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The circus could still roll into town, but the elephants and lions may have to stay home. Vernon council will consider a bylaw Monday that proposes a ban on exotic animals in the community, including during travelling circus shows. “Lots of communities have done this and there have been demands from people to do this,” said Clint Kanester, bylaw enforcement officer, who will make the presentation to council. The proposed bylaw doesn’t come as a surprise to Coun. Buffy Baumbrough. “We have received a large number of letters from the public on that issue and they’ve been asking for a bylaw restricting circuses Baumbrough with exotic animals,” she said. During a circus at Wesbild Centre in NATALIA VIGNOLA / August, some residents gathered outside to MORNING STAR protest animals being used in live acts. Sam Stoddart, “Personally, I’d be willing to support a three, plants a flag bylaw not allowing animals in circuses. The in memory of a use of exotic animals can be stressful and former resident at difficult on them and there can be successthe Pleasant Valley ful circuses without exotic animals,” said Cemetery in Vernon. Baumbrough. O’Keefe Coun. Mary-Jo O’Keefe, however, has some reservations about what staff is putting forward. “Basically we’re saying we don’t want circuses,” she said. “On the one hand, you don’t want to be cruel to animals but you’d also be sad to see them go.” to the scenes, there’s damage being O’Keefe believes there is an educational component to the cirdone to vehicles, and the fires could cus as they introduce the public to animals they wouldn’t normally spread to residences.” encounter. RCMP are also looking to see if “Sometimes they serve a good purpose. How many people in there’s a link between Friday’s four occurrences and two Molotov cock- Canada go to Africa?” she said. Mayor Wayne Lippert remains undecided on animals being tail incidents last week that happened used for circus acts. on Tronson Road and off Bella Vista “The issue comes up whenever the circus comes around and Road, damaging a parked boat and it doesn’t hurt to take a look at the rules they must follow when it parked vehicle. “It’s hard to say if there’s any con- comes to handling animals,” he said. Besides circuses, the proposed bylaw would prohibit residents nection that links the two together,” and businesses from keeping exotic animals, such as primates, said Molendyk. non-domestic cats and dogs, bears, elephants, venomous or poiThe RCMP is asking anyone with sonous reptiles and amphibians, all reptiles and amphibians more any information about the person than two-feet adult size, mongooses, saltwater fish and tarantulas. or persons responsible, or any other “Most of that stuff is already prohibited under provincial legisinformation about these crimes, to call them at the Vernon RCMP or fire lation,” said Kanester, adding the bylaw would give local authorities the ability to deal with complaints. departments. Existing owners of such animals would not have to get rid of You can also call Crime Stoppers them if the bylaw comes into force. at 1-800-222 8477, or visit the North “If they have an animal on the list, it’s grandfathered,” said Okanagan-Shuswap Crime Stoppers Kanester. web site at www.nokscrimestoppers.

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Molotov cocktail were found at the scene. Vernon RCMP and area fire departA third cocktail was found burning ments are expressing concern over in the 3100 block of 16th Ave. about a rash of Molotov cocktail incidents 10 minutes later, and burn marks Friday morning. were found on a parked vehiThe BX-Swan Lake cle beside the unexploded Fire Department received Molotov cocktail. a report of a grass fire Then, approximately 15-toaround a power pole near 20 minutes later, the Okanagan the intersection of L&A Landing Fire Department Road and Silver Star Road called to advise that they were at around 2:30 a.m. An putting out a fire by the bridge investigation revealed a near Kin Beach, also started Molotov cocktail had been Gord Molendyk by an exploded Molotov cockused to start the fire. tail. At around 4:20 a.m., a “We are very concerned Vernon police officer noticed a flash, about these latest incidents,” said Gord then discovered a fire burning near Molendyk, Vernon RCMP spokestwo parked vehicles in the 3500 block man. of 24th Avenue. “We have an individual or individBoth vehicles suffered tire dam- uals who are putting lives of citizens at age from the fire, and remains of a risk. Emergency personnel are rushing

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The Queen Silver Star Excellence Program for Vernon Winter Carnival 2011 candidates, Paige Tyler, Miss Kalamalka Rotary; Shannon Smith, Miss Downtown Vernon Association; Kaili Metlewsky, Miss New Car Dealers; Alyssa Ready, Miss Jaci Lynn’s Bridal Boutique; Aksana Skrinnikoff, Miss Blenz Coffee; Jessica Okert, Miss Pink Bug Accessories; Melissa Palm, Miss Durning Directions; Maris Chambers, Miss Silver Star Rotary; Clara Hovan, Miss Kari Gares TD Canada Trust; and Kaitlyn Chirkoff, Miss Fix Auto Collision; were presented to the community this week at the Prestige Inn. Vernon and Carnival. One thing we did new this year was to have past candidates attend one of our meetings to talk about how they benefitted from the program.� The Queen Silver Star Excellence Program will take place over the next five months and will select Queen Silver Star LI and one princess. The candidates’ next public appearance is the Fashion Show Nov. 29. The reigning royalty and present candidates are available to attend community functions. To arrange for attendance, call the Vernon Winter Carnival office at 250545-2236. For more information about Carnival see www.vernonwintercarnival. com.

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Glenn Benischek, VantageOne chief executive officer, and Linda Yule, United Way executive director, check out the bags which will be handed out during the drive-thru breakfast Thursday from 6 to 9 a.m. at the Best Western Vernon Lodge. Vantage One donated $1,652, the cost of the 750 bags.

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Helping local social agencies is as easy as rolling down your car window for breakfast. The United Way will hold its 10th drive-thru breakfast at the Best Western Vernon Lodge starting Thursday at 6 a.m. Proceeds will go towards 28 organizations that provide 35 programs in the North Okanagan-Shuswap. “Almost every year the breakfast bags are gone by 8:45 a.m. and one year it was by 8:30 a.m.,” said Linda Yule, executive director. “All year round people are asking about this event. No one wants to miss it. It’s a lot of fun.” And donating to charity has never been easier. “Just drive in or bike or walk in,” said Yule. Along with receiving Tim Hortons coffee and bags containing water, juice, an apple, yogurt, chips and baked goods, there are lots of prizes in random bags. You can also win accommodations at four different RPB resorts, Highlands golf passes, Home Building Centre gift cards, a McDonald’s birthday party, Canadian Tire dollars and a trip for two on Horizon Air. The drive-thru breakfast is the kick-off to United Way’s annual fundraising campaign, and the goal this year is $300,000. “We’re not asking for over and above what the agencies need,” said Yule of the target. “That’s the genuine need in the community.” Organizations that have received previous funding include Abbeyfield House, the Enderby Family Resource Centre, the Falkland/Westwold First Responders, the North Okanagan Family Resource Centre, the First Nations Friendship Centre, the Kindale Development Association, St. John Ambulance and the White Valley Community Resource Centre in Lumby. “There is everything from pre-natal nutrition to seniors’ good morning calls. We touch everybody,” said Yule of the agencies’ impact on the public. A total of $245,000 was raised last year, and while the economy is still soft, Yule is confident that the 2010 goal can be achieved. “I’m feeling pretty good and hopeful,” she said. “The economy continues to be a challenge for some and some people and businesses are doing well.” For more information about the campaign, call the United Way at 250-549-1346.

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One politician wants assurances that a popular spot is meeting the needs of toddlers. Director Patrick Nicol believes the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee should make sure that the operating times are appropriate for the Peanut Pool in Lakeview Park. “We should ask the users about any improvements if any they may want to see,” he said. “There may be some that make sense.” The Morning Star has recently ran a number of letPatrick Nicol ters from residents expressing opinions about the hours at the Peanut Pool, and whether it should remain as a wading pool or evolve into another concept. Nicol insists the goal should be to satisfy the needs of the public. “It’s one of the best recreational opportunities for young families that may exist,” he said. “There must be something we can do to encourage more use.” It hasn’t been determined how GVAC could garner input from residents, but director Doug Dirk believes attendance figures should be considered because they reflect the times people visit the pool. “You can have one or two vocal (people) and a whole bunch that don’t say a lot,” he said. Any changes to the pool would have to be considered as part of GVAC’s upcoming 2011 budget process.

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More info sought for HST bill JEFF NAGEL Black Press

Liberal MLAs who sit on the committee weighing B.C.’s first successful citizens’ initiative want more information from B.C.’s chief electoral officer before deciding whether to send a proposed HST-repealing bill to the Legislature or hold a referendum. Eric Foster, Liberal MLA for VernonMonashee, says he wants to know more precisely how much a referendum might cost and perhaps other answers, such as whether additional questions could be put to the electorate. “I want to make sure I’ve got all my facts straight before I vote,” Foster said. “The purpose of this is not to stretch this out. I want to clear this up as quickly as we possibly can.” NDP MLA Jenny Kwan proposed the select standing committee on government initiatives send the bill to dismantle the harmonized sales tax on to the legislature for a free vote at the earliest opportunity. Liberals on the committee used their 5-4 majority to put the brakes on that idea until answers can be gathered to any questions. Liberals, including Foster and SurreyTynehead MLA Dave Hayer, said they want a speedy resolution to the issue. But Kwan wasn’t convinced. “The last thing this committee needs to do is engage in delaying tactics,” she said. The wrangling centred on whether acting Chief Electoral Officer Craig James could simply appear at the committee or whether a clerk must act as go-between, sending questions and bringing back answers. “We may as well bring our sleeping bags, we’re going to be here for quite some time,” said Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth, noting each answer could easily spawn more questions.

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Construction of a new elementary school in Enderby is moving ahead. The North OkanaganShuswap School District recently awarded the contract to build the new M.V. Beattie Elementary to Mierau Construction Kamloops. “The $9.5 million contract is on budget,” said Alice Hucul, with the district. Forming and preparation work will begin this month, and it’s expected it will take 14 months to build the new school. The anticipated opening date for the school is fall 2011. “The recycling and demolition of the old school, as well as final site work, are expected to be done in the spring of 2012,” said Hucul.

“I want to make sure I’ve got all my facts straight...” — Eric Foster After an hour of debate, the committee was advised James can appear directly before them. MLAs unanimously voted to adjourn until 1 p.m. Monday. Committee chair Terry Lake, Liberal MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson, admitted the issue is straightforward – there are only two possible options – but said the process may be “excruciating” for observers. The committee has 90 days from receipt of the petition to decide what to do. A referendum, if called, would be non-binding and held in September, 2011. New Democrats predict it could cost as much as $30 million. Fight HST campaign leader Bill Vander Zalm has already said that only a vote in the Legislature to repeal the HST will dissuade volunteers from launching recall campaigns to unseat Liberal MLAs and pressure the government to scrap the HST. More than 700,000 people signed the petition, which Elections BC declared successful with 557,383 validated signatures. The Fight HST-drafted bill would repeal the 12 per cent HST, reinstate the seven per cent provincial sales tax and rebate extra money collected since July 1 to all B.C. residents. New Democrats have conceded it may be difficult to unravel the HST before 2015, when the five-year agreement with Ottawa expires.

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elcome to fall. The kids are back in school, finally, a semblance of routine has been established and the weather is definitely cooler, if not wetter as well. Sure the summer went fast, as always, but I think I’m not the only one secretly glad we’re back to a little more normal life pattern. A quick look back at the summer that was is in order and where we stand today in comparison...... ........apparently our local water supply is presently at its fourth-highest mark in the last 12 years and we have nothing to worry about for the foreseeable future. Gee, I know that’s weather-dependant and Glenn Mitchell the rain of late has helped a ton but it’s striking how markedly different the scenario is from last spring when local officials were telling people they wouldn’t be able to fill their swimming pools this year. Now I know we can’t predict the weather too well yet, like for this weekend let alone the whole summer which is why I’m encouraging my kids to go into meteorological studies where being right half the time is good enough to be called an expert (flip a coin anyone?), but maybe the officials jumped the gun just a bit? I remember it rained quite heavily after it was announced, either Mother Nature took pity on pool owners and/or thought the restrictions were a little over the top too and acted accordingly. So the rules were scaled back but methinks generally these days governments and bureaucrats are quick to install measures in order to be seen to at least be doing something about situations that largely are out of our control. Now, in their defence I think it’s partly that the public at large demands it these days as we want and expect to control as much of our living conditions and destiny as humanly possible

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(even though ironically we just screw things up in the long run by adopting this approach, i.e. tinder dry forests and pine beetle infestations that are accentuated due to us putting out natural phenomenons like forest fires). ....and speaking of forest fires. Although the north got hit pretty hard, this region got off very light, despite spring warnings of possibly the worst season ever (I love stories like that, usually from major media, like the front-page predictions of historic flooding a few years ago that never occurred). Now I know the media plays a part in this “worst-case scenario” news coverage because, well, like they say, it sells papers and people, for some reason, love to be scared by doomsday predictions, so why not feed the need? But too often it results in fear-based politics. It seems to me officials announce campfire bans at the first sign of a prolonged heat wave and way sooner than they used to when we didn’t seem to be so afraid of everything, especially the stuff we can’t control, like the weather. Now don’t get me wrong. I understand the need for water restrictions and campfire bans and I follow them accordingly, although sometimes begrudgingly, but I just think if the politically correct agenda imposed by bureaucrats and politicians (and yes, spurred on by the public and media) gets too far from the reality of the situation (you know, the truth), then look out. Does no one remember the message of the Never Cry Wolf story?......... ........and speaking of the truth. Another thing that occurred this summer is the steady decline of the price of oil in the financial markets. Yet, around here we still have gas prices of 108.9, unchanged over this same period? If the same market forces had gone up over the summer I’m sure we’d be paying 128.9. But by some miracle of the market that only seems to apply to this industry, prices go up quickly and come down, well, very slowly, if ever........gee, maybe we could get the bureaucrats and politicians to look into this?.........

To make the tough job of managing and protecting our salmon resource even more confusing, sockeye salmon seem to be making a comeback in the very summer when the federally appointed Cohen Commission is studying their disappearance. So we ask the question, is the commission still worthwhile if this year turns out to be a strong sockeye year, showing that their demise has been greatly exaggerated? The answer is — the inquiry should proceed aggressively and thoroughly to determine the reasons for the three previous disastrous seasons. Then, thanks to the honest testimony from all involved, combined with rigorous research, perhaps some answers can be found to explain why sockeye vanished one year—then returned the next. It’s never easy to be conclusive about natural cycles. But it is easy to draw conclusions after the fact, such as the over-fishing that destroyed the Atlantic cod. We cannot make the same mistake with B.C.’s iconic fish, the sockeye salmon. The species means too much to all British Columbians – from the First Nations who first harvested them, to the resort and sports fishing industry that shares them with visitors from around the world, to the severely diminished commercial fishery—all groups agree on protecting the resource. There may be differences in how that’s achieved, but one message from all groups is clear. And that is—do what is necessary to save the sockeye. ---Kelowna Capital News


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ow that the anti-HST petition has been affirmed, it is timely to follow up my 27 April 2010 letter which set out some reasons why I support, and believe all citizens of B.C. should support, implementation of the HST. My hope for a rational debate on the substance of the issues has proven naively optimistic. Instead we have been treated to all that is worst in B.C.’s polarized politics. Any hope for true debate was ended by the farcical provisions of the “citizens’ initiative” legislation which, on the one hand, muzzled the government just when clear explanations of the changes were needed and, on the other hand, placed no onus on the “No” side to support their claims. Now we are told that opponents were really marshaling the “voice of the people” to rein in an “unresponsive government.” Some issues arise from this state of affairs. Any who think “responsive government” is the same as “direct democracy” should be careful what they wish for. We may like to think of ourselves as California North but direct democracy has brought government in that once exemplary state to a standstill. We already have in common with California that we

demand lower taxes but then treat every school, hospital, road, bridge, community centre, government service, etc. as essential. Any proposed cut, however necessary to control taxes, is met by outrage and a demand for continued subsidy from our fellow taxpayers. Welcome to Greece ... Our system is one of representative democracy for a reason - with all its flaws, it is at least workable. We need to see this sudden, and in my view short-lived, support for direct democracy for what it really is. When there are no reasonable grounds to object to an opponent’s position, the way out is to change the subject. The shift to HST is the wisest change to B.C. tax policy in at least a generation. Every jurisdiction that has adopted a value-added approach has experienced a boost to investment and employment. Difficult for

FREE SOCIETY? In regard to the article "Zodiac hits the water on Kalamalka Lake" from a recent Morning Star, a few thoughts. In a free society, if a man chooses not to wear a lifejacket while participating in aquatic sports, he is in no way harming or putting at risk anyone other than himself (and even that, only very slightly); it is, therefore, his own business, and not the place of Transport Canada bureaucrats or anyone else to interfere. The same is true vis-a-vis towing without a "spotter" (ridiculously touted as a "serious offence" in the article), as the only party who could possibly be affected is the skier himself; again, it is his own business, and no one else's. As to the "operator card" issue...Isn't it funny how the human race managed to survive through more than a century of power boating without official licensing for small pleasure craft, but now, again on the whim of some bureaucrat, it has

even the most partisan politician to oppose on its merits but if political advantage was always the overriding motivation, it was essential to change the subject - unresponsive government is such an easy target. Other ironies abound in this little drama. The air is full of cries for “recall” but those yelling loudest for the voice of the people to be heard seem most interested in nullifying the voice of the people as expressed at our last election. Opponents of HST claim the move to HST was hidden from voters during the last election. How many who signed the anti-HST petition were made aware recall was the real objective? Was it hidden from voters? Perhaps it just evolved from events much as the government claims about the introduction of HST? Interesting also that protest organizers ostensibly so deeply concerned about our tax dollars, would happily

become an absolute necessity? Strange, and probably untrue. "Allowing underage persons to operate a vessel such as a Sea-doo". Well, God forbid you should let your kids have fun on the water. This is yet another of that legion of regulations that are pure bureaucratic muscle-flexing, a complete nonissue till someone at Transport Canada latched on to a few isolated incidents as an opportunity to impose his will on others. Simply putting up signs at beaches and boat launches (much cheaper than hiring ticket-writers), reminding parents that they bear full civil liability for any havoc wreaked by the minors under their charge, would be the simple and effective solution to this non-problem. We all agree that every human being owns him or herself, and is not a possession of the state, and that unless a man is doing something that is hurting or is liable to hurt another person, the government has no reason to stick its nose in his affairs.

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spend many millions of those dollars on multiple recall votes ... Finally, what if the opponents of HST were to succeed in bringing the government down and forming the next government? I trust no one in B.C. imagines there is even the slightest possibility sales tax will be eliminated. Remember Mr. Chretien promising to remove the GST? We fell for that one too. The only question here is what form our sales tax will take. If any party were to reverse course on HST, what would take its place? The old job killing tax-on-tax system? Surely not. At most, HST would be repackaged with a few more exemptions and presented as “... new and innovative - your government working for you ...”, blah, blah, blah. We often claim we want politicians who will “do the right thing” even when it is unpopular. For once in a very long time that is exactly what we got. I hope - there is that word again - we will not let justifiable but unfocused anger over such things as the recession, pine beetle job losses and ridiculous Bay Street bonuses lead us to shoot off our own foot in pursuit of misdirected retribution. Michael Murison

This principle is the very basis of free civil society. Anything else is fascism, no matter how you dress it up. And the whole "water safety" push is just the latest example of the bureaucracy's relentless quest to move our society towards a soft, nannystate fascism. Let's stop it in its tracks. Ian D. Tribes SCAM TIP One scam should be easy to avoid: if one gets a call from a "son" or "daughter" ask a few questions, such as: Where does your grandmother live, what is your brothers name? (especially if there is no brother.) If the caller does not know the answers, call the police and report this. Helen Abrahamse

RECALL TIMES TWO Apparently if B.C. opts out of the HST agreement with the federal government the entire funds paid out would have to be returned. There is also no opting out clause in the agreement between the Province and Feds. How stupid was that of our provincial government? If one goes into the recall phase is there also one to recall Harper's Conservative Government? Elinor Turrill

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Politicians are joining the fight for increased support for recreational facilities but some fear that could take cash away from critical public works. The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will back the B.C. Recreation and Parks Association’s bid for provincial funds to renew recreation infrastructure. However, director Mike Macnabb questions if parks and recreation should be a priority. “Health care and education are the two biggest issues right now,” he said. “If it comes to board and we have to decide, ‘Do you want parks or education,’ those are the trade-offs we have to look at.” Director Gyula Kiss is also concerned about targeting federal and provincial money for

projects like parks and Lippert. Director Patrick pools when local taxpayers are being hit up Nicol points to local examples where senior for other items. “We are in great government money has need of separating the been used. “Armstrong did a domestic and irrigation good job of getwater,” he ting money for said. its arena but While Vernon and he agreed area has largely to support gone to referenthe B.C. dum (to borrow Recreation money). There and Parks are grants out Association, d i r e c - Mike Gavinchuk there,” he said. “This is one tor Mike small way of Gav inchuk doesn’t believe there will leveraging local tax dolbe action from Victoria. lars. When we invest in “With the state of the parks, recreation and province (financially), culture, it comes back to there will be no money the public.” In a letter to GVAC, coming out,” he said. However, other the B.C. Recreation and committee members Parks Association states say pressure should be that 68 per cent of the placed on the govern- province’s recreation ment to invest in recre- infrastructure is more than 25 years old and ational infrastructure. “Recreation does needs to be upgraded or contribute to healthy replaced. “Its inability to keep lifestyles and that helps reduce health costs,” up with the demands of a said chairman Wayne growing population and

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1760.000 City of Vernon - Kalamalka Beach 1761.000 City of Vernon - Kalamalka Beach 1763.000 City of Vernon - Kalamalka Beach City of Vernon - Kalamalka Beach 1763.500 City of Vernon - Kal beach foreshore City of Vernon - Kal beach foreshore 1764.000 City of Vernon - Kal beach City of Vernon - Kal beach 1772.000 City of Vernon - Kal beach 1762.000 City of Vernon - Kal Beach parking lot 1765.000 City of Vernon -Vernon Creek Control Gate - Westkal Rd. 1766.000 City of Vernon - Westkal Beach 1767.000 City of Vernon - Water Reservoir 1768.000 City of Vernon - Kal Lake Pumphouse

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Village votes for corridor

CITY OF ARMSTRONG

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Lumby politicians are taking action to keep economic activities on track. On Tuesday, council voted to amend the official community plan and zoning to designate the rail line in the village as a public transportation corridor that can’t be used for non-transportation uses. “With it, there are opportunities for businesses that need transportation options,” said Coun. Lori Mindnich. Communities throughout the North Okanagan are taking similar action after the rail line between Spallumcheen and Grindrod closed. Attempts are now being taken to ensure that track isn’t completely abandoned. While there is nothing to indicate that the rail line in Lumby could close, Mayor Kevin Acton insists now is the time for council to be proactive. “If we lose the rail line, it’s one less reason for people to set up here,” he said. “You have to consider the long-term effects

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— Lori Mindnich before you give it up.” But protecting the line as a transportation corridor doesn’t necessary mean it would remain for train traffic only. “It could be rail, a roadway or a walking/ cycling trail,” said Acton. “Perhaps some day there could be light-rail transit.” Mindnich believes protection of the corridor could provide the community with opportunities, particularly when it comes to tourism. “If the rail company doesn’t want it, it could be turned into a nice corridor for biking to Lavington or Vernon,” she said.

