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Abbott. “There’s a strong economThe threat of being tossed ic case for the HST. We could from office won’t force the have done a better job with local MLAs to ditch the har- introducing and implementmonized sales tax. ing the HST, but I continue Fight HST, which is leading to support it.” a petition campaign against Provincial legislation the tax, has initiated plans states that an MLA can be to begin recalls of 24 Liberal removed from office if more MLAs starting in November. than 40 per cent of the votAmong them are Eric Foster ers, who were on the date of from Vernonthe last election regMonashee and istered voters in the Shuswap’s George constituency, sign a Abbott. recall petition. “If they are Fight HST says the going to target me, 24 Liberal MLAs are I guess they will,” prime candidates for said Foster. recall based on the “They are just widespread opposimedia hounds tion to the new tax in Eric Foster and they are doing their constituencies. it for political “We haven’t yet advantage.” decided which ones Foster was will be recalled first, identified because or how many,” said 12,071 voters have Vander Zalm, in a signed the petition release. to scrap the HST, “Our sense is that but he insists that we will recall one or will not undertwo at a time, so as mine his support George Abbott not to bring down for the governthe government, but ment strategy. to pressure them to “I don’t get bullied. People repeal the HST.” elected me to represent them Vander Zalm says his orgato the best of my ability and nization already has a webI still believe it is good public site in place and is investigatpolicy,” he said. ing the details surrounding “I won’t be bullied by B.C.’s recall legislation before (Fight HST leader) Bill Vander moving ahead. Zalm.” “We will be contacting all Abbott isn’t surprised that of our organizers across B.C. he is among the MLAs possi- over the summer to consult bly being targeted for recall. them on what they wish to do, “There’s been considerable and then begin preparations response to the anti-HST peti- for recalls in November.” tion,” he said. In terms of the anti-HST In Shuswap, 12,401 voters petition, the campaign has have signed the petition, but until July 5 to collect the Abbott continues to endorse names of 10 per cent of votthe tax, which comes into ers in all of the province’s force Thursday. 85 constituencies to force the “The HST is an important government to rescind the part of public policy,” said tax or hold a referendum. Morning Star Staff

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Hansma welcomes judge’s ruling ROGER KNOX

Hansma owns a four-acre parcel of land, in the township, and his two Spallumcheen’s mayor has been sons are co-owners of an adjacent exonerated from conflict of interest parcel of land approximately 10 acres charges levied against him by more in size. than 30 residents of the township. After receiving advice from his lawThe Court of Appeal yer, James Cotter, that he was for B.C. has dismissed an not in conflict because a sigapplication by the residents nificant portion of the propto overturn B.C. Supreme erty in the township would Court Judge Peter Rogers’ be affected by the proposed earlier decision that cleared changes, and that his interests Will Hansma of any conwere essentially the same as flict of interest. the community as a whole, “I feel really ready to go Hansma participated in the Will Hansma forward again as mayor,” vote. The bylaw was defeated said Hansma. at third reading, with Hansma Thirty-nine residents originally taking part in the vote. sought unsuccessfully to have Hansma That’s when the residents declared disqualified from office, alleging that Hansma to be in conflict. he had a direct or indirect pecuiniary In her decision, Judge Mary interest in a proposed amendment Saunders sided with Rogers, stating to Spallumcheen’s official commu- that the petitioners produced no evinity plan and, that by participating in dence that the bylaw, were it to pass, the council discussion and voting on would make Hansma’s four-acre, but the proposal, had become disqualified still un-subdividable property, more from office. valuable. Seven people abandoned the “I do not consider that any legoriginal appeal, leaving 32 asking the islative proposal could be found to Court of Appeal to set aside the order provide a direct or indirect pecuniary dismissing their original petition. interest only on the basis the council

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may pass, in the future, further bylaws replacing the one in issue,” wrote Saunders. “The judge reached a sound conclusion on the critical question of the existence of a pecuniary interest on the part of the mayor, both direct and indirect. In these circumstances, and on this evidence, there was no basis at all to remove him from his elected office, as the judge concluded.” Saunders’ decision was concurred by fellow judges Jo-Ann Prowse and Kathryn Neilson. Hansma was elated with the decision. “It makes it unanimous, a complete exoneration,” said Hansma. “This has always hung around, and you don’t know how hard to drive what you want and what you want to accomplish. You just have that feeling that people are saying, ‘well, I wonder if he’s guilty or if he’s not.’ Now I know, and I feel empowered again to go forward and represent this community to the best of my ability, and not have this cloud holding me back.” The lawyer for the petitioners, Danica Djordevich, could not be reached for comment.

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News Divisions may soften village approach RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

A prison is still on the radar in Lumby, but it may not be the priority it once was. Council has decided to keep investigating the prospect of a correctional facility after a public meeting Tuesday. But Mayor Kevin Acton admits significant opposition puts the concept in doubt. “There won’t be a strong push to get this put into the ground but there will be a strong push for information,� he said. Close to 400 people jammed into the White Valley Community Centre to debate the merits of a prison as an economic development stimulus. Surveys were also filled out. “It was so close — almost 50/50,� Acton. “We wouldn’t be doing our due diligence if we didn’t get more information. It sort of puts us back to square one — unsure.� Acton says opposition to a prison can’t be ignored, even if it means giving up jobs and a potential source of revenue for the village. “The point that came across is people love the village and they don’t care if there are potholes in the street. They don’t want a prison,� he said. There was no shortage of speakers at the microphones during the two-and-a-halfhour session. “I never once felt insecure from living by those prisons,� said Phil Owen, who resided in Agassiz, which is home to two facilities. “If a prison came to Lumby, I would not feel insecure.� Karen Bernard insisted there is a need to look at creating economic development

opportunities. “What this town needs to survive is a good business base. What council is trying to do is give us that base,� she said. “If we don’t build a base, taxes will go higher.� It was also suggested that a correctional facility would help extend sewer and water to the industrial park, which would attract other businesses to town. “It’s really hard to find serviced industrial land,� said Harvey Downs. “This is an opportunity for this community to have unbelievable growth.� Al Hobson said Lumby can’t rely on its small town atmosphere and natural environment when there are no jobs and big-budget items like a new sewer plant are needed. “We hear that it’s a beautiful place but nobody wants to pay more taxes.� But other residents questioned why Lumby council initiated the concept of a jail. “There’s lots of things that bring economic benefits. I’ve never seen a community meeting called to bring a college campus to Lumby,� said Don Elzer. “This is all about selling us on a prison.� That was also the view of Paul Fisher. “We’re hoping the prison will be our magic pill but maybe we should not look at Lumby as a prison town, but as a tourism town,� he said. Huguette Allen isn’t convinced that the staff working at a prison would reside in Lumby or if they would live elsewhere. “It’s not sure that the people of Lumby will get jobs,� she said.

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“We regret the impact this will have on our employees and their families,” he said, adding that it’s not a result of anything the workers have done. “We acknowledge and thank our employees for their continuing hard work to improve productivity during this period of volatile product prices.” Beyond individual employees, Donnelly points out that the downtime has a negative impact on the company. “If you’re not running the facility, you have got a capital investment you’re not using,” he said. Tolko Industries is a private company with more than 3,500 employees in Western Canada, including in Armstrong, Lavington and Lumby. It’s a major producer and marketer of lumber, veneer, plywood, oriented strand board, and kraft papers, with manufacturing operations.

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Some workers at Tolko Industries’ Armstrong division are getting an unexpected summer break. The Vernon-based company has announced the division’s plywood operation will take market-related downtime for a minimum of one week starting July 5. That impacts 150 employees. “We’ve had a pretty good run for a couple of months but we’re now building volume and there’s no take away,” said Pat Donnelly, Armstrong division site manager, of a lack of sales. Much of the upheaval in the market is a result of trends south of the border. “U.S. housing starts are down,” said Donnelly, adding that Tolko must adjust its operations in response to customer demand. “With the economic period

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Directors split over media duties RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

A communications policy at the North Okanagan Regional District certainly has directors communicating. Rules surrounding media statements have been amended so general managers of various departments can issue press releases. However, some would like to see the number of spokespeople pared back. “It should be the administrator or the chair of the board doing it,” said director Will Hansma. “There shouldn’t

“If you’re going to the media, you need to have the facts.” — Mike Macnabb be all of these different people talking to the media. Whether it’s intentional or not, there can be a twist.” Director Dee Wejr is also concerned about oversight if employees go before reporters. “There’s a lot of people that could be going out and talking to the

media without checking with anyone,” she said. Wejr’s preference is that the administrator, who is currently Greg Betts, deal with media inquiries. “He can then refer the press to an expert but he should know what’s going on,” she said.

But other board members insist that general managers of specific departments, such as water or parks, should deal with the media so the proper technical information is provided to the community. “If you’re going to the media, you need to have the facts,” said director Mike Macnabb. That is also the view of director Chris Pieper. “The general manager can speak on their particular area,” he said. Under the old policy, only the board chairman or administrator were

authorized to approve press releases on behalf of the district. “The current policy does not reflect the increased level of responsibility and authority provided to the general managers within their functional area with respect to communications, nor does it give the administrator authority to appoint a media spokesperson on any matter which is not considered one of major significance,” said Betts in a written memo. With the new policy in place, media releases can still be authorized

by the chairman of the board or the administrator, but they can also now be issued by the general manager of the relevant function. Macnabb wants assurances that NORD employees will feel comfortable dealing with the media so the appropriate message gets out. “Unless a person has training, they can make a mess of things,” he said.

Information wanted on incinerator plans RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

Enderby politicians want assurances that a proposed animal waste incinerator is safe. On Monday, council heard from Richard Yntema who is proposing to burn animal carcasses on his property in the adjacent rural electoral area, and from some residents who are against development of a facility. “We don’t get a vote on it (because it is outside of city boundaries) but it’s part of our com-

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Flightcraft issues 43 layoff notices A high Canadian dollar has put 43 Flightcraft employees out of work. “We had aircraft coming in for maintenance, but they went somewhere else —where the dollar is lower— and that left a hole in our schedule,” said Grant Stevens, human resources director. Stevens said that the bulk of layoffs, including some Vernon area residents, were in the maintenance department. The company, which is based at the Kelowna International Airport, still employs 567 locally, and managed to ride out the recession with little ado. Sustained by a number of larger, long-term projects and outstanding contract work, the expectation was that the business would continue to succeed as the economy improved.

But the loss of a couple of contracts delivered a significant blow to the company. “Aviation has been on a downward slope for a number of years, but we’ve managed to weather the storm very well,” said Stevens. “I think employees and staff had been on pins and needles over the last couple of weeks as they looked at the work schedule, in the hangars and saw there wasn’t a lot of work for the summer. We made the changes, to put people’s fears at bay.” Stevens said the company will continue to work on its operations to ensure global economic factors don’t further internal strife. “Our company is working to make sure we are one of the most efficient, high-quality maintenance organizations in North America, and that will continue to bring customers to the area.”

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good-looking man with silver hair and beard, wearing a black leather jacket, showed up at my office to take me for a ride on his motorcycle. This is not a grandmother’s secret fantasy — it really happened to me, and it was wonderful. Some time ago, I mentioned in my column some of the things I still hoped to do in my life — the bucket list — although I had not heard that term at the time. One of them was to have a ride on a motorcycle, as Cara Brady my life had been deprived in never having had a boyfriend who had a motorcycle. Not such a big thing, but not likely to be part of my life at this point. But you can’t have everything and I have had lots of nice things in my life. Still, I would sometimes look enviously at women on the backs of motorcycles, their hair flying in the wind. Fate had a treat waiting for me. I was interviewing counselor Gwen Holt for an unrelated article and at the end of the interview, she told me that her husband, Jim Holt, would be happy to fulfill my wish for a motorcycle ride. Apparently this is not an uncommon wish for grandmothers to have, and her good man has made it come true for more than one grandmother, some older, if that’s possible, than this one. I was thrilled. We set up a time and I hoped it wouldn’t rain. My next thought was for what I would wear. I know a woman should be able to go to her closet at any time and be able to get dressed for any occasion but my wardrobe is sadly lacking in biker chick apparel — that is, the stereotype of black leather, chains and tattoos. Gwen said she wears leather only for long trips on the highway. In the end, I wore my regular work clothes, supplemented by my lucky amulet necklace. Jim showed up with his burgundy 1988 Yamaha Venture, buckled the helmet on my head and told me to sit back on the seat and hold on.

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“If you sit back, you won’t even notice the corners,” he said. He was right, it has something to do with the equilibrium, of the bike, not the passenger. While I would have been happy with a ride out to the lake, Jim had a better idea. He headed out to Old Kamloops Road. I had expected to feel a little scared and had mentally allowed myself small shrieks if necessary but it wasn’t. After a few blocks, I unclenched my hands from the waist of his leather jacket. My hair was flying in the wind. I felt quite glamourous and devil-may-care. I hoped people I knew would see me and comment on how cool I looked. I felt much safer than I had thought I would and Jim’s professional driving made sure that there were no angry motorists around us. While I always enjoy driving in the countryside, this was a whole new experience. I could smell the new hay, the cattle in the field, the wood chips, the wild roses. I felt that I could reach out and pick a a few roses or touch the hills or dip a toe in Otter Lake. He indulged my uncharacteristic speed habit, within legal limits, of course, and the higher speed, strangely, seemed both faster and slower than it does in a car. The slower speed also had its charm, like being in a canoe but on land. Jim, who has been biking for 19 years, waved to other bikers. It seems people start biking at any age — he pointed out a good place to go if I wanted to buy a bike of my own — and that young bikers just become old bikers. “When the helmets come off, it’s grey hair now. They’re the ones who can afford it,” he said. He even stopped and let me have a photo of myself on the bike, something I will treasure. Jim and Gwen do mainly shorter day trips around the area but once a year they go to Vancouver Island, traveling light and taking two days to get there. Here’s to you, Jim and Gwen. Thank you for making my motorcycle dream come true. It was incredibly kind and generous of you. Now, the next item on the bucket list is....

The North Okanagan’s MLAs continue to keep their heads buried in the sand. Both Eric Foster and George Abbott acknowledge that there’s been significant numbers of constituents signing the anti-HST petition, but despite the numbers that surpass what it took to get them elected, they won’t budge from the Liberals’ taxation policy. “There’s a strong economic case for the HST,” said Abbott. And that may very well be the case, but more than 12,000 voters in Shuswap have said loud and clear that they don’t want it. Why isn’t their elected representative listening to them? Foster does nothing but mock those who oppose the tax and his support of it. “They are just media hounds and the are doing it for political advantage,” he said of the Fight HST group, which is now considering whether the VernonMonashee MLA should be the focus of a recall campaign. Certainly Bill Vander Zalm’s leadership of Fight HST adds a political element to to the mix, particularly because he was a controversial premier. But Foster ignores the fact that the anti-HST forces consist of people from all political backgrounds, including First Nations, labour, business and seniors. With the petition numbers that have been collected, it’s a given that many of the people upset with the HST voted for Foster. Foster and Abbott are both quick to point out that they were elected to represent the residents of their respective constituencies, but it’s increasingly apparent that they are out of touch. Now is the time for our two MLAs to do the right thing. Break ranks with the government and stand side-by-side with those that put them into office.


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Grants benefit environment RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

Restoration of Greater Vernon’s natural environment is getting a significant boost. The federal government is providing $82,213 for two projects along Coldstream and BX creeks. “We have a habitat worth preserving,” said Ken Barton, Allan Brooks Nature Centre president. The centre will receive $65,990 for interpretive trail signs along BX Creek, from Swan Lake to 48th Avenue. “They will identify some species and habi-

“We have a habitat worth preserving.” — Ken Barton tat along the trail,” said Susan Latimer, with ABNC. Besides increasing public awareness, a wetland will be constructed during the second year of the project. “We want to get the community involved with planting the wetland,” said Latimer. A total of $16,223 will also go towards the Society for the

Protection of Kalamalka Lake. The society wants to restore a portion of Coldstream Creek between Kirkland Drive and McClounie Road by introducing riparian plants to adjacent property owners. “We want to teach them how to plant them and care for them,” said Trina Koch, society president.

“The plants provide a solid base for soils so there isn’t sedimentation.” Sedimentation, along with with pollution, have fuelled numerous concerns about water quality in Coldstream Creek, which eventually drains into Kalamalka Lake. “We have to get the public interested in Coldstream Creek and to be proud of the creek,” said Koch.

The $82,213 comes from Environment Canada’s EcoAction Community Program, and Colin Mayes, Okanagan-Shuswap MP, believes it makes sense for the government to partner with local organizations. “You know what is needed in your community,” he said of the Allan Brooks Nature Centre and the Society for the Protection of Kalamalka Lake.

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Chief Wayne Christian meets Gilda Bernath and one of her foster children during a reconciliation ceremony in Kamloops on Monday.

“I can see hope and that’s what this is about.” — Wayne Christian brother killed himself while in the care of the province, said he has seen the destruction years of misguided government policies have caused. “I think the time when we have our kids in the care of state is long past,” Christian said. “We have to move beyond that.” He said many Canadians don’t fully understand how critical the connection to families is among First Nations. Also taking part in the ceremony were Gilda Bernath and her

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community.” The kids attend a school in Canam Lake and attend all cultural events in their community. Bernath, who only started fostering children last year, said she realized quickly how crucial it was to keep her children connected to their First Nation community. Mary Polak, minister of children and family development, who was in Kamloops for Monday’s reconciliation ceremony, said the eventual goal is to have aboriginal communities looking after aboriginal children. She said the ministry’s role is to support First Nations in developing children and family-care practices according to their own traditional laws and at their own pace.

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Chief Wayne Christian was 12 years old when he was taken from his home and forced to live with foster parents. He remembers the day he came home to learn his brothers and sisters had been taken away — and that he would be next. It was misery dealt by the hands of the provincial government. More than 40 years later, the chief of the Splats’in First Nation near Enderby is leading a charge so it will never happen to another generation of aboriginal youth. “I’ve lived through this process. I’ve seen everything,” he said. Monday marked a big step forward for Christian and his fellow chiefs’ efforts to ensure aboriginal communities are given responsibility of taking care of their own children. At a reconciliation ceremony at the Kamloops Indian Band reserve, which drew political dignitaries along with foster parents and children in foster care, the provincial government started the process by recognizing the inherent jurisdiction First Nations have over their families. “I can see hope and that’s what this is about,” Christian said. “For us to say, ‘Enough of this. Let’s reassert our own authority with our traditions, our processes and let us look after our own.’” Christian, whose

Polak noted 53 per cent of children in the ministry’s care are aboriginal, yet they only make up six to eight per cent of the general population. She said there are currently 90 nationto-nation discussions within the ministry at various stages. Polak also praised First Nations communities for taking part in the reconciliation process and for continually coming to the table to work with government. “They are the ones truly bringing the power to this,” she said. The new direction by the ministry appears have support across party lines. NDP leader Carole James called the Kamloops ceremony “very moving” and “powerful.” James, a foster mother herself for 20 years, credited the B.C. Liberal government for taking the fist steps, but said there are many issues that need to be addressed, including poverty and housing on reserves. “Until you address those issues, you’re not going to address the child-welfare issue,” she said. But the day of reconciliation wasn’t about politics. In a true act of reconciliation, Christian honoured his own foster parents and the ones present at the ceremony, noting he wouldn’t be where he is today without them.

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Seniors concerned about HST Beat the Heat! BRENT MUTIS

way up,” said Foster. “That’s not true. They’re preying on people’s fears.” Mungall and Kazmar believe Foster has neglected the concerns of voters, many of whom have signed the petition against the HST. “He has forgotten about his constituents,” said Kazmar. “I’ve had more people come up to me and say, ‘Can we not do something about this?’ and I say sign the petition.”

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Rural property owners in the Central Okanagan West electoral area should have recently received tax notices from the provincial government. The Central Okanagan Regional District reminds North Westside residents that it doesn’t issue property tax notices and is not able to collect taxes directly from residents or businesses or accept payment of property taxes. “Under the existing system, taxes for regional district purposes are collected by the province,� said communications co-ordinator Bruce Smith. Payments for rural property taxes by North Westside property owners are payable to the Minister of Finance.

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City of Vernon RCMP Safe Communities Unit Summer Safety Patrol members Alysha Hardy (from), Kasia Chase, Kylie Dillon and Becky Dodds, and anti-tag team members Rhian Williams and Emily Rice have begun their summer duties, acting as extra eyes and ears for the RCMP.

Patrol on the summer beat ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

Just a few weeks into the job and it’s already been a busy summer for the City of Vernon RCMP Safe Community Unit’s anti-tag team. The duo of Emily Rice and Rhian Williams are responsible for identifying, documenting and removing unwanted tags and graffiti from Vernon businesses and buildings. “The girls have been working for a week-and-ahalf and they’ve already identified 292 instances of tagging and graffiti,” saidd Rachael Zubick of the Safe Communities Unit, who oversees the anti-tag team along with the Summer Safety Patrol. “Sixty of the tags have been removed, 32 by the anti-tag team, 20 by the City of Vernon and eight by businesses themselves.” Started last year as a pilot project, the anti-tag team was so successful that the Safe Communities Unit had no problems bringing it back in 2010. Same goes for the Summer Safety Patrol, a fourwoman crew who act as extra eyes and ears for the RCMP. The safety patrol has been a fixture in and around Vernon streets since 2001. “Both of are crews this year are phenomenal,” said Zubick. “They’re out on bike or on foot and it gives some comfort to the residents to see more uniforms out on the street.” Williams and Rice are decked out in white tops. The Summer Safety Patrol, clad in blue, consists of Kasia Chase, Alysha Hardy – a returnee from last year – Kylie Dillon, a sister of a former patrol member, and Becky Dodds. It’s also been a busy start to the season for the

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Theft leads to time in jail Morning Star Staff

A Lumby man has been given an intermittent jail sentence after pleading guilty to break-andenter and two counts of theft. Trevor Stanley Luszcz, 25, was given 30 days in jail, to be served intermittently, after pleading guilty in Vernon Provincial Court to a charge of breakand-enter in regard to a home on Catt Avenue on May 28. Luszcz also pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, for which he received one day in jail, to be served concurrently, and he pleaded guilty to one count of breach of probation, for which he received another day in jail. Luszcz was credited with 15 days time served in jail. Luszcz was also placed on 18 months probation after serving his jail time.

Motorcycles stolen from Spallumcheen Morning Star Staff

The theft of two motorbikes from the Spallumcheen area has local police asking the public for information. Armstrong RCMP report that on June 15, at approximately 1:30 a.m., homeowners of a property on Hallam Road interrupted the suspects fleeing with a motorbike towards a red truck parked on the property next door. It was discovered that two motorbikes had been stolen. One was a Kawasaki KX250 motorcross bike, green in colour, displaying a Canadian flag on its frame. The other is a 2006 Suzuki RM85 motorbike, yellow in colour, with a cupped black wheel. Anybody with any information on the theft is asked to call Const. Komlos at the Armstrong detachment at 250-546-3028, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Minor injuries in crash Morning Star Staff

An 81-year-old Kelowna man got away with cuts to his head after rolling his vehicle down a 30-foot embankment off Westside Road Wednesday. Police and emergency crews responded to the incident at 9:30 a.m. after a burgundy Subaru stationwagon, that was travelling northbound on Browse Road, went over an embankment. It rolled at least two times before landing on Bolton Road. The investigation has determined that driver inattention was the likely cause of the incident.

