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North end business owners have told city hall to take their road diet plan and bury it at the bottom of the freezer. Close to 50 people, mainly owners and employees of businesses along 43rd Avenue, took to the streets Thursday at noon to protest city staff ’s idea of reducing 43rd Avenue between 27th and 32nd Streets from four lanes to three to improve safety and promote bicycle use. The three lanes would include one each way for traffic and a centre two-way, left-turn lane. The space gained by eliminating the fourth lane would be for cyclists. “The proposed lane reduction of 43rd Avenue from four lanes to two with a suicide turning lane is what has us greatly concerned,” said Harald Kober with Roko Service Ltd., located on the corner of 43rd Avenue and 29th Street, who organized the noon-hour protest. “Where has such an idea come from? Who are the people pushing this agenda?” Kober organized the crowd into four teams, who walked back and forth in all directions in the crosswalks on 43rd and 32nd Street. Protesters carried signs that read “Shame on city hall,” “We mean business,” “We are the boss,” and “Listen to us” during the 30-minute protest. Pauline Davidson, owner of Carpet Castle on 29th Street, joined the protest to support her neighbouring business owners on 43rd Avenue, and hoped city hall

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Harald Kober (left) of Roko Service and Keith Franklin of Valley Monuments lead the protesters down 43rd Avenue to start their march at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and 32nd Street Thursday. pays attention. “It’s time that they hear what the people have to say,” said Davidson. “They’re making changes all the time. This one just doesn’t make sense.” Business owners are not opposed to bike lanes, said Kober, but the lanes would serve no purpose in the commercial area. “There is no destination point for the bike,” said Kober. “Further, being an

“This one just doesn’t make sense.” — Pauline Davidson industrial area, the potential for harm by encouraging bike traffic here is greatly increased. Take the bike lanes to neighbourhoods that will benefit.” During the half-hour demonstration, only two

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Thursday morning. “I have taken all of the information presented to city hall, acknowledged receipt of it, and I can say it’s on agenda for the next council meeting with all of the e-mails and phone messages for council to make a decision,” said Lippert. “I have taken action to make sure the people are heard.” Next regular Vernon council meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 11.

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Pretty pug Chloe (left) perks up as she catches sight of the fun and games going on while owner Maddy Nikolic registers them both for the Pug Picnic activities Sunday at Wiggle Waggle Pet Hotel. Pug pals Halo (above front) and Opi follow their flat noses upwards as their human friends tuck into some food.

Mayor contemplates policing alternative ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

Vernon’s mayor believes the province should look at alternative police services. Wayne Lippert was reacting to news that Ottawa is threatening to start pulling the RCMP out of B.C. in 2014 if the province and cities do not sign a new 20-year policing contract by the end of November. “The federal government is negotiating on behalf of the RCMP as far as funding a police contract and they’ve given the ultimatum of take the deal or they’re walking away,� said Lippert from Vancouver Thursday, where he is attending the annual Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) convention. “I believe we’ll have to walk away. It’s something we’ll have to look at, and the prudent thing for our citizens is to look at alternatives, whether it’s a provincial police force or all of the municipalities

hiring their own police.� Lippert said he would have that discussion with city council. Looking at alternatives is not necessarily the action the province and its municipalities want to take, said the mayor, because the service from the RCMP has been good. But at the same time, added Lippert, B.C. can’t just give the Mounties a blank cheque. “Essentially, that’s what this contract is that they’re presenting, a blank cheque contract,� said Lippert. “They’ll supply policing and we’ll pay, but there’s no provisions for accountability in any place.� The City of Vernon, in 2011, has budgeted $7.1 million to pay for RCMP officers, and $9.6 million in total police expenses, which includes prison guards and support staff. B.C. Solicitor General Shirley Bond said the province is “very concerned about the

future of this negotiation,� and added that pursuing a provincial police force would be a “very expensive, very challenging scenario to contemplate.� Also at UBCM, Lippert met with provincial health minister Mike de Jong to discuss the potential for more beds at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, and opening the shelled-in floors of the new Polson Tower. Lippert and Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster presented de Jong with a petition, organized by VJH doctors and the community, that contained more than 6,000 signatures, and asked if the minister had a funding announcement coming up. “As much as he’d like to give an announcement for the official opening of the tower (tentatively set for Oct. 13), he said he did not expect there would be such an announcement at that time,� said Lippert. “He said they are looking at the health budget overall and that he expected he may have an answer sometime before

the end of the year. “Even though it sounds like no answer, Mr. de Jong is aware of the situation, he seemed positive and he appreciated the work done by the community. He said Foster is staying on top of him on this matter.� –with files from Jeff Nagel, Black Press

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Access to Kalamalka Lake ramped up JENNIFER SMITH Morning Star Staff

Coldstream is going into overtime and over budget to improve safety and increase access to Kal Beach. Construction on a beach ramp from the parking lot off Husband Road to a new Kalamalka Road crosswalk will commence Oct. 13. The 86-foot long, five-foot wide ramp will provide increased access for those with mobility issues, as well as parents with strollers. The ramp, running parallel to Kalamalka Road, will replace the existing set of stairs leading down from the parking lot. The existing crosswalk will also be moved 90 feet west to accommodate the new ramp, it will line up with the entrance to the beach pullout. Crews have just a few days to get the majority of the work done, as not to disrupt operation of the

railway. “We have to work through the weekend and it requires some night work,” said Michael Stamhuis, Coldstream’s chief administrative officer. “It became a much more challenging undertaking both technically and logistically.” Work will begin in the evening Oct. 13, after the last train passes and needs to wrap up Oct. 18. Due to the overtime, the project has also come in over budget. At an estimated $71,600 for the project, the district is short $27,475. Coldstream is contributing $25,000 towards the project, Greater Vernon Parks is putting in $12,500 and a grant from the Municipal Insurance Association of nearly $12,000 has been obtained. Coldstream is hoping to cover the $27,000 shortfall with gas tax funds. In order to complete the ramp in a timely man-

ner, Coldstream is single sourcing the project – waiving its own purchasing policy that requires all purchases in excess of $30,000 go through a public tender process. Two quotes were obtained for the project, both coming within a couple hundred dollars of each other. Silver Rock Construction is able to complete the project sooner and has been hired to do the work. During construction the bike lane on the north side of Kalamalka Road will be closed during the initial four days of construction from Kalamalka General Store to Kalavista Drive. Those using the parking lot will also not be able to use the traditional beach access route while machines are working. The gate will also be closed on the path to Braeburn. The new ramp is anticipated to be completed by the end of October.

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“Winter weather is coming to rural roads and highways across the province,” said Shuswap MLA George Abbott. “DriveBC webcams help people plan ahead and prepare, which in turn helps ensure a safer trip.” So motorists can “Know Before You Go” the province is adding 30 new web cameras to its DriveBC network this year. Priority for new web cameras is given to routes prone to extreme weather or traffic congestion, and for sites where there is not already a nearby webcam.

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of housing that is needed for families in Vernon,” wrote Corbett in her report to council. “Areas with this designation are potentially being reduced significantly in the MacDonald Park area and other locations in the city through amendment applications.” “The recommendation doesn’t permit this but it allows another public hearing for that neighbourhood, or any other neighbourhood, to come and make a persuasive point for land use changes on this official city neighbourhood plan,” said Nicol. Coun. Mary-Jo O’Keefe was the only to vote against the recommendation, which was given first two readings after council rescinded first two readings of the original bylaw. Council is expected to resume its regular meeting on Oct. 24 after the public hearing where it’s possible third reading of the bylaw could be passed.

Gift of parking and transit given to shoppers ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

Parking will be free for Saturday Christmas shoppers in downtown Vernon. Council unanimously passed a request from the Downtown Vernon Association for free parking and free bus transit during the annual Festival of Christmas Traditions on Friday, Nov. 25, and for free parking on the five Saturdays before Christmas, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17 and Dec. 24. “I’m for it because it will promote travel by bus during that busy holiday season and give people a taste of transit travel,” said Coun. Shawn Lee. The request was originally brought to

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a.m. and 6 a.m. wakings with a new baby? Maybe if my husband worked at home, it might be a different story. But five days a week or more I’m a single mom, so I don’t have that 5 o’clock relief – someone to take over when mommy’s about to lose it. And now that I’ve finally regained my pre-baby body (aside from the apron of scars and baggy eyes), I’m not so keen on ballooning into a blimp again. Then there’s all the fun that comes with pregnancy – ‘don’t eat this, don’t drink that.’ Up every hour to pee in the middle of the night amidst trying to sleep with a watermelon growing out of you. How about all the worries that haunt you throughout pregnancy? What if I have another miscarriage, as I did before I had my daughter? What if I lose the baby? What if I can’t have another baby? This may seem like a list of excuses, and as a few people have told me, perhaps I should just “suck it up and have another.” But those feather-ruffling comments are clearly a case of the ‘easier said than done.’ Of course, looking down at my blondehaired blue-eyed little girl, it was all well worth it. I wonder, if I never had another child would I regret it? But as I am just starting to thoroughly enjoy life with one, do I dare mess up a good thing with another? There’s a lot of pre-conceived notions about the only-child syndrome. Apparently I am committing some sort of crime against my daughter if I don’t give her a sibling. I don’t doubt that a sibling would bring some joy to her life, but between all the fighting for toys and attention, it also might bring her, and me, a lot of grief. Clearly this is not an easy decision (and I’m obviously struggling with it). Having a baby is a lifetime of commitment, it’s not like picking out curtains or flooring. You can’t just take a baby back because you decide you don’t like it or can’t afford it anymore. So for now, I will sit on my fence, enjoying life with one!

For a plan that aims to save every nickel and dime, things just don’t seem to add up. The B.C. government is planning to appoint a municipal auditor general in charge of reviewing the spending of cities, towns and villages. The concept has been frowned upon by civic politicians, despite assertions the municipal auditor wouldn’t overrule local government decisions. But the notion of “performance audits” made politicians wonder how far the government wants to go. We are always in favour of accountability, and have a hard time tolerating arguments that let politicians hide mistakes. But this issue is a bit thorny, given the possible agendas at play. We hear a lot from civic officials about downloaded costs from senior levels of government and how they have one revenue source: property taxes. So what if a potential municipal auditor found municipalities were running like welloiled machines? Would that finally prompt senior levels of government to adjust funding formulas? That assessment may be too optimistic. But if it can fix a broken system, perhaps it should be explored. Then again, civic officials say financial accountability is already shared through UBCM, meaning the pennies are already being pinched. Government officials placated municipal politicians by suggesting a separate oversight committee or council to ensure the municipal auditor’s independence. So they are willing to spend money to insulate a whole new level of bureaucracy that is bound to cost more money, all to see where money can be saved? At that juncture, we have to question the motivation behind a municipal auditor general. Cough up a reason, and we might find it in the public’s best interests. Until then, the math doesn’t seem to add up. — Penticton Western News


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ood holds power. It is connected to survival, spirituality, and culture. Food systems represent considerable potential for the powerful and the marginalized alike. As food is essential to our very human existence, it could be said that those who control the food control the people. This is why I am concerned about the recent announcement from the Upper Room Mission and can’t help but agree with the client, “Anonymous”, who wrote a letter recently regarding the Mission’s food and meal services. The Mission made a conscience choice to specifically and publicly state that it was not serving meals on the weekends because it felt it was fostering “entitlement” and it wanted clients to work toward more “selfsufficiency.” How this decision moves clients towards more self sufficiency is not obvious to me, but I do know that public judgement can serve to further marginalize and stigmatize those who are already struggling. There are people on disability assistance, elderly women who work at very low paying jobs, women who live in remote rural places and must stay in town occasionally, single mums, people who struggle to develop skills, the sick, and more who use the food services

MISSION RESPONDS A response to the letter in The Morning Star by Anonymous in regards to the Upper Room Mission. Anonymous states that most of society considers our guests dregs of society, this statement in our opinion is totally false, and because we and the community thinks this is false is the reason why the Upper Room Mission exists and has the support of the community. Our guests are not the dregs of society! While many have problems that prevent them from belonging to the mainstream of society, they are equal before the public, (who have supported the Mission for over 30 years), our staff, our volunteers, our board and most of all before God. The Mission did not stop providing food for our guests over the weekends. As board, staff and volunteers we are asking the guests for a small amount of volunteer work during the week. This is through a well-recognized program called Fresh Start. The Fresh Start pro-

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of the Mission. Are we now regressing to a time when one section of society gets to judge who is the “deserving” and “undeserving” poor? And how exactly does one budget when the rent can take 80% or more of someone’s income? With the recent loss of the Vernon Women’s Centre and the ‘Cooking for Change Program’ (one of those programs that did teach life and cooking skills) there is a tangible decline in accessible food resources in Vernon. Add to that the fact that if you are low income you can only access the Vernon food bank once every two months and it strikes me that food security for the poor is a growing problem in our community. As access to food decreases the multiple concerns that stem from hunger – poor nutrition, obesity, diabetes & disease,

gram assists individuals to establish purpose and responsibility. This program was well researched and discussed with over 10 agencies in our community that work regularly with many of the guests. These professionals gave much valuable input. It was only after this consultation that the new program was put into effect. The new program was positively received by the vast majority of the guests. Any guest who has a need and is participating in the Fresh Start program, receives a care package each Friday, which amply provides for their weekend food needs. The care packages are tailored to the individual needs. The staff further works closely with each guest to see that he/she has the proper knowledge for preparing their meals. Guests have been enthusiastic about the program and some are now getting together over the weekend to prepare their meals. The tasks set before the guests vary and are minor. As an example a guest may participate by cleaning the breakfast tables or by sweeping

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poor job/school performance, social isolation, and all the other pitfalls – grow. It is most certainly the Mission’s choice about what programs it wants to run and when and where. I have no quibble with that, just the manner in which the announcement was made. There are far more productive ways of encouraging and assisting those who need help than using thinly-veiled language to draw reproachful conclusions about people (hey, we can all read between the lines). The original article said the clients were positive about the change but that’s not what I am hearing on the street. It may be too ‘easy’ to come and get food at the Mission but what is the alternative if you are broke? In fact, not that long ago the Mission itself stated in the paper that it was seeing new faces and more

the floor. The board of directors will review this program with the supporting agencies of our community after a three-month trial period. The Mission has also put in place a safety network to see that no individual falls through the cracks. It is great to see a guest at the end of the week receiving his/her care package with the joy that they are not just asking for “freebies” but are rewarded for their work. The satisfaction and pride in being part of society, sets them on paths that hopefully will lead them to greater self respect. As to harassment and intimidation by the RCMP while eating. Anonymous should take the time to see what really occurs between the police and the quests. Two members of the RCMP on street patrol drop in most days during coffee hour. When this first started there were some concerns by a number of the quests. Today most feel very comfortable with the police just like all of us we have nothing to fear. Both guests and the RCMP

of the working poor. We know how easy it is to blame people for their circumstances, but I wonder what is being done on a systemic level to address food justice in our region? What is our Social Planning Council doing to attend to food security issues? Many communities are instituting bulk buying clubs, farm to cafeteria programs, community kitchen programs, community gardens, farm employment partnerships, barter systems, labour exchanges, food councils, economic development initiatives, etc. in an effort to increase food security for the poor in a proactive, skill building, and empowering way. The Mission itself has planted some produce and is talking about a garden. Why not accelerate or enlarge that initiative with clients leading the charge? Building a sustainable, equitable, and inclusive network of food resources in our community is not a small task but it can be done when we work together- clients and agencies alike. And it can be done when we decide that we all deserve not only to eat, but to be respected as well. Emily Mayne, Chairperson Vernon & District Women’s Centre Society

street patrol members are getting to know each other. As the guests have come to trust these officers, they are at ease talking to them and many even look forward to seeing these officers. In conclusion Anonymous should remember that while Christ fed the hungry, He also charged us to look after those in need in every aspect of their lives. It would be far easier just to provide meals; however, the Upper Room Mission's goal is to look at each guest as a person that requires much more than just a meal. It is our goal that our guests may become individuals who have overcome their barriers. While we realize that not everyone who comes to the Upper Room Mission will be able to overcome their problems, we will be there for them to provide them with food, clothing, counselling, computer training, medical assistance and literacy training and above all friendship. Jake Spoor Upper Room Mission, chairperson

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Pay parking suggestion resurfaces at boat launch JENNIFER SMITH Morning Star Staff

With a $25,000 parking enforcement bill in hand, Coldstream has once again been offered the suggestion to make boaters pay their way. The district has employed commissionaires to enforce traffic bylaw over the summer months since 2007. Putting in 802 hours, the bill came to $25,258 – with a portion paid by Greater Vernon Parks and Recreation.

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a lot to spend on commissionaires,” she said. “I think that the boating public should at least pay a portion of the costs through a parking fee.” The suggestion has been made, and debated, in the past, but there are currently no plans to install parking meters at the Kalavista boat launch. It has also been suggested that during the summer months when the Kalavista launch is busy, pay parking meters would only add to the congestion.

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The odd-looking trenches dug up in Creekside Park may have a number of residents scratching their heads, but they are serving a meaningful purpose. With the help of volunteers, work wrappped up on a bioswale in the park, at the corner of Kidston and Kalamalka roads, on Sunday in celebration of Rivers Day. The long ditches are swaled drainage courses, which have been dug up to catch stormwater runoff. “What it will do is protect the creek from any foreign organisms,” explains Coun. Maria Besso. “In the past, there had been some high readings of storm water going into the creek,” said Besso of a recent Ministry of Environment study that found high levels of fecal bacteria and nitrates in Coldstream Creek. Along with acting as a catchment area and diverting the stormwater, the bioswale filters runoff before it enters Coldstream Creek. To aid in the filtration process, upwards of 50 trees were planted by volunteers, members of the Society to Protect Kalamalka Lake and staff from Coldstream and the Regional District of North Okanagan Sunday. The creek flows into Kalamalka Lake, and is therefore a source of drinking water, and is also a salmon habitat. “If the fish could talk, they’d say thank you,” said Besso of the efforts to protect the creek.

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Efforts to take local issues to the provincial stage are wrapping up today. Politicians and administrators from Vernon, Coldstream, Lake Country, Armstrong and all B.C. local governments spent the week in Vancouver to participate in the annual Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention. In addition to the Annual General Meeting and policy sessions where various motions are discussed and adopted for advancement to the provincial government, mayors and councillors meet with ministers in order to solve local issues on which the provincial government has authority. “So far, this has been another successful UBCM convention,” said Lake Country Mayor James Baker. “I feel that our concerns are being taken seriously and that our collaborative approach is paying off. I also wish to acknowledge the hard work of MLA Norm Letnick

who is always a strong advocate currently at least four differfor our community and has the ent ministries with conflicting ear of Cabinet members.” views on management and proLake Country met with tection of water resources. two ministers and the premier Minister of Environment Tuesday, including Aboriginal Terry Lake, who was at the Affairs and Reconciliation meeting with the premier, conMinister Mary Polak. firmed that the government Lake Country is already looking at discussed conoptions realizing that cerns, shared by the the complexity of Okanagan Indian water service delivBand, for the protecery requires proper tion of water sources attention. Lake also on crown land and offered to meet with also requested furmayor and council to ther assurance that further discuss their Norm Letnick lease lots not be sold proposal. to private individuThe proposed als, as announced by Municipal Auditor Minister Pat Bell last year. Polak General was also discussed reiterated that lease lots will not with the premier – an issue that be sold and congratulated Lake Coldstream was also planning Country for its exemplary and on bringing up. successful relationship with the “I hope at every opportunity Okanagan Indian Band. at UBCM you speak against The district’s meeting with this position,” Coldstream Premier Clark centred on the Coun. Pat Cochrane urged his district’s recommendation to colleagues attending the concreate only one department vention. “I think it is a waste of for water affairs as there are money.”

The Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Blair Lekstrom also heard Lake Country concerns, to follow up on the future maintenance and use of the current Highway 97 corridor along Wood Lake once the four-laning project is completed in 2013. Both the minister and the district acknowledged the value of the new highway stretch under construction and the old corridor, which will be devolved to the municipality once the new highway section is in operation. Lekstrom will request that his staff work with the district to finalize the terms of the transition of the old corridor from the province to the municipality. On Wednesday council also met with the Minister of Community, Sport & Cultural Development, Ida Chong and the Minister of Health, Mike De Jong. On the same day Lake Country was showcased for its proactive approach to asset management.

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With municipal elections approaching in November, B.C. business groups are renewing their pressure on contenders to slow the rapid growth of local government spending. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has asked mayors and councillors attending the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention to sign a “taxpayer pledge” that calls on them to hold operating expense growth down to the combined increase in population and inflation, and narrow the gap between property tax rates for business and residential properties. The CFIB calculates that B.C.’s municipal operating spending rose nearly 58 per cent between 2000 and 2008, twice as fast as population and inflation grew. Sechelt Mayor Darren Inkster signed the taxpayer pledge Wednesday, as did Port Moody councillor Diana Dilworth and Coquitlam councillor Linda

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Vernon is lacing up for a cure Sunday. Hundreds of breast cancer survivors, friends, families, supporters and volunteers will unite at Clarence Fulton Secondary Sunday at 10 a.m. as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure gets underway. “It’s an emotional, heart-wrenching day, but it’s a lot of fun,” said Lindsay Smith, volunteer co-run director, of the event that traditionally attracts 700 participants. Online donations end at midnight tonight, but donations can continue to be accepted and brought to the event Sunday. Organizers will also be at the downtown CIBC Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Earlier this month, provincial and federal agencies joined forces to inspect and patrol Shuswap Lake for compliance with B.C.’s boating and fishing regulations. Officers from the Ministry of Environment Conservation Officer Service, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations worked together to educate and ensure compliance with fresh water fishing regulations, boating safety regulations and to inspect potentially illegal moorage sites. Three of the five inspected sites require further investigation. “Boating and fishing regulations aren’t put in place to limit people’s activities. They are there to ensure people’s safety and that fish stocks and the environment aren’t adversely impacted by human actions,” said Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. “Our officers are out ensuring people comply with these regulations so that we can all continue to take part in the outdoor activities we enjoy.” In total, six violation tickets ranging from $115 to $230 were issued for failure to produce a licence, fishing without a licence, no vessel operator’s card and illegal fishing gear. In addition, several warnings were issued for boating safety violations, and one vessel was directed to return to shore. “Fishers should be aware that there are provincewide regulations, as well as areaspecific regulations,” said Environment Minister Terry Lake. “Before you pack up your gear, make sure you familiarize yourself with what you are allowed to catch, what the limits are and what your responsibilities are when you are out on the water.”