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Real estate sales have cooled off in the North Okanagan. Compared to the units sold last year at this time, overall sales declined 31.32 per cent in August to 105 from 156 – down slightly (1.9 per cent) from last month (103). “B.C. home sales bottomed out in July and remained flat in most markets during August – an expected summer lull created by a flurry of sales earlier this year with rock bottom interest rates,” says Darcy Griffiths, with the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board. Total residential sales dropped 31.82 per

cent over last August to 98 from 142 – in line with the 99 sold in July, while the 54 single family units sold decreased by 19.4 per cent over August 2009 (67) – up 10.2 per cent over last month (49). Sales activity yearto-date has declined by 1.22 per cent compared to the first eight months of 2009 to 1,052 units

from 1,065 and sales volumes are down to $355,012,322 from $363,160,164 in 2009. “Going into fall, sales activity is expected to regain momentum as recent downward pressure on fixed-term mortgage rates could improve consumer confidence and spark renewed buyer interest,” said Griffiths.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to the provisions of Section 892 of the Local Government Act, a Public Hearing will be held in the Council Chambers of the City of Enderby, 619 Cliff Avenue, Enderby, B.C. on Monday, September 20, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. to hear representations on the following matters: CITY OF ENDERBY OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1465, 2010 This Bylaw proposes to amend Schedules “A”, “B” and “C” of the City of Enderby Of¿cial Community Plan Designation Bylaw No. 1171, 1995 by designating the portion of the Canadian Paci¿c Railway corridor within the boundary of the City of Enderby and legally described as Pan of Resurvey Right-of-Way A402 from a Point in NW1/4, Sec. 36, Twp. 21, R6, W6M – Sicamous to the North Limit of Sec. 16, Twp. 35, ODYD Amending Plans 47 & 49 as a Transportation Corridor and by amending the Of¿cial Community Plan by adding the following Policies. • Council supports the preservation and use of the Canadian Paci¿c Railway corridor for rail transport purposes, recognizing that key sectors of the local economy, including forestry, agriculture and manufacturing, utilize rail for transporting raw materials and ¿nished goods. • The designation of a Transportation Corridor as shown on Schedule “B” is a policy of Council. Uses permitted within a Transportation Corridor include train travel, cycle routes, trails and other uses that complement the primary transportation function. • Council will endeavour to preserve a Transportation Corridor as shown on Schedule “B” in an effort to maintain future transportation options that would allow the City to respond to population growth, future transportation needs and changing economic conditions. • Council will coordinate with local, provincial and federal governments, as well as private interests, to ensure the preservation of the Canadian Paci¿c Railway corridor for Transportation Corridor purposes. ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1466, 2010 This Bylaw proposes to zone the portion of the Canadian Paci¿c Railway corridor within the boundary of the City of Enderby and legally described as Pan of Resurvey Right-of-Way A402 from a Point in NW1/4, Sec. 36, Twp. 21, R6, W6M – Sicamous to the North Limit of Sec. 16, Twp. 35, ODYD Amending Plans 47 & 49 as a Transportation Corridor Zone (S.2). Uses permitted in the S.2 zone would include railway, highway, off-street parking, cycling and pedestrian paths, public service use, and accessory buildings and structures. The minimum lot size standard of the S.2 zone would be 6 ha. All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by these Bylaws, shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the above Bylaws.

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As a student at the old brick school in Armstrong – Armstrong Elementary – Tania Mund remembers standing outside the front of the school in her gym shorts and shoes, waiting with her school mates to take part in the Terry Fox Run in early September. Now, as a mom with a husband and two kids, Mund remains involved as the organizer of the Terry Fox Run in Vernon, slated for Sept. 19. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first Terry Fox Run, which raises money for cancer research. “I followed the Terry Fox Run for sure, watching him on TV, it was amazing to see and it really brought it to the forefront,” said Mund. “For me, at that time, it was ‘Cancer? What’s cancer? Oh my God, what happened to his other leg?’ He was really bringing awareness of cancer to the country. “That’s the legacy he started. He was like, “Hey, I’m an average ordinary guy trying to make a difference one person at a time.” Fox’s goal in 1980 was to run across Canada 26 miles a day – Marathon of Hope – with every Canadian donating $1 to cancer research.

Since the first run in mum pledge is required 1981, millions have been for the strictly fun event, raised world-wide. and don’t let the word Last year’s run in “run” scare you off. Vernon raised $11,000 Participants can walk, and Mund would like run, bike or roll. to equal that mark this “It’s just a matter of year. getting out there and Vernon’s Terry Fox showing support,” said Run will start Mund. and finish at “Whether Kalamalka you’re just Secondary, a showing up change from or contributprevious years ing $1, $10 or at Coldstream $100, it doesn’t Elementar y. matter. It’s The change a real comTerry Fox is because munity event Coldstream backed by the Elementary is community under construction. and so many volunteers Registration starts at 9 that contribute their time a.m. and the event begins and effort. That’s what at 10 a.m. Even though makes it so great.” it’s a different startVolunteers for the ing location, the five-, Terry Fox Run are still eight- and 10-km routes needed, and anybody will basically remain the interested in helping out same. can call Mund at 250“People will still be 308-2188. able to do the same loops, One person Mund they’re just starting fur- would like to hear from ther down (Kalamalka is somebody willing to Road),” said Mund. take over the event. No entry fee or miniWith her family into a

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bunch of different activities, Mund is finding she doesn’t have the time to devote to organizing the run. “I’m more than willing to help and show them what needs to be done,” she said. “I still want to be involved in it and would love to be a part of it for many more years.” T-shirts will be available for $17 (adults) and $15 (kids), and a special item that can be purchased this year are 30th anniversary shoelaces for $5. The laces are blue and have the names of all the cities Terry Fox ran through on his Marathon of Hope in 1980. Bounce Hire Inflatables has donated the use of some of its equipment for kids to bounce on during the run at Kal School. The Vernon Vipers will be on hand helping out with tattoos, cheering on participants and with registration. The Coldstream Fire Department and other

If you have any questions, please contact Greater Vernon Water at 250-550-3700. Contact: Renee Clark, Water Quality Manger Greater Vernon Water, RDNO E-mail: info@rdno.ca • Website: www.rdno.ca


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Vernon District RCMP Texas Scramble organizers Brad Haberstock, second from left, Lori McIntosh, Const. Mike Caira and Const. Curtis Rasmussen watch Safety Bear as he knocks in a six-foot putt at Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club where the scramble will take place Oct. 2.

As a 32-year veteran of the RCMP, Const. Mike Caira has organized plenty of police golf fundraisers. But most of those were in the Prince George area where he worked before moving to Vernon. Now, he’s organizing a tournament he hopes will become an annual tradition. The Vernon District RCMP Texas Scramble will take place Oct. 2 at Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with funds going to the Teen Junction Youth Centre. Teen Junction was chosen because, as an RCMP officer, Caira knows how important a positive influence can be in the lives of at-risk youth. “It’s a good way for us to go,” said Caira. The event will be a shotgun start around noon and will be a best-ball format says Caira. For $100, golfers will get a power cart, lunch and a steak dinner, and a bucket of golf balls to warm up with on the driving range. There will be contests throughout the day as well including men’s and women’s long drive awards, putting competitions and closest-to-the-pin prizes. “We just want to support something worthwhile in our community, have a few laughs and maybe win some great prizes,” said Caira. A silent auction will take place with sporting memorabilia from Rocky Mountain Sports Incorporated up for grabs. Sponsorship opportunities are still available as well and again proceeds will go to Teen Junction. There will be a maximum of 144 allowed to register and about half the openings are already

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current project is a $150,000 commitment to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Building A Tower Of Care campaign and specifically the maternal/child wing. To date, $100,000 has been donated. Other recent donations include the Vernon Science Centre, the

Upper Room Mission, Vernon Fire Rescue, the North Okanagan Gleaners Society and the Teen Junction Literacy project. The club was also active internationally donating to the Rotary Foundation polio eradication project, helping build a school in Ethiopia and sending

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Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society (VDISS) is busy laying plans for its third Diversity Health Fair to be held at the Schubert Centre in Vernon. The event will take place on Friday, September 17th with the opening ceremonies to begin at 9:30 a.m. The opening ceremonies include Mayor Wayne Lippert and MLA Eric Foster. Over 30 Exhibitors will be on-site from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Fair is free of charge and is open to everyone. The Fair will provide an opportunity to discover new and existing services, programs and services to enhance individual health and well-being. Participants will obtain information on new and existing health services and hear about healthy living ideas through demonstrations, interactive activities and health screenings. The event will once again offer a kids' corner and dance groups with the opportunity to watch and/or participate in. Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society was overwhelmed with the success of last year's Fair. Hundreds of people viewed the displays and health professionals performed individual tests including blood sugar and blood pressure. VDISS welcomes back many of last years’ exhibitors to our third Diversity Health Fair.

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On April 26, 2009, Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society (VDISS) marked 20 years of providing free-ofcharge and comprehensive settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees coming to Vernon and area. Services extend to first and second generation Canadians, and help nearly 1,000 people every year in the North Okanagan. Executive director Carol Wutzke welcomes VDISS clients, families and the general public to the health fair. "We would also like to thank our exhibitors, partners and media for supporting us and supporting our goal of healthy living across cultures." She adds, “We thank and applaud the Province of BC, Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development, Immigrant Integration Brance Responsible for WelcomeBC and the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC for making this fair possible"

For more information, please contact Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society at 250- 542-4177

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Schubert Centre: 3505 - 30th Ave, Vernon - 9:30 - 4:00 pm

Exhibitors • VDISS • Vernon & District Women's Centre • Canadian Cancer SocietyVernon Unit • St John Ambulance • Canadian Mental Health Association • North Okanagan RCMP Victims Assistance • AMSSA • Community Dental Access Centre • Nina's Footcare • Balance Natural Health Clinic • Nature's Sunshine / Zyto Compass • Service Canada • Family Resource Centre • PIN Crisis Intervention Society • Canadian Diabetes Association • The Kidney Foundation of Canada • VDISS • Safeway Canada • Integrate Acupuncture • Vernon Women's Transition House Society • Nature's Fare Markets • Downtown Primary Care Centre • London Drugs • Heart and Stroke BC & Yukon • Good Food Box • Public Health Nursing - Vernon Health Centre • CNIB • Meridian Rehabitiation Consulting • Health Awareness

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Two residents of a Spallumcheen mobile home park fear light from a newly approved large business sign will shine brightly into their homes. Council unanimously approved a development variance permit application from Mike Rosman RV Sales, owners of BC Cargo Trailers, located at 4125 Palisades Place, to erect a free-standing sign on the northeast corner of the property. The sign for BC Cargo Trailers would be

Grapes suffering Black Press

Grape growers and wine makers are doing the sun dance in their vineyards this September in an attempt to encourage it to come out from behind the clouds and improve the maturity of grapes suffering from colderthan-normal weather. H o w e v e r , Enviornment Canada’s meteorologist Doug Lundquist doesn’t hold out much hope that there’ll be a significant warming trend as we move into autumn. In fact, he says, in the past 90-day period the temperatures overall have been .4 C above normal, although they were normal the past couple of weeks in August, and have dropped below normal in September. But, grape growers point out that May and June were cold and wet, so things got off to kind of a slow start in the vineyards of the valley.

“There are already enough yard lights on the building.� — Shirley Rempel set back two metres of the east property line, adjacent to Highway 97A, and eight metres from the north property line. The illuminated sign would be just short of 30-feet tall. A man who only identified himself as Don, a resident of the

points north and south, and low-flow lights are used so a glare would not be a bother to the residents. Planner Greg Routley explained that the applicant obtained the necessary permission from the Ministry of Transportation and Highways to install the sign within a provincial set-back area. Couns. Dave Brew and Christine Fraser were absent from the meeting.

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re you getting mixed signals? Is the talk in the coffee shop upsetting you? There seems to be lots of talk about prices going down and if that talk continues, prices will continue to go down. While we were overdue for a price correction, I feel a good part of the lowering of prices we are experiencing is caused by the negative focus of media coverage. Our economic recovery is slower than what was hoped for, but nonetheless we are told the Canadian economy is recovering. I believe that the media coverage is part of what prompted such an excessive number of homeowners to list, therefore saturating the marketplace. When the supply exceeds the demand, prices get forced down. With interest rates for home mortgages close to the record low of last year, it is very tempting to go ahead with a home purchase. So, why else would you

become a home buyer now? Obviously, there is a wonderful selection to pick from. Also, homes are priced less than last year. Waiting for the prices to bottom out is not as easy as it sounds. Once you realize the prices have Jane Field stopped going down, they are most often already on their way back up. Here’s a thought. Waiting to buy at as low a price as possible

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is only a small part of succeeding in home ownership. The ultimate goal for most of us is to own our home outright before we retire. So is it not possible that any time is a “good” time to buy? Over the decades it takes to pay off a home, prices will go up and prices will go down, but if you dutifully make your mortgage payments, you will eventually own your home outright. In other words, think long-term. Having said this, I do think you need to feel that your job is not subject to layoffs or

elimination. You must feel assured you can always make those payments. If you can make extra payments, do so. Even bi-weekly payments speed up the process considerably. Make the best decisions you can about fixed and variable mortgages and always shop for the best available financing rates and terms. Keep focusing on growing your equity to 100 per cent and you will be a success story eventually. To doubt that success is like saying you don’t believe houses

will be priced this high in 20 or 25 years. Not many of us would say that is likely. Jane Field works with Re/Max Vernon. Jane has over 30 years experience in the Real Estate business. To suggest topics for future articles or to ask her questions, email her at jane@janefield.com or call 503-3755. Previous articles published in the Morning Star appear on Jane’s website – www. janefield.com

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John Cochrane shares his more than 85 years of music in Songs of Yesterday. “I started singing when I was eight and was always in the school programs. I remember songs like My Blue Heaven, Gold Mine in the Sky, and Goodbye Little Darling. When we got the radio in 1928, we were able to hear a lot more songs. It was wonderful,” he said. He learned to play the violin and kept singing as he was growing up in Coronation, Alberta. He left his music while he served in the Canadian army in 1943-44 but still enjoyed going to dances and listening to the beautiful songs of the era. “When I came back west, I took up singing again and played the banjo and led sing-alongs for the YMCA and Boy Scouts. When the keyboard came out, it was great. It gave me much more variety and it was easier to sing with,” said Cochrane, 94. He owned a refrigeration business in Edmonton until he retired. His first wife died in 1995 after 42 years of marriage and he remarried in 1998 and moved to Vernon in 2003 where his second wife died in 2004. “Music has been so important to me through everything. Sometimes I get up in the middle of the night and play before breakfast. It’s a means of expression and it means so much when I can communicate my pleasure to other people and they enjoy the music with me.” Cochrane was able to contribute more than $630 to mostly youth and children’s organizations from a similar concert he held last year. “I really appreciated it when people told me how much they enjoyed the concert last year,” he said. “I thought we might get about 50 people and we put out 50 chairs but 140 people came. I had so many requests to do a repeat performance, so here it is.” A member of the i2i Intergenerational Society which brings children and seniors together, Cochrane is also a member of

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John Cochrane checks out the poster for his upcoming concert, Songs of Yesterday, at the Schubert Centre Sept. 19. Admission is by donation with funds going to the centre and Silver Star Rotary Club charities. the Silver Star Rotary Club. “I like to help young people because I never had any children myself and I want to help others. There is so much pressure and temptation for young people these days and they need our help if they will accept it.” The concert will include the Boys and Girls Campfire with students who have been in the Meadows School Project joining him

and the audience in singing traditional campfire songs. Cochrane will also sing his favourite song, Somewhere My Love. Cochrane’s concert, Songs of Yesterday, takes place at 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Schubert Centre with admission by donation. Funds will go to support Schubert Centre activities and Silver Star Rotary Club community charities, including the CPR training, Community Gardens and many others.

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Vipers hauled down on banner night GRAEME CORBETT Morning Star

That RBC Cup championship banner cast a pretty big shadow after it was raised to the rafters at Wesbild Centre Friday night. The fresh-faced Vernon Vipers, charged with defending the club’s national junior A hockey title, looked like a nervous bunch as they fell 4-1 to the Salmon Arm SilverBacks in their 2010-11 B.C. Hockey League regular-season opener before nearly 2,000 fans. Vipers’ head coach/GM Mark Ferner described his team’s performance as “unacceptable,” but shouldered much of the blame himself. “It was a big night for our hockey team, for our fans. I’m pretty sure there were guys in there who couldn’t feel their legs. It’s a pretty unbelievable opportunity to be able to go through something like that,” he said, of the banner raising ceremony before the opening faceoff. “I will take ownership for this loss because obviously I didn’t have them prepared.” Opening day jitters aside, the SilverBacks looked like a team that came to play and, backstopped by netminder Kris Moore’s 28-save, second-star performance, they were full credit for the win. The two clubs tangled again Saturday night at the Sunwave Centre in Salmon Arm. Neither team looked all that steady in the first 10 minutes. The Gorillas’ Josh Manson made good use of the scrambled play, delivering solid body checks on Viper defenceman Philip Patenaude and winger Gus Correale in the opening minutes. Moore, a Calgary native acquired in the offseason from the Camrose Kodiaks, came up with the first of several solid saves, flashing a pad to deny Aaron Hadley after centreman John Knisley fed him a drop pass in the slot. Vernon struck first on the powerplay at 12:55 as captain Dave Robinson burst from the corner and was stripped going to the net. Dylan Walchuk (third star) slid the loose puck just inside the left post before Moore could react. Walchuk, an 18-year-old McBride product, didn’t think the hype around the banner raising was an acceptable excuse for the Vipers’ poor showing. “It maybe brings a little nervousness, but it doesn’t really factor in because it’s a whole new season,” he said. “We just didn’t show up as a team tonight and we didn’t have a very good effort. But we’ve got to go through those growing pains. It was wake-up call for us. “We’re going to have to gel here as a group pretty quickly and just come out every night with a better effort.” Salmon Arm responded on the very next shift as Devin Muller charged into Vernon’s zone, pulled a nice toe drag to free up some space before beating Blake Voth (23 saves) with a quick shot from the faceoff dot. A few minutes later, SilverBack veteran Dave Killip went in on an odd-man rush, flipping a gorgeous saucer pass over a Viper defender’s stick to set up Brett Knowles (first star) for an open net one-timer to make it 2-1 after 20 minutes. “Killip gave me an open net so I can’t really take much credit for it,” smiled Knowles, a second-year SilverBack who

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Vernon Vipers' defenceman Malcolm Lyles dishes out a thundering hit on Salmon Arm Silverbacks' Morgan Zulinick in the B.C. Hockey League season opener Friday night at Wesbild Centre. The ‘Backs earned a 4-1 decision over the defending RBC champs. is enjoying a bigger role with the team. “It feels good to have more responsibility. We lost some good players, but we got some good players in as well.” After losing a pair of preseason games to Vernon last weekend, Salmon Arm head coach Tim Kehler was thrilled with how his squad responded. “At the best of times it is a tough building to come into and win, and particularly on a night when they’re raising that championship banner I think it was nice motivation for our guys,” said the first-year coach. “It’s an intimidating place to play, and rightfully so. The Vipers are still the champs until someone shows them otherwise.” Moore did his part to keep it scoreless in the second period, coming cross-crease to stuff Hadley on a great feed from Michael Zalewski. He then squeezed his shoulder to stop Darren Nowick on his doorstep. Said Kehler: “It looked like the kids had a lot of confidence with him behind them and he just looked in control right throughout. He’s a big-bodied guy who is strong in his position and he made the saves he needed to make.” Salmon Arm killed off a critical 5-on-3 late in the sec-

ond period, not allowing the Vipers anything in the way of offence. Kehler said it was a critical point in the game. “Other than those looks we gave them on the powerplay, I don’t think we gave them anything,” he said. “Our structure was terrific, we defended well and I really liked the way we played in the third.” Voth was tested early in the third period as Bryce Kakoske’s pass back to the point cleared the offensive zone and was scooped up by Cody Michelle at centre ice for a clear breakaway. The Vernon keeper just got a toe on Michelle’s low backhand attempt. Just when the play looked like it was starting to open up for Vernon in the third period, the SilverBacks struck twice in 65 seconds to ice the game. Jarryd Ten Vaanholt deflected Jayson Reardon’s powerplay point shot for the first one at 7:01. Taylor Fauchoux buried the rebound off a Brandon Mistal’s shot to complete the scoring. SNAKE BITES: The Vipers were without 20-year-olds Adam Thompson and Kyle Murphy Friday night due to injury... Thompson, Stevie Weinstein and Kakoske will serve as alternate captains this season... Former Viper Trent Dorais, a Vernon product, will wear the ‘C’ for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.