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North Okanagan residents can take part in some old-fashioned fun Saturday. O’Keefe Ranch will host Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Visitors can take in all of the old favourites,” said Alicia Kay, special events co-ordinator. “Tour the O’Keefe mansion, the Greenhow Museum, the North Okanagan Model Railway or get some heritage candy from the general store.” There will also be bocce ball, horseshoes, a colouring contest, mural painting and a chance for children to build their own scarecrow, which they can take home. “Kids can try their luck and throw their line into the fishing hole,” said Kay. “Also, the ranch has some new spring arrivals, so everyone can come say hello to the new lambs, and can come by and visit the animals.” There will be free tractor rides, Zumba, cloth dyeing demonstrations and more. “A day at the ranch would make for the perfect day out to celebrate the beginning of summer and the end of a busy school year,” said Kay. For more information, call 250-542-7868 or go to www.okeeferanch.ca.

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Offers include freight and Air Tax but exclude licence, fuel fill charge, insurance, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. These offers are subject to vehicle availability and may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Some conditions apply. See your Ford Dealer for complete details. ‡‡Receive 0% APR purchase financing on new 2010 Ford [Fusion (excluding S and Hybrid)/ Taurus (excluding SE)/Edge (excluding SE)/Flex (excluding SE)/Escape (excluding I4 Manual and Hybrid)]/[Focus (excluding S)] models for a maximum of [60]/[72] months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Example: $20,000 purchase financed at 0% APR for 60 months, monthly payment is $333.33, cost of borrowing is $0 or APR of 0% and total to be repaid is $20,000. 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Offer includes freight and air tax, but excludes variable charges of license, insurance, PDI, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees and all applicable taxes. Freight and air tax charges to be included in the total amount to be financed. Excluded variable charges can be amortized over a purchase financing term, but are required up front charges for lease customers. *From May 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010, pay $0 first purchase finance payment at your participating Ford dealer and for the remaining 59/71/59 months of the total 60/72/60 month purchase finance contract, receive 0%/0%/0% APR purchase financing on all new 2010 Ford Fusion SE I4 with automatic transmission/Focus SE sedan with manual transmission & Sport Appearance Package/Escape XLT FWD with automatic transmission to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $418/$264/$438 (Monthly payment divided by two gives payee a twice monthly payment of $209/$132/$219) with a down payment of $0/$0/$0 or equivalent trade-in. Down payment may be required based on approved credit. Cost of borrowing is $0/$0/$0 or APR of 0%/0%/0% and total to be repaid is $24,622/$18,744/$25,842. All purchase finance offers include $1,450/$1,450/$1,500 freight & air tax, and exclude license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and all applicable taxes. Taxes are payable on the full amount of the purchase price. Twice a month payments are only available through Internet banking and telephone banking, if offered by your financial institution. The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by payment due date. 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To be eligible for the Rebate(s), Ford must receive the following from customer, within 30 days of delivery of new Ford/Lincoln: (1) signed Ford Recycle Your Ride Claim Form; and (2) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to either “Retire Your Ride” or “Car Heaven” or “Authorized Recycler Drop-Off Receipt”. The Rebate will be paid directly to customer in the form of a cheque. The Rebates are available to residents of Canada only and payable in Canadian dollars. Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period to qualify for a Rebate. The Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. The Rebates are raincheckable. The Rebates are not combinable with the previous Ford Recycle Your Ride incentives in effect from September 3, 2009 to March 1, 2010. 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News Public urged to attend athlete, team of the year ceremony Sonja Gaudet (Paralympic wheelchair curling), Sarah Mehain (swimming), Ina Forrest (Paralympic wheelchair curling) and Victoria Podollan (rhythmic gymnastics). Dan Currie, of Tom Hortons, has sponsored the annual trophies for the top athlete and team. Last year’s winners were Gaudet and the Vipers.


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Pete Jovani goes over a 900-horsepower, rear-engine dragster after a race Sunday at the Wings and Wheels show at the Vernon Airport.

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Sports

EDITOR: KEVIN MITCHELL

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Fraser saddles up for Kentucky GRAEME CORBETT Morning Star Staff

Armstrong’s Sylvie Fraser has got a brand new ride. She still has to tow it all the way to Kentucky though. That is where she and her new mount, Tango (aka World Star LHF), a seven-year-old Hanoverian gelding, will compete in the North American Junior Rider Dressage Championships, July 28-Aug. 1. This will be Fraser’s second stab at NorAms; competing in her international debut last year, she placed a respectable 19th out of 36 junior entries. “I was pretty well prepared because my coach (Janine Little) prepared me well. I was in a good mental frame of mind so I didn’t get nervous,” said Fraser. Added Little: “That experience will definitely help her. She knows what it’s all about now.” Having trotted away with youth champion titles from each of the three FEI (Fédération Equestre Internationale) competitions she entered this season (Red Deer, Edmonton and Kelowna), Fraser will go into this year’s competition armed with increased confidence. “I’m hoping for better results this year, both individually and as a (Canadian) team, because it’s my second year at it. “You never know with horses, but so far I have the highest qualifying average (66.4) out of the Canadian riders.” Although Tango, owned by Kelowna’s Susanne Berger, has very little show experience, Fraser is thrilled with the new partnership. “He’s got lots of potential and he’s got what judges are looking for in a junior horse,” she said. “He’s really rideable and we match really well size-wise, and he has a great personality.” The event will take place at the ultra-posh Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. It’s kind of like Graceland for horses. In addition to the lavish show stadium, stables and training areas, there are also horse museums and memorials. The Horse Park is also hosting the illustrious Alltech SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY FEI World Equestrian Games shortly before NorAms. It will mark the first time the Games have been held outside Armstrong’s Sylvie Fraser gets in some ring time with her mount Tango during a training session in Kelowna. Europe. “It’s a neat experience for us to compete at such a big fresh for competition, Fraser is all for it. Not that she really tenor saxophone, Fraser admits she doesn’t get a lot of pracvenue,” said Fraser, who turns 18 in October. “The ring we has a choice. There aren’t many Super 8s willing to house a tice time in these days. compete in is surrounded by a grandstand. It’s a pretty cool horse. Instead, they will plan their route so they can over“This year I’ve just been focussing on work, school and atmosphere. You don’t really notice when you’re riding, but night at horse-friendly bed & bales along the way. riding.” afterwards, yeah.” Added Little: “She’s a super hard-working kid. She’s a “They’re really hard to find in some areas, so you really Fraser and her family will team up with another com- have to plan your route,” said Fraser, who trains three to four busy girl and she does it all well.” petitor for the trip south, beginning Fraser will be hosting a coffee house dance fundraiser feadays a week in Kelowna. “He’s (Tango) the five-day haul down to Kentucky on an athlete and you don’t want anything turing local musicians, Saturday, July 3, Morning Star Staff July 19. She says forget about any plans For another fundraiser, she is bringing in Dave Freeze, to happen to him. He needs to be in top to make a straight shot down south. It’s a Kamloops-based sports psychologist, to give a talk in shape when we get down there.” not advisable when you’re toting a few Fraser, who works part time at the Vernon on Wednesday, July 14 (location to be determined). 1,000-pound animals that don’t like Armstrong Veterinary Clinic, graduates Both events will feature silent auctions, the proceeds helping traveling at the best of times. In total, from Pleasant Valley Secondary this cover Fraser’s considerable travel costs. She is looking for — Sylvie Fraser their motorized cavalcade will cover month, and will attend UBC Okanagan individuals and businesses to donate prizes. more than 10,000 kilometres roundFor more information on the events, and to donate in the fall to pursue a Bachelor of trip. auction items, phone Fraser at (250) 309-9587, or e-mail: Science. If it means going a little slower to make sure Tango is An accomplished musician, playing viola, violin and syfraser@telus.net. Or call Little at (250) 306-3539.

“This year I’ve just been focussing on work, school and riding.”

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Sports Bulldogs star joins Hoop camp Morning Star Staff

Former University of Gonzaga Bulldogs captain Brian Michaelson will be the guest coach at the 25th Hoops and Hustle Basketball Camp offered by Fulton Secondary School. Michaelson won the Oregon State title as a junior at Jesuit High School in Portland before playing for Gonzaga from 2001-05. He helped the Bulldogs advance to four NCAA tournaments and claim

four West Coast Conference championships. Designed for players who will be in Grades 7-10 next fall, the camp goes Aug. 3-6. "This is the best fundamentals camp in B.C.," said director Dale Olson, a UVic Viking grad. "Hoops and Hustle is known for making its participants better players by developing a solid base of fundamentals." Call 545-1348 (ext. 145) to register.

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The Committee for the Coyote Native Classic Tournament would like to thank the following sponsors for their generosity:

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Angels’ pitcher Noah Schneider (above) delivers the heat in the Mosquito baseball A side finals Wednesday night at Lakeview Park; Right: Black Sox batter Dallas Howard takes a cut at a pitch.

Black Sox outgun Angels Morning Star Staff

The CUPE Black Sox held off the Cold Stone Creamery Angels 8-5 Wednesday night in the Vernon Minor Baseball Association Mosquito Division playoff final at Lakeview Park. The Sox, coached by Rick Leroux and Dan Bosquet, got first-inning runs from Riley Swiscoski, Zach Orchard and Jarod Leroux. The Angels, guided by Dan Currie and Tom Love, answered with two runs in the bottom of the first. Landon Currie's smash single highlighted the inning which saw Ty McCall and Thomas Love cross home plate. Singles by Josh Bridge, Ethan King, Dawson Chase and Swiscoski sparked a three-run second inning for the Sox. Chase struck out two batters to shut out the Angels. The Sox increased their lead in the third inning when Leroux tripled to right field to bring in Bryce Turner, who had singled. Carter Bosquet drove in Leroux. The Creamery crew put together a string of singles by Currie, Hayden Broderick and Jonas Ramsey but couldn't score in their half of the third.

Neither team scored n the fourth as Currie fanned a pair of Sox and King mowed down a pair of Angels. The CUPE gang got a single from Chase and walks from Owen Mottus and Swiscoski in the fifth (open inning), but Currie closed them down. The Angels, sporting rally caps, erupted for three runs in the fifth as Broderick smacked a two-run single and Currie stroked a run-scoring triple to right field. Bridge started on the mound for the Sox, while Austin Fairburn, Noah Schneider and Cole Martin also pitched for the Angels. The Sox took their trophy and celebrated with Frosty floats and sundaes at Wendy's, while the Angels headed to Dairy Queen since their sponsor doesn't open for ice cream business until next week. The Angels outlasted the Sox 12-10 in earlier round-robin playoff action, topping the seventeam table at 5-1. The Sox placed second at 4-1-1. The rest of the championship Sox roster is: Dallas Howard, Tristan Metz, Nick Mitchell and Nathan Nesbitt.

Full field for Kal RATS triathlon Morning Star Staff

There will be plenty of carbo-loading, electrolyte-sipping athletes on hand Sunday morning for the 16th annual Kal RATS (Running And Triathlon Sports) Sprint Triathlon at Kin Beach. Race director Kim Johaneson says registration is completely filled, with more than 230 athletes – both individuals and relay teams – entered. All the more reason for people to come out and cheer these competitors on, he adds. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. The course comprises a 750-metre swim, 18.5km bike and 5-km run, and offers a good challenge as both the bike and run portions have some hilly sections. Johaneson reminds drivers to watch for competing cyclists along Okanagan Landing Road during the race. Coldstream teen triathlon sensation, Joel Johnson, finished first overall at last year’s event, completing the course in 57 minutes and 53 seconds. Amongst the racers will be a group of more

than 40 first-timers that enrolled in the Learn to Tri course offered by the Greater Vernon Parks and Recreation. “Many will go onto other races and distances throughout the valley,” said Johaneson. “This race has served as many athletes’ first triathlon due to its size, affordability and generous draw prizes.” Kal RATS is a local club with more than 100 members who compete in and volunteer for local sporting events throughout the Okanagan Valley. The club hosts three events each year – Starting Block 10-km in February, Sprint Tri and the upcoming 9.5-km cross-country race on Oct. 31. It also provides organizational support for Interior Running Association events held in Vernon. The RATS have also created the Al Hubbard Scholarship for Youth, aimed at supporting youth in triathlon (and sport in general). A $500 bursary is awarded annually to a deserving youth in the school district. To learn more about the club, visit www.kalrats.com.

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Bronze Sponsors Summit Environmental Consultants Tosh & Irene Oizumi Vernon Dodge Jeep The Rise Home Building Centre A.E. Berry Ltd. Subway

Ron Harper, RBC Dominion Securities Rona Home Centre Fishers Home Hardware Swan Lake Nurseryland Fruit Market Bannister Chevrolet Inc. Save-On Foods Starbucks

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1st Annual Community Golf Day & Pro-Am July 11th &12th, 2010 Vernon Golf & Country Club Funds raised for the first 3 years of this event will be donated to the Rotary Maternal Child wing at the new VJH Tower of Care

The goal for 2010 is $25,000 July 11th Community Golf Day - everyone welcome • Minimum $50 donation - charitable tax receipts issued To book your tee time contact the Golf shop at 250-542-9126 or email Shannon@vernongolf.com

July 12th Pro-Am Challenge The Pro-Am will feature top pros from Western Canada competing for prize money Come out and watch the Pros compete in a unique skills challenge at 3PM!


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Sports

Impact mop up Monashee’s WANTED!!! VERNON VIPER BILLETS

Morning Star Staff

The Vernon Vipers are seeking energetic, fun-loving people to become involved in the operation of the team. Interested? Please contact the Viper ofďŹ ce.

Phone: (250) 542-6022 email: jason@vipers.bc.ca

KAL RATS TRIATHLON TRAFFIC ADVISORY SUNDAY, JUNE 27 Bike Race on the following roads from 8:30AM til 10AM approx. Lakeshore Ave. and Okanagan Landing Road to White Point Road and return.

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Okanagan Impact’s Sandy VanDenBrand (left) tries to hold off Monashee’s Jennifer Quiring in Women’s Masters Division Soccer action Tuesday at Marshall Field.

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The Kelowna Jays pounced on a one-inning lapse as they outgunned the Vernon ANAF Diamondbacks 12-4 in Okanagan Major Baseball League play Wednesday night at Marshall Field. The D-backs gave Jarred Sochan the ball for his first OMBL start, and he pitched well before being lifted in the fourth, allowing four runs. Trailing 3-0, the D-backs scored three runs in the third inning to equalize. C.J. Galozo, making his debut with the Diamondbacks, scored Vernonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first run on an RBI single by Ryan Boe. Oggie Ortman Josh Wade followed up with another single, before Oggie Ortman cleared the bags with a double. All three runs came with two outs. The Diamondbacksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; downfall came in the top of the fourth, as the Jays cracked five runs to blow open a very close game. The D-backs responded with a single in the fifth, but the Jays stayed steady with their bats to earn the win. Mike Patitucci, John McInnis and Ashton Kodiak all saw time on the mound in the final innings. At the plate, Steve Daamen, Tyler Amiel and TJ Novakowski had singles. Wade finished at 2-for-4. The D-backs entertain the expansion Penticton Pirates in a doubleheader, Saturday at Marshall. Game times are 1 and 3:30 p.m. Visit www.vernondbacks.com for more information.

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The older and more experienced North Enderby Timber settled for a 1-1 draw with the youthful Turn-Key Controls in a North Okanagan Men's Soccer Association derby match Wednesday night at Marshall Field #2. Turn-Key used a strong start and finish for the point, while NET enjoyed possession advantage in the middle portion. The Controllers came within a Rob McGloin crossbar of opening the offence. Despite Turn-Key owning play in the early going, NET used a great effort by Brent Poulsen to take the lead and the momentum when Poulsen beat keeper Spencer Brown near the 23rd minute. The Timber carried the play for the rest of the half. Brown and NET keeper Danny Stein were solid throughout the second half, but Justin Phillips recorded the equalizer off a Chris Jahnig through ball in the 83rd minute. Brown was huge for Turn-Key (3-4-1) in the final minutes, turning aside a determined NET (5-1-2) attack. Salmon Arm's Nation of Domination Eagle Homes grounded Vernon's Concept Physio 6-1 at Marshall Field #3. Coverage breakdowns led to several good scoring chances for Eagle Homes. A superbly struck direct kick from just outside the box to the top corner rounded out the NOD (6-1) scoring. With strong games from Brock Reim, Edwin Cruz and goal scorer Alex MacDougall, Concept Physio (0-8) kept pressuring NOD right up to the final whistle. The Davidson & Co. Dynamite shelled the Kal Sports Bar 8-0 at Marshall Field #4. Carson Haywood-Farmer scored twice as the Dynamite improved to 3-4-1, while the expansion Kal crew fell to 1-7. In Revelstoke, the first-place Stallions brushed back Vernonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Monashee Surveying 2-1. Revelstoke scored early on a nice one-timer with

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Monashee (3-6) only fielding nine players to start. The surveyors gained their form near the half with a full squad and equalized on a bizarre play. Keeper Colin McDonnell made a huge save with defender Matt Goldie sending the rebound down the sideline, where winger Cam Clary pressured a Stallion defender, who buried a 40-yard back pass with the keeper waiting, stunned, at the top of the 18-yard line. The Stallions (6-0-1) scored the late winner on a turnover deep inside the Monashee zone.

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Sasha Schoch was a double-gold medalist at the 31st annual Pacific Invitational Track & Field Meet last weekend at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley. Racing in the 16-17 womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s division, Schoch was first in both the 800- and 1,500-metre distance races, finishing in two minutes, 16.13 seconds, and 4:45.44 respectively. Her 800-m result was a personal best. Sarah Bailey claimed bronze in the same two events, finishing them in 2:17.61 and 4:52.04. In 16-17 womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hurdles, Shawna Noble finished sixth in the 100-m distance in 17.82, and third in the 300-m event in 49.89. Mykenzee Ramunno cleared 4.71 metres to earn seventh in 16-17 womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s long jump, and was 12th in the triple jump with 9.51 metres. In 14-15 girls action, Ella Brown struck gold in both the 100-m (13.32) and 300-m (44.50), and added a fourth-place finish in the 200-m (27.70). Brown has qualified to compete at the B.C. Summer Games, July 22-25 in Langley. Mariah Klein recorded ninth in the 13 girls

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Sports Bolts wrap up Tyke season

SATURDAY JUNIOR B LACROSSE – Kamloops Rattlers at Vernon Re/Max Tigers, 7:30 p.m., Wesbild Centre. MEN’S BASEBALL – Doubleheader - Penticton Pirates at Vernon ANAF Diamondbacks, 1 and 3 p.m., Marshall Field.

SUNDAY TRIATHLON – Kal RATS Triathlon, 8:30 a.m., Kin Beach.

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Tye Krause (left), eight, Brandon Dyck (middle), eight, and Joseph Fidler, seven, all of the Sun Valley Sports Lightning Bolts, go for a run during intermission at a recent senior C men’s lacrosse game at Wesbild Centre.

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started, the assist going to Nate Benn. With three minutes left, Preston got another shorthanded goal to make it 6-6. Ehan Vryenhoek-Frank drew the assist. The Bolts then bowed 11-8 to Kelowna, despite a five-goal showing by Preston. Mason Palmer was fantastic in goal for the Bolts, who got two goals from Vrynhoek-Frank and one from McKill. One of Vrynhoek-Frank's goals came off a sweet face-off win by Dyck. Krause pocketed a pair of helpers. Coaches Ryan Williamson, Kody Nitchie and Mel Frank were praised by manager Erika Jones "for turning our 'little guys' into mighty lacrosse players."

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Vernon leads the pack in commuter challenge Morning Star Staff

The City of Vernon is the tops when it comes to commuting. Vernon won first place in the population category of 25,000 to 49,999 in the National Commuter Challenge from May 31 to June 6. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This type of public awareness initiative helps motivate citizens to try green modes of travel in a fun atmosphere,â&#x20AC;? said Wendy Majewski, the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

Hockey frolics slated Morning Star Staff

Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re calling it Hockey Day in Vernon. Bring out your sticks, helmets and gloves and enjoy fun-filled hours of street hockey in the Vernon Alliance Church parking lot off 43rd Avenue. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re planning to have three games going on at a time,â&#x20AC;? said JC Colvin, a former Medicine Hat Tiger goalie, and a member of the church helping the youth group. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s open to kids and adults of all ages. There will be teams of four with one member of the (national junior A champion) Vipers or Knights (North Okanagan junior B team) on each team.â&#x20AC;? Former Edmonton Oiler first-round draft choice and retired NHLer Steve Kelly, now a permanent Vernon resident, has agreed to play. Colvin said Dean McAmmond of the New Jersey Devils, a Vernon summer resident, has donated a stick, and other prizes will be awarded during the day. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is no registration fee. The barbecue at noon, and everything else is by donation.â&#x20AC;? Action gets going at 9 a.m. and will run until about 2 p.m. You may register Saturday morning or by calling the church office at 250545-7105.

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"ANDBRINGSSPIRITEDFUNTO&UNTASTIC No rest for Spirit of the West which should hit a home run at A&W Funtastic Music Festival JESSICA SCHWITEK Morning Star Staff

The A&W Funtastic Music Festival is bringing some west coast spirit to its lineup. Vancouver rock band Spirit of the West will be hitting the stage, entertaining thousands of slo-pitch players and fans with their iconic drinking song Home For a Rest. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will be a good outdoor summer show,â&#x20AC;? said the bandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s drummer, Vince Ditrich. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just lots and lots of fun.â&#x20AC;? Spirit of the West has been around since the late â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;80s, touring the world with their folk, rock sound. Even though quite a bit has changed since then, the band still remains close, and come together for about 10 to 20 shows a year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As long as people are interested, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll keep on doing it,â&#x20AC;? said Ditrich. But over the last couple of decades things have changed a bit. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When we started off none of us had kids,â&#x20AC;? said Ditrich. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now it wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be long before

one of us is a grandpa. Hopefully it will be Geoffrey (Kelly) first, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the oldest.â&#x20AC;? So the days of perpetual touring, travelling all night and sleeping in crummy hotel rooms are over. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more fun in some ways. We get to stay in nicer hotels in our elderly years.â&#x20AC;? All the members of the band have other projects on the go. Ditrich has his own management company based on Vancouver Island where he lives. He has also begun to expand his creative abilities into writing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been writing for years. It just feels like a natural extension,â&#x20AC;? he said. But no matter what they do they always come back to Spirit of the West. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was born a musician,â&#x20AC;? said Ditrich. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I do other things, but it always centers around music.â&#x20AC;? You just canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t keep doing the same thing over and over and stay interested and interesting, he said. But audiences are still finding

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Spirit of the Westâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Geoffrey Kelly (left), Vince Ditrich, John Mann, Hugh McMillan and Tobin Frank bring the best of their 20-plus year career to the A&W Funtastic Music Festival Friday, July 2. them interesting and continue to come out to their shows year after year to hear their classic tunes. Ditrich admits that he doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really have a favourite song to per-

form, but the fan favourite is clear. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Home For a Rest is definitely our best-known song. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the one people are the most reactive to,â&#x20AC;? he said.

