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complete, and then the two-storey building will begin to take shape. It could be comIt was a ceremony a decade in the mak- pleted by November 2011. ing. Hiebert anticipates that upwards of 70 The ground was officially broken Tuesday per cent of the building trades could be from to signify the start of construction of a new the region. Vernon library branch at 30th Avenue and “We encourage local hire,� said Hiebert, 28th Street. who was “It’s been a long involved time coming,� said in building Ted Bacigalupo, of the the O k a n a g a n Pe r f o r m i n g Regional Library Arts Centre chairman, of the and Wesbild debate around the Centre. need for a larger The price branch. tag for the “It’s taken library branch upwards of 10 is $12.65 milyears to get here.� lion. The new “The bud30,000-squareget will be foot building will tight,� said GRAPHIC CONTRIBUTED Hiebert. be more than double the size Excavation is expected to begin by the end of November “We’re tryof the existing on Okanagan Regional Library’s new branch at the corner ing to manage branch. of 30th Avenue and 20th Street. Work could be completed the design so “We can in about a year. it meets the hardly wait,� said budget now.� Maureen Curry, Shawn Lee, head librarian. an ORL director, is pleased to see a new “There’s no question we’ll be happy to library moving ahead. have extra space to expand services.� “It will revitalize this part of town,� he Tenders for excavation work should be said of the area near the courthouse. issued next week. Lee also points out that the current “We hope to be in the ground by the end Vernon library is one of the busiest in the of the month,� said John Hiebert, president Okanagan, and the new branch will be able of Task Construction, which is the project to meet the needs of a growing community. manager. “We will have a state-of-the-art facility “We’re anxious to get started.� and it will be a benefit to the entire comExcavation will take about three weeks to munity,� he said. Morning Star Staff

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Okanagan Regional Library board members Maria Besso (left), Ted Bacigalupo, Mike Macnabb and Shawn Lee kick off construction of a new 30,000-square-foot Vernon library branch Tuesday.

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good trails open in North America,” said Baycroft. Skis are being waxed and trails Silver Star had originally hoped groomed for a nordic season to open cross-country trails on Nov. launch at Silver Star. 6, and then Nov. 11, but those dates Cross-country skiing will get were pushed back because of a lack underway on 20 of the resort’s of snow. 60 kilometres of trails Thursday. “There are lots of keen peoAmong those open will be the ple out there wanting to ski,” said Paradise Trail to the Summit and Baycroft. portions of Cabin Trail. The opening comes just in time “Conditions are looking good,” Robin Baycroft for the resort’s annual cross-country said Robin Baycroft, Silver Star’s camps. More than 150 people are resort services manager. expected over the two-week period, There is currently a snow base of more starting Nov. 22. than 35 centimetres. Depending on snowfall, it’s anticipated “We will be one of the first places with that downhill skiing could begin Nov. 26. Morning Star Staff

The launch of a new season comes at the same time that the provincial government is investing $1.4 million in a marketing campaign to support B.C.’s winter tourism industry. “It’s great to have the ministry working for all of the resorts,” said Baycroft. Tourism B.C. will use search engine marketing, social media, public relations and online advertising to attract visitors from across Canada and the U.S. “There’s a big population of skiers in California and Seattle. Those are potential growth sectors for us,” said Baycroft. “Toronto is also a great market and there are lots of skiers on the Prairies that want to come and experience us.”

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wings stop producing lift, which can be due to a number of factors. An aerodymanic stall may be the “It can get quite complicated but it cause of a plane crash near Lumby in has to do with speed and g-load, those September that killed two are two of the things that will local brothers. affect that,” said Yearwood. Pilot Thomas (Pete) “Pilots know of the stalling Huwer, 53, and his brother, characteristics of their airJoseph (Joe), 45, were killed craft and fly in a manner to Sept. 3 when the homeavoid that.” built plane they were flyWeather conditions were ing crashed in the family quite windy at the time of the farm field near Mabel Lake Huwer’s flight, and Yearwood shortly after 3 p.m. said the tape shows evidence Joe Huwer It’s believed the brothof what appeared to be ers were up in the air lookbirds in the area at the time. ing for lost cattle. However, he said no specific Family members were conclusions can be drawn. videotaping the plane “We know that the gyraat the time of the crash. tions are consistent with a That tape has helped the stall,” he said. Transportation Safety “What the pilot was doing Board of Canada (TSBC) to induce that stall, whether with its investigation into he had control problems or Pete Huwer the crash. was trying to avoid the birds, “We have reviewed the or whether it was just gusty video and we could see, and report- wind conditions, can all contribute ed this to the coroner, the aircraft to that. maneuvering before it collided with “There was no evidence in the video the ground,” said Bill Yearwood, of any in-flight break-up or pieces of Pacific regional manager for TSBC. aircraft coming off in flight.” “That maneuvering was the result The TSBC’s findings have been of the aircraft’s gyrations and is con- sent in a letter to the provincial corosistent with an aerodynamic stall.” ner’s office, which is trying to deterYearwood explained an aerody- mine the official cause of death of the namic stall occurs when a plane’s brothers. Morning Star Staff

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A Lake Country man was in a hurry to get through Coldstream Sunday morning. Two Vernon RCMP plainclothes officers observed a vehicle travelling at a very high rate of speed eastbound on Kalamalka Road at 8:30 a.m. near Friesen’s Country Tyme Gardens. “Our officers paced, or followed, the car, in lawful execution of their duty, and paced the offending vehicle at 130 km/h in a 50 km/h zone,” said RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk. “Our officers also observed that the driver failed to stop at the stop sign at Highway 6 and

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Village blocked on prison information Political upheaval in Victoria has placed the concept of a Lumby prison on the backburner. A Ministry of the Solicitor General official was supposed to visit to provide details on a possible correctional facility, but that’s now been cancelled. “We were told it’s because of the (Liberal) leadership issue and the new solicitor general needs to be briefed on various issues,” said

Mayor Kevin Acton. something and people Acton admits that in the community want he is frustrated over to know what’s going the provincial on.” government’s But while handling of further action the matter on a prison since the vilmay be stalled, lage initiated the village is discussions a moving ahead year ago. with ways to “This is our increase ecothird solicitor nomic develKevin Acton general we’ve opment. communicat“I really ed with and there’s still hope we strike a comno solid information,” mittee and develop a he said. plan,” said Acton. Council recently “It’s hard when you’ve been working on hosted a session where

residents could present possible ways of creating jobs, and Acton says a formal process is the logical next step. “We need people from all points of view involved,” he said. However, determining what economic development initiative to pursue could take some time. “It seems like it’s a challenge to have everyone agree on what’s best for Lumby — it’s too loud or too scary,” said Acton. “There’s resistance

MLA questions recall motives RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster continues to insist recall legislation is being abused. Fight HST organizers have identified five Liberal MLAs they will try and remove from office, starting with Ida Chong, science and universities minister. “The purpose of the recall legislation was to recall MLAs not doing their job,” said Foster. “It was never to bring the government down.” The recall campaign is being led by former Social Credit premier Bill Vander Zalm, and Foster believes opposition to the government, and not the harmonized sales tax, is the actual motive behind the effort. “Everyone in the province is being given the right to vote on the HST (in fall 2011 referendum),” said Foster. “It’s not being done on his (Vander Zalm) timeline so this is what it’s all about.” The recall campaign in Chong’s Oak BayGordon Head constituency will begin Nov. 22. The other ridings that could follow include Comox Valley, Saanich North, Kamloops North and Cariboo-Chilcotin. Fig ht HST announced in September that 18 MLAs could be the target of recall campaigns. Foster is one of them.

“It was never to bring the government down.” — Eric Foster “Eric’s riding jumped dramatically this week. We’ve got a new organizer there, who was able to bring on 60 to 70 new canvassers this week,” Chris Delaney, a provincial co-ordinator, told The Morning Star. “My sense is that had we been better orga-

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t’s unfortunate politics had to overshadow the impending departure of Vernon’s fire chief. Instead of focusing on Jeff Carlisle as a leader, the union representing full-time firefighters took a shot at elected officials. “Chief Carlisle is obviously an educated and talented person and when he continually ran into road blocks put up for him by city council, he exercised his options to go somewhere else where they’re more progressive,” said Brent Bond, president of the Vernon Richard Rolke Professional Firefighters Association. Such comments are understandable as Carlisle had the union’s vote of confidence, and it was perhaps needing someone to blame for his move to Kelowna. But would it have not been better to shelve the differences between the union and council, and reflect on Carlisle’s actions at the fire hall since 2008? Among them has been updating the dispatch program and investigating underserved areas like Predator Ridge. Carlisle probably had one of the best working relationships between a chief and the union in 20 years. I suspect the primary roadblock the union refers to is council’s decision not to support Carlisle’s plan for full-time firefighters at the Okanagan Landing hall as a way of addressing response times. It was a concept the association very publicly endorsed. But keep in mind that city staff are only

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there to provide recommendations and information to the politicians. Council is under no obligation to rubber-stamp reports, and must consider a variety of opinions, including those from the public. Now to be fair, council wasn’t always upfront in its dealing with Carlisle. Case in point was in August when the elected officials decided not to fill the deputy chief ’s position vacated when Rick Owens retired. Absolutely no consultation occurred in advance with Carlisle as to the potential implications to operations, and Carlisle had to hear the news from the media. The situation was handled poorly. Disagreements captured headlines during Carlisle’s tenure, so it seemed somewhat rehearsed when Mayor Wayne Lippert says, “He worked well with council...” Now as of Jan. 4, Carlisle will be taking up new duties in Kelowna, but both council and the union will remain in Vernon. What will the state of the relationship be after one party has publicly stated the other is not progressive and led to the chief packing his bags and leaving town? There is also the prospect that some members of the association may want to apply for the chief ’s job or other administrative positions in future. Will they be able to work closely with council — as senior staff often has to — after the organization representing them has taken such a stand against the employer? Any potential issues between Carlisle and council are coming to an end, but Vernonites may wonder if a new problem has been ignited.

The Okanagan Equestrian Society is trying to remain upbeat, but the lack of support from two government agencies makes plans for an equestrian centre increasingly unlikely. First off, the Agricultural Land Commission has indicated that using prime farm land for horse racing facilities is not consistent with its mandate to preserve farm land. That should be considered a substantial roadblock as about 100 acres are needed for an equestrian centre and the only large tracts of property left in the region are agricultural. There is the possibility of land that has pre-existing development on it, but 100 acres will be hard to find and it’s likely such sites will be close to residential or commercial uses, creating the potential for land use conflicts. The other bit of bad news came from the B.C. Lottery Corporation which insists the North Okanagan is sufficiently served by gaming outlets, and it won’t support a gambling operation as part of a race track. While the society may considers land to be the major issue, gaming is equally critical as a source of revenue is necessary if an equestrian centre is going to be viable long-term. Even if the society convinces civic leaders to allow horse racing to remain at Kin Race Track, the future will be in doubt without a solid revenue base. Based on the latest information, the society must decide its next steps, including whether it continues legal action over the North Okanagan Regional District’s eviction notice at Kin Race Track. The society may ultimately win the costly court case, but will horse racing realistically ever return to its former glory days? Some tough decisions need to be made by the Okanagan Equestrian Society.


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ov. 11 2008 was a special year. On that day, 90 years ago, the First World War ended the conflict that started in Europe in 1914. Vernon area residents volunteered with the rest of Canada to do their part in supporting England against the enemy. In the 20 years I have been indexing the Vernon News at the Vernon Museum for all births, marriage and deaths of the Okanagan area, I never noted how many volunteered for duty. Recently, I heard that in 2008, the City of Vernon donated to the museum one very large glass-framed picture naming all the Vernon-area residents who enlisted in the First World War (approximately 686 men and six women who enlisted as nursing sisters). There were also two smaller glassframed pictures listing 771 area resi-

dents who enlisted in the Second World War. A fourth picture lists the Vernon area students who enlisted in the Second World War. The First World War memorial picture notes eight men enlisted in the Royal Navy, including J.C. Evans, who was lost at sea. Fifty-seven men were killed in action, eight men died from wounds and six men died in battle. In the Second World War memo-

CAMPAIGN SUPPORTED I ask that you please make your readers and all Canadians aware of this national campaign to serve justice for Cst. Glen Evely and his family, by having his name placed on the national police memorial wall. It is an insult and disgrace to be advised that because he wasn't a full-time officer, he is exempt from this honour. We Canadians thank and honour all who gave their lives to protect us and Canada. It shouldn't be an issue of them being part-time or full-time auxiliary or volunteer officers to have their name placed on the memorial wall. E-mail Justice Minister Rob Nicholson at Nichor1@parl.gc.ca and request that the name of Cst. Glen Evely RCMP,, who was killed in the line of duty Nov. 13, 2004, be placed on the police officers memorial wall. He died protecting us and Canada. This is a national campaign. Wayne Pine ENOUGH ALREADY Has anyone given thought to the feelings of how Glen Evely's wife feels every year when The Morning Star resurrects a cause that really does not need addressing. Has anyone at The Morning Star contacted Annie to see how she feels?

rial pictures, there is no indication at the side of the names who were killed in action, died from wounds, died, or who were awarded distinguished service medals, or who enlisted in the navy, air force or army, and no women were noted. Reading the Vernon News to May 1928, some Okanagan and Kootenay residents were not noted as having died in the First World War until their names were being inscribed on

Has Mike Mannella asked Annie for permission to use Glen as his poster boy for his mandate which we see every year at this time? It's been six years, and his wife and her two daughters have to relive this experience every year via The Morning Star. Surely you can leave it alone. Joe O'Hearn AGAINST THE TAX I have been reading many letters to the editor, some of which are interesting, while others I believe, are written by people who haven't got everyday common sense, or as my father said many years ago, "engage thy brain before thy mouth." I have never written anything before to put in a paper. Now I'm not perfect but felt it was about time to put in my two-cents worth. I have read many letters about the HST, some for it and some against, but everyone is entitled to an opinion and I'm against it. Premier Campbell and Colin Hansen said it is good for the economy and will create jobs. When is more tax good for a bad economy? How will charging the poor more tax and giving to companies and large corporations be good? I call that robbing from the poor and giving to the rich. Even Robin Hood knew better.

town cenotaphs up to 1925. Some Vernon area men, I did read in the Vernon News, were returning “to the Old Country” to enlist in their county of origin, in England, regiment, i.e. Oxfordshire Light Infantry or the Royal Berkshire Regiment, my home county. I have copied the First World War and Second World War memorial pictures and have given copies to the Vernon Museum and the Vernon branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. I have suggested to Ron Candy, the Vernon Museum curator, that these memorial pictures should be escorted to the Remembrance Day service and placed next to the Canadian flag, to remember the Vernon area residents who volunteered (not conscripted) to fight with the rest of Canada in the two great wars. Pat Bayliss

If you have a company and have 100 employees, and the government gives you a tax break, how can you hire more people if you already have the amount you need for your business? If you can't sell the product or service you have because of a bed economy, why is giving companies a break and charging others more tax a good thing? What creates employment is when companies can sell their product or service. How many ways and times does this government and everybody else who likes this tax have to be told that the people don't want this tax? If Campbell and Hansen want to spend $31 million on a referendum for next year, then they should pay for it out of their own pocket, not the taxpayers. And Eric Foster and all other MLAs, you don't work for the government, you work for the people that voted for you and put you in a position in government to be the people's speaker. Listen to the people. They're your boss, not Campbell. Grow some family jewels and tell Campbell and his cronies that your constituents and others don't want this tax. The people voted you in and they can vote you out. Think about it. Don Fraser

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Incident challenging for police ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

RCMP have more questions than answers in light of an incident Sunday that began between Vernon and Armstrong, and ended at a local mall. Police were alerted about a possible stolen car by the daughter of a woman who owned the car, at around 5:30 p.m., with the daughter following the car into Vernon from the Armstrong area. “Our officers were alerted that the vehicle driven by suspects was in the vicinity of Safeway, on 32nd Street,” said Vernon RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk. “The daughter was following the car and talking to police on the phone. “We then received an update that one of the male suspects associat-

“Police initiated several arrests.” — Gord Molendyk ed to the car was walking toward a female and pointing a firearm.” This is where the case turns bizarre. Police began to set up a perimeter around the Vernon Square mall. While they were doing that, descriptions of four suspects kept coming into police dispatch, including one of a man and one of a woman. “Police initiated several arrests in quick succession,” said Molendyk. “One was arrested by Quizno’s Subs, one by Canada Safeway, one nearby at Red Top

Grocery and one across 43rd Avenue at a residence on 33rd Street where the police service dog assisted in the arrest of a male suspect. “This file involved a suspect who is wellknown to police, so our officers were forced to deal and use every precautionary measure to ensure officer safety.” The alleged stolen vehicle was seized in the Vernon Square parking lot by police and taken away for identification purposes. After interviewing the owner of the car, police determined the car wasn’t stolen, but

Lake Country boil alert in place Morning Star Staff

Some Lake Country residents are being forced to boil their water. The District of Lake Country issued a boil water notice Tuesday morning after a water main break in the Okanagan Centre area. Water service was expected to be resumed by late afternoon Tuesday but the boil water notice will remain in effect until the water quality is deemed safe. Affected customers include

users west of Camp Road and at the Davidson Road intersection to Okanagan Lake. “The District of Lake Country and Interior Health recommend that all customers in the affected area drink boiled water or a safe alternative,” said Greg Buchholz, the district’s operations manager. “Water intended for drinking, washing fruits and vegetables, making beverages or ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for one minute.”

had become the object of a loose or informal transfer of ownership between local residents whose reliability, said Molendyk, was being questioned by officers. “There were varying degrees of clear minds,” said Molendyk. “Several individuals we dealt with were under the influence of various intoxicants, predominantly drugs.” In the end, no firearm was ever found, no charges were laid against anybody – although the file remains under investigation – and the suspect who was arrested with the assistance of the police services dog, in which contact was made by the dog, turned out not to be a suspect after all. He was just someone who fit a description of one of the car theft suspects.

“He’s probably not happy (that the dog made contact), although having spoken with the officers, this individual didn’t totally comply,” said Molendyk. “Dog handlers do not, willy-nilly, turn a dog loose. He was instructed to get down, he did not and he matched the description, totally, of what our officers were given so the dog assisted. “He was told the dog would be turned loose, contact was made and it turns out that individual was not a suspect. Our officers feel bad about the situation but that’s what they were dealing with.” Police believe at no time the public was in danger at the parking lot, which did have a number of people coming and going at the time from the shops.

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Clear snow and ice from all windows, lights, mirrors, hood and the roof. After starting your vehicle, wait for the window to defrost completely to allow clear visibility all around.

lb.

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Change your wiper blades to winter blades. They are heavier and push snow and ice more easily.

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Get your car winter ready with a maintenance check up. Preventative maintenance is key. Make sure your battery, brakes, lights and fuses, cooling and heating systems, electrical and exhaust systems, and belts and hoses are in tip-top shape.

Make sure your water reservoir is full, and carry extra windshield washer fluid in your vehicle. If you have a cell phone, make sure it’s charged and bring it with you. A car charger for the phone is a smart device to have on hand. Cell phone batteries can freeze in very cold weather. Don’t leave your phone in the car for extended periods of time. Be prepared by packing a winter survival kit. Recommended items include: • Emergency kit containing non-perishable food, blankets and first aid supplies • Windshield scraper and snow brush • Extra windshield washer fluid • Fuel line antifreeze • Flares and matches or lighter • Tire chains and gloves • Shovel and traction mat, sand or kitty litter • Flashlight and extra batteries • Battery jumper cables • Spare tire, wheel wrench and jack • Extra clothing and footwear • Sandbags for extra weight Keep your gas tank topped up. This will help to avoid condensation and moist air on the inside of the tank, which can cause fuel lines to freeze and other serious issues. If you get stuck in a storm, don’t panic. Avoid overexertion and exposure. Stay in your vehicle and open your window slightly to make sure you have a supply of fresh air. Use a survival candle for heat. Set out a warning light or flares. Check current road conditions at www.drivebc.ca. Find winter driving tips at www.worksafebc.com.

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Winter weather is hard on your vehicle and its engine. Make sure it is up to the challenge.

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Graham Doyle washes off a sailboat that has just been lifted out of the marina Saturday as things get put away for the winter at the Vernon Yacht Club.

