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 !  msiDEi  EDITORIAL Page 4  CC *"TW Pag��7  SpLEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  CI Parliament Buildings  Pt Victoria, B.C. V8V1X4  Rl  COAST NEWS  PHOTO  CONTEST  Details Page 25  ��i.��  -+~* THE SUNSHINE-  Coast  HAPPY EASTER  FROM THE COAST  HEWS STAFF  Juat a couple ol Easter  reminders .The Pott Otlice  will be closed Friday, March  29 end Monday. April 1, but  wilt be open on Saturday,  March 30 Irom 8:30 am to  11:30 pm.  Advertisers end  Classifieds please Note! Tha  Coast News display ad  deadline lor the April 1 issue  is 6 pm, Wednesday, March  21 and the classified  deadline is 12 noon on Thursday, March 28.  50c per copy on news stands  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST SINCE 1945  Loggers  give their  side of  story  by Rose Nicholson  The public debate on logging  on the Sunshine Coast went into  another phase last week as the  Concerned Coast Residents  (CCR) hosted their second  oublic forum at the community  hall in Roberts Creek. Again,  the packed hall was evidence of  the widespread public interest in  the logging debate.  As promised, the CCR had  invited members of the local  logging community to present  their side of the story.  Moderator Dianne Evans, introducing panel speakers Sandy  Gibb, Tim Knight, Ken Sneddon, Barry Pearson and Kevin  Helenius, set the lone of the  meeting when she said, "We're  neighbours, we're here to talk  to each other, to offer differing  opinions and to try to come to  an agreement.  "What we are all looking at  here is a different policy with  regards to harvesting and tending of our forests....Methods  of forestry thai seemed suitable  in the past have been called into  question. I hope thai tonight the  community can come to some  agreement about what is our  common ground....we need the  forests, we need our forest  workers, we need our economy  to flourish. But the community  feels a real need to look at the  ways we all deal with those  issues.  Sandy Gibb, who has lived all  his life in Roberts Creek, owns  and operates Fleetwood Forest-  Products, a company that  employs 46 loggers. He is an advocate of clearcutting, but feels  that "practices are the key....a  well planned and executed clear-  cut is much more environmentally friendly than a poorly  planned and executed selective  cut...  "Part of the problem is that  the control and management of  these practices has taken a back  seat to administration in the  hearts and minds of our public  forest managers. We need to get  our Forest Service back on track  so they know what's going on  out in the woods as well as in  the community...  "Operators who refuse to  follow sound practices must be  dealt with decisively. Bad practices reflect on all of us, while  good ones usually go  unreported...the logic behind  good forest practices is not  rocket science...it is maintaining  streams and streamside vegetation, road drainage, avoiding  waste, minimizing ground  disturbance and site destruction. These things are ignored  only because the rules of the  game allow you to ignore lham,  and make more money in the  process.  "The idea of a 'community  March 25,1991    Volutrw45    laaua.2  Costly  sewer  for West  Seohelt  by Stuart  logging industry had its opportunity to present its perspective al the Roberts Creek Hall last  Thursday evening when the Concerned Coasl Residents held their second forum on logging and  forestry practices on the Sunshine Coasl.  forest watch' should be supported by every responsible  local operator...People in the  industry need to know that the  community is watching."  Gibb went on to describe  some of the logging practices of  the past, which, he said, were  far more damaging to the environment than most people  realize.  Tim Knight, a Registered  Professional Forester (RPF)  who operates his own consulting business, FBK Forestry  Services Ltd., has prepared a 10  page brief challenging the Position Paper that was presented  by the CCR at the first public  meeting in Roberts Creek.  Although he concedes that  there must be changes in logging  practices, Knight's brief comes  out strongly in favour of clear-  cut logging, claiming that the  economic viability of the logging industry on the Coast  depends on clearcuts and even  age, single species stands.  Barry Pearson, who has lived  all his life on the Coast, has  been logging for 34 years and  has practiced selective logging  for the last 10 years. He talked  about using the old logging  roads that, crisscross this whole  area, many of them built away  back in the days when logging  was still done with oxen. "If  roads are built properly the way  they were then, he said,  "they're always there, they  don't harm the environment."  He said that careful selective  logging practices allow the  forests to go on producing and  described a site that he had  recently logged for the third  time.  Ken Sneddon, who owns  Sechelt Creek Contracting, has  a log booming operation in  Howe Sound, and practices  selective logging in the McNab  Creek area where he has been  '��:idins "u high "alue product  for Canfor for eight years."  Sneddon agreed that the key  to many of the problems in the  industry would be the solution  of the tenure problem. He also  warned against blanket solutions, particularly with the  choice of species for reforestation.  "The single most important  point we need to look at," he  said, "is thai more planning is  needed by the Ministry...Site  specific planning will drive  down the size of the clearcuts,  the planners will be defining the  biological details of the site to a  much finer detail than ever happened before. If we do that, we  get better timber, ��� better  harvests."  Kevin Helenius, who produces specialized over-size  timbers, stressed the importance  of the 'value added' market for  the local industry.  Last week's three hour  meeting saw many speakers,  from both sides of the fence, express a lot of carefully thought  out ideas. One of the members  of the audience was District  Forester Barry Mountain, who  took little part in the discussions, except to comment on the  usefulness of the proceedings,,  and assure the audience that the  Ministry "was listening."  Two comments by the  panelists summed up the  meeting. "At the moment,  timber is the most important  resource of the forest," said  Tim Knight. "But that might  change."  Sandy Gibb agreed. "We are  in a transition stage where more  lhan timber harvesting is being  recognized in a forest," he said.  "You're not going to please  everyone on every issue. There  has to be some compromise."  Land Stewards target Gospel Rock  by Calhrine Fuller  "What do we want in Lower  Gibsons, Gower Point, Granthams Landing? What do we  want in terms of green space, in  terms of ecological areas, in  terms of land density? That's  the issue," Al Silver, president  of the Sunshine Coasl Land  Steward Society told a press  conference last week.  "From our poinl of view, our  community is small right now  and we have an opportunity to  pull together a model that's  going lo be a sustainable, livable  kind of community for a long  time."  The sociely is newly formed  and Iheir press release describes  the group as, "...dedicated lo  working toward identifying and  preserving the special areas of  the Sunshine Coasl, from Earls  Cove lo Port Mellon, Having  noted the increasing development of the Coasl, founding  directors sel about to create a  community based organization  to maintain those lands that  make the Sunshine Coast truly  unique."  The concept is not a new one.  Several international organizations have pursued preservation  of endangered areas (such as the  Amazon rain forests) in just this  manner, asking individuals to  put their money where, their  mouths are and provide the  means to purchase land to protect it.  The SC Land Stewards want  this concept to take root locally,  Silver told reporters.  "It's fine, as a developed nation, to be telling a third world  country what to do with their  Amazon rain forest, but it's a  little hypocritical when we're  raping our back yard."  The society's first project is  the acquisition of Gospel Rock  in Lower Gibsons.  "The Gospel Rock project  happened to be in process  around the same time that we  started lo organize. It was a  good opportunity and a worthy  project for the society to hop into," Silver explained.  The sociely is now in negotiations with Hayden Killam,  owner of the property, lo purchase a major portion of the  rock. While Silver was not  prepared to disclose the price  under discussion, he acknowledged it is in the six figure  range. Last year Killam advertised the property for sale at  $2.5 million.  "The bottom line is, this  sociely runs on money and life,  in general runs on ownership,"  he slated. "If the public isn't  going lo own the land then it's  up for development. Thai's  what communities have been  buill on in the past. Thai's what  North America is run on. And  if we don't become involved in  lhal process then we're going lo  miss the boal."  Although the sociely has yet  to qualify for tax exempt status,  vice president Cathy Kenny says  the community has already  begun donating money. "Some  people have donated over a  thousand dollars," she added.  In addition lo donations, ihe  Land Steward Sociely has set up  a pledge system, whereby  people can pledge a sel amount  The Sunshine  Coasl Land  Stewards Society is off to a  big start. The  acquisition of  Gospel Rock is  Iheir first project and President Al Silver  and Vice-  president Cathy  Kenny are busy  trying to raise  funds for Ihe  purchase. At a  press conference  lasl week they  pointed out  boundaries and  problem areas.  each month. Silver explained  the group hopes lo be able lo  take these forms lo the bank as  security for the money which  will have lo be raised quickly in  order lo save the Gospel Rock  properly from development.  For more information about  the land Steward Society, or lo  make a donation or pledge lo  save Gospel Rock, conlacl Al  Silver al 886-7558 or Calhy  Kenny at 886-7785.  Residents of West Sechelt  could be paying an annual sewer  service cost of $230 for 20 years  whether or not they use a proposed new "gravitational"  sewer system designed to service  their area.  Derek Ashford, the engineer  contracted by the District of  Sechelt to study the District's  present sewer system, told  Sechelt Council last Wednesday  that $2.83 million would be  needed to provide West Sechelt  with adequate service capable of  being expanded to meet area  growth projections.  Ashford proposed all the  homes in the area that could  conceivably be hooked to the  new system would shoulder an  equal share of the cost even if  they don't hook up.  In addition to the annual  $230 would be the regular sewer  charges of $40 plus the actual  cost of hooking up, which  would vary from home to home  depending on the difficulty and  distance of running a line from  one's house to the main line.  West Sechelt's sewage problems stem from two "effluent  absorption" fields ��� Creekside  and Lynwood ��� that failed due  to the soil in the area ��� clay.  "The effluent can't escape  (through absorption), said  Ashford, "and is consequently  overflowing into ditches  alongside the fields."  The effluent from Creekside,  according to Ashford, is currently coming down a ditch  beside Mason Road through a 3  inch pipe. "This is a very temporary solution, fraught with  potential problems," claimed  Ashford, "...we're running a  gauntlet."  Ashford noted that, while the  life expectancy of an absorption  field is usually 20 years,  Creekside failed in about a  month.  Ashford stated lhat Sechelt  would also require an additional  sewage treatment plant to be  built in the next five years if the  municipality intends to be  responsible for its own sewage  rather than looking to the  SCRD.  He recommended the new  plant, geared to handle the ex- -  pected sewage volume, be  located in the Wilson  Creek/Davis Bay area. The cost  of this new plant would also be  reflected by an additional  charge for sewer service.  Alderman Peggy Wagner felt  there was a more economical  alternative to the Ashford proposals. She recommended  dividing the area into large lots,  each with enough land to accommodate an individual septic  field. "I feel very strongly about  this," she said, "...this land is  not suitable for dense housing  without very expensive sewage  systems. We are now looking at  a very expensive place to live.  It's astronomical..."  pho'to"contest details" PAGE 25  'News'  moves  north  We are pleased to announce  that the Editorial department of  the Coast News has been moved  to our Sechelt office. Please  send your letters lo the editor  and press releases to Box 68,  SecheH, BC, VON 3A0. Or you  can drop by our office at 5521  Cowrie Street or fax us it  8*5-3954.  If you have any 'hot dps' or  news stories you'd Uke to  bring to oar attention, please  call Cathrine Fuller at 885-3930. FEEDBACK  t,  i  Brittney Clark: "Fine. I Uke  il because Ihis is whal Ihe  Coasl needs and there's  nothing else lo do for us. It's  been a long time coming."  Question:  What do you  think of the  teen centre  Catch 16?  ni  fa  Tonys Potter: "There's  nothing else for us to do on  weekends, so it's cool."  Cantor  employees  were workin  shifts al the  Marine  Room in  Gibsons last  Wednesday  to answer  questions on  the  company's  five-year  plan.  Canfor unveils 5-year plan  Rock and roll, doughnuts,  softdrinks, and jusl a place  lo gel together is Ihe theme  for Catch 16, a new use for  Ihe old Seoul Hall in Davis  Bay.  Jessie Wesl: "It's cool and  it's something to do on  weekends. Nobody is here  drinking, il's a safe place lo  hang oul, and no-one is get-  ling in trouble."  Adam Saccoi "I Ihink it's  great. Il's a greal place to  hang oul and gel away from  parents and keep out of trouble. I definitely will keep  coming lo il."  by Calhrine Fuller  Canfor unveiled ils plan for  harvesting limber, reforestation  and brush control on the Sunshine Coast for the nexi five  years lasl week, but the public  seemed uninterested. Although  Ihe plans were on display for a  total of five days, both al iheir  Port Mellon office and, for one-  day, in the Marine Room in  Gibsons, a total of 21 people  showed up lo look ihcm over.  Of course, David Bebb lold  the Coasl News, three were  from the media, eight were in  the industry, curious about  where they'll be working in the  next five years, and 10 were  members of the general public.  None of the people who function as spokespersons for the  environmental groups on the  Coast showed up, he added, nor  did snyone from the Local  Resource Use Plan (LRUP)  committee.  Two of the cut blocks Canfor  plans lo harvest are within the  newly expanded boundaries of  the LRUP study area.  The display maps showed a  lotal of approximately 200 hectares will be logged on the Sunshine Coasl in 199I, in various  lot sizes. The yearly cu  diminishes each year after that  Other issues presented at thi  showing included brushini  techniques Canfor is explorint  in the next five years. They wil  be part of an experiment thi:  year.using sheep instead of toxh  sprays. Bebb stated the com  pany is exploring an>  reasonable alternatives, but added lhal they have neither the  personnel nor Ihe resources to  create alternatives to spraying.  The Forest Service, he maintained has Ihe mandate and the  responsibility lo provide  ecologically sound alternatives  to the forest industry.  Getting sprung  from the food  chain gang  I  FROM THE HIP  J.M. Sherman  At ihe school of human  psychology I have attended all  my life, the bedrock assumption  is thai any human being is  capable of jusl about anything  at any given moment.  That's why, in Ihe group  therapies I have been involved  wilh, it's hard to tell the mem-  sab from ihe mob, the patho  from the logy, the healers from  Council  supports bus  by Rose Nicholson  Gibsons bus riders packed  Council chambers lasl week in  support of the popular local service.  "We're not asking for a subsidy," said driver Diane Shafer  in a presentation lo aldermen.  She asked thai council give sup-'  port to the service in other  ways; thai a park-and-ride arrangement be initiated, possibly  in conjunction with the new  commulcr ferry; lhat promotional and fare information be  available to the public al the  tourist booth and municipal  hall; lhal council support their  efforts lo be designated a  'municipal service' under the  GST Act so as to avoid a raise  in fares; and lhat Council use its  influence lo change Minibus  schedules lo avoid schedule  overlaps.  "We do nol want lo interfere  with the Sechell run," stressed  Shafer,  "we want people lo  nave even better service."  j Among the many supporters  vho spoke in support of 'their  ius', Tim Turner summed it up  iy saying, "We have something  ' ery special here. This service  i oes not have an equal, we must  i ot take it for granted."  ' Mayor Eric Small assured  Shafer that Council supported  their cause and would discuss  the matter at a later date.  the helpless.  We may nol all be in ihe same  boal���though ii would be  healthy and unnerving if we  were���but al my sehoplj.il's  prrilly much accepted that we're  in the same water; lhat our  boats arc our differences; Ihe  waler where wc learn lo shed  them and jump overboard into  the pool of ihe paradise from  whence we emerged, naked  waicrbabies ripe for dunking.  When we shed inhibitions  and gel beyond our differences,  (however briefly) wc connect  With each other in ways which  arc pleasurable, nurturing, and  always yearned for again once  the moment is completed or  lost.  This is the way il is in group  therapy and support groups  when a certain amount of  authentic work is done. When  the ground has been prepared  out of suffering and need, when  the emotional alignments have  produced the requisite hothouse  effect, healing can take place.  "Only connect" is the way  E.M. Forester put il in Passage  lo India. And in 1959 I knew instinctively he was right, in spite  of the fact thai il look me 10  years lo figure oul exactly what  the hell he meant. And what he  meant was absolutely everything the term implies. If you  truly enjoy sussing out implications, "only connect" is fresh-  killed meat for the head and the  heart. "  The astonishingly neat thing  about connecting is that/if-can 1  happen entirely without ranefit  of physical intermediaries in so  many deliciously amazing ways.  A wink, a nod, a smile, a kiss  blown across Ihe room wilh inconceivable accuracy or, bless  us all, the vibrational message  probes of the body which explode witli an impaci rendering  language temporarily senseless.  We also do a good deal of  connecting from long distance,  often to our personal detriment.  This usually comes about when  we make whal amounts, in actuality, in a half-way connection, bul one which wc delude  ourselves inlo thinking is  somehow reciprocal.  Thus, we become infatuated  with   persons  who  essentially  Lions  Club  Auction  Mike Shanks was kept  busy at the Lions Club  silent auction in Trail  Bay Mall, Salurday,  March 16.  Ruth Forrester photo  don't know wc exist, or care nol  lo exist wilh us on lhal par-,  licular plane. We enter into!  thorough-going, vicarious connections wilh various entertainment icons, invariably enriching  the latter materially while  simultaneously impoverishing  ourselves on several important  levels.  Then there's the matter of  our making connections to  things, all manner of objects  which we oflen come lo endow  wilh magical properties they  simply do not possess. Nevertheless, wc believe lhal our car  endows us wilh status and personal power, lhat the number of  "friends" we collect increases  our sense of security, and thai  ingesting one or more of a  veritable cornucopia of  pleasure-inducing substances  leads to iruc satisfaction and  (most importantly) cessation of  anxiety.  . Connection-wisp! food is my  Achilles Heel, as it is wilh' a  great number of us anxiety-  ridden Norte Americanos. I  rope everyone else for whom  eating is a mixed blessing inlo  my corral, because ai limes il is  irue aboul misery loving company. It's certainly true al most  support group meetings and, indeed, the healthy identification  witli others' afflictions and addictions is an important part of  ihe process. Whal's "healthy"  at any given moment? Usually,  what's appropriate.  As you are reading this, I'm  having a dodgy lime being  gastronomically approprialc,  and this incarnation of me as an  insecure little piggy surfaced  further back along the trail lhan  I care to discuss.  But I've jusl nailed my Edicts  of Positive Reinforcement on  the refrigeralor door, after giving up ihe diet I've been on for  months. You can lose weight  and keep it off only by eating  appropriately, which simply involves eating Ihe right amounts  for the right reasons. The  assuaging of hunger, the appreciation of food as an  aesthetic experience, and eating  as a familial and social mode of  convivial sharing are the main  healthy reasons for eating, and  even here appropriate quantity  comes into play.  So, wish me luck. And  because I need support al this  moment in a big way, I've written ihis lo inform you thai until  furlhcr nolice you're il for me.  An intangible support group  lhal nobody has to join.  The best kind of connection  there is.  Trail to Triangle Lake sought by society  by Stuart Burnside  The Sargenls Bay Society  (SBS) has approached the  Ministry of Forests about acquiring 100 hectares of Crown  land that would be annexed, by  way of a two kilometre long  "corridor", to the Sargents Bay  Park.  The focus of the 100 hectare  parcel, which lies about one  kilometre south of Trout Lake,  is a small, marshy "wetland"  area dubbed "Triangle Lake",  because of ils unique shape.  Joop Burgerjon, Secretary lo  the SBS, was instrumental in  organizing the planned acquisition. He lold the Coast News,  "The Triangle Lake area is environmentally sensitive. It is  surrounded by a rich sphagnum  bog and is virtually untouched  by human activity."  While the area in question is  separated from the Sargeants  Bay Park by some two  kilometres, the SBS is also asking Forestry for a strip of wooded Crown land lhat would conned the two parcels. "There is  no existing trail from Sargeants  Bay lo Triangle Lake," said  Burgerjon. "In fact, Ihere are  no trails at Triangle Lake at all.  Bul Ihis 'corridor' could be used  lo create a trail and lie Ihe two  areas together."  Burgerjon said he is optimistic aboul the scheme to  protect the Triangle Lake area  because of a "comprehensive"  sludy done by the Sargeants Bay  Sociely lo determine the  feasibility of Ihe acquisition.  "There shouldn't be a problem from Forestry," he said,  "...Only two per cent of the  area is classified (on Foreslry  maps) as being 'good' (the  degree of marketability for logging interests), while 79 per cent  is classified as being 'low' or  SBS Secretary  Joop Burger-  poor .  After meeting lasl Thursday  with the Sunshine Coast's  Regional Manager for the  Ministry of Forests, Barry  Mountain, Burgerjon remained  optimistic. "Il went well," he  said   of   the   meeting,   "Mr.  Mountain was quite encouraging. He wants to study our proposal lo see if the statistics are  accurate...I Ihink we'll get it  protected."  Burgerjon said he feels it is  important for Coast residents to  continue trying to preserve the  quality of life here through the  acquisition of environmentally  sensitive land for park use  because "Vancouver is  spreading like an oil blot, it  won't be long before the  population of the Coast explodes."  Smart Burnnlde  phiilo.  On the right,  a view  of 'Triangle  Lake'.  mM  iiJfZi^aemmtmr-  ft-Mi  fvY-Y fij .1-AJJiSA^i^^j^  tr-sr-snrTi  jjirW4��iwj'S*r ww  esssaMam Coast News, March 25,1991  Writing in retirement  Writing people who can give  the impression sometimes of  just lying around the place, can  turn out to be people who feel  that they simply haven't enough  time for anything. They may be  IN A NUTSHELL  amiable enough around the  house, in a fuzzy sort of way,  but ask them to sign up for a  bridge club, or a series of evening seminars on the environment, or even a winter's  meetings of the cheese and wine  brigade, and you're apt to catch  a flicker of near panic at the  back of the eye.  It is of course a curious pursuit, described also as a disease,  an inflammation of the ego, etc.  . It can be approached though as  a business, and in our time as a  'profession'.  It was Samuel Butler (I think)  who said to an aspiring writer  asking his advice, that writing  was the simplest thing. All you  needed was a table and a chair,  an amount of paper and some  pencils; you just sat down and  wrote what occurred to you;  whether you Lived or died  depended on what occurred to  you.  Today's professional writing  provides a number of buffers  against this dire scenario. Today  ot course you can take a course  in it. Today in fact, if you want  one of the hundreds of  thousands of jobs there are in  writing, you have to take a  course in it.  These courses came along  after the war and after my student times and I cannot tell you  anything at all about what they  teach in them. 1 have, though,  two friends who have done  quite comfortably teaching  these courses, one 'creative' and  the other 'journalism'. 1 have  not harried these chaps you  understand, but I have tried  picking away at them on occasion. They have, however, not  told me much about the content  of their courses. They have in  SCRAPS receives $4000  from SCRD  A delegation from SCRAPS,  the Gibsons-based recyling project, met with directors of the  SCRD last Thursday evening in  hopes of obtaining financial  assistance from the regional  politicians. Representing  SCRAPS was new President,  Bernard McGrath, and outgoing director Allison Leduc.  Striking a positive stance,  Area E Director Jim Gurney  observed thai "It is of significant advantage to us (SCRD)  having groups like SCRAPS  working on the Coast."  McGrath and Leduc briefly  filled the directors in on  SCRAPS' financial picture (not  rosy), Ihe current market for  recyclable materials (poor), and  their prospects down the line  (excellent).  SCRAPS came into the  meeting looking for assistance  from the SCRD to the tune of  some $10 to $12 a ton, based on  88 tons of material which the  group pulled out of the  "wastestream" over a four-  month period.  The directors ultimately supported Jim Gurney's proposal  to provide SCRAPS with a  Diversion Credit amounting fo  $13 a ton, $3 more per ton than  originally requested. This means  the group will receive some $330  a month or $3960 a year in support from the Regional District.  Town of Gibsons  BOUNDARY EXTENSION  APPLICATION  Take notice that, under Section 22 of the Municipal  Act, the Council of the Town of Gibsons intends to  petition the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Recreation and Culture, requesting the extension of the  area of the Municipality to include the following  described lands:  Lot B, except the West 240 feet (See 74166L),  Block 4 of Block C, District Lot 690, Plan 4973  and Lot 1 of Lot B (See 462314L), Block 4 of  Block C, District Lot 690, Plan 4973.  And further take notice that If a petition of at least  one-tenth in number of the electors of the  Municipality is received by the undersigned within  30 days of the last publication of this notice In the  newspaper, the question of the extension of the area  of the Municipality to include the aforesaid lands  will be submitted for the assent of the electors..  And further take notice that any resident within the  area herein described having objection to the Inclusion of this property within the Municipality should  notify the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Recreation  and Culture, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  V8V 1X4, of his objection within 30 days of the last  publication of this notice in a newspaper.  And that this Is the first of two publications of this  notice in a newspaper.  R. Lorraine Goddard,  Clerk-Administrator  fact, when 1 think of it, changed  the subject as soon as they could  manage.  Writing courses have been extraordinarily popular. There  was one 1 remember from the  'fifties', a correspondence  course, called 'The Famous  Writer's School of Writing'. It  advertised more lavishly than  anyone had ever done before.  You couldn't pick up a  magazine, almost any magazine  of any sort, without being confronted by a picture of this  group of Famous Writers. They  were, too, pretty well the top  selling writers of the time, and  they were headed by Bennet  Cerf, Chairman of the Board of  the Random House Publishing  Company.  Well, here were tnese top  guys and they would personally  vet your stuff. All you did was  fill in the coupon and a  counsellor would arrive,  anywhere on the continent,  Utah, Saskatchewan, anywhere.  This kind of personal touch  from the great ones of course  did not come cheap, but then  you also had an 'in' with the  principle editors, and after all it  was your whole career they were  talking about. They would take  a $200 down payment on a $900  contract, and this is in the early  sixties, you would hardly believe  il, perhaps, but early-on there  were 65,000 aspirers enrolled.  The bubble was burst by an  investigative writer who had, as  it happened, never ever been to  any kind of a school at all.  Jessica Mitford had been  brought up 'at home' and here  she was in the States, trying to  make it as a free-lance, ..nd warring in this terrible way with all  the very top guns.  The surprising thing of course  about this nasty tale is that there  were so many people willing to  put up their last buck for a  writing course. This itself is of  course a good thing. Particularly 1 think a good thing when it  comes to writing in retirement.  I have long thought that the  happiest and most vigorous of  the old folk in sight were artists  of one sort and another.  Picasso, notably. Casals,  notably. On the Coast, Carter,  notably. All these vigorous old  darlings were moving seamlessly  into their nineties, while all  around bank presidents,  sociologists, TV personalities  and the like were breaking up  on the rocks of being left to  their own devices early in their  sixties, if they made it that far.  Well we can't all be artists  and we aren't going to be. But  writing, see, is the simplest  thing. All you need is a chair  and a table, a bunch of paper  and some pencils   NOW! AT YOUR  B.C. FORD DEALERS INTRODUCING  THE SPECIAL EDITION, STAR PERFORMER!...  MUSWVNG  SPECIAL    SPECIAL     SPECIAL  VALUE      FEATURES   PRICE  If you're cruising for  value packed excitement,  now's the time to capture  the legendary spirit of  Mustang.  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Not ill deaW,maj> have tpeciilly-equipped modeli .n  ttotk for immediate delivery  *7hmoflc��mi�� not btcombined-Attiiib^ .  $10,000 financed over 48 month, 1(8 9* APR ^  you chooie a reduced financing race m.teid of thecaih rebate, legulation require, that the amount of the rebate muit be included in the coit of borrowing m order to arrive at an effective intereii rate. In the  example given, the effective intereii rite would be 11.05* over 41 month, and the total cott of borrowing including the rebate not taken would beH.4J2.24 for 48 month.. Coil of borrowing w.ll vary  depending on the amount financed md the term of the loan.  ���Mat. Coast News, March 25,1991  EDITORIAL ��� OPINION  Editorial Board: Jim Davidson. Publisher,  Calhrine Fuller. Editor,  Jan Michael Sherman, Editor  The kids are all right  Career Counselling Day was held recently at Chatelech  Secondary School. Students from Pender Harbour and  Elphinstone joined their Sechelt compatriots for a ritual  which, we suspect, many adults readers should have no  problem remembering.  Three members of the Coast News staff participated,  meeting with groups of young people who, for the most  part, came across as curious, interested in the world, enthusiastic about their lives and what they hope and intend  to do with them.  In short, the kids are alright. Left alone to their own  devices, their own dreams and transient stirrings of immortality, they will continue to make life choices with the  same degree of uncertainty and bravado as we did.  From what we observed at Chatelech, it is hard not to  conclude that perhaps adults worry a trifle too much about  the young, paying less attention than they should to their  own shortcomings as human beings.  The kids are alright, and they'd like the grown-ups to  see and accept this simple truth.  A smoking howitzer?  Richard Nixon's "smoking gun" during Watergate  turned oul lo be a sel of devastating audio tapes, which  established beyond question his culpability in thai sorry  affair.  Make way for the "VanderGate Tapes", folks, a  "smoking howitzer" courtesy of one Faye Leung,  erstwhile and outraged former real estate agent for BC's  hapless premier.  Portions of the recordings made by Ms Leung are as inadvertently funny as they are damning. To hear and feel  the leader of a province cringe, placate, and resignedly accept Leung's bombastic, hysterical, and threatening  telephonic tirade is akin to watching Dumbo the Elephant  being browbeaten by Minnie Mouse.  