The fans in Vernon will get the chance to enjoy it at the A&W Funtastic Music Festival. Spirit of the West will be headlining on Friday, July 2 at the DND grounds.

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Funtastic wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be, well, Funtastic without a big party. And the Funtastic Sports Society, which hosts the annual slo-pitch tournament, is pumped for the A&W Funtastic Music Festival, which will see major headliners Spirit of the West and Nazareth take the stage on July 2 and July 3 respectively. With Spirit of the West expected to kick things into high gear with their Celtic-edged anthems, Scotlandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Nazareth will add a nostalgic flavour to the festival. Known for their popular covers of The Everly Brothersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Love Hurts and Joni Mitchellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s This Flight Tonight, the band has been going strong since the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;70s with original singer Dan McCafferty and bassist Pete Agnew.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nazareth came up and were available, and the neat thing is I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been here in Vernon before. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re from Scotland but they really made their name in Canada and have had many successful tours here,â&#x20AC;? said Funtastic music festival director Tim Reardon. On board with the Funtastic crew the past 10 years, Reardon has the arduous task of picking out the musical entertainment for the festival. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard given the budget constraints of who we can bring and to find acts that we havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t had before. Luckily bands from the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;90s are now considered classic rock bands.â&#x20AC;? Just as important to the success of the festival are the number of local and valleybased acts who will perform throughout the weekend, he added. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We pretty much have all local acts on

the Thursday night,â&#x20AC;? said Reardon. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have enough local bands that can do the job and that need the work. We always seem to have enough bands to book for the festival... Lots send promo material to me, and I apologize to the bands that didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it this time.â&#x20AC;? New to the program this year are up-andcoming young rockers Lucy and the Lucky Four, who open the festivities on Thursday night (Canada Day) along with The Dirt, Mace, and The Goods. Reardonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s own band, The Youngâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;uns, who have played at Funtastic on and off since they first put on a dance in Lumby in the mid-â&#x20AC;&#x2122;90s, are geared to take the stage Thursday after the fireworks light up the sky at 10 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That will be a busy night. People are asked to watch for information about the park and ride. There should be a shuttle bus leaving from the recreation centre to

the DND grounds,â&#x20AC;? said Funtastic executive director Jim McEwan, adding the long-range forecast looks good for the long weekend. Opening for Spirit of the West on the Friday night is Kelownaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s SilveRoad, plus local acts Orio, Channel Eight and Cold Driven. Kelowna cover band Papa Wheely, classic rock four-piece Out of Eden, who are actually out of Kelowna, plus Kelownabased tribute acts Love Gun, who will be in full makeup and regalia as KISS, and AC/ DC emulators High Voltage will open for Nazareth on the Saturday. All music starts nightly at 6 p.m. at the DND army camp grounds. Day passes are $15 for Thursday and $25 for Friday or Saturday. A three-day weekend pass is $45. They are available at A&W locations in Vernon at the Fruit Union Plaza and Anderson Way and in Armstrong.


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Some see them as cute, fuzzy, wuzzy pets, others see them as a nuisance for their rather habitual breeding habits. In western folklore, rabbits have played a curious role. They represent rebirth, renewal and fertility, and the happy, hypoglycemic Easter bunny is a key mythological figure: heralding in the spring by distributing fertility symbols (eggs) and aphrodisiacs (candy), says Vernon artist Amber Powell, who is unleashing her latest art exhibition, entitled Rabbit, Rabbit, White Rabbit at Gallery Vertigo this week. “Many, if not most, people assume that rabbits are good omens and bring good luck: for instance, one widely held tradition holds that if a person can remember to say ‘rabbit, rabbit, white rabbit’ or simply ‘rabbit, rabbit, rabbit’ upon waking up on the first day of each month, then that person is bound to have good luck,” she said. “Despite these friendly modern associations, however, rabbits are traditionally strong omens of bad luck and ill-will. They are evil animals.” The white rabbit incantation is not meant to bring luck, but is rather a spell to banish them and their foul influences from your life, explains Powell. “Rabbits are portents of death, fear, and violent change: if you see a rabbit running down

Vernon artist Amber Powell takes on the Easter bunny in her new exhibition Rabbit, Rabbit, White Rabbit at Gallery Vertigo. your street, you’d better be sure to check your fire insurance. The association between blackcloaked magicians and rabbits is based on the belief that rabbits are common witches’ familiars with potent powers; and the luck of a rabbit’s foot is grounded in the

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has created a series of mixed media collages influenced by the collage work of Joan Miro. The works show Miro’s use of contrast, balance, and a device, Powell says, she has borrowed unapologetically using lengths of string to illustrate connections between concepts. Powell grew up in Winfield and studied art at Okanagan College from 1987 to ‘88. She continued her education at the University of Victoria where she studied printmaking and drawing, graduating in 1991 with a bachelor of fine arts. She went on to do commercial art and design for 10 years and continued to produce her own work as a member of a Vancouver studio and gallery. After returning to the Okanagan in 2000, Powell became involved with Gallery Vertigo and continues to be a studio art-

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ART SHOWS ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN MUSEUM & ARTS SOCIETY 3415 Pleasant Valley Rd., 546-8318. The gallery is proud to present Viewpoints featuring the work of Gary Whitley, Michael Jell, Jerry Markham and Barry Rafuse in its main gallery, as well as Expressions by Jon Allen Landaeta in the Freeze Gallery. Exhibits end Saturday. ASHPA NAIRA GALLERY 9492 Houghton Rd, Vernon, 549-4249. Open Friday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ashpa Naira Gallery and Headbones Gallery presents the current exhibition New Moon, featuring paintings and lithographs by Robert Bigelow. The exhibition runs from July 2 till Aug. 1. See www.ashpanairagallery.com. CHERRYVILLE ARTISANS SHOP 1187 Hwy. 6, Cherryville, 547-0020. Now to end of June, open Thursday to Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July and August open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment anytime. Cherryville Farmers’ Market happens every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to Oct. 2. COATCHECK GALLERY Vernon Performing Arts Centre, lower lobby. Current exhibit and art sale, Headhunters, by the Portrait Group, is open during show times. GALLERY ODIN 215 Odin Rd. Silver Star Mountain, 503-0822. The gallery opens for summer with a new exhibition featuring the works of 25 Canadian artists. An opening reception takes place Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. The gallery will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. for the remainder of the summer season. GALLERY VERTIGO Suite 1 - 3001 31st St. Vernon, 503-2297. In Gallery One is Amber Powell’s series Rabbit, Rabbit, White Rabbit. Gallery Two features pinhole photography by Sylvia Vandekerkhove. On the NOAA Featured Members Wall is knitified, a knit graffiti artist working mainly in Vernon. All exhibitions open Saturday with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Exhibitions run to July 31. KALAMALKA VERTIGO located at Vernon’s Kalamalka Campus of Okanagan College. The gallery is located just past the college lecture theatre in the main building adjacent to the college office. Recollections, recent work by clay sculptor Gale Woodhouse, can be viewed during college hours from now until Sept. 15. MIMI’S TEA ROOM & CAFE 610 Cliff Avenue, Enderby, 250838-2009. Open Monday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Display of saws from 1600-present collected by Jon Turpin of Enderby, Runs until the end of June. NADINE’S FINE ART & FRAMES 3101B 31st Ave. 542-8544. Nadine’s fifth anniversary and ninth semi-annual art show is open Monday to Friday 9:30 to 5:30, 9:30 to 4 on Saturdays and Sundays by appointment. Current show is online at www.nadinesfineart. com. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY 3228 31st. Ave., 545-3173. UBC Okanagan Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates show Intuit is in the Topham Brown Gallery, Glenn Clark’s In Search of the Picturesque is in the Caroline Galbraith Gallery, and Katie Belcher’s Housescape is in the Up-Front Gallery. Exhibitions run to July 29. Saturday at 1 p.m. Glenn Clark, a Penticton-based artist, presents a talk about his investigation of the B.C. landscape from his exhibition, In the Search of the Picturesque. The 24th annual Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts takes place at the Caetani Cultural Centre gardens July 21. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60, now on sale at the gallery. The event features both a live and silent art auction, live music and local businesses serving food and beverages.

CONCERTS DOMINIC MANCUSO The Juno winner for the 2010 World Music Album of the Year is making a stop in Vernon for one show only tonight at ORA Restaurant Lounge and Prestige Conference Centre.

FILM VERNON FILM SOCIETY The film society’s summer season starts July 5 with Roman Polanski’s Ghost Writer, starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan and Kim Cattrall. A gifted author hired to ghostwrite the memoirs of a controversial former British prime minister becomes a hunted man when he uncovers explosive secrets about the past. All films are held at the Vernon Towne Cinema, 2910 30th Ave. Shows at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 each, available in advance at the Towne box office or the Bean Scene.

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MIYANDA WEST AFRICAN YOUTH DRUM & DANCE GROUP The youth group from New Westminster will be in Vernon for a fundraising performance to help the group get to Scotland to represent Canada at the World Youth Festival. The show is at the Powerhouse Theatre at 7:30 p.m. July 2. Tickets are $15 and are available at Bean Scene and Bean to Cup or at the door. The group will also be offering workshops at Inner Light Yoga Studio on 44th Ave. July 3. The dance workshop is $15 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the drumming workshop is $20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. To pre-register contact Robin at 545-9121. VERNON SINGLES CLUB invites everyone to kick up their heels at our country/western dance June 26. This will be the last dance for the summer so don’t miss it. It will be at the Dogwood Hall at the recreation complex (3310-37th Ave.) from 8 p.m to midnight with the live sounds of Copper Creek. Admission is $9 for members and $12 for non-members. Light lunch provided with price of admission. Tickets available at door. For further info call Eva @ 545-1179 or Lottie @ 549-2495.

JAMS/KARAOKE/OPEN MICS ACOUSTIC JAM St. George’s Anglican Church Hall, Knight Ave., Enderby. Open circle jam on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Share your talents. For more info call 306-3688. ARMSTRONG INN 3400 Smith Dr., 546-3056. Karaoke with Brenda Thursdays and Saturdays. BRANDING IRON PUB 3445 Okanagan St., Armstrong, 5460044. Jam session every Tuesday evening starting at 8:30 p.m. ENDERBY INN 707 Cliff Ave, 838-7100, (Enderby). Karaoke with Jeff every Thursday and Saturday. Starts at 8:30 p.m. FORTUNES LANDING/HOWARD JOHNSON 1510 George St. Enderby, 838-6825. Karaoke with Brenda every Wednesday and Sunday night. FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES HALL 5101 25th Ave. 5423003. Karaoke with Brenda is every Friday starting at 8 p.m. KILLINEY BEACH HALL 516 Udell Rd., 25 km south along Westside Road, 30 minutes from Vernon. Open mic every Saturday night in June at 8 p.m. Homemade desserts, snacks and refreshments available. Everyone welcome. Cover charge $10. Ages 18 and under $5. Reservations accepted. Call Judy at 250-260-3366. All types of talent and entertainment considered. Hosted by Orlando, 250-558-7888. LONGHORN PUB 4513 25th Ave., 542-9222. Sunday jam hosted by Rudi Strauss, 4 to 10 p.m. LUMBY ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 167 2016 Miller St. (250) 547-2338. Karaoke tonight. TALKIN’ DONKEY 3923 32nd St, 545-2286. Open mic open to everyone, Wednesday nights starting at 7 p.m. Sign up sheet available at the coffee shop. TORO’S PUB 1220 Kalamalka Lake Rd, 545-7856. Thursday night is karaoke with Anita. Come out and show your talent. VERNON ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 25 4607 - 29th St., behind the Fast Lane Car Wash. Sunday jam session from 2 till 5 p.m.

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Live Wire LIVE MUSIC VENUES ARMSTRONG INN 3400 Smith Dr., 5463056. Swing Cat Bounce featuring Sabrina Weeks performs classic R&B, funk, swing and electric blues at 8 p.m. tonight. ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE CLUB 2500 46th Ave, 542-3277. In the Spitfire Lounge tonight and Saturday is Bob King. BRANDING IRON PUB 3445 Okanagan St., Armstrong, 546-0044. Immigrant Son plays tonight at 8:30 p.m., and XVL, Bloodloss, Maelstrom and Sins From Within all hit the stage Saturday at 8:30 p.m. CLUB 2929, 2900 29th Ave., 5497448. Original lineup of Vancouver band Econoline Crush returns in 2010 and stops at Club 2929 on their western Canadian tour, Sunday. Opening acts include Rattlesnake Vendetta, Like a Storm, Shattered Tone and Malibu Knights. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. LORENZO’S CAFE 901 Mabel Lake Rd. (8 km east of Enderby), 838-6700. Tonight is one-man wonder Shane Philip meshing his mystic dance groove beat with didgeridoo, guitar, and percussion.

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THEATRE SAY THE RIGHT THING Written, directed and acted by Prodigy One, a sub group of Prodigy Productions, is a social commentary about what we think versus what we say. Continues at Gallery Vertigo, #1-300131st. St., tonight and June 30, July 1, and 2 at 7 p.m. $12.50 per person with part of the proceeds going to Gallery Vertigo at (250) 503-2297. BEAUTY and THE BEAST Disney classic comes to life on stage tonight at the Centennial Theatre in Armstrong, in the Len Wood Middle School Performing Arts production of Beauty And The Beast. Featuring 75 performers, all the beloved characters and songs, and wonderful cos-

tumes by Calowna Costume, this show promises to be a colourful and exciting treat for all ages. Begins at 7 p.m. All tickets are $10. For more information, contact Len Wood Middle School at 250 546-3476. SWINE FLEW, OR, WHEN PIGS FLY MacKenzie Camp is pleased to announce that Swine Flew, or, When Pigs Fly is back this year by popular demand at the Zion United Church in Armstrong Saturday at 7 p.m. Come enjoy the zany antics and ridiculous pig puns and laugh and sing and have a great time. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and students, and $5 for children 12 and under.

UPCOMING COFFEE HOUSE July 3 at the Zion United Church Hall, Armstrong, 7 to 10 p.m. Featuring PVSS students, past grads and friends: MC/singer/songwriter Drive by Dreamer (Brandon Dorsey), Shane Coates, Alex Yellowshoes, Patrick Kelly and others. Beverages, desserts, CDs, T-shirts. Tickets are $10 available at Brown Derby and Brown International Services or at the door. Fundraiser to support Canadian junior dressage team member Sylvie Fraser and world star (Tango) on their journey to compete internationally in Kentucky in July. MUSIC OF THE LOUISIANA HAYRIDE Enjoy the songs and stories of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and other legends by a variety of performers, written, produced and hosted by Lori Risling, July 9 at Powerhouse Theatre. Starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www. ticketseller.ca. SFU PIPE BAND Six-time world champion SFU Pipe Band live in concert at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre July 9. Due to the overwhelming success of last year’s show, the band has decided to return to Vernon. Tickets are $27.50 and are available at Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www. ticketseller.ca. FRIDAY NIGHT FIESTA All-day Mexican theme music event happens July 9 at Paddlewheel Hall. Starts with karaoke from

noon to 3 p.m. Jam from 3 till 7 p.m. followed by talented young band Know Tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. and Kold Fusion on a mission to impress from 9 to midnight. DJ Coletrain will spin from midnight to 2 a.m. Mexican food/drinks available. No minors after 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. Info: 250-546-0926. DOUBLE BILL BLUES BBQ at Gatzke’s Farm Market continues July 11, 4 to 8 p.m., with Swing Cat Bounce featuring Sabrina Weeks with sax man Doug Sonju. Tickets are $10 each, $30 for a season’s pass, available at Gatzke’s in Oyama or the Blue Heron Pub or East Side Liquor Co. in Vernon. DELHI 2 DUBLIN Vancouver’s East meets West dance band returns to the Mabel Lake Community Hall July 16 in support of Jam Camp, a week-long improvisational music camp for families held at Mabel Lake. Also on the bill are African music, bluegrass, and the Jam Camp Band. Tickets are $15 in advance only at the Health Food Store in Lumby and the Bean Scene in Vernon. CATS AND THE FIDDLE The fiddle group from the Shuswap presents a summer concert at the Mackie Lake House July 25 at 5 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. and tickets are $10, kids under 5 free. Get them at jadewf@ xplornet.ca or Mackie Lake House. Bring along a picnic and enjoy a lovely summer evening of fiddle music.

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Agriculture experience lands new post for Bullock JUDIE STEEVES Black Press

Kelowna orchardist Richard Bullock has been appointed both chairman of the Agricultural Land Commission and its chief executive officer. Bullock has been in agriculture all his life and has served on a number of industry boards, most recently as chairman of the B.C. Farm Industry Review Board (FIRB), where he has been a member for 12 years. Bullock says he has favoured the Agricultural Land Reserve since it was created in 1973 and believes it is necessary in this province to protect land for agriculture. â&#x20AC;&#x153;God knows where we would be without it today. It would be a different landscape in this province,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Without land, nothing else matters in agriculture,â&#x20AC;? he added. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And the good stuff lies close to people who want it for other purposes. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life in our tight valleys.â&#x20AC;? Whether on Vancouver Island, the Fraser Valley or the Okanagan, he said development desires have put huge pressure on prime agricultural land. In his new position he will oversee the work of 19 land commissioners and 20 staff, although six of those commissioner positions are vacant right now, including two of the three Okanagan panel positions. Appointing new commissioners will not have anything to do with him, but he expects announcements on those vacancies shortly. He says he already began work this week, spending several days at the office in Burnaby, but mainly he will work out of his home office in Kelowna, as well as travelling throughout the province. His first task will be to get to know the position, although he doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t expect the work will be at all strange to him, after his time on the FIRB. Over the years, he says the issues havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really changed all that much, although theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re much more complex. As well, he noted, peo-

ple have far more resources with which to argue their case today, with the internet as a resource. All in all, he says itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an

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Asian insect threatens Okanagan Valley soft fruit JUDIE STEEVES Black Press

Soft fruit that you don’t eat should be bagged, buried or frozen rather than tossed out the window, into the garbage or in the compost. That’s the message from orchardists and grape growers facing the potential loss of an entire crop of fruit to a new insect pest which enters the valley in fruit such as cherries, plums, grapes, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. The spotted wing drosophila is a vinegar fly, similar to a fruit fly, that feeds on rotting fruit but lays its eggs on ripening fruit, destroying it for market. Organic fruit grower and entomologist Linda Edwards says growers have concerns about fruit which is coming in from California now and berries coming from the Fraser Valley in the coming weeks. If you buy fruit which is bad and compost it, you could find your raspberry patch is infested with inedible fruit at harvest time, she warns. Similarly, you could cause the infestation of a commercial operation if you permit eggs in soft fruit that you don’t eat, to develop. Prevent that by freezing the fruit for two days, or securely bagging it in plastic before throwing it away. Discovery of this Asian pest for the first time last year in the Fraser Valley and in the Kelowna area is said by some people to have marked “the end of fruit growing as we know it,” because it has such potential for devastation, right in the last few days before harvest, when most conventional pesticides can’t be used against it. “It’s a very frightening pest,” commented Edwards. There can be eight to 13 generations in a year, compared to the most serious pest of cherries, the cherry fruit fly, which has only one. “We need to change how we handle fruit waste,” advised Edwards.

Cherry grower Christine Dendy says they are hopeful the new pest will not overwinter in the Okanagan, but it will in the warmer Fraser Valley, so now each spring growers here will have to monitor for it.

“It’s a very frightening pest.” — Linda Edwards “Public cooperation will be important, since drosophila will even

infest wild Saskatoon berries,” she noted. From there it can move on to

commercial farms. Monitoring traps have been placed around the valley, and so far this spring two flies have been caught, one in a Kelowna-area orchard and another in an Oyama orchard. Agriculture ministry

entomologist Susanna Acheampong says 300 monitoring traps have gone into orchards and some into back yards, while grocery stores and fruit stands are also being monitored. A weekly monitoring report will go

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7ICKENHEISER +ILEY Corey and Leanne Wickenheiser were married April 3, 2010 at Paddlewheel Hall in beautiful Vernon, B.C. Maid of honour was Jodi Chenier, best man was Ron Hughes. Leanne and Corey would like to thank all of their family and friends who attended and contributed to their wonderful honeymoon in Jamaica.

Charlene Urbina and Colby Appleby

!PPLEBY 5RBINA Aaron Tucker and Jenny Sampirisi are pleased to announce their marriage May 14, 2010 in Toronto, Ont. It was a wonderful day as friends and families of Cam and Sherrie Tucker of Coldstream, B.C. and Glen and Deanna Sampirisi of Queensville, Ont. celebrated this happy occasion. Aaron and Jenny will continue to make their home in Toronto.

Colby Appleby and Charlene Urbina exchanged their wedding vows April 17, 2010 at the beautiful Swan-e-set Bay Resort in Pitt Meadows, B.C., witnessed by many of their friends and family. Charlene was attended by Imee Borja as matron of honour, and bridesmaids Cecile Calubad, Michelle Urbina and Maylinda Urbina. Flowergirls were Ava Urbina-Beggs and Kalya Urbina-Beggs, nieces of the bride. Colby was attended by Scott Appleby as bestman, and groomsmen Ernie Westle, Nick Brar, Mike McMorran and Rod McMorran. Proud parents John and Carolyne Appleby of Coldstream and Paquito and Rosalinda Urbina of Coquitlam wish Colby and Charlene a life full of love and happiness.

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3MITH 0AQUETTE The parents of Gayle Elizabeth Smith and Jay John Paquette, John and Mary Paquette of Peterborough, Ont., Tom Smith of Prince George, Penny and Francis Latter of Vernon, are proud to announce the marriage of their children Aug. 20, 2009 in the beautiful setting of St. Andrews on the Square, Kamloops. The happy couple now works at UBC and lives in Surrey.

Congratulations to Sara Watt and Scott Hamilton, who Ivan Scowen, son of Wendy and Larry Penner of Cherryville, were married Aug. 21, 2009 on the family farm in Vernon. B.C., and Natalie Melesko, daughter of Chris and Lydia Melesko The couple moved to New Zealand Sept. 1, 2009 and will of Vernon, are happy to announce their marriage Sept. 5, 2009 arrive home to Vernon Sept. 1, 2010. at Our Lady of the Valley Church in Coldstream.

