. (250)801-5776
email@example.com 14” wood cutting band saw and 12” thickness plainer, both for $300. 250-542-5141 1 Shoprider electric Scooter for sale. $950.OBO. 778-4751588. Inglis Washer & dryer, heavy duty, $250 obo. 250-260-1818.
Musical Instruments MUSIC LESSONS Guitar, drums & bass. Call Norm 250-307-5381.
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Sporting Goods Electric golf caddie, battery & charger, good cond. $200. (250)542-1973 after 5pm. GOLF CLUBS - 3 Wood/ 10 Irons/ 2 Putters New Wilson Bag/ New Golf Bag Cart. 250-545-9045 Golf Electronic Caddy, battery, charger, good cond. $200. 250-542-7889 Golf Electronic Caddy, battery, charger. Good cond. Used ﬁve seasons $275. 250503-5543. RUSSIAN SKS’’s - top choice, cleaned, oiled & inspected, from $299. Ammo - 1120 RDS-Case $195. 12 ga shotgun ammo & clay targets $99. Quality Firearms bought & sold. GLOCKs + accessories stocking dealer. Weber & Markin Gunsmiths. 4-1691 Powick Rd, Kelowna, (250)762-7575
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2bdrm modular home in Armstrong, BC features large lease lot, privacy, exc. access, $129,500. Call Vern at Re/max Enderby 888-609-7764 or cell: 250-308-2110
Luxury 3bdrm townhouse, open modern architecture, S/S appl. laminated wood ﬂooring, quiet location, borders creek. Selling $30,000 below assessed value at $429,000. qualiﬁed buyers 250-545-2219
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READY to build on this 3 acres in Whitevale area, Lumby. Flat, few trees, drilled well. Gas/hydro to driveway. Price $245,000 GST.obo. 250-5476932. SHUSWAP RIVER FRONT 11.3 acres w/shop $400,000. 1985 house on 22.5 acres $799,000. 15.9 acres $400,000. Water and services. 250-838-7660.
******* OKHomeseller.com Where smart sellers meet smart buyers! View Thompson Okanagan properties for sale.// Selling? No Commission. (250) 545-2383 or 1-877-291-7576 16yr old home, quiet street, list#26268 okhomeseller.com $398,000 (250)938-3396 2-bdrm house under construction, by Bedrock Projects LCD, 976 Mount Ida Drive, Vernon. $439,000 Avail June 15. Darcy Goossen, 250-550-4582, firstname.lastname@example.org 4-BDRM, beautiful large yard, carport, deck, mortgage helper, own entrance, great view. (Can help with down payment.) Realtor chosen. $339,000 lv-msg (250)542-9535 Affordable 55+ Community in Enderby, BC features large late model homes, low taxes, close to shopping & recreation RV prkg. For information call (250)838-0025, 250-308-6703 Lower Mission 2bdrm +den, 2.5baths, fenced in, dbl garage. (250)491-0823 Shuswap Lake Estates Golf Course - 4bdrm, 3bath, clean home on 12th fairway. Asking $485,000. 250-241-2556 Thinking of buying or selling? Do you know someone who is? Call Bobby Mitchell with Century 21 and learn how to put money in your pocket! 250 550 4464 WHY RENT when you can Own? Rent to Own 4br house in Vernon’s East Hill. 5K down from $1850/mo. call Chris 250.546.9067
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Tools 12-1/2” planer & 9” bandsaw. $200 for both. Stihl gas leaf blower new. $150. 250-5584614.
Garage Sales Sat. 13th & Sun. 14th 8am1pm. 5513 Willow Dr. (behind Fulton School) Something for everyone! TOO MUCH STUFF! Tack sale - English & western. Saddles, bridles, blankets, pads & misc horse items. 9 am - 12 pm Saturday March 13th. 1829 Pleasant Valley Rd, Armstrong VERNON: 2309 34th Street. Open all of March 8am-4pm. Closed the 13th,14th & 17th.
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1 & 2bdrm condos for sale, totally reno’d, close to downtown. 250-307-7117. $2500 “ﬁnder’s fee” will be paid to anyone who introduces to me “the buyer” of any one of the 3 condo units I have for sale, starting price $142,500 for a beautiful 1bdrm, 1bath condo located in Vernon central. Call Sam 250-275-7497 50+ Clean, high security condo, Enderby. 2-bdrm, en-suite, balcony, elevator, newly renovated. $225,000 (250)838-0121 Purchase your vacation property before new mortgage rules take affect April 19,2010. Creekside unit 109 at Shooting Star. Two bedroom, two bath condo, fully furnished. Ski-in unit, 840 square feet. New carpet, gas, cable included. $320,000 OBO. Call 250-5494008.
Duplex/4 Plex 2 BEDROOM 3608 - 25th Avenue, Vernon $750/month + utilities W/D, Fridge & Stove Included. No Pets • No Smoking Available Immediately
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WANTED: 4bdrm 2bath home on private large lot. Lavington area, east of Brewer Rd. $350,000 to $400,000. NO AGENTS, 250-547-2362 eves.