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When she’s not curling, Liudmila Privivkova of Russia is working towards a PhD in economics. With that mindset, the 25-year-old calendar girl had no trouble switching numbers with Anna Sidorova. Privivkova took over third duties and called the shots, while Sidorova tossed fourth rocks last weekend in Regina. The change, recommended by the team’s coach, paid instant dividends as Privivkova pocketed $12,000 by winning the 30-team Schmirler Curling Classic. “It was pretty tough,” smiled Privivkova, after a 90-minute practice on sheet five Thursday at the Vernon Curling Club. “We played 10 games and we made (won) two tiebreakers to make the playoffs. We beat Cheryl Bernard (of Calgary) twice.” Privivkova, who went 3-6 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, lost 4-2 to Bernard in last year’s cashspiel final. She enjoyed the change in Regina. “It was good. It (playing third) is different because you have to control the weight of the stone from the sweeper position.” The Privivkova rink, which also includes Ekatrina Galkina and Nkeiruka Ezekh, will now chase a share of the $35,00 women’s purse in the Twin Anchors Classic at the Vernon club. The Russians are especially stoked this season since the European Championships are in Moscow. A total of 24 foursomes began play Thursday night with Alyssa Kyllo representing Vernon. First place is worth $7,500 with

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Ludmila Privivkova of the Russian national team watches her rock as her teammate Ekaterina Galkina sweeps during a practice Thursday. the runner-up earning $5,500 and the losing semifinalists pocketing $4,000. The women’s final goes Sunday at 3 p.m. Kyllo, a 20-year-old, third-year UBC Okanagan student, has added 15-year-old Shayna Doll to her roster. Amy Edwards is third and Zetteh Gunner plays second. Kyllo won’t be in awe of Privivkova or the likes of former world champion Kelley Law of New Westminster, ex-Canadian winner

Kelly Scott of Kelowna and veterans Marla Mallet of Langley and Shannon Kleibrink of Calgary. “Shayna doesn’t recognize any names and the rest of us know what they have done and where they’re going,” said Kyllo. “At the end of the day, any team can be beaten so you just have to play it.” Kyllo and Edwards have mutual respect as they discuss strategy.

“She’s definitely got some valid points. She knows what she’s talking about. She’s very intelligent,” said Kyllo of Edwards. Kyllo faces Scott in today’s 10:30 draw with Privivkova meeting Nicole Backe of Nanaimo in the 4:30 draw. The women earn $100 for each round-robin victory. Vernon’s Chelan Cotter is second for Patti Knezevic’s Prince George entry. On the men’s side, there are 16 rinks going for $24,000. Defending champion Kevin Koe of Edmonton is back and opens against young Tyler Klymchuk of Langley in today’s first draw at 1 p.m. Koe is seeking a third straight win in Vernon. He brushed back 22-year-old Russian Andrey Drozdov 5-2 in last year’s final. Saskatchewan’s Pat Simmons will team up with Koe, replacing retired third Blake MacDonald. Simmons skipped Saskatchewan at four straight Briers from 2005-08, and threw fourth stones for Saskatchewan skip Steve Laycock at the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier. Simmons, 36, is a chiropractor in Moose Jaw. Vernon’s Jim Cotter, who won the provincials last year, has added Tyrel Griffith of Kelowna, who will play second. Kevin Folk moves up to third and Rick Sawatzky throws lead rocks and sweeps until he drops. Trevor Perepolkin is the other Vernon rink on the men’s side. The men’s final goes Monday at 3 p.m. The semis are at noon. The 8 p.m. Saturday draw is open free to the public, followed by a dance with entertainment by Mace, in the lounge.

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The two hottest teams in the Interior Conference will tangle tonight when the Vernon Vipers visit the Westside Warriors at Royal LePage Place. The Warriors improved to 3-0 and a share of first place in the B.C. Hockey League standings after their 3-2 comeback win over the Salmon Arm SilverBacks Wednesday night at the Sunwave Centre. The Vipers, the only other undefeated team in the Interior at 2-0, are looking to build on a solid weekend sweep of the 0-2-0-1 ‘Backs. Vernon hosts the Prince George Spruce Kings Saturday night at Wesbild Centre. The 1-1 Kings are getting an early offensive boost from the 18-year-old Fitzgerald triplets – Leo (3+1), Gerry (2+2) and Myles

(2G) – who have combined for 11 points in their first two games. Former SilverBack Paul De Jersey and 17-year-old sniper Jujhar Khaira each have 2+2 for Prince George. Wednesday night, the Warriors needed a third-period rally to brush back Salmon Arm. They used singles by Connor nnorr Dempsey, on the powerplay, and sec-ond star Brett McKinnon, who potted the winner with 30 seconds left in regulation to cap the comeback. Salmon Arm keeper Kurt Williams garnered first-star honours with 45 saves. In other Interior action Wednesday night, Chad Brears scored midway through the third period as the Merritt Centennials salvaged a

3-3 draw with the host Trail Smoke Eaters at Cominco Arena. Clayton Chessa and Clint Romanchuk pegged the Smokies to an early lead before Brent Fletcher answered for the Cents at 12:41 of the first period. Merritt’s Syvain Harper and Trail’s Adam Boytinck swapped singles in the second period. The Cents are 1-1-1, the Smokies aare 0-2-1. In the lone Coastal tilt Wednesday night, first star Cohen Adair recorded a natural hat trick, including a pair of shorthanded goals, as the Powell River Kings grounded the host Cowichan Valley Capitals 5-3 at the Island Savings Centre. With the Kings up 3-0, the Capitals hit the

board with 20 seconds to play in the second period on a goal by Matthew Grant. Matt Brown cut the lead to one at 5:22 of the second period, but Powell River’s Teagan Waugh, assisted by Adair, netted the eventual winner less than a minute later to help the Kings move atop the Coast at 3-0. The Caps are in second at 2-1. SNAKE BITES: Penticton Vees’ captain Logan Johnston had his 20-game suspension upped to 25 following a recent appeal by the team to the BCHL disciplinary committee. Johnston received the suspension for cross-checking Cody Michelle of Coquitlam Express during a Sept. 17 exhibition game. Michelle is reported to have a broken jaw as a result of the incident and could be on the sidelines for two months.

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Fulton Maroons' Hana Ouchi (facing) deftly sends the ball over the net and past VSS Panthers' Sonora Bohaychuk in North Zone Senior Girls Volleyball League action Tuesday at Fulton Secondary.

The host Pen-High Lakers stopped the VSS Panthers 25-16, 25-14 in the bronze-medal match of a senior boys volleyball tournament Saturday. The Kelowna Owls swept the Mt. Boucherie Bears of West Kelowna in the final. “It was a good start of the season for the Panthers in a rebuilding year,” said VSS head coach Germano Brunello. “With very few athletes at the junior and senior level, a team comprised of Grades 9-12 was created.” The Cats squeezed past the George Elliot Coyotes of Winfield 2-0 (25-22, 25-23) to open the round-robin, followed by a 25-15, 25-13 loss to Pen-High. VSS later outlasted the Kelowna Christian School Knights 29-27, 25-16 to end up second in preliminary action. In the championship round, VSS started by grounding the Princess Margaret Mustangs of Penticton 25-18, 25-22 before the Owls stopped the Panthers 25-22, 25-22 in the semis. Mt. Boucherie upset the Lakers to make the finals and send PenHigh to the bronze match. “For an inexperienced team, they performed well, were composed and played very sound defensively.

With this crew, VSS has potential to do well with more experience and growth,” said Brunello. Ryan Ryder was chosen as a tournament all-star. The Fulton Maroons went 3-2 at the UBC Senior Girls Invitational last weekend. The Maroons beat Duchess Park Condors of Prince George 2-0 (2516, 25-18), iced St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints of North Vancouver 2-1 (21-25, 25-18, 15-11) and lost 2-0 (25-19, 25-16) to Surrey Christian to finish second in their pool. On Saturday, Fulton defeated Dover Bay Dolphins of Nanaimo 25-12, 25-19, but then fell 25-21, 25-20 to Highland Raiders of Comox. Six-foot-one blocker Kolby Richter was solid in the middle, averaging four blocks per match, Laura Rozka came through with some clutch hits from the power position and an injured Christie Allen played through a sprained ankle to contribute some tough serves and well-placed hits. Kelli Watson ran a varied attack as setter and showed great composure overall. Defensive specialist Jessica Houghton was consistent on serve receive and Hana Ouchi, Alana Young, Danielle Olson, Jacquie Banks and Allie Sheehan all

stepped up when needed. The Maroons turned back VSS 3-0 (25-12, 25-8, 25-22) in North Zone League play Tuesday night at Fulton. “Overall I was happy with our team’s play,” said Fulton head coach Sharon Shaigec. “It is still very early in the season so we have lots of room for improvement.” Richter and Ouchi crushed the ball in the middle and recorded six outright blocks. Watson continued to show leadership and composure running the Fulton offence. The Maroons host the Seaton Sonics in Tuesday league play (5:30). The Vernon Christian Royals rallied from their last-place pool finish to stop Fulton 2-0 (26-24, 25-19) and ground Princess Margaret Mustangs of Penticton 2-1 (25-22, 22-25, 15-13) to earn a berth in the semifinals of the UBCO Heat Junior Boys Invitational. “Every game on Friday was close, but we came up just a few points short each match,” said Royals’ coach Jason Ree. “On Saturday, the boys really focused an minimized their mistakes.” The Royals finished fourth, losing out to powerful Pen-High in the semis, and then dropping a close match to Mt. Boucherie in the bronze-medal tilt.

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51-yard sprint followed by a two-point convert up the middle. Alder finished with 10 tackles, while Froom registered one sack and one fumble recovery. “It was a solid effort by all the boys,” said Panther head coach Dave Tetrault. “Zac showed an exceptional ability to find open space. I was impressed with the heart he showed in the second half being 12 down and coming back. Offensive co-ordinator Tim Thorpe has done a great job getting our new players up to speed on assignments.” Fulton’s Caleb McCuaig hauled in TD passes of 44 and 24 yards from Tye Kitzman, while Kitzman rambled nine yards for another score. Davron Polok registered a pair of two-point conversions. Max Chapman had 12 touches for 81 yards, while Kitzman carried seven times for 64 yards and Polok rushed five times for 41 yards. Kitzman was 5-for-12, passing for 109 yards with one interception. Darrien Broomfield made two catches for 31 yards, while Liam Curran had a 10-yard reception. Polok led the Maroons with a dozen tackles, while Trevor Feeney had nine, Brandon Isaac five and Brett Shaigec ★★★ ★★★ three. Feeney had one fumble recovery. “It was a well-played and entertaining jayvee football game,” said Fulton head coach Mike Scheller. “Both teams With the purchase of any size Donair executed well, and gave a lot of effort. Must bring in coupon. Cannot be combined with any other offers. No cash value! Expires Oct. 31, 2011. We had a 22-8 lead mid third quarter, and let it slip away. Their tailback Vernon # (Kronbauer) is pretty special. He has 113 - 5100 Anderson Way another gear that we have not seen for Across from a while. Both teams did a lot of substiSimply Superstore The Best! tutions, and in the end, Vernon’s subs

The VSS Panthers rallied to ground the Fulton Maroons 32-22 in exhibition junior varsity high school football action Tuesday at Grahame Park. Shifty tailback Zac Kronbauer led the Cats with 23 carries for 230 yards and three touchdowns, opening the scoring with a 65-yard romp on a pitch. He ran in the two-point convert. Safety Jon Garvie picked off a Fulton pass early in the second quarter, but the Cats failed to capitalize and the Maroons responded with two TDs before the break. The third quarter began with a Fulton defensive stop and ensuing touchdown for a 20-8 lead. VSS replied when Kronbauer scampered 74 yards for a TD and Garvie ran in the convert eight minutes into the third quarter. The Panther defence made a critical stop led by hard-tackling linebackers Ben Alder and Brayden Lodder, sparking a 70-yard TD run by wideout Travis Froom off a reverse from halfback Brandon Richter. Kronbauer completed the scoring on a

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pursuing. He is turning into a quality player. Ben Aspenleider was solid on special teams, and he covered well at safety.” VSS opens the regular season Tuesday against the Westsyde Whundas at Grahame Park, while Fulton starts Wednesday in Kamloops versus the Valleyview Vikings.


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Titans Britt is out but CJ looking to explode. Johnson goes for 100+ and two TDs.

Lions Lions AND Tigers in winning mode. Who’s next in Detroit? Wings of course.

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Patriots Brady puts on a clinic. Patriots rebound after embarrasing loss to Buffalo.

Patriots West Coast shootout. McFadden gets yards but Brady won’t throw 4 picks.

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Patriots Pats out for revenge after loss and beat RIDER nation. Yes, I said RIDER!!!

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A pair of Vernon products will wear letters for the coming B.C. Major Midget Hockey League season with the Okanagan Rockets. Mat Lambert and Mac Ferner were named alternate captains along with Mitchell Cook of Kelowna. Ferner is the son of former Vernon Viper head coach Mark Ferner, now with the WHL Everett Silvertips. Returning captain Josh Ellis will once again wear the C for the Rockets. Ellis posted 29 points while playing in all 40 games last season. “Obviously being new to the program this season, I relied heavily on what I learned about Josh. After

speaking to others involved from last year, it was a no-brainer to put the captaincy back on Josh,” said Rockets’ head coach James Eccles. "Having Mat and Mitch back this season means a lot to our club. They are the only 17-year-olds we have and we felt that they would be a great support system for Josh. Mackenzie Ferner has really impressed me with his leadership qualities since arriving back from camp with the Kamloops Blazers." The Rockets split their weekend series (2-3, 4-2) with the Greater Vancouver Canadians last weekend at the Capital News Centre.

Steve Clark collected both the team MVP and Top Offensive Player awards at the Armstrong Senior Shamrocks annual year-end banquet last weekend. Clark, a WLA senior A draft pick of the Nanaimo Timbermen, led the ‘Rocks with 28 goals and 11 assists in just 11 regular-season games. Shamrock of the Year went to Chad Pounder; Top Defensive Player was Trin Johnson; Volunteer of the Year went to Gerald Luttmerding; Coach’s Choice was Brett Logan; Most Inspirational Player was Brent (Pez) Anderson; Top Rookie went to Logan Strohm; Manager’s Choice was Tim Rice; Playoff MVP went to Jarrett Medhurst; and Most Sportsmanlike went to Gord (China White) Roberts. As tradition dictated, the event included a round of golf at Royal York followed by a steak dinner and awards ceremony. Playing in 32-degree heat, Marc Wagner won the long drive and Shaun Koenig took the KP. “It was a great year topped off by a great windup,” said Shamrocks’ president Jeff Hanley, who praised the club for its runnerup showing in the Shaw Cup finals. “I am really excited

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Steve Clark accepts the team MVP and Top Offensive Player awards at the Armstrong Senior Shamrocks year-end awards banquet. about the vast improvement in play from everyone on the team towards the end of the season and into playoffs. I am really liking our chances for next year.” Special mention went to Owen Siddall, the Shamrocks’ long-time back up goalie, who announced his retirement at the banquet. The always amiable and charismatic Siddall has been an inspiration to the players, who were shocked to hear of his decision. Siddall did say he will be playing with the masters next year. Overshadowing the entire day was the absence of 18-year-old Cullen Rowan, who died

last week in a workplace accident. Rowan was a junior Shamrock but played up with the seniors many times and was instrumental in the playoff success that they had this year. His jersey was hung in a place of honor during the ceremony and his presence was felt by all who attended. “Cullen always had a smile on his face and played for us with a passion almost never seen in someone as young as he was,” said Hanley. “He stepped up for us each and every time we asked him too and never let his teammates down. He was a great Shamrock and will be sorely missed.”

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SATURDAY CURLING – Twin Anchors $62,000 Classic, men’s draws 11:30 a.m., 3, 5:30 & 8 p.m. women’s draws 9 & 11:30 a.m., 3 & 5:30 p.m., Vernon Curling Club. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL – VSS Panthers @ Fulton Maroons, 10:30 a.m., Grahame Park. JUNIOR A HOCKEY – Vipers vs Prince George Spruce Kings, 7 p.m., Wesbild Centre.


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Chris Hinton from the Two Eagles Golf Course in Kelowna shot an even-par 72 Monday in the Callaway IPGA Tour championship at Canoe Creek in Salmon Arm. It was a cold, wet and windy day with Brad Clapp from Sun Rivers in Kamloops placing second at 73. Hinton claimed $575, while Clapp pocketed $475. The annual Bob Bartley Order of Merit Award was presented to Dean Claggett from Two Eagles. Claggett led the order of merit for the majority of the season and took the memorial award for the second straight year.

“A big thank you to Grant Oben and Callaway Golf Canada for their continued support of the Callaway IPGA Tour,� said Black Mountain’s Brice McDermott of the Tour. “Special thanks to host professional Jesse Crowe and his staff for allowing the tour to visit Canoe Creek for an excellent day of golf.� Rob Tadey of Twin Lakes (Kaleden) was third with a 74, good for $425. Vernon Golf & Country Club’s Justin Baillargeon and Hillview’s Keith Vandenbrink each shot 75 to share fifth spot and earn $350 apiece. Jeff Wills of The Rise was ninth with a 77, taking home $150.

Salt targets marathon Morning Star Staff

Vernon’s Lisa Salt shot down the Doubles Marathon title, a seasonlong inter-club competition between the Kelowna and North Okanagan Trap & Skeet Clubs. The local Re/Max realtor hit 1,421 of 1,500 targets to take top honours. Competitors shot 500 doubles (250 pairs) at each of six Wednesday afternoon shoots throughout the season. They had the option of shooting up to 3,000 targets, but trophies are awarded on the best target score.

Only the best 15 scores of 100 each count. In the A class, Armstrong’s Les Lamerton went 1,419 (all scores out of 1,500) for first place. Vernon’s Gord Fowler ruled the B division with 1,413, while Kelowna’s Pat Bare shot 1,363 to claim the C title. D division accolades went to Oregon’s Tawnya Gerold (1,288), former Morning Star sales rep Dave Hesketh (1,379) took the vet class, and Kelowna’s Peter Enns (1,284) earned the senior vet crown.

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mechanics, surveyors and labourers for the Willow Creek coal mine in Tumbler Ridge. Another job fair was held in Fort St. James around the same time, looking for equipment operators for the Mount Milligan copper-gold mine. I had a chat a couple of weeks ago with a grader operator in Dawson Creek, working in the gas patch. Most of the pickups he sees on job sites have Alberta licence plates. So let’s say you’re an able-bodied unemployed guy sitting in Nanaimo, waiting for a job to come to you. If that’s how you think the economy works, it’s no surprise if your preferred political message is Dix’s 1960s socialist blather about the government forcibly sharing the wealth. And it’s no surprise that you’re unemployed. B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins trashed the Prince Rupert port announcement as a payoff to local aboriginal people for a potash facility. “The usual Liberal policy of giving natives a veto on new projects has got to end,” Cummins said, demonstrating once again that he understands nothing about the evolution of this issue in the past 20 years. In summary, Clark’s jobs plan is to continue Gordon Campbell’s Pacific gateway strategy. The opposition parties are reheating decades-old failed options they hope will smell better than a stale three-term government. And B.C. is, as always, at the mercy of world events. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com. tfletcher@blackpress.ca


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Input is being sought on the future of campgrounds on agricultural land in Lake Country. The District of Lake Country will hold an open house Oct. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the municipal office to obtain public comments on possible policy amendments for agri-tourism accommodation. Based on public feedback, the district has recently curtailed new agritourism operations in the community

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It started with an idea 21 years ago. Vernon’s own patron saint of the arts, the late Marie Fleming, was attending a Vernon centennial committee meeting when she suggested a theatre be built to commemorate Vernon’s 100th anniversary. “It was a bold thought, and indeed a few eyebrows were raised, but the committee, in which Marie served as member, readily endorsed it,� remembers Paul Jones, who has come to know the birth of Vernon’s very own Performing Arts Centre well as one of its original board members. Like Fleming, Jones was and still is a consummate volunteer, an artist, writer and sports and arts patron, who was on board with the idea of a grand-scale theatre being built in Vernon –– a place that would attract a broad spectrum of international and domestic entertainers, which the community would be proud of. “When we were doing the spade work, we were told this is a hockey town, forget it, what was needed was an arena,� he said. “That’s why they bundled the arena with the theatre, and both went through. It was good for Vernon to get both.� After agreeing to sit on the board of what is now the Vernon and District Performing Arts Society (PAC), a position he held until just recently, Jones will be among the many patrons, volunteers and dignitaries who will be out in the audience celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Saturday. “Over the years, devotion to the cause has never wavered,� he said. “Expertise, financial support and sheer hard work have been given instinctively. And through it all, Marie Fleming and a few dedicated others have remained the thread that has kept the dream intact. “Marie was tenacious,� adds Sigrid Ann Thors, who moved back to Vernon after working as a teacher from 1970 to 1986, and serving as a city councillor. “She sent me word in every community I lived in, asking for membership contributions to the society... I had just come back to Vernon in 2001 and Marie saw me on the street outside the Bean Scene. She said ‘you should sit on the board.’ I told her I was here for family reasons, but she didn’t seem to hear me as the next thing she said is ‘I’ll give you a call.’� A month later Thors was on the board, and the month after that she became president and has remained in that position ever

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An architect looks over the beginning stage construction of the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. The late Marie Fleming, below right, with then B.C. Lt.-Gov. Iona Campagnolo and Lori Hancock, cut the ribbon officially opening the centre Oct. 1, 2001. since. Fleming’s “tenacity� and passion for the Performing Arts Centre was also felt by the centre’s current executive director Pamela Burns Resch, who after moving to Vernon from Winnipeg, was approached by Fleming to purchase a membership. “I remember being impressed with this woman, and her dedication,� said Burns Resch, who also remembers attending shows at the Vernon Recreation Centre auditorium before the Performing Arts Centre was built. “I was excited when I came to this theatre to have a soft seat with a number on it.� All those now involved with the theatre, or who love to attend shows there, have Fleming to thank. It was she along with fellow arts patron Neil Wong and the support of then mayor Anne Clark, who rounded up the troops to form the PAC society. The first board consisted of Jones, Wong, Carol Schroeder, Cecil Schmidt, Kathleen Lainsbury, Gail Short, Michael Tindall, with Fleming at the helm, and in 1991, with the aid of federal and provincial grants, consultants were hired to study the feasibility of developing a performing arts facility. “Their report, presented on March 30, 1992, indicated a theatre with a capacity of 750 seats would meet the needs of the community well into the future,� said Jones.