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Fundraiser will be Chillin’ for Chile Morning Star Staff

A Vernon man with Chilean roots is using his expertise to help Chile after the earthquake there earlier this year. Jorge Sepulveda, a Canadian whose father is from Chile, is the owner of Andes EXP Services. The company has 20 years experience working in Northern B.C. and the Andes in backcountry construction for business, exploration and recreation activities. He has already taken a team of Vernon residents to help with reconstruction and his goal is to provide 1,000 emergency shelters. “This project is designed to help Chile in four ways,” wrote Sepulveda. “The introduction of a new technology and the sharing of knowledge and information and providing Chile with an alternative to their current emergency shelter design, as well as providing earthquake survivors with short- to

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Jorge Sepulveda, of the Vernon-based company, Andes EXP Services, is working to help Chile recover from the February earthquake. medium-term shelter while the government processes their housing

subsidy applications and finishes the construction of permanent homes,

which could take as long as five years, and restore and maintain dignity to those affected by the earthquake.” Chilean construction workers are being trained to use the technology for future building, giving them a valuable employment skill. The Feb. 27 earthquake is the fifth largest earthquake ever recorded, measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale. The damage caused by the earthquake was one thing, but for coastal settlements the ensuing 65-foot-plus tsunami wave that followed 20 minutes later was even more devastating. In some areas, the ocean flowed 12 K upriver. The Chillin’ for Chile fundraiser to help Sepulveda with his work will take place Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at Polson Park. Registered massage therapists and spa practitioners will be volunteering their time to give 15-minute relaxation massages by dona-

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tion. Chili and a bun by Gumtree Catering will be available. Anyone who cannot make it to the event but would like to donate can write a cheque to Sepulveda’s company, Andes EXP Services, 4212 Bella Vista Rd., Vernon, B.C. V1T 2N4. For more information e-mail info@andesexp. com or see www.andesexp.com.

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ear Annie: Last week, our 22-year-old grandson flew in for a visit from college. We celebrated with lots of barbecues and swimming. The entire family was here for the weekend — our older son, his live-in girlfriend and her 17-year-old daughter, along with our younger son, his wife and their three teenage girls. On the morning of my grandson’s departure, he noticed that a $100 bill from his wallet was missing. He also found a hair barrette on the floor near the dresser. The 17-year-old is the only child who wore barrettes. But our 16-year-old granddaughter has a history of lying. None of the bedroom doors has a lock, and with all the

taken the money. You confusion of changing clothes after swimming, have notified your sons, and the rest is up to anyone could have them. Unless entered the you want this to bedroom become an issue and stolen every time you the money. see the family, We reimyou will have to bursed our let it go. Sorry grandson for to say, the next his loss, but time the kids here is our dilemma: Our Kathy Mitchell & Marcy Sugar visit, you might want to lock sons were up any rooms that have notified of the missing valuables in them. $100, but they both said Dear Annie: My they did not believe their husband has subscribed children were involved. to adult magazines since Do we broach the the early 90s. I have no subject next time we are in the company of either problem with that, but I hate that he collects the of the girls, or should we just let it go and do a magazines and stores them in dozens of boxes better job securing our in our garage, taking up money when they are in the house? — Saddened space we could use for other things. Dear Saddened: I have spoken to Four teenagers and four him about this, and he adults were guests in either changes the subyour home, and any ject or tells me to stop one of them could have

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nagging. He says the magazines will be collectors’ items one day. Is this true? I am ready to take whatever action is necessary to get the magazines out of my home, even if it means I have to do it without his knowledge. I know more will take their place. — Hate the Trash Dear Hate: It’s possible these magazines may someday be worth money, but probably not as much as your husband believes. Suggest he check out their value online, and if he still plans to sell them, they need to be in good condition, not scattered around the house. Tell him to rent storage space elsewhere, or you will throw them out. Then he can decide how much they are worth to him. Dear Annie: Your

response to “Concerned Grandparent” really aggravated me. She asked whether a 7-yearold girl was right to tell Dad that she saw her mom kissing another man. I agree that a 7-year-old couldn’t possibly know what sort of response is appropriate. However, you blamed Dad for not controlling his emotional outburst, which was directed at the child. At no point did you address the cheating wife. She is the only guilty party in the entire mess. The father’s reaction was understandable. But it’s the mother who caused the problem. Quit covering for the bad behavior of cheating wives. — Lafayette, Ind. Dear Lafayette: No one’s covering for anybody. The question was how to help the child.

After three years, Dad still cannot control his reaction in front of his daughter, which makes her feel responsible. The entire family needs help.

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A dream begins to come true Kevin Leask credits his local teachers for their devotion to the joy of performing Morning Star Staff

Kevin Leask was just eight years old when he began readying, studying and performing the works of William Shakespeare. So when he performs at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre next year, it’s safe to say it’s a dream come true for the graduate of Pleasant Valley secondary school. Now in his last term at Randolph Academy of Performing Arts (RAPA) in Toronto, Leask has just been accepted into the Masters of Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting) program at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, where he will begin his studies in September. Following the ninemonth program in Glasgow, Leask will spend three months in London, where he will study and perform at Shakespeare’s Globe. “When you’re young, Cinderella tells us that a dream is a wish our heart makes. Now that we’re older of course, we know that she was talking about the lucid dream...a place where anything is possible,” said Leask. “But what of the waking world where our society finds itself as much assaulted as convenienced by the sense of regularity and ease we have attained? “Here, fine art is the one refuge where anything is still possible. It remains to be the one place where fun

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Kevin Leask as Mr. Gardiner in Pride and Prejudice. is unbridled and, yet, where an individual can still make a difference in the lives of the populous.” In addition to his own talent and hard work, Leask’s journey has been made possible through the support of a number of individuals in the community who have supported and encouraged him along the way. In illustrating his appreciation for his teachers, Leask offers a quote by Oro Silverati: “If by chance you find yourself oppressed in some employ, we pray you’ll not forget the gift that no bully can destroy. For play is more than a childhood game, much more than a fancy’s toy. It is a way to find a way, to heal, release, bring joy.” The Twins is Italian playwright Silverati’s rebellion against those who seek to oppress the artists of tomorrow by bringing significance to performing art, said Leask. “He strives to denounce those that attempt to encour-

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countering with love, freedom and knowledge,” he said. “Janet Gillis and Jim Howie of PVSS, the staff of Accentz Dance Studio, Sarah Mori, and Paul and Melina Moore were to me what Oro Silverati was to the theatrical community of Italy. “I use this comparison not simply because these people are extremely talented at what they do — which they are — but because, like Silverati, they are forging new ground. Outside of high schools in the east specifically devoted to musical theatre, their devotion to the joy of performing and the integration of technique remain completely unparalleled.”

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At Randolph Academy, Leask is completing a diploma in performing arts: singing, dancing and acting for film, TV and stage. Meanwhile, before heading to his new life in Scotland, Leask is in rehearsals for RAPA’s upcoming production of My Favourite Year. “All of this is a direct result of both hard work and talented instructors,” he said. “Dreams do come true. Enable them. “Support the artists of tomorrow by aiding the students and teachers of today.”

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DOG’O’POGO AGILITY Dog Days of Summer Agility Trial June 25, 26 and 27 at Lavington Park on School Road, starts on the Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lots of fun events. Please bring chair or umbrella. Rain or shine. NOCCS SUMMER SOLSTICE EVENT June 25, Paddlewheel Hall. Fundraiser for the North Okanagan Child Care and Montessori Preschool Society, this evening of music and tapas is a black tie and flip-flop affair featuring wines from Grey Monk and Arrowleaf, a tapas tour by Gumtree Catering, live music and a silent auction. Tickets $50, includes $25 charitable receipt. For tickets call 250-558-9963. STAR COUNTRY SQUARES Dancing in the Park (Polson Band Stand) every Tuesday (rain or shine) from 7-9 p.m. with mainstream modern square dancing and callers from the Okanagan and Shuswap; round dancing between tips. Come out and join in, visit or just enjoy the friendship of this great activity for all ages. Bring chairs and water. B.C. INTERIOR HORSE RESCUE SOCIETY Our mission is to rescue, protect, help and prevent the abuse of horses. For more information about membership or volunteering, call 250-260-5344 or see www.bcihrs.com TINY TOT HAND DRUM GROUP For children two to six years at the Aboriginal Infant/Early Childhood Development Program, free, every Friday from 10 to 10:30 a.m., at 2902-29th Ave. For more information, call 542-7578. WEIGHT AND SEE DROP-IN PROGRAM Weekly program will be held Fridays from 10 a.m. - noon for families at the Vernon Health Centre, 1440-14th Ave., with babies aged 10 days to two months old. Public health nurses will be present to weight and assess babies, provide breastfeeding and parenting support, and make referrals to community partners, as necessary. There will be information available on topics such as: feeding issues, immunizations, safety, adjustment to parenthood, family planning, community resources and smoking cessation. For more information, call 250-549-5721. AA MEETINGS ON FRIDAYS 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., Vernon. Kalamalka Group (H) open meeting, noon at Lutheran Church, 1204-30 Ave, Vernon. Lumby New Freedom Group, (X) open meeting 7 p.m., Catholic Church, 2202 Park Ave. Malia Group (X) open meeting at 8 p.m., VTC, 2810-48 Ave, Vernon (H) Handicap Access. (X) No Handicap Access.

ur most popular camps are filling up fast! Don’t be disappointed. Cool Girls in Science! Girls in science and technology are “cool!” With microscopes, telescopes and science gadgets, girls will build electrical projects, experiment with the chemistry of spa science, and delve into the fascinating topic of astronomy and space. Runs July 12-16 (Monday to Friday) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages eight to 11 years and Aug. 16 to 20 (Monday to Friday), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages six to eight years. Cost is $150 for OSC members; $175 for non-members For information and registration, call 250-545-3644. Space is limited. More camps for every interest this summer at the Okanagan Science Centre. Visit www.okscience.ca for complete details.

JUNE 26 SUN FM FAMILY FUN DAY AT O’KEEFE RANCH Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer at O’Keefe Ranch June 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Lots to see and do for everyone! Take in all the old favourites: O’Keefe Mansion, Greenhow Museum, North Okanagan Model Railway, or the General Store. Games: bocce ball, horseshoes, fishing hole (with prizes), colouring contest, mural painting, a chance for the kids to build their own scarecrow (they get to take it home). bouncy castle, tractor rides, Zumba, and a capella harmonies by the KerSplash Quartet. Kids can visit the animals in the barn. Only $15 per family for the day (school-aged children) or $5 per person. Not all activities are included in general admission. Call 250-542-7868 or visit okeeferanch.ca for information. SPECIAL OLYMPICS PANCAKE BREAKFAST June 26 from 5 to 11 a.m. at Swan Lake Nurseryland. Breakfast includes

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three pancakes, three sausages and beverage for only $4. Hot dog or smokie with beverage 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 26 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for only $3. All proceeds go to Special Olympics Vernon. MEDITATION IN THE OKANAGAN GARAGE/BAKE SALE Fundraiser June 26 from 8 a,m.-1 p.m. Gateby/Schubert Centre parking lot on 30th Ave. Check out our many miscellaneous garage sale items and delicious bake sale items as well. YARD SALE FOR BX RESIDENTS June 26 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 6161 PV Rd., north of Butcher Boys. Free spaces (parking stalls) to community people to display and sell your items (no charge). Donations will be collected for the non-profit group, Clean Water for Haiti. For more information, call Al or Joy at 250-542-7435. Lots of sellers means lots of buyers. VERNON GUN, ANTIQUE & OUTDOOR SHOW June 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vernon Rec. Centre. Sponsored by Vernon Fish & Game Club. Admission $5, kids 10 and under free, when accompanied by adult. Call Phyllis at 250-547-1442 or e-mail pcwbow@telus.net. BOTTLE DRIVE Hosted by Vernon Minor Fastball “Squirt” team June 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Karen 250-503-7621 or Lisa 250-546-0101 for info. or pick-up. Chasers is accepting early drop-off — just say it’s for Vernon Minor Fastball. YOGA COURSE FOR KIDS AGES EIGHT TO 12 June 26 at 1 p.m. there will be an information session at Gallery Vertigo, regarding the upcoming Anapana (Breathing with Awareness) one-day course to be held at Coldstream Women’s Institute, 9909 Kal Lake Rd., on July 5. One of the conductors of the course will be present to answer questions about the technique and the activities for the day, which will include art, crafts, games and stories. Everyone welcome to info. session, even those who have no children or grandchildren. For more info., call Heidi at 250-542-1551. There is a link to a short documentary about Anapana courses at www. dipa.dhamma.org/childrens/courses/timetobreathe.pdf VERNON SINGLES CLUB Everyone invited to kick up their heels at our country/western dance June 26. Last dance for the summer so don’t miss it. Dogwood hall at the recreation centre (3310-37th Ave.) 8 p.m.-midnight, with the live sounds of Copper Creek. Admission is $9 for members and $12 non-members. Light lunch provided with price of admission. Tickets available at door. For further information, call Eva at 545-1179 or Lottie at 549-2495. STRAWBERRY TEA June 26 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Seniors Activity Centre, 2520 Patterson Ave., Armstrong; $5/person. YOUTHGLO!! YouthGLO! For lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-

gendered and questioning (LGBTQ) youth aged 14 to 18, living in or visiting the North Okanagan. Connect with others who understand what it’s like growing up as an LGBTQ youth in the North Okanagan. Trust us: you are not alone! For more information e-mail us at youthglo@hotmail.com THE HALINA SENIORS’ CENTRE Fundraising All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast June 26 from 8:30 - 11 a.m. Cost is $4. Pancakes come with sausages, applesauce and coffee or tea and juice for children. The centre is at 3310-37 Ave. As well, the Halina Crafters are holding a craft sale June 26 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. All welcome! For more information, call 250-542-2877.

UPCOMING THE TABLE HOLDS FINAL SERVICE AT ALL SAINTS June 27 at 9:15 a.m. at All Saints Anglican Church: your last chance to rock out with the Anglicans before summer! July and August services will be at 8 and 10 a.m. only. THE VERNON BUDDHIST TEMPLE CELEBRATES OBON June 27 at 3:30 p.m. This is a Buddhist memorial day and a celebration of our ancestors. It is an occasion for rejoicing in the enlightenment offered by the Buddha. We have been practising Pure Land Buddhism in Vernon since 1948. Rev. Yasuhiro Miykawa leads the services at the Vernon Japanese Cultural Society 4895 Bella Vista Rd. Let us share the message of our Buddhist teachings, which emphasizes peace, loving kindness, compassion, non-violence, inter-relatedness of all living beings, attitudes of care and responsibility towards ourselves, and our environment. For info. please call Mari @542-5633 THE VERNON COLLECTORS CLUB MEETS The last Sunday of every month at 7:30 p.m., Us-2-Café, 2904-33rd St. New members and visitors welcome. SJOGREN’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETS June 27 at People Place from 2-4 p.m. More info/questions, please contact Desiree Roell at 250-838-9378 or desiree_roell@hotmail.com SINGLE FRIENDS 50+ June 27, trip to Shuswap Falls, carpool at 2 p.m. In the evening, travel to Enderby for supper at Hungry Jack’s and then enjoy Music by the River. Call Carole at 260-5238 for carpool area and times. CHILLIN’ WITH MASSAGES FOR CHILE On June 27, Registered Massage Therapists and spa practitioners will be volunteering their time by giving 15-minute relaxation massages from noon-6 p.m. at Polson Park. There will be chili and a bun served by Gumtree, a local catering service. All proceeds going to Jorge’s project in Chile, where he is working on a reconstruction project for earthquake survivors.

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Welcome to P.V. Church

Knox Presbyterian

6161 P.V. Road

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Alexis Pk. Dr. at 32 Ave. • 250-542-8613

We believe in the unity of all believers, based on a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Jesus is the only Hero here! Join Our Happy Hour Sunday 10:30 A.M.

Enjoy traditional services with organ & choir in a friendly, welcoming congregation This Sunday:

9:50 a.m. - Hymn Sing 10:00 a.m. - Worship service

Rev. Dr. Ed Millin - Sermon: “How To Make Contact with God” Series: Eternal Realities

Pastor Al Perry 250-542-7435 h • 250-545-7043 c

TRINITY UNITED CHURCH 3300 Alexis Park Drive • (250) 545-0797

FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH

3908 - 27th St • 250-545-7700 • faithbaptistvernon.com

Senior Pastor Erik Reimer • Youth Pastor Jason Dueck Sunday

Friday

9:30 am Adult Sunday School Class 10:30 am Morning Worship Service Sunday School (age 3 - gr. 5) 7:00pm Outreach Service

ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH 2607-27th Street 542-1276 Mass: Sat. 5:00 pm Sun. 8:30 am 7:00 pm

Ministers: Rev. Sharon Ferguson-Hood, Leanne Benoit and Rev. Bob Thompson

5600 MacDonald Rd.

250-545-1536

The Centre for

Awakening Spiritual Growth Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry

CELEBRATING EVERY SUNDAY 10:30 TO 11:45 AM AT: THE SCHUBERT CENTRE - 3505 - 30th Ave., VERNON * Live Music * Joyful Messages * Reiki/Healing Circle Following Service

First Baptist 1406 32

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Ave.

Phone 250-542-0128 Sr. Pastor: Rev. Dan Watt

10am Sunday

Community Baptist Church 4911 Silver Star Rd. • 542-4028

Join us Sunday 10:00am Spending time in Worship and God’s Word Speakers: John & Eloise Bergen

Worship Service Son Kids Trekking Adventure

Impact Youth Thursdays 6:30pm www.firstbaptistvernon.net

Toddler Care available. Sunday School for ages 3-11 Pastors: Rick Corak & Eugene Harder Youth Ministries: Nathan Arkell

Emmanuel Fellowship Baptist 3412 - 15 Avenue (Mission Hill) 250-545-5941

Sunday, June 27t h Sunday Morning Worship Service at 10:15am

“No Stealing” from Exodus 20:15 Pastor Robert Murdock

Everyone Welcome! Programs for all ages

www.emmanuelvernon.ca

All are welcome at Head of the Lake Hall

Sunday June 27th, 2010 at 6:30 pm Speaker: Fred Cardinal Music By: The Wilson Family

ALL SAINTS Anglican Church

Join us each Sunday 1st Service 10:00am 2nd Service 2:00pm

OPEN VALLEY COWBOY CHURCH Pastor Fred & Christina Cardinal 250-546-2449 or 250-306-8959

Visit our websites: www.unitedchurchvernon.com & www.camphurlburt.com

PEACE LUTHERAN ELCIC 1204-30th Avenue 545-5787 Fax: 545-2267

10am Worship & Sunday School Holy Communion 1st & 3rd Sundays Pastor Richard D. Schulz

www.vernonchristianfellowship.org

1st Sunday of the Month No 7:00 pm Mass

CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH

10 am Sunday Morning Praise & Celebration

Vernon Christian Fellowship

WELCOMES YOU! 3205-27th St. • 250-542-3179 allsaintsvernon.org

Sunday Services 7:45am Traditional Eucharist (BCP) 9:15am The Table* (Contemporary) 11:00am Choral Eucharist (BAS)*

OUR LADY OF THE VALLEY CATHOLIC CHURCH 10102 Middleton Drive Coldstream • 542-1276

Mass: Sunday 10:30am 1st Sunday of the Month Sunday 7pm Mass

*with Sunday School & Nursery

10:00 AM

FAMILY WORSHIP

You are always welcome at the

Speaker: Pastor Clint Batchelor

4312 - 25th St, Vernon • 250-542-7894 • Pastor Gary Glanz

Weekly Fellowships, College & Career, Youth

(Sunday school during this service)

4506 - 29th St 545-2927

11:00am English Service 7:00pm Evening Music Service

Pastoral Staff: Clint Batchelor & Erol Bortucene

CHURCH OF GOD

9:45am German Service

(Refreshments to follow) Wednesday 7:30pm Bible Study & Prayer

VERNON FAMILY CHURCH A Place to call “Home” 3508-25th Ave • 545-7978 Next to Lincoln Lanes Bowling Affiliated with the PAOC of Canada

Sunday Worship 10am Wed. Bible Study 7pm Friday Coffee House 7pm Pastor Dithmar Molzahn

VERNON ALLIANCE CHURCH 2601 - 43rd AVENUE 250-545-7105

5661 Silver Star Road, Vernon 250-549-3095

“Strengthen Our Hands O God”

LEAD PASTOR: LARRY WOELKE ASSOCIATE PASTOR: GREG SUMNER

Saturday 6:30pm Sunday 10:10am Stuart McKnight The Gospel Roots of VAC Part 4 - ”Coming King” All are Welcome “Helping People Discover Jesus Christ & Become His Followers”


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Denis George Hardy was born May 19th, 1930 in Cowansville, Quebec and died peacefully on June 16th, 2010 in Vernon, B.C. with his family members by his side. Denis will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends. He is survived by Freeda, his wife of 52 years and children; Elizabeth Anne (Don), Paul (Cathy), Jennifer (Andrew) and Janet. “Doodie” will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Alistair, Jocelyn, Theo, Clara, Nate, Camille, Pippa, Sebastian, Julian and Owen. Denis lived for many years in Deep River, Ontario, working as an engineer for Atomic Energy of Canada. In retirement he lived in Calgary, Alberta and Vernon, British Columbia. Denis loved the outdoors. He was passionate about nordic skiing, mountain biking and paddling. He was an avid bird and wildlife watcher as well as a keen history and aviation buff. His greatest love however, was family. He spent countless hours over the years captivating his children and grandchildren with stories and reading, and always had time for one more chapter. “What doin’ Doodie?” We miss you so much. Those wishing to honour Denis’ memory by way of donation may do so to the Heart and Stroke foundation.

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LLoyd David Wilson “Poppa” It is with the greatest sorrow that the Wilson family announces the passing of their beloved “Poppa” on Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Vernon Hospice House. He was born in Vernon, BC to Henry and Sophie Wilson(Louis) on September 15, 1936. He lived most of his life in the Vernon area and several years with his wife Ann in Toronto and Thunder Bay. Together they moved to Rivers Inlet and spend some time with the Oweekeno people before moving back to Vernon. He was a sports fan with boxing as his favourite, having competed at an amateur level himself in his youth. He played hockey with the Vernon Stampeders for many years and also baseball. He loved to read Louie L’Amour books and was an avid crossword solver.

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David Micheal “Zipper” Zimmerman was born on September 16th, 1958 in Vernon, B.C., son of Conrad & Eleanor Zimmerman. He was baptized on December 9th, 1958 and con¿rmed in the Christian faith on March 26th, 1972. He passed away suddenly but peacefully in his sleep at his residence in Lumby, B.C. on June 18th, 2010 at the age of 51 years. David will be lovingly remembered by his wife Danielle; three sons, Conrad and his children, Tyler, Joshua and Damyen, Michael (Kylie) and Kealyn; one daughter, Amanda (Ronnie); his mother, Eleanor; one brother, Darren (Allison) and Brandon, Curtis and Chloe; his father-in-law, Peter; his mother-inlaw, Joanne; and his brother-in-law, Sean. He was preceded in death by his father, Conrad in April, 1983; and his brother and sister-in-law, Douglas & Donna in May, 1983. David received his education in Vernon and he graduated from High School in 1977. He worked many after school jobs in lumber mills, Eatons and later full time at NocaDairyland until the plant closed. He was accepted on May 3rd, 1978 as a volunteer in the Vernon Fire Department training program. He was also a Security Guard and Private Investigator until his early retirement due to ill health. The Funeral Service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5151 Alain Road, on Friday, June 25th, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Roy White of¿ciating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of David to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements have been made with Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 250-542-1187

He was predeased by his wife Ann in 2007. After the death of his wife, he was fortunate enough to find companionship with Pam Abbott. He is survived by his brothers William and Henry Wilson and his children Veronica Wilson(Roger Lewis), Nadine Wasnick, Debbie Conlin, David Wilson and Ricky Olson(Michelle). He is also survived by his grandchildren Nicole, Laura, Holly, Lindsey, Brittany, Natalie, Lloyd, Rosie, Rosalie, Michael, Morgan, Chenoa, Haley, Ashley, and Brittany and great grandchildren, Cameron, Jacob, Dante, Shia, Kianna, and Keanen. Wake to be held at Head of the Lake Hall Friday and a Celebration of Life service to be held at Head of the Lake Hall on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.

