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Foster won’t follow colleague’s lead RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster says he won’t follow a former colleague’s lead and quit over the harmonized sales tax. Blair Lekstrom, Peace River South MLA, has quit as energy minister and left the Liberal caucus because of public opposition to the HST. “If I felt as strongly as Blair does, I would do what he did. But I believe we need to do it,” said Foster. An anti-HST petition has garnered 9,546 signatures (21.1 per cent of registered voters) in Vernon-Monashee — exceeding the 5,573 votes Foster got dur-

“I am disappointed Blair did this at this time.” — Eric Foster ing the 2009 election. But Foster insists that shouldn’t pressure him to resign caucus. “I still believe it’s good public policy and the public will understand that once it’s in place. I am disappointed Blair did this at this time,” he said. Shuswap MLA George Abbott also continues to stand behind the HST.

“I am surprised and disappointed to hear of his resignation,” Abbott said of Lekstrom. “Blair had spoken in support of the HST as good government policy in the Legislature.” In a written statement, Lekstrom says his first priority is his constituents. “My decision to resign from cabinet and the B.C. Liberal caucus

was very difficult, but I fundamentally disagree with the direction our government is headed on the HST,” he said. “When I was elected, I promised myself, my family and my constituents that I would not change who I am to do this job, and I have reached a point where my beliefs and values no longer align with my government.” Lekstrom says he still believes the HST will benefit the province, but there is a need to re-evaluate the tax based on public opinion. “It would be prudent to bring the move toward the HST to a halt and immediately engage British Columbians in a dialogue about our taxation policy,” he said.

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man Wayne Lippert. “It’s a good investAn agency that helps ment to offer these proyouth at risk will have grams and give guidto overcome a major ance (to youth).” hurdle if it wants public Teen Junction would funds. like GVAC The Greater to provide V e r n o n $75,000 Adv isor y annually so Committee will it can extend ask its member its services jurisdictions to 25 hours if they will a week. Just financially supto mainport the Teen tain current Patrick Nicol Junction Youth oper ations Centre. at 20 hours “This group requires a week would take a helping hand at this $66,000 a year. moment,” said Patrick “We tend to spend Nicol, a Vernon direc- more than then when tor. youth get into trouble GVAC cannot cre- with the justice system,” ate a function to fund said Lippert. Teen Junction unless There’s been suggesthere is unanimous tions that Teen Junction support from Vernon, doesn’t fit under the Coldstream and the two parks and recreation electoral areas. function, but Nicol dis“We’re talking about agrees. youth at risk and if it’s “There is a recreproven that if given ational component,” he assistance, they become said of Teen Junction contributors to the offering basketball, runcommunity,” said chair- ning, gardening, cook-

ing, crafts, computers, movie nights and community excursions. It also provides meals, clothing and an advocate to help youth return to school. Opposition to approaching the member jurisdictions came from directors Mike Gavinchuk of BX-Swan Lake, Mike Macnabb of BX-Silver Star and Coldstream director Doug Dirk.

Macnabb believes Teen Junction is social in nature, and churches should be asked to assist. “Is there any appetite to approach organizations like this and see if they are willing to support community activities,” he said. Gavinchuk called on his colleagues to recognize that GVAC’s budget is generated from taxpayers.

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“It was the first time that I was away from home during the day.� — Mariye Mori There was no bus when Ernie Palfrey entered Grade 1 in 1934 so he road a horse to class. “We had lots of fun in the basement. In the winter, we’d go down and toast sandwiches on the wood furnace,� he said. A skating rink also kept the children busy, but as the weather turned warm, other activities were pursued. “We played marbles and got

into soccer. We’d often play against Mackie School,� said Palfrey. The closing of the current building isn’t the only milestone facing Heather Klassen. She is also retiring after being the school’s kindergarten teacher since 1977. “It’s very emotional. There are ups and downs,� she said. “I’m excited to retire but there are times where it gets sentimental.� Opportunities to move to other schools were always brushed aside. “This was the nicest school with the people and community here,� said Klassen. “My own kids went here. It’s like family.� Over the last 34 years, it’s likely that Klassen has been the first teacher for more than 1,000 children and a fixture for some families. “I had a kindergarten orientation and a child’s father said, ‘You taught me,’� said Klassen. The original part of the school goes back to 1908 when a board of trustees was formed and a teacher

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Irene Newell (left) and Flo Trumbley look over exhibits during the Coldstream Elementary community event Thursday. Newell started school there in 1931, while Trumbley began classes in 1926.

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Grade 3 student Carson Dickinson checks out some of the old text books on display at Coldstream Elementary. was hired for $85 a month. A second class was built in 1912, and subsequent wings were added right until the 1970s. The physical structure is falling apart, and the additions have created a footprint that is inefficient. Portables have been needed to house students for a number of years. As much as a new school is needed, Haines recognizes the emotional attachment many people have to the present building, and that’s why Thursday’s event was held. “Seniors were in conversation and students were connecting with former teachers,� she said. The Grade 6 class prepared for the celebration by interviewing a number of former students and posting their write-ups in the gym. “It enriched their knowledge of who we are,� said Haines. It’s hoped students will move into the new $13.4 million school

by late September, and while the design will be completely different, Haines is confident that it will continue the proud tradition created by its predecessor. “The reality is we’re going into a new building and we will start new memories for children,� she said.

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Eight decades may have slipped by, but that didn’t stop former Coldstream Elementary students from wanting to reconnect with their roots. A steady flow of people toured through the classes and hallways one last time Thursday as the building will soon make way for a new school and be demolished. “Coldstream school is at the heart of the community,� said principal Judi Haines. “Schools are places that create wonderful memories so getting a chance to wander around and relive those experiences was wonderful.� Among them was Flo Trumbley, who started Grade 1 there in 1926. “When I first started, there were just two rooms,� she said, adding that sports were always popular. “I did a lot of racing and running.� Also starting school in 1926 was Mariye Mori. “I walked from the Coldstream

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Elementary students will soon be rediscovering the walk to school thanks to the City of Vernon, Vernon School District and children’s performer Charlotte Diamond. An initiative that encourages getting to school on foot is taking shape. It would see parent volunteers escort students to school from a drop-off point where parents leave them. It’s called the School Travel Plan and, at Okanagan Landing Elementary where Diamond held a performance based on the theme recently, it could be up and walking as soon as this month. “What we’re working on at Okanagan Landing school is getting a safe point on Lakeshore Road so kids can (gather)... and have a parent supervisor walk them to school,” said City of Vernon transportation demand management co-ordinator Wendy Majewski. Along with Surrey, Vernon is one of only two communities in B.C. where the plan is being implemented. Majewski hopes to have the same plan in place at Harwood and Ellison Elementary and three other schools come September. “When children bike or walk to school, teachers find kids are more alert and not as hyper,” said Majewski. “They’re ready to learn.” Diamond and her husband have a home and live part of the year in the Vernon area. She wrote some songs while sitting near Okanagan Lake for a new album

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Concerns arise over compacting RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

There’s concerns that building a new Vernon Secondary School could put nearby homes at risk. Randy Ingleby and other neighbours have been notified that earth compacting will be part of the $40 million project. Because of heavy clay in the area, Ingleby says vibration could undermine foundations. “We’re really put in jeopardy. This is a really sensitive area,” he said. “We have no protection from any damage we may suffer.” One of Ingleby’s concerns is most homes already have previous damage from clay, and that could make it diffi-

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Work is underway on the construction of the new Vernon Secondary School. cult to collect insurance for any new problems. “There’s no word that they may repair any damage,” he said. Ingleby wants assurances that action will be taken to minimize vibrations and that the

school district and contract will be responsible for any damage. He is also not impressed with the communication between the district and residents. “This was sprung

on us. They didn’t call a neighbourhood meeting to discuss the plan,” he said. Randy Hoffman, Vernon School District s e c re t a r y - t re a s u re r, believes apprehension among residents

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lthough it’s been denied as a non-starter and that talks never happened, apparently the Grit-NDP merger rumour all stems from a trip to the bar by a couple of disgruntled Liberal backbenchers and a couple of frustrated NDP backbenchers with stars in their eyes. And apparently it went something like the following: NDP MP #1: “Well, just another day at the office. I’m getting tired of being a nobody on the Hill. Heck, I’m hardly a somebody in my own riding. We’ll never form government and I’ll never be part of the ruling party.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Yeah, it sucks to be you. You’re probably a Leaf fan too.” Glenn Mitchell NDP MP #1: “Yeah, so.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Oh, never mind. Hey, we’re not much better off. Have you seen the polls lately? Our leader, Michael Alphabet, is leading us nowhere fast. And that’s against a hugely unpopular prime minister. Ever since that huge miscue of demanding an election that nobody wanted, we’ve been treading water at best, and drowning in our own bathwater at worst. We’ve been playing revolving leaders and now we may have to do it again. Heavy sigh.” NDP MP #1: “Oh suck it up sunshine. At least you’re No. 2. We’ve been No. 3 for decades and how is it ever going to change? There’s only so many left-wingers out there and too many right-wingers out west that think NDP stands for Never, Don’t and Politburo.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Oh, cry me a river. You know what our slogan is out west........No, no, we’re not the Communists, that’s the NDP.” NDP MP #1: “Gee, thanks.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Well, we’re thinking of changing it, it hasn’t been working that well.”

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NDP MP #2: “You guys are giving me a headache with all your whining.” LIBERAL MP #2: “Yeah, I’ve heard it all before. Unless you’ve got some dramatic idea to solve all our problems why don’t you shutup and we’ll all go back to drowning our sorrows.” (They all take a drink) NDP MP #1: (whispering) “Well, there is one idea I’ve been hearing.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Go ahead, make my day.” NDP MP#1: “It’s a minority government right? And before that it was a minority government. The Conservatives can’t carry the day. The Bloc will make sure of that. And I don’t see this changing any time soon.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Yeah, so.” NDP MP#1: “Welllllll, us plus you beats them.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Are you saying what I think you’re saying? We drop our Liberal principles and heritage, which includes most of the prime ministers in our history, and join you just so we have some chance of ever getting elected again?” NDP MP#1: “Yup.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Ummm, interesting.” NDP MP#2: “Plus we’d have to abandon our principles of fighting for the little guy and the working stiff and move somewhere into the middle all in some vain and likely unsuccessful power grab.” NDP MP#1: “Yup.” NDP MP#2: “OK, I’m listening.” LIBERAL MP #1: “Well, we’ve already got Bob Rae with us. Didn’t he used to be an NDP premier of Ontario or something?” NDP MP#2: “Bob Rae left us?” LIBERAL MP #1: “You’ve got to get out more pal. OK, I’m sensing this idea might have some legs. And if we play it right we could get some momentum going here. Heck all we’ve got to do is call it the Non-Conservative Party and we’re halfway there. OK, let’s meet again next week and everybody bring a friend OK? This could be the start of something big, boys..........”

The images of oil-covered pelicans flopping around on deserted Louisiana beaches are heartbreaking. The numbers surrounding the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico are frightening; 5,000 barrels of crude gushing into fishing beds and holiday beaches, hundreds of thousands of metres of absorbent booms deployed to try to contain the slick, millions of litres of toxic dispersant chemicals poured to try to break up the viscous goo. While officials talk bravely about the amount of money they’re willing to spend to “make it right,” the toll of the disaster defies the debit column on a ledger sheet. How do you put a price on the death of a pelican? How do you quantify the tourists who won’t vacation on Gulf beaches? How do you accurately account for the lost livelihoods from fisheries that will likely be closed for years to come? It’s easy to blame British Petroleum, whose rig blew up. It’s easy to cast a stink eye to regulators who often succumb to industry pressure and assurances they can police themselves. It’s easy to denounce governments so hungry for huge tax revenues they ignore the warnings of environmentalists. But we must all shoulder some of the blame. North Americans are responsible for one quarter of the world’s daily oil consumption. And despite years of warnings that this finite resource is running out, our consumption continues to increase. Until we come to grips with those numbers, and work seriously to reverse them, we’ll continue to compel oil companies to put our environment at risk to sate our thirst for crude. — New Westminster News Leader


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EDITOR: GLENN MITCHELL

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Lake is a possible solution

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ake water for Vernon from the lake not the creek says W. Lighfoot in the letter published Wednesday, May 19. I agree. The lake is a natural storage area and it would eliminate all those dams and reservoirs on the creeks. Also, the impact of withdrawing water on the aquatic ecosystems is far less on a large body of water such as a lake than on small creeks. In addition, by changing the water withdrawals to the lake there is the added benefit for the Shuswap River. How you may ask? The Shuswap River isn’t near Vernon. It goes out of Mabel Lake past Enderby and into the Shuswap Lake. This is because one of the creeks that Vernon gets water from is Duteau Creek. This creek naturally flows into the Shuswap drainage. However, since the water licence of Sept. 1, 1906, number C32119, this water has been diverted from the Shuswap drainage into the Okanagan system via Vernon. This water would normally flow into Shuswap Lake and into the ocean at Vancouver via the Fraser River. But now this water cannot flow back to the natural system. It goes into Okanagan Lake and into the NOT RIGHT I think your readers should be aware of the current fines levied by the IHA's parking contractor, fines which are ridiculously high. I received one recently after taking my wife to the emergency department of the hospital at 7 a.m. I was in a hurry, needless to say, and admit to having forgotten to get a parking ticket from the idiot machine installed there. This machine must have been constructed by a company employing people whose job it is to design a contraption which causes headaches for every person who attempts to use it. It reads that the fine is $30 or $57 if not paid immediately. Such a sum is outrageous and I believe IHA should take steps to do two things: Remove the machine and replace it with one that the elderly and sick people can use with ease, and stop farming the parking job out to a mercenary Vancouver

ocean in the United States. This type of diversion of water into a different watershed was noted as a problem by the Okanagan Shuswap Land and Resource Management Plan. This plan for crown land, of which the city and regional district are aware, specifically recognizes this as being an unsustainable practice. How much water is diverted from Duteau Creek? The water licence is for 15,000 acre feet a year. This is enough to give every person in Vernon 68,000 gallons a year. That’s a lot of water. Imagine the effect on the Shuswap River system of the loss of this water. So when you water your lawns and pas-

company and institute a fee schedule which is fair and controlled locally. Alan Hill DOG PARK There are new regulations in place at the BX Dog Park. Signs have been erected to direct and inform its various users. This came as a complete surprise to dog walkers who had believed the recent efforts of putting in bridges and extending the trail to Haynes Rd. was on their behalf. These changes have many finding a problem dealing with “no dogs beyond the 1st bridge" and “no smoking”, etc. indicated on the signage. I am not saying roll over and play dead, however, the majority are mature enough to come to grips with these changes. Everyone still speaks highly of the incredible jewel we have where dogs can be 'off leash' and still access the creek to quench their thirst and have a quick swim.

tures, it is at the expense of the Shuswap River. In the summer high water temperatures kill fish. More water in the Shuswap River system would mean cooler water and better for the fish. Although a Federal Fisheries order of February 17, 1971 requires a minimum release of four to eight cubic feet per second, depending on the time of year, a report says that in a dry year there is “little or no flow to meet this requirement.” Too bad if you are a fish in the Shuswap River. This diversion scheme and water licence was done in a colonial period at a time when Europeans were new to this area. It

Most I have spoken with are still willing to care take the park and do whatever it takes to see even this (limited access) continue. Some have suggestions and those have been forwarded to the proper authorities. A few excellent compromises would be to extend the 'no dogs zone' to the 2nd bridge as many don't venture beyond it and/or consider 'on-leash' rules after the bridges up to Haynes. Please make any other suggestions to Al McNiven at Parks and Recreation or on Facebook - search BX Dog Park Dig Vernon Dig. In summary, a definition of 'civilization' includes~ ”a society in an advanced state of social development” and hopefully all parties can be civilized. G. Marrs SNAKES SALUTE I would like to thank the Vernon Vipers hockey team for making the Vernon fans extremely proud and

reflects a world view that sees nature as something to be dominated and manipulated for human use. This world view can be traced to the ideas of Frances Bacon, who, in 1620, promoted the idea of controlling nature and seeing it as a machine. He said we should take “command over things natural.” It is this world view of manipulation of nature that is the cause of our current planetary environmental problems. There is an opportunity to change our relationship with nature and begin to live sustainably within the limits of our ecosystem. Restore the water flows to the Shuswap River from Duteau Creek and get the water from the lake. Changes need to be made that take into account the natural world we live in and that gives us life. Making this change will be a powerful symbol of our understanding of the human role on this planet. Vernon, tell your officials to take your water from the lake and restore Duteau Creek flows to the Shuswap. Be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Barbara Westerman

for giving us something to cheer about and brag about for the second year in a row. Our Vernon Vipers are one of the most sportsmanlike teams I have had the pleasure of watching, and it is easy to be proud of our team. All of the players are very nice young men and they demonstrate qualities of true gentlemen, on and off the ice. You made me very proud to watch you this past season right up to the final game in Manitoba and bringing home the RBC Cup for the second year in a row. I love watching and cheering for our Vernon Viper players, (go Cole, Thunderstruck). Congratulations to all of our graduating team players that are moving on, and good luck in all your future endeavours, and to the rest of the boys returning for the next season, I can't wait to see what next year will bring. GO VIPERS GO! V. Hoath

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Quantity of drugs found during search Morning Star Staff

Three people were arrested after RCMP executed a search warrant for drugs at a Vernon apartment Thursday. Members of the community response unit executed the warrant in the 3700 block of 28A Street. “The search of the residence found a quantity of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, cash, scales, as well as further drug paraphernalia,” said Vernon RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk. There were other suspected drugs located during the search that will need to be sent to an RCMP crime lab for analysis. Many of the drugs that were seized

in this investigation were already packaged for sale on the street. Two men, 22, both of Vernon, were arrested for possession for the purposes of trafficking. The third person, an 18-year-old woman, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. The two men have been released on conditions by a justice of the peace to appear in court on June 24. The woman was released on a promise to appear June 24. The police are continuing their investigation into this drug operation. Further charges could result after the analysis has been completed and police are able to determine what the suspected drugs are.

Accused given probation Morning Star Staff

A Vernon man received no more jail time after pleading guilty in provincial court Thursday to charges including assault with a weapon causing bodily harm, injuring or endangering animals and utterting threats, along with a pair of probation breaches. Judge Al Betton sentenced Garett Lawrence, 20, to time already served in connection with a pair of incidents, and placed him on three years probation with strict conditions, including anger managementcounselling, and prohibited Lawrence from having any animals or birds in his home for two years. Lawrence was sentenced after admitting his guilt in an incident July 3, 2009, where a 17-year-old girl attended the Vernon RCMP office to say she had been repeatedly assaulted by

a former boyfriend who made threats against her, her pets and her family. After several days in custody, Lawrence was released on conditions, which included not to contact the woman, who said she later received a text message from the accused on July 17. In October 2009, the woman reported she had

been approached from behind by Lawrence while vacuuming her car, and she stated he made threats against her family members. Police report Lawrence turned himself into the Vernon detachment on Nov. 11. Lawrence was credited with 200 days in jail as time served between his cases.

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City of Vernon

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34 STREET, 25 AVENUE TO 30 STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT Lawrence Enterprises, working for the City of Vernon, will be reconstructing the infrastructure in the following areas: • 34th Street from 25th Avenue to Coldstream Avenue • 28th Avenue, from 35th Street to Creek (Storm Main Upgrade). Construction on 34th Street is scheduled to begin June 14, 2010 and it will result in a road closure to through traffic with detours in effect for the duration of the project. For further details of the project please contact Rob Fortuin, Focus Corporation at 250-980-5500. The City of Vernon would also like to remind drivers to obey posted construction signage and slow down through detour routes and construction zone.

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Citizens are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Monday, June 28, 2010 at City Hall. The meeting will begin at approximately 5:00 pm following the Regular Council Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to present the 2009 Annual Report. This report includes a variety of information pertaining to 2009 including the Audited Financial Statements; operational summaries of the various City Divisions; and statistical information. There will also be an opportunity for citizens to make submissions and ask questions regarding the 2009 Annual Report. Copies of the 2009 Annual Report will be available at the meeting and can also be obtained beginning June 14, 2010 at City Hall and on the City’s website www.vernon.ca.

SISTER CITIES COMMITTEE - REQUEST TO FILL ONE (1) VACANCY The Council of the Corporation of the City of Vernon is seeking to fill one (1) vacancy on the Sister Cities Committee. The Committee’s purpose is to facilitate the exchange of information and cultural experiences between the City of Vernon and its Sister Cities and other municipalities as directed by the Mayor. The appointments are for a two (2) year term. If you are interested in serving the community on this committee, you may pick up a copy of the Terms of Reference and a volunteer application form at Reception at City Hall or on the City’s website at www.vernon.ca. Applications will be accepted at City Hall no later than June 25, 2010.

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Chief celebrates milestone mark BX-Swan Lake fire chief Bill Wacey thought it might be a bad sign that North Okanagan Regional District community protective services manager Ron Baker showed up to recent meeting. Baker, being Wacey’s boss, is sometimes the bearer of bad news but not this time around. He was in attendance to help recognize Wacey for his 25 years of service as fire chief. “I was only surprised because it was actually 25 years on March 27,” says Wacey. Not one for the limelight, he was shocked, but pleasantly so. Not too much else catches the fit 53-year-old off guard in the fire chief role he’s held since 1999. He’s the longest-serving chief the department has had and oversees the training and deployment of 30 men and women. The Swan Lake Nurseryland fire of 1993 and the contribution his department made in 1998 to a 5,000-hect-

are fire in Salmon Arm are the blazes that most affected him and he worries 2010 could be a bad year too. But he hopes nothing calls for the efforts he and his crews made on the front lines in 2003 when Kelowna was burning. “Seeing hundreds of houses go up in flames, it sunk in the potential for devastation by fire,” he recalls. “Whether it’s a mansion or a shack, everybody’s home is their castle. “The human drama is what stands out to me.” A native of Trenton, Ont., Wacey calls himself an“army-base brat” as his father was a search-andrescue technician. He moved to Comox at 16 when his dad was transferred and almost went in the Canadian Forces himself but when he came to the North Okanagan in the mid1980s, he found the fire department a good fit. Between his full-time job as department manager at Safeway, raising four boys and squeezing in volleyball, slo-pitch (he plays for two teams)

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BX-Swan Lake Fire Department chief Bill Wacey shows off one of his department’s seven fire trucks and recently was recognized for his 25th year of service. and skiing, his schedule these days is an intense one. Even though he’s only expected to be at the fire hall on Silver Star Road twice a week, he winds up there almost every day after his Safeway shifts. He expects the same

kind of sacrifice from the paid-on-call firefighters he supervises and makes that abundantly clear during interviews. “When I do interviews with people now, I tell them they’re going to be expected to put in 600 to 800 hours the

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Enderby officials fear federal bureaucracy is placing a popular recreational asset at risk. The Shuswap River is eroding a portion of the bank near the chamber of commerce office, and it could soon undermine the Riverwalk trail. “We’ve already lost a picnic table and it’s right to the edge of the Riverwalk,” said Coun. Earl Shipmaker. The city wants to reverse the erosion by dumping rock at the site, but the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is unwilling to give its approval. “They want us to do an environmental study. They want us to spend $100,000 to $110,000 and they won’t talk to us until we have the study,” said Mayor Dee Wejr. “We can’t afford to do a study but we have a dangerous situation.” Wejr insists rock won’t harm the environment. “Actually, washing away the bank (from erosion) could be impacting fish habitat,” she said. Shipmaker believes DFO has become too bureaucratic and unresponsive to the needs of

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Report to the Community

Community Foundation surpasses $10,000,000 The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan endowment funds under management recently surpassed $10 million.

enable the Foundation to distribute approximately $750,000 per year within the North Okanagan community.

The Foundation was initially incorporated in 1975 by the Vernon Rotary Club under the name “Vernon Benevolent Society”, its purpose to hold charitable donations which would be used to better address the needs of the Vernon community. Over time and several name changes the society is now the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan and its sphere of interest has expanded to include the whole of the North Okanagan.

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The Federal Budget of May 2006 eliminated capital gains on listed appreciated shares donated to a charity, providing donors with excellent tax savings for donations of publicly listed shares or mutual funds. David Ellis, FCSI, CFP, a Vernon investment advisor, has provided The Community Foundation with a new website that explains in detail the Donate Shares Gift Program which is designed for individuals, families or corporate donors wishing to support charitable causes in a meaningful way without the time and cost associated with establishing a private foundation. It’s an easy, convenient way to support charitable causes, today and in the future, while receiving important tax benefits. Through this program you can make initial and ongoing contributions to a charitable gift fund managed in perpetuity by the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan. Please visit www.donateshares.com for additional detailed information.

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A Message from the President

Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum & Arts Society

The past two years have proved difficult for charities. Record low interest rates, negative investment returns and significantly declining donations – all have severely curtailed charitable activities in our community. The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan has shared in the hardship resulting from the recent recession and unfavourable investment climate.

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum & Art Society (ASMAS) has benefitted from the North Okanagan Community Foundation in two very distinct ways.

In 2008 donations received by the Community Foundation totalled $1.147 million. In 2009 donations declined to $139,000. As of March 31, 2010 (six months into our fiscal year) donations received or committed total $400,000. All endowment funds donated to the Community Foundation are held in perpetuity, invested and the investment returns used to fund Foundation goals. Through prudent investment strategies the Foundation strives to achieve an annual investment return of 8% of which 5% is paid out in grants, 1% is allocated to administrative costs and the remaining 2% is added back to each fund as a hedge against inflation. In 2008 the Community Foundation experienced a negative investment return of 14.21% as a result of which it was necessary to suspend distributions. In 2009 a positive investment return of 10.13% was achieved. To date seven months into the 2010 fiscal year the investment return stands at 14.86%. The Foundation has more than recovered its recent investment losses and is resuming distributions awarding over

$325,000 in grants in the current year. In early 2010 the Community Foundation reached a milestone in surpassing the $10 million mark in endowment funds under management. With the generous donations received from the Greater Vernon community and with an improving investment climate I am optimistic that the Foundation will be in a position to distribute upwards of $500,000 in the community in the coming year.

Mike Tindall, CFNO President

Over the past 35 years the Community Foundation has made distributions in excess of $3.5 million by way of grants and scholarships. The Foundation is grateful to the individuals, groups and organizations that choose to benefit their community by way of donations to the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan. Only through your generosity do you enable the Foundation to grow and better address the charitable needs of our Community. I would like to personally thank our Board of directors, our Executive Director, our volunteers and in particular our Investment Committee whose wise counsel contributed greatly to our recovery from the recession.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Since its inception as a charitable society in 1981, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation has worked with the Greater Vernon community to raise millions of dollars to help fund patient and resident care needs both in hospital and residential care facilities in the North Okanagan.