The board next needed to sell the idea to the people, and a referendum was authorized by the Greater Vernon Parks and Recreation District (GVPRD) to purchase land for the theatre. The referendum passed on Oct. 17, 1993, and now it was up to the city to find the appropriate piece of land. “They searched around for places to put it –– a big enough property that wouldn’t cost an arm and a leg,� said Jones. “I think they looked at 30 pieces of property before they selected the final site.� The city solved the problem by looking close to home –– on land that sat adjacent to the Vernon Recreation Complex. By doing

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arts B !CENTREYEARSINTHEMAKING that they solved the parking problem, which was a key issue, said Jones. The call then went out to architectural firms to draw up conceptual plans for the facility. “Although there was an enthusiastic response, none of the designs were selected, primarily because of cost. It was estimated that the most suitable design would exceed $10.9 million to build,� said Jones. With progress stalling for almost a year, local architect Doug Huggins, one of the founding members of Vernon’s Powerhouse Theatre, offered the PAC a conceptual design that embodied all the features necessary in a modern community theatre, at an affordable price, said Jones. Huggins soon set out to work with a consortium of local architectural firms. Together, they developed a design, and once again the taxpayers were called upon to approve it, and another referendum was called. On Nov. 20, 1999, the referendum passed with a substantial majority, and soon after, Jack Peters and David Hesketh stepped in to help establish a foundation that would help defray any operational costs. The fundraising campaign raised more than $700,000, with the funds remaining in perpetuity. “The people that got involved never looked backwards. They were always going forwards. It was, we are going to have a theatre and if we hit a roadblock, we are going to go around it,� said Jones. It was onwards and upwards, literally, as construction on the theatre began with the official ground breaking Aug. 1, 2000. “I’ll never forget finally seeing that tower four storeys high. It was just a big hole when I took over as president,� said Thors, who around that time oversaw the hiring of the centre’s first executive director, Michael Cade. On Oct. 1, 2001, the community at large gathered at the centre to see its first stage production, Forever Plaid. Ribbons were cut, speeches were made, and Fleming was recognized by the then lieutenant governor of B.C., Iona Campagnolo, for her tireless dedication to seeing a theatre rise in Vernon. And the shows have gone on. Thanks to the establishment of the Ticket Seller box office, managed from day one by Stuart Benoit, audiences have been able to purchase tickets not only for PAC shows, but for productions across the board, including in other venues such as Caravan Farm Theatre, Powerhouse Theatre, Wesbild Centre, the list goes on.

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Besides renting the facility out to touring groups, and local organizations, the PAC society has also become a presenter, bringing in shows from dance, theatre, family entertainment and special presentations. “What’s neat about the theatre is it works so closely with the volunteer community. We get subsidies from the government for our society programs, but volunteers are the real reason why we can keep the costs down,” said Burns Resch. “Through grants, we are delivering services that couldn’t be done by just the private sector.” Local sponsorship/ donations have also contributed highly to the centre’s presentation series, and Thors believes the Performing Arts Centre fills a need in the community –– by providing subsidies to groups who would normally not be able to afford tickets to a large theatre performance. “Young people have the opportunity to attend shows through the EyeGo program. Thanks to community sponsors, non-profits can get tickets for their volunteers. We also have a special relationship with the Family Resource Centre, so if anyone can’t afford to go to a show we present, we will find a way for them to attend. We

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The Vernon Performing Arts Centre’s current artistic director Erin Kennedy, left, executive director Pamela Burns Resch and PAC president Sigrid Ann Thors, with past board member Paul Jones, enjoy the view from centre stage. always ask ourselves if we are fulfilling the needs of the community.” The answer to that would be yes, as audience members keep returning to attend the shows. “The theatre has lived up to its presentations,” said Jones. “There’s something about the shows. There’s a broad spectrum that you have to cover, and it seems we do that. There’s something here for everybody... We’ve managed to identify different segments of the population to get them interested in the theatre, especially if they have never come before.” The community still has a chance to be a part of this historical occasion, when the Vernon Performing Arts Centre celebrates 10 years with the Ford Seven Swing and Show Band, Saturday. Tickets are available at the Ticket Seller box office, 549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca.

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Lady A tribute to Margaret Laurence with Dorian Kohl Based on an adaptation by George Ryga of “The Stone Angel” with dramaturgy by Michael Cook and Direction by Ken Smedley

Thursday, October 6 8 PM Vernon Powerhouse Theatre Tickets at: The Book Nook 250-558-0668

Moneyball: ★★★★1/2 out of 5

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ennett Miller’s Moneyball, based on the best selling book by Michael Lewis, is an especially unlikely candidate to hit a home run as a baseball movie. I say unlikely, simply Jason Armstrong because this story spends such little time actually on the baseball field. But, although this is as “front office” as sports fare can get, Moneyball emerges as one of the more riveting sports films in recent memory. Really, how many flicks dive into the nuances of how the game really works: the jostling of the scouts, the power struggles, the balancing of the books, the piecing together of the club, the locker room fireworks, etc. It’s fascinating stuff, when done well. And make no mistake, Moneyball does it very, very well. The plot follows Oakland A’s general manager Billy

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Brad Pitt stars as Oakland As general manager Billy Beane, with Jonah Hill as a numbers whiz, in the winning feature Moneyball. Beane (played by Brad Pitt) through the club’s memorable 2002 season. After choking in the ’01 divisional playoffs to the wealthier, more powerful Yankees (New York stormed back from a 2-0 deficit to win the series, three games to two), Beane and his crew are faced with the task of losing many of their guns to free agency, yet still trying to compete with a bargain basement allowance. Knowing full well the system of finding the most

talented athletes and throwing cash at them is flawed, Beane charts a different course for his team. Recruiting an Ivy League graduate (Jonah Hill), a whiz with computers and statistics, the GM attempts to re-build the A’s by using other team’s castoffs (rejected for various reasons, from age to injuries), so long as they come cheap and can get on base. It doesn’t matter if Oakland has to walk its way to the pennant, just so long as they win

–– Beane will take it. The problem with this new system? It’s new. The dinosaurs of baseball simply refuse to stand for tinkering with a formula that has been in place for more than 100 years. And thus, you have your behind-thescenes drama. I won’t spoil the ending. Shoot, you could Wikipedia the Oakland Athletics and find out how it all comes together for yourself. Just know that Moneyball is a winner. Pitt brings a genuine human element to the lead role. You don’t overly love Billy Beane, which is probably an impossible emotion to feel in regards to a major league baseball executive anyway, but you empathize with his struggles, you cheer for him on the home stretch, and you relate to his desire to not necessarily win, but to make a mark, both professionally and as a dad. (And by the way, Kerris Dorsey steals every scene she’s a part of as Beane’s daughter.) Director Miller (Capote) has a good eye too. Moneyball is one good looking film. You don’t even have to enjoy the game of baseball to like it, but it doesn’t hurt. The feature is currently playing at Galaxy Cinemas in Vernon.

Powerhouse hosts open house Sunday Powerhouse Theatre is opening its doors for

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of Vernon’s very own community theatre. The public is welcome to meet the theatre’s operators, actors, directors, and producers, as well as see costumes, set designs and props at Powerhouse’s open house Sunday. Memberships will also be available for those who want to join the theatre. “We are opening all the doors and allowing the public to come take a tour to learn just how much goes into our productions,” said Barb Keith, Powerhouse publicist, in a press release. “We

invite you to allow your curiosity to be piqued and perhaps think about the possibility of getting involved somewhere in our incredible space.” Besides meeting with the people who make the theatre tick, those who have never been backstage, or have wondered how Powerhouse makes its set pieces, or how the lights and sound operate, can take a sneak peek behind the scenes on a guided tour. Those who are unable to make the open house Sunday are welcome to book a tour at another time by calling 250-541-6194.

“Whether you just took your first steps last week or have recently graduated to a walker, we want you to come and share in the tour to let us show you what we are all so proud of,” said Keith. “There will be refreshments and plenty of experts waiting to warmly greet and tell you stories of how we came to be and where we plan to go.” Powerhouse is located at 2901-35th Ave., across from the Vernon Fire Hall. The open house goes from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. More information is available at www.powerhouse.net.

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**PASS RESTRICTED Community Day, Free Movies! - October 22 @ 9 am SHOWTIMES FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 TO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011 **WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? (14A - Coarse and sexual language) Friday 4:00, 6:40, 9:00; Saturday and Sunday 1:05, 4:00, 6:40, 9:00; Monday to Thursday 6:40, 9:00. DOLPHIN TALE 3D ( ) DIGITAL 3D Friday 4:40, 7:20, 9:50; Saturday and Sunday 1:45, 4:40, 7:20, 9:50; Monday to Thursday 7:20, 9:50. ABDUCTION ( ) Friday 3:50, 6:10, 8:40; Saturday and Sunday 12:55, 3:50, 6:10, 8:40; Monday 8:40; Tuesday to Thursday 6:10, 8:40. MONEYBALL (PG - Coarse language) Friday 3:30, 6:30, 9:20; Saturday and Sunday 12:35, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20; Monday to Thursday 6:30, 9:20. 50/50 (14A - Coarse and sexual language) Friday 4:10, 6:50, 9:10; Saturday and Sunday 1:15, 4:10, 6:50, 9:10; Monday to Thursday 6:50, 9:10. THE LION KING 3D ( ) DIGITAL 3D Friday 4:45, 7:25, 9:55; Saturday and Sunday 1:50, 4:45, 7:25, 9:55; Monday to Thursday 7:25, 9:55. KILLER ELITE (14A - Violence, coarse language) Friday 3:40, 6:20, 8:50; Saturday and Sunday 12:45, 3:40, 6:20, 8:50; Monday 6:20; Tuesday to Thursday 6:20, 8:50. PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ALBERT HALL - LIVE ( ) Monday 7:00.


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Live Wire ART SHOWS ARMSTRONG SPALLUMCHEEN MUSEUM AND ARTS SOCIETY 3415 Pleasant Valley Rd., 546-8318. Opening Oct. 6 is the vibrant and colourful exhibition, The Fool’s Journey, by Vernon’s Roxi Sim Hermsen. Hermsen will give a talk about her exhibition and tarot at the reception, Oct. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The exhibition runs until Nov. 10. BEAN SCENE COFFEE SHOP 2923 30 Ave., 558-1817. Burning Man (2011) slides will be shown tonight at the Bean Scene (upstairs) by Barbara Hartley at 7 p.m. 50,000 participants gathered in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to celebrate in one of the largest festivals of public art. Come and see why. Admission by donation to Hospice House. BREW GALLERY 3202 - 31st Ave., inside the Bean to Brew Coffee House, Vernon. The artwork of eight Vernon and Okanagan artists is featured on the theme Noire until Oct. 21. CHERRYVILLE ARTISANS SHOP 1187 Hwy. 6, Cherryville, 547-0020. Features local, quality, handcrafted work by local artisans. Open in October Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Cherryville Farmer’s Market holds its third annual Scarecrow Festival Oct. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a scarecrow-making workshop and contest, corn roast, live music, local artisans, food and more. COATCHECK GALLERY Vernon Performing Arts Centre, lower lobby. Okanagan Artists of Canada opens its show Melange in the Coatcheck Gallery Oct. 13 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. GALLERY ODIN 215 Odin Rd. Silver Star Mountain, 503-0822. 2011 work by 26 B.C. artists is available for viewing. Call the gallery to make an appointment. GALLERY VERTIGO Suite 1 - 3001 31st St. New exhibitions now open. In Gallery One is Marilyn Raymond and Lois Huey-Heck’s The Void: Empty & Open. In Gallery Two is Harold Coego’s Sound Memories. On the NOAA Featured Members Wall is recent work by Angelika Jaeger. All current exhibitions run to Oct. 22. HEADBONES GALLERY 6700 Old Kamloops Rd., 250-542-8987. Drawings by Toronto artist Aleks Bartosik closes Sunday. LAKE COUNTRY ART GALLERY 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd. 250-766-1299. The gallery’s latest exhibition is inspired by this year’s ArtWalk theme Eye Tunes,: A Rhapsody of Art. Participating ArtWalk artists have each been invited to place a piece of art in the gallery, where it will be on display until Oct. 9. OKANAGAN INDIAN BAND is hosting an arts and crafts fair featuring the works of local First Nations artists. Items available for sale range from hand-made buckskin gloves and moccasins to native crafts, jewelry, paintings and beaded bags. Indian tacos and other refreshments will also be for sale. Come and meet the artists, who will all be in attendance, to discover more about them and their work. The arts and crafts fair takes place on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Okanagan Indian Band’s Head of the Lake Hall, 118 Head of the Lake Road, Vernon. MIMI’S TEA ROOM & CAFE 610 Cliff Avenue, Enderby, 250838-2009. The Journey of Holly Smith, featuring paintings by Coldstream artist Holly Smith, is featured now until Oct. 31. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY 3228 31st. Ave., 5453173. Derek Besant’s The End of Language, Brigitta Kocsis’ Secret Mechanisms, Heather Hawkshaw’s Everydays and Toben McFarlane’s Exploration of Identity can be viewed at the VPAG until Oct. 13. (Kocsis’ exhibition can be viewed until Nov. 2.) Artist Talk Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. Heather Hawkshaw discusses her work in her current exhibition, Everydays.

CONCERTS AN EVENING WITH THE RAT PACK Relive the glory days with this Las Vegas tribute to Dean, Sammy and Frank, with the Sin City Orchestra, tonight at 8 p.m. at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. Tickets are $44.75 for all seats, at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www. ticketseller.ca. ROMAN DANYLO Comedy Inc. star and master of improv, Danylo will be joined by comedienne Diana Frances at the Creekside Theatre, Lake Country tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20/adult, $18 students/seniors, group of 4 tickets $64 at the Lake Country municipal hall, 250-766-9309. 4th ANNUAL CREEKSIDE CEILIDH Presented by the Lake Country Performing Arts Society Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Creekside Theatre in Lake Country. On the roster is The Cats and the Fiddle, Kelowna’s Chloe, Kyle & Company, Vernon’s Arran Campbell Memorial Youth Pipe Band, The Blakey School of Irish Dance, Vernon’s Argyll Highland Dancers, and the Vernon Scottish Country Dancers. Tickets are available at Capri Insurance in The Shops at Polson Park. General

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Vancouver singer-songwriter John Pippus returns to Vernon Saturday to perform songs from his latest CD, Wrapped up in The Blues, and more at the Talkin’ Donkey Coffee House. He’ll be joined by fellow Vancouver singer-songwriter Mike Weterings as well as local songstress Pauline Kyllonen. Cover is $7 and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. admission $20, $70 (group of 4), $10 (10yrs. & under). THE FORD SEVEN The Vernon Performing Arts Centre society celebrates its 10th anniversary with The Ford Seven, a swing and show band out of Victoria, playing hits by Gershwin, Cole Porter Ray Charles, Irving Berlin and more. The gala takes place Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35/adult, $32/senior, $30/student, $5 eyeGO, at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca. JOHN ANDREW PARKS Texan songwriter/musician behind hits for other musical legends such as Kenny Rogers, Marianne Faithful, Odetta, and Lynn Anderson, performs Saturday at the Killiney Beach Community Centre, located at 516 Udell Rd., off Westside Road, at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Rainbow Animal Shelter that is operated by local Juno nominee Sazacha Red Sky a.k.a. Nancy Nash. Cash admission is $10. THE PORCHPICKERS Sunday at the Caravan Farm Theatre Farmers’ Market is live music featuring The Porchpickers, a trio consisting of Ellie Young, Keven Huffman and Rory White. Market goes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and music from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come out and enjoy free hayrides courtesy of the farm. CBC NORTH BY NORTHWEST with Sheryl MacKay – live recording of “Why Music Works” featuring June Goldsmith and Armstrong sisters/violinists Colleen & Alicia Venables, Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kelowna’s Rotary Centre for the Arts. Tickets are free. Email with quantity required to rsvp.radio@cbc.ca. CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT The Sanssouci Scholarship Benefit Concert for Sunday at the Mackie Lake House has been cancelled. If you would like to be notified when the new concert date and details become available, or if you have any questions, please email sanssouci.chamber.music@shaw.ca or phone April at 250-542-1532. HANSEL AND GRETEL The Vernon Performing Arts Centre society presents this Vancouver Opera presentation, which brings an English adaptation of Englebert Humperdink’s full-length opera, based on the classic German fairytale. The show is full of lively tunes and fast-paced fun, and geared towards ages five to 12 at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m. All seats are $12 (eyeGo $5) available at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www. ticketseller.ca. THE DEBATERS will be live in the Okanagan to tape three episodes of the hit radio show Tuesday at the Kelowna Community Theatre and you can be in the audience, deciding who wins and who loses. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available through Select Your Tickets, www.selectyourtickets.com.

FILM VERNON FILM SOCIETY All films screen at the Vernon Towne Cinema. The next film of the regular 2011 fall season is Sarah’s Key showing at the normal regular times of 5:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Monday. Admission is $7. Tickets are available in advance at the theatre and Bean Scene. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY 3228 31st Ave.. 545-3173. Oct. 11 at noon is the film screening Art: 21: Play. A PBS Home Video documentary on contemporary art practice.

ACOUSTIC JAM 605 Knight Ave., Enderby. Open circle jam every Thursday at 7 p.m. Share your talents. For more info call 306-3688. ARMSTRONG HOTEL Rosie’s Pub, 2715 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Armstrong 546-6642. Thursday and Saturdays are jam nights starting at 8 p.m. with host Dan Engelland. No cover charge. ARMSTRONG INN 3400 Smith Dr., 546-3056. Karaoke with Brenda every Saturday at 8 p.m. BLUEGRASS JAMS Vernon Community Arts Centre, Polson Park. The bluegrass jams happen every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Start time is 7 p.m., $3 drop in fee. For more information, call Sid at 250-549-1024. BLUE OX PUB Hwy 6 Lumby. Friday night jam with the Mabel Lickers Band. Dinner music starts around 7 p.m. Rockin’ country blues jam from 9 to midnight. More info at www.RauckOn.com. COLDSTREAM COFFEE HOUSE Women’s Institute Hall, 9909 Kalamalka Rd. Third Saturday of every month is the familyfriendly event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. show starts at 7 p.m. Open to music, spoken word, comedy (clean). Participants wanting to perform should come a bit early to sign-up. There will be a concession of goodies and refreshments by donation. CLIFFS BISTRO AND BAKERY 409 Cliff Ave., by the bridge in Enderby, 838-2328. Open mic, first and third Wednesday of the month all year long. Come out, bring your voice, bring your acoustic instruments or come out to listen! ENDERBY INN 707 Cliff Ave, 838-7100, (Enderby). Every Friday and Saturday night, Oakey Doakey Karaoke, with Jeff, starts at 8:30 p.m. and goes to 1 a.m. FORTUNES LANDING/HOWARD JOHNSON 1510 George St. Enderby, 838-6825. Karaoke with Brenda Galbraith every Wednesday night starting at 7 p.m. EAGLES HALL 5101 25th Ave. 542-3003. Karaoke with Brenda is every Friday starting at 8 p.m. JUNCTION CAFE 2410 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Armstrong, 5466355. The acoustic-style open mic, hosted by Rory, takes place every Friday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Bring your instrument and/ or voice. Open to music, poetry, story-telling, comedy. Familyfriendly evening. Limited seating so come out early and sign up when you arrive. Music out in the courtyard; “weather permitting.” LONGHORN PUB 4513 25th Ave., 542-922ß2. Spotlight Karaoke DJ Entertainment every Wednesday from 8 p.m. to midnight. Friday is DJ music. Saturday is country DJ music. Sunday is an open mic jam session, 19-plus. SQUIRES FOUR PUB 6301 Stickle Rd., on the Swan Lake Auto Mile, 549-2144. New jazz and blues jam night, hosted by the Cat Wells Quartet, happens every Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. TALKIN’ DONKEY 3923 32nd St, 545-2286. Open mic open to everyone, Wednesday nights starting at 7:30 p.m. Sign up sheet available at the coffee shop. TORO’S PUB 1220 Kalamalka Lake Rd, 545-7856. Thursday night is karaoke with Anita. Come out and show your talent. VERNON ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 25 4609 29th St., behind the Fast Lane Car Wash. Sunday jam sessions return this weekend starting at 2 p.m. Come dance and sing along to the music of Larry and Friends.