He will always be our “Poppa”

Your gift to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will help support life saving research and education in heart disease and stroke. To donate In Memory or In Honour: www.heartandstroke.bc.ca Toll-Free: 1-866-432-7833 Mail to: 4-1551 Sutherland Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9

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KAMINSKI We regret to announce the death at Polson North Care Unit of Vernon Jubilee Hospital, on June 12, 2010, of Alfred Kaminski, at the age of 80 years. Fred was born in Vernon, and was a well known businessman in the Okanagan area for many years. He started Town and Country Tree Service Ltd. in 1955 and operated it until 1995. In his youth, Fred was a member of the British Columbia Dragoons for some years, and more recently became a member of the Vernon Flying Club, in addition to volunteering at the Schubert Centre. Fred will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his children; son, Alan of Vernon and grandchildren Aaronn and Richard (Kim); daughter, Bev (Les) Ross of Kamloops and grandchildren Lisa and Lila; and daughter, Barb Field (Dave Morrison) of Kamloops and granddaughter Kaleigh Field. He is also survived by brother Ed (Wilma); sisters Winnie, Millie (Bill), Jean (Norm), Joan (Bill) and Ena (Chuck), and his good friend and companion Mary Wetherill, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, June 26, at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, with Mr. Lloyd Klein ofÀciating. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com

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WILSON-JIMMY, Maria (nee Saddleman) It is with great sorrow that the Saddleman and Wilson families announce the passing of their beloved “Mama” on Monday, June 21, 2010, after many years of struggling with Lupus. She is survived by her husband Stephen and her sisters Lucy and Josephine and her brothers Emery and Ranger. Her children Veronica (Roger), Nadine, Debbie and David. Her Grandchildren, Nicole, Laura, Holly, Lindsey, Brittany, Natalie, Lloyd, Rosie, Rosalie, Michael, Morgan and Chenoa. Her great-grandchildren, Cameron, Jacob, Dante, Shia, Kianna and Keenan. She was predeceased by her brother Albert Saddleman. She was born on Oct 21, 1937 in Vernon, B.C. to Albert and Della Saddleman (nee Armstrong). Our mama loved to care for people and it inspired her to become a Registered Nurse after she finished raising her children. She worked in Kamloops for many years at the Phoenix Centre before moving back home to Vernon. There she was able to be with and help nurture her many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. She loved them all in her own way and it was evident by the countless photographs she has of them all. Wake to be held at the Head of the Lake Hall, Friday June25, 2010 and Service to be held at St. Benedicts at 2:00 pm on Saturday June 26, 2010.

Lost & Found

Childcare Available

LOST: Male Dalmatian (has short tail) & female Chocolate Lab, missing in Whitevale/Lumby area, could be anywhere from Cherryville to Vernon, in the valley or mountains, since Wed. June 16. Reward offered. Call 250547-2303

LICENSED Family Daycare is avail now for flexible hours, evenings, weekends & overnight. Any ages. Including outings & snacks. East Hill area. For more info 250-309-6804

Vacation Spots B&B, Cottages, & RV at Sugar Lake. 250-547-6517.

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Business Opportunities ARE YOU TIRED of being a slave to your job? Are you looking for freedom? Would you like to earn extra income working from home? For a free evaluation go to www.123bossfree.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.

Centrally located, childcare avail Mon-Fri, between 7am5pm. 250-306-9403.

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31st Avenue and 32nd Street Construction

The LB Chapman Construction Ltd, working on behalf of the City of Vernon will be working in the intersection of 31st Ave and 32nd Street as noted below. The work involves installation of storm and sanitary sewers, catch basins and new road works including asphalt, curb, gutter and sidewalks. The work is scheduled for the weeks of June 21 to July 5, 2010 and will be completed between the hours of 7:00pm to 7:00am.

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If you have any questions or concerns regarding these works please call Quantum Consulting Group Ltd, the engineers for the project, at 250-503-1023.

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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.

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Buying or Selling a Business??? Confidentiality is Priority #1 250.491.1111 or 1.888.377.8009 Featured Listings… Retail Home Construction Centre- High Profits.Boat Dealership- EXCLUSIVE rights for Canada. Outdoor Power Equipment DealerFull Service. Decking Company- Eco Friendly Products

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Education/Trade Schools Certified Air Brake Course

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Transport Training Centre of Canada

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

Esthetician Experienced Esthetican/Nail tech needed at busy salon. #102-2000 Enterprise Way, Kelowna. 250-762-6833. Kali email:klayne813@gmail.com

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

3006-28TH Ave. Vernon

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

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ATTN: 33 Overweight People needed. We pay you for pounds you lose on our program. 1-877-677-9891 (Dawn)

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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

Summer Help Wanted Must have food safe, cashier experience, some fruit sales experience, friendly outgoing personality.

Drop off resume to: Pleasant Valley Fruits 7885 Hwy 97A, Vernon 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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Full time Hospitality / Innkeeping Position Waterfront Boutique Inn on Lake Kalamalka offering food & banquet services and fine accommodations. Apply in person w/resume 15010 Tamarack Drive Coldstream, BC 2009 Tri-axle DUMP TRAILER. High Lift Cylinder, 8’ x16’ Has Three 7,000lb axles Loading ramps with D-rings & (4) 3” 5,500lbs ratchet style tie downs 3 in1 Tail Gate for equipment, dumping & spreading, Roll tarp, used less than 500 miles 14,500 obo 250.379.3971 A DEBT FREE LIFE. We’ll help you. Call MNP 877-8982580 Free consultation in your area Creditor proposals, trustee in bankruptcy 110-1628 Dickson Ave Kelowna-resident office ARE you energetic with a smile & enjoy people? A new healthy/Green focused Coffee House desires you to join the team. Positions open: Manager; Assistant Managers; Bakers; Food Prep & Front Counter Personnel. Requirements; Foodsafe level 1; Positive Thinking; Great attitude; Environmentally caring & trainable. Exp.assetts: Coffee/Smoothie; Food Prep; Customer Service; Send resume to PO Box 21030, Vernon BC, V1T 9T7 Are you looking for a reputable online Business working from home? Free training, real support, flexible hours, great income. www.greeninyourworld

International Truck Dealership located in beautiful Northeastern BC is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Service Advisor. Duties include opening and closing work orders, invoicing of all work orders including warranty claims, and developing and maintaining strong relationships with customer base. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills, along with strong computer literacy.

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Employment opportunity part and full time positions. Applicants must be 19 or older. (Shift Work - includes nights and weekends) Bingo Floor Sales and Concession Work On the job training offered Food Safe preferred for Concession

Please fax resume to 250-542-1631 Or email to fairweather@shawcable.com

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A United Church Camp for children, req’s an Assistant Director w/OFA level 3. Phone 250-546-8105 or apply online www.mackenziecamp.com Automotive Dismantler. Apply at Vernon Auto Wreckers 3201 45th Ave. Vernon.

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Contact: info@coldstreammeadows.com

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

DENTAL RECEPTIONIST F/T required for Vernon office. Dentrix. Experience pref. Email resume to dr.ogasawara@hotmail.com DO YOU have 10h/week you’d like to make productive? Work from home. $1500/mo. www.naturalfreedom.net Experienced Line Cooks, full-time. Apply within. Bring resume to 2916 30th Ave. Vernon.

JOURNEYMAN RV TECHNICIAN

Reception / Office Assistant • Experience with a multi-line phone system. • Must be dependable, highly organized and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Strong working knowledge of MS Office. • Assist all departments as needed, including tours. • Monday to Friday - Days 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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• 3 years minimum experience as a Journeyman required • Full benefits, performance bonus and competitive wages • You must be productive, organized and have an excellent work ethic. Please drop off resume to: Mike Rosman RV, 6395 Hwy 97 N, Vernon, BC V1B 3R4 or fax to: (250) 545-1632 Attention: Therron Romanovitch, Service Manager

4427211 Westpro engineers and supplies mineral processing equipment worldwide and is currently seeking an energetic and qualified person to fill the following position:

PRODUCTION ADMIN ASSISTANT Duties include: providing assistance to procurement and project management departments, report preparation and scheduling, assist in equipment manual preparation, general office duties. Candidate must be able to work independently, be detail oriented, and have strong organization and communication skills. Proficient in MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Diploma or Degree in Business Administration an asset. This is a full-time position at our Vernon office. Send Resumes with references to: Jobs@westpromachinery.com We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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DRIVERS WANTED A Vernon company requires class 1 drivers for S/B & Tri Hiboy hauling. Western Canada hauling only. Drivers are home most weekends. Company offers a good benefit package & pays above average wages based on percentage. Must have a minimum 2yrs exp. Please fax resume as well as a current drivers abstract to 250-542-3135 Attn: Gerry. FAMILY cleaning business looking for mature reliable individual, own transportation a must, PT working into FT, please send resume

Journeyman Painter wanted. for Vernon project. Min. 5 yrs experience, drivers licence, must be able to work independently and in a team environment. 250-372-9923 or email resume to rneil2@shaw.ca OUTSIDE SALESPERSON & BOOKKEEPER required at Triboda. Motivated commission based 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 PHYSICALLY fit summer help, prefer drivers license. Located Spall Ind. Park. Phone 250-569-4036. PT & FT ECE w/infant toddler, wages plus benefits, call in confidence 250-550-4471. PUT YOUR COMPUTER to work @ home! FREE info=>www.provensolutionsonline.com RECEPTIONIST REQUIRED for a mortgage brokerage/multi-tenant building. No mortgage exp. necessary but reception exp. an asset. Apply in person to: 3300 34th Ave, Vernon REQ. IMM, Egypt style cuisine cook, min.1yr exp, FT/Perm, $14/hr. Resumes to Margherita Cafe, 3010 30th Ave, Vernon BC, V1T 2B9, or Fax 250-275-2596.

Require Careaid who lives in Vernon to work in private residence, female / non-smoker need only respond. (250)5585148, Resume 250-558-5285 Secretary-Receptionist 3 days/week. Duties include basic book-keeping, word processing, accounts payable & receiving, etc. Solid computer skills mandatory, (MS Vista). Good knowledge of MS Word & Excel required. Please deliver resume to William Maddox BC Land Surveyor 3500 30th Street, Vernon. Seymour Arm Hotel is looking for Line cooks & waitress, serving it right required. 250-803-8765 SUMMER help wanted, beach concessions. Prefer experience. Email resume to kinandkal@hotmail.com Sushi 1 Japanese Restaurant Seeks a Cook in Vernon. Completion of Secondary school. 3yrs or more exp. In cooking, $17-$19/hr, F/T, Fluency in Korean & read English. Fax: 1-250-275-2792 email: hoonh812@hotmail.com. Truck Driver, class 1. Crane experience an asset. Fax resume & drivers abstract 250-549-3011 WANTED Immed. Authentic East Indian Food cooks min. 3yr exp. FT/Perm $14/hr. Also kitchen helpers w/basic exp. in cooking, some Filipino dishes, FT/Perm $11.50/hr. The Palace Restaurant Vernon BC. Fax resume to: 250-503-0789 WANTED: Serious Dieters for Weight Loss Challenge! 1-877-737-DIET/dietmagicresults@shaw.ca

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Horse Training facility requires an Assistant. Duties are feeding, stall cleaning, barn clean up, grooming, saddling, possibly some riding. Must have experience with horses. Supply references. 1bdrm apartment included in wage. Reply to Box #25 C/o The Morning Star, 4407-25 Ave, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5 JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! No experience necessary, we will train. Must be 18+yrs. of age. Call 250-860-3590 or Email: info@plazio.ca Mature, reliable & honest p/t 16hrs, full serve CSR needed. 2 days/week. Position to start in mid July. See Ashlea at Vernon Husky Market 32nd St.

VERNON CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT COMPANY ...is looking for a part time Controller/Accountant to be responsible for all functions of the office, payroll and accounting. The ideal candidate will have QuickBooks, MS Office and Construction experience. If this sounds like you please apply to Box 19, c/o the Morning Star, 4407 25th Avenue, Vernon

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or visit our website at

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Trustees in Bankruptcy & Proposal Administrators Suite 100 - 2903 35th Avenue Suite 110 - 1628 Dickson Avenue

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POSITIONS AVAILABLE High traffic salon requires motivated individual for receptionist/sales associate position. Customer service and cashier/sales experience required. 29 - 38 hr per week. Positive, dedicated, & focused Hair Stylists wanted. Join our team in our busy service department. F/T, P/T may be possible.

Early Years Program Coordinator The Okanagan Boys and Girls Club in Armstrong has an immediate opening for an Early Years Program Coordinator. This 15 hour per week position encompasses the coordination duties for Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program (NPP), for the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and for the Armstrong Early Childhood Development Committee (ECD). The successful candidates will possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; computer literacy and time management are essential. Quali¿cations ƒ Experience in programs targeted for parents and caregivers of children 0-6 ƒ Proven ability to manage and coordinate programs and services ƒ Experience in community development ƒ Knowledge of the goals and objectives of ECD, CAPC and NPP ƒ Knowledge of the North Okanagan and its local community resources ƒ Experience in facilitating the Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program is an asset ƒ Successful completion of Agency Screening Process, including a criminal record check. This posting closes at 12:00 noon on Monday, June 28. Send resume and cover letter to: Andrea Schnell, Centre Director Okanagan Boys & Girls Clubs-Armstrong E Mail: aschnell@boysandgirlsclubs.ca

Please submit resumes INCLUDING WORK REFERENCES, in person to Chatters Salon in the Village Green Mall. NO PHONE CALLS.

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

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Medical/Dental DENTAL RECEPTIONIST 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

Work Wanted A1 Lawn Cut, DUMP RUNS, YARD CLEAN UP, MOVING. Paul (250)550-4256 Caregiver for Elderly, experienced and references available, (250)307-8965 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 DALE Glada Construction. Quality construction by journeyman carpenters. Free estimates, senior discount. No job to bug or small. 1-878-6971. DUMPRUNZ Fast, courteous service, yard waste, household junk or ? 250-307-9449 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 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. Will clean up your junk scrap iron, dead batteries, etc. Call us first, 250-546-2416, Russ.

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HOME MAINTENANCE / RENOVATIONS CONSTRUCTION DAN REICHELT 250.540.2533

You Belong

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dreicheltl@hotmail.com #2 4404 PV Rd. Vernon, BC

ARMSTRONG CONSTRUCTION New Contstruction General Contracting Superintendant Service Renovations • Decks

Kevin - Journeyman Carpenter

250-308-9592

armstrongconstructionkr@gmail.com

JOB JAR

Light Framing, Decks, Sheds, Ceramic Tile, Drywall Repairs, Painting, Door/Window Installations, Kitchen Renovations, Cabinet Installations, Insurance Restorations

No job too small! Annette & Dennis 250-307-6484 (Cell)

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Nu-Look Homeworks

You WILL be noticed

Complete Renovations * Repairs * Decks * Fences “Framing to Flooring”

and get MORE business

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by placing

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an ad in this directory

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Framing • Renovations Decorative Concrete • Concrete Repair Journeyman Carpenter Incorporated, Licensed, WCB, Insured, Quality Guaranteed

Call us ¿rst for all your home improvement needs!

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All outside projects - Decks, Fences, Patios, Pergolas, Gazebos, and all your inside remodels Painting, Tile, Plumbing, & Electrical!

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Licensed, Bonded & Insured Independently Owned and Locally Operated

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- Solving all your Siding Mysteries Exterior Finishing & Renovations

www.thehardijoys.com Specializing in: James Hardi Siding, Shingles, Board & Batten, Soffits, Fascia, Trim & Dressing.

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Vernon Home Maintenance

Licensed & Insured

•Yard cleanup •Handyman Service •Hot tub repairs •Lawn maintenance •$50 Gutter Blowout •Free Estimates

Call Trevor 306-6324

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

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CONTRACTING LTD.

• Siding • Soffit

• General Carpentry • Aluminum Railings • New & Renovations • Vinyl Decking

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• Foundations • Retaining Walls • Driveways PAT

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Full Service Renovations Find us on p. 87 in the 2010 Infotel Book! “The Affordable Professional”

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ELECTRICAL ADAIR ELECTRIC LTD. RENOS, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL

CONTACT

Free Estimates/Emergency Service Bonded and Insured License #92048 BBB Member – Quality Work BOB ADAIR 250-275-4780

BUSINESS DIRECTORY 250-550-7900

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Licensed, Insured, References

SPRING SPECIALS

ON NOW!

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STONEWORK

Cultured Stone Specialist

Call: (250) 938-4667

• FFireplaces • Custom

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

ROOFING

CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

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

250-550-7900

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

All Your Drywalling Needs Additions, Basements, Renovations, Steel Stud Framing, Drywalling, Taping, Dropped Ceilings Call Attila: 250-546-6282

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CONCRETE

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Complete concrete installations for driveways, patios, garage slabs, excavate & form work. Slip Resistant Super High Gloss Sealing/Resealing â&#x20AC;˘ Retaining Walls High powered pressure washing â&#x20AC;˘ Bring life back to your old concrete

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Call Kevin 250-308-8268 â&#x20AC;˘ Foundations â&#x20AC;˘ Concrete Floors â&#x20AC;˘ Sidewalks â&#x20AC;˘ Retaining Wall â&#x20AC;˘ Engineered Wall â&#x20AC;˘ Driveway â&#x20AC;˘ Suspended Slabs

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8102 Highland Place, Vernon

Call 250.540.4786

Heath Archer

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FREE ESTIMATES

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( north end of Swan Lake)

250-260-3257

R.I.P.

Mudjacking & Underpinning

BOOKKEEPING

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Lift concrete slabs, sidewalks & driveways.

CALL ROCKY

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

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CRANE SERVICES

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window cleaning Residential & Construction Deron Sanderson

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CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

DECKING

CLEANING

3D

Cleaning Services * Quality Cleaning * Eco Friendly Products

Tannis Morrison (250) 558-8552 tannismorrison@gmail.com

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

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LANDSCAPING

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250-540-0202

• HEDGE TRIMMING & SHAPE • TREE PRUNING & REMOVAL • LAWN MOWING • WEED • PLANT • CLEAN-UP • HAUL • DUMP RUN

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VERNON & AREA: 250-558-5342

Please call 250-306-0736

A.S. (Andi) Towns • Driveways Owner • Patios • Walkways OFFICE: (250) 542-8316 • Rockwalls CELL: (250) 309-4539

You Belong

HERE! Stone Paving & Landscaping

EMAIL: heritagestonepaving@hotmail.com

Over 15 years Experience • Call for a Free Quote

You WILL be noticed and get MORE business by placing an ad in this directory

WATER SYSTEMS

MOVING

If its time to pack up and move we do both!

“Water When You Need It” Kelly Desjardins

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

WINDOWS & DOORS

CLYDESDALE MOVING

“For all your window and door needs GOVERNMENT GRANTS - WE CANwindow DO IT!” $70 per

Quality Professional Installations See us at our new location

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“Improving Your Property One Visit at a Time” Call jan for a Free Estimate 250-550-5386

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

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250-503-6607

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

Lawn & Garden ALLIUM LAWN CARE Lawn Maintenance, weeding, holiday relief. Call Wesley @ 250307-4933

Home Improvements Cut and finished to your front door 40 sq.ft. Install extra

$

2995

High Quality Undermount Sink Included

SHOWROOM

M-F 9-4 SAT 10-2

Accounting/Tax/ Bookkeeping ADD YOUR business on www.BCLocalBiz.com directory for province wide exposure! Call 1-877-645-7704 BOOKKEEPERS AVAILABLE Personal, small business and corporate, A/P, A/R, payroll, all returns & statements. Experienced. 250-309-2056, 250558-0312.

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

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

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

CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

• Design • Installation • Maintenance

CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

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

Check Classifieds! Landscaping

SCREENED TOP SOIL

250-550-7900

Rubbish Removal ✔✔✔ THAT GUY & His Work Truck LTD. Junk Removal & Bin Rentals 10,15 & 20 yard Bins. We haul EVERYTHING Home or Jobsite, Renovations Cheapest rates in the Valley www.thatguysworktruck.com

Call 250-307-8998

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

Boarding

250-763-8303 250-870-1577

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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 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

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

Rubbish Removal DUMPRUNZ Fast, courteous service, yard waste, household junk or ? 250-307-9449

Feed & Hay

Livestock

Livestock

Grass hay, $5/bale. 250-5490441. *HAY SALES GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

Reliable and committed

Livestock

250-938-0868

Trails End Farrier Service Laird Gordon CertiÀed Journeyman Farrier PH: 250-379-2578 CELL: 250-540-4221

Farm Services

Farm Services

LIVESTOCK HAULING Call Paul:

Landscaping

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Convenient IN TOWN Location • Delivery Available • FREE Onsite Loading

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

OWNERS: KEVIN & LORI WOURNELL

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BARK MULCH / SHAVINGS HAY & STRAW SALES DAVID BEERSTRA TRUCKING 549-0324 547-6815 ANYTIME

or 250-542-9394

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• Installations • Wood windows • Vinyl - Fiberglass - Aluminum • All milgard windows c/w Suncoat Lowe Glass • Free Estimates … 2 to 3 Week Delivery

Toll Free 1-800-661-8003 1044 Middleton Way, Vernon • 545-6096 • Fax (250) 545-1977

Angus Bulls,top A.I.bloodlines, semen tested, ready to work. 250-838-6032.

