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It will take more time to digest a road diet. While a decision was expected Tuesday, Vernon council voted 4-2 to defer a decision on reducing 43rd Avenue, from 27th and 32nd Streets, from four to three lanes so city staff can present more information. A staff report isn’t expected until after the Nov. 19 municipal election. “It will be up to the next council to make a decision,” said Coun. Jack Gilroy, who wanted a decision Tuesday. Mayor Wayne Lippert denies council is trying to avoid a contentious issue prior to going to the polls. “Council asked specific questions on the impact (of going from four to three lanes),” he said. “Council would have done this whether there was an election or not.” The concept of going to three lanes (one each way for traffic and a centre two-way, left-turn lane), as well as bike lanes, has been contentious. Many merchants have stated the plan will drive away business and the city recently received a 1,000-name petition slamming the proposal. However, Coun. Mary-Jo O’Keefe is convinced more information is needed on the potential impact on businesses. “What we’re getting from the citizens seems to be diametrically opposed to what we’re getting from staff,” she said referring to staff ’s call to improve safety and encouraging cyclists. “Traffic on 43rd Avenue is not flowing smoothly.” Coun. Patrick Nicol pushed his colleagues to make a decision. “People have spoken loud and clear and you don’t answer the public by just putting it off,” he said. Conrad Kober, with Roko Services, says deferral still gives council time to scrap the road diet plan. “I wish it was dead today,” he said, adding that lobbying against the plan will continue. Coun. Bob Spiers was absent Tuesday.

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Mayoralty candidate steps forward RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

A Vernon businessperson says the economy has suffered under the current city administration. Patrick Davies will run for mayor Nov. 19, with the political newcomer saying it made sense for him to seek the top job instead of running as a councillor first. “I’m not a good follower,” said the 45-year- Patrick Davies old owner of Latitude Marine. “To have another three years of the last six we’ve had will kill the economy.” Davies says there is a need to stimulate the economy and increase growth. “We need to find people who want to come

here and bring their businesses with them,” he said, adding it should be up to the mayor to lead the effort. “The mayor needs to sell the community and talk to businesses. We need to actively attract people.” Another concern for Davies is what he believes is a lack of accountability among council. “Forcing things down people’s throats whether they like it or not has to stop,” he said,” specifically pointing to recent plans to reduce the number of lanes on 43rd Avenue so bicycle paths could be installed. “When people are taking to the street in opposition, there’s a huge disconnect. I believe in an honest, open and accountable government that includes listening to our citizens.” Another priority is improving Vernon’s relationship with the District of Coldstream and

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from the business community during his time as mayor. The last regular council meeting The publisher’s job won out over Hansma will chair will be Nov. 21. the mayor’s job. Spallumcheen Mayor Will He’ll then turn over the reins to the Hansma announced Tuesday that new mayor Dec. 5. The new mayor could be veteran after 15 years on council, including more than four terms as mayor, Spall councillor Dave Brew, who and after tussling with his decision also announced Tuesday his intention to run for mayor. in his mind, he will not “I think I’ve had the be seeking re-election in experience around the next month’s municipal council table, I’ve chaired vote. parks and rec for approxi“I was going back and mately six years and counforth between yes-no, cil recently nominated yes-no, will I run, will I me to sit on the regional not,â€? said Hansma, who district (North Okanagan owns and publishes the board),â€? said Brew, retired Okanagan Advertiser Will Hansma but who tends to his newspaper based in Spallumcheen farm, when Armstrong. “I can’t asked why he was throwdevote enough time to ing his hat in the ring. both jobs. Both are all“I also have the time consuming and there’s to do it. I haven’t missed a only so much you can meeting unless it’s because do. of the flu or something “I think it’s (mayor) a like that. job that needs to have as “I enjoy serving the much attention as posDave Brew public, Spall’s a great area sible, and I need to spend and I hope to keep it that all of my time looking way.â€? after my business. It’s my Brew has served the township as main livelihood.â€? Hansma was first elected to councillor for three full terms. He township council as a councillor was elected to a fourth term but did in 1996. He became mayor in early not serve due to illness at the time. One other person has filed papers 1998 after winning a byelection. He called the decision to not seek to run for mayor, but township a sixth term as mayor one of the administration, citing past practises, will not divulge who has filed until toughest of his life. “It was quite the task trying to the end of the nomination period, determine whether I wanted to which is Friday at 4 p.m. Municipal elections are slated for spend another term on council or not,â€? said Hansma. “It was a very Saturday, Nov. 19. difficult decision, one that took up 3WITCHBOARD  a lot of my time over the last while. I just hope everybody understands why. NDEX “I’ve had an incredible amount Arts..............................A11 of support in the community. That’s ClassiďŹ eds....................A33 the hardest thing to set aside, and Editorial..........................A8 made the decision very difficult.â€? Under Hansma’s guidance, the Letters............................A9 township has received more than Lifestyles......................A14 $200 million worth of infrastrucSports..........................A26 ture built by the province and federal government, and Hansma figures 6OLs.Oˆ0AGES there’s been an equal investment Morning Star Staff

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James Postill, Caetani Centre artist in residence, shows Alexander Katalinic how to make a lantern at the Lantern Making Workshop at the centre Saturday. The workshops will be held every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until the Caetani Lantern Festival Oct. 29.

VJH floors to remain empty RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

Any hopes that new acute care beds will get the green light Thursday have been dashed. Health Minister Michael de Jong will be at the official opening of the Polson tower but he will not make an announcement about completion of the two upper floors to alleviate ongoing congestion. “We are making progress and identifying ways to address capacity issues,� de Jong told The Morning Star. He anticipates that a decision on acute care beds will be made early in the new year. “Capital funding is challenging but it must be funded operationally year-after-year,� he said of the two floors. “It’s a case of trying to find money when it’s scarce and there are competing needs across the province.� The price tag to develop both floors could be $20 million, and then $20 million would be needed annually to operate the floors (with 30 beds each). “I am relatively hopeful and confident we can do it,� said de Jong. VJH is funded for 148 acute care beds but on average, there are 164 patients daily. As a result, there have been patients in the halls and surgeries cancelled.

Doctors have insisted both floors, at 30 beds each, are required to alleviate overcrowding. However, de Jong says the projected cost could lead to only one floor possibly being done at a time. “If you are a physician, you want as much as you can get, but I have to be mindful of the cost and what the numbers say about capacity,� he said. De Jong has been the focus of intense lobbying from Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster, municipal councils, residents, physicians and nurses. A 6,033-name petition demanding completion of the two floors was recently presented to de Jong. “The message has been heard and MLA Foster has said this is the No. 1 priority of the region,� said de Jong. Doctors claim the new tower has done little to ease overcapacity issues. “Since opening day, admitted patients continue to be held in emergency stretchers due to the inadequate number of acute care beds,� said Michael Concannon, an emergency room physician. “Given the continued severity of the dire overcrowding problem at VJH, we are hopeful that a solution — completion of the two acute care floors — will be announced sooner, rather than later by our provincial government.�

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Test drive lands operator in hospital ROGER KNOX Morning Star Staff

A Vernon motorcyclist remains in the intensive care unit of Vernon Jubilee Hospital after a single-vehicle crash in Okanagan Landing Sunday. V e r n o n RCMP report a 38-year-old man, who was already under prohibition from operating a motor vehicle stemming from Gerry Kovacs a 2008 accident, had been with some friends looking at an unlicensed motorcycle when he took it for a spin shortly after 6 p.m. “Witnesses have told us that the unlicensed motorcycle was being operated at a high rate of speed, grossly in excess of the 50 km/hour posted speed limit shortly before the accident,” said Vernon RCMP Cpl. Gerry Kovacs, who estimated the motorcycle was travelling three times the speed limit. The motorcycle was eastbound in the 6000 block of Tronson Road when it left the roadway and struck a raised culvert.

Kovacs said the impact sent both the motorcycle and driver airborne, and both travelled around 40 metres in the air. The motorcycle bounced on the ground upon landing and went another 30 metres. The driver, who police believe was wearing a helmet, was taken by ambulance to VJH in critical condition with undetermined injuries. His condition was listed as stable as of Tuesday morning. Speed and alcohol appear to be contributing factors to the accident, said Kovacs. A police collision analyst attended the scene and the investigation into the accident is ongoing. A number of charges are possible against the driver, but when asked if the owner of the bike also faces a charge, Kovacs said it depends on how the investigation goes. “There are a lot of statements to be taken,” he said. “There were witnesses who saw the accident. We know something transpired at a meeting before taking the bike for a ride. If something comes out of that, we’ll lay the appropriate charge. “But there is no specific charge for letting someone drive an unlicensed vehicle.”

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Now nine candidates on the ballot for Vernon RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

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and the regional district. It (conflict) doesn’t serve anyone and we need to work hard to get that on track.” Other issues of concern for Cunningham are creating housing downtown and providing affordable housing in the community. Cunningham also wants to focus on improving infrastructure like water, sewer and roads. “There are significant issues around traffic flow, especially at the north end,” she said. Cunningham has lived in Vernon since 1966 and she owns a clothing business. Quiring could not be reached for comment in time for publication. Already filed for the six councillor seats are Kelly Fehr, Jack Gilroy, Lily Kerr, Catherine Lord, Mary-Jo O’Keefe and Bob Spiers. Nominations for the Nov. 19 election close Friday at 4 p.m.

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Lumby mayoralty race heats up JENNIFER SMITH

While the pair of candidates listens to its citizens. “You draw on may stand on separate ground on all that.” The race is on in Lumby. He is also eager to strengthen the prison issue, they do share a Jim McEwan has added his and unite the community, which common goal to better the comname to the ballot, he says has been munity. running for mayor divided in the past Acton’s goal, if against incumbent year and a half – elected, is to examine Kevin Acton. particularly over ways of utilizing the McEwan, 53, is the prison issue. region’s forests, not the executive direc“I wouldn’t sugjust for lumber, but tor of the Funtastic gest that Lumby is perhaps other uses like Sports Society and an ideal place to astringents. vice president of the “This town has have a prison,” said Jim McEwan Kevin Acton Greater Vernon 2012 been a forestry town McEwan. “They Winter Games. since the mining (government) have “I think Lumby’s got a ton never put a prison in that small of stopped and it’s not there for us of potential,” said McEwan, who a community.” anymore,” said the self-employed moved to Whitevale nearly five Incumbent mayor Acton massage therapist, who raised his years ago from Calgary. admits that there are residents three teenage boys in Lumby. With a background in busi- who are not happy with him for “What I’d really like to see is ness development and marketing, suggesting the idea of putting a some diversification so we’re not McEwan believes he is a strong prison in Lumby. And therefore relying on one industry.” candidate to help showcase the the prison will likely be an election The former paramedic is region and build it to its poten- issue whether the village gets the pleased with the work he and his tial. council have accomplished so far – prison or not. “I look at the industrial land But the 44-year-old, who has including acquiring senior’s housthat is available, I look at all the been assured that the government ing so residents can stay in Lumby, experience of the people in that will make a decision before the building on discussions for a poscommunity,” said McEwan, an election, adds: “I gave Lumby the sible road to Silver Star and workadvocate of open government that choice, I didn’t make the choice.” ing out policing problems. Morning Star Staff

Witnesses sought in Lumby break-in

An article in Sunday’s Morning Star, Councillor supports mayor’s stance, contained an error. The budget for the Agricultural Land Commission, according to the ministry of forests, lands and natural resource operations/ agriculture is $1.9 million a year, not $190,000 a year as the article suggests.

“Two males were both bleeding from the head by the time police arrived,” said Proce. “They had apparently carried an argument from the bar outside onto the street and became involved in a consensual fight.”

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Lumby RCMP are asking for the public’s help in solving an apparent smash and grab at a village business. The Fields store in the 1900 block of Vernon Street was targetted on Sunday evening. “It appears the suspect or suspects smashed the front glass window and grabbed some headphones,” said Lumby RCMP Cpl. Henry Proce. Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to call the Lumby detachment at 547-2151, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2228477. Tips can also be left on the North OkanaganShuswap Crime Stoppers’ website, www. nokscrimestoppers.com. Fight night Proce said it’s rare for his officers to have

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t’s increasingly evident that disgruntled North Okanagan residents are sending ripples through the halls of the B.C. Legislature. On Oct. 7, communications staff rang me up to say that Health Minister Michael de Jong wanted to talk to me Tuesday. While appreciative of the opportunity, it was surprising because the number of times a cabinet minister has actually asked to speak to me over 21 years is zero. What prompted de Jong to break with tradition is he was trying to ensure there aren’t false expectations among residents and the media when he attends the official opening of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Richard Rolke tower Thursday. He wanted to be clear that there will be no formal announcement about funds for acute care beds. “We are making progress and identifying ways to address capacity issues,” he said, adding that a decision will likely occur early in 2012. “It’s a case of trying to find money when it’s scarce and there are competing needs across the province.” Reporters, physicians and some community leaders have speculated that funds for completing the two shelled-in floors in the tower would coincide with the ribbon-cutting. There have also been some concerns among Interior Health Authority officials that large crowds may converge to demand immediate action, undermining the celebration of the new facility. De Jong’s call Tuesday was a preemptive strike to try and cut the angry troops off at the pass.

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However, as much as de Jong would like to avoid residents or questions from the media, a five-minute phone chat won’t send them off course. North Okanagan residents will continue to press MLAs Eric Foster and George Abbott until a decision — and particularly a positive one — is made. And the furor may escalate given that available beds were insufficient just days after the $180 million tower being seeing patients. “There are still patients housed in makeshift wards like MASH units, crowded into small rooms and alcoves,” said Dr. Chris Cunningham, a vocal proponent of more beds. “This is indecent to continue to care for patients in this way.” It’s anticipated conditions could get worse. “(There’s been) a summer of OR slowdowns pending the new move, so all of the surgeons have a backlog already. I am expecting a tidal wave of new cancer consults when the surgeons can get their patients in,” said Dr. Ed Hardy, an oncologist. If de Jong and IHA officials want to cut ribbons and pat each other on the back Thursday, that is fine because the new tower is a wonderful boost to local health care. However, they can’t keep avoiding the reality that the tower is not the be-all-and-end-all. More must be done. And while de Jong is right about B.C.’s financial challenges, doing what is necessary for the public can’t be cast aside forever. Patients can’t be allowed to languish in hallways or have surgeries cancelled simply because of the recession. If we wait for the economy to recover, we could wait forever. Instead of bursting the bubble of residents over an announcement and providing an undetermined date in the new year, de Jong needs to address the crisis now and that means guaranteeing funding.