Or, perhaps, Vander Zalm might be even better viewed  as something of a Gulliver, being finally trussed beyond  the possibility of free movement. With the release of the  tapes came word that a Special Prosecutor has been appointed to oversee some of the proliferating investigations  targeting the hapless Socred leader.  Yet, incredibly, Vander Zalm clings pathetically to his  delusions by claiming, "Someone's out lo discredit me."  You're right, Bill. To discover precisely who, just glance  inlo any reflective surface.  Then resign.  Battles preferred  While the hype and hysteria of public confrontation  may hold appeal for the warrior in each of us, it is rarely  an atmosphere conducive 10 the exchange of information.  The requisite public presentations of five year plans by the  forest industry is a more appropriate forum for serious  questions and answers.  The poor turnout al Canfor's public information sessions last week would appear to validate the forest industry's assertion that environmental reactivists prefer bailie to constructive dialogue.  The choice is ours  Whatever we, as individuals, feel about the predicted invasion of our rural sanctuary by Vancouver emigrants, it  would seem to be inevitable in the near future. The Land  Steward Society, a group of pragmatic visionaries, is offering a realistic alternative to suburbanization.  If we really value our green space and lifestyle, we can  preserve it to a great extent. But it will cosi us. So the bottom line is, are we willing to reach into the bank account  and really do some preventative investing, or would we  rather spend the next decade harrassing our politicians to  do something and whining about whal we've lost?  The choice is ours.  One doesn't have to be an admirer of Premier Bill Vander  Zalm to feel a twinge of compassion for the man. In 1986.  despite a combative record as a  cabinet minister (he quit the  cabinet, let us remember, in a  dispute over land use, labelled  all of his associates as  "gutless") he was anointed as  parly saviour. The unlovable  Bill Bennett had outlived his  father's popularity and ihe  Socreds were tar behind in the  polls. A new leader was the  prescribed rriedicine and here  came smiling Bill.  This was Ihe same man who,  a lew years earlier, had called  ihe entire Socred Cabinet  gutless, the same man who suggested giving welfare recipients  shovels: this was the man vjho  mused aloud aboul ihe trench  on cornflake packages and sued  a cartoonist lor libel subsequently; the same man who Had  enraged the professionals Lin  education while. Ire held flat  portfolio. f  Controversy followed "lire  man like a shadow, as sure as  his smile. He was a ftftical  maverick who followed^s own  star, listened lo his ,6wn personal drum beat. Bul when a  parly, whose prevailing  philosophy since ils inception  has been the retention of power  al all costs, is in need of a  saviour lo pull that trick off  once again; and when thai  sa\ iour is as charming and good  looking, as glamourous, as Bill  Vander /aim ami matched with  a wile whose charm equals his  own. then why should a power-  hungry political part> split hairs  over tempests of the past.  The bubble ol' popularity has  largely burst lor Bill Vander  Zalm. He could be a factor lor  Don't be blaming  Bill, or...the trouble  with fairy tales  MUSINGS  John Burnside  years in BC provincial politics  as the leader of a rump party of  fundamentalist zealots; his  natural constituency, but it is  difficult to see how he can  preside over a coalition of interests broad enough lo retain  political power.  Bul Ihe man hasn't changed.  From maverick to saviour lo  political embarassmenl. Bill  Vander Zalm remains the same.  If he didn'l deserve the unquestioned adoration he seemed lo  elicit in W86. neither does he  deserve the detestation thai is  his lol in most political circles  today.  This is not to be interpreted  as a defence of the man from  ihis quarter. His apparent  vagueness   about   what   con  stitutes ethical behaviour in the  province's highest office is  simply unacceptable. The  premier brandishes his religion  as though il were enough to ensure political morality; the finer  poims of ethics and public  honour appear to be a mystery  to him���but lhat is not new.  I remember a convention dinner of Ihe BC and Yukon  Newspaper Association at  which the newly-chosen Socred  leader was the prime speaker.  The supposedly hard-headed  newspaper folk in ihe audience  fawned on his every word.''  Every beaming smile fortilied  them in their conviction that BC  had its own version of Ihe  Trudeauesque charismatic  leader. What were the man's  philosophies; whal was his track  record? These were questions  lhal no One asked, lo attempt  lo do so was to label oneself as  ' outdated and peevish.  Style was the thing; charm  was the essence of political  leadership. Here was a man,  whatever his eccentricities, who  could be relied upon to lead the  forces of the free against the  socialist hordes and do il with a  flair.  The trouble with fairy laics  and fables, invaluable guides as  thev can be. is that when vou try  to transfer them holus bolus to  the aggrievedly complex and  tedious business of everyday life  you lend to become unstuck.  Only in fairy laics does Prince  Charming arrive at the lasl  possible moment, as in 1986,  and render everything  everywhere happy ever after.  The Social Credit Parly in the  early I950's was an alliance  formed lo keep the socialist  bogevmen al bav. Apart from  1972 to 1975, il has been successful al retaining power by  brandishing fear in the lace of  Ihe electorate. Irom 1975 lo  1986 it turned the trick by ulilis-  ing a son of W.A.C. Bennett���a charmless creature except for his bloodlines. When  parly insiders decided Ihey had  worn oul Ihe memory of the  party's founder, ihey dumped  Bennett the Younger and went  looking for a new saviour lo  keep die reds from the levers of  power.  It has been a shallow and  profoundly undemocratic exercise'since its incepliinf��� and It  has been one thai the BC voiers  in the majority have been happy  with.  "Give us clearly identified  dragons lo Tear, then provide us  with a recognizable St. George  to slay them and we will be happy," seems to have been Ihe  prevailing altitude.  Bill Vander Zalm mav nol be .  a suitable mati'io be premier,  but then he never was. It was his  fate to play St. George in the  fable of polities which has  governed BC. He has been  shown lo be human and no  saint, and there is the dawning  awareness that there are no  dragons. Bul we shouldn't be  blaming Bill for all this. For a  while he gave us what we seemed lo want.  LETTERS  Changes coming,  ready or not  Editor:  I am surprised ai ihe controversy over Ihe proposed  high-speed ferry from Vancouver Harbour lo the Sunshine  Coasl by residents who claim  lhat il does nol suit their needs.  Why should ii when it is not  designed for those who live here  now.  As Kevin Costner discovered  in Ihe movie Field nl' Dreams,  "If you build it, they will  come"!  "They" arc: People tired ol  Ihe hour plus drive lo work  from the outer suburbs; people  who have sold their highly mortgaged Greater Vancouver  houses for enough money to live  without ihe bank; people wilh  children who will want instant  amenities, municipal services  and a fuller education than  presently offered. People���lots  of them. Enough lo fill a ferry.  "The times they are a changing," whether we want them to  or not.  C. McCrimmon  Sechelt  Looking  for old  connections  Editor:  Victoria is hosting iheir first  Telephone Operators Reunion  ever, and would appreciate il if  you would run this announcement.  Victoria's first  lelephonc Operators Reunion, November 8. 9 and  III. 1991. To celebrate BC  lelephone's 100 year  Centennial.  falling all operators who  worked in the Southern  Vancouver Island area.  For Information call  388-8075.  (This will cover Duncan and  all areas south, including all the  little towns in between that used  to have a telephone office.)  Thank you for your  assistance.  Val Berihiaumc  Publicity Director,  Operator Service  Victoria, BC  Encouragement is  always welcome  Editor:  It has been said, competition  brings the best out ol people. It  also brings the best out of the  newspaper industry, and it  shows.  The Coasl \e��s is a pleasure  to receive and read....The  readers are supplied with  informative community new,  and lots ol space is provided for  letters to Ihe editor. Compared  lo other tree newspapers around  Ihe Vancouver area, the ('nasi  News stands oul as one of the  finest.  I am sure that many locals  lhal enjoy the Coasl News  would agree thai a small yearly  contribution would help offset  some of the cost, and would  help encourage the Oust News  lo keep up the good work.  Enclosed please find my  donation of ten dollars, and I  hope Ihis will become an annual  lhank you note by many locals  who enjoy your paper.  Adrian Hovesiad, Sechelt  Speaker found  too philosophical,  too technical  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following   wis   received   for  publication  Mr. Bruce Sieffert  Ministry of Forests  Victoria, BC  Dear Mr. Sieffert:  I attended the Forestry  Seminar in Sechelt, March II,  1991, at which you were one of  the guest speakers, representing  the Ministry of Forests.  I found the discussion interesting and informative, but  mostly philosophical and quite  technically oriented. Together  with many others, I would have  wished for more discussion of  local issues, especially the Chapman Creek and Grey Creek  watersheds, and found that, due  to lime restraints, it was impossible to deal thoroughly with  the problems.  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District is responsible for supplying a pure and adequate  amount of water to the residents  of the Sunshine Coast and, in  spite of numerous attempts,  have not yet been successful in  acquiring jurisdiction over the  Chapman and Grey Creeks  watersheds. This is a most  untenable position in which  they are placed.  As Dr. Douglas Golding  stated, the GVWD has three  lakes which are used for storage  and, in the event of an interruption of supply in one reservoir,  they can utilize the other two.  We, unfortunately, do not share  their good fortune.  This past winter we have suffered three major and five  minor slides in the Chapman  Creek area and were fortunate  not to lose our intake. Most, if  not all, of these slides were  caused by poor logging practices.  In conclusion, I wish to  reiterate that our main priority  is protecting and enhancing our  watersheds. It is possible to survive without logging, but not  without water.  James S. Bartley,  President  Elphinstone Electors'  Association  Use it or  lose it!  Editor's Note: The following  was received for publication.  People of Gibsons:  It is nol very often these day*  lhal you, the people, can decide  whal you want to happen, and  make il happen. Well, here's  your chance, and here's your  decision:  If you use the Gibsons Bus,  you will gel lo keep it. If you  don't, you will probably lose il.  We need more riders! We rely  entirely on fares to continue  operating. Wc have an excellent  service, and many people depend on us to,get to work,  medical appointments, shopping and to and from ihe ferries.  We have approached the Gjb-  sons Council with a petition  signed by hundreds of Gibsons \  and area residents. Any  assistance they may offer will be '  appreciated and welcomed, but  the end result wjll still be determined by you.  Diane Schafer  886*}J8  ^m THE SUNSHINE.  taWs  Jim Davidson  Offict Managtr Anne Thorosen  Editor  The SuntMne Coast Hears is locally owned  and published on Ihe Sunshine Coasl, B C  ���very Monday by Otoasford Pratt Ltd . Box  400. Gfceons, B.C.. VON IVO (604) 886-2622.  FAX (604) 006-7725; Sechelt Office, (604)  865-3930. FAX (604) 885-3954  Second Qua Wail Btfljtwtton No 4702  The SwtaNne Com* Ham* is protected by  copyright and reproduction ol any pert of it by  any meant r> prohibited unless permission In  writing is first secured Irom Gtaeeford Pram  LM. hoMar of the copyright.  SubSCripMon rate: Canada-iyear-$35. 6 mo $20.  Foreign-1 yee/t40   Photographer  IMrhtttng Otrtctor  MvflftJsing  Consultants  Production  Cathnne Fuller  Rose Nicholson  Stuart Burnside  Joel Johnstone  Mary Rogers  Jean Brocotli.John  Gilbert Bill Rogers  Jan SdruksJaciue  Phelan. Ella Warner  Bill Rogers  ������S3  GAsons KanCume.  Dm Oram  Sachet: Rurh FwresTer.  Denes* Sherman  John Bumedt. Stuart  NuM.Paur Timor,  jar  I  Your community'*  AWARD-WINNING  new sp jper  tf  L4��jfc��riS.����.|Y i.% ;v--SJ  , .' Y. -J }. i'd .j'si��%%J^��.��-*Jsi��e��^.KVT v,'-j< JMSsWeUji LETTERS  "Welcome to real  world," teen  viewer replies  Editor:  A response to "CBC Series  Slammed" (Letter to the  Editor, March 18, 1991), to Mr.  Monty Shinn.  "Welcome to the Real  World"  What an interesting opinion  you seem to have formed about  us Mr. Shinn. How long has it  been since you were in high  school?  You quote Northwood as being "a trashy teen scene...where  a drug dealer, a slutly IS year  old, and a grim bunch of teens  make light of drugs, alcohol, lying, stealing and teen sex." You  seem to consider this  unrealistic!?!  The things that happen in our  high schools (not only my  school, Chatelech) would most  likely shock you then.  You call the Northwood teens  grim, and say you have done  much to help the teens in  Sechelt, but, \ewsflash!, what  you see as help, we more often  see as restrictions.  You say, "we let our leens  know these behaviours are  wrong." Do you truly ihink  they care? Yes, It's a grim  ideology; welcome to our  world, perhaps you should take  a closer look.  Peter Hunt  Grade II, Chatelech  Activist sets  record straight  Editor:  Last fall, after having found  evidence of improper toxic  waste disposal along an Interfor  logging road in the Chapman-  Gray Creek watershed, a group  of local Sunshine Coast  residents asked the Waste  Management Branch to investigate. At a meeting on  watershed logging last Thursday  night in Roberts Creek, a local  contractor operating in the area,  trivialized the incident. He suggested that misrepresentation  had been made and that the  problem was merely about  water containers. His attitude is  not reassuring.  A wheelbarrow containing  samples of the petroleum product containers, with substantial residues inside, was handed  over to the committee responsible for watershed protection at  a meeting of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District. One container had a skull and  crossbones on it. For anyone to  suggest that those were "drinking water containers" is absolutely irresponsible. People  who thoughtlessly discard their  spent petroleum product containers in the forest should not  be allowed to log anywhere near  the source of our community's  drinking water and they should  be   watched   very  carefully  anywhere else they operate.  Roger J.M. Lagasse  Sunshine Coast  Watershed Alliance  Skating carnival  involved much  support, effort  Editor:  On March 10, the Figure  Skating Club once again had a  very successful carnival. The  skaters all enjoyed doing their  part in it and we hope that the  spectators all enjoyed the performances.  Without a lot of support and  effort this undertaking could  not have been done, so we  would like lo take this opportunity to thank the following:  Ail the parents who worked  so hard lo make it happen; all  the skaters and coaches for their  great performances; the arena  and snack bar staff; Mr.  Howard Webster, our emcee;  Maryanne Darney for the  music; Howe Sound Pulp and  Paper for supplying the ice; all  the businesses who supported us  in all the different ways; Chris  and Yoka from PhotoWorks;  and last, to everybody who  came to watch.  Thank you lo all.  The Carnival Committee  Sunshine Coast Figure  Skating Club  KNOW CHIME III CALLUS  SOMETHING?      4?|T)|>|9I?|1<> 886-TIPS  ��� Stolen auto from Cedars Motor Inn. Stolen March 13,1991  and recovered the same date. One young offender has been  charged.  ��� Cougar sightings in Gibsons Town area, March 12 and 14.  If you see a cougar report il to the conservation officer right  away.  ��� Break and enter at Salvation Army camp on Ihe night of  March 16,1991.  ��� Break and enter on Lower Road at Roberts Creek, March  16,1991. Candy, cigarettes and jewellery stolen.  ��� Break and enter, Granthams Landing area, March 16,  1991. Stolen was a 35 mm camera.  Police remind bike owners to lock bikes up when not in  use. Several complaints of bike thefts have been reported.  