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LAWN PARCHED...we will replace it with Landscape rock, cloth and edging. Please call 250-275-3058 or email bmdev@shaw.ca for an estimate. LOCALLY Grown Pyramid Emerald Cedars 6’-7’ $20. 7’+ $25. Also assorted Junipers, Globes, Dwarf Pines Forsythias, Spireas & many other shrubs & trees. 250-542-6004

Ask about MILGARD’S LIFETIME WARRANTY

Horse Boarding, Coldstream, close to Kal Park trails & riding club, shelter/pasture/riding arena/corral. (250)545-0357

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

250-550-5553

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

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MERIDIAN LAWN & GARDEN CARE

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Landscaping

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

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

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Livestock

Appliances

Fruit & Vegetables

Garden Equipment

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Board for 2-Horses, North BX, $125/horse, Self feed, Tack room, Shelter, Hay storage. 250-545-8081. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My Cola Goldâ&#x20AC;? 9yr Old Palomino mare, registered American Quarter Horse. Cutting horse 15 1/2 hands. Suitable best to an experienced rider. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Billyâ&#x20AC;? quarter horse 9yrs old. Barrel, and hymkana 16 hands, good with older children and adults. Contact Susan (250)545-9546 VALLEYWIDE MEATS BC insp.30 slaughter plant Processes all livestock Call to book your animals (250)838-7980 Enderby, BC

AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! Bosch Kitchen Machines. Grain mills, dehydrators. Best Prices Ever! Get yours! Trail, BC. www.cookshoppe.net. 250.368.9292. Gibson refrigerator & stove, and Broan range hood. All in good working order. Almond colour. Good condition. Asking $350.00 OBO for all 3 pieces or will sell separately. Call 250 545-4764. S/S fridge $250, stove $150, dryer $100, other items, warrantied, delivery avail. (250)549-6042 USED Frigidaire washer & dryer pair, working cond. $100. (250)542-9123

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. PRE-ORDER Raspberries now!!! X-large, X-juicy variety. $3.50lb. Waechter Farms 250832-4176 Strawberries. Pilgrims Produce, certiďŹ ed organic. U-Pick $2/lb Sat & Mon mornings. Picked also avail. 1568 Eagle Rock Rd, Armstrong. 250-5463669. www.pilgrimsproduce.com STRAWBERRIES & U-Pick 4929 Lansdowne Rd, Armstrong. Pickers needed. 250546-6634. 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 7am-11am. 1550 Hoffman Rd, Armstrong. 250540-5698.

16hp lawntractor $500, free p/up dead garden/lawn equipment. (250)260-5819 8hp chipper $400. Sears 12hp lawntractor $300. Sears 16hp lawntractor w/mower, snowblade $800. (250)503-2177 Gas lawnmower 6hp $90, lawntractors 8.5hp $250, 5hp $150. (250)260-5819

CLASSIC COUNTERTOPS & CABINETS Quality cabinets at factory direct prices. 250-549-2875. FAR-INFRARED SAUNAS: Summer Blowout Demoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s SOLARUSsauna.com Free del. Water Alkaline Ionizer Promo www.BetterWaterForLife.com 1-888-239-9999 Showroom Kel FREE: 3 white toilets 6L ďŹ&#x201A;ushone has broken lid, 1 white 5â&#x20AC;&#x2122; steel tub c/w pop up drain, 1 white drop in oval sink c/w drain assembly 250-558-0548 Free Spirit Recumbent exercise bike, good cond, Paid $400, Asking $50 (250)5498370 FREE Styrofoam insulation end-cuts. Lots available. For garages, barns etc. 250-5457779 ext-105, lv-msg with daytime number

Honda GC160, 5hp engine, used 20hrs $250. 20â&#x20AC;? Landmark lawnmower w/3.5hp Briggs & Stratton motor, as new $200. (250)260-4435

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

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com

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

Garage Sales

Pets Animal Care Society

ADOPTION DAY SATURDAY 10 am to 1:30 pm at Crescent Falls Vet Hospital 2800 45th Avenue Meet our â&#x20AC;&#x153;Better Than Freeâ&#x20AC;? Kittens and Adult Cats

My name is Smush. I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cause I like to cuddle so much ... come and see for yourself! 2-LINX Point Siamese kittens, 6wks old, ready to go, $100 each. (250)546-3798 AUSTRALIAN Shephard/ Border Collie pups. Red Merle, Blue Merle & Tri-Colored. $500. 250-769-6795 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 CKC Reg yellow & black Lab pups, 1st shots, 3-male, ready now, $800. 250-308-8138 Cute Cairn Terrier cross puppies, healthy & happy, $350 each. (250)547-2433 Multi-poo puppies, 1st shots, dewormed, vet checked, ready to go, $600. (250)540-2780 Siamese kittens, 1st shots, wormed, Females-$225, Males-$200. 250-546-6058. TRINITY SHEPERDS 5th generation, long & medium coated Sheperd pups. Blk, Blk & tan, red or brown sables, ivory, straight backs, old world style. 10wks. All shots. Health cards. Wormed. View parents & geneology tree. $500. Lots of references. 250-547-9763. Trinity Sheperds has rescue dogs (Sheperds) needing good homes. $250 for costs spayed or neutered. All shots. Acreage homes preferred. 250-547-9763. Yorkie breeder retiring- selling 4m. puppies, 2f & 1m adult dogs. 250-542-3561

Antiques / Vintage Cast iron 5-toed claw leg bath tub, made 16 Aug 1909. Brown enameled coal ďŹ red heater, like new. Combination 3spd record player, 8 track tape, cassette, radio c/w 4 speakers & records. Enderby 250-832-7506 or 250-8046735 1pm-4pm daily.

Appliances #1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 A1 Fridge $250, Washer $150, Dryer $100, etc. Others, warrantied, delivery avail. 250-549-6042. Hi. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mr. Mike! Washer & dryer. $250. Dryer. $100. 250549-3781.

Fruit & Vegetables

Auctions $$

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GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 4x4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, & SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Many Unreserved.

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282

Building Supplies 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; roll up garage door, 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; high, as new, c/w all hardware, $650. 250-260-0136 DECK RAILING, 80â&#x20AC;&#x2122; of aluminum white pickets. 2 years old. Bought at Rona. 250-3094131 Steel Buildings. Discounted Priced to Sell. 24x30-120x250 Will Deal www.scg-grp.com Source# 18X 888-898-3091

Farm Equipment 2-NH balers #278 & #285, NH Swather #489. Field ready. 250-546-3205. 855 MF Baler; #10 MF Baler; 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122; PTD Howard rotortiller; 500 gal fuel tank & Att.; 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; X 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hâ&#x20AC;? steel 3/8x4x4 cattle guard; 1 ton Cap. Livestock grain feeder; 3 tons/hr grain roller PTO; Grain Aieger & Conveyor; 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; seed drill-grain, hayseed, fertilizer; 1 ton fertilizer & spreader; 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; roller packer; 440 John Deere Crawler; Bale elevator; Hay forks; Welder & Acetylene torches; 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; double desks. Call 1 (250)992-2294 Ford 5000 diesel tractor w/loader, $5800. (250)8386765

Firearms WEBER & MARKIN Gunshop & Gunsmiths, one of Okanaganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s competent gunshops, GLOCKs, SKSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & ammo, clays, quality ďŹ rearms buy & sell, repairs, bluing, customizing, 4-1691 Powick Rd, Kel., 250-762-7575, Tues-Sat 10-6

Food Products Farm raised, grain fed side of beef, 1/4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & 1/2, $2.65/lb, CWF. 250-546-6494

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

Fruit & Vegetables LOCAL STRAWBERRIES

2695

FLAT - 8-9 lbs. DISCOUNT ON LARGE ORDERS Open 7 days a week â&#x20AC;˘ 7am - 7pm

PLEASANT VALLEY FRUIT 7885 Hwy 97A, Vernon

BURKEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Order strawberries; bulk 15lb trays $2.25/lb. baskets $2.75/lb. Order raspberries 10lbs/$32. (250)545-2093

Firewood/Fuel Logging truck loads of birch. Call (250)838-7709

Furniture

Heavy Duty Machinery Case 1835B Skidsteer diesel, $8500. 250-549-0441.

Misc. for Sale Whatever you are going 4418018

through today is training for tomorrow. You need today to reach tomorrow. For more information call Eckankar 250-307-6677 or www.eckankar.org or www.eckankar-bc.ca HOT TUB COVERS

- Custom fit to any tub - We measure your tub & deliver at no charge - We have cover lifters

PENGUIN MFG 306-5706

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 6PCE queen bedroom suite w/new boxspring & mattress, $300. (250)503-1606 BEIGE loveseat in exc.cond. $300 obo. 250-545-1905. Dining table 61â&#x20AC;?x42â&#x20AC;?, 2-leaves, 4-cream upholstered chairs (BoryHill). Not shoddy. $400 obo. 250-542-1051. KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647 KIT TBL (solid oak w/4 chrs) $300; 2 wingback reclining chrs (blue) $200 ea; coffee tbl w/metal base $75/ grey kitchen tbl w/one leaf and 3/ chrs $100. Call Dave or Judy at 250-275-1208 LIVINGROOM sofa, love seat, wing back chair, lamps (contemporary formal) mint cond (250)549-1780 Moving! Fairly new queen sized box spring & mattress, 12cuft Freezer, 2 t.v.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, all good cond (250)260-6118 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 ďŹ rm. (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

15,000BTU hot point window air conditioner $100 obo. 1 dbl. cord pull track for 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; windows $27 obo. 250-545-8545. 1 Shaw cable box w/ built-in recording hard drive. $200. 250-545-4716. 2.2 cubic ft., Panasonic microwave oven. Like new. $50. 250 542-8670. 3â&#x20AC;&#x2122; one piece ďŹ breglass shower w/door, ex cond. $200. 1 new 3/4â&#x20AC;?x3â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x6â&#x20AC;&#x2122;11â&#x20AC;? solid coar Oak slab door. $100.250-542-8670. 3pce Ikea bed $100, small fridge $75, large freezer $100, all obo (250)558-4793 8 1/4 sliding compound mitre saw, excellent. $80. 10â&#x20AC;? compound mitre saw, as new. $90. 250-542-0531. AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! Beachcomber 4 person round Hottub, new cover, runs great $1850 250-542-0092, 250542-0045 BOOKBINDING Novels, Cookbooks, Family History and much more. layout, design, printing & binding 250-260-1970

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

email: lakecityprinters@telus.net

www.lakecityprinters.com BRAND new 5 stage reverse osmosis water ďŹ ltration system. Retail price: $795. Now: $250. Call 250-863-1544 Brand new breadmaker $75, brand new John Deer bbq made in Canada $399. (250)260-1928 ChesterďŹ eld, chair, loveseat, coffee tables, 2 long dressers, 1 chest, 14.5cuft fridge, ďŹ rst $350 takes. (250)550-5550

Ventureâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Thrift Shop p

pening Grand Op and Garage Sale Friday June 25 Friday, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm Hamburgers and Hot Dogs 4240 Alexis Park Drive (bottom of Venture Training)

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

BARK MULCH

Picked STRAWBERRIES now available

New Potatoes Lettuce Broccoli Beets

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm â&#x20AC;˘ Sat & Sun: 9am-Noon 1475 Pleasant Valley Road ARMSTRONG 250-546-6862 See us at the Farmerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Markets

FIR

OR

CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

Shavings & Sawdust 10 to 150 yard loads REIMERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110

Infant car seat 22-40lbs certiďŹ ed $100. New inside door 30â&#x20AC;?x80â&#x20AC;?, 4 panel $40. (250)260-4435 Misc household items. All offers considered. Call Frank 250-542-1068 days 250-5421280 eves. NEED BUILDING PLANS New home or renovations Call North Okanagan Blue Print 250-558-8791

Misc. Wanted

Portable air conditioner, $150, Electric meat slicer $75, all obo (250)558-4793

WANTED: 1985-87 Jaguar XJ6 for parts. Call after 5pm. 250-542-0974.

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

GARAGE SALES

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES SUNDAY BREAKFAST & FLEA MARKET 5101 - 25TH Ave. EVERY SUNDAY 8 am - 12 pm CALL 250-542-3003

BX (FOOTHILLS): 6729 Foothills Drive, Fri, Sat, & Sun. 9am-3pm. BX:Sat, June 26, MacDonald Rd, 8-noon. Multi family, antiques, ,paper backs, etc., BX: (South) 820 Pottery Rd. Sat June 26 8-2. HUGE SALE! baby, kids, adults. Something for the whole family!

HUGE GARAGE SALE

CHARITY GARAGE & BAKE SALE

Sat. 8 am - 3 pm

4303 - 22nd Street, just off 43rd Ave., Harwood Lots of good stuff, nice clothes. NO EARLY BIRDS. CANCELLED IF RAINING.

      Advertise in the Garage Sale Directory Deadline 2pm Wednesday 3 lines or less (approx 10-15 words)  $15.00 +gst Includes 2 garage sale        signs ARMSTRONG: 1851 Realm Rd, Sat/Sun June 26/27 8am5pm. Thumbs Up Greenhouse plant blowout! 1gal tomatoes $2/ea. Bedding plants .50/ea. Variety to choose from. Armstrong: 2585 Colony St. Sat. June 26, 8am-2pm. Household items.

Armstrong: 4518 Walbridge Rd. Sat. 8-5, Sun 8-4, lots of new & used ďŹ shing tackle, small outdoor store closeout, new salmon rods $25, ďŹ&#x201A;ies $6/dozen, assorted household items ARMSTRONG: ORTMAN ESTATE SALE 1130 Thomas Hayes Rd. (off Otter Lake X Rd.) Sat. June 26, 8-6. Follow signs! Farm, garden, shop, household, ďŹ ne china & crystal, Christmas galore, furniture, etc. Bella-Vista: 2829 RichďŹ eld Dr. ONE DAY ONLY Sat. June 26 8am-1pm. Bella-Vista: â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Rockâ&#x20AC;? 4900 Heritage Dr. Multi family Complex Sale. Sun. June 27, 9-2. Please park on road (walk-in) BX: 4510 Bullduc Rd. Sat & Sun 8-3pm. Multi family; microwave, some furniture, kids stuff, wheels, household items BX: 5160 Haynes Rd, Sat.June 26, 8am-1pm. Kids toys, water tank, van hidden trailer hitch, piano, gas weedeater, & lots of Party Lite Candles. No Early Birds! BX: 5627 L&A rd, Sat.June 26, 8am-1pm. MULTI-FAMILY CLEAN SWEEP! Clothes, scrapbooking, baby stuff, toys, books, Brand new items! BX: 7375 Dixon Dam Rd. Sat.June 26 8am-2pm. Moving Sale! Furn, antiques, all items priced to sell! BX: BX School parking lot. Huge moving garage sale. 8:30-12:00. Sat June. 26.

Yamaha Digital Piano Comes with portable stand, stand with built in pedal unit, bench, carrying case, and an additional portable pedal. $800. Call 250-550-6010.

Gateby Schubert Centre Parking lot Sat. June 26 8am-1pm. Misc. items, bikes, sports, toys, books, kitchen, clothes, garden, pets, aquariums, etc. etc. Coldstream: 472 Scenic Dr. Fri June 25 12-6, Sat June 26 8:30-2.furniture, kitchen items, clothes, books & light ďŹ xtures. COLDSTREAM: 566 Mt. Ida Dr. Sunday 9am-11am. Baby stuff Sale! Everything baby. Coldstream: 572 Guildford Court, Sunday June 27 8am1pm. Rain or Shine! LUMBY:656 Mabel Lake Rd. Every Friday & Saturday from April to Oct. A Little bit of everything! Ok-Landing: #47-7760 Ok Landing Rd. Sat & Sun, 8am. LEAVING COUNTRY!! OK LANDING: #5 1808 45th Street, Sat/Sun, 8am-3pm. Moving Sale! OKLANDING: 6900 Marshall Rd. Community Garage Sale @ SIERRA GARDENS! Sun June 27 9am-2pm. First right after Marshall Soccer Fields. We hope to see you there! Vernon: 1304 40 Ave. Sat. 8:30-2:30. Furn, jars, hardware, asst household items VERNON: 2704-30th Ave (in alley) Sat. 8-3, Sun 9-1. Baby items, crib, etc. wood lathe, 10â&#x20AC;? industrial table saw, etc. VERNON: 2845 Allenby Way, Sat.June 26, 9am-1pm

No Early Birds Please! Various household items, quality clean toys, suitable for family daycare. Some baby clothes & bedding, baby monitor. Vernon: 3503 42 Ave. Sat June 26 8am-2pm.Multi family, tools, toys, lots for everyone! VERNON: 5604 South Vernon Dr. June 26 9-2, Baby swing, highchair, kids play structure, toys, nice furniture & more. Vernon: 6885 Old Kamloops Rd. Sat. June 26 8am-1pm. MULTI FAMILY! VERNON: 7874 PV rd, Sat/Sun, June 26/27 7am-3pm EVERYTHING!

VERNON (Alexis Park): 3702 36th street, June 26 & 27 9am-4pm.

HUGE GARAGE SALE! Pine dining suite, misc. household, ping pong table, computer desk, lamps, Hallyscope, down duvet, VCRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, sewing supplies, meters of fabric, patterns, smocking pleater, rowenta steamer, Ping golf clubs, craft items, & artifacts. VERNON Christian Fellowship Church Garage Sale! 4507 29th Street (behind Canadian Tire), Sat.June 26 8am-2pm. Vernon (East Hill): 1207 37 Ave. Sat. June 26 8-2. Girls toys, Hammond organ, eclipse exerciser, water cooler, lots of great stuff, no early birds. VERNON: (Easthill) 2307 38th Ave Sat June 26 (9-1) No early birds! VERNON: (Easthill) 3108 24 St. Sat. June 26th, 8-2. Cookbook collection, kidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s game table, Bissell rug machine, cd player, baby & toddler toys & books, many misc items for home & garden. FREE crib & mattress, captainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bed! Vernon (East hill): 3909 16 St. Sat. June 26, 8am-noon. Beenie babies, gazebo, roof carrier, books & more! VERNON: (Easthill) 4576 Cascade Dr. June 26 9am-1pm. Household items & kidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stuff! VERNON (Foothills): 1209 Phoenix Dr. MOVING, lots of treasures, new & used, SUNDAY ONLY 8am-? VERNON (Middleton Mtn): 1000 Mt.Ida Drive, Sat.June 26, 8am-1pm. Cedar planter boxes, large above ground pool, antique hutch, TV, & much more. VERNON (Middleton Mtn): 930 Middleton Way, Sat.June 26, 8am-1pm. Gas BBQ, freezer, ski/bike rack, toys, carseats, sporting goods, lights, household items, cow collectibles, canoe, DH Bike. VERNON: (Mission Hill) 3603 Commonage Crescent, Sat. June 26 8-? No early birds! VERNON (Mission Hill): 4200 Okanagan Ave, Sat.June 26 ONLY, 8am-2pm. Brand new snowboard, household, tools, & misc. Wanted: in good/excellent condition Fridge, white.To use for a second fridge. 250-5491489.

www.vernonmorningstar.com WESTSIDE: 12449 Westside Rd (1.5km off hwy 97) Sat. June 26, 8am-2pm.

Vernon (East Hill)

1205 38 Ave. Fri & Sat. June 25/26 8am-2pm. Rain or Shine. Angel Treasures, Jewellry, Pictures, Avon items, Books, Puzzles, Clothing, Quilting Fabric & Books, Weed eater, plus numerous â&#x20AC;&#x153;cleanâ&#x20AC;? items priced to go!

Camping gear, hairdressing station & chair, childrens items, furn, misc items too numerous to mention. Whitevale: 792 Fraser Rd. Sat. June 26, 8:30-2pm. Downsizing; trampoline, above ground pool, swing set, Winnebago & lots lots more!


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Commercial/ Industrial Property

Commercial/ Industrial Property

OWNERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S RETIRING COMMERCIAL & LIGHT INDUSTRIAL SPACE FOR SALE OR LEASE TO OWN!

BEST DEAL IN TOWN! For full details CALL 250-542-1722 100 Kalamalka Lake Road For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

OPEN HOUSE SAT. JUNE26TH 8AM-4PM 1400 38TH AVE., VERNON

Misc. Wanted

WANTED: Straight Canopy to ďŹ t 2002 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Ford Ranger. (250)838-9497

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GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 4x4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, & SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Many Unreserved.

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282

Sporting Goods TOP CHOICE SKS special, $299. GLOCKâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s from $699. Gunsmithing Services: BLUEING. POWDER COATING. Quality ďŹ rearms bought & sold at Weber & Markin Gunsmiths, #4 - 1691 Powick Rd. Kelowna 250-762-7575, Tue.- Sat. 10-6

Acreage for Sale 13.9 treeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d acres, Edgewood, minâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s from Arrow Lake. Offers over $99,000, ďŹ nancing considered. 250-269-7492

$386,000

250-549-2815

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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. 186 North Fork Rd, Cherryville, acreage, 900sqft 2bdrm, 1bath house, South facing, Cherry Creek runs through back property. Beautiful Place! $250,000. 250-547-9821. NO PAD RENT, $229,000, own your own land, bright, clean, open 3bdrm mobile, close to amenities & beach. 250-306-7698 VERNON, Alexis Park Gardens, 2bdrm Condo, w/solarium in well managed, well maintained, appreciating building, secure, parking, convenient most amenities. $189,500. 250-503-0144.

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East Hill Rancher, Finished garage, Attached enclosed cedar gazebo, Eat-In kitchen, Dining room, 3 Bed, 2 Bath, Laundry/mud room, Mature landscaping, Fenced yard, Sprinkler system, Central Vacuum & AC, Natural Gas: FAF/stove/BBQ/ FP/HWT, 5 appliances.

Apt/Condos for Sale LOOKING to sell a one room condo unit on Mara Lake, Sicamous BC. Would be interested in selling unit or taking on a partner. Includes private boat slip, use of pool & hot tub. Call Ernie 250-833-7803

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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250-549-2815 East Hill Rancher, Finished garage, Attached enclosed cedar gazebo, Eat-In kitchen, Dining room, 3 Bed, 2 Bath, Laundry/mud room, Mature landscaping, Fenced yard, Sprinkler system, Central Vacuum & AC, Natural Gas: FAF/stove/BBQ/ FP/HWT, 5 appliances.

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1970 Parkwood Model 12X60 with 10x40 addition, Features Carport, Central Air, New Furnace, New Fidget â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bath Fitter Tubâ&#x20AC;? Range, Washer & Dryer. Immediate possession, Adult park, no pets. # 15 1600 43 Ave. Ph.250 542 0437

FOOTHILLS 1404 Copper Mountain Court Sat.,& Sun., 1:00-4:00, Starting @ $409,900

NORTH BX 7162 L&A Road Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $459,000

4045 Highland Park Drive Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $319,000

9933 Hill Drive Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $849,900

1320 Phoenix Drive Sunday, 1:00-4:00, $579,800

2950 Burns Avenue Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $375,900

OKANAGAN LANDING - THE STRAND 7343 Okanagan Landing Road Sunday, Starting @ 1:00, $324,900

EAST HILL 2509 - 26th Street Sunday, 1:00-4:00, $399,000

364 Marmot Court Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $589,900

1713 - 15th Avenue Sunday, 12:00-2:00, $305,000

LAKE COUNTRY 13075 Lakehill Drive Every day, 12:00-4:00, starting at $379,900

3101 -11 Street Sunday, Starts @ 1:00, $369,900

4003 - 27 Avenue Sunday, 12:30-2:00, $304,900

1607 - 39A Avenue Sunday, 11:00-1:00, $489,000

#307, 3700 - 28A Street Sunday, 12:00-2:00, $149,000

1802 32 Street Sunday, 11:00-1:00, $379,900

3400, 34 Street Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $399,999 COLDSTREAM 342 Scenic Drive Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $589,000

MIDDLETON MOUNTAIN 530 Mt. Tanner Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $599,900 1034 Mt. Ida Drive Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $525,000

1809 - 25 Avenue Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $359,900

MISSION HILL 4504 Valleyview Place Sunday, 12:00-2:00, $468,000

1204 - 21 Avenue Sunday, 12:00-2:30, $369,900

2104 - 33 Street Saturday, 1:00-2:30, $287,500

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COLDSTREAM 9490 Buchanan Road Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $414,900

CITY 4002 - 27A Street Sunday, 11:00-12:30, $294,900

Falkland residential/commercial lots priced for quick sale, $66,000 on hwy 97. $2000 bonus offered 250-549-5110.