The shape of policing in B.C. is in much doubt, following revelations that the federal and provincial governments are at odds over the next RCMP contract. Provincial Solicitor General Shirley Bond revealed the deadlock when she spoke to municipal officials at the UBCM convention. Cooler heads need to prevail. The RCMP need B.C. just as much as B.C. needs the RCMP. There are 6,000 Mounties working here — the most of any Canadian province. If their contract isn’t renewed, many of them will be out of a job. B.C. is right to insist on greater accountability for the RCMP. The public has demanded this since the death of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver airport, at the hands of Taser-wielding RCMP officers. While a civilian oversight agency is being set up, the RCMP themselves must be more accountable to the province and local governments. Municipalities also have grave concerns about budget implications. There is a good chance that the RCMP will become unionized, and that employee costs will rise sharply. Even if wages stay the same, there could be significant overtime bills. Municipal budgets can’t handle large, unexpected costs such as this and some assurance about how much costs will rise in the future is crucial. The federal government, which has the most tax authority in the country, should be willing to accept a one or two per cent annual cap on additional costs to be borne by the province and municipalities, and absorb anything above that figure. The two sides need to get back to the bargaining table and bargain in good faith. At the same time, the province and municipalities need to have a plan B fully in place, in case no deal can be reached. ---Langley Times


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am a regular patron of the Vernon branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and normally note the books displayed in the window at its entrance. I was taken aback to see on Sept. 10, and again the following Sept. 11, a display of what can only be construed as taxpayer-funded publicity for the “vernon911truth” organization, the existence of which is often advertised through their notices in The Morning Star. When I enquired as to how use of that library display space is decided, the head librarian informed me that the library’s role is to present a range of viewpoints, that the so-called 911truth organization had requested the display, and that the executive director of the Okanagan Regional Library was aware of this presentation. I consider this to be poor judgement on the part of the library, and this letter is an attempt to explain why. I am not writing to argue the merits of any particular conspiracy theory, but rather to question the use of publicly-funded space to publicize a view which can charitably be described as unconventional and not generLIBRARY RESPONDS Thanks very much for letting me know about your concern regarding the display in one of the Vernon branch cabinets, put in by a group called Vernon 9/11 Truth. Okanagan Regional Library's policy on the selection of titles for our collections calls for a wide range of opinions to be included, some of which may be unconventional, unpopular or unacceptable. Similarly, library guidelines on bulletin boards and displays say that we don't accept commercial displays, or materials which contravene the Criminal Code or BC Human Rights. However, displays may represent a range of philosophical, political and religious viewpoints. Inclusion of materials on our bulletin boards or in our display areas does not mean that the library condones, endorses or recommends the materials or opinions involved in the display. This is why groups using library display cabinets must have their names on the display. I do not agree that having a display in a public space gives credibility to any "crackpot theory." Library users are free to review all of the materials available to them, and make up their own minds about what they believe.

ally accepted. Perhaps, next, should be a display in the library presenting the argument that the moon landings were really faked in Hollywood or that the Holocaust was a hoax? Where does one draw the line? And why does 911truth fall on one side and not the other? For those philosophically inclined, the principle of

You asked, 'Where one draws the line?' It's a good question. I think the line is in a slightly different place for each person, and it is not the regional library's role to define it. However, if the library contains only those opinions that a majority of people think are good or true, we would be considerably out of step with the world around us, in addition to being an incredibly boring institution. The library is for everyone, and will continue to present displays that make people laugh, or cry or think, and some of those displays will be offensive to some community residents. Lesley Dieno, Executive director, Okanagan Regional Library WASTED LANES What's the point of taking all our hard earned tax dollars to install biking lanes that motorists use as parking spots? City of Vernon, get your by-law officers out there and start ticketing these people. Especially on 15th street behind VSS. I understand some people cant read so well, but the picture of a bicycle painted inside a 4 foot wide lane doesn't clue you in? Marcel Bouzane

LANE ETIQUETTE I am glad that the cyclists of Vernon have their own lanes to safely travel on. It keeps them safe and they do not impede the flow of traffic for those who travel in vehicles. However, those lanes are meant to handle single-file bicyclists, not two abreast, or, as I have noted, three abreast. You are then encroaching on the vehicle lanes and you run the risk of being hit or having a vehicle swerve into the oncoming traffic. You can't have it both ways, i.e., dedicated bike lanes and "my" lane. I'll stay in my lane and you stay in yours. Penny S. Coon BAD MOVE I wonder whose boneheaded idea it was to move the bus terminal to Cenotaph Park? Now if people want to buy groceries, they have to push their carts five blocks to the nearest grocery store and five blocks back to the terminal. They said it will get rid of the drugs in the park. Now they will move to Polson Park where your children play. Nice thinking, council. And the cenotaph is sacred ground. Leave it alone. Is it because it will be closer

Occam’s razor should always be applied. Merely having a display in a public space can give credibility to any crackpot theory, credibility which would be very difficult to attain otherwise. I completely understand and agree that arguments can be made for any viewpoint, and should be freely accessible in a library. But that, to my mind, is very different than providing a public and publicly funded platform for a particular worldview. This is particularly true when, as in this case, the view has little, if anything, to do with the functions of a library. Personally, I and others found the presentation of this propaganda in a public space to be highly offensive at the time of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Our library, like all public institutions, is ultimately accountable to the electorate. This taxpayer and voter seriously questions the judgement of the library in this instance. Wynn Polnicky

to the proposed library? I didn't realize books were more important than groceries. Of course, this way the mayor will be able to bus to work. Jack Graves

and the economic times, we want to know if the present mayor and councillors should remain or be removed and we want to make an informed decision. Garry Haas

AUDIT NEEDED I am asking the mayor and council that have made many property purchases in the past to hold a public audit of all of these purchases. If you believe that you made a valuable purchase for us city and us the public then please issue a report in the paper that has the following. Purchase price, upgrades (murals, paving etc.), demolishing charges, operating costs, income, lost taxes and finally the present value of this property. This information should be readily available and easy to put together. As a taxpayer in the city, this should be available to all of us. I am asking all taxpayers in Vernon to call, write or e-mail your elected (by you) council and mayor and ask that this happens. They are not going to respond to one person so I am asking all of my fellow taxpayers to help do this. With an election coming up

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Clock talk resumes

RICHARD ROLKE Morning Star Staff

Debate over Vernon’s downtown clock tower keeps on ticking. City council decided Tuesday to present the original clock faces in the 31st Avenue clock tower to the Greater Vernon Museum for restoration. They will be replaced by new faces in the structure.

“We’ve spent too much time on this clock,” said Coun. Jack Gilroy. Significant discussion has been held over the last few months on the fate of the clock tower, which hasn’t operated for at least four years. Council recently decided to spend $15,000 for mechanical mechanisms. The original faces will be part

of the museum’s restoration of the original 1912 mechanism, which has been stored at O’Keefe Ranch. “If we want to preserve the historic aspect of the clock, it deserves to be in the museum,” said Coun. Mary-Jo O’Keefe. The museum’s goal is to hold an exhibition in 1912 marking the centennial of the clock and the old

post office which used to house the clock. “Think about the visitor impact we could experience by having a working 100-year-old tower clock in the museum,” said curator Ron Candy in a letter to council. Gilroy believes the heritage clock could help promote future expansion of culture.

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Learning the piano can be ‘EZee’ CARA BRADY Morning Star Staff

Many people secretly wish they could play the piano; others say they wish their parents hadn’t let them quit lessons too soon. Westbank musician and music teacher Paulette Breault had these people and other adults who want music as part of their lives in mind when she designed EZee Piano Systems. “I had struggles learning to play the piano when I was a child. My mother was a piano virtuoso and it was expected that I would do well because it was in my genes, even though I was adopted,” said Breault, who did go on to be an excellent musician, in her personal and professional lives, teaching both music and French as languages to be learned with all the senses. “I teach people music, not music to people. I take into consideration the person, their personality, ability and understanding.” EZee Piano Systems starts with an evaluation lesson, followed by small group lessons with students at similar levels of ability. “People think they’re too old to learn to play but I have taught people in their 70s and they have learned to play for their own pleasure. It’s beautiful to see how the adults help each other in the classes.” The course, which is based on Breault’s more than 20 years of teaching school and music, including band classes, combines theory and practical work with the use of specially designed teaching aids.

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Amanda Smiley of Boden Studio will be teaching the EZee Piano Systems course designed for adults by Westbank music teacher Paulette Breault. Amanda Smiley is a school and music teacher who has been trained and licensed by Breault to teach EZee Piano Systems in Vernon. “It’s such a different approach and program from traditional teaching methods. Anybody can do it. I had my husband playing with

it. The program is exactly what it says it is,” she said. “It is an innovative approach and not at all intimidating. The students learn to play familiar melodies with both hands using patterning and positioning. They learn how to read the melody line of music and how to chord. This

gives them the flexibility to go on to play the songs they like.” Smiley likes the educational and recreational approach of the program and said it exercised her brain to learn this new way of teaching and learning piano. “I could see right away that this would be good for adults. We

enrich our children’s environment, so why not enrich yourself as an adult? Learning something new can be a big hurdle but this is something anyone can learn and enjoy. I’m excited to see where this goes.” Breault has been teaching EZee Piano for a year and is thrilled with the results. “This is an immersion program, a natural way to learn. We have people learn to speak the language first, then learn to read and write it. I see people make new friends through the classes, as well as gaining benefits in other ways,” she said. She sees people gain a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction while improving mental acuity, creativity and eye-hand co-ordination and exercising their hands which is good for people with arthritis. “I’m learning so much from the students and there are many music teachers interested in the program,” said Breault, who plans to take EZee Piano Systems across Canada. She is pleased to see Smiley bringing the program to Vernon. “She’s a very smart young lady, a natural piano player and a really good teacher. I know things will go very well.” EZee Piano Systems includes a free evaluation and lessons in eight-week sessions which will start at different times of the year to accommodate individual schedules. The program is suitable for adults and teens who want to learn to play for pleasure. For more information call 778-475-0085.

Live from The Met begins with Anna Bolena JIM ELDERTON Special to The Morning Star

The Saturday morning opera-goers “club” at Galaxy Cinemas is about to re-group, when the phenomenally successful screening of the series The Met: Live in HD returns for its sixth season. Live transmissions from New York’s Metropolitan Opera, which go out via satellite in high definition and 5.1 digital surround sound, now reach more than 700 theatres across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Out of a total of 11 operas this season, seven will be new productions. These include one Met premiere and one world premiere. And six will be screened between now and Christmas. Saturday at 9:55 a.m., Anna Netrebko opens The Met season with Donizetti’s Anna Bolena. Set in Windsor Castle and the Tower of London in the year 1536, the doomed queen is driven insane by her appallingly unfaithful husband King Henry VIII. Netrebko sings one of opera’s greatest mad scenes in this Met premiere production

by David McVicar. Ekaterina Gubanova is her rival Jane Seymour, Ildar Abdrazakov sings Henry VIII, and Marco Armiliato conducts. And the duet between Anna (soprano) and Jane Seymour (mezzo soprano) is considered one of the finest in the entire operatic repertoire. Mozart’s Don Giovanni will be presented Oct. 29 at 9:55 a.m. He’s the young, arrogant, promiscuous nobleman who abuses and outrages everyone else in the cast until he encounters something he cannot kill, beat up, dodge, or outwit. Mariusz Kwiecien brings a youthful and sensual interpretation of Mozart’s anti-hero to The Met for the first time, under the direction of Tony award winning director Michael Grandage. The conductor is James Levine, now entering his fifth decade as resident music director. The full title of the opera literally means The Rake Punished. Although sometimes described as comic, it blends comedy, melodrama and the supernatural. And as a staple of the standard operatic repertoire, it rates seventh on the Operabase list of the most-performed operas

worldwide, besides proving a fruitful subject for writers and philosophers. In The Met’s ground breaking new fourpart production of Wagner’s The Ring Cycle, the much awaited part three, Siegfried, will take place Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. Wagner’s cosmic vision focuses on the hero’s early conquests, while Robert Lepage’s astonishing 80-ton stage set transforms itself from bewitched forest to mountaintop love nest. Gary Lehman sings the title role and Deborah Voigt’s Brünnhilde is his prize. Again, James Levine conducts. Philip Glass’s opera Satyagraha (“insistence on truth”) screens Nov. 19 at 9:55 a.m. Richard Croft plays Gandhi in the second of Glass’s Portrait Trilogy of operas about men who changed the world. This encore of a visually extravagant production was described by The Washington Post as “a profound and beautiful work of theatre.” On Dec. 3 at 9:30 a.m. is Handel’s Rodelinda. First performed in London in 1725, the first modern productions were at Glyndebourne and then at The Met. Renée Fleming reprises her sensational role from

Stephen Wadsworth’s much-heralded production from 2004. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. The last new production this fall is Gounod’s Faust on Dec. 10 at 9:55 a.m. With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role and René Pape as the devil, Gounod’s classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn’t be better served. Tony award winning director Des McAnuff updates the story to the first half of the 20th century, with a production that won great praise in London last season. Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin follows on the heels of his success with Don Carlo. For those who have never been to one of these shows, and who might perhaps feel intimidated by opera, know that you’ll watch world class performances from the one of the best seats, at a fraction of the New York cost. Subtitles carry the full text, and synopsis sheets are handed out at the ticket counter. More information is available at www. metoperafamily.org. Tickets and season packages are available at the theatre and online, with discounts for seniors and students. Visit www.cineplex.com/events.


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Artists at the Caetani Cultural Centre are gearing up for the annual Lantern Festival and parade Oct. 29. The parade will start at the soon-to-beopened Hub, adjacent to the Towne Theatre on 30th Avenue, at 6 p.m., and will wind through the streets of downtown, ending at the Caetani Cultural Centre on Pleasant Valley Road. In preparation for this fund-raising event, Caetani artist-in-residence James Postill is holding lantern-making workshops up to the event. The workshops take place every Saturday from now to Oct. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Materials will be provided, however, anyone wishing to bring along their own items is welcome to do so. And if they’re recycled, all the better,” said Postill, adding, “Everyone is welcome, particularly families. It’s fun for parents to play alongside their children. They’re often surprised by their own innate creativity. And it gives them a break from Saturday morning chores.” Postill’s studio, an ideal location for lantern making, is made from straw bales covered with clay stucco, over which he has painted a fresco. “Those attending the workshops might like to collect some of the chestnuts on the grounds at the centre,” said Postill. “They’re perfect for making the old-fashioned toys that Sveva Caetani learned to make when she visited England as a child.” Those visiting the Caetani Cultural Centre before and during the lantern festival will be able to catch a number of the centre’s artists and residents in action.

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Nancy Wilde (left), with Vernon Investors Group Walk for Memories volunteer chairman Jan Mori, was named the top individual fundraiser for the 2011 walk for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

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Nancy Wilde has been named the top individual fundraiser for the 2011 Investors Group Walk for Memories, one of the largest annual fundraising events for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. Wilde raised more then $26,000 for the walk honouring Wilde’s mother, Margery Wilde, which was held in Vernon earlier this year. At the walk, Wilde was also honoured as a family caregiver and volunteer who

has been a supporter of the Alzheimer Society for many years. “It’s the celebration of lives lived and being lived as well as the tireless dedication and support of the communities that make our province-wide fundraising event a success,” said Jean Blake, CEO, Alzheimer Society of B.C. “We want to recognize Nancy because her commitment to the cause also helps ensure the society is able to provide support and education to families and com-

munities all across British Columbia.” Participants from 21 communities across the province will take part in the Investors Group Walk for Memories Jan. 29, 2012. The 2012 walk in Vernon is dedicated to Ron Houston. The walk supports more than 70,000 people living with dementia in the province. To register (now open), to make a donation or for more information see www.walkformemories.com or call Janice Mori at 250-545-6221.

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Men struggling with depression, family members, service providers and community members are invited to the Vernon Suicide Prevention Committee presentation Men and Depression Oct. 26. The presenters are Ken Spotswood, a male survivor of addiction and depression; Kelly Fehr, manager of shelter services, John Howard Society of the North Okanagan and Kootenay Region; and Hellmut Noelle, counsellor specializing in male sexual abuse, The Family Resource Centre for the North Okanagan. The presenters will share their professional and personal experiences with depression. Noelle finds that about 35 to 40 per cent of his client load — 12 to 16 men at any one time in individual, open-ended counselling — are men who have experienced sexual abuse.

“If you go back even 10 years ago, and definitely 20 years ago, the idea that men could be sexually abused wasn’t talked about. Now it is more accepted and other community services are aware of the programs and the help available,” said Noelle. “When men are able to receive counselling, they find that the anger, fear, shame, blame, substance abuse and nightmares are all reduced. They have better relationships and things are better for them at work and all areas of their lives. They become more comfortable with what happened and can even accept that good things that can come out of bad.” Noelle suggests that men who want counselling for sexual abuse call the Family Resource Centre and come in to talk. They do not have to say when they make the appointment that they want counselling for sexual abuse. If the abuse is more recent, it

should be reported to the RCMP. Even if there is not enough evidence for charges, reports can be useful to the police in dealing with someone who may still be offending. “All the topics of the presentation fit together. We talk about self care, how to move out of depression and that there is hope and you can have a life after abuse, addictions and depression,” said Noelle. The workshop will cover addictions, anger, relationships, past trauma, disabilities and spirituality, with question and answer time to follow. Vernon is fortunate in that the only other programs for men who have been sexually abused are in larger centres — Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and Victoria. Men and Depression takes place Oct. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Centre. There is no charge for the event, which includes coffee and snacks. RSVP to kellyfehr@jhsnok.ca.


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ere’s hoping everyone had a good Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends. What I like best about a great Thanksgiving feast is that I don’t have to cook for several days. There is always a second meal of the same dinner on day two as well as the turkey and/or ham sandwiches in between. For me, a delicious pot of homemade turkey soup is served on the third day. If you’re feeling brave, try something totally different, like the enchilada recipe below. The turkey and pumpkin make perfect partners in this Mexican dish. As for the Cathi Litzenberger the turkey pie recipe, it’s an easy and delicious supper. Turkey Pumpkin Enchiladas Cooking spray 4 cups chopped cooked turkey 1 (15 oz.)can refried beans 1 (29 oz.) can pure pumpkin purée 1/4 cup taco seasoning mix 1 (29 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, or more to taste 2 tbsp. chicken bouillon granules 8 (10-inch) whole wheat tortillas 1 (8 oz ) package shredded cheddar cheese Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray a 9 X 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Mix the cooked turkey, refried beans, pumpkin purée and taco seasoning in a bowl. Pour tomato sauce into a blender, and add the chipotle pepper and chicken bouillon granules;

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blend until smooth, about 30 seconds. Lay a tortilla out onto a work surface, and generously spoon turkey filling in a line down the middle of the tortilla. Fold a top and bottom flap of the tortilla towards the middle, and fold the sides inward to enclose the filling. Lay the enchilada, seam side down, into the baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling. Pour the sauce over the filled tortilla, and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake in preheated oven until cheese has melted and the sauce is bubbling, 35 to 45 minutes. Serve with a fresh salad and dinner is served. Deep-Dish Turkey Pie 2 tbsp. butter or margarine 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 can (10-1/2 oz.) condensed cream of chicken soup 1 cup milk (or leftover gravy) 1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning 1/4 tsp. pepper 4 cups cubed cooked turkey or chicken 1 pkg. mixed vegetables or use your own 1/2 pkg. Pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box (1 crust) Heat oven to 400 F. In 3-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add celery and onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in soup, milk, poultry seasoning and pepper. Cook until thoroughly heated. Gently stir in turkey and vegetables. Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole or 10-inch quiche pan. Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat over turkey mixture. Roll up edge of crust to fit top of dish; flute edge. Cut slits in several places in crust. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown; let stand 10 minutes before serving.