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t was an all-star career. Two national championships. More than 500 games. Hundreds of stitches. A few shoulder separations, a broken jaw or two, and numerous ankle and knee injuries. No goals, just plenty of clutch assists. After 11 years as doctor for the B.C. Hockey League Vernon Vipers, Gavin Smart won't be volunteering his free nights at Wesbild Centre any longer. He was planning to retire anyways, but being shabbily mistreated after he treated a Salmon Arm SilverBack Kevin Mitchell player last January in Vernon sealed the deal. He leaves the Vipers and the league in hopes no player will ever return to the ice after being told by a physician to put on civvies. The player sustained a concussion and multiple facial lacerations. At the intermission, Smart advised the Salmon Arm coach and trainer the player had sustained a significant head injury with concussion and should not return to hockey until symptom-free and cleared by the Silverbacks' team physician in the days to come. The visiting player returned to play after Dr. Smart placed 20 stitches into his face to close three separate gaping lacerations. Smart said another Silverback was in the dressing room after being assessed a fighting major after the hit. Smart said the injured player appeared dazed and vacant, but he did tell Smart he had suffered a significant head injury with concussion in 2007. As Smart prepared to start suturing the player, the first period ended and the SilverBack coach entered the dressing room. After being advised by Smart that the injured player pack up his gear, and being told that another player had questioned his authority and expertise, the coach "became defensive and the subsequent tone of our interaction became confrontational." Smart, realizing the American player would face a hefty bill at the hospital, fin-

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ished stitching his face. He didn't bill the SilverBacks for his medical supplies. Smart, a 52-year-old father of two, was dumbfounded when he saw the injured Salmon Arm player back on the ice. He wrote letters and sent video of the play to the league. "Concussion is the most serious injury in sports," Smart told me in an interview two weeks ago. "You have to protect your head. When the head's been rattled, it leads to other problems like depression, booze and drugs. These are huge issues." Smart has given two presentations on concussions to large groups of physicians the past two years, using BCHL case histories. He studies the injury seriously. Smart, in his letter to the BCHL, said he believes the primary factor driving players to return to play inappropriately is intimidation by coaches, either directly or indirectly by the attitudes created in each dressing room. The league never responded to Smart's letter last May where he asked why the BCHL had not dealt with the incident. I talked to league president John Grisdale this week and he says the "letter was buried in other mail" but that he had reprimanded the SilverBacks. "I dealt with it with the Salmon Arm team" said Grisdale. "We don't expect our physicians not to be heard. Obviously, our office can't enforce whether a player returns to the ice or not. He's (Smart) volunteered in our league for so long and we have to respect him and we have to make sure our physicians are honoured. How he was treated is unacceptable." Grisdale said the league is doing its best to ensure its players are protected, using the new Canadian Junior A Hockey League Supplement whereby coaches sign a code of conduct. Grisdale said he will visit teams to explain the new standards. The Junior A Supplement has been created to protect junior-aged hockey players by addressing actions such as blows to the head, dangerous hits, accumulated major penalties and misconducts and instigating and unnecessary fighting. It builds on the progressive regulations undertaken over the past decade by

Dominick Hodges fired two goals and an assist as the Sicamous Eagles doubled the North Okanagan Knights 6-3 to open the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season Friday night at Nor-Val Sports Centre. Trailing by two midway through the first period, the Knights equalized on goals by Patrick Chore (powerplay) and Karson Holt. Assists went to T.J. Dumonceaux, Eric Chore and Brendan Jost. Sicamous then went on a three-goal run before Quinn Gallacher, assisted by Dumonceaux, rounded out the Knights’ scoring midway through the third period. North Okanagan outshot the Eagles 47-32. “All three of our goals came from a good solid effort in front of the net,� said Knights’ head coach Sylvain Leone, who was impressed with his club’s commitment to back checking. “We just gave them a lot of opportunities and

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Runningback Brett Frankland (left) stays low while running the bags during a rainy VSS Panthers practice Wednesday at Vernon Secondary; Above: Keaton Hubner (left) gets taken down by Miles Welford in a tackling drill.

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After a one-year hiatus, Panthers senior football is back at Vernon Secondary. Lacking a varsity AA program last season, the senior Cats will look to revitalize their program in the Interior Tier 2 division, which features the Westsyde Whundas of Kamloops, Mount Baker Trojans of Cranbrook and Pen-Hi Lakers. The Cats will also test the senior AA waters with exhibition games against the Fulton Maroons, South Kamloops Titans and Kalamalka Lakers. They kick off the 2010 campaign with an exhibition contest Saturday, Sept. 18 at Kal. The Panthers have just three Grade 12 students on the roster so far, but with a flock of Grade 11 students moving up from the junior program, head coach Sean Smith believes they can still be competitive. “We had a good junior team last year so Grade 11s kind of make up the bulk of the senior team,” said Smith, who coaches both junior and senior. “We still have expectations for them to do well. Even though we’re young, we’ve got a good group of kids who are leaders on the team. We’re going to get better as the year goes on... and it will pay off next year.” Smith was hoping to build on a solid aerial attack from last year’s junior squad, however quarterback Caton Garvie opted not to play this season. Instead, receiver Perry Klymchuk will fill in at QB. “I had hopes of being a strong passing team because we have three good returning receivers and what I thought was probably the best quarterback in junior last year,” said Smith, adding centre Josh Froom and receiver Brett Lemiski will be integral pieces of the Panther offence. The resulting shuffle will dilute the Cats’ attack as they don’t have a lot of depth at any one position. “Our weakness is numbers,” said Smith. “In the last week I’ve lost three or four kids who were going to start both ways for us. It has taken a big hit on our depth, but

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Mark DeVolder makes his living as a keynote speaker. On Thursday night, he was a keynote striker, scoring three times and making stellar runs all night as Kal Tire slammed Westside 8-1 in Okanagan Men’s 50+ Soccer League action at Marshall Field #3. DeVolder earned the East Side Mario's Man of the Match as the Tiremen improved to 17-2-2. Ken James also pulled the hat trick, while Jan Hubert scored twice for Kal Tire. Neil Corless of Westside banged home his own rebound after his second-half penalty shot was stopped by Gord Campbell.

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Guests and new bowlers are encouraged and invited to join us in play. Call 250-542-0212. 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.

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We at Rarearth would like to extend our hand in thanks... to all of the beautiful people that helped to make the 3rd annual Rarearth Music Fest another Fantabulous music event for Vernon. With our ‘green’ mandate, lots of fun for the kids, an incredible lineup of Musicians on two stages featuring Juno, American Music, Indie & Maple Leaf Award winners from around the world, along with our own local talent including ‘Stage Right’ featuring stars from Our Kids Have Talent, the festival brought to Vernon all that it promised to do - the Weather held … loved, loved the food, Artisan creations, and lush green grass at the Kin Race Track … all of us together, celebrating the Arts at a ‘love fest’ like none other – thank you … Thank You … THANK YOU!!! … especially Mayor Wayne Lippert, Council Members of the City of Vernon, Al McNiven, Tannis Nelson & Jim Bailey - Parks, Recreation & Culture, Regional District of North Okanagan, Dave Haverty & the ‘team’, Cornelius Martens, Al Harrison – ByLaw, our Leaders who worked tirelessly, Killer Sound, the Production and Stage Crews, the greenest ‘Green Team’, our generous Partners & Sponsors, all of YOU who attended and danced with your children, and of course our Volunteers – we are so BEYOND grateful to you all – see you again next year August 5-7, 2011!!!

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MLA believes HST referendum has ‘merit’ JEREMY DEUTSCH Black Press

Though the NDP has designs on sending the anti-HST petition to a vote in the Legislature, the chairman of the committee deciding its fate might have other plans. Terry Lake, Kamloops-North Thompson Liberal MLA and chairman of the standing

committee on government initiatives, won’t say what he would like to see done with the petition, but he said he and his fellow Liberal MLAs feel a referendum has “merit.” “There’s a lot to be said — in the face of the information and misinformation — going to the people and having an opportunity to present a case on either side,” he

The Corporation of the

City of Vernon

said. “Those who say, ‘You should represent the views of the people,’ certainly one way to get the view of the people is to ask them directly.” Lake said he’s fielded calls and e-mails from constituents who signed the anti-HST petition, but claim they were given misinfor-

mation and now have a different opinion on the tax since it came into effect on July 1. “The reality is, 18.6 per cent of eligible British Columbians signed a petition over a fairly extensive period of time. Perhaps that reflects the view of most British Columbians, but I think it would be wrong of me to assume that is the case,” he said.

POLSON GREENWAY, 29 TH STREET, 43 RD AVENUE, 45 TH AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT OPEN HOUSE The City of Vernon is in the process of reviewing the following two applications to amend the Official Community Plan: 1. 5350 Silver Star Road — The application seeks to amend the current designation from Country Residential to Hillside Residential in order to accommodate a proposed 47-unit residential development of duplex, three-plex and four-plex housing units.

2. Closed portion of Kosmina Road — A portion of Kosmina Road has already been closed and rezoned to P1 — Parks and Open Space. The application to amend the Official Community Plan seeks to change the designation from Road Right-of-way to Parks and Open Space.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010 City Hall Council Chambers, 3400 - 30th Street 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact Chris Ulmer at 250-550-7830 or culmer@vernon.ca.

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The City of Vernon invites residents to attend an Open House to review the applications on:

R355 Enterprises Ltd., working for the City of Vernon, will be reconstructing the infrastructure on 29 Street from 43 Avenue to 45 Avenue: Businesses along the 29 Street corridor remain open and accessible during construction. There will be minor delays to local traffic. Detours will be in effect for the duration of the project. For further details of the project please contact Rob Fortuin, P. Eng., at Focus Corporation phone: 250-980-5500. The City of Vernon would also like to remind drivers to obey posted construction signage and slow down through detour routes and construction zone.

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-INCHILLO 2ATCLIFFE Gordon and Loni Moore, of Enderby, and Pat and Dayle Thornton, of Tappen, are happy to announce the marriage of Shawn Moore and Jeff Thornton. Jeff and Shawn were married on June 26th, 2010, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at Armstrong Memorial Park. Family members and close friends witnessed the exchange of vows by Jeff and Shawn. After the ceremony, there was a reception held at the Armstrong Curling Club. Their families wish them the very best in their future.

April 10, 2010 was the beautiful day for Kylah Jean Lloyd and Travis John Adams to exchange their wedding vows at an elegant, rustic wedding at Coldstream Ranch. Family and friends thoroughly enjoyed the beautifully decorated ranch complete with a reception and dance by the amber, glowing fireplace. The happy couple were then off to their honeymoon in Cuba. It must have been meant to be, that fender bender, where they met. Some say unfortunate accident; others say fate and where love made its “dent.� Cameron and Susan Lloyd, and Brien and Marci Adams, parents of the happy couple, wish them a life full of love and happiness.

Douglas Ratcliffe married Melissa Minchillo May 15, 2010 in a beautiful afternoon ceremony at the historic Dundurn Castle, on the shores of Lake Ontario. A reception with dinner and dance followed at Glendale Golf and Country Club in Hamilton, with master of ceremony Carmen Alfano, Doug and Melissa’s good friend. Melissa was attended by her sisters Melynda and Meganne Minchillo, of Hamilton, and Doug’s younger sister, Cleveland Fennell, of Vernon. Doug was attended by his brother Matt Warren, of Kelowna, and good friends Dennis Singh, of Hamilton, and Beau Jackson, of Kelowna. Doug and Melissa enjoyed a wonderful honeymoon in Rome, Italy before returning to Hamilton were they live and work. Proud parents are Pat Ratcliffe, of Armstrong, and Jim Ratcliffe, of Kelowna, as well as Mary Lynne and Mike Minchillo, of Hamilton, Ont. We wish Doug and Melissa a life full of love and happiness.

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Rick and Debbie Harries, of Vernon, and Roger and Heidi Vollmin, of Lumby, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Stephanie Harries, of Vernon, and Brodie Hughes, of Lumby. The wedding is to take place Aug. 6, 2011 at the family ranch in Lumby.

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Whether they’re working in the garden, answering the phone, fundraising, or sharing time with clients, volunteers help keep Hospice House a pleasant place to be. Volunteers are always happy to encourage anyone with an interest in hospice work to find out more about the programs and how they can give their skills and time. “I wanted to do some volunteer work and I heard such positive things about Hospice House that I thought it would be some place I would like to be. And it is. It’s a happy place to be,” said Francine Runge, who took the volunteer training program earlier this year. “The training was wonderful, thorough, engaging, informative and appropriate. The facilitator was excellent. I’ve learned so much and since I love to be with people, this is a perfect fit for me. I encourage my friends to volunteer but I know that other volunteer opportunities are better for some people.” The training covers a variety of topics, including grief and bereavement, communication skills, family dynamics, spirituality, illness and medications. Volunteers work with a mentor and can always call on the professional staff members to answer questions. Brenda Cumming has been a volunteer for three years. “Two things I find

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Volunteers Francine Runge (left) and Brenda Cumming check which clients want visits as they start their shift at Hospice House. fascinating here are when a clients asks you for something, you never have to say no, if the request is at all possible. They ask for things like having their bed out in the garden, to have their dog on the bed and to have a glass of wine. The other thing is that it is very satisfying to help people in the last weeks, days and hours of their lives. You can do for them what you’d like to have done for you,” she said. “You have to be prepared for emotions to run high in the training because you talk about your own feelings about death. You learn how you will react in different circumstances. I find I spend as much time helping the families as the clients.” Volunteers have a choice of working with clients in the house or in the community in several programs. The office and garden volunteers do not have to take the train-

ing but can do an orientation at any time. Anyone is welcome to do the orientation to see if they feel the longer training is suitable for them or not. “There is not one program or service at the Hospice Society that does not have a volunteer component to it. We rely heavily on our volunteers to make this a truly community service. We have many businesses, organizations and individuals that do fundraising

for us and we appreciate that way of being a volunteer,” said Ruth Edwards, financial officer. Rylan Sandberg, coordinator of volunteer services, added, “Our volunteers represent the community because they are from all backgrounds and ages, the oldest are in their 90s. We have some volunteers whose employers allow them work time to do the training and their volunteer community service and we’d

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Not exactly, dogs see the world in two colors, where as people see it in three. Everything a dog sees are in shades of yellow and blue, so while they can see a tree, they can’t pick up the cherries. As it so happens, the most popular color for dog toys among consumers is usually bright shades of red or safety orange, so throwing a toy into the field makes it hard for your dog to find it. In a dog’s eyes it is the same as the grass, only darker. So when Lassie runs by it, it’s not that she’s dumb, she just can’t she it. — Dr. Miles Latwat

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like to see more businesses and organizations do this as their way of contributing to the Hospice Society.” Many people first find out about Hospice Society when they have a loved one who is a client there and want to volunteer to give back what they received. Other volunteers bring skills from their work lives or other volunteer work to share. The next North Okanagan Hospice Society volunteer training session runs Oct. 18 to 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information about the volunteer training or orientation sessions, contact Sandberg at 250-5031800, rylan@nohs.ca or see www.nohs.ca.

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ho is Pastor Terry Jones? A faith leader or a maniac? How did this fellow get to be the lead news story on every American channel, have the president of the U.S., our prime minster and other world leaders sending him messages either directly or through the media that he is walking a dangerous path. What a frightening concept that this man who gets this idea that he will recognize the anniversary of the destruction of the two towers in New York City by burning 100 copies of the Koran as a public event If a Muslim faith leader was to do the same act and Michele Blais threaten to burn 100 bibles in a public event, Christians, especially in the states would be furious. Will he still stand so smugly if people are killed, if there are riots, devestation caused by his actions? Religious bigotry is very dangerous. A bonfire of old letters, papers, perhaps journals can be healing. I know having done this myself as an act of closure and watching the flames turn the words on the pages to ashes was helpful to me, the burning was a cleansing. Was this the intention here to burn the Koran as a cleanse? Scary. What is scary is that this fellow with this bizarre idea is newsworthy around the world, is putting Americans at risk in foreign countries, has resulted in a travel warning for Americans being issued. “Irreperable damage will be caused” the news is saying. He says now that it is because he wants the plans to build a new mosque in New York city changed so that it is not within two blocks of Ground Zero. Even Donald Trump weighed in on that one

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offering to buy the land at a 25 per cent profit for the group and find them other property. Was every Muslim in New York City, New York state, the U.S., the world connected to 9/11? Were not millions of Muslims devastated by that act of violence? Why is everyone grouped together? Because of fear, because of not understanding? The first amendment that allows the burning, also allows the building. We have moved forward as a society in so many ways and in so many ways we are still struggling. From my lounge chair position I see a double standard. The Terry Jones of our world have two sets of rules, one for the people he is familiar and comfortable with and one for others. This is the danger of living in a world where it is so easy to spread information through the Internet, Facebook, YouTube, the media. His 15 minutes of fame are up, and quite frankly I think I would be a bit frightened if I was Terry Jones. We have been living without TV for the summer while we are renovating our home and I am not keeping up to world events. This has had its charm so this story surprised me, and has saddened at the same time. This must be so frustrating for the men and women who put themselves out there on a daily basis as soldiers, peacekeepers, and then some confused individual gets a strange idea and runs with it. Jones is dangerous and at the moment regrettably in a position of power, fleeting though it may be. He has had the power of holding the world media to his attention, and he likes it. What is scary is his church is expanding now with others who support his idea and if Terry Jones can capture the world, what will the next person do?

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Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 12 PAWS FOR A CAUSE Bring along your pooch and come join the SPCA at beautiful BX Ranch Park for a day of family fun at the BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk Sept. 12. Registration is at 10 a.m. with the walk at 10:30 a.m. Register to participate at spca. bc.ca/walk and bring pledges to registration booth on event day. WELCOME BACK SUNDAY Sept. 12 at 10 a.m., story-telling, Trinity drums, and singing in an interactive all ages worship followed by a barbecue. Displays of groups, clubs, and ministries of Trinity United Church. We are at 3300 Alexis Park Dr. Call 545-0797 for more information. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 189 OYAMA Meeting Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. All members urged to attend. Broil King silent auction closes 2 p.m. THE CANADIAN CELIAC SOCIETY is holding a potluck lunch followed by the AGM Sept. 12 at the Seniors Activity Centre, 9832 Bottom Lake Rd., Winfield, opposite the arena. Doors open at noon, lunch at 12.30 p.m. Please bring a glutenfree dish. Also stay green and please bring your own dishes and cutlery. Call Katrina at 250-546-3298 or Marie at 250-763-7159. ANNUAL SASKATCHEWAN REUNION Sept. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m., Holiday Inn Express in Salmon Arm. Bring memorabilia for display table, and finger food to share, like sandwiches or cookies, because people eat the whole time. Charge is $5 per person for room rent and beverages. No need to pre-register. For info. call 250-832-4831. OK 45-PLUS SINGLES is going to ArtWalk in Winfield Sept. 12. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Real Canadian Wholesale Club gas station in Vernon for carpooling. Call 5424042. The group will also go to Blues and Barebecue at Gatzke’s Market in Oyama from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets available at the Blue Heron, Gatzke’s and the East Side Liquor Co. Call 250-547-2432. VERNON OUTDOORS CLUB will hold a hike Sept. 12 in Okanagan Mountain Park in Kelowna. Meet at Vernon city hall at 9 a.m. for carpool. Call 542-8358.

LUMBY & DISTRICT WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION monthly trapshoots are the second Sunday of the month at 10 a.m., at the clubhouse, for more information contact Norm at 547-6012 or Leroy at 542-1445.

SEPTEMBER 13 SINGLE FRIENDS will hold a fundraiser for the Kingfisher Interpretive Centre Sept. 13. Bring a potluck dish, plate, chair and BYOB. Starts at 4 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5. For information and address, call 26-5238. TAOIST TAI CHI SOCIETY OF CANADA Armstrong Centre. Fall beginner classes start Sept. 13 at the Oddfellows Hall at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 250558-3582. MACKIE LAKE HOUSE welcomes Peter Midgley as the eighth writer in residence, a program supported by The Okanagan College, Kalamalka Press and the Mackie Lake House Foundation. We invite you to

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Tribute act is not all about the ‘80s Blaze of Glory brings 30 years of Bon Jovi hits to Vernon KRISTIN FRONEMAN Morning Star Staff

Ask Ted Moore if he has ever donned tight spandex pants or sported a poodle mullet, and he can’t help but laugh. It’s not that strange of a question when you consider who the man plays for a living. Long compared to Jon Bon Jovi –– not only in his singing style and on-stage performance, but also for his marked resemblance to the famous New Jersey rocker –– Moore’s fashion sense, like the real Bon Jovi, has come a long way since the ‘80s. “The cheese factor was quite high then. It was part of the times, and now is considered kitschy, but he’s moved far away from that now,” said Moore, who sings in the Bon Jovi tribute act Blaze of Glory. About to play a dance in Vernon, Blaze of Glory is the real deal. There are no wigs. And yes, Moore can hit all those high notes from the band’s massive hit Livin’ on a Prayer. “As players, singers and showmanship, we’re more from the Keep the Faith days in ‘94 and ‘95’s Live at Wembley to It’s My Life from Crush in 2000. That’s the look of our group visually, but we play all the big hits from the ‘80s,” said Moore, adding the songs go back to Bon Jovi’s first big single, 1980’s Runaway, to their 2006 country hit, Who Says You Can’t Go Home. “They are the only band in rock history that has had a number one hit on the country charts,” said Moore, who has done a lot of research on the man he plays, even checking out Bon Jovi’s filmography. “The guy’s been on about 12 to 15 films and he even played Ally McBeal’s love interest on TV.” A professional musician since he performed in the Toronto revue act Teen Angel and the Rockin’ Rebels as a teenager, Moore has met his fair share of professional musicians, so it wasn’t too much of a struggle when he tracked down the fellow players for Blaze of Glory. Formed in late-2008, the band features guitarist Randy Robertson (as Richie Sambora), bassist Mike Champigny (Hugh McDonald), keyboardist James Meyer (David Bryan) and drummer Doug Grant (Tico Torres), who all have an uncanny resemblance to the Bon Jovi members they play.

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Blaze of Glory’s guitarist Randy Robertson (left, as Richie Sambora), bassist Mike Champigny (Hugh McDonald), vocalist Ted Moore (Jon Bon Jovi), keyboardist James Meyer (David Bryan) and drummer Doug Grant (Tico Torres) perform their Bon Jovi tribute at the Vernon Lodge Saturday. But what matters more, is they actually can play, and have previously performed in such bands as Doug and the Slugs, Prism, Nick Gilder and Krome. “There is no karaoke or backing tracks in our music,” said Moore. “We exude the energy the band had in its prime. We dress the part, but more importantly, we play the part.” There’s also a local connection, as drummer Doug Grant comes from a long line of drummers, including his dad Doug Grant Sr., who is based in Armstrong, and sister Carolyn, who is organizing the event here in Vernon. “This is cool for Doug. There will be at least 25 to 30 people coming that he knows. It’ll be a family night for them,” said Moore. With gigs as far away as Trinidad, where Blaze of Glory flew out to the Caribbean

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It’s hard to love this assassin spy fare. There aren’t many twists or surprises in The American, only contemplative maneuvers from the kind of character who usually doesn’t sit still for this long. It’s smart to be sure, yet awfully restrained. Perhaps I’m slightly disappointed because I’m just not used to it. The feature is currently playing at Galaxy Cinemas in Vernon.