Over lite past 10 days, a letter has been sent to schools In  Ihe Gibsons area advising them lo beware of LSD in blotter  form. This is a bogus teller nol to be worried aboul.  On March 20,1991, there was a report of vandals taking  golf carts at Ihe golf course and pulling them in the waler  ponds.  The RCMP are investigating these incidents. Anyone wilh  information aboul these offences or any crimes, are asked to  conlact the Gibsons RCMP at 886-2245 or Crimestoppers at  886-TIPS.  EDC Briefs  At last week's meeting of the  Regional District's Economic  Development Commission  (EDC) members agreed to act  on a recommendation of the  Forestry Advisory Committee  and write the Ministry of  Forests stating that it's policy  on stumpage is a major hardship on the forest industry.  HILLSIDE UPDATE  In an update on the Hillside  project, Chairman Maurice  Egan told the Commission that  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District will be sending out letters to all the petroleum companies located on the Coast.  The letters will request the companies appoint a person to  negotiate the relocation of  petroleum product storage  PORT OF ENTRY  Area E Director Jim Gurney  suggested the EDC investigate  the procedure and requirements  for the Sunshine Coast to be  designated a Port of Entry into  the country. 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The curator of the centre,  Joanne Dickeson, has been  piecing together the equipment  necessary to provide the Coast  wilh a Mobile unit for response  lo area oil spills, and has recently come into possession ���  through a grant from a private  institution ��� of the trailer thai  will pul the nnil on Ihe road.  "It's something the Coasl has  been needing loi a long lime,"  said Dickeson, "a lol of animals  are going lo be saved once It's in  operation."  And Ihe use of the mobile  unit may nol he confined to the  Sunshine Coasl. Dickeson says  lhat, beginning with a fairly major spill on Vancouver Island in  W8s), the govemmeni has been  interested in establishing rescue  depots lo cover entire regions,  and Dickeson has offered the  SCWRC, complete with its  mobile response unit, as such a  depot.  "If the trailer was up and  running, I'd probably be on  Vancouver Island right now  helping with a spill they have  ihere," she said. However, the  unit is still far from being  mobile, many supplies are slill  needed.  Dickeson lold the Coasl  News that SCWRC, at present,  receives very Mule financial help  from ihe government, and  depends largely on donations  Irom privale individuals,  organizations and industry. For  lhat reason, she will be present  in Trail May Mall March 27 and  28, complete wilh a list of ileitis  needed for Ihe rescue trailer, lo  fry lo procure donations of lime  and materials from Ihe public  (she will be registering Interested  people for a training course to  help wilh oil spill response).  Mexico, Hawaii,  '  Vegas & Reno    j^-  Call for more information  Book with us and get a  $10 REFUND  to cover long distance costs  Specialists for African, Asian  & European Fares  INCENTIVE  TRAVEL B.C. LTD.  921-9131  sir  LRUP agrees on  area to be studied  by Rose Nicholson  The current Local Resource  Use Plan (LRUP) talks, initiated by Ihe Ministry of  Forests to study the contentious  issue of logging in the  Tetrahedron Plateau, is beginning lo make some small headway.  Although the committee has  been meeting since October of  1990, it wasn't until Ihis month  lhat an agreement was reached  on the area lo be studied.  Al Ihe March 20 meeting a  map of the study area was made  available to the 30 member  committee and the public, and  two sub-committee reports were  brought forward for consideration by ihe main committee.  Although the committee has  on hand letters from Premier  Vander Zalm and Minister of  Forests Claude Richmond that  Doug Roy  speaks his  piece al lasl  week's  LRUP  discussions.  ensure a deferral of logging of  the Edwards Lake cuiblock in  Ihe Tetrahedron Plateau until  the conclusion of the LRUP  study, the sub-commillee that  was struck to sludy Edwards  Lake called again for deferral of  Continued on Page 12  SufufiiiM Coast  Credit Union  Fifty Years  19 4   1-19 9 1  In recognition of  GOOD FRIDAY  we will be closed  on Friday. March 29  Pender Harbour  Branch:  Box 28  Madeira Park. B.C.  WIN 2H0  Tel: 883-9531  Sechelt Branch:  Box 375  Teredo Square  Scclielt. B.C.  V0N3AO  Tel: 885-3255  Gibsons Branch:  Box 715  Kern's Plaza  Gibsons. B.C.  VON l\J0  Tel: 8868121  I  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods fflftf^  lillONl i*ndino Your IOTTFRV Cent*  Quality, Service u  Selection and  Everyday Low  Prices.  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OHtaona [Betide Pocjjjfi Hiarmaeiil  Sunshine Coast Tours  Princess Louisa Charters     Fishing Charters  Oipirt to im .��� M41 jo boats          2ehcs IBB'QiHI  Have lunch or dinner at  the Omega  We're Closed:  ��� for lunch on Qood Friday  ��� latter Sunday all day  ff OMEGA ff  RESTAU-R-A-N-T  OVERLOOKING GIBSONS HARBOUR  RESERVATIONS      886-2268      TAKE-OUT  at  am  ^^itSv'���*��������>' >i  jvB-��awn��'��""<-" ���  ..% vi f J \ ��r.�� jl t.r.  tir; Coast News, March 25,1991  eOMNUNITY  PRIME AD SPACE  CALL YOUR AO REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  SPCA  Home seekers  This four lo five year old  unneulered male cat wis  found near Pratt Road in  Gibsons and needs an adult  home with no other cats. He  has been waiting for * long  lime al the SPCA for ���  home.  We are happy lo know lhal  Ihe young cal featured lasl  week in Home seekers his  been adopted.  IGEORGE IN GIBSONS.  ID AVIS BAY NEWS.  by Liuralec Solll 885-5212  CONCERT  The Watersyde Folkc Club is  sponsoring a concert at Wilson  Creek Hall in Davis Bay on  April 12, 1991 at 8:00 pm.  Featured is folksinger Murray  Evans. The house band will be  Walersyde. Tickets are $7 and  can be purchased at Talewynd,  Coast Books in Sechelt, Peninsula Market in Davis Bay and  Seaview Market in Roberls  Creek.  BRIDGE  Friday, March 22 was the last  time for Bridge al the Wilson  Creek hall for this season. As  usual it was a very successful  year. I remember many years  ago when I started this up, we  were lucky to have three tables.  The last few years there were  usually at least seven tables and  sometimes more. On behalf of  all bridge players, thanks has to  go lo Hazel Seeton and her  helpers who have kept this going, it will start up again in the  fall.  EASTER SERVICES  There will be 'Sunrise Services' Easier morning in bolh  Sechell and Gibsons. In Sechell  il will be held al Snickell I'ark  al 7:30 pm. (If rained out ii will  be held in the Belhal Baptist  Church).  MBRARV  Reminder lhal Ihe library will  be  closed   on   Good   Friday,  March 29.  CF WALK-A-RIIN-A-THON  1 am going in training so I can  walk again for ihis very worthwhile cause. Anyone interested In joining me? Give me  a call. I will also be signing up  sponsors. The walk will be Sunday, May 26 which is a while  off, but I will need the lime lo  gel in shape.  SPRING CLEAN-UP  Now lhat Spring is here isn't  il time Sechelt had a good cleanup? Everywhere you go, there is  litter, in front of stores, on  boulevards, along the highway,  in from of houses, empty lots,  jusl everywhere.  As I suggested to Council,  why nol have a clean up day  once a month. On that day  everyone; store proprietors,  householders, children, can  clean up ihe litter. In no lime  Sechelt will be the cleanest place  In BC.  Congratulations  lo Coasl News  columnist  l.auralee Solll!  Her duck won  seventh prize in  the Great  Capilano River  Duck Race. Her  prize is a one  week holiday for  four in Whistler  wilh ski classes  donated by  Blackcomb  Skiing and  accommodations  ut the Chateau  Whistler Hotel.  Klilh I (irri-slfi photo.  by George Cooper. 886-8520  BUDGET NIGHTMARES  A day with Ihe superintendent of schools in the Sunshine  Coast Dislricl proved that he is  indeed a busy man. If the day I  shadowed Clifford Smith was  not a typical one, I was assured  that there were many like it, and  all of them just as busy.  The su|>erinlendeni is now  Ihe chief executive officer of  this school dislricl; the former  dual control equally shared by  superintendent and secrelary-  Ireasurer has been abolished.  Consequently on his  shoulders falls the responsibility  for every aspect of school  business. Thai calls for a  veritable Atlas to carry our  world of education.  On this particular day the  superintendent's time table  listed meetings and office work  from 8 in the morning to 12 or  later thai evening.  About 10 he initialed a flurry  of telephone calls lo those  districts thai, like ours, had just  been ordered by Vicloria to  slash budgets already established for the year. Object of the  calls: to organize a group appeal  lo ihe ministry to ease the demand for such deep cuts to their  budgets.  At noon, off lo Sechelt where  the superintendent was to be  guest speaker at the Rotary  Club's luncheon. And as we  motored to Sechelt, "I find time  driving can be well spent on Ihe  cellular telephone reluming calls  lo parents who have mailers lo  discuss with me."  At the luncheon salient points  in his General Information  package concerning the school  district were brought to Ihe  Roiarians' attention.  Back in Gibsons in time for a  mid-afternoon meeting with the  parents' committee of Roberts  Creek School lo discuss Ihe  agenda for a forthcoming  meeting with the minister of  education. The purpose; to  make a plea for a more adequate addition to the school  lhan the present plans call for.  4:00 pm ��� a meeting of  school board and secondary  principals. Topic: drop-out  rales (very small) and recommendations for programs to  continue support for potential  drop-outs.  5:00 pm: a parent and adolescent come to appeal a suspen  sion. An hour and a hall later,  the mailer having been gone  over in detail, ihe suspension  was not lifted.  A hurried supper and then a  7:00 pm meeting where the  secretary-treasurer, Tim Anderson, presented Ihe proposed  cuts lo the board and representatives of unions, principals and  parents for discussion.  Aboul 8:30 Ihe superinien-  denl wcnl lo his office 10 meet  with one of Ihe pi incipals. Since  I crept away al thai lime, I  don't know when he lell lor  home.  During Ihe day Ihere was time  for him lo tell me of the  demands now made of schools.  "The school steps in when other  ministries do nol act because the  child is there before us���  hungry, bruised, sleepy." And  those are only the extremes.  There are still reverberations of  ihe Noyes affair distressing  youngsters.  In the superintendent's  General Informalion package,  the Roiarians could read lhal  the district has 3155 Students al  a cost of $5877 each budgeted  for ihis year; thai direct instruction costs jusl over $14 million;  the district administration costs  arc aboul Va of a million;  operations and maintenance  calls lor $2'.-; million; transportation over half a million.  Besides the sum of $200,000  lhal the ministry has insisted be  cut from this year's budget, ihe  school district has to find the  costs of ihe legal lees for Ihe  court action in the French Immersion wrangle. Coast News, March 25,1991  ISECHELT SCENARIO i  by Margaret Wilt, 885-3364  They tell me that spring  started, officially, at 7:02 pm on  March 20 this year, but I find  thai hard to believe. Spring  always starts for me when I see  the first hummingbird, and so  far this year I haven't seen hide  nor feather of those tiny harbingers of spring. Where are  they? Maybe they don't want to  take a chance on returning too  early in case we get another  dump of snow���heaven forbid!  BLOOD DONOR CLINIC  Don't forget the Canadian  Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic  is today from 3 to 8 pm in the  Sechell Legion Hall on Wharf  Street.  New donors, from age 17 to  60 are welcome. If you're a  regular donor, you can donate  up until your seventy-first birthday.  SAVE GEORGIA STRAIT  There will be a meeting at  Sechelt Elementary School on  Tuesday, March 26 at 7 pm.  Plans for the upcoming Save  Georgia Strait Marathon will be  discussed as well as other activities aimed at cleaning up the  Strait. This is your chance to  find out how you can help; we  all need to do our bit. For more  information call Roger at  885-7143.  HARD TIMES DANCE  The Sechelt Legion, Branch  140, is putting on a dance on  Saturday, March 30. It starts at  8 pm and the music is by the  ever-popular Southern Star.  SC WILDLIFE  The Sunshine Coast Wildlife  Rehabilitation Centre will be at  Trail Bay Mall on March 27 and  28. You may want lo find out  aboul, or volunteer for, oil spill  response teams. Phone  885-5997 for more information.  1HALFM00N BAY NEWS.  Society needs directors  by Rulh Forrester, 885-2418  This will be a busy week in  Halfmoon Bay. First there is the  Welcome Beach Community  Luncheon on Thursday, March  28 at noon, and for those who  need a ride the numbers to call  are 885-5249 or 885-5270.  Then, on Saturday, March  30, the Sargeant Bay Society  will hold their Annual General  Meeting at 10 am at Halfmoon  Bay Elementary School. There  will be an election of officers  and reporis from the various  committees.  There is a need for a couple  of directors, one to assist the  treasurer for one year and  ;become treasurer the following  ;year. A director to undertake  organizing work parlies would  ���also be welcome. Nominations  prior to the meeting would be  'appreciated.  '. Several items pertaining to  Ihe park will be on display, including an artist's impression of  ihe Wetland Proposal, painted  and donated by Richard Lugg.  ffhere will be a copy of the  Sargeani Bay Provincial Park  .-Background   Report   by   the  Society as well as proposals. A  copy of Ihe Halfmoon Bay Official Community Plan by the  SCRD will also be available. Bring a mug for a cup of coffee.  EGG HUNT  On Easter Sunday, March 31,  Ihe Annual Easter Egg Hunt  will start al I pm at Connor  Park, sponsored by the Halfmoon Bay Recreation Association. There will be three age  categories: pre-schoolers,  kindergarten lo seven years, and  eight lo 12 years. Helium  balloons donated by Pastimes  Toy Store will be given after the  egg hum, and the cubs and  beavers will be on hand lo help,  which is much appreciated.  This year, instead of seeking  donations, the association will  be accepting membership  registrations, so please watch  for membership forms coming  to your mail box in Halfmoon  Bay, or you can pick one up at  either the B & J Store or Milore  Nursery. Your support is needed in order thai there is strong  representation on important  parks and recreation issues, and  thai sponsorship of events can  continue.  9mM  mm Happy Easter  Yx<!      to you  & yours  fflffM     The Dream  jPPl Shoppe has many  bftt.3  Easter Gift ideas.  m m  DREAM SHOPPE  Beytlde Building, Sechelt  B85-I96S  ^vWejXil^'l^^^rfSvii/v'fe'li'O  ���M  \  mf     A  earn Jla^e^^SR  1  "mil     1  School's out  bul work  goes on il  Trill Biy  Mill.  Jod Johnstone  photo.  ���wt>(  T  L  Get  your  goose!  Cauda geese commune wilh  Canada humans al Sunshine  Bay.  Jan Michael Sherman photo  Numbers for further information are Joan al 885-5147 or  Maggie, 885-4532.  NOTICE OF INTENT?  On March 18, those of us  who live within a certain radius  of Coopers Green received a  Notice of Intent lo issue a  development variance permit.  This was lo allow relaxation  of the setback from the properly   line   adjoining   Redrooffs  Road   to   accomodate   the  caretaker's mobile home. We.|  were informed lhal comments,  could be made lo the SCRD(|  regarding this project between  March 15 and March 28, and if  we wished to make any comments in person we could do so  at the Regional Board meeting,  March 28.  The reason I feel lhat ihis is  worthy of being drawn lo your  addition is thai ihis property  line had already been extended  and the whole clearing job completed some two weeks before  these notices were sent oul for  comment.  As ii happens, I had no objections to the proposal, but it's  a good thing I didn't. It went  through anyway. So I wonder  what the point is of appearing  to consul! residents when the  project is already a fait accompli.  BRITISH COLUMBIA'S  NEW  SMALL CLAIMS COURT PROGRAM  It is important for all British Columbians to have direct access to an understandable  justice system. Court procedures can be confusing to those without legal training. A new  program for small claims court has been introduced to help people, without a lawyer, to  settle disputes.  