City of Vernon 20 STREET PROJECT FEEDBACK OPEN HOUSE Thursday, October 13, 2011 • 5:00 to 7:00 pm Council Chambers, City Hall (3400 30 St) The 20 Street rebuild and school safety zone between 43 Avenue and 48 Avenue is now complete. The boulevard was removed to allow for the construction of two travel lanes, a sidewalk, a multi-use path, cycling lanes and landscaping. As part of necessary road maintenance, the layout was changed to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. Direction for this project was taken from the feedback received from the community during the Official Community Plan, the Transportation Plan and the Harwood Elementary School Travel Plan processes. The City of Vernon is hosting an open house for residents to provide feedback on this project. Anyone who would like to comment is invited to attend. The feedback will be provided to the Mayor and Council. More information is available on the Vernon Moves website: www.vernon.ca/vernonmoves.

NOTICE OF BOUNDARY CHANGE Notice is hereby given that effective September 16, 2011, the boundary of the Corporation of the City of Vernon is amended by including areas from Electoral Areas “C” as shown below: Lot 14, Plan 291, Sec. 35, Tp. 9, ODYD (975 – 25th Avenue)

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With 27 years of experience as a medium and spirit communicator, Lois Gueret is looking forward to sharing some of her wisdom in several classes in Lumby this fall. “I will be covering introduction to creating sacred space, exploration of spirit guides and guardian angels, how they interact with us, and communication of symbols,” she said. “This will be followed by a meditation so you can meet your guide and guardian angel, and exercises designed to

give you a chance to receive a personal message. “Improve your communication skills and psychic abilities to become a better spiritual self manager.” Introduction to your Spirit Guide takes place Sunday, while Introduction to your Guardian Angel is Oct. 30. Both classes are from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment and Sustainable Living in Lumby. Cost is $30 per person, and pre-registration is required. For more information, please call Gueret at 250547-2262.

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Letters Patent and the maps showing the new boundaries may be viewed at the offices of the Corporation of the City of Vernon during regular office hours from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, except statutory holidays, or by calling Ms. Patricia Bridal, Mgr. Corporate Services, at 250-550-3524, for additional information. This synopsis is published in accordance with section 15 (b) of the Local Government Act.


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Join the movement Follow Vernon’s own Michael Schratter, Vancouver teacher and social columnist, on a global journey to bring attention and awareness to the stigma surrounding mental illness. Michael has been cycling 40,000 kms across 6 continents and 30 countries to bring awareness to mental illness and shatter the stigma “one pedal at a time.� His hope is to raise $100,000 for mental health in BC targeting our youth.

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The Canadian Mental Health Association invites you to come out in support of Michael Schratter & mental health in BC. WHAT: BBQ and dessert available by donation while supplies last. WHEN: Thursday, October 13th WHERE: 3100 - 28th Avenue at 5:00 PM. WHY: Proceeds will go toward the “Ride Don’t Hide� campaign. Those wishing to do so may join Michael at Okanagan College at 4:00 and ride with him to the CMHA building to show their support.

check out Michael’s travel blog, donate to the cause and share your story at www.ridedonthide.com All funds raised locally through Ride Don’t Hide events will stay in the community to support the local branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). Donations made online at www.ridedonthide.com will be designated for CMHA BC Division child and youth initiatives.

With her passion for the environment, Claire Macdonald was the choice to earn this year’s bursary from the Armstrong Spallumcheen Environmental Trust (ASET) The Pleasant Valley secondary school 2011 graduate was awarded the $1,000 bursary recently by ASET, which awards local students pursuing the solutions toward a return of global environmental health. Macdonald’s main interest is in environmental journalism. She is a champion of high energy dance, and she also plays piano. She is now in her first term at the University of Victoria. ASET was established in 2002 by members who felt that the earth’s resources were being consumed at an alarming rate and increasing pollution was rapidly degrading the environment. In order for society to meet its future environmental challenges, ASET’s members believe it is crucial to support motivated young people in their education in fields related to the environment. An annual bursary was established to encourage local students to enter post-secondary studies in a field related to environmental sustainability. Students can prepare for careers in forest sustainability, development of non-polluting fuel sources, water protection, or wildlife biology, just to name a few eligible fields. For more information about ASET, or to apply for a bursary, e-mail to info@asetbc.ca

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Fundraiser helps support Ugandan hospital There are still a few tickets left for Saturday’s fundraiser for St. Mary’s Hospital in Uganda. The event takes place Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Schubert Centre; dinner tickets are $25 each. St. Mary’s is in Gulu, and local surgeon Dr. Ghee Hwang has been teaching surgical skills to the sur-

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Community Calendar OCTOBER 12 VERNON & DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY Meets Oct. 12 at its Resource Centre, lower level Peace Lutheran Church, 1204-30 Ave. Doors open 6:15 p.m.; beginners class 6:30 p.m.; Brags & Brick Walls 7 p.m.; Feature Presentation 7:30 p.m., Using the Internet to find books for your Genealogy Research; Marina Crawford will present the second half of her presentation from May. The presentation covers Worldcat, Amicus, Google Books and other online sources. Information: 250-558-4684. WELLNESS DINNER CLUB Oct. 12 reservation deadline for the dinner on Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. Enjoy a vegetarian dinner and a health presentation at the Vernon Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall, 45th Ave at Pleasant Valley Rd. Payment by donation. Reserve by calling 250-545-3969, ext 2. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S VERNON GROUP MEETS On the second Wednesday of every month (except July & August) from 7-9 p.m. at the Schubert Centre. Newcomers always welcome. Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for the international recognition of human rights. For more information, please visit www.amnestyvernon.ca. INNER WHEEL CLUB OF VERNON Meets on the second Wednesday of the month, September to June. We meet at 11:30 a.m. at Temptasian Restaurant on Anderson Way for lunch. If you would like to join us, please call Sandie at 545-9586. GOOD FOOD BOX ORDERING Give yourself, a friend, or a family in need, the gift of healthy eating this month. A family-sized box of nutritious fruits and vegetables with easy seasonal recipes is available at the amazingly low price of $15 ($9 for a smaller box for one or two people). Orders must be in by the second Wednesday of the month for pick up on the third Thursday. Call Diane at 250 -306-7800 for details or see www.goodfoodbox.net HI NOON TOASTMASTERS Meet every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Bean to Brew Coffee House. Toastmasters help to build leadership and communication skills in a safe, fun environment. Make us your educational, inspirational and entertaining lunch hour Guests are always welcome. For more information, contact James at hinoontoast@gmail.com KALAMALKA TOASTMASTERS CLUB 4869 meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 4716 - 34 St. Come and gain confidence in your public speaking skills. Call Jim at 545-8814 for more details. KOREA VETERANS ASSOCIATION MEETS The second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m., at the Royal Canadian Legion. All members and wives welcome. Call 542-8030 or 542-7760 for info. THE VERNON LAPIDARY CLUB (ROCKHOUNDERS) Meets the second Wednesday in the Vernon Community Arts Centre in Polson Park at 7:30 p.m., everyone welcome, no obligations. Call 542-0616 or 545-1274 for more information. Guests are invited to attend club meetings and discover how exciting the family oriented club is. Field trips and lapidary workshops are scheduled for the fall and winter period. Members also welcome to drop-in Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; $5 per session, multi-use passes also available. Info.: www.vernonrockhounds.com; AA MEETINGS ON WEDNESDAYS Meeting, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m., Anglican Church, 3205-27th St. (back door), Vernon. Monday to Friday, noon, open, VTC, 2810-48th Ave. (H). Open meeting (X), 8 p.m. at VTC, 2810-48 Ave., Vernon. Closed meeting, 8 p.m., Albert Place, 3610-25 Ave, Vernon. AA meeting (X), open, 8 p.m., at VTC 2810-48 Ave. (H) Handicap access. (X) no handicap access.

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he 3 on 3 youth hockey league begins Oct. 20 at Wesbild Centre, and runs Thursdays from 3:45-4:45 p.m., suitable for any level of skater 7-12 years. Perfect for parents looking to teach their child Canada’s favourite game without the pressure of organized hockey. For young hockey enthusiasts, we have our NHL program for 4-6 year-olds that begins Oct. 20 and runs 4-4:45 p.m. at Wesbild. Great precursor for parents who are planning to enroll their child into minor hockey. Players must be able to skate and stop well. Club and league basketball programs begin Oct. 29 for 7-10 yr-olds and for 11-14 yr-olds. Lastly, we can’t forget that adults need to have fun and what better way than to have a night out dancing: A Taste of Dance begins Oct. 17. For information on any of these programs, call 550-3669. To register, visit the Recreation Centre at 3310-37th Ave., Wesbild, 3445-43rd Ave. or online at www.greatervernonrecreation.ca

THE VERNON DIET CLUB MEETS Every Wednesday in the basement of Peace Lutheran Church. Weigh-in between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Short meeting to follow. Anyone wishing support in weightmanagement is most welcome. Call 542-3252. IS SCRABBLE ON YOUR “TO DO” LIST? Join the local “Scrabblers” every Wednesday at 10 a.m., Schubert Centre. Come out and learn with us! Call Sharon at 545-8092 for more information. THE SCHUBERT CENTRE We have many activities for seniors 50+ to enjoy. We’re open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pool room and coffee shop are open daily. The Thrift Shop is open Monday to Friday. For more information, please call 250-549-4201. Thursdays it’s tai chi, seniors’ support group (fourth Thursday), Fun Time for Seniors, line dancing, exercise class, wood carving, Friday’s it’s canasta, mah jongg, happy hour with live music. PARENT AND CHILD WALK IN THE PARK Hosted by Aboriginal Infant and Early Childhood Development Centre. Everyone welcome, meet 10 a.m., Wednesdays at 2905-29th Ave. Meet other parents, get fit and win a prize. Step challenge, pedometer supplied for the walk. Join anytime. For more information, call 542-7578. OKANAGAN ARTISTS OF CANADA Meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Vernon Arts Centre at Polson Park, 10 a.m. New members and guests are always welcome. For more information, call Linda Hunt at 250-545-0530 or visit www.okanaganartistsofcanada.com.

OCTOBER 13 THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF QUESTERS Meets Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Halina Centre, Vernon Recreation Complex. Louis Thomas of Salmon Arm is presenter. Louis comes from the Shuswap Indian Nation. His mother Mary Thomas was a respected leader of that nation whose was to keep their culture alive, Louis is carrying on that tradition. Louis is going to talk about the “little beings” who inhabit Mount Ida at Salmon Arm, and how one may hear their laughter throughout the valley. Info.: www.questers.ca MICHAEL SCHRATTER “RIDE DON’T HIDE” Michael Schratter is completing his world cycling tour to raise awareness for mental illness and will be arriving at the Okanagan College parking lot Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. Cyclists can meet him there and accompany him down to the Canadian Mental Health Association parking lot

on 25th Ave. for the welcoming ceremony. All are welcome. The CMHA invites the community to a BBQ and dessert at 5 p.m. at 3100-28th Ave., while supplies last. Proceeds to the campaign. COATCHECK GALLERY At the Vernon Performing Arts Centre, lower lobby. The Okanagan Artists of Canada have the opening of their art show Melange Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join us for some coffee and desserts and see some beautiful paintings. VERNON OUTDOORS CLUB THURSDAY BIKE RIDE Oct. 13, Kekuli Bay extended, 45 km ride. Meet Village Green Centre for 10 a.m. departure. Helmets, lunch and water required. Call George at 250-542-3052 for more information. TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY) CHAPTER #4844 Meets Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Alpine Centre, #34. It’s $30 to join, and then $5 a month. For more information, call M. Schmolke at 250-545-8124. THE VERNON HORSESHOE CLUB Everyone welcome to join us Thursdays and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. for weekly pitching at our club on Alexis Park Drive. Men, women and youth are most welcome. BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY CHAPTER The stitching group gathers every second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. Come and join us. Call Pat at 549-2219 or Mary at 545-3939. AL-ANON MEETING Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., at Trinity United Church on Alexis Park Drive. VERNON MS SOCIETY SUPPORT GROUP Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1 p.m., room 105 of the People Place. Call 542-2241 for more information. ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS Regular communications are held on the second Thursday of each month, except July and August, 8 p.m., at the Masonic Hall, 3005A-32nd St., Vernon. JCI VERNON MEETS Worldwide Federation of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs meets the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m., Village Green Hotel, 27th Street. For more information call Marc Gobeil at 250-540-3100. 223 RED LION AIR CADET SQUADRON Meets every Thursday at the Brigadier Murphy Armory behind the hospital at 6:30 p.m. and is open to all teens between the ages of 12 and 19 years old. Cadets can participate in gliding, drill, first aid, flight stimulators, ground school, marksmanship, effective speaking, athletics, summer camps and more. Earn high school credits. Drop by Thursdays or call 250-309-9490 for more information.


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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. †Receive a winter safety package which includes: four (4) Winter Tires, four (4) steel Rims (Escape receives alloy wheels), and one (1) Tire pressure monitoring system when you purchase lease any new 2011/2012 Ford Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Escape, Edge (excluding Sport) or Explorer on or before Nov 30/11. This offer is not applicable to any Fleet (other than small fleets with an eligible FIN) or Government customers and not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP or Daily Rental Allowances. Some conditions apply. See Dealer for details. Vehicle handling characteristics, tire load index and speed rating may not be the same as factory supplied all season tires. Winter tires are meant to be operated during winter conditions and may require a higher cold inflation pressure than all season tires. Consult your Ford of Canada dealer for details including applicable warranty coverage. *Purchase a new 2011 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan with automatic transmission/2011 Fusion SE with automatic transmission/2012 Escape I4 XLT 4x2 with automatic transmission for $15,999/$21,499/$21,999/$27,449 after Total Manufacturer Rebate of $1,500/$0/$3,500/$0 deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,550/$1,600/$1,550/$1,600 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. **Receive 0% APR purchase financing on new 2012 Ford [Fusion (excluding S)/Escape (excluding I4 Manual)] / [Taurus (excluding SE)/Flex (excluding SE)] / [Focus (excluding S)/Edge (excluding SE)] models for a maximum of [60]/[48]/[36] months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest interest rate. Example: $30,000 purchase financed at 0% APR for [60]/[48]/[36] months, monthly payment is [$500]/[$625]/[$833], cost of borrowing is $0 or APR of 0% and total to be repaid is $30,000. Down payment on purchase financing offers may be required based on approved credit from Ford Credit. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price. **Choose 6.29%/2.99%/6.29%/0% APR purchase financing on a new 2011 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan with automatic transmission/2011 Fusion SE with automatic transmission/2012 Escape I4 XLT 4x2 with automatic transmission for a maximum of 72/72/72/60 months to qualified retail customers, OAC from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $216/$279/$322/$409 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $99/$129/$149/$189 with a down payment of $3,100/$3,100/$2,700/$2,900 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $2,620.16/$1,722.56/$3,920.19/$0 or APR of 6.29%/2.99%/6.29%/0% and total to be repaid is $15,519.16/$20,121.56/$23,219.19/$24,549. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $1,500/$0/$3,500/$0 freight and air tax of $1,550/$1,600/$1,550/$1,600 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Taxes are payable on the full amount of the purchase price. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract and furnish a cheque in the amount of the first bi-weekly payment on the contract date. Subsequent bi-weekly payments will be made via a PC or Phone Pay system commencing 2 weeks following the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. Offers are available to customers taking retail incentives and may only be available on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for the 2011 Fiesta 1.6L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [7.1L/100km (40MPG) City, 5.3L/100km (53MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Focus 2.0L I4 6-speed Automatic transmission: [7.3L/100km (39MPG) City, 5.2L/100km (54MPG) Hwy] / 2011 Fusion FWD 2.5L I4 6-speed Automatic transmission: [9L/100km (31MPG) City, 6L/100km (47MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Escape FWD 2.5L I4 6-speed Automatic transmission: [10L/100km (28MPG) City, 7.1L/100km (40MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading and driving habits. ‡Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It’s always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions. ‡‡Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check www.syncmyride.com for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. SYNC is optional on most new Ford vehicles. ††© 2011 Sirius Canada Inc. “SIRIUS”, the SIRIUS dog logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and are used under licence. ▲Offer only valid from September 1, 2011 to October 31, 2011 (the “Offer Period”) to resident Canadians with a Costco membership on or before August 31, 2011. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2011/2012 Ford/Lincoln vehicle (excluding Fiesta, Focus, Ranger, Raptor, GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Transit Connect EV & Medium Truck) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford/Lincoln dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford Motor Company of Canada at either the time of factory order (if ordered within the Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted. ▼Program in effect from October 1, 2011 to January 3, 2012 (the “Program Period”) To qualify, customer must turn in a 2005 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition (able to start and move and without missing parts) and has been properly registered/plated or insured for the last 3 months (the “Criteria”). Eligible customers will receive [$500]/[$1,000]/[$2,500]/[$3,000] towards the purchase or lease of a new 2011/2012 Ford [Fiesta (excluding S), Focus (excluding S)]/ [Fusion (excluding SE), Taurus (excluding SE), Mustang (excluding Value Leader), Escape (excluding XLT I4 Manual), Transit Connect (excluding EV), Ranger (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Edge (excluding SE), Flex (excluding SE), Explorer (excluding base)]/[F-150 (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Expedition, E-Series]/[F250-550] – all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Taxes payable before Rebate amount is deducted. To qualify: (i) customer must, at the time of the Eligible Vehicle sale, provide the Dealer with (a)sufficient proof of Criteria, and (b) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to the Authorized Recycler; and (ii) Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period. Offer only available to residents of Canada and payable in Canadian dollars. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with the owner of the recycled vehicle. Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Offer not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, or Daily Rental Rebates and the Commercial Fleet Rebate Program (CFIP). †††Based on R.L. Polk Canada, Inc. vehicle registrations data, YTD April 2011. Class is small utility. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ©2011 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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Sea-Doo thefts have police asking for public’s help Armstrong detachment at 546-3028, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be left on the local Crime Stoppers’ website, www.nokscrimestoppers.com.