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o matter how Beekeeper’s Apprentice. fears, Sherlock Holmes has his faith in the sci–– Oscar Wilde hard Sir Arthur ence of observation Conan Doyle and a Death of No and deduction shaken Importance by Gyles tried to rid the to the core in 13 allBrandreth. world of his new tales of terror Arthur most famous from today’s modern Conan detective (in masters of the macaDoyle helps his short story bre. his friend The Final The supernatural Oscar Wilde Problem), was the focus of the discover the there’s someeditors’ previous titles, truth about thing about the Gaslight Grimoire: the murder clever Holmes Fantastic Tales of of an artist’s Maureen Curry that continSherlock Holmes. model. What ues to capture –– The Baker Street unfolds is a plot familwriters’ imaginations. Letters by Michael iar to anyone who’s The literary sleuth read The Picture of Robertson. is re-created in these Dorian Gray, but the While Victorian entertaining new titles: duo’s path to the truth England was the setting –– The Italian is the real treat for for Sherlock Holmes’ Secretary by Caleb Conan Doyle fans. cases, Robertson Carr. invents a contemporary –– Gaslight No doubt many Grotesque: Nightmare and unique perspecmystery writers point Tales of Sherlock tive on the work of the to Conan Doyle as an Holmes, edited by detective. influence, but some J.R.Campbell and Brothers Reggie and have gone a step further, Charles Prepolec. Nigel Heath rent an writing additional cases Faced with his worst office on Baker Street, for Sherlock Holmes, as Carr has done here. A series of killings at Holyrood House in Edinburgh bear an uncanny resemblance to crimes committed against the advisors of Mary, Queen of by Jeff Hyslop* Scots 300 years earlier. at the Powerhouse Theatre Holmes and Watson are called in to solve the case before anyone close to Queen Victoria – or the monarch herPlease register at the Theatre between self – ends up dead. –– Dust and 12:00 noon and 12:45 pm. Shadow: An Account of Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. the Ripper Killings by No charge for Powerhouse members. Dr. John H. Watson by Lindsay Faye. For more information, call If you like Watson just as much as you enjoy his better-known www.powerhousetheatre.net partner, this book is * By Permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association for you. True to Conan Powerhouse Theatre is a member of Theatre BC Doyle’s narrative tone, Watson looks back on Ken Smedley and The George Ryga Center present Holmes’ investigation of Jack the Ripper. 10th Annual –– The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King. In this the ninth and most recent title in King’s excellent Mary with Russell mystery series, Mary is in Sussex deciValdy and phering the destrucGary Fjellgaard tion of one of Homes’ beehives while Homes Zion United Church Hall, Armstrong looks for a missing wife FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 @ 8:00 PM and her daughter. Tickets at: But Holmes needs The Brown Derby Restaurant, Armstrong • 250-546-8221 Mary – and his brother Lorenzo’s Cafe, Ashton Creek Mycroft – to help him SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 solve the case. Each Dinner @ 6:00 PM Show @ 8:00 PM title stands on its own, Reservations 250-838-6700 but if you want to watch the developVernon Kal Lake Campus Theatre ment of Mary and SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6 @ 8:00 PM Tickets at: The BookNook, Vernon • 250-558-0668 Sherlock’s relationship, start with the first, The Full ticket info … phone 1-866-374-5483 — Produced by Ken Smedley —

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The Ver non Community Music School’s Lights of Broadway musical theatre studio has just received the rights to stage the 2004 Tony Award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2011. Expected to take the stage at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre May 6 and 7, Millie is full of energized, bright dance numbers that were written for the stage and will have everyone doing the Charleston, said Lights of Broadway founding director Charity Van Gameren. “We are very excited about presenting this 1920s’ musical that took Broadway by storm and won eight Tony awards including Best Musical,” she said. “Being a director gives me the opportunity to create something new and expand my artistic flair each year with each new show. So it is with anticipation and excitement that we begin our 10th season.” For the past decade, Lights of Broadway has been bringing the North Okanagan a fully-staged Broadway production in the spring. The group has just come off of a successful season that saw sold-out performances of its highly-acclaimed presentation of The Sound of Music. Other past productions have included The Wizard of Oz, Pippi Longstocking, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Wiz, Peter Pan and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. “This being our 10th anniversary season, I took a little trip down memory lane. I filed through photos, read reviews and read notes of gratitude and appreciation from cast members and audience members,” said Van Gameren. “Students who laid the groundwork in those early years are now returning from university

and abroad each spring just to see our productions.” Van Gameren also attributes the productions’ successes to her family who have given her endless years of support, her righthand woman Karina

Hettler, who has choreographed all the dance routines, as well as families within the program that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to see the shows come to life. “Lights has always been and will continue

to be about showcasing the amazing talent that lies right here in the North Okanagan. We give everything we have for the sheer delight of performing and the excitement that a live performance

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Kurt Seiler, with the Arran Campbell Memorial Youth Pipe Band, lets Joshua Skinner try a snare drum at the recent Piping in the Park event at Polson Park. Registration for the upcoming pipe and drum season takes place Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the House of Dwarfs for the Arran Campbell Memorial Youth Pipe Band and Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Complex for the Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band.

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BC Hydro will soon be joining the likes of Petro Canada and Chevron in fueling the automotive industry. As the push towards hybrid and full-electric vehicle technology continues, Hydro will play an increasing role as the primary electricity producer in the province. That is why they signed on as the key provincial sponsor for Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada’s 28-day Clean Across Canada Tour. Highlighted by the Japanese manufacturer’s latest zero-emission, full-electric offering, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, the tour reached Vernon on day 24 of a 28-day tour Thursday morning at the BC Hydro office on Kalamalka Lake Road. The i-MiEV (Mitsubishi in-wheel motor Electric Vehicle) team started in Cape Spear, Nfld., North America’s most easterly point, on Aug. 17. Revelstoke was the first of six stops in B.C. Other tour stops in B.C. include Abbotsford, Surrey and Victoria. After covering approximately 7,500 kilometres, the tour will conclude Monday in Vancouver at the annual EV 2010 VÉ Conference and Trade Show. “Electric vehicles are coming and they have the potential to revolutionize the transportation industry while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions,” said Dave Cobb, BC Hydro’s president and CEO. “We are particularly interested in highlighting clean energy options – like electric vehicles – that we know are of great interest to our GRAEME CORBETT/MORNING STAR customers and their desire to use energy Lara Brown, Mitsubishi Canada’s public relations manager, plugs an electric charger into the i-MiEV during the company's Clean Across Canada Tour efficiently. Thursday morning at the BC Hydro offices in Vernon. “We are working with industry partners Lara Brown, Mitsubishi Canada’s public and auto manufacturers to increase aware- to demonstrate different models of plug-in tion of electric fueling guidelines. One of the features that sets the i-MiEV relations manager, has been behind the wheel ness of these cars in B.C. and help our vehicles in B.C. In addition, late last year, BC Hydro added apart from other electric cars is it has high- of the i-MiEV for the last few weeks. She was customers see how they operate in realworld conditions. It’s exciting to showcase two Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to its vehicle fleet – way capabilities, with a maximum speed of happy to see the concept of electric cars so well-received across the country. 130 km/h and a range of 120 km. the Mitsubishi i-MiEV in B.C. through this marking the arrival of the car to Canada. “It’s amazing going across Canada. There A compact vehicle designed for urban It also features a braking rejuvenation systour and we wish them success as they continue to be innovative in clean transportation driving, the i-MiEV is a four-seater hatchback tem, which helps recharge the battery while is such a following of electric vehicle advocates and consumers out there. They already with cargo room. The driving downhill. options.” And like all electric vehicles, it runs virtu- want to know if they can purchase them batteries regenerate As the primary fuel online or start putting down payments,” she via a three-way charg- ally silent. supplier for electric “The i-MiEV is an exciting break-through told The Morning Star. ing system, meaning it vehicles in the prov“It’s creates crowds and awareness, and is capable of charging for Mitsubishi in zero tailpipe emissions ince, BC Hydro has from standard 120- technology,” said Koji Soga, president and everybody gets to interact with the car.” undertaken numerous The i-MiEV will launch in the Canadian and 220-volt outlets, CEO of Mitsubishi Canada. “Our values of initiatives in recent — Dave Cobb as well as a 440-volt renewable production, clean-air technology, market in late 2011 and is already for sale years to learn more quick charger, which alternative fuel and conservation guide our in Japan. Pricing has not yet been set for the about how plug-in company and the development of the iMiEV. Canadian market, but Brown estimates it vehicles will interact with the hydro-electric isn’t available in Canada yet. Using the quick charger, 80 per cent of The Clean Across Canada tour, a first for will likely be somewhere between $30,000 to system, including the creation of charging infrastructure guidelines, participation in a the car’s battery power can be charged within Canadians, will showcase the technology $40,000. For more information about the tour, visit and capability of this no compromise urban provincial working group and implemen- half an hour. www.cleanacrosscanada.ca. B.C. Hydro is helping with standardiza- vehicle.” tation of agreements with manufacturers

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Enderby wants wood

Trico takes Tuscany to The Rise

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Trico Communities has secured a 12-unit duplex villa site in The Rise in Vernon. Development plans are currently being completed with construction to begin later this year when permits are finalized. Possessions of the homes will be available in spring 2011. Vista Lago will be built with estate-level finishings, spa-inspired en suites, fully developed basements, outdoor living spaces and full land-

The policy has the full support of the Enderby Chamber of Commerce. “By giving favourable consideration to design proposals which maximize the use of locally sourced wood and wood products, the City of Enderby will encourage contractors to explore local supply opportunities and utilize local knowledge and innovation, which will develop new supply chains and product advancements of benefit to the local economy,” said Tate Bengston, executive director. Bengston also believes the bylaw compliments the city’s climate action initiatives. “The cumulative environmental impact of using wood is a 60 per cent carbon impact improvement over 120 years. As a renewable resource, using wood as the primary building material makes sense in terms of sustainability,” he said.

Diversity key to growth Chartered Accountants of BC

According to a new report by the Chartered Accountants of BC, the ripple effect of the recession and commodities downturn was widespread, affected many industries, and led to the loss of thousands of jobs. The report, BC Check-Up, Provincial Edition, also found that in order for B.C.’s economy to increase its resilience to future commodity downturns, as well as achieve longterm, sustainable growth, the export base needs to be diversified and productivity improved. “In the years leading up to the recession, vigorous economic activity in the province was fuelled by strong commodities exports, consumer spending, and a robust construction sector. The result was a massive five-year build up of jobs (196,700). In absolute terms, B.C.’s job creation almost matched that of Ontario (209,600), which has a labour force triple the size of B.C.’s,” said Richard Rees, FCA, CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC. “This growth came to a crashing halt in 2009, when B.C. lost almost 55,000 jobs, and experienced one of the sharpest rates of job loss in Canada.” Almost half the jobs lost (23,600) were in manufacturing, many of which were in traditional resourcebased commodities. Another quarter of job losses (12,800) were lost in transportation and warehousing, due to a decline in freight shipments at ports, airports, road and rail.

According to the report, these job losses were driven by a massive 25 per cent decline in the value of exports in 2009. The forest products sector, which accounts for one third of B.C.’s total exports, declined by 24 per cent; the energy sector saw its total export value plunge 30 per cent; metallic minerals were down 25 per cent; fabricated metal declined 32 per cent; and machinery and equipment dipped 19 per cent. In 2009, B.C.’s economy contracted 2.4 per cent, but, by the first half of 2010, it was growing again. Both export values and the number of jobs were up. In May 2010, the value of exports was 30.8 per cent higher when compared to May 2009; and, between February and June 2010, the total number of employed was, on average, 1.9 per cent higher than in the same time period in 2009. “What the report highlights is the cyclical nature of B.C.’s economy, due to our dependence on resource industries. We also have an economy that lags in productivity,” said Rees. “Growing other export sectors, such as tradable services, and continuing to invest in education and infrastructure are two things we can do to ensure long-term economic sustainability and improve living standards. One thing that will help is the HST. This tax change gives some B.C. businesses and industries breathing room during a downturn, and frees up capital that can be reinvested in machinery and equipment and training, which is necessary to improve productivity.”

scape design. The Tuscan-themed architecture is in keeping with the vision of the area which boasts a Fred Couples signature golf course, winery and vineyards. Trico Homes is one of Western Canada’s largest homebuilders with more than 4,200 homes built in Calgary, Vernon and Fernie. In Vernon, they are currently completing their Sierra Gardens townhouse project and also have projects at Turtle Mountain.

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Wood will be the primary ingredient when it comes to public buildings in Enderby. On Tuesday, council adopted a bylaw that will see city buildings constructed using wood as the priDee Wejr mary building material. “Philosophically, my council is focused on fostering the right conditions to enhance our business environment and create new jobs,” said Mayor Dee Wejr. “We believe that a wood first policy will do exactly that. Through this and other measures, we have taken concrete steps as a council to make Enderby an incredibly competitive place to do business.”

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Volunteers drive Vernon ing and collaborating with over the past two years has been amazing to say the least. They are focused, energetic, have vision, are creative and want nothing more than to see the economic community of the Greater Vernon area Val Trevis thrive and succeed! Our president, Jonathan Jones of Nixon Wenger Lawyers has been an exceptional leader and representative for the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce and as a result, we have been able to establish a very strong, successful board of directors. We have a few business leaders that will depart the Board this year and they deserve applause from the

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business community. Past president Dave Fletcher of Community Foundation North Okanagan, Krystine McInnes of Whitehouse Mortgages Dominion Lending Services and Brian Wills of Lynnpeaks Consulting, we thank you for your dedication and commitment to our Chamber of Commerce. Remaining with the board of directors for the coming year are: Jonathan Jones – Nixon Wenger Lawyers Deb Leroux – Harris Flowers Ken MacLeod – The MacGroup of Companies Brent Barker – The Fraser Financial Group Alicia Kay – O’Keefe Ranch Caroline Radics – Rea Financial services Ingrid Dilschneider – Predator Ridge

Menza Bouwman – Triboda Printing City of Vernon Councilor Mary Jo O’Keefe – board of director Appointee District of Coldstream Pat Cochrane – board of director appointee JCI Representative Kyla MacAulay – board of director appointee New candidates for the board of directors of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce in 2010 include: Jennifer Allan – Naturally Fit Jeremy Graham – Jacuzzi Premium Hot Tubs Jodi Koenig – Summit Financial Planners Min Sidhu – Bella Vista Farm Market Val Trevis is the general manager of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce.

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What if you stop following the recommended medical treatment because you cannot afford it? In a recent case, an active 30-year-old apprentice plumber suffered moderate soft tissue injuries to his neck and back when his car was forcefully rear-ended. Four years after the accident, he still took narcotic painkillers for headaches and could not ski, hike, hunt, camp or do yard work as before. For 18 months after the accident, he regularly saw a physiotherapist, massage therapist and chiropractor and went to the gym almost daily. He was starting to feel stronger and better. But then ICBC stopped paying for his rehabilitation. He only earned about $30,000 a year and could not afford treatment on his own. At trial, ICBC argued he did not mitigate his losses and his damages should be reduced.

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The court decided that he did not act unreasonably in determining how best to try and pay for the treatments that had helped him, but which were no longer going to be paid for by ICBC. His total damages of over $400,000 were not cut as a result. If you are injured in an accident and entitled to damages, a lawyer can help protect your rights and obtain the best compensation for you.

This column has been written with the assistance of Allan • Francis • Pringle LLP. The column provides information only and must not be relied on for legal advice. Please contact Richard Barton of Allan • Francis • Pringle LLP for legal advice concerning your particular case.

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NOW AT YOUR BC CHEVROLET DEALERS. bcchevroletdealers.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. *Offers apply to the purchase of a Silverado Crew 4WD (R7B), Silverado REG CAB (1SA), Colorado EXT 2WD (R7E) equipped as described. See your participating GM dealers for conditions and details. Freight included ($1,350). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. †$9,000 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on 2010 Colorado (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most 2010 models. See dealer for details. Program valid to November 1, 2010 on dealer inventory. **0% purchase ďŹ nancing offered by Ally Credit for 36/72 months on select Chevrolet models OAC by GMCL. Rates from other lenders will vary. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, monthly payment is $277.78/$138.89 for 36/72 months, Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Freight of $1350, license, insurance, registration, fees associated with ďŹ ling at movable property/PPSA administration fees, duties and taxes not included. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate Program in whole or in part at any time without notice. VThe Best Buy seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. 9 U.S. Government star ratings are part of the National Highway TrafďŹ c Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). For more information on safety ratings, go to www.safercar.gov. WBased on Natural Resources Canada’s 2010 Fuel Consumption Guide ratings. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. */† /**Offers apply as indicated to the purchase of 2010 new or demonstrator models. Dealer order or trade may be required. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offers which man not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualiďŹ ed retail customers in BC Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only. See Chevrolet dealer for details. Limited quantities of certain 2010 models available. +To qualify for GM Canada’s Cash For Clunkers incentive, you must: (1) receive Government conďŹ rmation of vehicle eligibility under the Retire Your Ride Program, supported by The Government of Canada, and turn in a 1995 or older MY vehicle that is in running condition and has been registered and properly insured in your name for the last 6 months (12 months in B.C.); or (2) turn in a 1995 or older MY vehicle that is in running condition and has been registered and properly insured under (i) a small business name for the last 6 months or (ii) your name for the last 6 months in B.C. GM Canada will provide eligible consumers with a manufacturer to consumer incentive to be used towards the purchase/ďŹ nance/lease of a new eligible 2010 or 2011 MY GM vehicle, excluding all Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Hummer vehicles, Chevrolet Aveo, Corvette ZR1 and Medium Duty trucks, 2010 MY Chevrolet Cobalt and 2011 MY Buick Regal, Chevrolet Cruze and Cadillac CTS Coupe in an amount ranging from $750 to $3,000, depending on the model purchased. Incentive applied after taxes. GM Canada’s Cash For Clunkers incentive is only available to customers who take delivery between July 1, 2010 and September 30, 2010, and may not be combined with certain other incentives available on GM vehicles. By participating in this program you will not be eligible for any trade-in value for your vehicle. See your participating GM dealer for additional program conditions and details. If you successfully complete the Retire Your Ride program, you will be eligible for a $300 cash incentive from the Canadian Government. Residents of Northwest Territories, Yukon or Nunavut are excluded from the Government’s Retire Your Ride program and are therefore ineligible for GM Canada’s Cash For Clunkers incentive. Some conditions apply. Visit www.scrapit.ca. ÂĽ2010 Chevrolet Silverado XFE with the 5.3L engine and 6 speed transmission and competitive fuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2010 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes hybrids and other GM models. ÂĽÂĽOffe applies to new or demonstrator 2010 MY Silverado Light Duty Extended and Crew Cab C/K Models 1SF, 1SB, 1SD (excludes hybrids) delivered before November 1, 2010 at participating dealers in Canada. Dealer order or trade may be required. 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Lorraine Katherine Rose Fancher Lorrrrai aine K atherriine R at ose ((Anderson) Anddeerrsson) FFa ancher There will be a memorial service for the late Lorraine Katherine Rose (Anderson) Fancher at the Schubert Center on Saturday, September 18th, 2010, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Mom passed away on January 19th, 2010 in Wenatchee, Washington.

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Sean Michael Carney Sean Michael Carney, much loved son of Brian and Donna Carney, brother to Colin and Colleen (Geoff) and uncle to Olivia and Chloe, passed away Sept. 2, 2010. Sean was a gentle, caring person and will be greatly missed. Service to take place at St. James Catholic church, in Vernon on Sept. 18. In lieu of flowers, a donation to any animal shelter, in his memory, can be made if so desired.

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In memory of my dad, Gerald Wayne Newcomb My dad, Gerry, will be remembered as an honestt and hard-working man with a kind smile and a quick-witted sense of humour. He was always there for me in my formative years. Some of the memories that I will forever hold dear are: summers water skiing on Kalamalka Lake; building a treehouse together; going on rides at the Armstrong Fair; playing in the swimming pool; fireworks in the yard; and pretending to be pirates in Hawaiian caves. As I grew older, my dad taught me to have the courage to be strong and stand up for myself. Although we did not always see eye to eye, I know he did his best and he knew that his lessons helped me to handle life’s challenges. While he may have doubted himself at times, he made a positive difference in this world and will never be forgotten by those who loved him. We fear not the distant shore since he we loved has gone before.

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Mom, did the sun shine brighter, or was the sky a deeper blue Or was it just a different world when we shared our lives with you. Forever is a long time This we know is true But that’s how long our broken hearts Will love and yearn for you. Love, Irene, Sue and Meg Cards of Thanks With the recent passing of our father,

Don MacDonald, we would like to thank family and friends for their great support and generosity. We would also like to express our gratitude for the great care and compassion from the doctors, nurses and extended staff of VJH. Also the care from Dr. de Beer and Dad’s prior care from Dr. Remington. You have all made a huge difference in Dad’s final years.

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Drivers/Courier/ Trucking TRUCK DRIVER/ WAREHOUSE RELIEF req. by Upper Canada Forest Products to join our Kelowna Team. We are looking for a self-starting individual who is customer service oriented. We offer competitive compensation and no evening/weekend work is required. All interested candidates are asked to fax resumes to 250 765 2019 or email: mbarr@ucfp.com

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Are you a recent graduate with a passion for Linux and looking for a career? Kal Tire is seeking a team member to join the Information Services Department that has a technical aptitude, strong customer service skills and thrives on being challenged. In this position you will be mentored to support the 350+ UNIX and Linux servers within Kal Tire.

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Interested applicants should submit their resumes to Jolene Campbell, at Kal Tire, 2501–48th Ave., P.O. Box 1240, Vernon, BC V1T 6N6 or fax 250-558-3296 or email careers@kaltire.com by September 24th, 2010.

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CASE FURNITURE GALLERY is an established leader in the supply of home furnishings and appliances in the Okanagan. We are committed to creating the “ultimate” customer experience in product and service satisfaction. We are looking for a reliable, team oriented individual with exceptional communication skills in our Enderby store for the position of Sales Professional. REQUIREMENTS • Superior interpersonal, communication and relationship skills • Must be able to multi-task in a high paced environment • Maintain positive attitude • Ability to work well in a team environment CASE FURNITURE GALLERY offers an excellent salary and benefits package. This position is year round, full time and reports to the Director of Sales. Qualified applicants interested in joining our “family” organization are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by email to hr@casefurniture.ca (in Word or pdf format) or by fax 250-838-2140 to the attention of Human Resources. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. NO phone calls please.

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A detailed job description and list of qualifications along with further information regarding Kal Tire may be viewed on our website at www.kaltire.com/careers. In addition to a competitive salary range and benefits package, employees share in a company-wide profit sharing plan that recognizes individual and team contributions.