Lots LUMBY: 3 view lots on new subdivision (Schunter Drive) Lot 2: $115,000 + GST. Lot 3: $120,000 + GST. Lot 4: $125,000 + GST. Call Mike 250-547-9402, 250-309-1042
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MORRIS MANOR Spacious 1 bedroom suite. 2 bedroom corner suite. Senior oriented building, downtown across from Schubert Centre. Heat included. For more information call
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2 bdrm / 2 bath suite, $ /mo view towards lake ..... AVAILABLE APRIL 1ST 2 bedroom suite, $ /mo view towards lake ..... 2 bedroom suite, $ /mo view towards lake ......... F/S, W/D, D/W, A/C, plus heat, hot water and hydro all included. Great quality living in a clean and spacious secure building. N/S, N/P. Good building for Seniors! On-site Resident Manager. REFERENCES REQUIRED SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE
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2 bdrm, 2 bath Condo for rent available immediately. Near Vernon Golf Course and Kal Lake, 2 parking stalls, washer and dryer in unit. $1050 + utilities
250-308-9601 1 BDRM - $600
ADULT (no one under 20) bldg. Sorry no pets. If you are into parties, drugs do not even apply. Non –smoker preferred, and clean. References please. Hydro not incld. 250-558-5020/ for interview or leave msg.
1 &2 bedroom apartments … in quiet Senior-oriented building. Large deck, air conditioning, laundry facilities on each ﬂoor. Heat included. Close to bus stop, Schubert Centre and downtown. N/P To view, call
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✔ 40+ ✔ 1, 2 Bedroom & Bachelor Suite ✔ Incl: Heat, Water, Elevator, Parking, Coin Laundry No Smoking / No Pets
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250-558-9696 Scenic Setting PICTURESQUE spectacular sunsets, garden walking Cozy 1 bedroom distance to all amenities. apartment, conveniently 1 bdrm garden painted, apt. located & freshly management. N/PExcellent $520/mo. Avail. Aug. 1
542-5202 610. NP. 250-542-7723
1, 2 bdrm & 3 bdrm $650$800. No dogs, no drugs. (250)260-1630
B18 Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - The Morning Star
ALEXIS PARK MANOR • Bright 1 and 2 bdrms. • Renovated, Spacious, Air Conditioned Suites • Adult Oriented • Close to Bus • Park-like Settings • Clean, Well-Managed Building
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Hawthorn Lane Renovated town homes with private courtyard — enjoy air conditioning and large deck, located in a convenient location right in the heart of Vernon. Affordable living. 2 bdrm … $825 per month 3 bdrm … $925 per month To view, please call:
250-503-1257 A New Tradition of Quality Living
1 & 2bdrm, recently renovated, close to downtown, $800 & $850, 250-307-7117 2 BDRM, 1 Bath, balcony, D/W, N/S, No Dogs, A/C, Close to town. $825/mo 250545-7644 or 250-550-5832 2BDRM, 1bath, condo, Middleton, $800/mo. Avail Immed. 250-275-3223. 2BDRM, 1bath, F/S, A/C, NS, onsite laundry, close to amenities, R.R. small pet okay, $750-$850/mo 250681-1848, 250-306-8252, 250545-8252 8am-8pm 2BDRM, 2-bath suite, downtown location, a/c, f/s, balcony, dishwasher, parking, $800/mo. N/P, 250-549-0644. ADULTS 55+ 2bdrm central, $750/mo. RR. 250-558-8261 ARMSTRONG AREA, clean, quiet 1 bedroom suite, A/C, F/S, W/D, heated garage, acreage, N/S, N/P, horse ok, $750 inc utils, 250-546-3750 CALL ABOUT OUR “RENT INCENTIVES” 1bdrm & bachelor, SENIORS spacious, very clean and well maintained buildings. Centrally located, close to downtown Safeway & Schubert Centre; n/s; n/p; available immediately, Century/Embers/Arlington 250-275-8066 Call for rent incentives! Large 1bdrm, $740. 1bdrm +den $790. F/S, DW, AC, balcony, NP/NS, clean, centrally located, on-site managers, quiet building, (250)5455773, 250-550-0243 EAST Hill/Lakeview Manor 2-bdrm, also bachelor suite, hardwood ﬂoors, onsite laundry, n/s, n/p, Avail Imm, heat & water incl. (250)2605870 ENDERBY 1 & 2bdrm apartment, N/S, N/P $600/mo & up, laundry avail. 250-308-9299 EXCEPTIONAL TOP ﬂoor Condo, Available immediately. Very clean, quiet and safe in an excellent location. Close to shopping /schools / parks and bus route, only minutes from the lakes. This unit is excellent for small families or young professionals. 2BDRM, 5 Appliances, Security entrance with CC camera, assigned parking. N/S, Small pets considered. $945 per month (Util not incl). References required. Call (250) 549-2140 after 5 PM FOR RENT & FOR SALE Top ﬂoor, 2bdrm, 2bath condo, located in central Vernon, $900 +util. 250-275-7497 Fully renovated 1-bdrm, new appliances, paint, ﬂooring etc. spacious, cable/ac incl, Ref checked, $725/mo. AVAIL IMMED. MATURE ADULT PREFERRED. (250)545-8985 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $850/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788 Maple Ridge Gardens Luxury Living 1801- 32nd St. Deluxe 2bdrm, 2bath, spacious 1000sq.ft plus large private balcony, w/city views, gas ﬁreplace, oak cabinets, luxurious, secure adult building, Guest suite, rec. rooms, underground parking, ns, np, $1050/mo. (250)308-9402
Apt/Condo for Rent Maple Ridge Gardens
Luxury Living 1801- 32 St
Fully renovated deluxe 2BR, 2Bath, very spacious, Private sundeck, gas f/p, Guest suite & rec room, Secure adult bldg $1050 incl heat 250-542-5659 RICKFORD Manor. Call about rent incentive. 1bdrm apt. utilities extra, ns, np, adult bldg. 250-545-1412 Studio condo at Silver Star, completely furnished, March 1, monthly or long-term lease, all util/incl. 250-558-1870.