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Glutino Bread Selected Varieties, 540 g - 640 g Glutino Bagels Selected Varieties, 650 g - 700 g

Glutino Frozen Meals

00

4

ea.

Selected Varieties 200 g - 300 g

Sirloin Tip Roast

Club House Gravy & Seasoning Mixes

lb.

5

Farkay Noodles

• Steam Fried • Chow Mein, 397 g

2 for 00

5

Boneless, Skinless 11.02/kg

Robin Hood Flour

lb. lb.

Apple or Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp In-Store Baked, 680 g

00 ea.

5

Selected Varieties 5 kg

Garden Salad or Cole Slaw

ea. ea.

Litehouse Salad Dressings Selected Varieties 384 ml

00 ea.

3

Fresh Express, Product of USA 12 oz. & 16 oz.

Chinese Mandarin Oranges

ea. lb.

Dole Fruit

Selected Varieties, 540 ml

2 for 00

6

First of the Season 5 lb Box

ea.

3 00 5 00 6 00 1 00 4

4 for 00

Fresh Chicken Breasts

5

00

Selected Varieties, 25 g - 48 g

Boneless Beef 6.61/kg

00

ea.

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Sweet Strawberries 2 for California

00

5

Grown 1 lb Clamshell

3

Center Cut 6.61/kg

3

Fresh Pumpkins

5

ea.

00

4

Parkay Margarine • Soft Bowl 1.28 kg or • Quarters, 1.36 kg

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Black Forest Ham Schneider’s

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ea.

DELI

FRESH

2

00

Fashioned • Honey Maple • Maple, 175 g

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5

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00

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00

Pepperoni Pizza Pack • Cooked Ham, 175 g

ea.

In-Store Baked 450 g

3

Selected Varieties 540 ml

lb.

Grimm’s

00

12 Grain Bread

lb.

Deli to Go Submarine Pack 2 for or • Pizza

Hot House Peppers

BC Grown

6

Selected Varieties 500 g & 700 g Frozen

Fresh Boneless Campbell’s Chunky Soups Pork Loin • Creations 2 for Roast 00 or• Healhty Request

00

BC Grown 2 lb Bag Assorted Colours

00

Boneless Beef Imported 13.23/kg

Large Green Seedless Grapes 2 lbs for California Grown 3.31/kg

High Liner Fish Fillets

Rib Eye Steaks

FRESH

DELI

50

1

/100g

00

10

BAKERY

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Princess Silver Star Kaitlyn Chirkoff writes out a receipt for Steve Maxnuk’s donation to the Royal Bank Cup 2014 Bid at the Vernon Vipers game Friday night at the Wesbild Centre. 11th Annual Armstrong / Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce

Harvest Pumpkin Festival

Celebrate the fall season ~ There is lots happening in our community!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH

• ‘Scarecrow Walk’ voting starts • Local restaurants present “Pumpkin Festival Menu” • Hullcar Harvest Market ~ 10am - 4pm • Armstrong Farmers Market • Armstrong Lions Club’s Harvest Dinner & Dance: Dance: 6pm, Tickets $20

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

SOME LIKE IT HOT CHILI COOK OFF!

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• Food and Wine Pairing, hosted by Armstrong Wine & Brew ~ Royal York Golf Course

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST

SAT., OCT 15 ARMSTRONG PHARMACY PARKING LOT

• ENTERTAINMENT • • TOONIE CHILI • (Proceeds to support local kids events)

• Great Pumpkin Family Ball ~ 6 - 10pm Horticultural Building (Armstrong Fair Grounds) Tickets: $10 per family ~ Door Prizes • Concession

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COME DRESSED IN YOUR BEST ORANGE OUTFIT OR COSTUME

PUMPKIN CARVE-OFF

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

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Pumpkin Festival

Friday, Oct. 21st Hosted by Askew’s ENTER for your chance to be a competitor.

Armstrong Fair Grounds ~ 9am - 3pm Pumpkin Launch ENTER NOW! • WIN PRIZES! Entry fee: $25 (Waived for students)

Hullcar Hall & Deep Creek Society “Fall Dance” Tickets: 250-546-1944

Somethin’ Pumpkin Cooking Contest Enter your best pumpkin dish until 11am Sweet, Savory, Most Original & Professional categories Prizes and ribbons awarded

Details at www.aschamber.com

Shire of Krakenfjord’s Pumpkin Feast Medieval Market: 5:30 Feasting & Entertainment: 6:30 - 10 $30/pp • $50/couple

WATCH THE OCTOBER 19 TH EDITION OF THE MORNING STAR FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF PUMPKIN FESTIVAL EVENTS

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29TH

7:00 PM

Caravan Theatre “Walk of Terror” - Musical guest ‘Star Captains’ Tickets: Adults: $15 • Children: $5 At the gate or Ticketseller 250-549-7469

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31ST Armstrong Treat Trail Visit Armstrong merchants for treats and special promotions Presented in part by:

Call the Armstrong Chamber office 250.546.8155 or go online www.aschamber.com


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News Pair named to chamber board Morning Star Staff

operations in support Two Nor t h of chamber board poliOkanagan women cies throughout the are part of the British provincial chamber Columbia Chamber network. “I’m excited and Executives’ restructured honoured to take on board of directors. Patti Noonan, exec- this new position,” said utive director of the Noonan. “I’m looking forward Armstrong to the year Spallumcheen ahead and Chamber of continuCommerce, ing the work has been started last named execuyear, with tive secretary the support while Lumby of my own and District Noonan board. This Chamber of is a great Commerce opportunity manager to learn from Stephanie my peers.” Sexsmith was S ex s m i t h elected as a has already director at met with the large. new board to B o t h discuss plans women were for the year. elected at the Sexsmith “Working B.C. Chamber on the BCCE Executives’ annual general meeting board will be a fantastic experience – one I in Smithers. The restructured am looking forward board will place empha- to,” said Sexsmith who sis on areas of learn- received a double dose ing and collaboration of good news. The Lumby cham— such as professional development, commu- ber was honoured with communications nications, networking, a membership and con- award. “It’s for chambers ference — as chamber managers deliver on with 100 to 200 mem-

VERNON DODGE Congratulates

bers who do a good job communicating with members about the chamber through e-mails and our website,” said Sexsmith. BCCE selected Kimberley as the venue for its next conference and annual general meeting, Sept. 6 to 8, 2012.

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Brian Johnston, President of Vernon Dodge Jeep is pleased to announce that KENT HOUGH has attained Elite Sales Status in the Chrysler Sales Guild 2011. Kent is currently Ranked #1 in British Columbia and would like to thank his many customers and friends for their continued support. Kent also received TOP SSI (Satisfaction Service Index) in Western Canada. Come in today and see why we’re as proud of our great sales people as we are of our great vehicles.

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Nominations required for area chamber board Morning Star Staff

The call for nominations to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce board of directors has gone out. If you have ever wanted to become more involved with the chamber, this is your opportunity. Nominate the person you feel will best represent your interests on the 2011/2012

board. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, at which time a ballot will be created presenting the nominees to the membership. This ballot will be distributed to members on Oct. 17. There are several positions open: President – one-year term;

Vice President – oneyear term; Board of Directors seven two-year terms, four one-year terms. Nominees will be considered qualified provided they are active chamber members in good standing, have agreed to accept the responsibility of a directorship and are not employed by the chamber or at the

expense of the chamber. Each nominee is required to submit a written statement (e-mail is acceptable) to the nominating committee certifying that they wish to have their name included on the official ballot. Please include a paragraph outlining why you wish to become a board member. Each nomination

must also include a letter of support from another member of the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce. Letters or E-mails of Intent will be accepted until Oct. 14. Ballots will be sent out via e-mail Monday, Oct.17 unless a chamber member indicates they would like to receive a hard copy.

Voting ends and ballots must be received (by e-mail, fax or regular mail) by close of business Oct. 28. Send e-mails to mana g e r @ a s c h a m b e r. c o m attention AS Chamber Nominating Committee, or mail directly to Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce, Box 118, Armstrong, B.C. V0E 1B0.

Advertorial

Traditions Continue at Askew’s If you thought that butchery was a lost art, you would probably be right. Today, most supermarkets receive boxes of pre-cut meat from wholesalers and industrial farms, sometimes from places as far away as Mexico or Japan. Not here. At Askew’s the old-fashioned craft of meat cutting remains, simply enhanced by improved technology. The knowledge and knife skills required to break down an entire animal carcass are the same today as they were decades ago when becoming a butcher was a common career choice. The difference today is that butchers now have to cater to our growing need for sustainable food choices. Askew’s began as a meat-only store back in 1929 and even though they have long since expanded to a full-service grocery store, the meat departments remain an integral part of each location. Qualified journeyman meat cutters and ongoing training programs enhance the quality of the finished product, and allow the meat department staff to help customers make informed decisions about the product they are buying. Askew’s prides itself on using local growers, farmers, and suppliers whenever possible. For example, their federally-inspected poultry is from a local farm, and local cheese is cut and packaged in store. Being a “small-town” market gives Askew’s the flexibility of being able to provide many specialty cuts and products for their customers on a regular basis. Steaks, roasts, and fresh turkey can be ordered for special events. Hard-to-find items such as sliced side pork, pigs feet, hocks, corned beef and suet

are readily available, as is the fresh bison meat sold in store Thursday through Saturday each week. Beef and pork are ground fresh daily, and home-style sausage meat is made in-store. For years, Askew’s has produced their own smoked beef bacon, back bacon, smoked pork chops, slab bacon, hocks and jowls, all infused with real smokehouse flavour. Dick and Donnie Askew with their awardwinning Kurosweet hams and bacon, circa 1950

Looking to fill up your freezer? At Askew’s, you can order custom cut hinds and sides of beef, as well as sides of pork, cut and wrapped to your specifications. Nothing goes to waste – anything not sold in the meat case for human consumption gets made and sold as raw pet food. Recently, Askew’s partnered with the Vancouver Aquarium to introduce the “Ocean Wise” products to their lineup. The Ocean Wise program identifies and promotes seafood products that are recognized as having been caught or farmed in such a way as to ensure long-term sustainability of the species and supports environmentally friendly fishing practices. The traditions of the oldfashioned butcher shop are alive and well at Askew’s, but those traditions are combined now with a heightened awareness about the origins of our food along with a willingness to offer things not easily found elsewhere.

PRICES IN EFFECT

through October 15, 2011

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Quaker

Original

All Purpose Flour

Rice Cakes or Minis

Kraft Dinner

10 kg.....................................

1098

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Sockeye Salmon

Soup Mixes

213 g ...................................

2/4

Coke, Sprite, or Canada Dry Pop Asst. Flav., 2 L ........... +Dep

3/5

48

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Head coach Jason Williamson said the Vernon Vipers are prepared to win one-goal hockey games, and they are proving it. Saturday night’s 3-2 overtime result against the host Merritt Centennials was the Snakes’ third foray into extra time, and fifth time in seven B.C. Hockey League games they have been on the right side of a one-goal decision. The 7-0 Vipers are the only remaining undefeated BCHL team and occupy first place, two points clear of the Coastalleading Powell River Kings (6-2). “In all three (OT) games we didn’t play well, but we found ways to win. All three of those games were probably our worst games of the season,” said Williamson. Netminder Kirby Halcrow made 39 saves to earn first star before 640 fans in the postage-stamp sized Nicola Valley Arena. With pretty much anything over the redline

considered a scoring chance, the Centennials, seventh in the Interior at 1-4-1-2, fired at Halcrow from all angles. “It might have taken a few minutes to adjust (to the rink), but I settled down after that,” said Halcrow, 20. “It makes it easier with them shooting from out there, and the guys were letting me see the puck, so that was good.” And when Merritt did get traffic in front of towering netminder, Halcrow added: “I was fighting through screens and looking around guys to make room to see the puck.” Mike Zalewski, with his team-leading sixth goal, buried the winner in the second OT period after a nice feed from Darren Nowick. Defenceman Luke Juha made a good heads-up play to spring them on a 2-on-1. “We were opportunistic. They’re good at home and they threw everything at the net, but Kirby was good,” said Williamson.

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The Vernon Home Building Centre Vipers struck Midget Tier 1 silver at the ninth annual Seafair Islanders International Ice Breaker Hockey Tournament Monday in Richmond. It took a shootout to decide the action-packed final between the Vipers and Richmond, with the Blues scoring once to win the championship game 3-2. Vernon came back from a 2-1 deficit in the third period as Game MVP Cody Hendrickson scored his second goal of the final, from Austin Krahn. From then on, the Vipers took it to the Blues, registering 23 shots in the third period. The flurry continued into the 4-on-4 overtime, but the Vipers couldn’t put one past the acrobatic Richmond goaltender. “I was proud of the guys for the way they came back and never gave up,” said Vernon head coach Jim Armstrong. “I think they may have surprised themselves with how well they played. It’s a great start to the year.” Hendrickson roofed his first goal in the opening period, from Justin Mitchell and Krahn, to tie it 1-1. Max Brown was solid in net for the Vipers. The Home Building crew qualified for the A final by winning their pool with a win and two ties. They stopped the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies 7-4 in the semifinal Sunday. Mitchell (Game MVP) had a goal and two assists, as did Logan Geefs, against the Grizzlies, while Trevor Pickett scored twice. Dennon Leibel and Richard Meaney also scored, while d-man Connor Payne got the other goal on a slapper from the point. Curtis Sexsmith contributed three assists. In round-robin play Saturday, the Vipers beat North Shore

Winter Club 1-0 and battled Anchorage to a scoreless draw. Wyatt Bonneau supplied the lone goal against North Shore, with Mitchell and defenceman Kyle Clarke drawing assists. Game MVP Brown earned the shutout. Evan Campagnolo registered Game MVP and the shutout against Anchorage. Vernon hosts Penticton’s Okanagan Hockey Academy Friday, 8:15 p.m. at Civic Arena. The Vernon Sun Valley Source for Sports Bantam Tier 1 Renegades also took second place in the Seafair tournament, losing 7-1 to the Islanders in Monday’s final. Seafair held period leads of 1-0 and 2-0 before netting four goals in a seven-minute span in the third period. Jeff Bochon, from Braydon McCarthy, counted the Renegades’ goal. Louis Springer made 40 saves in the loss. Vernon knocked off Juan de Fuca 5-1 in Sunday morning’s highly physical semifinal. The teams were assessed 105 penalty minutes (63 to Juan de Fuca), with netminder Bryce Dyck enjoying a strong game for Vernon. Daine Elphicke (from Jagger Williamson) opened scoring early in the first period, while Blaine Caton (from Bochon) made it 2-0 two minutes later. Vernon scored three more in the second to take a 5-0 lead with Carson Richards, Noah Turanski and Bochon connecting. Caton had two helpers. The Grizz ruined Dyck’s shutout bid late in the second. Sun Valley opened by falling 6-0 to Kelowna’s Pursuit of Excellence with Nick Stanhope taking game MVP for Vernon. Vernon rebounded with a 2-1 victory over North Vancouver.