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Canterbury Court Seniors Residence has a daytime position available for a part time server. Bring resume to Canterbury Court, 3011 Gateby Place between 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday or email info@canterburycourt.ca

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Help Wanted Kitchen help required at local Senior Housing. Monday to Friday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm (every other week) serving evening meal and clean-up. Casual Housekeeping shiŌs are also available. $9.00 per hour. Vernon Restholm at 2808 - 35th St. Vernon Fax: 250-545-6102 Email: Restholm@telus.net

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INCOME TAX COURSE CURRICULUM – During the 11-week course, students study the basics of income tax preparation including current laws, theory and application.

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PAID ON-CALL FIREFIGHTER The Armstrong/ Spallumcheen Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of PAID ON-CALL FIREFIGHTER Candidates must reside in either Armstrong or Spallumcheen and must be prepared to submit to a Criminal Record Check and to a health /fitness profile and must successfully complete Recruit Training. Interested persons are asked to send a resume, including hand-written cover letter to: Armstrong/Spallumcheen Fire Department P.O Box 252 Armstrong, B.C., VOE 1B0 CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 17, 2010

ONE OF THE MOST REWARDING EXPERIENCES YOU’LL EVER HAVE. No previous military training necessary. The Cadet Instructors Program. Inspire young Canadians while learning valuable skills in your part time. Training, remuneration, and fulfillment. A chance to mentor 12 to 18-year-olds in a variety of outdoor activities, including gliding, camping and hiking; a unique opportunity to pass on your technical, educational and sports knowledge. If you’re between the ages of 18 and 65, visit our website at www.dnd.ca for information. It is part time well spent. Paid for by 223 Red Lion Squadron Sponsoring Committee for local information. Please call Lt. Bill Reynolds at 1-250-309-9490.

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A COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR is needed to disseminate information from the New Variety Development Council to the Ambrosia tree fruit growers and facilitate a grower referendum. Persons interested in applying for this part time contract position beginning January 15 until April 15, 2011 should have good communication skills and a working knowledge of the BC tree fruit industry. For information on this contract position: ambrosiacouncil@gmail.com Busy Vernon Automotive shop requires Licensed Technician for permanent F/T position. Fax resume to (778)475-5915 Certified Care-Aide P/T care for elderly woman in family home, Coldstream area, to start immediately, female preferred, n/s. Please fax resume 250-558-7248. Class 1 Drivers to haul dry vans Western Canada & USA. Only drivers with 2 years exp. & US border crossing capability need apply. Dedicated tractors, paid drops & direct deposit, no phone calls please Fax resume 250-546-0600 Looking for a Full-Time Baker. Contact Marvin 250-546-8557.

C-Lovers Fish & Chips is now hiring P/T servers, evenings & weekends. Open availability. Drop off resumes to 2501-53rd Ave Vernon or c-lovers@shaw.ca COOKS required immed. East Indian Cooks, 3yrs exp. $14/hr FT Perm, looking for dishwasher & kitchen helper also. Fax resumes 250-545-6561 New Delhi Indian Restaurant. LIVE-IN caretaker, 20-unit independent seniors complex, couple preferred. Call 250546-0559 or 250-546-0257.

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Small ads, BIG deals! BOOKKEEPER Receptionist needed, experience required. Fax resume to: 250-545-0575

KITCHEN STAFF Full service hotel requires FULL-TIME COOK and DISHWASHER/COOK HELPER. Cooks must have 2 to 3 years experience, must be able to work the line with a strong emphasis on banquets and catering. Must have current Food Safe. Please send resumes attn: Box 11, c/o The Morning Star, 4407 25th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5.

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

Help Wanted DOZER & Hoe Operators required for Company that constructs oil field roads & leases. Require operators with oil field lease & road construction experience. Competitive wages. Rooms & Meals provided by the company. Call Edson AB, 1-(780)723-5051 FT & PT ECE positions available, benefit pkg and competitive pay, call in confidence. 250-550-4471 or appletreechildcare@telus.net

Seeking Part Time Line Cook … to join our team. Mainly night shifts, 20 - 30 hours per week. Bring resume in person to:

3004 - 30th Avenue, Vernon

Education/Trade Schools

ABATEMENT/HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TECHNICIAN Okanagan Restoration Services Ltd. is seeking an Abatement/ Hazardous Material Technician for our Vernon Branch. Position Requirements: *IICRC Ceritification an asset *Valid BC Drivers License *Ability to complete paper work efficiently & accurately *Basic computer skills *Excellent customer service *Be able to take on-call & overtime hours *Work well alone as well as in a team setting *Proficient communication skills *Supervisory Skills an asset Competitive wages and benefits package provided. Please submit resume via fax @ 250-542-5814 or e-mail to sarahm@okrestore.com. You can also check out this job posting on our website at www.okrestore.com. We thank all applicants but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

Get In. Get Out. Get Working. Small Class Sizes - Monthly Intakes - Qualified Instructors Latest Software - Financial Options Free Lifetime Refreshers - Job Placement Assistance Monthly Career Fairs - No Waiting Lists - Skills Warranty

We Believe in You.

Call Our Vernon Campus: (250)

Practical Nursing Resident Care Attendant Medical Office Legal Secretary Early Childhood Education Business Community Support Worker - Social Services / Assisted Living

558-0855

sprottshaw.com

Continuing Studies - Imagine What You Can do... Many more courses available! VIEW classes & REGISTER online at www.okanagan.bc.ca/csreg

APPLY NOW at www.okanagan.bc.ca/apply Most certificates are part time – you can still work and learn! • • • • • • •

American Sign Language AutoCad Skills Basic Accounting Simply Accounting Esthetician Home Inspection Interior Decorating

• Landscape Horticulture • Management Skills for Supervisors • Medical Office Assistant • Nail Technician • Palliative Care

Computer Basics in a Day Computer Basics for 50+ Computer Fundamentals Word in a Day Excel in a day Managing Your Files and Folders QuickBooks Internet in a day

Sep. 17 Sep. 20 - 29 Sep. 21 - 30 Sep. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 2 Oct. 5 - 21 Oct. 8

First Aid and Safety Standard First Aid & CPR C

Offered monthly, call for dates or check online OFA Level I Offered monthly, call for dates or check online At Home Alone Plus First Aid Sep. 25

Employment & Professional Development

Information Sessions Learn more about the program! Register online for a free seat! Interior Decorating Sustainable Building Dental Office Admin Assistant Landscape Horticulture AutoCAD/Residential Building Drafting Technician Palliative Care

Personal Interest

Computers & Technology

Sep. 15 Sep. 15 Oct. 6 Oct. 13 Oct. 27 Nov. 17

Creative Writing Firefighter for a Day Worm Composting Art Therapy for Adults Learning to Use Your Digital Camera Learning to Use Your Digital SLR Camera Focus on People (Digital Camera workshop)

Sep. 27 - Nov. 4 Sep. 29 - Oct. 20 Oct. 2 Oct. 2 - 16 Oct. 5 - 12 Oct. 19 - 26 Oct. 16

Digital Camera Instructor Don Weixl has been a full time professional photographer for over 28 years. He specializes in ski resort, golf resort and general tourism photography.

Employee training $5,000 government grant available to businesses and non-profits. Check it out: Workplace Training for Innovation program

Foodsafe - Offered monthly, call for dates or check online Bookkeeping Basics Review Sep. 20 - 27 Interpersonal Skills for Supervisors Sep. 23 - Oct. 1 Instructional Skills Workshop Sep. 24 - Oct. 2 CAIB Fundamentals of Insurance Sep. 27 - Dec. 8 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Oct. 1 - 29 Foundations for Children’s Numeracy Oct. 2 Marketing Your Brand Oct. 4 - 13

www.aved.gov.bc.ca/workplace_training_program

Languages and Communication

WIN $100 Gift Certificate

Italian Level I German Level I Spanish Level I Intro Modern Hebrew French Level I

Sep. 28 - Dec. 14 Oct. 16 - Dec. 4 Oct. 18 - Nov. 24 Oct. 23 - Dec. 11 Nov. 9 - Dec. 16

Pick up our Fall brochure at the Rec Centre, Library, Service BC or College, or view online at www.okanagan.bc.ca/csnorth

Register online between Sep. 1 and Dec. 31 for a Vernon CS course and you will be entered into our draw for a $100 Gift Certificate to a restaurant of your choice! www.okanagan.bc.csreg

Continuing Studies - Vernon Campus 250-545-7291 ext. 2850 or Toll Free 1-800-289-8993 NORTH OKANAGAN • SHUSWAP REVELSTOKE • CENTRAL OKANAGAN • SOUTH OKANAGAN SIMILKAMEEN

OCRTP 18432

Upcoming Certificate Programs


www.vernonmorningstar.com

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - The Morning Star B23

EXPERIENCED DRYWALLER

Help Wanted

Local Restoration Company looking for experienced Drywaller. Must be bondable and possess a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license.

LOOKING for mature couple to Caretake 50 unit Apartment Building, in Vernon. Reply to box #2 c/o The Morning Star 4407 25 Ave. Vernon BC V1T 1P5

Qualifications:

* Minimum of 5 years drywall experience * Experience in all areas of drywall * Application of tape and drywall compound * Prep surface for paint application * Application of paint and texture blend * Able to work well alone as well as in a team setting Competitive wages and benefits package provided. If you feel you possess the above skills please e-mail resume to kellym@okrestore.com or fax to Attn: Kelly 250-542-5814. You can also check out job postings on our website at www.okrestore.com. We thank all applicants but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

ELECTRICIANS Recruiting journeyman and apprentice

electricians for contracts throughout BC. Industrial/maintenance experience an asset. Vehicle and clean license essential.

PT Dental Assistant required for Vernon office. Pls Send resume: krista.f@hotmail.com

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Medical Office Trainees Needed! Drs. & Hospitals need Medical Office & Medical Admin staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Career Training & Job Placement is also Available! 1-888-7780459

MENTAL Health Outreach & sexual Abuse Intervention Worker (Full Time) and Intensive Family Preservation Counselor (Part Time). Masters Degree in Social Work preferred, will consider Bachelors Degree with experience. Please email resume to sfrrcinfo@familyresource.bc.ca

Fast growing, family owned business is looking for P/T or F/T

DELI CLERKS

Must be hard working, flexible & a team player. Extended medical & dental plan. Apply in person to 2103-48th Avenue, Vernon

WATER RESTORATION TECHNICIAN

NOCLS is looking for a life sharing situation with housemates and scheduled staff support. Each of you will live together and cooperatively support one another in times of triumph, need or trouble. You will be part of a team of staff, friends and family. In the safe hands of this team, you will work together whose focus is to enable a person to have an enjoyable, well connected and pleasant life. You will be equally responsible for the care and upkeep of the home both inside and out. This may include lawn work, shoveling and household upkeep as it would in any rental situation. Remuneration will be negotiated. Criminal record search will be a requirement plus references. Contact:: NOCLS Contact 2400-46th Avenue Vernon, BC V1T 9N5 250-545-5153

Okanagan Restoration Services Ltd. Vernon Branch is seeking an IICRC Certified Water Restoration Technician. Position Requirements: *IICRC Ceritification *Valid BC Drivers License *Experience with Carpet Cleaning *Ability to complete paper work efficiently & accurately *Basic computer skills *Excellent customer service *Be able to take on-call & overtime hours *Work well alone as well as in a team setting *Proficient communication skills *Supervisory Skills an asset Competitive wages and benefits package provided. Please submit resume via fax @ 250-542-5814 or e-mail to sarahm@okrestore.com. You can also check out this job posting on our website at www.okrestore.com. We thank all applicants but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

RETAIL GENERAL MANAGER

Planet Bee is seeking an energetic, customer-service-oriented individual to oversee the day-to-day operations of the store as General Manager.

Vernon Women’s Transition House Society

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT PART-TIME 10 Hours/Week Job Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of Vernon Women’s Transition House Society’s accounting functions. Checks source documents, enters data into ACCPAC Accounts Payable system and maintains a variety of records. Reports to: Finance Manager Qualifications: Completion of Grade 12 and plus related post secondary courses. One year recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Job Skills and Abilities: 1. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. 2. Good computer skills - Excel. Knowledge of ACCPAC 3. Good time management skills. 4. A high level of tact, diplomacy and professionalism. Additional Information: This is a unionized position and wages will be in accordance with the BCGEU Collective Agreement. Submit Resume to: Debby Hamilton, Executive Director debbyhamilton@shaw.ca Submission Deadline: September 20, 2010

PT Caretaker required for seniors apartment complex in Armstrong. Duties may include carpentry, painting, flooring, general upkeep. Resumes to Armstrong Legion Office or email legion35@uniserve.com PT Paint Specialist, experience in paint & computers an asset. Must be available to work weekends. Drop off resume in person to #104-4412 27th Street, Attn: Alicia RESIDENTIAL CLEANERS needed, must have drivers licence & criminal record check. Reply to Box #4 c/o The Morning Star, 4407 25th Ave. Vernon, BC V1T 1P5

Please fax resume to 250 992 3151

HOUSEMATE

Professional housecleaner, year round employment, must be bondable, & have reliable vehicle, good starting wage. Group plan. 250-546-6047 or 250-260-1730.

Who are you? You are a team player who is… • A strong Communicator • Exceptional at developing and working in teams • Excellent at problem-solving & judgement • Very adaptable and enjoys multi-tasking • Extremely client-focused • Committed to superior service facilitation • Organized and enjoys self-managing As General Manager, you would be responsible for: • Delivering a high level of retail standards and customer service in the store • Working with and developing a team • Assisting in Human Resources recruiting • Inventory management • Scheduling/ Wage cost management • Store logistics management • Vendor relations • Promo execution An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-5 years of customer service/management experience. Prior retail experience an asset, but not required. Job Type: Full-Time Employee Please submit cover letter/ resume and/or questions to info@ planetbee.com. Deadline for applications is September 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm.

Planet Bee

SERVER, daytime hours, part time leading to full time. Drop off resumes to The Red Barn Restaurant at The Shops, Polson Mall or fax 250-549-2267

Help Wanted

Office Support Clerk

The Self Employment Program may help you start your own business. Unemployed people can call NOEES at 250-545-0585 or emailpatricia@noees.com for information. El eligibility criteria will apply. Funded in whole or part through the Canada- British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement.

Pinnacle Pellet Armstrong is looking for a part time Receptionist / Accounting Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities include; general reception duties, receive payment and record receipts for sales, file and maintain records, provide accounting / administrative support as required. Qualified applicants may submit their resume to hr@pinnaclepellet.com or apply on-line at www.pinnaclepellet.com. Closing date September 14, 2010.

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services Servers, Kitchen Helper, Sushi Chef & Manager. Drop resume at Mini Hoang Gia 250762-9818 Unit #123 - 1940 Kane Rd.

Medical/Dental RN- Mariposa Gardens (Osoyoos BC) is currently seeking an experienced RN interested in a expanding their leadership skills in a residential care setting. This position offers an opportunity for advancement as a participant in the Director of Care Mentorship Training Program. Send cover letter and resume to: Fax: 604-495-8134 or becky.marlatt@balticproper ties.ca

Retail SERVICE EVALUATOR Enjoy this unique and interesting position and the associated training. Are you responsible, motivated and computer literate? Are you interested in providing feedback to a Fortune 50 company specific to store conditions and service levels? Hourly rate for driving time, observation time, report time applies. Mileage reimbursed based on distance associated with assignments. For additional information and to submit an on line application visit: https://qualityshopper.org No Associated Fees

Work Wanted AUTO PAINTING

Warehouse/Delivery Driver needed. Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Some 1/2days Sat (9am-1pm). Bring in resume w/drivers abstract & drivers license to 1820 Hwy 6, Vernon BC.

When replying to Box #’s c/o The Morning Star, please do not e-mail your resumes. They must be either dropped off or mailed to: 4407 - 25th Ave., Vernon V1T 1P5

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Shampoo, blowdry person needed MUST have Experience. Apply in person to D.Marie Hair Company.

Body Work - Rust Repair Free Estimates ** Affordable Prices ** 35 yrs. Experience “QUALITY WORK”

Ken - 250-558-0102 A1 Lawn Cut, DUMP RUNS, YARD CLEAN UP, MOVING. Paul (250)550-4256

Okanagan Indian Band

CLERK / RECEPTIONIST POSITION SUMMARY: To provide clerical support services and reception services to the Health & Social Development Division. Duties Include: ➣ To maintain a courteous environment for individuals who visit the Center ➣ To manage the telephone switch board; maintaining a record of calls for staff and ensure staff receive messages in a timely manner ➣ To liaise and assist Health and Social Development staff to keep the membership informed of upcoming events. Job Duties and Responsibilities: ➣ To perform clerical duties: purchase orders, payment vouchers, office files, office supplies, storage of keys ➣ To maintain confidentiality, specifically when managing the switch board and providing information ➣ To ensure office supplies and equipment are maintained ➣ Coordinate Boardroom bookings ➣ To ensure all forms and relevant documentation required have the appropriate authorization. Qualifications: ➣ Office Administration Certificate (experience) ➣ Good telephone manner and interpersonal skills ➣ Good verbal and written communication skills ➣ Excellent organizational skills and a team player ➣ Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision ➣ Ability to establish and maintain co-operative working relationships ➣ Demonstrated computer literacy ➣ Valid BC Class 5 Drivers License and reliable transportation ➣ Ability to meet security clearance requirements ➣ Some knowledge of Okanagan Community, Culture and protocol ➣ Criminal Record Check. Note: Preference is given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code. Deadline for Applications: Wednesday, September 20, 2010 @ 12 Noon Interviews tentative September 23, 2010 Start Date: September 27, 2010 Please direct your resume and cover letter to: Okanagan Indian Band 12420 Westside Road Vernon, BC V1H 2A4 Phone: 250-542-5094, Ext. 201 • Fax: 250-542-3083 Email judy.marchand@okanagan.org We thank those submitting resumes, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. FOR A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION PLEASE EMAIL THE ADDRESS INDICATED ABOVE.


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Work Wanted

www.vernonmorningstar.com

Work Wanted

Work Wanted

D & E Bookkeeping & Office Services are a new business. We have experience in Simply and QuickBooks,Access and Excel. We write resumes, office & employee manuals. We can help you design your letterhead, invoices and business cards, laminate, photocopy or fax. Please give us a call at your earliest convenience at 250-558-5088 or 250-307-8098 or email us at ethelcb@shaw.ca.

HANDYMEN SERVICES Home, Mechanical, & Lawnmower repairs (Small engines) Reno’s, Window cleaning, pressure washing, dump runs, painting etc. 250-938-2709

SEEKING EMPLOYMENT Mature woman looking to relocate back to Vernon. Has 30 plus years experience in supervising & cooking in a seniors home or would consider a hospital environment. Call Sherry 250-491-4486, 250-826-7220.

Volunteers

Volunteers

Volunteers

DUMPRUNZ Fast, courteous service, yard waste, household junk or ? 250-307-9449 Exp. male CEA, will give care for children with special needs. Flexible hours. 250-542-7121

MASTER HANDYMAN, 35 YRS EXP. RENO’S AND PAINTING. Repair, remove & replace.WILF 250-938-9392.

Vernon and District Volunteer Bureau

Work Wanted

Financial Services

Countertops

Pets

DAY HIRES

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

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.

END HOMELESSNESS & SUFFERING

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

Contact Steve 250-542-4041 Alternative Health Mountain Acupuncture & Laser Therapy

H earts and Hands Community Network volunteervernon.ca or 250-545-0585 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Marcel Mallette, Registered Acupuncturist. 7639 Silver Star Rd. Vernon 250-260-3892

September 08, 2010 If you would like to offer a few hours of your time to the community, here are some Volunteer Opportunities

FREE treatments; 2nd year Kinesiology student req.assistance for homework assignments. Colleen 250-308-9979

Key:  You and agency will determine time

Art/Music/Dancing

Organization

Restorative Justice Program One to One Literacy Centre

Terry Fox Run

Required Positions

 Practitioner  One to One School Coordinator  Tutor  Media & Public Relations

 Business Donations

Adult Tutor OK College

 Poster & Pledge Distribution  Tutor for Adult Learner

Help Wanted

Duties

Comments

work with Coordinator / Justice Team attend training sessions volunteer recruitment / training liaise with staff and P.A.C.

Mon – Thurs. days or evenings

read with struggling readers liaise with local media contact cancer survivors to participate in Run

1 – 1  hrs. per week 

l.5 hrs. / week. 3 month commitment

Financial Services

REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 250-860-1653 www.4pillars.ca

Legal Services

Reduce Debt 

distribute posters & roadside signs  tutor one-on-one with adult learner 4 hrs. per week

Help Wanted

by up to

70%

• Avoid bankruptcy • 0% Interest

1-866-888-8681 www.4pillars.ca

IMPAIRED DRIVING DALE A. STREBCHUK Don’t Impair Your Future! 24hrs. Call: 1-866-913-3110 Cascade Law Corporation

CUSTOMROCKCOUNTERS. COM

SPECIAL PURCHASE Premium Granite Sale. 100 colors to choose from Installation & undermount sink incl. Great quality, Great price, Great service. WCB Insur’d, All Major Credit Cards. Showroom: 1115 Gordon Dr. 250-763-8303, 250-870-1577

Landscaping

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

OWNERS: KEVIN & LORI WOURNELL

Authorized Dealer

250-542-8191

4620-23rd Street

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

Plumbing

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

Boarding 4-Horse stalls avail $250/mo incl.hay, turnout everyday in N.BX Vernon. 250-558-3565 Large Paddocks, shelters, automatic waterers, 2 arenas, horsemanship, lessons, training, roping. (250)558-0553

Feed & Hay 16 acres of standing cow corn, $40/ton, (250)546-8079 Hay for sale, $5.50 bale, (250)308-8546 Alex *HAY SALES GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

TOPSOIL

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

WEST VERNON AREA RT 25 - 27 Ave & 39 St Available Sept 26

ACROSS FROM VERNON GOLF COURSE ENTRANCE

609 KAL LAKE ROAD

1 KM NORTH OF SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND

NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL

Let classifieds be your guide! 550-7900

Livestock

LIVESTOCK HAULING Reliable and committed

Computer Services

186 GREENHOW RD., VERNON

MorningStar

Buying or Selling, It can be a jungle out there....

