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 '���>A.I*��1./M H !���. ll-fKAKl  Parliament Buildings  Vieloria, B.C. V8V 1X4  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED    1945  January 11,1993 Volume 47 Issue 2  Coast property values soar to new heights  by Jane Seyd  Real estate on the Sunshine Coast is  booming.  But that message has been received  with mixed feelings by property owners  this week as assessment notices arrived  in the mail.  Assessed values on the Coast are up  - way up. For acreage in Roberts  Creek, values have jumped between 90  and 95 percent, while acreage values in  Halfmoon Bay more than doubled in  some cases.  Average increases to residential  property values on the Sunshine Coast  range from 30 to 65 per cent over the  Forestry  guidelines  audit  underway  by Jane Seyd  Fieldwork for an audit of 15  eutblocks in the Sunshine  Coast and Squamish forest  regions has been completed by  a contractor hired to look into  compliance with the province's  fish/forestry guidelines.  And while preliminary  assessments of those blocks -  mostly near Powell River and  Squamish - are expected soon  by bolh the Ministry of Forests  and logging company officials,  an audit of an additional 10 to  1.5 eutblocks on the Sechell .  Peninsula is scheduled when  enough snow has melted.  Plans to complete the project - started by Northwest  Hydraulics at the end of  November - were temporarily  put on hold after snow made il  impossible for auditors to continue examining the eutblocks.  "There were quite a few thai  were 1000 metres or more in  elevation," says Rick Biller of  the local Forest Service, "so  there'll be snow for quite a  while."  When completed, the Sunshine Coast audit will include  samples of eutblocks from all  area logging operations.  The Sunshine Coast is one  several forest regions, including the Queen Charlotte  Islands, the North Coast and  Squamish, which are in the first  phase of an expanded audit of  the fish/forestry guidelines.  The guidelines set out forest  practices to be followed around  several categories of streams,  which may affect fish habitats.  An initial audit of 21 cut-  blocks on Vancouver Island  last summer showed logging  companies had failed to adequately follow the guidelines in  all cases.  About 6,000 eutblocks have  been logged on the BC coast  since 1988, when the guidelines were first established. An  audit is planned for a total of  aboul five per cent of those, or  about 290 eutblocks, says Mike  Brownlee of integrated  resources in the Ministry of  Forests.  Several new measures are  also being brought in as a result  of the Vancouver Island audit.  These include training programs for loggers on forest  practices which will belter protect fish habitats and more full-  time fisheries officers in Ihe  south coast region to specifically deal with habitat protection.  Practices currently set out in  the guidelines will also be  incorporated in a new forest  practices code, which will have  more authority when it comes  lo enforcement. "As long as  they were jusl guidelines, Ihey  didn't really have the force of  law," says Brownlee.  None of the companies  involved in Ihe Vancouver  Island audit will be charged  under the Fisheries Act.  Boom attributed to growth in commuter, retiree numbers  last two-year period. Homes in Halfmoon Bay and Robeits Creek come in  at the top end of that scale, while property in Sechelt increased the least in  value.  In most areas, values of acreage and  waterfront properties increased at a significantly higher rate than more average  homes.  Values of undeveloped land - the  fastest increasing category of property -  have also doubled in some cases, says  area assessor Calvin Smythe.  Meanwhile, most commercial properties in both Gibsons and Sechelt show  values increased by about 25 to 30 per  cent, says Smythe, although there are  some which have doubled.  All this in a place which not-so-long  ago most Vancouverites couldn't locate  on a map to save their faces? Well as  the census figures already show, that  situation is rapidly changing.  Smythe says property values on the  Sunshine Coast are some of the fastest  rising in the province. "It's been a very  desirable area for the past two years and  the assessments simply follow that," he  comments. "It's quite a booming market."  Smythe attributes the boom to several elements, including increasing numbers of commuters, recreational proper  ty owners and a growing influx of  retirees: "All the areas where retirees  have settled have had some pretty good  increases in values." In comparison,  values in the Lower Mainland increased  an average of 20 to 35 percent  By now, most property owners will  have their assessments. Says Smythe,  "We've had quite a few calls." Assessors will be available to answer local  enquiries this week from Tuesday to  Thursday, 8 am to 4:30 pm at the government agent's office in Sechelt.  Appeals are also possible, and must he  filed by Feb. 1.  turn to page 3  Coast News sold in deal  with Whistler Publishing  An observant reader of Ihe  Coast News will notice a subtle  change in this second issue of  1993.  The masthead which graces  the bottom of Page 4 contains  an alteration in wording to  reflect a change in ownership  that came into effect Wednesday Jan. 6.  The Coast News and Coasl  News Weekender are now  owned by Whistler Printing and  Publishing Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Westmount Press,  which owns 10 newspapers in  BC and Alberta.  The sale brings to an end 16  years of ownership by a small  group of Glassford Press share-  , holders hfNM by John Burnside, who was both publisher  and editor of the paper for 10  years. "I have no plans, lots of  options," said Burnside, who  will continue to write his Musings column for the Coast News  and Coast News Weekender.  Westmount president Bob  Doull said the sale resulted from  discussions and negotiations  over much of the past year. "It's  clearly the dominant paper on  the Coast and the best quality,"  said Doull.  "What attracted us to the  Coast News is that it is a writers' newspaper... We produce  fairly high quality newspapers  and it just kind of fit."  There will be no changes at  the Coast News, which underwent a major redesign 15  months ago, and the paper will  continue to be published under  Coast News publisher Pat Tripp and Whistler Printing and  Publishing Co. Ltd., president Gary Hebert.  the Glassford Press name. "Any  initiatives for change will come  from within the paper," Doull  said.  The advantage for Whistler  Printing and Publishing will be  in economies of scale that will  allow cost savings on such  things as paper and printing,  accounting and circulation. "We  can sell advertising more broadly and we have quite a background in magazines," Doull  said. "We're planning to revive  Soundings (the Coast News full  colour tourist guide)."  Whistler Printing and Pub  lishing president Gary Hebert  has appointed Pat Tripp, manager of the Coast News, as publisher.  The Whistler branch of  Westmount also owns the  Whistler Question, the  Squamish Chief, begun 20  months ago from scratch, and  the Bridge River/Lillooel News.  Westmount operates the  Banff Crag and Canyon, Can-  more Leader, Golden Star,  lnvermere Valley Echo, Jasper  Booster, Strathmore Standard  and its most recent acquistion,  the Revelstoke Times/Review.  Waterfront policy  stirs wave of protest  Cold and clear, the horizons around the Sunshine Coast present  a variety of visual delights. Joel Johnstone photo  Sechelt council came under  fireWednesday for a 1988  development policy on waterfront property that was recently  put back in force.  The policy requires a five-  metre corridor between any new  waterfront property and the  highwater mark. Members of  the public asked why recent  Sechelt developments were  required to provide the utility  corridor while others were not.  Municipal planner Rob  Buchan said some properties  escape because of an oversight.  He said Sechelt had recently  undergone staff changes,  including lhe addition of himself, and the policy had only  recently been discovered on the  books.  A member of the public also  pointed out that requiring all  new waterfront homes to provide the corridor would mean  those properties would not actually be waterfront and their  respective values would decrease.  Sechelt council asked to expedite housing development  by Stuart Burnside  Sechell council has been taken to task  over a perceived reluctance to support  developmem within the municipality  At Wednesday's council meeiing, lhe  treasurer of the Sunshine Coast Real  Estate Association, Stan Anderson, asked  council to speed up the process for  approving subdivision applications and  said if council didn't act they should be  prepared for the economic consequences.  At a recent planning meeting, councillors expressed concern over the "sudden  proliferation" of subdivision applications  within the municipality, saying there  were too many, too quickly. The applications, if acted on, would create up to 250  new lots.  Anderson argued that development  should be encouraged, not slowed down.  He said development in Sechelt had all  bul stagnated adding it was irresponsible  of council to hold up lhe current applications. He listed Ihe development trends  since 1989 and pointed lo an ever-  decreasing number of developmem lots,  which he blamed directly on the actions,  or lack of action, by council.  "During the development hiatus in  Sechelt over Ihe past four years there  have only been 14 parcels created of any  description," Anderson said. "In order lo  have a respectable inventory of home-  sites, a minimum of 400 lots should have  been created during this time."  Anderson said development was not  only important lo people buying or building homes, bul for the overall Coast economy. He quoted statistics thai pul Ihe  number of construction and development-  related jobs at more than 1,000 and said  40 per cent of all new business licences  were granted to building contractors.  "To put the number of jobs created by  Ihe construction and development industry into perspective," Anderson said,  "these industries employ the equivalent of  two Port Mellons."  At one point Anderson implied the  lack of development was a direct fault of  council's foot dragging, and it was affecting Ihe work of municipal staff.  "The (municipal) planning and engineering departments of the District of  Sechelt are doing a tremendous job under  completely inadequate conditions,"  Anderson said.  While it is council policy not to comment on a delegation presentation on the  night it is made, Cllr. Peggy Wagner  defended council's cautious approach.  "Our concern is not that (developers)  are going to be building, or that people  are going lo come here," she said. "Our  concern is lhat (development within  Sechelt) be done in an orderly fashion. It  is a concern as to how we are going to  provide for the infrastructure, where are  the parks going to go ... "It isn't just a  matter of rezoning and letting you people,  or anybody, just build wherever you have  land." Coast News, January 11, 1993  Deutsche Presse  Wl**** ��� MMe *U>T��J*M  Pick up your  complimentary copy at  VARIETY  Si FOODS  Snowfall means  windfall for some  tin Gibsons landing I  If you are a woman 40 or over, this program is a musl.  SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY  Is funded by the B.C. Ministry of Health. A doctor's referral is not  required for women 40 and over. Call 1 -800-663-l'203 for an  appointment  ��%.      Screening  s>  Mammography  Program of  British Columbia  AFTER-CHRISTMAS  SAVINGS SPREE  FALL&  HOLIDAY  FASHIONS  % TO 50* OFF NOW  ���ft mtt faff .Mil* MMtlMNMtttef  FITTING FASHIONS  FOR LADIES  Trail Bay Central, Sacholt  by Darah Hansen  It may break a few backs  among those who have to shovel it, but the recent heavy snowfalls haven't broken any budgets, or even records, yet. In  fact, it's been money in the bank  for a few local industries.  "We've been doing really  good," said Annette Murphy of  Blue Wave Cabs. "I'd say we've  doubled our business easy."  That sentiment was echoed  by Teri Gordon al the Sunshine  Coasl Cab Co., which acknowledged business is up 20 to 30  per cent since the first snow in  December.  "It's been non-slop," said  Gordon, "It's unbelievable."  And with people snowed into  their driveways, or sliding off  the road, tow trucks too have  been kept busy. Don Kraus at K  & E Towing said their four  trucks have been "going  steady."  But there were no major accidents, said Kraus, theorizing  that as the weather wears on,  residents become better drivers.  Police confirmed that statement, saying the traffic accident  report over the Christmas holidays was low.  "The guys on the road have  been telling me it really hasn't  been that bad. People just seem  to learn how to drive," said Sgt.  Ed Hill of the Gibsons RCMP  detachment.  The town deserves, in part,  some credit for that low accident rate, said Gibsons Mayor  Eric Small, adding the town's  public works department has  "coped quite well" with the  weather.  Wilh the purchase of an  $80,000 dump truck and plow,  received mid-December, Small  said the town was able to cope  with the unusual snowfall without hiring extra help. He said he  didn't anticipate more than  $15,000 was spent on the 1992  budget for snow removal maintenance.  On Sechelt roads, administrator Art Lew said the town has  also maintained its 1992 budget  of $30,000-$40,000.  Patrick Harvey, 6, busts his way through two inches of ice on a  very shallow pond at Holland Park. Joel Johnstone photo  Said Lew: "I would not call      fall for the Gibsons area on  this a major snow. It's been  mild so far."  In fact, long-time residents  may remember, Environment  Canada recorded the heaviest  December 26, 1968 when it  piled up to 37.6 centimetres.  December 1992's snowfall came  close at a total of 36.8 centimetres.  Fees increase for rural water licence holders  Local "drawers of water" who take their  supply directly from surface creeks and  streams will soon be paying slightly more  for the privilege.  Starting immediately, the provincial Ministry of Environment is raising rental rates  and water license application fees for most  categories of water users in order to cover  increasing costs of water regulation.  Increases vary according to different  types of water use.  Most affected on the Sunshine Coast will  be individual water users, including rural  domestic and agricultural users.  Currently only about eight per cent of  water revenue comes from domestic users,  says Gary Robinson of the water management division. But "when it comes time to  regulate water use in periods of shortage, it's  the domestic and small agricultural use, that  we're out there protecting."  The minimum charge for small domestic  users will go from $13.75 to $19 annually.  Application fees will also rise from $75 to  $100 or $150.  "The new rates will mean a  10 per cent increase in  water revenues'  In the water district which includes the  Sunshine Coast, there are about 1,600  domestic water licences, in comparison to  about 16,000 rural hook-ups to the regional  district's water system.  Municipal and regional water systems  will face only a marginal increase in their  rates, says Robinson, because "they don't  require the sort of hands-on regulation that  *>���  MS  We've  Dedicated to Service  liilQI  nn  ontheCoast  TOP ROW: Dibble Price, Gibsons ��� Jim Wilson, Gibsons ��� Janice Hay, Gibsons ��� Kim Currit, Gibsons ��� Gail Crotaau, Sechelt ��� Carol* Ewntori, Sechelt  ��� Maureen Collins, Gibsons ��� Sharron Shields, Gibsons 2nd ROW Tim Lucas, Gibsons ��� Andrei WriQht, Pendei Harbour ��� Bonnii Rhfirs, Pender  Harbour ��� Sandra Croiby, Pendei Haibout ��� Dibble Kimmirle, Sechelt ��� Diane Mckay. Pender Harbour ��� Sheila Wilsmlllir, Pender Harbour ��� Pirn  Smith, Sechelt. 3rd ROW: Liom Quick, Gibsons ��� Lori Walsh. Gibsons ��� Cathy Elson, Sechelt ��� Robb Cany, Gibsons ��� Ellin Shynuk, Sechelt ��� Kandra  Campbell, Sechelt ��� Robyn Jonas, Sechelt ��� Bitty Pockrant. Sechelt 4th ROW: Dave Slim, Sechelt ��� Mirylou Lymir, Sechelt ��� Dabble Holland,  Sechelt ��� lone Wltdmin, Sechelt ��� Mamie Martin, Sechelt ��� Sue Bowles, Sechelt ��� Diane Robinson, Sechell ��� September Olson. Sechelt ��� BOTTOM  ROW: Anne Mundtll, Gibsons ��� Louise Martin, Pender Harbour ��� Linda Wood, Pender Harbour ��� Pimmili Ruth, Sechelt ��� AMna Paul, Sechelt ��� Old  Elchir, Sechelt ��� Stacey Starr, Gibsons ��� Loretta tanBroek, Pender Harbour. Photos unavailable: Dyin Cirdlllo, Pender Harbour ��� Glm Flay, Sechelt  t^Aflaaa^Lif'  SmOtmMtut Coast  Credit Union  "Dedicated to t*4t Coaat  Pender Harbour Branch  Box 28,  Madeira Park, B.C.  VON 2H0  Tel: 883-9531  Sechelt Branch  Box 375, Teredo Square  Sechelt, B.C.  V0N3A0  Tel: 885-3255  Gibson* Branch  Box 715, Kem's Plata  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  Teh 8864121  we do for other water users."  The new fees are not directly intended to  get water users hooked-up to regional systems, says Robinson. "But if it has this effect  we would not be unhappy."  The regional district now pays about  $4,800 annually for all of its water licences,  including those for water storage in Chapman and Edwards lakes.  Meanwhile, Howe Sound Pulp and Paper  - another big water user on the Coast - won't  have its rates jacked up much with the new  regulations. "The kind of revenues we're  already receiving from that sector are very  high," says Robinson.  Most money for water management  comes from municipal and industrial users,  including mining operations.  The new rates will mean a 10 per cent  increase in water revenues.  i ������., . ,  . . . .,,. ,., ,,|  "    '    ������     ' ..���   .    It,        :      :",',.  I   -I.I.     ,        I ,".!,>.      I .., , ,,,,,..���  Sechelt councillor Peggy Wagner, chair of Sechelt's environment  committee, said Wednesday that the Construction Aggegates gravel  operation had equipped its front-end loaders with mufflers to reduce  noise emanating from the operation.  Wagner noted, however, that a minor accident had rendered one  of the mufflers temporarily useless.  Butt-out  Sechelt's acting mayor, councillor Art Whistler, declared the  week of Jan. 18 to 24 Non-smoking Week in Sechelt, in response to  a request from the Canadian Cancer Society.  Provisional budget  Sechelt's provisional budget is scheduled to be released in the  near future.  In the interim, council is in the process of approving a 'Revenue  Anticipation Borrowing' bylaw which will allow the municipality to  borrow up to $3.8 million, or 75 per cent of the revenue expected  from 1993 taxes.  BC Ferries says no  BC Ferries has responded to a Sechelt council request for extra  sailings in the negative.  Council made the request in June, 1992, but a response letter from  BC Femes dated Nov. 25 says "adding an additional sailing would  increase the financial loss on the Sunshine Coast services at a time  when the provincial government and BC Ferries can ill afford it."  mK/^yf\*^  Brtleh Columbian a��/N���\ ���  Children's Hospital  Putting smiles back where they belong.  Elphinstone  Secondary  -NEWS���  PARENTS MEETING- IMPQRTAMT  The school's administrators are seeking parents'  opinions on the following matters:  Giving all students some independent time  Ending the Passport to Education  Code of Student Conduct  Make your opinions known before, changes are made. All  parents are encouraged to attend the meeting on:  January 18  7:30 p.m.  QRaiDE 11 AND 12 COURSES END SOON  Final exams will be held Jan. 22-29 in most Grade 11  and 12 courses. Provincial exams are as follows:  Biology 12       -Jan. 22,1-3 p.m.  English 12       -Jan. 25,9-12 a.m.  French 12       - Jan. 26,9-11 a.m.  Geography 12 - Jan. 27,9-11 a.m.  Mathematics 12- Jan. 27,1-3 p.m.  History 12       ��� Jan. 28,9-11 a.m.  