On February 25,1991, Attorney (ieneral Russell (i. Fraser announced the new Small  Claims Act, Rules and procedures for "The People's Court",  Russell G. Fraser, Attorney General  PLAIN LANGUAGE  Rules, fotms and information booklets ate written In simple  straightforward language that Is easy to use.  INCREASED LIMITS  The limit on small claims is now $10,000. The previous  limit was $3,000.  STEP-BV-STEP FORMS AND BOOKLETS  Information booklets prepare you for each stage of the small  claims process, and the step-by-step directions help you  complete, file and serve your forms.  The booklets and fotms are colour coordinated so that you  have complete Information at every step, whether you are  filing a claim or replying lo one.  SIMPLIFIED SERVICE OF PARRS  You no longer must serve papers In person, you can now  use registered mill.  SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES BEFORE TRIALS  Mandatory settlement conferences with a Judge will try to  settle disputes before they go to trial. If agreement can't be  reached, the conference will help participants gel ready fot trial.  General Information brochures on the small claims program are available at public libraries,  government agents and court registries. Booklets and forms are available at court registries.  "Smell claims court h now efficient, affordable and accessible to all British Columbians."  $%  Province of British Columbia  Ministry of Attorney General  Selected Women's Jeans  Browns, Santana, Blue Boy, Cheeky  priced $19.99 to $39.99  Men's & Women's Canada North  Nylon Windbreaker or  Matching Pants  Assorted Colours   Women's White Cotton  Embroidered Blouses  Assorted Styles   $���0.99 each  $21.99  Men's  Casual Shirts  $19.99  ft UNDER  T-SHIRTS  Man'* MQ  QQ  G.W.G. Hopsack & Brush Stretch 9.49 .99  Spring & Summer Jackets $19.99 & $29.99  Hiker Boots $49.99  7" .J:".   ',;,,'.,   ... .. . ~ 7   III     '   I '''        nil-       i   in' '���'���'"���    ,.�������� >.,.#,��.��<.��./��.*  ..       _     ���      ���     �����      *���     ,'   '  ,"   IT"   f-     ,,      H       ��      M     ��� , '  ;'.-f*Yf-f rw'^.,'vv.���'i " ������''"'���������  ���,-..-:..--i.-.-i:c.T,r-r.r/..:v.-Jr. v.*y:" IHARBOUR WATCH  A  Pender  Harbour  welcome  Coast News, March 25,1991  by Jacalyn Vincent, 883-2840  NEW BUSINESSES  March 30 is an exciting day in  Pender Harbour as we celebrate  the grand openings of two new  businesses.  Taffy's, a family clothing  store, slocking casual wear for  all ages, is located in the  Madeira Park Centre. Open six  days a week, this beautifully  renovated store will have a lol  of extras, including competitive  prices and the Lotto corner.  Sunsport Outfitters, a divi-  dion of AC Building Supplies,  will generate the get up and go  in all of us. Open six days a  week in the AC complex, they'll  have a full line-up of services to  offer such as fishing and hunting supplies, bike repair, golf  equipment etc. A plus is charter  and accommodation information.  The   community   welcomes  and wishes total success to both  businesses!  CONCERNED RESIDENTS  I recently received a letter  from a resident concerned  about the wildlife and pet  population in the harbour. She  suggested, to help reduce the pet  population problem that you  spay or neuter your cat or dog  and keep them on your own  property, otherwise, how can  we expect to see deer and raccoons and their young. Pender  Harbour is a paradise and to  keep il thai way, we must be  loving and responsible towards  the wildlife and our wonderful  pets. She does have a point  there!  NEWLY ELECTED  Marie Bisson-Montpetit  recently got elected as District  Commissioner of the Girl  Guides of Canada for the  Hunechen District. Congratulations Marie!  PANCAKE BREAKFAST  Enjoy an Easter pancake  breakfast at the Lion's Club  hall on Sunday, March 31. The  breakfast will begin at 8 am and  continue until noon that day.  Adults are $4 and children are  $2.50 All proceeds from the  breakfast will be going to the  Pender Harbour Clinic.  NEW DAY FOR DROP OFKS  If you have any community  articles of interest that you  would like to see placed in this  column, you may drop Ihem off  al the Pelrocan station or the  Marina Pharmacy. The new  cut-off day will be Tuesdays al 4  pm. Please address them lo me  and add your name and phone  number.  SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS  School District 46 held a  Science Fair in Gibsons. It was  peninsula-wide and here are the  results for our area: Jennifer  Cymbalist and Amanda Amaral  both received honorable mentions, Jenny Bisson-Montpetit,  Hannah Stoutenberg, Graeme  Malcolm and Jamie Amiel all  received seconds with honours.  We're very proud of them all!  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  Dave West is Anally back in  the harbour, managing the  Pender Harbour Golf Course.  Congratulations   Dave   and  1EGM0NTNEWSI  The medical centre In Madeira  Park will virtually double In  size following Ihe receipt of a  $93,000 government grant and  funds raised through corporate and private donations.  Close lo $100,000 has been  raised and donations are still  required.       Joel Juhrulonr phuKi  welcome back!  The Bargain Barn will have a  dollar a day bag sale on March  28 and 30. They also will have a  clearance sale on all winter  clothing.  Wishing everyone a Safe and  Happy Easter!  Jfrvines  landing  Marine 9ub  SUMMER HOURS  Effective Saturday. March 30th  PUB        11:00 am-11:00 pm  GALLEY   11:00 am-10:00 pm  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Daily Luncheon & Dinner Features  EASTER SUNDAY BRUNCH  Eggs Benedict      $5.95  Saturday k Still Prime Rib Night  At the end of Irvine's Landing Road 883-1145  Visitors Welcome  golf CLUB  -0Mi (fyl Now Oper  SUMMER HOURS  ' 10 am ��� 2 pm Weekdays  10 am ��� 3 pm Weekends   -Check out our full facility���  ���(&& *,-%tt4A  & AatUtA*-  Lots of NEW STOCK In the PRO SHOP  Power Cars Available  GOLF COURSE & PRO SHOP HOURS   7 am TIL DUSK   Hwy,  101,2 kms. north of Garden Bay  Phone 883-9541  by Dixie Percy, 883-9228  The view from the passenger  seat on a drive down the Coast  is rapidly changing. Not only  because of the major roadwork  that has been completed and is  presently being done, bul also  by the number of lots being  cleared for what I presume will  be new houses. The migration  of mainlanders to ihe Sunshine  Coast is far reaching but it  seems Egmont is just that few  extra miles loo many for the  madding crowds.  In a way, il's good to know  that we're not in line for any.,  ' drastic changes to our Utile  town, like a 7-Eleven on theeor-  ner or (I shudder to think of il)  a video arcade. It's bad-enough  that someone wants to build a  town site at the Harmony  Islands and export water from  Freil Lake. He must not realize  that Egmont is kind of like the  last frontier on this Coast and  I'd be willing to bet that most  locals would be happy if it  stayed that way.  I must apologize for a lack of  any real news this week, the  problem being that I'm out of  town for the next month or so.  If you have any information  you would like passed on  through this column, please,  pretty please, leave a message  by phone or by note at the post  office. In the meantime, I'll do  nta best from my temporary  post in Powell River. So close,  yel so far.  Happy Easter  from the Fritz Family  and Staff  Open late for  the long weekend  9:00 am ��� 10:30 pm  Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Monday  'March 28th, 29th, 30th & April tsl  At Earls Cove Ferry Terminal  883-9412  Fritz Family Restaurant  Roosendal Farms  "HOME OF DELICIOUS PRODUCE"  Know What You Eat!?  OPEN HOUSE  Saturday & Sunday  march 30th & 31st  12 am -4 pm  Visit  Our  Hot  House  Facility  Our Produce     _  Is Hydroponically  Grown AND  Biologically Controlled  Located On  Garden Bay Road  In Pender Harbour 10.  Coast News, March 25,1991  I  IROBERTS CREEK.  by Janice l*it-hton. 886-3541  What's in  a name?  Roberts Creek Road used to  be called Hall Road, and indeed  Ihe Hall is at the lop of il. Many  Roberls Creek residents,  especially those wilh properly  along this major local artery,  still refer to Ii by its original  name. Recently I was Introducing a rather long term Creek  resideni to a new Crecker. The  new Crecker asked pleasantly,  "Where do you live?"  The reply came, "Hall  Road."  "I don'l know where lhal  is,"  slated   the  new  Crecker  hesitantly. I asked if Ihis was a  lest. The long term Creeker told  ihis story of her catch-22 posi-  lion.  Il seems she never quile  knows whal lo reply lo inquiries  about ihe whereabouts of her  domicile. If she should answer,  "Roberls Creek Road", lo  someone who's been around for  a while, ihey could and frequently do lake offence lhat ihe  older, more historic, name was  not given.  Again, as was Ihe case above,  If she replies, "Hall Road", il  gives the impression of belonging to an exclusive clique and  testing ihe depth of another's  roots.  So, Hall Road never really  did gel a new name. Il now has  IGOLDEN LIFELINES.  by Joyce Ostry  Easter Sale  The old Seniors Hall on Mermaid opened its doors lo ihe  line-up of people at 11 am sharp  for ihe Easter Sale and Luncheon on March 23.  Clowns, bunnies, chickens,  knitted dainty things abounded  ��� a real temptation for that  grandchild on ihe way. There  were lovely cross-stitch items,  wood crafts of bird boxes,  bunny-ended planters that had  been decorated with wood-  burned designs and ihose unique hand-painted round saw  blades made into clocks.  The kitchen served sandwiches of tuna, ham and egg  with lea, coffee or a cold drink.  In addition to all this was the  new management of the bake  table ��� the men did It, "The  times they are a-changing!"  There was a raffle for prizes  Good old fashioned service  Roofing ��� Reroofing  Renovations ��� Repairs  Call for free estimate  885-4190  |W?NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  "' CENTRE  New Testament Church  5536 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service      10:30 am  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30-7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New Life Christian Academy  Enrolling Kindergarten - Grade 12  Paslor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15am  SundaySchool 11:15 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay Road and  Slmpkins Road 9:30 am  SundaySchool 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  IFormerly Qlbaorio Pentecostal Chutt.ni  School Rd., opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Olfice 886-7107  Paslor Dan MacAulay 886-7107  Youth Paslor J. Morris 886-3499  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies ol Canada  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  In Ihe Greene Court Hall  Medusa St.. Sechelt.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  For Inlormation, please call:  845.2506 or 865-3666  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whilaker Road & Coast Highway  Davis Bay 885-2202  Hev. Frank W. Schmitt, Paslor  Sunday Church School 9:30 am  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  Come Grow With Us!  ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  ANGLICAN CHURCH  HOLY WEEK  Maundy Thursday 7:00 pm  Communion Supper, footwashing  Good Friday 2:00 pm  Solemn Litany & Readings  lollowed by  Stations ol the Cross at 2:30  Easter Sunday 10:30 am  Hwy. 101 al North Rd.   886-7410  Serving Gibsons  and Roberls Creek  The Rev. Esther North, Rector  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30 am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm In homes  Wednesday  Bible Sludy 7:30 In homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Paslor  885-7488 Oflice 885-9707  Cal Mclver, Pastor  "The Bible aa It la...  lor People as Ihey are."  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7.-00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  Maundy Thuraday, Match 2Slh  6:30 pm Sedet Meal, 7.30 pm Foot Weefllng  A Sltlpplng ol Ihe Altai  Good Friday, Mitch 2*lh  11:00 am Stations ol Ihe Ctoes  Holy Saturday, Match 30th  100 pm Easier Vigil  Eerier Sunday, Match 31st  9:30 am - SI. Hilda's  11:30 am -St. Andrews  "We extend e WArm mtcome to All"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  EASTER SCHEDULE  In Sechelt Only  Thuraday and Saturday  March 28 S. 30 7:30 pm  Good Friday Mar. 29 3:00 pm  Easter Sunday - Regular  Sunday Schedule  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4-4:30 pm  Holy Family Sechelt  2nd & 4th Sat. 4:30-5 pm  St. Mary's, Gibsons  865.9526  I wo names. Which do you use?  I wonder whether we can play  these games with the new name  for the store?  LEGION NEWS  The Saturday before Easter,  March 30, at 8:30 pm Ihe  Legion is having a jam session.  If you have an instrument and  like to play, definitely bring it  and join in.  CORRECTION  Beavers is at Camp Byng (not  Camp Douglas) al 6:15 pm on  Tuesdays. Forgive me for the  inconsistent reporting.  COMMUNITY ASSOC.  Roberts Creek Community  Association regular meeting will  be on Wednesday, March 27 at  8 pm in the Hall. On the agenda  is the future of the association  of a mat, two TV cushions and  a leaded glass picture and  decorated photo albums for sale  or order.  Thank you one and all for the  goods you so generously  donated for the hamper.  No sooner had the building  been emptied and cleaned, when  it reopened again for a cabbage  roll dinner at 6 pm. The entertainment featured Nikki Weber,  Floyd Carmen and George and  Marg Carpenter wilh Hawaiian  Melodies.  The big news for the  membership is the long awaited  beginning of the new Seniors'  Hall on Trail Bay Avenue. The  contract for clearing has been  let for clearing of the property  and this will begin within the  next few days. In addition, the  grading will be done after clearing and the information from  these two projects taken to the  architects.  Carpet bowling, card games  and oil painting would like to  see more people. These groups  have a lot of fun.  See you at crafts on Thursday  at 9:30 am. There is an executive meeting at 10 am on  April 2.  Everyone look for your green  thumb for the Annual Plant  Sale at II am on Saturday,  April 13. Plants will be accepted  at the hall in the evening of  April 12.  ���fEsnv/  FESTIVAJ  CONGRATULATIONS!  The Province of British Columbia is  proud lo announce lhal Ihe following  delegates have qualified for the 1991  B.C. Festival of the Arts:  Edmund Butler, Roger Handling,  Robert Kinnard,  Kenneth McMillan, June Malaca,  Noreen Marshall,  Christel Fuoss-Moore, Neejatsay,  Michelle Pederson, Bill Perry,  Marilyn Rutledge, Trudy Small,  Maurice Spira,  Axel Stenzel, Larry Westlake.  District of North Vancouver  May 22-26,1991  Supported by the Province of  B.C., Ministry of Municipal  Affairs, Recreation and Culture  through the B.C. Lottery Fund.  Minister responsible:  Hon. Lyall Hanson  Corporate Sponsors include:  MRBC, Apple Canada Inc..  Ovtrwailea Foods, Loomis Courier,  Yamaha Canada, Pacific Business  Equipmeni Ltd., Highland Van &  Storage Lid.  "Do you know  how much  you're worth?  You should".  "Vou wouldn't buy a house if  you didn't know tha total cost.  And you shouldn't plan your  financial future unless you  know your net worth. It's easy  lo figure out, and it's probably  mora than you thought. Let ma  harp you lake this first step  For personal eetvtca, can me."  Tha Mutual Group  no  Facing Tomorrow  Togetlwr  UnnaMeMMutaMUhotCareeliiMiiU  inimtco me, mo or m. Mutual Orae,  COAST NEWS PHOTO ADS  COMING SOON!!  Sunnycrest Mall  886-9413  PICK  ADDITIONAL  SAVINGS  ON YOUR PURCHASE  i +  m        -��.  t-^ COME IW Anw  W,      JOIN IN THE FUN  date: March 28,1991  TIME: 6 pm-9 pm  SURE TO ENTER OUR W|M'CUDDLES'DRAW  (SEEDETM.SII  3 Out of 10  Canadian  Students  Drop Out...  And We All  Pay The Price.  | Every year, 3 out of 10  Canadian students drop out  before finishing high school...  And they realize all too soon  that it isn't as easy as they  thought.  The fact is, over the next few  years, the majority of new jobs  will require a high  school education as  a minimum.  Without it, young  people simply won't  have the choices, the  Dropping  out is no  way out.  opportunities or freedom  they're looking for.  When 30% drop out...over  100,000 students a year...it  affects everyone - parents,  educators, employers,  Canadian society as a whole.  Making sure that young  people stay in  school is important  for all of us...and  more important  today than ever  before.  Let's do something about it.  M  I  Government  of Canada  Minister of State  for Youth  Qouvernemem  duCanada  Mlnletrer/r-tat  alaJeunesse  Canada  ; a ft. p. *V. ea *tr. **;���+ At - ' .' . ' ��� - -' ^ f ��� ��   -* * ;'  '.' V '-^ ,'���'��� V %���* A%r- *'*  I  >.