Call Paul:

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

The

Antiques / Vintage Antique Couch & Chair, mint cond. $1000 obo (250)5469195

250-938-0868

PRYCE LANDSCAPE PRODUCTS

542.7520

8-Young peacocks $25 each. (250)838-0175 AKBASH GUARDIAN puppies. Ready now. 250-8364621. CKC registered Sheltie puppies, 7 weeks, first shots, dewormed. 250-542-4977. Doberman Pincher pups, lrg, born July 12, shots. Females $750, 250-546-3798. GOLDEN LAB puppies, pure bred (small) $600 each. (250)546-8999, 250-306-4403. New Zealand Border collies,from working parents,dewormed,1.shot,good for working,agility,obedience,active pet,$ 300 , 250-547 6253. Shih-Tzu puppies for sale, $500 250-547-8974 Siberian Husky pups, 2.5mths vet checked, blue eyes $500, 250-770-1417 after 7pm TRINITY SHEPHERDS 5th generation, long & medium coated Shepherd pups. Blk, Blk & tan, red or brown sables, straight backs, old world style. All shots. Health cards. Wormed. View parents & grandparents. $500. Lots of references. 250-547-9763.

Livestock 1 Bay Filly, 4yrs old, been riden, quiet. $400. 250-542-4408. 1 black Filly, 4 yrs old, quiet & gentle, real beauty, not been riden. $400. 250-542-4408. VALLEYWIDE MEATS BC insp.30 slaughter plant Processes all livestock Call to book your animals (250)838-7980 Enderby, BC

LANDSCAPE PRODUCTS WE LOAD PICKUPS, TRAILERS, ETC.

SWAN AREA RT 313 - PV Rd (Scenic Valley MHP) & Herry Rd Available now

contact Donna 250-550-7901

Moving & Storage

ADD YOUR business on www.BCLocalBiz.com directory for province wide exposure! Call 1-877-645-7704

We still need newspaper carriers to deliver the news.

BX AREA RT 81 - 40 Ave & 12 St Available now

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

ICBC, MVA’S, SLIP & FALL or Any Injury? MARCO D. CEDRONE Making The Difference in Personal Injury Claims! 24hr. Call:1-866-913-3110 Cascade Law Corporation

Some things never change Students and Adults both welcomed.

Home Improvements

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

Convenient IN TOWN Location • Delivery Available • FREE Onsite Loading

Consider being an independent carrier for The Morning Star. You will earn extra dollars three times a week to deliver our award winning community newspaper to the homes in your neighbourhood.

Fencing POST POUNDING & Fence Building. No Transport Fee. Free Estimate. 250.308.5403.

#1 IN PARDONS Remove your criminal record. Express Pardons offers the FASTEST pardons, LOWEST prices, and it’s GUARANTEED. BBB Accredited. FREE Consultation Toll-free 1-866-416-6772 www.ExpressPardons.com

Countertops

contact businesses to request donations

Help Wanted

Improve your child’s brain development w/ music! Register now for piano/voice lessons! www.musicwithcharissa.com call: 250.540.9464 LEARN TO Cha Cha, 2-step or Waltz at home. Trained dance instructor will come to you. Other dances and arrangements can be made. Call 250-306-1862, email bobparker78@hotmail.com

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

Call the Animal Care Society @ (250) 542-7203 or email heather@vernonanimalcare. com for info about our lifesaving programs: • spay/neuter and emergency vet care financial assistance for low income owners • Feral cat trap/neuter/return • Spayed/neutered barn cat adoptions WE ARE NOT A SHELTER - WE HELP REDUCE THE NEED FOR A SHELTER

Computer Services

™ MicroSolve Computer Solutions

In the convenience of your Home Computer Troubleshooting, Repair, Performance Maintenance & Virus Control. Personalized in-home Computer Training with your programs, Internet, E-mail, scanner, camera, printer & cleaning up harddrive.

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

542-8620

WE DO IT ALL! • PC Hardware Troubleshooting • Virus, Spyware & Adware Removal • Computer Data Backup Arrangements • Hard Drive Data Recovery

14 years serving the community

KELPRO COMPUTERS 2804-33rd St. Vernon • 558-0033 • Fax 669-0561


www.vernonmorningstar.com

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - The Morning Star B25

TRACTOR SERVICE NORTH VALLEY PROPERTY SERVICES

Rototilling • Rough Cut/Finishing Mowing Hedge Trimming • Weed Trimming Small Load Hauling • Garbage Runs Property Cleanup • Weekly Maintenance Large & Small Commercial Properties

250-540-3001

ROOFING RE-ROOF RE ROOF - REPAIR - SHINGLE SPECIALIST

EV’S ROOFING TR

HOME MAINTENANCE / RENOVATIONS CONSTRUCTION

Quick uick Erec rectt Framin raming & Renos enos

Howard Industries

E N T E R P R I S E S

Handyman Service

Licensed, Insured, References

Full Service Renos and Construction

Casual & On-call Day Hires Affordable Rates

250-541-0183

Jed - (250)-307-4774

SIDING

HARDI-PLANK

SOFFITS

FASCIA

COMPETITION EXTERIORS LTD (250) 309-3981 GUTTERS

DECKING

RAILING

C: 250-306-4016 H: 250-547-7979 •

HOME RENO’S • Bathroom Reno’s • Ceramic Tiles • Finishing/Mouldings • Electrical • Interior/Exterior Painting • Plumbing

Call Don: 250-309-6070

No Job Too Small! Carpentry Work from ground up. Serving Vernon area.

LTD.

• Siding • SofďŹ t

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

C: 250-309-0621 H: 250-838-0449 Fax: 250-838-0459

Morgan@547-6646 550-4535

HANDYMAN

HANDS

JOB JAR

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

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

• Full Renovations • Cert. Vinyl Deck Inst. • Elect./Plumb.• Painting & Home Design

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

Quality Work Guaranteed

LET THE LADIES DO IT! : Ph:

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

250.309.3178 or 250.309.9417

JACK WESSELL PAINTING INTERIOR - EXTERIOR - CEILINGS SPRAYED STUCCO - WOOD - VINYL - FENCES 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE • WORK GUARANTEED

Call Jack 250-308-2870

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

Licensed, Bonded & Insured Independently Owned and Locally Operated

kelowna.handymanconnection.com Now serving all the North Okanagan including Armstrong, Enderby, Lumby, Falkland, Lavington, Coldstream, BX & Oyama

DECKING

SUPERIOR DECK LTD VINYL DECKING • ALUMINUM RAILING

Kelowna WinďŹ eld 250-212-3075

SPECIALTY TRAILERS DECORATING + PAINTING

GET READY FOR SUMMER!

EXPEREINCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST

ON NOW!

TIM 250-307-8772

No job too small! 250-542-8368 (Home) Annette & Dennis 250-307-6484 (Cell)

DAN’S PAINTING & REPAIRS

HERE!

Mark of Excellence

SUMMER SPECIALS

PAINTING

You Belong

Ron Kleefman 250-309-0435

250-545-3130 1-800-88-HAN DY

Affordable Home Repairs & Renovations

COLDSTREAM CRANE SERVICE LTD.

250-542-2599 250-540-3484

Insured * References * Guaranteed

Honest Renovations

GEORGE SIMMONS

RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING RELIABLE - WORK GUARANTEED - CHEAPEST RATES IN TOWN - WCB INSURED

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

PATIO COVER

SHINGLING THE VERNON & OKANAGAN B.C. AREA FOR OVER 18 YEARS

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Free Estimates • Kevin Schuler

And Handyman Services

540-ROOF 540 ROOF

CCS

No Job Too Big Bi or Small

Nu-Look Homeworks

End of Summer Discount available now! Call today!

(250) (7663) FREE ESTIMATES

CRANE SERVICES

Basements - Decks - Vinyl Siding Sidin Laminate Floors - Drywall - Painting Paintin

CARGO TRAILERS 14’ - 7,000 lbs. SPECIALTY TRAILER RENTALS 250-545-3238

DECORATOR DESIGNERS

Vernon Salmon Arm 250-550-4598

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

BOOKKEEPING Bookkeeper Available - 6 Yrs Experience - Payroll - Monthly Bookkeeping for all Businesses - Will do Monthly Statements

Pat 250.549.6745

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STONE & TILE INSTALLATIONS

Terrence John Interiors Okanagan Stone & Tile • Modern Interior Design & Colour Co-ordinator • Custom Feature Wall Finishes & Cabinetry • American Clay Plasters Glazes for Original

MAKEOVERS & NEW HOMES

250-558-4527

in business

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

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

30 YEARS EXPERIENCE FREE ESTIMATES WORK GUARANTEED

CREW WITH QUALITY RATES

549-0115

PEST CONTROL

SIMPLY CEILINGS AND WALLS

CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

250-550-7900

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

308-9783 549-5140

** *

GOT ANTS? SPIDERS? WASPS? MICE?

Low Rates BC Licensed Technician Fast, Reliable Service

Lake Country Pest Control Call (250) 808-3552

PLUMBING

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


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LANDSCAPING

EXCAVATING

WINDOW CLEANING

“FREE ESTIMATES”

STREAKY - CLEAN Window Cleaning, Pressure Washing and Eaves Troughs.

FREE ESTIMATES • CALL SCOTT

SERVICES

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

P

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- Complete Tree Service - 70’ Manlift & Chippers - Fully Insured - Free Estimates

1-800-667-8733

ELECTRICAL D

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250-308-0689

WINDOW CLEANERS • Homes • Commercial • Construction Clean • Water Stain Removal VERNON - LUMBY - ARMSTRONG - OYAMA

DAVEY TREE

Driveway Preps, Yard Preps, Mini Excavating, Land Clearing 250-550-6208 Joe Prebushewski

250-307-3760

EARTHWORKS LTD. Basements, Yards, Land Clearing, Excavation, Trucking & All Types of Materials Joe (250) 308-7006 bearpawearthworks@telus.net

ADAIR ELECTRIC LTD. RENOS, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL Free Estimates/Emergency Service Bonded and Insured License #92048 BBB Member – Quality Work BOB ADAIR 250-275-4780

window cleaning

250.306.2679

MOVING

CLYDESDALE MOVING

email c_zandbergen@hotmail.com

I CAN DIG IT RICK WARE EXCAVATING EXCAVATING • DECORATIVE ROCK PLACING • RETAINING & ROCK WALL BOBCAT SERVICE • LARGE & SMALL EXCAVATORS & DUMP TRUCKS

(250) 545-0218

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

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

WELDING WELDING FABRICATION SPECIALIZING IN ALUMINIUM & STAINLESS PRODUCTS & REPAIR 8102 Highland Place, Vernon

*Lawn Mowing*Hedge Trimming *Tree Removal*Yard Clean-Up *Weed Wacking*New Landscapes *Complete Maintenance RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

250-547-2429 • 250-306-9896

• Design • Installation • Maintenance

558-3507

“Making Green Space YOUR Space”

www.outdooraspects.com

MERIDIAN LAWN & GARDEN CARE

Cell: 307-1959

STUCCO

* Residential * Commercial * Strata ““Improving I Your Property One Visit at a Time”

Call or email jan for a Free Estimate C

CARWAY STUCCO

NO JOB TOO SMALL

mazerjan@hotmail.com

250-550-5386

FENCING

Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs

25 + years Experience

Ph: 307-0387 FLOORING/TILE

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

MOUNTRIDGE FLOORING & TILING

CATERING

Chris … Phone/Fax 558-0590 • Cell 309-0410

DRYWALL

250-307-1975 If its time to pack up and move we do both!

Rock Walls Bobcat Excavation Foundation & Backfill Landscaping Etc.

Call Chris Zandbergen

PROFESSIONAL MOVES LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

THE MAN WITH THE VAN

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL, STRATA

VERNON & AREA: 250-558-5342

NAGY LANDSCAPING

Landscape Renewals - Journeyman Gardener Offering Complete Lawn & Garden Care

Brighter Outlook

Residential & Construction Deron Sanderson

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

DAVIES DRYWALL

All Your Drywalling Needs

CUSTOM HOME DRYWALLER NEW OR RENO BOARD, TAPE & SPRAY CALL KYLE 250-308-4663

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

WINDOWS & DOORS

• Tiling (walls & floors) • Hardwood & Laminate Installation 16 Years Experience For Free Estimate Call Chris CELL: 250.540.0025 / HOME: 250.542.6277 TOTALLY RELIABLE & FRIENDLY SERVICE

LANGUAGE SERVICES

Door & Window Renovations - Decks - Basements Dave - (250) 309 0206 Mark - (250) 306 6822

QUESTIONS? CONTACT CLASSIFIEDS AT

250-550-7900

Quality Professional Installations See us at our new location

( north end of Swan Lake)

250 - 540-1841

Award winning Chef Mike Yorke-Hardy 250-718-4021

Espinoza Language Services Starting Sept. 15th, 2010 SPANISH, ITALIAN, FRENCH, E.S.L.

www.espinozalanguages.com 250-833-0937

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

Corporate Parties, Weddings, In-Home Dinners. All Menu Options Available.

CONCRETE

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Enoch

Valley Wide Specialty Catering

R.I.P.

“All Your Concrete Needs”

Mudjacking & Underpinning Lift concrete slabs, sidewalks & driveways.

CLEANING

CALL ROCKY

(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

NEW 2001 43rd St Vernon, B.C.V1T 6K7

www.lenblower.com • len1066@shaw.ca

K. Blaeser & Sons Mudjacking Ltd. &

WHITE GLOVE HOUSE CLEANING

You Belong

HERE! CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

250-550-7900

New Construction or Renovations KV Fairglass is the authorized dealer for Milgard Windows in the North Okanagan Ask about MILGARD’S LIFETIME WARRANTY

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

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

• High quality results • Call Lisa for a quote VERNON

250-307-3042

3D

Cleaning Services * Quality Cleaning * Eco Friendly Products

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

We Can Lift It!

Keath Underpinning: Raise & Level Sunken Concrete Foundations, Stairs & Patios Home: 250-547-2311 • Cell: 250-306-5623 • kainne@telus.net

You WILL be noticed and get MORE business in this directory CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

250-550-7900


www.vernonmorningstar.com

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - The Morning Star B27

Appliances

Fruit & Vegetables

#1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 3-older appl. all working, 30” above stove microwave, 30” stove w/convection oven, dishwasher. $300. 250-546-2175. A1 Stacker laundry center $400.Dryer.$100. Guaranteed, other items avail. Free delivery in Vernon. 250-5496042. AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! IT’S Mr. Mike. Washer, dryer $250. Plus other stuff. 250549-3781. Matching FR./LD. W/D, (stackable) $350. TL washer $150, other items, warranty, del. avail. (250)549-6042 NOT SOLD: Fridge, double door w/ice maker $325. (250)869-8594

Peaches and cream corn. $2.00 dozen u-pick. 250-5468079. Petals and Leaves Garden Center, 2274 Goldie Rd, Winfield, 250-766-4624. Home grown pumpkins, gourds, corn, beets, carrots, Tomatillos, cornation grapes, & much more. All plants, pots, & decor on sale up to 75% off. RARE APPLES. Cox Orange,Rubinette,Boskoop & more varieties. Avail soon. Order now. Organic Gardens 250-542-1032.

Building Supplies

Furniture

New styrofoam panels 5 of 4’x8’x 1 1/2” thick, 5 of 4’x8’x2’ thick. Paid $170. First $70 takes them. 250- 549-1066.

BDRM set. 6pc Cherry sleigh, Queen bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2 night stands. New!! Still boxed. Worth $5000, Sell $1295 Can deliver. Call 250550-6647 KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647 MOVING/MUST SELL Reclining couch, large dresser, 2-27” TV’s, coffee table, small filing cabinet, & microwave, all for $275. 250542-9245. Murphey bed(wall bed) queen size, c/w mattress, like new. Pine wood, w/attached linen cupboard. New $2800. $1400.obo.250-549-4647. PILLOWTOP mattress, box. Queen. Brand New! MFR warranty. Worth $1100, sell $390 250-550-6647 QUEEN size memory foam mattress. Brand New! Retail $1400 sell $495 250-550-6647 SOFA 3-PC Sectional W/ottoman. New In orig. pkg. Worth $1499, Must Sell $899 250550-6647 can deliver Solid wood,round pedestal drop leaf table, 2 swivel chairs, as new. $50. 250-545-3175.

Farm Equipment 1948 Massey Harris tractor, new paint, chains, battery, elec. 3pt hitch $1950. 1948 ferguson tractor chains, snowblade, 3pt hitch, 12v, $2350. (250)545-3700, 250-307-7300

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

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

Fruit & Vegetables Monday to Sunday 9am-6pm

U-PICK CANNING TOMATOES

39

¢ LB.

Bartlett Pears 12.00/20 LBS. $

5011 Bella Vista Rd. 545-0105

BLACK CURRANT plants for sale. Mildew resistant. Limited supply. $25 each. Organic Gardens. 250-542-1032. BURKE’S Freestone peaches 20lbs/$20, nectarines 20lbs/$25, Bartlett pears & Italian prune plumbs $0.75/lb. Mac 20lbs/$10 & Gala apples 20lbs/$12, pickling cuc’s $1.25/lb, canning tomatoes/Roma’s 25lbs/$20, 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. NICKOLI FARMS Bartlett pears 0.50/lb. Mac Apples- great for juice, pies, apple sauce 0.35/lb. Call to preorder & pick-up. 250-542-9204 ORCHARD FRESH, Peaches & Apples, 250-938-0975. 7417 Buchanan Rd, Vernon.

Firewood/Fuel

Garage Sales

Six 8’ X 20’ Steel

SHIPPING CONTAINERS 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon (Just above the Army Camp off Mission Rd)

FALL Garage Sale

Firewood For Sale We have different species. pine, fir, larch, birch, or apple. delivery avail. 250-260-7932. FIREWOOD Pine: Drycut & Split to 16” length. Shortbox p/u $70, Longbox p/u $85. We load. You haul. (250)545-6461

Garage Sales MOVING SALE! Misc. household items, furniture etc! Rain or shine! 9 to 4 on Sat. Sept 11 at 808 Fraser Rd in Lumby Yard Sale Sunday 10-4, Silver Star Rd. 6144, indoors, collectibles, records, antique organ

Classifieds We’ve got you covered! 550-7900

Misc. for Sale

Sept 18th 8am - 3pm Sept 19th 9am - 2pm (BARGAIN DAY) Items are now being accepted for the garage sale for pick up or delivery call

250-260-4227 Proceeds go towards material for education programs.

Garden Equipment Honda lawntractor $350, free p/up dead garden/lawn equipment. (250)260-5819 “Lawntractors” case 16hp w/mower, tiller, snowblade $1600. Sears 18hp w/mower, rearbagger $1000. Mastercraft 12.5hp w/mower, rearbags, snowblade $500. 250-503-217

Heavy Duty Machinery WANTED: Will pay cash for construction equipment, backhoes, excavators, dozers, farm tractors w/loaders, skidsteers, wheel loaders,screeners, lowbeds, any condition running or not. 250-260-0217.

Medical Supplies Last Chance! Evrflow Oxygen concentrator, 1 mo. old, new $2500, sacrifice $500, includes; oxygen conserving device (OCD) & tubing, 250-5421973 after 6 Stair lift $1500. Less then 2yrs old tilt elec.wheelchair $2500. Dbl.elec.medical bed w/access $2000. Portable elec.wheel chair $1000. Lift w/sling $500. 250-309-4462, Vernon.

Misc. for Sale 1 Oleander plant, full bloom, 5’ tall.$50. 250-542-2170.

Auctions

Auctions

8’x20’

Available for $3,000 each.

Steel Shipping Containers $3500

Call 250-558-5368

call (250)549-2255

Testimonial

Electric lift recliner, good shape. $450. 2 walkers with wheels. $75 each. 1 walker w/wheels. $50. Bed rail. $20. Raised toilet seat.$10. Bath stool. $30. Assorted canes. 250-546-6668.

Electric Single bed, Symonds Beautyrest mattress, Exc. cond. $500 obo. RECEIVED A TON OF CALLS, SOLD WITHIN WEEK! 3’ 1-piece fibre glass shower w/glass doors, $150 & Sink $15. Exc.cond 250-542-8670. 3 as new matching flush mount ceiling lights, $45. 250260-3949 3pce white wicker love seat set, white cushions $150. Dark maple TV stand $100. 250549-6958 5hp Mariner boat motor, Excellent. $475. 18 volt 2 batteries, cordless drill, as new $45. 250-542-0531. ALKALINE WATER IONIZER Special Fall Promo;$1195 .wwwBetterWaterFor Life.com Far-Infrared Saunas For RENT SOLARUSsauna.com Fall Promo 1-888-239-9999 Showroom Kelowna

Bedroom suite, 2 night stands, dresser & chest, $175. (250)549-6958 BOOKBINDING Novels, Cookbooks, Family History and much more. layout, design, printing & binding 250-260-1970 email: lakecityprinters@telus.net

www.lakecityprinters.com CARDBOARD boxes, misc. sizes for sale. Call Darren 250-308-6075 Gas or propane fireplace, free standing, $350. 250-838-0175 Humidifier to fit furnace, $500 or best offer takes. 250542-9735

Fruit & Vegetables 4550981 HE ’S T HI C OU

Ironing board, very sturdy metal, folds for storage, exc. cond. $10 obo. 250-542-2730 Juicer, new, Broan, very easy to clean, $15 obo. 250-2750995 NEED BUILDING PLANS New home or renovations Call North Okanagan Blue Print 250-558-8791

Old Oak Kitchen cupboards $300, (250)869-8594 Pool & Snooker Cues, Darts, Wall Art, Pool Balls, Combo Racks - SALE - 10 to 50% Off! Vernon store (250) 542-2054 OkanaganPoolTables.com Queen size bed, wood frame w/box spring & new mattress $400. 250-308-6779. Router kit. $50. Mortising attachment with bits. $50.00. 3 1/4” planer. $40. Oiless compressor. $50. 9” band saw. $40. 10” bench saw. $50. #425484-25 Ave, Big Chief M.H.P. SHOPRIDER Deluxe Scooter, new $6000, $1500 obo. 250808-1662 SIMPLY SATELLITE Shaw Direct Authorized Dealer Sales, Service & Installations Best Price & Advice call 250-558-7440 Sofa bed, blue, ex., cond. $5.00. Older upright freezer. $5.00. 250-558-0943. Solid older rocker, wood fabric. $25. 250-542-8670. *STARCHOICE* Satellite T.V. Sales, installations & accessories. For best prices and service. Call 250-545-0012. TV 27” JVC, working fine, $50 obo. 250-558-0835 Wood heater $300. 250-8389282

Fruit & Vegetables

U-Pick Tomatoes & Peppers Mac & Gala A pp les Now Available! Garage Sales

Garage Sales

Sporting Goods Elliptical Horizon E500 profess, 12 programs, heart monitor, barely used, paid $1100 Ask $500. 250-503-2113 Putting practice. returns balls, xmas gift for children? incl. putter! $20. (250)545-1200

Musical Instruments GIVE YOUR CHILD THE GIFT OF MUSIC. Booking now for piano & guitar. Day or evening. 250-549-1818. Registration-piano/voice lessons. Start Sept 15, Close to Ellison school, 542-4617

Tools Woodworking bandsaw $250. 250-558-8044.