BASKETBALL NEWS  The next games held at Elphinstone Secondary will be:  Jan. 13th - 3:30 p.m.: Sr. Boys vs. Chat  Jan. 18th - 3:30 p.m.: Jr. Boys vs. West Van. Native studies interest expanding  by Darah Hansen  There's a new trend slowly  developing in Canada as more  Canadians become interested in  Native cultures and peoples.  Books about Natives, by  Natives, Native art, language,  history and culture are moving  closer into the centre of the  nation's educational ring.  "There's a more positive  mood in schools now than there  was five years ago," says Jeff  Smith, local school board coordinator for native studies.  "I suggest it's because of  issues like Oka and self-government," he said. "Native pejple  are much more popular, interest  is just phenomenal right now."  Smith is currently gathering  information on the Sechelt Indian band's history, culture and  language to be used in the school  system from grades K-12.  It's something that really had  never been done in a concise  way before his arrival    in 1990, said Smith. \  What had been gathered was "fairly contradictory" and "a lot  of it was very romantic 'noble savage'  kind of stuff."  Since then, Smith's  office boasts binders  of organized historical  reports, books and      computer   learning  programs and, said Smith, "it's  amazing the amount of material  that hasn't even been tapped."  Working in the company of  Sechell band elders and councillors, linguists and historians,  Smith said the information dates  back to pre-conlact days.  '... We're  talking about  anew  definition of  Canadian  history'  -JeffSmtth  He also noted that post-contact information was difficult to  gather as much was lost due to      cultural oppression  and small pox epidemics, which are  estimated to have  killed one third of  the bands' population every 30 years.  From his office,  the information is  ready upon request  to head into the      schools. The response, he's hoping,  will be profound.  "I believe we're talking about  a new definition of Canadian  history," said Smith, one that  dates beyond European explorers.  Already, the information is  scattered throughout the school  levels in various forms including  an historical timeline, maps, legends and language classes. A  pilot project detailing Sechelt  self-government is also available  this year to Chatelech grade 11  students.  But Smith wants to take it  one step further. Given adequate  funding and time, he hopes to  develop a larger, all encompassing program so the information  can be available to all students in  all classes across Ihe school district.  "The overall goal is to keep  kids in school, nurture imaginations and have them excel in  school," he said, adding it will  further help with issues of bigotry and racism. "To have them  get along as equals and appreciate each other's culture, that's  what I would like to see."  ,���!���������  Development  plans for the  ���%{���:.  .   '''�� It,,' ;���  S    **mbmJ-S  '.-***"  1. ..' '������tl'  ...       'V  . .fa.  '���"a  ��� w  aW  frdmmWkmWmmm**                                     '     *�� ** ���  -��miri*-timm  Jorgensen lands  next to this  parcel  (foreground) in  Halfmoon Bay  appear to be  going ahead.  Joel Johnstone  photo  Ta��  *  m&M  'a,**              >  ���Ji-       .'        *  **P   .  ^   "a  ' ' **m_m?   '  "   **>    V  "TBS*-  -..   "-S3S  Contested Halfmoon Bay subdivision a go  by Jane Seyd  Rezoning to allow a much higher density  of housing on a waterfront property in Halfmoon Bay has been recommended by the  SCRD for final adoption this Thursday.  Currently minimum lot size on the 14.7-  hectare (35-acre) subdivision property  between Brooks and Curran roads is 1.75  hectares (approximately 4.4 acres). Under  new zoning requested by owner Frank Jorgensen, minimum parcel size will drop to  1,000 square metres (one-quarter acre),  allowing for over 100 new houses.  At a public hearing held last April, about  60 area residents turned out to comment on  the proposal. Many were concerned about  Ihe prospect of increased volumes of under-  treated sewage being pumped into Halfmoon  Bay, and said the development would take  away from their rural quality of life. Other  concert^ Included a marsh wildlife habitat  on "the property and additional stress on the  area's water system.  Local merchants said they supported the  rezoning, while others said the development  would make waterfront properly accessible  to more people.  Included with the directors' recommendation is a covenant including several requirements to be met before the development can  go ahead.  Among these is payment of $60,000 from  Jorgensen to build a secondary plant sewer  system, and a fee of $4,542 per parcel to pay  for integration of sewer facilities in the existing Halfmoon Bay system. Also, no houses  may be built until the existing sewer system  has been changed to allow disinfection  through ultra-violet treatment.  Creek pitch and putt turned down for now  by Jane Seyd  A rezoning application to allow a pitch  and putt golf course along the highway in  Roberts Creek has been turned down by  regional directors and will not be reconsidered until after the community plan process  is complete.  The recommendation was made Thursday  after directors agreed the issue has become a  flashpoint in the community, which threatens  to detract from other concerns to be  addressed by the official community plan.  Said director Jane Reid: "I haven't seen a  lol of evidence of support for the project."  Last year, the original application from  developer Ron Gillies was turned down after  residents objected to it at public hearings,  citing concerns that development along the  highway would detract from the rural quality  of Roberts Creek. The potential impact of a  golf course on highway traffic and on water  quality in Joe Smith Creek, which supplies  several properties near to the proposed location, was also raised.  Speaking on behalf of Gillies, Peter  McPherson urged directors to approve the  rezoning Thursday night, saying in future it  will be impossible for thr pitch and putt to  get a fair public hearing due to the emotion  now being generated over the issue.  "It is our feeling thai the OCP process has  gone somewhat astray," and that highway  development has become the focus of special  interest groups, said McPherson.  Roberts Creek director Brett McGillivray  disagreed: "I don't think that's fair," he said.  "I think the community has come up with a  decision, though it may not be one the Gillies  are happy with."  Director Jim Gurney said while he supports the pitch and putt proposal, dealing  wilh the issue now will only further entrench  positions in the community. "It's really  unfortunate that the community has not  found itself willing to endorse the project."  But he added, "We shouldn't be developing an OCP around a development...The  whole thing has become unresolvable."  Jclosing Out Sale  "      '    Everything must go! ~^T  30-50% off ���  ,   Sale starts Friday, Jan. 15  Ends Monday, Jan. 25  p^_JtoureXmtniiH  5522 Wharf St., Sechell 885-62J7  THE GREAT CANADIAN  SIDEWALK SALE  JA[\l  WHY  I I   2*��  INVENTORY REDUCTION  SALE ��� JAN.11-30  Slippers  Handbags  Runners  SAVE  20%  Men's Shoes  including  Rockport  &  Wolverine  30- 50% off  All .Boots & Udies  Shoes (Winter Stock Only)  ^innaciWs Sdoes  8��(i-2(i24  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS  *��r/v!?\��'  British Cokamtauvs ��� / **���-A ���  Children's Hospital  Puttins smiles back where they belong.  ��� ���  SAVE  30% - 50%  on selected dresses, skirts, pants, and  tops. Shop early for best selection.  ____________!  alU IMPORTS  Open Monday ��� Saturday  10-SPM  5729 Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-6460  Tax hike inevitable  from page 1  Meanwhile area taxpayers  can likely look forward to paying more taxes this year -  regardless of whether the actual  tax rate increases.  In the regional district -  including areas with the highest  increases in assessed property  values - tax rates have not yet  been established.  But a provisional budget  calls for spending of close to $1  million more tax revenue this  year than in 1992,  Starting this year, says  Smylhe, property will also be  assessed annually, rather than  once every two years as in the  past.  "Sometimes in two years the  market can move rather dramatically," he said.  HELPING THE WORLD  WRITE NOW  Self-sutlfdency through llterecy  In the developing world  Far Inlormtllon, call l-*XH3*tCOO��  NEW ARRIVALS  Large selection of shades  Available in prints & solids  BEST SELECTION OF COLOURS,  FABRICS & SIZES ON THE COAST!  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Usually the doublespeak is being applied to explain  such changes as closing a rural post office in order to  grant a postal franchise to a corner store, or arranging for  mail to be sorted at some distant, central complex instead  of in the destination community.  A refreshing and unintended exception appeared last  week in Canada Post's explanation of its Jan. 1 increase  in postal rates, up from 42 cents to 43 cents for a ,-egular  letter, from 48 cents to 49 cents for US-bound correspondence, and from 84 cents to 86 cents for mail destined  overseas.  Says the blurb: "Canada Post's domestic letter price  remains the second lowest of comparable major western  countries in terms of the time required for a manufacturing worker to earn the price of a stamp."  Surely one of the most oblique statistics to have surfaced since mail was delivered in a day, proving beyond  doubt that Canada Post, in spite of its frequent confusion, has the definitive stamp on the word rationalization.  Judges playing  politics  Federal judges are reportedly steamed over Ihe lack of  consideration accorded them in the government's unilateral freeze on salaries, announced by Finance Minister  Don Mazankowski as part of his mini-budget last month.  The nearly 900 superior court judges sitting on benches from coast to coast go so far as to argue that the salary  cap may even be illegal.  Horrors.  Stalwart guardians of procedure, Ihe judges graciously  acknowledge that they would likely have accepted the  freeze if they had been consulted first. Instead, they are  now considering legal action to challenge the constitutionality of the move, which would peg salaries at  upwards of $155,800 for the next two years.  The judges' obsessive, legalese attitude is absurd, resting on the false argument that the freeze threatens the  judiciary's independence from the executive branch of  government. This from a group of public servants  appointed by that same executive branch.  There is no more dab hand at the nuances of form than  a legal practitioner, but judges would do well to avoid the  temptation to finagle in court, and instead sit tight.  Amid the evil fortunes besetting those whose lives  depend in some way on a cheque from the massively  over-extended federal treasury, theirs is not an uncomfortable lot.  Judges intrinsically know this.  It may be that the noises streetwise judges are making  now have little to do with legal or economic conditions,  everything to do with politics. For they also have legal  opinion that says it is unconstitutional for parliament to  reduce their salaries.  A perspicacious manoeuvre from the bench, perhaps?  letters  Cooperative efforts  being made  Due to the compassion, honesty and frankness I felt compelled to respond to a letter in  your Dec. 21 issue written by  Julie Rag.  She expressed concern over  the article where the Sechelt  Indian Band made comments of  how ihey were disappointed and  angered. As once again betrayed  by lhe system and the government - a people's democratic  government that is elected to  protect the land and environment and, more important, to  protect the rights of all Canadians.  Therefore I agree it is high  time that all Canadians take a  sland together and yes, we must  all take a long hard look at ourselves and do some soul searching. We can no longer sit by lhe  wayside and be uninvolved.  As I stated to the Commercial Fishermen's Coalition in  your Dec. 14 issue "We must all  work together to protect our  environment and natural  resources for the future." And  we must not allow no government body or representatives,  corporation, group, club or anyone to divide or set barriers  between us Canadians and the  environment that is beginning to  return our marine life.  As recently as November a  huge amount of Chum salmon  returned to our inlet, also the  herring are reluming in greater  abundance. More reason for the  Orca, or Killer Whale, to pay  recent visits once again to our  pristine inlets.  The natural bounty that we as  native aboriginal people once  enjoyed is now returning for all  the enjoy.  A local commercial fisherman made the statement that  their lifestyle and livelihood is  being threatened by natives and  government. Well, as an aboriginal native of this land, we can  relate and appreciate where he is  coming from. So if we sound a  little bilter or disappointed it is  with good reason.  As a native and commercial  fisherman, I am committed to  protecting and respecting our  natural resources that provide  for my family. The bounty from  Ihe ocean provides my living  and if the ocean provides a  bounty of salmon thai we can  share to much appreciated people who cannot afford more than  one dollar.  And because native persons  from other tribes and yes there  are one or two of our members,  who do not realize our traditions  yet.  But you will be pleased to  know that our tribe is developing a co-management policy  agreement with the department  of fisheries and oceans.  So we are trying to work  cooperatively with the government and hopefully we Canadians can do the same.  CALVIN CRAIGAN  Sechelt  All fishermen  want conservation  Following the recent  announcement of the Pearse-  Larkin Investigation into missing Fraser River salmon stocks,  many people involved in the  fishing industry were quick to  point accusatory fingers.  The Pacific Trailers Association (PTA) has long been known  as the most representative commercial fishing organization in  letters welcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 68  Sechett, B.C.  V0N3A0  BC. We believe it is time for a  more rational debate to lake  place in our communities concerning the future of the salmon  fishery in this province.  We understand that changes  in the management of the fishery will occur - change has  always been a part of this industry. In fact, someone once said  that six months of continuity in  fisheries policy was an eternity.  All fishermen want an industry  that we can continue to rely  upon.  We believe it is important for  individuals to understand the  real matters at hand - it is not  simply 'the native issue'. We  have serious concerns about the  continued resource grab by Ihe  US through the Pacific Salmon  Commission; the degradation of  our marine environment; and of  course, the most important question - proper conservation practices.  The PTA is willing to work  with everyone interested in conserving the resource for ourselves and future generations, be  they communities or individual  citizens. Anyone who is interested in assuring continued  access for all sectors of the  Canadian population - we do  believe in the fair sharing of this  important resource.  Together we can manage  change, but without a rational  dialogue we will continue to be  managed by changes not of our  making - to the detriment of the  resource and all those involved.  DAVE HARDIE,  vice-president, PTA  Environment will need more than just lip service  My, but the media loves to flaunt their concerns  about all things righteous and good.  Take the environment, for example. There is no  issue more likely to get the big play in our national  newspapers; no issue more likely to have the talking heads of television broadcasters more funereally sincere as they bring the latest bad news to our  attention.  A single-hulled oil tanker nearing the end of its  useful life opted last week to take a narrow channel  between the southern Shetland Islands and the Fair  Isle 20 miles south. The tanker was carrying crude  oil from Norway to Quebec for refining.  It was New York owned but of Liberian registry, safely beyond the reach of more demanding  operating standards than Liberia can afford to consider.  Since the Exxon Valdez disaster three years  ago, many countries do not allow single-hulled  tankers into their waters, but part of the Thatcher  legacy in Great Britain is that the British make no  such demands on those who transport oil.  Mrs. Thatcher once said, on the subject of the  Falklands War when she gol to exercise gunboat  diplomacy on the full scale of the 19th Century  imperialists she revered: "It's so nice to have a real  crisis to deal with rather than just tedious issues  like the environment."  The Iron Lady of England is perhaps an extreme  musings  john burnside  example, but if the leaders of the political world  are much more enlightened than Thatcher and her  friend Ronald Reagan, who thought that trees  caused acid rain, there is precious little sign of it.  One doesn't have to be an alarmist to recognize  that the environment is in a state of crisis which is  going to demand the brightest and best minds on  the planet and the support of the most powerful if a  planetary disaster is to be avoided.  Here is where the sonorous and grieving tones  of the television newsreaders and the headlines in  our newspapers mislead us into believing thai care  is being taken.  While bringing us ostentatiously caring reports  about the flavour of the month disaster, they blind  us to the fact, growing inescapable, that Ihe global  situation is deteriorating rapidly with nothing of  significance being done.  Shock waves of alarm and concern were mani  fested when the Exxon Valdes ran aground off  Alaska. After initial inept fumbling, governments  and industry rushed to clean up the beaches.  Exxon's employees were photographed tenderly  wiping the oil from doomed seabirds.  But what really changed. Ancient, single-hulled  tankers, of foreign registry to provide easy operating requirements and cheap wages, are still used by  the oii companies to transport their black gold  around the world.  Reckless and heedless captains, perhaps with  bonuses on the line for speed of transportation,  take lethal shortcuts and disaster is eventually  inevitable.  In the most current example, the waters off the  northern tip of Great Britain where the North Sea  meets the North Atlantic have long been regarded  as among the most tempestuous in the world.  Fang-toothed rocks and bare islands have been the  graveyards of ships since before the biggest part of  the Spanish Armada came to grief among the same  rocks and riptides four centuries ago.  And still we have these creaking tankers of  giant size manoeuvring through channels in the  middle of winter, which brought the galleons of the  Spanish to grief.  Nor are these examples of the careless neglect  of the coastlines and waters of the world the whole  story. Sure, there are just such tankers as the one  impaled on the rocks of southern Shetland still  making their way in stormy seas along the coastlines of the world, including off the coast of British  Columbia.  But there are stories of degradation and disaster  which go unreported even whilst the entertainers  who deliver our televised news are emoting about  the oil on Scottish shores today.  In all the excessive reporting of the Gulf War  very little was said about the ecological disaster  that the expensive and incomplete spanking of  Saddam Hussein left in its wake in the Persian  Gulf.  One report recently said the Iraqis had loosed  20 times as much oil into the comparatively closed  waters of the Persian Gulf as the Exxon Valdez  dumped into Alaskan waters, but to date one tenth  as much money has been spent on the clean-up.  It appears that the royal families of Kuwait and  Saudi Arabia are as disinterested as the oil companies in the environment unless the spotlight of  hyped up news coverage is actually on ihem.  Among the political leaders of the world today,  only incoming American Vice President Al Gore  seems aware of the growing environmental disaster  taking shape.  