Install winter tires. Use four matched winter tires that carry the winter tire logo – even when driving a 4 X 4. Winter tires improve driving safety by providing better traction in snow, slush and icy conditions. Check for wear before installing the tires and check tire air pressure frequently, as it decreases in cold weather.

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News A WHOPPER OF A FUNDRAISER

CORY BIALECKI/MORNING STAR

Christine Theisen, a shift co-ordinator, serves up a Whopper at Burger King. On Friday, the restaurant donated $1 from every Whopper sold to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Building A Tower of Care campaign. The $780 raised will go towards purchasing medical equipment for the new patient care tower at VJH.

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meat

Canada Grade AA Beef

Striploin Steaks 13.16/kg

597/lb.

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Whole Frying Chickens 3 per bag, 4.34/kg ...........................

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groceries Armstrong

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Chunky Soup Asst. Var., 540 mL ................

Whole Grain Bread Asst. Var., 680 g ...................

498

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298

Christies

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Purex

Toilet Tissue 12 or 24 Roll ................................

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Original

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98

Heinz

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348

148/ea.

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Ristorante or Casa Di Mama Pizzas Asst. Var., 325 - 410 g .....................

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Lucerne

Ice Cream Asst. Flav., 1.89 L ......................................

298

Green Giant

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498

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Gain

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78¢

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Cut, wrapped & frozen

Cut, Wrapped & Frozen .........

6

Gold Seal

Noodles

ANTIBIOTIC & HORMONE FREE

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Reg. or Decaf., 642-920 g ...........

98

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produce

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Flaked Light Tuna

/LB

597/lb.

Earthbound Farms

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SIDES OF PORK $ 29

Prime Rib Roasts

Fresh

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ANTIBIOTIC & HORMONE FREE

257/lb.

Canada Grade “AA” Beef

498

Red Oval

Two North Okanagan communities are being reimbursed for hosting government-owned facilities. The provincial government is providing $90,279 to Vernon in lieu of property taxes, while $3,612 is going to Lumby. Grants-in-lieu of property taxes are distributed as a way to compensate municipalities for services that benefited government properties. The grants are based on the assessed value of provincially owned office buildings and other properties in each municipality.

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Asst. Var., 750 g ...........................

Grants received

Olympic

Pork Leg Roasts

Mild or Medium Cheddar Cheese

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180 + 50 SGels

1995

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FISH OIL LEMON

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95

High Source of Omega 3, Anti-inflammatory, Lowers Cholesterol, Nutrient for the Brain.

SALMON OIL and GLA

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90 VCaps

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22

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60 VCaps

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95

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16

240 Caps

95 $

Regular 2999

Brad King’s

Help keep your defenses up this winter. Take at the first signs of sore throat, sniffles or cough to boost immune system and relieve symptoms fast.

Regular 2999

WE RECYCLE, YOU SAVE!

Bring in your empty vitamin bottle and purchase the same product Save 50¢ (products under $10) Save $1.00 (products over $10). (Can be from a different brand or a different store)

The Ubiquinol form - the highest absorption Coenzyme Q10 50mg

95

21

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175ml

99

90 Caps

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34

95

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2995

Herbal Tea Blend cleanses system using 8 herbs - excellent to use fall & spring as a cleanse. 941ml

500ml S A L E

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News JOHN WILLIS PHOTO

Brett Kirkpatrick welcomes participants to the inaugural Funtastic Sponsorship Summit.

Vernon Butcher Shop Seasoned Lean Ground Beef New York Always Fresh, Steaks In Store

$

Smoked Hams

Pork Tenderloin

399 $249 $188 $399 EA.

LB.

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LB.

Now taking orders for our Fresh Christmas Turkeys

400 - 3101 48th Avenue (250) 549-4704

Funtastic on top of sponsors Morning Star Staff

There’s increased focus on sports tourism and special events and their impact on the economy. The Funtastic Sports Society recently hosted the inaugural Sponsorship Summit to support businesses that sponsor sport tourism and local events. “We’re constantly looking at ways to strengthen relationships and offer more value to our partners,” said Brett Kirkpatrick, society president. “Each year, there are more and more events and organizations asking for corporate support and we felt it was an ideal time to help our partners through this Sponsorship Summit”. The summit featured guest speaker Brent Barootes, president of a Calgary sponsorship consulting firm. Delegates at the summit heard examples of how to use sponsorships to maintain relevancy among a diverse customer base and ensure their consumers make the right connections with their brand’s current positioning and values. Barootes also discussed how sponsors rely on sponsorship to drive store traffic, showcase their interest in the community and engage employees. “While it is true event organizers have to work hard to attract corporate sponsorships and involvement, especially in these tough economic times,” he said. “Businesses can no longer engage in sponsorships solely out of philanthropic or social responsibilities; measurable results have to be presented.”

WIN! Enter for your chance to

This night will be filled with lots of entertainment, one-night-only special discounts and offers from participating retailers and tons of prizes and fun. Tickets are $5 and are available at Village Green Mall Customer Service, or local charity groups.

…a romantic getaway to

OLD HOUSE VILLAGE HOTEL & SPA in the heart of the Comox Valley.

Kick back and relax in the chic, lodge-style one bedroom suite complete with fireplace, private deck and full kitchen. Enjoy 2, one hour massages - together, or individually in your own private spa room. Stroll the streets of nearby Courtenay, then enjoy dinner at the Old House Restaurant. Read all the details at www.getawaybc.com then enter to win!

Cheryl MacKinnon’s favourite destinations at…

Join Village Green Mall on Saturday, November 27, 2010 for our 9th Annual Shop for Charity Night “Wishes — A Charitable Night of Shopping and Entertainment.”

A Charitable Night of Shopping and Entertainment from 4pm to 9pm Saturday, November 27, 2010 at Vernon’s

at 27th street & 49th avenue villagegreenmall.com


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News GALA CONTRIBUTION

BUICK

TAKE OVER PAYMENT PHOTO SUBMITTED

Barb Borschert (left) and Laura Code (right), with JCI Vernon, present $19,000 to Sue Beaudry and Richard Rolke, with the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. The money was raised during the inaugural JCI Hospital Gala.

UBCO offering class in Mexico Black Press

Faculty at UBC’s Okanagan campus have created a Spanish summer field school that offers undergraduate students the opportunity to take a class at the University of Quintana Roo in Mexico. Spanish professor Grisel María García Pérez, who helped establish the Spanish summer field school, says the course places an importance on language-culture awareness, and provides students with a unique learning experience in a peer-supported, faculty-supervised network. “The Spanish Summer Field School links second language instruction with international experience and intense intercultural contact,” said García Pérez. “By providing students with intercultural encounters in a Spanish environment their intercultural awareness, their communicative competence in general, and their oral fluency in particular, will improve.” The nine-credit summer school runs from May 9 to July 22. It consists of two three-credit courses taught at UBC’s Okanagan campus, and one threecredit course taught in Mexico. During their trip, students will visit two separate Quintana Roo campuses—one in Chetumal and the other in Playa del Carmen. The field school methodology course, taught by Hugo de Burgos, professor of community, culture and global studies, is the first of the three classes offered. It aims to help prepare students for the intercultural experience. “The Spanish summer field school is really about extending student learning beyond the classroom,” said Teresa Flanagan, manager of international programs and services. “The students will travel and live together to collectively learn a language while being immersed in Mexican culture. Not only will their language skills increase tremendously, but they will become familiar with Quintana Roo students and faculty while engaging in service learning with surrounding communities—all as a cohort from our campus.” Some of the school’s goals are to: ■ Develop intercultural fluency; ■ Engage in a unique educational experience; ■ Support faculty connections with international institutions; ■ Support and facilitate visiting international faculty and students; ■ Provide an affordable international opportunity for both UBC students and international faculty and students. For more information about the summer field school, visit www.ubc.ca/okanagan/students/international/ifs.

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17TH ANNUAL

Festivala of Christmas Traditions Downtow

n Ver no n’s

Official Light-Up Event

Friday, November 26th 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Official Community Tree Lighting 5:15 pm - 3200 Block of 30th Avenue Join us as we celebrate many loved Christmas Traditions to kick off the holiday shopping season in Downtown Vernon!

Visits with Santa Wandering Quartet Holiday Entertainment Stage Bonfire and Marshmallow Roast Cookie Decorating (Mrs Claus’ Kitchen) Christmas Craft Stations Hockey Shoot Out Colouring Contest Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Holiday Vendors rs to Sa Letters Santa

he E t s x is citement! M t ’ n o D FREE PARK PARKING KING on all open Downtown streets, Parkade and CSB Lot on Friday, November 26th (time limits apply)

“Helping You Communicate”

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6 lb bag fresh gala apples

fresh pineapples

smoked picnics

product of Canada, Canada fancy grade

product of Costa Rica

Country Style

701562

721103

405078

88

4

each

97

1

each

18

1

2.60/kg

/lb

Imperial margarine

Coca Cola or Pepsi soft drinks

soft tub or brick, 1.36 kg

selected varieties, regular or diet, 24 x 355 mL

Live Atlantic lobster chicks or jumbos

299898/ 328030

970866/ 579212

249043/ 328582

Limit 2, after limit price 5.98 ea.

Limit 2, after limit price 9.49 ea.

98

2

each

97

6

each

88

8

/lb

Huggies diapers

Enfamil A+Formula powder

club pack®, 88-168 count, size 3-6

680-730 g

Gerber Graduates selected varieties and sizes

501480

925849

Limit 2, after limit price 28.97 ea.

Limit 6, after limit price 2.99 ea.

471588

Limit 2, after limit price 34.99 ea.

99

26

each

87

23

each

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Vileda twist mop, broom with dustpan, quick wring pail

505777

580754/ 174102/ 263382

Limit 4, after limit price 2.99 ea.

Limit 2, after limit price 10.49 ea.

no name® windshield wash antifreeze

99

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each

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2

Royal Chinet holiday plates 40’s 945846/ 962739

477 677

8.75”

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each

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Campsites, transportation high on orchardists’ list MIKE SIMMONS Black Press

Orchardists are looking for campsites for pickers and valleywide transportation to improve the Okanagan tree fruit industry. Sukhdev Goraya, of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association, says orchardists have a need to improve labour facilities, including housing, washrooms, showers and eating areas. “We are making the improvements as we can afford to,” he said. The association is examining the potential for campsites for workers. Goraya noted if there were sites that could be administered by the BCFGA and municipal councils, they could be run properly and taken care of. Goraya said growers also need a valley-wide transportation system that goes into rural areas at harvest times. He added that sometimes the only mode of transportation available for orchard workers is hitch-hiking. The industry is also seeking a secure supply of affordable water for agriculture. Goraya pointed out most growers are putting in micro sprinklers. “The overhead sprinklers use a lot of water, and lots evaporates.” He noted micro and underground sprinklers reduce water use, as well as the timing of the systems. Goraya said the BCFGA is working with technology suppliers and government to upgrade their water systems. The BCFGA currently represents 801 commercial fruit growers. Goraya noted the industry has a future in the area, with the

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a group of her peers, ages 14 to 18. (Two of her attackers were later charged with second degree It was on a November day 13 years ago that murder, while the others, including six females, Victoria teenager Reena Virk was swarmed and were convicted of assault.) The play’s story line follows some chilling paralbeaten under a bridge on the Gorge waterway by a lels to Virk’s story. group of teenagers, mainly girls. After watching a news report on a teenager Virk’s story has been told through the courts, the media and by her own father in his 2008 book, being murdered by another youth, central character but it’s through playwright Joan MacLeod that it Braidie realizes the harsh behaviour of her peers could possibly lead to the same has made the most impact to scenario playing out in her own those who really need to hear it town. –– youth. Braidie wrestles with the The Shape of A Girl tells the knowledge of her best friend story about a distressed teenage bullying another peer, and wongirl who notices how bullying ders if she passively allows it can lead to heavy consequences. to continue, will she also be a Presented by Vancouver’s contributor to the act. Green Thumb Theatre, the play Known for their touring is part of the Vernon Performing shows that explore social issues Arts Centre Society’s issuesrelevant to the lives of children, based theatre event specifically youth and young adults, Green designed to raise awareness of Thumb Theatre productions issues facing high school stu— Georgina Beaty serve as a starting point for disdents in the North Okanagan cussions about social justice, area. anti-bullying, drama, personal responsibility and It stages at the centre Tuesday, Nov. 23. “I think [the play] is applicable to anyone accountability, along with friendship and family. On another note, the original actor to take on because it’s basically about how the small steps of bullying can accumulate into something quite hor- the role of Braidie for Green Thumb was none other rific,” said Georgina Beaty, who plays the lead and than Vernon’s Jenny Young, who won the 2001 Betty Mitchell Theatre Award for outstanding performance only actor in The Shape of a Girl. “[We’re] providing a story for people to talk by an actress and the 2002 Jessie Richardson Theatre about instead of giving really heavy-handed answers Award for most promising newcomer. Recommended for ages 13 and up, The Shape of about how to deal with bullying.” MacLeod, a Governor General award-winning a Girl starts at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Centre. playwright, was inspired to write The Shape of a Admission is by donation and a short talk-back will Girl about female bullying after hearing about follow to encourage discussion on the topics raised the 1997 murder of Virk, who at 14 was beaten by during the presentation. Morning Star Staff

“I think [the play] is applicable to anyone because it’s basically about how the small steps of bullying can accumulate into something quite horrific.”

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Green Thumb’s Theatre’s The Shape of a Girl (pictured is actress Jennifer Paterson from a previous production) tells the story of a lone teen determining what to do about the bullying happening around her. It stages at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Tuesday and is part of a special presentation for youth.

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Judy Wasyleshko’s Just Bones focusses on finding beauty in the refuse of disposable culture, representing it in new ways that cause those to pause and take notice. The fourth year fine art student at UBC Okanagan has recorded what remains of a body after cremation and represents these remains in a way that challenges the traditions of how the dead are presented, which is typically burial or cremation. “My interest in how western culture deals with the dead began with the recent passing of my father,” she said. “He had expressed a desire that his remains be used for science or education. While making arrangements for cremation of his body, I was intrigued by the cremation process and what the full remains of a real body consist of.” Wasyleshko decided to focus her work

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The entire community is invited to visit often and paint as much as they want during the run of a participatory exhibition installed by two local writers and visual artists, Jake Kennedy and kevin mcpherson eckhoff. A giant and overlapping paint-by-numbers mural has been traced on to the walls of Gallery Vertigo, where visitors can roll the dice and participate in creating the giant mosaic. “It’s your chance to paint on the walls,” said Vertigo curator Judith Jurica. “Instructions and materials have been provided. Be a part of the unfolding of a geometry of colour governed only by chance, dice and a Rubik’s cube.” All ages are welcome to participate, and while at Vertigo, visitors can explore some of the other exhibitions currently on display.

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With vocals rich as cream and equally smooth, the Amanda Morazain Quintet makes its Vernon Jazz Club debut Saturday. Morazain will be backed by Kelownaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s popular Jazz CafĂŠ band with Craig Thomson on sax, Neville Bowman on piano, Bernie Addington on bass, and drummer Scott Gamble. Morazain and the band will perform a repertoire of jazz standards with a modern taste, including silky smooth ballads, upbeat Latin tunes, and some blues you can really groove to. Song highlights include Miles Davisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Four, Dizzy Gillespieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s A Night in Tunisia, Johnny One Note by Rodgers and Hart, and Jobimâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s A Felicidade. A graduate of the world renowned Humber College vocal jazz program in Toronto, Morazainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2009 debut CD, Pathway, was nominated for the B.C. Interior Music Awardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Best Jazz Album of the Year. As with many vocalists, the great Ella Fitzgerald drew Morazain into the

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Musician Nancy Nash doesn’t mind being called a cat lady. She freely admits she loves felines, and has no problem opening her home to all animals. Nash, also known by her First Nations given name, Sazacha Red Sky, has been an animal, earth, First Nation’s and children’s activist for more than 35 years. Also a singersongwriter, who has lived in Toronto, Vancouver and L.A., she now runs an animal shelter at her mountain home on the westside of Vernon. On Saturday, she and Hazel Turchinetz, a registered nurse who also cares for abandoned and abused animals, are helping the Okanagan Humane Society with a Christmas bazaar, bake sale and concert at the

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PUZZLE NO. 203

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Make certain the buck stops with you if you make a serious gaffe; don’t resist taking any blame. You’ll gain the respect of others by ‘fessing up to the matter.

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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) You normally tend to be a bit of a risk-taker, but it could end up hurting you if you take a financial gamble on limited information. It’ll be a case of what you don’t know hurting you.

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CANCER (June 21-July 22) It is best never to knowingly buck the odds, especially with matters or things that are work-related or have to do with your career. You could do irrefutable harm and risk a lot for a little. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Although you generally are a reasonably tactful person, you might be so focused on the faults of others that you condemn them for things you normally wouldn’t. Lighten up. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Manage money matters yourself, instead of putting your financial affairs in the hands of someone about whom you know little. Any mistakes this person makes will come out of your pocket. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) If someone whose support you usually receive is very resistant to your plans, expressing aggression won’t help your case one bit. Find out what it is that s/he dislikes and try to make some changes.

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West, defending against four spades. You lead the heart eight, starting a high-low with your doubleton. Partner wins with his nine, cashes the heart ace, and continues with the heart jack, which declarer ruffs with the spade queen. Would you overruff or not? Consider your two plays: overruffing and discarding. If you overruff, declarer will take your shift, draw trumps, and claim. In contrast, if you discard, you will have K-10-2 of spades over his A-J-7 and must get two trump tricks to defeat the contract. Here is the general rule: Overruff with any singleton, doubleton kinglow, doubleton queen-low, or tripleton queen-low-

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The Vernon Vipers just canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seem to solve the Salmon Arm SilverBacks. The Snakes were on the verge of snapping a three-game slump against their neighbours to the north, only to see a string of controversial third-period penalties sap their momentum and allow the Gorillas to pull a 4-3 comeback win before 1,200 B.C. Hockey League fans Saturday night at the Sunwave Centre. With the Vipers leading 3-1 early in the third period, linesman Mike Langin handed captain Dave Robinson a fourminute butt-ending penalty as he battled with the SilverBacksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; James Friedel. Jarryd Ten Vaanholt pulled Salmon Arm within a goal a minute into the ensuing powerplay, and things unravelled further when Vipersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; head coach Mark Ferner earned a bench minor during the stoppage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The linesmen that made that call better be darn sure itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a butt end and our indication is it wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t,â&#x20AC;? said Ferner, who argued the SilverBacks should have been assessed an unsportsmanlike penalty for taunting the Vipers in front of their bench after the goal. Added Robinson: â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was pretty unfortunate that call was made. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think I have ever butt-ended another player, and I never will. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That kind of turned the game. It was another game where we outplayed and outshot them and probably deserved a better fate... so weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll just have to learn from it and move on.â&#x20AC;? The SilverBacks equalized 21 seconds later on a 5-on-3, with first star Josh Manson pocketing his fourth goal, assisted by Justin Krabben. Brett Knowles (9th goal) collected with the winner at 10:14, scoring shorthanded just as a Viper was stepping on the ice after serving the bench minor. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The last thing we expected

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Vernon Vipersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Mike Zalewski (left) and Salmon Arm SilverBacksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; David Killip battle for the puck in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at the Sunwave Centre. was to be put in that situation,â&#x20AC;? said Ferner. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were in a good spot â&#x20AC;&#x201C; tied 1-1 going into the third period on the road.â&#x20AC;? The Vipers opened the scoring in the second period when Kyle Murphy collected the rebound off Robinsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s original shot and fed the Viper captain for an open net goal, his 10th of the season, at 8:03. With referee Matt Thurstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hand raised for a delayed penalty against Salmon Arm, the Vipersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Bryce Kakoske attacked the SilverBacksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; blueline, getting behind the defence and ripping his shot high glove side on netminder Chase Martin at 2:40 of the third period. Robinson (11th) capped the Viper offence at 5:10, jamming home the rebound after Murphy

(second star) tipped Brett Corkeyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s point shot. Devin Gannon, with his teamleading 13th goal, had Salmon Armâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s other tally, a second-period marker. Martin was solid for the second-straight night against Vernon (they grounded the Vipers 3-2 Friday night at Wesbild Centre), recording 40 stops to earn third star and help the SilverBacks creep into second place in the Interior at 16-8. Bryton Udy (24 saves) took the loss. Viper call-up Nick Kerr, the younger brother of former Snake James Kerr, dropped the gloves with the SilverBacksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Dustin Cave five minutes into the third period. Said Robinson of Kerr: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a big kid and he stepped up and

was throwing them pretty well.â&#x20AC;? The Vipers, who occupy fourth in the Interior at 12-7-15, departed Tuesday morning for a four-game tour of the BCHLâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s coastal teams, starting tonight against the first-place Powell River Kings (18-4-1-2) at Hap Parker Arena. They visit the Coquitlam Express (10-9-1-4), Langley Chiefs (15-8-0-4) and Surrey Eagles (15-9-0-1) Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively. Said Ferner: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll get out of Dodge for a while, which will be good for our guys. We havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t had a lot of overnight games of late, so theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be looking forward to it.â&#x20AC;? The next Viper home game is Friday, Nov. 26 against the Trail Smoke Eaters.