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

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

Farm & Garden

Sunshine Pro Mixes, Potting Soils, Nature’s Gold, Mulch, Perlite & Vermiculite

Mon - Sat. 8:30am - 5:00pm CLOSED SUNDAY

250-545-3420

BARK MULCH

FIR

OR

CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

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

250-260-0110 “BEST PRICES IN TOWN!”

BLUE TARPS

10X8 weave (Medium Duty)

STARTING AT $2.57

WHITE TARPS 10X10 weave (Heavy Duty)

STARTING AT $4.09

STARTING AT $6.19

250-546-9420

903 Hwy. 97A, Armstrong, B.C.

FOAM SHOP

Owners & Auctioneers: Don & Peter Raffan mail@valleyauction.ca • www.valleyauction.ca

550-7900

MUSIC LESSONS ARMSTRONG MUSIC ( formerly BOGARTS) is under new ownership and is pleased to welcome Therese M. Parent, voice, Fatima Hartmann-Piano, and Bill BoydCello, to our teaching staff. Beginners to ad vanced. 250-546-0087. Yamaha Alto Saxophone.$500 firm. 250-546-3450. Yamaha Clarinet almost brand new, used 1/2 year,perfect for band class.$500.obo. 250260-1981 250-308-8767.

14X14 weave (Industrial Duty)

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL US AT

Please check your ad on the first day it runs to see that all the information is correct. Call us on the first day your ad appears to make any corrections or changes. By doing this we can credit you for the first day if any error occured.

Musical Instruments

BLACK TARPS

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Misc. Wanted SCRAP & BROKEN GOLD JEWELLERYGold/Silver coins top prices paid on the spot- Raven Traders, 2904 30th Ave. (250)549-4322 Wanted: Cash for: Copper/ Brass- Radiators, wire, plumbing, etc. Will also haul away unwanted metal 250-546-3556 Wanted: small motorhome in need of repairs. Must be cheap. Condition not important. 250-540-1873. Wanted:small wood heater certified for mobile home. 250-306-6703. Wanted: Used Ginseng netting. 250-545-2603. Wrought iron stair railing. 250-546-6149

RINGO-EN ORCHARDS TARPS! TARPS!

6831 Bella Vista Road • 250-545-1610

MACHINERY SALE Consignments accepted until 4 pm Saturday, September 18

BRAND NEW

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINERS 9:00am - 5:00pm • Closed Mon. & Thurs.

Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963.

Sunday, September 19th 9:00 am

Misc. for Sale

DEADLINE

MATTRESS REPLACEMENTS SINGLE TO KING SIZE

2 PM Wednesday

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

3 lines or less (Approx 10-15 words) Include: Date, Time & Address

CUSHION REPLACEMENTS TORN OR TATTERED?

Deadlines could change on long week-ends/ stat holidays

$

15.00 + HST

Includes 2 Garage Sales Signs “Please take Garage Sale Signs down immediately after Sale ends”

SOFAS, CHAIRS, OTTOMANS, SNOWMOBILES SEATS, TRACTORS

YOU NEED IT - WE WILL CUT IT!

CAMPING FOAM,MEIDCAL WEDGES & BOLSTERS, PILLOWS

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


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Acreage for Sale

For Sale By Owner

5-ACRES parcels ready to build Louieview Estates Lumby. Call Kim 250 309 0077

#5 4404 PV Road

Apt/Condos for Sale

Distressed Condos

Owner Financed Call 1-877-509-9009 www.DistressedCondos.ca

Affordable living, quick possession, make us an offer Level entry, walk out bsmt, 2 bdrm, 1.5 baths New flooring, new stainless appliances incl. New washer, dryer too, home is priced to sell

$209,900 PHONE 250-836-3128 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#0005181 for pics & info

O’KEEFE2 Team @ Century 21 Vernon

Houses For Sale

250-558-0373 www.PropertyGuys.com

ARMSTRONG w/beautiful view overlooking the city. Finished up & down, 2100sqft., 3-bdrm, 3-bath, updates includes bathrooms, flooring, paint & new decking. $349,900 (250)546-4843 Beautiful 2-bdrm Heritage home in Enderby, very nicely finished, fenced backyard, a must see. $269,000, 550-4096 CUTE, 2bdrm home on beautiful fenced 1/4 acre zoned RM2, asking $247,999. Great investment opportunity. Motivated Sellers. 250-309-3387

$

399,900

Brand new 2200 sq ft home. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Triple car garage. All appliances included. Close to schools, parks, lake.

250-558-4795

AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses!

WANTED!

For Sale By Owner OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3

Houses For Sale

COUNTRYSIDE PLACE 14 UNITS

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.

$3500 Down Payment $900 monthly payment

www.vernonmorningstar.com

Shop from home! BUILDERS HOME

Have client looking for Heritage home in East Hill area and other client looking for multi level, or 2 or 3 storey home in Coldstream, BX or East Hill area. Please call Trish @ Re/Max Vernon 250-558-9598 (This is not intended to solicit properties currently listed for sale)

DISTRESS SALES

6671 Southwind Road • Fully finished 4 bedroom, 3 bath • Located right below The Rise golf course, great views • Tastefully updated, located on a quiet no through road • Come and have a look

$418,000 PHONE 250-215-3429 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#0009566 for pics & info

130 Birch Crescent • Tri-level 2009 builders home • 1350 sq. ft. finished, 2 levels to develop - suite potential • High end finishing throughout decks to enjoy views • Owner says sell - hurry in with offer

$380,000 PHONE 250-838-5682 visit: www.PropertyGuys.com ID#92533 for pics & info

FREE computerized printout of foreclosure properties www.OkanaganForeclosures.com Salt Team, Re/Max Vernon

www.vernonlakeshorehome.com

250-540-3350

Apt/Condos for Sale

Apt/Condos for Sale

SUPER-SIZED RENT-TO-OWN Bright Family-Sized Eat-in Kitchen/Dining New appliances / Cabinets / Paint Lovely Condo on Quiet Tree-Lined Street Credit problems OK. Call 1-877-509-9009 or get info at www.NeverRentAgain.ca O’KEEFE2 Team @ Century 21 Vernon

Commercial/ Industrial Property

Commercial/ Industrial Property

COMMERCIAL SPACE

3123 31 Ave. - 2500 sq. ft. main floor opportunity....$12.00 + triple net 2820 28 St. - Set up for turn-key office...........$15.00 + triple net costs 938 Seed Frontage Road - Great investment in busy area of Sicamous .............................................................................$559,000 3643 Malakwa Rd. - 1.8 acs. of commercial land, Malakwa...$765,000 6235 Jeffers Drive - 4.62 acres General Industrial land and 2 Multi-purpose buildings .......................................................$2,250,000 Call Joe Pearson at Priscilla & Company Re/Max 250-549-7050

For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

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 dave@mountaincitymortgage.ca

Apt/Condo for Rent Available now Bachelor Unit.

FIRST TIME BUYERS

Call to view

Why rent when you can own? Free list of homes for under $1000/month (+ 5% down)

BRAND NEW HOMES Foothills homes with suites 5 BEDROOM 2 1/2 bath home for sale located in Seasons. Beautiful View of the Okanagan Lake. Maintenance free. Pool, Spa and Fitness Centre. 559,000.00 call 1-780-7230737

Mortgages

Good for students or mature person.

www.VernonFirstTimers.com 250-549-7258

LAKESHORE HOME

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

250-549-7258

Salt Team, Re/Max Vernon

Okanagan Homeseller #26372 MLS# 10011708 2.5%selling comm. Price below current appraisel $ 1,099,000

Lots

Great quality, extra features 5% down, from $933 per mo. www.SilverRidgeVernon.com Salt Team, Re/Max Vernon 250-549-7258 ******* 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 4bdrm Home, 1.5acres. $439,000. OKHomeseller#26499. 250-546-0206. www.4620grandview.info. ATTENTION BUYERS!! Do you want your legal fees paid? Call me, Bobby Mitchell Sutton LakeFront Realty 250-550-4464.

250-275-6224 Beautiful Spot Creekside 2 bdrm + office + dining room. Large bright corner unit, wrap-around sundeck, in-unit laundry. Mature adult NS property. $795 NP. 250-309-2000

MORRIS MANOR 2 bedroom corner suite and 1 bedroom available. Senior oriented building, downtown across from Schubert Centre.

Seniors Building st

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

Move In Incentives

250-558-9696 250-503-7315

Horizon Apartments 1903 - 31A Street

■ Available Immediately 1 bedroom ■ Adult 40+ ■ N/P ■ N/S ■ Balcony ■ Coin Laundry ■ Covered Parking ■ Close to Hospital

250-558-9696

ALEXIS PARK MANOR • Bright 1 and 2 bdrms. • Renovated, Spacious, Air Conditioned Suites • Adult Oriented • Close to Bus • Park-like Settings • Clean, Well-Managed Building

250-549-2770 BRAND NEW 1 & 2 bdrm units, 6 appls, U/G parking & many amenities. Great views. Seniors only. Call…

250-542-5661

Heat included.

Discover the Secret!

For more information call

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Houses For Sale

FIRST TIME BUYERS

Why rent when you can own? Free list with pictures of homes available with $5,000 down & $984/month. www.StopRentRobbery.com O’KEEFE2 Team @ Century 21 Vernon, 1-877-509-9009

LOOKING TO BUY REAL ESTATE? has more properties for sale in the North Okanagan than all other real estate companies combined.* has new listings hitting the market daily. Why not call a agent today at Vernon 549-4161; Armstrong 546-3119; Lumby 547-9266; Enderby 838-0025 (Not intended To Solicit Properties Currently Listed For Sale) *OMREB MLS North Okanagan Listings 12/31/07

Mobile Homes & Parks

Apt/Condo for Rent

Mobile Homes & Parks

side “Cape Cod” y r t n u o C Homes CTURED MANUFA

Renovated town homes with private courtyard — enjoy air conditioning and large deck, located in a convenient location right in the heart of Vernon. Affordable living. 2 bdrm … $825 per month 3 bdrm … $925 per month To view, please call:

250-503-1257 A New Tradition of Quality Living

1bdrm apt.,$800. Avail Oct.1. Call Sharon Dahl 250-3097426. 1bdrm condo on OK Lake, beach, dock, $750/mo. avail. now. Marilyn 604-603-4406

Apt/Condo for Rent CAPRI GARDEN ENDERBY RENTALS • Very clean units Very • Security building • Window coverings Reasonable Rent • Fridge / stove

Call to view 250-308-6801

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 BRENTWOOD APARTMENTS

1 Bedroom Apartment … in quiet Senior-oriented building. Large deck, air conditioning, laundry facilities on each floor. Heat included. Close to bus stop, Schubert Centre and downtown. N/P To view, call

250-545-0962 or 250-503-7977

ADULT LIVING

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 at Pioneer Villa apt. quiet location, level priv/entry near Schubert Center & bus route, incl. cable TV, F/S, N/S, 50+ $620. Call (250)309-2201 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 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. 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo,avail Oct .1 $950 pm + util, n/s, n/p. 250-549-2832. 2BDRM, 2bath condo, nicely finished, f/s, w/d, a/c, d/w, avail. Oct 1. $900/mon n/s, n/p. 250-503-6002.

2bdrm apt. Close to Rec Center, N/P. 1bdrm basement suite, $600-$750/mo. (250)545-8443, 250-307-4948.

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*Apartments * Condos *

1 bdrm 1 bath downtown apartment $625+util 3504 32nd Str Includes FR ST 2 bdrm 1 bath downtown condo $850+util 205-3700 28A St Incl FR ST Avail now CONTACT DOUG WILLIAMS 250-260-0198 / DAN IRVINE 250-549-0119 See pictures & maps at FREE Rental List at 5603 - 27 St., Vernon

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Open Houses

OPEN HOUSE Sunday, Sept 12th 12pm - 3pm 2103 29 Cres Vernon For more info visit okhomeseller.com, listing 26420.

$199,900 New SRI home for sale 2 Bedrooms & den, 2 baths with a single garage, city of Vernon, at least one person 55+.

Call Bill 250-545-9485 to view

Home & Lot Packages

Apt/Condo for Rent 2BDRM apt. near d/town + Schubert Ctr. hardwood floors, new paint, f/s, laundry in bldg. $700/mo. incl. heat & hot water. Call 250-308-8500 2-bdrm, clean, renovated, close to amenities. n/p, n/s $850/mo. (778)478-1670 2-BDRM condo, A/C, in suite laundry, lease, $800/mo+util, ground floor, Sept.15/Oct.1st, Vernon. 250-804-9167 2bdrm, totally reno’d condo, close to downtown, $850, RR 250-549-0440, 250-307-7117 2bdrm totally reno’d condo. WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN, monthly payments of $940. new appl. front load w/d, new cabinets, flooring, Juliet balcony, possible rent to own OAC. 250-307-5522 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. sjvs@telus.net 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 Enderby Large 1bdrm apt. f/s, a/c, n/s, n/p, $590/mo. avail. Oct 1. 250-832-8052 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 reno’d 2bdrm, 2bath apt. Maple Ridge Condos. Blocks from Hospital, downtown, Polson Park. $1100/mo. Avail. Now. 250-308-8423. 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 New 1bdrm suite, in Coldstream w/lakeview, looking for a quiet, responsible person.$700 inc util, cable, insuite laundry, R.R. 250-3070476. NEW 2Br2Ba Condo Downtown Vernon. $1175 Incl. All appl. A/C,wash/dry. Secure heated underground pk. Mike 604-603-2323 Poplar Garden Apartments 4706 20 St. Oct 1st, 3bdrm, $800 + heat. 250-260-5921

Commercial/ Industrial

DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Small or large spaces available. Please call 250-550-4221 for details.

COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL SPACE • North end location • 1528’ - $1050/month • 2160’ - $1475/month Loading dock access • All units with overhead doors Call Ray Stafford Vernon Management 250-549-0198 1700SQFT office space for lease. 250-558-1166. 22’x60’ gated shop & 1/2acre, concrete flooring, 16’ ceilings, 220amp power, water, bathroom, heat, $950/mo to honest, responsible, company. 250-838-5752 Dana.

Duplex / 4 Plex Blake @ (250)

832-6699

www.countrysidemanufacturedhomes.com

$384,900

2BDRM, 5appl, NS/NP, close to downtown, quiet tenant $1150 incl/util. 250-309-4524


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Sunday, September 12, 2010 - The Morning Star B29

Duplex / 4 Plex 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, $875, incl/util, n/s, n/p, 250-306-4088. DUPLEX IN EASTHILL 12yrs old, 3-bdrm, 2-bath, garage, 5appl, Avail Sept15. n/s, n/p, $1050/mo. 250-3082933, 250-260-3523 LARGE, 2bdrm, ground level in fourplex, adult oriented, n/s, cat neg, close to Kin Beach, $805, 838-9657 Newly reno’d, 3bdrm, 1 1/2 bath,f/s,n/p, n/s, avail now. $850 neg., 250-545-9063.

Housesitting ATTN. Homeowners. A clean & well kept 47yr old business man looking to housesit, ns, np, avail. Nov-Apr.250-503-7327

Housesitter avail. for winter season, very quiet, clean, retired couple. 1(905)450-1554 merilyn.wright@sympatico.ca RESPONSIBLE middle aged couple will housesit incl. pets. starting Oct-April or longer. terms neg. 250-542-7121.

Duplex / 4 Plex

Testimonial 4 bedroom duplex, new floor, paint, kitchen, f/s, w/d hookup, no dogs. Available immediately. $1,200 per month. RENTED! Received approx. 10 calls! Property Management

Property Management

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES CALL MARIA OR DIANA TODAY at 250-550-2120 for more information.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY • MAGNIFICENT VIEWS FROM THIS LUXURIOUS TWO BEDROOM PLUS DEN CONDO – Located in Mandalay Bay on Okanagan Landing Road. This suite boasts high end appliances, hard wood floors, 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. • FULLY FURNISHED LUXURY CONDO – Located at Mandalay Bay on Okanagan Landing Road, this suite is move in ready. Rent includes access to pool, hot tub, exercise facility and underground parking. RENT: $1,500.00 per month plus utilities. One year lease required. • ONE BEDROOM CONDO – New paint and laminate flooring located in Regency Gardens on Okanagan Avenue, overlooks a beautiful green space and Vernon Creek. RENT: $675.00 per month plus electricity. • ONE BEDROOM CONDO – Newly renovated, located centrally to downtown. Onsite coin laundry. RENT: $650.00 per month plus electricity.

AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 15TH • FIVE BEDROOM RANCHER ON A QUIET CUL-DE-SAC – This home has five large bedrooms, three bathrooms, large kitchen and family living areas. Lots of storage with a workshop, double garage, covered patio & private fenced back yard. Includes F/S, D/W, W/D and central air conditioning.

RENT: $1,800.00 per month plus utilities

AVAILABLE OCTOBER 1ST • DOWNTOWN BACHELOR SUITE – Located downtown this suite is modern, trendy and convenient to everything. Rent includes F/S, Air Conditioner, utilities and cable. On site coin laundry.

RENT: $625.00 per month includes utilities & cable • TWO BEDROOM TOP FLOOR SUITE – Recently updated two bedroom upper suite with large bedrooms, full bath, F/S, D/W, W/D, and large fenced yard.

RENT: $1,100.00 per month including utilities • ONE BEDROOM SUITE – Located close to shopping, bus route, and entertainment. Alexis Park area. RENT: $650.00 per month plus utilities For other available rentals please go to www.arttales.ca

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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.

Homes for Rent

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 1600sqft on family farm setting, ideal for older couple. 20min from Vernon, NS/NP, $1000/mo. 250-546-3555. 1BDRM cabin 11km East of Lumby on ranch setting. Wood heating, hydro, tel, fridge, stove. Rent $400/D.D. $200. Avail Oct. 250-547-9060.

Homes for Rent

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Duplex / 4 Plex 2-bdrm, brand new Easthill, n/p, n/s, w/d, $875 util/incl Avail Oct 1 250-550-6063 2bdrm, clean, adult oriented, cat/smoking ok, avail Sept 1 $950 util incl. 250-558-0551. 2bdrm +den, N/S, N/P, W/D, $960+util. avail. immed. (250)938-3101 2bdrm Mission Hill, $900/mo UTIL/INCL avail. now or Oct 1, W/D, NS/NP, 250-306-6996 2BDRM, newly reno’d, freeshared laundry, nice yard, close to dwntn. Avail Oct 1 $850/mo +hydro. Matt 250549-4315, 250-306-9385. 3bdrm 1/2 duplex, 1yr old, full bsmn’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 4BDRM, +den, 2 full baths, fenced yard, DW, WD, near Fulton, cul-de-sac, single garage, NS/NP, $1400/mo +util. 250-503-7273, 250-308-1148. ACREAGE, nice view, 1/2duplex, 4bdrm, large deck, garage, near Waterslides, avail Oct.1, $1250. 250-545-6199, 250-540-6199 MISSION Hill 2bdrm +den, parking, n/s, n/p, $1000 +util. avail. immed. 250-503-0946

• 1 room bachelor suite, shared washroom. Utilities included. $550 • 2 bdrm basement suite, util. included, F&S, W&D, big living room. $900 • 2 bdrm condo in Arbor Lee, Alexis Park Drive. New flooring & looks very nice. F&S, W&D, DW. $925 • 3 bdrm townhome, 2½ bath, great condition, Harwood area. NP, NS. $1,100 • 4 bdrm ½ side of duplex, just renovated, 2 full bath, fenced yard, 2 livingrooms, F+S, NS, NP. $1250 Avail Oct 15 • 3 bdrm townhouse 1 bath, bsmt storage, F+S, W+D. $900. • 2 bdrm older home in Coldstream. Renos done, new flooring, large front & backyard. $900.

1bdrm House, Falkland, 2924 Seaman Rd. $675/mo. 250308-0793 2bdrm house, $1000/mo. N/P, N/S, avail. Oct 1. (250)5429403 2-bdrm + inlaw suite, bungalow, large fenced yard, w/d, d/w, close to downtown, $1200 + util (250)545-7181 2bdrm large country main floor 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 2BDRM log cabin furnished, 11km east of Lumby on ranch setting elec/wood heating, hydro, tel, fridge, stove, R.R. Rent $600/D.D. $300 avail Oct-end of March 2011. 250547-9060. 2-bdrm modular home on ranch property near Falkland, W/D, $800/mo + chores, avail. Sept 1. Doug (604)644-0522 3/4bdrm house w/pool, 3.5bath, Middleton, appl. np/ns $1600 +util 250-309-4657 3 BD, 2 bath, upper floor, f.p, 5 appl., cul de sac, $1200/month 250-306-0046 3bdrm, 1bath, large country kitchen, private, quiet neighbors, $950. 250-558-6837. 3bdrm, Coldstream, 180° view Kal Lake, $1300 + 60° util.shared laundry, n/p,avail Nov.1 250-869- 9788 or 4bdrm Coldstream, 2 kitchens, 180° view Kal Lake, $1900 + util, np, avail Nov1. 250-869-9788 3bdrm, full bsmn’t, wood floors, f/p, n/s, n/p, $1150/mo +util. avail. now 250-542-9591 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

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Testimonial

Downtown , 3102 36th ave, 2bdrm, 1 bath, full sz.garage, workshop, office, close to all amenities, $1100/mo +util.