One of these days, the environment is going to  need more than saccharine lip service. One of these  days soon.  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Ann* MacTevlsh  Fax (604) 885-3954  |  YourcommynhytAWAHD-mNNINCoewtpepef \  The Sunshine Coast News K protected by copyright  and reproduction of any part of It by any means Is  prohibited unless permission in writing ~ first secured  from Glassford Press Ltd., holder of the copyright opinion  Learn to separate fact from fancy-free  Where do you get your  news?  Since you're reading the  Coast News, we should assume  Ihis organ is one of your main  sources of information. Perhaps  you also watch network or cable  TV, read a daily newspaper or  regular news magazine and  sometimes peruse a supermarket  tabloid.  Most of us accept this abundance of information as a good  thing. We welcome the variety  of sources, because we're told  different voices help guarantee  our right to know.  Ben Bradlee isn't so sure. In  a speech delivered earlier this  year to a gathering in Dublin,  Bradlee - the editor of the  Washington Post, the newspaper  made famous in the early 1970s  by its pursuit of the Watergate  scandal - sketched a picture of  strange changes underway in the  North American media industry.  The strangest of the strange,  according to Bradlee, is the  rapid evolution of what he terms  New News, a catchword for the  jumble of media vehicles  employed to cash in on the public's fascination for Hollywood  and television. This crazy-quilt  of influences includes pop  music, pop art, celebrity and  entertainment magazines, supermarket weeklies and 'info-tain-  nient' television programming.  The problem is not an abundance of news sources, which is  good, but the quality of those  sources, which is bad.  Bradlee claims that as more  and more people turn to New  News for their information  about the world, society suffers  an increase in its general level  of ignorance. The reason is that  New News is too superficial to  be informative, and that enter  tainment disguised as news does  not educate.  We could easily dismiss  Bradlee's thesis as the ravings  of a newspaper editor moaning  about the loss of readers and  revenue, because the growth of  New News has caused financial  problems for regular newspaper  and television outlets. We could  also argue that by blaming New  News sources for fostering general ignorance, mainstream  organs may be trying to divert  attention from their own failures.  Except thai in explaining his  case, Bradlee offered some  examples that give pause for  thought. He claimed, for  instance, that more people will  hear rap singer Sister Souljah's  proposals for stopping violence  in the streets of Los Angeles  than will listen to any thoughtful proposals from government  leaders. As well, he argued that  Bart Simpson and talk show  hosts like Oprah have become  more powerful than the most  respected newspaper columnists  or television analysts. And he  pointed out that while cable  television coverage of the Gulf  War offered plenty of high-tech  theatrics, it supplied none of the  analysis or context needed to  help people truly understand the  conflict.  Bradlee's concern is that an  audience which relies only on  New News is denied a factual,  rounded and reasonable presentation of events, whether it be  race relations or a government's  justification for going to war.  Instead, a society which looks to  New News for its information  receives only "an opinion,  expressed through a filter of  ignorance, in the guise of entertainment."  letters  ebbtide  duncan macdonnell  Even so, the real problem  with New News is not that it  exists as an extension of factual  reporting, but that it is beginning to supplant factual reporting and analysis. Why is this  troubling? Because if Ihe preferred source of information is  entertainment masquerading as  news, we should expect a day  when people know all about a  prime ministerial candidate's  hairstyle, but next to nothing  about his or her economic policies.  The reason is that while New  News is bright and sassy and  entertaining, it cannot provide  depth. And if it cannot provide  depth, it cannot hope to provide  real understanding.  Is there any solution to the  danger of ignorance being used  to promote further ignorance?  Not if mainstream media elects  to fight back by implementing  changes designed to recapture  readers and viewers already lost  to New News outlets. They  would have to fight fire with  fire, which means more of the  breezy style and light pap that  sent people to other sources in  the first place.  A more respectable style of  New News, albeit with lower  doses of superficiality and  banality, is not the answer.  We've already seen how bad  some of our newspapers have  become by placing a heavier  Change reality,  not perceptions  Premier Harcourt believes  that it is easier and cheaper to  try to change people's perceptions of reality than it is to  change reality. So this spring  he'll go to Europe to try to persuade them that all is well in  BC's forests.  Harcourt's 'head-in-the-sand'  approach further erodes BC's  international reputation. While  publicly boasting of new attitudes and tougher regulations,  thoughtful Europeans will be  thumbing through copies of die  July '92 Tripp Report and the  August '92 Report on the Donna  Creek slope failure.  Donna Creek is 75 kilometres northwest of Mackenzie.  The report says that as a result  of poorly built roads by Fletcher-Challenge, over 60,000 gravel truck loads of soil and debris  were deposited into Donna  Creek, damaging over 60 kilometres of stream channel.  Sorry Mike, Europeans know  how to read and can tell fact  from fantasy.  JIM PINE  Victoria  Amnesty writers  thanked  The members of Amnesty  International Group 160  (Sechelt) want to thank the people who participated in our  Write-a-thon on Human Rights  Day.  There were many people who  slopped lo sign petitions and or  postcards. However we want to  give special thanks to those of  you who took time to write a  letter on behalf of one of Al's  appeals. This letter would be too  long if everyone were mentioned. But we particularly want  to thank Nancy MacLarty and  Peggy Connor who took time  from their busy schedules.  Thank you too, to those who  donated towards the postage.  SHIRLEY HALL  Egmont  itWhWsWmXwr  When the men in white come for you in  the Caribbean, it only means dinner is ready.  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We can give  them the means to differentiate  between their sources of news,  and to separate factual from  fancy-free.  People may end up preferring New News lo lhe old style  of news, but my hope is they  would at least know the difference and know where else to  turn when they needed a source  thai could truly help them to  understand the world.  THE GREAT CANADIAN  SIDEWALK SALE  JAM AltV  I I  2>  50o/o  off  Selected  Merchandise  J$/dl Occasion^  Flowers & Plants  886-3371  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS  2 WEEKS  ONLY  tR%Z.y  SJ  ^  w  You just have to make it to the  FIRST MEGA SALE OF THE YEAR!  Look at these examples:  tfin2&J&.       <%tfi��_h       $n2L&  a  4;  .IL&Lfo.  rliY  WING CHAIR  & OTTO.MAN  ftfjj, ���,99.1k)  sau:$249  III  And there's so much, much more!  Join the frenzied action.  Monday, Jan. 11 to Saturday, Jan. 23  WATCH FOR OUR  NEW G.E.  FLYER COMING SOON!  Sechelt  __\)  Furniture Land  Best Prices! Best Selection! Best Qualitv! Best Service!  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FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restmrint - l.unch and  dinner special every day. Every  Wednesday night is Prime Rib  Night. House specialties include  veal dishes, steaks, seafood,  pasta, pizza, Thai food and lots  of NEW dishes. Don't miss  Andy's great Brunch Buffet  every Sunday from 11 am - 2:30  pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388.  Open Sunday and Monday 11  am - 9 pm, Tuesday - Saturday  11am- 10 pm.  Tht Boil House - Just a ferry ride  away in beautiful Horseshoe Bay,  offering daily choices of fresh  and flash frozen sealood from the  West, East and Gulf Coasts as  well as a variety of other specialties. |oin us after 5 pm for dinner  or for our spectacular Sunday  Brunch, served between 10:30 am  and 2 pm. Friendly service in a  relaxed atmosphere and fabulous  meals are just some of Ihe reasons you'll keep coming back. If  you have an important rendezvous or a ferry to calch,  please let us know and we'll  make the necessary accommodations. For reservations call 921-  8188. All major credit cards  accepted  Cad Pierrot - Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and  daily specials are all prepared  with the freshest ingredients -  both healthful and delicious. Our  whole wheat bread and scrumptious desserts are baked fresh  daily, on the premises. Outside  dining, lake out orders for Ihe  beach and cappuccino are available. The Coast's bistro...as  unique as the Coast itself. Mini  Thurs 9 - 5. Fri U Sal 9 - 9. Closed  Sunday. Teredo Square, Sechelt.  Phone ahead for your lunch! 88^-  9962.  Dar Lebanon Rtstsurint - Come  and join ms for Ia?banese cuisine.  Lunch and Dinner features  include Chicken, Beef, Lamb and  Vegetarian dishes, Shishkebabs,  Falafels, Cappuccino, Espresso  and Desserts. Mon - Sal 10am -  llpm, Sunday 11am - llpm Eat  in or takeout. Catering for parties and weddings. Everything  we make is nude with love! Gibsons Park Plaza, Hwy. 101. at  Pratt Road, Gibsons, 886-3572.  Visa and MasterCard. 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New Chilis Kitchen - GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA, 1100 HWY. 101.  Come enjoy our Gourmet Chinese Buffet featuring over 16 hot  dishes plus salad bar & dessert.  Also featuring a full service  menu Including Canadian Cuisine, l.unch or Dinner. Licensed  premises, dining facilities for  meetings, banquets and parties.  Hours: Sunday - Thursday 11:30  am - 9 pm Friday & Saturday,  11:30 am -10:00 pm, lunch buffet  11 30 am - 2:30 pm, dinner buflcl  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm. For reservations call 886-3028. Free delivery  from 5 pm - 8:30 pm within 6 km  radius Minimum $15 order.  Visa/Mastercard accepted.  Bsckeddy Pub - Enjoy Ihe natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while lasting one of our many homestyle  specialties in Ihe puh; or th?��  casual surroundings of our family restaurant. Our "Skookum  Hurger" is a challenge to Ihe  biggest appetite. Backeddy Pub -  located 1/2 mile north of  Egmont on Maple Road. Closed  Monday and Tuesday. Pub open  noon - closing. Kitchen hours:  Noon-8:00 pm.  Inkies Landing Pub - Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entres featuring local produce  and fresh seafood in a relaxed  selling wilh ocean view. Average dinner for two, $30. We're  now open 4 days a week - Fri &  Sat: Noon -11 pm, kilchen Noon  - 9 pm; Sun, & Thurs: Noon -10  pm, kitchen Noon - 9 pm. For Ihe  WINTER MONTHS ONLY, we  are closed Mon., Tues. It Wed.  Pender Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard & Visa. Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn - Located on the  waterfront, enjoy the view of  East Porpoise Bay. Observe Ihe  tranquil ducks and geese or dine  by moonlight with a candle at  your table. To savor Ihis superb  dining experience, reservations  are required for dinner. Fully  licensed. Hours, Wednesday-  Sunday. Lunch 11 am- 2pm, Dinner 5 pm. 885-3847.  Chez Philippe Restaurant at Bonniebrook Lodge. ON VACATION - Re-Opening January  21 at 5:30 p.m. 886-2188  Crack HOUM - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere. We  serve selections of rack of lamb,  duck, crab, clams, scallops,  steaks and daily specials from a  constantly changing menu-  Reservations recommended.  Robeils Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open from 6  pm. Thurs. through Sun. Visa it  Mastercard. 40 seals.  El Nino - Dine in Ihe finest ocean  view restaurant in Gibsons  Landing. Savour the delights of  fresh seafood from around the  world. Our extensive Dinner  Menu includes fresh seafood in  our soup, salad, hot or cold  appetizers, main courses and  pastas. Other entres include  sleak, veal, chicken and lamb.  Caesar salad for two and flambe  desserts are prepared at your  tableside. Our lunch menu contains sandwiches and burgers.  Lunch hours: Thurs thru Mon  11:30 - 2:30. Dinner hours: Wed  thru Mon 4:30 - 9:30. CLOSED  TUESDAYS. Visa and Mastercard. Reservations recommended. 886-3891.  Pebbles - On The Beach - Dine in a  friendly atmosphere, watch  cruise ships glide by It sample  the fine cuisine of this renowned  restaurant. Open 7 day a week  (or breakfast, lunch, and dinner  Brunch on Sunday 8-3. Dinner  Reservations Recommended. In  the heart of Sechelt al the Drill-  wood Inn, Trail Avenue. 885-  5811  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Emit I Owen's Drive In - Take out,  or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads, burgers, chicken, desserts,  drinks, ice cream. Free home  delivery within 4 miles, after 5  pm only, on $10 minimum  orders. Small charge for orders  under $10. Hwy. 101. Gibsons.  886-7813.  george In glbsons  by George Cooper  On Salurday, Jan. 2, friends  and family gathered in the yachl  club's lower deck to honour  Walter and Jean Sturdy upon  their golden wedding anniversary.  Walter and Jean were married  in Bromley, Kent, England when  bolh were serving in the RAF.  In England at the start of  WW II, Walter had joined the  RAF, where his years of flying  experience keeping his private  pilot's licence current made him  an outstanding candidate for  bomber pilot. Jean, a WAAF  officer, served on the same RAF  station in England.  A friend who has known  Sechelt legion Pipes & Drums  &OBBIE JBlJRNS J0IGHT  Saturday, January 30,1993  Sechelt Legion Hall  ��� Cocktails 6 p.m. ���  ��� Dinner 7 p.m. ���  ��� Dancing 9 p.m. ��� 1 a.m. ���  Tickets $17.50 each al the Sechelt Legion  or 885-5528 or 886-7084  "top 20" realty  l*aJU.t.]l.'IU'*��W't ajaVi  _____$___ JfJ/l  Gibsons Parti Plaza ��� Phone: 886*2670 ��� Van. line 682-7392 ��� Fax: 886-3760  Here We Grow Again!  RE/MAX 'top 20" Realty is pleased to welcome  Sue Roberts to its growing team of Professional Realtors  Sue hat had the pleasure of  residing on the Sunshine Coatt  for tht patt 20 ytart, and hit  tucctttfully ttrvtd the rtal  estate profession for 13 ytart.  Htr honttt and tnthutltttle  dedication lo customer  satisfaction and a broad  knowledge ol all aspects ol real  estate hat made htr tht recipient  of many protessionai awards. Htr  hands-on legal training, municipal  background and exptrltnct In  butinetl administration  compliments htr rttl tttltt  carter.  Sue invites all htr patt clients end  thou who rtqulrt professional  mat estate tarvlctt to contact htr  tt tht offlet, 886-2670 or htr  residence: 886-8040  Chances are we're going to sell your home.  Why not call us first?  886-2670 Van toll free 682-7392  ^S ��� B0ly  ^y       Nutrition Centke        ,r  Aches, joint pain, nausea, headache,  chills...sound familiar?  Cold and flu season is here!  When cold and flu season comes upon us be sure you have your  supply of INF Complex close by. Formulated by world-renowned  Dr. Alfred Vogel this is a remedy which could help to keep that  nasty aliment from getting us down.  One of the ingredients is the herb Echinacea. A plant originally  native to this continent it has been used for centuries by North  American native Indians for various ailments but specifically on  wounds and snake bites. Today it has found much wider and  greater uses due to its special ability to help with the body's  immunity system.  Echinacea has been shown to stimulate your natural delense  mechanisms making it ideal for the prevention ot cold-type  diseases. Its ability to stimulate interferon helps keep bacterial and  viral infections in check. It can be used on a regular basis by itself  or in combination as in the INF Complex when needed.  To help with those other flu symptoms INF Complex also contains  aconitum, baptisia, bryonia, eupatorium. Ferr, phos., gelsemium,  and lacnesis. Each of these works in its own ways to help the body  get rid of toxins.  Used properly and as  directed this combination can  be most effective lor  alleviating your chills,  temperature, aches, and  pains.  Don't delay any longer. Get  yourself some INF Complex  or Echinaf orce and keep that  debilitating flu away.  885-7001 #3*5522 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  Walter and Jean for more than  50 years presented a letter that  was read to the gathering.  In his letter, Earl Ward, an air  gunner in Waller's bomber crew,  said lhat he felt Walter's skill as  a pilot always brought Ihem  safely back lo base after each  mission.  Walter, his war service  marked by decorations for bravery, continued in service in lhe  RAF after the war's end, wilh  lhe rank of Wing Commander.  After several years, however,  Walter and Jean, now the parents of two children, decided to  make Canada home. For Jean il  was a farewell to her home  country and for Walter, a return  to his.  Waller had left his home in  Vancouver when he was 16 lo  train at HMS Conway in England for service in the Merchant  Marine and had then gone to sea  on the Cl'R's Empress ships  where in lime he became a  Bridge Officer.  After Iheir return lo Canada  and Walter's four years in the  College of Chiropractics in  Toronto, the family settled on  the Coast where Waller sel up  practice first in Vancouver,  West Vancouver and then part  time here in (iibsons. Now Walter and Jean live in Roberts  Creek on the site of tlieir former  summer collage.  The Slurdy's Ihree children,  sons Paul and Morgan, and  daughter Diane Maitland, all of  West Vancouver, planned Ihis  occasion for their parents. Messages and good wishes came  from England, New Zealand and  the US.  The Slurdys has five grandchildren and nne of them, a  granddaughter, has inherited her  grandfather's love of lhe sea.  She has done Iwo voyages as a  crew member on square-rigged  barkcnlincs, one through Ihe  Panama Canal and Ihe other  through Ihe Baltic, across the  Atlantic to end in New York,  where au inspector declared the  vessel unfit to be al sea.  Hydro girdling  postponed  BC Hydro's brush control  "girdling" project in Roberts  Creek, reported in the lasl issue  of lhe Weekender, has been  postponed due to the amount of  snow along the powerline.  Hydro representative John  Emery said no new dale had  been sel, hui the girdling could  lake place al the end of the  month. The public had been  invited lo watch Ihe pesticide-  free brush control program in  operation.  FRESH,  FRESH,  FRESH!  AUDREY'S  COFFEE  SERVICE community  Snow lovers, the Nielsens - Cassie, 10, Sara, 6, and mother Carrie - shaped a snow family on  Marlene Koad last week, giving passersby some seasonal pleasure. Joel Johnstone  roberts creek  by Beverley Shipley  Public opinion, input and pressure can make a  difference. An example of this to lake place Ihis  month is BC Hydro's brush-clearing program on  its powerline right-of-way. Instead of spraying  young deciduous trees to death, Hydro is implementing a girdling method, whereby the trees have  a thin strip of bark removed which causes them lo  go dormant. This technique is labour intensive  (obviously more cosily), so herbicides are not  totally out of the picture, yet. But this is a start in  that direction.  Caprlcorns  Happy birthday, Capricorns. You all seem lo be  whining and crying because your happy day falls  on or very close to Chrislmas and New Year's.  The Capricorns that surround my life (and there  seems to be a large percentage of them) may be  crying ihe blues, but appear to be hauling in more  presents, cards and money than ever before.  Then these goat people are demanding parties  in the summer, as well. 1 finally have opened my  eyes to Cs and realize their attitude of hard done  by, is all a fake and they are really laughing as  they rake in the goodies.  