John Cullen, Manager of Emergency and Ambulatory Care

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation purchases include an ultrasound unit, mammography equipment, a CT scanner, birthing beds and fetal monitors, IV pumps, scopes for diagnosing and treating cancer, cardiac and vital signs monitors, bladder scanners, a tissue processor, microscopes, a vision machine

for the Armstrong Lions Vision Centre and bathing system tub for a residential care facility. Currently the Hospital Foundation is actively working with the community to raise $7 million dollars to assist in equipping the new Patient Care Tower at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan partners with the Hospital Foundation by investing and managing a substantial portion of their endowment funds thereby saving the Hospital Foundation management time and minimizing administration and other costs.

Vernon Women’s Transition House Society Vernon Women’s Transition House Society (VWTHS) has been providing services to the North Okanagan since 1980. Programs include transitional shelter and housing, counselling for women and children and support and housing for young parents. These services are provided through residential and community programs. The Vernon Women’s Transition House shelters and supports hundreds of women and children a year. While staying at the Transition House, they receive counselling and support. However, there is no capacity to provide support to women after they leave, or for women who don’t need or want to come to the transition house. Funding assistance for the Women’s Transition House has been supplied in part

by the Community Foundation and has been instrumental in ensuring the continuation of a number of programs according to Executive Director, Debby Hamilton. The Healthy Balance Program, with funding assistance from the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan, will provide group and individual counselling to approximately 96 women who have about 200 children between them. These children will benefit from having a healthier, more stable mother. Of these 96 women, many will proceed to enrol in the Bridges Employment Program through Community Futures. Women will also go on to attend college or employment.

A number of years ago, ASMAS found itself in an unusual situation. The organization had received a substantial sum of money from a very supportive Armstrong resident. ASMAS was and still is a group comprised of volunteers and at the time they had little experience managing finances outside of their own personal business. The problem was how to manage this money with the community’s best interests in mind. At first the Society commandeered a couple of volunteers to manage the donation but very soon realized that professional help was needed at which point the Society

The Society reports that “ever since, CFNO has managed our money carefully and with good judgment and the Society takes great comfort in knowing that the money that was entrusted to us, is very well taken care of.” Secondly, ASMAS has been the recipient of grants offered by CFNO, the most recent in 2008. The grant funded a computer that enables the photo archives department to digitize photo archives enabling ASMAS to better preserve their historical information for the use of generations to come.

People In Need Crisis Line In 1975 the Crisis Line began serving the area of Vernon and District with a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week service operating without interruption of service for the entire 35 years. The Crisis Line and Referral Service provide confidential and non-judgmental emotional support to those in distress or despair. Providing callers with appropriate information and community referrals is a significant part of the service and when necessary a caller may be connected to Mental Health Emergency Services or 911 for a life-saving intervention. Volunteers answer calls after successfully completing in-depth training in all aspects related to crisis intervention work. This service is available at no cost to callers throughout the North Okanagan including Revelstoke and the Shuswap. The Crisis line has been the recipient of several grants from the Community Foundation and General Manager, Sharon Durant says,

“without the Community Foundation funding it’s unlikely the Crisis Line would have been able to provide as many services as it does.” The Good Morning Program has been running as long as the Crisis Line. It Sharon Durant, General is a phone-out service to individuals Manager and Kara Durant, who are isolated and/or have high risk Assistant health concerns. This service offers peace of mind; some social connection for Good Morning clients and enables them to live independently, longer. Other programs provided by PIN are the Suicide Prevention Program, Volunteer Training and Community Training.

Allan Brooks Nature Centre MacKenzie Camp The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan provided funds to the Allan Brooks Society in 2008 to assist with the preparation of a Strategic Plan. The Plan was required to assess and build upon the Society’s strengths and to identify areas where improvements were needed to make the organization more effective and responsive to the community. The Society also wanted Learning about nature can be fun. to identify potential partnerships and / or collaborative initiatives to stabilize their operations and further the cause of environmental education and conservation in the Okanagan. Thanks to the funding provided by the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan, the Society has been able to improve programs for school groups and the general public. They’ve also provided valuable input to the local Community Plans by way of the Sensitive Ecosystem Inventories which they’ve spearheaded each of the last several years.

Olgie Spitzer and Karenpreet Dhaliwal, front line workers.

enlisted the help of the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan (CFNO).

Over 1,275 students received age/grade appropriate lessons on the environment at the Centre in 2009 and many more classes received on-site lessons at Coldstream Creek Park learning about and watching Kokanee spawning in September and early October.

63 YEARS OF SERVICE ON MABEL LAKE In 1947 Guy MacKenzie, a United Church minister began taking children out to a camp on Mabel Lake. Since then the MacKenzie Camp has evolved from tents and a barn for rain shelter, to a camp which can accommodate one hundred campers at a time. MacKenzie Camp now includes seven cabins, a craft hall, and the new multi-use Alice Large Hall complete with a modern kitchen, a dining room and a dorm housing forty-eight campers in all seasons. The camp welcomes children from the North Okanagan, all of Western Canada, the USA and as far away as Korea and Japan. Two thirds of the campers are subsidized through fund raising events, grants and camperships making the experience available to all who wish to attend. Construction of the new Alice Large hall began in 2002, and has continued for the last seven years as funds became available. In the spring of 2010, with the help of a grant from the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan, the United Church of Canada, individual donors, and many hours of volunteer work, the siding on the new hall was completed.

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Conversation with George Galbraith “If the last recession has shown us anything it’s that agencies that rely on government grants can no longer do so,” says Vernon philanthropist George Galbraith. “It’s critically important that these groups take a long-term view, start their own endowment funds, get into planned giving and begin generating their own earnings.” Galbraith built and operated Vercom Cable George Galbraith Services Ltd., Vernon’s cable system, which he sold in 1991 to Shaw Communications where he continues to sit on the Board of Directors. He is strongly in favor of letting existing foundations manage community endowments. “It’s less costly to operate that way,” he says, “and you’re sure that all of the detailed annual government and taxation paperwork is being taken care of in a timely manner.” A member of the Community Foundation Board from 1990 to 2000, Galbraith has three funds with the Foundation for management; the Galbraith Family Fund, the Caroline Galbraith Cancer Fund and the

Caroline Galbraith Endowment Fund. Earnings from these funds are distributed annually at the family’s direction. His family has been working with and making donations to Vernon and area charities for decades. “My family has a long history in Vernon,” says Galbraith. “My mother Lillian was always involved in charitable work and my wife Caroline was as well so I just naturally fell into it.” In fact in 1975 George’s uncle, Horace Galbraith, made the first donation to the Vernon Benevolent Society, the predecessor of today’s Community Foundation. “When you’re younger and in business you donate your time to help manage charities,” says Galbraith, “then when you’re closer to retirement and not around as much you begin donating money.” Galbraith favors making donations where matching funds can be used to multiply the effect of the original donation through matching dollars from private sources, from government or from other foundations. And he always makes sure that a portion of his donations go toward education. “I really enjoy donating to scholarships and bursaries,” he says “and I’m always happy to hear from donation recipients about how they spent the money and how they’re doing now.”

Sincere Thanks to Our Donors The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan joins with the service groups, charities and organizations who have benefitted from Foundation funding in thanking the individuals and groups who have so generously supported the Community Foundation. Without the generous participation of our many donors, an untold number of worthwhile community projects might never reach their goals. Our sincere thanks to each and every one of you.

Directors MIKE TINDALL President

JANICE MORI Vice-President

CATHERINE LORD Treasurer

HERB WONG Secretary

KEITH ALLAN Past President

GARY HUSTON Director

MARTY ARMSTRONG Director

DAVE ADAMS Director

DAVE HOCKLEY Director

CALVIN HOY Director

CAROL WILLIAMS Director

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New Foothills park receives cash RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

A new park in a Vernon neighbourhood is getting a financial boost. The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will direct $18,000 towards the city’s construction of a 1,800-square-foot tot lot on Copper Mountain Park. “Tot lots are valuable

and it’s a way to help that neighbourhood,” said Patrick Nicol, a GVAC director. “There are some young families up there and there will always be young families up there.” The developers of the Country Springs Estates subdivision had donated playground equipment in the late 1990s with the under-

standing that the equipment would be installed in a park there. But the subdivision’s population didn’t warrant a park at that time, so the equipment was installed at Alexis Park and $18,000, representing the value of the equipment, was put in reserves for a playground when a park was constructed at Country Springs.

GVAC, under North Okanagan Regional District policy, no longer constructs tot lots, so the matter is now a city responsibility. “The City of Vernon has had requests from area residents to develop a small park/ amenity area,” said Al

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Telus is alerting its customers to a phone scam making the rounds. In a 24-hour period last week, Telus officials say they received a significant number of customer calls about the scam. Customers reported picking up a phone call from a 905-395-XXXX exchange to hear a recorded message: “Hello, because you are a valued Telus customer you will receive 3,000 travel dollars. To accept press 1.” Any customers who press 1 are connected to a person who, Telus said, misrepresents themselves

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Township shelves financial support for book ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

Andrew Casson loves the idea behind a local book, but doesn’t believe he and his fellow Spallumcheen councillors should use public money to contribute towards publication costs. A 3-3 vote resulted in the defeat of a motion that Spallumcheen council contribute $500 towards the publication costs of Real Food Real Health, a book about whole foods grown in the North OkanaganShuswap, written by local residents Kathryn Hettler and Dr. Maureen Clement. Casson, Mayor Will Hansma and Ralph Leyenhorst voted against the motion. Coun. Dave Brew excused himself from the deliberations and the vote because of a working relationship with one of the authors. “I’m 100 per cent behind the book, but I

don’t feel it’s our place to get involved with private business and enterprise,” said Casson. “I don’t feel we should use public funds to support the project.” Hansma backed Casson’s sentiment. “I can’t support this,” he said. “This is not what we’re here for, not to spend taxpayer money on a private venture for a couple of people. It’s outside our mandate.” Coun. Christine Fraser expressed several reasons why council should support the request. “Funds from the sale of the book will go to the Haugen (health care) Centre,” she said. “I realize it’s a private venture but it’s a project supporting our local farmers, supporting tourism and supporting our community.” Coun. Todd York said the very nature of the book draws the community closer.

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Service is an integral part of the Scout promise and law; an indelible tradition etched into the fabric of scouting culture; an iconic image of the movement; a symbol of hope placed in its youth. Men and (in Canada) women from all walks of life have participated in the program, singing its praises as an inspirational and motivational factor in their lives. Behind the scenes work a nearly invisible family of volunteers who toil to ensure the success of Canadian youth. At the annual Honours and Awards banquet of the 6th Vernon Scout Group, held recently at Trinity United Church, some 83 volunteers were acknowledged for their efforts and assistance in enabling the success of the 2009-10 year. Performing yeoman service as taxi drivers, instructing workshops, providing professional service, raising funds, recruiting, enforcing policy, and providing materials or premises for programs — all gave service. Standing quietly among these and as a highlight of the ceremonies was the evening’s master of ceremonies, Brian Jackson, who has racked up an incredible 60 years of service to the scouting movement worldwide. Jackson was interviewed as he directed tables of scouts and their parents in an orderly fashion towards

SCOUT PROMISE: On my honour, I promise that I will do my best, to do my duty to God and the Queen To help other people at all time, and to carry out the spirit of the Scout Law. SCOUT LAW: A Scout is helpful and trustworthy, Kind and cheerful, Considerate and clean, Wise in the use of all resources. the buffet tables. Jackson’s earliest memories of Scouting come as a cub in Yorkshire, England. After an initial, invigorating, two years of Cubs, Scouting leadership in England was depleted as its leaders were “called up” to serve in the Second World War. “An old Scot (Scottish as opposed to Scoutish) stepped forward to run the entire program,” said Jackson. “I never forget his sacrifice and example.” During the war, cubs and scouts became the original environmentalists: recycling newspapers, string, tin cans, tin foil from cigarette packages and fund-raising for war bonds. Cubs and scouts were trained in dealing with incendiary bombs and spotting airplane bombers headed for Liverpool and Manchester — today we use specially trained military ops for this but in the Second World War you got a merit badge for it! More traditional scouting activities were also conducted. If Dan Brown wrote about Scouts he could use Jackson’s resume as a template: achieved

Scout first class 1948 — England; attended Jamboree de la Paix (Jamboree of Peace) 1947 — France; Scoutmaster 6th Holme Valley – England; immigrated to Calgary with his family, assisting with cubs and scouts — 1949; Bharat Scouts and Guides, 1953-58 — India; return to Calgary Scouts and guides — 1960-70; member of the National Advisory Committee on Scouting in the United Church — 1971-80; 6th Vernon Group Committee 1984-present; Chaplain 1987 — present. He has received medals of merit; medals of service, certificates of training and mastery, Red Cross, Food Safe, and thanks to our modern society, criminal record checks. His qualifications and training span 1938 — present! When asked for memorable scouting experiences the first that pops into his mind was finding a knife, gifted to him by scouts in England and then lost while camping in the Calgary area. The knife was recovered in true scouting fashion: by retracing his

steps on a trail. In a touching tale of the bond of Scouting Jackson recounts how a close friend willed his Gilwell beads to him. The coveted Gilwell beads are worn by Scouters who have completed Scouting’s Woodbadge Training and for his friend to pass them on in such a fashion was a great honour. Jackson’s related experiences include teaching vocational school in post-war India, pursuing his own vocation as a printer, entering the lay-ministry of the United Church, organizing and participating on a variety of committees, and promoting adult literacy. In response to the suggestion that this has been an incredible life of service, he comments, “Well, when you believe in a thing, you should do something about it.” Steve Kent, Chef Commissioner for Scouts Canada, wrote wishing Jackson “many more successful years of Scouting.” With the interview completed, our illustrious Scouter suggested that we should see if any food is left. There is — some. It’s cold of course. He hadn’t come for the food anyway. Badges, awards and certificates are presented; most stay to help with clean-up. Later, as I leave I notice a lone figure making one last sweep of the floor with a mop. Brian Jackson has started his next 60 years of service.

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of the car’s other occupants seemed to be oblivious to the defects. The next problem arose when we were crossing Dartmoor and darkness started to set in. I switched the headlights on and found that one only worked when it felt like it, while the other pointed in a different direction every time we went over the slightest bump in the road. I could not deal with this so we pulled up at the roadside to see if we could fix the lights. The cause of the trouble was obvious. The headlights were mounted with clamps that went on to circularsection bars between the radiator grille and the fenders. The clips were loose. We managed to tighten them fairly well using an old screwdriver and some paper packing, but they could not be fully trusted not to move direction. I did not venture to look at the rear lights for fear of what I might find! We reached our destination late that night and I was given a spare bed that felt as if it was made of roughened concrete in a cramped attic where I finally got to sleep. There is little to say about the return trip two days later other than it was essentially the same as the first trip. I did learn two valuable lessons from that weekend. The first was to give any car that I was about to drive a thorough examination internally and externally before I moved it. The second was that life on a boring weekend in camp was less nerve-wracking, safer and more comfortable than a weekend trip away could be.

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go. I had no idea what kind of car it was but when I saw it I began to have some doubts about the idea. It was a Morris sedan of mid-’30s vintage and externally it appeared to have seen better days. However the sergeant was enthusiastic about what a great bargain he had got so I kept my doubts to myself. We all piled in with me at the driving wheel and set off. I found within the first mile of our approximately 150-mile journey there that the Morris had a major layout change from the cars that I had ever driven. This car instead of the usual arrangement of Accelerator, Brake, Clutch (ABC), had a BAC arrangement. This meant that the normal reaction in an emergency of stamping on the Brake would result in stamping on the Accelerator instead, producing exactly the opposite result to what the driver wanted. This was less of a disadvantage than it might have been because the brakes did not work very well anyway. We pulled into a garage to check the level of brake fluid and discovered it was very low with a leak in the system somewhere that necessitated fairly frequent top-ups. I was not engaged as a car mechanic so I went along with the temporary solution of carrying a spare tin of brake fluid. I also went along with the fact that the steering was somewhat imprecise and inconsistent, but careful and constant attention could deal with that. The rest

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Basara bonus Vipers’ recruit KEVIN MITCHELL Sports Editor

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Cody Yetter (centre), of the Vernon Senior Tigers, tries to get past Darcy Leach (left) and Owen Barski of the Kelowna Raiders Thursday night at Wesbild Centre. The Warriors shelled the Tigers 15-2 in Okanagan X-treme Lacrosse League play.

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Paced by a three-goal performance by Trent Evans, the Kamloops Rattlers rolled into Lacrosseville Friday night and upset the first-place Armstrong Shamrocks 8-7 before 250 adoring fans at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. The Shamrocks (6-2) were coming off a three-game Okanagan X-treme Lacrosse League win streak which ended abruptly as the Rattlers played with speed and intensity on defence and got a stellar 34-save showing from first star Mike Smith. In Thursday night action, the Kelowna Warriors ambushed the Vernon Tigers 15-2 at Wesbild Centre. The Rattlers (4-4) opened the scoring early when Evans found the fivehole on starting goalie Chad Pieper. The Shamrocks equalized when Brett Logan rolled out of the corner around a pick and fired a low bounce shot past Smith. Devin (Big Country) Rodger was assessed a match penalty for charging

when he clipped a Kamloops forward with a big hit which was deemed by the referee to be excessive. The Rattlers used the five-minute power play well when Mark Jurista potted his first of two on the night. The ‘Rocks managed to kill off the remainder of the penalty and Kamloops was then assessed a minor penalty of their own when Marc Wagner found Chad Pounder alone on the crease. Pounder quickly one timed his shot into the back of the net to tie the game at two heading into the first intermission. Jurista clicked again on the powerplay in the second period. Shortly after, the Rattlers took a two-goal lead when Jared Emery scored on a screen shot. Nathan Strohm answered back for the Shamrocks only to have the momentum stolen when Evans scored his second of the game as Wagner had lost his stick and was trying to defend, however, Evans lifted a shot up and over Pieper to restore a two-goal lead. Ryan Hildebrand slipped through

the Shamrocks power play unit and scored shorthanded goal to make the score 6-3. The Shamrocks then began to rally, scoring on a delayed penalty when Pounder netted his second of the night, and then Pat Nelson scored a beautiful one timer on the crease, on the power play. In the third, Wagner, playing the pivot position, picked up a rebound off a shot that went off the back boards and scored the highlight-reel goal of the night on a beautiful backhanded shot into the lower corner to tie it 6-6. Evans and Jared Emery responded for Kamloops. The Irish got a goal from Nathan Strohm with an extra attacker. “We seemed to be playing catch up all night long, whenever we would get some momentum, our defence would make a small mistake and the Rattlers would capitalize,” said ‘Rocks coach Ken McGregor. Former WLA sniper Rhys Parsons made his debut with Armstrong, who visit Vernon (1-7) Thursday night.

Some say he plays much like Sahir Gill. And while Mark Ferner hasn’t seen Marcus Basara play, he knows the Vernon Vipers are getting a top-six forward in Marcus Basara of Coquitlam. “We’ve heard different reports, but I had a long talk with him and his family, and he’s a very smart kid,” said Ferner. “We know he has good speed and is gifted offensively. He loves to scores goals.” Listed by the Western Hockey League’s Prince Albert Raiders after being bypassed in the Bantam Draft, the 5-foot-10, 162-pounder led the Notre Dame Hounds of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League with 37 goal and 65 points in 43 games last season. The Hounds successfully defender their national championship Telus Cup, in April, in Quebec. Basara actually approached the Vipers so Ferner’s job to sell the Vipers’ program was made easier. “I think one of the reasons we got him (over Prince Albert) is he spent three years in Saskatchewan and he had had enough. We didn’t know if we had a chance at signing him. He should be a two-year player for us.” The Vipers lose the core of their two-time defending Royal Bank Cup roster and Ferner has a handful of other elite recruits to announce in the next two weeks. Vernon’s training camp opens Aug. 23 at Wesbild Centre. Meanwhile, Rylan Ferster is the new head coach/ GM of the Revelstoke Grizzlies. Ferster earlier this week left the Salmon Arm SilverBacks of the B.C. Hockey League as head coach/GM. He replaces Vernon’s Troy Mick, who recently joined the Pursuit of Excellence academy in Kelowna. “We are extremely excited as an ownership group to have Rylan join our hockey club,” said Mick, who helped the Kootenay International League champion Grizzlies with the hiring process. “This will help us continue our goals of developing hockey players to the next level and produce a team that all of Revelstoke can be proud of, and continue the winning tradition. Said Ferster: “I`m extremely excited to be part of the Revelstoke Grizzlies This will be a huge task of course with the team coming off a championship season. One that I and the rest of the staff will embrace and work hard to duplicate.” Mick said Ferster, who helped the Vernon Lakers win the 1990 Centennial Cup on home ice, “has seven years of junior A coaching experience and brings a ton of knowledge and leadership skills that we were looking for. He has coached at the junior A level his whole career and also has coached teams at the international level with Team Canada West.”

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Greg Hydeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bases-loaded walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Vernon Kenneth P. Friesen Inc. Jays a 14-13 Midget baseball win over the Salmon Arm Bucks Thursday at Marshall Field. Salmon Arm seemed to be in control early on, building a 13-3 lead going into the bottom of the fourth but the Jays chipped away, starting the comeback with a two-run double off the bat of Kyle Banks in the fifth inning. Vernon left the bases loaded in the sixth but maintained focus and filled the sacks again in their last bats, pushing two runs home before Hyde stepped to the plate. The centre fielder delivered a huge blast that one hopped the left-field wall and cleared the bases, snapping the Jaysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; three-game losing streak. Riley Mottus scored three runs for Vernon while Perry Klymchuk, Dustin Hastings, Carter Schindel and Banks crossed the plate twice each. Kelly Zoethout earned the win, throwing three innings of scoreless relief.



      

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Vernon soccer teams settle for draws Vernon teams were fit to be tied in the Okanagan Oldtimers 50+ Soccer League Thursday night. Ken James converted a first-half penalty kick as Kal Tire came from behind to draw 1-1 with Kelowna at MacDonald Park. Mark DeVolder was pulled down to warrant the kick. James later shot wide on a second-half penalty shot after DeVolder was fouled. Central defender Rich Zecchel was Man of the Match for Kal Tire, who improved to 6-2-1. JC Baretti scored for Kelowna. The Silver Stars got a goal from Rob Ross in a 1-1 tie with Lake Country at Beasley Park. Ross was called on a hand ball off a Lake Country corner and the hosts equalized. The Stars went to 5-3-1.

Jones runner-up in Alberta golf tourney Brad Jones of Vernon shot rounds of 76-76152 to finish second in the Canadian Junior Golf Association Collicutt Siding Open last weekend in Crossfield, Alta. Jones, who was 4-over-par, placed one stroke back of Calgary Steven Scheidt (72-79-151). Thirdplace Emmett Oh of Calgary carded 73-80-153. There was a field of 40. The tournament was part of the PUMA Challenge/Euro Junior Golf Cup/U.S. Tees/Lipton Brisk Qualifer.

Gagnon scores in Starsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 2-1 loss Alexandre Giroux extended an AHL record with his fifth career playoff overtime goal, scoring at 13:28 of the first extra session to give Hershey a 2-1 road win over Texas on Friday and a 3-2 series lead in the Calder Cup Finals. Giroux collected a bouncing puck in the right slot and sent a wrist shot through the five hole of Stars netminder Matt Climie for his 14th goal of the postseason (14-11-25), tied with Texasâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Jamie Benn (14-12-26) for the AHL lead. Texas grabbed a 1-0 lead when Aaron Gagnon of Armstrong potted a power play goal at 8:03 of the opening period. Defenceman Dan Jancevski took a wrist shot from the point which was redirected in front by Gagnon and past Bears goaltender Michal Neuvirth for his eighth goal of the postseason.

Quotable... â&#x20AC;&#x153;South Africa against Mexico is hardly a marquee game. But the home team made a lot of fans in their opener, fans who couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have cared less two hours earlier what the outcome would be. It was proof yet again of the power of this sport. One canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t help but share in the emotion that is generated when a nation comes together to follow a dream.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Morris Dalla Costa, QMI Agency.

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The Kal Hotel Naked Grapes upset the previously undefeated Daveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mobile Mechanics Devils 8-7 in Vernon Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Slo-Pitch League action. Jody McCall pitched a stellar game and the Grapesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; defence held the normally potent Devils offence to 2 runs until the seventh. In the bottom of seven, the Grapes put two runners on base for Lisa Payne who came through with the clutch winning hit to score Shelly Ouellete (who went 4-for-5). Paula Bifano and Lori Shippy were both 3-for-4. The Sneakers Sports Bar playoffs last weekend saw the Highland Golf Canadians ground the Chapman Extreme 13-7 in the competitive division. In the intermediate final, the Boston Pizza Skronkers outlasted the Sneakers Sports Bar Hooligans 9-8. The recreation final saw the Athletics hand the CF Crushers a 15-1 defeat. League awards were handed out at the league windup in Sneakers Sports Bar

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ooking for something to watch in your spare time the next month. Your best bet will be checking out the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The final goes July 11 on CBC. The beautiful game of soccer is on now on display with names like Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo, Didjer Drogba (broken arm and Kevin Mitchell all), Andres Iniesta and Arjen Robben just some of the superstars to watch on the world stage at Soccer City. Brazil and Spain are the top-ranked countries, but there are plenty of teams capable of knocking them off. Cameroon, at No. 8, and the Ivory Coast, at No. 15, are worthy underdogs. Enjoy and please read on for some predictions: Taylor Horsting: “NetherlandsSneijder, Robben, van Persie, Van Bommel..... if Robben is healthy the Oranje finally lift the title as the best nation to never lift the World Cup.” Andi King: “Brazil vs Spain in the final. Spain, with so many superstars and so much depth, is going to be unstoppable in 2010. I predict a close final, with Spain prevailing, becoming the first European team to win the World Cup on non European soil.” Bob Oldfield: “I think it could be Spain’s turn. They have a great chance and have been on a roll since Euro ‘08 with a successful squad that has been together for a couple of years now. They have a great self-belief and with goalscorers like Villa and Torres (if he can stay fit) along with a dynamic midfield of Fabregas, Silva, Xavi and Xabi Alonso they’re going to be hard to beat.” Stephanie Wilson: “I would have to go with Brazil. They’re always strong, have lots of talent, and they know how to win this tournament, having won it the most times. And, well, Brazil is one of my favorite teams so I always hope they win.” Al Bensmiller: “I predict Spain will come out on top against Brazil 3-2 in the final. Spain has the strongest squad and they are healthy, plus a few great players on the bench. Brazil have a lot to prove and have the team to get to the final. It will be Germany over France in the consolation final.”