LIVE MUSIC IN THE PUBS/CLUBS ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE CLUB 2500 - 46th Ave, 542-3277. Tonight, Bob King performs from 7:30 to 11:30 in the Spitfire Lounge. BRANDING IRON PUB 3445 Okanagan St., Armstrong, 546-0044. Tonight, Feet First plays classic rock and roll. No cover, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday is a fundraiser for the Salmon ID Exchange. Dance to live music by Immigrant Son. Tickets are $20 for dinner and dance. Dance only is $10. Doors open at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 rock out to heavy metal band Datura. Opening is Wasteland. $7 cover. LORENZO’S CAFE 901 Mabel Lake Rd. (8 km east of Enderby), 838-6700. John Andrew Parks, Texan songwriter/musician behind hits for other musical legends such as Kenny Rogers, Marianne Faithful, Odetta, and Lynn Anderson, plays Lorenzo’s Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. Call the café to reserve. SNEAKERS SPORTS BAR in the Village Green Hotel, 542-3321. Rock the weekend with Angel Down and Stampede Queen tonight at 9 p.m. No cover. Saturday, the Blue Healers continue the party starting at 9 p.m. No cover.

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Live Wire IN THE PUBS/CLUBS VERNON JAZZ CLUB, 3000 31st St. An evening of high energy, acoustic jazz, roots, and world music with the Marc Atkinson Quartet, featuring guitar, violin, viola, accordion, bass & piano, takes place on a special Friday night, Oct. 7. Doors open at 7:15 p.m and music starts at 8 p.m. Jazz club memberships are $30 this year with tickets still $15 for members, $20 for non-members in advance at the Bean Scene and Bean to Cup. For more details check out www.vernonjazzclub.ca. VERNON ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 25 4609 29th St., behind the Fast Lane Car Wash. Tonight and Saturday, listen and dance to the music of That Girl and Earl.

THEATRE ASPARAGUS COMMUNITY THEATRE is holding auditions for its fall production of James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl at Armstrong’s Centennial auditorium Sunday at 1 p.m. Directed by Paul Kirkwood-Hackett, this well known children’s fantasy requires actors 12 yrs and up for the nine principal

roles and eight minor roles, plus actors needed for crowd scenes. Rehearsals start Oct. 9 and the show opens Nov. 30 and runs through to Dec. 10. Backstage people are also required and more than welcome to attend the auditions. If you are interested in participating in any way contact Paul Kirkwood-Hackett at 250-838-0230 or by e-mail spence59@ teus.net. PORTRAIT OF A LADY Dorianne Kohl presents her one-woman show Portrait of a Lady - A Tribute to Margaret Laurence, based on George Ryga’s seminal adaptation of Margaret Laurence’s classic novel The Stone Angel, Thursday, Oct. 6 at Vernon’s Powerhouse Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are at The BookNook. Phone 250-558-0668.

UPCOMING TALENTS OF UKRAINE Boen Art presents 120 years of Ukrainians in Canada, sponsored by the ministry of culture of Ukraine, with performances by Innesa Tymochko, Svitlana Sasu, Yevhen Vaskin and the Donbas Professional Dance Ensemble, Oct. 12 at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469, www.ticketseller.ca.

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His three-octave voice has been heard as far as China, where Parks was the headline act for a CCTV entertainment special that was broadcast to more than 600 million people. He wrote and performed My Windows World specifically for the program, which tells the emotionally touching story of an orphan child with AIDS looking out his bedroom window, longing to be with the other children he sees playing outside. Currently, Parks is forming a band with sideman Louis Ortega from the Texas Tornadoes, and is in preproduction for an album. He is also enjoying the beauty of the Okanagan while on this current visit, said local resident and Juno nominated artist Nancy Nash, a.k.a. Sazacha Red Sky, who is promoting Parks performances while in the valley. “He just meant to relax, catch

his breath a little underneath our stellar starry skies and to gaze at the splendor of Okanagan Lake that lies vast to north and south beneath where he parked his rig, and to sample our excellent brands of red vino, but the listeners have other plans,” she said. Parks will perform Saturday at the Killiney Beach Community Centre, located at 516 Udell Rd., at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Rainbow Animal Shelter, which is operated by Nash. Admission is $10 (cash) at the door. Another concert has been added for Friday, Oct. 7 at Lorenzo’s Café, east of Enderby. The show starts at 8 p.m. and reservations can be made by calling 250-838-6700. More information on Parks is available at www.johnandrewparks.com.

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It’s been over a week since John Andrew Parks entered the North Okanagan in his bus towing a classic blue-boy Harley, safely snugged into its own mini trailer. Stopping by Hubert’s Restaurant in Lumby to indulge in some of their famous red cabbage and lobster, Parks is in the valley after being on the road for almost a year on his U.S. tour. And he is about to show locals why he is considered a legend in his own right, when he gives two performances, starting Saturday at the Killiney Beach Community Centre on the westside of Okanagan Lake. Parks is described as a songwriter’s songwriter, a poet, and a storyteller. He is the man behind hits for such musical legends as Kenny Rogers, Marianne Faithful, Odetta, and Lynn Anderson. As Rogers once said about his hit song Planet Texas, which Parks penned, on an NBC television special, “John Andrew Parks is one of the greatest singer/ songwriters I’ve heard in 20 years, and whether or not you like this song you have never heard anything like it before.” Signed by Bruce Lundvall, and given a record deal with Capitol Records where legends such as J.D. Souther, Billy Preston, Albert Lee, and Chris Spedding (The Beatles) are his music making sidemen and friends, Parks is said to be approachable, down to earth, likeable –– a true Texan with a sexy drawl and a story to tell.

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Great-grandfather Arend Bouman (seated), grandfather Arend Bouman holding his son, Art Bouman, Roy Bouman’s dad, and bakers in front of the deck oven at the new bakery, in this 1934 photo. The Bouman family has been in the baking business since 1880, when Andries Bouman opened his bakery in Zaandam, the Netherlands, using an oven that was fired with coal. The bakery was taken over by his son, Arend Bouman, Roy Bouman’s great-grandfather (centre) in this photo taken in 1912. He eventually moved into larger premises next door but kept the building. This was used in the Second World War by the Dutch Underground as a place to de-grease the weapons dropped by the Allied forces and also as a hiding place when needed.

A long tradition of baking

Roy Bouman’s grandfather, Arend Bouman (centre), and bakers work on pastries and cakes in the new bakery in this 1939 photograph.

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And in 2011, Roy Bouman, a baker for 33 years, pops mini cream puff shells into the oven at Sweet Caroline’s, the Vernon bakery he opened in 1996 and named for his wife. Admitting he’s not a morning person, Bouman begins his day at 6 a.m. “I still enjoy what I do — I enjoy the creativity of it,” he said. The sixth generation of Bouman bakers has set up a permanent display at the bakery of historical photos that detail his family’s 131 years in the baking business.

During the Second World War, everything was rationed and there was little of anything. Karel Bouman had found a source to make small cakes that did not require a rationing coupon. He and his bakers worked on these for two days, and customers turned up hoping to get one of these small cakes for their families, as shown in this 1943 photo. The sign on the bakery advertises taai taai, a chewy, molasses gingerbread that is an age-old Dutch specialty.

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A magical day at Mabel Lake DOUG MAVES Special to The Morning Star

The small car sped north from Lake Country, raucous inside with the excitement of new friends and old anticipating a fine Okanagan fishing trip for Chinook salmon. The scenic hills and lakes surrounding the roads seemed to lead us through the morning mist into the sun already burning on the waters of the Shuswap River where it flowed into Mabel Lake. I had never seen the river so high, flush with early summer rain and late snowmelt. One mountain still shone white-capped in the early dawn of that late July day. Captain Rod Hennig waited at our rendezvous near Rivermouth Marina, and our cooler of food and our personal gear was soon loaded aboard the red and silver Thunderjet. As usual, he was comfortably camped on the lake for his annual working “staycation” with his family, in their traditional way. The Chinook fishing news was grim. No salmon had yet entered the lake, probably held back by the massive, turbulent brown flow of the Fraser River at appropriately named Hell’s Gate. The consummate professional, Rod was ready with his back-up plan, the hunt for Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout or Bull Trout. The Lakers and the Bulls were misnomers, actually members of the char family, not trout at all. We made obligatory trolls up and down the salmon runs on the west side of the lake. No fish were spotted on the sensitive sonar equipment of his boat and we were soon cruising north again to prime rainbow country. The cribbage game started in the comfortable cabin of our craft, and we played as Rod hunted our prey. My friend Karen was the birthday girl so she would fight our first fish, the games we played would be for bragging rights only. Her annual present from me, the glow about her on those trips was worth every penny to watch. My new friend Dawn was with us, and Karen’s new friend Doc had chipped in money and his time to accompany us. The hard-fighting rainbows started hitting the lures, and card games were soon forgotten as we won and lost our battles with them. We landed nine as I recall,

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Dawn and Karen with one of the massive Lake Trout caught at Mabel Lake this summer. keeping three and releasing the rest. Many more outwitted us far from the boat with their speed and twisting aerobatics. Doc caught one 10 inches longer than any he had caught before, and as I watched him pose for pictures through my lens I realized once more how lucky Rod and I were to enjoy the lifestyles we do. To our friends, these are truly the fish of a lifetime, amid diving ospreys and soaring eagles. We saw pictographs on the sun-baked cliffs of the shore, left by the First Nations people who taught us how to survive here and shared the bounty of the land they cared for with us. I do not want to think of how we repaid their hospitality, with ignorance and greed. We broke out the lunches prepared by Karen and I as Rod led us to where he claimed to have a Lake Trout waiting for me and safe swimming for tired, hot anglers. We arrived at one of his numerous “honey holes” well-fed and eager to just relax and play away the rest of the day, except for Rod and I. I asked Rod to rig me out a “Buzz Bomb” to jig for the lakers far below. Developed by anglers on the coast for salmon, it is one of my favourite lures for all fish. I dropped the perfectly tied lure over the side of the boat and felt it descend, stopping it every 20 feet to check for fish ingesting it as it fell. Finally bumping bottom, I jigged about a foot above until I felt a strange, sideways motion and reared back on the rod. The fish screamed line from the reel as it ran and I let it run. Soon it tired, and as I worked it to the boat I realized the swimmers would be in the way of Rod’s landing net. Dawn hugged

the side of the platform, not knowing where to go or what to do. We reassured her and Rod netted the fish from the side of the boat easily and dispatched it quickly. Eight pounds if an ounce, the fish was expertly filleted by our captain and laid on the ice in my cooler. The rest of its body was returned to the deep to be recycled by its competitors and kin, in the way of all living things. The fish made four large meals, the first baked on low with sprigs of my fresh dill and slices of onion. My neighbours Merrill and Dar contributed fresh green beans, and a large zucchini which I made into a cake to serve with homemade blueberry ice cream. The second meal became skin-seared fillets on lemon-garlic sauce with vegetable rice. The zucchini cake went back to its carrot roots, with maple-walnut ice cream. Fish cakes on Caesar salad made the third, with carrot cake and black cherry ice cream for dessert. Fish sandwiches on whole wheat biscuits and cream of carrot soup completed a camping trip a week later. What a great place we live in! The culinary possibilities are endless here with our fresh fruit, produce and wild game. I thanked the “Great Speckled Trout” more than once that memorable day, both for another beautiful one and for giving us all we need to live and prosper. As Rod and I said our farewells, emotion swept over me like a wave. Seeing my friends so happy, and my fishing guide doing so well for his family in a tough business brought more than a few tears to my eyes. I blamed them on the wind, of which there was none. I know “Cap” understood.

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Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 30 KINDALE RAFFLE Three great donated prizes: First prize a houseboat vacation from Twin Anchors. Second prize a BBQ, 2 Adirondack chairs and footstool from Shepherd’s Hardware. Third prize is queen size quilt. Only 4,000 tickets sold @ $5 each. Draw date Oct. 1 at the Kindale Autumn Celebration. Tickets available in Armstrong at the Kindale office, 23A - 3300 Smith Dr.; the Thrift Store, 2725 Patterson Ave., Pleasant Valley Quilting, #2, 3495 Pleasant Valley Rd., and in Vernon at Re/Max, 5603-27th St.; Country Squire Barber, 4700-29th St.; 100 per cent of all proceeds will help people with disabilities. For more information, call Cindy at 250-546-3005 or 250-503-7974. NORTH OKANAGAN GLEANERS Used furniture and appliance store, having 1/2 price sale on select items until Oct. 1. Silent auction on a few items on the store. We are at 4405-29th St. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Call 549-1123. BURNING MAN (2011) SLIDES WILL BE SHOWN Sept. 30, upstairs at the Bean Scene, 7 p.m., by Barbara Hartley; 50,000 participants participated in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to celebrate in one of the largest festivals of public art. Come and see why. Admission by donation to Hospice House. FOURTH ANNUAL DANCING WITH THE VERNON STARS Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio hosts event Sept. 30 at the Vernon Recreation Centre. All proceeds from this entertaining fundraiser go directly to North Okanagan Hospice Society in support of quality end-of-life care for all in the North Okanagan. Toonie Tapas created by Crush Bistro to tempt your palate, a cash bar will be also available. Tickets $40 per person in advance at Cheek to Cheek, Hospice or online at www.nohs. ca. Live voting $5 per vote, or online for your favourite star, even if you can’t attend! For more information contact: Cheek to Cheek at 250-545-6539 or Hospice at 250-503-1800, ext 113. BUDDHIST MEDITATION CLASS with monk Gen Kelsang Sanden, Sept. 30, 7-8:45 p.m., Vernon library, 3001-32nd Ave. We are continuing our series on “Aspects of Love.� The topic for this class will be “Compassion and The Meaning Of Our Life.� Drop-in class. Fees $10 adults, $5 students & seniors. No fragrance please. For information, see www.dorjechang.ca or call 250-558-0952. OKANAGAN SINGLES GROUP 40+ Sept. 30, appies & pool at Checkers. Meet friends and sharpen your pool skills. Call Cheryl at 250-558-5722 if attending so seats can be saved. Also Sept. 30, dance to music of Bob King at Army & Navy Club (2500-46 Ave. Come and dance. Music 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., great rock and roll! Call Dot at 250-542-4042 so seats can be saved. No cover charge. PAINT WITH FRIENDS Vernon Community Arts Centre, Fridays, 9:30 a.m. –1:30 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy painting in a group. Make new friends and revel in a positive and encouragingly creative environment; $3 member/$4 non-member per session. Punch pass available. Call 542-6243 for more information. ARMY, NAVY & AIR FORCE SPITFIRE UNIT #5 Grandpa Darts Fridays at 1 p.m. HALINA SENIORS CENTRE 50+ welcome to come out and participate in carpet bowling Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. at 3310-37th Ave. Call 250-542-2877 for more information. CLAY STUDIO DROP-IN Vernon Community Arts Centre. Open for members only when the studio is not in use by a class. Interested in learning about clay? Check out our classes, $5/session, multi-use passes also available; for more info., call 250-542-6243. WOMEN’S ONLY DROP-IN SPACE A safe space for women to talk to a women’s support worker, have a coffee, access computers, phone and fax and get help with problem solving and referrals to community resources. Located at room #107 in the People Place (Independent Living Vernon) and staffed by Women’s Services staff from John Howard Society and Outreach Services staff from the Vernon Women’s Transition House. Fridays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. THE VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL AUXILIARY Volunteers of all ages needed to work in their gift shop at the hospital. Would you like to work in a pleasant little gift shop and know that all money raised went to the hospital to improve patient care by providing items for patient comfort and needed equipment. No previous experience is necessary and training will be provided. If you are interested please call 250-542-1967 to arrange for an interview. Men welcome. Our monthly meeting is held the second Monday of the month at Vernon Jubilee Hospital at 7 p.m. and a social at 6:30 p.m. Meetings will not be held in July and August. VENTURE TREASURE THRIFT SHOP We are located at 4240 Alexis Park Dr. and run by The Vernon & District Association for Community Living. We are open Mondays, wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon. The thrift shop is a small program that is operated by Venture staff and participants, raising money to help with community fundraisers and Venture Training programs. THE COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS ORGANIZATIONS COSCO is an advocacy group devoted to improving the quality

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ers and horse cart drivers. Info.: Rachael at 250-679-1175 or Nancy at 250-546PREGNANCY & INFANT LOSS “A 9922. WALK TO REMEMBER” Oct. 1, COMPOSER CLUB MEET-ANDPolson Park, registration 1 to 1:30 p.m. GREET Oct. 1 at 10 a.m., also Oct. 2 at For pledge forms, to make a donation, 7 p.m. in Carriage House Loft, Vernon to volunteer or for more information, Community Music School (1705-32nd call Jennifer at 250-938-2331, Melody Ave). Led by VCMS teacher Arne at 250-540-2449 or Vernon Jubilee Sahlen, composer and composing Hospital Foundation, 250-558-1362 or adjudicator. Composing concepts and awalktoremember@shaw.ca. Proceeds examples in varied styles; questionhelp maternity ward purchase books on answer about a long-term composing grief support for those who have lost focus; performance of Canadian music; baby. Whether a baby lived only in the volunteers invited to play their own piecwomb or a few days after birth, its life es; $5 per person for this intro. All ages, deserves to be recognized, and a family instruments, experience levels, musical has the right to grieve that loss. styles welcome. SCAVENGER HUNT & POKER RIDE SPRKL YELLOW FLAG IRIS REMOVAL Oct. 1, Larch Hills X-Country Trails, Oct 1, the Society for the Protection Salmon Arm; 10 a.m. registration, 11 of Kalamalka Lake will gather at a.m. ride/drive. Open to all horseback ridKalavista Lagoon parking lot 10:30 a.m. for weeding. Free refreshments. Bring hipwaders and/or rubHALINA SENIORS CENTRE ber boots, gloves and 3310 - 37th Ave. Vernon BC 250-542-2877 shovels. OCTOBER 2, 2011 (SUNDAY) LAKE2LAKE RIDE Doors open at 11:00am Bingo starts at 1:00pm FOR RWANDA $ 00 Oct. 1 and 2, second 10 games for 25 Safeway vouchers annual fundraiser 3 cash bonanza games for the Wellspring 1 Odd/Even Game Foundation for Payout for first bonanza is based on the number of cards sold. Education, a nonThe 2nd and 3rd bonanza games are worth profit group working $100EA. Minimum play 6 cards $10.00. to empower thou$1.00 for each additional card. sands of Rwandan Gaming Canteen on site children through eduLicence: Open from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm #34105 cation. The 220 km Everyone over 19 is welcome! ride goes through the

Okanagan and Shuswap. To register, see www.lake2lake.org OKTOBERFEST Hosted Vernon Edelweiss Society of Vernon, Oct. 1 at Schubert Centre. Doors open 7 p.m., dance starts 8 p.m. Tickets $10 each, available at Schubert Centre and Helmut’s Sausage. Evening of ethnic dance music; pretzels available to purchase, food and drinks supplied by Schubert, bratwurst and sauerkraut, potato salad, dessert. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE The Vernon Friends of the Library hold annual fall book sale at the old Coldstream Firehall 9901 Kal Lake Rd., Oct. 1 from 9 to 3 and Oct. 2 from 11 to 3. Featured will be adult fiction and non-fiction, children’s books, music and movies. For more information, call Brenda at 250-542-3546. GIRL GUIDE COOKIES! Armstrong Girl Guides will be selling cookies door to door and at displays in Armstrong. Please welcome our girls to your door. If we miss you, cookies are always available at the Armstrong Bottle Depot and Armstrong Sears. CRAFTS WORKSHOPS DAY Oct.1. Choose from photography, labyrinth walk, wreaths, pine cone trees, fall centerpieces, beeswax candles, lavender sachets and pomanders throughout the day. All proceeds to Grannies à Gogo to support African grandmothers raising their orphaned grandchildren. Phone 250-545-7021 to register. FIRST NATIONS ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR The Okanagan Indian Band hosts arts and crafts fair featuring works of local First Nations artists. Items available for sale range from hand made buckskin gloves and moccasins to native crafts, jewelry, paintings and THE QUIETEST AND MOST EFFICIENT beaded bags. Indian tacos and other refreshments will also be for sale. FURNACE YOU CAN BUY.1 Come and meet the artists, who will all be in attendance, to discover more about them and their work. The fair takes place Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Head of the Lake Hall, 118 Head of the Lake Rd., Vernon. VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY Oct. 1, Saturday, 1-3 p.m., All Equine; Drawing and Painting Horses, BC Culture Days. As part 4217 – 25th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 7G9 of the celebrations for Culture Days the gallery hosts a free workshop! Explore renderings of horses in fantasy, war, mythology, Family Owned and Operated Since 1893. sport and as companions, and learn basic techniques of representaReceive up to a $1,450 Rebate* tion to develop your unique style of drawing and painting horses. plus a $300 Solar Bonus* Gallery is at 3228 - 31st Ave. Call ® with the purchase of a qualifying Lennox system. 250-545-3173 or see www.vernonAND publicartgallery.com Up to $2,640 in government rebates.† SINGLE FRIENDS 50+ Oct. 1, attending Wine Festival Grape Stomping at House of Rose Winery; car pool noon. Oct. 2 also attending Wine Festival activities at Volcanic Hills Winery. Lennox knows you don’t compromise. Call for times and car pool area, And neither do we. That’s why we 260-5238. THE UNCHANGED GOSPEL dedicate ourselves to making quality STORY We invite you to listen to home heating and cooling products. the story, told simply and freely, So go ahead, get comfortable. every Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Schubert Offer expires 12/2/2011. Centre, 3505-30th Ave., Vernon. © 2011 Lennox Industries Inc. *Rebate offer is valid only with the purchase of qualifying Lennox products. See dealer for details. Call 250-801-4739 for info. Visit www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca for more information on the application process and list of qualifying heating and cooling equipment. Based on sound pressure levels during steady-state, high-fire and low-fire operation of Lennox SLP98UH070V36B and leading competitive CRIB AT THE LAWN BOWLING units at mid-point temperature rise and minimum external static pressure when set up per Section 4.5.3 of ARI 260. See your participating Lennox dealer for details. Lennox dealers include independently owned and operated businesses. CLUB In Polson Park, every