Bed & Breakfast BED AND Breakfasts, Attractions, tourism operators get incredible exposure for your business…Advertise in the 2010-2011 BC Alberta Bed & Breakfast directory. Call Annemarie at 1-800-661-6335 ext. 744
Commercial/ Industrial WAREHOUSE OFFICE SPACE • Good central location • 5342’ - $3633.50/month • 1528’ - $1039.44/month • Could be combined for 6870 SQ.FT. Call Ray Stafford Sutton Lakefront
640SQFT of ofﬁce space available immediately. Front row Alpine Center on Kal Lake rd. Lots of parking. Call 250558-3001, 250-307-4899. Avail. immed. 5 lge bright furnished ofﬁces in a highly visible, centrally located newer prof. building. Offering plenty of parking, security system, shared reception, boardroom, internet. (250)549-8109 FOR LEASE 2400sq’, 690 McCurdy Rd, avail May 1. Rick 250-770-0903. Retail commercial ofﬁce space approx. 1544sqft in busy Spallumcheen Industrial park, avail. immed. rate neg. 250-549-0141 UP to 4000sq.ft. high exposure retail/commercial space. 250-558-1166 WAREHOUSE, ofﬁce, shop, retail, wholesale, very good rate. 1-250-314-7225, 250550-4178.
Duplex / 4 Plex $150 move-in bonus if moved in by March 15. Harwood area, 2bdrm suite in side by side duplex, older but in good condition, good neighbors, looking for longer term, $875/mo incl/util. 250-808-6625. 2bdrm half duplex, F/S, W/D, fenced yard, pets ok, $850 +util. Avail. March 15. 2807 38th Street. (250)808-2217 2bdrm lower suite, Mission Hill, $900/mo UTIL/INCL Avail now or April 1, W/D, NS/NP, 250-306-6996 2BDRM suite in 4plex, level entry, newly reno’d, close to Multiplex. W/D, F/S, N/S, N/P. Avail. Imm, $900/mo. +util. 250-545-4461 250-503-7296 2bdrm, walk to town, no dogs, cat ok, $925 util/incl. 250-5424310, 250-308-9028. 3bdrm, beautifully reno’d, good location, $1100/mo. N/S, 250-558-0969, 250-938-1957
Homes for Rent
Duplex / 4 Plex Large 2-bdrm upper suite in fourplex, adult oriented, close to Kin Beach, n/s, n/p, util incl $800 (250)838-9657 LARGE 2 BR newly decorated in quiet 4plex. W/D, S/F. Extra storage. Parking. Big yard. NS. $700+ electricity. 250-712 -1660 email@example.com Mar1, 2-bdrm, 1-bath, F/S, util, garbage inc, n/p, n/s, $800/mo, perfect for seniors. (250)547-9297 Lumby New 3bdrm duplex, 1.5 bath, w/d, a/c, beautiful kitchen, near town. $1100 p/m + 60% util. Avail April 1. 250-5587814. 250-309-5546.
Housesitting HOUSE SITTER Available 50 year old professional female willing to housesit in exchange for utilities. N/S N/P. Excellent references. Please contact 250-545-2215 ext 252
Mobile Homes & Pads 2-bdrm mobile on acreage in Falkland, no parties/dogs, DD & Ref $600/mo (250)379-2986 2-bdrm, on acreage, 5min from Predator Ridge $1000/mo, (250)766-1685 3-bdrm, f/s, country setting off silver star rd. Avail Apr1, $750/mo+DD (250)545-1681
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• Very nice updated 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath townhome. $1100 • Lumby 1 bdrm above ground suite, new, bright, 800 sqft. $800 incl utilities • 2 bdrm in 6plex, great condition, level entry. $800 • Armstrong home, 3 bdrm, nice yard, NP, NS. $1100 • Bachelor suite incl. util, shared bathrooms. $550 • 2 bdrm upper suite, incl all util. FS, WD, looks good. $900.
1300 SQ.FT. 3 bdr, 1.5 bath, close to schools, downtown, & transit. covered deck, fenced yard, workshop/storage. Includes F/S, W/D, window A/C unit. Pets considered. N/S. $1400 + utilities. Avail Apr1 Aug31 Call: 250-545-7267 or firstname.lastname@example.org 2bdrm, 1bath, ac, gas f/p, hardwood ﬂrs, all appl. detached garage, fenced backyard, ns, np, close to Beairsto school, $1200/mo. +util. 250309-4996 2bdrm 1bath, East Hill, small pet welcome, $900/mo. 3202 PV Rd. (250)275-4791 2-bdrm, downtown, detached garage, fenced yard, n/s, all appl, avail. immed., $1050/mo (250)546-0054 2bdrm, level-entry, downtown, large yard, & shed, W/D, NS/NP, avail imm, R.R., $925/mo +util. 250-558-8226. 3bd., 3ba., gas f/p, clean, nice, rec.rm dwn., new paint, np, $1500. 250-545-9063. 3BD, NS, NP, Rutland area, avail immed. WD, FS. 250765-9575 3BDRM, 2bath, 1500sqft, avail imm, $1200/mo +util. 250-540-1254. 3-bdrm 2-bath, upper ﬂoor, large yard/deck $1300/mo, Apr 1st, (250)306-0046 3bdrm, fenced backyard, pets okay, $1300/mo +util.Avail immed. 250-541-0402.