*���   i    s���  ���>-   .,  *   *   *, ���m-t.saiJgaf^BWms^Mm SIB land claim validated  Coast News, March 25,1991  11.  It's been over two weeks since  Chief Justice Allan McEachern  handed down his landmark  decision in the Gitksan-Wet'  suwet'en lands claim case and  Chief Tom Paul of the Sechelt  Band continues to hold his  peace on the controversial judgment. Once again, last week  Paul refused comment on the  decision stating that the complete text of the judgment needs  to be studied.  His reticence may be  motivated by diplomacy. The  Sechelt Band incurred negative  reaction from some native activists for the process they chose  in pursuing self-government.  But the recent court decision  seems to indicate the Sechelts  made a wise decision in choosing to negotiate self-government  separately from land claims.  In his Reasons for Judgment,  MacEachren slated thai  aboriginal ownership of the  traditional lands was lost in colonial times, under the law. This  has effectively demolished self-  government demands of Indians  based on the concept of exclusive title to land.  On the other hand, and congruent wilh the Sechelts' approach to land claim settlements, MacEachren was clear  in stating an obligation put on  the provincial government, at  the same time, of fair-dealing  with the Indian people. He emphasized the validity of "user  rights" and his decision compels  the provincial government to  consult with affected native  people before any resource  development lakes place on  traditionally used lands.  Meanwhile, the Sechelts are  patiently waiting for a response  from Federal Native Affairs  Minister Tom Siddon. Last  November ihe band presented  "A Practical Proposal for  Resolving the Indian Land  Claim in British Columbia as it  Affects the Sechell Indian  Band" lo Siddon's predecessor.  The tone of the document is  very much in line wilh  MacEachren's position that  these issues must be negotiated,  in good faith, outside of the  .��� court system.  In this position paper, the  in  ��*Mir. ~.~                          I  .. ^.tr Awaam  ^m\\\  b^.;-i  Lait  November  Chief Ton  Paul of the  Sechelt Indian Band  unveiled Ihe  Band's land  cliim proposal.  Band maintains, "To us, land  claims settlement is nothing less  lhan an opportunity for this  province to transform itself by  Ihe constructive, mutually  beneficial act of rectifying the  historical injustice done to ils  native people. And we say that  this can be done with benefit to  all British Columbians."  They outline the four principles which form the foundation of the claim: justice for the  Indians concerned; contribution  to Canada; finality of settlement and certainty. The Band  slates clearly, "Unless Canada  and other Canadians can be  assured thai the eventual result  will be a greater contribution lo  Canada from Ihe beneficiaries  of settlement, it is difficult lo  see whal will be the attraction,  for them, of plunging into the  process."  They also insist lhat any settlement should be final, nol  dragging renegotiations on into  ihe future, which will enable  everyone concerned to move  forward wilh a clear understanding thai the issue is settled.  The Sechelts are nol looking  lo acquire more land in their  settlement, but do want a portion of Ihe monies higher levels  FREE  Soil Testing Clinic At  QUALITY FARM & GARDEN SUPPLY  Sunday, March 31st from 11 am - 3 pm  HHP^^^ Drop In For  P^���+a\\  w A Complete  V   aWW    On The Spot  Soil Analysis  NO  WAITING  Includes PH & Nitrogen,  Phosphorus, & Potash  We Carry A Complete Line Of Fertilizers  QUALITY FARM & GARDEN SUPPLY  JJJ I'r.tti Road, Clbioni  886-7527  YOUR YEAR ROUND GARDEN CENTRE  SYLVIA  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Single from $47    Double from $55  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On the Beach at 1154 Gilford 681.9321  of government have collected in  royalties and stumpage from  logging on their aboriginal territory. The actual amount of the  compensation requested is  $54,319,084, to be paid jointly  by Ihe Federal and Provincial  Governments.  While the Sechelt people have  nol traditionally enjoyed an affinity with the mining industry,  Iheir recent success with the  gravel operation has encouraged them to further explore the  potential of developing these  natural resources. Part of the  land settlement claim includes a  proposition lo share on a 50/50  basis wilh the Province "...ihe  royalties and Ihe other  payments accruing from the  taking of any and all natural  resources from the Sechell  aboriginal territory."  In addressing Ihe question of  hunting and fishing rights, Ihe  Band points lo iheir salmon  enhancement work as an example of their approach to the entire land settlemenl issue. "Our  viewpoint on the fisheries further reflects the attitude of our  people towards Ihe sharing concept bul here, rather lhan ask  for a share in a diminishing  resource1, we wish lo enhance it  and share Ihe restored resource  lhat results. Already, our Band,  . under contract lo Fisheries and  Oceans Canada, operates a  highly regarded hatchery'at  Porpoise Bay. We operate a  food fish operation under strict  permit, and police the operation  lo ensure compliance.  "Il is our proposal, in partnership with the federal government, to restore traditional  fisheries through a coordinated  enhancement effort. Once  restored, the resource would be  administered on a 50/50 sharing  i basis under a joint managemenl  committee comprised ol  federal, provincial, commercial  and sports fishing and Band  representatives."  Within the context of land  settlement negotiations, the  Sechell Indian Band is attempting to deal with an issue which  Sechelt  p*5*" Public Library _..  Lr"  .Hours:  [jTues  [ Weil  Vglhuf  rC Book Drop in Trail Bay Mall  I tilt) 4|iiti;;  10'30-lprni  |(H0-7pmSr  III II) 4|jit,   I  the Federal government refused  to discuss during self-  government negotiations ��� income tax for the Sechelt Indians. According to Chief Paul,  Revenue Canada were not  prepared lo deal with their proposal in the earlier negotiations.  Now, in Ihe land claims  discussions, the Band is suggesting that Sechelt Indians  begin to pay the same federal  and provincial taxes as other  Canadians, wilh the change being phased-in over 50 years in 10  per cent increments every five  years.  In summing up the stand of  the Sechelt Indian Band Ihe  position paper stales, "The  monetary compensation lhal we  seek can be viewed by Ihe Province as a retroactive sharing of  monies already received.  Although it will cost Ihe Federal  Government a new sum of  money, we have already expressed our willingness,  recognizing the fiscal realities of  the day, to accept payment over  a 20 year period on terms lo be  agreed,  "Whal we propose has no  adverse consequences for other  local governments. What we  propose has no adverse consequences for third parlies. Whal  wc propose does not involve the  court system. Whal wc propose  docs not involve political  rhetoric. What we propose, in  our view, will generate increased  wealth through the greater interest of Ihe business and investment community."  H APPT ~  HOLIDAY?  New & Used  Motorhomes  5th Wheels  Truck campers  ��� AT WHOLESALE PRICES  Happy Holidays  Motorhome Rentals  Sales & Service Ltd.  P.O. Box 542. Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  TEL: (604) 886-9025 or 886-8481  FAX (604) 886-9534  PASTIMES.  Back In Stock  UPPER DECK  COLLECTOR CARDS  A TOY STORE '  Next to Talewind Books    885-9309  Colour up your  _Mens Wear  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt 885-9330  'mi mL  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE   Ii, af   sty j&j&    Jewellery   Print!  <& .<& <X Painting!   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"We could all be beside our fires by 8  o'clock," he ventured.  Consensus of the rest of council was to discuss the suggestion rather than decide on it. This prompted Wilson to vacate  the premises "If you won't start at five, I'm not staying past  10 pm," he said.  He was persuaded to return for the in-camera session.  AIRPORT LEASE FEES QUESTIONED  Alderman Art Whistler, Chairman of the Airport Committee, expressed concerns at last Wednesday's Council meeting  that the District wasn't charging enough for the leasing of airport land to airplane clubs.  In comparing prices charged by Sechelt to those charged in  Campbell River and Chilliwak (airports of a comparable  size), Whistler pointed out that where flying clubs in Sechelt  were given 20 year airport contracts at a dollar a year, both  Chilliwack and Campbell River would charge over $4000,  and would not give more than a five year contract.  Alderman Michael Shanks pointed out that one of the  clubs, ihe Elphinstone Aero Club was fundamental to the  "very existence" of the airport.  ACACIAS AXED  Three of ihe IS, or so, Acacia trees located in the park near  the Sechelt Cenotaph need lo be cut down, according to  Alderman Bob Wilson.  Wilson, al the March 20 Sechelt Council meeting, said the  trees in question, a special African Species that are difficult to  grow in this climate, have become diseased and have to  removed "for reasons of public safety".  SCRD REMAPS  Alderman Bob Wilson, at last Wednesday's Sechelt Council meeting, raised objections to a portion of the Sunshine  Coasl Regional District's remaping of the region to eliminate  area C and redefine the districts of each director.  "It's a bit peculiar," Wilson said, "the Porpoise Bay Road  ��� :he part in the Indian Municipality ��� St. Mary's Hospital  and their lands, BC Hydro and their lands are now in Area  B."  Wilson pointed out that the Indian Band sold the ground  the hospital is on for $1. He noted that the BC Hydro was  also located on Band Land.  BIKE STANDS DISCUSSED  Alderman Art Whistler, Sechelt Council's representative to  the SCRD's Transportation Committee, reported last  Wednesday lhat the commmittee was encouraging Sechelt to  look into providing bicycle stands at key areas throughout the  Municipality (the village core, parks etc.)  The Corporation  of the District  of Sechelt  NOTICE OF  PUBLIC HEARING  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal  Act, a Public Hearing will be held in the Sunshine  Coast Regional District Board Room, 5477 Wharf  Road, Sechelt, B.C., on Wednesday, April 3rd, 1991  at 7:00 p.m., to consider Zoning Amendment Bylaw  No. 25-30 and Official Community Plan Amendment  Bylaw No. 22-14. At the Hearing all persons who  deem their interest in property to be affected by the  proposed bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to  be heard on matters contained in these Bylaws.  1. The purpose of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No.  25-30 is that Lot 5, Block 3, District Lot 1491,  Plan 8388 (north side of Highway 101 between  Blower and Tyson Roads) be rezoned from  Residential 3 (R-3) to Public Assembly 1 (PA-1).  The intent of this bylaw is to facilitate the construction and development of a funeral home  on this property (complete with a 140-seat  ����� chapel, crematorium, mortuary and ancillary  rooms). The Lands that are the subject of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-30 are the Lands  described in this paragraph 1.  2. The purpose of Official Community Plan  Amendment Bylaw No. 22-14 is to amend Official Community Plan Map designation for Lot  5, Block 3, District Lot 1491, Plan 8388 [north  side of Highway 101 between Blower and Tyson  Roads) from Residential to Public Institutional.  The intent of this bylaw is to facilitate the construction and development of a funeral home  on this property (complete with a 140-seat  chapel, crematorium, mortuary and ancillary  rooms). The Lands that are the subject of Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No.  22-14 are the Lands described in this paragraph  The above is a synopsis of the Bylaws and is not  deemed to be an interpretation thereof. Copies of  the above Bylaws are available for inspection at the  District of Sechelt Municipal Hall, 5545 Inlet Avenue,  Sechelt, B.C., Monday through Friday, excepting  statutory holidays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from March  18th, 1991, to April 3rd, 1991.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1991  Robert Sabine  Municipal Planner & Approving Officer  LRUP cont'd, from Page 6.  logging in the area, and in addition recommended that the  company be compensated with  alternative cutting areas.  The next day, at the prompting of SCRD Director Jeremy  Frith, the Economic Development Commission passed a  resolution to write to Minister  of Forests Claude Richmond requesting lhal logging be deferred in the sludy area until the  LRUP has concluded. The  Regional Dislricl will be asked  lo endorse the letter.  A lengthy discussion revolved  around the issue of compensation. Chris Ortner of Interior  pointed out that previously  discussed alternatives, a cut-  block in the Lions Lake area,  and golf club land in Roberts  Creek, were still uncertain.  "There is a poor quality of  timber in those cut blocks," he  said. "Lions Lake is the subject  of a park proposal and  shouldn't be thought of as an  alternative lo Edwards Lake."  "The golf course is not a sure  thing. Il is Crown Land and  hinges on the Regional District  coordinating a land trade between MacMillan Bloedel and  the Crown. So far they haven't  been successful."  Chuck Weatherill said that  any consideration of compensation must also lake into account  the employees of the logging  companies, "the guys who have  mortgage payments every  month and a family to  support."  Roger Lagasse, of the  Tetrahedron Watershed  Alliance, stressed the importance of protecting the area as a  source of water. "We're not  going to trade off our water  quality for a few jobs," he  declared.  ^        Our tiny jlore is  shopper friendly A prices  are down to earth.  Also submitted at the March  20 meeting was a sub-committee  report that outlined terms of  reference for the study. The six  page document, which has yet  to be studied by the larger committee, outlines objectives,  defines the planning area,  establishes the membership of  the planning team and the way  it is to operate, outlines the process to be followed, establishes  guidelines for planning, and  suggests that "special studies be  done where necessary, provided  that such studies do not unduly  delay implementation of the  plan."  Our store is shopper friendly  with DOWN-TO-EARTH PRICES.  2nd jCw>fe Boutique  Ladies' Quality Consignment Fashions  Hwy. 101, Sechelt 885-3132  /^DEPENDABLE ���  AUTO SERVICE  Did You Know...  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The unique designs, all hand  crafted by members of the  Hunter Gallery, ranged from  light hearted tie dyed casuals to  exotic evening wear and romantic wedding gowns.  ,  ;.���  Channel  Eleven  Tuesdav, March 26, 1991  6:45 & 9:00 pm  Cable Connections  After a well deserved break,  the broadcasting students are  back ihis week with another of  their news programs packed  with information for anyone  living on the Sunshine Coasl.  Don't miss it!!  7:00 pm  Community Police Work Pari I  The first of Iwo parts on  Community Police Work brings  Sechell Sgt. Ray Stcllcr and  Gibsons Sgl. Ed Hill lo Ihe  studio to talk wilh hosl Harold  Fletcher on how their  detachments arc organized and  operated.  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy of:  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3281  8:00 pm  Wesl Howe Sound Parks  The Wesl Howe Sound  Recreation Commission  presents a look at five of the  parks in our area. Featured  parks include Cliff Gilker,  Soames Hill, Whispering Firs,  White Tower and Smith Cove  Regional Parks. If you have  been wondering what to do wilh  the kids on the weekend, why  not pack a picnic lunch and  check out one of the parks  featured in ihis program.  W/\KNINl,  arse language,  advised.  "P.C  ���jprinwirrri by and |trtir rnli tii  Gitmini iWin* theatre  r*m,Hi fodtty  ���v presems   r  Precious Sons  An Adull Comic Drama In Two Acts by George f urth  DIRECTED BY JAY POMFRET  Fri. & Sat., April 5 & 6 stoopm  Sunday, April 7 Matinee 2.00 pm  Wed.-Sat.,Aprino-13 wopm  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  Door, Open at 7 30 prn ll'JO pm)  Tickets: MO." Available alt  Llnnadlne'S  Shoes,  Gibsons;  Talewind  Books.   Secrtpll  Seaview Market. Roberts Creek   NO TICKETS MMRVEO   This advertisement courtesy of: The CEDARS INN  8:15 pm  Coasl Profiles  Bill Wilson  Indian Land Settlements are  the topic of discussion as Vice  President of the Assembly of I st  Nations, Bill Wilson joins Stan  Dixon in the studio.  