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Vernon Viper forward Adam Tambellini (right) intercepts Merritt’s Brent Fletcher (left) as he tries to tuck a puck past netminder Kirby Halcrow in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Nicola Valley Arena.

Pierce rates Cents’ effort Continued from A26 “There was no real structure out there, but we found a way to win. Our veterans got it done again.” After a scoreless first period, the Vipers struck in the second frame when John Knisley carried the puck wide and fired on net. The rebound landed on Nowick’s stick for an open net at 6:50. Alex Hagen, with his second of the season, made it 2-0 with a crafty play, surprising netminder Lino Chimienti (28 saves) with a shot off a faceoff. Dustin Lebrun put Merritt on the board three minutes into the third period as he stepped into a loose puck off a faceoff to beat Halcrow high glove side. Later in the third, after some good movement by the Cents’ on a powerplay, Reece Wilcox walked in from the point and beat Halcow through traffic to force OT. “It was nice to finally have an effort that I feel we’re capable of. The result was unfortunate, but it

was a start,” said Merritt head coach Luke Pierce. “I thought that Halcrow was outstanding. And they capitalized basically on the one opportunity they got in the OT. You really have to try and minimize the mistakes you make against good teams like that.” The Vipers are in Chilliwack to face the 3-1 Chiefs Friday night at Prospera Place, and end a three-game road schedule Saturday against the Penticton Vees at South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees, second in the Interior at 5-1-0-1, have averaged seven goals a game over their last four games. They fell 5-4 in overtime to the Prince George Spruce Kings Saturday night. SNAKE BITES: Vernon native Conor Barrie recorded 29 stops and his first-ever BCHL win as the Surrey Eagles outlasted the host Nanaimo Clippers 4-3 Sunday night at Frank Crane Arena...Former Viper Trevor Fitzgerald leads the Clippers in scoring with four goals and five assists in seven games.

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Sean Mulcahy supplied the winner on a thirdperiod powerplay as the North Okanagan Knights clipped the Sicamous Eagles 3-2 Saturday night at the Sicamous Recreation Centre. Brothers Patrick and Eric Chore drew the assists as the Knights improved to 6-3, good enough for a share of third place in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Okanagan/Shuswap Conference. Brendan Devries opened the scoring for the 3-6 Eagles in the first period before the Knights stormed back with three unanswered goals. “We made some strides from the week before, but we still have to clean up our defensive play,” said Knights’ head coach Kris Mallette. John Saunders, with his first of the season, put North Okanagan on the board with a point shot in the second period. Cory Hauchhausen put the Knights in front with a buzzer beater to end the second period. “Our guys played to the whistle and were rewarded. Their guys looked like they were skating off the ice,” said Mallette. With Dustin Nikkel called up to the BCHL Westside Warriors for the weekend, rookie netminder Colten Wright, a Salmon Arm native, recorded 32 saves for his second win.

“He kept us in it for sure. When they pulled their goalie for the extra attacker, he made some big saves,” said Mallette. Sicamous netminder Kris Drott made 24 stops. The Eagles’ Jagger Bowles, taking advantage of a missed assignment, pulled the hosts within a goal by burying a shot on a rush. Wright shut the door after that. The Knights will face a range of talent as they head into a three-game weekend. They open against the 7-4 Osoyoos Coyotes Friday at the Sunbowl and visit the 5-2-0-1 Princeton Posse Saturday at Princeton Arena. They host the winless Chase Heat (0-11) in a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday at Nor-Val Sports Centre. “We’ve got a big weekend coming up. It’ll be a good test for our kids. We’re trying to instill that we play the same way regardless of who it is. We want to find that consistency,” said Mallette. Meanwhile, Armstrong’s Owen Barker and Vernon’s Jared Suetter and Ryan Scheidt recorded helpers as the Heat fell 6-4 to the host Creston Valley Thundercats Sunday at Johnny Bucyk Arena. Dylan Richardson led the Heat with three goals in support of Vernon’s Jordan Vallance (29 saves). The Thundercats’ Michael Hails, another Vernon minor hockey product, recorded 12 saves and the win as he split netminding duties with Tyler Moffatt.

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SATURDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL – Senior AA, South Kam Titans @ Fulton Maroons, 2 p.m., Grahame Park; VSS Panthers @ Kalamalka Lakers, 11 a.m.

SUNDAY JUNIOR B HOCKEY – Chase Heat @ North Okanagan Knights, 2 p.m., Nor-Val Sports Centre, Armstrong.

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Sharks shut out Kelowna Morning Star Staff

The Vernon Seed Orchard Bantam Sharks defeated Kelowna 3-0 in an all-girls hockey battle Saturday at Civic Arena. Kelowna came out strong in the first 10 minutes, peppering goalie Bailey Berndt with several shots. Nikala Debalinhard and Selena BridgeHanson anchored the defence, covering loose players and clearing rebounds. Vernon took control of the game at the end of the first period when Chelsea McCaig started some great passing plays and Brooke Berube, Erin Poland Molly Crandlemire and Taylor Cousins forechecked to keep Kelowna pinned in their end. The Sharks’ hard work was rewarded at 4:15 in the second when Cailee Bauml stripped a Kelowna defender and made a perfect pass to Hannah Scherck, who one-timed the puck to the far side for the Sharks’ first goal of the season. Just two minutes later, Brittany Jackson took a quick shot and her rebound came to Taylor Vandale, who used quick hands to tuck the puck into the side of the net. The Sharks kept pressing in the third period and the usually defensive-minded Hannah Swift picked up a loose puck inside the blueline and ripped a wrist shot from the high slot five-hole. Kelowna put on a huge push to break the shut out, but Berndt stood tall as she earned her first career shutout. The Sharks are 1-2 in exhibition action. Meanwhile, the Pee Wee Lakers girls stopped Williams Lake 6-0 and 5-0 in exhibition weekend action at Civic. Kendra Ostafie scored the first goal Saturday with Courtney Graves and Andie Kaneda earning

Edmonton’s Kevin Martin iced Winnipeg’s Mike McEwan 5-2 to defend his Westcoast Curling Classic title Monday at the Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster. Martin, whose rink – third John Morris, second Marc Kennedy and lead Ben Hebert – won gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, pocketed $17,000 for the win, the sixth time he has won the New Westminster spiel. McEwan, backed by third B.J. Neufeld second Matt Wozniak and lead Denni Neufeld, took home $11,000. After grounding Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock 7-3 to earn a B qualifier spot Sunday, Vernon’s Jim Cotter fell 7-4 to Edmonton’s Randy Ferbey in a

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Monday morning quarterfinal. Tied 4-4 after six ends, Ferbey cracked a threeender in the seventh to secure the win. Cotter, who collected $5,250, is pleased with how his rink is gelling with the addition of second Tyrell Griffith. With Cotter moving up to skip, Kevin Folk is at third and Rick Sawatsky is lead. “The guys are playing well and we’re happy with where we’re at,” said Cotter, a semifinalist at the recent Twin Anchors Classic at the Vernon Curling Club. “With a new team and new positions, there’s always little things to work out.” In other quarterfinal play, McEwen shut out Edmonton’s Kevin Koe 6-0, Martin stuffed Laycock 9-1 and Rosetown, Sask.’s Carl deConinck Smith outlasted New Westminster’s Brent Pierce 5-4.

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assists. Kaneda finished with the hat trick, while Mairyn Tucker converted from Carly Southam. Cassidy Marshall, Jordan Butler and Makenna Southam also supplied helpers. On Sunday, Ostafie again opened the Laker offence with Marshall and Makenna Southam assisting. Kaneda, from Chelsea Marshall and Amy-Rae Fox, made it 2-0. Emily Clarke then clicked with Fox and Carly Southam assisting. Tucker added the final two goals with Clarke and Ailish Curran drawing assists. Samantha Head was amazing in the Vernon net for both games.

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Coke crew finishes 2-2 in Shuswap Continued from A26 It was 1-0 North Vancouver early in the second period. Vernon responded with two goals from Caton in the third, on feeds by Cole Woodliffe and Carson Richards. Dyck (MVP) was great in goal, especially during a North Vancouver powerplay early in the first period. In Game 3, Bochon collected 3+1 as the Renegades stuffed North Delta 6-0. Braydon McCarthy, Williamson and Turanski also scored, while Richards supplied three assists and Stanhope had a pair. Springer recorded the shutout to earn MVP. The Midget Tier 2 Coca-Cola Vipers went 2-2 and finished strong in the Salmon Arm Midget Tier 2 Tournament, getting 3+1 from Tyson Clark in a 6-1 win over Quesnel. Carson Tucker (3+2) led the Vipers in points and hits for the tournament and had some great help from linemates Jacob Dolinar (1+2) and Lee Springer (0+3), holding off Clark and Travis Churchill (1+3) for the most points. The defence showed the offensive upside of the system with goals by Kenny Batke, Brandon Rysen, Conor Butte-Landsfried and Griffen Fried. Bruin Stair and Jayden Campbell were awesome in net. The Vernon Machine Bantam Tier 3 Vipers competed hard but went 0-4 in the Seafair Tournament. The Snakes lost 8-0 to North Shore Winter Club and 7-0 to Westside, teams which made the final. Vernon bowed 4-2 to the Saanich Braves as Austin Dixon scored on a deflection from Jarett Campbell’s point shot and Bryton Stead clicked from Richard Thompson. In the crossover game, the Vipers lost 6-2 to Victoria Racquet Club. Scoring for Vernon were Bryce Pyle, assisted by Austin Derkach and Brian Ferguson, and Derkach, assisted by Pyle and Colton Skead.

Pee Wee Tier 3 Jets go 2-2-1 in Westside In Pee Wee Tier 3 play, the Vernon Nixon Wenger Jets went 2-2-1 at the Westside Warriors Tournament, ending with a thrilling 6-5 shootout loss to the Penticton Vees on Monday. Dawson Boyce (2), Jaxson Cummings, Keaton McCune and Liam Hennig scored for the Jets, who failed on all three of their shootout attempts. Penticton scored once in the shootout. In Sunday games, the Jets ambushed the North Delta Sun Demons 9-2 and bowed 5-1 to the Kelowna Rockets. Kyle Sherwood pulled the hat trick against Delta, with Nick Cherkowski and Coleton Bilodeau each scoring twice and singles going to Finnian O’Keefe and Hennig. Boyce had Vernon’s goal versus Kelowna. The Jets opened play Saturday by doubling Penticton 4-2 with Bilodeau (2), O’Keefe and Zach Agar handling the offence. Vernon then tied up the Warriors 3-3 on goals from Cherkowski, Dawson Chase and McCune. MVP awards went to Bilodeau, Sherwood, Cummings, O’Keefe and Jenna Fletcher, while defensive player of the game honours were eaned by Makenna Hoffman, goalie Jayden Jensen, Damian Coljee-Fehr, Niklas Luttmerding and Keeghan McRae. “For the first tournament of the year, the team played well and showed lots of hard work and character in coming from behind in two games to win,” said Jets’ head coach Keith Chase. “We’re still working on the little things with the kids and it is

all coming together nicely. Liam Henning and Kyle Sherwood had especially strong tournament showings.” The Pee Wee Tier 3 Vernon Predators registered back-toback wins in Okanagan Mainline League play versus South Okanagan, starting with a 8-3 matinee victory Saturday in Osoyoos. Ethan Huizinga stopped 33 shots for the win, while Aidan Rysen opening the offence, followed by powerplay tallies from Mika Burns and Brayden Harshenin. Solid defence from Noah Debalinhard and Juli Gilowski helped Richard’s unassisted winner in the third to open the floodgates. Dex Elders clicked from Drayden Dougan and Burns, Stephane Richards scored from Harshenin, Dougan converted from Burns, and Harshenin scored with the assist going to Brayden Jones. The Preds stopped South Okanagan 6-3 Sunday morning in Oliver with Jordan Campagnolo and Burns scoring firstperiod goals. Netminder Braeden Barnard was busy in the final two periods and finished with 38 saves. Mason McLennan’s point shot, from Harshenin and Elders, and Burn’s wrister from Elders, gave the Preds a three-goal lead. Richards, on a tap in, from Joe Eggert and Harshenin, and Rysen from Lucas Halvorson and Caden Bracken, completed the Preds’ offence.

Michael Kormany. Rowan Miller, Eric Noren, Tanner Wright, Braeden McAmmond and Lucas Zubrod replied for the Wolfpack. Lochlan O’Keefe and Miller both recorded hat tricks against Westside, while Ben King earned 2+2. Tysen Fairweather and Noren each fired two goals and Lee Christensen one. The H&L Glass boys toppled Aldergrove 7-1 in other prelinary action with Wright earning game MVP.

Venom snag silver medal in Winfield The host Winfield Bruins bounced the Vernon Valley Wood Venom 5-2 in Monday’s final of the Thanksgiving Atom Development Tournament. Jacob Green and Landen Harison scored for the Venom, whose game MVP was gritty Lincoln Connor. Goaltending duties were split between Tyler Sedlacek and Dalton Stenberg, who were tough to beat all weekend. Head coach Kevin Cherkowski was pleased with the team’s hard work throughout the tourney. The Venom opened with a dominating 6-2 win over the Burnaby Eagles as Brayden Beacom scored a deuce and singles came from Harison, Green, Cory Lazar and Caden Danbrook. Gavin Fleck was tireless on defence and took game MVP. Vernon then battled the Kelowna Raiders to a 7-7 tie in a game the Venom led 6-2 at the break. Danbrook’s third goal of the game late in the third period was the equalizer. Other scorers were Fleck, Chase Batchelor and Harison. Evan Trottier added a couple of assists. Danbrook was MVP. In Sunday action, Harison bagged a pair as the Venom clipped the Bruins 5-4. Cameron Moger, Anne Cherkowski (MVP) and Danbrook supplied singles. In Thanksgiving Monday’s semifinal, the two Vernon teams collided with the Venom doubling up on the H&L Glass Wolfpack 4-2. Ben Imrich opened up the Venom scoring, while Moger scored shorthanded, Danbrook connected on the powerplay and Beacom finished off the attack. Goalie Caden Colmorgen was named Wolfpack game MVP The Wolfpack fell 7-5 to the North Okanagan Knights and smothered Westside 13-0 in their opening games. Kord Haller and Nick Walker each scored twice for the Knights, who got singles from Mitchell Brown, Eli Dwyer and

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The annual Penticton Thanksgiving weekend tournament found fewer teams than usual this year, meaning less teams in each division, The Vernon Big O Ogopgos were in tough in the 45+ division with Okanagan champion Kelowna IGA and perennial tournament winning Penticton Pinnacles, and Prince George. Big O, who just missed making the final at 1-1-1, gave their best-ever showing against IGA, eventually losing 6-1 in their opener. Bryan Mckewen scored for the Ogopogos, who lost reliable midfielder Brad Conlin with a groin injury early in the game. The Ogopogos then settled for a 1-1 draw with Prince George as Rob Ross connected on a penalty kick. Vernon held on until the last few minutes when Prince George buried the equalizer past keeper Yogi Kongsdorf, who was playing injured. Big O lost defender Paul Hunter to a bad knee injury and defender Greg Thalheimer with the flu before the third and final game, a 2-1 win over Penticton. Big O scrambled for players and were able to start the game with one sub, taking the surprising lead on another rushing goal by Mckewen and then another goal by Dave Dawson. Dawson was left all alone in the 18-yard box after the Pinnacles stopped running because they thought the ball had gone out of bounds. Dawson chipped the ball over the keeper’s head. Later in the game, Penticton received a controversial penalty kick after a collision between Al Bensmiller and a Pinnacle forward. The Penticton player beat Kongsdorf, who played superb and helped Big O to their first win ever against the reigning champ Pinnacles.