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Tuesdays, Wednesdays 1 p.m., Halina Centre. Canteen open Tuesdays and Thursdays. All bridge players welcome. Call Pat at 260-1300. Learning games, call Ollie at 558-3709. STORYTELLING AND LEGENDS Every Saturday at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Aboriginal Infant Early Childhood Development Centre. Everybody welcome. Call 542-7578 for more info. HEALTHY HOME COOKING WITH CHAWOW Free, every Saturday at the Aboriginal Infant/Early Childhood Development Program at 9 a.m., 290229th Ave. Call 542-7578 for info. AA MEETINGS SATURDAYS (X), closed meeting, noon at VTC, 281048 Ave. (H) Open meeting 7 p.m., at Vernon Jubilee Hospital Education room basement, 2101-32 Street, Vernon. Meeting,” closed, 8 p.m. (H) at Anglican Church, 3205-27th St., enter off 26th St. Meeting, Monday to Saturday 7 a.m., Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. (H) Handicap access. (X) No handicap access. FREE HOT LUNCH FOR FAMILIES For families with children zero to six years: Saturdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Join us for nutritious lunch at Aboriginal Infant and Early Childhood Development Centre, 2905-29th Ave. Call 542-7578. YOUTHGLO! For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) youth aged 14 to 18, living in or visiting the North Okanagan. Connect with others who understand what it’s like growing up as an LGBTQ youth in the North Okanagan. Trust us: you are not alone! For more info. e-mail us at youthglo@hotmail.com

UPCOMING VERNON OUTDOORS CLUB HIKE Oct. 2, Spectrum Lake. Meet at Library parking lot for 8 a.m. departure. Aboveankle hiking boots, lunch and water required. Call Ritchie at 250-541-0127. OKANAGAN LANDING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION POTLUCK Fall Pot Luck Supper Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m. at the Community Hall, Paddlewheel Park, 7813 OK Landing Rd. Everyone welcome. Bring a food item to share; beverages provided. ANNUAL NATIONAL LIFE CHAIN The Vernon and Area Pro-Life Society invites all who believe in the sanctity of human life, from the moment of conception until natural death, to join us for one hour of silent prayer and witness. Oct. 2 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., corner of 32nd Ave. and 32nd St. VOLUNTEER TUTOR TRAINING Help make a difference in your community! Okanagan College’s Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutoring Program will be holding training sessions in October for individuals interested in becoming volunteer tutors. Call 250-545 7291, ext. 2311 or e-mail cmccann@okanagan.bc.ca COMMUNITY-WIDESING-ALONG(VENUE CHANGE) Our first Sing-Along for fall is Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 3908-27th St., Vernon. This will eliminate need to set up/take down tables and chairs each month. So join us with song leader Karl Janzen and the Sing-Along Band as we fellowship together singing your favourite hymns, songs and southern gospel songs. Everyone welcome!


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OPEN VALLEY COWBOY CHURCH

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Sunday, Oct. 2nd at 6:30 pm Worship: Christina Cardinal Preaching: Gerald Smith

Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry

Pastor Fred & Christina Cardinal 250-546-2449 or 250-306-8959

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Church of God

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

Sunday Services 9:30 am German Service

10:30 am Worship Service Baby Dedication (no Sunday School)

No Evening Service Wednesdays Bible Study & Prayer 7:30 pm VERNON FAMILY CHURCH A Place to call “Home” 3508-25th Ave • 545-7978 Next to Lincoln Lanes Bowling Affiliated with the PAOC of Canada

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

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2607-27th Street 542-1276

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FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH 3908 - 27th St, Vernon • 250-545-7700 www.faithbaptistvernon.com • Pastor Larry Dyck

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10:30 am Morning Worship Service (nursery care available)

Eckankar Vernon invites you to an ECK Worship Service to explore the theme:

Sunday School (age 3 to gr. 5) Tuesday 6:00 pm Youth (grade 7 and up) Wednesday 10:30 am Bible Study & Prayer Time

“Seeing Divine love in your life” Date: October 2, 2011, 11am – Noon Location: Halina Centre Club Room In the Greater Vernon Recreation Centre 3310 - 37th Ave. Info: 250-307-6677 www.eckankar-bc.ca

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

Join us Sunday 10:00am Spending time in Worship and God’s Word Toddler Care available Sunday School for ages 3-11 Pastor: Rick Corak

ALL SAINTS Anglican Church WELCOMES YOU! 3205 - 27th St. • 250-542-3179

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

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

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

TRINITY UNITED CHURCH 3300 Alexis Park Drive 250-545-0797 www.trinityvernon.ca

10 am Sunday Worship with Rev. Jeff Seaton

Celebrating God’s presence in a welcoming community.

VERNON ALLIANCE CHURCH 2601 - 43rd Avenue 250-545-7105 www.vernonalliance.org

1204-30th Avenue 545-5787 Fax: 545-2267

Worship Holy Communion & Sunday School

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

Sunday: 9am & 11am coffee between the services

A Forgiving Person: Phil: 1-7 Kids Zone www.emmanuelvernon.ca

Saturday 6:30 pm Sunday 9:30 & 11:11 am Pastor Stuart McKnight Re: Jesus – Part 4 “Trouble at the Temple” All are Welcome “Helping People Discover Jesus Christ & Become His Followers”


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Premier Christy Clark has shuffled her cabinet lineup before the legislature reopens next week, replacing Burnaby-Lougheed MLA Harry Bloy with Surrey-Panorama MLA Stephanie Cadieux as social development minister. Bloy has struggled to defend the social development ministry’s restructuring since being appointed to cabinet this spring, following the closure and restructuring of group homes for developmentally disabled people. Most recently, Community Living B.C., the agency responsible for adult disability programs, delayed for a year a decision to end funding that employs 29 people at the recycling depot in Maple Ridge. Clark said Bloy will continue as minister of state responsible for multiculturalism, remaining in cabinet. Replacing Cadieux as labour minister is Vancouver-Fairview MLA Margaret MacDiarmid, who was dropped from cabinet when Clark took over as premier in March. Clark said Monday that MacDiarmid’s experience as a physician and president of the B.C. Medical Association, as well as a stint as education minister, make her well suited to take over the labour ministry as negotiations with doctors and teachers continue. NDP leader Adrian Dix said Clark’s decision to appoint Bloy to cabinet had more to do with his support for her leadership bid than his ability to defend the government’s policies. “It’s obviously an admission that she made a very serious mistake, and continued on with that for some time,” Dix said. “The people who have paid the price are people with developmental disabilities and other people served by the ministry.” Clark did not name a new attorney-general after Chilliwack-Hope MLA Barry Penner resigned from cabinet in August. Solicitor General Shirley Bond continues to serve in both roles, but Clark said a new attorney general will be appointed later. Other changes to the cabinet include: s 0ARKSVILLE 1UALICUM -,! 2ON #ANTELON IS appointed parliamentary secretary for seniors, reporting to the health ministry. s3URREY 7HITE2OCK-,!'ORDON(OGGTAKESON a new role, parliamentary secretary for non-profit partnerships to the social development ministry. s #ARIBOO #HILCOTIN -,! $ONNA "ARNETT IS named parliamentary secretary for rural communities. s"URNABY.ORTH-,!2ICHARD,EEISNAMEDPARliamentary secretary for Asia Pacific.


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B.C. is rolling up support to help smokers butt out. As part of a commitment to healthy families in British Columbia, Premier Christy Clark announced that starting today nicotine replacement therapies will be available at no cost and smoking cessation prescription drugs will be covered under PharmaCare. “Each year, more than 6,000 British Columbian needlessly die from tobacco use,” said Clark. “By providing convenient and direct support, we are helping British Columbians live

smoke-free and improve their health as well as the health of their families. By reducing the number of people who smoke, not only will we prevent or delay the onset of diseases like heart attacks and cancer but also avoid the millions of dollars cost on our health care system.” By calling HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 and registering for the smoking cessation program, B.C. smokers who are covered by MSP and who wish to quit will be able to receive free nicotine gum or patches either by mail or at their local community pharmacy once they receive a reference num-

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might have advanced with one no-trump, but one can understand why they did not. South should immediately bid the contract he wishes to reach -- four spades. Yes, he might miss a slam if partner has a magic hand, but partner “never” does. And bidding four spades could make responder’s life a nightmare. When you have not supported your partner’s suit, giving length information is more important than strength information. Here, lead the heart three. (If you lead a high card, it shows that you have either a singleton or a doubleton.) East wins with his nine and cashes the ace, learning that you have the last unseen heart. Now East shifts to the

diamond two, and your side takes two tricks in that suit for down one. Note that if you lead the heart eight, top of nothing, partner will assume that you began with a doubleton and will think that he can cash three heart tricks. But South will ruff the third, draw trumps, and run the clubs for an overtrick.


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Marj Evelyn Bro Slipped quietly away at 9:30 pm, Sept. 24, 2011 in Vernon Jubilee Hospital with her mother Evelyn Bro and sister Rita Bro by her side. She is survived by her niece Lorraine Cartmell (nee Bro) and Joel and nephews Ivan Bro, David Bro and Alicia King, and Adrian Harvey and other Bro family members and also her birth parents Ken McDames and Pearl of Terrace, B.C. and many other family members in Terrace. She will also be sadly missed by four little loving Goddaughters. Marj was born April 13, 1965 in Terrace, B.C. and made many friends over year years. Any acknowledgements may be sent to Rita Bro, Apt. C, 3711 24th Ave., Vernon, B.C., V1T 1L7. Funeral services will be held at Full Gospel Tabernacle, 5871 Okanagan Landing Rd., Vernon, B.C., V1H 1M3. 250-542-8011. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, 4303 P.V. Road, Vernon, B.C.

Cullen James Rowan It is with overwhelming sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Cullen James Rowan on September 22nd, 2011 in Armstrong, BC at 18 years of age. Cullen was born on September 5th, 1993 in Edmonton, AB to Dave and Barb Rowan. He lived in Armstrong most of his life, and graduated from Pleasant Valley Secondary School in June 2011. Cullen was an active player on the Armstrong Shamrocks lacrosse team and enjoyed hockey. He also enjoyed the great outdoors, especially fishing and camping. Cullen will be lovingly remembered by his parents Dave and Barb, his brother Jared, grandparents Irv, Marilyn and Roland Blades, girlfriend Rachel Martin, and many friends. He was predeceased by his grandma Dora. A Celebration of Cullen’s Life will take place at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at the Hassen Memorial Arena (3315 Pleasant Valley Road, Armstrong, BC). Pastor Dennis Bunio officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca. Arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES™ Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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SHERWOOD, Leslie Edward Stanley It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Leslie Edward Stanley Sherwood on September 23, 2011 in Salmon Arm, BC. Expression of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca. Arrangements entrusted to

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Donald James Campbell on September 24, 2011 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, BC. Survived by his wife Blanche; predeceased by his first wife Barbara and son Mark. Donald was the beloved father of Deborah Kulyk (Cy), stepfather of Philip Levesque (Barbara) and Ron Levesque (Penny) and grandfather of Brian, Meadow, David, Lise, Lenise and Lara. Donald was born in rural Quebec on November 8, 1922 and lived and worked in Toronto until 1996 when he and Blanche moved to Vernon. He was a gentle, honest man who worked hard all his life and had the legendary ability to fix anything. He used to say all he needed was a penknife, a bit of baling wire and some duct tape. Donald had a remarkable gift to connect with animals and shared his life with a few very special pets. He liked oldtime music and as a young man taught himself to play the violin and harmonica. He was always a popular dance partner at Schubert Centre dances. Donald was deeply loved and he will be truly missed by his family and many friends. A memorial gathering has been held. Donations in memory of Donald can be made to the Vernon District Animal Care Society, PO Box 1564, Vernon, BC, V1T 8C2.

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MACKINNON, Madeline It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Madeline MacKinnon on September 25, 2011 in Summerland BC. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca. Arrangements have been entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237. TM

SORENSON, Lillian It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Lillian Sorenson on August 30th, 2011 in Henderson, Tennessee. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca. Arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237. TM

Two years have passed since that sad day We miss you more than words can say Remembered Always Irene & Family

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Busy law firm requires a parttime conveyancer. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience with E-Conveyance and general office procedures. Please drop off your resume to Woolley & Co., 2805 - 27th Street, Vernon, BC, no phone calls please.

Required, F/T, P/T licensed stylist wishing to make above earnings in a friendly atmosphere. Please apply to: Jimmy Trims Corner of 48th Ave. & 31st Street, Vernon, in Railway Plaza

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Bottler / Water Delivery Driver- Self-motivated team member with exemplary customer service skills for the Vernon/ Salmon Arm area. Basic computer skills required, and will be expected to pass a skills, abilities and drug test. Em: hrm@sweetwaterpak.ca Cash, Cash, Cash! Hiring mgrs to hire, train and supervise kids selling chocolate bars for youth program. Cash $700-$1000 p/w. Reliable vehicle a must. 250-545-1065. EDO JAPAN Fruit Union, F/T, P/T, day, weekend & evening positions. Competitive wages & benefits. Apply within between 10:30-2:30 Mon-Fri. Experienced F/T Live-in Caregiver for special needs adult with mental and physical challenges, personal hygiene and sporting activities, meal prep, and household duties, Must have own transportation and valid BC DL & abstract req, non-smoker. Please apply with resume w/3 references to Box13 C/O The Morning Star, 4407 25th Avenue, Vernon, BC, V1T 1H5 Experienced Gutter Installer & labourers needed. The Gutter Guy. (250)503-7456 Experienced Janitors needed for office cleaning immediately. Transportation required. Fax resume to 1-250-764-6460 1-250-764-6466. cell 250-859-2336. Email: greatmastercleaning@hotmail.com

GUDEIT BROS. CONTRACTING LTD. located in Lumby, B.C. requires an experienced COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT MECHANIC. This is a fulltime position with competitive wages and benefits. Fax resume and references to 250-547-9818 or e-mail to gbclacct@telus.net. H.D. Mechanic wanted for Snowcat Operation. Mid November - April or later. call 250-545-0661 HUGHSON TRUCKING INC. is looking for Class 1 Super-B flatdeck drivers. Safety and Performance Bonuses, benefits package, drug & alcohol policy. 2 years experience preferred. We will provide transportation to Southern Alberta. Call 1-800-647-7995 ext 228 or fax resume to 403-6472763 JANITORIAL CLEANERS required, experience preferred, criminal record check required. Reply to Box # 2, c/o The Morning Star, 4407-25th Ave, Vernon BC, V1T 1P5 Live-in Caregiver for Supportive Living Home. Duties include housekeeping & cooking meals. References & Criminal Check Required. Phone Steve @ (250)306-0734. Looking for experienced Dog Groomer. Please apply to Vernon Dog Grooming, #1062411 Hwy 6, 250-542-1787

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SUPER A LUMBY. Fax resumes to 250-547-2028 or email: sheardown34@shaw.ca MARLEN TRANSPORT LTD. requires an experienced B-TRAIN CHIP TRUCK DRIVER for it’s Lumby-Castlegar and Lumby-Kamloops runs. Cross shifting required. Fulltime position with competitive pay and benefits. Fax resume, references and driver’s abstract to (250)547-9818 or email gbclacct@telus.net. No phone calls please. Medical Office Assistant required for busy 3 Doctor Specialist Practice. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and be a team player. Attention to detail & above average computer skills required as well as being self-motivated and able to work under pressure. EMR experience an asset. Candidate must be available for holiday relief. This is a term, half-time position. Email resume to office@vernonurology.ca Occupational Therapist, community services, experience with Age Related Cognitive Decline an asset, casual rotation competitive wages & mileage expenses. Resumes to OkanaganDementiaServices @shaw.ca or Fax 778-4755873 PURCHASER/SHIPPER - Min 5 years experience required in a manufacturing environment. Must have an above average knowledge of shipping procedures & documentation, customs logistics, transportation coordination and consumable shop purchasing. Must be detail oriented with good communication & organizational skills. MS Office skills a necessity. Valid BC Drivers License with clean abstract. Please reply to Box #7 c/o The Morning Star, 4407 - 25th Ave, Vernon BC, V1T 1P5. RESIDENTIAL CLEANERS needed, must have drivers licence & criminal record check. Reply to Box # 1, c/o The Morning Star, 4407 25th Ave. Vernon, BC V1T 1P5 SPEEDPRO SIGNS is accepting applications for production. The ideal candidate will have sign making experience including print, cut, fabrication and installations. Those with strong ability, pride in work and show a dynamic fit will be considered in lieu of experience. All applications are confidential. vernonsp@telus.net STUDENTS age 11 & up. Back to school cash, start earning $100-$200 p/w. Thu/Fri, 4:30-8:30. Sat/Sun: 10-5pm selling chocolates at stores for youth programs. Transportation provided. (250)545-1065

SEEKING HOME SHARE PROVIDERS Western Human Resource Corp. is looking for caring people interested in providing Home Share for adults with a developmental disability. If you have room in your home and see the value and reward in supporting those with greater needs, we would like to hear from you. Please forward your resume and a letter expressing your interest to: ATTN: WHRC Home Share Coordinator. Fax#: 250-7629898 (Okanagan) or Email: dianelka.whrc@shawcable.com Qualifications: Knowledge and experience with individuals with developmental disabilities, First Aid & CPR, A clear criminal record check, Valid BC Driver’s License & a driver’s abstract, 3 References The Longhorn Pub is seeking experienced Line Cooks. Applicants must have at minimum of 2 yrs experience in a pub or restaurant. Competitive wage & benefits. Apply in person to Eric or Tim, 4513 25th Ave. Vernon We are still hiring - Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilfield construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilfield roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051.

Trades, Technical COMMERCIAL Transport mechanic needed for maintaining fleet of log trucks and trailers in the Vernon area. Wages negotiable, depending on experience. Please fax resume and driver abstract to 250-5452195, or email kmc-gerry@uniserve.net

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Services

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Morgan@547-6646 M

550-4535

GUTTERS

( 250 ) 542-4492

LANDSCAPING NAGY LANDSCAPING

LAWN CUTTING

HEDGE & SHRUB TRIMMING TREE PRUNING, DEBRIS REMOVAL, WEED CONTROL, GUTTER CLEANING & MOSS REMOVAL Licenced & Insured

HEDGE TRIMMING • DUMP RUNS

PLEASE CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT AT

You Belong

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

YARD MAINTENANCE

PRESSURE WASHING

FOR ALL YOUR PRESSURE WASHING NEEDS Ask for a FREE Quote! HOT • COLD • STEAM • GRAFFITI REMOVAL Ph: 250-308-7940 www.mobilepressurewash.ca

WINDOWS & DOORS

Reasonable Rates. Seniors Discount. Free Estimates. Call Doug

250-503-6870

250-547-2429 • 250-306-9896

TO ADVERTISE IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY

250-550-7900

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

FALL YARD CLEAN-UPS

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

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

Quality Professional Installations See us at our new location

• Design • Installation • Maintenance

558-3507

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

“Making Green Space YOUR Space”

www.outdooraspects.com

CONTACT CLASSIFIED

CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

DEPARTMENT

250-550-7900

New Construction or Renovations

FENCING

Vinyl Fences Chain Chain Link & Link, CedarCedar, FencesOrnamental / Cedar,Vinyl,& Composite Wood Decks Commercial & Residential Experiece •• Free FreeEstimates Estimates 15 Commercial & Residential• •15 12Years Years Experience

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

250-550-7900

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

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

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


B26 Friday, September 30, 2011 - The Morning Star

Services

Pets & Livestock

Swimming Pools/ Hot Tubs

Pets

www.vernonmorningstar.com

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Building Supplies

Firewood/Fuel

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

Firewood Pine: drycut, split & stacked to 16” length, shortbox p/u $70, longbox p/u $85. DryBirch also available. We load. You haul. (250)545-6461

PENGUIN MFG. HOT TUB COVERS. 250-306-5706

ADOPTION DAY SATURDAY 10 am to 1:30 pm

Pets & Livestock

at Crescent Falls Vet Hospital 2800 45th Avenue Meet our “Better Than Free” Kittens and Adult Cats

BUY DIRECT! Fence Panels, Fencing, Siding, Decking, Rough Lumber, Posts & Beams. 1-800-838-6036 or 250-546-6038 Used tin, various lengths. Also some coloured. $1.251.50/lineal ft. Call Mike (250)838-6959

Charming Charlie has Looks AND Personality!

