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Melody Fagerlund, five, feels the beat during the Cod Gone Wild performance Sunday at the 111th Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede in Armstrong. See A3 for a story on the recordsetting fair.
Lumby’s agricultural community is still trying to come to grips with a stunning plane accident Sunday that killed two brothers from a close-knit farming family. Pilot Thomas (Pete) Huwer, 53, and his brother, Joseph (Joe), 45, were killed Sunday when the homebuilt plane they were flying crashed in the family farm field near Mabel Lake shortly after 3 p.m. “They were two community members who were very strong agriculturally, Pete in hogs and Joe in cattle,” said Rick Fairbairn, regional district rural Lumby director who knew both Huwers. “It’s quite an agricultural community they had. Very strong, very close-knit. They were the backbone of that community in the valley, community-minded people that were leaders and looked up to by a lot of the community members.” Lumby RCMP received a call at 3:15 p.m. Sunday that a small plane had crashed shortly after taking off from a farmer’s field outside of Lumby. Family members were reportedly watching and videotaping the plane as it took off, and then attempted to return to the landing strip on two occasions. “The information we have is that the brothers were up looking for lost cattle, as they had done previously with this aircraft,” said Vernon RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk. “I’m told they took off, made two passes of the field where they took off from. On the third one, the aircraft seemed to shake and plunged into the ground.” Molendyk said information in the police file on the crash indicates the aircraft was only in the air for five-to-10 minutes. The aircraft burst into flames upon impact. Lumby Fire Department was dispatched to the scene, but state the fire was out when they arrived. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. The weather at the time was windy, but Molendyk said it’s too early in the investigation to say if weather played a factor in the crash. Lumby Mayor Kevin Acton said Tuesday the community was in shock. “It’s very sad, everybody’s talking about it,” said Acton. The RCMP, coroner’s office and Transportation Safety Board continue to investigate the crash. Police will look at the video footage shot by the family and forward it to the TSB.
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News IPE one for the record books RICHARD ROLKE
With so many people on site over the five days, trying to find places for their vehicles became a challenge for organizers and volunteers. â€œWe need to look at how to increase the parking and make things flow,â€? said Burns, who is now preparing for the 112th annual IPE. â€œI am already making notes for things to do in 2011.â€? The price structure for admission, the rodeo and midway rides will also be investigated. â€œWe will look at different combinations to help people so they can buy tickets early,â€? said Burns. Shirley Fowler, IPE president, has declared this yearâ€™s fair an overwhelming success. â€œIt exceeded my hopes,â€? she said, adding that the number of complaints from patrons appears to be down. â€œUsually there are a few e-mails of concern from people and thereâ€™s only one so far. That tells me the 12 months of planning and the army of volunteers were outstanding,â€? said Fowler. Fowler has significant praise for everyone who volunteered behind the scenes. â€œOur fair is reliant on people who give up their lives during the fair,â€? she said. â€œIf we had to pay everyone, we wouldnâ€™t have a bottom line any where near black. They are the backbone of the fair.â€?
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Trysten Smith, one, watches curiously from the protection of his mother Melissaâ€™s lap as a baby goat comes in for a closer look Sunday during the 111th Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede in Armstrong. and goats, while displays of fruit and vegetables were also extremely popular. Three calves entered the world at the moo-ternity, providing many people with their first chance to see an animal be born. â€œOn Tuesday night just before
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Attendance records at the Interior Provincial Exhibition have been ground into the dust. When the gates closed Sunday, 159,734 people had taken in the sights and sounds over the five days of the 111th annual Armstrong fair. â€œWe are absolutely thrilled,â€? said Bryan Burns, general manager. That far surpasses the 146,391 fair-goers of last year and the previous record of 151,324 in 2008. Shirley Fowler The biggest day this year was Saturday â€” with 51,508 people making their way through the grounds. Burns believes the upswing in spectators is partly a result of a federal government grant that bolstered the IPEâ€™s marketing campaign. â€œWe did a lot more media and billboards,â€? he said. â€œWe did stuff in Vancouver, Alberta and Washington State.â€? Another possible reason for the influx of people is the fact that the IPE hosted the Wrangler Canadian Rodeo Tour Finals this year. â€œOn Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the rodeo was absolutely packed,â€? said Burns, adding that the mini-chuckwagon races also grew a huge crowd. â€œOn Saturday, there were 3,500 to 4,000 people watching them.â€? But Burns is convinced that the primary thrust behind the recordbreaking attendance is a continued public interest in all things agriculture. â€œA lot of the urban fairs continue to lose the agricultural part and ours is still increasing,â€? he said. A steady flow of people made their way through the barns, looking at the cattle, horses, sheep, pigs
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Weapons used during Vernon crime wave ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff
Vernon’s Citizens On Patrol group is being praised for helping nab a pair of robbery suspects. RCMP responded to three separate robberies Saturday evening and, in each case, a weapon was produced. The spree began at People’s Store in the 3700 block of 27th Street at 5:34 p.m. Nearly three hours later, police were called to a robbery at the Village Market in the 1900 block of 32nd Street at 8:13 p.m.
Blaze destroys residence RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff
It’s still not known what led fire to destroy a Lumby area home. Firefighters were called out to the 2200 block of Rawlings Lake Road, near Highway 6, Saturday just after 10 p.m. “When the crews got there, it was fully engulfed,” said fire chief Tony Clayton of the residence which consisted of a holiday trailer and an addition. “They protected the surroundings and put water on it but it was too far gone to save anything of value.” Among the challenges for the nine firefighters were small canisters venting propane and the lack of water in the rural area. “We had to tanker the water in,” said Clayton. As of The Morning Star’s press time, a cause for the fire had not been pinpointed. “It’s not appearing suspicious but at this point it’s undetermined,” said Clayton. Because rural Lumby does not have a formal fire investigation function, the case is in the hands of the RCMP detachment. No one was home at the time of the blaze, but the occupant had insurance. “Emergency Social Services was called in to provide assistance to them,” said Clayton.
“A description of the suspect vehicle was put out and heard by two members.” — Gord Molendyk Less than 15 minutes later, Relic’s Lake Side Store in the 7800 block of Okanagan Landing Road was hit. “A description of the suspect vehicle was
put out and heard by two members of our Citizens On Patrol group, who started keeping an eye out for the vehicle,” said Vernon RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk.
“The two members located the vehicle at the 7-Eleven on 39th Avenue and 32nd Street.” Police were called and two suspects, a man and a woman, were arrested in a Honda car that had been reported stolen out of the Kamloops area earlier in the day. The man, 35, from Kamloops, and the woman, 23, from Vernon, were taken into custody. The pair were expected to face armed robbery and possession of stolen property charges in Vernon Provincial Court Tuesday.
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HST goes before committee RICHARD ROLKE
“We’ll also likely set a meeting schedule,” he said. A local politician is preparing to determine the Foster isn’t sure what role the public will play future of the harmonized sales tax. during the committee’s deliberations but he is The all-party select standing committee on leg- encouraging residents to contact him on what islative initiatives holds its first meeting in Victoria option should be recommended — a vote of MLAs today to determine if B.C.’s MLAs or a referendum. should vote on rescinding the HST or “I’d like to see us get input. I’d like to if the matter should go to voters in a hear from people in the constituency,” he non-binding, provincewide referendum said. in 2011. “I haven’t heard too much on how “This process is unprecedented in people think this should unfold.” the country,” said Eric Foster, VernonFoster says he isn’t committed to either Monashee MLA and a committee mema referendum or the Legislature voting on ber. the matter. Eric Foster “It’s ground-breaking. I’d rather be “I am going into this as open minded involved than be outside looking in.” as I can.” The committee — which consists of Foster admits that the potential politisix Liberal and four NDP MLAs — has 90 days in cal implications of the HST and the committee’s which to determine what recommendation to make work on the provincial government is a concern to the Legislature. for him. The process was triggered by a 700,000-name “But if all we worried about was the political petition opposing the HST. implications, we would have never moved forward The names of 10 per cent of voters in each of with this,” he said of the tax which came into effect the 85 constituencies was gathered as part of the July 1. petition. The other members of the committee are At today’s meeting, Foster expects the commit- Terry Lake, Katrine Conroy, Mike Farnworth, Rob tee will elect a chairman and go over the rules it Fleming, Dave Hayer, Jenny Kwan, Richard Lee, Pat must follow. Pimm and John Slater.
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Publicity in North Okanagan media outlets over the infamous Grandparent Scam helped prevent an elderly woman from falling prey to the scam. How the scam works is an individual will call the home of a senior, pretending to be their grandchild, or knowing the grandchild, state they are in trouble and need money wired for help. Last week, a woman received such a call from someone saying her grandson needed help. “Because of the publicity we’ve put on in the media about the scam, the woman said to the caller, ‘no, I think it’s a scam,’ and the caller quickly hung up,” said Vernon RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk. The woman reported the call to the RCMP, who followed up on it, but the number came back to police as one that would not receive a call. Police are advising people that scam artists are out there working, and have highlighted another local incident as a warning to the public. Molendyk said another elderly person received a knock on her door from an individual who identified himself as being with an alarm company. He stated he wanted to come inside the home to check
“The woman said to the caller, ‘no.’” — Gord Molendyk and see if the alarm was working. “The woman had not called the alarm company, and there is no indication the alarm company sent someone out, that’s what’s concerning in this case,” said Molendyk. The man was allowed into the home where he stayed for “just a bit,” then left. It’s believed he did not take anything from the home. “People can be vulnerable inside their homes or he could have been casing the home,” said Molendyk, reminding people to not allow individuals into their home unless they’ve specifically called. “It’s one of the top-10 scams cautioned by the Better Business Bureau,” said Molendyk. “People show up at a home saying they’re with an alarm company or wanting to do repairs on the house. It’s a rip-off that happens, predominantly with seniors.”
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The record-crowd for the Interior Provincial Exhibition caused few concerns for police. RCMP report little problems in dealing with the IPE, which drew a record attendance of 159,734 people for the five days. “The majority of people were very wellbehaved and appeared to enjoy themselves immensely,” said RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk. “Our officers were saying, for the most part, the fair went really well. We had lots of coverage for dealing with the crowds, and everybody seemed to have a great time.” The busiest night during the fair for police was Saturday, with RCMP arresting between 10 and 15 people, mainly for alcohol violations. “The arrests were in relation to alcohol and made both on the grounds and at local
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Payment for any property purchased MUST be made by Cash, Certi¿ed Cheque or Money Order no later than 2:00pm on Monday September 27, 2010. Please be advised that the municipality has authorized a person to bid on these properties at the tax sale on its behalf. Prospective purchasers are hereby noti¿ed that these properties are subject to tax under the Property Purchase Tax Act on the fair market value of the property. Additional information on this tax sale may be obtained from the District Of¿ce during regular business hours (Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Trevor Seibel, CA Director of Financial Administration
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Opinion Auditor leaves districts at risk
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t was just the out the North Okanagan Regional District was hoping for. Very few around the table are particularly interested in finding a site for an equestrian centre but the directors feel painted into a corner after giving the Okanagan Equestrian Society the boot from Kin Race Track. That’s why they agreed to fund the creation of a terms of reference for a feasibility study. The $8,000 forked out was peanuts and it gave the impression that NORD directors are cooperative while not committing them to future expenditures. But given that NORD wants to use Kin Race Track for a sports complex and doesn’t want to bankroll a new racing Richard Rolke facility, it was eventually going to have to say no to any future involvement in the process. And the silver bullet miraculously appeared within the terms of reference drafted by Gary Bannerman, a consultant. In his document, Bannerman points out that two major challenges in developing an equine centre are finding a large enough tract of land — about 100 acres — and a source of revenue — specifically gambling. So instead of moving to the next stage and spending $55,000 on a feasibility study, NORD directors are going to approach the Agricultural Land Commission and the B.C. Lottery Corporation to see if those agencies are even open to discussing the concept of an equine centre. Obviously it makes sense to hold off on handing out taxpayers’ dollars if the investment is on shaky ground, but another reason driving
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the delay is the hope that one or both of the agencies will say no — letting the regional district off the hook. And the prospect of that occurring is very really given that the Agricultural Land Commission is generally reluctant to sanction non-farm activities in the Agricultural Land Reserve. In this case, such uses could include slot machines, teletheatre betting, a lounge and a concert stage. Even the anticipated farm uses — a veterinary hospital, barns, and a track — could raise concerns if they are placed in a setting that is largely rural like Spallumcheen. How would an influx of vehicles and people impact the ability of existing farmers to operate? Would the extension of water and sewer services lead to other non-agricultural development taking place? As for the B.C. Lottery Corporation, officials there may wonder what a new gaming centre would do to revenue at the existing casino in Vernon? Would the arrival of competition in such a small area go against any commitments between the bureaucracy and Lake City Casino? But when you consider that the provincial government’s desperate need for cash takes precedent when establishing gaming policies, anything is possible. All eyes will now be on the ALC and the BCLC, and some administrators and politicians at NORD will have their fingers and toes crossed that an equestrian centre is given the kiss of death. And that way they will be able to say they tried everything possible to promote horse racing in the North Okanagan, that the big, bad bureaucracy of Victoria is to blame and the eviction notice for Kin Race Track is still in force.
Auditor-General John Doyle thinks school districts are too careful with how they handle their money. Doyle said that school districts have too much money in their bank accounts at times — like in the summer when payroll costs are down and school boards have to save part of their regular disbursements for September, when teachers come back to work. That money wasn’t lying idle — districts regularly invested their temporary overages and collected the interest. That’s not good enough for Doyle, who says districts were passing up chances to get a better return from that cash, being more concerned about potential investment losses. We would suggest that is how it should be. The budget disbursements school boards receive is ultimately intended to pay for the education of students. With provincial funding cuts, there isn’t much money left over in any district budget to play with — certainly not enough to take a chance on losing any. But in a report prepared earlier this year by Doyle’s office, the auditor-general said the province could do a better job taking that money as a whole and investing it — not to mention collecting the interest for provincial coffers instead. What this amounts to is that the provincial government has found a new way to take money away from the province’s already cash-strapped school districts. And this time, they have an official recommendation from the auditor-general to follow this new path. To be sure, it is possible — though we think unlikely — that the province will reinvest that potential additional revenue directly in education. — Penticton Western News
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EDITOR: GLENN MITCHELL
Incinerator proposal defended
feel I need to speak out in defence of my re-zoning application, to install an incinerator on my property in order to deal with the SRM (suspect risk material) component of my slaughter facility. 1) The group of concerned citizens is confusing domestic garbage incineration with slaughter waste incineration. There is no heavy metals generated with the incineration process of animal waste. I will not be causing any birth defects in babies or cancers in children or terminal cancers in adults as they have claimed. At present production levels, I will be running the incinerator one eight-hour day per month. 2) The group does not have 60 per cent support of the people in the valley against my project. Anyone can sign a petition, just like many tourists have done. 3) This is not a meat waste “trial” incinerator. It is a fully operational, fully approved “state-of-the-art unit” coming from England which has EU certification and meets or exceeds all requirements of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ministry of Agriculture, and the Ministry of Environment. 4) This unit will not sit on the banks of Shuswap River. The farm is located beside the river, not the unit. 5) I am not going to be accepting whole animal carcasses from off my property to incinerate. 6) The ash, which is a byproduct of this incineration process, is not full of toxins and BSE (bovine spongiform SKYDIVERS It was with sadness when I read that the sky diving club will be forced to move away from the airport. I have lived in the Landing by the airport for over 30 years and the colourful parachutes slowly floating down have been very enjoyable spectacle to watch. The occasional hoot and holler from the excited participants is also fun. I hope the skydiving club is being moved for legitimate expansion of the airport and not "future need." We already have enough white elephant projects around Vernon to service "future need" so lets not destroy a positive of the true Vernon lifestyle for a possible "future need." Bruce Bernhardt TAX GRAB I personally am finding issues with B.C.'s new boating laws. As I see it people with years of
encephalopathy) and is not dangerous to people. The CFIA and an independent laboratory have tested the ash. All the 13 components of the waste are inert. You can read this 39-page report on the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture website. The incinerator burns at 1320 degrees Celsius. I have followed all the requirements of the various ministries involved in approving this unit. The last requirement is to get a rezoning approval by the North Okanagan Regional District to allow this unit to be place on my property.
experience are being forced to buy a boating license that has almost zero to do with non-tidal waters and if anyone checks it appears B.C. is having record deaths on water. So how has this silly tax license helped? It's another Canada tax grab. Show me any facts that this new $50 per head license has helped. Keith Williment BEAVER DAM WATER We have been residents in Coldstream for 15 years, enjoying rural living at its best until July 8, 2010. Unaware to us as we were on holiday, the North Okanagan Regional District has changed our water system from Kal lake water source to the beaver dam water source of Duteau Creek. Did they notify the residents affected? No, they placed one notice in the paper. We were away at this time only
to come home to slimy toilets, yellow water and the smell of chlorine in our home. We now feel that our paid mayor and councillors have let us down. They have devalued our home and the homes of other residents that are affected in the change over. Who is going to pay for the bottled water to drink and the damage to our spas and hot water tanks, not our council you can be sure of that. It is possible that the new subdivisions are getting our water thus causing the pump house at Kal lake intake to be over worked? Coldstream stand up and say something before they take more away from us. M. Duncan WELSH THANK YOU The Vernon Welsh Society would like to thank the community for supporting the concert
I am looking for a local solution for our slaughter waste problem. Right now it is being trucked to Calgary, where it is incinerated at a total cost of 16 cents a pound. This is crushing this part of the agriculture industry to the point that if we do not find a cheaper local solution, it will no longer be a viable industry that was once thriving in this province to produce local meat. The group has stated that incineration is old technology. Why is it then that the Metro Vancouver committee endorses burning garbage, and is looking into expanding incineration with a proposed $470 million incineration plant, capable of burning 500,000 tonnes per year? This is excluding their present Burnaby incineration plant. There is a romantic notion of living in the country in an idealistic setting where they see cows and sheep grazing on green pastures and chickens clucking happily in the barn yard. Farms generate smell and noise from time to time, like when they spread manure, and harvest their crops. That’s what farmers' do. I think it’s high time that we support the farming community so they can put food on our tables and in our stores and be able to make a living at what they do. If people have any questions, I am more than willing to answer their questions about this project. Richard Yntema, Valley Wide Meats
given by the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir at the Performing Arts Centre on Aug. 5. They were in fine voice and we are sure everyone enjoyed the evening. The society appreciates the support of the public which will enable them with the profits from the concert to increase the amount of the annual music scholarship given to a worthy local student. The people of Vernon have always supported the choirs we have brought to the community over the years. Thank you. The society would like to thank all the people and businesses for their help with getting the word out and helping us with the promotion of the concert. A special thank you to the staff of the Performing Arts Centre and the Ticketseller. Also a big thank you to The Morning Star for their help with their article. Les Parsons, Vernon Welsh Society
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Man faces trafficking charge
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One man is facing trafficking charges following a bust at a West Vernon home. Vernon RCMP’s community response unit executed a search warrant in the 3900 block of 27th Avenue Sept. 1, and confiscated a quantity of marijuana and trafficking-related equipment.