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The Seaton Sonics will head into the Okanagan Valley senior AA boys volleyball championships on a massive high Friday at George Elliot Secondary in Winfield. The Sonics upended the No. 1-ranked AAA Semiahmoo Totems 2-1 (25-11, 26-28, 15-12) to claim the Last Chance Before the Dance Invitational Tournament last weekend at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. Semiahmoo advanced to the final after a big semifinal win over St. Pauls Collegiate, the top team from Manitoba, but were shocked by the No. 1 AA Sonics in the first set. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our back row, led by Sean Bonnett, was passing up a storm which allowed middles Keenan Wright and tourney all-star Jadon Ward to score at will,â&#x20AC;? said Seaton head coach Doug Kozak. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Max Belfort exposed a weakness in Semiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s passing lineup and served their libero off the floor.â&#x20AC;? Tournament MVP Adam Tishenko pressured Semiahmooâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s weakest blockers, while rookies Brad Kievit and Scott Day were steady in the back row. Semiahmoo edged Seaton 28-26 in the second set, but the Sonics outworked the Totems to take the championship on combo crushes from high-flying hitters Conner Kozak and Alex Nolan. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This was our fourth tournament championship of the season and was definitely the most satisfying and fun of all. I havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t had that much fun coaching this year.â&#x20AC;? Seaton opened by grounding No. 5 AAA G.P. Vanier Towhees of Comox, Kelowna Owls, and Mt. Sentinel Wildcats of South Slocan in preliminary play. Playoff wins over the Fulton Maroons and No. 10 AA D.P. Todd Trojans of Prince George set the Sonics up for a semifinal date with No. 2 AAA Earl Marriot Mariners of White Rock. The Mariners took the first set, but made a crucial mistake in the process. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We looked super tired and E.M. was scoring at will in the second set, but made the mistake of making us mad by chirping at us and laughing through the net,â&#x20AC;? said Kozak. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seen the boys turn it on in a game like that yet this year. We pushed it to a third set and went on to take the match 15-13.â&#x20AC;? In wildcard action Monday night at Fulton, the host Maroons bounced the South Okanagan Hornets of Oliver 2-0 (25-18, 25-17) and the Pleasant Valley Saints 2-0 (25-21, 26-24) to earn a backdoor berth in the Valleys. The Saints also advanced by buzzing the Hornets 2-0 (25-15, 25-6).


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Steven Clarke turned aside 25 shots to backstop the Teale Utility Canucks to a 9-2 Interior Hockey League win over the Royal LePage Acadians Monday night at Priest Valley Arena. Tyler Quiring paced the Canuck attack with a pair of goals and Jason Elders chipped in with a goal and three helpers. Recording 1+2 each were Reed Church, Troy Killingbeck and Neil Jones. Curtis Wakelin and Mike Sutch responded for the Acadians, who dipped to 7-4-0-1. The Canucks top the league at 10-0-0-1. Sunday night at PV, Wakelin collected two goals and an assist as the Acadians stuffed the R.E. Postill & Sons Orphans 7-4. Steve Burke had 1+2 for the realtors, who got singles from Kyle Johnson, Jerry Reinhardt, Sutch and Ben Cave. Earning a goal and an assist for the Orphans (7-2-0-1) were Chris Bradford, Ryan Kurbis and Rob Bauml. It was stats night for the M&K Ready Mix Bruins in the other Sunday nighter at PV as Justin Baillergeon posted 9+2 in a 16-5 drubbing of the Silver Star Hitmen. Chris Church added 3+6 for the 5-4-0-1 bears, while Jarret Watts was the setup man with a goal and nine helpers. Jeff Kuzniar (2+1) and Dave Claeys (2G) were the main threats for the Hitmen (6-5-0-1). In Sunday night action at Wesbild Centre, Danny Stein pocketed three goals and two helpers as the Godard Excavating Predators mauled the Kal Tire Knights 10-4. Logan Stockley (2+2) and Justin Horochuk, with a deuce, also got in on the scoring for the Preds, who improved to 5-6. Kyle Englemyer had two goals for the last-place Knights (1-10). Blair Fernley turned the natural hat trick as the Blue Jay Concrete Hornets upended the Re/Max Rangers 4-3 Sunday at Wesbild. After Scott Kowalski (2G) and Mike Jodoin equalized for the Rangers (6-1-0-2), Jarett Pereboom fired the winner with two minutes to play, improving the Hornets to 4-5. In Saturday night action at PV, Kowalski pocketed 5+2 and Tim Proctor delivered 1+5 as the Rangers turfed the Bruins 10-3. Dave Penner (2+2), Shawn Bourgeois and John Morabito supplied secondary scoring for the Rangers.

Watts had two goals and Chris Church supplied one for the Bruins. Fernley was good for two goals and an assist as the Hornets grounded Alexander’s Pub Blackhawks 5-3 Saturday at PV. Pereboom, Brent Bond and Kevin Stecyk had the other goals for the Buzz, who got 18 stops from Blair Miller. Mark Gates added two helpers. Steve Ensing canned two goals for the Hawks, who dipped to 2-8. Jamie Renton provided a goal and an assist. Pierce Wiley fired the winner with two minutes to play as the Aquatico Bay Bar & Grill Sharks outlasted the Knights Saturday night in Armstrong. Justin Mann, who earned 2+2, added an insurance goal with 28 seconds, bringing the Sharks to 4-4-0-1. Ryan Robertson (1+3), Mike Fochler, Chris Fulgham and Justin Glinsbockel also scored for the Sharks. Jake Stuckberry and Derek Irmen had three goals apiece for the tiremen.

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Two out-of-town tournaments this season, two championship finals for the Vernon Home Building Centre Midget Vipers. Unfortunately the result for the Tier 1 squad was also the same as the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers edged the Vipers 3-2 in Sunday’s final at the Edge School’s inaugural Fall Classic Tournament in Calgary. A quick start by the Rangers, with a goal at the 12-second mark, and a 2-0 lead after the first period meant the Vipers were playing catch-up all game long. Numerous scoring chances in the second period resulted in Trevor Pickett, assisted by Colton Thibault and Chris Gillies, cutting the margin in half going into the final frame. Vernon kept up the pressure in the third but the Rangers’ MVP goalie, 5-foot-7 Tyler Berger, kept the Vipers at bay until Fort Saskatchewan increased their lead to 3-1 with three minutes to play. Thibault notched a powerplay marker a minute later, from Brett Hawrys and Gillies, to give the Vipers a chance but pulling the goalie for the last 90 seconds failed to generate the equalizer. Vipers goalie Danny Todosychuk turned aside 35 shots to earn MVP honours. Vernon qualified for Sunday’s tilt by doubling up on the Foothills Bisons, from Nanton, Alta., 6-3 in Saturday night’s semifinal. Game MVP Braydon Sophonow led the way offensively with 2+1 for the Vipers, who led 3-0 after the opening period. Hawrys also scored twice for the winners, while Pickett and Justin Mitchell, on a great give-and-go

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Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Goals went to Taylor Hamilton-Gee, Dan Gilowski and Game MVP Ryan Dubetz. Goalie Max Brown had a great game in securing the tie. The Vipers fell behind early and couldn’t recover as they bowed 4-2 to Williams Lake Saturday morning. Down 2-0 after 20 minutes, Vernon came back in the second period with a goal by Russell Hoefsloot, assisted by Brad Jones and Wyatt Bonneau. Malcolm McPhee connected for the Vipers in the third period. Game MVP went to Conrad McMillan, who was solid in net. In the afternoon, the Coke boys fell 9-5 to the Langley Eagles. The birds opened up the scoring early in the first period, but Vernon replied 40 seconds later when Liam Revell went endto-end, feeding Gilowski for a gorgeous top shelf goal. McPhee, Game MVP Kyle Clark, Owen Barker and Cliff High all netted goals for the Vipers. The Vipers blew a two-goal lead in their final game, a 4-2 loss to the Trail Smoke Eaters on Sunday. Goals by Russel Hoefsloot, assisted by Owen Barker, and Aaron Benjaminson, assisted by Travis Churchill, had Vernon up two goals after the first period, but Trail rallied with four unanswered goals to take the win. Williams Lake iced Quesnel 6-2 to win their second-straight tournament title.

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Vernon’s Kayla Spillett (right) and Kelowna’s McKenna King race each other to the ring in Novice ringette play Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

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Combine and conquer. It was a plan that worked wonders as a pair Novice ringette teams merged to form North Enderby Timber, going 5-0 at the Burnaby Ice Breaker Tournament last weekend. The girls outscored their opponents 54-24, with Kalen Webster leading the way with 11 goals. Georgia Lannon (10), Mackenzie Munroe (10), Carly Newman (7), Brooke Buller (4), Emma Elders (3), Grace Cornell (3), Hailey Quiring (2), Kenzie Kosure (2), Julie Francis and Bryn TaylorHawes all found the scoresheet. Koshure, Buller, Quiring, Newman and Lannon each earned wins in net. The People Eaters and the Lightning also combined forces for the Burnaby tournament. The girls opened with an 8-3 loss to Westside Saturday. Led by Josey Nerling in goal, Kinsey Corday, Giselle Torres and Kyra Olsen handled the offence. Torres provided the lone goal as a tired Vernon squad fell 6-1 to Kelowna Sunday. Riley Marchand was strong in net while Maria Alexis and Kayla Spillett provided strong two-way play. Warren Carter’s NET Vikings dominated the Petite division in Burnaby, starting with a 15-3 shellacking of the Port Coquitlam Blue Dragons Thursday. Czarina Wisse defended the net while every Vernon skater recorded a point. The Vikes got 3+2 each from Evangeline Koshure, Saylor Martian and Saige Woodliffe. Colten Schaper-Kotter chipped in with three goals, singles coming from Alyssa Carter (4A), Emma Carter and Rebecca VanEyck. Ava Cornell earned the win as the Vikes conquered the Burnaby Rinkrats 18-3. Woodliffe led the offence with 3+4, while Wisse and Ava

Haldance each supplied 3+1. It was more of the same against the Northwest Vancouver Blizzards Friday, as Haldane and SchaperKotter combined for 14 points in a 20-3 win. Other hat tricks were supplied by Alyssa Carter (3A) and Wisse (1A). Wisse stood tall in net as Vernon edged the Richmond Ice Devils 7-6. The Vikes came out sluggish but turned it on late as Koshure tied the game 6-6 with three minutes left. Woodliffe scored the winner with 1:25 to go. The Vikes ended with a 7-6 loss to the Delta Disco Sunday. Vernon spotted Delta a 5-1 lead before equalizing in the middle of the second period courtesy of Woodliffe’s natural hat trick. The Vernon Advertising Works Dinos also went 4-1 in Petite action in Burnaby. Kendra Ostafie sniped a pair of goals as the Dinos opened with a 5-3 loss to Surrey/White Rock. Marika Munroe had the other goal. Assists came from Cassidy Marshall and Madison Fox. Later Friday, the Dinos rebounded with an 8-4 win over Delta. Ostafie (3+2), Shelby Connors (3+1) and Chelsea Marshall (2+1) led the offence. Fox earned the shutout as the advertising crew pummelled Port Coquitlam Shooting Stars 10-0. Ostafie, Abygayle Williamson and Connors fired hat tricks. Munroe was strong in net as the Dinos ended the tourney by stopping the Rinkrats 9-1 Sunday at historic Queen’s Park Arena. Ostafie again led the scoring with 3+2, while Connors added three goals. Williamson supplied 2+2, with Ellen Campbell earning her second goal of the season. The DCT Chambers Voltage went 5-0 in Petite play at the Icebreaker. Caleb Pope supplied the winner with 25 seconds remaining as

the Voltage opened with a 4-3 win over Surrey/White Rock. After rolling wins over Vancouver and Port Coquitlam, the Voltage zapped Delta 6-4 in another tight game where goalie Wynter Vanderveen made some great saves. Pope (2), Alex Drury, Mason Christenson, Miranda Chapple and Stephanie Backer, with an empty-netter, handled the offence. The Nixon Wenger Stingers faced some stiff competition in going 2-1-1 in the Tween division in Burnaby, their first tournament of season. The Stingers played one of their best games of the year, but fell 8-2 to Kelowna in the semifinals, settling for fourth place. Netminder Madison Johnson had one of her best games. In Tween A Icebreaker action, Vernon dropped three straight games before ending on a winning note. After losses to Fraser Valley (8-1), Port Coquitlam (9-3) and Delta (8-1), the team stormed back with a 6-5 nail-biter win against Burnaby. Kennedy Pope was the top scorer with three goals on the weekend, with two apiece coming from Teigan Moore and Sydney Harder. Singles were provided by Catlyn Marshall, Danika Seed, Hannah Popilchak and Bailey Williamson. Assists were shared by Moore, Williamson, Seed, Popilchak, and Katelyn Paulin. Netminder Garrett Adams faced plenty of shots throughout the tournament. The Vernon Shooting Stars got three goals from Emma Lochead as they lit up Kelowna #2 in Bunny action Sunday. Using strong team play, the Stars got other offence from Amy Demetrick, Mackenzie Gilman and Brooklyn Young, who scored her first-ever goal.

The Vernon Yellowjackets lost a heartbreaker, falling 16-6 to the West Kelowna Sundevils in the Southern Interior Football Conference Pee Wee semifinals Sunday in Kelowna. “We knew the game was going to be close but that the Yellowjackets had a very good chance of winning,” said Jackets’ head coach Ed Huber. On the opening series, the Yellowjackets marched a 13-play offensive drive, capped by an eight-yard Josh Hyer touchdown run. After that, the game seesawed until the Devils scored a converted TD partway thru the second quarter to take an 8-6 lead. To open the second half, Thomas Mackewich executed a perfect onside kick that was recovered by Tyler Braun, giving Vernon the ball on the Devils 45-yard line. Vernon QB Keegan Vicklund ran the ball twice bringing the ball to the 11-yard line, but the Jackets fumbled on West Kelowna’s one and the Devils recovered, adding a late score to put the game away. The beehive defence had 14 kids get in on tackles, with Braun leading the way with six. Dylan Huber had an interception and Keith Jones blocked a punt. Vicklund (57 yards), Morgan Nichols (44 yards) and Zach Benn

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It was the first time the North Okanagan Knights have been shut out all season, but Sylvain Leone still liked his team’s effort. The Knights’ head coach credited his team’s defence for turning in a much-improved performance in a 2-0 loss to the red-hot Kamloops Storm in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play Sunday at McArthur Park Arena. “Scoring goals hasn’t been our problem in the last few weeks, it has been our team defence,” said Leone, who said a mental error in the neutral zone by North Okanagan led the Storm’s first goal, and a turnover in front of netminder Chris Solecki during a breakout resulted in the second. “Take those two opportunities away and it’s a pretty tight game. “We got ourselves into some penalty trouble in the second period... we did give up a powerplay goal, but overall our penalty kill was fantastic.” Duncan Schulz (11th goal) and Bevin Ollek (8th) handled the Storm scoring in support of Lynden Stanwood, who recorded 29 stops for the shutout. Solecki turned aside 34 Kamloops shots. The Knights have been in a funk of late, going 3-7 in their last 10 games while the Storm are cruising at 9-1. Leone hinted his team may have grown a little overconfident after a solid start to the season, but added recent losses to second-place Revelstoke Grizzlies (20-5) and first-place Osoyoos Coyotes (19-1-1-3) have provided a bit of a reality check for the second-year club. “It has been a challenging two weeks for us, but last night was a step in the right direction.” The Knights, fifth in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference at 11-12, will look to snap a threegame slide Friday night when they visit the Grizz at the Forum. North Okanagan hosts Revelstoke in Sunday matinee action (2 p.m.) at Nor-Val Sports Centre in Armstrong.

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Josh Evans collected the shutout as the Vernon Watkins Motors Mustangs torched the Kamloops Blazers 3-0 in Pee Wee Tier 1 hockey action Saturday at Wesbild Centre. Moose LeNoury, Zac McCall, Noah Turanski, Gage Kopp, Cody Bauml and Mac Gourdine played a solid defensive game to limit Kamloops’ scoring chances. Brett Lambert went top shelf to open the scoring, followed by a goal from Gage Kopp, assisted by Kaden Black. Black finished the scoring for the ever-improving Mustangs with an open-netter from his stomach. In Bantam Tier 1 tournament play, the Vernon Sun Valley Sports Renegades went 2-2 last weekend in Penticton. Missing Nicholas Stanhope (broken arm) and Austin Garrington (back) to injury, the shortbenched Renegades called up Jeff Bouchon as they outlasted Burnaby 5-4 Friday night. Goals came from Jacob Dolinar (2), Dennon Leibel, Carson Richards and Game MVP Jene Desjarlais. Assists went to Curtis Sexsmith (2), Cole Woodliffe, Don Robinson, Desjarlais and Blaine Caton. Saturday morning, Woodliffe and Sexsmith handled the Vernon offence as they fell 7-2 to Penticton. Mitchell Lukacs, who earned an assist, broke his arm and Griffin Fried broke his thumb. Dolinar earned Game MVP. Dolinar had a goal and a helper and

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Robinson supplied a single as Vernon fell 7-2 to Prince George later Saturday. Riley Booth was Game MVP. Playing with just 10 skaters, Vernon finished the tourney with an 8-6 win over Victoria. Dolinar led the offence with 3+2 and Sexsmith supplied 2+1. Leibel (3A) and Caton (empty-netter) completed the offence. In Bantam Tier 3 play, the Vernon Veterinary Clinic turned in a gutsy performance last weekend in Revelstoke, losing a trio of one-goal games with just 11 skaters. Tournament offence came from Bryton Stead (1+2) Gabe Turner, Cameron Hitch (2), Hayden Chase (1+2), Jordan Rea (1+2), and Easton Jones (1+1). Assists went to Shayne Groenveld (2), Braden Gilowski, Jeffrey Hiscoe and Liam Curran. Louis Springer and Bryce Dyck played great in net, averaging 35 saves a game. In Atom Development play, the Vernon Valleywood Remanufacturing Venom fell 7-5 to the host Kamloops Devils Saturday at Memorial Arena. Scoring for the Venom were Cody Webb, on a pass from Mika Burns, and Keeghan McRae, on a shot from Steven Benischek. Caden Danbrook, Gavin Fleck and Dylan Sedlacek rounded out the Vernon attack. Braeden Cooper pulled the hat trick as the Venom rebounded with a 9-5 victory over the Salmon Arm Silvertips Sunday in Sicamous.

Fleck added a deuce for the Venom, who got singles from Webb, Coleton Bilodeau, CJ Storey and Sedlacek. Assists went to Aidan Rysen, Burns, Lee Christensen, and Benischek. Weekend goaltending duties were shared by Braeden Barnard and Tyler Sedlacek. The Kelowna Lakers got 2+2 from shifty Orca Wiesblatt in a 6-3 win over the H&L Glass Wolfpack Saturday afternoon at Wesbild Centre. Nicholas Cherkowski pulled the hat trick for the Wolfpack, on three nifty passes by Cory Lazar, whose brother, Curtis, a first-round WHL Bantam Draft pick of the Edmonton Oil Kings, was in attendance. Dylan Blazek and Caden Colmorgen shared the Wolfpack goaltending. In other Atom Development play, the North Okanagan Knights turned in one of their poorest efforts of the season in a 6-5 loss to the Chase Chiefs at Nor-Val Sports Centre. Trailing 4-2 entering the third period, the Knights rallied with three goals in less than five minutes. However, two costly defensive turnovers in the final minutes cost the Knights the victory. The Knights’ Mitchell Brown scored three goals with singles by Bryan Brew and Kord Haller. Wesley Graves added three assists while Matthew Dolinar had two. James Francis and Jake Crandlemire also drew helpers as North Okanagan dropped to 5-1.