Thursday, March 28, 1991  Elphinstone Student  Productions T.V.  Students enrolled in Elphie's  career preparation program in  television broadcasting make up  the crews for almost all of the  productions aired on the community channel. Once a month  the programs on the community  channel are produced entirely  by these students. This is your  chance to tune in to the high  quality   programs   that   these  students create.  5:00 pm  Cable Connections "Live"  The broadcasting students at  Elphinstone have been busy  putting together ihis weeks news  program. Topics include Howe  Sound Pulp & Paper's new effluent system, crime in Sechelt,  E.S.L. students ai Elphie and  the possible purchase of Gospel  Rock.  6:45 pm  Cable Connections Repealed  Sec 5:00 pm for details  7:00 pm  K.S.P. T.V. Student Forum  Education in the Year 2000  This month's student forum  brings a panel of students lo the  studio lo meet with teachers and  trustees  for a discussion on  changes in education.  Nicole  Qually is the host.  8:00 pm  Cable Connections Repealed  See 5:00 pm for details  8:15 pm  E.S.P. T.V.  Surviving Sexual Abuse  at^S/Bl  Mariners'^IjfiS*  TAKE-OUT  British-style  FISH & CHIPS  �� �� �� NOW OPEN �� ��� ���  OPEN 1 lam ��� 7pm  Murine Drive. Olbwiw  (tu'M tf MnrinorV Restaurant)  Happy Easter  Easter Weekend  L  | Sole Neptune  $-1098  with all the trimmings  PRONTO'S  line Dining Rrst.iur.ints  886-81.18 ,    .     885-1919  Pronto* will be closod laator Sunday  Lois Kennedy-Paine's shawls  and classic bulky sweaters were  hand woven from Icelandic  wool in muted shades of grey or  beige, interwoven with soft  pinks, blues and mauves, and  sparked with novelty metallic  yarns. One stunning coat  sweater was done in hot shades  of red, orange and yellow, and  would be just the thing for cool  evenings on a winter cruise to  the Caribbean.  The ubiquitous sweat shirt  became high fashion in the  hands of the creative Linda  Childs. Hand stitched applique  in brilliantly coloured satin and  a trim of beads and metallic  threads transformed the comfortable shirts into party wear.  The models wore black silk  pants with the shirts and the effect was elegant.  Cotton casuals for easy summer living were created by Janet  Miller. One dramatic outfit  caught everyone's eye. The hot  ' pink skirt in a heavy woven cotton was topped by a black cotton shirt that sported an unexpected cape.  The   highlight   of   Stella  Mulch's tie dyed wear were the  continued on page 25  Gibsons  & District  'Public Library  .Hour*:  = Tues  _Wed  | Thurs.  J Sal  iSTORYTIME:   Wed  Sea Sfuwt, Scufa,  Spring Breakout Sale  'WWK  "ONE DAY ONLY"  Saturday, March 30th ��� 8 am 'til 6 pm  8 AM  Aluminum Tank W/O Valve  9 AM  U.S. Divers Monitor II  2 Only  *99����  * Only  10 AM  SE 2 Regulator    2 Only  11 AM  Poseidon Odin Regulator   1 Only  12 AM  Whites Drysuit  1 PM  Whites Drysuit  10nly  10nly  $598����  $29900  $495����  $699����  *699����  PLUS MANY MORE INSTORE SPECIALS  U.S. Divert B.C.D.     Wenoka Dive Knives  SSS, 399.    50% off  Sea Sfroxt Sccda  ��� Professional Instruction ���  ��� Superior Quality Scuba Gear  ��� Factory Trained Technicians  it ComhiiU 'Jiiuirui Ctzntxt On 'Dfu eSurunln* Coait  5567 Dolphin St., Sechelt, B.C.  885-9830 Pomfret's 'Precious Sons'  at Roberts Creek Hall  by John Burnside  Well-known local actor and  director Jay Pomftet bungs  another of his selections of taut,  gripping dramas to local stages  early next month. Pomfrel  made his highly successful  debut as a director a few  seasons back with a well-  received production of Bus Slop  by William Inge and followed  thai up with a production of  Sam Shepard's Seduced, based  on the declining days of  billionaire   eccentric   Howard  "Precious Sons" director Jay  Pomfrel.  Hughes.  Pomfrel's growing reputation  foi choosing mealy and  challenging dramas will be furthered by his choice of Precious  Sons by George Furth.  An engaging drama which  had its original production on  Broadway, Precious Sons is an  autobiographical drama about a  family struggling lo make it  economically in the late 1940's  in Chicago. The three principal  characters ate Fred Small and  his wife Bea and Iheir younger  sou Freddy. Fred has a chance  of a promotion which would  mean uprooting the family and  moving to another city. Freddy  yearns to be a professional actor  but his lather wants him lo  finish high school and go lo college.  For ihis reader, Ihe lowering  figure in the play is the mother  Ilea. Harrassed and put upon,  she nonetheless is the fulcrum  upon which the family balances  and who plays the pivotal role  in determining the future of all  concerned.  Beneath this deceptively normal surface, as is Hue perhaps  under all deceptively normal  surfaces, emotional currents run  deep and dark. In reviewing the  original production, News-  week's reviewer said: "This  seemingly innocuous play turns  oul to contain an emotional  force that approaches terror."  Terry Weatherill, long time  theatre activist on the Sunshine  Coast, steps up from supporting  roles to take on the demanding  role of Fred Small, the father.  Alice Albrecht, also a frequent  performer on local stages, will  play Bea and 15-year old Chad  Bourgo, a Grade Nine student  at Elphinstone Secondary  School, plays Freddy. Allistair  Basse, as the elder brother, and  Cindy Harvey as his girlfriend,  round out the cast. The latter  are both 17-year olds in Grade  Twelve at Chatelech Secondary.  Besides his stellar work as a  director, Pomfret will be  remembered for his work in the  Betty Keller directed Utile  Foxes in ihe mid-eighties and  most recently for his starring  role in the highly acclaimed The  Diviners, directed by Ted Price.  Precious Sons will be staged  at Roberls Creek Hall Friday-  Saturday, April 5 and 6 with a  matinee performance on Sunday, April 7. These performances will be followed by four  more on Wednesday through  .Saturday, April 10-13. Evening  performance at 8 pm, matinee  at 2 pm.  Precious Sons is billed as an  adult comedy with coarse  language. Parental guidance is  recommended. Tickets are on  sale al Linnadine's Shoes in  Gibsons, Talewind Books in  Sechelt, and Roberts Creek  General Store  Players'Society hold meeting  The Suaahiae Coaal Driftwood Players Society will be  holding ils Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March  27, 1991, beginning at 7:30 pm, al Ihe Women's Institute  Hal, comer or North Road and Highway 101 in Gibsons.  The past ah months have been busy ones for Driftwood  Players, wilh two productions- living Together and Sled  Magnolias���and involvement in the Women's Institute Hall  project. The coming year promises to be another busy one. If  you would Uke lo become actively involved in Driftwood  Players, or would simply like to learn more about the society,  come to Ihe AGM. For more information please call Nest at  886-7573.  STSES5  FINE DINING  Easter Weekend  at the  Mariners'  1WZ314  IW) Marine Drive.  GtOSORS  Rookwood News  For the second year,  Rockwood is happy to put on a  one day Kids Fun Fair on April  3 from 11 am to 3 pm. Come  and join in the fun, food and  games. Kids $1 ��� adults free.  There is a floral shop in your  backyard...if you know how to  find it. Verify Purdy returns lo  Rockwood with her course called "Bringing the Outside In".  Verity will show you how to use  wild foliage lo make outstanding arrangements. Pre-register  by calling Rockwood.  Yoga classes start up again on  April 9 for 10 weeks. The cosi is  $60 and the classes are Tuesdays  from 7 pm to 9 pm.  Spanish Conversation classes  continue at Rockwood on  Wednesdays from 7:15 to 9:15.  Artists interested in submitting works for a group of waler-'  colour   show   please   contact  Anita Kehier.  For information on all events  please call 885-2522.  HormrnnDE international specialties  lentil & Hi km h Soups  Schnitzels  Bdiuini N U,limit ln.it (.dkes  Apple Streusal, Black Forest Cake &  German Cheese Cake  ��� Chocolate & Lemon Pound Cakes  Try our outdoor BBQ for lunch^  Smokies or Bavarian Sausages  on .i bun 11-4 SAI <\ SUN  Doll Favorites  - Subs - Sandwiches  Quit he ��� Piz/��i  BAY MGDQINC6  RESTAURANT  Elegant dining with a  fabulous view overlooking  Horseshoe Bay.  ��� Mediterranean Specialties  ��� Seafoods  ��� Pastas & Pizzas  ��� Steaks  OPEN DAILY 11:30 AM UNTIL 11 PM  6330 Huv St., Horseshoe Bav 921 -8184  i Friendly Country Legion  fA\ Roberts  ms Creek  LEGION  Branch 219  Closod flood Friday  Sat., Mar. 30  Jam Session  from 2pm ��� 12:30 am  (With dinner break)  }  Hosted by  Kalhy Morgan ���  Kavln Shepherd  >  FRIDAY NITE DINNER  Membara and bona llda Hit;. t  guaata welcome 0/tAJ  Grilled New York Steak  Sal Night Dinners  BINGO ��� TUES. EVENINGS  ILH   ��/5C63>  8e*-4Bl I or 8M-WS4  GIBSONS  *Uegion  Branch It)1)  Members and Guests Welcome  Closed  Good Friday  Lord Jim's  Resort  aa\\  Hotel   1^  reopen*  Thursday, March 28, 1991  6i00 pm ��� 9t00 pm for Dinner  II c will he open nil Easter weekend anil  every weekend in April  11:00 am ��� 2:00 pm - Breakfast/Lunch  0:00 pm - 9:00 pm ��� Dinner  * Limited Menu  * Res��rvalion�� Requested  Olle's Cove Rd., jusl north of Secret Cove on Hwy 101  FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CALL 885-7038  Guide  your guide to Hie  finest in area dining  A listing of restaurants  and pubs  THE OMEGA RESTAURANT  The Omega Restaurant, located in Lower Gibsons, has a pleasant, relaxing  atmosphere and a spectacular view of Gibsons Harbour. In addition to these  assets, ihe superb food keeps us coming back.  Our usual favourite, the Omega Special Pizza, is a heavenly creation; pepperoni, bacon, mushrooms, shrimp, pineapple, green pepper, cheese and zesty  tomato sauce mounted upon a perfect crust. It is, in my opinion, absolutely  the best pizza on the Sunshine Coast. (The large size, 14 inches, is only $13.95)  On a recent visit, however, we decided to try something different. My husband opied for ihe Special of the Day, Prime Rib, $16.95. The beef was cooked to perfection, and the accompanying green salad, potato, vegetables and  garlic bread conquered his healthy appetite.  I chose the lasagna ($7.95 including green salad and garlic bread).  Smothered with gooey cheese, it was delicious; just the right blend of herbs  and seasonings. The tangy house dressing was the perfect compliment to the  tossed green salad, and the bread was nice and garlicky.  The Omega has a large menu selection. There are 29 different pizza combinations; many pasta and specialty selections; charbroiled steaks (Grade 'A'  beef); seafood; and there's always at least one special of the day. (They're also  open for lunch; 11:30 am to 3 pm with a special menu.)  Prices are reasonable, portions are generous, and the food is "insanely  greal"!  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant Lunch and din-  nei specials every d;i\. Closed Mondays.  fcvciy Wednesday iinjlii is Prime Rib  Nigln. House specialties unhide veal  dishes, mi-jU seafood, paste, pizza, I hai  food, and lots Ol NKW dishes. Don't  miss Audi's (insti Brunch Buffet every  Sunday from I lain I pm, Hwy 101, Gibsons. 886-3388, Open ii-sj. Sun. closed  Mondays, II III lues Sal.  Arigato Sushi Japanese  Restaurant Walk on the langdale  ferry and join us for an exotic dining experience in Horseshoe bay. Or, phone  ahead and we'll have your favourite  Japanese Delicacies ready for pick-up.  Choose from our wide variety of sumptuous iiadiiuiN.il hoi entrees or the many  fresh, expertly piepared and presented  items available from our sushi bar.  Hours: lues.-Sun 4 Holiday Mondays,  Il:30am-I0:00pin. 6J42 Bay St.,  Horseshoe Bay, ph. 92I-630U for reservations..  The Boat House-Just a ferry ride  away in beauliful Horseshoe Bay, offer-  ing daily choices of fresh and flash frozen  seafood from the Wesl, East and Gulf  Coasts as well as a variety of other  specialties. Join us alter 3 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 the  reasons you'll keep comint hoik, 1| yon  have an Important rendezvous or a lerr>  lo catch, please let us know and we'll  make the necessary accommodations, l-or  reservations call 9214188. All major  credit cards accepted.  Cafe Pierrot Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pasus. quiches arid daily  specials ate all prepared vsilll the fleshes!  ingredients txxh heallhlul and delicious.  (Jul whole wheal bread and scrumptious  desserts are baked fresh daily, on (he  premises, Ouisidc dining, lake out orders  for the beach and cappucino are  available. The Coast's bisiio. .as unique  as Ihe Coasl itself, Mun. - Sat.  Stain Spin.Closed Sunday Teredo  Square, Sechell. Plioin- ahead lor your  lunch! 885-9962.  Coast Club Cafe Bright, open.  casual dining lor breakfast and lunch.  Fresh is the order of the day for all of our  menu items ilig huigeis. pasta dishes,  Mexican specials, sandwiches, salads and  a wiriel) ol daily features. Willi a European flair, the (oasl (tub Cafe offers  dining ai reasonable prices, upen Irom 6  am daily. Join us for weekend brunch.  5519 Wharf Ave., Sechell, 885-9344.  Visa, Mastercard and American Express  accepled - seating for 60.  France,' Dining Lounge - Join us  for fanuly dining al Frances' Dining  lounge at the Pender Harbour Hotel on  Highway 101. The atmosphere is comfortable, the staff warm and friendly, and  the menu excellent. We are open Monday  to Friday 6:30 am lo 10 pm and Saturday  and Sunday 8 am lo 10 pm. Friday and  Salurday .in Prime Rib nighis: look lor  oihcr greal specials on Sunday; try our  ���morgasbord lucsduy and Wednesday  nights. Enjoy a view of the harbour and  remember thai privale parlies can be arranged. Call 883-9330.  Haid-A-Way Restaurant- Bring the  whole family and join us for great dining  al the Haid-A Way Restaurant in Gibsons Motor Inn, on Hwy. 101 at Park  Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm,  pleasant atmosphere will add to your en-  joyment or our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's section. We're open Sun. to  Wed Irom 6 am until 9 pm, and Thurs.  lo Sal from 6 am until 10 pm.On Sunday  our regular breakfast menu is offered  Irom 6-10 am, our dinner menu is in ef-  Idi from 2:30-9 pm, and from 10 am  -2:30 pm, in addition to our regular lunch  menu, wc offer a fabulous 'Buffet  Brunch' featuring a scnimptuous salad  bar. a different selection of hoi and cold  entrees each week, and showcasing some  of Chef Mario's sculptures. Eat to your  heart's content for only $8.95. For reservations, 886-4501. 55 Seats plus banquet  room. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  The Omega Pha, steak And  Lobster House - with a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere. Ihe Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. You'll often see  Bruno Gerussi, rormer star of die  Beachcombers, riming here. Menu includes pizza, pasta, steaks and seafood.  Steaks and seafood are their specialties  Banquet faculties available. Very special  children's menu Average dinner lor two  J20 Reservations recommended I ocaiul  in Gibsons Landing al 1538 Gower Point  Rd. 886-2268. Open for Lunch Mon  -Fri., 11:30-2:30; Dinner Daily 4-9 pm  Fri. & Set.,'ill 10 pm. ���  "Hie Parthenon Greek Taverna  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechelt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from II am -10 pm and Fri. &  Sat., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch - try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommended. We also  have take-out ��� pizza, ribs, pasla, Greek  food and much morel 885-1995 or  885-2833, Katherina - Hostess.  FINE DINING  Mutatis' Restaurant - on the  waterfront wilh one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Marinas'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  wilh delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Unding, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 3-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3.100 seats. V. M.C.  The Terrace at Bonniebrook-w.ih  an ocean panorama, The Terrace at Bon-  niebrook, located on the waterfront at  Gower Point, offers superb West Coasl  cuisine in a picturesque and retaxing lodge  setting. For those seeking finer dining and  a higher standard of service we offer fresh  local BC food, expertly prepared and  presented in a varied menu of appetizers,  duces and desserts for lunch and dinner  1-uUow Guvwi Point road 10 Ocean Beach  asplanade. Now closed for our wintcr  bretk. To book special events, please call  886-2887. Watch for our spring reopening.  NIGHT  ON THE TOWN  Bhte Heron Inn- For dinners only.  