You Capricorns may be stubborn, goat-headed,  and of course, nothing is ever your fault, but the  rest of us slill love you for your caring, loyal and  faithful-to-the-end personalities.  School News  School is back in session, minus one regularly  scheduled day and if it snows again, likely more  days will be missed.  The school year seems to be getting shorter and  shorter with half days, (is it even a half day when  school is dismissed at 11:45 am?), full districl  days and two week breaks. Are these exlra cancelled days due to snow (maybe if it rains too hard  or gels too hot in June this should also be a cancelled day), going to be made up in the summer  months? Wouldn't it be a practical option if you  could send your children to school more than the  regular days, including some summer holidays so  that they wouldn't get so bored and could finish  grade 12 at, say age 16 and get on with their lives,  post-secondary education, etc.?  Library News  The Roberts Creek Library has a greal selection  of Canadian authors for your reading pleasure:  Fiction - The Wealthy Barber by David Chilton;  Falling Angels by Barbara Gowdy; Emilie by  Arlette Cousture; The Bonus Deal by Archie Crail.  Non-Fiction - To Dog Behavior by Bruce Fogle;  Back Tack - a book for bad back sufferers, by Eric  Nicol. Library hours: Tuesdays, 5 to 9 pm; Thursdays, 3 to 7 pm and Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm.  darts bay news  l>) (.'reta AvdeefT, 885-5792  1 will be writing this column  until the end of February. If  readers have any news, comments or concerns, please phone  me. I look forward to hearing  from you.  No one likes being sick. It  always seems especially difficult during the festive season.  So please remember to take  lime to send a get well card,  make a phone call, or have a  short visit wilh someone who is  not feeling their best. Two great  women in our community to  remember are Hilda Costerton  and Jean Cross. We hope you  arc well soon.  Seniors tea  On Dec. 16, Ihe school hosted ils annual seniors tea, We  sincerely hope Ihose who came  enjoyed themselves and lhal  next year we will see more  familiar faces from the communily. Many thanks lo the Wilson  Creek IGA and Liane Webster  for their donations and to all the  parents who made sandwiches  and goodies. They were delicious. We were all especially  glad Santa took some time off  from the North Pole to come.  Reading encouraged  In December, the school also  started a club to encourage children to read. The top readers for  December are Tyler Slene, 88  pages; Tiffany l.eis, 222 pages,  Ryan llolloway, 414 pages;  Melissa Avdeeff, 939 pages;  Steven Avdeeff, 1169 pages;  and Silke Poplawski, 2014  pages. Great going!  Parent teacher meeting  Parents, please mark your  calendar for the next Parents'  Meeting with the principal, on  Feb. 2 from 7 to 9 pm, in the  library. The topics will be the  PAC, school resources, split  grades and team teaching.  Public hearing  For all those in the community who have a concern, there  will be a public hearing  Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 7 pm in  the boardroom of the SCRD  regarding the rezoning of two  i parcels of land near the store.  Community Association  Rob Buchan will be speaking  at the general meeting of the  Davis Bay Community Association Tuesday, Jan. 12. This is a  great opportunity to hear aboul  changes to the Official Community Plan.  Commit to  volunteering  A great way to start 1993 is  to become a volunteer. Many  people on the Coast already  volunteer their skills, time and  caring - so can you.  Volunteering is the biggest  growth industry in Canada and  the biggest work force.  The variety of volunteer  jobs available is amazing and  lhe time commitments vary  from scheduled weekly shifts,  monthly shifts working on call  to one-time jobs.  Positions are available in the  arts, with seniors, in health  care, on boards, with children,  as group leaders, as speakers, in  fundraising, writing, gardening  and much more.  Call the Volunteer and  Action Centre at 885-5881  today to find the perfect volunteer job and get 1993 off lo a  greal start.  "   Brenda's   :  Cuts'n'Curls  Everyday Low Prices  for seniors  ��� Perms $45  Includes cut, roller set  or curling Iron  ��� Shampoo & Set  $12  ��� Cuts $10  EVENING APPOINTMENTS  FOR THE WORKING  WOMAN OR MAN  Jiits'n'Curls  Highway 101 Gibsons  meat to Anilv s Restaurant)  886-4805  tElje Corporation of tlje  m&iritt of gttfctt  P.O. Box 129,5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0 Telephone (604) B8S-1986 Fax: (604) 685-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  Mayor's Hot Line  Residents are reminded that the Mayor's Hot Line should not be used for emergency  calls or complaints that should be seen to immediately. The "Hot" Line is for residents  who have had ongoing problems and feel that these have not been addressed properly,  or for those residents who just have a suggestion for the Municipality.  All other calls should be put through to the regular Municipal number - 885-1986.  In case of emergency, after hours, please call the following:  Water:  Highways:  Sewer:  885-2261  1-800-663-4997  885-5111  Snow Removal  As all of our residents know, we have experienced an unusual amount of snow and cold  weather over the past couple of weeks. We thank all residents for their patience and  understanding during this most trying time for our Public Works Department. Our policy  is, as it is in all other Municipalities, to clear the arterial roads first and to do smaller side  roads later. We know that the most important road for each resident is the street where  you live. We thank you once again for your patience.  Sanding and Plowing  Please be advised that the Department of Highways is responsible for the sanding and  plowing of Highway 101, including Wharf Road and Teredo Street. Any complaints  regarding these roads should be directed to 886-8243 or 1-800-663-4997.  1993 Business Licences  Please note that the 1993 Business Licence fees are now due and payable.  Please remit your Business Licence fees to the Municipal Hall as soon as possible .ss  failure to pay by January 31 st, 1993 will result In 10% penalty being applied to the unpaid  balance.  Thank you for your cooperation.  Regular Council Meetings  Regular District of Sechelt Council Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of  each month at 7:30 p.m. in the SCRD Boardroom.  Mayor's Hotline: 885-5360   tT  the  R���RL ���STRT��� COROCR  by Herb Craig  REP: GIBSONS REALTY  Contacts  Occasionally I'm asked whal service a Real Estate Representative  provides other than Introducing the Buyer and Seller lo each other.  From now on - a copy ol this column Is going to be my response.  The answer besides the basic education and training is CONTACTS.  My daily diary shows meetings with bankers discussing mortgage  loans; conversations with lawyers concerning subdivision plans,  zoning problems and home sales. Mixed in are discussions with  accountants, town hall personnel, local businessmen, members of  town councils, as well as developers and landlords. These  CONTACTS are in Gibsons, Sechelt and the SC Regional Districl.  Can you imagine Ihe number of contacts I make in a year with all this  going on six days a week?  And all these contacts and experience are at your command when  you pick up your phone and say, "Herb, I want you to sell my home,  and get top dollar lor it."  YOU WILL BE SOLD ON MY SERVICE  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE  GIBSONS REALTY LTD. 886-2277  THE GREAT CANADIAN  SIDEWALK SALE  J/VI\I'AHY  I I  -J*.  LOTS OF  BARGAINS  FOR ALL YOU  FLY FISHERS  Coast Flies  FLY FISHING & FLY TYING EQUIPMENT  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS  TAFFY'S  Family Clothing  & Toy Centre  10% OFF FOR ALL SENIORS  Madeira Park Centre  CetU^eMrVf'i.  JflABWA.  TOTAL SHOPPIMO  7 DAVS A WEEK  All Chevron Product*  883*2253  HARBOUR  BOATTOPS  883-2929  Tops, Tatps & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  CARINA  883-2888  Pender Harbours ONLY  Full Line Sporting Goods Store  Francis Peninsula Place  Corner of Sunshine Coast Hwy. t  Francis Peninsula Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 OR 580-4321  CALL COLLECT    '  MADEIRA  MARINA  BB3-B266  RECREATION  Pender Harbour  Golf Course  Visitors welcome  1 /2 Mile north of Ga.nw BAY Ro.  Hwy. lOI 883-954 1  Pamd.r Harbour. B C 883-2630  LIVE BAIT ��� TACKLE SHOP  CONVENIENCE STORE  DINING  /^  Pub ��� WaMiront n-MUutant ��� aMomga  tkCharim ��� PMUng ctwrun ��� bum Hmiui*  IB RESTAURANTT  3-2674 883-9919  HAIRDRESSERS  ROOFING  klfinclal**  Tw Ii Gnvtl, ShikM, ShlnglM,  Motil Rooft, Torch On, Duroldt  Miss Sunny's  HiUR BOUTIQUE  883-2715  SERVICES  Peninsula Power  & Cable Ltd.  High ind low wKmi power km  Cert 7111  Ra3y Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Gravel, daaring  Soptic Oysjlmns  883-9222  Hugh W.Jonts  LAWYER  883-9525  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  FAX:883-9524 8 Coast News, January 11,  1993  HOURS  Sunday 10 ti  Mon ��� Thurs 9-7  Friday 9-9  Saturday 9-6  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt 885-2025  Meat 8859812 Bakery 885-9823  HERITAGE MARKET  Vour first choice in food/  These are just a few of the  more than 350 specials  you ll find in store for you.  Prices effective  Monday, January 11 to  Sunday, January 17  Bag Some Bargains!  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"We can't even get out of  the driveway," is a common  comment. We must, however,  be thankful for the Sunshine  Coast transit bus which has  made it through wind and snow  every day throughout it all. A  short power bump last week  triggered a bit of panic for those  who have to depend on electric  heat and who have no fireplace  as a standby.  Thankfully the outage was  only for a couple of hours when  il was duly fixed. Thank you to  the bus drivers and to the BC  Hydro fellows. Thanks are due  also to all the volunteer fire  departments who have had their  fair share of calls recently. Just  sechelt scenario  The chilly waters of Halfmoon  Bay at Coopers Green beckoned, briefly, to New Year's  celebrants.  Ruth Forrester photo  make sure that your chimney is  cleaned regularly.  A Celebration  A group of merry people  gathered at the Welcome Beach  community hall to greet the  New Year and were certainly  not disappointed. The company  was delightful, the food great, as  was the music and participation  of some of our more popular  entertainers.  As always, master of ceremonies Bill Vorley made everyone feel welcome and carried  out his duties well.  Greatly appreciated was the  fact that the parking area had  been cleared of snow prior to  the evening event, thanks to  Franz, Gunther and Leo.  A reminder that bridge at the  hall starts up again this Friday,  Jan. IS at I pm.  Plans for the coming year are  presently underway with the  directors of the Welcome Beach  Community Association so you  can look forward lo receiving  your list of events in the mail in  the near future.  Why Not Write?  Being housebound can prove  lo be a productive time if writing is one of your favourite pas-  limes. Why not complete that  short story which is stored in the  back of your mind. Type it out  and enter it in this year's Writing Contest sponsored by the  Suncoast Writers' Forge. There  is prize money totalling $350  available for winning entries in  both fiction and non-fiction.  Pick up an entry form at the  Coast News in Sechelt.  i J^O/      MOTORIZED  Cop/elo  Grandma's  Toy Box  886-3044  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  The Farmers' Almanac was right again. This is indeed a cold winter. The birds arc al the feeder from dawn until dusk and, I notice, are  not very polite about sharing or taking turns. I counted five different  kinds of birds vying for their rations in the past few days. There are  tracks leading to shrubs in our yard where the deer are nibbling  leaves above Ihe snow line.  In the pond opposite our community mailboxes, about 50 ducks  have grown up over the summer. So many people have been feeding  the ones that have remained to winter there that they have become  almost too tame and trusting. But lately their faith in a benign world  has been severely tested.  I watched them aim for the pond in their usual expectation of a  glamourous skid into the water only to land, kerplunk, on the ice and  to skate helplessly for a few feet, honking angrily. Life on the Sunshine Coast is not what it should be, weather-wise, and like the  ducks, I feel a little disoriented. I have tulips which adventurously  poked their heads above the soil a few weeks ago. They must wonder  if I moved them back to Saskatchewan.  Writers' Forge  Members and all interested persons are invited to the Writers'  Forge monthly meeting Jan. 13 at 7:30 pm at Rockwood Centre. This  will be a workshop night so bring some of your work and share in the  learning process.  Rockwood Centre is presenting some interesting programs to keep  the winter doldrums away. Monday, Jan. 18 begins an eight-week  course in creative drama for children. It runs from 3:45 pm to 5 pm.  There are also Tai Chi and Yoga classes starting up for adults after  Jan. 15. As well, some of our talented local entertainers are featured  at the Coffee House nights in the Rockwood Centre basement Saturday, Jan.J6.Md 3<X��ntrance is by donation.  ��� CaJJ, 8.^5-^553 |p find out more about the Junior Dart League for  ages 13 to 18. It meets every Sunday from 12 noon to 3 pm.  On Jan. 16 from 10 am to 2 pm. the West Sechelt Beavers and  Cubs are holding their annual bottle drive. Bring your returnable bottles to West Sechelt Elementary at that time.  Arts Centre  The Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt will re-open Jan. 20.  The first exhibition of 1993 is entitled Friends of the Gallery. Any  artist on the Coast can deliver his or her original work lo the centre  Jan. 16 from 11 am lo 4 pm. This show offers a wide variety of art in  many mediums by Coast residents, amateur and professional. It is a  wonderful opportunity for as-yet-unknown artists to bring forward  their pieces for viewing.  General Meeting  Wed, January 20  7:30 pmlDoor Prize  Closed Sundays  CRIB NIGHT  THURSDAYS  8pm SHARP  3064 Lower Road ��� 886-9984  Presented by...  The PENDER HARBOUR  MUSIC SOCIETY  FRIDAY,  January 22,1993  7:30 pm  PENDER HARBOUR  COMMUNITY HALL  Ticket Information...  phone 883-2689  Tickets available at  Talewind Books,  Sechelt  Miss Sunnys,  Madeira Park  Adults: $8.00  Students.- $5.00  Children  under 12: Free  mi'il.u'i \.'t. n  "'" irataiji'a-ini"  *t,��   ,.  -  .,-  __.  ii_M_^  ���,  co"m!iio"itoMst^rVSiwf,i sn;t:  THB        RVAUaEY  ,1    �� M 1 f* R l,j   , h,  JOHN A. CtfERRINGTON  P   LICING  A PI   NEER  PR   VINCE  UKIIIINIM'IM  HI UN SWIM IBM  BrjallaNSIaamiaasiaan  ���"      .'  BOOKS  Here is just a sampling of the many fine book designs  created by Glassford Design Studios.  Our book design services are comprehensive, extending from conceptual design through to complete project  management.  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Vinyl Siding  Soffits, I ASIA, Shutters  cedar siding  3  I red Canker  J   (Iran Mrssagv)  V. Phone 885-6065  PM Box 1596  Sechell, B.C.  VON 3A0J/  McCANN ELECTRIC  Residential, Commercial, Industrial  "Experience Makes  *5?.P'Jl!!l?n0*"     48S1 CAMERO    BOAD  JOE McCANN MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  Reg. 10131 VON 2HO Call 883-9902  ! *<JR?  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FINISHING  DENIS TURINM     OFFICE: M6-M92  PAUL DESAUTELS CEL: Ml -4432  TJLC.  Electilcal & Plumbing  Resldontlal ��� Commorclal  Water Heaters ��� Electric Heat  Contractors IJc Nn BM4  886-3344  If  v*>i<  vuirr i?  ycin'il  hi'  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd.  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie  /6fll/WftROOFINQ It ATTIC VENTILATION>  886*3558  CELLULAR  240-6314    '���'*'  renoona letciautare ��� leak au��Ains  -L0MAN0O- WMRLVMO ATTIC VIHTt  ��� SEEPS VCSjaa HOM COO. IN SUMaaEF.  a PfaEVENTe COWeaaMTIQN IN WaNTEA  BBS UCENKDBMeuRED-rrcEESTIMATEB  SERVING THE JUNSHINE COAST  l665-4ft6o|  dig the _________! J  r ������,������������������  If you vuurc  -nduerti*     i  iii<i here.  you'd In*  readinri  alio nt  yourself  - And so  vx/onld  everybody el  se Coast News, January 11, 1993  11  ( DEPENDABLE   AUTO SERVICE  Did you know...  Our BODY SHOP will make  Tour ear look like rm  isa  The Soulh Coeol'e Only BCatA IRIOnD Shop   '  ISpectel conelderelion to BCAA memberel  yCyrUMNl  AUTOMOTIVE  community  y?S You will receive a very special  _4Km gift when you make your move  ALLIED  with Allied... and it's FREE!  The CareW Movers  When you make your move with Allied, in addition lo quality  service you will receive your personal "SfcAf-LS WELCOME HOME  MERCHANDISE SAVINGS BOOK" lhat can save you up to 25"., oil  Ihe regular price on merchandise you will need when you move  inio your new home  (all nowl fnr ynur HO'i.  no obligation Mllnwlr  Ponder Harbour  customers  please CALL  COLLECT  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage), Local �� Long Dlatanca Moving  HWY. 101, GIBSONS 886-2664  by Lynn Mees  I remember when I first came to live in the area I was enamoured  with the people, and the Coast. I wanted very much to be part of it  all. A friend told me that when one of the local people make you  something you know you are accepted.  It was when my first son Uriah was born that Edna Howitt made  him a pair of mittens. I was so happy, because then I knew I was  acknowledged as someone who lived here and was part of the local  scene. I gave her some pot holders that I quilted in return.  Edna lived in Egmont for a long time and has been a part of many  people's lives, has raised children who are still part of the community today. Edna will be missed and remembered by many people. She  was a good person, helpful in the community in many ways.  With all this snow a true sense of hibernation has set in, it seems.  I haven't seen anyone for weeks. It sure is pretty and the kids really  enjoy it, all except driving in it, it's a nice change.  Our regular play group, which meets on Tuesdays hasn't been so  regular for the last few weeks. Once the snow leaves we'll be back  on schedule.  We sure have been going through the wood, us coasters just aren't  used to this freezing weather.  Maybe we'll be skating in the near future as where we're living  right now there's a pond in the back yard. Until next week may  peace fill your hearts.  Road conditions during the excess snow make this a familiar  sight from Egmont to Port Mellon. Keith Thirkell pholo  harbour watch  by Jacalyn Vincent  Congratulations to Fred on  his exciting win! The Pender  Harbour Lions Club would like  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MARINE SERVICES  niattllr.*, aallnblai, mKsnmiiliiHl  liiliirlur ��� ��xl��rlor  CUSTOM PAINTING  seniors discount ��� Im khumIps  885-8895  CONTOUR  ��***  "'___e: Quality;'SuppsV'KIristalfatlbn  Ceramic Tile. Carpet & Blinds  V3H0WR0OM85I HWY. 10I ��� QIBSONS ��� B.C. ��� PH/FAX: 88M19la  COTTRELL'S MARINE SERVICE  ��en*m\mmmM~.  Eiclualve Dealership to the  Sunshine Coast tor  Yamaha  Outboards.  Exceptioral quality  at an exceptionally  low price.  Featuring  Yamaha's new  Stem Drive  PRECISE  PAINTING (k PLASTER  Z3>  ��� um*jmi Cuttom  e Stucco^: ___ ,.:.  ��� AllPhaW*��fDtywa.i  ��� Journeyman Workmanship 1  Hirijm^Vv.* *<8"S(J '  886*0128 Free Estimates  ���r ���  '���  If *���/<>���< vutrrt; ;i(lvertisiii��i hfii-  you'll In? n::uliiif) .ilitttit  yourself - Ami so would  euerylintly else  T  If you were   nlui-itisinti hen  you'd l>i" tcidiiH) .iihoiit  yourself - And so would  everybody else  ~K  weeaneer  TJA*.R|NA (i RESORT LTD  Located in Secrel Cove 885-7818  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  PARTS - SALES ��� SERVICE -REPAIRS  K * C Tltermoglass &__. ^^tll ���  Cobra Boats now  **���     ����V VjfiHaV."  