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Soccer stars Didjer Drogba of the Ivory Coast (left) and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal grace the cover of Vanity Fair. Wendy Lumby: “I‘m hoping Portugal can come through for the win! Brazil and Argentina are always so strong and can be counted on in the big games. However, It would be nice for the incredibly talented Cristiano Ronaldo to be able to showcase his skills in the final game of the World Cup for Portugal. While they do lack depth, they have youth and vigor on their side. It’s time for a different country to break through and come out on top.” Alistair Duncan: “It has to be Holland. They play well and have perennially under-performed. They have great strikers and solid midfield, and if Robben is fit, will be interesting to watch. And plus, they wear orange like us (Vernon Camels)! They don’t fall to the ground like mommy’s boys...aka the Italians, and other Mediterranean Nations!” Ron Krause: “Although my heart says Germany, (they have too many injuries) I am going to go with England over Argentina in the final (yes, my father has disowned me). I believe that England will get their revenge from Mexico ’86 and Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal (I was at the game). I also would not be surprised to see the Netherlands as the winner.” Jim McEwan: Spain – they are due to win the 2010 World Cup having been the European champion and they also won all 10 matches in their qualifying group. Plus they are the odds makers favourite.” Shelly Johnston: “I’m choosing Brazil to win. I know they are the fan fave but

yellow being my favourite color, they have my vote. Don’t rule out Spain. I hope host South Africa makes a good showing and there are some upsets. Although most of my soccer jerseys are Manchester United, basically it’s just so my English soccer friends talk to me!” Rob Hulstein: “I would like to see Holland win the World Cup because they play a very exciting style of soccer and they deserve to eventually be rewarded for it. Also, my family is from Holland and teams with orange jerseys, including the Vernon Camels, deserve to win.” Erv Schur: “I pick Germany as #1, with strong defence and good midfield play giving them the right opportunities to score up front. It will not be easy, needing a lot of hard work and some luck to go all the way. Deutchland uber Alles!! Spain #2, Portugal #3 and maybe England #4.” Dave Gould: “I predict either USA or Germany. The reason is that I am the world’s worst gambler and whoever I pick has absolutely no chance of winning a thing!” Jim Wilson: “I’m liking Spain, European champions, with one of the best strikers in the world in Torres, David Villa up front, great midfield with Iniesta, Alonso to mention a couple, Puyol and Ramos in the back along with Cassillas in goal, they’ll be tough to beat...” Suzy Andrews: “I predict Argentina and Italy in the final and Spain and England for third and fourth.” Akbal Mund: “Spain, lots of firepower in every position, Brazil and England (my favourite) a close second.” Dave Dutcher: “I usually go for Sweden, but they’re not in. Be nice to see an African winner for a change…at least they are offensive-minded.” Irene Arrotta: “My World Cup pick is Italy because if I didn’t, my dad would not be happy with me!” Erick Burnet: “Netherlands of course. Because of the very strong offensive quartet: Wesley Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart, Robin van Persie (from Rotterdam!) and Arjan Robben. These guys showed in Euro Cup 2008 in the group stages what they can do (beat France and Italy both with three-goal difference) and they matured and are even stronger now.” Marty Stein: “The final four will be: Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Spain. Spain will defeat Brazil in final.”

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Vernon’s Unity Martial Arts shined at the West Coast Can-Am Games in Vancvouver, taking 17 medals, including a dozen gold. “We trained very hard for the tournament and wanted to show that our small team from Vernon was a force at the event,” said Unity instructor Raja Lee. “We were able to do so with our team winning 12 golds, four silver and one bronze.” Rylie Marchand, eight, earned two golds in San Shou (kickboxing with takedowns) and kickboxing. Taylor Robinson, eight, struck gold in San Shou and Pankration (amateur mixed martial arts). “The two girls Rylie and Taylor fought in the finals for gold in San Shou and did so good they gave them both golds which

has never happened before,” said. Lee. Levi Barnett, 12, managed a silver medal in San Shou and bronze in kickboxing. Cale Bouchard, 13, produced gold in San Shou, Pankration and grappling, leading the team with three golds. Theo Wagner, 17, collected silver in San Shou and gold in Pankration in the weight class above his. In his debut, Phil Baker won gold in San Shou at 150 pounds and Pankration at 152 pounds. Eric Sundquist swept both divisions he fought in, taking gold in San Shou 190 pounds and in Pankration at 200 pounds and under. Shelby Bouchard, 17, took silver in Pankration and Corey Brown earned silver at 160 pounds in San Shou although he was unable to compete in the finals

after sustaining an unfortunate knee in his semifinal match. “This tournament went really well for our team and other then a few injuries to overcome we did our very best and hope to continue to improve and show good results for Vernon and our club,” said Lee. Lee praised Braiden Edwards for helping the competitors to get in good condition for the tournament. If anyone is interested to check out Unity Martial Arts they can go to UMACVernon.com or call 250-550-4295 for more details.

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NOTEBOOK HOCKEY SCHOOL - The Vernon Summer Hockey School for players aged 7-15 goes Aug. 2-6 for rec/rep players and Aug. 9-13 for rep only, at Priest Valley Arena. Instructors include Colorado Avalanche director of player development Dave Oliver, Columbus Blue Jackets development coach Tyler Wright and Viper coaches Mark Ferner and Jason Williamson. Register at www.vernonminorhockey. com. HOCKEY CAMP - Vipers head coach Mark Ferner, a former NHL defencemen, will hold a development camp for defencemen, Aug. 17-20 for players aged 12 and 13, and Aug. 16-20 for players and 14-17. Maximum 20 players per group. Email D_hockey_camp@yahoo.ca. SOCCER CAMP - The Vancouver Whitecaps F.C. will hold Play Like A Pro Soccer Camps July 19-23 and Aug. 9-13 at Marshall Field. Designed for players aged 6-15. Certified coaches include David Broadhurst and Claire Paterson. Call 545-5808 or visit: www.vernonsoccer.ca.

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The Armstrong Spallumcheen Visitor Centre, one of over 100 community operated centres across the province, is ready and waiting to welcome visitors to the Armstrong Spallumcheen area. Staffed by visitor counselors who offer guests a variety of personalized travel tips and encourage extended stays, trained staff also provides information for all regions of the province. “Tourism is an important economic factor in our community,” says Patti Noonan, visitor centre manager. “We want to encourage our visitors to spend

some time in our community and truly experience our hospitality. Shop, dine, sleep, play, visit, explore – whatever makes your holiday a unique experience. But – start here in Armstrong Spallumcheen.” The visitor centre is open year round and effective July 1, the Visitor Centre will be open seven days a week from 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m. to provide service during the busy tourist season. The centre also offers accommodation and tour bookings; local, regional and provincial maps; and local, regional and provincial brochures. In 2009, the Armstrong

Kindale moves office Morning Star Staff

Kindale adminstration is throwing a party. The Kindale Developmental Association’s administration office has unpacked its boxes and settled into its new location, 23A-3300 Smith Drive in Armstrong. To celebrate the move, and for the public to see the new digs, Kindale is holding an open house at its new adminstration office. The event will take place Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. Those planning on attending are asked to call 250-546-3005, or e-mail cindy_masters@ kindale.net. The office’s mailing address, e-mail, phone and fax are still the same.

 



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Nicolas Allan, nine, a Grade 4 St. James School student, picks lettuce Volunteer dietitian Jan Hillis prepares a stir-fry and salad Julia Willock (left) 10, and Alexandra Lockwood, nine, study the parts of a that he grew at the Intergenerational Landed Learning Program for with vegetables grown by students in the garden. flower at the Intergenerational Landed Learning Program. Community Sustainability at the garden at the Okanagan Science Centre.

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Fresh from the garden tastes so good that the students are asking for seconds of salad. The Intergenerational Landed Learning Program for Community Sustainability at the Okanagan Science Centre brings volunteer master gardeners and future gardeners together to learn about plants and local food production and eat what they grow. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like eating the things best. I learned lots about what you have to do to grow good vegetables. We planted black-eyed peas today,â&#x20AC;? said Nicolas Allan, a nine-year-old Grade 4 student at St. James School which is taking part in the program. Bill Hickey is a volunteer who calls himself a compulsive gardener. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I enjoy anything to do with gardening and I like to show other people how to benefit from growing their own food. I hope that what the students are learning now will stick for life,â&#x20AC;? he said. The Intergenerational Landed Learning Project was started by Linda Peterat and Jolie Mayer-Smith, professors at the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia eight years ago to help teach children to care about their environment by growing their own food and share the knowledge of older adults. Peterat, now a Vernon resident, introduced the Landed Learning Project to the Okanagan Science Centre using the beds in the Xerindipity Garden. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Many of the children donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t garden at home so this is an opportunity for them to learn about food sources and food systems and what it takes to nurture plants,â&#x20AC;? said Peterat.

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For many families, it will be a sad time: the first Father’s Day without their father. One family has decided to honour the memory of their father with a fundraiser for the Vernon Cancer Clinic. Philip Pool was father to 33 children, four with his wife, Debra, and 29 foster children over the past 15 years. Pool died at 52 of pancreatic cancer on March 15 of this year. “Philip loved kids and was an amazing father with all the patience in the world,” said Debra. The Father’s Day Fundraiser and silent auction takes place June 20 at Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen in Winfield, with 25 per cent of the food sales of the day and 100 per cent of the silent auction proceeds going to the Vernon Cancer Clinic. “Philip Pool touched so many lives in

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ed his funeral this spring,” said Ricardo Scebba, a family friend and co-owner of Ricardo’s with his wife, Sue Miller. “Philip was an inspiration to us all and we hope this fundraiser will be a way for the community to honour his memory.” Pool was a lawyer (Crown counsel), volunteer ski patrol member at Silver Star Mountain and supporter of BC Freestyle Kids. The president of the BC Freestyle Ski Association said Pool was active in the sport for more than 12 years. “Philip continually demonstrated integrity, fairness, humour and fun for all,” said Diane Vaykovich. “He and Debra have raised great children with good values.” Ricardo’s is well-known for the many fundraisers it holds throughout the year, but this one holds particular meaning for both Scebba and Miller. “I have really not met anyone who lived such a life of giving back as Philip. He was the kind of man who inspired so many people in this town,” said Miller. “I know that he inspired Ricardo and me all the time. We were proud to be called his friends and we miss him so much.” For more information, call Ricardo’s at 1-250-766-6810.

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What happens in the workplace affects people on and off the job. “So much stress can build up simply from lack of communication, from not being able to speak up, be heard and clear things up,” said Gwen Holt, counselor and teacher, who brings her experiences to her workshop, Harmony in the Workplace. “Team building can take place through effective communication skills, through having the courage to set aside the time and talk things out. In my own work career, I have put many of these things into practice and it has saved drama

workplace. tive and fun, working and conflict.” “I have through the team buildWhile Holt kept learning ing skills and techniques recognizes that there will always throughout so that participants can my life and see how to apply them. be differences it has been A human development of opinion in a dream trainer, counselor, forany workplace, of mine mer elementary school she believes to bring counselor and yoga learning the Gwen Holt e ver y thing instructor, she also presskills to handle together in ents the team building conflicts can make everyone happier a workshop to make it workshop in a retreat and more productive. accessible to managers format. “Team building not This is especially true and employees,” said only makes employees as the current economy Holt. She describes the feel better about work, leaves people feeling less secure in their work or workshop as interac- it helps them be more unemployed and looking for new work. She sees the helping professions such as health care and teaching as particularly prone to stress but finds that the methods she has learned can be applied to any Seasonal Allergies Testing

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May 12: Born to Ryan and Leah Campbell of Vernon, a boy, 8 lbs., named Tyson Neil. A grandson for Tom and Tamra Davison of Vernon, B.C., Blain and Linda Campbell of Sherwood Park, Alta. A great-grandson for Bob and Dora Davison of Vernon, John and Olive New Additions Quast of Edmonton, Alta. May 14: Born to Jamie and Linsey Johannson of Coldstream, B.C., a boy, 8 lbs. 6 oz., named Tyler Russell Thorstein. A grandson for Brian and Laurie Postill, Bob and Patti Johannson, all of Coldstream, B.C. A great-grandson for Isabel Postill of Coldstream, Dave and Audrey King of Vernon, B.C., Anne Johannson of Riverton, Man., Marg Hollis of Vancouver, B.C. May 16: Born to Derek Smith and Katie Hubert of Vernon, a boy, 6 lbs. 9 oz., named Kane Adam. A grandson for Mitch and Barb Smith of Enderby, B.C., Dawn and Brent Hubert of Vernon, B.C. A great-grandson for Brenda and Eddie Smith of Vernon, Gwen and Tony Hawrys of Enderby, Ray and Lil Hubert of Armstrong, B.C., Garny and Ginny McLean of Burton, B.C.

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May 29: Born to Brett and Becky Shuert of Enderby, a boy, 7 lbs. 14 oz., named Brayden Charles. A grandson for Bruce and Donna Shuert, Franz and Patricia Faktor, all of Enderby, B.C. A great-grandson for Lenore Parr, Don Shuert, both of Enderby, Louise Faktor of Prince George. May 29: Born to Fred and Venessa Johnson of Vernon, B.C., a boy, 9 lbs. 8 oz., named Ryver Clarence William Johnson. A brother for Kolten, 11; Mackenzy, 6; Dayhlon, 8. A grandson for Marion and Ed Nikirk of Lumby, B.C., Yvonne and Al Vincent, Vic and Shirley Shigrov, all of Vernon, John and Sharon Mayhew of Prince George, B.C. A great-grandson for Rona Nikirk of Lumby, Bill and Lil McFarlane of Vernon, Earl and Sharon Birch of Kelowna, B.C., Zara and Harvey Claussen of Vernon. May 29: Born to Sean and Kyna Milliken of Lumby, a girl, 8 lbs. 5 oz., named Zoe Grace. A sister for Ella, 3. A granddaughter for Dawn and Wally Strukoff of Falkland, B.C., Ron and Arlene Milliken of Vernon, B.C. A great-granddaughter for Edith Milliken of Vernon, Margret Strukoff of Calgary, Alta. May 31: Born to Neal and Linsey Dunbar of Vernon, B.C., a boy, 6 lbs. 15 oz., named Kaydn Owen. A grandson for Bob and Marg Dunbar of Vernon, Rick and Cathy Aeichele of Kamloops, B.C.

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Come rain or shine, Gallery Vertigo is the place to be Sunday, for the Smarties drop-in art program. Families with children of all ages are invited to drop in from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for Summer Scarves. With the help of the Gallery Vertigo Knitting Circle, learn how to crochet a simple scarf. Yarns and crochet hooks will be provided. “We’ll help you start or even complete a one-ofa-kind scarf for yourself or a friend,” said gallery director Judith Jurica.

Registration is not required — just drop in for some fun. Everyone is welcome, and there is a suggested donation of $3 per person. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Teens welcome, too. Volunteers interested in art are welcome to assist at the workshops, which take place every Sunday — no experience necessary. Gallery Vertigo is at suite #1, 3001-31st St., downtown Vernon, across from Nolan’s. Please use side entrance under the Krause Jeweller’s awning. For more information, see www.galleryvertigo. com or call 250-503-2297.

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Feature Event: Build a robot at the Okanagan Science Centre this summer

DISTRICT 70 38TH ANNUAL ROUNDUP Gratitude in Action is the theme for this year’s AA Roundup, June 13 at the Japanese Cultural Centre, 4895 Bella Vista Rd. Sunday, doors open 8 a.m. with breakfast 8:30 a.m., speakers and closing remarks 11 a.m. For info., call Andy W. at 250-308-0578, Colleen L. at 250-308-9979 or vernonaaroundup@gmail.com

o you love things that crawl, roll, blink and buzz? This is your chance to design, assemble and program the Lego® Mindstorm® NXT 2.0 robotics kit and complete exciting challenges. You will be paired with a small group of other youth to form a team. Join the fun this summer creating a robot that obeys your every command. The fun takes place July 5-9 (Monday to Friday) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for kids ages 12 to 14 years old. The cost is $250 for OSC members; $275 for nonmembers. For information and registration, call 250545-3644. Space is limited. For information about other OSC programs, see www.okscience.cawww. okscience.ca or drop by 2704 Hwy 6, Polson Park.

ARMSTRONG ENDERBY RIDING CLUB FUN DAY June 13, starting 9 a.m., Armstrong fairgrounds, featuring a variety of classes for all age divisions. Open to the public. For more info., call Pam LeMaire at 546-3375 or see our web site at www.armstrongenderbyridingclub.org LUMBY & DISTRICT WILDLIFE ASSOC. monthly trapshoots second Sunday of the month, 10 a.m., clubhouse. For more info. contact Norm at 547-6012 or Leroy at 542-1445. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 189 OYAMA Meeting June 13, 2010 at 2 p.m. All members urged to attend. ARMY, NAVY & AIR FORCE Fourth annual Hawaiian luau June 13, doors open 1 p.m. Pig roast $20 per person. Bob King is entertaining. AA MEETS SUNDAYS Simple reflections group (X) open meeting 10 a.m., at VTC 2810-48 Ave, Vernon. Cherryville 2-4 meeting (H). Open meeting at Gospel Church, Aumond Road, Cherryville. Meets every second and fourth Sunday, 3 p.m. Into Action Step Group (H) closed meeting 7 p.m., Anglican Church, 3205-27 St. Vernon (back door). Armstrong Pleasant Valley Group (H) closed meeting 8 p.m., United Church, 2315 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Armstrong. Sunday night recovery group (H) open meeting 8 p.m., Seaton Centre, 1340 Polson Drive, Vernon (H). Handicap access (X) no handicap access. VERNON PACERS RUNNERS CLUB Meets Sundays. Also meets at 5:45 a.m., Tuesdays at Bagel Lane and Thursdays at Bean Scene. Call Bill at 545-0028 for more information. BREAKFAST AND FLEA MARKET Indoors/outdoors, every Sunday from 8 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., at the Fraternal Order of Eagles hall, 5101-25th Ave. Such a deal for $5. Tables for rent. Mega Meat Draw the last Sunday of every month at 2 p.m., also 50/50 draws. Call 542-3003 for more info. 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. MEDIEVALLY MINDED Come and join us and explore what history can do for you. Learn about medieval fighting, crafts and feasting. The Society for Creative Anachronism meets every Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., at the Coldstream Women’s Institute Hall on Kalamalka Road. For information, see www.krakenfjord.org CANASTA AND BINGO Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 1 to 4 p.m., at Schubert Centre. For more information, call Alice at 549-8430 or Ethel at 545-9857.

JUNE 14 THE SCHUBERT CENTRE Many activities for seniors 50+ to enjoy. Mondays, it’s pinochle, tai chi, bingo, line dancing, exercise class. Tuesdays, bridge, canasta, crafters, wood carving. Wednesdays, afternoon dancing to live music, birthday lunch the last Wednesday of every month. We’re open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday. The pool room and coffee shop are open daily; the Thrift Shop, Monday to Friday. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 189 OYAMA Ladies Auxiliary meeting June 14 at 1 p.m. at the branch.

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Community Calendar JUNE 14 CODA MEETS Mondays at noon at The Arbour, Vernon Alliance Church. HALINA PATTERN DANCERS Welcomes new couples to join and have fun pattern dancing. Practices held every second and fourth Monday at the Halina Seniors’ Centre from 2 to 4 p.m. For more info., please call John at 545-0119. COUNTERPOINT CHOIR whose motto is “Sing with joy; perform with pleasure and have fun while learning!” is an adult mixed choir recruiting new members. Rehearsals at Knox Presbyterian Church. For more info. and vocal placement interview call Coreen Smith at 250-549-4339 e-mail to csmithvernon@hotmail.com.

JUNE 15 WELLNESS PROGRAM IN LUMBY “Dental decay is the most prevalent chronic disease,” says Laine Lowe, a dental hygienist with Interior Health. Many times it’s the lack of dollars that prevents adequate dental care. On June 15, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Lumby Community Hall (2250 Shields Ave.), Lowe will update us on what is happening with dental care in B.C. and she will also discuss the importance of dental care as we age. For more info. please call Olena or Diann at 250-547-8866. BOSOM BUDDIES BREAST CANCER SUPPORT Group meets June 15 from 7-9 p.m., Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Education Room 1 (downstairs, left of cafeteria). Dr. Chris Spooner, a local naturopath will speak about toxic chemicals in make-up, shampoo, lotions, household cleaners. Please invite family and friends. For info., call Renee at 250-542-6325. PREGNANCY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP For families who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death. June 15, the group meets at The Talk’n Donkey, 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Starting July 7, we’ll meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Talk’n Donkey.

Call James at 546-2812 or e-mail james@gojoli.com for meeting times and more information. VERNON SENIORS OAPO#6 Please note that our June meeting scheduled for June 15 has been changed to June 22 at 1:30 p.m. at Schubert Centre. See everyone there! TUESDAY EVENING MEDITATION GROUP A short reading, followed by a 45-minute silent meditation at the Okanagan Centre for Positive Living, 2913-29th Ave., 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

RESTORATION AND HEALING FOR WOUNDED SOULS Christ-centred approach to recovery from life’s controlling problems. All welcome, Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Vernon Family Church (beside Lincoln Lanes). Call 545-0935 or 545-9648. COCAINE ANONYMOUS MEETS Every Tuesday at 8 p.m., at All Saints Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. If you think you have a problem with cocaine, please join us. VERNON FLYING CLUB Meetings every third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m., at 6210 Tronson Rd. All welcome, and it’s not necessary to be a pilot or own an aircraft to join, just interest in general aviation. Call Bev Bonner at 549-7087. TUESDAY’S TOGETHER 55+ ladies group meets twice a month. Third Tuesday of the month, the ladies meet at the Seniors’ Drop-in at 11:30 a.m., 1751 Glencaird St., and carpool to a restaurant for lunch. Call Olena at 547-8866. NORTH OKANAGAN ORCHID SOCIETY Meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Vernon Arts Centre. Call Elsie Gerdes at 250-546-1939. KIWANIS CLUB OF VERNON FOUR SEASONS Meets Tuesdays at noon at Schubert Centre. New members welcome. For more information, call 545-8650. ARMY, NAVY & AIRFORCE SPITFIRE UNIT #5 Open darts every Tuesday, 2500-46th Ave. Call 542-3277 for info. HALINA SENIORS CENTRE Bingo every Tuesday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. All 19 and over welcome. Call 250-542-2877. ARMSTRONG LIONS CLUB, BINGO Every Tuesday at Centennial Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., start at 7 p.m. SENIORS LUNCHES AT ARMSTRONG LEGION Wednesdays at noon at Branch 35 for $6. To reserve, call by noon on Tuesday, 546-8450. AA MEETINGS TUESDAYS Upon Awakening meeting, Monday to Friday 7 a.m., Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. (back door), Vernon. Nooner Solution Group Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 2810-48th Ave. Open mtg. (X), Upper Room Mission, 4:30 p.m., upstairs, 3402-27th Ave. Phoenix Topic meeting (X), open meeting 7 p.m., Albert Place, 3610-25th Ave., Vernon. Rocketed to the 4th Dimension group (H) open, 7:30 p.m., Seaton Centre, 1340 Polson Dr. New Hope Group (H) open meeting, 8 p.m., 3204 Alexis Park Dr., Vernon. Falkland meeting (X), open, 7:30 p.m., Community Church, behind Ranch Café, Chase Falkland Rd. (H). Handicap access (X) no handicap access. THE OPEN DOOR GROUP ORIENTATION Open Door Group provides training, education and job placement services to people with disabilities. Orientation sessions run Tuesdays at 1 p.m., at 3100-28th Ave. Call 260-4974. VERNON OUTDOORS CLUB TUESDAY RAMBLE June 15 to Baldy & The Rimrocks off King Edward Lake Rd. Aboveankle hiking boots a must. Group leaves Curling Club parking lot at 10 a.m. for carpool to trailhead. Call Russel at 250-5457550 for more information. ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER LESSONS Offered by Independent Living Vernon for $2. We have time available Monday and Tuesday afternoons. Please call and book time at 250-545-9292. We are in the People Place, room 107

POSEIDON’S FURY MIXED DRAGON BOAT TEAM Looking for a few good men (and women) for the Dragon Boat season which is underway. We practice on Swan Lake Tuesday and Thursdays, 7 - 8 p.m.) with competitions in the Salmon Arm, Vernon and Penticton or Kelowna Dragon Boat Festivals (latter festivals to be determined). Come on out and give it a try... no commitment ‘til you’re hooked! For further information, please contact Lynn Laustrup at 250-545-7632. ICAN OF NORTH OKANAGAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) invites the public to join them for their monthly support and information meetings. Meetings are held every fourth Tuesday of the month at St. James Catholic church basement, 2607 27th St. For info, contact Shantelle at 250-5454372 or view website at www.icanofnorthokanagan.com. SENIORS’ ACTIVITY CENTRE, ARMSTRONG 55 years or older and looking for something to do? Visit the Activity Centre for fun and friendship. Tuesdays 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. SINGLE FRIENDS 50+ Weekly coffee, Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Red Barn, Polson Mall. BEADWORK CLASSES Every Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Aboriginal Infant Childhood Development Centre. Call 542-7578 for more information. POWERED PARAGLIDING CLUB Join the Okanagan Free Flyer’s Powered Paragliding Club and take to the skies under a paraglider with an easy foot-launched backpack model engine. Good chance to meet up with fellow and pilots and cruise around have moved to Evolve Studio! the beautiful Okanagan. We welcome all new and previous clients to visit us! Meets Tuesday evenings 3911 - 31st St., Vernon and Sunday mornings.