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Zach Smith carried the ball 15 times for 148 yards and three touchdowns as the Vernon Blue Bombers grounded the host Kamloops Broncos 30-6 in Southern Interior Atom Football League action Sunday. Smith scored two TDs on 10-yard runs and another on a three-yard plunge. He also tossed a 25-yard pass completion to Liam Glennon, who booted three converts. The Bombers also got a 15-yard touchdown romp from Matthew Reich in the first half, which ended 22-6 Vernon. Reich finished with 10 touches for 69 yards. Ethan Anderson rushed six times for 11 yards, while Glennon had one carry for 10 yards. On defence, Smith recorded 6.5 tackles and one safety, while Reich had 3.5 tackles and Isaiah Ondrik earned three. Devin Hofsink turned in 2.5 tackles, while Anderson had one fumble recovery.

(first year, Vernon) passed across the 18-yard line, allowing Briggs (second year, Delta) to score. Dodds had a breakaway attempt foiled by keeper Jordan Hall (first year, Prince George), but Dodds quickly recovered from the scramble in the box and made it 2-0. Dodds tallied again in the 68th minute. Down 3-0 with 15 minutes left, UNBC (0-9) pressed forward with no success, allowing Satterfield (second year, Surrey,) to counter strike for her first goal of the PacWest season. The Heat play the 5-1-2 Quest University Kermodes of Squamish Saturday at the Nonis Sports Field (1:00 p.m.). In men’s soccer play Saturday, the Heat battled the T-wolves to a 2-2 draw on goals by Andrew Hauser and Sean Causier.

NOTEBOOK BASEBALL - The Vernon & District Baseball Association AGM goes Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prestige Inn. BASKETBALL - Drop-in basketball goes Sundays, 12:30-2 p.m. at Priest Valley Gym. Cost is $5 per session or $45 for 10. BOXING - The CounterPunch Boxing Club (member club of Boxing B.C.) is operating at BreakAway Fitness. Competitive and recreational boxing offered for men, women and children. Head coach is Tony Stamboulieh (250-260-1082). SKATING - Recreation Services is offering the Boots for Blades and skate lessons Monday and Wednesday at Civic Arena. Call 545-6035 or register at rec centre. VOLLEYBALL - Junior volleyball skill sessions for kids 10-13 years old will go Wednesdays 4:45-5:45 p.m. at Priest Valley Gym from Oct. 12-Dec. 14. Call 550-3671 to register. VOLLEYBALL - Drop-in volleyball sessions are running weekly at Priest Valley Gym. For recreational players: Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m., and Fridays 6:30-8 p.m. For competitive players: Tuesdays 8:30-10 p.m., Thursdays 8:15-10 p.m. and Sundays 2-3:45 p.m. $5 per session or $45 for 10. WOMEN’S HOCKEY - Ladies wanted for skills, drills and exhibition games at the Okanagan Training Rink. Head coach Mike Burke runs the fun-filled sessions Thursday nights from 7-8 p.m. Call Mike at 307-4110 or OTR at 549-7468.


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Bridge by Phillip Alder A pass may reveal as much as a bid If the dealer passes, it means that his hand does not have 12 high-card points or (probably) a long suit. In addition, though, if that initial pass is in a composed lesson deal or a newspaper column, it will help declarer with the play. In this layout, how should South plan the play in four hearts after West starts the defense with his three top clubs? North’s three-heart response is a limit raise, guaranteeing a maximum pass and at least fourcard support. (If you use Reverse Drury by a passed hand, do not stop; it is recommended. In this instance, North

would respond two clubs, showing a near opener with three or more hearts.) In either scenario, South rebids four hearts. South ruffs the third club, draws trumps and cashes his four diamond tricks, discarding two spades from the dummy. Then, with his contract on the line, he leads a low spade, West playing low. Should declarer finesse dummy’s jack or should he go up with the king? Why? West had nine points in clubs. If he also held the spade ace, he would have opened the bidding. South should call for dummy’s jack. Yes, West might have stopped playing clubs after two rounds, shifting,

say, to a trump. Declarer should then draw trumps ending in the dummy and call for the club 10. If East had the queen, it would take an iron nerve to play low smoothly. Also, at trick one, East signaled with the club two. If he had had the queen, he probably would have played a higher, encouraging club.


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THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF S.D. NO. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) School District No. 83 (North OkanaganShuswap) invites applications for the following Aboriginal Education Resource Helping Teacher K-12. POSTING: T2011:165 .80 FTE ABORIGINAL EDUCATION RESOURCE TEACHER K-12 The District is seeking credentialed Aboriginal Education Resource Teacher speci¿cally for its Aboriginal Education Department. Successful candidates with experience in either Elementary or Secondary schools are being considered. Candidates will have a strong understanding of Aboriginal pedagogy, Aboriginal language, Aboriginal culture, and specializes in a wide range of instructional areas inclusive of: mathematics, science, humanities, and literacy. Quali¿cations include a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in BC public school system and membership in the BC College of Teachers. As well, the successful candidate will have working experience as an Aboriginal teacher performing and analyzing educational research and methodology for instructing Aboriginal students. For a complete job description and to apply please go to www.sd83.bc.ca/employment and click on “Make A Future.” Closing date for applications (only on-line applications will be accepted) is: OCTOBER 14, 2011. School District No. 83 (North OkanaganShuswap) is an equal opportunity employer.


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PRODUCE MANAGER. Jasper Super A is currently recruiting for a Produce Manager. Reporting directly to the Store Manager, the Produce Manager is responsible for all aspects of operating a successful produce department including, scheduling, ordering, receiving, merchandising, gross margins, sales ratios, expense controls, and supervising the produce department. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are essential. Previous produce experience will be considered an asset. TGP offers a competitive compensation and benefit package as well as the opportunity for personal and professional development. If you have the skills and abilities to meet our expectations and want to progress with a dynamic organization, please forward your resume: The Grocery People Ltd., 14505 Yellowhead Trail, Edmonton, AB, T5L 3C4. Fax 780-447-5781. Email: humanresources@tgp.ca 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.

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Financial Services

Countertops

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: It’s that simple. your credit/age/income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161. M O N E Y P R OV I D E R . C O M . $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660. REDUCE DEBT by up to 70% Avoid bankruptcy. Free consultation. BBB accredited. 250-860-1653 www.4pillars.ca

CALL MIKE’S ELITE Countertops- All Countertops - Granite, Caesar Stone, Sile Stone, Han Stone, Marble and all natural stone products. Hundreds of colours to choose from. We offer a special every month, call Mike to find out this month’s deal! Please call (250)575-8543, 2392 Dominion Road. GRANITE SLAB SALE 30% OFF All Kitchens, kitchen counters, bathroom counters, vessel sinks. 150 colors to choose from GREAT QUALITY & SERVICE Open 9-4 Mon-Fri, 10-2 Sat. Showroom: 1115 Gordon Dr. Free Est. 250-870-1577

Merchandise Rentals

crowbotham@waterouspower.com

Work Wanted *1 Vernon’s own Dumprunz Fast courteous service for around 1/2 the price of the big guys. 250-307-9449 **A1. DUMP RUNS, MOVING, Fall Cleanup, All Renovations, Painting, Floors 250-550-4256

Services

CRIMINAL RECORD? Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) RemoveYourRecord.com

Higher Standards Home Cleaning, bonded,insured, reg w/Veteran Alice 250-5580840.

Mountain Acupuncture & Laser Therapy

Computer Services

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

VERNONCOMPUTERREPAIR.CA A Price you can actually afford. We Fix Anything In-Shop for $49 ONLY! NO HST!! Call us at 778-475-4335.

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

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF S.D. NO. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap)

Quali¿cations required: applicants must have Grade 12 or the equivalent; a minimum of one year post secondary education in Human Services/Social Services, Psychology or Special Education Assistant Course; direct experience with First Nations students in an educational or recreational environment; direct experience with families of First Nations students on or off the reserve; cultural awareness of the First Nations community; demonstrated effectiveness in supporting educational goals for First Nations students; the ability to be a cultural interpreter and resource person in First Nations language, cultural heritage and demonstrated cultural sensitivity.

Call or apply in person Attention: John 250-549-0063 4407 27th Street, Vernon

Drywall, Taping & Texturing. Reasonable rates. Call Rob at 250-558-4171 or Jason at 778-475-4718

JUNK REMOVAL We haul it all. Call anytime. Ray 250-307-0837.

Garden & Lawn MERIDIAN LAWN & GARDEN CARE • Garden Cleanups • Scheduled Lawn & Garden Maintenance • Trimming Hedges etc ALSO QUOTING ON STRATA MAINTENANCE FOR 2012 Call Jan (250)550-5386

A PHONE Disconnected? We Can Help. Best Rates. Speedy Connections. Great Long Distance. Everyone Approved. Call Today. 1-877-852-1122. Protel Reconnect.

Computer Services

Computer Services

Telephone Services

™ MicroSolve Computer Solutions

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

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

542-8620

Landscaping

Landscaping

Convenient IN TOWN Location • Delivery Available • FREE Onsite Loading

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

OWNERS: KEVIN & LORI WOURNELL

Authorized Dealer

250-542-8191

4620-23rd Street

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

Please submit resume with full supporting documents, along with three professional references, to: Director of Human Resources, Box 129, Salmon Arm, B. C. V1E 4N2, Fax No. (250) 832-9428

SUMMER HOURS Monday to Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM Closed Sunday

by October 21, 2011. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Consider being an independent carrier for The Morning Star. Students & Adults both welcomed.

Full-time, competitive salary and benefits package, able to work as a team player in a fast-paced and busy shop.

Rubbish Removal *1 Vernon’s own Dumprunz, Fast courteous service for around 1/2 the price of the big guys. 250-307-9449

Applications are invited for on-call substitute Aboriginal Educations Workers for both elementary and secondary schools. These positions would be in effect on days that school is in session for pupils. These are C.U.P.E. positions with a salary of $20.85 per hour. Candidates must have their own transportation.

Profit from your Morning Walk! Subaru Dealership has an opportunity for a 1ST OR 2ND YEAR APPRENTICE

Buy, Rent, Sell!

Drywall

Countertops

HANDS ON HEALING 15yrs experience - intuitive energy work. Reiki Master. Healing Touch Level 2B Retired RN. (778)475-0024 for booking.

Help Wanted

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

CUSTOM ROCKCOUNTERS.COM

Legal Services

Cleaning Services Alternative Health

SHOP/STORAGE FOR LEASE 5177 SIlver Star Road. 480sq ft; 240V, Gas heat, AC, covered parking, storage. 250-275-3058; w w w. b e l l e m e a d e . c a ; bmdev@shaw.ca

EAST HILL RT 46 - 9 St & 33 Ave Available Oct 14 BX RT 73 - 25th St & 39 Ave Available now LAVINGTON RT 230 - Woodland & Bessette Available now LUMBY RT 601 - Saddleview & Mountview Available Nov 2 contact Donna Tuesday-Friday, 250-550-7901 for more info

We load pickups, trailers, etc … and we deliver! • Screened Topsoil • Decorative Rock • Natures Gold Products • Bark Mulch • Manure and Peat • Sand and Gravel ACROSS FROM VERNON GOLF COURSE ENTRANCE

542.7520

609 KAL LAKE ROAD

PICK UP OR DELIVERY HOURS Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm DECORATIVE ROCK Sat. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm WHITE DOLOMITE Sun. Closed Closed Stat Holidays BLAST ROCK VISA, DEBIT, MASTERCARD, LAVA ROCK INTERACT, SENIORS DISCOUNT SLATE LANDSCAPE FABRIC BARK MULCH TOP SOIL MIXES SAND & GRAVEL www.justrocks.ca

JUST

250.541.0111 1.866.439.0111

ROCKS

NO ROCK TOO BIG NO PURCHASE TOO SMALL

186 GREENHOW RD., VERNON 1 KM NORTH OF SWAN LAKE NURSERYLAND


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HOME MAINTENANCE / RENOVATIONS CONSTRUCTION

Nu-Look Homeworks Complete Renovations * Repairs * Decks * Fences “Framing to Flooring”

Insured * References * Guaranteed

Ron Kleefman 250-309-0435

JOB JAR

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

YOUG

BELON

HERE! You

WILL be noticed and get

MORE business in this directory

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

Inside - Out UNBEATABLE ON PRICE & QUALITY

• • • • •

TILING BATHROOM RENOVATIONS WOOD & LAMINATE FLOORS CARPENTRY • PAINTING GENERAL REPAIRS & RENOS

For Free Estimate Call:

CHRIS - 250-540-0025

Honest Renovations

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

Morgan@547-6646 550-4535

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

250-550-7900 ROOFING & SIDING • Re-roofing & new construction • Specialize in cedar shake removal • Gutters & down spouts • All roofing practice to building code • 40 years experience Free Estimates ~ All Work Guaranteed

Call: 250-860-7665

FENCING

McLennan

RENOVATIONS

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL PAT 250-549-0784

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FRAMING, SIDING, DECKS COMPLETE RENOVATIONS

PLEASE CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT AT

250-550-7900

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

WATER PURIFICATION

No boiling! No bottles! Worry-free water since 1998

309-9287

• Siding • Soffit

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

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

HANDYMAN

HANDS Renovations & Repairs Painting & Decorating Kitchens & Bathrooms Lawn & Garden Care

TIM 250-307-8772 Quality Work Guaranteed

You Belong

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EXPEREINCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST

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Canadian Home Builders Association

250-545-3130 | 1-800-88-HANDY

kelowna.handymanconnection.com Now serving all the North Okanagan including Armstrong,

Licensed, Bonded & Insured Enderby, Lumby, Falkland, Lavington, Coldstream, BX & Oyama

QUALITY BATHROOM RENOVATIONS INC.

HERE!

TUB TO SHOWER • CUSTOM SHOWERS • TUBS VANITIES • COUNTERTOPS • SINKS • FAUCETS • TOILETS ACCESSORIES • TILING • DESIGN • PACKAGES

CONTACT THE CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

BADA BATHROOMS.COM

250-550-7900

250.308.6230

LICENSED AND INSURED

SNOW REMOVAL

WINDOW CLEANING

Brighter Outlook

window cleaning Residential & Construction Deron Sanderson

250.306.2679

DRYWALL

TO ADVERTISE IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY

LTD.

ELECTRICAL

All Your Drywalling Needs

ADAIR ELECTRIC LTD.

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

RENOS, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL

DAVIES DRYWALL

BETA

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

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

Electrical Services Ltd

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

QUESTIONS? CONTACT

250 550 7900 250-550-7900

• Residential •Commercial

AV IMMEADILIAABLE

TELY!

RENOVATIONS • New Construction • Service Upgrades • EEmergency SService i C Calls ll 18 years in business • Licensed and Insured • Free Estimates

TIM FITZGERALD 260-1320/938-0638


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HERE!

CRANE SERVICES

CLEANING

You Belong

Let Us Do It 4 You Cleaning Residential & Commercial • Licensed & Insured Cleaning with Integrity & Diligence! atwood.bernice@gmail.com

Phone: 778-475-5578

3D

Cleaning Services

* Quality Cleaning * Eco Friendly Products

Tannis 250-558-8552 tannismorrison@gmail.com

You WILL be noticed

GUTTERS

and get MORE business

EXCAVATING

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY

CCS

COLDSTREAM CRANE SERVICE LTD. s4RUCK-OUNTED#RANE s"UILDINGMATERIALSDELIVERY TRUSSLIFTS ROOlNGETC s'ENERALFREIGHT ,OCALLONG DISTANCEHAULING Competitive Rates Call Les for free estimates #ELL s&AX 

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Registered Massage Therapist riolevanrmt@gmail.com

250-549-2433

by placing

• Seamless Gutters • Vinyl & Hardi Plank Siding • Fascia & SofďŹ ts • Exterior Painting

an ad in this directory

( 250 ) 542-4492

Eave ‘n Flow Eavestrough Cleaning

TO ADVERTISE IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY PLEASE CONTACT THE CLASSIFIEDS DEPARTMENT AT

& TRUCK SERVICE LTD. - General Excavating & Trucking - Ditching & Drainage Problems - Time To Order Driveway Sand - Plowing, Removal 4X4’s & Backhoe

250-550-7900

Call Noel 250-260-6756

WINDOWS & DOORS

www.skullyshoe.com

79

$

00

for an average bungalow. Manual. No mess. Properly bagged for waste disposal. Call Jim 778-475-4801 (Vernon)

BOOKKEEPING

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RENTALS

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

Quality Professional Installations See us at our new location

SC RENTALS.ca

EQUIPMENT RENTALS BR - bobcat EA - mini excavator S T TE 250.260.3714 S

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

Stucco, Re-stucco & Repairs

25 + years Experience

Ph: 307-0387

DECK/PATIO COVERS

New Construction or Renovations

BUSINESS DIRECTORY QUESTIONS?