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Carnival welcomes expression KATHERINE MORTIMER Morning Star Staff

Children of all ages are invited to express themselves this Saturday, as the North Okanagan Child Care Society celebrates National Child Day. The Express Yourself Children’s Carnival followed by the Express Yourself Diva and Dudes Disco are a way of honouring Article 13 in the Convention on the Rights of the Child: “The child shall have the right to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds, regardless of frontiers, either orally, in writing or in print, in the form of art, or through any other media of the child’s choice.” The Children’s Carnival brings together a number of activities and entertainers for families, including Uncle Chris

the Clown, carnival games, tae kwon do, Djembe drumming, rhythmic gymnastics, bouncy castles, horse racing, face painting, pie throwing and the funk-it-up photo booth. Last year, the NOCCS held a summer solstice celebration for adults, and organizers are hoping that Saturday’s children’s carnival will turn into an annual event. “We’re hoping we’ll get lots of families with younger children,” said Mandy Humphrey, with the society. “Each year, the National Child Day celebrates one of the rights of the child and this year it’s about expressing yourself, so we’re hoping the disco will be funky, thanks to DJ Johnny Boy’s music.” And, while the day’s events are fundraisers for the NOCCS, Humphrey said they are more about celebrating children and their right to express themselves.

“We have lots of people from the community helping us out. Uncle Chris the Clown will do magic, we’ll have applebobbing and with the funk-it-up photo booth, students from MC College will do funky hair, a funky face, funky nails or all three, so you can then have your photo taken with your friends.” The Express Yourself Children’s Carnival takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Centre. Tickets are $10 per family or $5 per person, available at the door, or in advance from NOCCS. The Express Yourself Diva & Dudes Disco is Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Centre. Tickets are $10 per family or $5 per person, available at the door. For more information, or to pre-purchase tickets, please call the NOCCS at 250-558-9963.

Children celebrated around the world LYNNE RESIDE

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In 1989, the United Nations developed the “Convention on the Rights of the Child” (CRC). This was meant to enshrine the conviction that all children everywhere deserve to live in dignity and to be treated according to their best interests. It outlines the rights of the child and the responsibilities of all families, caregivers and governments to uphold these rights. It is the most ratified human rights document in the world. Only two countries did not sign it. Canada signed it and declared Nov. 20 as a day to recognize children and to focus on education about their rights. The rights of children under the age of 18 fall into three categories in the CRC with a total of 54 separate articles. The three categories are Participation, Provision and Protection. The Participation articles address children’s rights to participation in communities, programs and services for children. These rights address respect and responsibilities towards children. The Provision articles address children’s rights

to an adequate standard of living, family, health care, education and services, and play. The Protection articles identify children’s rights to protection from abuse, neglect, exploitation and discrimination. Protection rights include safety and peace and freedom from bullying. While Canada signed the Convention and is responsible to the UN to uphold it, there are a number of areas where we are not doing very well. In particular, our child poverty rate in B.C. is the highest in Canada, and we are at the very bottom of the 20 developed countries in the proportion of our GDP that we spend on early childhood development. The Canadian Child Care Federation promotes training and information about many issues affecting children including children’s rights. Each year they identify a particular article in the CRC to focus on. This year the focus is on Article 13, which states that “The child shall have the right to freedom of expression; this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds, regard-

less of frontiers, either orally, in writing or in print, in the form of art, or through any other media of the child’s choice.” In Vernon, we are recognizing National Child Day in a number of ways. We will distribute blue ribbons with red hearts for people to wear in support of the rights of children in Canada and throughout the world. To honour freedom of expression, we are asking children to participate by drawing a picture of “A City Fit for Children” and dropping it off at the Boys and Girls Club by Friday to be presented to our community leaders. The picture templates have been distributed to daycares, preschools and other children’s programs, or children can just draw their picture on a blank piece of paper. There are a number of fun events in the community for young children at the Boys and Girls Club today and the Vernon Rec Centre on Saturday. We are encouraging people to attend one of these events or to make Nov. 20 a special day for children in their own way. Let’s continue to make Vernon and area a “City Fit for Children.”

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Mara Station offers a retreat from grief CARA BRADY Morning Star Staff

Grief is as old as life itself. A grief retreat is a place to acknowledge loss and help make sense of the world again. “The retreat is a safe, sacred space where you can bear witness without judgment. I say it is a space where people will sit in the fire with you,” said Eric Casselman of Salmon Arm. “After Jim died, I realized I needed help. Words are sacred and I use them carefully. I don’t say I lost Jim. Jim died and left me lost.” Her husband of 33 years, Jim Casselman, died of mesothelomia, cancer caused by asbestos exposure, in 2007. He was a teacher who had worked for 25 years in a school with asbestos insulation. She heard about a grief retreat in New Mexico and attended that and two others, finding that she benefited in different ways from each retreat. The Grief Retreat at the Mara Station Retreat Centre was the last one she attended and she talks about what people might expect from the upcoming retreat Dec. 3 to 7 at the centre. “When Jim died, I had nothing left. All my energy systems were shattered. I found that grief in our society has rules and there are misunderstandings and assumptions made about the process, how to grieve and how long to grieve. I say you burn the calendar when you start to grieve because grief is on a very different calendar from our hearts. I knew I needed to listen to my heart because if I didn’t, it would come out later in other ways.” Casselman appreciated her friends wellmeaning advice but she knew she was in new territory and had to find the path that was right for her. “Jim and I had an extraordinary and remarkable relationship

where we expressed our feelings and he lived his dying experience. In his wisdom we entered counseling as a family with our two sons, and as a couple. That was his gift to us. He wrote letters to us that we got after he died,” said Casselman. She left her first retreat feeling stronger, knowing it was all right to grieve and feel pain as she went through the darkness but she knew she still had work to do. “It’s a human privilege to experience dark emotions openly. Why are we given these emotions if we can’t experience them? At a retreat, you are nurtured, embraced, listened to and have a choice of complementary resources. You are looked after in every way. The Mara Station retreat was the first one for some of the people there and it took a lot of courage for them to step out and begin to understand their grieving journey. There is a universal compassion at the retreats.” She suggests that people find their own timing for attending a retreat, probably waiting until the immediate post-death shock is past. “Talk to the retreat organizers and they will help you decide,” she advised. “Mara Station is such a gentle, kind environment, full of nurturing people who honour where each person is and being sensitive to their pain. They are professionally skilled and compassionate. I learned how to engage my grief as a resourceful ally rather than a vengeful critic. I continue to embrace that and I use the resources of my journey of discovery of grief as my guide. We are so fortunate to have something like Mara Station so close here.” Casselman has made presentations to the local hospice society. She makes it a practice to send people who are bereaved a person-

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Grief is the price we pay for loving. You do not heal from the death of a loved one because of time, you heal because of what you do with that time.” She has volunteered to be a companion to a child at the children’s grief retreat in Washington next summer and would like to see children’s grief retreats in Canada She is also involved with the Cancer Society for Asbestos Victims which provides information and support for people with mesothelomia. Another retreat par-

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Artisan turns on the light at Festival of Crafts CARA BRADY Morning Star Staff

Margaret Dowling’s handmade lamps are warm and welcoming at the entrance to a home, calming and glowing in the living room and sweetly seductive in the bedroom. She makes vintage bases or converts other items to bases and adds her antique fabric, lace, beads and fringes to create a complement to a traditional home or a work of art for a more modern one. She draws her inspiration from growing up around old homes and furniture in England or from the pretty composition of colour on a leaf she sees on her walks. Each lamp can take up to 200 hours to complete and her signature butterfly appears

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on each one, as a tiny piece of embroidery or maybe a larger beaded clip. “I start with the base and think about what might complement it. I love to find things from antique stores and use vintage fabric because it seems to me that it gives off its energy as it finds a new way to be beautiful. I often wonder where these gowns and jewelry have been before,” said Dowling, who finds the intricate stitching a perfect complement to her work as a dietary aide for Interior Health, a job she also loves. “If something is not going right, I take it out and start all over again. I get quite attached to the lamps and it’s hard to let them go but I know that people who like them will

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Margaret Dowling will have her hand-made lamps and shades at A Festival of Crafts this weekend. give them a good home. Each one has a story to it. I think they look as nice off and on. It’s interesting to me that men will comment to me that they find the lamps sexy.” While the lamps look delicate, they are sturdy and safe, with a special

finish so they can be kept clean by dusting. Dowling is always available to do repairs and replace missing beads as closely as possible. She gets many of her frames, bases and materials from England. She does custom work and

will incorporate family jewelry, fabric and other pieces into lamps. Her work has been showcased in other shows around the area and at the Vernon Museum. Dowling’s lamps and a variety of other wonderful crafts from area artisans will be at the 10th Annual Festival of Crafts at the Wesbild Centre Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3, with $1 from each admission going to the North Okanagan Hospice Society. Over the years, Festival of Crafts organizer Olive Dent has raised more than $44,000 for local charities through admissions and raffle

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Community Calendar NOVEMBER 17 VERNON & DISTRICT METIS ASSOCIATION Meets every third Wednesday of the month, potluck dinner at 6 p.m., followed by meeting at 7 p.m., Halina Centre. For more information contact William Gagné at 250-545-9415. VERNON BRANCH OF INNER WHEEL Holding meeting with the Vernon Rotary Club at lunch time Nov. 17 at 11:45 a.m. at the Best Western Vernon Lodge. Speaker will be a teacher from Malawi, Momory Chazeza Mdyetseni describing her secondary school Atsikana Pa Ulendo (Malawi girls on the move), which she started for orphan girls. Please join us and contact Susan Beck 545-7753 if you can be there. INFORMATION MEETING FOR SOVEREIGN LAKE Nov 17 at 7 p.m., Schubert Centre, 3505-30th Ave. VERNON TOASTMASTERS OPEN HOUSE Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Express. Enjoy refreshments and socializing; find out how to organize meetings. We will offer upcoming course in Parliamentary Procedures for those who want to be able to conduct business meetings in non-destructive and productive manner. Call Serle at 250-542-5161. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 167 LUMBY Fun darts every Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Bingo every Thursday at 6:45 p.m. UPPER ROOM MISSION BOUTIQUE Christmas has arrived and we are continuously blessed with daily donations. We have an abundance of sweaters in men’s and ladies wear so lets clear them out for $1 each including hoodies. Our men’s and ladies slacks and blue jeans are also bursting at the seams: lets clear them out for $1 each, too. American Eagle, Hilfiger, Brody, Chaps and so many more great brands. We are at 2708-34th St., under the big blue awning. VERNON SENIORS CHOIR Meets Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. at the Halina Centre, under the direction of Lyn Taron. We sing four-part harmony. If you like to sing, come and join us; no auditions required. For more info., call 250-545-3119. VERNON WOMEN IN BUSINESS Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at Schubert Centre for networking 11:30 a.m. to noon, buffet lunch noon to 1 p.m. Members, $14; non-members, $20. VWIB offers networking opportunities and inspires, educates and motivates women to be the best they can in their business and personal lives. For more info., see www.vwib.com or e-mail membership@vwib.com. KALAMALKA TOASTMASTERS CLUB 4869 meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 4716 - 34 St. Come and gain confidence in your public speaking skills. Call Mike McMorran at 250-260-2811 for more details. HALINA SENIORS CENTRE 50+ welcome to come out and participate in carpet bowling Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at 3310-37th Ave. Call 250-542-2877 for more information. GLASS STUDIO DROP-IN SESSION Wednesdays 9:3012:30 at the Vernon Community Arts Centre or anytime the studio is not in use by a class. The Glass Studio is open for drop-in to students who have completed the Intro to Stained Glass course. Come in and work on your stained glass pieces in the studio. $11.20 per session, includes tools but not supplies. For more information call 250-542-6243. LAPIDARY DROP-IN SESSIONS Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Vernon Community Arts Centre. Geodes, opals and quartz, oh my! Cutting and polishing rocks is great fun! Open to members of the Vernon Lapidary and Mineral Club. For more info, visit www.vernonrockhounds.com $5.60 per session, $50.40 for a 10 x pass. For more information call 250-542-6243. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 189 OYAMA Singles crib runs every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. Please contact the branch at 250-548-3521 after 3 p.m., or e-mail lsdmjb@ yahoo.com for more info. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 25 VERNON Wednesdays: A fun-filled mid-week night at the Legion! Come for the meat draw and play a round of pool; it all starts at 7 p.m. PREGNANCY LOSS SUPPORT GROUP Run by Jennifer Patrick, founder of Vernon’s Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness “A Walk to Remember.” Meets the first and third

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kanagan Boys and Girls Club in Vernon and the Child Care Resource and Referral Program are hosting the event today from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in celebration of National Child’s Day. We invite families and care providers of kids under five to come for a morning of games, activities and circle time. For more information, contact the CCRR at 250-542-3121, extension 111 or see our website at www.childcarechoices.ca. In 1989, the United Nations developed the “Convention on the Rights of the Child” (CRC). This was meant to enshrine the conviction that all children everywhere deserve to live in dignity and to be treated according to their best interests. It outlines the rights of the child and the responsibilities of all families, caregivers and governments to uphold these rights. Canada signed it and declared Nov. 20 as a day to recognize children and to focus on education about their rights.

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ABORIGINAL INFANT & EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Free swimming Wednesdays from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Meet at the aquatic centre. For more info., 542-7578. THE VERNON DIET CLUB MEETS Every Wednesday in the basement of Peace Lutheran Church. Weigh-in between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Short meeting to follow. Anyone wishing support in weight-management is welcome. Call 542-3252. IS SCRABBLE ON YOUR “TO DO” LIST? Join the local “Scrabblers” every Wednesday at 10 a.m., Schubert Centre. Come out and learn with us! Call 542-0892 for more info. THE SCHUBERT CENTRE We have many activities for seniors 50+ to enjoy. We’re open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pool room and coffee shop are open daily. The Thrift Shop is open Monday to Friday. For more information, please call 250-549-4201. Thursdays it’s tai chi, seniors’ support group (fourth Thursday), Fun Time for Seniors, line dancing, exercise class, wood carving, Friday’s it’s canasta, mah jongg, happy hour with live music. PARENT AND CHILD WALK IN THE PARK Hosted by Aboriginal Infant and Early Childhood Development Centre. Everyone welcome, meet 10 a.m., Wednesdays at 2905-29th Ave. Meet other parents, get fit and win a prize. Step challenge, pedometer supplied for the walk. Join anytime. For more information, call 542-7578. SUPPORT GROUP FOR SENIOR PARENTS For seniors parents of children with developmental disabilities, meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at Community Living BC, suite 201, 2802-30th St. Join us for a coffee and opportunity to connect with other senior parents facing similar joys and challenges. For info., call Julie at 250-307-4216. OKANAGAN SHEEP PRODUCERS ASSOC. MEETS Every third Wednesday of the month. Call Lorna Carter at 546-3318 or Rob Campbell at 546-3546. ENDERBY WHEELS TO MEALS Every Wednesday, fullcourse meal for $6, for seniors at the Enderby Seniors Complex, 11:30 a.m. Call Melody at 250-838-6439 for info. LADIES OF THE ROYAL PURPLE Come join the great ladies

of the Royal Purple Lodge #123. We are a non-profit group meeting at the Elks Hall on the first and third Wednesday of the month. Meeting starts 1 p.m. or bring your lunch at join us at noon. For more information, call 545-6810.

NOVEMBER 18 VERNON CAMERA CLUB Evaluation Night Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Vernon Community Arts Centre. The theme is “Water & Ice.” Anyone interested in our club is welcome to come and check out our meetings, no pressure to join! Please just bring a $1 drop-in fee and come see what you think! For more information, please contact Kevin Kienlein at 250-5458340 or Megan Noonan at 250-307-0435. PALESTINE STUDY GROUP MEETS Nov. 18, at 10 a.m., People Place, downstairs, room 2. We will watch documentary Occupation 101 which shows the effects on the Palestinian people living there of the continuing Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem (called OPT legally and officially) the Occupied Palestinian Territories. All welcome. Call Steve at 545-3202 for info. 12th ANNUAL RESTORATIVE JUSTICE BANQUETS Bridges to New Life Society invites you to hear testimonials and update on restorative initiatives of the society. Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m., Trinity United in Vernon; Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m., Evangel in Kelowna. Great food, music, fellowship and opportunity to assist Bridges in reaching out to individuals whose lives have been impacted by our criminal justice system. Tickets, $20, available at your local Christian bookstore, Bridges to New Life Complex or call 1-866-548-9242. WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM November group sessions. Nov. 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. it’s “Transitioning into Employment: What are your options for training and educational opportunities and what you need to know to move forward,” with Lana Revak from Ministry of Housing and Social Development. Nov. 25 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. it’s “About the Job Market: Changing or Starting New Career, labour market trends and what employers are looking for. Programs open to all women who are seeking positive transformation in their lives. At the Vernon Women’s Centre, 3309-32nd Ave. For more information, call 250-542-7531. KALAMALKA WEAVERS & SPINNERS Meets the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Vernon Community Arts Centre. We welcome newcomers. Call 545-7819. SENIORS’ ACTIVITY CENTRE, ARMSTRONG We’re at 2520 Patterson Ave. Are you 55+ and looking for something to do? Visit Activity Centre for fun and friendship. Thursdays it’s bridge at 1 p.m. Call Joy at 250-546-8907 or Nancy at 250546-8158. NAVY LEAGUE CADETS for boys and girls 9 to 13 meet every Thursday at 6:15 p.m in the CMHA building at 3100 – 28th Ave. New cadets welcome any parade night. Further info. may be obtained from the Commanding Officer at 250-503-8319. VERNON TOASTMASTERS welcomes all members and invites prospective members to our club meetings Thursday evenings, Holiday Inn Express, 4716 - 34 St., 7:30 to 9 p.m.


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Community Calendar NOVEMBER 18 THE VERNON SILVER STAR QUILTERS Meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday at St. John’s Lutheran Church. New members or guests welcome. For more information, see our website at www.vssq.org NEW HOPE GRIEF SUPPORT Group for widows and widowers takes place the third Thursday of every month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the New Hope office, #004, 3402-27th Ave., People Place. Hellmut Noelle from the Family Resource Centre is facilitating the session with a New Hope volunteer. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee provided. Come and explore this opportunity to confront your grief and learn from it in the company of friends who understand and care. KNITTING CIRCLE ARMSTRONG We invite you to a relaxing evening of sharing, learning and meeting new friends. Bring a project — needles and yarn — or just yourself. Beginners always welcome. Now accepting yarn donations for local charitable projects. See www.knittingcircle.ca or call Judy at 546-9475 or Marlene at 546-6325 for more info. We meet the first, third and fourth Thursdays of the month. RUG HOOKERS MEET Meets the first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Halina Centre. Call Pat Robertson at 260-1300 for more info. THE GOOD FOOD BOX ENDERBY Pay for your box every second Wednesday, no later than 5 p.m., at Baron’s Real Estate, Century 21. Boxes can be picked up every third Thursday between noon and 3:45 p.m., Anglican Church hall. For more information, please call 838-6298. 223 RED LION AIR CADET SQUADRON welcomes all youth ages 12 to 18 to join us. Enjoy gliding, survival weekends, range, sports activities and much more. We parade Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Brigadier Murphy Armory at 1811 29th St. Drop in Thursday evenings or call 250-309-9490 for more information. ODD FELLOWS MEET Every third Thursday of the month at the OAP Hall in Lumby and at 3300 Mabel Lake Park on the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. Call 250-547-9092 or 250-542-0616 for more information. VERNON LIONS CLUB MEETS First and third Thursdays of the month at the Den, 3313B-30th Ave., 6 p.m. New members welcome. Call Ken at 545-2722. PYTHIAN SISTERS VERNON TEMPLE #21 Meets the first and third Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. at Schubert Centre. Contact Betty at 542-8450. COMMON THREADS Ministering to the needs of our community. Free, good quality used clothing and footwear. Every Thursday 10 a.m. - noon and Mondays from 3 to 6 p.m. at Vernon Alliance Church. Call 545-7105. HALINA SENIORS CENTRE DANCES Every Thursday from 2 - 4 p.m. Live country music. Everyone 50 and over is welcome. For more information, call 250-542-2877. THE PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP meets at the People Place the third Thursday of every month, September through June at 1 p.m. Everyone interested in the disorder is welcome to attend. For more info., call Eleanor Dean at 250-558-7867 or Paul Jones at 250-542-7563. VERNON STROKE RECOVERY BRANCH Meets Thursday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., at The Pantry’s banquet room. Support to stroke survivors, their families and caregivers; socialization, recreational, educational activities to enhance, develop and maintain motor and cognitive skills. Call Brenda Paul at 542-2555 for more information. AA MEETINGS THURSDAYS Upon Awakening meeting, Monday to Friday 7 a.m., Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. (back door). Nooner Solution Group Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 2810-48th Ave. (H) Thursday Morning Step Group (H), open, 10 a.m., Schubert Centre, 3505-30th Ave. BYOBB Group (H) closed meeting 8 p.m., Mug and Muffin, 2801B-34th St. Thursday discussion group (X) open, 8 p.m., VTC, 2810-48th Ave. (H) handicap access. (X) no access PREGNANT? NEED ASSISTANCE? Info., counselling, layettes provided. Call 545-5520 for appointment or visit Vernon Prolife at 3105C-31st Ave., on a Thursday morning.