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UPCOMING BECOME A FOSTER PARENT Attend an information session to find out how you can make a difference in your community through fostering. June 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ministry for Children and Family Development office, 2809 – 28th St. For more information, contact Noelle at 250-558-0939. SINGLE FRIENDS 50+ June 15, weekly coffee, Red Barn, 10 a.m. June 18, attending The Louisiana Hayride at Powerhouse Theatre, tickets at TicketSeller. Call Carole at 260-5238. VERNON & DISTRICT METIS ASSOCIATION Meets every third Wednesday of the month, potluck dinner at 6 p.m., followed by meeting at 7 p.m., Halina Centre. For more information contact William Gagné at 250-545-9415. Guill Allard will be guest speaker at our June 16 meeting. GOOD FOOD BOX NEEDS VOLUNTEERS To pack fresh produce June 16 and 17, 9 a.m. to noon at the Anglican Church hall, 3205-27th St. Call Diane at 250-306-7800 for more info. ALLAN BROOKS NATURE CENTRE AGM Annual general meeting June 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the People Place, #101, 3402-27th Ave. Elections will take place for the 2010-2011 board of directors. Guest speaker is Chris Siddle on the topic or Raptors. Refreshments provided ECKANKAR VERNON presents the second part of a three-part book discussion called the “Call of Soul” June 17 in Armstrong, 7 p.m. at the Oddfellows Hall, 3005 Wood Ave. For more info., call 250-546-8853. Everyone welcome. NONA INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Join us June 17 from noon to 2 p.m. at NONA, for families who have been involved with Susan Wells and the IDP, to celebrate Susan’s retirement. Drop in anytime, refreshments served. Please come in and say hello and wish Susan all the best on her retirement. COMMUNITY SENIORS’ FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON June 17 at 10:45 a.m., Vernon Full Gospel Tabernacle, 5871 Okanagan Landing Rd. Pastor Erik Reimer, Faith Baptist Church, will bring a devotional. Special music: duets by Al and Peggy Hiebert and the 3 Parsons: Dan Watt, Dan Wiebe and Karl Janzen. Delicious lunch will be served. Enjoy singing your favourite hymns with the Sing-Along Band led by Pastor Karl Janzen plus a Father’s Day feature. For more info., call Lois at 250-549-8496 or Kathy at 250-558-1947.

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The classic sounds of Louisiana are coming to town on a hayride. Lori and Gil Risling of Salmon Arm have put together a re-creation of the old live radio show, the Louisiana Hayride. The original production, also known as the Cradle of the Stars, ran successfully from 1948 to 1960, and featured the up and coming artists of the day such as Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. “It’s a trip down memory lane,” said Andrea Anderson, a Vernon singer with the show. “It totally brought me back to my childhood.” This local production, called the Music of the Louisiana Hayride in Story and Song, will feature the classic music of Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Marty Robbins, and Roy Orbison among others. Anderson will be playing the role of Patsy Cline. “I’m a walking, breathing, modern version of Patsy Cline,” she said. A true country singer, Anderson was born and raised on a cattle ranch in Alberta. She travelled around North America pursuing a singing career before finally settling in Vernon in 2002.

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Patrick Ryley (left) as Hank Williams, Vernon’s Andrea Anderson as Patsy Cline, and Gil Risling as Roy Orbison will be performing with the Louisiana Hayride coming to town Friday and July 9. Anderson was given the opportunity to sing at the Canada Summer Games in Kamloops in 1993 before moving to Nashville in her early 20s.

“After that, I ended up in Phoenix and sang for a lot of sporting events like the Phoenix Coyotes and the Arizona Diamondbacks.” Since moving to Vernon, Anderson won

an Okanagan Idol contest in 2004, and then hit the stage at the Merrit Mountain Music Festival. “I’m excited to be playing in Vernon,” said Anderson, who hasn’t had the opportunity to sing in many local shows. “Gil and Lori heard me singing at a party,” she said. It was then, on the spot, that they asked her to be Patsy Cline in the Louisiana Hayride. “Singing Patsy Cline feels very natural to me,” said Anderson, who already had some of her music in her repertoire before joining the show. But the experience of the Louisiana Hayride goes beyond just listening to music. Lori Risling, the emcee for the evening, will be regaling the audience with stories and little known facts about all of the legendary artists. They have already sold out four shows in Salmon Arm, and decided to add an extra date in Vernon after selling out the first show with more than 85 people on the wait list. Anderson hopes that this momentum the show is gaining will continue. “Ideally I’ll be travelling with the show across Canada soon,” she said. The Louisiana Hayride will be at the Powerhouse Theatre Friday, and July 9. Tickets for the second show are available through Ticket Seller at 549-7469.

School celebrates 30th anniversary The Okanagan School of Ballet is celebrating three decades of passion for dance with a 30th anniversary recital Saturday at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. Entries from this year’s Shine Festival and Great Canadian Dance Challenge will be showcased. Royal Academy of Dance awards and scholarships will also be featured during the event. The 2010 recital marks the end of the dance season and all students from ages three and up will participate.

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Students have already performed at the Vernon Winter Carnival, fashion shows, charity benefits, high school productions and Powerhouse Theatre pantomimes. Okanagan School of Ballet is registered with the Royal Academy of Dance, and is now under the direction of Deborah Banks, a former student and professional dancer with the Alberta Ballet Company. The school offers exams in classical ballet, Atlantic Ballet, Ballet B.C. and Randolph Academy of Performing Arts. Tickets for the recital are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. The show begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are available through the Ticket Seller office at 250-549-SHOW (7469) or at www.ticketseller.ca.

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Social commentary is coming to Vernon’s Gallery Vertigo. Say the Right Thing, which is written, directed and acted by Prodigy One, will be at the downtown gallery June 16 to 18 and June 23 to 25. Say the Right Thing is intended to deal with the divide between what we wish to say and what it is we are expected to say within the confines

of our societal parameters. “Our goal with this piece is to expose the shocking distinction between the nature of our true thoughts and our actual outward projections within different everyday life situations, and how this discrepancy shapes our relationships and identities,” states a release. The story takes on the format of “girl meets boy” and has a life like

journey that most of us can relate to on one or more levels. The difference here is there are actors playing the voices of the inner thoughts of the two main characters. “So, not only are we as an audience able to be there for the beginning of the story as a ‘fly on the wall’, we are able to be a part of and witness the characters’ inner thought processes,” states the release

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ANAF hall hooks into Cod Gone Wild Morning Star Staff

Cod Gone Wild, a rambunctious Celtic rock, Maritime party band, will hit the stage at Vernonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Army, Navy and Airforce Club Friday and Saturday. Based in Vernon, the Cods have melded five veteran musicians

from diverse musical backgrounds to create an edgy version of traditional and non-traditional Celtic, Irish and Newfoundland music. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our original arrangements, rich harmonies, driving rhythms and up-beat stage presence create a

powerful genre of music that is positively infectious â&#x20AC;&#x201D; think Santanaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; meets Great Big Sea,â&#x20AC;? said Chuck Nelson, with the band. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s like your whole body is having a party, and suddenly without warning, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re hoppin,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; skippin,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; jumpinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; and

flippinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; like a cod gone wild.â&#x20AC;? Cod Gone Wild takes to the stage Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the

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flapping his CGI gums, oblivious that fellow mutt Mazie (Emma Stone) has her eye on him. And oh, there’s more. Keifer Sutherland voices the ‘bad dog’ ‘George Lopez is a cat, etc., etc. Famous voices, yes. Effective results? Uhhh....no. It’s a kids movie, I realize that, and there probably is enough canine slapstick to keep wee ones in their respective seats. But, even with a melodramatic, feel-good wrapup, be prepared to wade through a ton of fart jokes, butt sniffing...you get the picture. And it isn’t always a pretty one. There are two things I recall about the Marmaduke comic strip from my childhood; it was comfortably predictable, and it was usually rather unfunny. On film, Marmaduke sticks

close to that strategy, only so routine is this romp, I’m not sure the grown-ups will be all that comfortable. What truly surprises me are the number of classic comic strips that would make good (maybe not ‘great’) mov-

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New surf shop hopes to make waves BRENT MUTIS Morning Star Staff

Going with the flow is what Kevin O’Brien and Michelle Mitchell are all about. It’s a philosophy that’s allowed them to open a new business in Coldstream that could be the first of its kind in Canada. Kalavida Surf Shop, located right beside the Kal Lake Store, opened in early May. It offers anybody the chance to learn a sport – stand-up paddleboarding (SUP)– that’s just in its infancy, especially outside of the United States. “It’s great for people that have been out of the sport scene for a while,” says Mitchell, who explains the store name comes form Kala (Hawaiian for hang loose) and vida (life). “It’s out on the water, it’s relaxing, it’s social. I think it’s really appealing.” SUP involves a piece of equipment that looks like a surf board but is wider, thicker and longer for greater stability. As the name suggests, you stand up once on board and use a paddle to propel yourself forward. It can be done on a lake, river or the ocean. “The boards are super buoyant,” says Mitchell, adding the learning curve is short and most folks are successful early in their first lesson. “You can be up and paddling within five minutes and feel really comfortable.” Those that have tried it seem to agree. First-timers as young as five and as old as 75 have been out on the water recently. Some folks even take their dogs along for the ride. O’Brien, a Kamloops native, and Mitchell, from North Vancouver, have always been active types, with O’Brien being heavily involved in BMX racing and even providing colour commentary on the sport for CBC at the Beijing Olympics. Kalavida is their first business venture together but, as both are Pisces, moving to a water-based sport has proven a good fit.

O’Brien has been into surf culture for years now and wanted to bring the prototypical surf shop to B.C.’s Interior. With strains of Bob Marley and The Ventures emanating from behind the tiki hut-styled counter, he’s pulled it off. “We just wanted to recreate that feel like when you go to the beach, that funky surf shop,” he says. “No one is this close to the beach and it’s good for people that want to try it out because they don’t have to use the car to get to the beach.” With the help of some friends and plenty of elbow grease, the pair have made a storefront Frankie Avalon would be proud of with flip-flops, tee-shirts, hoodies, tiki wear, board wax and of course stand-up paddleboards are all for sale. They even created a storage loft that doubles as a play area for their son Bowen, 7. Renters can merely grab a board and walk a few short steps to find themselves on the sand. “The people of Coldstream have been really great,” said Mitchell. “ “People have said, ‘Finally, there’s something to do at the beach.’ We’re starting to get a regular community of people that come and hang out.” Wednesdays are for women at Kalavida with Wahine (Hawaiian for woman) Wednesdays where Mitchell takes ladies out for a casual paddle from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., which works well with most participants’ after-work schedule. O’Brien and Mitchell are also organizing the Kalamalka Classic June 19 and 20. It will be the first major SUP race in Canada and will attract competitors from Washington, Oregon, California and Vancouver. All proceeds from the event will go to the Society for the Protection of Kalamalka Lake (SPRKL).

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Kevin O’Brien and Michelle Mitchell are ready to introduce the surf culture to the North Okanagan through their new Coldstream business.

Vernon housing activity increases during May Morning Star Staff

Housing construction remains steady in Vernon. There were 24 housing starts in May, a 14 per cent increase from the 21 starts during the same month in 2009. “Lower construction costs have allowed builders to target value conscious buyers, boosting demand for new homes,” said Paul Fabri, a market analyst with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

“Favourable interest rates have also been a key factor contributing to increased demand,” Of the 24 starts, 20 were single-detached units and four were multiple units. Year-to-date, there have been 100 housing starts in Vernon, compared to 102 during the same five months in 2009. So far in 2010, there have been 87 single-detached units

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and 13 multiple units constructed in Vernon. Kelowna’s housing starts were up 116 per cent in May, while Kamloops saw a 275 per cent hike and starts were down 11 per cent in Penticton. Nationally, housing starts moved lower in May to 189,100 units. In urban B.C., housing starts followed suit, edging down to 22,100 units.

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might sound like a broken record when I say this, but it’s a true statement. “One of the best investments business owners can make is in the education of their employees.” Most would agree but I always wonder about the investment the business owner is making in themselves. They often get left behind in the education and training in their own business. The most common reasons business owners are the last to be trained is time and money — not enough of both so the investment they make first is in their employees in an effort to keep them on board. The type of education and training business owners are looking for often involves days away from their business because the training seminars are taking places in locations like Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton or even as far away as Toronto. The need to bring the training home to the Greater Vernon

region is critical if we want our business owners to stay up to date and on the leading edge of change. Community Futures North Okanagan understands this need and is doing just that, bringing the training to Greater Vernon in September of this year. The Shifting Directions Val Trevis conference is scheduled for Sept. 27 to 28 at the Best Western Vernon Lodge and it will focus on “Preparing for the Next Workplace.” Over the last 18 months, we have witnessed a dramatic shift in our provincial, national and global labour markets. This shift has left many employers uncertain of future staffing, skill development and training requirements for their existing workers to successfully compete going forward. Employment counsellors also need relevant information for the many clients seeking training that will match the new job opportunities of the

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future. Community Futures has lined up some excellent speakers with timely topics. Sean Aiken will kick-start the event Sept. 27 at the wine and cheese reception as he shares the knowledge he has gained about youth employment and how businesses and organizations can help prevent a “lost generation.” The following day will feature speakers such as: Economist Linda Nazareth, who will offer an understanding of what the “next economy’ will look like by discussing key trends and economic shifts that will not only shape business but also society and life in the future. Dr. Tom Keenan will provide a very clear message that essential skill development is an economic imperative, an employment imperative and a social responsibility if Canada is to remain competitive and prosper in the future that is unfolding. A panel of experts will discuss training budgets and how to do more with less.

Two Vernon chartered accountant students have been recognized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C. Christiane Maygard, with KPMG, and Dustin Stadnyk, with Sladen Moore, graduated from the CA School of Business program. They are now eligible for ICABC membership. “These students have earned their CA designation by successfully completing an unparalleled and rigorous academic program, focused on business and accounting competencies,” said Richard Rees, chief executive officer. To qualify as a CA, students must have a university degree or

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This presentation will feature a panel representing various skill enhancement opportunities that are available from government sponsored programs and on-line learning applications. Angela Reid, CEO of Tigress Ventures, will demonstrate to business owners how the green and clean trend will affect the future of business with the movement of consumers indicating they are concerned about the environment. Barbara White, an entrepreneur, will speak about the social media boom, while demonstrating how to gain exposure and advertising, demystify the fear of sacrificing privacy and provide practical examples of companies and entrepreneurs using social media to effectively expand their business. Ian J. Cook, director, of HR knowledge and research for the B.C. Human Resources Management Association, will wrap up the day with a presentation that looks at how the entrepreneurial organizations of the

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Special Olympics has driven off with some strong support. The New Car Dealers Foundation of B.C. has presented Special Olympics B.C. with a brand-new 2010 Chevrolet Equinox as part of its commitment to help athletes achieve their sporting dreams and goals. “We are thrilled to continue our support of Special Olympians by providing one of British Columbia’s most important charitable organizations with a tool to help further its goal of enriching lives and celebrating personal achievement through positive sport experiences,” said Blair

supported by the New Car Dealers Foundation of BC.

The June meeting of The Board of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District will be held at the Golden Civic Centre located at 801 – 9th Avenue South in Golden, BC on Thursday, June 24, 2010 commencing at 9:30 AM MST.

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Blair Qualey (left), president of the New Car Dealers Association of B.C., and Manse Binkley (right), director of the New Car Dealers Foundation of B.C., present Leslie Thornley, with Special Olympics B.C..,with a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox. Qualey, a director of the New Car Dealers Foundation of B.C. The specially equipped vehicle was purchased with funds raised as part of the new Dream Car Lottery,

offered in conjunction with the 2010 Vancouver International Auto Show March 30 in Vancouver. As part of the Dream Car Lottery, Nanaimo resident Rick Collopy

was awarded a 2010 Porsche Carrera, with lottery profits benefiting Special Olympics B.C. and other nonprofit, community and sporting organizations across the province as

Full schedule for chamber Morning Star Staff

The next few months will be busy for members of the Enderby Chamber of Commerce. The June Business-After-Business event will be held at at the Enderby Professional Centre June 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Cliff Avenue and Belvedere Street. The event will be hosted by Maureen Walker with Lakefront Capital Management, Anne Honeyman with Genesis Bookkeeping, Tanya Cedarholm with Dominion Tate Bengston Lending Centres and the law office of Don Blakely. “To reserve a spot for this event, please contact the chamber,” said Tate Bengston, chamber executive director. “As this event coincides with the grand opening of the offices, non-members are also welcome to attend.”

In July, the Business-After-Business event will be at Mabel Lake Farms. “Kent and Suzanne Clark will showcase the new storefront and espresso bar, as well as the wide variety of berry-related products for sale,” said Bengston. A date for the July event must still be announced. And the chamber will hold its annual golf tournament July 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Birchdale Golf Course. “A formal invitation will be sent to members shortly with further details and RSVP information,” said Bengston. “If you would like to donate a prize for the auction, please contact the chamber.” For more information on these upcoming events, call the Enderby Chamber of Commerce at 838-6727.

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Continued from previous page Here, we reach the continental divide, the point of highest altitude in our journey and the rooftop of the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The divide marks the place of separation where snowmelt flows into the Atlantic Ocean on the one side and the Pacific on the other. But on this day, the waterfalls are frozen into stillness and the initial dusting of powder gives way to large expanses of snow that cake the mountain’s layers of dolomite and limestone rock. Most people know them as the Rockies, but in fact the Rockies are only one of a number of mountain ranges we will traverse. On the first day, we move steadily through the Ottertail, Van Horne and Beaverfoot ranges, with brief glimpses at the Kicking Horse River as it tumbles over the sloping rocks. Apart from glaciers and mountains, it’s wildlife we’re watching for. Elk, moose, grizzly and black bear, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, wolves, coyotes and even cougars and lynx might cross the train’s path and bears are a frequent sighting. On this journey, we pass two of them, both a dark flash in the window before they disappear. The next day, the scenery changes dramatically. Gone are the snowcapped mountains and layers of forest, and in their place we travel through desert country alongside the Thompson River canyon. The salmon are in their dying throes in October, and sightings of bear and bald eagles become more frequent along the riverbank as they feast on the wasting bodies of the salmon. Within a few hours, the scenery changes again and the barren desert yields to the maples and Douglas fir forests of the Fraser River canyon. We’re in a temperate rainforest, the trees turning that magical

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The Village Council is inviting the general public to a meeting on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 6:30 pm at the White Valley Community Centre at 2230 Shields Avenue. Council wishes to present their proposal for a Provincial Correctional Centre to the public and to obtain the public’s feedback, concerns or support for the initiative.

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GEMINI (May 21-June 20) It’s likely that you will be particularly strong in areas where financial problem-solving is a must. If involved in a group endeavor or a family situation, let the clan know what you’re thinking.

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Katherine Keenan Mom passed away on March 1, 2010. There will be an interment service on her birthday, June 18, 2010 at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery at 3:00. We will then gather for refreshments at a nearby residence. Please RSVP to Nancy (daughter) if you would like to join us. 250-545-8530 or nancyi@telus.net.

Joyce Wulff Joyce Lowther Wulff (Sadler), beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away in her sleep due to pneumonia on June 1, 2010 at the age of 78 years. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband Henry of 60 years, and their children William, Lawrence, Karen, David, Stephen, Rebecca, Shannon, Leslie, their families, a number of grand children and great grand children, and many friends. The memorial service was held in Delia, Alberta on June 5, 2010.

TODD, Kim Amber With sadness we announce the passing of our daughter and sister, Kim. Mourning her death are her mother Leah Todd, Father Stu Todd, brother Kelly, Grandmother Doris Mckee, Uncles, Cal (Elaine), Dave (Janice), Jake (Monique), Aunts, Adele and Melanie. Predeceased by Grandparents, Ed, Pearl and Ken. Kim received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and was working in Vernon, on an Environmental Impact Project when she was so sadly taken from us. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 13th at 1:30pm at SpringďŹ eld Funeral Home, 2020 SpringďŹ eld Road, Kelowna B.C. In lieu of ďŹ&#x201A;owers, donations can be made to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W 4M7, or any of the Wildlife preservation Groups. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springďŹ eldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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Mrs. Mary Wheeler

We regret to announce the passing of Mrs. Mary Wheeler, age 87 years, at the Vernon Hospice House after a brave battle with cancer. Mary was born in Rhein, SK on March 21, 1923. She was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters as well as her loving husband, Clay. They spent many years together, living in Whitehorse, Edmonton, and ďŹ nally, Vernon where he was meteorologist before their retirement. They loved traveling in Canada and the USA with their motor home. Mary also loved her gardening, taking great care of neatly planted roses. She also enjoyed baking. She was a generous, giving person to all. Mary will be sadly missed by her only daughter, Linda Scorey of Vernon, three grandsons: Dean of Vernon; David, Duane and wife Anita, two great grandchildren, Brandon and Breanna, all of Prince George. She is also survived by two sisters, Ann Achtimichuk of Calgary, AB and Doris Pitura of Kelowna, BC plus many relatives and friends. In lieu of ďŹ&#x201A;owers, Linda and family would like donations made in memory of Mary to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4. Thank you for the kindness shown by all her care workers: Dr. Redelinghuys, Dr. Rolf of Kelowna, paramedics, Vernon ER staff, and above all, the warm hearts of the Vernon Hospice House staff who not only helped Mom but also Linda in a difďŹ cult time. Reverend Bob Thompson will ofďŹ ciate at a service to be held at Pleasant Valley Chapel, 4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, BC at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15. A reception will follow. Arrangements and cremation are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com

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Nickolas (Nick) Harpnick w born on September 4th, 1930 in Vernon, B.C. and was ppassed away peacefully on June 9th, 2010 at Oakside Manor in Enderby, B.C. with his family by his side. M N will be lovingly remembered by his son, Paul Nick ((Myrna) Harpnick of Medicine Hat, Alberta and nnumerous other family members. He was preceded in ddeath by his wife Veronica (Roni) Harpnick in 1998. C Cremation preceded a Graveside Service which will bbe held at the Armstrong-Spallumcheen Cemetery oon Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. As an expression i off sympathy, th those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Nick to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 250-542-1187 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5

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ELIZABETH VERNA (BETH) NEILSON

Beth passed away on June 6, 2010 after a full and happy life. She was the second daughter of Bishop and Mrs. A.H. Sovereign, and was predeceased by her husband, John ( Jack) Neilson, her sisters Ellie Wood and Mary Oyler, and her brother Art Sovereign. Bethâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love, kindness and support was a constant in the lives of her family and friends. She was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by her children and their partners, Kathy Neilson and Bill Hopkins of Vancouver, John and Pat Neilson of Vernon, and Barbara and Jim Bay of Revelstoke; her cherished granddaughters, Christine and Monica Neilson and Riley and Ellie Bay; and her extended family and many friends. Beth was born in Vancouver on March 27, 1918 and grew up in Kitsilano, Dawson City, Yukon, and Peace River, Alberta. She graduated from the University of Alberta with her B.A. in 1939, and received her Diploma in Teacher Training from U.B.C. in 1940. She taught in White Rock and Kelowna before marrying Jack in 1947 in All Saintsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Church in Vernon. Jackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s career in dentistry took them to Edmonton, Seattle and Winnipeg before their retirement to Vernon in 1983. Beth gave her time generously to her family and friends, and served her community through many volunteer activities. She loved the outdoors and was an excellent athlete. She was actively engaged in a wide range of activities throughout her life, and was an inspiration to many. The family would like to thank all who supported her through her ďŹ nal brief illness, particularly her dear friend Basil Edwards. A celebration of Bethâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life will take place on Sunday June 13, 2010 at 5 p.m. at All Saintsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Anglican Church, 3205 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 27 Street, Vernon. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those wishing to remember Beth may send a donation to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, 2101 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 32 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2. Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155 Condolences may be oďŹ&#x20AC;ered at www. vernonfuneralhome.com

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KUZIW, Margarett Ella On June 8th, 2010 in Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Margarett, surrounded by her loving family, was called to her heavenly home. She had reached the age of 70 years. Margarett is survived by her beloved family: husband, Mike, to whom she had been happily married for Âżfty years, one son, Brian (Kim) of Vernon, two daughters, Barb (Martin) Tilt of Coquitlam and Deanna (Rob) Bourne of Vernon, eleven grandchildren, two brothers, Dave (Lynda) Barrett of Armstrong and Ralph (Debbie) Barrett of Vavenby, BC, two sisters, Marjorie (Helmut) Lausman of Armstrong and Nora (Cliff) Welsh of Kamloops, her uncle, Harry (Chris) Ralph of Lancaster, California, cousin, Diane (Randy) Palmer of Rescue, California, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. A Celebration of Margarettâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Life will be held on Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in First Baptist Church with Pastor Karl Janzen ofÂżciating. (The church is situated at the corner of 32nd Avenue and 15th Street in Vernon). A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

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250-542-3980 LOST: #1072 - “Tia Maria” - Brown/ black stripe tabby, calico cross, sht. hair, small sp. female, tattoo. Scott Rd., across from airport, Tronson Rd. area, Reward. #1074 - “Gus” - Orange tabby, white bib/paws/tum. & white rings on tail, med. hair, large n.male, tattoo. Cary Rd., above Keddleston Rd., off Silver Star Rd. Reward. #1078 - “Squeakie” - Grey tabby, white bib/paws/tum., long fluffy hair, n.male. 22nd Ave., above Okanagan Ave. Mission Hill. Reward. #1079 - “Sable” - Siamese cross, choc. point, blue eyes, sht.hair, small n.male, tattoo. 40th Ave., off Alexis Park Drive. Reward. #1080 - “Spook” - Orange/beige tabby, med.hair, large n.male, 30th Ave., nr. roundabout area, East Hill. Reward. FOUND: #1077 - Dark grey, white bib/on face/paws/back legs/ & on tummy, sht.hair, sp.female. Has Vancouver tattoo but unable to trace owner. Found, Dunsmuir Rd., nr. Crosby Rd.,

off Bella Vista. May 25/10.

Please phone Margaret at

250-542-3980

about any lost or found cat. You may remain anonymous.

Getaways LONG BEACH - Ucluelet Deluxe waterfront cabin, sleeps 6, BBQ. Summer special, 4 nights $599. Pets Okay. Rick 604-306-0891

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Vacation Spots JUNE SPECIAL! 2-people, 2-nights luxury condo, 2-rounds of golf in Kaslo, BC. $425 value for $325. 250260-0959.

Childcare Available Childcare in a friendly, caring, learning, home environment. Have fun, make crafts, read stories, & 2-snacks per day. 250-549-0448. Now accepting toddlers and school children for Summer vacation. Excellent East Hill location. Call Dominque 778475-5887.