Three people were arrested in the home at the time, but only a 22-year-old man is facing trafficking-related charges in connection with the incident. The man was taken into custody, and later released on a promise to appear in Vernon Provincial Court in late October.
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Theresa Marlee Ikwumonu, one, (above) gets a quick good luck kiss from her father Michael before starting off on the Harbour Island Ducks ride Sunday at the 111th Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede in Armstrong. Joyanne Harper (below, left) and Karson Cottrell hit the top of the Sling Shot ride.
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Priest talks of protecting children Morning Star Staff
A priest who has tackled issues surrounding clergy sexual abuse will be bringing his message to Vernon. Father Thomas Doyle will take part in the Loran Lecture Series Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. In 1985, he co-authored the
now-famous Doyle/ Mouton Report, in which he warned American Catholic bishops of the scope of clergy sexual abuse. To date, Doyle has testified in more than 500 cases regarding the legal liability of
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Wine, Women and Woods committee members Loreen Ruault (left), Susan McDougall, Pauline Blais and Barb Fox with items for the live and silent auctions that are part of the Eighth Annual Wine, Woman and Woods Tee Off for the Cure to raise funds for breast cancer research Friday and Saturday.
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Everyone can help the Eighth Annual Wine, Women and Woods Tee Off for the Cure Friday and Saturday whether they golf or not. Non-golfers and golfers can enjoy Jazz It Up for Wine, Women and Woods Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the Vernon Golf and Country Club featuring the Neil Fraser Quartet and auctioneer Wayne Penner. The 20 live auction and 100 silent auction items at 7:30 p.m. include travel packages, spa packages, clothing and building products as well as gift baskets, gift certificates and golf goodies, as well as art items. “We are very pleased to have a Cori Ross original among the live auction items. This original is valued
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TH 29 STREET IS A tiations on HST months before 2009 There is more news in these docuCONSTRUCTION ZONE election.” ments, such as the negative short-term www.homefordinner.info This would indeed be big news, Tom Fletcher impact of the HST that the B.C. Liberals if only it were true. It would mean ignored. More on that later. 4405A - 29th St., not only that the B.C. Liberals deliberately lied Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist Vernon about their tax plans before the election, but that for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com. tfletcher@ 250-549-3145 Across from Baker’s Dozen senior provincial officials, and at some level the blackpress.ca Conservative government in Ottawa, were in on the deception. I asked Delaney to show me where “negotiations” are “revealed.” Since he apparently hadn’t read the actual documents, he replied with references to various media accounts, including speculation that the proof might be hiding in pages blanked out by officials to protect “advice” to Finance Minister Colin Hansen. Despite the blanked-out pages, Hansen was clearly worried about the release of his ministry’s internal communications in early 2009. He made a special trip from Vancouver to sit for a series of interviews to respond to them, and to make some embarrassing admissions. Yes, Hansen would have got the 11-page briefing note on the Ontario HST deal from his ministry’s senior staff nearly two months before the election. He doesn’t remember it. 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Summer might be over, but the new Vernon Jazz Club season has just begun, beginning with the wailing notes of blues harpist Richie Pollack and Someone Else’s Kids Saturday. Pollack is known for his outstanding harmonica chops, great vocals, and energetic personality. Fronting bands for the last 20 years, he has played with some of the world’s top musicians such as Charlie Wood, Billy Branch, Amos Garrett and legendary drummer Shawn Powell. Saskatchewan’s “cross-harp ambassador,” Pollack challenges the stereotype of the blues harmonica, playing several styles of music in performance. “My style is more of a hybrid of styles. I am a big fan of most music from New Orleans that roots itself in that recognizable funky groove,” he said. Tracks on his 2006 CD Stew, “show elements of jazz and even some world beat African, while all the while keeping some roots in the blues.” Pollack got his first harmonica for a Christmas present when he was a kid. But his passion for the harmonica really took off after receiving a rare live Paul Butterfield record a few years later. “I guess it was the Butterfield record that really made me want to figure out the instrument. Blues music would have to be my first influence overall. It was artists like Butterfield, Sugar Blue, and even John Popper who, as harmonica players, really pushed things to the edge in new and innovative ways.” Pollack’s talents have been lauded by audiences and critics alike. He was the Calgary Blues Music Association’s Harmonic Player of the Year for the past three years and his CD Stew was nominated for the Western Canadian Music Award’s 2006 Outstanding Blues Recording. With a move to the country, Pollack has found a brand new source of inspiration. “The hours of raising ‘free range kids,’ learning a thing or two from the older farmers, and listening to stories of generations past and present from the local barber are all beginning to sift into what I hope to be my next recording project,” he said. Joining Pollack is Dan Silljer on guitar, Mike Thompson on drums and Shawn Patton on bass. Silljer has an impressive resume that includes hours of studio time and miles of roadwork with artists like Serena Ryder and Jason Plumb. He has performed at numerous Guitarmania festivals in
Harmonica player Richie Pollack plays some high octane tunes with band Someone Else’s Kids at the Vernon Jazz Club Saturday. Alberta and is a first call session and live player in the province, touring Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Born in Regina, Thompson started playing drums at 11 and by age 15 was playing gigs around town with many talented musicians. Somewhat of a workaholic, Thompson has toured extensively with artists like Serena Ryder, Brad Johner, Jason Plumb, “Big” Bill Morganfield and blues legend Bo Diddley. With 20 years experience, Patton is no stranger to the music scene. He began playing and touring in the hard rock scene on the West Coast. As he became more in demand for both live and
studio work, Patton branched out into R&B, blues, and jazz. Richie Pollack and Someone Else’s Kids open the Vernon Jazz Society’s fall season Saturday at the Vernon Jazz Club, located at 3000 31st St. (upstairs from Nolan’s Pharmasave, downtown.) Doors open at 7:15 p.m. with music at 8 p.m. Individual tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for Vernon Jazz Society members, available in advance (cash only) at the Bean Scene and Bean to Cup coffee houses. Season’s passes are also available to VJS members, and memberships ($25) can be purchased at the club on the night of performances. For more information visit www.vernonjazzclub.ca.
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Catch the quiet cat and the chatty mouse when one of Treehouse TV’s most popular animated shows for preschoolers, Toopy and Binoo, visits the Village Green Mall Sept. 28 and 29. Young children and their parents or caregivers are welcome to catch one of four installments of the free 30-minute performance.
Based on the highly popular Toupie and Binou books by Quebec author-illustrator Dominique Joli, Toopy and Binoo, the animated show for children ages two to six, follows two inseparable and unlikely friends –– a mouse and a cat –– and their imaginary world, which is filled with fun adventures, emotion and humour. The series has built a huge following over the past two years and has regularly
ranked itself among the most popular preschool shows on Treehouse. The national tour is sponsored by Play-Doh and produced by Kidomo Inc. Previous tours have included Barney, Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Fifi and the Flowertots and The Big Comfy Couch. The tours have consistently drawn an overwhelming response from Canadian families and capacity audiences are expect-
ed again. The tour also features an opportunity for young children to play and create with Play-Doh products before the show. Other fun activities include complimentary giveaways for the kids, courtesy of Hasbro, Koba and Canadian Family Magazine. Toopy and Binoo Live will be at Vernon’s Village Green Mall Sept. 28 and 29 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. both days. Admission is free.
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Maple Ridge songstress Hilary Grist is no run-of-the-mill pop star. Combining the funky sounds of a vintage Wurlitzer organ to fiddles and a marching band, the artist mixes it up on her latest album, Imaginings. “I guess I get bored really easily,” she recently told The Maple Ridge News of her inclination to dabble in a variety of styles, from jazz and pop to country, folk and cabaret. “It seemed like a fun exploration.” About to visit the North Okanagan with a show at Lorenzo’s Café Friday, Grist will showcase her songwriting from her third album, Imaginings. She began writing the 12-song opus more than two years ago on piano, but soon recruited her musicallyinclined friends, some of Vancouver’s finest musicians, to give the album its unique edge. Guests include steel guitarist Tim Tweedale (Headwater), the Too Big To Care Marching Band, guitarist Dave Sikula (a Juno nominee with The Inhabitants), fiddlers Meredith Bates (Annie Lou) and Linda Bull (Plough), and backing vocalists Dawn Pemberton (Universal Gospel Choir) and members of the Parlour Steps. Film composer Don McDonald (Kissed)
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Singer-songwriter-pianist Hilary Grist performs songs from her new album, Imaginings, at Lorenzo’s Café in Ashton Creek Friday. wrote the string arrangements. “I think the album reflects the friends I have,” said Grist. “I’ve managed to wrestle most of my closest friends to do something on it. Even people who didn’t play an instrument were recruited. I got them to sing in a choir on the album. It’s a taste of different projects from Vancouver, in one place.” Imaginings also reflects Grist’s musical journey –– one that’s seen her love jazz and
hate it, listening solely to country and then being fixated by folk. “Maybe I just didn’t want to decide on making one kind of record,” said Grist. “I love being in the studio. It’s right where you are making decisions and you can see them come to life so quickly. You can experiment as well. It was nice to be able to try something in one direction and change it.” A graduate of Capilano University’s well-regarded jazz studies program, Grist, who
was born in Quesnel and raised in Maple Ridge, has released two live-offthe-floor solo albums and toured Canada to support them. Her songs have been in high rotation and charted in the Top 30 on campus radio stations from coast to coast and have also been featured on many CBC radio programs and local CD compilations. Grist takes the stage at Lorenzo’s, 901 EnderbyMabel Lake Rd., Friday. Call 250-838-6700 for reservations/more info.
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Annette Bening, left, Julianne Moore, Josh Hutcherson, Mia Wasikowska and Mark Ruffalo star in The Kids Are All Right, which opens the Vernon Film Society’s fall season at the Towne Cinema Monday.
Family is focus of feature Vernon Film Society
The Vernon Film Society is pleased to present for its first show of the fall 2010 season the award-winning film The Kids are All Right, directed by Lisa Cholenko. It was the most talked about film at Sundance Film Festival 2010 and also won Best Feature Film at the Berlin Film Festival. The film is a heartfelt and warm story about flawed people –– that is, people like us all. Starring are the great actors Julianne Moore (Chloe, A Single Man) and Annette Bening (The Women, Mother and Child). They play a long time lesbian couple whose lives are turned upsidedown when the anonymous sperm donor,
“father” of their two teen children, unexpectedly enters their lives. When Joni (Mia Wasikowska, last seen as Alice in Alice in Wonderland), the elder of the two children, turns 18, she exercises her right to contact her father and inadvertently invites complications into her ordered family life. The father, Paul (Mark Ruffalo, Blindness) is a freespirited bachelor with few commitments who is happy to meet his offspring. There are two brilliantly observed dinner party scenes with Nic (Bening), the ever uptight partner, and more easy going Jules (Moore) dealing with this new member of their family. Once their first awkward meeting has taken
place, the kids embrace their father and relate to him easily. The original script pays close attention to the nuances of every day family life, no matter what kind of family –– traditional or one of the many kinds which make up families today. Ann Hornaday, film critic for The Washington Post, sums it up well: “Just about everyone who has been a parent, child or partner will find resonance in its bittersweet depiction of the joys and trials of lifelong intimacy.” Don’t miss this chance to see Bening and Moore at the top of their form especially since critics are predicting possible Oscar nominations. The Kids Are All Right is playing at the Towne
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Aviemore School Highland Dance
Now Accepting Registrations for Dance Classes for students age 4 & up
Highland dancers visit the motherland Submitted to The Morning Star
Highland dance is a traditional art form born in Scotland and now performed worldwide. For a dancer the ultimate experience is to be able to return the roots of the dance and be able to perform. This summer 10 local dancers from the Aviemore School of Highland Dance, and eight dancers from Kamloops and 100 Mile House, had just that opportunity. The dancers travelled throughout Scotland to compete and sightsee, said Aviemore owner and instructor Cheryl Rosborough, who accompanied the group. “All the dancers came home with great memories and the group in total brought home over 150 medals and five trophies amongst them,” she said. Their route took them from Inverness in the north all they way south to Glenluce. Five competitions in all were squeezed into their two-week stay. “Fortunately for the dancers, the Scottish mists and rain held back and they were able to dance in dry conditions at all competitions,” said Rosborough. Invited by Tourism Scotland to perform as guest dancers at Stirling Castle, a historic landmark, the local group joined a group of dancers from Scotland and put on an evening performance that was inspiring for visitors and locals alike. Highland dance is considered a highly competitive form of dance that requires
Contenders return for 10th year B.C. folk/country legends Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard are coming back to the Okanagan for their 10th annual Contenders tour presented by Ken Smedley and the George Ryga Centre. The duo will make a number of stops in the North Okanagan, including the Zion United Church Hall in Armstrong, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets are now available at Armstrong’s Brown Derby Restaurant (Call 250-546-8221.) They also perform at Lorenzo’s Café in Ashton Creek Oct. 31, with dinner starting at 6 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 250838-6700. After performing shows in Kamloops, Penticton, Summerland and Tappen, Valdy and Fjellgaard return to the area with a show at the Okanagan College Kalamalka Campus theatre in Vernon Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the BookNook. Call 250-558-0668.
Enjoy Celtic, Pre-School, Recreational & Competitive Dance Classes under the direction of Cheryl Rosborough - Full Teaching Member of the S.D.T.A. & Accredited Adjudicator of the Scottish Ofﬁcial Board of Highland Dance.
YEAR END PRODUCTION FOR ALL TO PARTICIPATE IN! Classes held at 3306 B 32nd Avenue, Vernon For information or to register please call Cheryl Rosborough at
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Local dancers from the Aviemore School of Highland Dance celebrate a victorious visit to Scotland. The Aviemore School of Highland Dance is housed at Silhouette Dance Studio.Those who are interested in trying a complimentary trial class can contact Rosborough at 250558-8565 or email email@example.com.
an enormous amount of time and energy to perfect the technique and smoothness of the movements, as well as building the strength and stamina similar to a marathon runner, said Rosborough,
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Greater Vernon Recreation
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Horoscope PUZZLE NO. 203
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - If there is some kind of project you’re anxious to get going, don’t wait on others to start the ball rolling. The sooner you take the initiative yourself, the quicker things will begin to come together.
ANSWER TO PUZZLE NO. 203
HOW TO PLAY: Fill-in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9 only once. Each 3x3 box is outlined with a darker line. You already have a few numbers to get you started. Remember: you must not repeat the numbers 1 through 9 in the same line, column or 3x3 box. 100125 7
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When you do, it would be preferable if you could do something out in the fresh air. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - If you find yourself in a gregarious mood, make some plans to do something fun with friends. Don’t sit around and wait for someone to call you. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) - Domestic issues could occupy the greater portion of your time, yet they aren’t likely to be problems. You’ll simply desire to be around those who are near and dear to you. CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Mental restlessness can be gratified through spending some time with friends who also have a strong need for intellectual expression. Seek out friends of this ilk who you’ll enjoy. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Much to your credit, you’ll make sure the resources you have at your disposal aren’t depleted or wasted on frivolous activities. You’ll figure out how to do what you want as inexpensively as possible.
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Bridge by Phillip Alder Pearl Buck, who was born in West Virginia in 1892, but lived until 1934 mostly in China and was the ďŹ rst American woman to win a Nobel Prize for Literature, said, â€œEvery great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.â€? Many bridge deals have a halfway moment, the trick that could have been played differently and the contract saved (or defeated, if by a defender). In todayâ€™s deal, you are in six hearts. After West leads the spade king, how would you proceed? Three spades and four clubs were control-bids (cue-bids), showing ďŹ rstround controls and slam
interest. South won with his spade ace, drew trumps ending in his hand, and played a club to dummyâ€™s queen. But when East won with the king and returned a diamond, South had reached a halfway moment. Should he take the diamond ďŹ nesse or play for a 3-3 club break? Knowing that the odds favor a ďŹ nesse, declarer played his diamond queen -- down one. As a winning club ďŹ nesse didnâ€™t automatically spell success unless West had king-doubleton, South should have drawn trumps ending in the dummy and, at trick four, called for the club six. If West could win with the king, South could
check for a 3-3 club split before, if necessary, falling back on the diamond ďŹ nesse. Here, though, if East won with his king, South could take the next trick with his diamond ace, cash dummyâ€™s two club winners, ruff a spade in his hand, and discard dummyâ€™s second diamond on his club jack.
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Finance committee visits region Morning Star Staff
North Okanagan residents will have a chance to provide input on the 2011 provincial budget. The select standing committee on finance and government services has announced its plans for conducting budget consultations. The process will be based on the budget 2011 consultation paper, which will be presented by the minister of finance to the committee Sept. 15. “We encourage interested John Les individuals and organizations to make a contribution to this important process,” said committee chairman John Les. “The consultation provides excellent opportunities for British Columbians to shape the province’s fiscal priorities.” This year’s consultation process will include public hearings in 14 communities, and three videoconference hearings covering an additional nine communities. British Columbians are invited to attend the hearings or participate by sending a written or electronic submission, responding to the online survey, or submitting an audio or video file. The all-party committee will hold hearings in the following location: Lake Country Sept. 21 2 to 5 p.m. Videoconferencing hearing: Vernon Oct. 8 9:00 a.m. to noon Registration for the public hearings and video conference hearings opens Sept. 9. To register, contact committee staff at 1-877428-8337, or by e-mail: FinanceCommittee@leg. bc.ca. For more information on the budget consultation process, visit the committee’s website at www. leg.bc.ca/budgetconsultations. The call for public input closes Oct. 15, and members of the select standing committee on finance and government services will complete their report by Nov. 15. “We look forward to hearing the public’s opinions and priorities on the next provincial budget,” said Doug Donaldson, deputy chairman.
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A bat hangs out on an East Hill maple tree and contemplates its next move to find a daytime hiding place. A bat can eat up to half its weight every night in moths, mosquitoes, beetles, crickets, grasshoppers and flies, catching up to 600 insects an hour. There are 16 species of bats in the province, all of which are protected under the Wildlife Act.