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ARMSTRONG 4025 Highland Park Drive Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $315,000

BELLA VISTA #209, 3020 Allenby Way Sunday, 1:00-4:00, $229,900

EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $160,000. Also; 1 panoramic 3 acre parcel. Owner ďŹ nancing. 250-307-2558 www.orlandoprojects.com

SKYWAY VILLAGE #29, 4740 - 20 Street Sunday, Starting @ 1:30, $219,000 THE MARA 4205 - 27 Street Saturday, starting at 1:00, $231,000 TURTLE MOUNTAIN 3703 Turtle Mountain Blvd. Sunday, 1:00-3:00, $349,900 URBAN POINTE CONDOMINIUMS 3800 - 28A Street Saturday, Starting @ 1:00, starting at $139,000

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Recreational CABIN on Okanagan Lake, leased land, Vernon end. $59,000. 250-309-6164, 250549-0769

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Townhouses $158,900 2bdrm fully reno’d, vacant, okhomesellers.com #26377. 250-275-1600. 2bdrm w/office, freshly painted.$175,000/$950pm. 1 1/2 bath, 250-558-8825 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.

Acreage Quiet Country Living. Approx 2.2 acres w/mid 70s 3-bdrm. house. Nicely landscaped w/Cedar & Colorado Spruce trees. Enderby area. To view call 250-832-7506 or 250-8046735, 1-4 pm daily.

Apt/Condo for Rent

SANDMAN SUITES 4203 - 32nd Street Newer Adult Building Live in manger/caretaker, 1-bedroom apts. available, F/S, DW, AC and balcony. Access to pool and 24 hr. restaurant. 250-260-1162 Best location for Great living

The CLIFFS 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite. Lakeview.

1100 per month

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F/S, W/D, D/W, A/C, plus heat, hot water and hydro all included. Great quality living in a clean and spacious secure building. N/S, N/P. Good building for Seniors! On-site Resident Manager. REFERENCES REQUIRED SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE

250-542-1701 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

1 & 2-bdrm, adult building, F/S, N/P, near Schubert, heat & hot water incl, $650$750 250-260-8454.

Apt/Condo for Rent

MORRIS MANOR

1 Bachelor, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom corner suite available. Senior oriented building, downtown across from Schubert Centre. Heat included. For more information call

250-542-8989

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

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Suites, Lower

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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 Aug 1, heat & water incl. (250)260-5870 ENDERBY 2bdrm apartment, secure, a/c, N/S, N/P, no parties. 250-308-9299 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $850/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788 New 1-bdrm, g-level, suite, BX area, 20mins from Silver Star, $850 incl/util, priv-entry, patio, 5appl, w/d, Castanet for photos, call (250)878-7085 NEW 2 bdrm townhouse ready July 1st. 1 block from Kin Beach: 2 levels, 2 1/2 bathrooms, a/c,n/p,n/s w/d, attached garage. $1350 + util. Ref req. 250-558-7997 markus.vernon@hotmail.com RICKFORD Manor. Call about rent incentive. 1bdrm apt. utilities extra, ns, np, adult bldg. 250-545-1412 Studio condo located Creekside at Silver Star, fully furnished, functional, monthly, weekly, or daily rental. Avail imm. Book your Mountain Biking weekend accommodation now! 250-546-9086.

Nice & Cozy large 3 bedroom, easy access, F&S, W&D hookup, fenced yard, fireplace. NP, RR, $775/mo plus utilities 24th Ave. Call 250-545-8531 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.

1700SQFT w/office & storage space. Ideal location for small business. Lots of parking. For further info please contact 250-542-8566, 250-309-9246

BRIGHT, GROUND level 1 bed + lg den on Middleton. 1100 sq ft. 4 appl. Sep laund/entr, parking, A/C, new renos, internet. N/S, sm pet negot. $1000/m, util. incl. Couple or singleton preferred. Avail. July 1. 306-3273 BUNGALOW, fully furnished, all util, weekly $315. Monthly $660. 250-558-6837. East-Hill, adult oriented, 1bdrm, f/p, w/d, n/s, n/p. appl., $675 incl/util. 250-938-1101. Large bright 2bdrm Kal lake view suite w/priv. entry, w/d, f/s, np, ns, $900 +half util. avail. July 1, (250)545-6860 after 6pm Large, bright,clean, 1br daylight suite. Sep ent f/s w/d a/c n/s.Harwood area . R.R Aug.1 $745 +util. 250-545-3813 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 MONTH TO MONTH RENTAL 1200sqft, 1bdrm suite+den, stunning Ok lakeview, fully furnished, priv entr/laundry, util/incl, security system, $1200/mo NS. 250-545-3465. NEARLY new, East Hill 2bdrm, upper level, incl cable, internet, util, deck, $950, Avail July1, ns, np, (250)542-7806 NEW 1 bdrm in lower east hill. Features W/D and DW. All Utilities included. N/S and N/P. Available July 1. $800. Call 250-308-8796 New 1bdrm suite Armstrong, newly reno’d, $585 incl. basic util. + shared laundry. Suits quiet single, N/P N/S, Ref’s. (250)546-9919 New 2bdrm daylight suite, incl. appl. Swan Lake view, NS, NP, RR. suits mature couple or single, avail. July 1, $950/mo. +util. (250)542-3610 NEW executive 2bdrm suite, priv.deck w/view & laundry, NP/NS, $1000/mo incl/util. 250-558-8823. PARTLY FURN East Hill 2 bdrm avail july 1, $750 utilities in. no smokers, dogs. vernoneasthillbasementsuite@ yahoo.ca 250-308-4868

2bdrm den, f/s, d/w, w/d, North end of Swan Lake, great view of lake, $1150 util/incl. avail. Aug 1. (250)306-4556 3bdrm, 1.5bath, Alexis Park area, priv.laundry, NS/NP, $1200/mo util/incl. Avail June 1. R.R. 250-558-1585 lv msg 40th-Ave. 2-2bdrm suites, lower has newer bath, w/d, $800/mo. upper is big & bright, no w/d, $850/mo. both incl/util. 250-558-6596, 250-309-5614 Apt. suite, 2bdrm, appl. inc. not suitable for children, $750/mo. +util. Avail July 1. Call Gary (250)503-6590 BACHELOR suite, downtown quiet location, $550/mo. incl. util./furniture & cable, ns, 250549-0644 Beautiful 2-bdrm, 1.5-bath, $1390/mo, incl f/s, w/d, f/p, central air, all util. July1 250-306-8590, 250-545-5222 ENDERBY - 1bdrm suite, incl. util., sat. TV, internet, furnished $750. 250-558-9171

Commercial/ Industrial

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

1 & 2 bdrm apartments, $650/$775 DD, Ref Req, great location, very large, well managed. (250)545-8985 1bdrm & 2bdrm $650-$800. No dogs, no drugs. (250)2601630 2bdrm 1bath condo, D/W, A/C, onsite laundry, NS, close to downtown, sm. pet ok, $1000 +hydro. 250-307-6174 2-bdrm, 2-bath condo in Vernon, n/s, n/p, parking space, incl water, Avail immed, $950. (250)545-3177 before 9pm 2bdrm, totally reno’d condo, close to downtown, $850, RR 250-549-0440, 250-307-7117 2BDRM, totally reno’d condo, close to downtown, $850/mo. R.R. 250-804-6854. 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 3-Condo’s; 2bdrm 1bath $850 +util. 2bdrm 2bath $900 +util 1bdrm 1bath $750 +util. OR For Sale. (250)275-7497 Beautiful 2bdrm, lakeshore condo, n/s, n/p,avail July 8th.$1200. Semi furnished. 250-260-8843. BEAUTIFUL ONE bedroom suite in lower floor of East Hill home. Newly painted, very clean, gas fireplace, shared laundry. N/S, N/D, no pets. Prefer quiet person. $750/mo includes utilities, cable. Phone 250-549-0256.

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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 Industrial Office Space & dry heated storage, various sizes. 250-307-4588. UP to 4000sq.ft. high exposure retail/commercial space. 250-558-1166 WAREHOUSE, office, shop, retail, wholesale, very good rate. 250-314-7225, 250-5504178. 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 Ok lake townhouse, 1+1bdrm, beautiful views, monthly rent. $1650/mo.bobbijo@gmail.com Shuswap lake cabins for rent, 7 nights $1000, located near beautiful beach in Seymour Arm. Call for reservations (250)803-8765

Duplex / 4 Plex 2bdrm 1bath downtown Lumby, $800 incl.util. n/s, n/p, Ref. Avail immed. 250-550-0361. 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 2-bdrm unit in 6-plex, Avail July1, $850/mo, n/s, no dogs, Gary @ (250)306-0996 3bdrm + garage, (Harwood area) avail Aug.1. N/P.$1200 + 2/3 Hydro, gas & water. 250-869-9788. 3br 11/2 bath laundry hookups, Harwood area. Bright clean,with patio & yard, beside park.n/s $950 +utilities 250545-3813.

Homes for Rent

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. 2bdrm cabin, lrge yard, pet neg,$1060. July 1 or 15. 250308-6106. 2-bdrm house, 4km from Armstrong, on farm, lots of room to garden, $975 incl hydro & wood heat, Avail now, (250)546-4007 2bdrm, level-entry, downtown, large yard, & shed, W/D, NS/NP, avail imm, R.R., $900/mo +util. 250-558-8226. 2 BR House for Rent - Kitch, LvRm, DinRm, 1 1/2 Bath strg shed. 1-204-803-0289 30x40 2 bay shop for rent, Coldstream $300/mo. 250549-3313 udden49@msn.com 3bdrm house, Coldstream, near schools, country setting, $1500/mo +util, NS, cat okay, 250-542-8302 4-bdrm, East Hill, n/s, n/p, $1500/mo + util, Avail Immed (250)558-5459 4bdrm house,Swan Lake View, 1.5bath, garage,no dogs cat ok, avail. immed. $1250 +util. (250)307-1656 5bdrm, 4bath, newer home in Foothills, a/c, ns, np, RR, avail. Aug 1. $1800/mo+util 250-308-0317 A-frame house, 35min out of town, 2-bdrm, 2-bath, on fully treed lot, 5min to OK Lake, closed carport, rv parking, avail July1, (250)558-0315 between 10am-11pm Avail. immed. 2bdrm, 5 acres shared util, Rent neg, Commanage area 250-542-0060 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 BRING THE EXTENDED FAMILY to enjoy this newly renovated East Hill home. Four bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms. Includes a 2 bedroom basement suite. Central air. Lots of parking. Fenced yard. Pets considered. NS. RR. DD. Available Aug. 1. $1700 plus utilities. 250-542-7671. Coldstream, 4 bdrm, close to Kidston, lake & Kal Park. $1600 + util, n/s, pets neg., Avail Aug. 1. 250-542-5030. Large 3bdrm level entry house on beautiful acreage/mountain view/attached double garage, all appl. hottub, $1600/mo +util. furniture neg. 250-5493313 or udden49@msn.com LG.3BDRM, 2full bath. Deck, yard, shared dbl.garage, Pets OK, Avail July 1. $1350 Hydro & gas incl. 250-306-7376. NEW country home on river. Enderby area, 2-bdrm, 6appl, hardwood floors, responsible renters only, $1000/mo (250)838-0268 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 VERY NICELY refinished East Hill 1700 sq. ft. split level available for rent 1 August. 3BR; 3BA; 5 appliances; garage; nicely landscaped. N/S, N/P. $1600 per month includes WS&G 250-275-3058 Waterfront 3bed, 2bath home on WestKal Rd. 1980sq.ft. 6 appl. a/c, alarm, garage(1), dock w/boat lift, ns, long term tenant wanted, elderly couple or profess., avail. imm. $2250 incl/util. 604-897-2895

Recreation EXPLORE in style! 2010 towables & motorhomes for rent from just $582/wk! Call Kelowna Truck & RV today @ 250-769-1000.

RV Pads FARM COUNTRY RV PARK IN N. KELOWNA beautiful, quiet country scenery. Full Hook-Ups. Reasonable rates 250-862-7448

Shared Accommodation 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450/mo. incl.util. furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 (2) Large rooms, $550/mo, util/incl, close to bus, store & schools. July1 (250)938-4882 CHARACTER house, EastHill, share w/health professional, sep.bathroom, $500 incl/util. 250-308-6339.

Classified Ads Work! Coldstream: quite and clean room-mate to share lovely 2BR bsmt suite with one other person - $475/mo plus onetime DD of $238. Includes AC, utilities, Internet, cable, shared laundry, use of pool/hottub. Close to Kal Beach, bus stop, College. N/P, no parties, no drugs. Call 250-306-7874. Near College, bus, shopping incl util, internet, RR, DD. No drugs. $400. Avail now. 250307-9407

Storage 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.

Suites, Lower 1 BDRM $700/mo plus utilities, avail. immed., ns, np & no pets, shrd W/D, parking. Ref. req., Call 250-309-5862 1-bdrm, brand new, f/s, w/d, cable & internet incl $800 DD, n/s, n/p, July1 (250)308-6111 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, Mission Hill area, $600/mo. incl/util. (250)545-8443, 250-307-4948 1bdrm, large sep.level entry suite, acreage very close todowntown, NS, WD, ideal for professional/senior, $750/mo. 250-549-3313 udden49@msn.com 1bdrm Mission Hill, $800/mo. incl/util. NP, WD, avail. July 1, (250)549-8463 1bdrm, suitable for single resp., person, no parties, no drugs, n/p n/s. $650 util incl. D.D. Avail. immed. Parking Armstrong. 250-308-2326. 1bdrm suite, brand new, ns, np, single person pref. $700. July 1. 4708 Bellevue Dr. (250)558-1181, 250-540-4063 1bed $650, 2bdrm $800, incl. heat, hot water, NO DOGS. (250)542-3241, 250-542-9042 2BD, Enderby, newer large, open, view, incl utils, lndry rm, must see. $1095. Call (250)503-6454 2BDRM, $750/mo, incl util, NP, NS, Avail Immed, 250542-9403 2bdrm, brand new, NS/NP, $900/mo incl/util. Coldstream area. 778-475-4657. 2BDRM Coldstream orchard location, F/S, W/D, util/incl. $950/mo. 250-549-0310, (250)308-7004 2bdrm lake view, gas f/p, F/S, W/D hook up, avail. July 1, $1000/mo. util/incl. +DD. 250503-2080 ARMSTRONG, Live in the Country, near new level entry day-light bsmn’t suite, 2bdrm, 1000sqft, W/D, heat & Hydro incl, 2mins outside of Armstrong, NS/NP, Avail. imm. $950/mo. 250-546-4075. AVAIL July 15, 1bdrm, North BX, priv.entry, spectacular view, F/S, full bath, NS, W/D, N/P, long term, $650/mo. 250545-8081.

Townhouses 3bdrm, 1.5bath, 5 appl., n/p, n/s, 2 children ok, $1000 + util, July or Aug 250-764-1428.

Antiques / Classics 1935 Ford P/U, customized V6 auto, 4x4, ac, power everything, $18,500. 250-558-1644 1958 Morris Minor, restored, runs well, looks great, spent $6000, will take $4000, (250)499-7830 Keremeos 1965 Mustang Convertible, complete body restoration, excellent power train. Appraised over $30,000. Asking $22,900. 250-549-8447. 1966 Ford Mustang, power steering, collector plates, California car, good shape, $12,500 obo. (250)549-4495

Auto Accessories/Parts CANOPIES GM Shortbox $795. GM Longbox $295. Dodge Longbox $595. Ford Longbox $295. Call 250-545-2206.

Classifieds Work!

1bdrm suite, downtown quiet location, $650/mo. incl. util/furniture & cable, 250-549-0644 1bdrm,w/d,d/w,lrge covered deck,n/s, n/p, $750 util incl., avail July 1. 250-938-2941.

Eagle alloy rims 16” w/225/55 tires. $500. 250-545-4661. 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.

Property Management

Property Management

Suites, Upper

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES CALL MARIA OR DIANA TODAY

at 250-550-2120 for more information. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY • 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.

RENT: $1,400.00 per month includes utilities • TWO BEDROOM CONDO – located in Alexis Park. This suite has just had new flooring installed and has been completely re-painted.

RENT: $900.00 per month plus utilities • LUMBY - 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT - Second floor – above downtown business.

RENT: $750.00 per month includes heat, water, & sewer • ONE BEDROOM SUITE – On Alexis Park Drive close to schools, shopping, etc.

RENT: $675.00 per month plus utilities • ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT – Located in Capri Gardens this suite is completely updated and modern. Close to shopping and all amenities.

RENT: $650.00 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

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1st • BEAUTIFUL THREE BEDROOM TOWNHOME – In Summerwind Estates shows like new. Three bedrooms, two and a half baths includes modern kitchen, hardwood and tile floors, master ensuite, central air conditioning, central vacuum, security system and double car garage. Close to Kin Beach, schools, and shopping. Includes F/S, D/W, and W/D.

RENT: $1,600.00 per month plus utilities

FOR PICTURES CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.RENTALSVERNON.COM


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Friday, June 25, 2010 - The Morning Star C17

Auto Accessories/Parts

Auto Financing

Cars - Domestic $$

RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685.

SAVE THOUSANDS!$$ Looking for a good used 4x4, SUV, car or van but have a limited budget?

WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

AUCTION WORLD Over 100 units to choose from, many unreserved. Buy direct where the dealers buy & save!

Auto Financing

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

Saturdays at 11 am 3953 Hwy 97N Kelowna 250-765-5282

Cars - Domestic

GOVERNMENT INSPECTED REBUILT VEHICLES AT WHOLESALE PRICES

‘06 Mazda 3 GT Sport ........................... $12,995 ‘06 Pontiac Vibe 60,000 kms .................. $9,995 ‘08 Yaris 2 Dr. Hatchback 39,000 kms .................. $9,995 ‘02 Toyota Camry LE 95,000 kms .................. $7,995

250-546-3300 250-309-0959 3750 P.V. Road $$

DL #10836

‘02 Toyota Camry LE 139,000 kms ................. $7,495

SAVE THOUSANDS!$$

Buy where the dealers buy & save

GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RV’s, 4x4’s, & SUV’s Many Unreserved.

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282

Cars - Domestic

? CREDIT PROBLEM !

NO PROBLEM

YOU CAN BE DRIVING TODAY!

Cars - Sports & Imports

Cars - Domestic 2003 Chevy Cavalier Sedan, A/C, 5spd manual transmission, AM/FM, CD, w/only 70,000kms $4900. 250-5496691

1990 Buick Century, PW & doors, cruise, mag wheels, studded winter tires, new summer tires, runs perfect, doesn’t leak or burn oil, body fair, interior good, needs tail light. $950 obo. 250-275-0511. 1990 Chrysler Dynasty, 166km, very good cond. new tires $1800 obo. 250-308-9764 1993 Dodge Spirit, 4dr, 4cyl, auto, 162,000kms, a/c, ex cond,$1395. 250-550-6431. 1997 Chrysler Intrepid, auto, ac, 104,000kms, blue, exc.cond. $3500 obo. 250307-6521. 1997 Crown Vic. - like new cond, only 31,000km, loaded w/all the extras, light green, w/clearcoat. $4500 OBO (250)260-4184 1997 Plymouth Breeze, immaculate cond. 4dr, auto, 173K, candy apple red, reg. maintenance, summer & winter tires, $1600. 250-5451078, 250-549-6985 2001 Chrysler Sebring Conv. loaded, 37k, looks new, never winter driven, $9995 obo. (778)475-2663, 250-938-9071 2001 COROLLA S black in and out 1.8l, 4dr, 5speed, air, stereo, 241k, looks runs great. $4100 obo Nick 308-4989 2001 Grand AM 4dr, auto, only 132,000kms, exc.cond. $3650. 250-545-4170. 2001 Mustang Convertible, 6 cyl. 5 speed. Silver/Black. Setup for flat towing behind your motorhome,baseplate & wiring installed. New tires just installed. $7000 OBO Phone 250-549-3211 2001 Olds Alero, new brakes & tires, well maint, exc.cond $2900 obo 250-307-4379 2008 Chev Malibu LTZ, (car of the year) loaded, sat. radio, 27K, 36M/GAL, as new. Reduced-$19,900. 250-503-1075

$$

SAVE THOUSANDS!$$

Buy where the dealers buy & save

GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RV’s, 4x4’s, & SUV’s Many Unreserved.

AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! One owner, 91 Hyundai Senata, auto, cold a/c, low k’s, new tires, new brakes, new struts, clean, $2150. (250)545-5729

Commercial Vehicles 2001 International 9400 IHC 430-500 Detroit/18000ft lb 18 speed 46000 rear end/390 ratio/under 800,000kms 218’’ wheel base/285 75 245 tires $10,500.00 obo includes fresh CVI with purchase Call Brian Scott 250-503-8093, 250-838-7007

Motorcycles

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282 1990 MAZDA Miata Convertible 243,000km. New tires & brakes. 250-550-5505 1991 Mercedes Benz SL500 MB. Roadster, 190,000K, Excellent condition, new brakes, tires, complete service. 2nd owner for 9 yrs. Includes hardtop. $10,900. 250-309-4131 1996 Subaru Outback AWD, h/s, h/m, a/c, cruise, f/l, $3250. 1992 Ford Explorer XLT $1500. (250)540-5637 1998 Hyundai Accent, 4cyl, 2dr, auto, 161K, clean & well maint. $1395 (250)550-6431 1998 Z3 BMW 2.8L Roadster, Convertible, auto, 98,000mi. great condition $12,000 OBO (250)558-5482 Vernon 2001 Toyota Solara, 2dr, auto, fully loaded, ex cond, 135kms. $7,950. 250-548-3484. 2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L 5spd, fully loaded, leather, sunroof, 100k $7500 obo.250-503-0211 2004 VW Passat Wagon, 5spd, great cond/drive/gas mileage, roof rack, grey ext & black cloth int, 125,000kms, $9950. 250-558-5045 2005 Honda Civic Ltd edition, 4DR, auto, 154,000kms, A/C, CD, 1 owner. $8900. 250-3078632. 2009 Honda Civic, 14,000kms, standard, AC, CD, 4DR, $16,900. 250-307-8632. 2009 YARIS - 40+MPG 17,000Km - under full warranty - Like new - $15,750 250-3080380

Recreational/Sale

$$

GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RV’s, 4x4’s, & SUV’s Many Unreserved.