Business Opportunities ADDITIONAL Income Needed??? Work from home, teach online, great income potential. www.greenlifereno.com Join the booming Weight Loss industry. National franchise, Vernon location now available. Franchise approval and proof of financial capability required. Call 250-308-9207. NO MORE DAYCARE. Teach the Freedom Project and Earn a great income from home visit 123dare2dream.com RECESSION PROOF Investment Opportunity Worldwide LOTTERY & YOU. Part Owner of Never Before Offered. Enormous Profit Potential!! Min. $25K Accredited Investors Call: 1-888-855-8187, www.ThePlayersLottery.com

Salon/Barber Establishment w/7yr clientele will sell 3 station salon for $8000 w/lease or rent for $600/mo. + GST/HST +util.Great opportunity! no barber in Enderby 250-838-9818 WORK FROM HOME using your computer. No direct sales www.123dare2dream.com

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Okanagan Traffic Control Professionals is offering TCP Certification Course

June 17 and 18 August 12 and 13 Call 1-866-546-8017 Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm

INTERESTED IN A REAL ESTATE CAREER? • Flexible Hours • Write Your Own Pay Cheques • Market is Changing • Now is the Time

Call Bill Hubbard for a personal interview

250-550-2109 Executives Realty

Buying, Selling? COURSES starting Sept. 7/10 Natural Health Practitioner, Wholstic Practitioner & Day Spa Practitioner www.naturalhealthcollege.com TRIBODA IS looking for a motivated commission based Out-side Sales person. Must be able to sell a wide range of print & marketing products. Also looking for PT casual bookkeeper. Send resume to info@triboda.com

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunity Teals Water Utility Services, a Field Services Water Technician is required. Qualifications: Self motivated, team player, drivers abstract, must be hard working, enthusiastic individual, able to do extensive labor. Any Water Technician related certificates or experience would be an asset. Apply in person with resume to Teals Water Utility Service, 940 Pottery Road, Vernon,. between the hours of 7am-8am. For more information please call 250-308-0903.

LITTLE ARK CHILDCARE CENTRE is expanding Sept 2010. Early Childhood Educators needed! FT, PT, on-call positions avail. in Infant/Toddler, 3-5 group, School Age & Preschool. Benefits for permanent staff. Must have ECE certificate, assistant status or related certificates with childcare training. Send resume: little.ark@hotmail.com or fax resume 250-503-5149 Attn: Janine Thiessen

Classifieds = Results! GREAT CAREER OPPORTUNITY!!! Sprott-Shaw Community College is looking to hire an Admissions Advisor. The candidates should have relevant sales and marketing experience with contactable references. The successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills as well as have a competent ability to network and promote the institute. All candidates should be team player orientated, accept challenges, work under pressure and have a positive winning attitude. We offer a very competitive package and an excellent team work environment. Please forward all resumes to: domenicb@ sprott-shaw.com

In Memoriam Gifts

Education/Trade Schools Become a Psychiatric Nurse train locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $29/hour. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free: 1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com

INTERIOR Heavy Equipment Operator School Train on fullsize Excavators, Dozers, Graders,Loaders. Includes safety tickets. Provincially certified instructors. Government accredited. Job placement assistance. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853 Train to be a MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT. The Healthcare industry needs YOU! MTI Community College www.mticc.com, (1) 604-3102684. LOVE YOUR JOB!

Kal Tire is Canada’s largest independent tire dealer, with over 220 locations throughout Western Canada, along with a warehousing and distribution network, retreading facilities and mining tire operations. We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Accounts Payable team at our office in Vernon. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals wishing to further their career with the support and assistance of the Kal Tire organization.

Please include: Your name & address for tax receipt. Name of the person being remembered. Name & address to send card to.

Desktop Technician

Are you a recent graduate with a passion for personal computers who is looking for a career? Kal Tire is seeking a team member to join the Information Services Department that has a technical aptitude, strong customer service skills, thrives on being challenged and is a team player. The Desktop Technician’s focus is on the installation, configuration, maintenance and support of client workstation hardware and software. This position will lead desktop technology projects and participates in larger Information Services projects. On occasion travel to Kal Tire locations may be required. This is a full time position reporting to the Manager of Network Services. A detailed job description and list of qualifications along with further information regarding Kal Tire may be viewed on our website at www.kaltire.com/careers. In addition to a competitive salary range and benefits package, employees share in a company-wide profit sharing plan that recognizes individual and team contributions. Interested applicants should submit their resumes to Jolene Campbell, at Kal Tire, 2501–48th Ave., P.O. Box 1240, Vernon, BC V1T 6N6 or fax 250-558-3296 or email careers@kaltire.com by June 30th, 2010.

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Interested applicants should submit their resumes to Jolene Campbell, at Kal Tire, 2501–48th Ave., P.O. Box 1240, Vernon, BC V1T 6N6 or fax 250-558-3296 or email careers@kaltire.com by June 22nd, 2010.

Permanent-full time Your experience, enthusiasm, creativity and outgoing personality will be a welcome asset to the Okanagan Science Centre team! Candidates should have significant experience in designing and leading science based education programs for all audiences. In addition to a science and education background, administrative and supervisory experience is desirable More details at: www.okscience.ca

GENERAL ACCOUNTANT TOLKO INDUSTRIES LTD. is currently seeking a General Accountant to join our team in Vernon, BC. Tolko is a forest products company with markeƟng, resource management and manufacturing operaƟons throughout Western Canada. We are an equal opportunity employer. TO APPLY: If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being a part of our community please visit our website at: www.tolko.jobs and submit your resume by June 21, 2010.

TRADE PROCESSING To donate In Memory or In Honour: online: www.cancer.ca or call: 250.542.0770 or mail to: #104 - 3402 27th Ave Vernon, BC V1T 1S1

In addition to a competitive salary range and benefits package, employees share in a company-wide profit sharing plan that recognizes individual and team contributions.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Fraser Financial Group LLP

(also known as the BC Cancer Society)

A detailed job description, list of qualifications along with information regarding Kal Tire may be viewed on our website at www.kaltire.com/careers.

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One of BC’s largest Independent financial planning firms has a career opportunity in their trade processing department. Candidates must be able to work accurately with attention to detail while complying with fixed deadlines. Investment industry experience is an asset but not required. Accounting skills or experience with Univeris will be viewed favourable. Please forward your resume to the Branch Manager at 3108 33rd St., Vernon, BC V1T 9S7.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

PROCARE INSTITUTE has been in operation since 1987 and is an accredited institution, with Private Career Training Institute Agency (PCTIA), the official career body responsible for registering and accrediting all the private colleges in the province. Our curriculum exceeds the standard set by the Provincial Government. The benefits of ProCare training are: U Over 98% employment rate U Proven method of training U Instruction on site by experienced nurses U Small class sizes U Earn $18-$22 an hour after graduation U Convenient locations Requirements for the program are: U Grade 11, or have adult student status We require photo ID as proof of age for our adult students. U Medical clearance, TB test, Criminal Record Check THE COURSE INCLUDES

Intro to Health Care, & Philosophy & History of Continuing Care Communication Skills for the Health Care provider Techniques and Skills for Dementia Care - a Certificate Course Home Support U Assisted Living CPR Level C U InterRAI FoodSafe Clinical Experience - Intermediate Care, Extended Care, Community Care U Personal and Professional Development of the Caregiver U Job Search, Resume, Interview Skills U U U U U U U

This full-time, 24 week program consists of two integrated modules: Instructional/Classroom and Clinical. The clinical program is conducted in approved long-term care facilities and hospitals.

PROCARE® INSTITUTE Call us for the next available start date

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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Local Restoration Company is looking for a

DIVISIONAL ACCOUNTANT TOLKO INDUSTRIES LTD. is currently seeking a Divisional Accountant to join our team in Armstrong, BC. Tolko is a forest products company with markeƟng, resource management and manufacturing operaƟons throughout Western Canada. We are an equal opportunity employer. TO APPLY: If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being a part of our community please visit our website at: www.tolko.jobs and submit your resume by June 23, 2010.

CONSTRUCTION CO-ORDINATOR/ SUPERVISOR Requirements: • Minimum 10 year construction experience • Ability to co-ordinate and supervise multiple projects at one time • Excellent customer service skills • Ability to work as a team player • Basic computer skills Benefits package provided. If you feel you possess these qualifications please forward resume and cover letter to kellym@okrestore.com, by fax 250-542-5814 or to Box #10 at the Morning Star. Thank-you to all applicants but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Vernon & District Immigrant Services Assistance Service

Weighing Your Options? No matter where you are in your Real Estate career, Realty Executives has the keys to build your sucess. We make 100% committment to help you suceed 100% of the time. Providing the best brokerage services, educational opportunities and state-of-the-art technology, our associates are backed by the best in the business. Our management team and staff have dedicated themselves to providing the most complete array of goods and services available anywhere in the business. If you are interested in getting top-flight service, leading edge technology and THE industry benchmarch for unbeatable fee structure, give me a call today. Let me show you the Realty Executives difference. We are 100% convinced you will be glad you did. Realty Executives: Kelowna, Lake Country and Vernon email: nadine@realtyexec-kelowna.com to set up a personal interview or call the Realty Executives Vernon office 250-545-1790

Help Wanted

Attention to Unemployed Immigrants! We can help you find work! Free Services: Help with Resume Writing and Interview Skills Job search & Computer Workshops Computer Lab (internet & E-mail) Free photocopying and free faxing Accreditation Assistance TOEFL Preparation

CUSTOMER SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE

PARTS/WAREHOUSE PERSON

(15 Month Term to cover a Maternity Leave)

TO APPLY: If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being a part of our community please visit our website at: www.tolko.jobs and submit your resume by June 18, 2010.

Sales... Are you looking for a new career with an unlimited opportunity for advancement? Would you like to be recognized as a professional salesperson in one of the country’s leading automobile dealerships? If so, our salespeople earn an excellent income and enjoy the benefits of working with a successful and progressive dealership. If you’re currently a professional in automobile sales or if you’re serious about a career change and are looking for the training and guidance that are essential for long term success - we’d like to talk to you. Contact: Brian Westwell, General Sales Manager 4607 27th St., Vernon, BC V1T 4Y8 • 250-545-2261 bw@vernondodge.com

VERNON JEEP ON 27TH STREET DLR #5204

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Suite 100 - 3003 - 30th Street, Vernon Tel. (250) 542-4612 • email:eas@shaw.ca

Help Wanted

TOLKO INDUSTRIES LTD. is currently seeking a term Customer Support Representative to join our team in Vernon, BC. Tolko is a forest products company with marketing, resource management and manufacturing operations throughout Western Canada. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please forward resume to glenn@nufloorsvernon.ca

ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST

Mountain View Electric Ltd. (located 20 minutes from Vernon and Salmon Arm), has an opening for the position of a Parts/Warehouse Person - Assistant/ Receptionist. This person will be primarily working in the Warehouse assisting staff, existing and new customers. This includes dairy customers, electrical and pumps. Be responsible for shipping and receiving of incoming and outgoing materials. We are looking for a person who has • Strong Customer Service Skills. Primary Task is Answering Phones. • Is Self Motivated and well organized. • Has a Good Understanding and Knowledge of Inventory Management. • Has a solid working knowledge of Computers and operating software. • Fair wage offered based on skill level. Benefit plan available. This position is to start as soon as possible. Please forward resume to the attention of Leslie Kotowski Box 467 Enderby, BC V0E 1V0 No Phone Calls Please or Fax: 250-838-6732 or email: leslie@sunwave.net

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR I VALVE OPERATIONS (Full Time - Temporary) Immediate - Indefinite (subject to the return of the incumbent) Competition #: 44-COV-10 Closing Date: Internal Applicants - June 9, 2010 Enternal Applicants - June 18, 2010 Rate of Pay: $25.67 per hour (as per CUPE, Local 626, Vernon Civic Employees Collective Agreement) Band: 6 — Schedule B (as per CUPE, Local 626, Vernon Civic Employees Collective Agreement) Days/Hours: Monday to Friday, Hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (Summer Hours) --------------------------------

WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR II PUMP OPERATIONS (Full Time - Temporary) Immediate - Indefinite (subject to the return of the incumbent) Competition #: 45-COV-10 Closing Date: Internal Applicants - June 10, 2010 Enternal Applicants - June 18, 2010 Rate of Pay: $28.96 per hour (as per CUPE, Local 626, Vernon Civic Employees Collective Agreement) Band: 9 — Schedule B (as per CUPE, Local 626, Vernon Civic Employees Collective Agreement) Days/Hours: Monday to Friday, Hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (Summer Hours) --------------------------------

CRIME ANALYST (Part Time) Exempt 47-COV-10 June 18, 2010 $65,025 - $76,500 (pro-rated based on hours) 21 hours within 3 full days -------------------------------Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for complete job descriptions and method of application.

Competition #: Closing Date: Salary Range: Days/Hours:

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Help Wanted

Greater Vernon Recreation 3310-37 Ave Vernon BC V1T 2Y5

Hip Hop, Country Two-Step & Six-Step Dance Instructors Wanted An enthusiastic instructor is needed for Recreation Services’ three very popular Hip Hop programs. The programs are for participants ages 5 to adult and run during the fall, winter, and spring sessions. As well, Recreation Service’s is currently looking for a TwoStep & Six-Step instructor for adult programs that run in the fall and winter.

Farm Workers

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

CREIGHTON VALLEY Produce is looking for seasonal farm workers(Aug to Nov.), up to 50 hrs/wk, $9.14/hr. Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs. 62 Creighton Vly Rd Lumby, B.C. Ph/fax : (250) 547-9042

GOLDEN CROWN RESTAURANT

Trinity United Church, Vernon, is seeking a

Classifieds = Results!

EXPERIENCED DINING ROOM SERVERS REQUIRED. Permanent F/T & P/T. Apply in person with resume after 4pm to

3006-28TH Ave. Vernon Apple pickers from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, $9.14/hr. 10-12hr/ days, 7days/wk, 250-545-1780

Help Wanted $2500+/MO.! Men & Women 18+yrs. needed to fill F/T positions in our Kelowna office. We provide full training. Call 250-860-9480.

Get in on the Action! 250.550.7900

Kitchen Designer

Valet & Player Assistant’s

RONA Home Centre is looking for an experienced Kitchen Designer. Must have a Kitchen Design background, Interior Design an asset, 20/20 computer skills a must.

Full Time Hours Available Send your resume to joinourteam@predatorridge.com www.predatorridge.com

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RONA Home Centre 2201 58th Avenue, Vernon, BC Attention: Bruce or Lorraine or e-mail: bruce.fairweather@rona.ca

POSITION AVAILABLE – JOIN OUR TEAM

is looking for a

SEASONAL PART-TIME CASHIER To work weekends in the Trading Post gift shop, from mid-June to mid-October. The occasional weekday may be required. Must be customer service driven, personable, outgoing and responsible.

Shopping Centre

Submit resume to manager@okeeferanch.ca

MARKETING DIRECTOR Reporting to the General Manager, the Marketing Director will be responsible for the planning and coordination of the advertising and promotional campaigns as well as the preparation, management and reporting of annual budgets. As a successful candidate, you will possess superior communication and presentation skills in addition to strong organizational, multitasking and computer skills. Candidate will have a minimum 5 years of marketing or related experience. Please forward resumes by fax to 250-545-7174. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone or email enquiries please.

MUSIC DIRECTOR

beginning September 2010. This inclusive congregation, currently in the middle of an interim ministry, places a strong focus on music in worship. We have a 25 member choir, a 3 manual Rogers organ & a Yamaha grand piano. For detailed job description see Apply by July 2nd, 2010 to trinityofficevernon@uniserve.com Attention Program Core.

Now Hiring!

Doing it Right

PART TIME

www.unitedchurchvernon.com

Please contact Mike at 250-550-3669 or drop off resume to the Recreation Centre or the Wesbild Centre before July 15th.

Part-time or full-time position. Only qualified applicants need apply. Please drop your resume off at:

Help Wanted REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY

PURCHASING AGENT Candidate will be working in a heavy steel fabrication environment and be responsible for logistics (incoming/outgoing freight, customs documentation), expediting orders, consumable purchases and price negotiations. Additional duties include maintaining bill of materials, warehouse control, tool/equipment procurement and general office duties. Must be organized, motivated with the ability to multi-task, have professional communication skills and be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word and Internet). Previous experience with power transmission parts, piping/fittings, steel fabrication, machining and PO/AP processing will be required. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Send Resume to: Jobs@westpromachinery.com Fax: 1-250-549-6735

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… required four days per week for maternity leave. Experience preferred. Knowledge of Tracker software an asset. Reply to zokol2@telus.net or fax 250-542-5491

DINING ROOM NIGHT COOK Full time dining room night cook position available. Competitive Wage, Dental & Health Care Benefit Plan, Travel Discounts and Other fun perks. Resume to Chris Helmer Executive Chef Best Western Vernon Lodge & Conference Centre

3914 32nd Street, Vernon, BC

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DISTRESS? Relief is only a call away! Call Harry Martens, Estate Administrator at 250-503-5300 today to set up your FREE consultation in Vernon, Donna Mihalcheon CA, CIRP, KPMG Inc. Trustee in Bankruptcy, #300 - 3205 32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 9A2

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ALEXANDER’S BEACH PUB

CONCRETE Pump operator required for Salmon Arm area. Must have experience. Pete @ (250)833-5722

2 yrs min. exp. an asset. Must be personable. Competitive wages, benefit pkg. Apply with resume to 12408 Kal Lake Rd., Vernon Attn: Glen. No phone calls.

COOK needed for Kids Summer Camp, Dates July 5 to August 23, please send resume’s to: camphurlburt@gmail.com or fax to 250-545-8897

LINE COOK REQUIRED

Assembly sales, customer service & management trainee positions available within our Kelowna office. Must be 18+ years of age. No experience required as we provide full training.

DENTAL RECEPTIONIST

Part-time salesperson for busy downtown ladies dress shop. Experience in ladies wear a must. Prefer mature, reliable, self motivated individual. Apply in person to 3401 30th Ave., Vernon. 12-5.

Help Wanted

P/T ADMINISTRATOR With strong marketing skills. Should have 4 yrs experience in administration or related field. Interest in local art and history an asset. 14 hrs per week plus casual hours. Should be flexible and may be required to work weekends. Send resume c/o PO Box 308, Armstrong BC, V0E 1B0 by June 15th.

COOK REQUIRED Must have some experience, day shifts. Apply in person To The Red Barn Restaurant 2202306 Hwy 6, Polson Mall or fax 250-549-2267.

DEBT FREE

We can help Free consultation in Vernon Call Leah Crawford Estate Manager, MNP 778-475-5678 2903-35th Ave. Proposal Administrator & Trustee in Bankruptcy Non Resident Office 110-1628 Dickson Ave. Kelowna - Resident Office

KING’S CHRISTIAN SCHOOL is accepting resumés for a part-time

FRENCH POSITION. Mail to 350-B 30th St. NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1J2 or email info@kingschristian school.com

McDonald’s Store Hazelton, B.C. Looking for a qualified butcher who can work independently and has retail experience. Pay package negotiable. Please contact John Olson, store manager. Phone 250-842-5558. Fax 250-842-5781.

GREAT JOB & WAGE, 2 on 2 off. Like live in, but not. No certificate or experience required. Helping assist active individual in a wheelchair FT, PT & Casual positions. Must have DL, Training provided, 250-379-2951 Falkland

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MARKETING DIRECTOR

Bannister Chevrolet is accepting applications for a self-starter looking for a new challenge. We are looking for a wellrounded individual to ¿ll a newly created position. This new opportunity calls for someone who can develop marketing literature as required, coordinate the production & execution of marketing communications, maintain databases as well as aid in the management and maintenance of the dealership’s I.T. This individual must have a strong computer background and can lead with technical support when needed. Quali¿cations include: • I.T. experience • Graphic Arts experience • Proven ability to develop marketing strategies • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines • Strong organizational skills Email resume to mj@bannisters.com

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Help Wanted Coral Beach Farms Ltd The largest cherry producer in Canada! www.coralbeach.com Seasonal Workers July – August 2010 General Admin Staff (REF#001) Bus Driver – Part time (REF#002) (Class 2 Driver’s Licence & Driver’s Abstract is required) (Vernon Resident Preferred) Forklift Drivers (REF#003) Tractor Drivers (REF#004) (Wages commensurate with experience) Cold Room / Shipping Staff (REF#005) Night Cleaning Crew (REF#006) Box Making (REF#007) Fruit Sorting / Grading Staff (REF#008) Fruit Pickers (REF#009) (Piece work) To apply, send a resume to: Email: jobs@coralbeach.ca Fax: (250) 766-0813 Please quote the reference number when applying Only successful candidates will be contacted No phone calls please. HARDWORKING & energetic handyman. Apply in person to the Log Barn in Armstrong. No phone calls please. HOLBROOK DYSON Logging Ltd. has vacancies in the following job: Heavy Duty Mechanic. Details can be seen at http://hdlogging.com/ Fax resumes to 250-287-9259 Junior draftsperson required at structural timber fabricator in Vernon. AutoCAD or 3D modelling experience an asset. Fax resume to (250) 2603961 email bhockey@timsys.com Local Food Production Plant requires a plant cleaner, afternoon shift, 3-9pm, Mon-Thur. Must be reliable, team player, detail oriented and work unsupervised. Reply to Box #7 C/O The Morning Star, 440725 Ave, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5. LOOKING for a individual w/certification in relaxation massage to provide warm up massages. Please drop off resume Attn: Tania at #1053301 24th Ave, Vernon. MAPLE Leaf Community Directories, the fastest growing phone directory in the Okanagan, is looking for P/T & F/T sales reps in Vernon and area. If you are outgoing & have a good work ethic, lets talk. Send your resume attn: Don Jack DSM to donj@mapleleafdir.com or fax to 250-762-4151 Now Hiring 1st and 2nd cooks, bakers, bakers assistant, Office Staff/Secretarial; Kitchen help, dishwashers & driver store persons. Resumes to be presented & driver abstracts to be presented in person at Building J1 at The Vernon Army Cadet Camp, between 8am-12 noon & 1-4pm daily. PT & FT ECE w/infant toddler, wages plus benefits, call in confidence 250-550-4471.

Help Wanted Part-time Bookkeeper experienced in all steps in the accounting cycle with a working knowledge of Simply Accounting, Excel, Labor code & WCB. Experience with union workplace &/or paymate payroll system an asset. Please reply to Box #3 c/o The Morning Star 4407 25 Ave. Vernon BC V1T 1P5. Part time office Manager for busy chiropractic clinic, superb communication & organization skills, high energy, ridiculously friendly w/the heart to treat our patience like gold. Email resumes to: drelliot@arisechiropractic.com PUT YOUR COMPUTER to work @ home! FREE info=>www.provensolutionsonline.com Secretary-Receptionist FT to Sept. then 2days/wk) Duties incl.basic book-keeping, word processing, filing, accounts payable & receivable, plan printing etc. Solid computer skills mandatory & must incl.good knowledge of Word, Excel, & Email. Some familiarity w/or interest in Cadd an asset. Please send or preferably deliver resume to William Maddox, BC Land Surveyor, #5-3500-30th Street, Vernon, wemaddox@telus.net Servers req’d for Longhorn Pub. Must be able to work in a fast paced, friendly atmosphere. Previous restaurant or pub exp. an asset. Please apply in person w/resume to Eric, 4513 25th Ave. Vernon Seymour Arm Hotel is looking for Line cooks & waitress, serving it right required. 250-803-8765 The Self Employment Program may help you start your own business. Unemployed people can call NOEES at 250-545-0585 or emailpatricia@noees.com for information. El eligibility criteria will apply. Funded in whole or part through the Canada- British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement. Wanted closet system installer, must have own vehicle, experience an asset. Apply to Box # 16 C/O The Morning Star, 4407-25 Ave, Vernon, BC, V1T 1P5 WANTED: Serious Dieters for Weight Loss Challenge! 1-877-737-DIET/dietmagicresults@shaw.ca YARDER Operator, experienced. Grapple yard and run MSP carriage. Eleven months of work per year w/full benefits in the beautiful East Kootenays. Call 250-349-5415 Dennis or Brian. Fax 250-3497522

PART TIME WEEKEND PERSON NEEDED FOR RENTAL BUSINESS.

Please drop off resume to 2504 - 43rd St., Vernon, BC

Help Wanted The Longhorn Pub is seeking a

SOUS CHEF

Must be able to work in a fast paced friendly atmosphere with minimum of 3 years experience. Competitive wages and benefits.

A PPLY IN PERSON TO TIM OR E RIC 4513 - 25th Avenue, Vernon.

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Work Wanted

Financial Services

Countertops

DENTAL RECEPTIONIST

Complete Renovations, Repairs or updates to your home. I have 20yrs exp. in construction. I am also a journeyman Electrician, quality work at an affordable price, so I can save you money. (250)838-0268, 250-868-7334

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required for Dr. Gary Wessels’ bustling and cheerful downtown Vernon office. Minimum 2 years of dental experience required. Please send resume in MS word format to dent026@shawcable.com EXPERIENCED DENTAL RECEPTIONIST Wanted for busy Vernon practice. 3 days per week, Please drop resume off at Dr Mark Loland’s office #2-3500 30th Street. (250)545-3201

Trades, Technical ARMSTRONG Collision a busy ICBC Valet Collision Repair Centre is accepting resumes for a full-time paint position. Reply to armstrongcollision@telus.net or Chris (250)546-3300, or (250)308-4230 after 6pm. Busy firm requires Electrician, 1st yr Apprentice to Journeyman. Steady work. Reply to Box #11 C/O The Morning Star, 4407 25th Ave, Vernon BC, V1T 1H7. JOURNEYMAN Steel Fabricator, min.5yrs exp in misc.metals, industrial railings, & steel stairs. Fax resume to 250-5424562 or email donalds_machine@telus.net Plumbing & Sheet Metal Journeyman and or second year apprentice-residential. Please state experience, references & wages expected to Box #15 C/O The Morning Star, 440725Ave, Vernon, Bc, V1T1P5 SURE CROP FEEDS, INC., an innovative leader in the BC feed industry, has an immediate opening for a full-time production worker (shift work). The successful candidate must possess a 4th Class Power Engineering certificate. We offer an industry leading wage & benefits package. Please submit resume to: General Manager, Sure Crop Feeds Inc., PO Box 250, Grindrod, BC V0E 1Y0 or fax (250)838-6990 WHEN YOU expect the best, call Alex Taping, Boarding, Texturing, Painting, Reliable, good reasonable Rates call @ 250-307-7917

DALE Glada Construction. Quality construction by journeyman carpenters. Free estimates, senior discount. No job to bug or small. 1-878-6971. Full size pick up avail. $15/hr or by the job, anything anytime 7am-9pm 7days 250-558-0796 HANDYMEN SERVICES Home, Mechanical, & Lawnmower repairs (Small engines) Reno’s, Window cleaning, pressure washing, ODD Jobs, dump runs. 250-550-9099 Journeyman Electrician looking for full time work, experience in residential, commercial & industrial. (250)8380268, 250-868-7334 Lawn & Yard maintenance. Small renovation jobs & house repair. We build decks, railings, stairs, fences etc. No job to small so give us a call. Kevin 250-307-0157.