“SUICIDE IS EVERYONE’S LOSS” VIGIL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH 6:00PM
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Murray Bennetto (left) reaches for a hard hit ball while charging to the net during the men's A singles final at the Labour Day Open Sunday at the Kalamalka Country Club; Above: Greg Maarschalk sends the ball back via a killer backhand.
Maarschalk works Labour Day title Morning Star Staff
Greg Maarschalk of Kelowna defeated defending champion Murray Bennetto of Vernon, 6-2, 6-1 Sunday in the men's A singles final of the 100th annual Okanagan Valley Labour Day Tennis Championships at the Kalamalka Country Club. Maarschalk, a 20-something who played NCAA tennis for the University of Florida Gators, and Bennetto, a 48-year-old former Hong Kong pro and Davis Cup player, put on a stellar show of shot making. Director Ray Kimoto said more than 90 participants from throughout B.C. played in the event which was halted by rain on a few occasions. Participants came from Seattle, Calgary, Vancouver, Prince George, Williams Lake, Kamloops, and throughout the Okanagan. In the consolation final, Jim Condon of Prince George brushed off Randy Heslop of Vancouver 10-3 in a super pro set. In the menâ€™s B singles, it was Don Campbell (Vancouver) stopping Tom Budd of Kelowna 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. In an allKelowna consolation final, Joe Groves won over Seth
Lalonde 10-5. In the round-robin format of four ladies, Shannon Hecker of Salmon Arm ruled as she won all her matches with a record of 3-0. Second place went to Susie Walker of Prince George who won two matches and lost one. The ladiesâ€™ A doubles was a very close match with Ann Murphy of Vernon and Michelle Sing of Vancouver grounding Katrina Lidster (Kelowna) and Eva Hooper (Vernon), 6-3, 6-4, Six teams participated in the round-robin ladies B doubles with Pauline Sweet and Regina Dirk of Vancouver taking first by winning all five of their matches, while second place went to Lynne Smith and Judi McIntosh of Vernon (4-1). In the menâ€™s A doubles, Bennetto and Maarschalk won the title over Jeremy Bell (Vernon) and Alex Kotai (Abbotsford) in three sets, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1). In the men's B doubles, the Valouch brothers, Dave and Shane, both of Vernon, were victors over Reid Clarke (Vernon) and Eric Pearce (Predator Ridge), 6-1, 6-4. The semifinals seemed to bring out the most exciting tennis matches as two local teams were involved. In one semi,
the Valouch boys defeated Steven Crabbe and Joe Groves, both of Kelowna, 6-4, 3-6, 10-5, while in the other semi, Reid and Pearce won a close match over the dePfyffer brothers, Mike (Vernon) and Joel (Kelowna), 6-3, 4-6, 10-3. The mixed A doubles saw another close match as Rosie Schaich (Kelowna) and Jason Friesen (Kamloops), won over Katrina Lidster (Kamloops) and Bob Langford (Salmon Arm), 6-3, 6-4, to win the championship. In a battle of the north, Patricia Van Hage (Prince George) and Isaiah Lansdowne-Sorenson (Kamloops), were victorious over Mary Wu and Curtis Hamilton, Williams Lake, 7-5, 6-2, in the mixed B doubles finals. The tourney committee of Gordon Mann, Dave Valouch and Kimoto made this a successful tournament under the trying weather conditions of a long weekend "The tennis committee, in turn, would like to thank Voets Coffee, which was greatly appreciated this cool weekend, for providing coffee for all our tournaments, Advertising Works for the prizes, The Morning Star for P.R., our own Tony Bastian and the Kalamalka Country Club for hosting the Labour Day Championships," said Kimoto.
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The Vernon Vipers are 4-0 in B.C. Hockey League preseason play, but it might be a bit soon to predict a 51-6-0-3 run like they had last season. With 16 players lost to graduation and college commitments, the Snakes are experiencing their largest personnel turnover in four seasons. Viper head coach/GM Mark Ferner says it would be unfair to expect a
repeat of last yearâ€™s Royal Bank Cup success, but notes he isnâ€™t about to lower the bar. â€œThere will be a lot of teaching going on in the next couple weeks, making sure that everyone is very aware of the expectations and responsibilities,â€? said Ferner, entering his fourth year behind the Viper bench along with assistant coach Jason Williamson.
â€œWe have to be patient with them, but at the same time the expectation doesnâ€™t change. We have a lot of work to do. â€œWe like our group â€“ itâ€™s young, weâ€™re going to have some growing pains, but we have a good group of kids here.â€? Following the Vipersâ€™ 4-3 win over the Salmon Arm SilverBacks Saturday night at the Sunwave Centre, Ferner trimmed his roster down to 24 men. He will have
to make one final incision before now and the Snakesâ€™ regular-season opener against the SilverBacks Friday night at Wesbild Centre. Released are netminder Tyler Steel of Vernon, 6-foot-5 defenceman Austin Sture (Anchorage) and forwards Tanner Cochrane (Kamloops) and Adriano Munglioni (Dallas).
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Zalewski deuce stuffs Gorillas Continued from B1 The two teams collide again Saturday at Sunwave. Charlie Vasaturo opened the scoring Saturday with a powerplay goal at 17:00 of the first period, assisted by Morgan Zulinick and David Killip. Vernon stormed back 90 seconds later as Gus Correale capped a play with Taylor Love and Tanner Cochrane. The Vipers’ Mike Zalewski netted the first of his two goals early in the second period, assists to Trevor Fitzgerald and Aaron Hadley. “It was a better game. It was more of what both sides were expecting,” said Ferner. “(Friday) night, there wasn’t a lot of intensity or a lot of plays being made. It was pretty sloppy on both sides.” Dave Robinson made it three unanswered Viper goals at 8:17 of the second period, assisted by Dylan Walchuk Greg Maarschalk sends the ball back via a killer backhand. Robinson, who wore #18 with Vernon last season, will be sporting Connor Jones’ old #10 for his final year of Junior A. “I asked permission first and he said he would rather me wear it than someone who doesn’t know him,” smiled the Viper captain, who played on a line with Connor and twin brother Kellen Jones as 16-year-old call-ups before joining the WHL Chilliwack Bruins. “That’s the number I grew up wearing until I got to Chilliwack, so it’s nice to finish off my last year of junior with it.” The SilverBacks jumpstarted the home crowd just 58 seconds into the third period as Jarryd Ten Vaanholt pulled Salmon Arm within a goal. The Gorillas’ Brandon Mistal equalized at 4:44, but
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The Vipers’ Aaron Hadley (right) shields the puck from the SilverBacks’ Charlie Vasaturo in B.C. Hockey League play Saturday night at the Sunwave Centre. The Vipers shaded the SilverBacks’ 4-3 to finish their BCHL preseason schedule at 4-0. Zalewski, a New Hartford, Conn. native, recorded the winner at 13:58, assisted by Fitzgerald. Vipers’ incumbent Blake Voth (26 saves) and the SilverBacks’ Kris Moore (33 saves), acquired in the offseason from the Camrose Kodiaks, went the distance in net.
When asked what this year’s edition of the Vipers will look like, Ferner grinned: “Good question. It’ll be a while before we get that chemistry, it’ll be a while before we know what we’re doing in every situation as far as systems are concerned.”
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for future considerations. The 5-foot-9, 197-pounder was with the Vipers briefly as a 16-yearold before bolting for the Blazers “He‘s a really physical forward who is going to bring some sandpaper to our lineup,” Harbinson told The Penticton Herald. “He‘s really fired up about playing in Penticton this season.” Hall skated with the Vees Monday.
Former Vernon Viper Mark Hall has landed with the Penticton Vees. The 20-year-old roadrunner forward, who scored 11 goals in the past three seasons with the WHL Kamloops Blazers, had expressed a desire to play for the Vipers again after being released by Kamloops. The Vees acquired Hall from the Canmore Eagles of the Alberta league
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Vernon Yellow Jackets' Dylan Huber (left) gets tackled by Penticton Cougars' Zack Boring (on loan from Vernon) while Evan Worth (right) comes in to help during Pee Wee minor football action at Sunday Grahame Park.
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The Vernon Magnums rolled over the Penticton #1 Cougars 39-0 in Southern Interior Football Conference Midget action Sunday at Grahame Park. Quarterback Keenan Jespersen and running back Bryce Barker each scored three touchdowns as the Magnums won their season opener. Barker converted two of his own TDs and one of Jespersen’s to add to the score. The Cougars' offence were stymied at every turn by Vernons’ stingy defence, lead by their defensive unit captain, Landon Koenig. Taylor Jameson picked up a fumble recovery in the first quarter with Chris Boring coming away with an interception in the second quarter that thwarted any offensive effort attempted by Penticton. The Magnums defence kept dominating with a second- half sack by Dan Vassberg, coupled with a backfield tackle and separate backfield ball strip by Levi Bieber in the final quarter. Jespersen recorded a pick in the fourth quarter. Head Coach Bill (Lumpy) Tarr was pleased with the excellent effort by both players and his coaching staff through an abbreviated summer camp season. Said Tarr: “We have seen what can happen when you have the right mix of coaches and players who are dedicated to their team.” The Magnums face the Penticton #2 Cougars Sunday at Grahame Park (4 p.m.). In Pee Wee action, the Vernon Yellowjackets had another dominating game Sunday, stopping the Penticton Cougars 32-6 at Grahame Park. Due to the long weekend, the Penticton boys were a little shortstaffed so eight members of the Vernon team suited up against their own team. Garret Black-Thomas, Tyler Braun, Taylor
Pelletier, Bryce Turner, Jamie Bertram, Zach Boring, Weston Vanderveen and Garrett Harman helped out Penticton. On offence, seven different boys ran the ball with Zach Benn (2 TDs) leading the way. Also running the ball were Dylan Huber, Keegan Vicklund and Tyler (Duck) Sova, all with one touchdown apiece. Quarterbacks Vicklund and Nichols each completed 50 per cent of their passes. The Jackets' defence recovered three fumbles and had more plays go backwards than forward. Leading the way with tackles for losses were Noah Beadman, Reid Mackenzie (fumble recovery), Riva, Keith Jones (three sacks and a fumble recovery) Levi Dimitriou and Sova (fumble recovery). Next up for Ed Huber's Jackets are the No. 2 ranked and undefeated West Kelowna Sun Devils. Kickoff Sunday Grahame Field is noon. In Junior Bantam action, the Vernon Marauders suffered a hard-fought 54-28 defeat to the host Kelowna Dragons at Mission Sports Fields. Zack Kronbauer scored all four TDs for the Marauders, who got some well executed fakes by quarterback Tye Kitzman, and some great blocking by linemen Jordan Taylor, Jet Carey and Carson Labrecque and slots Brandon Isaac and Levi Nicholas. Trey Isaac was 2-for-4 on converts. "Our fullback Max Chapman had a huge game for us," said Marauder coach Ron Kirschner, "as did wideouts Ryan Squair, Dimitriy Radechenko and Carter Weir". On defence Jacob Laflamme-Yonkman, Carter Olson-Stiles, Vance Rogers and Luke Nelson were standouts for the Marauders. The Marauders host the Westside Huskies Sunday at Grahame Park (2 p.m.).
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Sports CALENDAR FRIDAY JUNIOR A HOCKEY – Vipers vs Salmon Arm SilverBacks, BCHL season opener, 7 p.m., Wesbild Centre. JUNIOR B HOCKEY – Knights vs Sicamous Eagles, KIJHL season opener, 7 p.m., Nor-Val Sports Centre.
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Vernon Hi-Pro Camels' Al Murphy (left) heads the ball past Okanagan Spring keeper Roger Irving in Capri Insurance Men's 45+ Soccer League action Monday night at Marshall Field. The Camels won 2-1 to collect the league title.
Camels clinch 45+ crown Morning Star Staff
The Vernon Hi-Pro Sportswear Camels brought out the barbecue and put on some burgers to celebrate clinching the Capri Insurance Men's 45+ Soccer League title with a 2-1 victory over the Okanagan Spring Brewery Monday night at Marshall Field #1. Hustling striker Al Murphy put the Humpbacks up 1-0 in the 15th minute by diving to head in a feed from midfielder Brad Hansen. The Camels controlled most of the play in the first half with defender Jim Mottus and midfielder Rod Trentini both shooting wide on good chances. The Brewers lost midfielder Chris Neilson early in the second half for a slide tackle. Neilson had earlier received a caution from referee Shannon Smart for throwing the ball at Hansen so was ejected from the game. Striker Gord Howard took a low cross from Al Betton, who had been fed by Trentini, settled the ball, turned and fired a low shot from seven yards out past keeper Roger Irving, a veteran defender subbing for vacationing Mike Zuber. The goal was Howard's 28th of the season and extended his streak to seven games. Howard received a second-half yellow card for a push from behind on defender Ted Sheehan in a game which slowly
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picked up intensity. The Brewers owned the majority of play in the second half with Chris Reeves and Tom Ouchi getting strong shots away which sailed over keeper Dave Dutcher. Rick Price deflected a shot by Mike Lloyd to pull the Brewers within a goal with about 14 minutes remaining. Midfielder Rob Hulstein earned the Gatorade Man of the Match for the Camels (19-1-1), while Ouchi took the Davison Orchard Man of the Match for fourth-place Spring (12-9). The teams both have one regularseason game left before the round-robin playoffs open Monday, Sept. 20. In other action, Lake Country grounded the Big O Tire Ogopogos 6-2 at Beasley Park in Winfield. Missing key starters Ruben Cerventes, Leo Nadeau and Mark Wasylyk (until later in the game), the Ogopogos fell behind 4-0 early in the game. Aqua Man of the Match for the Ogopogos was Mike Powell, who fed a lovely through pass to Wasylyk, who passed to Henry Czerwonka, who kicked a curve ball in the left hand corner from just outside the 18. Midfielder Brad Conlin also had a solid showing for the Ogopogos (4-13-4). Lake Country improved to 11-9-1. Salmon Arm got two goals from
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The North Okanagan Knights have welcomed back a few players from Junior A tryouts and appear primed for a solid second season in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. Returnee Christian Karl has come back from the AJHL Fort McMurray Oil Barons' camp and will challenge for the No. 1 goaltending spot. Veterans Chris Hurry (Ontario) and Chris Solecki (Prince George Spruce Kings) are still in Junior A camps. Rookie Devon Samadar (Kelowna) is also in the mix. The Knights are carrying nine defencemen, including Vernon's Lyden Enger, who had off-season knee surgery and will be on injured reserve for a few
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Leo Pike ejects a spent cartridge just before hitting his 250,000th PITA target Sunday at the Labour Day Classic Trapshoot at the North Okanagan Trap and Skeet Club in Spallumcheen. A total of 100 shooters competed in the event. The club welcomes spectators and new members. Contact president Gord Fowler (250) 309-4673 for more information.
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The Vernon United U11 boys soccer team are on a roll as they won their second title in as many tournaments, winning the Michael J. Smith Memorial Soccer Tournament last weekend in Langley. After losing 4-2 to the West Kelowna Sting Sunday afternoon, United came out strong in their final roundrobin game Monday morning and stuffed the Surrey United Stallions 9-1, scoring six goals in the first 10 minutes. Malcolm Wiens recorded three goals, while Owen Burnet and Sam Eggert each scored twice. Charis Ondrik and Mees Geelkerken each added singles. Peter Hirschkorn supplied four assists and Geelkerken had two. “I think the boys wanted to show everyone that their game against Kelowna was a blip and not who they really are,” said United coach Erick Burnet. “Rolf (Hirschkorn) and I are both very proud of how the boys played and it was nice that the team ended the tournament with a strong statement.” United started their march to the cup on Friday with a 9-0 drubbing of the Prince George Kodiaks. The Vernon squad came out strong scoring just min-
utes into the first half and then kept the goals coming. Wiens and Geelkerken both scored four goals apiece, while Ondrik netted a single. Jason Shaigec, Peter Hirschkorn and Wyatt Carter recorded two assists each while Eggert recorded one helper. Shane Pelkey and Aaron Botterill shared the shutout. “The boys executed the game-plan to perfection,” said Burnet. “The team used the wings well and kept great possession of the ball.” On Saturday, United brushed back the Chilliwack Selects 2-1. Ondrik opened the scoring five minutes into the first half, after taking a feed from Joe Eggert at the top of the box. Ondrik then rocketed the ball just under the crossbar. With only a few minutes left in the game, Joe Eggert scored, after taking a pass from Botterill just inside the penalty area. Eggert then beat the keeper with a perfect shot to the left side. The Selects managed to score one goal with a few seconds left, but it was not enough. “The game wasn’t as close as they score indicated,” said coach Hirschkorn. “We hit a post and a crossbar, plus a
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BOXING - The CounterPunch Boxing Club (member club of Boxing B.C.) is operating at BreakAway Fitness. Competitive and recreational boxing offered for men, women and children. Head coach is Tony Stamboulieh (260-1082). BOXING - The Vernon Boxing Club trains from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturday mornings from 10-11:30. The club welcomes new members male and female 11 years and older. BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU - Classes Mon-Sat with adult, women’s and kids programs available at Gracie Barra Vernon Jiu Jitsu & MMA. 5 – 740 Waddington Drive. Call Mario Deveault at (250) 804-9262. FIELD LACROSSE - Players aged 6-16 interested in playing ﬁeld lacrosse this fall are urged to pick up registration forms at Sun Valley Source For Sports. The game is played on a soccer ﬁeld with 6x6-foot goals. The defence carries six-foot sticks. LAWN BOWLING - Vernon Lawn Bowling Club has revised its schedule of play. The fall schedule goes Sunday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons with open bowling at 1 p.m. There is Ladders play Tuesday nights at 6:30. Guests and new bowlers are encouraged and invited to join us in play. Call 250-542-0212. MIXED MARTIAL ARTS - UFC Hall of Famer Dan (The Beast) Severn is hosting a two-hour MMA seminar Saturday, Sept. 11 at Unity Martial Arts (time TBC). Cost is $80. To register, and for other information, contact Raja Lee at (250) 550-4295, or e-mail: email@example.com.
SOCCER - Drop-in co-ed soccer goes Sundays from 10 a.m.-noon at Grahame Park. Cost $4. SOCCER - There are two men’s soccer teams looking for players to compete at the 2013 Worlds Masters Games in Torino, Italy. 50+ and 40+ players should contact Kerry Zubot at (250) 549-5111 or e-mail ogopogositaly@gmail. com. There will be a meeting at the MacDonald Park clubhouse (Seaton Secondary), Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. SPEED SKATING - The Vernon Speed Skating Club will hold its fall registration and fundraising barbecue Saturday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Real Canadian Superstore on Anderson Way. Try on a pair of skates and buy a hamburger or hot dog to support the club.