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Weekly coffee at the New Hope office, Thursdays 9:30 11:30 a.m. Our office and resource centre is in People Place, room #004, coffee time will take place in #003. Come and join us at 3402 - 27th Ave., or call 250-545-6004 for info.

UPCOMING SKATING LESSONS AT THE ENDERBY ARENA Enderby & District Recreation Services is offering a variety of lessons throughout the winter, including lessons for preschool children, school-aged children, adults, and introductions to hockey for small children. Lessons are held Mondays from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. for children 3 to 10. Beginning in January, lessons will be held Sundays 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. and Mondays 6:15 to 8 p.m. To register, contact Willow at recreation@ enderbychamber.com or 250-838-2665. For complete list of programs, visit www.enderbychamber.com/recreation. IT’S CHRISTMAS AT KINDALE! The Christmas House is open Nov. 19 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2725 Patterson Ave. next to Thrift Shoppe. We have trees, decorations, new and gently used gift ideas and that outfit for your special occasion plus more. So check us out, you won’t be sorry. WONDERCAFE.LIVE! IN LUMBY Featuring Dr. David Kennedy who will speak on The Failure of the War on Drugs: Changes Needed. Please join us Nov. 19 from 7 - 9 p.m at the Lumby United Church Hall (Vernon St. at Park Ave.) for fair trade coffee and tea and lively discussion on this large global problem that also affects our smaller communities. Call Dave at 250-547-6368 or daboss1@telus.net. WELLNESS DINNER CLUB Nov. 19 is reservation deadline for dinner on Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. Enjoy a vegetarian dinner and health presentation at the Vernon Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall, 45th Ave. at Pleasant Valley Rd. By donation. Call 250-545-3969 to make your reservation. SECOND ANNUAL SKIERS BALL Nov. 19 at Den Bistro & Bar, Silver Star. Fundraiser for Silver Star Adaptive Snow Sports. Tickets are $80 per person, includes welcome drink, three-course gourmet dinner, live entertainment, silent auction, door prizes. To order, call Diane at 250-545-0224 or visit Silver Star administration office. See www.ssass.bc.ca OKANAGAN SINGLES GROUP 40+ Nov. 19, appetizers, card and games night at Leila’s, 7:30 p.m. Come out and bring your cards and games. BYOB and your favourite appetizer. Call Leila at 250-558-0602 by Thursday if attending. CHRISTMAS MEMORIES CRAFTERS ARTISANS FAIR Nov. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., both days,. Trinity United Church, 3300 Alexis Park Dr. Original handmade items from local artisans. Stained glass, collector dolls, woodwork. Door prizes. All proceeds to Hospice House. ENDERBY & DISTRICT MUSEUM SOCIETY AGM Nov. 19, 7 p.m., in the Enderby Museum, Hwy 97A, “Untold Tales of Grindrod,” as residents share stories of the old days and oldtimers in Grindrod. Everyone welcome. CUSTOMER SERVICE FUNDAMENTALS Nov. 19 workshop 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., North Okanagan Employment Enhancement Society. Provides participants with the skills to make customers feel welcome, use and remember names, master the art of conversation and communicate effectively to understand the needs and wants of your customer. To register, go to www.noees.com or call 250-545-0585. VERNON PRESENTS A FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS Come and join us at the 10th annual festival Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wesbild Centre. This major craft show features many artisans selling their wares and supports North Okanagan Hospice Society by donating $1 from each $3 admission charged. Excellent opportunity to get started on your Christmas shopping and support quality end-of-life care in the North Okanagan. THE FOOD ACTION SOCIETY OF THE NORTH OKAN. AGM Nov. 20 at 7 p.m., at All Saints Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. Vernon. Special book signing Real Food Real Health. Learn about our activities and consider supporting our work. New members welcome! Call 250-542-6920. OKANAGAN SINGLES GROUP 40+ Nov. 20, drumming at Trinity united church at 9:30 a.m. Call Leila at 250-558-0602 if attending. Drums are provided. Also on Nov. 20, acoustic

jam at Women’s Institute Hall, 9909 Kal Lake Rd. Tickets $3. Doors open 6:45 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. Call Dot at 250-542-4042 if attending so seats can be saved. THE HALINA SENIORS CENTRE Ukrainian Dinner and Dance Nov. 20. Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the dance at 7 p.m. Dinner is: $9; dance is $5. Tickets can be purchased at the centre, 3310-37 Ave. (behind Rec Centre), Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If purchased at door tickets will be $1 more. Live country music performed by Valley 5. Everyone welcome! For further info call: 250-542-2877. PVSS GRAD 2011 FASHION SHOW PVSS gym Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 per person, available at PVSS (546-3114), Fields store in Armstrong, or at the door. There will be a silent auction, door prizes and a concession, as well as fabulous fashions kindly provided by merchants in the Vernon and Armstrong area and modelled by our own fabulous PVSS grads. VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Nov. 19 from 7 a.m. -3 p.m., Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. See our wonderful Xmas decorations, wreaths, gift baskets, quilts, purses, etc. There will knit wear for the whole family, unique gift ware, jewellery and home baking. Something for everyone on your holiday list. Free parking during bazaar. All proceeds to purchasing equipment and/or patient comfort. CHRISTMAS CRAFT, BAKE AND BBQ SALE At the Good Samaritan Society (Heron Grove) Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4900-20th St., Vernon. NAIL CLIP FUNDRAISER Don’t like doing your dog’s nails? Join us at Healthy Spot Pet Nutrition & Supply, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nail clipping by donation with all proceeds going to Vernon animal welfare organizations. Thanks to groomer Leslie from Charly’s Groom and Board for donating her time and expertise to the cause. See you there and don’t forget to bring your pooch! THE VERNON MUSEUM HOSTS PRESENTATION By James Baker on ancient stone tools. Participants will be able to make their own stone tool. Children ages eight and up. Nov. 20 from 10:30 a.m. sharp to noon at The Greater Vernon Museum & Archives, 3009 – 32nd Ave. Admission by donation. Space limited Pre-register at 250-542-3142. ENTREPRENEURS HOST CHRISTMAS SALE Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Schubert Centre. Free admission, but donation for the Vernon Food Bank appreciated! Silent auction table, great gifts available. Featuring Epicure Selections, Stella & Dot, Chocoliro Chocolates, Crescendo Oils & Vinegars, Arbonne, Skincerity, Tupperware, Monavie, Party Lite Gifts, Pampered Chef, Trendz Kitz!, Passion Parties, Silpada Design, Avon, Preserves, Mary Kay, Norwex, Rockscetera, Beads & Cards & many more! Proud to donate to Schubert Centre Building Fund and Food Bank. VERNON SINGLES CLUB AGM Annual general meeting and election Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend to make decisions for the future of the club. FALL BAZAAR, TEA AND BAKE SALE Hosted by St. George Anglican Church, Nov. 20, 1:30 p.m. at the Enderby Seniors Complex. Admission is $4 per person. All welcome. VERNON MINOR FASTBALL WINTER CLINICS Nov. 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. for ages five to 11; from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 12 to 18. Drop-in fee is $2, Priest Valley Gym. Full schedule available at first session or from vmfareg@live.ca or call Ryan at 250-308-6944. ST. JAMES CWL ANNUAL BAZAAR AND TEA Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. James Parish Centre 2700 - 28th Ave. Join us for a delicious tea, get your Christmas baking, browse Grannies Attic, gather sewing, knitting and crafts, as well as flowers, jewellery, books and fashion items. Back by popular demand is our table of delicious cookies. WOMEN’S NIGHT AT ART KNAPP Nov. 25. Tickets, $20, with $10 from each ticket going to B.C. Children’s Hospital. Call Nick at 250-542-8881. VERNON SINGLES CLUB DANCE Nov. 20 is an open dance so bring a friend, Dogwood hall, rec centre, 3310-37th Ave., 8 p.m. to midnight with live sounds of Sierra. Admission $9 members, $12 non-members Light lunch provided. Tickets at door. Call Eva at 545-1179 or Lottie at 549-2495.


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Voting rule change could shift power to Interior JEFF NAGEL Black Press

A tug-of-war between the rural and urban factions of the B.C. Liberal party over voting rules will be critical in deciding the next leader and premier, political analyst David Schreck says. The party executive is considering a move away from the current one-member-one-vote system for choosing a leader to one that would give each of the 85 constituencies equal weight. Schreck believes the proposed change would have a massive impact on the outcome. “The balance of power shifts from the Fraser Valley – Surrey, Langley and Abbotsford – to the Interior,” he said. “It means a member in Bill Bennett’s riding in the Kootenays would have the power of 100 or 200 members in Surrey.” Surrey and Fraser Valley Liberal activists are likely battling behind the scenes to head off a new formula favouring the hinterland, Schreck said. Also to be determined is the date of the leadership convention, the cutoff date for new members to sign up and vote, and whether they’ll have to pay an additional fee to vote at the convention. All three of those variables will affect the influence exerted by political organizers leading any largescale sign-ups and the chances candidates without a strong power base out of the gate could come from behind. The current $10 party membership fee doesn’t give members the right to vote – the constitution says they have to pay a separate fee to actually cast a ballot for leader. “They could say the fee is zero or they could say it’s $100,” Schreck said. “That’s very important.” He said a secondary fee should help rein in mass-signups – especially when an organizer signs up and

pays for others without their knowledge – as it provides another mechanism for the party to verify a member is legitimate. The party also has to decide how much cash each candidate must put up as a deposit to weed out those only

seeking attention and publicity. The deposit fee might be set anywhere between $10,000 and over $100,000, he said. “They clearly have to set a substantial deposit so only serious contenders enter the race.”

Also subject to revision is the current $75,000 leadership campaign spending limit, which Schreck said is outdated and inadequate. Education minister George Abbott’s statement he’ll quit cabinet if he runs highlights

another facet of the race. “If a cabinet minister’s going around the province making announcements on ministry business, he’s also going to increase his exposure and meet party members who may vote for him,”

Schreck said. That opens up any minister who stays in cabinet during the race to accusations of conflict of interest in using public funds to campaign. Those outside cabinet – such as former energy minister Blair

Lekstrom – would be at a disadvantage. “They don’t have equal access to those public resources to campaign for the leadership,” Schreck said, adding Abbott has “set the cat among the pigeons” by make it an issue early.

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Chong’s riding picked as first by recall petitioners TOM FLETCHER Black Press

The first recall petition drive to force the B.C. government to get rid of the harmonized sales tax will begin on Nov. 22 in Oak BayGordon Head, Fight HST leader Bill Vander Zalm announced Monday. B.C. Liberal MLA Ida Chong has been among the top targets since Fight HST began its recruitment drive for volunteer canvassers. The anti-tax group says it has more than 200 volunteers in Chong’s riding. Organizers also claim more than 200 volunteers to try to oust Comox Valley MLA Don McRae and nearly as many for Saanich North and the Islands MLA Murray Coell. They plan to pool the volunteers in Oak Bay-Gordon Head first and then move on to the other two constituencies later. “The plan is to hit the riding hard leading up to the holidays, take a short break at Christmas, and then finish the riding petition in the first and second week of January,” Vander Zalm said. In January the petition drive is to start in Comox Valley and Kamloops North, then Cariboo-Chilcotin and Saanich North in February if the HST is still in place. Chong, now minister of science and universities in the B.C. Liberal cabinet, was greeting a delegation of aboriginal leaders from the Kootenays when the announcement came that she would be targeted first. Chong said she will fight back against the recall effort, because its real purpose isn’t to protest the HST but to re-fight the last election. She said she will get the message out about all the things she has done for the constituency, “and I think the

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our loved one, Arnold Henry Kirshfelt on November 13, 2010, with family by his side at Parkview Place, Enderby BC. Arnold was predeceased by his parents Jacob and Lena, grandson Trent Huls, son Brian, Wife Adelia (nee Gibbs), son-in-law Wayne Huls, and sister Irene. Arnold is survived by his sister Ellen Carver; his daughters Karen Huls, Deedee (Bart) Jones, Debbie (Wayne) Kirshfelt; his daughterin-law Nancy Kirshfelt; his grandchildren Wanda (Jim), Morgan (Scott), Troy, Monique, Ashley (Ben), Savanna (Dan), Courtney (Josh), Riley, Candance, Donavin, Elliot (Lisa), Faybrien (Matt), Tanya (Jason), Dolena (Shaun), Tammy, Bobbie (Roger), Kerri (Tom), Jessie; his great-grandchildren Aleshia, Melissa, Shaili, Kole, Tricia, Jade, Navi, Sienna, Matthew; and several friends. Born in Mara on December 5, 1928, Arnold grew up on the family farm. He went on to pursue many careers in his life time: logging, sawmill owner, prospector, miner, real estate agent, heavy equipment operator, road builder, business man, Cabaret owner, farmer, and promoter of health. Above all else, he was a Dreamer! Devoted son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend to many. Arnold touched many lives in many ways. Service will be at the Seventh Day Adventist Church (3745 Patten Drive, Armstrong BC) at 11:00 a.m. on Friday November 19, 2010. Reception to follow. Interment at the Mara Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Great thanks to the Parkview Place staff, Dr. Scott, family, and friends. Donations in memory of Arnold can be made to "Coronary Health Improvement Project", his 20 year passion for promoting optimal health, c/o Seventh Day Adventist Church (3745 Patten Drive, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B2). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email: armstrong@pafs.net.

A loving father, husband, grandfather and friend passed from this world on November 13th, 2010 after a lengthy illness. Peter will be lovingly remembered by his wife; JoAnne, his daughter; Danielle, his son; Sean (Keri Lyn), his grandson; Kealyn, Margaret (Marv), and family, his sister by choice; Ketina as well as extended family members and friends. Peter will be greatly missed. In respecting Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wishes, he was cremated and no formal service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Peter to the North Okanagan Hospice Society 3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the trauma staff and doctors at Vernon Jubilee Hospital (Dr. Barnard & Dr. Fellenz), the Coldstream Fire Department and the Vernon Ambulance Staff. Cremation arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (250) 542-1187

Mary Stefanyk It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Stefanyk on November 11, 2010 in Enderby at 98 years of age. Mary will be forever remembered by her daughter Phyllis (David) Couch; her son Will (Heather) Stefanyk; her seven grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her brother Andy Antonishin of Thunder Bay ON; and several close friends. She was predeceased by her husband John in 1985; her two sisters; and her two brothers. Born June 15, 1912 in Melfort SK to John and Martha Stefanyk. Mary arrived to Grindrod in 1943, where she farmed with her family. Mary valued most raising her children and taking care of her family and home. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday November 18 at the Enderby Evangelical Chapel (708 Mill Avenue, Enderby BC). Reception to follow. Interment will follow at a later date at the Grindrod Cemetery. Senior Pastor Scott Hemenway ofÂżciating. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email: armstrong@pafs.net Arrangements entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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Rosemary K. Steele We regret to announce the passing of Rosemary Katherine Steele in Vernon, BC on November 14, 2010 at age 74 years. Rose moved to Vernon in 2004 from Langley. Rose was employed by the Surrey School Board for many years. She is survived by her loving husband Walter of 56 years, three sons, Douglas (Louise) Steele, Langley, Daniel Steele, Surrey and David (Christine) Steele, North Vancouver. Seven grandchildren. One brother Miles (Beverly) Brock, Creston. Nieces, nephews and extended family. Funeral service will be held from the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, Wednesday, November 17 at 2 p.m. with Mr. Lloyd Klein ofďŹ ciating. Cremation to follow. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155


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Thinking of you …

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May 21, 1951 - November 17, 2009 A butterfly lights beside us like a sunbeam And for a brief moment its glory and beauty belong to our world But then it flies again And though we wish it could have stayed … We feel lucky to have seen it.

— Author Unknown

Always on our minds, Forever in our hearts, with love, Rosco, Rhonda, Darren and Cisko

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WIEBE, Arthur It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arthur Wiebe, age 84 years, on Sunday, November 14th, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Fay, and her family. He is also survived by his sons, Dennis (Patrish), Doug (Trudy), Bill (Val); daughter, Darlene (Lyle), nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The family extends thanks to all the nurses, staff and volunteers at Polson North who so kindly cared for Art during these past three years. The Memorial Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Ed Millin of¿ciating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Arrangements have been entrusted to: PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME (250) 542-4333 Condolences may be offered at www.pleasantvalleyfh.com

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PARKER Jean Mary Parker passed away at the Vernon Hospice House on November 10, 2010. Jean was born October 13, 1922 inBiggar, Saskatchewan. She moved to B.C. in 1946 where she met and married J.F. Wallace Parker. Predeceased by her spouse in 2004. Jean is survived by her children Bev (Bill) Beckman, Regina, Barb (Rod) Townsley, Vernon, Wallace (Karen) Parker, Campbell River; also survived by seven granddaughters: Lizzie and Caileigh Beckman, Kim Tyssen, Katie Pill, Michelle Townsley, Teri and Jessica Parker. Jean’s priority all her life was her family. She was an amazing mother and grandmother. She thoroughly enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow up and hearing about all of their accomplishments. Her joy of family was extended this year to include two great grandsons, Noah Tyssen and Jaxen Pill. Thank you to the angels at Hospice House and to Dr. A. Pestridge for the wonderful care provided to Jean. No service by request. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www. springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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Local business needs feedback on new product. Looking for 60 people aged 25 to 50 for 1.5-hour sessions on Nov. 27 in Vernon. Receive $20. Email springsresearch@gmail.com with contact info, age & income asap.

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SUPER A LUMBY. Fax resumes to 250-547-2028 or email: sheardown34@shaw.ca Looking for office help. Knowledge of Simply Acct, Data entry & collections. Non-smoker Reply to: aslan@aslanservices.ca or fax 250-549-4416, PO Box 1122, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6N4, 250-549-4444. Medical Office Manager required: experience essential in medical office billings & procedures, scheduling, staffing. Preference given but not essential, for applicant with EMR experience. Computer literacy and people skills mandatory. Reply in writing with references, to 23C- 3300 Smith Dr., Armstrong, BC V0E 1B1 by Nov 24/10. 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 Require Careaid who lives in Vernon to work in private residence, female / non-smoker need only respond. (250)5585148, Fax: 250-558-5285 SAND BLASTER wanted in Winfield. Experienced. Please fax resume to 250-766-1350 or phone 250-862-1345 The Longhorn Pub is seeking an experienced line cook (min. 2yrs exp.) competitive wage plus benefits. Apply in person 4513 25 Ave. Vernon. TRAIN AS a Traffic Control Person. To be a Flagger in BC you must complete a mandatory 2 day provincially sanctioned program. Next Kelowna course, 27-28 Nov. More info call #250-212-0770 Village Green Mall Lottery Center is looking for a P/T person with lottery exp. please apply in person.