*Houses *Townhouses *Furnished Homes *
3 bdrm 3 bath tnhse $1200+util 1607 43rd Avenue Incl. Fr St Avail. April long term 2+1 bdrm 2.5 bath deluxe duplex $1375+util 5101 19th Str Incl kit appls Avail April 2 bdrm 2 bath Foothills townhome $1400+util 6964 Manning Place Incl appls. Avail now 2+1 bdrm 2 bath 1/2 duplex $995+util 6687 Longacre Dr Includes Fr St Avail April 3 bdrm 2.5 bath Westmount tnhme $1595+util 4900 Heritage Dr Incl. 6 appl. Avail May 2+1 bdrm 1.5 bath South Vernon home $1300+util 5628 SV Drive Incl Fr ST Avail Apr 2 bdrm 1 bath one level dwntwn home $1125+util 2802-38St Incl appl Pets neg. avail Apr 2 bd 1 bath rural home $700 incl util & cable 7227 Brewer Rd Incl 5 appl Horse/pets neg 4 bd 3 bath executive home 18451 Crystal Waters Rd $1500 incl util & appl 3 bd 1 bath home 2113 34 st $1100+util inc FSWD avail now CONTACT DOUG WILLIAMS 250-260-0198 / DAN IRVINE 250-549-0119
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VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon
FURNISHED or UNFURNISHED UPPER FLOOR EXECUTIVE HOME. PANORAMIC VIEW, 3BDRM, 2BATH, JACUZZI, 2 F/P, LUXURIOUSLY FURNISHED, NS/NP. $1700/MO. 250-308-9282
2 Secure single garages & fenced storage lot, 32’x100’ avail for rent near 25th ave/39th St. 250-550-4069. RV’S, BOATS & AUTO YARD STORAGE. ARMSTRONG. 250-546-6022, 250-308-9250
1BDRM, avail imm, $650/mo incl.hydro, NS/NP, no parties. 250-549-6747. 1bdrm, daylight, quiet setting, April 1. Full bath w/tub & shower, util/incl, laundry privileges, $700 +DD, NS/NP. 250545-5141, 250-549-0291. 1-bdrm, incl small room for ofﬁce, storage? all util, cable incl, n/p, n/s, no-parties, $750/mo, (250)558-3063 1bdrm, Middleton, NS/NP incl/util. $750/mo. 250-5030946. 1bdrm, newly remodeled, N/S, N/P util., cable incl. W/D, $750. (250)558-5055 1bdrm, newly reno’d, lower EastHill. Internet, cable, shared storage & W/D, A/C. NP/NS, no parties, March 1. $800/mo (250)545-6950 1bdrm, sep/entry, NS, NP, FS, WD, sat/TV, util/incl, $700 for 1 . 250-545-6090. 1bdrm suite, all new: W/D, 4-appl., wet bar, a/c, ﬂoor heat, util/cable, internet incl. $950/mo. 250-260-0388 1BDRM, walkout, priv. entry, n/s, $700/mo 250-549-7450, 250-306-2727. 1 BEDROOM basement suite: $800 -private patio and off street parking -washer and dryer in suite -Satellite TV, internet, and utilities included no pets or smoking -available March 15 or April 1 250.275.7552 2-BDRM bsmt suite, Armstrong, bath, kitchen, laundry, newly renovated, $800 util/incl, Avail Apr 1. (250)546-3309 2BDRM Easthill, large, bright, sep/entry & laundry, F/S, gas F/P, carport, N/dogs, N/S, April 1. $850 + shared util. 250-542-0825
2 BDRM daylight suite. Sep. ent. Covered parking. Fruit trees. Quiet area. N/P, N/S. Util. + cable/internet incl. Shared W/D. $800/mo + DD. Avail Apr 1. 308-7857 2bdrm, level entry, NP/NS, prefer quiet person, BX rd, $800. 250-545-5841. April 1. 2bdrm luxury suite, East Hill, private entrance, covered parking, in-ﬂoor heating, 9’ ceilings, heat & water incl. security system, 6 appl. ns, np, avail. April 1, 2010, $950/mo. (250)545-6506 2 bdrm, private ent/laundry, clean, new carpets, ns, np, close downtown. $850mo + hydro. 250-938-0695. 2BDRM, W/D, F/S incl Avail Immed N/S N/P $750/mo 604741-4196 2 BEDROOM Level Entry Suite with Carport, Sep. Entrance, W/D. N/S, small pets ok $800 + 1/2 Utilities. Apr.1. 250-550-5660. 3-bdrm, view, yard, storage, laundry, n/s, n/p, Mission Hill, $1075 incl/util, (250)558-8243 $900 large, new, 2-bdrm, all util, cable internet incl, W/D, F/S, n/p, n/s, Avail March 15, (250)550-4056 ARMSTRONG 1 bedroom bsmt suite , Shared Laundry, Non Smoking, Dogs Neg, Separate entrance $700 Util included. 250-546-3327. below the RISE, spacious 1bdrm, util/cable/internet/shared laundry, NS/NP, single/couple, April 1. $700$750/mo. 250-549-4242. BRIGHT 1 BDRM basement suite. BellaVista area, great view of OK lake, close to bus stop. All util incl, AC, sep entry, NS April 1st $800 for 1, $850 for 2. 250-938-1600 BRIGHT 1 bdr suite. Private laundry, entrance, storage & parking, N/S, N/P, reference req. Avail Immed, $695/mon, plus util 250-275-0665 Cute, Easthill, 1bdrm, suitable for 1, NS/NP, util/incl. April 1. $585/mo. 250-549-2416. Furnished 1 bdrm, n/p,n/s, w/d access.$650 util incl.Avail March 31.250-260-2807 Newly reno’d 2bdrm, util/incl, shared laundry, NS/NP. $800. Armstrong. 250-546-6380. Newly reno’d 2bdrm, W//D, cats ok, N/S, $875/mo. util/incl. 250-545-5495 ROOMY 2bdrm, daylight bsmn’’t suite,f/s W/D, D/W, util/incl, ns, $850/mo. 250542-0743
ADULT ORIENTED, 2 Bd., 2 bath, F/S, A/C, DW, nice view, on bus route. $800/mo. Available immediately. Sorry, NS, NP. OK LAKESHORE, 3+ Bdrm home on Okangan lake. Great yard & dock close in. $1,500/mo. Available March 1. Sorry, NS, NP. FULLY FURNISHED, Ok lakefront, 4 bd, 2 bath, dock, patio etc. Awesome location on the lake by Camp Hurlbert. $1,200/mo. Available immediately until May 30. Sorry, NS, NP. OUTBACK, Deluxe 2 bd, part of new development on Trout Lake, F/S, W/D, DW. Access to tennis courts, water front, ﬁtness club, hot tub & pool. $1,150/mo. Available immediately. Small pet, Sorry, NS. LANDING MEADOWS, 3 Bd Townhouse, totally refurbished. 5 appliances, 61” TV, leather sofa, gas f/p, tile & hardwood, yard access to pool. $1,400/mo. Available immediately. Sorry, NS, NP. ADULT ORIENTED, 2 Bd, 1 Bath, F/S, D/W, A/C, W&D, Middleton Mtn, Private & quiet $850/mo. Available April 1. Sorry, NS, NP. ADULT ORIENTED, 2 Bd, 2 Bath, F/S, A/C, D/W, Laundry H/U. Close to Vernon Golf & Beach, new paint. $825/mo. Available Immediately.