Mees Geelkerken (middle) controls the ball against the West Kelowna Sting with Jason Shaigec (right) providing support in Under 11 boys soccer tournament action in Langley. few other chances. Once again the boys utilized the field well, made excellent passes to move the ball around the pitch and defensively didn’t give up many quality scoring chances.” In their second match of the day, Vernon bowed to West Kelowna Sting, quickly falling behind 1-0. Geelkerken converted a penalty shot near the end of the first half to equalize. However, the Sting continued to press and Vernon found themselves giving up two more goals in quick succession to begin the second half, before Geelkerken recorded his sec-
ond goal after he collected the rebound of a Wiens shot. “It was a very disappointing game for the team. We beat the Sting in the Labour Day final in Kelowna and I think the boys thought that the win was in the bag before the game even started,” said Hirschkorn. “However, despite the loss you chalk it up as a learning experience, learning from your mistakes and go from there.” The three wins plus their bonus points for goals scored put Vernon at the top with 25 points, while the Sting and Chilliwack finished with 24 and 23 points respectively.
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Doug Becker says talking about his literacy disability has freed him from keeping the secret and he is now able to help others in the same situation.
Challenging literacy disability myths CARA BRADY Morning Star Staff
Friends and acquaintances know Doug Becker as an intelligent, well-informed and thoughtful man who is a good conversationalist. He is one of the last people anyone would think has a literacy disability. Yet he has spent most of his life compensating for the fact, that like about 40 per cent of people in B.C., he cannot read and write well. “I’ve always felt there is a reader in me trying to get out. If I go into a library, I think how I would love to be able to read everything there,” said Becker, 57, a Cherryville resident. He first talked about his literacy disability when Debbie Schiller of The Junction Literacy Centre did a presentation on literacy recently at The Wonder Cafe in Lumby. The group meets regularly to hear speakers and discuss a wide variety of topics. “I usually don’t tell people that I can’t read well unless there’s a situation where I need to. For example, if someone gives me something to read and it’s too long or complex, I have to say, ‘I’m just not able to read this,’” he said. “Some people don’t believe it. They think from the way I talk that I should be able to read. I’m not just saying this to sound good, but a lot of people have told me that they think I’m intelligent. I keep up with the news and what’s happening by TV and the Internet and read what I can but that is slow going and frustrating.” Becker can’t remember a time when reading wasn’t a challenge. “I didn’t know the alphabet until I was in Grade 5. I had failed Grade 2 and had tests done by the University of Calgary and went
to a special class for two years but my reading skills did not improve. I could fool them a lot of the time because I had a good memory so I could repeat things but anything to do with reading made me feel like an idiot. Even though I was good at math and science and football and hockey, it wasn’t a good experience and I did everything I could to avoid school. I quit school in Grade 10 and I would have left sooner if I could.” Schiller, executive director of The Junction Literacy Centre, said it was unusual for Becker to receive as much help as he did at the time but that learning disabilities were not well understood then. Becker later went to college for upgrading and loved the academic atmosphere and wanted to learn. He would have kept it up if he could have managed all the reading required. “Now Doug, and people like him who need help with reading and writing, would have help at college,” Schiller noted. Becker went on to work in construction, logging and building logs homes. He liked to do volunteer work but his reading disability would sometimes prevent him from doing more. He would speak well and do a good job and be asked to do things that required more reading or writing and then have to decline. “I spent a lot of years being ashamed but why should I be ashamed of something that is actually a disability? I think speaking out about it might help others. I talk to my friends’ kids who have difficulty reading and let them know that they can ask for help. I want to do more public speaking to help dispel the myths and the stigma,” said Becker. Schiller said there are a lot of myths
about literacy challenges. “Low literacy does not mean low intelligence. Most people with low literacy have average to above-average intelligence and function well by compensating in other ways. True illiteracy, meaning a person cannot read or write at all is rare. People will not tell you if they can’t read because there is a strong social stigma attached to limited reading and writing skills. And the number of years of schooling is not a good indication of the reading skill a person has acquired. There are many reasons for low literacy, like learning disabilities, learning styles or missing a lot of school,” she said. Becker is skeptical about improving his own reading skills since he has tried so many things that didn’t help but thinks technology like voice recognition software and text readers might be useful. He reads slowly, having to take his time to sound out each word and then go back and put the sentence together for understanding since he is reading more slowly than he thinks. It takes some time but he’s read books like The Lord of the Rings, Shogun and Roots. “I find now that it’s easier to tell people about my learning disability than to hide it. I think there are a lot of people, and a lot of very successful ones, too, hiding it. We can make a difference if we talk about it, particularly for young people, so their potential is not lost because they have difficulty reading. There is help for people if they want it,” said Becker. Today is International Literacy Day. For more information about literacy programs and services in the North Okanagan, contact The Junction Literacy Centre at 250275-3117 or email@example.com.
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Armstrong Centre Fall Session of Beginner Classes will start: Thursday, September 9, 2010 TIME: 9:00 AM PLACE: Oddfellow Hall 3005 Wood Ave, Armstrong, BC DATE:
People of all ages and in any state of health can practice this ancient art form which promotes relaxation and health improvement.
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Baking without flour for gluten-free treats
ummer holidays ended with a flurry of activity for most of us in the Okanagan. The IPE in Armstrong attracted thousands of adults and kids, and for many, it was the final hurrah before heading back to school this week. While visiting my sister this weekend, I came to realize how difficult it is to change one’s diet over to a gluten-free diet. Today there are more people being diagnosed with celiac and/or allergies to the gluten in wheat than ever before in our history and the only effective treatment is to remove Cathi Litzenberger gluten from the diet. For all those who are looking for something sweet but gluten-free, I have a couple of recipes today which will satisfy any sweet tooth. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies 1 egg 1 cup sugar 1 cup peanut butter, any kind 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup chocolate chips, optional
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Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare pans: line with foil or parchment paper, or oil generously. Put all ingredients into a food processor and pulse until well-blended, or mix very well by hand. Make dough into (about) 36 evenly sized balls. Arrange balls on prepared pans, leaving an inch or so between them. Add chocolate chips, if using, lightly pressing one or two into the top of each cookie. Bake until they flatten out a bit and start to brown, about 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and leave on sheet for several minutes, until they begin to firm up, then carefully remove to a cooling rack. Makes 36 cookies. Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Brownies 5 oz. dark Belgian chocolate, or other dark chocolate 1/2 cup butter 2 large eggs 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 rounded cup almonds, processed into a fine meal 1/4 cup brown rice flour 1/2 tsp. fine sea salt 1/4 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. vanilla extract Optional: 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 cup extra sweet chocolate chips for top Preheat oven to 350 F. Line an 8X8-inch square baking pan with foil and lightly oil the bottom. Using the microwave, melt the dark chocolate and butter in a large measuring cup. Stir together to combine. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs on medium until frothy. Add the brown sugar and beat until the mixture is smooth. Add the melted chocolate mixture into the egg-sugar mixture a little at a time, incorporate it slowly, and beat well for a good minute. The chocolate will look smooth and glossy. In a bowl, combine the almond meal, rice flour, fine sea salt and baking soda; whisk together. Add the dry flour mixture into the chocolate mixture and beat well for a minute. Add the vanilla, beat another half minute or so. If you’re adding nuts, stir in by hand and spread batter into the prepared pan. It is a thin batter so don’t worry: it will turn out fine. Shake the pan a little to even out the batter. Layer semi-sweet chips all over top and press in slightly, if adding. Bake in centre of preheated oven 33 to 35 minutes, or until brownies are set. Don’t overcook (err on side of gooey, because gluten-free brownies taste better slightly soft in the middle than overcooked). Cool on wire rack; remove brownies from pan by gripping foil edges. Chill before cutting. Recipe freezes well. Makes 9 to 12 servings.
Group offers relaxation and support for those living with cancer Morning Star Staff
For close to 12 years, each Thursday in Vernon, The Cancer Relaxation and Support Group, known as Circlework, has been meeting, providing emotional support and deep relaxation techniques to people living with cancer. Over the years many people have benefitted from having a safe and confidential place to share their journeys with others who understand. Though the faces and stories vary, the benefits seem to remain consistent: validation, compassion, acceptance,
For the record An article on Clare Fuller that ran in the Life section of the Sept. 1 edition of The Morning Star contained a number of errors. Clare Fuller works as a speech-language pathologist (also is a learning resource teacher and counsellor, pending). Social thinking is taught to children, teens and adults with high functioning autism or Asperger’s Syndrome predominantly, though others with social skill difficulties can benefit from the training (including those with NVLD, ADHD etc.). Fuller works with these individuals in Vancouver and Vernon. Fuller can be contacted via e-mail at mysocialworks@gmail. com
connection, shared laughter and tears, to name a few. The facilitator and volunteers guide clients through the deep relaxation process; these simple techniques can then be utilized in other situations. Many people find practising relax-
ation especially helpful prior to or during treatment, and during the night when sleep eludes them. Any person living with cancer at any stage of the journey is welcome to drop in to the People Place Thursdays
from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please note this is a change in our original meeting time. People are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing, and to have a support person accompany them. Loved ones also find the group beneficial.
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Special Olympics athletes: winning at life BRITTA GRETZMACHER
For Dominique and his mother Heidi, golf was a sport that seemed out of reach. A mental game with so many skills for an intellectual disabled teen? At the end of the spring golf program, all doubts were diminished. “I had no clue that my son would be able to play this sport, he loves it and didn’t want to stop when the session was done. It felt like winning a gold medal for him,” said Heidi Borgeaud. Special Olympics BC Vernon provides high-quality sports program for individuals of all ages with intellectual disabilities. The society strives to enrich lives, and celebrates personal achievement through positive sport experiences. “We are always trying to extend our programs to have our 100-plus athletes physically active every day throughout the year,” said Perry Doner, the program coordinator. “We added a fitness class, and power lifting for the fall, snowshoeing for the winter plus
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ities. It makes a meaningful contribution to our community. “There is always the need for more hands in our organization and we hope to fill all vacant spots, especially for coaching and assisting in the sport programs,” said volunteer coordinator John Raikes. Registration night for the 17 winter and summer sports will take place tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dorothy Alexander Centre. Dessert will be served and the coaches are available with information about their sport. Those who are interested in volunteer coaching or in other positions for the charity are welcome to attend. For more information visit our website at www.sobcvernon.ca or call 250-503-0091.
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Special Olympics athlete Stacy Madden gets ready to score during a soccer game. athletics and bocce for the spring/summer, to our 12 established programs” The Vernon Local is hoping to attract more athletes with this new selection of sports for children, youth and adults.
“The participation in sports provides opportunities for our athletes to develop social skills, cultivate friendships, and enriches their lives in many ways,” said local coordinator Doris Linemayr. “It is not always about scoring or
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winning, but about how they get there.” Big parts of the success of the Vernon Local are the volunteers. Volunteering with Special Olympics is an opportunity to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual disabil-
he IPE is over and as usual it was a good show. The only thing I totally disagree with is the calf roping section at the rodeo. It is nothing less than cruelty to animals. The SPCA should be taking a good stand against that part of rodeo. The rains have really been Fred Lyall helpful to put out the forest fires. There are a number of gardeners that save seed from their garden for the coming season. Tomatoes are self pollinating and sure to produce the same variety year after year. It is not a good idea to plant more than one variety of melon or squash. They are sure to cross-pollinate. There are a number of root-type vegetables that only a specialist will have success with. I would put carrots, beets and parsnips in that group. The very easy ones to save seed from are spinach and lettuce. I am not one that has the patience to save seeds and found it is much easier to buy seeds such as Pacific Northwest or McKenzie Seeds Co. from Brandon, Man. Would you believe much of the small seeds such as pansies, petunias and many others come from Europe. I am told that one of Canada’s largest seed vendors have set up fairly large farms to produce seeds in Mexico. Cheap labour and a longer growing season makes it a better place for seed production. Okanagan Gardens and Roses meets Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schubert Centre. Visitors are always welcome.
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Friday, September 17, 2010 9:30 - 4:00 pm
Vernon Centre Fall Open Houses
Opening Ceremonies - 9:30 am
To announce the fall season of classes at the Taoist Tai Chi Hall, we will hold two Open Houses:
3505 - 30th Ave, Vernon
Thursday, September 9, 2010 TIME: 7:30 - 8:30 PM PLACE: Taoist Tai Chi Hall 3105 - 28th Street, Vernon, BC DATE:
Saturday, September 11, 2010 TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 AM PLACE: Taoist Tai Chi Hall 3105 - 28th Street, Vernon, BC DATE:
Beneﬁts of Taoist Tai Chi — The Taoist Tai Chi international art of taijiquan incorporates stretching and turning into a sequence of movements to effectively improve health of body, mind and spirit. The beneﬁts include: improved circulation, balance and posture; increased strength, ﬂexibility and reduced stress.
For more information, please contact the Tai Chi Hall in Vernon at 250-542-1822 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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more than 30 exhibitors and displays representing key health topics -- translators on-site multicultural entertainment and kids' corner
Door Prizes! Many prizes available
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Wayne Lippert, Mayor Eric Foster, MLA for Vernon / Monashee Lynn Moran, AMSSA
Kids prizes too
health screenings interactive fitness classes
A special thank you to our very generous partners Media
For more information, please contact Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society at 250-542-4177
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Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 8 CARPET BOWLING Come out and have a fun game at the Halina Seniors Centre Sept. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. We are accepting newcomers 50 and over. So come and give it a try. We will be taking registration that day for fall and spring games. If you have any questions we will be glad to answer them there or phone Rose at 250-542-2877. Centre is at 3310-37th Ave. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Vernon’s first Amnesty meeting of the new season takes place Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Schubert Centre. Etienne Tuyisenge will speak about his experiences as a Rwandan genocide survivor. “While his subject matter is incredibly sad, his simple but profound message is one of hope.” As well, the local group will decide on their focus for the year, having spent the past two years supporting human rights organizations in Colombia. Interested members of the public are welcome. ARMSTRONG OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN Sept. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. the OCP Advisory Committee presents: The doors are open at the Armstrong Museum and the Brown Derby Cafe. Topics include: arts/ culture/heritage 5 - 6:20 p.m.; agriculture and food security 6:30 - 7:50 p.m. UPPER ROOM MISSION BOUTIQUE Construction on 34th St. is finished and we are easily accessible again. School is in and the sports begin. Check out our hockey skates and equipment. Fall and winter clothing and footwear arriving daily. All proceeds to feeding, clothing and sheltering those less fortunate. We’re at 2708-34th St. under blue awning. NOT BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC for all homeschoolers Sept. 8 at Kin Beach Park at 11 a.m. Bring park toys and a lunch. There will be prizes. Contact Delia at 250-260-7855 for info. SPECIAL OLYMPICS REGISTRATION Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dorothy Alexander Centre. Talk to the coaches, visit with friends and have dessert. Find out about the new sports we offer for all ages and abilities. $5 to register. Interested in volunteering as a coach or assisting with the program? Come and join us! We offer 14 sport programs for children, youth and adults with an intellectual disability. For more info go to www. sobcvernon.ca or call 250-503-0091. VERNON AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY Meetis Sept. 8 at Peace Lutheran Church, 1204-30th Ave. (Lower floor.) Guest speaker is Joyce Young, speaking on using familysearch.org. Doors open 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. Please join us for research and fellowship. Regular Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to noon in the research centre are now in effect. VERNON LAPIDARY AND MINERAL CLUB Meets at the Vernon Community Arts Centre Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The club will also have its Sept. 10 and 11 demonstration and sale of rocks, minerals and lapidary jewelry at Village Green Mall. THE NORTH OKANAGAN NATURALIST CLUB Meets Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Vernon Lodge. VERNON SENIORS CHOIR Fall practice begins Sept. 8 at 12:30 p.m., Halina Centre, and meets Wednesdays, under the direction of Lyn Taron. We sing four-part harmony. If you like to sing, come and join us; no auditions required. For more information, call 250-545-3119. HEPLIFE Hepatitis C Society of the District of North Okanagan B.C. HepLife Support Group meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., the People Place, 3402-27th Ave. For more information, please contact email@example.com or P.O. Box 1580, Vernon, B.C., V1T 6M4 or Gordon at 260-4122. KOREA VETERANS ASSOCIATION MEETS The second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m., at the Royal Canadian Legion. All members and wives welcome. Call 542-8030 or 542-7760 for more information.