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Home Improvements

Pets

Furniture

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Misc. Wanted

JVC CONSTRUCTION Frame to finish carpentry additions/renovations, Journeyman Carpenter.Ref’s.250-306-8273 Natural Wood Flooring, various widths www.rouckbros.com Rouck Bros. Lumby, BC 1-800-960-3388

Tiny Adorable purebred Pomeranian pups. 1 sable cream, 1 white, females. 8 weeks old, Will email photos, may deliver $800 obo 250-554-8983

KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647 Kitchen table with 2 leaves $65 obo. 250-545-2918 New Platform Bed with New mattress, all still in package. Clearout $490, (250)550-6647 Oak roll top desk, $350. Computer desk $100. Oak kitchen swivel stool $50.250-545-4820 PILLOWTOP mattress, box. Queen. Brand New! MFR warranty. Worth $1100, sell $390 250-550-6647 QUEEN SIZE bed, like new, spotless. $180. 2 night tables $20 each. (250)558-1178

A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866884-7464 Black metal day bed $10. 250-309-9965 Brand new Chamberlain PowerDrive Garage Door Opener. 1 remote The rail & drive have been put together, will not fit in our garage $175. Black Kenmore coiltop convection oven. Like new $300 545 0862 CAN’T GET UP YOUR Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift. Call 1866-981-6591 Childrens clothing, toys, books $1. Ladies winter coats, shoes $5. rechargeable lawn mower $50. (250)275-0995 Christmas reindeer motion led lights 3’x4’, flat, on house or ground $30. 250-260-8997 FAR-INFRARED SAUNAS Demo Blowout models starting at $599. FREE ship. FREE trials.Kelowna.1-888-239-9999 www.SOLARUSsauna.com For sale 1 year Membership for Vernon Golf and Country Club. 250-542-6651. Full set of upper & lower kitchen cabinets & island, white lacquer, good cond. 13’ of upper, 17’ of lower $1000. 27” GE wall oven, white, GE gas range,white, $300/pair. 250549-7016 GET SMARTER COPIES Postcards, business cards, Flyers, envelopes, invoice books, Posters, book binding, invitations, Calendars, raffle tickets, Brochures, menu’s, memo pads & custom tabs. 260-1970 email: getsmartercopies@telus.net www.getsmartercopies.com **HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348 NEED BUILDING PLANS

NEW Norwood SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cyclesawing increases efficiency up to 40%. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT POOL, DARTS, Foosball, Ping Pong, Glide Hockey & Shuffleboard Tables and Supplies. Vernon store 250-5422054 OkanaganPoolTables.com Rust color couch & chair $75. 3 upholstered rockers $25ea. 2 sets cross country skis, poles & shoes, 1 ladies, 1 mens $25ea. 250-545-7790 “Sad” light good cond. $200 obo. Anti wrinkle system good cond $250 obo. 250-545-2918 SIMPLY SATELLITE Shaw Direct Authorized Dealer Sales, Service & Installations Visit www.simplysatellite.ca Great prices & more info. 250-558-7440 *STARCHOICE* Satellite T.V. Sales, installations & accessories. For best prices and service. Call 250-545-0012. STEEL BUILDINGS PRICED TO CLEAR - Incredible end-ofseason factory discounts on various models/sizes. Plus FREE DELIVERY to most areas. CALL FOR CLEARANCE QUOTE AND BROCHURE 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170 THE CASH STORE 3115 48th Ave. 250-260-1503 Mention this ad & get a free pre-paid mastercard Vermont castings 3 sided natural gas fireplace, very good cond., $500. 250-5494261. Very large good quality outdoor Halloween display, mostly painted plywood scenes $50. 250-309-8577

Wanted: Snowblower in good condition. Please call 250-5491489

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

Recycling Recycling scrap metal, trucks, cars, w/d, f/s, any scrap metal. free pick up. 250-575-0619

Rubbish Removal 250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals. DUMPRUNZ Fast, courteous service, yard waste, household junk or ? 250-307-9449

Snowclearing Snowplowing, shoveling service. Residential, commercial, Reasonable rates, Seniors Discounts. Call Doug for free estimate 250-503-6870

Telephone Services CHEAP TELEPHONE RECONNECT! Paying too much? Switch, save money, and keep your number! First month only $24.95 + connection fee. Phone Factory Reconnect 1877-336-2274 www.phonefactory.ca

Boarding Horse boarding in Coldstream, paddocks w/shelters, 2 arena’s, round pen, heated tack room, wash stall & close to trails. 250-260-5299.

Equestrian FREE to approved Home, 28yr old Morgan Arabian, 250-5588791

Feed & Hay (70) very good alfalfa Timothy square bales, $6.00/60lb bales. 250-547-6546. CLEAN dry wheat straw, round bales, 1100-1200/lbs $40/ea. delivered $50/ea. 250558-9509 Feed for sale. Pea/barley haulage, grass alfalfa mix hay & feeder hay, round bales. 250-546-6076 eves. HAY FOR SALE; Grass or Grass Alfalfa mix, Round bales $70 each, approx. 800lbs, delivery avail. on larger orders, also Silege bales or Feeder hay. 250-838-6630

Poultry 25 stewing fowl $2/piece 250503-3180

Antiques / Vintage COUNTRY HOME ANTIQUES 5min from Armstrong. Open Sat & Sun, 10am-5pm or by appt. Quality Antiques, 4262 MacDonald Rd (off Otter Lake Rd.) 250-546-2529.

Appliances

Garden Equipment

#1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 22cu.ft SxS, ice/water $225. 18cu.ft Ref $195. Great selection, we also sell parts. Stuart 250-549-6545 FRONT LOAD Fridgidaire washer/dryer for sale. Good condition. $500 for the pair. 250-503-6096 Maytag stacker w/d, like new. $450. Warrantied. Other items, delivery avail. 250549-6042. Westinghouse dishwasher $50. Sakura fan $50. White Kenmore fridge 30”w $150. 250-549-4261.

Food Products Naturally raised grain fed BEEF, no additives, 1/4’s & 1/2’s, 250-546-6494

Fruit & Vegetables $12 per 32lbs box and other sizes avail. for McIntosh, Spartan & ‘delicious’ Red Delicious apples. Cayford 250-546-3411

Firewood/Fuel PREMIUM FIREWOOD 14yrs in business. Guaranteed dry, cut & Split. All species. Delivery 250-260-7932. BUNDLES of slabs $40 Mostly Fir loose slabs $10 Pickup load. 250-546-6038. Dry well-seasoned firewood for sale. Lodgepole pine $180 per cord; mixed hardwood (maple, birch, fruitwood) $200 per 3/4 cord. Split and delivered. Call Rod at 250-5483723 or 250-718-1045 “Fir/Larch/Birch dry firewood mix split and delivered in the Vernon/Coldstream areas $180 cord. Greater Vernon Minor Hockey Midget Tier 1 Fundraiser 250-558-8307”

16HP Lawntractor Snowblade $500. Free p/u dead lawn/garden equip. 250-260-5819.

Heavy Duty Machinery 2001 Hyster Ford lift on propane, 3000lbs lifts 16’ high pneumatic tires, very fast, ideal for warehouse, very good cond. $7000. 250-542-9318 2003 Rubber Track mini excavator, 303.5 cat, close cab swing boom, 3 attach. 2900 hrs, $23,500. 250-308-9237 Mitsubushi 35 excavator, enclosed cab, hydraulic thumb, 2 buckets, $11,500. TD7G dozer, 6 way blade, diesel. $12,500. Massey Ferguson 60 backhoe, cab, heater, deisel, $9500. 1998 Hitachi EX120-5 2 buckets, thumb, very clean. $32,500. 250-938-4257. Mitsubushi 35 excavator, enclosed cab, hydraulic thumb, 2 buckets, $11,500. TD7G dozer, 6 way blade, diesel. $12,500. Massey Ferguson 60 backhoe, cab, heater, deisel, $9500. 1998 Hitachi EX120-5 2 buckets, thumb, very clean. $32,500. 250-938-4257.

Medical Supplies LIKE NEW TDX-SP fully reclining wheelchair with accessories. 18” seat paid 10.000 have receipts asking 7.000 OBO assist pole 150.00 OBO ph: 250-546-8047

Misc. for Sale

DININGROOM SET W/2LEAVES & 6-CHAIRS. $400. 250-558-3927.

10” Sliding Miter saw. 13 amp Laser guide, brand new. $145. 12 volt impact driver kit, brand new. $50. 1 (250)542-0531 2 pellet stoves with pipes (3yrs old) $500 each or $900 for 2. 250-549-6992 4 good quality metal office chairs w/cloth seats. $15. 250558-5149. BBQ w/ tank. $75. Big deep freeze. $100. Electrolux vacuum cleaner, needs hose. $100. 250-542-6499 leave message.

Computer Services

Computer Services

Furniture

Pets

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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.

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

Phone (250) 545-7535 www.vernonanimalcare.com

(3) Siamese Next Point kittens, $100 each (250)5463798 ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE Shitzu X 9 week old Shitzu X puppies. Family raised Ready to go $450 Chris or Tania @ 250-542-3077 or 250-3097603 Australian Shepherd Border Collie X puppies, farm raised, 1st shots, vet checked, $300, (250)547-6584 Australian shepherd pups, 1 male, 1 female 1st/2nd shots $350 ea 250-499-5397 BLUE HEELER/Staffordshire Terrier cross puppies. 3 males, 2 females. 2 months old. Very friendly. $300. 604794-9908 Cockapoo puppies, family raised, vet check, vacc.Must see. Call (250)838-7477 German Shepherd, Rotti cross, 7 months old. $150. 250-275-3068. Looking to adopt Siberian X Akita Inu Husky. Call 250-5466939, 250-938-3025 White Bichon Frise 8 months, all shots, neutered $500. 250542-5938

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

542-8620

Landscaping

Landscaping

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

NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

BARK MULCH OR

CEDAR

- Regular & Screened Sizes Shavings & Sawdust 10 to 150 yard loads REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110 Auctions

s Dodd

2-SEPARATE parcels. East Vernon area. 250-260-3545. SNOWBIRD Special - Ideal for trailer parking, 5.5 acres, flat, near Arrow Lake. Edgewood area. $125,000+hst. 250-2697328 email: selkirk8@telus.net

Apt/Condos for Sale 2BDRM, totally reno’d, close to downtown, quiet, secure building, elevator, insuite laundry, $149,900. 250-307-5522. Kelowna Executive Style Condo, Lower Mission, 1161 sq ft. 9 ft ceilings, 6 stainless appl, no GST, NO CONDO FEES FOR 1 YEAR! u/g parking, 2 bedrm, 2 bath, granite countertops throughout, 5 min walk to beach, best priced in complex by far at $279,000., motivated seller. MLS 10015896 Call Andrew, C21 Executives Rlty (250)8635106, canstar3000@shaw.ca

250-275-6224 For Sale By Owner 2bdrm, 2bath home,Enderby, well run 55+ modular home park, incl all appl., Roxton Maple diningroom table and 6 chairs,Oak china cabinet, full bedroom suite, chesterfield & chair, 6 chair patio set, near new Beachcomber hot tub. $199,000.250-838-0933. QUICK POSSESSION 1bdrm furnished apt in Tamarach 2, 3704-27 Ave, Priced for quick sale. $117,000. Call 250-306-1105.

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Livestock

Livestock

LIVESTOCK HAULING Reliable and committed Call Paul:

Auctions

Auctions

Independently owned and operated by the Raffan Family since 1963. Household, Estate, Warehouse Dispersals and Miscellaneous consignments.

Selling by auction is the most competitive and effective way of marketing new or used merchandise, everything from household items to complete estate and warehouse dispersals. Let our staff with over 37 years of experience help you market your goods the auction way. Hauling is also available.

NEXT REGULAR SALES FRIDAY* NOV 19 & NOV 26 *SALES NOW ON FRIDAY

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

Auctions

AUCTION

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Dodd

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WEDNESDAY NOV 17 • 6:00 P.M. FURNITURE & ELECTRONICS: New Queen Box & Mattress, Sofa & Chair Set, Vilas Maple China Cabinet, Round Table & 4 Chairs, Coffee & End Tables, Maple Shelf Unit, Grandfather Clock, Framed Painting & Prints, Occ Tables, Vanity Dresser with Mirror, Antique Oak Clawfoot Table & 6 Chairs, Large China Cabinets, Glass Top Table & 6 Chairs, China, Shelf Units, Oak Office Chair, Desks, Antique Cabinet Radios, Vacuums, TV’s, Stereos, Gas Fireplace, Swivel Chairs, File Cabinets, Office Desks & Chairs, Futon & Frame, Large Selection of New Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Elec Treadmill, Elliptical Trainer, Loft Bed, King Size Mattress, Area Carpets, Gem Stones, Plus More. Ludwig 5 PC Drum Set TOOLS: Stihl & Husqvarna Chain Saws, Makita Miter Saw, Power Tile Saw, Air Compressor, Gas Brush Cutter, Table & Radial Arm Saws, Deca Wire Feed Welder, Skil Saw, Angle Grinder, Elec Hand Tools, Elec Pressure Washer, Sledge Hammers & Hand Tools, Elec Heaters, Gas Overhead Heater, Air Tank, Bathroom Fan, Kerosene Ready Heater, Pool Pump, Saz-All, Car Seats, Alum Railing, Winter Tires, Patio Table & Chairs, Motorcycle/ATV Jack, MT Bike & More.

www.doddsauction.com Viewing all day Wednesday at 3311-28th Avenue in Vernon Open for consignments: Mon - Fri 8:30 to 5:00 • Sat ‘til noon

DODDS AUCTION

Acreage for Sale

250-938-0868

New recliner, heat & massage, $475 obo. Lg ladies winter jacket $20. Sz 10 ladies shoes $5. 250-275-0995

FIR

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Misc. Wanted 12’ aluminum boat with motor or 10’ pram for fly fishing. rototiller in good shape. 250-8382111 I am a Private Collector wanting to Buy $5, $10, $20, $50, $75, $100, $150 ect. Only Coins. Todd (250)-864-3521 Wanted: Cash for copper/ brass- radiators, wire, plumbing. Also clean up yards/metal haul away. 250-546-3556

New home or renovations. Call Okanagan Blue Print. Plan NOW for SPRING building. 250-558-8791

Sporting Goods

Commercial/ Industrial Property

250-545-3259

AUCTION SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST View and browse the catalogue on-line Partial List Includes: Georgian two tier candle table, Victorian mirror back Étagère, 14kt white gold Diamond and Blue Sapphire bracelet (appraised at $20,170.00), impressive Chippendale-style mahogany 9’ dining room table with eight matching chairs and sideboard, c1830 English percussion pistol, Edison cylinder gramophone, collection of Bronze figurines, early oak roll-top desk, collection of Hummels, collection of vintage advertising, Birk’s sterling flatware, Lladro figurines, Moorcroft, high end jewellery, large assortment of collectibles and so much more …

Viewing to be held in our Vernon Showrooms. VIEWINGS: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday thru Saturday 9:00 AM ‘til sale time Sunday SALE TIME:

1:00 PM Sunday, November 21st

Check out our website www.antiqueimports.ca

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3021 - 29TH AVE., VERNON 250-542-9119


B24 Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - The Morning Star

Houses For Sale

$

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

DISTRESS SALES

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

250-549-7258 2 BED, 2 bath one level 55+ townhome in small quiet complex walking distance to Shuswap River in Enderby. Small pets OK, 2 parking. Price reduced, $178,000MLS. Seller wants SOLD! Pictures at OkanaganWelcomeHome.com or call Stephanie Neely 250938-4086 Realty Executives Vernon. 3.69 Acres - 3bdrm Home Updated, 1000 sqft Shop with hoist, fenced for horses, 6177 Okanagan Avenue Vernon $690,000. Call Wade 250-5506364 4400 Wellington Drive-EastHill MLS #10018234, photos at www.okanaganhome.wordpress.com

$466,000. Call Susan 250550-4548. BUYER BONUS. AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses! Bank Sale, Fix and profit, Manufactured home on .25 acre deeded lot, needs work. 2446 Dallas Rd, $189,900, Defeo and Associates, Remax Vernon 250-260-4711.”

Mortgages BANK ON US! Mortgages for purchases, renos, debt consolidation, foreclosure. Bank rates. Many alternative lending programs.Let Dave Fitzpatrick, your Mortgage Warrior, simplify the process!1-888-711-8818 dave@mountaincitymortgage.ca

Other Areas Land of Orchards, Vineyards & Tides in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley. Live! Work! Bring Business! Free Brochure Website: www.kingsrda.ca Email: mmacdonald@kingsrda.ca Toll-free: 1-888-865-4647

Apt/Condo for Rent

NORTHLAND PROPERTIES

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. Rent incentives and seniors discount. 250-260-1162

Apt/Condo for Rent

Horizon Apartments 1903 - 31A Street

www.vernonmorningstar.com

Apt/Condo for Rent

MORRIS MANOR

■ $550 to $650 1 or 2 Bedroom ■ Adult 40+ ■ N/P ■ N/S ■ Balcony ■ Coin Laundry ■ Covered Parking ■ Close to Hospital

2 bedroom corner suite and 1 bedroom available.

250-558-9696

250-542-8989

Seniors Building

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1604 - 31 Street, Vernon • From $625 to $725 1 or 2 Bedroom • Includes Heat, Water, Elevator, Parking, Coin Laundry • No Smoking / No Pets

Move In Incentives

250-558-9696 250-503-7315

Senior oriented building, downtown across from Schubert Centre. Heat included. For more information call

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

250-503-1257 A New Tradition of Quality Living

Westmount Apts

ALEXIS PARK MANOR

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

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

250-545-7251 250-540-7251 CAPRI GARDEN ENDERBY RENTALS • Very clean units Very • Security building • Window coverings Reasonable Rent • Fridge / stove

Call to view 250-308-6801

1 BEDROOM

Cozy 1 bedroom apt. close to all amenities. N/P. $610.

250-542-7723 1&2bdrm, adult building, F/S, N/P, near Schubert, heat incl. $650-$750. 250-260-8454 1&2 bdrm, close to downtown, reno’d, in-suite laundry h/u.$850. 1/2 month free rent. 250-549-0440.

Houses For Sale

250-549-2770 GREEN VALLEY ESTATES Armstrong

Seniors 55+ 1 bedroom Apartment 660 sq. ft. Walk to downtown $ 700 per month Call Troy at 250.546-3933 or cell 250.833-9158 1bdrm newly reno’d, quiet convenient location near Schubert Center & bus route, level entry, no stairs, F/S, N/S, N/P, 50+ $620. 250-309-3763 1-BED studio at Predator Ridge. Beautiful interior, gas F/P, view, spa bath, fully furnished, gym, pool, steam room incl. $1000/mo. Avail Dec 1. 250-938-0869.