250-542-5580 3 BED HOME Totally renovated, 5 appl, huge mstr, fenced yard, large deck, N/S, N/P, reference req. Avail Immed, $1300/mo + util. 250-275-0665 Brand new 2-bdrm unit in park with lakeview, N/S, N/P, $925/mo incl pad rent, Avail Immed, RR Kristen 250-3065604 FOR Lease: clean, energy efﬁcient family home. East Hill, 4bdrm, 2bath, NS, pets neg. close to schools, Avail Mar.15. $1350+util 250-545-8688
Apt/Condo for Rent
LARGE 3bdrm, 2bath, main ﬂoor, large yard, avail immed, $1000/mo. 250-938-0975 RENT or Rent-to-Own with $20,000.downpymnt. Westside Rd/LaCasa. 2bdrm+den cottage/home Av. now. F/P, lrg deck, garage, w/d, 30mins. to Kelowna, $1500. +utils. ns/np. 250-769-0980 SALMON ARM, Newly reno’’d house on acreage, 3bdrm, N/S, $1200/mo. 250-938-4563 Superb fully furnished & Equipped 4bdrm, 3bath ski chalet, avail March 31-Oct 31 $1400/mo incl/util 250-6619914 Superb fully furnished ski chalet, 6bdms, 3bath, March 31Oct 31. $2200/mo incl/util. 250-661-9914.
Ofﬁce/Retail 1700SQFT w/ofﬁce & storage space. Ideal location for small business. Lots of parking. For further info please contact 250-542-8566, 250-309-9246
Rooms for Rent 1 room for rent in Coldstream area, incl all util., parking & many extras. $550 p/m + $350 dd. 778-475-1588.
Senior Assisted Living ABBEYFIELD House, vacancy 10 seniors only, (250)542-3711 250308-2148
Shared Accommodation 1BDRM, f/s, w/d, a/c, Alexis Park, N/S, priv/entry, Avail Immed. $500/mo 15% util, pref.female. (250)545-1229 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450/mo incl.util. furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 1bdrm, sattelite TV, util/incl. $450/mo +DD. 250-503-1569. 1 large bdrm in upper level of 5bdrm house, full amenities, n/s, n/p, close to bus route, $500/mo. 250-549-1316 1 ROOM, furnished, close to town, parking, $600. util/cable/ internet incl. Avail. April 1. (250)306-3169, 250-275-3421 Honest, semi-retired or disabled worker w/refs. In-lieu of rent. (250)545-9874
Adorable 2 bdrm lower level suite. East Hill. Bright and roomy. No smoking, N/Pets. D/W garburator, all kitchen appliances. W/D, storage room. Charming solarium entrance. Parking. $900. Includes utilities and WIFI. Call 250-542-9019 or 250-545-0117
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Single occupancy, in private condo residence, parking, ac, pool, util/incl, $450/mo, RR, 250-275-4801.
Apt/Condo for Rent
*Apartments * Condos * Townhouses
2 bd 1 bath 55+ condo $745+util 3701 27 ave Incl appls cov parking avail now 2 bd 1 bath townhouse $790+util 3413 Okanagan Ave incl appl 2 bd 1 bath apart 3906 27 Av $745 + util incl FS Avail now 1 bd 1 bath cozy bsmt. suite $750 incl util. 6980 P.V. Rd incl appl. avail mid March CONTACT DOUG WILLIAMS 250-260-0198 / DAN IRVINE 250-549-0119 See pictures & maps at FREE Rental List at 5603 - 27 St., Vernon
The Under One Roof community project (4100 25th Avenue, Vernon) is newly completed and has available one beautiful three-bedroom unit, complete with single car garage as well as shared garden and playground. This would make a good home for a qualifying family and is available for $725.00 per month plus utilities. Unit includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer.
Executives Realty Ltd. #101 - 2901 32nd Street Vernon, BC V1T 5M2 Bus. (250) 550-2120 Fax. (250) 549-2106 C21property@century21executives.com www.rentalsvernon.com
• Rental Management • Strata Management • Investment Property Management Call Maria or Diana Today for a detailed information package 250-550-2120
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY • EXECUTIVE HOME IN THE FOOTHILLS – Available April 1st this four bedroom, three bathroom home is exquisite. Lake, city and mountain views from this walkout like new rancher. Chef’s kitchen vaulted ceilings, gas ﬁreplace, spa-like ensuite, covered deck and patio. Hardwood ﬂoors and large windows make this home bright and spacious with room for everyone.