$200 & Under

Boarding Large Paddocks, pipe fencing, shelters, auto waterers, 2 arenas, horsemanship lessons, training, roping. Hay included. (250)558-0553

Animal Care Society

Equestrian Annual Horsetacular Oct 16th. The all round horse competition. Teams of 4. Prizes to 3rd Place + costume class. Test your speed, training & despooking levels in a fun way. But must sign up by Oct 3rd. Need a team call & we will try to put you on one. In Lumby, covered arena & concession. $100/team (250)547-9277 broke horses, registered, paint/Appy/AQHA, come & try them out, $1500+ (250)4995397, 3winds@telus.net

Feed & Hay 1st $6.50 & 2nd $7.00 cut Alfalfa grass mix, Irrigated, 70 80lb bales, barn stored, (250)547-6816 1st Crop square bales, Timothy Alfalfa mix, Alfalfa, & Horse Hay. (250)547-6334 70-bales of alfalfa grass mix, no rain, no chemicals $6.50/bale. 250-546-8314 800 lb round bales: this years grass hay $50./bale, last years grass hay $25./bale. Wheat Straw bales 3x3x8 700 lb $40/bale 250-804-6720 (80) very good Timothy,alfalfa 60lb bales, $5.00/bale. No rain, under roof. 250-547-6546 Alfalfa grass hay, stored in barn-no rain, 260bales $6/bale 250-306-1209, 250-542-5159 Alfalfa Hay, no rain, $75. per ton, Discount by volume. Vanderhoof, BC. Dean at 1-250567-9121 or 1 (250)546-3812 CLEAN dry wheat straw, lrg round & sm square bales, delivery available. 250-558-9509 Ginseng tarps 24’ x 165’ for shade or windbreak. Inexpensive and attractive solution for hay shed, livestock shelter etc. $150 each. 250-558-8322. Quote available for installation. Grass Hay & Grass-Alfalfa Hay. $5.50/bale. (250)5463452 Hay for sale, 1 & 2nd cut, barn stored, no rain, Delivery available, (250)545-1817 HAY FOR SALE; Grass or Grass Alfalfa mix, Round bales $70 each, approx. 800lbs. Large square bales, 3x3x8, $160/ton. Delivery avail. on larger orders. 250838-6630 *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

CKC reg’d Beagle pups. Ready to go. 250-379-2207. Will meet/deliver. LOST Dog- Black with brown color, 50-60lbs looks bigger,medium to long hair (Border CollieXAustralian Shepherd) on Middleton mt. any information call 250-545-1818 or 250306-7319

P.B. German shepherd puppies, 6 wks old. 2 blk, 1 blk& tan females left. Vet check & 1st shots. email pics $750 ea. (250)490-0708 Penticton Red & Blue Heeler puppies. 3 left, $300 250-542-4527 or louisestates@hotmail.com, Pictures on kijiji.com Small non-shedding, YorkieX pups, first shots, health guarantee, delivery available $375, 250-379-2223

Poultry NATURALLY Raised, Inspected, Free Range Chickens, $3.75/lb, (250)379-2286

Merchandise for Sale

Appliances #1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 4.2cu/ft upright freezer. 4 shelves + door shelves. $90. Ph 250-558-0456 IT’S Mr. Mike! Washer & dryer starting at $250. Stacker & front load, plus other stuff. 250-503-6368, 250-549-3781. Moffat washer/dryer. $150. 250-558-4171 or Text 250540-3852.

Auctions BIG M Auction Sat Oct 1, 11am, at 5765 Falkland Road, Falkland. BC, Antiques, collectibles, tools, gift ware, saddles & tack and much more. Pictures on website. www.bigmtack.com Click on Facebook. Consignments wanted. For more info call 250-379-2078, 604-850-4238. st

Oct. 1 & 2

Livestock

Building Supplies

Pets 2 male Mini Dachshund puppies, 1st shots, smooth hair. $500 each. 250-260-4074.

Livestock

9am to 6pm

U PICK TOMATOES GALA & MAC APPLES, BARTLETT PEARS 20 LBS.

30¢ 1200

FREE ESTIMATE

CONCRETE WORK

lb.

5011 Bella Vista Rd. 545-0105

3 Types of Apples .35¢/lb Gala, Fuji, Johnny Gold Pears .35¢/lb Italian Plums .50¢/lb 140 Overlook Place Swan Lake area. 250-307-1963, 250-558-5904. BJ’s Greenhouse 6153 Old Kamloops Rd. 250-542-7179 Canning & Roma tomatoes Assort. sweet & hot peppers, beets, assort. squash, U Pick Apples, Mac, Golden & Red Delicious 25¢ lb Gala, jona gold, spartan, 35¢ lb all min 100lbs, Picked Already 49¢ lb. BURKE’S Prune Plums 20lbs $12, or 10lbs $7, Large Bartlet Pears 25lbs $15, Mac Apples 20lbs $10. Gala Apples $20lbs $12. Cantaloupe $1.ea, Beets 25lbs $25, Tomatoes 25lbs $17.50, U-pick Tomatoes 40¢lb your containers. Squash $1.ea. 250-545-2093 Orchard Fresh Apples, Gala 80¢/lb, Honeycrisp $1/lb, 7699 McClounie Rd (250)309-5137 Pears .50/lb, Apples .35/lb. Maw’s Orchard, Armstrong. 250-546-3401 Prune Plums No spray. U-Pick $0.50/lb. 4886 S. Grandview Flats Armstrong 250-546-4099 Prune Plums, no spray, Upick. 50¢/lb, Raspberry & Strawberry Plants. Coldstream (250)542-9591

The Pumpkin Patch @ 642 St Annes Rd will be opening October 1st. Dawn til Dusk. Pumpkin, Squash & Gourds. (250)546-6690

Firewood/Fuel

nd

Very good hay for sale. Clean, no rain, covered. $5.50 a bale. 250-558-8142

6mo. old Jack, ready now. $500. (250)832-8221 after 6 Young Peacocks. $25 each. 250-838-0175.

Fruit & Vegetables

Huge 2 Day Auction West Coast’s Largest Garden Decor Importer & Distributor. Statuary, fence, driveway gates. $1,000,000 of marble, iron, aluminum etc. pieces. due to health reasons it all must go. Visit i-90 auctions on facebook or i-90 auctions.com Ph: 509-954-0698

HORSE hay (no rain) $5.00/bale, cow hay $2.00/bale. Call Greg @250-546-2176

GEORGE FOREMAN grill, as new, $20. Canon/Pixma printer/scanner, $20. Egg poacher, $15. 5 gallon water cooler, $30. 32 8x8 used glass blocks, $95. Checker plate storage box for truck, $60. Table saw on wheels, $200. (778)4754418.

Seasoned Birch Call 250-803-1042

$175/cord.

Fruit & Vegetables E TH HI’S C OU

SEASONED fir firewood 16” 1 cord $185 split and delivered 250-3094725

Furniture KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647 New Platform Bed with New mattress, all still in package. Clearout $490, (250)550-6647 PILLOWTOP mattress, box. Queen. Brand New! MFR warranty. Worth $1100, sell $390 250-550-6647 Queen bdrm suite, mattress & box spring very clean, exc cond, $800. Oak dining rm suite, table, 2 leafs, 4 chairs, buffet/hutch, $500. Patio table & 4 chairs $50. 250-558-3364 Queen size pillow top mattress w/ interactive coil construction. $150. 250-5584171.Text 250-540-3852. UPRIGHT PIANO for sale - This is a Nordheimer (Heintzman & Co) piano. Asking price - $950.00. Please call 250-558-3663 or email at kana02@telus.net

Garden Equipment

Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217

Medical Supplies Light weight Invacare Patriot manual wheel chair. Seat size 18”x18”. Like new. Paid $2200 asking $1000. 1(250)546-3978

Misc. for Sale

BUY-SELL-CONSIGN Quality furniture, household appliances, antiques, collectables and vehicles for CONSIGNMENT. www.doddsauction.com.

CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259 1949 440 JD Dozer. Runs good. Used for pushing snow. Has winch $3500 OBO. contact 250-540-4833

6PERSON Hot Tub with electrical wire. $1000. (250)3082059 Blue Ox RV Tow bar, $500. (250)833-0546 Bullion Silver Coins are becoming a strong investment, drop by Simon’s Coins for all enquiries, 2901-31 St, Vernon. (250)308-1522

Fruit & Vegetables

RINGO-EN ORCHARDS

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

In Vernon since 1973

6831 Bella Vista Road • 250-545-1610

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS

Garage Sales

Garage and Book Sale Saturday, October 1st 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Household Items • Books • Toys • Clothes

Money raised will buy new gifts for children in need at Christmas and Birthdays.

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110

Garage Sales

VERNON - Santa’s Anonymous

BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR - Regular & Screened Sizes #

Electric easy cycle, like new, $100, China 45pc, Royal Sealy Garland $375 250-838-0424

Entertainment centre, 6x80” $70. Lazy boy chair, blue $50. Cardio exercise equip $40 each, full size beige tone couch $80, all items mint condition. 250-545-9538.

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

GARAGE SALE DIRECTORY

Heavy Duty Machinery

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

Livestock

Computer desk and office chair, $250 view at Gemini Gas Springs. 6276 Pleasant Valley Rd (778)475-5611

Electrolux, Filter Queen, Rainbow, all with hose, powerhead and tools. $100 each. All guaranteed. 250-549-3352.

Misc. for Sale FIREPLACE dbl sided vented, natural gas 22” wide 39” long 38”high including all pipes used only twice Was $4000 Now $650 (778)-475-0902 Free Scrap removal. All metals & cars. No microwaves or t.v.s. Minimum p/u load. 250-309-6107, 250-546-9536 Free Standing Kingsman Gas or Propane Fireplace. w/pipes, $300 obo (250)838-0175

04 Sears Tow behind Tiller, 6.5HP, 36” for any model lawn tractor $650. 250-307-0009

Sidewalks, retaining walls, steps, driveways, patio & general construction. ONE CALL DOES IT ALL

250-545-6251

Cadillac of Hot tubs! 6pers. Every upgrade! Paid $14000 asking $8000. 250-309-0712

Merchandise for Sale

2 - 4320 - 29th St., behind Canada Water Depot

MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE

Oct. 1 from 8am - 1pm. 7065 Lakeridge Dr. Assortment of stuff, make us any offer! Coffee & muffins on sale too. FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES SUNDAY BREAKFAST & FLEA MARKET 5101 - 25TH Ave. EVERY SUNDAY 8 am - 12 pm CALL 250-542-3003 Armstrong: 120 Rieger Ave (off PV Rd.) Oct 1, 8-12. Lots of good stuff! 250-546-0106 BX: 1195 BX Rd. Sat. Oct 1, 8-noon. Tools, fishing gear, toys.

GARAGE SALE DIRECTORY STARTS APRIL 8th/2011

DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY 2PM 3 LINES OR LESS (approx 10-12 words) $17.36 INCLUDES TAX

4916 Haynes Rd. 8am-?

Includes 2 garage sale signs Please remove your garage sale signs after the sale. $1.95 per extra line

EPIC SALE! DON’T MISS! New cd’s, dvds. Speakers, stereos, bar fridge, microwave, Twilight Display, basketball stand, etc.

LUMBY: 656 Mabel Lake Rd. EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY FROM APRIL TO OCT. A Little bit of everything!

BX:

COLDSTREAM: 494 Middleton Way. Sat. Oct 1, 8-12. Toys, furniture, books & decor! Coldstream: 520Middleway, Sat, Oct.1. 9am-1pm. Huge garage sale! Household, furniture, gas bbq,home decor. No early birds!!

COLDSTREAM 8821 Sunflower Place Sat. Oct 1, 9am-1pm Household, furniture, tools, books, electr. items, pool filter, ladies bike.

COLDSTREAM: 9268 Buchanan Rd. FIVE FAMILY PURGE! Oct 1st & 2nd, 8am.

Furniture, tools, Farm Eggs, clothing, bikes, household treasures, toys. COLDSTREAM AREA Friends Of The Library FALL BOOK SALE Old Coldstream Firehall. 9901 Kalamalka Rd. Sat. Oct 1, 9-3pm. Sun. Oct 2, 11-3pm.

Books, music, movies. Lumby:652 Creighton Valley Rd (Lumby side)Sat, Oct.1. 9am-4pm. Super cheap stuff, everything has got to go.

MEGA SALE! Multi-Family Downsizing!!! BX - 5925 Star Road Fri to Sunday 7:30am-3pm Every room includes basement, attic, out bldgs, garages, yards, tool sheds, furniture, antiques, collectables & Mac Apples (no spray)20 lb bag-$6. Vernon:1501-39 Ave, Sat, Oct 1. Sun, Oct 2nd. 8:30-3:30pm.

Moving/Downsizing Garage Sale. Tools, furniture, leaf blowers/trimmers, plumbing, electrical and Much Much more! No Early Birds Please!!!

VERNON: 3105 25th St. ESTATE YARD SALE Fri, Sat., Sun., Sept 30, Oct 1&2. 8am-3pm. Everything must go from furniture to kitchenware. House also for sale. See you there! Vernon (Bella Vista) 6695 Orchard Hill Rd. Oct 1, 8-1. Commercial paint sprayer, Scaffold, kids books & more

VERNON: EAST HILL 1305 40th Ave. Sat. Oct 1, 8am-12pm. Fishing items, house plants, books, magazines, crafts, home-made cards, housewares, & plate rack.

VERNON: (EASTHILL) 3204 PV RD (head up East Hill on 32Ave. turn left on 24St. just before the traffic circle.) SAT. OCT. 2, 8:30-3:00 Sale - Proceeds go to North Okanagan Pregnancy Care Center Folding tables, white banquet table clothes, kitchen items, parabolic heater, folding gazebo and many other items!!!!!!!!

VERNON: (EAST HILL) 3705-12 St. Fri/Sat/Sun. Sept 30-Oct 2. “You’ll be sorry you missed this sale!” VERNON (East Hill) 4316 9th Street, Sat. Oct.1 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Furniture, collectables, books, games, DVD’s, CD’s, records, lawnmower, snowboards, household items and stuff!!!!!!!

VERNON - Harwood Area 4407 25th St.(Down Alley) Fri & Sat. Sept 30 & Oct 1 9am-4pm Books,magazines, antiques, collectables, toys, picture frames, glassware, household items, small furniture & shelves. Vernon (Middleton) 956 Mt Grady Rd, Oct 1, 7am-2pm. Multi-family Garage Sale.

VERNON: Parking Lot of Bakers Dozen Sat/Sun, Oct 1/2 9-2pm HOT DOGS!

Vernon: Royal Oak Subdivision Multi Family Garage Sale. Sat, Oct.1. 8:00am-1pm. Turn RIGHT on 9th St at the top of 35th Ave above Silver Star Elementary School WESTSIDE 12085 Westside Road (5 km down Westside Road, beside Newport Beach) Sunday Oct. 2 9 am - 4 pm New winter tires, household items, misc. and 3 Red Heeler puppies for sale.

WESTSIDE RD 725 Udell Rd. Sat. Oct 1 9-4pm. RAIN OR SHINE. Pellet stove, tools, household, pedestal table, chairs & more!


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www.vernonmorningstar.com

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Real Estate Mobile Homes & Parks

Misc. for Sale

Sporting Goods

Homes Wanted

Freezer beef, grain fed, no hormones, no antibiotics, by the side, $2.65 lb. CWF. 250307-3430. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? Ladies 18 spd Mountain Bike, $45, Walker w/brakes, large wheels, seat $130 (250)5455993 Name Brand youth jeans,6 pair, size 28-30, excellent condition. paid $50.00 each. Asking $20 a pair.Or $100 for all. Call 250-308-7671. PEROGIES 3-kinds, Cabbage Rolls, Hibiscus plants, Eudhorvia African Mill 5yr old & 2yrs old plant, African Violets, canning jars & green grape juice. 250-545-3667 Pioneer Home compact 6disc player. Great working cond. $40. (250)260-8997 Silver Buyer in Town Now! Buying Sterling, Coins, Gold, Olympic Sets, Collections etc. Please call: 1-800-948-8816 Simon’s Coins has relocated to 2901-31 St ,Vernon. Drop by for all your Coins & Militaria needs, we Buy, Sell & Trade. (250)308-1522

Weber & Markin Gunsmiths The Best Little Gun Shop Around, 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tues-Sat 10-6

PRIVATE Investors looking for Houses, fast closing, fix up properties OK 250-718-0996

Misc. Wanted PRIVATE Collector/Buyer! I like to buy lots of old coins, olympic coins & $5 & $10 coins. Todd 250-864-3521 Wanted: Kash for copper/ brass- radiators, wire, plumbing. Also clean up yards/metal haul away. 250-546-3556

Musical Instruments SAXOPHONES: Alto and Tenors

All in excellent condition… starts @ $495.00 Call 250-379-2984 ALPINE MUSIC SCHOOL Registering for Fall Classes 250-558-0010 or drop-in after 11am.

Sporting Goods Leupold 3.5x10x40mm Duplex Scope in box, new $1200. asking$700.obo 250-545-1793

Houses For Sale

2 Bd, 2 Bath, Lvrm, Den, Sunroom, Doublewide, Great Park

WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park model Homes. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only $114,950. Many other plans available. Come see our new display homes 610 Katherine # 58 in West Kelowna Estates (South of the Kelowna Bennett Bridge on Hwy 97, turn North on Nancee Rd and turn left on Spland Rd and then left on Katherine) The Home Boys 778-7552505 Open House Wednesday to Sunday from 10-6 or www.hbmodular.com

5,000 CASH BACK

Mortgages

Mobile Homes & Parks

Tools INDUSTRIAL PRESSURE WASHERS New & used, hot & cold. Large selection available. CLEARANCE PRICING. (250)558-3059 www.mach1systems.ca

FOR SALE BY OWNER

Real Estate Acreage for Sale 82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. www.bchomesforsale.com/ view/lonebutte/ann/ Open to offers on any of 5 lots 10.2 ac Arrow Lakes area, Lot H, Hydro, wells, trees, flat. 250-269-7328 www.monashee-recreation.com

For Sale By Owner 57’x107’ lot in Yuma, AZ Foothills. 2RV hookups. For more info call 1-250-542-1330 PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $150,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888

Houses For Sale

$

419,900

Brand new 2500 sq ft home. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Triple car garage. All appliances included. Close to schools, parks, lake.

250-558-4795 3bdrm heritage hse, in Lumby On large lot. Near all amens. $209,900. 250-547-9659 ******* OKHomeseller.com Where smart sellers meet smart buyers! View Thompson Okanagan properties for sale.// Selling? No Commission. (250) 545-2383 or 1-877-291-7576

$

AT TIME OF CLOSE

$

99,000

Rentals

Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

ON SITE MANGERS 1bdrm, 1bdrm + den, f/s, d/w, a/c, balcony, secure prkg, adult oriented, n/p. 250-545-5773

1-bdrm downtown Vernon, $675/mo, n/s, balcony, laminate floor throughout,Avail now, Tony (250)546-2666 1bdrm spacious condo, recently reno’d, close to bus stop, laundry onsite, Avail Oct1st., $700/mo + 1/2 DD, n/p, 250-558-4533 Susan.

MOVE IN INCENTIVES

The CLIFFS

1bdrm apartment, avail. Oct 1st. $750. incl. util & cable. small pet ok. (250)542-2330 1bdrm apt. near Hospital, laundry, heat, water, F/S, parking incl. NS, NP, Ref’s req. (250)542-7982

Home & Lot Packages

832-6699

(250)

www.countrysidemanufacturedhomes.com 40’ Teton set up for permanent dwelling in Surrey, BC. Consider trade. 604-951-3868 Yuma-Arizona, Park model 8’X40’, Santa Fe - 12’x40’+ Rancho Bonitos Senior Park, part furnish, AZ rm, cov patio, shed, $53,000. 250-545-3269

market daily.

has new listings gs h gs hit hitting itti t ng n tthe he

1 bedroom apartment 14’ x 28’ workspace Call

RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, .83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake (70 Mile House). Rare privacy, only three lots on the lake, good fishing for rainbows to 10 lbs, nice swimming, surrounded by crown land. Great trails for hiking, ATV and snowmobile. Seasonal 10-km back road access in 4x4 or pick-up. FSBO. $230,000. 250-3950599. (Please see bchomesforsale.com/70mile/frank.)

250-542-0702 for more information

Commercial/ Industrial Property

4003 - 27 Avenue

ARMSTRONG Sunday, 11:00-1:00 27, 3805 Patten Drive -$279,000 Country Lane Sunday, 1:00-3:00 starting at $379,900

COLDSTREAM

2525 Jarvis Street 44, 7880 Kidston Road The Aspens Sunday, 1:00-3:00 Sunday, 11:00-1:00 starting at $389,900 $489,900 3780 Schubert Road - Willowbrook Terrace Sat & Sun, 1:00-3:30 starting at $299,000

ARMSTRONG COLDSTREAM 3, 2716 Wolfenden Terrace Crescent 8613 Kalview Drive Sunday, 12:00-2:00 $259,900Saturday, 1:00-3:00

$445,000

35, 2395 Pleasant Valley Road Sunday, 1:00-2:30 $259,900506 Guildford Court

Sunday, 1:00-3:00

BELLA VISTA 101, 5005$209,900 Heritage Drive Fri-Sat, 1:00-3:00 $255,000

8747 Hofer Drive 7021 Pinto Place Sunday, 12:30-2:30 Sunday, 1:30-3:30 $519,000 $399,900 CITY EAST HILL 101, 4000 - 27 Avenue 2404 - 25 Avenue Sunday, 12:00-2:00 $174,000Sunday, 1:00-3:00

$448,000

980 / month

F/S, W/D, D/W, A/C, + heat, hot water and hydro all included. Great quality living in a clean and spacious secure building. N/S, N/P.