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

250-550-7900

• 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

SUPERIOR DECK LTD

VINYL DECKING • ALUMINUM RAILING Kelowna • WinďŹ eld

Vernon • Salmon Arm

250-212-3075

250-550-4598

PAINTING

WHITESTONE

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

* * * *

LANDSCAPING

CONTACT CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT

250-550-7900

558-3507

HEDGE TRIMMING • DUMP RUNS YARD CLEANUP • SNOW REMOVAL “Making Green Space YOUR Spaceâ€?

www.outdooraspects.com

NAGY LANDSCAPING

FALL YARD CLEAN-UPS

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

250-547-2429 • 250-306-9896

CALL TOM: 308-8778 C

YARD MAINTENANCE

• Design • Installation • Maintenance

EVERCARE LANDSCAPING • HEDGE & SHRUB, TRIM & SHAPE • TREE PRUNING & REMOVAL • LAWN MOWING • WEED • PLANT • CLEAN-UP • DUMP HAUL • DELIVERY

RES & COMM • VERNON & AREA

250-558-5342 • 250-550-9405

PAINTING RENOVATIONS HANDYMAN SENIOR DISCOUNTS

Reasonable Rates. Seniors Discount. Free Estimates. Call Doug

250-503-6870

SUNSET CITY PAINTING LTD.

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR PAINTING GUARANTEED RELIABLE WORK WCB INSURED 35 years in the valley

Mark 250-307-3561

SIMPLY CEILINGS AND WALLS

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

308-9783 549-5140

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

QUESTIONS? CONTACT CLASSIFIEDS AT

250-550-7900

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR FREE ESTIMATES WORK GUARANTEED 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE

549-0115


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Pets & Livestock

Pets & Livestock

Boarding

Feed & Hay

1st $6.50 & 2nd $7.00 cut Alfalfa grass mix, Irrigated, 70 80lb bales, barn stored, (250)547-6816 2nd-cut, Grass Hay for sale, $6.00 bale, 250-545-5284. 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 Alfalfa mix 600 lb round bales $45. 1 (250)550-6287

(80) very good Timothy,alfalfa 60lb bales, $5.00/bale. No rain, under roof. 250-547-6546 CLEAN dry wheat straw, lrg round 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. Hay for sale, 1 & 2nd cut, barn stored, no rain, Delivery available, (250)545-1817 *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

Livestock

Livestock

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

Feed & Hay

LIVESTOCK HAULING Reliable and committed Call Paul:

250-938-0868

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR - Regular & Screened Sizes -

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

250-260-0110 Auctions

Auctions

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

Selling by auction is the most competitive and effective way of marketing new or used merchandise, everything from household items to complete estate and warehouse dispersals. Let our staff with over 47 years of experience help you market your goods the auction way. Hauling is also available.

REGULAR SALE THURSDAY, OCT.13

www.valleyauction.ca or call us at 250-546-9420 903 Raffan Rd., Armstrong, B.C.

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

www.vernonmorningstar.com

Pets & Livestock

Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Feed & Hay

Farm Equipment

Furniture

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

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

1 Cattle Rack for Pickup. $100 obo (250)545-5933 $CASH$ For your Scrap Metal. Call Jamie (250)308-4893

KING size pillowtop boxspring & mattress. Brand New! Worth $1300,sell $495 250-550-6647

10” Delta Table Saw DD, nice, $60 Master Craft angle grinder kit new $45. (250)542-0531 Alpine/Nordic ski equip $100, skates $5, Fitness equip- rowing & ski machines $50. Doug (250)549-4498 BUILDING SALE... Final clearance. “Rock bottom prices” 25x40x12 $7350. 30x60x15 $12,700. 35x70x16 $15,990. 40x80x16 $20,990. 47x100x18 $25,800. 60x 140x20 $50,600. End walls included, doors optional. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. CAN’T GET Up your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591. CAN’T GET Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad & get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1-866-981-5990. Cow/Calf - small acreage 8 year old cow with heifer calf born 7/19/11 - need good home - Asking $1500 with some hay thrown in - also have new Bobcat bucket with ears for tractor and karcher pressure washer $500/$100 respective - call Dave at (250)542-8615 DO-IT-YOURSELF Steel buildings priced to clear Make an offer! Ask about free delivery, most areas! Call for Quick Quote and Free Brochure 1-800-668-5111 ext 170 Generator - Honda EB 5000X excellent shape $700. (250)545-2979 Name Brand youth jeans,4 pair, size 28-30, excellent condition. paid $50.00 each. Asking $20 a pair.Call 250-3087671. 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 SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info & DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. wwww.NorwoodSawmills.com /400OT 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

Small writing desk with 3 drawers. $25. (250)545-6783 Youth ski jackets for sale. Small, Billabong white and black ski jacket. Excellent cond. Paid $125. Asking $50. Sims black, red, blue ski jacket, excellent cond.Paid $145. Asking $50.Quicksilver, blue ski jacket, youth boys, size 12. Paid $150. Asking $50. 250308-7671

Livestock Riverside Natural Meats Your one stop for custom slaughter. Provincially inspected, Quality guaranteed. Delivered to your cut shop or farm. No surcharge on Custom Slaughter. Can cut & wrap (250)832-0012 rivmeats@telus.net

Pets ANIMAL CARE SOCIETY

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

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

Merchandise for Sale

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

Appliances #1 Choice, Washer & Dryer $250. Many other items. We also buy appliances. Wayne 250-549-6649 IT’S Mr. Mike! Washer & dryer starting at $250. Stacker & front load, plus other stuff. 250-503-6368, 250-549-3781.

Building Supplies

Firearms BARGAIN Bin Rifles $499ea, Shotguns from $99, Rem 870 Tactical from $599, Ruger Mini-14 Tactical $849, SKS’s & Ammo. All At The Best Little Gunshop Around. Weber & Markin. 4-1691 Powick Rd. Kel 250-762-7575 Tues-Sat. 10-6

Fruit & Vegetables 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. Brookside Organic Orchards We have certified organic apples ready. Several different varieties. 80¢/lb 250-260-6690 BURKE’S Prune Plums 20lbs $10, Large Bartlet Pears 25lbs $12.50, Mac Apples 20lbs $10, Gala Apples 20lbs $12, Tomatoes 25lbs $17.50, prime U-pick Tomatoes 40¢/lb your containers. Squash $1ea, Pontiac Potatoes bulk 25¢/lb 250-545-2093 Orchard Apples, Honeycrisp & Ambrosia 80¢/lb, 7699 McClounie Rd (250)309-5137 Pears .50/lb, Apples .35/lb. Maw’s Orchard, Armstrong. 250-546-3401 Red Norlan & Netta Gems potatoes & sweet walla walla onions. (250)546-6165

2-DAY AUCTION SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCT. 15TH & 16TH View and browse the catalogue on-line Antique Imports, in conjunction with the Vernon Museum, will be hosting a “Trinkets & Treasures” Public Auction with the proceeds of donated items going to the Museum. This auction will host an unusual array of antiques, collectibles and period pieces. Partial List Includes: Signed Original Karl Appel oil on paper abstract “Face” painting, exquisite Victorian inlaid burl walnut breakfast table, extremely rare Victorian Orchestral Regina upright coin-op 27” steel disc player, signed Andy Warhol “Smiling Girl” art drawing, 14kt gold custom design diamond ring total weight 1.84ct (appraised at $7,500.00), signed Remington bronze figurine “Bronco Buster”, huge collection of PenDelfin, incredible Native collection, Victorian marble top wash stands, dining room suites, musical instruments, boxed lots and so much more….

Viewings to be held in our Vernon Showrooms. VIEWINGS: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday thru Saturday 9:00 AM ‘til sale time Saturday and Sunday SALE TIME: 6:00 PM Saturday, October 15th 1:00 PM Sunday, October 16th Check out our website www.antiqueimports.ca

ANTIQUE IMPORTS CHARTERED MEMBERS: B.C. AUCTIONEERS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS: CERTIFIED PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISERS GUILD OF CANADA

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

Heavy Duty Machinery 10foot gravel dump box in excellent shape $1500 obo (250)546-6022, 250-308-9250 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 Shoprider Mobility Scooters & Powerchairs. Mobility equipment and lifts, New & Used. www.okmobility.ca Kelowna: 250-764-7757, Vernon: 250542-3745, Toll free: 1-888-5423745

Misc. for Sale

SKI SWAP DOWNHILL • SNOWBOARD • X-COUNTRY

Saturday, October 15 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Vernon Rec Centre 3310 37th Avenue NEW AND USED EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING

@ 642 St Annes Rd

NOW OPEN

Dawn til Dusk. Pumpkin, Squash & Gourds. (250)546-6690

FIREWOOD FOR SALE We have apple, birch, fir or pine. Delivery available. 250-260-7932

Fruit & Vegetables

Fruit & Vegetables

Firewood/Fuel

RINGO-EN ORCHARDS

Mac, Gala, Spartan, Ambrosia & Aurora Golden Gala Apples

U-Pick Tomatoes & Hot and Sweet Peppers PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CONTAINERS 9:00am - 5:00pm • Closed Mon. & Thurs. 6831 Bella Vista Road • 250-545-1610

AND COLLECTIBLE

PILLOWTOP mattress, box. Queen. Brand New! MFR warranty. Worth $1100, sell $390 250-550-6647

The Pumpkin Patch

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

E TH HI’S C U O

New Platform Bed with New mattress, all still in package. Clearout $490, (250)550-6647

Auctions

Auctions

NEW BRAND NAME Outerwear for under $125 www.VernonSkiClub.ca

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

CALL DODDS AUCTION 250-545-3259 10 6x8 glass blocks. $10. 250549-1161.

Merchandise for Sale

The best job EVER! I found it in the classiÀeds, and so can you.

AUCTION

Diamond Rings Appraised Up To $2400, Coins, Watches & More 5 Pc 4 Poster Bedroom Suite With Mirrored Dresser, Wardrobe Cabinet 4 Poster Bed & Night Stand, Dining Table With 8 Chairs, Large Mirrored Back Sideboard, Wood/Iron/Marble Shelf Unit, Upholstered Chairs, 6’ Egyptian Carved Storage Cabinets, Upholstered Bench, Oval China Cabinet Table, Recliner, Queen Mattress Sets, 4 White Chairs, 9 Pc Dining Room Suite, Pine Cabinet, carved Desk, Coffee & End Table Sets, Wall Units, Framed Painting & Prints, Fountain, Large Vases, Fridges, Washer & Dryer, Freezers, Hide-a-Bed & 2 Chairs, 42” Flat Screen TV, Surround Sound System, 1930’s Cabinet Radio, Karaoke Machine, Stereo & Much More.

Office: Desks, Reception Counter, Chairs, Computer & More Honda 3000 Watt Generator, 3800 Watt Generator, ATV/Motorbike Jack, Tablesaw, Router Table, Makita Cordless Drill, Tool Boxes, DeWalt Drill, Gas Weed Eater, CB Radio, Set Kitchen Cabinets, Exercise Machines, Weight Machine, Cast Pots, Planters, Shower Stall, Pressure Tank, Gas Fireplaces, Plus More.

1993 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, 1993 Toyota Camry, 1993 Ford Explorer

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250-545-3259

Misc. Wanted Coin Collector Buying old Coins, Silver, Gold, Olympic + Also buying bulk silver coins. Chad: 250-863-3082 (Local)

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 Wanted: Rainbow vacuum cleaner, in good cond.250558-0840.

Musical Instruments 39” Classic Upright Piano Mason Risch, excellent condition. $495. (250)542-6391

Sporting Goods

SKI SWAP DOWNHILL • SNOWBOARD • X-COUNTRY

Saturday, October 15 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Vernon Rec Centre 3310 37th Avenue NEW AND USED EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING

NEW BRAND NAME Outerwear for under $125 www.VernonSkiClub.ca

VERNON SKI SWAP. Saturday, Oct 15th 8:30AM. Vernon Rec Centre. Buy, sell, new & used clothing, equip., ski, snowboard, x-country. www.vernonskiclub.ca Weber & Markin Gunsmiths The Best Little Gun Shop Around, 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tues-Sat 10-6

Stereo / DVD / TV Bell PVR Rec $50 JVC DVD Player $10 Sony CD/DVD Player $20 All work great w manuals & remotes. (250)5491161 Toshiba Flat Screen TV $40 Work great w manuals & remotes. 250-549-1161

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DRAW WILL BE MADE Oct. 31, 2011 Your name will be entered through out the month of October each time you run a classified ad at our minimum rate of $36.64 (1 week package plus rate). The Okanagan Best Buy package is also included in this draw. (Excludes 1 week $10.02 Special package) Decision of the judges will be final. All entries become property of The Morning Star. ENTRANTS MUST ENTER THEIR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER. The winner will be notified by telephone. The last entry will be excepted no later than 5 P.M. on Friday, October 28, 2011. The Morning Star, 4407 - 25 Ave., Vernon, BC V1T 1P5


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Real Estate

Real Estate

Acreage for Sale

Mobile Homes & Parks

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 PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $150,000. www.orlandoprojects.com Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888

Houses For Sale

FOR SALE BY OWNER

Homes Wanted

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Duplex / 4 Plex

GREEN VALLEY ESTATES

2bdrm clean quiet, near town, in suite laundry, balcony Dishwasher A/C W/D F/S ns/np. Avail now $750. 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 condo, ref. req’d., close to Kal Beach, grd lvl $1,000mo n/p, n/s, Nov. 1, 250-549-1002 ARLINGTON/CENTURY 1 bdrm & 2 bdrm, next to Schubert Ctre, close to downtown, N/S, N/P, Seniors 250275-8066 Avail immed, 1 & 2-bdrm, large & bright, cable incl, close to Downtown, clean, quiet, adult building, n/s, n/p, Refs Req, (250)545-8985 Avail Nov 1, Middleton Way, 3bdrm, a/c, f/s, n/s, n/p, $850/mo+ util (250)558-1820 Enderby 1-bdrm, nice suite, $650/mo + Hydro, incl H.W. & heat, ref req, senior discount. (250)613-2670 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 Large 1 & 2 bdrm,$550-$650, close to Rec Centre, no dogs. 250-307-4948, 250-545-8443. Large 2-bdrm apartment, quiet adult oriented, heat & water incl, $800, n/p, n/s, Nov 1, 4011 27th St. (250)542-0669 LARGE 2bdrm apt. $800/mo. +hydro, NO PETS, Avail. Now. 250-869-9788

COLDSTREAM 2bdrm, 1bath, ns, np, suits 2, $800/mo. Avail immed,walk distance to beach & schools (250) 503-1324 Duplex on acreage, 4bdrm, 3bath, R/R, large deck, garage, fabulous view, F/S, laundry h/u, N/P. $1200/mo +util. Nov 1. 250-542-3914. 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. Large reno’d 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath, n/s, n/p $900/mth, water/heat incl,avail.immed.250-503-1540 Vernon (Harwood) 3bdrm nice clean,1.5bath, f/s,d/w,w/d h-up fenced yard n/s n/p Nov 1 $900 250-766-1428, 550-5685

CALL 250-503-4626

Rentals

$

89,900

NORTHLAND PROPERTIES

Adult Living in a secure building. On site manager, 1 bedroom suite with AC and balcony, 3 appliances and 24 hour access to pool and restaurant. No smoking/No pets. 250-260-1162 Best location for Great living

Columbia Apartments

Home & Lot Packages

832-6699

2 Bed/2 Bath exec. condo in Regency. Appl. inc., like new, h/w Ňoors. Avail. Nov. 1. Asking $1350/mth. Peter Hill 250.558.8362. email: hillp53@gmail.com

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www.countrysidemanufacturedhomes.com 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

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Commercial/ Industrial Property

Commercial/ Industrial Property

PREMIUM STORAGE YOU OWN!

NOW IN VERNON. Fully customizable, insulated units 20 x 48, 24 x 48 and larger. 14’ overhead doors. Wide roadways for easy maneuvering. Deluxe Owners Lounge! Ideal for RV. Boats, Collectors, Retail, Business Overflow. Rentable Storage Solution and Great Investment! Offering preconstruction incentives from $125,900 MLS®

Priscilla & Company - Vernon 250-549-7050

Homes for Rent

1 BEDROOM

Garden apartment opening to your own parklike setting, centrally located, N/P. $

610/month.

250-542-7723

FOR RENT AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

Work / live space in modern building Two floors 1 bedroom apartment 14’ x 28’ workspace

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1 bedroom. TV, internet, utilities incl, pkng, laundry, sep ent, pvte outdoor space, gas f/p. option for furnished, $800. 250 938 4241

To view call

250-558-9696

Westmount Apts

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Large Three Bedroom Apartment Close to downtown. Seniors building. No Pets.