RENT: $1,800.00 per month plus utilities. • BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED HOME IN EAST HILL – Four bedroom, two bathroom character home located close to downtown. This home boasts original hardwood ﬂoors and soaker tub with an open ﬂoor for the perfect kid’s bedroom or ofﬁce.
RENT: $1,500.00 per month plus utilities. • THREE BEDROOM HOME – Quaint home in Alexis Park overlooking the city and up to Silver Star. Top ﬂoor loft area hosts two nice sized bedrooms with a sitting area with one bedroom on the main ﬂoor. Newer ﬂooring, one car garage, F/S, D/W, W/D included.
RENT: $1,200.00 per month plus utilities • TWO BEDROOM CONDO WITH A VIEW – Located in The Cliffs this top ﬂoor corner unit boasts two bedrooms, two bathrooms, F/S, D/W, W/D and includes most utilities. Don’t miss out on this one.
Applications are available on line at www.communitylandtrust.ca or can be picked up at:
RENT: $1,100.00 per month plus utilities • LUMBY - 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT - Second ﬂoor – above
Social Planning Council of the North Okanagan 3205 31st Avenue (across from Bean to Brew & Vernon Art Gallery)
RENT: $750.00 per month includes heat, water, & sewer. • ONE BEDROOM SUITE – On Alexis Park Drive. Close to schools,
or Kindale Developmental Association, 2725 Patterson Avenue, Armstrong or call 250-546-3005 and we can fax or mail you an application.
bus route, and shopping.
RENT: $650.00 per month plus utilities • ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT –on 43rd Avenue, on site coin laundry, close to shopping and bus routes.
RENT: $575.00 per month plus utilities
FOR PICTURES CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - The Morning Star B19
Diamond Wedding Anniversary
Anne and Neil Querin
Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Great Grandma, Great Grandpa
are invited to join the family in celebrating her
March 11, 1950 – March 11, 2010
on Saturday, March 13 2-4pm at McCulloch Court, 3400 Coldstream Ave.
We are not able to be with you in person, on this very special day But we hold you in our thoughts and hearts, in many special ways. We couldn’t let this opportunity pass because we wanted to say “That your example and guidance has made us the strong and caring people that we all are today”
No Gifts Please.
Happy 60th Wedding Anniversary
LOVE YOUR FAMILY AND THE MORNING STAR LADIES
With much love
Vicki & Mike Nielsen, Linda Querin, Robert Querin, Jamie, Tracy, Tyson, Tegan Nielsen Mike and Natalie (soon to be) Nielsen
Want to Rent
Superb fully furnished & equipped ski chalet, 2bdrm, 1bath, Sleeps 6, March 31-Oct 31. $875/mo . 250-661-9914.
Seniors looking to rent or lease in Vernon or surrounding area. With small toy poodle, 12yrs old, 1(250)624-9406
1 Bedroom Suite Available in the Victorian. Everything included. For viewing call Elly 250-545-0470
Bachelor Suite Full bathroom, large kitchen, living/ bedroom, fireplace, utilities included. $650/mon. Call Elly 250-549-8367 or 250-545-0470 1bdrm suite, util/incl. close to town, $625/mo. 250-306-9443 2 suites for rent, 3bdrm, pets welcome, $1000/mo & 1bdrm, pets welcome $750/mo. Util/icnl for both. 250-540-7695 Avail. immed. 1bdrm, nearly new, bright appt. in a central location, security system, parking, laundry, C/A, $750/mo. +util. N/S, N/P. 250549-8109 Coldstream, Suite of Dreams. Brand new 1000sqft 1bdrm executive suite, c/w W/D, F/S, DW, Geo heat & A/C, internet & cable, all util., pool, view, privacy, close to town, sep/entry, would suit professional single person, n/s, n/p, avail. April.1 $950. 250-275-1285 Newly reno’d 1bdrm suite, new paint, laminate, & tile. Close to all amenities, NS/NP, mature adult. $750/mo +1/2 D.D. hydro, & cable. ref/req. Avail March 15. 250-308-1132. Renovated 09, 1500 sq.ft., 4bdrm, 1.5 bath, 6 appl, $1350.Share util.,Avail March 14. 250-542-6349. Sunny 1bdrm, recently reno, suitable 1 person, private laundry, ent, storage, parking. n/s, util incl., $675. 250-545-0369. Very clean, 2000sqft, top ﬂoor suite w/2-full bathrooms, F/S, DW, W/D, AC, internet & cable, util/incl, NS/NP, adult oriented, $1200/mo, Avail Imm. 250-308-8461.
Townhouses 3bdrm, 2bath, Hawthorne Lane, $900/mo. 250-5756161. Avail March 15.
FREE vehicle removal for recycling only, cars, trucks, vans. No registration, no problem. Call Larry 250-540-0303. RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000kms, Warranty. 250-542-2685. WRECKING GM FWD Cars, all parts on the shelf. Motors $300 & up. Doors $75 & up. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250546-9055.