Bachelor $495 1 Bedroom from $525, 2 Bedroom from $675 Available Immediately

REFERENCES REQUIRED SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE

250-558-9696

250-542-1701

Westmount Apts

Discover the Secret!

Good building for Seniors! On-site Resident Manager.

Hawthorn Lane

New one bedroom, 760 sq. ft., 10’ ceilings, patio, storage, underground parking. N/S. $850/mo. available October 15. Call Wayne 250-550-5310

250-503-7315

A New Tradition of Quality Living

Open Houses

Open Houses

Open Houses

Unlike rental storage you are investing in real property & creating your personalized dream garage! Offering pre-construction incentives from from $125,900 MLS®

Priscilla & Company

condo for rent

250-503-1257

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, Oct. 2 2:30-4:30 & Monday, Oct. 3 6:00-7:30

Large Family Home With all the Amenities 6515 Longacre Drive, Vernon, B.C. Phone 250-545-2733

Price $639,900.00

• Large 2 story family home with 2 bdrm/2 bathrm basement suite • 5 bdrms and 2.5 bathrm on top Áoors . Formal Living Rm and Dining Rm • Update kitchen with Family Room attached • Two Gas Fire Places and one wood burning. Wood Stove in Shop • 2 Car attached garage with 22 x 32 shop in the back yard. 220 volt • Private .35 acre landscaped yard with fruit trees, basketball court, Àre pit and lots of parking • 4 Ànished deck areas, all very private.

Offers will be accepted by sealed bid until Wednesday, October 5 @ 7:30 pm

- Vernon 250-549-7050

Review REALESTATEReview $339,900

$

Renovated condos with private courtyard — enjoy air conditioning and large deck, located in a convenient location right in the heart of Vernon. Affordable family living. In-house manager. Ask about rental incentives. 2 bdrm … $825 per month 3 bdrm … $925 per month To view, please call:

Are you willing to invest in a forward thinking vision?

(Not intended To Solicit Properties Currently Listed For Sale) *OMREB MLS North Okanagan Listings 12/31/10

3903 - 38 Street Sunday, 11:00-1:30 $324,000 CITY

from

1 + 2 Bdrm Apartment, +40 Adult, Secure Building, No Pets, No Smoking, Covered Parking, Elevator, Cable Included

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ALEXIS PARK ARMSTRONG 3608 Alexis Park Drive 3525 Jackson Avenue Sunday, 12:00-2:00 Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $329,700

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Yuma-Arizona, Cactus Gardens , Lot #14, 8’x39’, 1997 Kuntry Comfort Park Model, brick patio, double covered car prkg, Arizona Room & Golf Cart. $18,400.obo. Call Greg Langen @ 817-448-8129 does not include yearly park rent.

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pHARWOOD MIDDLETON MOUNTAIN 1, 1809 - 40 Avenue 940 Mt Begbie Drive Sunday, 1:00-3:00 Sunday, 1:00-4:00 $159,000 $499,900

Sunday, 1:30-3:30 $67,000 1800 Pete Street

601 Mt Sunday, 12:00-2:00 MIDDLETON MOUNTAIN $369,000 956 Mt Grady Road

COLDSTREAM EAST HILL EAST HILL 10402 Middleton Drive 1902 - 21 Avenue 1204 - 39A Avenue Sunday, 1:00-3:00 Sunday, 12:00-2:00 Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $669,900 $269,000 DESERT COVE 429 - 4 Street Sunday, 1:00-3:0031, 4701 $314,900 818 - 8 Avenue Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $239,000

ENDERBY 118 Kildonan Drive PleasantSunday, Valley1:00-3:00 Road $289,000

Sunday, 12:30-2:00 $309,900

105, 2100 - 43 Avenue Sunday, 1:30-4:00 $234,900Place Fosthall

Sunday, 12:00-3:00 $518,000

2604 - 24 Avenue NORTH BX EAST HILL 1201 Northern Avenue 5554 L&A 948 Mt Grady Road Sunday, 1:00-3:00 Road 15, 3906 Pleasant Valley Road Sunday, 12:30-2:00 Sunday, 12:00-3:00 $539,000 Sunday, 1:00-3:00 - Parkview Heights $428,000 $598,000 $349,900 Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $245,900 HARWOOD OKANAGAN LANDING FOOTHILLS 31, 4740 - 20 Street 1000 Snowberry Road 6502 BlackcombSunday, Way1:00-3:00 1811 - 43A Avenue - The Breeze Sunday, 1:00-3:00Sunday, 1:15-3:15 $199,900 Sun-Fri, 11:00-4:00 $338,000 $367,838 to $399,896 $659,000

OKANAGANLANDING LANDING OKANAGAN 4009 - 24 Avenue 1000Sunday, Snowberry Road 1:00-3:00 - The$332,900 Breeze Sun-Fri, 11:00-4:00 OKANAGAN LANDING $367,838 48, 5888toOK$399,896 Landing Road Sunday, 1:00-3:00 $329,900

7343 OK Landing Road - TheREGENCY StrandCOURT 20, 3211 Centennial Drive Sunday, 1:00-2:00 Sunday, 12:00-1:00 $299,900

PREDATOR RIDGE STEPPING STONES ESTATES 279 Longspoon Drive 320 Northwind Drive Saturday, Sunday,12:00-2:00 2:00-4:00 $568,999 Sunday, 1:00-3:00 WESTSIDE 72, 12560 Westside Road Saturday, 1:00-3:00 $139,900


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MORRIS MANOR One bedroom and a Two Bedroom Corner Suite with 2 baths. Senior oriented building, downtown across from Schubert Centre. Heat included. Inside Scooter parking available

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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

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

250-549-2770 1bed bright, clean & cozy in a quiet, well managed Apt building on bus route/walk to dwntwn. incl’s appls, heat, hot water, cable locker/prkg. n/p. 250-550-4069 1Month FREE rent with long term rental- 1bdrm level entry $750. BX area, large yard, covered patio, immaculate, laundry, utils incl. N/S, N/P. Avail immed. 250-804-0531 2 bdrm 2 bath luxury condo. Secure mature adult, NS Prop. Many extras! $925 incl. heat. No stairs from car to unit! Cat OK. Must see! 250309-2000

2bdrm 1bath apt NS, close to D/T, sm. pet ok, $875 +hydro. Avail Oct 1st. 250-307-6174 2 bdrm, 1 bath, clean & bright suite above an office. Close to Okanagan Landing mall. F/S, D/W included. $650.00 p/m. plus 1/2 month damage deposit. Gas & hot water included., Suitable for quiet, retired couple. n/p, n/s. References required. Fax 250-493-0298 or call 250-493-9227. 2BDRM, 1bath, condo, Middleton, $750/mo. Avail Immed. 250-275-3223. 2bdrm 2bath condo. Elevator, u/g prkg, storage. $950/mo. 250-546-8857, 250-308-8502 2bdrm 2bath condo. F/S + W/D N/S Beside Vernon Golf Course. $900/month + util. Avail Nov.1st. 250-308-0611 2-bdrm, 2bath, reno’d, clean bright, quiet area, $850/mo. Call/text Josh 250-540-7361 2 Bdrm Apartment in Quiet Building near Hospital. F/S incl, no pets, utilities extra, $695/mo. Ph: 250-308-8500 2bdrm avail, East Hill/ Lakeview Manor, hardwood flrs, N/S, N/P. On site laundry, heat incl. Avail imm. 250-2605870 2bdrm clean quiet, partially furn’d, near town, laundry. D/w ns/np. Refs Req 250-550-8085 2bdrm, close to DT, reno’d, insuite laundry. $885/mo. 1/2 MONTH FREE RENT! Avail. Now or the 1st. 250-549-9465. 250-307-5522 2bdrm, daylight suite, lrg private yard, Bella Vista area, avail. immed. 250-542-0060 Bachelor, 1&2bdrm, adult building, Downtown, f/s, $540$750 250-260-8454 Bach. suite in quiet D/T location, 35+ H/W cable incl. a/c, coin laundry, elevator, no/pets, $580 +DD. 250-549-4220 Cat friendly, luxury 1bdrm next to hospital. In-suite laundry, f/p, jetted tub, secured u/g prkg. Guest suite. Wheel chair access. Heat incl. $850/mo. (250)306-3939

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Enderby, clean quiet 1 & 2 bdrm, move in allowance. 250308-9299 GORG. RENO, 2 BDR, $900.00/mth with lease, cov park,1/2 block to bus 250-558 -5131 Immaculate, Deluxe 2 Bdrm, 2 Bath. Mature Adult NS prop. Guest Suite, $925 incl heat. UG park avail. 250-309-2000 Large 1 & 2 bdrm,$550-$650, close to Rec Centre, no dogs. 250-307-4948, 250-545-8443. LARGE 2bdrm apt. $800/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788 Large, bright 1 bdrm apartment in secure, quiet adult building. Resident Managers, cable & hot water incl. N/S, N/P, refs req. Close to downtown. (250)545-8985 Midway Silver Star & Vernon, quiet location, 1 room bachelor priv/entry, util. prkg, ns, np, $460. 250-542-8553

VERNON, BRIGHT, clean, spacious 1400 sq ft duplex, 3 + 1 bdrm, 2 full baths, fully reno’d in 2008, fenced front/back yards, wired shop, pets neg, $1300 + utils, 250-307-5347. Vernon Harwood Area, nice clean 3bdrm 1.5 bath, f/s, d/w, w/d h-up, fenced yard, n/s, n/p, $900. Avail Nov 1. 1-250766-1428, 250-550-5685

Brand new 3 bdrm, 3 full bath house, large patios, sauna, soaker tubs,n/s,n/p, must see. $1500. 99 steps to Kin Beach. Avail now.1-877-930-0690 Toll Free. Charming 2-bdrm, central location, corner lot, all appl, fenced yard & single garage, n/s, small pets welcome, Avail Nov 1 or earlier.$1050/mo (250)546-0054 Coldstream 3bdrm house, basement, 2 car garage, $1350 + util. n/s n/p Avail.now, 250-542-9591

RV and Boat Storage, Reasonable rates. Call 250-540-5706

ONE bedroom suite. Coldstream. $625.00 inclusive. 250 558 5411

Rooms for rent, Full Kitchenettes $500/month Contact Cheryl @ 250-549-1011

Apartment Furnished FURNISHED Bachelor suite avail. immediately. FP, flat TV, Laundry, close, for pictures see Kijiji 314087607. 250 542 2584, witty2@shaw.ca

Commercial/ Industrial Sun Valley Mall Commercial Space for office / retail. 400 - 1150 sq. ft. Please contact

250-275-6224 COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL SPACE • LOADING DOCK - 2160’ $1500/MO. • OVERHEAD DOOR - 1240’ $876/MO. CALL RAY @ 250-549-0198 3500 sq.ft. for lease w/8’ overhead door. High traffic location. 1 zoning (250)550-5647 Up to 5000 sq ft of shop, warehouse, office space for lease, Hwy frontage, large yard. (250)306-3203

Cottages / Cabins 1 Bedroom Cabin for rent $700/month. F/S -W N/S, N/P Lumby 250-547-6799 lve msg

Duplex / 4 Plex $1200 + new secondary ste. 2bdrm+den, 1.5bath. Sm yard. n/s, n/p, Garage 250-545-8699 2bdrm, lower East Hill, F/P, laundry h/u, large storage area. no smokers, no pets, $790 avail. 250-549-8424 2BDRM suite in 4plex, level entry, newly reno’d, close to Multiplex. W/D, F/S, N/S, N/P. Avail. immed $900/mo. +util. 250-545-4461 250-503-7296 3bdrm 1/2 duplex, 2yr old, full bsmnt, parking, Lumby. $1100/mo. 250-550-4396 3bdrm + garage, (Harwood area). N/P.$1250 + 60% utils. Avail Oct 1. 250-869-9788. 3bdrm, reno’d, n/s, n/p, w/d, fenced backyard, family oriented $950+util RR 250-938-3101 3BDRM s/s 4plex unit, 1.5bath full bsmt, near town, f/s, w/d hookup, $900. 250-260-8454 Bright, clean, 2bdrm, lower suite, close to hospital, n/s, n/p, must see, $875/mo. incl util.& laundry 250-306-4088. Clean freshly painted, 3bdrm, full bsmt, lg fenced yard, near downtown, n/p, n/s, small pet ok, $885. Avail immed 250503-7309, 250-545-5371 Thor COLDSTREAM 2bdrm, 1bath, newly reno’’d. Avail. Oct. 1. ns, np, suitable for 2, $850/mo. Walking distance to beach & schools. (250)503-1324

Large 1-bdrm + den, Mission Hill, 4appl, n/s, n/p, $650 incl/util, (250)307-3586 Large 3bdrm,1.5bath, + bsmt, great area, lrg yard, n/s, n/p, w/d hook-ups, avail Sept. 15, $990 +util. 604-341-0241.

Housesitting Female Business Owner, single, non smoker. Available to house sit all winter or year round. Bondable, References Avail. Christine 250-307-8787 Housesitting for Snowbirds & vacationers,reliable, honest & mature.Ref. 250-547-9261.

Mobile Homes & Pads 3bdrm, f/s, country setting. No dogs, immed, $800/mo+DD 250-545-1681, 250-260-0503 Available ASAP. $900p/m, 2 bd 2 bath double wide. small pets? Call (250)503-4626 In Vernon 3-bdrm, f/s, w/d, gas heat n/p, $850/mo, Oct 1, $425 DD, Tom (250)503-7044

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250-309-1742 • Bachelor suite, shared washroom, $500 incl utilities & cable TV. • 2 bdrm lower suite in central Vernon. Incl. utilities, fenced ½ yard. Pets OK. Laminate flooring. $850. Nov. 1. • 2 bdrm new home in Lumby. 5 new appliances, gar, small deck, nice finishing, never lived in. $1200.

vernonhomes.ca/forrent • 3 bdrm upper suite in Alexis Park. Large rooms, 5 appliances, shared laundry & yard. Full wrap-around deck, garage storage. $1200 incl. utilities. Oct. 15. • 3 bdrm 1/2 duplex, fresh paint, reno’d bath, fenced yard, unfinished bsmt, front yard, gas heating, F&S, W&D hookups. Professionally cleaned. $885. 2bdrm,1/3 acre, f/p, Avail now,clean, Bella Vista, shared utils, rent neg. 250-542-0060 2BDRM Downtown house. $600/mo. (250)542-3276 2bdrm farm house, large yard, no smokers, Grandview Flats, $975/mo. 250-546-6811 2BDRM, lakeshore, Parker Cove, f/s w/d, NS/NP, Oct 1-May 31, furnished $900. or unfurnished $800. 250-5490435, 250-309-0600 2bdrm main flr, Hospital Hill. Laundry, gas f/p, covered deck, storage shed, prkg, fenced yard. N/S, N/parties, N/dogs. $1150 incl utils. (250)309-5212 2Bdrm Rancher. Killiney Beach, Vernon, lrg Lake view Lot, NP $950. Prefer working couple. Ref’s. 250-260-6658. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, Furnished Ok Lakeshore, 5-appl, dock, ns, np, $1299 + util, Oct 1- May 31. (250)558-5045 3BDRM 2bath, Okanagan Lake, Oct1-June1, $1200/mo. N/P, N/S. 250-549-2462 3-bdrm, brand new custom home, in Lumby, close in. $1225/mo, (250)546-6811 3bdrm, Coldstream, 180° view Kal Lake, $1250 + 60% util.shared laundry, n/p, avail now 250-869- 9788 3bdrm+den, fenced yard, Central loc. W/D. $1500+utils Refs Req. N/P, N/S. (250)542-0262 3bdrm on Deep Creek Rd, avail Oct. 1 includes hydro, $900.+DD, RR,(250)832-7875 3bdrm up 1 down, inlaw suite, Mission Hill area, n/s, no parties, $1500. (250)859-1055 4bdrm, 3bath, lakeview w/inlaw suite. 2.5 acres. 2 sep laundries. Garage. $2000/mo. Avail Oct1. (250)542-6171 4bdrm Coldstream, 2 kitchens, 180° view Kal Lake, $1900 + util, np, avail now. 250-869-9788 4bdrm house, 2baths, lrg yard, N/S, N/P. $1250/mo. Avail Dec 1st. 250-308-2059 4bdrm upstairs,2bdrm down, 5 acres, n/p,w/d h/up avail immed. $1800.250-545-9063.

FULLY RENOVATED 1000 sq. ft. rancher on S. Grandview Flats Rd. Armstrong. 15 min. to Vernon. 1 bdrm plus den, unfinished bsmt. All appliances. New natural gas furnace. N/S. Pets negotiable. $1000/mo. 250-851-1885.

LACASA Lake Cottage Resort, Elegant & Modern 2bdrm, den, fully furnished, Move in ready, avail Immed $1150+utils, 250-491-0823 Main flr 2bdrm 5appl, $1050/mo incl util, n/s, n/p, close to town centre. 250-5583664 Mt Grady 4bdrm Rancher. $1500/mo. Purchase options. (250)542-3276 Okanagan Lakefront house, 2-bdrm, 2-bath, dock, h/w flrs, furn’d, 6appl, 2f/p, util/internet incl, $1500/mo, Avail Oct 1June 1 n/p, n/s, 250-309-0675 Rent To Own - $10,000 down. 5bdrm, .6 acre. Gardeners delight, Vernon. Has 2bdrm rentable sep suite. 250-5469067 www.vernonrentoown.ca VERNON, AMAZING Easthill location, 3 blks from park/peanut pool, 2 bdrm upper suite, $1250, 500 sq ft deck, huge fenced yard & shop, 2 bdrm daylight bsmt suite, $850. Bright, reno’d, heated cork flrs. Whole house for rent to the right tenants for $1800 + utils, pets ok. Call 250-307-5347.

Office/Retail Downtown Office Space for Lease Single or multiple offices High traffic location 250.550.4221 for details

Rooms for Rent ROOM FOR RENT, laundry, util, cable incl. $400 per mth, pls. leave msg. 250-558-1683

Shared Accommodation 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450 incl.util. N/P, furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 1bdrm quiet, central, bus, w/d, d/w, n/drugs, refs. $395 util incl. 250-549-7418, 307-9407 A quiet clean room in new home, priv bath, share kit. n/s n/p no parties, $550. & $475. incl util/wireless 250-558-0638 Furnished room for rent, $400-$450 plus d/d. Incl util & cable. 250-550-4740 Huge bdrm, shared kitchen & bath, util incl.,suitable for prof or female student, $425. 250309-1654. Rooms, East Hill rooming house, shared kitchen & bath, cable/utils incl. $425 & $450. mo. avail Oct 1. 250-558-3579

Storage Boat & RV Storage, flat,12min to Vernon. $50./mo, any size. Year round 250-275-1387 Ben Large private garage for winter storage. $100/mo per bay, neg. 250-542-3276 lv mess. Mega Storage Space- High Ceilings, loading docks, semitrailer parking, forklifts, office space. U rent or we warehouse your goods or production. Bargain Rates. Ph 250545-2373 Leave Message. Outdoor Boat & RV secured storage, fenced, located at Triway Esso, Ok Landing Rd. Starting at $40/mo (250)5496992 OUTDOOR Boat/RV storage. Fenced, Monitored and Secure storage. Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Seasonal rates. Located only a few kms to Ok Center boat launch in Winfield. Call Brad @ 250-826-2300, leave message. Record storage available, clean, secure, in convenient central location. Flexible size options. 250-550-4069.