In-Stock  INSOLATION  GIBSONS: 886-0225  SECHELT: 8854422  k   %Pte^*i%id,6*SiUllU*A*UU*t ^  Q  mi  ��� Bett ft Blown ��� CommercUl ���  . RMldtntUU ��� New ft Existing ���  886-8741  If you were atlvertisincj here,  you'd be readinrj .iliout  yourself - And so would  everybody else  LANDSCAPING  S & G TREE SERVICE  ai***^,*jTopplng a Trimming .Pruning < Brueh Chipper  II        ff*%- Dinger Tree Removal  ifj Bonded and Insured a 20 Veere Esperlence  ll 885-3897  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  MARINE SERVICES  731 North Rd., Gibsons 886-2912  If you were iMlvertisiiicj lien  you'd In- ti:.nliii(| ,ih(!ul  yourself - And so wuulif  to thank everyone involved in  making the Christmas TV and  VCR draw such a success and to  (he community for its support.  The Lions Club always welcomes new members to its  group, which meets every first  and third Wednesday of each  month. For more information  contact president Chris Shep-  pard at 883-2301.  Reminder  If you would like to contribute an event, birthday or an  article of community interest  and cannot get in touch with me  at 883-2480, feel free to drop  off your information at either  the PetroCan or Marina Pharmacy. Please leave your name and  phone number. Cutoff time is  Tuesday at 4 pm.  Music Society presents  A must for everyone to enjoy  is the performance of John  McLachlan at the Pender Harbour Community Hall on Friday, Jan. 22 at 7:30 pm. Doors  will open at 7 pm. A fiddler and  bass player will accompany this  internationally known musician.  McLachlan composes his own  Canadian songs as well as per-  ���Jbnoing t*e standard folk songs  everyone loves and remembers.  John was so well received in our  community last June that we  just had to have him back. Tickets are available at Mist  Sunny's in Madeira Park' or at  Talewind Books in Sechelt or  from any of the society members at $8 per adult, $5 for teens  and children under 12 years,  free.  PH Aquatic Centre  There's still time to register  for courses at the Pender Harbour Aquatic Centre, from water  babies to gym and swim, fitness  classes and more. On Jan. 23 the  pool will sponsor a CPR fitness  and first aid course. You may  pre-register now. The fee is $70  and is from 8 am to 8 pm. Many  classes will have to be dropped  if there isn't an active participation from the public, so enjoy  the active living.  The Aquatic Centre has now  set up a scholarship fund in the  name of Carla Lee. Carla was a  teacher in our area who passed  away last year and was one of  the pool's first life time members. This scholarship fund is  for any PH High School students who excel in recreation  and education. The aquatic  society is donating $100 to  extra-curricular team sports.  What a terrific idea. Also look  forward to the weight room  being expanded, probably in the  summer. This feat will be performed by Ihe Garden Bay Fire  Department, which in return  may use the room to continue  physical fitness workouts. And  we thought they were all calendar material already.  As the tide changes  Temperature buffs - to date  the warmest spot in Canada was  Midale, Saskatchewan which  was 45 C. in July 1937. The  coldest spot has been Mayo in  the Yukon, which I don't think  they can say they enjoyed in  1947 when the temperature wai  a frigid minus 63 C.  we Have Skirts!  two for the nice of om  J^IESSS  HELP THE  Donation*    886-2488 or Box 598  r  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  ,4,a.  I  I  J  I  I  I  I  I  L  #2  HOW A SEPTIC  SYSTEM WORKS  1  I  Waste is piped to the septic tank where bacterial  action breaks it down into sludge, effluent (liquid), and  scum: Liquid flows out through a distribution box which  channels it through perforated pipes in the drainage  field. Baffles keep scum out of the pipes.  This Information Series Presented by:  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  Septic Tank Pumping Services serving Gibsons.  Sechelt, Pender Harbour areas.  886-7064 (collect)  A  i  J  MON TIME HT. FT.  0055  11   0800  MO   1400  1910  2.4  16.1  8.9  13.3  FRI TIME HT. FT.  0400 9.3  15 1025 15.7  FR   1755      5.0  TUES TIME HT.FT.  0140 3.8  12   0835 16.2  TU   1455 7.9  2015 12.7  SAT TIME HT. FT.  0100 12.2  16   0510 10.9  SA   1110 15.3  1855 4.2  WED TIME HT. FT.  THURSTIMEI HT.FT  0220  13   0910  WE   1555  2135  5.5  16.2  6.9  12.1  SUN TIME HT. FT.  0245 13.1  17   0640 11.9  SU   1156 14.8  1950 3.6  0310 7.4  14   0945 16.0  TH   1655 5.9  2310 11.9  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson    %'��_���__T2  Pacific Standard Tim* "������.**��.1" ���"��"!"  for each tt .oft*  ���wd7Frtn.tef*wehf1 oltaH.  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EARLS COVE - SALTERY BAY  Leave Earls Cove Leave Saltery Bay  6:40 am       4:30 pm       5:45 am    3:30 pm  8:20 6:30 7:35 5:30 M  10:30 8:30 9:30 M      7:30  12:25 pmM   10:20 M        11:30       9:20  __*___* _______ __________  sTtaTla mn*nmmm^*9m%J  For DIPINDABLI Service  Buying or Selling - CALL  The TOP PRODUCERS on lhe Coastl  885-3295 or Vancouver Toll Free 681-7931  Sussex  Redty Take Advantage of our Nexju Classified Ad Special  R.*a,tt ycm,T~ classified c*cl 43 times  cirTcl pay for only 2 times/   m  Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  Monies &  Property  By craftsman/owner: New 3-  5 bdrm. home on sunny, private 1 acre in Pender Harbour.Solid pine doors and  Kitchen. $178,000 - belore  carpets, no GST. 883-2BB2.  TFN  Wanted: Undeveloped lot  $17,000- Privately Langdale  to Pender. 885-4876  #2cn  Homes &  Property  "W/itT"  GARY WHITE  886-8107*1-351-4390  Pender Harbour - level easy p,ivate Sale. O'Shea Road,  build lot in Garden Bay. a_,ing $134,000. 4 yr. old 3  Lake view, septic, water,  driveway complete. Drive by  at Lot 50, Harbour Peak Dr.  $55,000.883-2687.     ��2w  bflrm rancher, 60x140 lot.  trial   lol in Gibsons  19.886-7453.       #3w  1  mm  NATIONAL  RLAl r*IAIt SfcRVK I  NRS GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  MORTGAGE UPDATE  JIII.W3  1st  2nd  6 mo.  1 yr. I 2 yr.  3 yr.   4 yr.   5 yr.  MS  1.45    7.70    1.20    1.70    9.25     9.50  9.30     9.70     9.20     9.75     10.00  Mejor Benk Prime Rete 7.25%  For a complimentary market  evaluation ol "your property"  Call  Jerry Ridgewell  Your Resident Realtor  886-2277  7 Love To Sell Real Estate'  CLASSIFICATIONS  Announcements  7  Appliances  Autos  19  23  /TTn  Barter & Trade  Bed and Breakfast  Births  18  30  i  [GREAT  Business and Home  Services  38  VlDEAi  Business Opportunities 38  Campers  28  Child Care  37  Commercial for Rent  32  Entertainment  33  amamammm  For Rent  For Sale  31  21  ~55?  Found  11  mm  Free  18  Obituaries  3  Furniture  20  Personal  6  Garage Sales  17  Pets & Livestock  12  Heavy Equipment  Help Wanted  22  Recreation  8  34  Thank You  8  Home & Property  1  Too Late to Classify  40  In Memoriam  4  Tiavel  14  Legal  39  Trucks  24  Lost  10  Wanted  IS  Marine  26  Wanted to Rent  29  Mobile Homes  27  Weddings &  Motercycles  28  Engagements  Work Wanted  9  MusM  13  38  DROP OFFYOUR  Coast News  Monday Edition  At any of our convenient  Friendly  ���1 People Places Wk\  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place 883-9551  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre 883-2H8H  In Halfmoon Bay  B &} STORE 885-H555  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK (iENERAL STORE 885*3400  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Sechelt  THE COAST NEWS  _*_ma\   5521 Cowrie Street 885-3930   mf~m  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Lane (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  Dave Orr and his great staff will help you place  your da.-wlfied* at AC Building Supplies, one of  our Friendly People .Places In Pender Harbour.  Homes &  Property  Wanted: first mortgage of  $10,000 on home. Interest  negotiable. 886-3580. ��4cn  752 Hwy. 101. 50x268 lot, 3  bdrm. older house,  $165,000,886-9049  Lasqueti Island 20 acre  organic, homestead, gardens, orchard, 1400 sq. ft.  home. $135,000. Phone  474-5935. SS  ANDERSON REALTY  * Recreation ��� Retirement  ���Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie St.. Box 1219  Sechaalt. BC., VON 3A0  8*5-3*11 r-AX ��es-2��t��  Van. Toll Free taM-aote  Cleared. 2.2 acres with  ocean view, Soames Point  area. $140.000.886-3360.  TFN  1/2  acre   lot  Lohn  Rd,  Redrooffs, controlled subdivision. $49,500. 1 -228-9680.  ss  At Your Service  Joe Walker  885-2235 or 88S-7818  If you are thinking of buying  or selling property anywltere  on the Sunshine Coast and  want a profe$$bnal who wilt  really work for your interests,  please give me a call.  P.V. HfmUti  |Vf)<r    Ccnlu.y We.t  l\|-\_i   Really ird.  48' x 330' of prime low bank  waterfront in Gibsons Harbour near Gibsons Marina.  House needs repair but  could be fixed up for recreational or rental use. Property zoned Tourist Commercial (C-2). Double garage  plus storage shed.  $189,500. Phone Jenniler 1-  689-7070. ss  REYNOLDS: John, on  November 15, 1992 In  Sechelt, BC. Born January  25, 1912. No funeral service  by Jack's request. A drop-in  coffee will be held in the  basement of St. John's United Church. 4607 Whitaker  Rd., Sechelt at 1:00 pm on  January 16,1993.      #2cn  KNOWLES: James Porter at  home in Comox, BC,  December 31, 1992 in his  71st year. Will be deeply  missed by his loving wife  Tilly and family: Alan,  Angela (Glenn), Douglas  (Liz), Laurence (Pam), Gary  (Kim) and nine grandchildren. Also survived by two  sisters - Helen and Rachel in  Aberdeen, Scotland, and  various relatives throughout  Britain and Canada. No service at his request, cremation. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Salvation Army. Arrangements  through First Memorial  Funeral Services.       *2cn  HOWITT: Passed away at  home on January 5, 1993,  Edna May Howitt, late ol  Egmont, age 65 years. Survived by a daughter, May  Silvey of Madeira Park; a  son. Greg of Madeira Park;  two grandchildren, Tyler and  Krista: her sister, Vera  Grafton, of Egmont; two  brothers, Mel and Don Jeffries of Sechelt. Private cremation arrangements  through Devlin Funeral  Home. Memorial Service,  Saturday, January 16, 1993  at the Egmont Community  Hall. #2cn  Thank you to our lamily and  friends for all their support  and sympathy given to us  following the loss of our wife  and mother Bessie. Special  thanks to the staff of the ICU  at St Mary's Hospital for  making her last hours as  comfortable as possible.  Mac Baba and family. #2cn  J     ILLUSIOH�� J  Hajajajnj A SpecW OoeattealT'  Illusions Restaurant has fuH  lacSrSes lot large or smal  groups. Banquet ot.  a-Bt-arte me��� we!***.  For rare rtomation cat  865O900.  Your life is in your hands.  Palmestry and I Chlng readings by Dometria. For  inquiries and appointments  please call 885-0261. #2cn  GRIEF THERAPY  Turn 'detours ' into destinations. For personal sessions  call Cathie Miller 1-739-0806  or 885-5807. ��4w  C.A.M.E.O. Singles Club.  Dinners,   dancing,   crib,  hikes. 886-3354, 885-9968.  ttcn  FITNESS FOR FREEl  7:30 pm every Mon. eve. at  Fitco, 743 North Rd., Gibsons. This Is your chance to  get your fitness program  started with STEP aerobics.  NO CHARGE - just call to  reserve your step. 886-4606.  TFN  ONE DAY  DANCE WORKSHOPS  SATURDAY 8 SUNDAY  ��� JIVE ���  ��� COUNTRY 2 STEP "  Gibsons Shito Ryo Karate  Club adults Tues and Thurs  7:30 pm, Sunday 10:30 am,  kids Tues and Thurs St Adi-  ans Hall Roberts Creek  $20/mth. 885-3551      #4cn  Licensed bartender avail, tor  private functions. 886-7778.  #4w  GIVE YOURSELF A TREAT  Craniosacral, Shiatsu, Polarity, Reiki. 20 yrs. professional bodywork practitioner  offers pain relief and relaxation. Usha 886-2750.  #3w  o  We buy beer bottles and  beer cans, paying 80 c/doz.  886-8039.  TFN  BARK  MULCH  by container  load  886-7033  Chichako Ranch  Gourmet Honeys, vinegars  and pepper jellies make  great gifts. Delivery available  886-7859 2w  Adull children of Alcoholics  or dysfunctional families  please call 886-3849 or 885-  4622 for help. NC  Are you a woman in an  unhappy relationship, d.o  you need to talk? Call the  Sunshine Coast Transition  House lor conlidenlial 24 hr.  service. 885-2944.    TFN  SMZILlflN (TRADES  Exclusive Chrislmas Gifts  from South America  Delailttl Stone Sculptures  Wood Carving) fc Batiks  Silver, Crystal & (".cms  Raw Stones (Quartz, etc.)  Agate & Amethysl fieodes  Obelisks fc.Spheres on  Various Rocks  Polished Agate Coaster  Book End Sets  Exquisite Clay Amazon Pottery  Chrutmaa Speckli  10% -20% Selected Hem.  Wholewle Pricei - No GST  Hours: Tun.* Wed. I -4:50 pm  !1iuis. Fri * Sat 10 am - 4:50 prn  6379 Noma Rd. (off Mmoh Rd.)  WntSecbehM5-5178  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 885-7883, 24 hour  line. TFN  ATTENTION  M��n who would like to  learn lo ling and read music  Sound Waves Chorus, under  the direction of Lyn Vernon is  starting special sessions in  January, Tuesday evenings.  For more information coll  8860995,  LINEDANCE  LESSONS  _ Thursdays  "starting Jen. 14.  BtfmmMm'Inimem-lXtX-  Hmj^t^tu^CmiOmaamfM  885-5033  Does someone in your fami- Cash paid for anything old.  ry have a drinking problem? Tin ad signs, clocks, working  Call Al-Anon 886-9903, 885- or not, pocket watches, lur-  7484, 886-9059.  Al-Ateen nlture, jewellery, etc. 886-  886-2565. NC 3905. #2cn  BROOKS ft MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints  Emtmnment  nrtmSyrWnB  in All Coknx. ot  th.H.lnbow  ...Including Gnm  BUI Wood  SECHELT  A Bus. 88S-2923  Res. 885*5058  VW camperized van In good  cond. 885-4503. ��4w  Dlnnerware service lor 8,  very good cond. 886-2167.  #2cn  Printer lor Mac computer  (reasonable) 886-2622 (ask  for Sue) TFNs  Trailer suitable for f person,  to occupy Oct. thru Dec.  886-9563 TFNs  In Roberts Creek lab or  retriever type, brown half  grown puppy. Brown collar,  broken green leash  attached. 885-9969, leave  #2cn  Blfry goat for sale (or trade).  %$7____*_&  Golden Retriever X, beautiful puppies for sale. View  now, ready by Feb. 885-  5527. *4w  HAY RIDES!  Winter  rates  for horse  rentals and western riding  lessons. Gift certificates  available. 886-2205.   #2cn  African Pigmy goats. Does,  bucks, kids. Excel, pets and  bush clearing. 883-2990 ss  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture, 699 Highway 101, Gibsons.  886-4716 or Marlee  Fashions. NC  Help reduce the pet overpopulation problem ��� spay or  neuter your pet NC  Piano, like new - 883-2329  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  #  KLINEDANCE   (fi  LESSONS   M  .Thursdays ^Q  Guitar Lessons - Experienced teacher. All styles,  levels and applied theory.  First lesson free. Avail, days  & eves. Steve 886-2365.#4w  COASTLINES MOBILE  MUSIC  to book your dance music  ca|| 884-5430. (Ww  Complimentary  Limousine Service  Book a minimum 7 day  cruise with Incentive Travel  and we'll provide complimentary Limousine Service  from Horseshoe Bay to the  airport and return as well.  We can match and better  most advertised cruise  prices. Call Bill ol Incentive  Travel 885-5984 or 1-921-  8131,8 am to 10 pm, 7 days  S WOOn. MW  ���FREE VACATION VIDEO"  Book your International trip  with Incentive Travel and  you'll receive a complimentary video of your travel destination or an alternative  choice. Call Bill at INCENTIVE TRAVEL. 885-5984 or  1-921-8131.8 am-10 pm, 7  day* a week. Mw  Honda 200 4 track Quad  $3000 O.B.O. 885-0926 2w  Clearance Continues  diPietro Designs - hand-  painted clothing. 1010 Venture Way, Gibsons. 886-  7069. Odd hours. Call lor  appt. and directions. T-shirts  from $9.99 Visa-M/C.   #4w  Jattention U  ALTOS: Soundwaves  Chorus has openings for a  few altos. Call 8860995  INSTRUMINTAl  MUSKUUiSi  Soundwaves Orchestra  needs more string, oboe,  bassoon, French horn,  Irumpel and trombone  musicians. Call 8860995.  Free to a good home: 4 mth  old male puppy black and  brown. Up-to-date vaccinations. 885-0102. *2cn  To all G.E.D. students - II  you have purchased the  American edition of Passing  the G.E.D., you need the  Canadian one. More info call  Kevin 885-7548.        #2cn  Planning a garage sale?  Need more items? Call me,  885-0338. #2cn  1969 Buick GS California It's  match 350 Auto, Nds bodywork otherwise mint. Swap  (or best 4X4 valve $2000.  886-7227 TFN  Last Chance - Several sets  of keys at the Roberts Creek  General Store. Lost any lately? Come and check them  out *2cn  Lost - Small blond fern. Terrier, long bodied, short  legged, tatooed In right ear.  885-7554. *2cn  ?l. For Sale  2x1 black roll bar, trom Toyota, $450.886-7825.     2cn  Fencing material, 1x8x5',  38c foot; small stove, $125;  clothes dryer, $100. 885-  9667. ��2cn  The Honeyman  '88 Woodmlzer 40HD band-  saw mill. Trailer pkg < 550  hrs, lap siding attach., carriage cover, auto grinder,  tooth setter, misc. spare  parts. $22,000 OBO. 886-  3001 ss  Ladies Solitaire engagement  ring appraised $5500, asking $3500 OBO. or trade for  what have you. 885-6190  (Men  Snowboard/bindings/boots/  goggles. All new, $350  OBO. 886-8089. *4w  Dry fir firewood. You pick up,  $70 cord. Eves. 883-2353.  *4w  Range and 13.5 cu.ft. frost-  free fridge. Both Almond  colour, in exc. cond. $300  each or $575/pair. 886-8033  ���4cn  30" range, self-cleaning,  $85.885-0640. #2cn  Admiral fridge, 62"x31", exc.  cond., $250 OBO. 885-4503.  #2cn  Kenmore white 17 cu.ft. 2D  FF, $579; Admiral white 15  cu.ft. 2 DR FF, $399;  Whirlpool almond 14 cu.ft.  FF, $439; McClary H gold  stove 30", $279; GE white  dryer, $239; Hotpoint port,  DW almond, $249; Viking H  gold stove, $249; Kenmore  24" white stove, $249; Inglis  dryer, $249; Inglis Liberator  2 spd 3 eye washer, $369;  Moffat built-in dishwasher,  $249; Simplicity port, dryer  (120v), $189; Kenmore 2  sp., 3 eye, auto, port, washer  $369; and more. All recond.  with 90 days to 2 years warranty, parts and labour.  Phone Bjorn 885-7897 or  Corner Cupboard 885-4434  #2w  30" Molfat slove, brown  $225.88(3-0993.       #2cn  Yellow Inglis dishwasher, 2  spd, 5 cyl, scour wash, good  cond. $240.886-8774.*2cn  30" Kenmore elec. range,  will deliver. $100. 886-2622  ask for Bill. TFNs  Formal dining room table  and chairs. Solid oak,  smoked glass, forest green  upholstery $1500. 886-0190  eve. #4cn  Formal dining room table  and chairs (four), new upholstery, well kept, $225. 886-  0461. *4w  2 twin size box springs and  mattresses. Clean, $75 ea.  886-3714. TFN  Newly recovered, used sola  in floral tapestry, $249.  Kern's Home Furnishings.  TFN  USED FURNITURE FOR  SALE  Items reduced by 10% every  14 days. Dishwasher $205;  overhead range (gas) $395;  couch $65; rectangular coffee table and 2 end tables  $115 set; various sitting  chairs $40 and up; teak wall  unit $225; manual typewriter  with table $50; queen size  waterbed complete $115;  bedroom dresser $50; cast  Iron bar stools $40 each, set  of 6. Car chains 185/195/14  $45; new garborator $200.  On display at 1023 Venture  Way Gibsons. Call Jack  886-0225 (days)  Consignments Welcome  Great Christmas present -  antique Dutch wall clock,  copper face and weights,  sun and moon plate, $600.  886-7307. as  ROYAL ALBERT CHINA  and  ROYAL DOULTON  FIGURINES  al competitive prices.  Exclusive Dealer  SECHELT HARDWARE  IIS-2171  Open 7 days a weak  Hockey pants, size 42-44,  $30.885-7893. ��2cn  4x8 pool table; Sears 150  router; electric fencer; heavy  gauge barrel wood stove;  fireplace insert; Admiral  washer; Dodge 360 molor.  Best offer. 885-2717.   ��4w  30" electric range, $300; 35  mm camera w/accessorles,  $60; sure shot camera, $50.  All In top condition. 885-  2392. #4w  Steel entry door - brand new  In box, top quality, pre-hung,  $150. Temp, power pole,  complete, $225.987-1604.  #4w  40" vanity w/sink and fixtures, $150.885-6096. #4 w  One dozen medium and one  dozen small fitted cloth diapers, new condition, bonus,  6 night-time panels, $100.  885-9565. ��2cn  Kerosun Sunsprite portable  kerosene heater, 8500 BTU,  used 4 hrs., $175.886-3184.  #4w  IBM elect, typewriter $35,  custom built 30"x58" solid  oak executive desk $295.  885-9665 ��4cn  Fisher fireplace insert $250  enterprise wood stove $100.  885-4046 ��4cn  H. gold stove $250, large  almond fridge $350. both  good condilion. 