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

250-503-7315 250-545-7251 BRENTWOOD APARTMENTS

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

1bdrm, quiet adult bldg,parking at door step, n/s,lg yard avail now $500. 250-938-0583 or evenings. 250-938-1144

250-545-0962 or 250-503-7977

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale

LOOKING TO BUY REAL ESTATE? has more properties for sale in the North Okanagan than all other real estate companies combined.* market daily.

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Why not call a agent today at Vernon 250-549-4161; Armstrong 250-546-3119; Lumby 250-547-9266; Enderby 250-838-0025 (Not intended To Solicit Properties Currently Listed For Sale) *OMREB MLS North Okanagan Listings 12/31/10

Homes for Rent

MOVE IN INCENTIVES

250-545-1519

Available Nov. 15

Call

250-542-0702

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

1604 - 31st Street, Vernon • 1 or 2 Bedroom • Includes Heat, Water, Elevator, Parking and Coin Laundry • No Smoking • Small Pets OK

Apt/Condo for Rent

250-550-7900

Homes for Rent

Mortgages Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

ARIZONA BUILDING Lots! 50% OFF! 15, AAA+ View Lots. $0 Down! Starting $99/mo! Guaranteed Financing! Near Tucson’s Int’l Airport www.sunsiteslandrush.com Call 1-800-659-9957 Mention Code 7.

250-558-4795

WE Buy Houses, Moving? Any Reason, Any Condition, Call for an Offer! 250-718-0996

Rentals

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Living Room, Den, Sunroom, Doublewide, Great Park

419,900

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

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

Real Estate

Homes for Rent

Commercial Solutions info@globalwestcommercial.com

t: 250 • 503 • 3477 Each office independently owned and operated

FOR RENT OR LEASE HOUSES • APARTMENTS • DUPLEXES • SUITES • TOWNHOMES CONDOMINIUMS • COMMERCIAL • ADULT COMMUNITIES For more details call our office or visit:

www.globalwestcommercial.com FREE Rental List @ 5603 - 27th Street, Vernon, BC

2 Bedroom Suites from

$

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. Good building for Seniors! On-site Resident Manager. REFERENCES REQUIRED SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE

250-542-1701

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 Discover the Secret!

Hawthorn Lane

Rentals

ON SITE MANGERS 1bdrm, 1bdrm + den, f/s, d/w, a/c, balcony, secure prkg, adult oriented, n/p. 250-545-5773 RICKFORD MANOR Adult Oriented, Under New Management 1 & 2 bdrm, N/S, N/P close to downtown 250275-8066

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

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:

3500 sq.ft. for lease w/8’ overhead door. High traffic location. 1 zoning (250)550-5647

250-503-1257

Cottages / Cabins

A New Tradition of Quality Living

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 2 bdrm 2 bath DELUXE condo. Secure mature adult, NS Prop. No stairs - car to unit! Cat OK. $925 incl. heat. Ask for long term discount. 250-309-2000

2bdrm 1 bath apartment, Avail Oct 15/Nov 1, safe, quiet, n/s n/p, prkg $780. (250)878-0367 2bdrm 1bath apt NS, close to D/T, sm. pet ok, $885 +hydro. 250-307-6174 2BDRM, 1bath, condo, Middleton, $750/mo. Avail Immed. 250-275-3223. 2bdrm, 1 bath newly renovated, close to amenities, laundry avail, small pet okay, F/S/AC, R.R. $850+. Contact 8am-8pm www.rentinvernon.com 250306-8252 2 Bdrm Apartment in Quiet Building near Hospital. F/S incl, no pets, utilities extra, $695/mo. Ph: 250-542-7727 M-F 9am-5pm. 2bdrm avail, East Hill/ Lakeview Manor, hardwood flrs, N/S, N/P. On site laundry, heat incl. Avail imm. 250-2605870

Newly Reno’d 2 bdrm cabin for rent on scenic riverfront acreage near Grindrod Now until April 30 NS NP $600/Mo util incl. 250-838-7484 Small Chalet, beautiful rural setting off of Silver Star Rd. 7min to Town, Suitable for 1, n/s, n/p, $650. Hydro incl, Avail/Immed (250)260-1691

Duplex / 4 Plex $1200 + new secondary ste. 2bdrm+den, 1.5bath. Sm yard. n/s, n/p, Garage 250-545-8699 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 3 units available for rent. $525.00-$950.00 1-3 bd units. View at www.arttales.ca or contact Sean at 250-306-0959 Large 3bdrm, 1.5bath, NS/NP $1000/mo includes most util. 250-542-1210.

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Housesitting Female Business Owner, single, non smoker. Available to house sit all winter or year round. Bondable, References Avail. Christine 250-307-8787 HOUSE Sitting Service Available. Starting Over Late Fifty’s gentleman artist, non smoking, non drinking, single, no pets, and retired available to House Sit in quiet solitude for the winter while I work on my pencil sketches. If your in need of a clean dedicated gentleman, to maintain your home while your away call for an interview to Willy @250-719-7160.

Mobile Homes & Pads 2 bdrm, 1bath, + den/office, $650. n/p, n/s. Close to downtown. 250-549-5054. 3bdrm, f/s, country setting. No dogs, immed, $800/mo+DD 250-545-1681, 250-260-0503 Available ASAP. $850p/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

Homes for Rent VERNON MANAGEMENT LTD. 2805 – 35TH Street, Vernon SEASONAL Adult oriented at Adventure Bay 1+1 bdrm, new carpets, new counter tops, fully furnished. Available now until June. $900 $750/mo. Sorry, NS, NP. EAST HILL 2 bdrm + den + family room, gas fireplace, beautiful home, HW floors, awesome view, FS, DW, WD. Available Immed. $1200/mo. Incl all utilities.

GONE

ADULT ORIENTED 2 bdrm, 2 bath, neat & clean, F.S., DW, onsite laundry, private. Available Immed. $800 $750/mo. Sorry, NS, NP.

GONE

FAMILY HOME 3 + 1 bdrm, 3 baths, FS, DW, W.D., double CP, great views, FP, deck & private back yard. Available Immed. $1500/mo. Sorry, NS, small pet okay. ADULT ORIENTED 1 bdrm, near grocery, on bus route, FS, AC, covered parking, onsite laundry, summertime swimming pool. Available Immed. $600/mo. Sorry, NS, NP.

250-542-5580 1 daylight suite 2bdrm, f/p, private yard, rent neg. Avail. immed. 250-542-0060 2bdrm, 1/3 acre, f/p, Avail now,clean, Bella Vista, shared utils, rent neg. 250-542-0060 2bdrm farm house, large yard, no smokers, Grandview Flats, $975/mo. 250-546-6811 2bdrm home, East Hill, near schools/bus. Laundry. Rec rm could be 3rd bdrm. Deck, fenced yard. 2/3 utils. $1400/mo. 250-308-6374 or 250-545-1818


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Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower

Boats

NATURE LOVER’S, 2bdrm, great view, quiet area, 5appl, laundry, $1100 util/internet incl Avail Nov 1. 250-308-2897. New 2bdrm (Mission Hill), large living room & kitchen, f/s 1 bath, d/w, n/p, n/s $800util incl 250-542-6620

Cars - Sports & Imports

Trucks & Vans

Rent To Own - $10,000 down. 5bdrm, .6 acre. Gardeners delight, Vernon. Has 2bdrm rentable sep suite. 250-5469067 www.vernonrentoown.ca

Auto Accessories/Parts snow tires, 4-16”/215 60/R16 on rims, common 5x4.5 (114.3)bolt pattern, $300 (250)549-1526 SWEET DEAL! 4 Nokian Hakk winter tires on rims. Fits Civic. Mint Cond! 175/65 R14. $425. 250-540-2721 Winter tires (with studs) on rims - 205/26R15 (Do not fit on new car), $200 Doug (250)549-4498 WRECKING GM FWD CARS, motors from $250; trannies from $200; doors from $50. All parts on shelf. Since 1994. Armstrong. 250-546-9055.

1995 HONDA CIVIC 4 Door. 236K. New brakes, rebuilt transmission, all seasons and winter tires on rims. Great stereo/reliable car. $1800 obo Loc in Vernon. (250)212-8639 1997 Subaru Legacy, auto, 137,000kms, new tires, exc. cond. $3,200. (250)545-5438 1998 Honda Accord coupe. 246,220 kms. excellent condition. new clutch, timing belt just replaced, only synthetic oil used, stainless steel muffler, security system, command start, amp with boom box, low profile tires plus set of four winter tires on rims $5,000 OBO 250-546-1909 or schwab10@telus.net 1999 Saab Luxury, hatchback, winter tires, all records. $4,900. obo. 250-549-5000. 2007 Toyota Camry LE, silver 4-dr sedan, 90K, auto, winters. $13,500. (250)558-3364 Dream Car 2000 Porsche 986 Boxster Green Black Top and interior 100 k. Two many Porsches, no garage space. Must sell before winter. $14,500 Dennis 250-838-9771

1988 F250 4x4, 4.9L, 5-speed, $999 OBO. 250-546-8199 or cell 250-309-1805

Sailboat & Trailer - 16’ Bombardier Invitation (Laser Class). Complete w/rigging, alum. mast, Dacron sail, instructions manual. $500 obo until Oct 20. (250)503-3113

Darren Chinchilla REALTOR® / PROPERTY MANAGER

Homes & Investment Property Specialist

250-309-1742

Property Not Selling?

Rent it! & Receive $$Cash$$ Flow. Leave it to an Expert • 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, lakeshore, Parker Cove, f/s w/d, NS/NP, Oct 1-May 31. 250-549-0435, 250-309-0600 2bdrm yard, deck, carport, workshed & WD, n/p, n/s dd, $1100incl/util 250-542-3309 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 house (Lavington) private yard, f/s, w/d, RR $900. +util. Nov 1. 778-475-0518

Motels,Hotels 1bdrm,quiet,non smoker kitchen,Monthly $600-$660+ Weekly rates 250-558-6837 daytime

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

Senior Assisted Living Settle for the winter? Rooms & care avail. cert’d care aid on site, prices per individ. needs For info Mayda 250-309-9083

Shared Accommodation 1-bdrm in shared 2-bdrm suite, Nov 1, female pref. N/S $475 250-308-7253 1BDRM, no-drugs, no-parties, downtown. $450 incl.util. N/P, furniture, cable. 250-549-0644 $500 util/incl. shop & fitness room, on acreage. 250-3084337 Furnished room for rent, $400-$425 plus d/d. Incl util & cable. 250-550-4740

Storage Large private garage for winter storage. $100/mo per bay, neg. 250-542-3276 lv mess. Record storage available, clean, secure, in convenient central location. Flexible size options. 250-550-4069.

4bdrm 1.5-bath unit, inlaw suite, 3-bdrm up, 1 down, 4appl, n/s, no parties, swimming pool, Mission Hill area, $1500 + DD (250)859-1055

RV and Boat storage reasonable rates call 250-540-5706 ronfisher@shaw.ca

4bdrm Coldstream, 2 kitchens, 180° view Kal Lake, $1900 + util, np, avail now. 250-869-9788

1bdrm,above ground, Coldstream,n/p, 180° view Kal Lk. $850 + 40% util. Shrd lndry, avail now. 250-869-9788. 1bdrm basement, $650. n/p, n/s, no drugs. .250-2750922.250-307-4801 1bdrm, bright & new, good location, quiet, clean, suits 1, NS/NP, F/S, w/d, Avail Immed, $600 util/incl 250-309-6199 1bdrm bsmnt suite. 2yrs old. Lake view. N/P, N/S. Avail immed. $650 utils incl. 250558-7861 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, Winfield, F/S, sep/entry, $800/mo + half deposit. util/incl. 250-558-3302 days, 250-766-1950 evenings 1bdrm n/p, n/s, avail Nov 1 $650 util. incl. (after 9am) 250545-4063 or 778-930-2635 1bdrm suite, Upper Mission Hill. $650 util incl, no smoking inside, N/P. 250-308-2929 1ST MONTH FREE Huge 1-bdrm, near Seaton School. New 98% Furnace = Low utilities, cat ok, $695 + util, Oct 15, 250-308-9182 2bdrm, 1bath, bright & reno’d, BX area, Vernon, f/s, w/d, ns/np, extra storage, $750/mo. util/incl. immed. 250-869-7373 2bdrm, Ellison/Fulton School, f/s, w/d, utils incl + cable. $900 250-542-3809, 250-306-3809 2bdrm immaculate, f/s, w/d, a/c, Alexis Park area, private entrance, n/s, shared util, avail immed $850 250-545-1229 2bdrm, level entry, huge suite, Harwood area, close to school & shopping, util incl. n/p, n/s, $800. (250)307-6210 2Bedroom Entry Level Suite. No pets, parties, smoking, or drugs. Call 778-475-5100. See Kijiji - Ad # 309541255.

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. 250-545-9063. Adorable Tudor Style 3 bdrm 2 bath home on East Hill. Fully furnished with all amenities supplied. You need only bring your clothes. Perfect for short or long term. $1600 inclusive. 250-545-0117, 250-542-9019 Coldstream 3bdrm house, 2 car garage, $1275 + util. n/s n/p. 250-542-9591 Country executive 5bdrms, very private, Enderby area, fenced, large bright kitchen, $1700 mo. (250)379-2859 Exec home, new 3 bdrm,The Rise,hw floor,2 1/2 bath granite c-t, lake view, n/p $1,500, avail Nov.1, 250-306-3838 House in Lavington, f/s, w/d, Avail now, (250)542-9419, 250-309-5956 LARGE East Hill family home, 6bdrms, 2baths, fenced yard, small pet ok, n/s, ideal location, avail Nov 1 $1,600/mth +util 250-542-5839 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

ONE MONTH FREE RENT EAST HILL 5 bedroom house (includes in law-suite) $1550/excl utilities Option to Rent to Own 604-688-0830

Suites, Lower

BRIGHT clean 635 sq ft 1-bedroom suite in East Hill house. Close to town, schools, safe quiet neighborhood. Must be quiet, responsible tenant. $700 + 1/3 utilities. Own entrance and own laundry. NS/NP. References req. 250-540-5605.

BRIGHT 1bdrm suite for rent. Ground level, walking distance to downtown, on bus route, parking, shared laundry, utilities included. N/S, N/P. $700. Available November 1st. Call (250) 542-5063 or (778) 886-0251 to view. Level entry, quiet area, n/p, n/s, suits single person, ref. req. $800 Nov1, 250-545-5841

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Studio suite, priv acreage. OK Landing. Newly renovated. New flrs, w/d & bath. $680 util incl. N/S N/P. 250-542-6240 Upscale Furnished 1bdrm, view,w/d,n/s,n/p $850/DD/util mature adult (250)558-0374 VERNON (BELLA Vista), 1 bdrm, level entry, separate W/D, lot’s of parking/pool patio/lot’s of storage space, $850 incls utils, N/P, N/S. Avail Oct. 15, 250-540-3160.

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1988FORD Ranger, Mags w summer tires, winter tires/rims 64,000k,complete mech. rebuild $1,800obo 250-306-8760 1992 Ford Aerostar, REDUCED, $500. runs very well, good shape, 250-547-9003. 1997 Chev S10,4 cyl,5spd, reg ular box, exc.cond. 264,000km $2,750 250-938-2241 1998 Dodge Ram 4x4 extended cab, 186,000 km, in good shape, $4,600 250-545-4147 2004 Rare Ford F150 Lightning,Vernon 14,000km 5.4 super turbo loaded mint $28,500. Call Phil’s cell1-403-589-0878 2006 F350 FX4 Lariat, ext cab long box, low kms, canopy, leveling kit, 35” tires. Reduced $23,000.obo 250-549-0644

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1995 Chev Cavalier, 2dr, red, racing rims, 5spd standard, tinted back and side windows, $2000 obo Ask for Raymond (250)558-0095 1997 Chrysler Intrepid, new winters, 258K, 3.5 V6, no rust. runs good$500. 250-545-0414 1997 Sunfire GT. Black, runs but needs engine work. New winter tires. $1000 obo. 250309-3050 1999 Buick Regal GS,new all weather tires 135,000 kms.$4300.obo.250-558-4597

1998 Ford explorer Eddie Bower 4x4. Fully loaded. No rust, no accidents, good tires, new shoes pads, $1995.00 250-838-2230 2009 Subaru Forester XT, full load, ex cond, 13,000 miles. $26,000.obo. 250-542-9780.

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Forest licences ‘streamlined’ The B.C. government has introduced changes to forest harvest licences

to simplify operations for energy and mining companies, and loosen land use restrictions for private woodlot owners.

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