Mark’s Yard Maintenance Tree pruning, hedges, yard clean up, dump runs & tree removal. Call (250)307-0683 Will clean up your junk scrap iron, dead batteries, etc. Call us first, 250-546-2416, Russ.

Alternative Health Mountain Acupuncture & Laser Therapy Marcel Mallette, Registered Acupuncturist. 7639 Silver Star Rd. Vernon 250-260-3892

Financial Services

Reduce Debt

Skilled and Unskilled Labourers available for both BUSINESSES and RESIDENTIAL “Seasonal Pickers, Landscaping & Yard Maintenance Skilled Trades People”

Paralegal - Litigation Legal Assistant - Litigation Seeking qualified individuals to join our busy, growing firm. Experience preferred. Positive attitude a must. Versatility an asset. Please forward resume in confidence to: shelleyw@davidsonlaw.com www.davidsonlaw.com We offer an environment built on teamwork and respect.

Computer Services Mobile PC Technician

250-503-6607

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Computer Services

Computer Services

™ MicroSolve Computer Solutions

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.

35YRS EXP. Plumbing, carpentry, electrical, reno’s, & moldings. Wilf 250-938-9392. A1 Lawn Cut, DUMP RUNS, YARD CLEAN UP, MOVING. Paul (250)550-4256

Cheryl Andrus Microsoft Professional + Internet Microsoft Certified System Engineer A+ Service Technician

Help Wanted

ARMSTRONG PURPLE SPRINGS NURSERY

HIRING

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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

Freight space available going between Kelowna, Vernon & Kamloops. Call Allswell Delivery. 250 503 7701

Fencing FENCE POST Installation, Excavating, Trenching, & Brush Cleaning. Great rates. No transport fee. Free Estimates. 250-308-5403.

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Landscaping

Landscaping

Convenient IN TOWN Location • Delivery Available • FREE Onsite Loading

• Topsoil • Bark Mulches • Decorative Rock • Flagstone • Landscape Supplies

OWNERS: KEVIN & LORI WOURNELL

Authorized Dealer

250-542-8191

4620-23rd Street

www.vernonlandscape.com • Behind ICBC OFFICES, OFF SILVER STAR RD.

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LANDSCAPE PRODUCTS WE LOAD PICKUPS, TRAILERS, ETC. WE DELIVER: Lava rock, bark mulch, landscape rock, sand and gravel, screened topsoil, manure, Nature’s Gold organic products. SPRING HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8 am - 6 pm; Saturday 8 am - 5 pm

PRYCE LANDSCAPE PRODUCTS

542.7520

ACROSS FROM VERNON GOLF COURSE ENTRANCE

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PICK UP OR DELIVERY 250.541.0111 VISA HOURS DEBIT DECORATIVE ROCK Mon. - Fri. MASTERCARD 8:00 am - 4:30 pm INTERACT Saturday WHITE DOLOMITE SENIORS 8:00 am - 4:00 pm DISCOUNT Sunday BLAST ROCK 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed Stat Holidays LAVA ROCK SLATE LANDSCAPE FABRIC BARK MULCH www.justrocks.org TOP SOIL MIXES SAND & GRAVEL 186 GREENHOW RD., VERNON 1 KM NORTH OF SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND

NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Career Opportunities

We are a 250 acre nursery, growing trees for the wholesale landscape market.

Nixon Wenger is the largest law firm in the North Okanagan offering flexible hours, competitive salaries, and great benefits including RRSP contributions.

Are you a positive & enthusiastic team-player wanting to work outdoors? We’re hiring for

We provide interesting work in a positive and supportive environment, with opportunities for career growth and development. Join this well-established and growing law firm for a dynamic and rewarding career.

GENERAL LABOR (planting, shipping & maintaining our trees) Fax 250-546-9155

Email jk@psnursery.com

JOURNEYMAN BODY MAN We are looking to fill the following positions:

BOOKKEEPERS AVAILABLE Personal, small business and corporate, A/P, A/R, payroll, all returns & statements. Experienced. 250-309-2056, 250558-0312. Professional Bookkeeping Services - Providing experienced services in bookkeeping, GST/PST/HST, financial reporting for small businesses and self-employed individuals. University Certificate in accounting. Competitive rates. Claudia J. Holowaychuk 250253-3946 prof.books@hotmail.com

REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.

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• Virus clean-up • Windows tune-up • Data Recovery • Networking • On-site Service

• Avoid bankruptcy • 0% Interest

Work Wanted

Home Care

Accounting/Tax/ Bookkeeping

MAN AND PICKUP Handyman 35 years exp. Ref., avail. Joseph 250-308-2773.

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GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 250-860-1653 www.4pillars.ca

PREMIUM GRANITE SALE. Granite counters starting at $2495. Great quality, Great price, Great service. Professonal removals & installation. WCB Insur’d, All Major Credit Cards. Showroom: 1115 Gordon Dr. 250-763-8303, 250-870-1577

Courier/Delivery Services

Automotive Body Shop requires an experienced Journeyman Body Man with accurate estimating skills. Writing estimates for all repairs will be required plus working in the Body Shop repairing vehicles. Our Body Shop strives for 100% Customer Satisfaction. We are a growing Body Shop with great benefits and a great team atmosphere. Email to: body.shop2010@hotmail.com

For a list of current job postings, please visit the Careers page on our website: www.nixonwenger.com or contact Theresa Jones, Office Manager by phone or email: tj@nixonwenger.com

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Home Improvements Wood Flooring, Log Siding, Log Cabins, Decking, Fencing & T&G U Joint. www.rouckbros.com Rouck Bros. Lumby, BC 1-800-960-3388

Landscaping

SCREENED TOP SOIL

2250/yard C.O.D. 250-558-8822 $

or 250-542-9394

Ground maint. & garden tilling, grass, shrub/tree trimming 250-549-2815, 250-938-3117 LOCALLY Grown Pyramid Emerald Cedars 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; $20. 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122;+ $25. Also assorted Junipers, Globes, Dwarf Pines Forsythias, Spireas & many other shrubs & trees. 250-542-6004

Misc Services ALLSWELL DELIVERY. Service in the Okanagan. Cube van available. Call Scott @ 250-503-7701

Moving & Storage FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance throughout 2010 Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687

Painting & Decorating VICâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S EXT. & INT. PAINTING, 35yrs exp. quality work & materials. Seniors discount. (250)838-0698, 250-308-6716

Recycling

Trails End Farrier Service Laird Gordon CertiĂ&#x20AC;ed Journeyman Farrier PH: 250-379-2578 CELL: 250-540-4221

RooďŹ ng & Skylights EAGLE ROOFING. CEDAR CONVERSIONS, NEW CONSTRUCTION, REROOF. FREE EST. CALL 826-3311

Rubbish Removal

Horse trailer Circle J, 2 horse, straight haul, in good cond. $2700 ďŹ rm. 250-546-2108

â&#x153;&#x201D;â&#x153;&#x201D;â&#x153;&#x201D; THAT GUY & His Work Truck LTD. Junk Removal & Bin Rentals 10,15 & 20 yard Bins. We haul EVERYTHING

Pets ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY

Cats and kittens available for adoption to approved homes. Neutered, tattooed & vaccinated.

Home or Jobsite, Renovations Cheapest rates in the Valley www.thatguysworktruck.com

Call 250-307-8998

Phone 542-7203

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Tree Services Cheap danger tree removal by CertiďŹ ed faller. 250-838-6229 or 250-804-5113

Equestrian 14hh Appy cross mare, 7 yrs,ranch work, branding, roping, started jumping. $2800. Ruth 250-542-2106 or 250550-6551. 6yr old Thoroughbred Gelding, jumping prospect, free jump to 3â&#x20AC;&#x2122;6 & is very scopey, calm, & gentle, needs intermediate rider, asking $2700. Johanna 250-546-8059, cell after 3pm 250-540-3112. 5yr old Corriente bull, quiet & gentle proven $500. 250-309-4955.

Feed & Hay *HAY SALES GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

Pressure Washing

Livestock

PRESSURE Washing with NO Water Restriction - Using a 5 ton truck, 1000 gallons tank and water pumped from the lake. Call Sylvain: 250-5404024

3yr old Black Mare, real beauty, 1/4 horse, halter broke, never ridden, can arrange training. 25-542-4408. Black Angus cow calf . $1600. 250-542-6349.

2 cute & friendly German Shepherd male puppies, 1st vet checked & ready to go to loving homes now $600. 250558-3797. 4 GORGEOUS regâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d CKC boxer puppies. 1 female fawn; 3 males (fawn and brindle). Raised around children; super fun! Terri: 250 547-6654. Airedale 18month old female, spayed, registered, gentle & protective $1000. 250-546-0277 Beautiful litter German Shepherds, exc. temperament & intelligence $950 (250)547-0226 Beautiful non-shedding Havanese (like Maltese) shots $250-$350. (250)379-2223 Bichon pups, great dispositions, non shedding, ďŹ rst shots, dewormed, microchipped and ready to go. 250832-4923 for more info. BOOSHAYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S TRAINING ACADEMY Novice obedience classes, all age & breeds welcome. New class Aug 12. Enroll now, class ďŹ lls fast. (250)558-5322 CHESAPEAKE Bay Retriever Pups. Chocolate brown. Great disposition. Purebred, non reg., Dew claws removed, 1st shots, dewormed, 5 females. Ready June 13th. $400. 250835-2090, Tappen BC

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GOT GRASS

Lawn Mowing & Edging WEEKLY, BI-WEEKLY, VACATION AND ONE TIME CUTTINGS

* Weeding * Commercial Equipment Used * Competitive Rates * Free Estimates Residential, Commercial & Strata

Vernon: 250-307-1413

CRANE SERVICES

CCS

Appliances

Fruit & Vegetables

Firewood/Fuel

NORGE 30â&#x20AC;? white natural gas range self clean oven $100. (250)545-3463 S/S fridge $250, stove $150, dryer $100, other items, warrantied, delivery avail. (250)549-6042 Stainless Steel slide in 30â&#x20AC;? GAS STOVE $325 obo. (250)558-8667 Used washer and dryer. $100 pair. 250-938-5292. White fridge & stove, Admiral, works well $500 obo. 250-545-6153.

BURKEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S First order strawberries; bulk 15lb trays $2.25/lb, baskets $2.75/lb for June 17, weather permitting, (250)545-2093 GARLIC SCAPES 15-20LBS of R. Russian & Yugoslav, etc. culinary delicacy $5/lb. 250-503-0781. HOA MAI BERRY FARM STRAWBERRIES for sale, picked in ďŹ&#x201A;ats or u- pick, new ďŹ ll, high quality,pesticide free. 250-549-5054.Cell 250-9384688. 6584 Old Kamloops Rd,Vernon. Strawberries: you-pick $9/icecream bucket full or we-pick $28/ďŹ&#x201A;at. 1536 Hoffman Rd. Armstrong, (250)546-3812 U-PICK STRAWBERRIES No chemical sprays or fertilizers used. $9/per ice cream bucket. Tues, Thurs, & Sat mornings 8am-Noon. 1550 Hoffman Rd, Armstrong. 250306-5698.

Dry Fir, decked, you cut, $50 a pick up. 250-542-6349. Firewood For Sale We have different species. pine, ďŹ r, larch, birch, or apple. delivery avail. 250-260-7932.

Livestock

Livestock

Antiques / Vintage COUNTRY HOME ANTIQUES ARMSTRONG. New shipment from Sweden just arrived. Quality antiques. Open Sat & Sun, 10am-5pm or by appt. 4262 MacDonald Rd (off Otter Lake Rd.) 250-546-2529. English 3 piece sofa,by Ercol, William Morris design, ex cond, Classic Rose.SacriďŹ ce $495.250-549-2852.

Appliances AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! HIGH END Whirlpool dryer, as new, $200. 250-546-8059. Hi. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mr. Mike! Washer & dryer. $250. Dryer. $100. 250549-3781. Inglis super capacity washer & dryer, both in very good cond. $275 obo. 250-5452142.

Auctions KAMLOOPS ESTATE AUCTION Sat. June 19, 10am. 3820 Cambell Range Rd. 8k off Barn Hartvale Rd. (Turn left past Monte Lake- watch for signs) Ranch Sold; Farm equip., tools, antiques, misc. 2001 Ford 150 XLT club cab, 4x4, new Holland hay bine #467, traps, hoosier auto knitter vintage wash stands, 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; sleigh w/tandem runners, #97 campion blower forgeco, saddle maker stand & 500 canning jars, crosscuts, crocks, creamcans, Thumer Piano & stools & lots more! Sale conducted by Harveyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auction Service. Ph/fax 250376-7826, cell: 250-319-2101.

Stone Paving & Landscaping

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Reliable and committed Call Paul:

250-938-0868

Auctions

Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963.

HORSE AND TACK SALE FRIDAY, JUNE18 TACK: 5pm â&#x20AC;˘ HORSES: 7pm FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL US AT

Free Items

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FREE vehicle removal for recycling only, cars, trucks, vans. No registration, no problem. Call Larry 250-540-0303.

Owners & Auctioneers: Don & Peter Raffan mail@valleyauction.ca â&#x20AC;˘ www.valleyauction.ca

WATER SYSTEMS EVERCARE LANDSCAPING â&#x20AC;˘ HEDGE & SHRUB TRIM, SHAPE â&#x20AC;˘ TREE PRUNE â&#x20AC;˘ TREE REMOVAL â&#x20AC;˘ LAWN MOWING â&#x20AC;˘ WEEDS â&#x20AC;˘ PLANT â&#x20AC;˘ CLEAN-UP â&#x20AC;˘ HAUL â&#x20AC;˘ DUMP RUN

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Tel: (250) 308-4099

OKANAGAN WELL & PUMP SERVICE

Sales, service & installation

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Water When You Need Itâ&#x20AC;? Kelly Desjardins

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Quality Professional Installations See us at our new location

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WINDOWS & DOORS

New Construction or Renovations KV Fairglass is the authorized dealer for Milgard Windows in the North Okanagan

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Farm Equipment CASE 310 tractor c/w front loader, rear blade, chains, & New Holland sickle mower $2900. 250-545-5539. KUBOTA BX24 tractor, loader backhoe roto tiller 110 hrs like new $16,750. (250)470-7421 WANTED: Project farm tractor. Reasonably priced. 250379-2207.

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Pets DACHSHUNDS, CKC regâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d mini smooth & miniature longhair. $700. 250-379-2635. FREE beautiful shorthaired cat to a good home. 778-4751375. GIVE away to a good home due to a move to an Apartment. Shih-tzu, 8 years old, well trained and loveable. 250307-9128. HALF Yorkie, half Pommy, beautiful pups, shots, wormed, $400. 250-275-4783. LAB/COLLIE pups. very cute & used to young children. medium size when full grown. Vet checked, dewormed, 1st shot. Ready June 8. $250. 250-549-0777. Tellington Ttouch Training for companion animals, offers positive solutions for fear, anxiety, aggression, etc. based problems. Individual sessions. Call 250-260-3109 Terrier Shih-Tzu poodle pups, 10wks old, $200. (250)3067490, 250-275-3305 Yorkie breeder retiring- selling 4m. puppies, 2f & 1m adult dogs, also mated pair cockatiels w/cage. 250-542-3561

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Call us ¿rst for all your home improvement needs!

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Mark Usselman • 250.308.9384 M Supplier & Instal Installer of Windows & Doors ~ 25 Years Experience

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( north end of Swan Lake)

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• Fully licensed & insured for expert moving and deliveries • Most respected & recommended small moving company in the Okanagan

Cell: 307-7769 Ph: 250-542-5226

Vernon Salmon Arm 250-550-4598

Marcel Labrecque, 15124 Middle Bench Road Fax: 250-548-4045 Owner/Operator Oyama, B.C. V4V 2C4

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STONE & TILE INSTALLATIONS

Okanagan Stone & Tile

in business

Specializing S i li i g iin B Bathroom th & Kit Kitchen Renos & Exterior Work. No Job too Big or Small. Free Estimates. Excellent Rates.

Erik 250-545-9345 • eriklocke@telus.net

WINDOW CLEANING

( 250 ) 542-4492

CALL ROCKY

(250) 547-1481 or (250) 545-9522 Free Estimates!

Retaining Walls: exposed, coloured, regular / Drives, Patios - custom work Free Estimates - References Available

Dave 250-275-0877

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“All Your Concrete Needs”

Serving Homeowners Since 1977

Tazz’s Concrete RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL Call Kevin 250-308-8268 • Foundations • Concrete Floors • Sidewalks • Retaining Wall • Engineered Wall • Driveway • Suspended Slabs

Call Bill:

250-938-3877 Concrete Supplied Placed and Finished

ELECTRICAL

Brighter Outlook

window cleaning

Laursen Electric

Residential & Construction Deron Sanderson

Commercial Residential Service New Construction & Renovations Licenced, Bonded & Insured

250.306.2679

Call Chris @ Vernon: 250 307-7173 Mabel Lake: 250 838-2242

CLEANING

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• Reasonable Rates • Drive ways • Complete Excavating, Trucking & Landscaping services.

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QUESTIONS?

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* Quality Cleaning * Eco Friendly Products

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US

R.O.W.P. Septics / Waterlines Driveways - Homesite Preps Rock - Concrete Breaking Fencing - Hydraulic Post Pouding Brush Danger Tree Removal

5464 Highway 6 Coldstream

North Okanagan

PLUMBING

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Kelly’s Trucking & Excavating

Cleaning Services

• Vinyl Fence Systems • Ranch, Decorative & Private

Lift concrete slabs, sidewalks & driveways.

Concrete tigWorkeInexpensive sQuality Pricing PIf rit’seconcrete we do it. Serving Vernon since 2004

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• Seamless Gutters • Vinyl & Hardi Plank Siding • Fascia & Soffits • Exterior Painting

250-307-3760

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Mudjacking & Underpinning

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250-308-8182

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DARCY ’S PLUMBING - Hot Water Tank Replacement (gas/electric) - Plugged Drains, Water Softeners - Kitchen/Bathroom Renovations - New Construction *Certified 250-309-7008

PAINTING DAN’S PAINTING & REPAIRS RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING RELIABLE - WORK GUARANTEED - CHEAPEST RATES IN TOWN - WCB INSURED

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YOU

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back filling rock walls general excavation landscaping preparation skidsteer services shrub and brush removal driveway prep Owner/Operator Gord Kennedy • Email: gordiek@telus.net • Cell: 250-308-7373

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(250) 545-0218

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CALL: 250-306-0673

AS LOW AS $85/HR

REFERENCES AVAILABLE

DL Decor & Painting

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WHITESTONE

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Quality Since 1989

• Interior Painting • Handyman Services • No Job Too Small SENIORS DISCOUNT

TOM: 308-8778

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

QUESTIONS? CONTACT

250 550 7900 250-550-7900

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• Painting (Formerly Women In Paint) • Interior & Exterior Consultations • Home Staging

250.309.3178 or 250.309.9417

SIMPLY CEILINGS AND WALLS

Repaints our specialty! • Walls • Doors • Windows • Trim • Textured Ceilings Painted - Repaired or Retextured GET MY ESTIMATE OR PAY TOO MUCH! Free Estimates • www.timetopaint.com or

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Furniture

Garden Equipment

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Sporting Goods

38” Vilas maple table w/2 attached pull out ext 9”/ea & 4 chairs. $350. 250-545-9819. 6PC Cherry sleigh bdrm set. Queen bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2 night stands. New!! Still boxed. Worth $5000, Sell $1295 Can deliver. Call 250550-6647 9 piece solid Oak, dining room suite,39”x66” opens to 90”. $1200 obo. 6 piece med color queen bedroom suite. $400. obo.Green hide-bed couch and chair $300. 250-503-1606 Antique type roll-top computer desk paid $950, sell $500. (250)549-5199 Hide-a-bed, upholstered rocker, coffee table 20x48 complete pkg $100. 250-549-1093 House sold- newly purchased 2 captains beds $30/ea or $50/pair. Matching chesterfield & love seat & ottoman $295. (250)549-2659 KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647 Kitchen Table w/insert leaf & 4 upholstered chairs $195. (2)upholstered reclining rocking chairs $60. 250-545-2142 NEW 3-pc Sectional Sofa w/ottoman, In orig. pkg. Worth $1499, Must Sell $899 250550-6647 can deliver Queen pillowtop mattressboth sides, on solid pine slay bed frame, paid $1850, asking $500 firm. (250)253-3556 QUEEN pillowtop mattress, box. Brand New! MFR warranty. Worth $1100, sell $390 250-550-6647 QUEEN size memory foam mattress. Brand New! Retail $1400 sell $495 250-550-6647 Single custom made single bed & night table c/w new Serta mattress/box $250. (250)549-5199 Solid Oak 9 piece dining room suite, beautiful unit, like new. $1,600.obo. 250-545-2142.

Rototiller, Troy Bilt, 7HP, Rear tine, $375. 250-5450552. Snowblower, dual stage, 8.25HP, track driven $500 firm. 250-545-0552.

BBQ w/tank. $75. 45 gallon fiberboard barrels, excellent for storing clothes and possessions. $15.00 250-542-1984. BOOKBINDING Novels, Cookbooks, Family History and much more. layout, design, printing & binding 250-260-1970

*STARCHOICE* Satellite T.V. Sales, installations & accessories. For best prices and service. Call 250-545-0012.

TOP CHOICE SKS special, $299. GLOCK’s from $699. Gunsmithing Services: BLUEING. POWDER COATING. Quality firearms bought & sold at Weber & Markin Gunsmiths, #4 - 1691 Powick Rd. Kelowna 250-762-7575, Tue.- Sat. 10-6

Garden Equipment 12hp lawntractor $500, free p/up dead garden/lawn equipment. (250)260-5819 Gas lawnmower 6hp $90, lawntractors 8.5hp $250, 5hp $150. (250)260-5819

Misc. for Sale

Heavy Duty Machinery 667 CLARK D graffle skidder w/winch. $6000. 250-5479634. A-STEEL Shipping Containers Super Sale On NowNew/Used/Damaged. BEST PRICES. 20,’24,’40,’45,’48,53’.Insulated Reefer Containers 20’40’48’. CHEAP 40’ Farmers Specials all under $2,100! Semi Trailers for hiway & storage. We are Overstocked, Delivery BC & AB 1-866-528-7108 Call 24 hours. John Deere 40 series Cat, around a 1950. $2500. 250547-9634.

Medical Supplies CPAP for sale, $800. (250)542-7599 LIKE NEW must sell a burgundy power lift recliner and a assist pole. Call 250-546-8047

Misc. for Sale 10,000BTU stand alone air conditioner/ de-humidifier $200. (250)542-8066 10gal ceramic crock $115, single bed $85, small desk $20. (250)542-6223 10” sliding compound miter saw & stand $215. Orbital laser jigsaw, HD conv hand truck $50. 250-545-3175. 27’ tandem axle trailer $1500. 2171 Johnson red $200. (250)547-2463 6HP 15” rear wheels lawnmower, exc. $85. 10” Delta mitre saw, like new $80. 250542-0531. 8000BTU remote air conditioner $75. Professional clothes steamer $200. (250)546-6151 AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! ATV util trailer $250. Cast Iron smoker/BBQ $350. 250-5455539.

TARPS! TARPS! “BEST PRICES IN TOWN!”

BLUE TARPS 10X8 weave (Medium Duty) STARTING AT $2.57

WHITE TARPS 10X10 weave (Heavy Duty)

STARTING AT $4.09

email: lakecityprinters@telus.net

www.lakecityprinters.com BRAND new 5 stage reverse osmosis water filtration system. Retail price: $795. Now: $250. Call 250-863-1544 CLASSIC COUNTERTOPS & CABINETS Quality cabinets at factory direct prices. 250-549-2875. Diamondback 460RB recumbent bike, exc. cond. downsizing, must sell, first $200 takes. (250)545-0814 Do you need LARGE amounts of free fill? 250-307-3839 Dacron Enterprises LTD. Electrolux 280 $175, Miracle mate, like new, all with power heads & hose & tools, rebuilt & guaranteed. (250)549-3352 Evenflo 3-position easy clean highchair, great for boy or girl, new cond $50. 250-260-8997 FAR-INFRARED SAUNAS: Summer Blowout Demo’s SOLARUSsauna.com Free del. Water Alkaline Ionizer Promo www.BetterWaterForLife.com 1-888-239-9999 Showroom Kel FOR sale closing down folks home. Everything for sale.Antique sewing machine, occasional furniture, upholstered furn etc.Call 250-545-0117 or 250- 309- 2249. FREE removal of all unwanted vehicles & metals. No vehicle or metal too big. Will pay cash for each. 250-351-9666 GE electric range $50 portable dishwasher $50, Maytag s/s fridge $75, Hatachi microwave $25. 250-549-1093 Hardy local grown waterlilies in 1 gal. pots, fertilized, ready to go, assorted colours, $15 or 2 for $25. (250)545-9642 Hot tub for sale, 4-5 person, 2 years old, great cond. $2900. obo. 250-546-2108Armstrong. Mandolin, collectors plateslimited edition, 23’ motorhome needs TLC. 250-306-8068 MAPLE hutch & buffet $250. Pine quilt rack $50. VCR $40. Fax machine $40. 250-2751230. NEED BUILDING PLANS New home or renovations Call North Okanagan Blue Print 250-558-8791

Older table saw w/motor & stand $30. Older 6” jointer w/motor & stand $30. (250)308-0973 POOL/PING Pong table $150. Pinball machine $300. 250545-5539. PRESSURE WASHER, 2000PSI, 2.0GPM, 3.5HP, Briggs eng. Still in box, $250 firm. 250-545-0552. Stainless steel pool ladder, 3 steps, $150. Like new. 250545-3422, 250-558-7913.