885-7634  (Men  Hammond Organ with Leslie  Speaker $400 O.B.O. Fisher  Price Jolly Jumper $25.886-  9501 #4cn  Canopy for Nissan King  Cab. Excel, cond., $1,000  OBO, 883-9419. #3cn  Sharp electric calculator  w/extra tapes, $35; card  table, $10; 7 1/2" Black &  Decker skill saw, $30; balance scales, $75. 886-9346  eves. *3w  Electric organ, Galanti F.30,  many rhythmic accompaniments. 885-4646 before 9  am. #3w  Super Computer  286 Processor 16 MHZ,  42MB h/drive, 1 MB RAM  2400 BAUD internal modem,  VGA monitor, 2 HD floppy  drives. Complete software  package incl. windows 3.1!  $975 OBO 886-7323.   #3w  ROBERT BATEMAN  Wildlife prints beautilully  framed; large burl clock. For  Info 885-0876 or 885-4660.  ��2cn  Handsome wood garage  door, 6x10 ft. complete,  $200 OBO. 886-7400. #2cn  Elco 140,000 BTU model 20  space saver horizontal oil  furnace, excellent condition.  $150 OBO. 883-2753. #2cn  Scuba gear survival suit,  Nintendo with 7 games,  exercise bike, hamster cage,  BSW 14" TV. 885-4064.  #2cn  Handcrafted solid pine rocking horses, toy boxes. Greal  lor Xmas. A lasting gift. 886-  2298. ��2cn  TOPSOIL  Rich, black top soil at a very  reasonable price. Call 886-  9764 TFNs  Nintendo good condition,  lots of games & equipment  Offers. Mike 8864481, 886-  3434. TFN  Olivetti Praxis 40 typewriter  with auto correct. 885-2954.  ��2w  5' leather/woodgrain circular  bar (no stools); Paymaster  cheque writer. 886-9890.2cn  Great Buyl  Smith Corona laptop word  processor, 90,000 word diet,  thesaurus, GrammarRight  system, printer, d/drive plus  much more! Excellent  shape, $575 OBO. 886-  7323. *3w  LOOKING  FOR  SPECIAL  HELP?  NORTH  VANCOUVER  ���  CAMPBELL  RIVER  ���  MERR2T  $195  IT PAYS  TO SPREAD  THE WORD  Four year old washer &  dryer exc. cond., $600; 18  sp. Mountain bike, like new,  used only twice, $150,886-  8102. *4w  Wurlitzer Spinet piano,  super touch and tone, $850;  coffee lable, $50; Niagara  kingsize bed, $300; lawn  mower, $35; weedeater,  $20; punching bag and  board, $60; greenhouse  fibreglass, cost $2200, sell  for $500; 6 gals. Olympic  stain, chocolate, $12 ea.; 4-  draw. dresser, $35; chiming  wall clock, $50; 5 cu. ft.  freezer, $125. 885-2618J3W  Seasoned firewood for sale.  Fir, alder, hemlock. Custom  orders taken. 886-4899J3W  New tire chains, 14", in carrying case, cost $95, asking  $60; Rivierra electric furnace  - forced air, 1 yr. old ��� offers.  886-9815. #3w  Stop smoking, become a  non-smoker. Guaranteed  measurable results. Phone  now 885-9293 ��2w  Kenwood Surround sound  amplifier and receiver, 75  watts, 1 year old. $200. 886-  9569 *2w  Kenmore portable sewing  machine, 1 yr old, like new.  $150.885-2342J2cnFull set  Snap-on tools, $6,500 with  air tools, compressor. 885-  5835. #2cn  Black Sony TV stand, $50;  2, 15" snow tires, $50; 8'  fibreglass truck canopy, $85;  couch, $75; bthrm vanity,  $25. 886-3457. SS  ' Take Advantage of oar Netv Classified Ad Special  Run your* classified act 6 times,  and jpciy for only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  fgfigfr1 Noon Friday  _ Gibsons &  ~^k\%A   Sechelt Offices  31. For Rout  Black leather rocker $100;  beige cord love seat $30;  collee, octagon and end  tables $250 set; matching  pole, swag and table lamp  $50 set; 2 new clock radios  $10 each; steam iron $5;  cannister set and br. box  $10; Rubbermaid odds and  ends; Romance novels $.10  each. Phone 886-2606 TFN  Wanted: Printer for Mac  computer (reasonable) 886-  2622 (Ask for Sue)    TFNs  Children's picnic table, $23;  cedar wheelbarrow planters  $8 and $18.885-3285.   ss  AGED HORSE MANURE  $20   pickup   load   or   2  loads/$30. Roberts Creek  885-9969. TFN  Super-8 or regular-8 movie  camera and projector, also  screen tripod and light,  $125,886-9420.  TFN  GOOD HAY  $5.00/Bale Delivered  Straw $5.00/bale  Call Between 12-1pm  885-9357  TFN  Airco Gas furnace Good  cond. $315 865-6276   ss  USED RAILWAY TIES for  retaining walls.; Unscreened  topsoil $110 load. 886-8204.  ss  Parker + Hole 30.06, 3x9  Bushnell scope. Marlin 444s  Winchester, Queen size  waterbed, Benlwood rocker.  885-5467. ss  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  884-5240  TFN  CEDAR SHAKES & LUMBER, any size. Will custom  cut. 885-5669 or 885-5601.  TFN  Off road Sand Rail. Sell or  trade for small truck $3500.  Must see. 886-9501    #4cn  '89 Ford Escort LX, 2 dr., 5  sp., AM/FM, A/C 2 yr. warr.,  53,000 kms., $5900 OBO;  '87 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4,  2 dr., 5 sp., 102,000 kms.,  $7500 OBO. Phone 885-  6226. *4w  1982 Buick Le Sabre well  maintained excellent vehicle, excellent price $1500.  885-3344 ��3w  1982 Renault LeCar, economical good cond., new  clutch, tires. $600.883-2732  #4cn  280SE Mercedez Benz: reliable 142 HP, 6 cyl. gas  engine, smooth 4 sp. auto,  trans., 4 wheel disc brakes,  superb cond., silver exterior,  black interior. New cars of  this class over $100,000,  this 1973 classic available  lor $7,000. Phone 886-8324.  #3w  1986 Ford Taurus V6, exc.  cond., $4500 OBO. 886-  7524 aft. 5pm. #3w  1985 Hero GT, 6 cyl. ,4sp���  runs great, $2500. 886-  7484. ss  1982 Mazda 626, runs  great, $1500 OBO. 885-  4438. #3w  1977 Trans Am, rebuilt 400,  many extras, $1500 OBO.  885-3656. ��3w  1983 Buick Sky Hawk, 2 dr,  2.0L, 4 cyl, 5 spd manual.  $1450 OBO. 886-9500 anytime, ss  '77 Ford station wagon sold  as whole or parts, $250  OBO; '77 Aspen, good running cond, $500 OBO. 77  Ford F-250, good running  cond, $500 OBO. 885-7768.  ��3cn  1984 Dodge Colt, 4 door  auto. 885-4415 ��2w  1981 AMC Concord, 4 door  6 cyl auto, PS, PB, pulse tit,  stereo, no rust, one owner.  886-7227. $975.  TFN  1967 Chevelie auto st.6, 4  door, great condition. $1500.  886-7859 *3cn  CHEAPI FBI/US SEIZED  89 Mercedes - $200  86VW-S50  87 Mercedes-$100  65 Muslang - $50  Choose from thousands  starting $50 - 24 hour hotline  801-379-2935 Copyright  HBC010410 #6w  MISSION  POSSIBLE  'low Cosl Autos  ���Safety Checked  ' Financing Available OAC  Coll 885-4004 (D8317)  Mike Plimley  Centurion Auto  5645 Wharf Rd. Sechelt  1932 -1935 model D John  Deere tractor in excellent  running condition. Phone  886-4933 #2w  1977 JD 410 backhoe, good  working condition, $10,800  OBO. 686-7372 or 885-  5730.  1967 Chevelie auto st.6, 4  door, great condition. $1500.  886-7859 ��2w  1987 Dodge Caravan. V6  auto.. 5 pass, high kms, exc.  cond.. $7300 OBO. 883-  2172. #4w  Lincoln Mark V ��� propane,  exc. motor, $2000 OBO.  883-9590. *4w  75 Mercury Comet, good  reliable trans.. $375. 886-  3845. #2cn  1974 Volvo 6 cyl., O/D, $800  OBO. 883-9590. ��4w  1981 Dodge Omni 4 cyl.,  auto, ps, clean interior $500.  885-3337 ss  T-BIRD  '86 Thunderbird, 43,000  kms, lady driven, non-smoker, very clean. $5,695 OBO  886-2622 days or 886-0971  eves. TFNs  '84 Toyota Celica GTS.  Good shape. $3700 OBO.  886-7648. ss  '86 Ponliac 6000 AC 4 cyl,  F/inj, great mileage. Exc.  cond. $3800.886-7520. ss  1982 Mercury Zephyr. Very  good condilion $575V886*'  9372 SS  78 Olds Delta 88, 350 auto,  loaded, new rear tires, exc.  cond. 886-9500 anytime.tfn  1981 Buick Skylark, good  cond. 886-3368 ss  Good selection used tires,  wheels, Chevetle; Honda  Accord parts. 885-4004  SS  77 Pontiac Lemans, exc.  cond., $900 OBO. 886-3648  1974 Datsun 260Z alpine  stereo, mags, spinner hubs,  Pirelli tires, new brakes, exc.  shape $3500 OBO 886-  7378 ss  '88 Mercury Topaz, like new,  $5500. 886-2833 or 886-  7484. ss  1973 Super Beetle, $2500  OBO. 883-9234. ss  1980 Camaro 305 auto., T-  Tops, Rally rims, $2600.  885-7113. ss  1976 New Yorker, A-1  cond., low mileage $900  OBO 886-9025 ss  Used Camaro T-Top, $495  for the set, with covers, 886-  9500 anytime. ss  1974 Oldsmobile, new  brakes and exhaust.  Mechanically sound, $2400  OBO. 885-1943. ss  1988 Ford Taurus, am/fm,  Ac V6, auto/od, 4 door, exc.  cond. $7,495. 886-7520 or  886-2111. ss  1979 Cadillac Seville baby  blue, int/ext, rebuilt engine  & transmission. Priced to  sell $3850 Call 886-8510  after 6:00 pm. ss  1971 LandRover - 88 completely rebuilt. Offers.. PTO  Avail. 883-2669. ss  1975 Triumph TR7, excellent condition, new dual  exhaust, radial t/a low profile  lires. Sacrifice $3600 or  trade up or down for lamily  size car or 11 ft. camper.  885-9068. SS  77 Camaro, 39,000 org.  miles. White int. excellent.  Rusty $950 OBO. 886-2111  ss  '86 Pontiac 6000 AC 4 cyl,  F/inj, great mileage. Exc.  cond. $4500. 886-7150. SS  '90 Ford F250 4x4, 5.0 L, 5  sp., air, cruise, tilt, bed liner,  52,000 kms., exc. cond.,  $13,200,886-9452.      ��4w  1976 Ford 600 5 ton, auto.,  361 V8, 20 ft. box, new rubber, everything AOK, $3200  OBO. 886-4996. *4w  Coats 2020 tire machine,  $250.885-8856. #4w  1988 Bronco II 4x4, great In  snow, V6 AT, exc. cond.,  new brakes, exhaust. 886-  2031. ss  1986 Ford F150, V6 auto.,  libreglass canopy, new tires,  55,000 miles. One owner.  $5500 CBO. 883-9206. #4w  1975 GMC 3/4 ton pick up.  Strong 350 V8, some rust.  Runs well, am/lm cassette.  $1150 OBO. 883-9961, 885-  0300 *4cn  1989 Chev Silverado 4X4,  $13,000 OBO. 885-09262w  1970 4x4 40" mudders, runs  good. 886-7484. ss  79 GMC 350 V8. bench  seat, runs good, $500 OBO.  885-3240. #3w  1988 Chev 4X4 1 ton, wilh  flatdeck. $7900. Phone 886-  3699, #2w  1981 GM 1 ton, 4x4, Dual  Cab with steel flatbed,  $2500 firm. 883-9382 *4cn  1978 Ford, $2200. Call aft.  5pm 886-2184. *2w  1980 GMC with canopy,  $1500 OBO or will take in  trade wood-working tools,  jointer, miter saw or what  have you. 885-5173 after 7  pm. #2cn  '69 3 ton Chev, flatdeck, 5 +  2 tranny, new front tires,  needs inspection. $3250.  886-3001. ss  DRUGLORDTRUCKSI  $100  86 BRONCO $50  91 BLAZER $150  77 JEEP CJ $50  Seized Vans, 4x4 s, Boats.  Choose from thousands  starting $50.-24 Hour Hot-  line.801 -379-2935 Copyright  ���BC104KK #8cn  1979 E350 Ford van, $600  obo. 885-5717 TFN  Full size 1990 Dodge van,  V6 auto, $8500.886-8301SS  1980 Chev 4 ton dump  truck, 366 HP, 2 spd. rear  end, 6-8 yd box, $6500 firm.  886-8550 eves. ss  79 Ford 12 passenger van,  V8 auto good cond. $3295  OBO. 886-7520 or 886-  2111. SS  1988 Chev. Cheyenne 1/2  ton pick-up, 4.3 litre V6,  PS/PB, 61,000 km., box  mat, toolbox, $8700. 885-  2836,885-7413 ss  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe  window van, parts. 885-  5102. ss  1981 Ford F250, 4x4 with  rock box $5500.886-4599.  1991 Northern light dlx  camper 9', fridge, stove, toilet and shower $7500. 885-  7810 TFN  1975 GMC camper, van.  Good tires, 6 cyl. auto.  $1000 OBO. 883-9979 SS  1976 Dodge camperized  van, auto, p/s,p/b, cruise,  rear bed, cupboards, icebox,  sink, $1,500. 316 eng. 886-  2512 ss  1981 Ford pick up, 6 cyl.  good running truck. $1250  O.B.O. 885-0642 or 885-  0766 Men  2 170 Ford cu.inch -100 hp  w/2 E ton legs $900 O.B.O.  8854190 4cn  I pay cash for power boats,  18-28 leet. 885-4031     3w  6 cyl. Scania Vabls, no  clutch $1200. 885-9997  eves. 4cn  15 ft. Glascraft twin 40 hp  outboard and trailer $1000  OBO. 885-4415 ��2w  20 ml Mariner Long Shaft  1991 on warranty, $1200; 30  hp Evinrude Loing Shalt  $800 OBO; new 25 hp electric Long Shaft Mariner,  $2000.883-1119.        TFN  Kawasaki Jet Ski for sale,  excellent condition, asking  $2700.8864102. SS  15' fibreglass Sangstercrafl  with new convertible top. No  motor, $950.886-2738.  ss  Ranger 22, VHF 5 sails,  very fast, sleeps 4. Gary  Mull design $4200. 886-  3490, 1-977-7349 toll-free  pager. ss  Coronado 15, trailer, similar  to Laser, nice boat $1600.  886-3490, 1-977-7349 toll-  free pager. ss  San Juan 24, VHF, dry  sailed, fresh water, 7.5  Honda, exc. cond., stove,  porta-pottl, $7900. 886-  3490, 1-977-7349 toll-free  pager. ss  Hobie Cat 16 sailboat trailer, nice boat, #$1700. 886-  3490, 1-977-7349 toll-free  pager. ss  1987 Campion 250 Haida  CB, fully loaded, exc cond.  Must sell $28,000 O.B.O.  886-8344 TFN  SECHELT MMIK  SURVEYS LTD.  Capiain Bill Murray  MC.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S  MABYC    ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  Good 12 ft. aluminum boal  $600 or trade? 885-7167ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70    HP  1991-1992     Evinrudes.  Excellent condition. Lowe's  Resort, 883-2456.       TFN  Yes! There is a reliable local  propeller repair service. 885-  5278.  TFN  12 ft. aluminum boat $600,  885-7167. ss  19' Inboard Clinker runabout, very fast and in top  condition, surveyed value  $6500, offers & trades considered. 886-2738.       ss  19 tl. Sealoner Volvo Penta  Calkins trailet needs  exhaust manifold, $3500.  886-3457. ss  3 mobile homes all in Gibsons, priced from $15,500 -  $28,500.886-3580.    #4cn  Pad for rent, Bonniebrook  Mobile Home Park. 886-  2887. #3w  1980 Highwood 14x70  mobile for removal. 3  bdrms., large master has  bay window and ensuite with  garden soaker tub - circle  kitchen with maple cabinets  - five appliances, Venetians  throughout, $29,900. Karen  885-6412.  Honda Interceptor 500, exc.  cond., $2000 OBO. 886-  2184 aft. 5pm. #2w  1992 Kawasaki Ninja ZX  600, $5000.886-8996. SS  '86 Honda Aspencade, exc.  cond., garage kept $5500.  886-9595. SS  1981 Honda CB650 custom,  Immaculate 25,600 original  K'S, $1250 OBO. 886-7378.  ss  1985 Kawasaki Ninja like  new, offers. 886-8622. ss  Responsible Protessionai  Couple  w/chlldren excellent local  references. Requires large  family house, capable of  maintaining grounds and  dwelling. Call Keith or Teoni.  883-2725 or 885-7143 3w  Cottage or shared house  prefer Roberts Creek.  Employed, N/S vegetarian.  Nancy 883-9459.      #4w  Journeyman cabinet maker  would like to rent studio or  house in exchange for work.  885-3551 Men  Responsible working couple,  NS, ND, no children, no pets  require 2 bdrm apartment,  central Sechelt. Refs. 885-  5473 eves. #3cn  3-4 bdrm. home, Gibsons to  Rbts. Ck., for Jan. 1/93.  886-3663. ��2w  Shared Accommodation In  my home, short term or long  term. Ideal for mill student  Close to ferry, N/S, no pets,  available now, North Rd.,  Gibsons. $350/mo. 886-  8095. TFNs  Gibsons: 2 bdrm. large  bright apart, appliances.  $675/mo. 885-3277, 255-  5470. ��4w  Gibsons - waterfront 2 bdrm.  house, furnished or not,  avail. Feb. 1, $500. 886-  8775 or 886-9135.     #2w  Waterfront 1 bdrm. cabin  Lee Bay, Pender Hbr.,  fridge, stove, laundry, elec.  heat, avail. Feb. 1, $400/mo.  deposit rqd., N/S pref. 883-  9446. #4w  $395 - monthly rustic living  by the beach, near Gibsons,  cozy, furnished trailer/cottage, hydro incl., suit single/couple, shed, garden,  trees. Phone 885-0640.#2cn  Gibsons - avail. Feb. 1 - 2  bdrm. suite. Carport, storage, 5 appl., close to all  amenities, exc. view. 596-  1669. ��4w  Shared accomodation -  quiet, private room, N/S, private entrance, W/D, large  yard, Redrooffs area, 10  mln. drive Irom Sechelt,  $350/mo. Inclusive, avail.  Feb. 1.885-7838.      #4w  2 bdrm. upper main floor,  view home on acreage,  Rbts. Ck., $625. 886-9600.  ��4w  Gibsons 2 bdrm. grnd.,  bright, $495 plus. Arthur  885-9859. #4w  2 bdrm. trailer, Davis Bay,  clean, no pets, avail. Jan.  16,$600/mo. 885-7511.  #2cn  Gibsons: 1 bdrm. upper  floor, Marine Drive, $620  incl. hydro. Avail. Feb. 1.  886-8656. #4w  Sandy Hook, 2 bdrm. & den,  2 baths, W/D, F/P, year  round rental, $775. Open  house Jan. 17, 2-3pm, 7034  Porpoise Drive. Call 876-  5973. #2w  3 bdrm house, Redrooffs  area, no pets. Avail. Feb. 1,  4 appis, $800/mth. 885-0190  #4cn  Small 2 bdrm bsmt n/marina, cozy private $450. 886-  7400 #4cn  GIBSONS WATERFRONT  furnished apartments with  deck $565/mth. 886-3792  (Men  Small house furnished, n/s,  n/d, prefer responsible adult  $500.886-7642       *4cn  Bay area, nice family home,  3 bdrms, familyroom, dining  room. $850/mth. Available  immediately 1-420-03173w  One bedroom suite. Available immediately. Selma  Park $600/mth. 885-7719  (Men  GIBSONS  Main floor, all incl. $400.  Christine 886-8277   #4cn  2 bdrm mobile home at  Irwin Motel and Trlr Park  avail. Feb. 1 $4757mth. 886-  3331 *4cn  3 bdrm home on acreage, 5  appl., 1 1/2 bath, wood-  stove, hardwood floor. Close  to schools bus and plaza.  Refs required. $750/mth.  886-3457 #4cn  Gibsons - 1 bdrm. grnd.,  bright, $450 plus; also 1  bdrm. basement, bright,  $395 plus. Arthur 885-9859.  #3W  Lower Gibsons, H ,K.  rooms, $200-$300 Incl.  Arthur 885-9859.       ��3w  New Waterfront 2 bdrm.  condo, Gibsons, 5 appl.,  N/S, $650. 886-3293. ��3w  Roberts Creek W/F room &  board, private entrance,  room & bath shared kitchen.  Non-smoking female prelerred. $400/mo. Phone or  Fax 886-4827. #3w  Avail Jan. 1, lully furnished  basement suite, Davis Bay.  Elec & heat included. NS, no  pet. Private entrance and  parking. Refs req. 885-4480  alter 6:30 pm. #3cn  Granthams, gorgeous view,  older college ideal for 1 or 2  adults, avail Jan. 15,  $600/mo. 886-7547 or 274-  0704. #3cn  Immaculate 3 level, 2 bedroom adult oriented town-  house in Gibsons. No pets.  Available immed. $700/mo.  2 bedroom, house in Davis  Bay, Avail. Feb. 1 $800/mo.  2 bedroom home, Redrooffs  area, available lor Jan. 1.  $700/mo.  3 bedroom house in Davis  Bay, 1 1/2 balhs upstairs,  $750/mo,, 1 bed, 1 bath  down, $450/mo.Avail. Jan.  15.  CENTURY WEST REALTY  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  885-2235 *2w  2 bdrm trailer with addition.  Avail immed. 883-9569.3cn  3 bdrm house on acreage  with fruit trees. Roberts  Creek area. $725/mo. No  dogs. Rels req. 885-3152 or  437-3701. #3w  1 bdrm trailer also small  trailer suitable 1 adult.  Cedars Trailer Court. 885-  3313 #2w  View in quiet area, n.s., n.p..  $750, refs required. 885-  2984 or 1-277-4323   #2w  Gibsons 1 bdrm plus den,  ground floor, w/d, walk to  schools and shopping. $575  incl. heat and hydro. 886-  8859 #2w  Lg. room for rent. Cozy  home in Gibsons. Use of  kitchen and hot tub $395  incl. util. Ideal for student or  tradesman. 886-3779 #2w  Clean, bright 1 bdrm lower  Gibsons, private entrance,  util., W/D Incl. Pet allowed.  $500. Avail. Dec. 15. 886-  3573. #2cn  2 bdrm apt Gibsons, $500;  3 bdrm apt, $625; 2 bdrm  house, $625; 3 bdrm  Roberts Ck, $750; 2 bdrm  house, Gibsons, $650; new  townhouse $850. Grant  Realty Ltd. 886-3330. TFN  Grantham's waterfront -  small one room cabin, $475  plus utils; 1 bdrm. upper  suite, $550 plus utils. Inquire  886-9238 or Grantham's  Post Office. #2cn  3 bdrm townhouse, 1/2 bath,  1200 sq. ft. located central  Gibsons, completely renovated. Adult oriented, NS,  N/pets, $600/mo. Avail. Feb.  1. Phone 886-7051 eves.  #2cn  High bank waterfront home,  Redrooffs Rd. 2 bdrms,  decks, fireplace, view. 5  appis. Avail, immed. 885-  0342. #2cn  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  <pMs  REALTY HD  Don Sutherland  SEVEN TREES - Waterfront  ��� Bonniebrook. Rets.   StCPO/mo,  Small suile ��� Granthams   $450/mo.  2 bdrm - large yard -  $65o/mo.  886-8107  Very beautiful water view, 3  bdrm house, 2 baths, carpet,  W/D, lots ot storage,  $750/nto. No pets (require  quiet couple) and references  required. 936-5588      *2w  1 bdrm. apartment separate  entrance, fully furnished,  including kitchen appliances  and TV. Ocean view in W.  Sechelt, hydro and heat  included. $575 per mo.,  avail. Feb. 1. 885-3210.#3w  Bachelor suile located on a  large properly with an excellenl view and beach. One  mile trom terry terminal.  $425 incl. electricity. 886-  2738. #3w  3 bdrm. house in Earls  Cove. Avail, immed., NS/NP  refs. req. $550/mo. incl.  utils. 883-2548 aft. 6pm.��3w  Hopkins Landing, exec,  waterfront house, exc. location, easy walk to ferry, 3  bdrm. (or 2 bdrm. & den), 2  baths, 5 appis., furnished if  required, avail, short or  longterm, N/S, no pets, rels.  886-0209 or 1-274-8056.  *3w  Avail, immed., brand new 1  bdrm., view, deck, $550  utils. incl., no pets, N/S, suit  single, tefs. 886-9043. #3w  3 bdrm. townhouse, 800  North Rd., $750/mo. plus  1/2 mo. depositt, rets req.,  avail, immed. 886-8641. #3w  Furnished house on waterfront, Redrooffs Rd. Jan. 1 -  June 15. Suit couple, $650.  885-9013. #2cn  Move up to the Westport -  Lower Gibsons - beautiful 1  bdrm view apts. Quiet, new,  secure, nice clientelle,  blinds, carpet, laundry,  $590-$650/mth 886-3420  *5cn  Furnished bach, suite, Gibsons near marina. Avail.  