THE VERNON LAPIDARY CLUB (ROCKHOUNDERS) Meets the second Wednesday in the Vernon Arts Centre in Polson Park at 7:30 p.m., everyone welcome, no obligations. Call 542-0616 or 545-1274 for more information. OKANAGAN ARTISTS OF CANADA Meets second Wednesday of each month, Vernon Arts Centre at Polson Park, 10 a.m. New members and guests welcome. For info., call Gail Werschler at 549-5237 or see www.okanaganartistsleague.ca
Feature Event: Western Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Sanden guides meditation classes
his fall, monk Gen Sanden guides classes in Vernon, giving practical instructions and helpful advice on how to meditate, find peace of mind and lead a more peaceful and positive life. Classes will be held Fridays from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. twice monthly at the Vernon library, 3001-32nd Ave. Drop-in fee is adults, $10; students, $5. Each class consists of two guided meditations, a talk and a chance to ask questions. Fall classes are Sept. 11 and 24, Oct. 8 and 15, Nov. 5 and 19 and Dec. 10 and 17. For more information, please call 250-558-0952 or see our website at www.dorjechang.ca
SEPTEMBER 9 TAOIST TAI CHI SOCIETY Two open houses to announce the fall session of classes. Please join us Sept. 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. or Sept. 11 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Taoist Tai Chi Hall in Vernon, 3105 28th St. People of all ages and in any state of health can practise this ancient art which promotes relaxation and health improvement. For more information, call 250-542-1182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. FREE PILATES CLASSES Offered by Rose Pilates. Bring an exercise mat, wear something stretchy and join the fun. Last class is at Lakeview Park Sept. 9, sign-up at 3:45 p.m., class 4 to 5 p.m. For info. go to www.rosepilatesandfitness.com. VERNON PROBUS CLUB invites you to a presentation entitled Heads Up For Healthier Brains Sept. 9. It is never too soon, or too late to make the lifestyle changes necessary to help improve your brain health, changes that may also help to reduce your risk for Alzheime’rs. The presentation, which will include evidence based information and a program to support maintaining a healthy brain, will be given by speakers from B.C. Alzheimer’s Association. Please arrive before 10 a.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall, Alexis Park Drive and 32nd Ave. Call Janet at 250-546-3477 or Dave at 250-545-0313. MUNICIPAL PENSION RETIREES’ ASSOCIATION Please note the location has changed to The People Place at 3402-27th Ave. The quarterly meeting is 1 p.m. Sept. 9. Parking available at rear of the building. There will be a presentation about bee keeping and honey production from one of our members. Anyone receiving a B.C. Municipal Pension including retirees from health care, local government, school district, police and fire is welcome to attend. All members encouraged to bring new member with them. Contact Jane at 250-260-6199. TAOIST TAI CHI SOCIETY OF CANADA Armstrong Centre. Fall beginner classes start Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. All classes are held at the Oddfellows Hall Sept. 13 at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 250-558-3582. FASD AWARENESS WALK Sept. 9, noon at NONA Child Development Centre, 2802-34th St., finishing up at The First Nations Friendship Centre. This is International FASD Awareness Day, to raise awareness about dangers of drinking during pregnancy and the plight of individuals and families who struggles with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Lunch by donation, served outside Friendship Centre 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Lorraine Donald at 250549-1281 or email@example.com. FRIENDS OF HISTORY will be having their September meeting on Sept. 9, 10 a.m., at The Pantry. Guest speaker will be Andrea Malysh on the topic, “Ukrainian Internment Camp at McDonald Park.” Lunch available. Everyone welcome. FEDERAL SUPERANNUATES meeting is held in Enderby Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Legion on Belvedere Street. Guest speaker is from Johnson Inc. (Medoc). CANADIAN SOCIETY OF QUESTERS (Vernon) guest speakers for Sept. 9 meeting at Halina Centre is Norman Russell and Colleen Rempel from Spiritualist Church in Salmon Arm. They will speak briefly on philosophy of spiritualism and give
demo. of psychometry, the reading of latent energy in inanimate objects. Bring small personal object made of hard material to participate. Only 30 people can be read during meeting. WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM Vernon & District Women’s Centre, Sept. 9 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., “Overcoming Fear: Feel the Fear and do it Anyway!” Open to all women seeking positive transformation in their lives. For info., call 250-542-7531, ext. 202 or firstname.lastname@example.org THE GOOD FOOD BOX ENDERBY Pay for your box every second Wednesday, no later than 5 p.m., at Baron’s Real Estate, Century 21. Boxes can be picked up every third Thursday between noon and 3:45 p.m., Anglican Church hall. For more information, please call 838-6298. BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY CHAPTER The stitching group gathers every second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. Come and join us. Call Pat at 549-2219 or Mary at 545-3939. VERNON MS SOCIETY SUPPORT GROUP Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1 p.m., room 105 of the People Place. Call 542-2241 for more information. ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS Regular communications are held on the second Thursday of each month, 8 p.m., at the Masonic Hall, 3005A-32nd St., Vernon. JCI VERNON MEETS Worldwide Federation of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs meets second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m., NOCLS, 2400-46th Ave. For info. call Sharla Zandvliet at email@example.com or 250-550-4076, . DROP-IN CRIB AT THE EAGLES Fraternal Order of Eagles welcomes you for crib every Thursday at 2 p.m.
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Dr. Ed Hardy (left), of Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s McMurty-Baerg Cancer Centre, accepts a cheque for $3,316 from Debra Pool and Ricardo’s owners Ricardo Scebba and Sue Miller. The restaurant held a one-day Father’s Day fundraiser in memory of Pool’s husband, Philip, who died from cancer. The restaurant plans to make the event an annual one every Father’s Day.
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Helping you prepare your children for tomorrow Early learning programs – It’s back to school time. And in today’s skillbased economy it’s more important than ever to make sure your child gets a head start on their education. That’s why the Province of B.C. is funding early learning programs like Ready, Set, Learn and StrongStart BC. These programs will provide your child with the skills to be successful in school and to be prepared for the opportunities of the twenty-first century. For more on helping prepare your children for tomorrow, visit gov.bc.ca
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“Back to school is an exciting time for kids. As parents, we can help by reviewing our kids’ daily routes, the rules of the road and how they can make smart decisions.” Jamie Chung, RCMP media relations officer, agrees.
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Recycle Your Ride Incentive ...... $3,000 Ford Credit Cash (When ﬁnancing) .... $1,500 Costco Member Incentive.......... $1,000
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2011 FUSION S $915 $0 $915 $20,534 $1,000
2011 ESCAPE XLT I-4 AUTOMATIC $1,891 $1,750 $3,641 $23,458 $1,000
2010 RANGER SUPER CAB SPORT 4X2 AUTOMATIC $1,769 $4,000 $5,769 $16,730 $1,000
2011 EDGE SE $1,500 $0 $1,500 $27,999 $1,000
2010 F-150 SUPER CAB XLT 4X4 $4,206 $5,250 $9,456 $29,443 $1,500
2011 F-350 CREW CAB LARIAT DIESEL 4X4 $8,339 $3,750 $12,089 $57,260
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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Offers available at participating dealers only. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. Inventory may vary by dealer. Dealer factory order or transfer may be required. †Employee Pricing (“Employee Pricing”) is available from Jul. 1/10 to Sept. 30/10 (the “Program Period”) on the purchase or lease of most new 2010/2011 Ford vehicles (excluding 2010/2011 F-150 Raptor, F-Series Chassis Cabs, E-Series Cutaways and Stripped Chassis, F-650/F-750, 2011 Mustang Shelby GT 500 and 2011 Explorer). Employee Pricing refers to A-Plan pricing ordinarily available to Ford employees (excluding any CAW negotiated bonuses or other periodic employee special offers). The new vehicle must be delivered or factory ordered during the Program Period from your participating Ford Dealer. This offer 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. Employee Pricing is raincheckable and combinable with the Commercial Connection Program but not combinable with, CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance, A/X/Z/D/F-Plan and A/Z-Plan Loyalty program incentives. ▲▲Purchase a new 2011 Fiesta S Sedan / 2011 Focus SE with Sport Package / 2011 Fusion S / 2011 Escape XLT I-4 Automatic / 2010 Ranger Super Cab Sport 4x2 Automatic / 2011 Edge SE / 2010 F-150 Super Cab XLT 4x4 / 2011 F-350 Crew Cab Lariat Diesel 4x4 for $13,944 / $17,249 / $20,534 / $23,458 / $16,730 / $27,999 / $29,443 / $57,260 after Total Price Adjustment of $405 / $2,200 / $915 / $3,641 / $5,769 / $1,500 / $9,456 / $12,089, is deducted (Total Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment $405 / $1,200 / $915 / $1,891 / $1,769 / $1,500 / 4,206 / $8,339, and delivery allowance of $0 / $1,000 / $0 / $1,750 / $4,000 / $0 / $5,250 / $3,750). Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Employee Price Adjustment and delivery allowance have been deducted. Eligible customers may pay $13,444 / $15,249 / $17,534 / $19,458 / $14,730 / $23,999 / $23,943 / $51,760 on 2011 Fiesta S Sedan / 2011 Focus SE with Sport Package / 2011 Fusion S / 2011 Escape XLT I-4 Automatic / 2010 Ranger Super Cab Sport 4x2 Automatic / 2011 Edge SE / 2010 F-150 Super Cab XLT 4x4 / 2011 F-350 Crew Cab Lariat Diesel 4x4 when taking advantage of Recycle Your Ride [$0/$1,000/$1,000/$2,000/$1,000/$2,000/$3,000/$3,000], Ford Credit Cash (when ﬁnancing) [$500/$1,000/$1,000/$1,000/$1,000/$1,000/$1,500/$1,500], and Costco Member [$0/$0/$ 1,000/$1,000/$0/$1,000/$1,000/$1,000] incentives (details outlined below). All offers in British Columbia include $1,350 / $1,450 / 1,450 / $1,500 / $1,400 / $1,500 / $1,500 / $1,500 freight and air tax; but exclude license, fuel ﬁll charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price.▼Program in effect from July 1 to September 30, 2010 (the “Program Period”). To qualify for a Ford Recycle Your Ride Program (“RYR”) rebate (“Rebate(s)”), customer must qualify for and take part in either the “Retire Your Ride Program” delivered by Summerhill Impact with ﬁnancial support from the Government of Canada, or Summerhill Impact's "Car Heaven Program". To qualify for the "Retire Your Ride Program", which offers $300 cash or rebate on the purchase of a 2004 or newer vehicle, customer must turn in a 1995 model year or older vehicle in running condition (able to start and move) which has been properly registered and insured for the last 6 months (12 months in B.C.) to an authorized recycler. To qualify for the "Car Heaven Program", customer must turn in a 2003 model year or older vehicle in running condition which has been registered and insured for the last 6 months to an authorized recycler. If a customer qualiﬁes for Car Heaven or Retire Your Ride, Ford of Canada (“Ford”) will provide an additional Rebate, with the purchase or lease of an eligible new 2010/2011 Ford or Lincoln vehicle, in the amount of $1,000CDN (Focus, Fusion Mustang, Transit Connect, Ranger), $2,000CDN (Taurus, Escape, Edge, Flex , Explorer, Sport Trac), or $3,000CDN (F150, F250-550, E-Series, Expedition, MKZ, MKS, MKX, MKT, Navigator) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Rebate amount may be used as a down payment or received as cheque from Ford, but not both. RYR Rebates are available to residents of Canada only excluding Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, and Nunavut. Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period to qualify for a Rebate. 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. Rebates are raincheckable. Rebates not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, Commercial Connection, or Daily Rental Rebates and Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. © 2010 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved. ‡Offer valid from Sept. 1/10 to Sept. 30/10 (the “Offer Period”). Customers who purchase or lease a new 2010 or 2011 Ford vehicle (excluding Shelby GT500, F-150 Raptor, Medium trucks, 2011 Explorer) (an “Eligible Vehicle”) and ﬁnance through Ford Credit, Canada will receive [$500]/[$1,000]/[$1500] (the “Offer”) on [Fiesta] / [Focus/Fusion/Fusion Hybrid/Mustang/Taurus/Ranger/Edge/Flex/Escape/Escape Hybrid/2010 Explorer/Explorer Sport Trac/Expedition/Transit Connect/E-Series] / [F-150/F-250 to F-550]. The new vehicle must be delivered and/or factory ordered from your participating Ford dealer during the Offer Period. Only one (1) Offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per customer. This offer is raincheckable. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. This offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, FALS, Commercial Connection Program or Daily Rental Allowances incentives. Customer may use the Offer amount as a down payment or choose to receive a rebate cheque from Ford of Canada, but not both. Taxes payable before Offer amount is deducted. ▲Offer valid from Sep. 1/10 to Nov. 1/10 (the “Offer Period”) only to resident Canadian Costco members in good standing, active as of August 31, 2010. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2010 / 2011 Ford or Lincoln (excluding Fiesta, Focus, Ranger, Shelby GT500, F-150 Raptor, F-650-F-750) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). This offer is raincheckable. The new vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford Motor Company of Canada (“Ford”) dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to immediate family members domiciled with an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order (if ordered within the Costco Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. On applicable vehicles, this offer can be combined with Commercial Connection Program and RCL Program incentives,. For small ﬂeets with an eligible FIN, this offer can be used in conjunction with the Small Business Incentive Program (SBIP). Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Customer may use the $1,000CDN as a down payment or choose to receive a rebate cheque from Ford, but not both. Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ©2010 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. 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Motorists urged to drive safe near schools “We really need drivers to do their part, slow down and watch out for kids. Police will be out in full force, monitoring the 30 km/h school zones throughout the province to make sure that kids get off to a safe start this school year,” said Chung.
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I would obviously rather have those principals and superintendents working with the teachers to help our education system get better. TF: Are these grievances forcing change in class size or composition? MM: Thinking of the arbitration award last year, there was a very small number of classes that were found to be in violation of class size and composition [rules]. In most of the cases it was a technicality — something like there were two teachers teaching a class, and one wasn’t consulted with and the other one was. Overall, the legislation is being followed. TF: A pilot program for combining school administrative functions such as payroll, vacation and substitute teacher scheduling gets underway this year in Kamloops-Thompson, Surrey, Vancouver and North Vancouver. Is that proceeding according to plan? MM: Yes. There are a lot of things that have to be worked through and that’s why we’re starting with those four districts, but we’re absolutely committed to it where it makes sense. We’re not going to be doing 60 of the same things in different places. We’re going to try to streamline that.
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Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid says the feedback to full-day kindergarten has been positive from parents, teachers and principals.
Black Press legislative reporter Tom Fletcher sat down with Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid to discuss the beginning of the 2010-11 school year. The following is an edited transcript: TF: There’s a lot of interest in the full-day kindergarten program starting this year. Is it more popular than you expected? MM: It’s very popular. We’ve had incredibly positive feedback from parents, teachers are very excited, principals are excited. I think people are aware that full-day play-based learning can enrich their kids’ experience, for a better start for school, so they’re more likely to graduate from high school and go on to university or college. TF: Is demand exceeding supply? MM: I’ve heard it’s oversubscribed generally around the province. We’re offering it to about 21,000 students this year, and next year it will be available for all students. One of the things we have to do is develop some new space, and that will happen over the course of this year. TF: Is the half-day option for kindergarten still available? MM: The half-day option is still available this year. Next year the plan is to only offer fullday kindergarten. We have heard from a few parents some uneasiness about that, and even for this year, some parents are wondering if their child’s ready for a full day. So we’ve asked parents to consult with their teacher, and there will be some flexibility allowed. TF: Is the B.C. Teacher’s Federation still filing thousands of grievances about class size and special needs support? MM: My understanding is that they are. One of the disappointing things about that is that it ties up superintendents and principals in many, many grievances, and of course financial resources, and
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with growth in Surrey. Theyâ€™ve got about 9,000 more students today than they did 10 years ago. Thereâ€™s growth elsewhere, but nowhere is it like that. TF: Has Vancouver sorted out its budget issues? MM: Vancouver certainly submitted a balanced budget. They are embarking on consultation with the public about school closures.
â€œLearning online has expanded, I think itâ€™s about tripled in the last couple of years.â€? â€” Margaret MacDiarmid TF: Are facilities keeping up with that? MM: We are behind in Surrey. Weâ€™re doing better over time. Back in 1998 there were 363 porta-
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Drivers must be alert It’s back to school time and our roads will be busy again with school buses, a higher volume of children walking on the road and parents picking up and dropping off in school zones. Drivers need to be cautious and take extra care on the road. As drivers, we can affect pedestrian safety and reduce child pedestrian injury by how we act and react behind the wheel. In Canada, more children acquire pedestrian-related injuries in the months of September and October and the most frequently reported child pedestrian action that results in injury or death is crossing at an intersection followed by running on to the road. “Younger children often lack the cognitive and physical skills to make safe decisions,” said Young Drivers of Canada president Peter Christianson. “In Canada, children aged 10 to 14 years have the highest incidence of pedestrian-related injuries, but a larger age range of children (five to 14 years) are at the greatest risk for pedestrian-related fatalities. As drivers, we can predict and prevent these collisions by driving defensively.” Drivers can use this road safety checklist to help navigate this busy back to school time on the road: Be aware of school zone signage Reduce speed in school zones Wait for children to complete their crossing before proceeding (they often change their minds) Stop at least 20 meters behind a school bus when the upper red lights begin to flash and wait until the flashing stops Motorists travelling in both directions must stop for a school bus except if the road is divided by a median Be prepared: school buses stop at all railway crossings and are required to open their door, but are not
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Culture minister claims he was threatened DALE BASS Black Press
Kevin Krueger, a Liberal MLA who has been known to criticize previous NDP governments, isn’t happy with criticism he received at a meeting with an arts group. Members of the Alliance for Arts and Culture (AAC), however, say it was the tourism and culture minister who was out of line when he issued what they called threats against the arts community if it didn’t stop criticizing the B.C. Liberal government. Krueger said a press release from the AAC calling on him to “mod-
erate his comments” after he referred to having been threatened at a meeting last November with the group “is a disingenuous try to give a sanitized version of what happened. “I don’t mean to offend anyone but I went to the meeting and there was a fullcourt press to get more money from the government,” he said. “It was carefully orchestrated by them to convey a threat. “What they asked me to take back to the government was a specific threat in detailed steps — and they know exactly what I’m talking about,” said Krueger.
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Kevin Krueger, B.C.’s tourism and culture minister, claims he came under attack from an arts organization.
Kevin McKeown, AAC director of communications, disagreed with Krueger’s recollection, saying that, during the meeting, members of the group explained to Krueger “that we represent a politically significant group of people who support the arts” and that, if lobbying to see money returned to the arts sector was unsuccessful, “our next step would be taking advocacy to the public.
“Everything is political and these concerns are provincewide,” McKeown said, explaining the group would encourage people to contact their MLAs to express their displeasure with government funding for the arts. “It is everyone’s right to talk to our fellow citizens,” McKeown said, noting the group told Krueger if he “could become la serious advocate [for the arts], there
were political points to be earned.” McKeown said recent comments Krueger made about the meeting — the MLA said he felt his treatment by the group wasn’t “much different to me than a junkie waving a needle if I was confronted by someone on skid row who was high” — were offensive to arts groups that work with the residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
“It was a ludicrous comparison,” McKeown said. “He has made it sound as if he was physically threatened.” Krueger, who is a Kamloops MLA, said he doesn’t mind criticism. “But you don’t cross boundaries. Some of these people have no credibility with me and I’ve told them so. “Our arts community here [in Kamloops], you never get this sort of vituperative stuff.
People in Kamloops understand.” Krueger said there are legal sanctions against threatening MLAs, but he doesn’t “plan to make a legal hassle.” As for the difference between his own criticism of former NDP governments and the ACC’s criticism of his government, Krueger said there’s a difference. “They crossed a line.”