Houses For Sale

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Mobile Homes & Parks

Mobile Homes & Parks

side y r t n u o C Homes CTURED MANUFA

Split Level “T he Drummond”

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Home & Lot Packages

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Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

Duplex / 4 Plex

Homes for Rent

1 Bed & Very Large 1 Bed & Den available now! Bright & Clean suites in a quiet, centrally located, carefully managed Apartment building w/elevator. Rent includes appliances, heat, hot water, cable, storage locker and secure parking. Also available furnished. N/P, Mature Tenants please. 250-550-4069 2bdrm, 1bath, balcony, central location, small pet ok. n/s. $850/mo. avail. Dec 1. 250545-0529, 250-308-8878 2 bdrm 1 Bath, ground level, close to amenities, laundry available, small pet okay, FS/AC references Req. Contact 8am-8pm (250)306-8252 or (250)545-8252 2bdrm & 1bdrm, $575-$750, & 1bdrm bsmt suite, $600, incl util, (250)545-8443, 250-3074948. 2bdrm, 2bath, elevator, 2nd floor unit, inhouse laundry, secure underground parking, F/P, appl. large deck w/view, NP/NS, adult building, 22nd Ave Vernon, $950/mo. Avail Nov 1. 250-546-8857. 2 bedroom upper level condo w/ balcony for rent. $1000.00/ month+utilities. New: kitchen, flooring, W/D. All appliances incl. N/P N/S. Avail. Dec.1st. Pls Call 250-503-5214 or 250550-8038. 3 BDRM, 3 bath, suitable inlaw basement suite with kitchen N/ S, N/P Hardwood, laundry. Ref’s req’d. $1100 Avail immed Call 250-558-0663 after 6 Apartment two bedroom one bath with laundry. F/S, W/D. quiet four plex in south Vernon with on site storage unit, off street parking some open storage for recreational toys. $795 month Sean 250 306 0959. www.artales.ca Avail. now, large, bright, 3rd floor, 2bdrm condo, d/t, storage, prkg, small pet ok. $800 +util. 778-475-2774 Bachelor suite across fr Schubert Ctr. in adult bldg. completely reno’d ground flr unit, F/S, heat & hot water incl. pay laundry, $600. 250-542-7727 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 Central 2-bdrm, adult oriented, n/s, n/p, 1200sqft. top floor w/balcony, heat incl $800 Nov 15, 250-542-0669. ENDERBY 1 & 2bdrm apartments, A/C, N/S, N/P, no parties. 250-308-9299 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $800/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788

Harwood area, 2bdrm 1bath, level entry apt. style townhouse, very good cond. end unit, adult bldg, NP/NS, $760 +util. Drive by #6-1900 46 Ave. avail. Nov1.Don 250-558-8762 INSTALOANS #101 2411 Hwy 6. 250-2604650. Mention this add & get a free prepaid MasterCard. NEW, 2bdrm, downtown Vernon, $1175/mo incl all appli, AC, W/D, Secured heated U/G Parking. Call Mel 604-9368513, 604-816-9835 ONE BEDROOM suite, yard, parking, hydro inc. NO PETS $650 contact: Dale 250-3071666 SPACIOUS deluxe 2bdrm, must be seen! $950 mo. 250542-5659. TOP floor, city view, 1bdrm $735, 1bdrm den $740. Quiet adult oriented building, on-site managers, F/S, DW, AC, balcony, N/S, N/P, 250-545-5773, 250-550-0243. Updated,2bdrm, 50+, 5 appl., underground parking,n/s,n/p, elevator, $750. 250-542-2744.

2bdrm, large, adult oriented, cat/smoking ok, Avail Dec 1 $800 +1/2 util 250-558-0551 3-bdrm, 1/2duplex, Coldstream, n/p, n/s, f/s, $750/mo, after 6pm (250)542-9734 3bdrm, 1.5bath, 1400sqft, fenced yard, shed, n/s, w/d, cat ok w/deposit $1000+util 250-558-5313 lv msg CLEAN, bright, quiet & spacious, lower suite, 2-bdrm, insuite laundry, $875, incl/util, n/s, n/p, 250-306-4088. Coldstream 3bdrm duplex, close to schools, parks & lake, large priv. yard, ns/np, incl. f/s, $900/mo.250-545-6807 lv/msg LARGE, 2bdrm, ground level in fourplex, adult oriented, n/s, cat neg, close to Kin Beach, $805, 838-9657 Large 3bdrm, 1.5bath suite, NS/NP, $925/mo incl.heat. 250-542-1210. LARGE, bright, 2bdrm +den, N/S, N/P, W/D, $950/mo. +util. avail. immed. (250)938-3101 Large updated 3bdrm,1.5bath, + bsmt, great area, lrg yard, n/s, n/p, w/d hook-ups, avail imm. $990 +util. 604-3410241.

2bdrm, +bdrm, 1bath house, w/carport, F/S, W/D if needed, clean & well maintained, quiet cul-de-sac downtown creekside loc. N/S, pet neg. avail. Dec. $10750/mo (250)5424899

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Commercial/ Industrial 1700sqft/850sqft office space/? downtown across from Parkade. Util/incl. Avail imm. Price neg 250-260-3196 Office for rent, busy location, $400/mo. +HST, 500sq.ft incl/util. 5005 24 St. 2nd floor, Call Susan (250)558-5003 QUONSET building, 1200sqft, lower Silver Star Rd. 12’ high doors, $625/mo. 250-5421996 or 250-542-8921 Shared comm kitchen for rent. Includes ovens, sink area, mixer, microwaves, walk in freezer. Lots of space for own storage/kitchen equip. Perfect for catering. $500/month plus part hydro. 550-6653 WAREHOUSE, office, shop, retail, wholesale, very good rate. 314-7225, 250-550-4178.

Duplex / 4 Plex Bright, Clean 2 Bedroom Suite

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1BDRM lower & 2bdrm upper, Immaculate, BX area, util/incl., suitable for single person, N/S, N/P, laundry, $750 & $800. 250-804-0531. 2bdrm,1bath level entry end unit, ,fenced yard, great location. $900pm + util.Avail Dec.1. 250-545-7603.

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*Apartments * Duplexes * Main Floors * Suites * 3 bdrm 1.5 bath downtown duplex $975+util 3600 Centennial Drive Incl appl Avail now. 2 bdrm 1 bath level entry West Vernon $825+util 3906 27th Ave Incl Fr St avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath furnished Adv. Bay condo $825+util 26-8800 Adv. Bay Rd Avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath downtown condo $800+util 205-3700 28A St Incl FR ST Avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath downtown townhouse $750+util 3413 Okanagan Ave incl appl 2 bdrm 1 bath 55+ West Vernon condo $745+util 109-3701 27 Ave Incl FSDWWD Avail Now 1 bdrm 1 bath downtown apartment $625+util 3504 32nd Str Includes FR ST Avail now CONTACT DOUG WILLIAMS 250-260-0198 / DAN IRVINE 250-549-0119 See pictures & maps at FREE Rental List

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Mobile Homes & Pads 1300sqft, 2bdrm +den in lovely 55+ park at Lakepointe on Tronson rd, Vernon $1100/mo +util. Avail Dec 1. 250-5424559, 250-306-4559. 2bdrm, 5-appl. country setting, 5min to Vernon, oil heat, $650 +util. +DD. water incl. avail. Dec 1. 250-542-1417 2bdrm mobile, $800/mo. N/P. In Lumby. 250-547-6362.

Homes for Rent 1200sqft. 2-bdrm in orchard, close to town, Avail Nov 1st, & $1050/mo incl Hydro, N/P, N/S, R.R. (250)540-1011 *250-306-3939* main floor, centrally located, 2bdrm, reno’d, hardwood, tile, oak cabinets, 5-appl., util/incl. $990. 2-bdrm, 1-bath, 1/2 Duplex, 2700 39th St, Avail Dec 1, in very good cond, Hardwood floors, fenced yard, $850. call Brian @ (250)308-1888 2bdrm, level-entry, downtown, large yard, & shed, W/D, NS avail Dec 1, R.R., $900/mo +util. 250-558-8226.

2bdrm, nice rancher, approx 1,100sqft., in floor heating, carport, great view, n/p,n/s in or out. Avail now. $850 plus util.250-260-6051. 2bed, 1bath, 1100sqft, 1950’s home in OK Landing, 2 acres. Large 3 bay detached shop. Lots prkg, beautiful area, close to town. $1200. avail. immed. to May 2011. 250-938-0869 2brm, 1 bath, 850 sqr ft rancher, w/unfinished bsmt, 5 appl, hardwood flrs, lgr covered deck, located North BX, $1,200, plus util, NS, NP, Available Dec. 1st 250-5032259 3bdrm, Coldstream, 180° view Kal Lake, $1250 + 60% util.shared laundry, n/p, avail now 250-869- 9788 or 4bdrm Coldstream, 2 kitchens, 180° view Kal Lake, $1900 + util, np, avail now. 250-869-9788 3-bdrm Farm house, close to town, $1200+util, (250)5492310 3+bdrm, F/S, gas/heat, laundry hook-up, avail. Dec 1. 250545-9063 3bdrm house near bus stop & school, 5 min from downtown, 3602 15 Ave. avail. immed. 250-549-6554, 250-372-4842 4bdrm, 3-bath, family home, fenced yard, 10min from Vernon, n/s, 5-appl incl, $1500 +util (250)550-5283 4-bdrm house across from public beach. Available Dec 1. $1200 obo. 250 309 1171 4bed Mission Hill, 2 kitchens, quiet neighbourhood, deck & yard, $1550 +util. 250-9384840 5 bdrm,2 bath, avail Dec.1.$1300 + d.d. Small pet ok. 250-309-2102. A Kal Lake home, furnished, Jan 1 - June 30 ‘11. Ideal for retired or proff. cple. 3 bdrms, 2 bath, 2 decks, private dock, panoramic view, ample parking.No cats or smoking. $1400 + utilities 250-545-0642, botterill@shaw.ca ARMSTRONG, sm 2bd house, $900/mo incl. hydro, Avail immediately 250-546-9151.

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2 bdrm 2 bath townhouse $1075 + util 206-301 Browne Road Incl FR ST DW avail Dec. 3 bdrm 1.5 bath downtown duplex $975+util 3600 Centennial Drive Incl appl Avail now. 2 bdrm 1 bath level entry West Vernon $825+util 3906 27th Ave Incl Fr St avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath furnished Adv. Bay condo $825+util 26-8800 Adv. Bay Rd Avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath downtown condo $800+util 205-3700 28A St Incl FR ST Avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath downtown townhouse $750+util 3413 Okanagan Ave incl appl 2 bdrm 1 bath 55+ West Vernon condo $745+util 109-3701 27 Ave Incl FSDWWD Avail Now 1 bdrm 1 bath downtown apartment $625+util 3504 32nd Str Includes FR ST Avail now CONTACT DOUG WILLIAMS 250-260-0198 / DAN IRVINE 250-549-0119 See pictures & maps at FREE Rental List

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*Houses and Furnished Accommodation* 6 bdrm 5 bath house with suite $2100+util 5000 Valleyview Pl includes fr st dw avail Dec. 3+ bdrm 3 bath furnished exec. home $1800+util 9725 Cameron Road Incl appli Avail now 3 bdrm 3 bath furnished or unfurn. executive $15-1700+util 3506-38 ave incl appl avail now. 4 bdrm 2 bath Coldstream home $1700+util 7504 Holtham Dr Incl Fr St Available November 4 bdrm 2.5 bath house with suite $1600+util 3830 15th Avenue incl appl avail now 2 bdrm 2.5 bath reno’d Westmount home $1300+util 2744 Alvaston Place appl incl Avail now 3-4 bdrm 2 bath rural farmhouse $1200+util 8553 HWY 6 includes FR,ST Avail Dec 3 bdrm 2 bath home with garage $1100+util 3701 27th St incl appliances Avail Nov 2+1 bdrm 1 bath renovated Harwood house $1050 + util 1608 43rd Ave 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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*Houses and Furnished Accommodation* 6 bdrm 5 bath house with suite $2100+util 5000 Valleyview Pl includes fr st dw avail Dec. 3+ bdrm 3 bath furnished exec. home $1800+util 9725 Cameron Road Incl appli Avail now 3 bdrm 3 bath furnished or unfurn. executive $15-1700+util 3506-38 ave incl appl avail now. 4 bdrm 2 bath Coldstream home $1700+util 7504 Holtham Dr Incl Fr St Available November 4 bdrm 2.1 bath house with suite $1600+util 3830 15th Avenue incl appl avail now 2 bdrm 2.5 bath reno’d Westmount home $1300+util 2744 Alvaston Place appl incl Avail now 3-4 bdrm 2 bath rural farmhouse $1200+util 8553 HWY 6 includes FR,ST Avail Dec 3 bdrm 2 bath home with garage $1100+util 3701 27th St incl appliances Avail Nov 2+1 bdrm 1 bath renovated Harwood house $1050 + util 1608 43rd Ave Incl Fr St Avail now 2 bdrm 1 bath downtown house $900+util 3012 38 St incl fr st available 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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Homes for Rent

VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon GILES DRIVE 1 bdrm suite, daylight, above ground, covered parking, hot tub, private. Available November 1 $700/mo. includes utilities, cable & internet. Sorry, NS, NP. ADULT ORIENTED 2 bdrm, 2 bath, F.S., D/W, AC, laundry, all close to Kal Beach & Vernon Golf. Available November 1 $835/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. DOWNTOWN 2 bdrm, full bsmt, carport & extra parking, fenced yard, FS, WD. Available January 1 $900/mo. Sorry, NS. Small pet okay WEST VERNON Cute 2 bdrm home, 5 appliances, rec room with gas FP, carport. Available December 1 $900/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. ADULT ORIENTED Bachelor, close to grocery, covered parking, on-site laundry, summer swimming pool. Available December 1 $550/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. THE ROCK Near new 3 bdrm townhome, great location & view, hardwood floors, 5 appliances, central air, family welcome. Available immediately. $1300/mo. + H2O. Sorry, NS, NP.

SEASONAL BROOKS LANE 2 + 2 bdrm, 2 bath, furnished, lakefront home. F.S., W.D., great yard & beach. Available Now - June 30. $1200/mo. + util. Sorry, NS, NP. ADVENTURE BAY 1 bdrm studio on waterfront, great hideaway, furnished. Available Now - June 30. $700/mo. + util. Sorry, NS, NP.

250-542-5580 Avail. now, $1675, 3-bdrm + den, Predator Ridge Golf Resort, NS/NP, 250-503-2039 Beautiful 2 storey home over looking Enderby, 3bdrm, beautiful view, $1250 +util. Please call 250-307-1691 COLDSTREAM Family Home, 3bed, 3bath, Middleton, avail. Dec 1. Great house with open floor plan! 5-appl. NS, NP, $1500 +util. 250-308-8101 Cozy country home, 2bdrm, 1 bath, appl., n/s, n/p, Armstrong, avail Dec.1.$1100. 250-545-7196. DESERT COVE adult 40+. Gulf nearby, 2 bdrm, 2 baths, den, attached dbl garage. 5 appl, blinds, on full 6ft crawl space. Low maintenance lot, use of indoor pool, hot tub, rec centre, rent long term or short. Spotless move in ready. Small dog ok. Heat, hydro, cable extra. 250-545-5679 East Hill - 3 bdrm upper floor utilities and appliances inclshared laundry-n/s n/p avail Dec 1 -1200.00 250-309-1254 Lower East Hill, 2-bdrm, large yard. $1000 + util. Owner pays water/sewer. Avail Dec.1. 250549-6776 McLeod Sub. 3bdrm upper 1.5bath, F/S, D/W, W/D, carport, reasonable rent, NP, 1780-918-0211 MOBILE w/large edition on farm near Enderby, avail. Dec 1, $950/mo. 250-838-0008, 250-804-6361 NEAR FULTON 3 bdrm, W/D, garden, fruit trees, util. incl, NS, $1200/mo. 250-545-1496 SPACIOUS 3bdrm 2bath Coldstream lower-level walkout. 1700sqft, private deck, beautiful views, in quiet setting. Avail now $1300 25%utl, inc cable/int, 4appl., NS/NP. MUST SEE! 778-475-1530 Upper Mission, 3bdrm, 1bath, quiet neighbors, lrge lot, $950. 250-558-6837.

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Homes for Rent

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250-309-1742 • 1 bdrm basement suite in Adventure Bay. Owner pays ½ utilities, brand new home, beautiful lakeviews, 5 appliances, spacious. $1,200 • 1 bdrm apt in Alexis Park. Hardwood floors, F&S, incl. utilities & cable TV. $750 • 2 bdrm fully furnished beautiful condo in the Outback. 6 month term ending lease. 5 appliances, gorgeous views. $1,000 • 2 bdrm basement suite in lower Mission Hill. Incl. utilities, yard, F&S, W&D. $850

vernonhomes.ca/forrent • 2 bdrm older home, by hospital, 900 sqft. gas stove, F, W&D. $900 • 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo in Lake Country. Top floor unit, newer bldg, outdoor pool. F&S, W&D, DW. $950 • 2 bdrm lower suite of new home in Foothills. Incl. utilities, nice covered patio, 2 full baths, 5 appliances, great finishing & good size. $1,100 • 2 bdrm large basement suite in Mission Hill. Good condition, F&S, W&D, utilities included. $850 • 3 bdrm townhome, 2½ bath, great condition, Harwood. NP, NS. $1,100 • 3 bdrm ½ side of duplex 1½ bath, new flooring & paint. F&S. W&D hookups. $1,000

vernonhomes.ca/forrent • 3 bdrm large upper suite, Alexis Park, 5 appl., wrap-around sundeck, garage storage neg. $1,200 • 3 bdrm upper suite of new home in Foothills. Incl. utilities, garage, nice deck, 2 full baths, 5 appliances, hardwood flooring, good size. $1,350 • 4 bdrm home in Fintry (Westside). 1½ bath, large deck, F&S, W&D optional. $1,000 • 4 bdrm + den in Foothills. Big backyard, 3 full baths, hardwood flooring, 2 living rms. 5 appliances, garage. $1,600 • 5 bdrm large older home, 5 acres, on OK Ave, close to town. Wood heated workshop, fenced 3 ac for livestock, wrap-around deck, 2 living rooms, 5 appliances, well water. $2,000 West Vernon school area, 3bdrm, 2-bath, f/s, w/d, d/w, n/s, NO PETS, Dec1, long-term, $1050+util, (250)545-3451

Shared Accommodation 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450/mo. incl.util. N/P, furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 2 furnished rooms avail. for rent in house near Hospital, 1 upstairs $475. 1 part suite in bsmn’t $550. util., laundry, cable incl. mature proff. or student only. 250-558-7347 Avail. Nov 1, beautiful brand new lakeview room, w/priv. bath, laundry, shared kitchen, ns, $500 util/incl 250-558-0638

Storage Covered storage for Car, Boat or RV. $35-70/mo. (250)5463452 Outside storage for RV, Boat, Auto, in fenced compound. $45/mo, upto 30’ or $450/year. BX area. 250-545-8883.