Theatre Reserch digital 3 way loud speakers, $700 pair. (250)542-8099 TRUCK C.B. $30. Guitar $45. Want E bike for parts any cond. Watches $5 & up. 250549-7015. Trunks $50/$30, mens/womens suitcases $25/$35, couch/chair $55. (250)5426223 Walker w/brakes, seat, large wheels, $140. White adj. plastic bath bench, self draining $45. 250-545-5993. Wood computer desk 24”x56” w/hutch & side table $150 obo. (250)503-1606

Misc. Wanted SCRAP & BROKEN GOLD JEWELLERYGold/Silver coins top prices paid on the spot- Raven Traders, 2904 30th Ave. (250)549-4322 Wanted: Cash for: Copper/ Brass- Radiators, wire, plumbing, etc. Will also haul away unwanted metal 250-546-3556 WILL BUY. Dry - Larger than 8” tops- Ponderosa Pine, Yellow Pine AND green dry Lodge Pole Pine, green Balsam, Spruce, Douglas Fir. Over Size Douglas Fir, Spruce. Green Hemlock and/or Fir camp run. Phone 604-985-4305 Evening 250-836-5436. Email: boewulf@telus.net

Sporting Goods Commando cross bow 650 F.P.S. w/weaver 4pr scope, 5 arrows $150. 250-938-9595. Diamondback 460RB recombent bike, exc. cond. downsizing, must sell, first $200 takes. (250)545-0814 Grigg 6000 open front inflatable, never used w/flippers $350 value $150 250-9389595 LADIES Terry road bike, extra small, exc.cond. new $1900, asking $300. 250-542-0090.

Small Ads work! Mens left hand Taylormade 320, W-3 iron, R540XD driver, v-steel fairway, mid rescue hybred, $300. 250-546-0468 PIG ROAST/Family Fun Day, at Kelowna & District Fish & Game Club, Sat. June 26, 2pm start, tickets $15pp. @ Weber & Markin Gunsmiths, 4-1691 Powick Rd., Kelowna 250-762-7575, Tues.-Sat. 10-6

Misc. for Sale

Scrap or Unwanted Vehicles We pay up to $100 each delivered to our yard. Pick-up available - loose metals.

14X14 weave (Industrial Duty)

Shop on line: www.briteland.com Awarded “Business of the Year”

FOAM SHOP MATTRESS REPLACEMENTS SINGLE TO KING SIZE

2” TO 6” THICK - CUSTOM CUT OR CUSTOM ORDER MEMORY FOAM TOPPER PADS - 3LB & 5LB DENSITY SINGLE TO KING SIZE - 2” & 3” THICK

CUSHION REPLACEMENTS TORN OR TATTERED? SOFAS, CHAIRS, OTTOMANS, SNOWMOBILES SEATS, TRACTORS

YOU NEED IT - WE WILL CUT IT!

CAMPING FOAM,MEIDCAL WEDGES & BOLSTERS, PILLOWS

“ A CUT ABOVE THE REST” 3325 31ST AVE • VERNON • 545-9820 • 1-800-663-2887

Tools 6 drawer mechanic tool box full, coil nailers, ladders, compressor, hand tools, stereo, carpentry tools. 250-545-0787.

$300 & Under CENTRAL Vacuum with warranty & all attachments. $299 no tax 250-762-3468

Come in for all your coffee supplies Hot & Cold Deli containers, cups, plates, spoons, sugar, syrups & napkins

250-545-8088

TOP UNIT MTN VIEWS

PARADISE RETREAT

#420, 3700 28A St • 2 bdrm, 1 1/2 baths, air conditioned • New lights, sinks, faucets, hot water tank • Small pets okay, great for families • Ideal central location

$172,500

OK CENTRE

11090 Hare Rd.

• Very desirable .95 acre property for the discerning buyer • Views of OK Lake, privacy, park-like grounds, boat launch near by • Nestled among orchards, wineries & distinctive homes • 2206 sq. ft. 4 bdrm, 3 bath • For Dad - 2100 sq. ft. workshop, insulated, wired, heated

$749,900

PHONE 250-275-7497 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92656 for pics & info

PHONE 250-215-6722 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92667 for pics & info

ONE OF A KIND

READY TO DEAL

106 WATERSHED Road, Enderby- Yard Sale June 12/13, 8-3. Across the bridge, 7 km then turn left Watershed Road. 2 FAMILY Yard Sale Sat. June 19 8:00-3:00, incl. motor home accessories, Demco tow bar & various other items 607 Pottery Road,Vernon Multi Family Garage Sale: 4900 Heritage Dr. Sun. June 13 9am-noon. VERNON: QUAIL RUN COMMUNITY SALE! 124 Sarsons rd, Sat.June 19, 8am-1.

6499 Cosens Bay Rd.

Acreage for Sale

• •

5.5acres flat land, well, hydro, trees, Arrow Lakes area, Pics $99,000. 250-269-7328

CHOICE LOCATION!! A Rare Find!! 4.94 acres nestled amongst large acreages, peace & tranquility, southerly view of mtns & rolling hills! New well, 5 gpm. Hydro/Tel at entrance! New wide approach & gate! Choose your bldg site! Armstrong/Enderby area! Price $249,800. Call Wilma 778-294-8448 MAKE YOUR Dream Come True. 2.3acre Hobby farm 2bdrm home & outbld. Privacy, wildlife, quietness, rural setting 100yrds from Shuswap River. 329.000 250-546-8047 READY to build on this 3 acres in Whitevale area, Lumby. Flat, few trees, drilled well. Gas/hydro to driveway. Price $240,000 GST. obo. 250-547-6932.

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Business for Sale BC PUB FOR SALE Time to retire! Thriving pub, restaurant, liquor store in Shuswap. Sledding and boating paradise. Profits up every year. $2.9m. No triflers. Please contact; pubsale@hotmail.com

For Sale By Owner

• • •

46 acres bordering ranch & gov’t park Bring your dreams — farm, B&B, riding stable, vineyard Presently 26 head cattle, shelters, fenced, lge. shop 22 acres, alfalfa, hay field, pasture 3480 sq. ft. custom built rancher Very open concept, lots of windows

3912 14 Street • Very desirable quiet area of East Hill • Shows 10 out of 10 -- Pride displayed in & out • 1835 sq. ft. 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath home, large family room • Separate lower level entrance, fully fenced back area, mature trees, great garden area, covered deck

$2.4 Million

$329,900

PHONE 250-545-1817 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92653 for pics & info

PHONE 250-260-6134 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92648 for pics & info

3.5 PRIVATE ACRES

QUIET COUNTRY LIVING

65 Glenmary Road

3838 Trinity Valley Rd

• Awesome yard, fenced, large deck to take in mtn. views • 5 mins. to amenities, barn, shop, etc. • Bright, tastefully decorated 3 bdrm, 2 baths • Hurry in on this very affordable property

2.2 Acres, private and peaceful. Beautiful grounds, amenities nearby, 1225 sq. ft., 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, propane-electric heat. All appliances included in sale.

$319,900

$429,900

PHONE 250-307-3421 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92530 for pics & info

PHONE 403-660-8259 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92525 for pics & info

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SPARKLING “BRAND NEW” 50 Valeview Road 2103 39 Street 2023 Hunter Crescent • For the discerning buyer • Completely updated 3200 sq. ft. designer home • 5 bdrm, 3 baths, new hardwood floors, awesome granite counter tops • New stainless appliances (6) • Steps to the golf course

$499,000 Mon - Sat. 8:30am - 5:00pm

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Scrapit Metals 250-540-4815 pricing on larger units

BLACK TARPS STARTING AT $6.19

**STORAGE: Boats and RVs any size. Seasonal and household goods. Elephant Storage Centre. Safe, affordable storage. 6136-Okanagan Avenue. 250-549-2255.

For Sale By Owner

PHONE 250-833-8091 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92651 for pics & info

• Beautiful yard, new roman sidewalk pavers, covered patio • Awesome interior updates, windows, doors, new roof, driveway, fencing • 2 bdrm, walk out bsmt. suite, lots of parking • Check propertyguys.com website for more features

$319,900 PHONE 250-558-1883 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#0008721 for pics & info

New price, anxious sellers, early occupancy. 4.96 acres of paradise, awesome views with no future blockage. 5 min. to Lumby, 25 mins. to Vernon, 1 Hr. to Silverstar skiing. Naturalists & horse lovers retreat, no thru road, level land. Fenced riding ring, 3 box stalls, tack rm, hay storage. Unique 1400 sw. ft. home, cozy wood ambiance & abundance of windows.

$485,000 PHONE 250-547-6713 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92607 for pics & info

BARK MULCH

FIR

OR

CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

Shavings & Sawdust 10 to 150 yard loads REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110

1700 sq., ft townhouse, in desirable Bella Vista neighborhood, 3bdm, 1.5 bath, Expresso hardwood in master bedroom, central air,basement developed, backyard faces park, close to all amenities. $284,900. 250-306-3183.

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Enderby,4.9 acres hobby farm, 3bdrm, 2 bath, rancher, new out buildings, fenced, panoramic view of river/cliffs. $599,900. 250-838-7904. FULL TRIPLEX. $550,000. Fully reno’d, sxs triplex on quiet cul-de-sac. 2- 3 bd units, 1 2 bd unit. Privacy fencing, detached garage, new roof, park across street. Current income $3100/mo. Live in one & let the renters pay your mortgage. 250-548-3323.

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Houses For Sale

DISTRESS SALE BANK FORECLOSURES

2790 Rosedale Avenue

#420, 3700 28A St

• All amenities & schools within walking distance • Large fenced yard, garage/workshop, lots of parking • 2600 sq. ft. recently updated rancher • 2 bdrm, 1 bath, up and down • Original hardwood, electrical & plumbing updated

• 2 bdrm, 1 1/2 baths, air conditioned • New lights, sinks, faucets, hot water tank • Small pets okay, great for families • Ideal central location

$176,000

$328,000 PHONE 250-546-0245 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92661 for pics & info

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FIRST TIME BUYERS Why rent when you can own? 9301 Rendell Drive Level acreage, 4 acres in hay, year round pond, backs onto Coldstream Ranch, 2 workshops/barn, 220 wiring, heated, 3 bay storage shed, guest cottage, large deck with hot tub, awesome gazebo, 2596 sq. ft. home, 5 bdrm, 2 1/2 baths, hdwd floors, suitable

$795,000 PHONE 250-549-7119 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92662 for pics & info

Free list of homes for under $1000/month (+ 5% down) www.VernonFirstTimers.com Salt Team, Re/Max Vernon 250-549-7258

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Foothills homes with suites Great quality, extra features 5% down, from $933 per mo. www.SilverRidgeVernon.com 250-549-7258

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Call Bobby Mitchell with Century 21, 250 550 4464

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7070 FOOTHILLS PLACE MLS®10009846

$525,900

1995 - 3015 sq. ft. 5 bdrm 3 bath, spacious open floor plan up & down with bright 1 or 2 bdrm Inlaw Suite, front balcony with views. Nicely landscaped yard, dble. garage, RV parking, C/A, C/V. Call Trish @ 250-558-9598.

BRIAN ROGERS & ASSOCIATES RE/MAX VERNON

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email: br@brianrogers.ca

Lots EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $160,000. Also; 1 panoramic 3 acre parcel. Owner financing. 250-307-2558 www.orlandoprojects.com FALKLAND residential/commercial lots priced for quick sale, $66,000 on hwy 97. 250549-5110.

Mobile Homes & Parks NO PAD RENT, $229,000, own your own land, bright, clean, open 3bdrm mobile, close to amenities & beach. 250-306-7698

Home & Lot Packages 832-6699

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Very nice 1996 Moduline home, 2bdrm, 2bath w/20’x20’ addition, all decking etc. included, you move, $40,000 firm. (250)547-6870

Recreational WILDERNESS Cottage on Semi Priv. Mountain Lk.1hr. S.E. of Kelowna. Year-round waterfront retreat, self-cont., 2bd & 1bth, detached garage, great fishing, hunting, ATVing $155,000. Price below assessed value. 250-763-3165

RV Sites SICAMOUS R/V lot for sale or rent at Silver Sands RV Resort Full concrete pad ready for your home and toys. Secured complex open year round. Jim @ 1-604-530-5617 or email2jim@shaw.ca.

Townhouses Like new 2bdrm, 1.5bathroom townhome in Summerwind Estates, features open concept w/ ingle garage, large yard & patio, all appliances incl. Close to beaches & shopping, $314,900. 250-503-1488.

Apt/Condo for Rent

Horizon Apartments 1903 - 31A Street ■ Available Immediately 1 & 2 bdrm $ 595/mo to $795/mo + hydro ■ Adult 40+ ■ N/P ■ N/S ■ Balcony ■ Coin Laundry ■ Covered Parking ■ Close to Hospital

Shop from home!

250-558-9696

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2 Bedroom Secure Senior Building No Pets, No Smoking, Covered Parking, Elevator, Cable Included.

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250-545-7251 Maple Ridge Gardens Luxury Living Deluxe & Immaculate 2 bedroom, 2 bath Condo, Gas Fireplace, Lge. Sundeck, Great View. Secure & monitored mature adult building, Guest suite, Library + Rec room, UG parking. $995, incl. heat, F&S, DW. NS, NP. 250-309-2000

Seniors Building 1604 - 31st Street, Vernon • 1 & 2 Bedroom Remodeled Suites • Includes Heat, Water, Elevator, Parking, Coin Laundry • No Smoking / No Pets

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250-558-9696 250-503-7315

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

250-549-2770 Discover the Secret!

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

REMODELED 2 BDRM. CONDO ST Available July 1 $ 895 per month

• Located close to shopping & town • All appliances included • No pets, no smokers

Call 250-545-3432

NORTHLAND APARTMENTS Newer adult building 1 - bedroom apartment, F/S, DW, hydro extra. Access to swimming pool. $725 per mth 250-260-1162

1bdrm & 2bdrm $650-$800. No dogs, no drugs. (250)2601630 1bdrm,2nd floor corner, Alexis Park, laundry.$680pm n/s,n/p. Avail June 15. 250-306-2475. 1bdrm condo, Vernon, close to downtown, $675/mo. (250)838-6904

• Completely self contained daylight suite 2 bedrooms, plus den • 3417 finished sq ft Sell rs • Unobstructed valley view Motive ated • Beautifully landscaped / irrigation Make a • Raised ceiling with hardwood & tile flooring Offer! n • Large Island Kitchen - Great for entertaining! View at www.okhomeseller.com • #25769 or call 250-503-0899 or 250-307-3570

Apt/Condo for Rent 1bdrm, quiet location, level private entry near Schubert Centre & bus route. Incl.hotwater, cable, TV & prkg, F/S, N/S, 50+ $620. (250)309-3763 1 BDRM, upper unit, quiet, N/D, N/S, $650/mo 250-5457644 or 250-550-5832 2BDRM, 1bath, F/S, A/C, NS, onsite laundry, close to amenities, R.R. small pet okay, $750-$850/mo. 250-3068252, 250-545-8252 8am-8pm 2bdrm, 2bath, condo, ns, np, 5 appl. near beach & golf course, $900. (250)546-3469 2BDRM, 2-bath suite, downtown location, a/c, f/s, balcony, dishwasher, parking, $800/mo. N/P, 250-549-0644. 2bdrm, totally reno’d condo, close to downtown, $850, RR 250-549-0440, 250-307-7117 2bdrm totally reno’d condo. WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN, monthly payments of $940. new appl. front load w/d, new cabinets, flooring, Juliet balcony, possible rent to own OAC. 250-307-5522 2-Condo’s; 2bdrm 1bath $850 +util. 2bdrm 2bath $900 +util OR For Sale. (250)275-7497 ARMSTRONG, 1bdrm apt, avail. immed. $600/mo, ref. ns, sm. pet ok, 250-260-3711 Bachelor avail. in bright, clean bldg, incl. cable, heat, h/w, elevator, prkg, locker, N/S, N/P, 40+ $560. 250-550-4069 BRIGHT, BIG, new, W/D, DW, A/C, Gas fpl, 2bdrm suite $1200 includes util. ns, np. July 1rst. 250-307-3403 Bungalow, move in, furnished, util, weekly $350, monthly $600-$660. 250-558-6837 CALL ABOUT OUR RENT INCENTIVES Embers,Century Manor, Arlington. Seniors- n/p, n/s,1 & 2 bdrm suites, spacious, clean, well maintained,centrally located, downtown, close to schubert centre, available immediately. 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 1bdrm, hardwood floors, onsite laundry, n/s, n/p, Avail July 1, heat & water incl. (250)260-5870 ENDERBY -2-bdrm., F/S, A/C, NS, NP, $645/mo. Avail July.1. 250832-8052

GOLFSIDE ESTATES, 2bed/ 2bath. NS/NP, Available July 15, $950/mo, 250-307-5712 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $850/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788 LUMBY, Shuswap apt. 1 or 2bdrm, heat & cable incl. Coin wash laundry, NP, R.R. 250545-8583. Luxury 2bdrm 2bath, Centennial Drive, 55+ patio garden, f/p, w/d, f/s, u/g prkg, Aug. 1. $995/mo. (250)503-8067 RICKFORD Manor. Call about rent incentive. 1bdrm apt. utilities extra, ns, np, adult bldg. 250-545-1412 SMALL, affordable, downtown apartments. Call 250-5491011 for details.

Commercial/ Industrial DOWNTOWN OFFICE LEASE SPACE WITH PARKING.

Commercial/ Industrial

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WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE SPACE

North end location 960’ - $700/month 1528’ - $1050/month 2160’ - $1475/month Loading dock access • 5342’ - $3650/month • All units with overhead doors Call Ray Stafford - Vernon Management 250-549-0198 WORKSHOP in Lavington, 1300sqft, call 250-309-5956, 250-542-9419.

Cottages / Cabins

Cabins for rent on Mabel Lake Lumby end. Motorhome parking available.

250-542-3276 250-309-3997 Shuswap lake cabins for rent, 7 nights $1000, located near beautiful beach in Seymour Arm. Call for reservations (250)803-8765

Duplex / 4 Plex 2 bedroom, NS, NP, new flooring, recently painted. Corner unit of 4 plex. Close to downtown. $695 + utilities. Call 250-307-4529

Nice 2 Bdrm. Country Suite for rent, 5 minutes from town. 19+, no smokers, no pets. $750.00 per month. Call Rose at

250-542-7104

2 BDRM, 4-plex, shower only, yard, $825 utilities. 250-5457644 or 250-550-5832 2BDRM in fourplex, adult oriented, close to Kin Beach, n/s, no/pets, (250)838-9657 2BDRM suite in 4plex, level entry, newly reno’d, close to Multiplex. W/D, F/S, N/S, N/P. Avail. immed. $900/mo. +util. 250-545-4461 250-503-7296 2BR Large newly reno’d in quiet 4plex. New kitchen/bathroom and carpet. W/D, S/F. Extra storage. NS/NP. $800 plus electricity. 250-712-1660 slenterprises@shaw.ca 3 bedroom, 4plex unit, fireplace, fenced yard,F&S, w/d hook-up, NP, $775.00 & utilities. References required. 3707 -24th. Ave.250-545-8531 Newly reno’d, 3bdrm, 2bath, laundry h/u, storage,close to amenities $975 +util, avail July 15th. 250-260-2882 ROCK, the end unit. 4bdrm and 3.5bath rm. close to all amenities and bus routes. includes all appliances and security system!! $1600+utilities. 250 558 8860.

Misc for Rent GREAT shop on country acreage, Armstrong, w/comfortable 1bdrm living quarters. Hwy exposure, $1300/mo 250545-7196, 250-550-6073.

Homes for Rent

From 860 to 12,500 sq ft. Call Scott Davidson

250-306-2911 1700SQFT office space for lease. 250-558-1166. ALPINE CENTRE Strata Units for Rent or Sale. Light Industrial, Office Zoning. Good Rates! Call (250)542-1722 Industrial Office Space & dry heated storage, various sizes. 250-307-4588. WAREHOUSE, office, shop, retail, wholesale, very good rate. 250-314-7225, 250-5504178.

Apt/Condo for Rent

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Sunday, June 13, 2010 - The Morning Star B33

• Immaculate nice 2bdrm bsmt suite, East Hill, 1 parking stall, NS,NP. Util. included. $750 • 2 bdrm house, some renos done, by hospital. $900. • 1 room bachelor suite, shared washroom. Util. included. $550 • 2 bdrm basement suite, util. included, F, S, W&D, big living room. $900

2+ large mobile, Coldstream, close to bus, store & Kal beach, $1050 +util. ns, np, DD, RR, 250-546-2523, 250558-8426


B34 Sunday, June 13, 2010 - The Morning Star

Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent

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Suites, Lower

Suites, Lower

NEWER 3 bedroom Main floor Bella Vista, 2 bath, den, RV Prkg & Garage, share laundry, Hot tub. quiet road NS, NP $1400 per month + Util 250540-1271 NEWER reno’d, 4bdrm, near Hospital, 6appl, $1300/mo +75%util. 250-542-6349. NORTH BX, 2 bd, 1 ba. Clean & quiet. Fenced backyard. 2 car carport. $1100/mo. plus utilities. 250-260-8290

NEW 1bdrm suite plus den overlooking Kin Beach & lake, private entrance, 6appl, parking, in a quiet residential area suitable for professional with ref’s. NS/NP in or out. $950/mo incl/util, TV, and wireless. 250-542-1614. New 2 bed legal daylight basement suite in Armstrong. Private entrance & off street parking. 5 appliances. NS/NP. $925 inc. heat, water, electricity. Call 250-307-5674. Quiet location between Vernon & Siver Star Resort, 1 room apartment, private ent. $450. 1bdrm basement suite.$525. Incl util, n/s, n/p. 250-542-8553.

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8X8X20 New Containers Household/ Commercial rentals. $110/mo. Your place or mine. Warren 1-250-212-8489 Vernon. Rent, Sale or Lease. Affordable Rv and boat storage. 250-558-8971 ask for Victor. HWY.6 Mini Storage.4 sizes indoor units. Outdoor fenced compound. Check our prices. 1-888-547-2090.

at 250-550-2120 for more information.

Suites, Lower

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

RENT: $1,400.00 per month includes utilities

1 and 2bdrm level entry suites, fully reno’d, quiet 6-plex, large treed backyard, very quiet area, hot water/incl, nonsmokers only, no pets, 1bdrm $625/mo, 2bdrm $725/mo. 250-545-1220. 1BDRM $800/mo. priv/entry & patio, incl. util. np, ns, np, avail. July 1. (250)241-8822 1-bdrm + den, East Hill, brand new, $800+util, July 1, 250308-6374, (250)545-1818 1BDRM, furnished, Easthill, sep.laundry, priv.entry, A/C, small covered deck, no parties, util/wireless/cable incl. Pet neg. $900 single, $950 couple. 250-549-4230 lv msg

1bdrm, large daylight,Coldstream, w/d, n/s, n/p, avail July 1st. $850. 250-549-3313. 1bdrm, single person, NS/NP, $600/mo util/incl. Lumby. 250938-2663. 1bdrm spacious , close to d/t & Rec center, $750 incl., util, w/d, dogs neg. 250-545-3511. 1bdrm, suitable for single resp., person, no parties, no drugs, n/p n/s. $650 util incl. D.D. Avail. immed. Armstrong. 250-308-2326. 1bdrm, upper Mission Hill, NS/NP, incl/util, laundry, satt. wireless internet. $750/mo. Avail immed. 250-541-0050. 1bed $650, 2bdrm $800, incl. heat, hot water, NO DOGS. (250)542-3241, 250-542-9042 2bdrm, 1bath walkout bmsn’t suite, all new, priv/entry, W/D, F/S, NS, NP, $1000/mo. incl/util. (250)542-5894 2BDRM, $800/mo, incl util, NP, NS, Avail June 1st, 250542-9403 *2BDRM BRAND NEW, abv grd, priv/entr, priv dbl prkg, yard, w/d h/u, np, $1000 incl. cble, util, int. must see. 250542-3201 2bdrm, daylight, F/S, W/D, sep.entrance, N/S, PV Rd. $825 util/incl. 250-275-4906, 250-550-2120. 2bdrm, large, open, ns, np, 5min to Enderby, all util. $1200/mo. (250)503-6454 2bdrm, spacious in new executive home, W/D, F/S, incl. all util. sat. & internet, $950 ns, np, avail. now. (250)306-9600 Armstrong, 1bdrm suite, very quiet, newly reno’d, $650/mo incl. basic util. Suits single female. N/P, Avail immed. DD req. 250-546-9919 AVAIL July 1, large updated 1bdrm daylight suite, priv.entry, shared laundry, util, internet & cable incl. NS/NP, close to Hospital, $750/mo. 250308-7763 BRIGHT, GROUND lvl suite on Middleton. 1 bed + lg den. 1100 sq ft. New renos, priv entr/laundry, A/C. Avail. July 1. $1000/m, utils incl. N/S, N/P. 250-306-3273 East-Hill, adult oriented, 1bdrm, f/p, w/d, n/s, n/p. appl., $675 incl/util. 250-938-1101. EAST Hill daylight 2bed, reno’d, util/incl. a/c, w/d, ns, yard, $850/mo. (250)542-6552 Furnished room, NP/NS, w/d access. student or female $425+DD 250-260-2807 Large 2bdrm ground level, w/great view located between S.A. & Enderby. Heat, hydro, sat. incl., NS, No dogs, n/parties, $850/mo. R.R. Country setting. 250-838-5958 LUMBY 1 bdrm suite on bus route. Quiet non-smoking residence. Includes washer/dryer, basic utils. No dogs. Available August 1. $600/month single, $650/couple. Ref Rqd. 250547-8901 MIDDLE MT. 1 bdrm util, w/d, cble, inet incl. NS/NP $750 near bus/park July 1 550-7177 Middleton Mountain, exec 1bdrm $850 incl.,util, n/s, n/p, avail immed.,250-549-9389. Mission Hill, 2bdrm bsmnt $800/mo incl.laundry, all util, near school, bus, NS/NP, avail imm. 250-558-4836. MONTH TO MONTH RENTAL 1200sqft, 1bdrm suite, Okanagan lakeview, fully furnished, util/incl, security system, $1200/mo, non smoker. 250545-3465.

• SWAN LAKE VIEWS – Located on the hillside this three

Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent

VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon

House for Rent Lumby/Whitevale Newer log home 1bdrm with loft, large bath, c/w stacker laundry, full unfinished basement. Small pet negotiable. Non-smoker. $1000/month + hydro. References. Call Pat 250-308-0938.

POSTILL DRIVE 3 bdrm, FP, F.S., D/W, W.D., A/C, beautiful private yard, U shaped driveway, extra parking, very cozy, comfortable family home. $1300/mo. Includes sewer & water. Avail July 1. Sorry, NS, NP. PRIEST VALLEY COURT 3+1 bdrm, 3 bath, new paint, F.S., DW, W.D., A/C, great neighborhood, awesome view, dble garage. Avail immed. $1495/mo. Includes sewer & water. Sorry, NS, NP.