Store your RV/Boat this winter at HWY.6 Storage. Over 20 ft only $1.50/ft 250-547-2090

Suites, Lower 1000 SQ.FT. 2 BR plus extra room on ground flr. Laundry, storage, fenced yrd, priv drive. Avail Nov 1. $900 utilities incl. No Smoking. Pets Considered. dmenelson@hotmail.com or (604)657-2836 1/2 OFF 1ST MONTH Huge 1-bdrm, near Seaton School. New 98% Furnace = Low utilities, cat ok, $700 + util, Oct 1st, 250-549-4730 answering machine, 250-3089182 1bdrm,above ground, Coldstream,n/p, 180° view Kal Lk. $850 + 40% util. Shrd lndry, avail now. 250-869-9788. 1bdrm, all utilities included, w/d, n/p, n/s, suits 1 adult, $600. 250-545-1928 1bdrm, bright & new, good location, quiet, clean, suits 1, NS/NP, F/S, w/d, Avail Immed, $600 util/incl 250-309-6199 1bdrm, lrg den, New Abv gr. priv ent, priv prk, bus, $900. incl/cable/int/util.250-542-3201 1bdrm, mtn/lake views, Pv.entry, W/D DW, NS/NP, storage, parking, near college,Spacious $725/mo. 250-938-2679. 1BDRM Suite, Pet OK, Private Laundry and Parking, DW, F/S, Sat TV, WiFi, Util. incl. Close to Polson Mall. $750.00/mo. Ref Req’d. 250542-2273. 1bdrm suite, Upper Mission Hill. $650 util incl, no smoking inside, N/P. 250-308-2929 1bed w/sep den/office. Priv yard, cvd patio & entr. Adult oriented. N/S, N/P. F/S, W/D, air/heat, yd maint incl. $650. Near Kin Beach. 250-5453845 lv mess. 1 lrg bedroom basement, $675. n/p, n/s, no drugs, Avail Oct 1.250-275-0922. 2BDRM 1bath private yard/entrance, shared laundry. Incl cab/internet/util F/S NP NS $850 +Dep 250-307-6628 2-bdrm bsmt, newer close to hospital, suits mature professional. $700 incl util n/p, n/s, 250-260-8700, 250-307-4948 2BDRM Coldstream orchard location, F/S, W/D, util/incl. $950/mo. 250-549-0310, 250308-7004 2bdrm East Hill walkout, shared laundry, n/s n/p, int/tv util $800+DD. 250-573-5824 2bdrm, Ellison/Fulton School, f/s, w/d, utils incl + cable. $900 250-542-3809, 250-306-3809 2 bdrm immaculate, f/s, w/d, a/c, Alexis Park area, private ent, n/s, shared util, avail Oct.1 $895 pm. 250-545-1229 2BDRM, lakeview, pets neg, Westside Rd, $750. + Hydro Avail Now. 250-307-3567 2Bedroom Entry Level Suite. No pets, parties, smoking, or drugs. Call 778-475-5100. See Kijiji - Ad # 309541255. 2-BR ABOVE-GROUND. Avail immed. $1150 includes utilities. NS NP 250-550-4373

3bdrm bsmnt suite. Need 1 or 2 roommates to share. 1350sqft on priv 10 acres 1/2 way up Silver Star, great views. (250)308-5643 Beautiful studio suite, upper Mission Hill, incl/util, wireless internet, sat., shared laundry, n/s, n/p. Suitable for student or quiet couple. Avail. immed. $625/mo (250) 541-0050 Bright, open 1bdrm. Sep ent & prkg. NS/NP, $800 incl util/ wireless/HD cable/PVR, $400 + DD. Sept15, 250-309-7267 East Hill, clean 1-bdrm suite, grd lev, sep ent, prkg, close to town, bus route, f/s, w/d, suits 1 person or quiet couple, n/s, n/p Ref/Req, $800.(250)5425483 or 250-549-0218 ENDERBY (rural)2bdrm $1100. Garden area, Bachelor suite $450 both incl util. tv/int. 250-558-9171 LOWER EastHill, rare vacancy, bright, cozy, maintained, 2bdrm SxS, appl, fenced yard, parking, responsible mature adults, NS/NP. $750/mo. 250542-2719. 250-938-1101. NEW reno, sep/ent. 900 sf 1 bed/1 bath, 5 appl, private patio, close to downtown $900 incl/util N/S N/P 250-558-9552 Single person spacious walkout suite, incl util/int/satellite, f/s, w/d, walk to Kal Beach, n/s n/p, $775. 250-545-5443

Spacious furnished 1-bdrm, sep/entr, 2prkg, ideal couple/ student, n/p, n/s, $650+DD util incl 250-545-1927

Suites, Upper 1-bdrm studio suite, above business, $685/mo, all inclusive, in-suite laundry, Avail Oct 1. phone Anne (250)545-8932

RE-MANUFACTURED ENGINES 2 Year, 60,000 km, Warranty. 250-542-2685. 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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1bdrm, w/d, f/s, n/p, suits single gentleman, near hosp,incl util $600+DD 250-306-8393 1 freshly painted 2bdrm suite, new carpet & bath, adult oriented. Seniors disc avail. Call 250-558-0551. 1 Year Old, 1bdrm Middleton suite. Incls utils, W/D, internet/ cable, A/C, NS/NP. $900/mo, avail Nov 1st. (250)503-8891 2bdrm 1bath, Shared laundry, pets neg. $900 + DD. Avail Oct1. Chuck 250-550-6262 2-bdrm, close to town, heat & laundry, Prkg incl. Avail Oct 1. Refs & DD req. N/S, N/P. $900/mo. 250-558-9656 Lumby 3 bdrm 1 bath, lg rec room, avail Oct 1, $900. incl basic util, n/s, no dogs, (250)547-8901 Newly reno’d, close to downtown, 2bdrm, 1.5-bath, private stairway entry, 1 prkg spc w/d, n/s, n/p, $800 + util, Ref.Req. Avail Immed. (250)558-1873

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Call 250-545-0094 or 250-542-2340 2 bdrm, D/W, W/D, pool, no pets, great location, ref. $1050 plus util. 250-542-4682 2100SQ ft 1 year old townhouse 3+den 2.5 bath attached double car garage,granite,hardwood,tile,infloor heating,central a/c,$1000 dd $1550month+utilities RentToOwnOption 250-542-9567 lashnyk@hotmail.com

2bdrm, newer townhouse, 1 1/2 bath, close to amenities, n/s, n/p, $1,200 +util, available Oct 15 (250) 308-4190 2or3 bdrm, 2-bath, End unit on Middleton Way, 1800 sqft. patio, carport, f/s, d/w, w/d, a/c, n/s, n/p, Refs. $1300+util, Avail Oct 1. (250)558-3588 3 bdrm townhouse, newly reno’d, n/s, pet neg., contact available4rent.ca or call 250307-1618. 3 bd townhouse close to downtown pets ok, w/d inc 925.00 call Sean at 250-3060959 for more listing view at www.arttales.ca Beautiful 3BR $1000 plus utilities, fireplace, pool, np, ns, call Jon (250)307-3119 photos at http://gallery.me.com/jsbuller FAMILY townhouse, reno’d like new, 3 bedroom, master ensuite, fireplace, W/D, D/W. Pleasant Valley area, N/S, N/P. 1150.00 250 545 4495

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Auto Services TOP DOLLAR PAID Removal, Scrap Cars & Metals, large or small, Farm & Industrial Equipment, & Complete Property Reclamation. (250)540-4815

Cars - Domestic 1994 Chrysler New Yorker. 3.5lt eng. Well Maint., Clean. $1000 obo. 250-542-5342 1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE, auto, power, leather, V6, fwd, s/w tires, 185,000K, $2399 (250)542-9817 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix, fully load,213,000 kms. $3750. 250-549-2287. 2005 Chev Cavalier, 180K, 2dr auto, a/c, looks & runs exc.,$3200.obo.250-307-0002. 2006 Chev Cobalt 2-dr, 5spd, 123,000km, Basic Model, exc. cond. $5450. 250-545-5313

Cars - Sports & Imports 1997 Honda Civic, 4dr, 5spd, low kms, A/C, sunroof, service records. Snow tires. Exc cond. $3,500 obo. 250-542-7828 2005 Toyota Scion TC, ex cond, loaded, $7,250.obo 250549-1703.

Motorcycles 1977 Honda XR 75. $400. (250)833-0546

Off Road Vehicles 1989 SUZUKI 250cc King Quad ATV, 3434 km, Exc. cond. $2500. (250)549-4561 Hunters Special, 2000 Honda Foreman, ATV, 4x4, electric start, (250)547-6394

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Looking for rental accommodation for Jan, Feb & March of 2012 in Vernon, will house sit. (780)423-0196

1989 Chev motorhome 4Kgen a/c, 90,000mi, exc cond $12,000.obo (250)547-6013 1992 8ft, Okanagan Camper, fridge/stove, flush toilet $3000. very good cond. 250-542-9203 2001 29.5ft Okanagan 5th whl. $18,900. Very clean. (250)833-0546

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Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Recreational/Sale

Trucks & Vans

Boats

Boats

1997 Okanagan Camper 8’9”, toilet, shower, stove & oven, hot water, North South Bed. $7200. (250)547-6452 2009 21’ Travel Trailer, Traillite Crossover 21’x7’4”, used 10 nights. Island Queen, solar panel. $15,900 (250)542-2668

1990 Toyota, 3.0L, V6, 4x4, 5spd, ext cab, 233k, well maint. $3900. 250-306-9893 1995 Sonoma. 165KM, Good shape, tonno cover, winter tires incl $3200. 250-542-4906 1998 Chev Cheyenne 1 ton, 4x4, longbox p/u, air, auto, scratches & nicks but no rust. Mechanically sound. 323,000 kms,$3,000. 250-545-4737. 2000 GMC 2500 RegCab w/new 8’ Western Plow, new tires & brakes, runs good. $1008.250-307-4379 2001 PONTIAC Montana mini van, 175,000K, no rust, clean, runs well, mechanically sound, recently serviced, $2990 obo. 250-545-6433, 250-938-9686. 2005 Ford F150 4x4, EX cab, 134K, very good cond. $10,000. (250)308-2225 2005 Grand Caravan, 120K, stow & go, frt & rear air & heat etc $7500, (250)308-9764 2006 F350 FX4 Lariat, ext cab long box, low kms, canopy, leveling kit, 35” tires. Reduced $23,000.obo 250-549-0644 2008 GMC Sierra 1500, 4x4, EX cab, V8 auto, 109K, exc cond. $14,900. (250)307-5665 2010 Ford F150, 4X4, loaded, with canopy, electric blue, 60,000 km, $32,000. (250)803-1838, (250)804-2784

AUTUMN SPECIAL!!! BOATING SEASON IS STILL BEAUTIFUL IN FALL

2003 19’ Maxum Sport SR Only 100 hrs! 4.3 Litre 190 HP MercCruiser. Stored indoors every winter! Mint condition - absolutely like new! Includes sport graphics, snap-In carpet, AM/FM/CD stereo, depth finder, bimini, bow & cockpit canvas, and galvanized karavan trailer with disc brakes. Great family boat! Must be seen. Located at Mara, BC, 1 hr 15 mins from Kelowna! Private sale $15,500 no HST. Call 604-852-9898

Scrap Car Removal 1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $60 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460 SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288

Trucks & Vans 1968 Ford Ranger 360 motor, 2 WD standard 4 speed, sky blue with aluminum canopy. Runs and is drivable. All original manuals and receipts available. $2,500

O’KEEFE RANCH 542-7868 between 9 am to 5 pm 1987 Ramcharger 4x4 360, new exhaust & snowies; 1989 Ramcharger 4x2, no engine, $5000.obo both 250-549-0202 1988 F250 4x4, 4.9L, 5-speed, $999 OBO. 250-546-8199 or cell 250-309-1805 1989 Toyota 4x4, 4cyl, 22R, fuel injection, ext/cab, no rust, good cond $2990 (250)5453066, (250)938-2305

Recreational/Sale

Utility Trailers Trailers for Sale. Cargo* Utility* Dump Box* Hi-Deck* Flat Deck* Atv/Sled. BC CARGO TRAILERS 1-866-546-5899 Utility Trailer for Sale, frame in good condition, box needs work. Great for hauling! $300 obo. (250)558-9481

Recreational/Sale

2009 28RLS JAYCO Super Lite 5th Wheel Slide Out, Awning, Air Conditioner, CD Player, Microwave, TV, Surround Sound, Fantastic Fan, Heated Holding Tanks, Air Hide-A-Bed REG. $ SALE

$

RV3113B

DL# 8122

2006 33RLTS CITATION Supreme 5th Wheel 3 Slide Outs, Thermal Pane Windows, Electric Awning, Air Conditioner, Heated Holding Tanks, TV/DVD, Corian Counter Tops, Ultra Leather Cocktail Chairs, Fireplace, Convection Microwave, Electric Stabilizer Jacks

$

39,995

RV3130

DL# 8122

www.rosmanrv.com 6395 HWY 97N VERNON 250-545-2319 • 1-800-811-8733

2008 31 CORSAIR Excella 5th wheel Canadian Built, 2 Slide Outs, Slide Toppers, Thermal Windows, Heated Holding Tanks, Air Conditioner, TV/DVD Player, Surround Sound, Microwave, Skylight, Fantastic Fan, Awning, Fireplace, Base Board Heaters, Computer Desk

$

45,995

DL# 8122

2008 29.5RLS JAYCO Super Lite 5th Wheel Power Awning, Exterior Shower, Air Conditioner, TV/DVD, Surround Sound, Skylight, Microwave, 2 Slide Outs, Fireplace, Hide-A-Bed, Large Dinette

28,700

RV2510A

www.rosmanrv.com 6395 HWY 97N VERNON 250-545-2319 • 1-800-811-8733

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City of Vernon

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The City of Vernon is seeking proposals from interested and qualified accounting firms for the provision of external annual audit services of the City’s annual financial report in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards for the purpose of rendering an opinion as to the fairness of presentation of these statements for the fiscal years 2011-2013 inclusive. Proposals with the words “FIN-11-64 – Annual Audit Services” marked on the envelope will be received at the office of the Purchasing Agent, 1900 – 48th Ave, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Y7, up to 2:00 pm local time on Thursday, October 20, 2011. Further information and instructions may be obtained from the City of Vernon website www.vernon.ca, www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca or the office of the Purchasing Agent between 8:00 - 4:00 Mon - Fri. This is a Request for Proposals only and not a tendering process and will not necessarily give rise to a Contract A “bid contract”. The City reserves the right to waive information in any Proposal, or reject any or all Proposals or to accept the Proposal deemed most favourable in its interest.

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250.550.7900 DL# 8122

$

Adult

RV2366A

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The Kootenay Queen 1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) Fold down table for a queen sized bed Fold up bunk beds VHF radio Hull is sound, galley is dated. Low draft 200 hrs on new engine A great boat that needs some TLC. $12,000.00 invested, will take offers starting at $8K NEW PRICE Call 250-362-7681 or email frdfntn@yahoo.ca for more information

RFP# FIN-11-64 Annual Audit Services

www.rosmanrv.com 6395 HWY 97N VERNON 250-545-2319 • 1-800-811-8733

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

32,900

27,995

MUST SELL & MOVE BEFORE WINTER!! $1000 OFF!! Your Cabin on the Lake

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Compare Anywhere …VEHICLES

COST LESS on the SWAN LAKE

AUTOMILE! BLEECSTIT ON

SE ! IN TOWN

2011 CIVIC SE COUPE

0 $

B1080 & B0540

Manual, brand new! Only 2 left

.9%

FINANCING AVAILABLE

130

Sunroof, alloys, CD and much more

$

B/W

18,900

DON DEROWIN

Sales Manager

$

0 DOWN

$

$

2006 FORD ESCAPE XLT

2008 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID

Auto., V6, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, local, 90,350 kms

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, hist., 84,460 kms

$

156

B/W

14,900

$

B1902

0 DOWN 135 $

$

B/W

2008 ACURA MDX

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, local hist., 168,760 kms

Navi, 3.7 V6, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, power seats, roof, leather, 68,850 kms

$

0 DOWN $99

B/W

9,290

$

C0041

1500 DOWN $299

$

$

B/W

0 DOWN 131 $

$

$

0 DOWN $185

B/W

5 spd., 4 cyl., 2WD, A/C, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, 75,604 kms

B1632

$

$

0 DOWN 155 $

23,900 B0911

B/W

B0331

2008 HONDA CIVIC DX-G CPE

$

0 DOWN

$

115

B/W

$

B2401

Quad cab, 4X4, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, 76,100 kms

$

$

19,995

B2801

B1222

2008 FORD FUSION SEL

2007 DODGE CALIBER SXT

3L V6, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, leather, power seat, 49,089 kms

Auto., A/C, PW, PL, PM, CD, keyless, 66,800 kms

X4822

Sales & Lease

13,500

Auto., A/C, PW, PL, PM, CD, XM, ABS, 6 air bags, 21,550 kms

10,995

GENE KUSHNIRUK

5 spd., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, alloys, hist., 63,550 kms

2008 DODGE RAM 1500 4X4

$

Sales & Lease

14,995

2011 SUZUKI SX4 5DR JA

14,995

HEATHER LADUKE

B2361

5 spd., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, fog lights, local, 101,600 kms

$ B/W

21,900

2008 MAZDA TRIBUTE

2008 HONDA CRV EX

$ 0 DOWN 200

B2411

2007 HONDA FIT SPORT

12,900

Business Manager

35,995

4 cyl., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, power seat, roof, local, 46,450 kms

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, roof, 79,200 kms

$

COLLEEN MAXNUK

2008 HONDA ACCORD EX SEDAN

B2421

$

B/W

21,995

$

B/W

Auto., air, tilt, cruise, PW, PL, PM, CD, alloys, roof, local, 98,200 kms

2000 DOWN $199

B2451

2007 HONDA CIVIC LX SEDAN

2007 HONDA CRV EX-L

$

15,900

$

10,995 B2731

SCOTT MORRICE

Sales & Lease

BRAD IRVINE

Sales & Lease

FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.9% ON CERTIFIED USED

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, DVD equipped, heated leather seats, P/L, P/W, remote start, sat radio. WAS $22,995 STK# U5174 Auto, A/C, tilt, cruise, P/W, P/L, keyless remote . WAS $22,995 STK# U5355

or

229

B/W

or

229

B/W

$ 21,995 ! W O N $ *

17,995

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO 4X4 $ Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, fog lights, alloys, keyless remote, P/L, P/W, roof rack, tint, tow pkg. WAS 18,995 STK# U5313

DODGE NITRO SXT 4X4

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, fog lights, alloys, keyless remote, P/L, P/W, roof rack, tint. WAS 18,995 STK# U5324

FORD ESCAPE XLT 4X4

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, fog lights, alloys, keyless remote, P/L, P/W, tint, block heater. WAS 19,995 STK# U5287

MAZDA TRIBUTE GX 4X4

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, fog lights, alloys, P/L, P/W, roof rack, tint, tow pkg, trailer hitch. WAS 16,995 STK# U5337

NOW! or $188* B/W

,995 NOW! or17 $ 188* B/W $

NOW! or17,995 $ 188* B/W $

,995 NOW! or15 $ 168* B/W $

16,995

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO 4X4

$

FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC 4X4

$

NOW! or $178* B/W

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, alloys, P/L, P/W, roof rack, tint, tow pkg, trailer hitch. WAS 17,995 STK# U5341

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, P/L, P/W, tint, box liner, alloys, tow pkg, trailer hitch. WAS 18,995 STK# U5303

NOW!

17 ,995 $ *

or

FORD EXPLORER XLT 4X4

188

B/W

16,995

$

NOW! or $178* B/W JEEP LIBERTY LIMITED 4X4 $ ,995 NOW! or16 $ 178* B/W Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, P/L, P/W, roof rack, running boards, side steps, tow pkg, trailer hitch. WAS 18,995 STK# U5198

Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, P/L, P/W, sunroof, tint, roof rack, side steps, tow pkg, trailer hitch. WAS 17,995 STK# U5292

JEEP LIBERTY LIMITED 4X4 Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, P/L, P/W, roof rack, tint, alloys, fog lights. WAS 17,995 STK# U5290

16,995

$

NOW! or $178* B/W 15,995

PONTIAC TORRENT SPORT AWD $

NOW! or $168* B/W GMC JIMMY SLS 4X4 NOW! $9,995 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LTD 4X4 $ NOW! 11,995 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO 4X4 NOW! $8,995 Auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, P/L, P/W, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloys, Onstar equipped. WAS 16,995 STK# U5348

5 speed manual, A/C, alloys, roof rack, tilt, tint, tow pkg, rear window wiper, AM/FM Stereo CD player. WAS 10,995 STK# U5338 6 cyl auto, A/C, cruise, tilt, P/L, P/W, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloys. WAS 13,995 STK# U5204

A/C, tilt, P/W, P/L, loaded, leather, sunroof. WAS 10,995 STK# KAL 123

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

6425 Hwy. 97N, VERNON (on top of the Swan Lake Auto Mile)

250-545-0531

$ NOW! 21,995 $ *

DODGE JOURNEY RT AWD FORD EDGE SEL AWD

S& MODELS !

PURCHASE PRICE DOES NOT INCL. DOC FEES & TAXES. *BIWEEKLY PAYMENTS BASED ON 60 MONTHS @ 6.99%.

See dealer for details. Ø due at signing OAC. 2011 payments based on 2.9% financing on 84 mos., includes fees & taxes.

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S.U.V.’s

A LL MAKE

DL #8718

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6285 Hwy 97 North Vernon, B.C. (Across from Squires Pub) DL#30886

250-260-2791 • 1-800-260-SWAN(7926)


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THE ALL NEW

NEW SANTA FE

2012 ACCENT 5 DOOR

BEST SELLING IMPORT SUV IN CANADA

IS HERE AM/FM/CD/MP3/ IPOD AUDIO SYSTEM USB & AUX

DRIVER & FRONT PASSENGER POWER OW VANITY WINDOWS WINDOWS MIRROR

DUAL FRONT AIR BAGS, SEAT-MOUNTED SIDE IMPACT AND ROOFMOUNTED SIDE AIRBAG

60/40 FOLDING REAR SEATS

AIR CONDITIONING

POWER HEATED MIRRORS

59 MPG HWY

1.6 LITRE GDI ENGINE

6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION

0

SUNGLASS HOLDER

KEYLESS ENTRY WITH PANIC ALARM HEIGHT STEERING ADJUSTABLE WHEEL DRIVERS MOUNTED SEAT AUDIO CONTROLS

119

%

$

FOR 84 MONTHS

FRONT AND REAR DISC BRAKES

POWER LOCKS

BIWEEKLY *

0

DOWN

Purchase price $16,894 + taxes and levies 60 month term / 84 month amorization. 2.9% apr payment includes taxes & levies. OAC.

NO INTEREST FOR 7 YEARS!

It’s Here...

2011 GENESIS 4 DOOR W/TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE

Last One !

STARTING AT

$

18,999 $1,495 $

+ DELIVERY & DESTINATION

$

20,494

GET AN ADDITIONAL

So well equipped we don’t have the space to list everything

1500

$

HU126596

FOR YOUR TRADE

plus

0

%

2012 VELOSTER

%

2.9

FINANCING

*See Vernon Hyundai for additional details

FOR 84 MONTHS*

NO INTEREST FOR 7 YEARS!

ADRIAN WYATT, General Manager

MIKE McCURRACH, Sales Manager

SEAN MILLAR, Business Manager

BRUCE TOWNSEND, Sales

DAVE LIGHT, Sales

TOM SMALE, Sales

BRIAN CUNNINGHAM, Sales

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* See dealer for complete details. Some restrictions apply. DL#30922

VERNON HYUNDAI

4608 27th Street

888 698 3144

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