Feb. 1, $350/mo.886-Q923.  #3w  1 bdrm. bachelor suite. Walk  to ferry, panoramic view. Private entrance, balcony, ulils.  incl. No pets. $525/mo. 886-  0003 or 0-274-3759.    #3w  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  British Columbia legislation prohibits advertising which discriminates in the rental of property.  Foi example a person who  stipulates 'No Children' as a  condition of rental would be In  violation ol the Family Status  and the Human flights Acts. The  landlord who places the advertisement and the newspaper  which publishes it would both be  in contravention ol the legislation and could have a complaint  filed against them. The Coast  Mews will therefore not accept  such discriminatory ads.  Movie channel, cable TV,  D/D phones, Q size beds  and fully equipped kitchenettes in our bachelor  suites. Our monthly winter  rate special starts Dec. 1.  Opposite Gibsons Marina  886-3343.   TFN  Bright 2 bdrm apt, carpets,  skylights, $550/mo. Centrally located 886-7016.    TFN  WATERFRONT - 2 bdrm.  Cozy Corners, Gibsons, lurnished, all appliances, great  view, $1,000.1-737-2136.  #2w  32. Commercial  for Rent  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall  available. Wheelchair facilities, 885-2752 or 885-2721.  *11w  Industrial shop for rent.  Good location, 42x35. $575  + GST and triple net per  month. 886-9027 aft. 5pm.  ��4w  600 sq. ft. lower floor, new  building in industrial site.  600 sq. ft. upper floor, Gibsons. 886-8204 or 535-  1871. *6w  TEREDO SQUARE ��� 3rd  floor office, 363 square feet.  Carpeted, air conditioning,  elevator service. All inclusive rent $335/mo. 885-  4466. TFN  Roberts Creek Hall, avail,  dances, parlies, weddings.  Yvonne 886-7815.    TFN  Magic Diet 30 lbs, 30 days  $49.95 diet of the 21st century, burns fat, increases  energy. 206-332-7666  exten. 202 #4cn  Auto Mechanic  Experienced, certified auto  mechanic required full time  Must be good with people as  well as cars. Terms negotiable. Resume to Sechelt  Shell, Box 577, Sechelt, BC  VON 3A0. #4w  Gas Jockey  Full time gas station attendant required. Personality a  must. Rate negotiable.  Resume to Sechelt Shell,  Box 577, Sechelt, BC VON  3A0. #4w  Drivers needed, must have  Class 4, be neat and tidy in  appearance. Apply to Ste. 3,  1045 Highway 101, above  Kenmac. ��2cn  AH classifieds must be  pre-paid before insertion  FOR ONE WEEK  in eilhor the Monday or Woakotdor  Edition, Up lo 10 words; 25 cents  for each additional word.  Froo: Losl, Found & Frio  Svre Self Classifieds  $17 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, selling one item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be canceled unless you instruct us fo renew il  by classified deadline ��� Nor available hi commercial adveriiiet.  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Monday idltion  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons 886-2622  Wookondor  NOON TUISDAY  Socholt 885-3930  IM Take Advantage of oar New Classified Ad Special  Run your classified, ad 6 times,  and pay for only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  Noon Friday  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  $200-$500 WEEKLY  Assemble products at home.  Easyl No selling. You're  paid direct. Fully guaranteed.24 hour hotline. 801-  379-2985. Copyright #B  C010450. *22cn  Part-time person required in  video department 4-9 shift.  Must be sell-motivated.  Must be 18 years or older.  Apply in person only - Kerns  Home Furnishings.      TFN  OPPORTUNITIES IN  HAWAII! Rebuilding trom  hurricane Iniki in progress.  Call 516-929-0341.      #3w  Waitress/waiter, wage neg.,  based on exp. Please apply  in person to New China  Kitchen. TFN  SUNFREE VINYL  All seasons decking material, Iree estimates. Call Joe,  885-9235 ��3w  House Cleaning  Fasl & Reliable  886-2750  ���3w  CortlHon ii�� Filer  JDH MILL SERVICES  Sharpening a Repairs  to ell cutting tools Including  Mower Blades a Chatntiwi  Jamie Harrop  rsiCmtaaiMCr <M>eoria*��*-01U  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  A projectionist is needed  for film nights at the The  Arts Centre in Sechelt  every other Wednesday  night. Knowledge of film  equipment essential.  Volunteers are needed by  The Cancer Society for  patient services, public  relations, lundraising and  education. A great chance  to share your caring and  skills.  A piano player is needed  in Sechelt/Davis Bay on  Tues. & Thurs. 9:30 -  11:30am for the parent/tot  group. Tons ol Fun!  Volunteers are wanted to  train as victim/witness  workers. The desire to  help people in crisis and  to be available on call is  needed.  FOR THESE AND MORE  OPPORTUNITIES  CONTACT  THE VOLUNTEER AND  INFORMATION CENTRE  AT 885-5881  AServlcafundedbyThe  Ministry ol Social Services  Lawson Roofing  Re-rooting and new construction. Phone 885-4436.  *3w  HANDYMAN  Carpentry, painting, stone  masonry, general home  repairs. 885-9235 Joe. #3w  2'N1  Cathy'f Car Cor*  aW Zippy Lubs  Prime location  Excellent tease  Reasonably Priced  M9-��4SO  Business &  Home ServK  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger  Tree Removal, Insured,  Guaranteed Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Gutters cleaned - root maintenance. 885-6070.      *2w  Odd jobs, rubbish removal,  clean-ups, fast and reliable.  885-9694, Greg ��4cn  EXPERIENCED FRAMER  Residential project management custom additions and  decks. Quality craftsman  with reasonable rates. Call  Tony 886-0120. ��4w  Homemaker/Companion 3-4  day a week. 886-8001. Friday-Monday. Early am.��4cn  University student seeks  work ot any kind Irom May 1  to Sept. Willing lo learn.  883-9099. Chris. ��3cn  LAWN AND GARDEN!  Fruit tree pruning and spraying, landscaping, tree  removal, hedge trimming,  garden clean-up. 886-0180  Jan. #2cn  HOMEOWNERS  HELKINE  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carptti * Upholstery J  FOWEflFK. muCK-HOUNrED  EQUIPMENT  BESlFOSSiat RtSULlS  JUSHSHWOWD  Molly Mouse Daycare.  Spaces avail. 18 months to  school age. Fun-filled, caring environment with eerly  childhood trained staff. 886  3913 ��8w  Experienced Mom with refs.  would like to daycare your  little one. 886-7933.     ��4w  Babysitter Mon.-Fri., my  home. Reasonable. 886-  7778. ��4w  Babysitter req. 2 days a  week, my home. Must have  own transportation. 886-  3317. #4w  Wanted: Responsible mom  to take care of my 2 girls, 4  yr. old from Mon. to Fri., 6  yr. old alter school, West  Sechelt area. Preler to pay  by cash. 885-2380.      ��3w  Care-a-lot licensed day care  has a full time opening avail.  Jan./93.886-4926.      ��3w  Working moms, young  grandma will provide TLC to  your child in my home. Start  in Feb. Refs. Phone weekends 886-7490 or 325-4652.  ��2w  In-home family child care.  Safe, fun. P/T or F/T. Very  reasonable rates. Refs.  avail. 886-2227. #4cn  HONDA POWER PRODUCTS  A IIUSQVARNA  FOREST A GARDEN  PRODUCTS  Forest S Garden Dealerships  available for Sechelt  Call Dorhn at  Tldetlne "Logging  ���85-4141  SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY  Bottled water franchise looking lor working partner.  Sales experience a delinite  asset. Investment required.  Reply In contldence to Box  W, c/o Box 68, Sechelt, BC  VON 3A0. *3w  A DIVISION dr-j<Sf?VniES  tSCaNFLOCH-SOVFJWa'OS  Do you need something built  for your home or office?  Maybe an Item for a Christmas gilt? Or you might need  some interior renovations or  finishing! If you've answered  yes to any or all of the  above, give ART a cat 886-  8354, for prompt, quality  custom wood work at reasonable prices. #2w  ���eAbinetree CUstom CABINETS (plywood, solid wood  only) finishing, installations,  renovations. Journeyman  cabinet maker, experienced  carpenter. 885-3551 #4cn  Carpentry, renovations and  repairs. 20 yrs. experience.  Call Steve 886-8783. #7w  Will do typing - reasonable  rates. Call 885-2788. *4w  I'M Your HANDYMAN  Porches, stairs, atriums,  additions, all jobs. No job  too small. Call Bill 886-0380  pager 977-6502       *5cn  Spic and Span Cleaners  'If you're not happy with the  other guy, then consider giving us a try," Wendy 886-  2751 #4cn  Free Estimates  Firm Prices  885-9576  Serving the Coast  for 14 years.  KAYNOR  Interior cleaning big or  small, bonded and reliable.  884-5324 or 886-2312 or  886-0436. TFN  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, carpentry,  drafting, free estimates. References available. 886-  3463. TFNs  Concrete - Specializing in  driveways, patios, stairs,  sidewalks, floors, foundations, exposed aggregate.  886-8095. TFNs  Personnel Manager  Highly motivated manager,  experience in recruitment,  selection, training, etc.  seeks challenging posilion.  886-7334. ��3w  Reliable man seeks casual  p/t work, indoor/outdoor.  Cleaning, moving, snow  shovelling, salting driveways, etc. Rob 886-3822.  #3w  Experienced, reliable, night  watchman seeks employment. 885-5937, #56.   #3w  Babysitter - Sechelt area,  experienced reliable and  responsible. 885-0989 Amie.  ��2w  HAVE BILLS TO PAY  Don't want welfare, hardworking - will do anything,  have chainsaw. Lee 885-  0165 #2cn  For Sale/Lease new industrial building 3700 sq.ft. 3 bays  / 1800 sq. ft. upper storage  space, office rental potential,  $24,000 per year, Barry  886-8204. ss  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton truck available for  hauling, rubbish removal,  moving, yard maintenance,  rototilling, odd jobs. 885-  3917. TFNs  Carpentry - Renovations -  Additions. By hour or contract. 886-3107.        #2w  Complete Bobcat Services  Excavating - Backfilling  Retaining Walls - Trenching  Landscape Construction  Drainage  886-8538  TFNs  NOTICE  GAMBIER ISLAND  TRUST COMMITTEE  TUP-03-92  NOTICE is hereby given that the Gambier  Island Trust Committee will, at 6:30 P.M. on  Monday, January 18, 1993 at Ihe Eagle  Harbour Community Cenlre, 5575 Marine  Drive, West Vancouver, B.C., be considering  a resolution allowing (or the issuance of a  Temporary Commercial and Industrial Use  Permit, pursuant to Section 975 of the  Municipal Act, R.S.B.C, 1979, Chapter  290, for the purpose of siting, constructing  ond operating a temporary log dump facility  on that portion of land covered by water  (foreshore) fronting District Lot 2704, Except  Part in Plan 15941, Gambier Island, Group  1, New Westminster District, as shown on  sketch map, to allow for watering of logs  originating from the aforementioned lot.  The general localion of the subject area is  shown on the following sketch:  A copy of the proposed permit may be  inspected at the Islands Trust Office, 2nd  Floor, 1627 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C.  (telephone 387-4000), between the hours of  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday  inclusive, from January 5, 1993 to January  18,1993 exclusive of statutory holidays.  Gordon Mcintosh  Secretary  BCYCNA  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  AND YUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  290  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear In more than 100 community newspapers in B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  TO PLACE A BLANKET CLASSIFIED, CALL THE COAST NEWS AT 886-2622  lor 25  words  $195  $3.70each additional word  AUTO  ENGINES REBUILT from  $995. 5 year 100,000 kms  warranty. Bond Mechanical  serving B.C. for 27 years.  Phone 7 days, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.  (604)872-0641. Toll-free  Mon-Fri 1-800-663 2521.  A WISE CHOICE. Quality  RebuHEngines. Cars and light  trucks trom $906. 5 Year,  100,000 Km limited warranties. Canada Engines Ltd.  580-1050 (7 days) 1-800-  665-3570, 856-5828 (eve-  flings).  F-250,4X4's, Cummins Diesel, Explorers, Rangers,  Trucks. Up to $1500. cash  rebate. 'O' down O.A.C.  Payments from $189/month.  Phone Grant or Don collect  638-9778.  BULOWaaUPPLES  DOORSI WINDOWS! Interior  and exterior wood, metal and  French Doors, wood windows, skylights. MOREI Call  collect to WALKER DOOR  and WINDOW In Vancouver  at (604)266-1101.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  NEW YEAR, NEW BOOK.  Imagine your customers purchasing 20 CURRENT CD's,  Cassettes, AM/FM Receiver,  Video Rewinder, ���Prepaid  Airfare for ONLY $19.96 investment $995. 1-800-263-  1900 FMVC.   HAVE YOUR OWN BUSINESS telling Exercisewear  part-time. Fitness contacts  and asset Generous prolHs.  No Investment. Canadian  Made. Free details.  FINELINES, 2768 Dutferln,  Toronto M6B 3R7.  EDUCATION  Train lo be a *CRM" Certified Apartment Manager.  Many job* available. Over  2,000 graduates now working. Government licensed  home-study course. R.M.T.I.  681-5466 or 1-600-665-8339.  LEARN THE SECRETS OF  CHORDINQ ON OUITAR.  New home study course.  Fast easy method. Guaranteed! FREE Information.  Write: Popular Music, Studio  (20), 103-1054 Ellis,  Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 1Z1 1-  0X^7-0060 Extanilon770.  EDUCATION  WESTERN CANADIAN  School ol Auctioneering, next  course Mar. 22 Apr. 2/93. For  a Iree brochure call (403)250  1281 or write to: #5, 2003  McKntght Blvd. N.E. Calgary  AB, T2E 6L2.  EQUIPMENT  WANTED:!  1 Mite (Port  i: Mighty l  able) sawmill on two  endstands, fair condition, to  cut min. B-X12* with diesel or  electric motor. Cal 1-382-  2787 leave message,  Williams Lake.   BUILDINGS- ROCK-BOTTOM PRICES. B.C. Factory  Outlet. Straight-tided and utility models. Example: 30X40  $5,225.; 40X60 $7,968. Order for spring and save. Pio-  neer Sleel 1-800-668-5422.  OAHOCWNO  ONE STOP GREENHOUSE  SHOP, B.C. Greenhouse  Builders Ltd., 7425 Hedley  Ave.,Burneby,B.C.V5E2Rt.  FREE BROCHURE.  Aluminum/Glass or  Alumlnum/AcrylrteSDP.Dou-  ble-walled Greenhouses,  Solariums and compiele Ine  ot Greenhouse Accessories.  Telephone (604)433-4220,  Fax 433-1286.  HEALTH  DIET MAGIC, no more broken resolutions, no willpower  requiredlll All natural 100%  GUARENTEED, product.  Bums fat, gives super energy  and completely controls appetite. Whet have you got lo  lose (604)478-8750.  MISCELLANEOUS  SATELITTE SYSTEM OWNERS: If you are losing channels, please cal lor Information on VCII plus boards and  costs - programming choices  and costs. 1-800465-6069.  No obligation.  MOBILE HOMES  USED MOBILES. Manufacture mutt clear al mobiles.  16 units to choose Irom.  Priced from $10,000. Noble  Homes (403)447-2333.  WINTER WORKS SPECIALI  Any new mobile or modular  home ordered during January will be equipped with ���central air conditioning- ($3,000  value) FREE of charge. We  wl! cuslom build your home.  Noble Hornet (403)447-2333.  PERSONAL  OKANAGAN VALLEY GIRLS  - Karen, Sylvia and Tanya -  have exciting Personal Photos For Sale. For discreet  Info, write KAREN, Box 670-  GB. Kelowna, B.C. VIY7P4.  ADULTS ONLY PLEASEI  WOULD YOU LIKE to correspond with unattached Christian people across Canada  lor companionship or marriage? Ashgrove, P.O. Box  205, Chase, B.C. VOE 1 MO.  RECREATION VEHICLES  NEW ROADSTER Tent  Trailer. Dealers Wanted. Car  and motorcycle models made  In Canada. Compact on the  road, best dollar value trailers. 1(403)227-2885, Alberta  Fun-Way   SERVICES  Major ICBC motor vehicle Injury claims. Joel K Wener,  trial lawyer for 24 years. Cal  free: 1-800-665-1138. Contingency fast available.  Simon, Wener j Ader.  MOBILE SAWMILL FARMERS, RANCHERS, your log*  to lumber, maximum size cut  8"X12'X24'. For information  leave message tor Bruce at  398-6212.  38 Busme:  Opporti  Business Opportunity Wanted A prolessional with 20  yrs. of progressive sales,  marketing, general management experience seeks  investment or working partner opportunity on the Sunshine Coast. Bob 1-536-  2845. ��3w  RECYCLE  NOTICE ol Sale Pursuant to  the Warehousemen's Lien  Act. Notice is hereby given  that the storage lot held by  Len Wray's Transler Ltd.,  Box 186, 1052 Highway  101, Gibsons, BC in the  name ot Donna Marie Harrington will be sold at a public sale for debts outstanding  and cost of sale within 30  days of the second appearance of this notice at a location designated by Len  Wray's Transfer Ltd.    *4w  NOTICE TO CREDITORS:  In the matter of the Estates  ol George and Eileen Cavalier, deceased, formerly of  Wilson Creek, BC, Notice is  hereby given that creditors  and others having claims  against the above estates  are required to send tull particulars of such claims to the  Executor, Richard Cavalier,  5115 - 219 A Street, Langley, BCV3A4R1.        #3w  Hot tips on clearing  air of wood smoke  As winter's chill grips British  Columbia, you may look forward to  cozy nights in front of a blazing lire.  But the BC Lung Association  (BCLA) warns that residential wood  burning can produce hazardous interior and exterior air pollution.  "Wood smoke con-      tains more than 100  chemical compounds  and three classes of  "Wood smoke  contains more  Consider alternative fuels for home  heating and natural gas for recreational burning.  ��� Burn dry, clean wood. Firewood  should be dried at least six lo eight  months before use. Unseasoned,  damp wood Alls the air with partial      late matter and other  pollutants.  ��� Burn briskly the  first 30 minutes. A hot  harmful  pollutants. ifjau IOO chemical lia' wi" neal ,l,e slove  They can affect judgement and reflexes,  trigger headaches,  cause lung and eye  irritation and worsen  respiratory conditions  like asthma and bronchitis," says BCLA  President John Borthwick.  'We can all help avoid these  problems by limiting wood burning  and by using fireplaces and wood  stoves to minimize the release of  contaminants both inside and outside  our homes," he says.  To help clear the air, the association offers these hot tips for cleaner  burning.  ��� If you musl heat with wood, use  an efficient, new technology stove.  compounds and  three classes of  harmful  pollutants.  up enough lo burn the  wood completely and  cleanly.  ��� Never burn garbage,  trash or treated or painled wood. All of them  produce harmful pollutants.  ��� Do not burn on high-pollution  days. Wait unlil air quality improves.  Hardest hit by wood smoke pollution are areas with frequent inversions. During an inversion, warm air  rises and forms a stable blanket of  air that traps pollutants at or near  ground level.  For more information on residential wood burning, contact BCLA at  731-4961 toll free outside the Lower  Mainland at 1-800-665-LUNG.  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Tuesday  Jan. 12,  7 pm  Talk to Your Local Governments  Todd Maffin takes the hosts chair in the show that lets viewers  talk with members of our local governments.  8 pm  Arts Update  The first show of the season looks into arts events happening  in January on The Coast.  8:30 pm  Search & Rescue  Join student host Brandon Biggin and his guest Mike MacKown  for a look at the training operations of  the local search & rescue group.  Wednesday  Jan. 13,  7 pm  Borders to Bridges  The Cedar Grove Elementary School drama presentation.  8 pm  The Human Mind in Construction  Teacher Geoff Campbell wrote and produced  this look into how knowledge is constructed in your mind.  8:30 pm  If Only These Walls Could Talk  Celebrating the 100th anniversary of  St. Bartholomews Anglican Church.  Thursday  Jan. 14,  7 pm  Parliamentary Talkback  "Live Phone-in"  The new year is bound to bring a lively programme  with M.P. Ray Skelly and M.L.A. Gordon Wilson.  8 pm  Arts Update  See Tuesday Jan. 12th  8:30 pm  On The Iklge  Tara Short takes you through the training and first jump on a skydiving  adventure.  We've Got The  Wliy buy, when we've cjol your number?  LOW COST FAX TRANSMISSION SERVICE  886-7725 or 885-3954  ��� Send or receive  ��� Loc.il, national, international  ��� Reasonable rates  ��� Confidential service  885-3930 or  886-2622  COAST^NEWS  Cmice Lane, Gibsons  Cowrie St., Sechelt SPCA NEWS - This female cat came in to the SPCA with a litter  of kittens, now in good hands. She has since been spayed and her  special needs require an indoor life. Call the SPCA at 885-4771.  