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It is with great sadness that we announce Bill’s passing on August 23rd, 2010 at the age of 79 years. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife; Margaret, to whom he was married for 32 years, his three daughters; Ronda Lynn Coughlan of Edmonton, Alberta, Tracy (Joe) Chalmers of Houston, Texas and Diane (Sean) Walsh of Ottawa, Ontario, his four step-children; Christine (Gary) Berg of Armstrong, B.C., Teresa Fisher of Vernon, B.C., Bill (Cyndi) Ticen of Vancouver, Washington and Tim (Lark) Ticen of Vancouver, Washington, ﬁve grandchildren, four greatgrandchildren, his brother; Gary Coughlan of Vancouver, B.C., his stepbrother; Neal (Anne) Beaumont of Salt Spring Island, B.C., his stepmother; Nancy Coughlan of Salt Spring Island, B.C., his brother-in-law; Bill Chaddock of Kelowna, B.C. as well as extended family members and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his father; Keith Coughlan and his mother; Helene Dexter. Bill was always active in and proudly served as a past President of the #899 North Okanagan Wing and Paciﬁc Group of the Airforce Association of Canada. Bill served ﬁve years in the RCAF and later had his own business rebuilding and maintaining aircraft. He spent three years as an aircraft engineer in the Arctic. Bill loved building and ﬂying radio controlled airplanes as a hobby as well as doing home renovations. Bill will be greatly missed by his wife Margaret and his family and friends. Cremation preceded a Celebration of Bill’s Life which will take place at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Al Perry ofﬁciating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. The family wishes to extend their deep appreciation to the nurses and staff at Noric House for the amazing care shown to Bill over the last year and a half he resided there. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Bill to the Alzheimers Society of B.C. #1023402 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or to the Parkinson Society of B.C. #600-890 West Pender Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6C 1J9. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (250) 542-1187
NEWCOMB, Gerald Wayne Gerald Wayne Newcomb, at the age of 61 years, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife, Marilyn, and in the presence of his son, Mark, and their four legged kids, Babe and Neeko, on his lap, at Hospice House, Vernon, BC on August 29, 2010. Gerry was born March 27, 1949 in Vernon and raised in Vernon. He owned his own business, Ben’s Meat Market, and after selling the business he tried his hand at selling cars at Toyota and later at commercial ¿shing. 1949 – 2010 Later he became meat manager of Super Valu at Polson Mall and following its closure Gerry worked for Coopers in Vernon and then in Lake Country. Gerry was very special always with a kind word and a smile that would light up a room and would go out of his way to help others. He loved camping and ¿shing at his favourite lake and enjoyed holidaying in the winter in Mexico. The game of Saduko was his addiction. His father, Ken Newcomb, predeceased him. Gerry will be forever loved and missed by his wife, Marilyn; son, Mark Radonz; mother, Mary Newcomb; brother, Ken (Betty) Newcomb; sister-in-law, Barb (Don) Berger and numerous nieces and nephews. Marilyn would like to thank all their wonderful friends who were there for them in their time of need. Thank you to the many doctors, nurses and volunteers at the hospital and Hospice for their support and compassionate care given to Gerry in his ¿nal journey. In respecting Gerry’s wishes there will be no service. Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation in Gerry’s memory to North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 – 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, #104, 3402 – 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1. Expression of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email: email@example.com. Arrangements entrusted to: Personal Alternative Funeral Services. Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237
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HEICHERT Kenneth Fredrick (known as Ken) passed away on Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 at the age of 71 years. He is survived by his loving family: one daughter, Daleena Lewis of Kelowna; one son, Kevin Heichert of Calgary; one grandson, Randy and two granddaughters, Alexis and Mikayla, all of Kelowna; three brothers: Ronnie (Eleanor) of Kelowna, Alvin (Sharon) of Kamloops, and Redgie (Charmaine) of Vernon; one sister, Lorraine Heichert of Kamloops; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and many close friends. Ken was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Hulda, and by one brother, Donald. The Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with interment of cremated remains to follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. A reception will be held in the Pleasant Valley Tea Room. In lieu of ďŹ‚owers, friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Ken may do so to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4, 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.
MARGARET HASWELL We regret to announce the sudden passing of Mary Margaret Haswell on July 28, 2010 at Vernon, BC. Member of I.O.D.E. for over 50 years, F.S.N.A. for many years and served on the executive of both organizations. Margaret has been a resident of Vernon since 1965. Predeceased by husband Bob, sister Anne and daughter-in-law Virginia. Survived by son Brian (Donna) Haswell, granddaughter Kristin and grandson Austin, sister Irene McIntosh, Calgary and two brothers, Harold (Joan) Leckie, Vernon and George (Ollie) Leckie, Edmonton as well as nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Donations may be made to Charity of Choice in memory of Margaret Haswell. Interment Service and Interment into the Columbarium at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home will take place on Friday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow in the Tea Room. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.
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Jan 3, 2010 I think of them as gone away. Their journeys just begun Life holds so many facets This earth is only one. I think of them as resting From the sorrows & the tears In a place of warmth & comfort Where there are no days or years. And I think of them as living In the hearts of those they touched For nothing loved is ever lost. And they were loved so much.
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Alternative Health Mountain Acupuncture & Laser Therapy Marcel Mallette, Registered Acupuncturist. 7639 Silver Star Rd. Vernon 250-260-3892
FREE treatments; 2nd year Kinesiology student req.assistance for homework assignments. Colleen 250-308-9979
Art/Music/Dancing Registration-piano/voice lessons. Start Sept 15, Close to Ellison school, 542-4617
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• Topsoil • Bark Mulches • Decorative Rock • Flagstone • Landscape Supplies
OWNERS: KEVIN & LORI WOURNELL
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LANDSCAPE PRODUCTS WE LOAD PICKUPS, TRAILERS, ETC. WE DELIVER: Lava rock, bark mulch, landscape rock, sand and gravel, screened topsoil, manure, Nature’s Gold organic products. SUMMER HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8 am - 5 pm; Saturday 8 am - 4 pm
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SPECIAL PURCHASE 1 1/4’ thick granite. Edging included. $69/sq’. Limited time offer. 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 REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.
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609 KAL LAKE ROAD
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
Home Improvements Wood Flooring, Log Siding, Log Cabins, Decking, Cedar & Pine T&G V Joint, custom sawing. www.rouckbros.com Rouck Bros. Lumby, BC 1-800-960-3388
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Appliances #1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 30” black Frigidaire range, coil top, self cleaning oven, like new, $250 obo (250)260-4461
GE gas range, works well, self clean, $200. 250-542-5065.
Cheap Danger Tree Removal by Certiﬁed Faller. 250-838-6229 or 250-804-5113
Boarding HORSE boarding in South BX area, 6 minutes from downtown Vernon. Barn, indoor arena, outdoor arena, and pasture/paddock boarding. Contact Michelle for more information: (250) 306-6527
Feed & Hay *HAY SALES GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.
Livestock VALLEYWIDE MEATS BC insp.30 slaughter plant Processes all livestock Call to book your animals (250)838-7980 Enderby, BC
Pets ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY
Cats and kittens available for adoption to approved homes. Neutered, tattooed & vaccinated.
Phone (250) 545-7535 www.vernonanimalcare.com
1yr old Reg. male boxer, obedience trained, very friendly, Call 250-309-1414 Cutest puppies ever! Mareena crossed w/Golden Retriever. 10wks old, 1st shots, $200. 3females. 250-503-3180. Doberman Pincher pups, lrg, born July 12, shots. Females $800, 250-546-3798. LOOKING for loving retired couple to adopt a lovable 2 yr old black shitzu cross. Loves people and other dogs. FREE to the right people. Call 5492423 Shih-Tzu puppies for sale, $500 250-547-8974 STND. SCHNZR Pups Naturals / PB / Shots / Mcrchp Champion line 250-768-2011
Antique Couch & Chair, mint cond. $1000 obo (250)5469195
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Wanted: Sharpei female puppy. Can be a mixed breed. 250-275-0995.
DUMPRUNZ Fast, courteous service, yard waste, household junk or ? 250-307-9449
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Matching W/D $200, built-in D/W $125, dryer $100, other items, warranted, del. avail. 250-549-6042 MAYTAG dryer & Whirlpool washer, $150 for pair. 250309-6070 Washer & Dryer, great working cond $200 (250)308-9642
Computer Equipment Tablet Laptop computer, business, like new, c/w writing pen. etc. $400. 250-5490429
Firearms PRE - HUNTING SEASON Customer Appreciation Day, Saturday, Sept 4th at the best little gunshop around. Weber & Markin, 4-1691 Powick, Kel. 250-762-7575, Tues-Sat 10-6.
Food Products CERTIFIED Organic Chicken Free range 4-8 lbs $ 4.50/lbs discount or free delivery on larger ( 10 or more ) orders Organic free range Turkeys $4.50/lbs Enderby 250-8386684. 250 309 1675 Chickens for sale, 100% organic, due Sept. 10, average 5lbs, $3.25/lb. 250-546-3370
Free Items FREE vehicle removal for recycling only, cars, trucks, vans. No registration, no problem. Call Larry 250-540-0303.
Fruit & Vegetables BURKE’S Freestone peaches/pears plums 20lbs/$20, nectarines 20lbs/$25, Macintosh apples 20lbs/$12, Gala apples 20lbs/ $16, cantaloupe, pickling cuc’s $1.25/lb, canning tomatoes 25lbs/$20, silver skin onions, green and yellow beans. $2.00lb.carrots, corn $4/dozen w/$20 purchase or $6/dozen. 250-545-2093 HOA MAI BERRY FARM BLACKBERRIES for sale, picked in ﬂats,new ﬁll, high quality,pesticide free. 250-5495054.Cell 250-938-4688. 6584 Old Kamloops Rd,Vernon. HOLD IT!Free stone Peaches, eating Plums, apples, pears & prunes. Bring containers. Phone Fochler’s (250)7664198(250)766-3346 evenings. Pears .50¢/lb, Apples .35¢/lb, Plums .75¢/lb. Maw’s Orchard, 250-546-3401, 250-309-2836
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Garden Equipment Honda lawntractor $350, free p/up dead garden/lawn equipment. (250)260-5819
Misc. for Sale 2 cords ﬁrewood split and drypiled birch & pine $175. 3 sheets new ﬂoor underlay $15/sheet(250)547-9410 A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866884-7464. BOOKBINDING Novels, Cookbooks, Family History and much more. layout, design, printing & binding 250-260-1970 email: email@example.com
8’x20’ Steel Shipping Containers $3500 call (250)549-2255 Electric single bed, Symmonds Beautyrest mattress, exc. cond. $500 obo. (250)545-1990 High end Paradigm speakers, paid $1400, $700 obo. Warranty. 250-549-2815. HOME PHONE RECONNECT Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348. Moving Sale! BBQ elect, chesterﬁeld, 3-piece stereo set, 5x9 pool table, 300-12” records collector item. 250-542-3781. NEED BUILDING PLANS New home or renovations Call North Okanagan Blue Print 250-558-8791
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Fruit & Vegetables
Start of the Season!! U-Pick Tomatoes & Peppers
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINERS 9:00am - 5:00pm • Closed Mon. & Thurs. 6831 Bella Vista Road • 250-545-1610
Misc. Wanted Wanted: Cash for: Copper/ Brass- Radiators, wire, plumbing, etc. Will also haul away unwanted metal 250-546-3556 Wanted: Snowblower in good condition. Please call 250-5491489 Wanted: Used Ginseng netting. 250-545-2603.
Musical Instruments Basic Rudiments theory/beginner piano $11per 1/2hr. Sareena Parsons 250-558-4670 Kawai CA840 Digital Piano 88 keys, headphone, inﬁnite poss. $1500, (250)549-6795 Musical instruments, ﬂutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, trombones, euphonium violins, mandolins,guitars, all serviced and guaranteed. Raven Traders 2904-30 Ave, Vernon. 250-549-4322.
Sporting Goods PRE - HUNTING SEASON Customer Appreciation Day, Saturday, Sept 4th at the best little gunshop around. Weber & Markin, 4-1691 Powick, Kel. 250-762-7575, Tues-Sat 10-6.
Acreage for Sale 5Acres, Cherryville, southern exposure, drilled well, driveway, $190,000 (250)547-6342 READY to build on this 3 acres in Whitevale area, Lumby. Flat, few trees, drilled well. Gas/hydro to driveway. Price $240,000 HST obo. 250-547-6932.
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For Sale By Owner 3740 GLOVER Ave,Armstrong B.C.Modern 5 bedroom house in quiet newer subdivision, close to schools. Contains large kitchen, walk-in closets, jacuzzi tubs, gas ﬁreplace, new carpets and freshly painted, 2 car garage, immediate possession $349,999 250845-4711- or 250-845-8488
LAKESHORE HOME Okanagan Homeseller #26372 MLS# 10011708 2.5%selling comm. Price below current appraisel $ 1,099,000 www.vernonlakeshorehome.com
Houses For Sale
Brand new 2200 sq ft home. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Triple car garage. All appliances included. Close to schools, parks, lake.
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TRACTOR SERVICE NORTH VALLEY PROPERTY SERVICES
Rototilling â€˘ Rough Cut/Finishing Mowing Hedge Trimming â€˘ Weed Trimming Small Load Hauling â€˘ Garbage Runs Property Cleanup â€˘ Weekly Maintenance Large & Small Commercial Properties
Cleaning Services * Quality Cleaning * Eco Friendly Products
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CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT
Casual & On-call Day Hires Affordable Rates
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GOT ANTS? SPIDERS? WASPS? MICE?
Low Rates BC Licensed Technician Fast, Reliable Service
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EXPEREINCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST
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Mark of Excellence â€˘ Full Renovations â€˘ Cert. Vinyl Deck Inst. â€˘ Elect./Plumb.â€˘ Painting & Home Design
Mark Usselman â€˘ 250.308.9384 M Supplier & Instal Installer of Windows & Doors ~ 25 Years Experience
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Full Service Renovations
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Jed - (250)-307-4774
No Job Too Small! Carpentry Work from ground up. Serving Vernon area.
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â€˘ Siding â€˘ SofďŹ t
â€˘ General Carpentry â€˘ Aluminum Railings â€˘ New & Renovations â€˘ Vinyl Decking
GEORGE SIMMONS C: 250-309-0621 H: 250-838-0449 Fax: 250-838-0459
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)
TIM 250-307-8772 Quality Work Guaranteed
STONE & TILE INSTALLATIONS
HOME RENOâ€™S And Handyman Services
â€˘ Bathroom Renoâ€™s â€˘ Ceramic Tiles â€˘ Finishing/Mouldings â€˘ Electrical â€˘ Interior/Exterior Painting â€˘ Plumbing
Call Don: 250-309-6070
Okanagan Stone & Tile
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.
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DECORATING + PAINTING
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Starting Sept. 15th, 2010 SPANISH, ITALIAN, FRENCH, E.S.L.
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SHINGLING THE VERNON & OKANAGAN B.C. AREA FOR OVER 18 YEARS
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- Hot Water Tank Replacement (gas/electric) - Plugged Drains, Water Softeners - Kitchen/Bathroom Renovations - New Construction *CertiďŹ ed 250-309-7008
Valley Wide Specialty Catering Corporate Parties, Weddings, In-Home Dinners. All Menu Options Available.
CREW WITH QUALITY RATES
WELDING FABRICATION SPECIALIZING IN ALUMINIUM & STAINLESS PRODUCTS & REPAIR
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Award winning Chef Mike Yorke-Hardy 250-718-4021
30 YEARS EXPERIENCE FREE ESTIMATES WORK GUARANTEED
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Repaints our specialty! â€˘ Walls â€˘ Doors â€˘ Windows â€˘ Trim â€˘ Textured Ceilings Painted - Repaired or Retextured GET MY ESTIMATE OR PAY TOO MUCH! Free Estimates â€˘ www.timetopaint.com or
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CUSTOM HOME DRYWALLER NEW OR RENO BOARD, TAPE & SPRAY CALL KYLE 250-308-4663
RICK WARE EXCAVATING EXCAVATING • DECORATIVE ROCK PLACING • RETAINING & ROCK WALL BOBCAT SERVICE • LARGE & SMALL EXCAVATORS & DUMP TRUCKS
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Additions, Basements, Renovations, Steel Stud Framing, Drywalling, Taping, Dropped Ceilings Call Attila: 250-546-6282
All Your Drywalling Needs
Driveway Preps, Yard Preps, Mini Excavating, Land Clearing 250-550-6208 Joe Prebushewski
Window Cleaning, Pressure Washing and Eaves Troughs.
back filling rock walls general excavation landscaping preparation skidsteer services shrub and brush removal driveway prep Owner/Operator Gord Kennedy • Email: email@example.com • Cell: 250-308-7373
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Enoch Door & Window Renovations - Decks - Basements Dave - (250) 309 0206 Mark - (250) 306 6822
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“For all your window and door needs GOVERNMENT GRANTS - WE CANwindow DO IT!” $70 per
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If its time to pack up and move we do both! • Fully licensed & insured for expert moving and deliveries • Most respected & recommended small moving company in the Okanagan
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Vinyl Fences Chain Chain Link & Link, CedarCedar, FencesOrnamental / Cedar,Vinyl,& Composite Wood Decks Commercial & Residential Experiece •• Free FreeEstimates Estimates 15 Commercial & Residential• •15 12Years Years Experience
Chris … Phone/Fax 558-0590 • Cell 309-0410
Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs
25 + years Experience
Ph: 307-0387 ELECTRICAL ADAIR ELECTRIC LTD.
“All Your Concrete Needs”
Mudjacking & Underpinning Lift concrete slabs, sidewalks & driveways.
(778) 475-3978 or (250) 545-9522 Free Estimates!
Tazz’s Concrete RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL Call Kevin 250-308-8268 • Foundations • Concrete Floors • Sidewalks • Retaining Wall • Engineered Wall • Driveway • Suspended Slabs
BOB ADAIR 250-275-4780
KV Fairglass is the authorized dealer for Milgard Windows in the North Okanagan
• Installations • Wood windows • Vinyl - Fiberglass - Aluminum • All milgard windows c/w Suncoat Lowe Glass • Free Estimates … 2 to 3 Week Delivery
*Lawn Mowing*Hedge Trimming *Tree Removal*Yard Clean-Up *Weed Wacking*New Landscapes *Complete Maintenance RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
MERIDIAN LAWN & GARDEN CARE
Free Estimates/Emergency Service Bonded and Insured License #92048 BBB Member – Quality Work
SPECIALIZED TREE CLIMBING PRECISION TREE CARE BEETLE KILL REMOVAL FULLY INSURED
Landscape Renewals - Journeyman Gardener Offering Complete Lawn & Garden Care
RENOS, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL
New Construction or Renovations
THE FALL GUY TREE SERVICE
THE MAN WITH THE VAN
window cleaning Residential & Construction Deron Sanderson
PROFESSIONAL MOVES LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE
Call Chris Zandbergen
- Complete Tree Service - 70’ Manlift & Chippers - Fully Insured - Free Estimates
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WINDOW CLEANERS • Homes • Commercial • Construction Clean • Water Stain Removal VERNON - LUMBY - ARMSTRONG - OYAMA
WINDOW CLEANING STREAKY - CLEAN
EARTHWORKS LTD. Basements, Yards, Land Clearing, Excavation, Trucking & All Types of Materials Joe (250) 308-7006
SUPERIOR DECK LTD VINYL DECKING • ALUMINUM RAILING
Kelowna Winﬁeld 250-212-3075
Vernon Salmon Arm 250-550-4598
Marcel Labrecque, 15124 Middle Bench Road Fax: 250-548-4045 Owner/Operator Oyama, B.C. V4V 2C4
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******* OKHomeseller.com Where smart sellers meet smart buyers! View Thompson Okanagan properties for sale.// Selling? No Commission. (250) 545-2383 or 1-877-291-7576 ARMSTRONG w/beautiful view overlooking the city. Finished up & down, 2100sqft., 3-bdrm, 3-bath, updates includes bathrooms, ďŹ‚ooring, paint & new decking. $349,900 (250)546-4843 ATTENTION BUYERS!! Do you want your legal fees paid? Call me, Bobby Mitchell Sutton LakeFront Realty 250-550-4464. Beautiful 2-bdrm Heritage home in Enderby, very nicely ďŹ nished, fenced backyard, a must see. $269,000, 550-4096 HOME COTTAGE BUILDING Deals! NO-CRETE TM Prefabricated Panel - Instant Foundation System - Basement $69.99/ft, Crawlspace $49.99/ft! ICF Concrete $19.99/5.33SF block. 792SF 2484SF Shell Erected + Exterior lock-up + Interior Framing from $29,975!! www.greenpanel.com/1-800-871-7089. Local Dealer/Installers!!!! Rancher- 2bdrm up & 1bdrm suite, duplex lot, RV prkg, new renovated; electrical, plumbing, furnace, h/w tank, asking $274,900. 250-542-7806
Lakeshore SPECTACULAR LAKESHORE LOT IN GATED COMMUNITY Okanagan Homeseller #26018 2.5% selling comm.