Cars - Domestic 1990 Plymouth Sundance, 4dr, auto, $1200 obo. 250306-7425. 1992 1.6L Honda Civic 5spd, 4dr Sedan, pw, pd, sunroof, many after market add ons, needs some TLC, asking $1200 obo. 250-549-3274. 1997 Cavalier, 5spd, p/w, power door locks, a/c, asking $2100. 250-549-1395 1998 BUICK Regal LS 3.8L V6 Auto Power everything Air Tilt Cruise CD w/steering wheel controls! 188Km. Mostly highway Tinted windows(5% rear 35% front)winter tires on factory rims. After market 18” rims w/good rubber for extra $ motivated! $3500 obo Brodieguy18@hotmail.com 250-3099145 2000 Buick LeSabre, loaded w/leather, 173k, exc.shape. $5500. 250-260-1818. 2001 Chrysler Sebring, red, auto, cruise, air, 77,000km, 30mpg, mint cond. $6950. 250-542-4511 2001 Olds Alero, new brakes & tires, well maintained, $3500 OBO 250-307-4379 2003 Chev Cavalier, 5spd, exc.cond, 126,000kms, $4000 obo. 250-542-7944. 2 CARS 4 SALE. 2000 Chrysler Cirrus, 180k, 2.4L, new brakes, bra, great shape, good on gas, $3400. 1997 Chrylser LHS, loaded, high kms, good shape, $1900. 250-308-0655. NEED A VEHICLE? Need cash? Up to $10,000 cash back! Guaranteed approvals! Over 400 vehicles to choose from. Call Will or Ashley today! 1-888-289-8935
Cars - Sports & Imports 1990 Honda Accord EX 5spd, blue, runs good, needs brakes & tires, 18” rims & custom stereo $2000 obo 250-938-0350 1991 Toyota Tercel, 2dr, auto, cd, sunroof, new tires, brakes & mufﬂer. no rust, $1995 (250)542-9772, 250-308-7616 1999 VW Golf, 4dr, 4cyl, 5spd, good cond. in/out, $2500. (250)308-2225 2003 RSX Acura, 5spd man. 105,000kms, exc. cond. asking $9800. (250)212-3075
Cars - Sports & Imports 2005 Saab 92X, 96,00K, AWD, tinted windows, leather, fully loaded, $15,250. (250)550-7135 2006 Toyota Yaris 2dr HB, exc/cond! 90,000K auto, a/c, p/s, cd player, exc winter/summer tires, PRICE REDUCED $8500 250-545-0997 2007 Honda Civic Si, 6spd, black, 2dr, winter tires, exc. cond. 28,000K, $21,000 obo. 250-503-3872
Motorcycles 02 YZ 250 Dirtbike for sale, many extras $3000 OBO (250)938-5292 1980 BMW 650, 44,000 original miles, collector plates, like new. Asking $3700 OBO. 250-547-6208 1999 Goldwing SE loaded, 2 tone candy red, 25,700 miles, immaculate, $13,500. 250308-1437 2003 100yr Ann. Harley softtail std. blk, lots of goodies, must see. $17,500 obo. 250-5421881 (H), 250-540-7244 (C). 2006 HONDA Rebel 250cc with 15000 km. Great starter bike. $3300. 250-838-6687 or 250-309-3314. 2009 KX 450F fuel injected, Monster Edition, like new, must sell, $7000 obo. 250550-9585 LEARN to ride from the most experienced instructors in the BC interior. Small class size; courses start every two weeks. Use our bike for the road test at no extra charge. www.vtwinokanagan.ca or 250-764-7075 Motorcycle & sidecar $9000. For more info 250-545-1109 or 250-308-6823.
Off Road Vehicles 2001 Kia Sportage...2 litre 5-speed standard... 4 wheel drive...Fully loaded...Always serviced and kept up to date...The 100,000 km service included timing belt,clutch,wheel bearings and brakes...Just replaced windshield and complete exhaust system...includes JVC stereo system and newer winter tires....No surprises...looks/runs and drives very nicely $5400. OBO Phone 250-833-2637 $AVE E-SCOOTER $ALE *Brand New* Kids Dirtbike/ATV Start@$249 Adult@ $1499 E-Scooter $779 Buggie, UTV,etc www.KDMSports.com 1-866-203-0906/250-863-1123 Recreational Park for off road vehicles & dirt race track for quads/buggies. 250-306-6692
Recreational/Sale 1986 Yamaha Virago 1100, runs & looks great. Extras $1800. 250-503-0211. 1988 34’ Fleetwood Pace Arrow motor home, excellent condition inside and out $15,500. (250)804-8275 1990 Class A Airstream, rear bdrm, new fridge, TV, roof air, owen gen. 454 fuel injected, 80,000miles, exc. cond. $12,900. 250-558-7939, 250542-1906
Trucks & Vans
Trucks & Vans
2008 34’’ Bighorn 5th wh. trailer, w/3 slides, king bed, f/p w/elect. heater, laundry rm. w/wd, country shower, Corian counters, tbl. & chairs, heated bsmnt. immaculate used once. $44,900.obo. 250-491-3113 Great Buy! 1989 5th Wheel 22.5’ Travelair with hitch, $4,000. (250)838-6663
2000 Dodge Dakota 156k’s, silver, auto, air/tilt/cruise etc. Sat. radio/bluetooth, 2 canopies, 2 sets tires, auto start, trailer pkg., well maint., all service work done, $13,000.obo. 250-878-7772
2007 GMC 3500 4x4, SLE Duramax diesel crew cab, long box, $24,950. 250-545-5394 www.teskovernon.com D10160
2000 FORD WINDSTAR LX, 7 pass., V6, auto., air, cruise, backup sensor, dual sliding doors, 2 sets tires. 184,000 km. Great cond. $3500 O.B.O. 250-260-3862 after 6 P.M.