golden lifelines  Epitaph for Amber  You magickcd through my window  in a lime of emptiness  a small tabby presence  knowing you were needed ���  befriending me  in a haggard hollow moment ���  comforting mc  through the empty nights of loss  Twelve years you gave me  of articulate companionship  addressing mc urgently  in your quick wordless  language ���  vanishing sometimes  into cupboards and closets ���  reappearing suddenly  mewing new welcome  And now you arc gone  little cat I called Anther  snuffed out like a candle flame  by a merciful needle ���  your disease had  diminished you  to a rag and hone shadow ���  from the crannies of reality  you will greet mc no more.  - Peler Trower, Nov. 12,1992  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL  US!  Helen Milburn       886-8676      Huth Bulpit 885-5847  Nan Nanson 886-3416     Rosemarie Cook 885*5821  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  by Joyce Ostry  Happy New Year!  The new brochure for Capilano College came out and a  number of classes being offered  were left out. Eldercollege is  offering a course on Jane  Austin, by instructor Jan de  Bryn. This course begins Tuesday, Jan. 17 and will be held at  the South Campus in the Sechelt  Indian Band Complex. Phone  885-9310 to reserve a place.  All activities on Ihe schedule  will resume this week.  The monthly general meeting  is Thursday, Jan. 21 at 1:30  pm. Plan to slay on for social  time and then stay for dinner at  6 pm. Phone Slan Johnson at  885-2302 or Tom Bitting at.  885-4411 for information and  reservations. This is a great  opportunity to visit friends.  The branch is asking for volunteers to help with the building. Think of Ihis donated time  as an opportunity to contact a  friend and do Ihis together. All  you have to do is answer the  phone, welcome visitors and  maybe answer some questions.  Ask about transportation to  and from the centre.  I think that women of a certain age group aren't used to  going some place to lounge  remember when  around. Men are more used to  'hanging out' at public places,  such as the pub or legion. This  is the '90s, ladies and no one  asks whether you were female  or male when you reached gold  card age.  If you think management  could do better, volunteer and  see to changes. It's not that  they're wrong, il's just thai no  one has thought along the lines  that you have. Wc can always  learn to think differently and  expand our experiences. These  diverse interests were necessary  to get the centre built. Volunteer  in January and February and  leave these gray days at home.  Ernie Addicott is entertainment chairman. His accent tells  us he is from the British Isles.  He arrived ih Canada in 1955  and he is a retired school teacher. His interests led him lo  grades 6 and 7 with a strong  background in English and  music. He spent a number of  years in Medicine Hat. When I  spoke with him he told me he is  looking for people or groups to  entertain the seniors. He has  entertained at hospitals, extended care facilities and senior residences. He likes to visit Kirkland Centre.  See you at the centre.  Last year, more than hall ot all calls for assistance sent out by fishing vessels were the result ol mechanical breakdowns.  Most could have been prevented. Checking your fuel supply and fluid levels, keeping a maintenance record and tuning up your vessel thoroughly before setting  out will not only save hassles; it could also save your life. Smart fishing is safe fishing; once you make it a habit, you'll swear by it. To order a free copy of the  Coast Guard's Small Ffshing Vessel Safely Manual, or tor information on marine safety equipment requirements, call us toll free at:  1-800-267-6687  ���et>l   Canadian  Coasl Guard  CanadS  5YEARS AGO  .illi diflra take newly elected  aldermen Nancy MacLarty long  to put some spark into Sechelt  Council meetings as last  Wednesday she and Mayor Bud  Koch faced off over MacLarty's  involvement with the Sunshine  Heights Ratepayers' Association and she showed she was  not one to back down.  10 YEARS AGO  Concern about Sechelt  Council's support for Sunshine  Coast Recreation Consultants'  (a Vancouver firm) proposal for  sub-leasing the Porpoise Bay  wharf for the purpose of renting  boats and using it as a base for  fishing and camping trips, was  expressed by Alderman Harvey  Bist at last week's council  meedng.  15 YEARS AGO  The first lady Chief Steward  on the BC Ferries, Norah  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Maclean of Gibsons, started  work in herjiew posjtio/i,   ;  .>������*. ���.��. sr 30 YEARS AGO ���������/*  Following the swearing in of  two newly elected two year  term school trustees, superintendent R.R. Hanna informed  the board it faced a tough year.  30 YEARS AGO  The M.V. Langdale Queen  began its new run from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale, being the  finest service yet offered to this  run. She has a licensed capacity  of 475 and a vehicle capacity of  85.  45YEARS AGO  Letter to editor - Regarding  the proposed beer plebiscite  being taken at Gibsons - surely  there should be enough business  to support a hotel without having to resort to beer licence. If  this licence was granted, Gibsons would soon be known as  the "Drunks' Retreat."  ASSESSMENT AUTHORITY  IMPORTANT  INFORMATION FOR  PROPERTY OWNERS  You should be receiving your assessment  notice in the mail.  Property assessments are now prepared  annually. The British Columbia Assessment Authority determines the market  value of your property as of July 1st last  year by considering the market conditions  that affect real estate.  If you have any questions about the  market value of your property, or anything about your assessment notice,  CALL US  at the number on your assessment notice.  OR CALL TOLL FREE 1-800*661*2222  Notice Board     Jt  ^__Wm\\W  Ongoing events must be updated monthly  We reserve lhe right to edit sulimi^ions for brevity  All submissions should refer to non-profit events of genuine community interest  Items will he listed three weeks prior lo lite event.  .���, isi> a-" - ,.-,oNf0R  iggSsm**.  Ittif- *****  The Sunshine  Coasl News  MONDAY, JANUARY 11  SC Puce Group meeting, 7:30 pm in Roberts  Creek Elementary library. Refreshments. All  welcome.  SC Home Baaed Business Association  meeting, 7pm In Rockwood Lodge Tea Room.  Topics: Insurance (or Home Based Businesses;  Goal Setting for '93. For into, call Mary, 885-7450  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13  Watt Howe Sound Electors Association  monthly meeting, 7:30 pm at Langdale School  portable. Guest speaker.  Elphinstone Electors Association 7:30 pm,  Cedar Grove Elementary School. All Elphinstone  residents welcome and urged to attend.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14  Tetrahedron Ski Club monthly meeting, 7:30 pm  In Roberts Creek Elementary Community Use  Room. Meeting Includes ski swap.  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary meeting, 1:30pm in  the Marine Room.  Sechelt Branch of St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary Annual General Meeting, 11 am al St.  Hilda's Hall. Lunch - $10. Please get tickets Irom  Erlka, 885-5775.  John McLachlan plays at the PH Community  Hall, 7:30 pm. A fiddler, bassist, guilarist and  singer of Canadian and BC original and standard  folk songs. A must for your January bluest  Sunahlne Coast Maritime History Society  meeting 7:30 p.m. at 287 Gower Pt. Rd.,  Gibsons. Info: 886-9058 or 885-9840.  Arthritis Self-Help Gibsons branch. Topic:  nutrition. 10 am to noon, Garibaldi Health Unit,  South Fletcher. 886-8124.  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15  Sunshine Coast Pro-Life meeting, 7:30 pm at  the Sunshine Coast Gospel Church Hall, Davis  Bay Rd., Davis Bay. 885-6141 or 885-5734 for  Info.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16  Cameo Slnglea Club potluck dinner, 7 pm,  Kirkland Centre. Everyone welcome - for info,  call 885-9968 or 886-3354.  SATURDAY at SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 * 17  Tha Taan Centra la offering Calligraphy at he  Outreach from noon to 4 pm on Saturday and  from 1 lo 4 pm on Sunday. All teens are  welcome. Into: 886-2193.  MONDAY, JANUARY IS  B.T.V.P.A.C. (Better Television Programming  Action Committee) meeting, 7:30 pm Living Faith  Lutheran Church, Davis Bay. All welcome.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 21  Sechelt and Diatrlct Chamber of Commerce  annual general meeting and election of officers -  speaker: Rob Buchan, municipal planer, on "The  Vision for Downtown Sechell." 6:00 pm, Wharf  Restaurant, Bella Beach Motel. Bullet dinner $20.  Please reserve by calling the Chamber office at  885-3100.  Sunshine Coast Amnesty International Group  #160 regular meeting, 7:30 pm at Sechelt  Elementary. In keeping with Ihe Indigenous  Peoples' Campaign, a National Film Board video,  "Justice Denied," the story ol the Donald Marshall  case, will be shown. Everyone is welcome. Into:  885-7143  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22  John McLachlan playa at the PH Communily  Hall, 7:30 pm. A fiddler, bassist, guitarist and  singer of Canadian and BC original and standard  folk songs. A must for your January bluesl  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24  Arts Council Countryside Concerts Series :  Norbert Kraft, classical guitar, 2:30 pm al Raven's  Cry Theatre. Programme includes music of  Paganinl, Catelnuovo-Tedesco, Gerhard, Schafer  and Albeniz. To turn In tickets or to purchase  singles, call 886-2324, 885-4402 or call RAven's  Cry day of concert 885-4597.  MONDAY, JANUARY 25  The Soundwaves String Training Ensemble, 4-  6 pm, sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Music  Society with professional Vancouver violinist  Lorraine Gresco-Ovenell begins today and  continues to the end of April at the Chatelech  Secondary School music room. Registration Is  free. For information and registration call Lyn  Vernon at 886-0995. Private lessons can also be  arranged.  Canadian Federation of University Women  meeting, 7:30 pm at St. John's, Davis Bay.  Speaker will be John Kavanaugh. For  Inlormation, call 885-3315.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 30  Spanish lessons for teens running lor 8 weeks  every Saturday from 6 lo 9 pm. Info: 886-2193.  MISCELLANEOUS  Gibsons Outreach Teen Centra Is open Thurs.  & Fri. 3:30 -10 pm, Sat. 10 am -11 pm, Sun. 1 -  8 pm.  Gibsons and District Public Library Is open  Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30-2:30;f hursdays  2:30-7:30; and Salurdays 9:30-2:30. For more  information, call 886-2130  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, 716 Winn Rd.,  across from Post Office, Gibsons. Displays are  constantly changing. Wheelchair accessible.For  hours of opening or lo book a tour: 886-8232.  "Living with Cancer* Support Group meetings  In Gibsons and Sechell. For Into re: times and  places, call Pearl at 886-8369. All welcomel  Parent Tot Drop In at the following locations  Irom 9:30 - tt:30am: Gibsons United Church  Hall, Mon.. Tues., Wed., Fri.; Sechelt St. Hilda's  Hall, Tues.; Wilson Creek Community Hall,  Thurs. For inio call 885-5881.  MONDAYS  Qlbsons Pensioners Branch #38 Scottish  Country Dancing, 8pm at Harmony Hall. For  info, call 886-3073,  Breakaway Parente Support Group. Is your  child acting out? Using substances? Do you need  a loving, accepting, 12-step support group? Join  us at 7:30pm, 807 Kiwanis Way, Gibsons. Call  866-2423. 42  Sunahlne Choriatera practise at 7pm in St  Hilda's Church, Sechelt. If you enjoy singing,  please loin us. For Info call 885-4405. 42  TUESDAYS  Gibsons Pensioners Branch #38: Exercise  Class, 11 am at Harmony Hall, tor info, call 886-  3544; Bridge starts I pm, lor Into call 886-7685.  Gibsons Table Tennla Club meets Irom 7 -10  pm in Elphinstone Secondary Cafeteria. All skill  levels welcome. Call Jim at 686-2775.  Lifestyles for Seniors wellness exercises, 9:30  am at St. Bart's Church Hall. Into: 886-9058.  WEDNESDAYS  Caregivers' Support Group meeting, 1 - 3 pm  at Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. For Info, call  Barbara, 885-5144 or 865-1934.  Newly formed Women's Dive Club meets second Wed. of every month al 7 pm al Seasport  Scuba. All female divers welcome.  Sunshine Toastmasters meetings al 7:30 pm at  Chatelech Secondary, Room 115. Learn leadership, communication and public speaking skills.  Everyone welcome. Special events begin Jan. 13.  ' week mini-course on all aspects ol public  speaking. For into, call 885-3206.  Navy League Cadets for males & females 10 to  13 years of age, 6:30pm in Gibsons Legion Hal.  Continuous registration year round. Uniforms provided. Call Marc, 886-7089.  Gibaona Pensioners Branch #38: Carpet  Bowling al Harmony Hall, 1:00 pm. Info: 886-  9271.  Children's Story Hour, 10 - 11 am at Wilson  Creek Hall, sponsored by WC Reading Centre  and WC/DB Communily Assoc. Bring a snack.  Volunteers Invited as readers, library helpers  and/or hosts. Info: Hilda, 885-9863 or Reiko, 685-  5264.  Suncoast Writers' Forge meets on the second  Wednesday of every month to learn from one  another during critique workshops. All writers are  welcome, from poets to technical, from novice to  professional. Bring 4 pages of your work, photocopied. Please join us at Rockwood Centre, 7:30  pm. For more Info: Jan DeGrass, 886-4692. Next  meeting: Jan. 13.  Community Badminton at Elphinstone  Secondary gym, 8-10 pm, January-April. 886-  2467.  THURSDAYS  Sunahlne Coaat Twins or Triplets Club meet  first Thursday of every monlh, 10 am at  Rockwood In Sechelt. Anyone interested bring  your children or call 885-7679 lor more info.  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons, Irom 7 to 9 pm.  Everyone welcome, no appointment necessary.  885-7770. -We will be closed Dec. 24 and 31,  and will re-open Thurs. Jan. 7.  3C's Weight Loaa Support Group meets afternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 886-2692, and  evenings 6:30-8:00pm, call 686-7159, at the  United Church, Glassford Rd., Gibsons.  Gibsons Penslonere branch #38. Bingo at  Harmony Hall, 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome. Info:  886-9906.  FRIDAYS  Gibaona Untied Church Thrift Shop, open 1 - 3  pm in basement at rear, off Truman Rd.  Gibsons Pensioners Brsnch #38 activities at  Harmony Hall: Painting for Seniors, 10:00 am;  Tai CM at 2:30 pm; Cards at 7:00 pm. Inio: 886-  2131. 43  Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets last  Friday of every month at 10 am at the Coast-  Garibaldi Health Unit in Sechelt (opposite post  office). Your participation Is welcomed.  SATURDAYS  SC Minor Hockey Meet Draws, 2 - 5 pm at the  Wakefield Inn. Call 885-7666.  Bridge, first and third Saturdays at SC Golf &  Country Club. 7:30 pm. $2.50/person, bring a  partner. Into: 885-5426.  Chapman Creek Hatchery Toura, Weekly group  tours by appointment only. 4381 Parkway Rd. (oft  Field Rd.) Wilson Creek. 885-4136 VINYL SIDING  Vinyl & Aluminum Windows ��� Aluminum Railings  Viiiy Sundeck Flooring ��� Patio Coverings  ALWEST  #7-5522 Wharf St., Sechelt Jim Bain 8854572  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYTIME  We're more than just tires!  ...motive ft Truck Tires ��� Sales I Service  itomotive Mechanical ��� Exhaust Replacement  Alignments Brakes �� Shocks ��� Turnups  General Mechanical    __ __  ****n "SJp  Coastal Tires  886-2700  /Announcement  Dr, hut Uk Mi Roberts is pleased to  announce the opening of an /y  Optometry clinic to serve the       A*.  residents of the Sunshine Coast  The clinic is located in the  Wilson Cteek Plaza  2044336 Sunshine Coast Highway  For appointments please call 885-0832.  DR. PATRICK MCROBKRTS  Optometrist  General Eye ft Vision Care  Wilson Creek cunic '' Mosquito creek clink:  JW4536SUNSI1INE COAST HWY,        EfflWEST IBTHSTREKT,  SECHELT, B.C. VON SAO  8850832  NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C V7P IRS  987-1929-987-2023  Lower Mainland teacher/painter Erica Grimm-Vance ponders the next step on a three-panel, acrylic and oil work-in-progress in her  Gibsons Studio. Joel Johnstone photo  Community art exhibitions promoted  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitve Prices  Camp Run  CEDAR-FIR-HEMLOCK  886-7033  by Darah Hansen  Sunshine Coast artists and crafts people  working in any and every medium arc invited to participate in "Friends of the Gallery",  a free-for-all unjuried show which opens the  1993 year.  "Friends" is a celebration of the cooperation and reciprocal support between the arts  institution and the arts community. Artists  can enter up to three works: the curator,  Larry Westlake, will show at least one of  them, and as many more as space permits. In  the past, said Westlake, up to ISO works  have been displayed at one time and because  of their proximity and diversity in style, "It's  a very exuberant show," he said.  For artists who have never exhibited  before, this is their chance, said Westlake.  "You'll be showing with a host of others,  including enthusiastic students, talented  amateurs, seasoned professionals and  inspired perspirers."  To be included in the "Friend," bring  your work to the Arts Centre on Saturday,  January 16, between I am and 4 pm. There  is no entry fee, no age limit nor means test  required but an information sheet for  labelling must be filled out. Should the proposed date prove a problem, artists are asked  to phone (88S-S4I2) to arrange another time  when they can drop their work off.  The show opens on Wednesday, Jan. 20.  Regular hours will also recommence (I I am  - 4 pm Weds-Sat, I pm - 4 Sun).  In February there will be an exhibition  called "Works in Clay - from Coastal Col  lections" repeating the idea of the popular  1991 show "From Your Collection," but  concentrating on work in a single medium.  Artists or non-artists with any pottery,  ceramics, sculpture, or 'other' in the chosen  medium that they would like to show are  urged to call one of the exhibition coordinators (all professional clay workers). Barbara  Barron, 886-2299, Beth Feldman 886-9653,  Pat Forst 886-2543, Elaine Futterman 885-  2395 and Katie Janyk 886-4711 as soon as  possible.  The idea, said Westlake, is to allow public access to the work out in the community  that is seen by comparatively few people.  Final decisions must be made by January  31; coordinators will be visiting homes in  order to make the selections.  ��S��i��t��fe^  ��� 23 Modern Rooms  ��� Kitchen Units - by week or month  Colour Cable T.V.   ��� Full Bath & Shower  Direct Dial Phones ��� Reasonable Rates  886-2419 ��� Sunshine Coast Hwy. Gibsons, B.C.  EC film industry  continues to grow  The movie of Stephen King's  Needful Things, shot in Gibsons  in the fall, was one of three  major Hollywood feature productions filmed in BC locations  last year.  A total of 61 productions for  Start the New Year off  with a NEW LOOK!  /Vt prices  That Can't Be  - .���^FRIDAY       lJATUBDWL  ^soav L^^Tik!^m\   '-I* \__t__. L*  television and film were shot in  BC in 1992, up from 53 the previous year, with an expenditure  in excess of $200 million.  "After a brief plateau period,  we're climbing again in terms of  the amount of money spent in  BC on goods and services in  support of the film industry,"  said film commission president  Dianne Neufeld in a news  release.  Along with Needful Things,  the other major features shot in  BC in 1992 were:  ��� Alive, filmed in the Inver-  mere area;  ��� This Boy's Life, starring  Robert DcNiro, shot at Ihe Seymour Demonstration Project in  Vancouver.  TV movie production in BC  included the Exxon Valdez  Story, in which the environmental oil spill disaster was recreated using special effects, and The  Man Upstairs, starring (Catherine  Hepburn.  According to commission  statistics, the number of productions shot in BC has increased  every year for the past 10 years.  "The development of non-  polluting, knowledge-based  industries such as the film  industry is vital to the diversification of BC's economy," said  Oksana F.skell, president of the  BC Trade Development Corporation.  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