Lots EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $160,000. Also; 1 panoramic 3 acre parcel. Owner ďŹ nancing. 250-307-2558 www.orlandoprojects.com FALKLAND LOT, $66,000. Center of town on Hwy 97. Home/Tradeshop/Comm/Businesses allowed. Will consider 50% ďŹ nancing or trade work to reduce price. 250-864-4480.
Mortgages BANK ON US! Mortgages for purchases, renos, debt consolidation, foreclosure. Bank rates. Many alternative lending programs.Let Dave Fitzpatrick, your Mortgage Warrior, simplify the process!1-888-711-8818 firstname.lastname@example.org
Recreational WATERFRONT HOME 1500sqft, next to Parkers Cove on native land, new construction, great lease & fees, $230,000. 250-549-5110.
Apt/Condo for Rent
MORRIS MANOR 2 bedroom corner suite and 1 bedroom available. Senior oriented building, downtown across from Schubert Centre. Heat included. For more information call
The CLIFFS Available Oct. 1st Rare One Bedroom Suite $
850 per month
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 1BDRM, Armstrong, NS, no-parties, pets negotiable, RR $600/mo.Avail now. 250-260-3711
Apt/Condo for Rent Available now Bachelor Unit. Good for students or mature person. Call to view
250-275-6224 4540579 Beautiful Spot Creekside 2 bdrm + oďŹƒce + dining room. Large bright corner unit, wrap-around sundeck, in-unit laundry. Mature adult NS property. $795 NP. 250-309-2000
BRAND NEW 1 & 2 bdrm units, 6 appls, U/G parking & many amenities. Great views. Seniors only. Callâ€Ś
250-542-5661 Discover the Secret!
Hawthorn Lane Renovated town homes with private courtyard â€” enjoy air conditioning and large deck, located in a convenient location right in the heart of Vernon. Affordable living. 2 bdrm â€Ś $825 per month 3 bdrm â€Ś $925 per month To view, please call:
250-503-1257 A New Tradition of Quality Living
1 Bedroom Apartment â€Ś in quiet Senior-oriented building. Large deck, air conditioning, laundry facilities on each ďŹ‚oor. Heat included. Close to bus stop, Schubert Centre and downtown. N/P To view, call
250-545-0962 or 250-503-7977
NEW MANAGEMENT 4203 - 32nd Street, Vernon 1 bedroom suites FS, DW, AC, appliances and 24 hour access to pool and restaurant. Rents start at $695.00. Ask about senior discounts or Move-In allowance. 250-260-1162 Best location for great living
1bdrm & Bachelor avail. in bright, clean bldg, incl. cable, heat, h/w, elevator, prkg, locker, N/S, N/P, 40+ Starting @ $560. 250-550-4069 1-BDRM, newly renovated, f/s, storage, central loc., $650/mo Oct 1, 250-558-1153 1bdrm, newly renovated, quiet location, near Schubert Center. Rent incl hot water, cable, parking, F/S, N/S, 50+, $640. Call (250)309-3763 2-1bdrm fully renoâ€™d suites, Sept.1 & 15, spacious, great location, AC, cable incl. No dogs, mature adults, D.D. R.R. $725/mo 250-545-8985. 2BD, 2bath, downtown, d/w, a/c, laundry, deck, built within last 18mo. n/s, $1000/mo. +util.avail. Oct 1 250-540-4488 2bdrm, 1bath, balcony, central loc., small pet ok. n/s. $900/mo. Oct1. 250-545-0529, 250-308-8878 2BDRM, 1bath, condo, Middleton, $750/mo. Avail Immed. 250-275-3223. 2BDRM, 2bath condo, nicely ďŹ nished, f/s, w/d, a/c, d/w, avail. Oct 1. $900/mon n/s, n/p. 250-503-6002.
2-bdrm & 3-bdrm, in Easthill, both newly renoâ€™d, insuite laundry, d/w, a/c, $800 & $875 Josh (250)308-1941
Apt/Condo for Rent 2BDRM apt. near d/town + Schubert Ctr. hardwood ďŹ‚oors, new paint, f/s, laundry in bldg. $700/mo. incl. heat & hot water. Call 250-308-8500 2-BDRM condo, A/C, in suite laundry, lease, $800/mo+util, ground ďŹ‚oor, Sept.15/Oct.1st, Vernon. 250-804-9167 2-bdrm, near downtown Vernon, very clean, $700/mo Josh (250)308-1941 2bdrm, totally renoâ€™d condo, close to downtown, $850, RR 250-549-0440, 250-307-7117 2bdrm totally renoâ€™d condo. WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN, monthly payments of $940. new appl. front load w/d, new cabinets, ďŹ‚ooring, Juliet balcony, possible rent to own OAC. 250-307-5522 Adults 45+, 2bdrm, 2bath, central location, $750 +util. 1st week FREE. 250-558-8261. Also, 2bdrm, 2bath, downtown location, newly renoâ€™d. $775 +util. 1st week FREE. 250-549-0644. AVAIL Oct 1st new 1150sq ft 1br apartment above Day Spa. appliances, washer/dryer, A/C, alarm, parking, storage. $950/mth + 1/3 utilities. contact 250-558-6105 NS/no pets BACHELOR suite with balcony, furnished or unfurnished, avail. immed. (250)306-2727 BRIGHT 2BR suite, sep. ent, AC, priv. storage, parking, NS, NP, lower east hill location, avail. Sept 15, $825 + util. email@example.com or 250-7640331 CALL ABOUT OUR RENT INCENTIVE Century Manor & Embers, 1 & 2 bdrm, N/P N/S, near Schubert Centre, close to downtown, well maintained, clean, Seniors. 250-275-8066 ENDERBY 2bdrm apartment, secure, a/c, N/S, N/P, no parties. 250-308-9299 Immaculate 2bdrm condo in the Royal Village, corner unit, new paint & spotless, close to town, heated garage, exercise room, common room, storage room, w/d, n/s, Oct 1, $1300/mo 250-558-2928 INSTALOANS #101 2411 Hwy 6. 250-2604650. Mention this add & get a free prepaid MasterCard. LARGE 1bdrm $740. 1bdrm +den $790. F/S, DW, AC, balcony, NP/NS, clean, centrally located, on-site managers, quiet building, (250)545-5773, 250-550-0243 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $850/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788 Luxury Living. Freshly renoâ€™d 2bdrm, 2bath apt. Maple Ridge Condos. Blocks from Hospital, downtown, Polson Park. $1100/mo. Avail Sept.1. 250-308-8423. Middleton Way, 2bdrm, A/C, in suite laundry, $1000/mo +util. Sept.1, 250-260-7071. NEW 1bdrm condo on OK Lake, hot tub, private beach, pool, putting green, underground prkg, $1275/mo. incl: hydro/gas/cable/phone & internet. 250-308-0793 Poplar Garden Apartments 4706 20 St. Oct 1st, 3bdrm, $800 + heat. 250-260-5921
Commercial/ Industrial COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR RENT
2514- 43 St, Vernon 3 bays, with large overhead doors, former auto repair shop, includes 15 parking spots & fenced yard. $1900/mon + triple net Ph. Doug Williams 250-260-0198 Re/Max
DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Small or large spaces available. Please call 250-550-4221 for details. Commercial space for lease. approximately 6500 square feet. Large 2 bay shop plus retail or manufacturing space. Zoned commercial/light industrial. Great exposure with good access on 25th Avenue. Call Patrick days at 250-542-4122. FREE RENT! 2 months free w/signing of 3yr rental lease. UP to 4000sq.ft. high exposure retail/commercial space. 250-558-1166
Cottages / Cabins
Cabins for rent on Mabel Lake Lumby end. Motorhome parking available.
Duplex / 4 Plex 2-bdrm, brand new Easthill, n/p, n/s, w/d, $1000 util/incl Avail Oct 1 250-550-6063 2bdrm, clean, adult oriented, cat/smoking ok, avail Sept 1 $975 + 1/2 util. 250-558-0551. 2bdrm Mission Hill, $900/mo UTIL/INCL Avail. Now, W/D, NS/NP, 250-306-6996 3bdrm 1/2 duplex, 1yr old, full bsmnâ€™t, parking, Sept. 1, Lumby, $1200/mo. 250-550-4396 3-bdrm, 1.5-bath, 1400sqft, fenced yard, storage shed, family oriented, no roommates, n/s, n/p, w/d, $1000/mo + util, (250)558-5313 lv msg 3bdrm Harwood by park, patio F/S NS W/D hookups$985. +util. 250-545-3813. 3bdrms up/down 4plex, 4-appl., large decks, fenced, storage, NP, NS, refâ€™s, avail. now, $950. adult oriented 250545-6619. 3 BED, 2 bath, laundry, family room, back yard, near elem school, covered porch, avail Oct 1st, n/p, n/s $985/m plus util. 250 308-1118 4-bdrm duplex, new ďŹ‚oor, paint, kitchen, f/s, w/d hookup, no dogs, Avail Immed, $1200/mo 4210 34St (250)306-3809 ACREAGE, nice view, 1/2duplex, 4bdrm in bsmnt, large deck, garage, near Waterslides, avail Oct.1, $1250. 250-545-6199, 250-540-6199 AWESOME Easthill location, upper unit, $1000 incl/util & laundry. Lower unit $685 incl/util/laundry 250-549-0194 CLEAN, bright, quiet & spacious, lower suite, 2-bdrm, insuite laundry, seniors welcome, $895/mo, incl/util, n/s, n/p, 250-306-4088.
Duplex / 4 Plex LARGE, 2bdrm, ground level in fourplex, adult oriented, n/s, cat neg, close to Kin Beach, $805, 838-9657 LARGE quiet 2bdrm, w/d h/u, walk to town, hardwood, no dogs, R.R. $895 util/incl. 250308-9028, 250-542-4310. MISSION Hill 2bdrm+den, parking, n/s, n/p, $1050 +util. avail. immed. 250-503-0946
Housesitting Attention Snowbirds. Avail Immediately. NS, Quiet, Professional, Single, female that would be the ideal candidate to mind your house and pets. 250-306-4330 HOUSE SITTER available for long term. 50 something year old professional female, n/p, n/s. 250-275-0661 ev 250545-2215 ext 252 day. RESPONSIBLE middle aged couple will housesit incl. pets. starting Oct-April or longer. terms neg. 250-542-7121. Senior lady avail. Fall & winter bookings, Vernon & area, NS, ND, refâ€™s. 250-275-7754.
Mobile Homes & Pads Clean, quiet 2bdrm trailer, located on Good Water Dr. off Westside rd, Vernon BC. $850/mo, propane not incl. F/S, W/D incl. NP. Dallas 250503-6910. DOUBLE WIDE, DEN, SUNROOM, SMALL PET? $1200. SEPT.15. 250-503-4626
Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963. Household, Estate, Warehouse Dispersals and Miscellaneous consignments.
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250-309-1742 â€˘ 1 room bachelor suite, shared washroom. Utilities included. $550 â€˘ 2 bdrm basement suite, util. included, F&S, W&D, big living room. $900 â€˘ 2 bdrm condo in Arbor Lee, Alexis Park Drive. New ďŹ‚ooring & looks very nice. F&S, W&D, DW. $925 â€˘ 3 bdrm townhome, 2Â˝ bath, great condition, Harwood area. NP, NS. $1,100 â€˘ 4 bdrm Â˝ side of duplex, just renovated, 2 full bath, fenced yard, 2 livingrooms, F+S, NS, NP. $1250 â€˘ 3 bdrm townhouse 1 bath, bsmt storage, F+S, W+D. $900.
Homes for Rent 2BDRM, rural Bella Vista acreage, quiet, 6appl, pets neg. NS, RR. Oct.1 $1100 +util. 250-542-0630 2BR newly renovated lakeview Home. 5 appliances. Available immediately. $1,000 plus utilities. N/S, No dogs. DD and RR. phone 250-542-4662. 3/4bdrm house w/pool, 3.5bath, Middleton, all appl. $1600 +util. 250-309-4657 3bdrm, 2bath, BX area, main ďŹ‚oor, $1100 +util. avail. immed., NS. 250-308-1195 3 bdrm farmhouse for rent in Okanagan Landing area. $1,300/mo. 250-542-3276. 3bdrm, full bsmnâ€™t, wood ďŹ‚oors, f/p, n/s, n/p, $1150/mo +util. avail. now 250-542-9591
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2bdrm large country main ďŹ‚oor 1.5baths, f/p, dinning & patio, closed garage-workshop on 3 acres between Hillview & VSS schools. All appl. inc. d/w, all util/incl. 1yr lease Avail immed. $1350/mo. (250)549-3535
Misc. for Sale
Misc. for Sale
Unwanted Vehicles All metals.
We pay + pick-up Any size any amount Delivered to our yard up to $10000 Complete property clean up.
Homes for Rent 1bdrm House, Falkland, 2924 Seaman Rd. $675/mo. 250308-0793 2bdrm cottage in Lavington, lots of space in/out, w/yard, creek & small workshed, just updated w/ďŹ‚oor & paint, n/s, pets neg. $750 +util. fully self contained, avail. immed. 250558-3757 2-bdrm + inlaw suite, bungalow, large fenced yard, w/d, d/w, close to downtown, $1200 + util (250)545-7181
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FURNITURE: 9 PC Dining Suite, Hide-a-Beds, Pine Glass Door Cabinet, Area Carpets, Glass Top Dining Table & Chairs, Dressers & Chests, Futon & Frame, Cased Silver Cutlery Set, Upholstered Chairs, Flip Top Round Table, File Cabinets, Desks & Chairs, Wall Unit, Queen & Double Mattress Sets, Framed Painting & Prints, Ent Units, Fridges, Stoves, Washers & Dryers, Colour TVâ€™s, Air Conditioners, Canadian Made Upright Piano & Bench, Wardrobeâ€™s, China Cabinets, Coffee & End Tables, Elec Fireplace, Commercial Paper Shredder, Computer, Vacuums, Air Conditioners & More. Collection of Assorted Military Badges & Helmet Etc., Western Saddle & Misc Horse Tack.
TOOLS: Troy-Bilt Rear Tyne Roto Tiller, Mini Pit Bike, Radial Arm Saws, Band Saw, 6â€? Bench Grinder, Elec Pressure Washer, Battery Charger, Elec & Gas Weed Trimmers,, Tow Bar, Elec Hand Tools, Air Compressor, Shop Vac, Mop Pail, SS Corner Sinks, Fluorescent Light Fixtures, Plastic Tubs on Stands, Elec Lawn Mowers, Wheel Chairs, Chainlink Fence, MT Bikes, Elec Treadmill, Drafting Table, Ice Fishing Tents, Paddles Plus More. Elec Wheel Chair, Elec Ride A Stairway Lift, Elec Lift Chair
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Homes for Rent 4548169 VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon HOMES FOR RENT ADULTS ONLY 2 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, new paint, new ﬂooring, 5 new appliances, ﬁreplace, must be over 40. Available immediately $900/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. MIDDLETON MTN 2 bdrm, 5 appliances, private setting condo, neat & clean. Available October 1 $850/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. HARWOOD Cozy 2 bdrm house, great fenced yard, shed, small pet okay, F.S., W.D. Available October 1 $950/mo. Sorry, NS COLDSTREAM VALLEY EST 3 + 1 bdrm executive home, ﬁnished up & down, FS, D/W, WD, gas FP, dble garage, pool, rec room & family room, awesome valley wide view. Available October 1 $1600/mo. + H2O. Sorry, NS, NP MISSION HILL Cozy 2 bdrm, close to hospital, private yard, could take small pet. Available October 1 $850/mo. Sorry, NS LAVINGTON 3 bdrm upstairs of house, across the road from community park & pool. Great location, huge deck, covered parking, F.S., W.D. Available October 1. $1000/mo. Sorry, NS, NP
SEASONAL OK LAKE 4 bdrm home, adult oriented, dock, fully furnished, great spot on the lake. Large deck and patio. Available Sept. 1 - June $1200/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. ADVENTURE BAY 1 bdrm studio on waterfront, great hideaway. Available Sept. 1 - June 30. $700/mo. + util. Sorry, NS, NP. BROOKS LANE 2 + 2 bdrm, 2 bath, lakefront home. F.S., W.D., great yard & beach. Available Sept. 1 - June 30. $1300/mo. + util. Sorry, NS, NP.