Suites, Lower 1bdrm,above ground, Coldstream,n/p, 180° view Kal Lk. $850 + 40% util. Shrd lndry, avail now. 250-869-9788. 1bdrm basement suite, f/s, w/d, $800 incl sat t.v. & util, (250)503-1931 1bdrm, daylight, quiet setting, Avail imm, full bath w/tub & shower, util/incl, laundry privileges, $700/mo. +DD, NS/NP. 250-545-5141, 250-549-0291. 1bdrm, new, level-entry, Middleton W/D, ns/np, a/c, incl/util & internet/cable. $850/mo. Avail now 250-503-6304 1BDRM, newly reno’d, semifurnished, NS/NP, $750 util & cable incl 250-309-6340

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2bdrm basement suite, avail Nov.1. $850 mon incl util., shared laundry, cable, internet. 15th Ave. 250-863-7439. 2bdrm Harwood area, 2200 45 Ave. $800/mo. incl/util & laundry, 250-260-5993 2 BDRM Middleton Mtn. N/S, N/P, Private laundry, parking & yard. 950/mo incl utils. Refs Reqd. 250-275-6642 2bdrm, Mission Hill, $800pm incl laundry, avail now. n/s inside.250-542-3981 or 250540-5906. 2bdrm Mission Hill, $825/mo. incl. laundry & util. 250-9384840 2bdrm, near school, Hospital & downtown, avail. immed. 1700 Mission Rd. 250-5496554, 250-372-4842 2bdrm, spacious in new executive home, W/D, F/S, incl. all util. sat. & internet, $900 ns, np, avail. now. (250)306-9600 2bdrm, walkout, quiet country setting (no parties) North BX, 10 mins to Vernon, 5 new appls. NS/NP, suits single or prof. couple, all util/incl. Ref’s/req’d. Should have good winter vehicle, $750/mo. avail. immed. (250)549-1923 ARMSTRONG, 2 bed/1 bath avail immed $750/mo util, internet, sat tv, laundry 250-3097186 Avail now, 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, close to town & Hospital. NS, NP, $750/mo. tv, internet util incl.,250-558-0707. BEAUTIFUL 1200 sqft walk out bsmnt suite with private entrance. Full kitchen, family room, large den, storage room, one bdrm, one bath. In suite laundry hook-up available. Utilities/wireless internet incl. On 1/4 acre with beautiful view. Newly renovated, bright, clean. Avail. Dec. 1. $900/ month. Contact Jen at 250-309-4819. Bright 1 bdr suite. Private laundry, entrance, storage & parking, N/S, N/P, reference req. Avail Immed, $695/mon, plus util 250-275-0665 Large updated 1bdrm daylight priv/entry, shared laundry, util., internet & cable incl. NS/NP, quiet neighbourhood, close to Hospital & on bus route, avail. Dec 1. $750. 250-308-7763 LG 1bdrm executive, np, ns, $700 incl utils. 250-308-2929 eves or all day Thurs/Sun New 1bdrm, F/S, single person, Avail immed. NS, NP, $575 util/incl. 250-542-6598 Nov 1, 2bdrm, clean, bright, Vern.Hospital area, F/S, W/D, NS, no partiers. R.R & D.D. $825 incl util. 250-542-7124. ONE BDRM near new level entry, your own in suite washer/dryer, small quiet pet(s) ok, no smoking, nice area, walk to Polson Mall, covered parking, internet/utilities incl $795 250-549-0207

EAST HILL house. 2 BR’s avail Dec 1 $575 & $525. Utilities incl. NS, NP. 250-2751343

Townhouses 4706 20 St. 3bdrm, $800/mo. + electrical. 250-260-5921 BRIGHT 2 Bdr Condo with balcony, Great Location, a/c, laundry, $845.00, half month free, Dec 1, 250-558-9046 aussiecan98@gmail.com

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Auto Accessories/Parts 2 Chev small blocks; 1 runner, 1 for parts $500 obo. (250)545-3051 4 185/65R15 Yokohama iG20 ice guard snow tires on Nissan Versa rims, used 1 season $400 obo. 250-309-3460 4 Michelin 265/70R17 winter tires, near new $450. 250-5496992 4 RADIAL Tubeless tires on rims. 5 bolts. 160R16. $300. (250)545-7007 4 snow ice tires, Hancock radials 215/55R17, used 2 short seasons $350 obo. 250-5032233 FREE Removal of unwanted vehicles etc. Dead or Alive Auto Recycling. Call Leo (250)550-5245 RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. Winter tires for sale Blizzak 215/70 R15(one set). Used two seasons. $200. 250-5428033. Winter tires for sale Hankook 175/70R 13(one set) on rims, used one season.$200. 250542-8033. WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

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Suites, Upper 1bdrm, main level, bright, clean, near Kal Beach, priv.entry, parking, storage, AC, util/incl. NS/NP. $650 +D.D. Avail imm 403-286-2510 1bdrm, short-term rental, DecApril. gorgeous top floor, 1200sq.ft. lakeshore, partially furnished, Dec 1. $850/mo. NP/NS, 250-308-1917 2bdrm Mission Hill, lg deck, granite, hardwood, laundry, $1000 +util. 250-938-4840 2-bdrm suite, $900 util/incl,avail Dec 1, (250)7070604 or 250-801-1060. 3bdrm, 2bath, entire upper floor. Hardwood floors. View! $1100 +util. Avail. now, no smoking. 4504 Valleyview Place. 250-558-7337 3bdrm upper floor, 2bath, 2 living rm, nice big kitchen, ns/np, laundry, Fulton area, $1200 +util. 250-542-1155 Coldstream, 2bdrm, newly reno’d, w/d, covered parking, $1200 +d.d.250-558-9044. I have (2) 2bdrm upper suites, W/D incl. $900/mo. & $1000/mo. 250-549-9339 Move/in bonus, 2bdrm spacious, central loc. carport, laundry, $1000. 250-545-1072 Remodeled 2br duplex, upper & lower sundecks, util. & W/D incl. ns/np, avail. now. $1025. 250-260-7786, 250-306-0720

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STK#2522A • DLR#11139

1985 Ford Tempo 4dr, 165km, new belts & muffler, $500. 250-549-1915 1989 Pontiac Firefly, runs good, winters & summers, great gas mileage, $600. 250542-2529 1996 Chrysler Concord, all power options, cd player, new winter tires, auto, black, good cond,$1800.obo.250-307-2226 1997 Ford Escort EL Wagon, Dependable, great gas mileage, Pioneer CD,A/C, only 182,000 kms, winter tires, new fuel pump, $1900 OBO,250545-3092 or 250-309-9107. 1998 Sunfire 2dr 5spd, 150,000kms, exc. cond. $2100. 250-550-6431 2009 Ford Fusion V6 AWD, heated leather seats, power moonroof, balance on warranty, 42,000k, mileage 22/city, 35/hwy,$22,900.250-838-7905 2010 Honda Fit LX$15,900 Brand new. Won in draw, 4dr hatchback , red, loaded. Retails at $19,500. 250-558-8728

Cars - Sports & Imports 1992 FORD Festiva, clean car $1800 OBO. 1989 Diesel Jetta, $1800. Two VW convertibles $1000 for pair. Very efficient air tight wood heater $1000. 250-547-8814 AT A CLICK of a mouse, www.BCLocalBiz.com is your local source to over 300,000 businesses!

2009 MALIBU HYBRID 4DR • LOADED • MOONROOF • ONLY 9,000 KMS

• 4.7L V8 • LOADED • ONLY 83,000 KMS

STK#0EX13B

STK#0L221A

REG.

REG.

$24,980

Sale!

2004 DODGE DAKOTA SPORT QUAD CAB

$18,980

Sale!

23,959

$

2007 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 3.6 4 - MOTION

17,959

$

2004 F350 LARIAT CREW CAB 4X4

• 3.6L V6 • ALL WHEEL DRIVE • LOADED • LOW KMS

• 6.0L POWERSTROKE • LOADED • ONLY 53,000 KMS

STK#0L222A

STK#0T015A

REG.

REG.

$$29,959 ,

Sale!

Sale!

26,959

$

27,988

$

*BIWEEKLY PAYMENTS BASED ON 84/96 MONTH FINANCING AT 6.99% OAC WITH 0 DOWN PAYMENT. PAYMENTS INCLUDE ALL TAXES & FEES.

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WATKIN

MOTORS

SALES • LEASING • PARTS • SERVICE visit our website: www.watkinmotors.com

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Cars - Sports & Imports 1997 Acura EL, 5 spd, 184,000 kms, Fully loaded, leather, mint cond, excellent gas mileage, $5000 Rachelle 250-309-3164. 2005 TOYOTA Echo, 2dr hatchback, auto, cruise, 62,000kms. $6475. 2000 Mercedes ML320, auto, loaded, 112,000km, $7975. 2004 Toyota Matrix, auto, air, 112,000km, $7975. Govt inspected rebuilt vehicles. Lego Auto Sales, Vernon. (250)2604415 2008 VW Golf, fwd, 5 doors, 5 spd, 2.0L, 41000 kms, a/c, pw, heated seats, mp3/usb ports, cruise control, keyless entry, 500 kms/tank, one owner, under warranty until December 2011, asking $13000 obo or take over payments @ $399/month 250-863-2744

Motorcycles

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Motorcycles POWERBOATS IN SUMMER, Snowmobiles in Winter, ATV’s in between! GPRC Fairview Campus, Alberta. Learn to repair small engines, recreational vehicles. Apprenticeship opportunity. On-campus residences. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

Trucks & Vans

Trucks & Vans

1981 CHEV ½ TON 4X4 FLAT DECK V8 - Standard

2004.5 Dodge 3500 dually diesel, loaded, 6spd, 129K, $26,500. 250-308-7373 2007 Dodge 3500 dually, 6spd, loaded, 6.7L diesel, 93K, $36,000. 250-308-7373 2010 TOYOTA Tacoma, TRD Sport, V6, 6 speed, crew cab, loaded. 13,000km. $28,975. Government inspected rebuilt vehicle. Lego Auto Sales, Vernon. (250)260-4415 HONDA PILOT EX, 4WD, 2003, silver, 186,000 kms, leather, 8 pass, new ipod/Bluetooth/XM Radio, hitch, snow tires on rims, very clean, excellent condition, all maintenance records, private $10,950. 250-764-7269 or 250-212-8766

1,300 250-558-0030

$

STK#2534A • DLR#11139

WE DO BRAKES

Scrap Car Removal AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $40 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460 FREE removal of unwanted vehicles. 250-938-6777 SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $3.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Sport Utility Vehicle

1996 Polaris 800 $2000 & 1994 Polaris 500 $1500 or both for $3000. 250-545-3051

2000 Jimmy SLT, 4x4, loaded, leather, 203km, maintenance records, runs great $4900 obo (250)558-4698

Recreational/Sale

Recreational/Sale IRS

EPA

RV R

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

RV STORAGE & WINTERIZING

Craig Mayall 250-503-2221 www.gilmay.ca 139 L & A Cross Road

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4309 - 31st Street (across from Vernon Square)

250-542-1989

1977 Chevy shorty 4x4, excellent cond., must sell, $3000 or trade for sled, 250-763-5462 1986 Nissan 720 4x4, 5spd, 2.4L engine, 93,232kms, 250542-5786 after 4:30pm. 1990 Nissan Access, auto, sunroof. $1100. obo.250-5423414 250-545-5111. 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee, new tires/battery $1900. 7397 Brooks Lane. 250-558-3690 1994 Chevy Cargo Van 1ton 6.5 diesel, rear htr, runs great, $3000 firm. 250-309-9835 1998 Chev Silverado 3/4ton diesel, ext cab, $5,000. 1989 24’ Larson cabin cruiser, full top, trailer. $10,000. 250-5454315. 1998 Toyota Tacoma, 4x4, Xcab, 5 spd, V6, new brakes, shocks,no rust, runs exc., $6200. obo. 250-547-2520. 2001 GMC Duramax diesel 2500hd, 4x4, reg cab,L/B,good cond. $8,500. 250-503-0320 2001 Pontiac Montana Van. $2900.obo (250)517-8087 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD, 4x4, crew cab, s/b, 6L auto, 192K, full load, leather, $11,900 obo. 250-545-1685 2003 Dakota, V6, auto, 2wd, only 97,000k, air, immaculate ext cab. $7450. 250-938-8370.

Legal Notices

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

Happy Thoughts

Feliz Cumpleaños

Brooklyn Lisette , 1

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

RE: Estate of LENA FURMANEK, Deceased of Vernon, British Columbia.

RE: The estate of DOUGLAS JAMES CURRIE, Deceased, of Vernon, British Columbia.

NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Lena Furmanek, deceased, who died on May 23, 2010, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Executor, c/o 3009B - 28th Street, Vernon, British Columbia, VlT 4Z7, before the 15th day of December, 2010, after which date the Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which it has notice,

NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Douglas James Currie, deceased, who died on December 25, 2009, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Administrators, c/o 3009B 28th Street, Vernon, British Columbia, V1T 4Z7, before the 10th day of December, 2010, after which date the Administrators will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which it has notice.

Trevor Furmanek Executor of the Estate of Lena Furmanek BY: Allan Francis Pringle LLP Barristers and Solicitors 3009B - 28th Street Vernon, B.C. V1T 4Z7 Telephone: (250) 542-1177 Fax: (250) 542-1105

Love from all your family

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Legal Notices NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given to Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of Maurice Bryan Miller Hall O’Connor, formerly of #2-2265 Pleasant Valley Rd., Armstrong BC, Deceased, who died on July 21, 2010, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o 57 Beaverpond Ct. N., Lethbridge AB, T1H 5Z1, on or before December 31, 2010, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Bernadette Kathleen Sciortino, Executor.

Escorts 1ST Class Mystique Escorts. Gorgeous Ladies & Men of all ages to suit every need. 24/7 out calls. Quick arrival time reasonable rates. 860-6778 (Kelowna), (250) 558-5500 (Vernon). NOW HIRING. www.mystiqueescorts.ca ALL Pro Escorts. Female & Male Escorts & Strippers. 24hr fast & friendly service. Cash/Visa/MC. Always hiring. Penticton:250-487-2334 Kelowna:250-860-7738 Vernon:250-542-8448 Salmon Arm:250-832-6922 www.allproescorts.com or www.allprostrippers.com Beautiful ladies, out/in calls. By appointment 12noon-midnight. (250)540-2897

Gina Nicole Campbell and Tracey Anne Fuoco Administrators of the Estate of Douglas James Currie BY: Allan Francis Pringle LLP Barristers and Solicitors 3009B - 28th Street Vernon, B.C. V1T 4Z7 Telephone: (250) 542-1177 Fax: (250) 542-1105

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

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - The Morning Star B27

MorningStar

The

Peace Love Joy

2010

Shop Local with

Downing

THE FIRST 50 CUSTOMERS

at The Morning Star office at 9:00 am Saturday, December 18th with a minimum $300 worth of proof of purchases (made between Nov. 12 to Dec. 17)

from any of these participating local merchants and you’ll be the proud owner of Downing Bear a numbered Gund™ Teddy Bear Limit 1 per customer

One of the 50 lucky people who get Downing will also walk away with $

500 CASH

ANDRES Audiotronic 200 - 3107 - 48th Avenue, Vernon 250-542-3000

CANADIAN TIRE 4510-27th Street, Vernon 250-549-2131

GENIER’S APPLIANCES 2205-48th Avenue, Vernon 250-545-0664

ALEXANDERS BEACH PUB 12408 Kal Lake Road • Vernon, BC (250) 545-3131

CHICKEN LITTLE CHILDHOOD OUTFITTERS (2008) INC. 4407 29th Street • Vernon, BC 250-549-1221

GOLD N’ TIME JEWELLERY #106 - 3334 30th Avenue, Vernon 250-545-7997

ARDEN TILE 2800C 45th Avenue • Vernon 250-545-2272 ARMSTRONG PHARMACY #5 - 3300 Smith Drive, Armstrong 250-546-3169 ART KNAPP PLANTLAND 6325 Hwy 97, Vernon 250-542-8881 ASKEW’S FOODS Smith Drive, Armstrong 250-546-3039 BACKYARD PLEASURES #104 - 1340 Kalamalka Lake Road, Vernon 250-545-1836

CENTRAL ANIMAL HOSPITAL 2700 - 30th Avenue • Vernon 250-549-0402

GREGORY’S FINE JEWELLERY 3107 30th Avenue Downtown Vernon 250-545-7570

CJV CARPET ONE FLOOR AND HOME 4413 - 29th Street • Vernon 250-545-4454

HAGEMANN JEWELLERS 3119 - 30th Avenue, Vernon 250-545-1528

COUNTRY WEST SUPPLY 3155 Pleasant Valley Rd., Armstrong 250-546-9174

HI FI ATTIC 1005 Kalamalka Lake Road • Vernon 250-260-3336

DESIGNERS GALLERY #304 2520 53rd Avenue • Vernon, BC 250-542-5955

JC BRADLEY JEWELLERS 4900 27th Street • Vernon, BC (Village Green Mall) 250-545-4944

TEETER TOTTER TOYS 3416 Coldstream Avenue, Vernon 250-503-1234

LA CREME CLOTHING COMPANY LTD 3003A 30th Avenue, Vernon 250-558-1108

TIM HORTONS 3905 32 Street, Vernon 250-260-3533

MARC’S FOOTCARE & DISCOVERY SHOES 3008 30th Avenue • Downtown Vernon 250-260-3898

14 - 2601 Highway 6, Vernon 250-260-7740

EARTHLY TREASURES 2505 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Armstrong 250-546-2741

BAGS N’ ALL Village Green Mall • Vernon, BC 250-545-9811

EBENEZER’S 3110 29th Avenue • Vernon, BC 250-542-0980

BLAST FROM THE PAST ANTIQUES 3100 32nd Avenue • Downtown Vernon, BC 250-549-2929 • 1-877-29BLAST BLACKBIRD BOUTIQUE #1B - 2901 - 27th Street • Vernon 250-275-8130

ENDERBY PHARMACY 513 Cliff Avenue, Enderby 250-838-6469

SAFEWAY • VERNON SQUARE 4300 32nd St. • 250-542-2627 DOWNTOWN 3417 30th Ave. • 250-542-8167 SECOND STREET CHILDREN’S STORE 2902 - 30th Avenue • Vernon, BC 250-542-7709

THE NEVER ENDING YARN 3003 30th Street • Downtown Vernon 250-545-0972

FABRICLAND 5509 - 24th Street • Vernon, BC 250-542-0338

BRENDA HALA’S PHOTOGRAPHY & FRAMING 3001 30th Avenue • Downtown Vernon 250-542-3010

FAIRWEATHER BINGO 1015 Fairweather Road • Vernon 250-558-6919 • Prize Line 250-558-1599

SILVER STAR LIQUOR STORE AT BUTCHER BOYS 4803 Pleasant Valley Road • Vernon

FERMCO PARTY SHOPPE 2812 - 27A Avenue • Vernon, BC 250-549-2002

BOGARTS GARDENING & GIFTS 3545 Okanagan St., Armstrong 250-546-9790

FRIESEN’S COUNTRYTYME GARDENS 9172 Kalamalka Road • Coldstream 250-549-3587

SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND On Hwy. 97, Vernon 250-542-7614

5205-25th Avenue, Vernon 250-260-5922 2501 58 Avenue, Vernon 250-260-6583

OKANAGAN BAKEHOUSE #1 1800 Kalamalka Lake Road • Vernon 250-549-3024 • fax 250-549-3692

UNDERCOVER ESSENTIALS #302 2520 53rd Avenue • Vernon, BC 250-558-5183

THE PANTRY RESTAURANTS 3908 32nd Street • Vernon 250-545-4484

VERNON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 800 Kalamalka Lake Road, Vernon 250-542-9126

THE PATIO BUFFET #1, 4300 - 27th Street • Vernon, BC 250-558-0080

VINTAGE CHIC ANTIQUES 3025 - 29th Avenue • Vernon 250-503-8539

RED TOP GROCERY & FOOTWEAR LTD. 3303 43 Avenue, Vernon (Beside Safeway) 250-542-3132

WELK-MART 3320 - 30th Avenue • Vernon 250-549-2504

ARDEN TILE A Division of J.R. Ceramics Inc.

Footwear for the Whole Family!

MARC’S

Choose any 2 entrees from our Wine & Dine Menu plus get a 1/2 L of Prospect Vineyards

Tile the Halls before Christmas!

12408 Kal Lake Road, Vernon • 250-545-3131 • OPEN 11 am - Midnight

2800C 45th Avenue, Vernon • 250-545-2272

www.orthopedicsandals.com

Saturday through Wednesday 4 - 9 pm

VQA wine for only $30

00

Footcare & Discovery Shoes 250-260-3898 3008 30th Ave., Downtown Vernon


B28 Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - The Morning Star

www.vernonmorningstar.com

NOW IN VERNON! NISSAN • CHEVROLET • VOLKSWAGEN • CHRYSLER • GMC • MAZDA • HONDA • BUICK • JEEP INFINITI • CADILLAC • HUMMER • PONTIAC • SATURN • TOYOTA • KIA • FORD • DODGE LOW MILEAGE

WHOLESALE PRICING

2006 GMC 2500 SLE Ext Cab 4X4

6 0 , loaded, 6.0L, oaded, P2436 36

18,977

$

2008 Buick Enclave CXL

Loaded, U260 Loaded 60 0

34,977

$

2008 GMC Yukon Denali

Loaded, oaded sunroof sunroof, U25 U257 25 57

39,977

$

2009 Chevrolet Express 2500

V8, 4.8L, Extended, P2369

22,977

$

ON THE SPOT FINANCING

FACTORY WARRANTY

2010 Buick Enclave CXL AWD

2010 Hummer H3 T

Loaded, oaded, U262 oaded

36,977

$

2009 GMC Acadia SLT AWD

Loaded, oaded,, U261 61 1

34,977

$

2006 GMC SLT Crew Cab 4X4

Loaded Duramax Diesel, 21-153A

36,977

$

2006 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 4X4

Diesel, P2399

29,977

$

Loaded, oaded, U259 59 9

39,977

$

2008 Ford F350 Crew Cab 4X4

Powerstroke Diesel, Loaded, 21-102A

36,977

$

2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ

Loaded, aded 21-106H 21 106H

29,977

$

2002 GMC Sonoma SLS 4X4

V6, 4.3L, Auto, P2438 6 4 3L Auto

13,977

$

www.bcmotorproducts.ca 3500 - 27th Street, Vernon B.C. DL# 7385

Sales: (250) 545-2206 Service: (250) 558-3993 Parts: (250) 545-0594

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Vernon Morning Star Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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