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282 1973 Suzuki 125cc, $495 obo. 250-549-2614. 1983 Honda V65 $2000. 250-558-1644.

or

1986 1100 V-Twin, Honda Shadow, Harley paint, new tires and battery. $2500. obo.250-546-6901. 1995 Dutch Star 34’ MH, GMC 454, 35,000miles, Large slide, Onan gen, awning, roof & dash air, backup camera, 2TV’s, sleeps 6, great cond. $29,000 obo. 250-260-1941, 250-308-9523. 1996 Voyager, very clean, fully loaded, runs well, good tires, 175km, $1600 obo. 250-5422727, 250-549-0755. 2003 Yamaha FJR1300 Sports Tourer. great cond., well maintained by mature rider $7200 obo. Get it before the HST. (250)550-7299. 2006 KX 125 2 stroke, 6spd, race, bought new, 800kms, 2 skins, extras. $4000. obo. 250503-0971. 3 BIKE MOTORCYCLE / ATV Etc. Trailer Ride on. $1000 obo (250)766-2821

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282 1995 Suburban under 400k, new turbo & AC pump, power seats, leather, injection pump (new 80k ago) F.S.D cooler installed 80k ago, 3.5 performance exhaust, CD, $3400. (250)542-8506 1996 4x4 Jeep Cherokee well maintained, 4dr V6, 232K, a/c, new tires, trailer hitch, light tan ext. $3000. (250)542-3309 1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE, 175k, every option, immaculate cond. $8500 obo. Dave 250-275-3477 2000 Toyota Rav 4, 5spd, grey, good cond. 134,000kms, $8500 obo. 250-549-1362, 250-309-1857. 2002 Chevy Suburban Z71 w/tow package, a/c, leather & movie player $11,900. obo. 250-542-5032. 2002 Dodge Durango 4x4, 4.7 auto, loaded, very good cond, $4900 (250)308-2225 2002 Grand Cherokee Laredo, 4WD, 144,000k, one owner, $8900. 250-545-1171

$$

SAVE THOUSANDS!

Buy where the dealers buy & save

GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RV’s, 4x4’s, & SUV’s Many Unreserved.

Saturdays at 11 am Call Auction World 250-765-5282 1997 Slumber Queen 22’ motorhome, 83,000k, good cond. (250)547-8874 1999 Corsair 28.5’ 5th wheel w/slide, queen & hide-a-bed, many extras, exc.cond, Reese hitch $13,500. 250-503-8489. 2002 Legacy 5th Wheel, 292, slide, newer tires & batteries. $15,900. 250-309-0400 2003 Titanium 37’ 5th Wheel, 2 slides, washer, dryer, solar system, built in vac, winter pkg, $35,000 View at 11414 Hillside Dr. Coldstream. (250)260-8418 2004 Arctic Fox 5th wheel, 26.5’, 12’ slide, rear picture window, 4 seasons pkg. pristine cond. easy towing, $24,500. (250)550-3221 2006 34’ Travel Trailer keystone copper canyon, 12’ super slide, entertain. centre exc. cond. $17,400. 250-938-4149 2008 31.5’ Class A MH, new cond. Ready to enjoy, $59,500 Firm. Beat the HST. (250)8380685 for sale @ ILLAHIE campground, 33.5ft 5th wheel, ideal for summer/weekend getaway, inexpensive year-round living or as commuter base camp, $20,000, (250)493-4799 Must sell 1990 Bounder 32’ class A Motorhome, sleeps 8, runs great, everything works, $14,500. 250-832-4176

Trucks & Vans 1984 Chev 4x4 p/u, 350cuin, rebuilt, 4spd auto, dual exhaust, AM/FM CD, asking $3500 obo. 250-545-1201. 1984 Ford F150, 300 6cyl 4spd, $800. 250-546-8808. 1995 Chev Tahoe, 2dr, 350cuin, fuel inj, 4spd auto, AC, exc.shape, no rust/dents, $6500 obo. 250-545-1201. 1996 Dodge caravan, AWD, $3300. 250-545-4383 1997 Ford F350 XLT 2WD 7.3 diesel LB, dually, 197,000kms $6500 250-545-5539 1999 Dodge Dakota, ext cab, 5spd, only 155,000 kms, ex cond. $5,450. 778-475-5651. 2000 Toyota Tundra 4x4, ext. cab, 4.7L, tow pkg, new tires ($900) Sprayed box liner. Like new cond. $9350. 250-5426052 2002 Dodge, diesel 4x4, 3/4 ton, ext-cab, grey, low kms, $15,000 obo (250)541-0411 2002 Ford Windstar LX, 7pass, a/c, pw, pl, power drivers seat, 141,000K, $6500 (250)541-0242 2003 Dodge minivan, loaded, new winter tires on rims, 184K, $5700 obo. 250-558-0590 2003 Ram 1500 quad cab 4x4, $1500 stereo, new $1500 tires 150k $11,500. (250)549-1042 2004 Chev 2500 HD 4x4, extcab, L/B, 178K, loaded, very good cond $10,500 306-3787 2004 GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4, White, 181,000km, wood box liner, cd, ext cab, good shape, $9500.00 obo. 250503-8487 2005 Caravan SXT, 130K, air, cruise, hitch, entertainment pkg, $8300obo (250)306-2018 2005 Ford F150 super crew XLT, 4x4, new tires, headlights, brakes, fluids, $10,200. 250-307-4379

Scrap Car Removal ALIVE or Dead, complete scrap cars & trucks hauled away for free. 250-503-0821

SCOOTER Yamaha BW50200km, like new cond. $1850. (250)545-0195

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

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale

GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RV’s, 4x4’s, & SUV’s Many Unreserved.

Recreational/Sale $$

CALL RIGHT NOW

• Government Certified Techs

RV Service and Maintenance

250-307-6979

D#30973

BANKS HAVE WAIVED STRINGENT QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT.

.ca Recreational/Sale

• Best Parts selection, new and used, in BC • Lowest shop rate in the valley Now accepting newer, clean RVs for consignment.

• Fiberglass & Gelcoat Repair • RV Customization • Insurance Claim Repairs • Detailing of RVs & Boats • Parts and Accessories

Since 1969

Call Craig Mayall 250-549-0019 • www.gilmay.ca Located at … 139 L & A Cross Road

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale

Sales & Service Ltd.

Recreational/Sale

SAVE THOUSANDS!$$

Buy where the dealers buy & save

Ltd.

VIRTUALLY EVEVERERYONE APPROVED!D!

Recreational/Sale

Magna,

Sport Utility Vehicle $$

RV SEASON IS HERE!

TWO EASY OPTIONS

APPLY ONLINE

SAVE THOUSANDS!$$

Buy where the dealers buy & save

LOCATIONS IN VERNON, KELOWNA, KAMLOOPS

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Off Road Vehicles 2004 Yamaha YZF 450 quad, exc. cond. lots of mods $4500 obo. (250)550-5692 2005 YAMAHA 400 QUAD with winch, blade, carry box in front & passenger seat, auto trans. 680km, like new $5800. Grandpa’s giving up his ride. Call (250)558-8567

When booking online, go to www.kenkraft.ca or call 250-545-5101 kenkraftsalesltd@shaw.ca Dealer #5529

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale

MANAGER’S SPECIAL www.rosmanrv.com

RV2352A

2007 SUMMIT 21BH TRAVEL TRAILER DL#8122

• Fibreglass exterior • Electric front jack • Air conditioner • Awning • Microwave

$

15,995

RV2320

RV2290A

2010 TRU NORTH

2006 WILDERNESS 25RKS 20007 COACHMEN 23FKS TRAVEL TRAILER

TRAVEL TRAILER • Exterior marine speakers • Stainless steel 3 burner cook top • 8’ slide out • Raised axles • Microwave • Storage with cargo net • Fibreglass exterior • Awning • CD Player • 14” radial tires • Aluminum wheels • Stabilizer jacks • Exterior shower $

8,999

3121

$

15,995

• Slideout • Awning • Microwave • Air conditioner • Ladder • Stabilizer jacks • CD player

$

16,995

NORTH LOT: 250-545-1611 • 6395 Hwy 97N, Vernon, BC • SOUTH LOT: 250-545-2319


C18 Friday, June 25, 2010 - The Morning Star

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l a i c e Sp s n o i s a c c O Happy 75th Birthday

A LF F E S T E R

Jaimee

Bailey

rd

(June 23 )

Happy

(June 25th)

Trucks & Vans

Boats

Utility Trailers

$$

SAVE THOUSANDS!

Buy where the dealers buy & save

GIANT AUTO AUCTION Over 100 cars, trucks, RV’s, 4x4’s, & SUV’s Many Unreserved.

Saturdays at 11 am

15.5’ Coleman Canoe w/paddles, like new cond, $375 obo (250)545-6438

Mommy & Daddy say I’m Two-rrifIc!

2005 Bayliner 192 Cuddy Cabin, fish finder, 3.0L 4cyl Merc, $13,900. 250-938-0231.

3900 $ 2295 $ 1495 $

7x14 V-Nose Enclosed

5X8 PACE ENCLOSED QUAD TRAILERS 2 Place

Pleasant Valley Trailer Sales Ltd. 7885 Hwy. 97, Vernon

250-545-2000 TRAILERS All types, all sizing, excellent pricing. Pleasant Valley Trailers, Vernon. (250)545-2000

Boats 11’ Inflatable C/w 5 gal bow fuel tank, storage bag, oars, pump, repair kit, instr.manual. $1400. 250-260-3183.

Happy 2nd Birthday Gordon! Love Mommy, Daddy, Family & Friends

2006 Lund Fisherman - 18.5’. 150 HP Mercury Verado with trolling pkg. Full canvass. EZ loader trailer. $29,900. Mike 250-215-2486. 25’ Maxum Sunbridge, sleeps 4, full galley, 5.7l Mercury, EZ Loader trailer, ex. cond. $23,500. ALSO 14’6” run about boat & trailer, 70hp Evinrude $2500. obo Salmon Arm, BC (1-250)832-4206 8HP 4-stroke mercury, never used, new, $2300 (250)3091420 KAYAK: Wilderness System, sit on top, Angler, 3 fish pole holders, 3 storage areas, green, exc. shape, (3yrs old) $700 obo. 250-503-6140

FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

Testimonial 12’ Misty River alumn. boat on trailer, 4 stroke 5hp merc. + elec motor, c/w swivel seat, oars, gas tank & boat cover, $2500 obo.

Sold the 1st day! Had great response

HAPPY

75TH DAD

YOU’RE A SUPER STAR!!

Utility Trailers

Utility Trailers

cargo BC trailers.com

1 866 546-5899

Hwy 97 Armstrong BC (Spallumcheen Industrial Park) • Tilt Decks • Cargo Trailers • High Decks • Sled Trailers • ATV/Quad Trailers • Utility Trailers • Car Haulers • Hydraulic Dump Trailers • Mobile Storage Units • Flat Beds • Horse Trailers LARGE SELECTION TO CHOOSE FROM

546-6999 • Toll Free 1-866-546-5899 DL#30652

BAILIFF SALE 2009 Pontiac G5 2dr 5spd. 2004 Hyundai Accent 4dr. 2001 Genie S60 boomlift. 3True Z9 commercial treadmills, good cond. Call Shuswap Bailiffs 250-503-6897

Call Auction World 250-765-5282

17ft 185HP, 200hrs, I/O board, ex cond., EZ lod alum.trailer $5,900 250-545-8814

NEW 2008 TANDEM AXLE

Dad, Mom and Ashlie are proud of you.

Legal Notices $$

18.5’ Bowrider, Merc Cruiser I/O, trailer, good cond, easy on gas, $6000obo (250)558-9942

Come celebrate Saturday June 26 th At the Army & Nav y Club Af ter 7:00 pm. Lets circle the wagon and come together, tip our glasses and make memories forever.

GRAD 2010

13th Birthday Girls!

2006 Ford F150 Lariat ext. cab 4x4, 25,000 orig. km, leather, fully loaded, Gov. inspected rebuild, just like new! $21,500. (250)308-6999 2006 Ford F350 FX4, 4x4, auto. Over $14000 worth of receipts, Asking $14500 obo (250)545-2387 2008 Ford F350 Harley Davidson, Super Duty, 1ton, diesel, sunroof, 49,000k, $49,800. (250)542-9586

Congratulations Bradly Lennox

Escorts 1ST Class Mystique Escorts. Gorgeous Ladies & Men of all ages to suit every need. 24/7 out calls. Quick arrival time reasonable rates. 860-6778 (Kelowna), (250) 558-5500 (Vernon). NOW HIRING. www.mystiqueescorts.ca ALL Pro Escorts. Female & Male Escorts & Strippers. 24hr fast & friendly service. Cash/Visa/MC. Always hiring. Penticton:250-487-2334 Kelowna:250-860-7738 Vernon:250-542-8448 Salmon Arm:250-832-6922 www.allproescorts.com or www.allprostrippers.com EURASIAN Princess, 26, open minded beauty, 38DD, 28, 38, 5’7”. Shylynn. Healing hands. 859-9584

4 OUT OF 5 PEOPLE WITH DIABETES DIE OF HEART DISEASE. Better your odds. Visit getserious.ca

MALE 4 Male Erotic Massage, $95. Winfield, 9-9 Daily 250766-2048 VOTED #1- BEACH BUNNIES Kelowna’s Elite Agency www.beachbunnies.ca 250-448-8854 Now hiring!

Legal Notices

Legal Notices

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN GREATER VERNON WATER

INVITATION TO TENDER Middleton Mountain Reservoir Construction Sealed tenders for the above project will be received at the office of Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd. (KWL), #202 – 3334 30th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 2C8, up to 2:00 pm, Friday, July 16, 2010 and will be opened in public at that time. The work generally includes, but is not limited to: • construction of a concrete reservoir; • supply and installation of buried pipes & valves; • general site grading, specified gravels for base & backfill; • process piping; and • associated electrical equipment. Tender Documents are only available online (KWL ftp site). Tenderers are invited to contact KWL in person at the address noted above, or by phone at 250-503-0841 attention Rhondda Ransom for instructions on accessing the ftp site and for inclusion in the bidders list. Tenderers are responsible for checking the ftp site on a regular basis for addenda. For further information, please contact: Brett Barker, AScT Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd. Phone: (250) 503-0841 Fax (250) 503-0847


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Friday, June 25, 2010 - The Morning Star C19

Cars Cost Less on The Swan Lake Automile www.su www.sunshinehonda.ca FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS

PURCHASE FINANCING AS LOW AS

0.9

%

2.9%

ON SELECTED

FOR 5 YEARS ON NEW HONDAS

• SPECIAL FINANCE RATES • 6 YR., 120K POWERTRAIN UPGRADABLE WARRANTY FROM HONDA

When you test drive this:

2001 FORD FOCUS WAGON

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, roof rack, local, 147,580 kms

$

5,995

6,495

$

STK #X0712

2006 ACURA CSX TOUR

DON DEROWIN

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, roof, alloys

14,500

2006 KIA SORRENTO Auto., V6, air, tilt,

2006 JEEP COMMANDER SPORT 4X4

2010 NISSAN Altima (or any 2010 NISSAN)

4.7L auto, A/C, alloys, cruise, se, 7 pass heated leather seats, tilt

You receive this:

$ STK #X2101

www.swanlakemotors.com

Sales Manager

COLLEEN MAXNUK

Business Manager

HEATHER LADUKE

Sales & Lease

33,900

$

GORD KERR

Sales & Lease

15,900

STK #94591

18,900

*

OR

300**B/W

$

2005 DODGE RAM 1500 QUAD CAB DAYTONA 4X4 Was $17,995

N OW !

5.7L, auto, A/C, alloys, box liner, cruise, P/L, P/W, P/S, running boards

15,995 995

$

U4904-1

*

OR $173**B/W

www.swanlakemotors.com

Recap … test drive a NISSAN and receive a sleeve of Callaway Warbird Plus golf balls with no strings attached. Then you are entered to win a set of Callaway Diablo Edge graphite clubs every week in June plus a round of golf on a variety of spectacular Okanagan golf courses.

Was $16,995 $

GENE KUSHNIRUK Sales & Lease

It all starts with this:

19,500

*

OR

173**B/W

$

www.swanlakemotors.com

2004 JEEP UNLIMITED 4X4 Auto, A/C, alloys, cruise, side steps, tilt, tinted windows

U4812-1

N OW !

14,995

$

*

OR

163**B/W

$

www.swanlakemotors.com 2003 GMC 1500 SL 4X4

Low kms, 4.8L auto, A/C, alloys, box liner, cruise, tilt, tow pkg

Was $14,995

$

N OW !

15,995 5 995

U4874

Was $

2006 FORD F150 EXT CAB $

27,995 7 995

4.6L. auto, A/C, box liner, cruise, P/L, P/W, tow pkg

14,900

4X4, 4.6L, boards, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, 39,778 kms

N OW !

2005 FORD F150 SUPERCAB XLT 4X4

$ STK #X1191

And … get entered to win this:

$

cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, navi, loaded, 59,753 kms

216**B/W

$

www.swanlakemotors.com

32,900

2005 DODGE MAGNUM RT Hemi, auto., air, tilt,

OR

www.swanlakemotors.com

U4913

$ STK #X1652

*

Was $28,995 $

16,900

Air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, roof, DVD, cloth, local, 45,675 kms

19,995 9 995

$

U4626

P/S, 6.0L, cruise, tilt

$

2008 HONDA PILOT SE

N OW !

2007 FORD F350 CREW CAB XLT 4X4 A/C, alloys, box liner, P/W,, P/L, DIESEL

cruise, CD, 4WD, alloys, local, 79,758 kms

STK #93882

Was $22,995

U4878-1

N OW !

13,995

$

*

www.swanlakemotors.com 2005 HONDA CIVIC LX SEDAN

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, roof, alloys, 103,800 kms

STK #X2841

10,900

$

2007 CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 4X4

Auto, A/C, alloys, cruise, P/L, P/W, P/S, sunroof, tilt

DAVE DANIELS

Sales & Lease

Was $26,9955 $

2010 NISSAN Frontier (or any 2010 NISSAN)

N OW !

24,995 4 99955

U4911

*

OR

269**B/W

$

www.swanlakemotors.com 2004 PONTIAC GRAND AM GT

2008 HONDA FIT SPORT

Book your Test Drive today!

5 spd., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, 2 sets tires, 36,369 kms

$

STK #94862

14,900

15,500

$

SCOTT MORRICE

(on top of the Swan Lake Auto Mile)

250-545-0531

DL #8718

Was $10,995 U4786-1

$

N OW !

*

OR

100**B/W

$

*PURCHASE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE DOC FEES & TAXES.**BIWEEKLY PAYMENTS BASED ON 60 MONTHS @ 7.49% WITH 0 DOWN INCLUDING ALL FEES & TAXES.

Sales & Lease

6425 Hwy. 97N, VERNON

Auto, A/C, alloys, cruise, P/L, P/M, sunroof, tilt

*Certified Sales Professionals *Full Time Business Manager *Open 6 Days a Week

6417 Hwy 97, Vernon, BC Sales Hotline: 1-888-743-0242

www.sentes.com

6285 Hwy 97 N Vernon, B.C. (Across from Squires Pub)

250-260-2791

DL# 30886

1-800-260-SWAN (7926)


C20 Friday, June 25, 2010 - The Morning Star

www.vernonmorningstar.com

ON

The Royal Volkswagen

BORDERING HURRY! ENDS SATURDAY, JUNE 26 *

**

Purchase Financing available on all new 2010 VW models

INSANE DEAL! YOU WANT TO BE HERE AND PAY

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Purchase Financing available on

Just when it couldn’t get CRAZIER... ON SATURDAY WE’RE GIVING AWAY A VEHICLE!

DAILY PRIZES AND BBQ EACH AFTERNOON!

TODAY AT NOON

PRICE

FOR THIS CAR!

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2000 Ford Taurus Wagon GREAT FAMILY HAULER FOR SUMMER ROAD TRIPS.

That’s right.... FREE!!!! Enter to win starting Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Random draw. Prize must be accepted as awarded. No cash value. One entry per person

Fantastic condition inside and out. Fully loaded including air conditioning, tilt, cruise and power group. Fantastic value and condition!

‘06 JETTA 2.5

‘06 BEETLE CONVERTIBLE

‘06 JETTA 2.0 T

‘06 JETTA 2.5

‘06 JETTA TDI

‘06 JETTA TDI

Diesel 55 mpg

32,773

‘03 NISSAN MURANO

Auto, leather, loaded, 110,000 kms $ WAS $ 18,988

15,849

‘06 HYUNDAI TIBERON

Loaded, leather, 5 spd 36,000 kms

$

12,377

4030A

P1937

P1926

17,653

5 spd manual, a/c, 52,000 kms

$

16,863

5 spd, sunroof, 66,000 kms

‘06 MINI COOPER

Auto, loaded, leather, 41,000 kms

$

17,846

$

19,995

5 spd, leather, loaded, $ 56,000 kms

20,995

‘09 PASSAT CC

‘06 GOLF TDI

Top of the Line

Auto, every options available 7300 kms $ WAS $ 45,995

43,408

Diesel

P1929

Highline, 38,000 kms, paddle shifters, loaded $ WAS $ 34,995

19,734

$

Auto, leather, a/c, only 41,000 kms

4023A

‘08 EOS

$

4047A

15,287

Manual, a/c, 60,000 kms

4039A

P1921

$

3939A

P1913

5 spd, a/c, 97,000 kms

P1932

P1920

Diesel 55 mpg

Over 60 mpg 5 spd, power group WAS $ 15,995

$

15,232

D. #30616

Plus

DRASTIC (Some might say ) PRICE REDUCTIONS ON THESE AND OTHER NEW AND USED VEHICLES

Royal Volkswagen Under New Ownership

Highway 97N., Vernon 250-545-2358 • 1-800-661-8553

www.royalvw.ca

J.M.

Tom

Angela

Chris

Steve

Jim

*Limited time finance offer available through Volkswagen Finance, on approved credit. Financing example: $22,540 financed at 0% APR for 36 months, equals $626.11 per month. Dealer may sell for less. Down payment or equivalent trade-in may be due at signing. Cost of borrowing is $0 for a total obligation of $22,540.00. PPSA, license, insurance, registration, any dealer or other charges, options and applicable taxes are extra. Offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice. **Limited time financing offer available on approved credit through Volkswagen Finance. 0% APR financing pertains to finance terms up to 24 months only on 2005-2008 M.Y. Certified Pre-owned Jettas. Rates start at 2.9% for up to 60 months for other models. Financing example: $15,000 financed at 0% for 24 months, monthly payment is $625, cost of borrowing is $0 for a total obligation of $15,000.00. $15,000 financed at 2.9% for 60 months, monthly payment is $268.86, cost of borrowing is $1,131.86 for a total obligation of $16,131.86. Dealer may sell for less. Down payment may be required. PPSA, license, insurance, registration and applicable taxes are extra. Offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice. © 2010 Volkswagen Canada.


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Vernon Morning Star Friday June 25, 2010

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