250-542-5580 3bdrm main ﬂoor, 2bath, dbl garage, city views, lg deck, quiet cul-de-sac, np, ns, avail. Sept 15 or Oct 1, $1200 util/incl. (250)870-1886 3bdrm,upper level, 5-appl., fenced yard. $1100/mo. Kijiji Ad ID 224077841. Available Sept 1. 250-2754780. 3BDRM upper main ﬂoor, near Seaton school, sep. laundry, $1200/mo +util. plus 1bdrm, self contained bsmn’t suite $600/mo incl/util or both $1700/mo +util. NS/NP, N/parties, avail. now. 250-307-6328 3- Short term rentals on the beach -900.00, 2bd -850.00, 1bd - 800.00. Call Sean at 250-306-0959 or view at www.arttales.ca 4-bdrm, 2-bath, f/s, d/w, walk downtown, n/s, Ref., Avail Oct 1, $1275, (250)379-2627 4bdrm executive home, furnished, gated community, ns, np, adult oriented, avail. immed. $2500/mo. +util. (250)836-5339, 250-540-0593 4BEDROOM 3Bath Home in Lavington Hardwood Flooring and Ceramic Tile. Large Master Bedroom, Double Car Garage, RV Parking, Fenced Backyard, Quiet Neighborhood. $1500 plus utilities. No Pets 250-549-4466 cell 250-260-0306 5bdrm, 2.5bath, lower EastHill, full bsmnt, W/D, NP/NS, $1500+util. Oct 1 250-5583090, 250-306-2513 after 4.
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Homes for Rent 5-bdrm house on over 40 acres in Lavington, W/D, F/S, D/W, f/p, very pet friendly, $2600 + util (250)489-9646 lvmsg if no answer. Beautiful Kal Lake View Rancher Home Exec. 3bdrm, 2.5bath, Sept 1/10 to April 30/11. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac on Middleton Mountain-breathtaking views of Kal Lake! Incl. 6-appl. nicely landscaped. np/ns $1900 +util. 250-545-7217 Bella Vista 4-bdrm, 2-bath home, large lot, Ok-Lake view, avail Sept 15, $1600 +util, (250)503-1642, 250-306-9305 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 Country Living.2 bedrm. 1 bathrm. manf.home incl all appl. carport. N/S and N/P. $700pm.After 6.00 P.M. 250379-2009. 20 min. to Vernon. Downtown, 3102 36th ave, 2bdrm, 1bath, full sz.garage, workshop, ofﬁce, close to all amenities, $1100/mo +util. 250-938-4182. Easthill, 2-bdrm, upper ﬂoor, 5-appl, large deck, n/s, n/p, $900+util, (250)306-3466 EX. Luxury house (3yrs new) outstanding views, 1900sf main ﬂoor, downstairs ﬁnished 6-appl. a/c, huge deck & many other features, $1800 +util. Sept 1, NP, NS. 9:30am-4pm 250-545-5232, 250-545-5776. NEW luxury 2bdrm, 2bath, Predator Ridge Resort, fully furnished, suitable for professional & retired persons, NS/NP, $1200 +util. Avail Oct 1-May 1. 250-260-6152 Oyama, great view of Wood Lake $1500/mo, Call Josh for appt. (250)308-1941 *Rent to Own* 250-503-3461 Calvin & Barbara Carr The Open Door Team, Re/Max Vernon Rent-to-Own 4br Vernon home from 1600/ mo with 5k down, 4br with lake view in Peachland, 10Kdown from 2000/mo 250-309-2565 RENT to own beautiful brand new 3bdrm executive Lumby home, 250-546-6811 SHORT TERM RENTAL October through April. Furnished, newly renovated, main ﬂoor, 2 bedroom +den, 1.5 baths, shared laundry. Adult oriented, pet considered. N/S. RR. DD. $1000 per month including utilities. 250-542-7671 (leave message)
Shared Accommodation WILLING to share home w/quiet adult female, NP/NS, $500/mo. (250)558-0638 Prefer Student or professional Female to share grd level suite with same. Own bedroom, share kit., bath, livingrm $400 + DD all util included, AC, internet, WD, ND/NS/NP 250309-1654
Storage Affordable boat and RV storage. 250-558-8791. BOAT & RV Storage, inclosed open compound. Phone 250-542-0041 BOAT & RV STORAGE Large indoor facility, secure & dry, best rates anywhere, drive a little- save alot. Valet service avail. (250)558-3797 Enclosed & insulated garage available to store your car, seadoos or furniture. For more info call 250-545-9240
1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450/mo. incl.util. N/P, furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 Female to share, large 3bdrm available oct 1 450 a month incl util call 250 306-3841
1bdrm, 1bath, $700/mo incl/util & cable, W/D, NS/NP, suitable for single person. 250938-0553. Avail Sept. 1. 1bdrm, brand new Middleton suite, level entry, W/D, NS/NP, A/C, incl/util & internet/cable. $950/mo. Avail Sept.1. 250503-6304. 250-503-6304 1BDRM daylight suite, Lakeridge Estates, priv.entrance, 5appl, electric f/p, covered & open patio, avail Sept.4, 1yr lease, NP/NS, suitable for mature adult, util & cable incl. $950/mo. 250-542-2315. 1bdrm suite on East Hill, fully self contained, w/d, util, wiﬁ, sep/entry, very bright, high ceilings, ns/np, avail. Oct 1, $750, RR. 250-309-2109 1bed $650, 2bdrm $800, incl. heat, hot water, NO DOGS. (250)542-3241, 250-542-9042 1br large and bright F/S W/D ac NS $700 + util 250-5453813. 2bdrm, 1bath, F/S, A/C, ADT security system, sep.entry, shared laundry, $850 incl/util. avail. now. R.R. 250-549-6749 2BDRM, 2 suites, $760-$770. Avail Now/Later (250)5454665 2bdrm, bright, spacious, reno’d, sep/entry & laundry, ns, np, n/parties, util., wireless internet, cable incl. prkg. $950/mo. 250-542-0023 2bdrm bsmn’t 1bath, 1200sqft, sep.laundry, $800/mo. Avail Imm. 250-307-6210. 2bdrm bsmnt suite $750. N/P. 3712-Commonage Cres. 250-545-8583. 250-542-6620. 2-bdrm, f/s, laundry, n/s, n/p, $1000/mo incl/util, Oct 1, 6153 Old Kaml Rd. (250)542-7179 Avail Immed, 1-bdrm, $700/mo util/incl, Easthill, n/s, n/p, F/S, W/D, Refs. 542-5403 Laura Avail now. 2bdrm bsmn’t suite, clean, n/p, no-smokers, for quiet person, level entry, 39th Ave. . 250-545-5841 Avail Now, new bright Middleton furn. 1-bdrm, w/d, d/w, n/s, n/p, $725 util/incl, 545-9805 BRAND NEW spacious 2 bedroom suite. All new appl. w/d. Quiet, upscale neighbourhood. Private patio, spectacular views, above Kin Beach. n/p, n/s in or out. $1250.00/month. 778-930-0690. BRAND new subdivision, Rankin Place, 2-bdrm, 1-bath, a/c, n/p, n/s, Armstrong, $925. Avail Immed 250-938-4563 DOG Friendly, 2-bdrm daylight lower suite East Hill. Own laundry, private entrance, 2 car parking, on bus route. $1000/mo *short term lease optional* Pls call 250-3062971 Large daylight suite on Deep Creek Rd. for rent. Avail Immed, $750, (250)550-4582
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Misc for Rent
Ofﬁce/Retail 1700 sq.ft.,/850 sq.ft.,ofﬁce space, downtown across from Parkade.Util incl.,Avail immed. Price negotiable.250-2603196.
Rooms for Rent 1bdrm & 2bdrm motel room,weekly or monthly.Avail now. Nice& clean. 250-5452221. Furn. room, 3-bdrm home, close to DT & bus n/p, w/d, Sept1, $450 incl/util, 545-6180
Senior Assisted Living IN private home on farm, Coldstream area, furnished bachelor suite, NS, incl. meals, laundry, cleaning, etc. sm. pet. Call Farmer Val 250-542-1434
882 Mt. Grady Road OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12:00 - 4:00 PM
NO TAX • BRING OFFERS!
• Beautiful Rancher walkout basement with suite potential • New Brazilian walnut ﬂooring • Large windows with unobstructed city and lake views
Suites, Lower Furnished, Foothills spacious, 1bdrm, exec., priv ent., single person. Avail now. n/s, n/p,d/d. $800 incl., util. 250-558-4932. Immaculate 2bdrm, f/s, w/d, a/c,Alexis Park, n/s, private ent., avail immed, $975pm + shared util, 250-545-1229. Large daylight lakeview suite, $725 1bdrm, $950 2bdrm, incl.W/D, AC, F/P, cable, internet, all util. Priv.level entry, NS, pets neg. 250-275-1493. 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. Under the rise, 1br, quiet, n/s, n/p, incl/util, internet, shared laundry, couple/single only $750-$800+Dep 250-549-4242 WALKOUT, 1bdrm, bright, attractive, util, cable, NS/NP, near college, hospital, single person $650. 250-260-6661
Townhouses Modern, clean, 2 bedroom townhouse available immediately Located at 2201 - 53rd Avenue, Vernon
$710/month in a family oriented complex. References required.
Call 250-545-0094 or 250-542-2340
Auto Accessories/Parts 24” core racing rims, will ﬁt Ford & Dodge 5 bolt truck pattern $1000. 250-550-5692 4- 225/60R16, winter tires on rims, 1 season, great shape, $400 OBO (250)558-7675 4 All Season Michelin Radials, 14” nearly new. $150. 250260-4441.
Seniors Congregate Care 1 bedroom suite, newly renovated. Sit down bath, full kitchen, 24 hr. emergency response. MUST VIEW Call Elly or Audrey 250-545-0470 2-bdrm, beautiful reno’s, yard, laundry, storage, cat ok, Oct 1?, $875+1/2util(250)558-8243 Detached 2bdrm suite natural gas f/p, F/S, Sept. 1. N/P, N/S, $725 250-938-1040.
NICE 3BDRM SUITE, on 4.5 acres, very private, fenced, & maintained yard, all util incl., Would install a lift on the stairs if needed. N/s.Avail Sept.30. 250-503-1626 leave message.
4 Yokohama ice guard 225/60R16, 95% rubber $150. (250)938-2322 FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 FREE vehicle removal for recycling only, cars, trucks, vans. No registration, no problem. Call Larry 250-540-0303. RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. Winter tires- 4 matching P215/60R16 94T driven 3200km, asking $325. 250542-1051 WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.
VERNON, 2-bdrm, large clean quiet, beautiful view Ok-Lake & lake access across street, n/s, n/p, professional persons/active seniors, $925 inclusive. Sep1 (250)547-0226
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FOR RENT MONTH TO MONTH Brand New Bachelor Suite
• $650/month plus utilities • Shared laundry on site • Furnished option available • No pets • No smoking • Available September 1st
Two Bedroom East Hill 1 Bedroom Daylight Suite in Close to Downtown East Hill Close to Downtown
• $1,100/month plus utilities • Shared laundry on site • Furnished option available • No pets • No smoking • Available September 1st
4309 - 31st Street (across from Vernon Square)
1986 OLDS Cutlas Supreme for sale. Good Condition. Low Mileage 50511. New transmission, new radiator. (have receipts). Great reliable car. Asking 1400.00 OBO ph 250542-9336 1991 Buick stationwagon,good cond. new windshield, brakes, great for kids, cargo, student car. $500. 250-542-6385 1992 Grand Am 175,000km, exc/cond $1995 (250)5479410 1997 Dodge Neon 2.0DOHC auto, 4dr, Sport, air, CD, alarm & remote start, ALL reg. maintenance done, $2550. 250260-2206 1997 Ford Escort EL Wagon, Reliable, Good gas mileage, CD, A/C, only 182,000 kms, dependable, $1900 OBO, 250545-3092 or 250-309-9107. 1997 Neon, auto, 130,500kms, good cond. new battery, $2490. 250-558-6745. 2001 Silver Mustang conv, auto GT, 98,000kms, roll bar, leather, all options, exc.cond. $8500. 250-542-9772, 250308-7616. 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT, sunroof, low k 47, $18,000. 250-307-5504. LOST STORAGE 1982 Chev Corvette, 350 auto, PW, PL, must sell $11,000 obo. 250-546-6867.
1999 VW Jetta 4dr auto, new winter tires, runs good, $3800. (250)308-0793 2003 Toyota Matrix XR, auto,air, 4x4, $6975. 2007 Toyota Yaris, 2dr hatchback, 5spd. $6975. 2006 Dodge Caravan, auto, air. $6975. Govn’t Inspected rebuilt vehicles, Lego Auto Sales. 250-260-4415 Vernon 2006 VW Jetta TDI Sedan, fully loaded, 105,000km amazing fuel consumption (55MPG, over 1000 km per tank) includes winter tires. $16,900 OBO Call 250-549-7061 2009 VW Passat CC, turbo charged, 6spd auto, touchscreen nav, rear DVD, lots of extras, 58,000kms remaining on bumper-to-bumper warranty, brand new rubber not yet mounted. $29,900. Call for details, pics etc. 250-306-9780.
Motorcycles 2004 Honda 50, runs great, ready to ride! $1000. (250)550-5692 2004 Suzuki GSF 600 Bandit, 17,600k, good cond. $3800. (250)558-9356 $AVE E-SCOOTER $ALE *Brand New* E-Scooters $779 Kids Dirtbike/ATV Start@$299 Adult@$1499 Buggy,UTV,etc www.KDMSports.com 1-866-203-0906/250-863-1123
Off Road Vehicles 2004 Yamaha YZF 450 quad, exc. cond. lots of mods $4000 obo. (250)550-5692
1977 MGB, rebuilt engine, new clutch, hard top, row bar, $3200 obo. (250)307-8601 1986 Jetta diesel, 5spd, 4dr, a/c, new battery & radio $1800 obo(250)540-6933 1993 Z28 Camaro, black, auto, 5.7L, 200k, excellent condition, 5900$ obo. 250-503-7237 1996 TOYOTA Corolla, 235K Ex Cond In & Out. $2500 obo Pls call after 6pm 545-3313
1977 Dodge 23’ M.H. rebuilt 440, 20,000 on motor $4000 OBO (250)545-2533 1986 Frontier MH, slps-6, exc.tires, shower, propane & gas. $12,900. 250-309-1867 1990 Chev Van Camper conversion, sleeps 2, no sink or stove, very clean, runs well. $3000 obo (250)549-0403 1991 H.R 26’. 5th Wheel penthouse. 5300 lbs. Mint cond. $5900.obo 250-460-0043 1993 9.5 ft bigfoot camper, full bath, awning, good condition, asking 7500.oo ph.838 6973
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Recreational/Sale 2002 24â€™ Class C, Majestic motorhome, Ford E350, 100,000kms, ex shape, new awning, batteries,tires. $29,000. Paul 250-938-0146. 34â€™ 5th wheel, 14â€™ slide, set up as a permanent lake cottage, 28x40 roofed area w/patio. Located at Downie Resort. $55,000. 250-546-6612. AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! BIGFOOT SIGHTINGS! New 2011 BIGFOOT Campers have arrived only at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-667-0024. www.rosmanrv.com
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1999 Mercedes ML 320, SUV, fully loaded, leather, looks & runs great, $9000. 250-5038888 2000 Landrover Discovery 2, 4WD, fully loaded, dual sunroof, 161k, looks & runs great, $8800. (250)308-0793 2000 Toyota 4runner, new tires, battery, paint, loaded, auto, command start, TRD axle, $9200 obo. 250-547-2254.
2001 F350 Super Duty Crew Cab, 7.3L Diesel. Completely loaded & rigged out, 320,000 kms. Well maintained, many, many extras. $13,000.00 Firm. Call for more details (250) 838-9483.
TRAILERS All types, all sizing, excellent pricing. Pleasant Valley Trailers, Vernon. (250)545-2000
2002 CHEV AVALANCHE 2500 4WD 8.1 Litre Engine, 140,000 KM, 11,000 lb. Towing. $14,900 GREAT TOY HAULER 250 675-5185
14â€™ Lund with 9.9 Johnson on a trailer, asking $2000. Call (250)833-2637 2003 LARSON 19ft. 4.3 Volvo eng. & leg, stainless prop. many extras, low hrs. exc. condition, $16,500 O.B.O 250545-9280
Scrap Car Removal AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $40 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460 SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $3.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288
Sport Utility Vehicle 2002 Jeep Liberty, 4x4, loaded, 127k, exc.cond, $7450. 250-545-9120.
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AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY â€˘ MAGNIFICENT VIEWS FROM THIS LUXURIOUS TWO BEDROOM PLUS DEN CONDO â€“ Located in Mandalay Bay on Okanagan Landing Road. This suite boasts high end appliances, hard wood ďŹ‚oors, and a large deck overlooking Okanagan Lake. Pool, hot tub, exercise facilities, and underground parking are included with this luxury suite. RENT: $1,500.00 per month plus utilities. One year lease required. â€˘ ONE BEDROOM CONDO â€“ New paint and laminate ďŹ‚ooring located in Regency Gardens on Okanagan Avenue, overlooks a beautiful green space and Vernon Creek. RENT: $675.00 per month plus electricity.
Trucks & Vans 1983 GMC 1/2 ton pick up, w/canopy, 169,342 kms. With new motor 55,532 .$2000. obo.250-260-4441. 1988 Dodge Dakota V6 auto, small cab, 8â€™ LB, $2600. 250260-1816 eves. 1992 150 Econo Van $1000. 1992 250 Econo Van $1000. 250-549-7405, 250-540-4193 1994 Ford F150 XLT, 4x4 ext.cab, auto, 248k, runs well, 5th wheel hitch, canopy, new brakes, starter, ball joints, PW, PDL, PS, air/tilt/cruise, $3500 obo. 250-260-4353. 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4, (250)558-6100 2000 Ford F150, 2WD, 5spd, air, canopy, summer & winter tires, runs exc. w/good fuel economy. $3000 obo. 250306-0966.
RENT: $1,800.00 per month plus utilities
2007 Ranger ext.cab, 90k, 1yr warranty, new tires, air, cruise, stereo, cap. looks & runs exc. $10,900. 250-546-3512. 2009 Toyota Tacoma, 4x4, 4ycl, 5spd, access cab, loaded, 29,000 kms, like new. $21,775. Govnâ€™t Inspected rebuilt vehicle. Lego Auto Sales. 250-260-4415 Vernon. WANTED: 1999-2007 Ford Super Duty Pickups, whole or parts, running or not. 250-5460994.
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20,964 24,909 $ 24,920 $ 27,714 $ 27,937 $ 27,937 $ 27,937 $ 27,990 $ 28,881 $ 28,908 $ 29,287 $ 29,377 $ 29,377 $ 29,377 $ 30,598 $ 30,745 $ 32,160 $ 32,523 $ 33,920 $ 33,935 $ 34,035 $ 35,965 $ 35,965 $ 36,878 $ 37,500 $ 41,500 $ 41,519 $ 43,000 $ 45,317 $ 52,143 $ 55,042
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