RECEIVED APPROX 20 CALLS! PROPERTY MANAGEMENT *Houses *Twnhme * Furnished Accommod. * Vernon * Armstrong 5 bdrm 3 bath suited East Hill home $1800+util 1101 43rd Avenue Appls included Avail. Oct 3 bdrm 2 bath Coldstream home $1575+util 8704 Fitzmaurice Lane incl Fr St avail Oct 3 bdrm 2 bath Coldstream lakeview home $1575+util 13680 Kickwillie Incl Fr St Avail. Oct 3+1 bdrm 2 bath Westmount home $1500+util 2704 Alvaston Place Incl Fr St Dw Avail Sept. 2 bdrm 1 bath full bsmt Harwood hse $1100 + util 1608 43rd Ave Incl Fr St Avail Sept long term 2 bdrm 1 bath renovated home $1000+util 1806 31 St near hospital 4 appls incl Avail Sept. 3 bdrm 1.5 bath downtown duplex $1050+util 3600 Centennial Drive Incl appl Avail now. 2 bdrm 1 bath rural home $900+util 6980 PV Road Incl Fr St Wa Dr avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath rural farm home Armstrong $900+util 5004 Hullcar Rd Inc Fr St Avail October 2 bdrm 1 bath updated tnhse $875+util 4200 Alexis Park Dr Incl FR, ST, DW, W/D Avail Now 3+ bdrm 3 bath furnished exec. home $1800+util 9725 Cameron Rd Incl appl Now thru June 3 bdrm 2 bath furnished lakeshore $1500 incl util 13412 Westkal Road Incl appl Avail Oct-April CONTACT DOUG WILLIAMS 250-260-0198 / DAN IRVINE 250-549-0119 See pictures & maps at FREE Rental List at 5603 - 27 St., Vernon

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Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower

3 Bdrm home w/ 1 bdrm suite. Available Sept 15. Country setting, south side of Armstrong. Spacious yard. $1500 + utilities & DD. Non-smoking. Ref. required. 250-545-9546 3-bdrm, mainfloor, Coldstream, N/S, N/P, F/S, W/D, Large deck, $1200 incl/util, internet/cable.250-308-9178 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 level suite $600/mo +util or both $1700/mo +util. NS/NP, N/parties, avail. now. 250-307-6328 3bdrm, W/D, F/S, N/S, small pet okay. $650/mo +D.D. 1 (250)762-2786 call a few times 4bdrm executive home, furnished, gated community, ns, np, adult oriented, avail. immed. $2500/mo. +util. (250)836-5339, 250-540-0593 4-bdrm Exe home, 6appl, near Predator Ridge, $1500 incl/util, 250-549-3140 after 5pm. 5bdrm, 2.5bath, lower EastHill, full bsmnt, W/D, NP/NS, $1500+util. Oct 1 250-5583090, 250-306-2513 after 4. 5bdrm, 3bath, garage, yard, near school & park, F/S, $1400. Oct 1. 250-545-9191 5bdrm family home in quiet neighborhood, swimming pool, $1800/mo +util. NS/NP. 250545-6079. Avail Oct.1, OK Landing area, Lakeshore Home, 1200sqft rancher, 2bdrms up, 1 down, full bsmnt, mature tenants prefer, no smoking, pet neg, Ref’s & credit check a must! $1250/mo Linda 250-550-9559 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 Brand new 2bdrm, North BX, w/lakeview, NS/NP,ideal for professional couple,avail now. incl.5appl, $1150/mo., incl util 250-545-5646 Brand new 2-bdrm unit in park w/lakeview,N/S, N/P, $925/mo incl pad rent, Avail Immed, RR Kristen 250-306-5604 Coldstream Short term 4 bdrm, close to schools,beach parks. $1500 plus util. 250549-4466 cell 250-260-0306 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. East Hill Lg 2bdrm 2bath, furn. avail. Nov/Mar. view, deck, garage, ns/np, $1200 incl/util. internet. 250-545-3532 ENDERBY, 2000sqft, recent updates, 3bdrm, 2bath, walk out bsmn’t, large deck, amazing view, nice private yard, N/S, pets neg. $1150. Avail. Oct 1. 250-308-6660. Fantastic OK lake Waterfront house, fully furn. 4bdrm, short or long term, 5min from town, $1995/mo. (250)938-0285 KAL beach, 2bdrm, 1450sqft bright, ground floor, fully furn., priv/entry, yard, prkg, storage, patio, 5-appl. 1.5bath, laundry, 2-f/p, a/c, cable, internet, $1000/mo. 250-260-4003. LACASA Lake Cottage Resort, Elegant & Modern 2bdrm, den, fully furnished, Move in ready, avail Immed $1300 util/incl, 250-491-0823 LG ADULT oriented newer country home, stunning view. 3 bdrm, exercise room, 3 bathrm, 5app., garage, suits a couple, mins to Armstrong. DD, $1,500/month. references required NP, NS, 250-5466193 or 250-546-4558 messages MAINFLOOR plus 3bdrm, 1.5bath, 5appl, Middleton area, suitable for small family, single garage, NS/NP, lease & R.R. $1350 +util 250-558-4158 Ok Lakefront House, 2-bdrm, 2-bath, furnished, 6appl, 2 f/p, $1500/mo incl/util, Sep 1 June 15. (250)309-2861 OK Landing lakeshore house, 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath, garage, dock w/lift,1 yr lease, pets neg, ns, $2300 incl heat, light. Oct 15. 604-980-5051 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, furnished home, Silver Star, 4bdrm. Avail up to Dec.1/2010. NS/NP. $1099/mo +util. 250-558-5045.

1bdrm, brand new cherry wood kitchen, granite countertops, tile & hardwood flooring. Private, W/D, den looks out into parklike pond & waterfall, back looks onto Enderby cliffs, 10acres, incl.heat, hydro, satt. wireless internet, garbage. Front yard is owners, backyard is tenant. Dog neg. no indoor cat. Avail Sept.15. $1200/mo 250-838-5752 Dana 1BDRM daylight suite, Lakeridge Estates, priv.entrance, 5appl, electric f/p, a/c, open floor plan. Covered & open patio, avail. now, 1yr lease, NP/NS, suitable for mature adult, util & cable incl. $900/mo. 250-542-2315. 1bdrm lakeview, daylight, W/D, gas f/p, sep/entry, all util, cable, internet/incl. NS/NP, $750. 250-308-9178

Motels,Hotels 1bdrm kitchen in motel,very quiet. Weekly.$315. Monthly $600-$660. 250-558-6837

Rooms for Rent 1bdrm & 2bdrm motel room,weekly or monthly.Avail now. Nice& clean. 250-5452221. FURNISHED room, NP/NS, W/D access, student or female $395 +DD. 250-260-2807 Furn. room, 3-bdrm home, close to DT & bus n/p, w/d, Sept1, $450 incl/util, 545-6180

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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 HWY.6 Mini Storage.4 sizes indoor units. Outdoor fenced compound. Check our prices. 1-888-547-2090. Outside storage for RV, Boat, Auto, in fenced compound. $45/mo, upto 30’ or $450/year. BX area. 250-545-8883. RESIDENTIAL & Commercial Storage, Downtown Vernon, Secure, Heated, 10x10, Avail Immed $70/mo 250-542-5003 RV AND Boat storage reasonable rates call 250-540-5706 RV/BOAT Storage, $50/mo. Call 250-309-1171

1bdrm level entry, fully reno’d, very quiet area, large tree’d backyard, hot water/inc. N/S only, N/P, $600. 250-306-7295 1bdrm, lots of closet space, new carpet, clean & cozy, W/D, NP, NS, avail. now. $550 +1/3 util. 250-306-1280 1bdrm Middleton suite, level entry, prkg, W/D, N/P, N/S, A/C, incl/util. $800/mo. http:coldstreambasmen’tsuiteforrent.com 250-260-4414 1 BDRM suite, brand new, N/S, N/P, pets neg. Incl utils/ internet/ HD cable, W/D, off street parking, W/O, Middleton, Avail Oct 1, 306-2272 $900+DD Ref Req’d 2BDRM, $750/mo, incl util, NP, NS, Avail Immed. 250542-9403 2bdrm bsmnt suite $750. N/P. 3712-Commonage Cres. 250-545-8583. 250-542-6620. 2BDRM, Middleton, above ground lakeview, $760incl/util. Oct 15 (250)545-4665 BRAND new subdivision, Rankin Place, 2-bdrm, 1-bath, a/c, n/p, n/s, Armstrong, $925. Avail Immed 250-938-4563 BRIGHT 1 bdr suite. Private laundry, entrance, storage & parking, N/S, N/P, reference req. Avail Immed, $695/mon, plus util 250-275-0665 Coldstream short term lg 2bdr suite, Kal lk view, walk to college & lake, priv/garden, laundry, $1280/mo. util/incl. 250503-5547, 250-549-5167 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 Furnished, Foothills spacious, 1bdrm, exec., priv ent., single person. Avail now. n/s, n/p,d/d. $800 incl., util. 250-558-4932. Immaculate 1bdrm, lower, 2bdrm upper, BX area, util incl.,suitable for single person, n/s, n/p, laundry, R.R.& lease required. $775 & $850. 250549-0560, 250-804-0531 Immaculate 2bdrm, f/s, w/d, a/c,Alexis Park, n/s, private ent., avail immed, $975pm + shared util, 250-545-1229. Large daylight suite on Deep Creek Rd. for rent. Avail Immed, $750, (250)550-4582 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. NEW 1bdrm suite on Middleton. $950/mo incl/util, new fridge, stove, stackable washer/dryer. NS/NP. Avail mid Sept. vernon4321@gmail.com NEWER 2 bd, 2 bath main floor in lower east hill. w/d, d/w, n/s, n/s, garage. All utils. incl. $1200. 250-308-8796 Spacious main level 2bdrm, a/c, util/incl. laundry, covered deck, appl. bsmn’t storage, ns, sm. pets, $900. 250-549-3976

Suites, Lower

Suites, Upper

1bdrm, 1bath, $700/mo incl/util & cable, W/D, NS/NP, suitable for single person. 250938-0553. Avail Sept. 1. 1 BDRM, 1 bath, Bella Vista area, sep/entry, F/S/DW, shared laundry, large outdoor patio, incl util/sat tv/wifi. N/S, N/P, ref’s. Furnished. $950. 250-503-7875 1bdrm,above ground, Coldstream,n/p, 180° view Kal Lk. $850 + 40° util. Shared laundry, avail, Nov 1. 250-8699788. 1bdrm, brand new suite, college area, lakeview, $750/mo incl/util, NS/NP, 250-309-4657

2bdm fully reno’d, very large & clean, balcony w/private entry, covered prkg, A/C, large tree’d backyard, quiet area, $775/mo. N/S, no dogs. ph 250-306-7295 2-bdrm, beautiful reno’s, yard, laundry, storage, cat ok, Oct 1?, $875+1/2util(250)558-8243 EASTHILL, 3bdrm mainfloor plus garage, $1500 incl/util & cable, Oct 1. 250-212-0848. ENDERBY - 1bdrm suite, incl. util., sat. TV, internet, furnished $750. 250-558-9171 ONE of a kind bachelor suite, clean, bright, private, util/incl, NS/NP $600. 250-545-8116.

RV Pads RV site rental, long-term. Oyama area. Lake views. Comparitive rates. 250-869-8505

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

Shared Accommodation 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450/mo. incl.util. N/P, furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 2bdrm suite for female student to share with 1 other, furn. w/lakeview, laundry, walk to college, $650 util/incl. 250503-5547, 250-549-5167 55+ lady to share country home in Lavington 2bdrm, sitting area, lg family rm. in lower level, cable, util., w/d incl. share upstairs kitchen, ns, $750/mo. lg landscaped backyard w/lg dog run, pet ok, Phone Dot 250-549-2735 CHARACTER house, EastHill, share w/health professional, sep.bathroom $500. Eco-Friendly. 250-308-6339. Near College, bus, shopping incl/util, internet, RR, DD. No drugs. $375. 250-558-3759 Private room in large family home overlooking Swan Lake in Vernon Includes all utilities including internet and long distance phone available. Must like dogs and cats. Fully furnished. Suit student $500.00 Call Susan 778-930-0181 250-558-3302(Bert) STUDENT or professional person, laundry, util & wireless incl. Lower Easthill, $500/mo. Oct 1. 250-307-4201.

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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 3bdrm townhouse 1.5bath, new kitchen & ooring, freshly painted, 2313 36 St. walking distance to town, avail. Oct 31. $950/mo. 250-558-5053. ARMSTRONG, NEW 3BR, GREEN, 2.5bath, family oriented, 7appl, NS, walk-school/ amenities, dbl garage,$1,275 Email: robandalice@telus.net or call 250 814-1144

Antiques / Classics 1931 Ford model A pickup, older restoration, collector plate ready. 250-542-7170. 1977 MGB California car with overdrive, good shape, fun to drive $7500 obo 250-542-7270 1979 Cadillac Eldorado, 2dr, 250-547-6792.

Auto Accessories/Parts 4-P245/75/R16, like new, Toyo Open Country. 250-308-7287. 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 Kumho studded, P195/70R14, like new, $200 OBO, 250-308-6968 WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

Cars - Domestic

WE DO BRAKES 4309 - 31st Street (across from Vernon Square)

250-542-1989

1991 Buick stationwagon,good cond. new windshield, brakes, great for kids, cargo, student car. $500. 250-542-6385 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. 1999 Alero, sunroof, PS, PW, auto, winter tires, $1500 obo. 250-546-2803. 2001 CHEVY Malibu For Sale Excellent condition..18 inch chrome rims, tinted windows, lowered, Only driven in winter once..Maintenance has been kept up to date. Lots of new parts... $5000 contact Rob or Tallon at 542-9076

Cars - Sports & Imports

Cars - Domestic

2001 OLDS ALERO 3.4L, V6, auto, 4dr, FWD, a/c, pw, pl, antilock brakes, tinted windows, hwy kms, service records avail, VERY CLEAN! Exc cond. $2300 obo. 250-542-6655 Vernon 2001 Pontiac SunďŹ re, exc/cond, 119K, $3000 obo. (250)309-8733 2006 BUICK Rainier SUV for sale. V6 Vortec Engine 84000kms. Loaded. $18,500 obo Phone: 250-546-3737 2006 Cobalt, 89,000kms, cruise/air/5spd. $5900 obo. 250-308-8950. LOST STORAGE 1982 Chev Corvette, 350 auto, PW, PL, must sell $11,000 obo. 250-546-6867.

Cars - Sports & Imports 1977 MGB, rebuilt engine, new clutch, hard top, row bar, $2900 obo. (250)307-8601 1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse, low proďŹ le tires, 18â€? Lowenhart chrome wheels, 1800watt Clarion amp w/15â€?subs. $4500 obo. 250-307-3561. 1996 TOYOTA Corolla, 235K Ex Cond In & Out. $2500 obo Pls call after 6pm 545-3313 1999 VW Jetta 4dr auto, new winter tires, runs good, $3800. (250)308-0793 2002 Toyota Corolla, 4dr, 4cyl, auto, air cond. 250-260-0745. 2007 HONDA Civic - 4Dr Sedan, PS, PB, PW, AC etc 40,200 kms, $13,500 250-2601934 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. 2009 YARIS - GREAT FOR STUDENT 40+MPG 17,000Km - under full warranty - Like new - $15,750 250-3080380

Motorcycles 2002 CBR 600F4I 35K aftermarket parts new tires red/blk led signals $4300 obo 250309-9145 2003 Honda CRF450R. Good condition, many extras, $3000. 250 804-3454. 2004 Honda 50, runs great, ready to ride! $1000. (250)550-5692 250cc Honda Elite Scooter, red, electric start, windshield, 190,000kms, 1985, well cared for. $1300. 250-275-1508, Cell 250-540-1649. $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 Custom Iron Head Chopper. Call 250-309-4458

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Trucks & Vans

2004 Colorado 31’ trailer, 2 slides, front kitchen, rear bdrm, loaded, including f/p $16,900. 250-308-4569 2008 TravelAire Rustler, 27.5’, bunkbeds, sep.room, full bath, $16,000 obo. 250-306-1193. 2010 Jayco Tuff shell, aluminum frame, vacuum laminated construction, Jay Feather 165 $13,500. 250-838-9282 Antique camper, Air Stream, metal, $500. 250-491-0823. AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! SNOWBIRDS 2000 Gulf stream 32’ class A diesel pusher, 14’ slide, gen set, Etc. C/W balance of 3 yr 36000 mile warranty. New Mich fronts, almost new rears. Only 43000 miles, Cummins / Allison drive train, on air. Asking $ 49,500 call 250-549-3788 or email jshurey@telus.net Will Buy RV’s for cash!!! Call Mike Rosman RV 250-545-2319

1994 Villager Mini Van, 8 tires, ski rack, 255K, $1200. 250-542-0053

Recreational/Rent

Utility Trailers

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

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

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AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $40 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460 BEST price for your scrap car. Also free removal of cast iron machinery. 250-545-4415.

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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 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

Buying, Selling? 2007 Toyota Rav4 V6, 145k, $15,500. very good cond. (250)549-6958 2009 Toyota Rav4 Sport, loaded, full leather pkg. sunroof, heated seats, bug shield, fabric & paint protection, full undercoat, V6, classic silver metallic w/black int. like new, only 8000k, $28,900. 250-5469242 after 5pm.

Trucks & Vans

2002 Polaris Sportsman 700, winch, K & N ďŹ lter, $4200. 250-547-2036. 2004 Yamaha YZF 450 quad, exc. cond. lots of mods $4000 obo. (250)550-5692

1982 FORD f100, reg cab long box, straight 6, 4 speed, newer tires, mechanically excellent, lots of work done too much to list. call 250-838-7237. asking $2900 obo. 1987 Chev Astro Van, ex. Telus w/roof rack, runs good $800 obo. after 5pm 250-5420974. 1988 Dodge Dakota V6 auto, small cab, 8’ LB, $2600. 250260-1816 eves. 1992 Toyota 4x4. The original energizer bunny, canopy, box liner, good rubber, great ďŹ shing truck. Asking $3500. 250542-1973 after 6pm 1994 Mazda B3000 2WD, 5speed, 264000 km’s, extra cab, winter tires, CD, runs well. 250-307-3507

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Utility Trailers

Off Road Vehicles

1980 8’ camper, good cond $1700. 1-hidden hitch for 1992 GMC truck $80. 1-Belly bar for camper $100. 250-542-9203. 2000 28’ Shasta RV, beautiful layout, kitchen, full size bathroom, sep.back bdrm, 2-exits, exc.cond. like new, $14,000 neg. For sale or rent. 250-8385752.

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1996 Mazda Protoge, 4dr, standard, 5spd, 155k, new clutch & brakes, winters on rims, $3500 obo. RAN VALLEYWIDE. SOLD WITHIN 1 DAY TO 2ND CALLER “GREAT RESPONSE�

1997 Caravan, 196,000kms, 7 passenger, air/cruise/tilt. $1800 obo. 250-308-8950. 1997 Dodge Dakota 4x4 Ext. Cab, V8, 116,000 mi, Auto, Air $5,200. 250-542-2920. 1999 F250 4x4 4.6 5spd, new ball joints & rear brakes, nice straight truck. 250-549-2012 after 5pm 2000 Dodge Dakota 4x4, c/w matching canopy, new tires, transmission, well maintained, $6000. 250-546-3269. 2004 F150 200,000k, fully loaded, great shape, $12,800. (250)308-6942 2004 GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4, White, 181,000km, wood box liner, cd, ext cab, good shape, ďŹ rst $7900.00 takes it. 250 503-8487 2008 Dodge Ram 4x4, fully loaded, 4dr, low kms, $21,000 obo. 250-306-1193.

Boats Vernon Boat Storage, 1st month FREE, clean, safe, secure. 250-545-9171.

Legal Notices 4549179 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: The estate of LENORE HEY-LORIMER, otherwise known as LENORA HEY, otherwise known as LENORE MARGARET HEY, otherwise known as LENORE MARGARET HEY-LORIMER, deceased, formerly of 2101 - 32nd Street, Vernon, British Columbia. Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Lenore Hey-Lorimer, otherwise known as Lenora Hey, otherwise known as Lenore Margaret Hey, otherwise known as Lenore Margaret Hey-Lorimer are hereby notiďŹ ed under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executors, Kevin E. Cherkowski and Sharon Leda Marie Fettes, c/o Allan Francis Pringle LLP, Lawyers, 3009B - 28th Street, Vernon, BC, V1T 4Z7 on or before October 13, 2010, after which date the Executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executors then have notice.

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OKANAGAN COURT BAILIFFS INC. offers for sale by sealed tender, interest of the goods of the following Debtor, Glenda Ann Birmingham, which are purported to be:

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of HAZEL MYRTLE HUTCHINSON aka HAZEL M. HUTCHINSON aka HAZEL HUTCHINSON, Deceased who died on March 7, 2010, are hereby required to send them to the attention of the Executor, c/o Davidson Laywers LLP, 4th Floor, 3205 - 32nd Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 2M4, on or before October 7, 2010, after which date the Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which she has notice.

1999 Seadoo GTX LTD with 2005 Karavan Trailer, VIN: 5KTWS141X5F215817. As this is a court bailiff sale, buyers premium is not applicable. Sealed offers, marked “BIRMINGHAMâ€? will be received at the Court Bailiff’s ofďŹ ce, located at 3120 - 30th Avenue, Vernon, B.C., up to and including 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2010. For further information and terms of sale see www. interiorbailiffs.com, Court Bailiffs - Area 9.

4549175 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

by: JAMES. A. DENT Barrister and Solicitor Davidson Lawyers LLP

RE: The Estate of THOMAS LINDSAY SPEECHLY, also known as THOMAS L. SPEECHLY, THOMAS SPEECHLY, TOM LINDSAY SPEECHLY, TOM L. SPEECHLY AND TOM SPEECHLY, deceased, formerly of 10601 Kalamalka Road, Coldstream, British Columbia.

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• SUN. 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. #308 - 3929 - 22ND AVENUE (CITY) $219,900 • SUN. 2:30 - 3:30 P.M. 2115 HUNTER AVENUE (ARMSTRONG) $394,750 • SUN. 2:30 - 3:30 P.M. 2006 - 45TH AVENUE (HARWOOD) $299,900 • SUN. 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. #25 - 5920 HERITAGE DRIVE (BELLA VISTA) $549,000 • SUN. 12:30 - 1:30 P.M. #10 - 7701 OKANAGAN LDG ROAD (OKANAGAN LDG.) $539,900 • SUN. 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. 3928 - 22ND AVENUE (MISSION HILL) $239,900 • SUN. 12:00 - 1:30 P.M. 489 FORTRESS CRESCENT (FOOTHILLS) $579,900 • SUN. 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. 3511 - 42A AVENUE (ALEXIS PARK) $324,900 • SUN. 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. 3403 - 20TH AVENUE (MISSION HILL) $299,900 • EVERY SUNDAY 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. 1681 SUGAR LAKE ROAD (SUGAR LAKE) Vacation Homes Starting @ $149,000

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