MC/ATV $600 custom built, 1/4” aluminum plate, spare tires, tie downs,(250)549-3524
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Margaret Mary Anderson, Deceased, who died on the 15th day of October, 2009, are hereby required to send particulars thereof to the Executor named hereunder at PO Box 9, 2001 Miller Street, Lumby, BC VOE 2G0 on or before April 15, 2010, after which date the Executor will distribute the said estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which the Executor then has notice. Debra Jean Dandenault, Executor by DEULING & COMPANY Barristers and Solicitors Her Solicitors.
Scrap Car Removal FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. With or without papers. 250-938-6777
2001 FORD SPORT TRUCK
SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $2 and up/each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288
4x4,auto trans, new tires, grey exterior, black interior, 158,000 kms. $7,999. obo 250-826-0680
Sport Utility Vehicle 1992 Blazer 4WD, new tires, 4.3L, recent motor work done $2450 obo. 250-549-0562 2004 Avalanche, 5.3L, 121,000kms, after market sound/dvd system, custom wheels, very sharp $19,500 (250)558-9760 2004 Honda CRV EXL, 111,000kms, loaded, exc.cond, summers/winters on rims. $18,800. obo 250-5458936.
Trucks & Vans 1988 Ford 250, 4x4, diesel long box, recent $1200 on front end, not pretty, runs great $2500. 250-546-6545. email@example.com 1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 Ext.cab w/canopy, V6, 4L ex/cond $4,000 250-503-7891 1999 Chev Truck 2500, 6.0, 4x4, canopy, CD player, 188K, $8200 obo. (250)503-5560 1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager in exc.cond, 177,00kms $3200 obo. 250-545-1189. 2000 Chevy 1500 4x4, reg. cab, L/B, very good cond. $5500 Firm. 250-306-5362 2001 FORD F150 4X4 Super Crew. New 5.4L motor, fully loaded, exc. cond. 250-5584180 or 250-878-2588.
2002 Dodge Caravan, good cond, low mileage, 114,000kms. $7000. 250-5423881, 250-549-0359. 2002 Dodge Ram 1500. 4x4, 4 door short box. White. 204,000 kms. 4.7 L V8. $9,000 obo. Call 250-718-9272 (cell) or email firstname.lastname@example.org 2004 GMC 2500 HD 4x4, ext. cab, long box, 6L, both gas & propane, well maint, 244K, $9950 obo. (250)542-2822 2005 Astrovan AWD, full load, 162km, everything works, side cladding, running boards, air deﬂectors. $9860. See it on castanet. 250-549-4847 2005 Ford 150 Supercrew, 134kms, looks & runs exc, loaded $11,500. 250-503-1124
TRAILERS All types, all sizing, excellent pricing. (250)545-2000
Boats 16’ aluminum boat, good cond, evinrude motor. 250-545-5791 after 5pm. 1990 Vanguard 17’ bowrider, 140hp evinrude, exc. shape, $5000 obo. (250)503-2118
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4, CR/CAB, Hemi, auto, good cond. $14,900. 250-503-0320 2006 F150 Lariat 4dr, blk & gold, 4x4, 5.4L auto, 55,000k, $17,000. (250)212-3075 2006 NISSAN Frontier King Cab 4x4 Low km’s, New Tires, Excellent Shape $16,500 Firm 250-550-7109 Lv Msg
4144 Spallumcheen Way Spallumcheen, BC, V0E 1B6
Legal Notices Tel: 250-546-3013 Fax: 250-546-8878 Toll Free: 1-866-546-3013
Email: email@example.com Website: www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca
INVITATION TO TENDER LAWN MAINTENANCE The Township of Spallumcheen is accepting Tenders for Lawn Maintenance Services in the Township of Spallumcheen. Tender packages are available for pick up at the Municipal Ofﬁce, 4144 Spallumcheen Way and are available on the website at www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca. Proposals will be accepted at the Spallumcheen Municipal Ofﬁce until 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 26th, 2010. Inquiries should be directed to
Legal Notices “By virtue of Elephant Storage Centre, it intends to dispose of the personal effects of the following individuals for the amount stated: Darryl Gaudry $526.85 & Clayton Hewer $416.85. The chattels may be viewed at 6136 Okanagan Avenue 14 days from this date. All written bids may be submitted to Elephant Storage Centre, 549-2255.”
Help for today. Hope for Tomorrow. Call 1-800-667-3742
2006 2500 Dodge p/u 4dr 5.7 Hemi auto, 4x4, 115K, asking $15,500. (250)212-3075
Ed Forslund Acting Public Works manager
ALL Pro Escorts. Female & Male Escorts & Strippers. 24hr fast & friendly service. Cash/Visa/MC. Always hiring. Penticton:250-487-2334 Kelowna:250-860-7738 Vernon:250-542-8448 Salmon Arm:250-832-6922 www.allproescorts.com or www.allprostrippers.com ATTRACTIVE blonde, discrete, non rushed, offers sensual body massage. Incalls/outcalls. New hours. 11am-Midnight. 250-308-5946. EURASIAN Princess, 25, open minded beauty, 38DD, 28, 40, 5’’7. Shylynn 859-9584 MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage, $95. Winﬁeld, 9-9 Daily 250766-2048
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B20 Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - The Morning Star
2009 PONTIAC G3 WAVE SEDAN MSRP $15,295 Walthers Discount $896 GM Rebate $4,950
That’s Only $154.46*/month ALL TAXES AND FEES INCLUDED
2010 GMC SIERRA NEVADA EDITION EXT CAB 4X4
MSRP Walthers Discount GM Rebate LESS LOYALTY FOR CURRENT GM, FORD, TOYOTA OWNERS
$38,885 $ $3,286 $7,000 $ ,
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 4X4
2005 Chevrolet Impala
2009 GMC Sierra 2500 4X4 ONLY 1,600 KMS!
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