3+1bdrm, 1.5bath, Lavington, avail. July 1, $1400/mo. +util. (250)550-5463 3-bdrm 1-1/2bath upstairs, $1100. 2bdrm, 1bath, bsmnt $775. Avail now(250)545-4665 3bdrm home on acreage, Ok Landing area, fully reno’d inside, $1150/mo. +util. 6342 Scott Rd. (250)308-0793 4bdrm, 2bath, gorgeous house on Middleton, 1820sqft, nice view, AC, must be clean, quiet, NS/NP, R.R. 1yr lease, avail Aug.15. $1525/mo +80%util. 250-275-4805.

4bdrm, 4 bath family home in Coldstream, a/c, fenced back yard w/pool, n/p, n/s. RR. $2,000 +70% util. 250-3080317. 4 Bdrm,Fence Yard. Middleton Close to school bus route, and park.July 1. N/S, N/P, Ref $1600. + util, 250-542-7884 4bdrm house, 1.5bath, garage, cat ok, avail. immed. $1350 +util. (250)307-1656 5bd, 2bth, FS, usable attic, city view, avail immd, NS, NP. 250- 765-9575 5bdrm, 4bath, newer home in Foothills, a/c, ns, np, RR, avail. Aug 1. $2000/mo. 250308-0317 6bdrm, 4bath, Hospital hill area, 2 kitchens, W/D, stoves, fridge’s, avail. July 1, $1500. 250-308-0973 7898 Ok Landing Rd. 2bdrm, 2bath, $1250/mo. Amil 778987-5340 do not disturb tenant AUG 1. Armstrong, 4+bdrm, 3.5bath, fenced yard, 3 levels, ns, np, month to month $1400 +util. (250) 260-0828. Brand new 2-bdrm unit in park w/lakeview,N/S, N/P, $925/mo incl pad rent, Avail Immed, RR Kristen 250-306-5604 COLDSTREAM, near schools, country quiet, 3bdrm, NS/NP, $1550/mo +util. 250-542-8302 East Hill main floor, 2bed, 1bath, f/s, w/d, nice yard, storage, ns, small pet ok, $1150 +DD. (250)558-9021 HERITAGE house in Lavington, F/S, W/D, call 250-3095956, 250-542-9419.

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Property Management

HARWOOD Cozy 2 bdrm house, level lot, shed, fruit trees, F.S., W.D., new paint & flooring. Avail June 15. $1000/mo. Sorry, NS, small pet okay. DOWNTOWN Very spacious 1 bdrm on main street. All utilities included. $650/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. Private intercom entrance. Avail July 1. SEASONAL Adventure Bay - 1 + 1 bdrm, furnished apartment. Avail Sept. to May. Great hideaway. $800/mo. All utilities. Sorry, NS, NP.

250-542-5580

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• MAGNIFICENT VIEWS – From this two bedroom plus den condo located in the Mandalay Bay on Okanagan Landing Road. Across from the Vernon Yacht Club this condo has all the upgrades and shows like a dream. Hardwood floors, high end appliances, gas fireplace, granite countertops, both bedrooms have ensuites, there is a pool, hot tub and exercise facilities for your use.

RENT: $1,600.00 per month plus utilities • LUMBY - 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT - Second floor – above downtown business.

RENT: $750.00 per month includes heat, water, & sewer • POTTERY ROAD HOUSE – Three bedroom upper suite boasts laminate flooring, new paint, large private yard with patio, F/S, D/W, shared W/D. Close to downtown and Polson Mall.

bedroom, two bathroom home is ideal for those wanting peace and quiet. This home includes a large covered deck, gas fireplace, hot tub, F/S, D/W, and W/D. Pets Negotiable with deposit.

RENT: $1,350.00 per month plus utilities • BASEMENT SUITE – Bright and spacious two bedroom basement suite this unit includes F/S, W/D. Pet friendly, with deposit.

RENT: $825.00 per month includes utilities • TWO BEDROOM CONDO – Located on Browne Road this unit boasts two large bedrooms, two bathrooms, F/S, D/W, and W/D, patio and gas fireplace.

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

Recreation EXPLORE in style! 2010 towables & motorhomes for rent from just $582/wk! Call Kelowna Truck & RV today @ 250-769-1000. For Rent Large RV lot, 15min from Enderby, Mabel Lake, Golf Marina, nature trails, reasonable rent. (250)545-4187

Shared Accommodation 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450/mo incl.util. furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 1 ROOM for rent to responsible adult, furnished, close to town, parking, $500 util/ cable/internet incl. Avail. immed. (250)306-3169 OR 250-275-3421 CHARACTER house, EastHill, share w/health professional, sep.bathroom, $500 incl/util. 250-308-6339. Fully Furnished Private room in huge lovely home in Vernon overlooking Swan Lake.All amenities included including cable and telephone. Must be independant and get along with others...(and like cats and dogs!!) $500.00 available immediately.....Sus 778-4755911 778-930-0181 Near College, bus, shopping incl util, internet, RR, DD. No drugs. $400. Avail now. 250307-9407

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SUPER-SIZED RENT-TO-OWN Bright family-sized eat-in kitchen. Sparkling hardwood floors. Private fenced-in yard. Lovely home on quiet tree-lined street.

Credit problems OK. Call 1-877-509-9009

shopping, etc.

RENT: $675.00 per month plus utilities

AVAILABLE JULY 1st • LUMBY HOUSE – Five bedroom home located on Vernon Street in Lumby. This home offers lots of space, carport, and a beautiful yard. Over 2000 square feet of living space with a new fridge and stove.

RENT: $1,200.00 per month plus utilities

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Suites, Upper 1bdrm,w/d,d/w,lrge covered deck,n/s, n/p, $750 util incl., avail July 1. 250-938-2941. 3bdrm, 2bath, Middleton, NS/NP, avail imm, $1500/mo incl.util. 778-475-1993. 4th fl suite, 2bdrm on 27th St. walk in closet,2decks,on-suite $1250/mo. 250-306-4254

Townhouses 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, 5 app., n/p, n/s.pool. $1100 + util, avail July 1st. 250-764-1428. 3bdrm 1.5bath townhouse, $900. 2313 36 St. Walking distance to town, avail. June 15. 250-558-5053. 3 BEDRM, fully reno’d, 5 appliances, ns, np, near schools, park & shopping, $1100/mo + utilities. phone 250-549-1679 Spacious, $950, 2 large bdrms, 1bath, In-suite laundry, NO PETS, NO SMOKING, D.D. req’d. Avail July 1. 250307-6628 to view.

Antiques / Classics 1950 Morris Minor 2dr Saloon, extra parts, $4200 obo. 250546-0188 lv msg. LOST STORAGE 92 red Miata 5 Sp.as new $7000 85 Dodge 600 conver. 2.2 auto. low km.,collector plates $3500 73 GMC.short box 350- 4 brl. auto.20,000 documented miles collector plates. $15,000. 77.5 Porsche 924 4cyl.auto. 39,000 documented miles. $5,000. Reasonable offers, would consider Jeep J or T.J as part payment. 250-878-1627

Auto Accessories/Parts 1981 Running 304 motor only $200 obo. 250-309-2521. 4 16” Chevy, rims and tires, 8 bolt. $500. 250-938-5292. Firestone ride-rite suspension air bags $350, used 1 year fit 83 to 08 Ford Ranger. (250)549-1093 FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 FREE vehicle removal for recycling only, cars, trucks, vans. No registration, no problem. Call Larry 250-540-0303. RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. SET OF 4 WINTER TIRES in excellent cond. P195-65R 15”. Only used two seasons - lots of good usable tread left. Arctic Claw brand is made by Cooper Tire. It’s a short summer...get these winter tires now and be ready to go $350 obo. (250)540-3401 WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

Recreational/Sale

Cars - Domestic 1988 Buick Regal Ltd. 1-owner, Ladies car, clean $2300. 250-260-5941. 1992 Topaz good running cond. good brakes & exhaust, 2 sets of tires, $1000 obo. (250)549-2790 1993 Dodge Spirit, 4dr, 4cyl, auto, 162,000kms, a/c, ex cond,$1495. 250-550-6431. 1995 Crown Victoria, p/w, p/l, a/c, AT, 206,000k, good cond. $1800 obo. (250)545-4805 1997 Chev Cavalier, red, 2dr, sunroof, standard, brand new winter tires, 236,000kms. $2500 obo. 250-886-6821, 250-545-1987 eve. 2000 Olds Alero SL, V6, AC, power everything, keyless entry, leather, 4-mounted snow tires incl. 138k. $5000. 250549-1876 2001 Olds Alero, new brakes & tires, well maint, exc.cond $2900 obo 250-307-4379 2002 PONTIAC Bonneville SE, 3.8L, 128K, a/c, cd, cruise, p/w, p/l, keyless entry, plus winter tires/ rims, $6500. 250-308-6888 or 250-5479641. 2003 Malibu 85,000miles (US import) 3.1L auto, air, CD, cruise, nice car, $2900. 250542-6524 2003- Pontiac Sunfire Extreme 2dr, 5 spd, air, 78,000 km $3,350.00. Government inspected. 250-542-6970 2003 White Chevy Malibu, 99,000kms, $7500. 250-3093720. 2004 Chrysler Sebring Conv. GTC, exc.cond. low kms, lady driven, $10,700 obo. 250-5036730. 2005 Pontiac Pursuit, red, a/c, 4dr, auto, 113,000kms $4750. 250-546-9055. 2006 Pontiac Solstice, full load, black, low miles, summer driven, 3yr warranty. $20,000. 250-838-6967. WWW.CARCREDITBC.COM Automobile loans. Trucks/Cars /Suv’s. Turned down? Rates too high? Trading in? Instant money available online. Complimentary delivery. No down payment. Apply online. Call anytime. 1-877-513-9564

Cars - Sports & Imports 1981 Z28 Camero, T roof, interior totally re-done, great cond. $6200. (250)838-6714 evenings. 1987 VW Scirocco, rebuilt motor, new clutch, water pump, oil pump, etc. Mags, exc.fuel economy $3500 250-542-0090 1991 Mercedes Benz 300E 2.6L, blue, 4dr, 161,000k, in excellent cond. asking $4000 obo. Call Jerry 250-542-4440 1993 Honda Civic HB, runs good, new winter tires, great 1st car, $1400. (250)545-9482

Recreational/Sale

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RENT: $990.00 per month with a one year lease plus utilities • ONE BEDROOM SUITE – On Alexis Park Drive close to schools,

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*Houses *Twnhme * Furnished Accommod. * Vernon * Armstrong 2 bdrm 2 bath 2nd adult oriented end-unit. $1000+util 4740 20th St Appl incl Avail July 4 bdrm 2 bath Lakeshore Home $2400+util 8730 Call for address, includes appl. Avail Aug 1 2 bdrm 2 bath Foothills townhome $1400+util 6964 Manning Place Includes appl. Avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath upper level home $1200+util 5415 Pearson Road Fr St incl Avail June 4 bdrm 4 bath exec acreage home 7257 McLennan Rd $1800+util Incl appls Avail Aug 2010 3 bdrm 1 bath mobile near airport $800+util 6090 Tronson Rd Includes FR ST Avail now

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Cars - Sports & Imports 1998 Hyundai Accent, 4cyl, 2dr, auto, 161K, clean & well maint. $1495 (250)550-6431 1998 Z3 BMW 2.8L Roadster, Convertible, auto, 98,000mi. great condition $12,000 OBO (250)558-5482 Vernon 1999 VW Jetta 4dr auto, new winter tires, runs good, $4000. (250)308-0793 2000 Mercedes 230 SLK, 140,000 kms, excl cond., ask $16,000 obo. 250-469-4056 2000 Toyota Solara SLE V6 exc. cond, all service records, 310k $2500 obo.250-546-0468 2002 CIVIC LX-G, one owner, Honda Serviced, lady driven, 4 winters on rims, must see, 250-546-9475 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Convertible, 3.0L/V6, lowered. 94,000kms. Low profile wheels/tires. All the goodies. Excellent condition. $11,500 OBO 250.9381464. 2004 VW Passat Wagon, 5spd, great cond/drive/gas mileage, roof rack, grey ext & black cloth int, 125,000kms, $10,999. 250-558-5045 2006 Honda Civic, 2dr, 5spd, fully loaded, new cond. warranty, 43,000kms, $12,900. 250-549-0240. 2006 Toyota Corolla, 44,000k, auto, new tires, sunroof, spoiler, exc. cond. $13,900 obo. (250)542-4115 AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses!

Motorcycles 1979 850 GS Suzuki, in running condition, c/w extras. asking $800 obo 250-545-2764 1985 Honda XL350R 4stroke, prolink 6spd, 7500km, street legal, exc. cond $2200 obo. (250)542-5333 2004 Yamaha FJR 1300cc Sport touring bike, great cond. low kms, $8000 obo. 250-9382708 2005 Built Fat Boy, to much to list, $13,000 obo. (250)542-8099 $AVE E-SCOOTER $ALE *Brand New* E-Scooters $779 Kids Dirtbike/ATV Start@$299 Adult@$1499 Buggy,UTV,etc www.KDMSports.com 1-866-203-0906/250-863-1123

Off Road Vehicles 2006 Polaris Sportsman 800, c/w plow, winch, exc.cond. $7100 obo. 250-503-4631. 2007 Outlander Max XT500, 463kms, asking $8000. (250)545-7955

Buy, Rent, Sell! Recreational/Sale 1979 17’ Boler in very good shape, re-done, bath, sleeps 6. (250)546-9488, 250-3069488 No Saturday calls 1982 8.6’ Camper, hydraulic jacks, 3 way, furnace, new roof, lots of work done to it. $1650. 250-542-5065. 1986 24’ Road Ranger, triple bunks, front sofa sleeper, sleeps 5, fridge/freezer, 4 burner stove & oven, awning, new propane tanks, battery, water pumps, tires, roof vents & re-sealed roof, $4500 obo. (250)542-1046 1986 26’ Ford Citation, Class C MH, 136,000kms, sleeps 6, fridge, stove, oven, awning, roof & dash air, great shape. $10,000 obo. 250-308-8309. 1988 Terry trailer, model 19E good cond. full bath, sleeps 4-6, blinds & awning, $4700. (250)546-9921 1991 26’ Holiday Rambler 5th Wheel. Mint, Aluma Frame strong & lite, 5330lbs., solid oak cbnts., tinted windows, qu. bed $7900obo. 250-460-0043 1991 Oakland 26’ 5th wheel, RK, a/c, good cond, winter pkg $9,500. obo. 250-838-7445. 1992 Citation 5th wheel, 26’ exc. cond. very clean, $5900 obo. (250)838-6714 evenings 1996 22’ Vanguard 5th wheel, queen bed, a/c, exc. cond. garage stored. $9500. (250)542-3022, 250-309-0736 2004 20’ Adventurer MH, c/w Honda 3000 generator, new awning, 100,000k’s, exc.cond. $26,500. 250-558-4641, 250540-4641. 2006 34’ Travel Trailer keystone copper canyon, 12’ super slide, entertain. centre exc. cond. $17,500. 250-938-4149


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Invitation to Tender Corporation of the Village of Lumby Contract: Maple Street Storm and Bridge Upgrade Reference No.: 491 The Owner invites tenders for: 1. Supply and installation of 28m - 450mm storm sewer, storm septor and outfall structure. 2. Removal and disposal of existing bridge and associated piers, abutments, pilings, and anything associated to removal of the old bridge. 3. Excavation and preparation for installation of new bridge footings (by others) and footing backfill. 4. Asphalt restoration of disturbed areas. Contract Documents will be available during normal business hours, on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 after 2:00 PM at Quantum Consulting Group Ltd on payment of a nonrefundable amount of $40.00 (Forty Dollars) including GST payable to: Quantum Consulting Group Ltd The Contract Documents are available for viewing at: Corporation of the Village of Lumby, PO Box 430, Lumby BC V0E 2G0 Quantum Consulting Group Ltd, 3710B 28th Street, Vernon BC V1T 9X2 SICA, 2805 32nd Street, Vernon, BC V1P 5L9 SICA, 104-151 Commercial Drive, Kelowna, BC V1X 7W2 SICA, 1820 Kryczka Pl, BC V1S 1S4 Prospective bidders are invited to attend a pre-tender meeting on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 - 10:00 AM, on the corner of Maple Street and Shields Avenue - Lumby, BC Tenders are close at: 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at Quantum Consulting Group Ltd For more information please contact: Mr. Jeffery Glasser, P.Eng. - Quantum Consulting Group Ltd – 250-503-1023

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Recreational/Sale

Sport Utility Vehicle

Trucks & Vans

Boats

2004 Outback 26RS Trailer w/rear slide, light weight alum frame, great for families, sleeps-8, queen bed, sep bdrm w/4-bunks, outside stove & shower, microwave, awning. Very clean & in exc.cond. $15,900. (250)546-2934 2008 31.5’ Class A MH, new cond. Ready to enjoy, $59,500 Firm. Beat the HST. (250)8380685 37ft Commander by Triple E 8L GMC workhorse w/Allison trans, 3-slides, 2 solar panels dual a/c, 5700kms, 5 year extended warranty, like new 250-494-9683 8’11” Snowbird camper, mint cond. open floor plan, c/w electric jacks, fantastic fan/awning, $11,500. 250-3089944 COUGAR 24.5 ft, 2005 5th wheel, incl 5’6” pullout, newly certified. $18,500 firm 250-540-5554 or rivside31@hotmail.com LOADED 2007 Jay Flight 26 BHS. Front queen, rear bunks, ducted A/C, microwave, big slide (Dinette and sofa), outdoor shower, microwave, 6 gal gas/electric water heater, DVD player, big awning... very clean, non-smoking. Asking $19,999 obo. Extended warranty available. Brent (250)558 8905 Must sell 1990 Bounder 32’ class A Motorhome, sleeps 8, runs great, everything works, $14,500. 250-832-4176

1997 FORD Explorer 4X4. 180,000km. Very reliable and in Good Condition. $1900 obo. Call for details. 250-306-4626 1999 Honda CRV, exc/cond, low kms, 183,000kms, silver w/dark gray interior, $8900.obo. 250-558-8611 2004 Kia Rio RX-V, 5door hatch back, loaded, low kms, exc.cond. $4500. 250-2600745.

2003 GMC ext. cab 1500 p/up, 4x4, 145k color matched canopy, $12,800. (250)503-8225 2003 Ram 1500 quad cab 4x4, $1500 stereo, new $1500 tires 150k $11,500. (250)549-1042 2005 Caravan, 125K, fully loaded, winter tires & rims, $9500 obo. 250-549-2478 2005 Ford F150 super crew XLT, 4x4, new tires, headlights, brakes, fluids, $11,250. 250-307-4379 2005 TOYOTA Tundra Access Cab SR5 V8 4WD sand color. TRD off-road pkg. with many extras. Phone 250-547-1437 2006 Ford 450, diesel, 16’ cube van, 81,000, alarm . Exc cond. $18,500.250-545-4448. 2007 Ford Ranger, XLT, Xcab, with canopy, 53,000kms. Asking $10,900. 250-545-0436.

OLDER 14 foot Springbok, front steering, Tohatsu motor, Tee-Nee trailer, oars & anchor 250-558-5976

Recreational/Rent MOTORHOME for rent. 250542-0060.

Scrap Car Removal FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. With or without papers. 250-938-6777 SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $3.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Sport Utility Vehicle 1995 Suburban, full load, leather int. 3/4ton 454, 4x4, very clean, alarm system, remote start. A must see. 250542-0467.

Trucks & Vans 1971 Chevy truck, custom 10, 350 auto, new tires, $4500. (250)308-9044 1981 Jeep J20 3/4 ton pickup, blue, standard transmission. As is - runs, rusty, has been well maintained. Matching canopy, bush bar & extra tailgate. Tires new on in 2007 & new clutch in 2008. $1200.00 obo. Call evenings only to view. 250-546-3606 1987 GMC Sierra propane/gas, needs work, $370. Ph. after 6pm 250-309-0877 1990 Ford E350 van/ambulance, diesel, new tires & brakes, 300,000k, $6500 obo. 250-545-0787. 1992 GMC Safari van, good cond. $800. 250-546-0010. 1993 Dodge Ram Van on propane, good running cond. asking $650. (250)542-5692 1994 Ford F150 Short box, 6 5spd, blk, 131,000kms, $4500 obo. 250-545-0787. 1996 Dodge Caravan, exc. cond. full load, 192,600k, $2100 obo. (250)546-8059 1996 Plymouth Dodge caravan, very low mileage, easy on gas, $2000 ono. 250-542-3430 1998 Mazda MPV 4 dr van; 4x4; A/C, 7 psgr, 2 sets rims 207K km. $4000 OBO. 250542-7180 2001 Dodge pu, 4.7L, 2wd, ext cab, 106,000kms. 2nd owner, great cond. $5,750.250-5426052. 2001 PONTIAC Montana. Clean Great Condition. Loaded. 7 passenger, Winter Tires, Gold Bk $7,100 yours for only $5,800. Call 250-558-0903 2002 Dodge Caravan, V6, fully loaded, 124k, summer & winters, $4500. (250)545-0138

Utility Trailers TRAILERS All types, all sizing, excellent pricing. Pleasant Valley Trailers, Vernon. (250)545-2000 TRAILERS FOR RENT Dump 7X14 - 12,000# payload. Cargo 8X16 - 4000# payload Utility 6X12 - 2000# payload www.bellemeade.ca - 250275-3058

Boat Rentals LAKESIDE BOAT RENTALS Why buy when you can rent? Rent 19’ Bowriders, serving the Okanagan Valley. Book Your Boat Now! 250-307-7368

Boats 17ft older 185 HP, in/outboard,ex cond., alum, EZ L trailer. $5,900.250-545-8814 2005 Bayliner 185 Bowirder 4.3 Merc cruiser $14,900. 250938-0231. 2005 Bayliner 192 Cuddy Cabin, fish finder, 3.0L 4cyl Merc, $13,900. 250-938-0231. 2007 15’1” Legand all sport, full stand-up top, 40hp, 4 stroke merc., 2 electric downriggers, fish finder, black box, as new, $14,000. Jerry 250545-3123. Must sell: Swiftsure ski boat 148hp, new seats/paint, good trailer $1999. 250-542-3845

Legal Notices Notice to Sell.The Stor-IT Place claims a landlords contractual lien against the following persons goods in storage at 2504 43rd St., Vernon, BC ,V1T 6L1, Tel 250-545-1000. UNIT# A09: William Charles Forest, 45682 Reece Ave, Barrel; UNIT# B13: Lindy Friesen, 3020 Sunnyview Rd, Furniture, xms decor, Boxes; UNIT# L80: Stephen Faasse, 3505 27th Ave, Trans am (VIN# rusted); UNIT# A07: Michael Illingby, 8808 Clerke Rd, Computers, boxes misc, comp towers; Unit# L78: Jeff Dick, 4131 Prudente Dr, Camper; Unit# B27: Timothy Erickson, 6802 Longacre Dr, Hockey Stuff, speakers , misc; Unit # C17: Geo Furnace (Ralph Salm), Box 8564 stn., Main, Canmore, Tools,Riding Mower; Unit# GT62: Kelly Sellars, 3901A 23 St, statue, misc, books; Unit# F01: Raymond Sutton, 4113-24th Ave, Recliner, Misc, Bicycle; Unit# B18: Brad Garth, 3644 Nine St, Furniture, Misc, chair; Unit#GT10: Trinity Rose Cardinal, 4909 Salmon River Rd, Bicycle, misc. The sale will take place at the storage location on Thursday, June 24, 2010 viewing 10 AM to 12 PM sealed bids will be open at 12:00 room contents are personal/household goods unless noted otherwise. Bids will be for entire contents of each locker unit. Notice to Sell. R-Xtra Storage Centre Ltd claims a landlords contractual lien against the following persons goods in storage at 6445 Hwy 97, Vernon, BC V1B 3R4, Tel 250-5429912. Unit #H34: Bev Boersen, 130441Ave, Household goods; Unit #A42; Waylon Folliott, 4800 Heritage Dr, Apt 9, Coolers, picture, lh golf driver; Unit #G12: Darrel Haws 601 Taurus Drive, Misc lumber, tools, household; Unit #F43: Kim Day & Richard Young, 1604-21 Ave, Tools and Household. The Sale will take place at the storage location on Thursday, June 24, 2010 Viewing 2 PM to 4 PM sealed bids will be open at 4 PM Room contents are personal/household goods unless noted otherwise. Bids will be for entire contents of each locker unit.

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Legal Notices DAVEY TREE SERVICES

will be performing maintenance work for BC Hydro in the Armstrong, St. Anne’s Rd. 6 mile Creek Rd. & Irish Creek Rd. over the next 2 months. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Erwin Herman Hoffman also known as Erwin Hoffman, Deceased, who died on the 12th day of December, 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 July 16, 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. Heinz Held, Executor by DEULING & COMPANY Barristers and Solicitors His Solicitors.

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‡MSRP is $25,295 / $17,385 / $15,875 for a new 2010 Honda Insight LX, model ZE2H5AE / 2010 Honda Civic DX Sedan, model FA1E2AEX / 2010 Honda Fit DX, model GE8G2AE and includes $1,395 freight and PDI. Taxes, license, insurance, environmental fees and registration are extra. †$4,000 Insight price reduction is available only on cash transactions. Retailer may sell for less. Retailer order / trade may be necessary. ¥2010 Insight models qualify for the Government of British Columbia’s PST rebate for hybrid electric vehicles of up to $2,000. ††New 2010 Civics with manual transmission and all 2010 Honda Fit models qualify for the Government of British Columbia’s $1,000 PST reduction. See your Honda retailer for details. MSRP of 2010 Insight EX, model ZE2H7AG / 2010 Civic EX-L Sedan, model FA1E0AJNX / 2010 Fit Sport, model GE8G8AE shown is $28,895 / $24,075 / $20,175 and includes $1,395 freight and PDI. †Offer valid from June 1, 2010 through June 30th, 2010 at participating Honda retailers. Offer valid only for British Columbia residents at BC Honda Dealers locations. Offer subject to change or cancellation without notice. See your Honda retailer for full details. *As reported by Canadian manufacturers for calendar year 2009. -As reported by the Automotive Lease Guide, Feb. 2010 / Car and Driver Magazine, Jan. 2010.

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