Fully licenced. Wednesday lo Sunday,  5pm to 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  from Decembei 24 to February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3847.  Creek House Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seats.  The Wharf Open lor breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood al ils best. Sunday Brunch from 8  am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  EAT IN ��� TAKE OUT  Bute A Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, tix  cream Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while lasting one of  our many homesiylc specialties in the  pub; or the casual surroundings of our  family restaurant. Our "Skookum  Burger" is a challenge to the biggest appetite. Pub hours: Sun. lo Thurs., 11:30  urn lo 11:30 pm, Fri. & Sal.. II am to  closing Kitchen hours: 11:30 am to 7:30  pm seven days a week. Backeddy Pub  -located H mile north of Egmont on  Maple Road.  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub ���  Great food every day all day. Appetizers  and full menu along with terrific daily  specials, available 'till 9 pm every night.  We're known for our great atmosphere  and good limes. Sun. ��� Thurs. open 'till  midnight, Fri. & Sat. open 'till I am.  Visa, Mastercard and reservations accepted. 886-8171.  Irvine's Landing Marine Pub -  Fxcellem lunches, dinners and appetizers  served in a friendly and casual waterfront  pub selling overlooking Ihe mouth of  Pender Harbour. Prime rib every Saturday. Free moorage available for boaters  visiting with us. We're located at the end  of Irvine's Landing Road, and we're open  Wednesday to Sunday from noon lo II  pm. Kitchen open 12 noon lo 8 pm. Call  883-1145  J^^ij^^  i jV^i'i il iJ*': ��\J.r  ; J J ."i-^2l;rvvi*"v ^-fsr��*r*^w<?**> FIRST ANNUAL  COAST NEWS  PHOTO CONTEST  Details Page 25  SPORTS  Coast News, March 25,1991  15.  BUY THIS SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  Hawks fly on  by Mark Benson  Wakefield Whalers and the  Sechelt Hawks advanced to the  finals by winning their respective best of three series in the  Sunshine Coast Men's Hockey  League last week.  The league champion  Wakefield Whalers eliminated  the Gilligans Flyers two straight  by blowing them out 13-3.  Darren Kohuch with the hat  trick; Kelly Cousins, Mike Yarrow, and Rory Waker with  pairs, plus Fred Hanson, Dave  Crosby, Gary Benner and Clay  Munson scored goals for  Wakefield.  Jason Fadchuck with a pair  and Gord Clayton scored the  goals for Gilligans.  The Hawks eliminated the  Gibsons Kings two straight by  beating them 7-2 to advance to  the finals against Wakefield.  Adrian Dixon with the hat  trick, Darren Petula wilh a pair,  plus Ian Dixon and Owen Joe  with one apiece, led the Hawk  attack.  Graham Ruck and Peter  Hautala replied for the Kings.  In the first game of the best  of five final the Hawks surprised Wakefield 5-2.  Ryan Paul was the main man  for the Hawks with two goals  including   the  game   winner.  Defenseman Jordan Belrose  scored a pair of goals. Ian Dixon also scored.  In the second play-off game  of the final, the Hawks pulled  ahead 2-0 in the best of five by  ambushing Wakefield 6-2.  Hawks goals were scored by  Ian Dixon, Kevin August, Trent  Dixon, Darren Petula, Adrian  Dixon and Darren Dixon.  Jim Bracket! and Brian  Poison replied for Wakefield.  In the third game of the best  of five final, Wakefield with  their backs against the wall,  shut-out the Hawks by a score  of 7-0.  Rory Walker with a pair;  Dave Crosby, Mike Yarrow,  Clay Munson, Darren Kohuch  and Claude Charleton scored  for Wakefield. Danny  Hemstalk recorded the shutout.  THIS WEEK'S GAMES  (Finals) Wednesday, March  27, 7:30 pm, Wakefield vs  Hawks (fifth game best of five  if needed).  CHAMBERS PLANNING SERVICES  ��� Life A Disability Insurance Planning  ��� Retirement Planning       ��� Employee Benefit Plans  'Serving the Sunshine Coast for over 8 years'  1 AWRKNCK K. C HAMBKKS  TELEPHONE M��-llll  TOLL FREE:   1 ���OO-MJ-2051  Fishing  Licenses  are in  Stop by  Mon. - Sat.  10 am - 6 pm  Friday  'til 9 pm  Coast Flies  FLY FISHING & FLY TYING EQUIPMENT  SUNNYCREST MALL 886-8085  TIDE TABLES  Hawks goalie Todd Brown puts the stop on Mike Yarrow.  On the rocks  CELEBRATE PEACE!  with  Svend Robinson U.P.  Howard White  Ray Skelly, U.P.  DANCE WITH  The Grames Brothers  Friday, April 5,1991  Gibsons Legion Hall  POT-LUCK DINNER 6pm - SPEAKERS 7pm ��� DANCE 8:30pm  Fundraiser Tickets: $15  Available at Llnnadlne's Shoes, Coast Books, Talewind Books  Roberts Creek General Store or  Phone 886-7771 or 885-6000  1      Sfiimsiin-il lis Sunshine t '.mist Mil' e'l..t>.  Gear Up  For Fishing  We carry a complete  line of fishing gear  DAIWA  MAXIMA  SHIMANO  We look forward to seeing you  at our NEW LOCATION at  5536 Wharf Street, Sechelt  8854090  rmi       Gibsons  IjfcSr Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 tor further Information  Monday * Wtdnildly  Early Bird  6:30-8:30  Aqua-Fit  9:00-10:00  Parent & Tot  10:30-11:00  Noon Swim  11:00-1:00  Lessons  3:30-7:30  Swim Club  7:30-8:30  Lengths  Only/Masters  8:30-10:00  Tuesday * Thuridiy  Seniors Fitness  10:00-11:00  Seniors Swim  1t:00-1r.'00  Adpt. Aquatics-  2:30-3:30  Lessons  3:30-5:30  Adult Lessons  5:30-6:00  Public  6:00-8:00  Fridiyi  Early Bird 6:30-8:30  Aqua-Fit 9:00-10:00  Seniors Swim 10:00-11:00  Noon Swim 11:00-1:00  Swim Club 3:30-5:30  Public 5:30-7:30  Underwater  Hockey 7.30  Saturdays  Public 2:30-5:00  Public 7:00-8:30  Swim Club 12:00-100  Family  Public  Sundays:  1:30-3:30  3:30-5:00  MOVEMENT FITNESS - Tuiidiy S Thuridiy 1:00 p.m.  Re-energize through movement lhal will leave you physically & emotionally refreshed. This comprehensive whole body program gently builds  strength, endurance, llexlblllly & balance.  Instructor ��� Zata Caudal  ifssorv scneouiE  Jin. 7 ��� Fit). 7  Fib. 11 - Mir. 21  Apr. 15 - Miy II  July 1 - July 12  July 15 ��� July 21  KXtt CLOSU'CS:  July 27 - Sept. 9  Publication ol this  schedule sponsored by  SUPER VALU  A time  for rule  changes?  by Harry Turner  There is a lot of discussion  about changes in the rules of the  game of curling. The purpose of  many of the changes are to  make the game more exciting  for television viewers. These  suggested changes will alter the  game so if you have strong feelings about any of the proposed  changes, let the curling association know. I 1  -Some of the more radical'^  changes are the free guard zone,  the choice of last rock in thr���|  first or sixth end, banning  brushes and returning to corn  brooms.  If you want to know more  about the proposed changes,  you can get the curling newsletter which is at the club. The  newsletter also gives some of the  advantages and disadvantages  of each rule change.  The wind-up dinner and  dance will take place at the  Cedars Inn banquet room on  Saturday April 6 at 6:30 pm. If  you are a curler from any of the  leagues, your ticket has been  prepaid and can be picked up  from John at the club.  Extra tickets are available for  guests at $20 each. Invite a  friend if you like, but check  with John to make sure there is  room for an extra person.  The Winter Club will be  holding its Annual General  Meeting and Election of officers  on Wednesday March 27 at 8  pm in the lounge at the Gibsons  Winter Club. There are openings for three directors for a two  year term, three for a one year  term as well as for a President,  Vice-President and a Secretary  and a Treasurer. If you are interested in running for office or  if you know of someone who is,  please contact Larry Penonzek  at 886-9134.  This would also be a good  opportunity to let the executive  know how you feel about the  proposed rule changes so they  dan pass along this club's feelings to the BC Curling Association.  Dale   Time    Ht Fl  3:10  26 9:10  TU  1:55  8:40  14.6  12.1  4.5  Dare   Time   Hl.-Ft  3:45  27 9:50  WE 3:10  9:35  14.7  8.3  12.4  5.1  Date   Time   Ht.Ft  147  7.0  12.9  5.9  4:10  2810:30  TH  4:15  10:20  Dale    Time   HI. Ft.  4:40  2911:05  FR 5:10  11:05  14.6  5.8  13.3  6.8  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  5:35  3112:15  SU 6:50  For Skookumchuk Narrow add  1 hr. 40 mln. plut 5 mln. (or tech tt. of rlae.  and r mln. (or each It. ol tall  Seabinl  RENTALS LTD  PASLODE Stapler* Nailer/Spiken  Coil Ring Nailtre Finish Nailer*  Roufirm Nailer*    Hardwood floor Nailer*  Call for QUOTES on NAIL STOCK  For Bottkh, Scnco, Padode, etc.  FOR  STIGN. HOME & FARM  0M>87<I4  mww mw  ar^  3  Motorcraft  SECHELT  LEGION  Sat., March 30th  DOORS OPEN ��� 7:30 PM  ADMISSION $5  INCLUDES BUFFET  DINNER   ���jm^tammmmt^amlmi  .WwjiimjjW^v^tHi'  jjijtj^jjgj^jgji; 16.  Coast News. March 25,1991  Change grips Pender Harbour  HARBOUR IMAGES  (lorkwise from above: turnout and IVnder  ' Harbour offer several vistas worth \i��'vtini>.  , Madeira Park lliiiuiitari hopes lo undergo  o\|ia��tslnn this year, tioml limes ami good  - itim|wn> combine up IVndrr ��a>.  - Students al Pender Harbour Svondan were  .' shell a demonstration of Ihe local volunteer  flrv department's an "Jaws of life" lasl  niunrny,  ItKMm ti> lehlr IVro. \im tool, and Ifcor IVIiymmi.  Pender Harbour isn't so much a place, as  it is a collection of diverse communities,  tven longtime residents along the Sunshine  Coast tend to lose sight of this fact, targeting that "Pender Harbour" includes, at  least psychologically speaking, Francis  Peninsula, Madeira Park, Kleindale,  Garden Bay and Irvines Landing.  The rapid population growth currently  being experienced by the rest of the coast  has not bypassed Pender Harbour. The increase in permanent residents in the area has  mfv"?b'y Ifd io a higher demand on  established businesses, and a concommitant  need for more services. As a result, business  interests in the Pender area are expanding  rapidly (two new businesses and one major  expansion currently), not only geared to serving the consumer but offering him or her a  broader range of goods and services.  'we don't want to drive to Sechelt for a  pair of socks anymore", said one resident  half-scriously, while local business people  still worry that too much potential business  might be "leaving the area." Although  lounsm, chiefly resorts and sports fishing,  has been a mainstay of the Pender economy  lor many years, the latest signs of commercial diversification are seen as positive by  most. '  Pender area residents have long felt and  expressed a strong sense of community  spirit, no more obvious than in the success  ot their recent campaign to provide their  Volunteer Fire Department with the Jaws of  Life. An on-going fund-raising drive to provide for an expansion of the local medical  clinic is also well under way. As a consequence of the mosaic-like geography of the  area, with the population being quite  dispersed, "pulling together" to effect a  self-supporting community has proven to  be no easy task.  Pender Harbour is not only growing, but  will soon be increasingly accessible, as a  result ol current improvements being made  -^on Highway 101. While some residents of  the area are looking forward to the day  when "there's nothing but straight, high-  grade highway all the way to Earl's Cove",  others are not pleased with the idea of "taking all the kinks out of the natural beauty."  A collateral issue, most especially to  Pender business types, involves signage.  The Ministry of Transportation and  Highways has been removing billboards  and signs from highways all over the province, in line with a policy to eliminate  signage which was not being maintained,  becoming eyesores, or causing hazards,  such as the danger posed when the driving  public stopped to read them.  As of December 31, all private signage  fronting on Highway 101 in the Pender  Harbour area was removed and replaced  with the generic blue Tourism/Highways  signs. However, business people, especially  those operating in out-of-the-way locations,  are afraid their messages won't be specific  enough.  According to one businessman who requested anonymity, "there aren't any  business hours, names or phone numbers  (on the signs)", he complained, expressing  concern that "People may drive all the way  lo Garden Bay only to find the Inn is full or  the store closed."  The generic signs don't seem to give the  travelling public an especially good idea of  what to expect. This tourist season will be  the first with the new system in place, and  some people in Pender are afraid of what  negative effects might be in store for the  area's economy.  In an effort to present the best coverage  of the news and views of our most beauliful  part of the world, Ihe Coast News will be  featuring, on an ongoing basis, stories and  photos of the diverse mosaic lhal is Ihe Sunshine Coast.  From Port Mellon to Egmont, Gambler  lo Skookumihuk. we'll show you what  makes Ihe Sunshine Coast tick!  Grand Opening March 30th  ��0  WU HUP YOU CATCH PISH  - NOOK, UNI ft StNKIIt!  DAIWA  SPINNING COMBO  $4998  wo stook o run  iff Frooh Wfttor  DAIWA immmmmmmmmm  MOOCHING ��� TROLLING  COMBO  tjr.toM -jo-,^ r,;,;., ,,.,. ,;OJ1._5norci  J-..T--.-S...V   -isi'   in; ......     ,-,[���  Cr- '-co*' sgj:*  Large Assortment  Of Popular Makes  DODQERS *  FLASHERS  SCOTTY  *OD HOLDER  17  9ft  priced st  Catch The Action At Pentier Harbo  ur s  OYSTIR KITS  Oyster Bag <% Knife  $500  \\r> ���* Qutwtites Last!  ONLY Full Line Sporting Goods Store SjsSp^  SS3-17S3  Ofwn T day* par ara  Monday. Sat., t ��� ���  ���tin., 10 ��� 4  ktddsmsmu  v^/^-^^Y'  .  ��  ���,,*,', affTS���*,,������,V^ ���- ������--*,>./    ����� ������������  '  ���^ggl**gSR%-^^ -J ���.' -.' i,"i*T*af  e.Tf, hA.a avfe�� r. ftj,Afc**>vl  ���akaMaM^MMtoaJtaafci. Coast News, March 25,1991  17.  FRANCIS PENINSULA CENTER  WELCOMES SUNSPORT OUTFITTERS  A,C- Building Supplies  isit our Newly Expanded  Housewares Department  Tumblers and glass sets  All in stock ceiling fans  All Lighting fixtures  20% Off  Foil Roasting Pans 1/0 Plinp  Assorted Sizes i ma   "     ��� ���ww  SALE PRICES END APRIL 7TH 1991  CASH & CARRY ONLY  For your spring projects we carry a full line of  pressure treated lumber, Plywood  & landscaping ties  Let us quote   on your building projects.  HOME/.1LL  BUILDING CENTRE  NOW OPEN SUNDAYS       10:00 ��� 4:00  A.C. Building Supplies  Sunshine Coast Highway & Francis Peninsula Road  Madeira Park  Pender Harbour  ���9551 Vancouver  669-2604  Robs Video Rentals  Thank you Pender Harbour for your patronage  since our opening in April, 1990. April 1st is our 1st Anniversary  and we're celebrating with an 'All Weekend' Special.  v  MARCH 29, 30, 31 & APRIL 1ST  Rent 1 full length feature at the regular price and  GET A SECOND VIDEO AT Vz PRICE  1000 titles to choose from! Open Noon 'til Nine, Every Day!  (No reservations please, this weekend only)  Js^O l^nmar Draperies <^?&  Francis Peninsula Centre,   Pender Harbour  We were going to have a  garage sale, but we don't  have a garage, so we're  having a sidewalk sale  Pick through our many specials  Patons Crochet Yarn s100 per ball  Discontinued Yarns 50% off  Christmas Fabrics  % price  'Lots of other items to go cheap at OUTRAGEOUS prices!"  TOM TOOLERY RENTALS  in Frances Peninsula Centre  We carry the complete lines of:      ct/hl ~  ym, ^ &*> :   (HJHusqvarna        ^Iti     >-  y/f   ,* .^   Chainsaws  'IT      9  Chainsaws  Weed Trimmers  Lawn Mowers  Weed Trimmers  Lawn Mowers  Weed Trimmers  Beat the Rush a  Have your lawn & garden  equipment serviced NOW.  10% off lawn & garden equipment  I Viilav, March 2(Jth & Saturday,.March ;j()th  Pender Harbour  Phone 883-9114  mm 18.  Coast News, March 25,1991  PEOPLE  COME FIRST AT  IER  Hours: 9:30 am ��� 6 pm, Monday to Saturday  NOW OPEN 10am ��� 5pm SUNDAYS  w  He would like to thank  the following businesses for  their generous support of the  Pender Harbour Medical Centre Expansion  II.V l.ouir Cu. Lid.. I(.A#75, koffnian KimhI��.  Opprnhrinirr Brut., Mainland KimhIh. Quaker KoouV  Old Duirh KoimIn. ('olfratr-l'almulitr. HihmcihIhI Fttrnm.  krafi KimhIk. I'ohm Vh*. Kiirnr. FinmIh. I.ihditlr Farnut  IMunhdalr F<mmI��.  PENDER HARBOI  Prices Effective: Mon. ��� Sat., March 25 - 30  Pepsi - 7up  2 Litre  ���1.98  Pinata  Taco Chips  454g bag  ���1.89  Green Giant  Vegetables  398ml cans  Kal Kan  Cat Food  170g  Ardmona Assorted  Fruits  5 varieties  398 ml. cans   m}atll. ,^^ ^  98��  Maxwell House  Coffee  300g pkg.  *1.99  Scott Towels  Plus  2's  ���1.9f  Old Dutch  Potato Chips  200g Box   10 Varieties  ��1.Q���  Macaroni & Cheese  Kraft Dinner  225g pkg.  Pender Harbour's own Quality Family Clothing Store  From the friendly people at  m  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  883-9881  HOME/.1LL  BUILDING CENTRE  From Val & Brigit of  REFLECTIONS  Ketone  HAIR STUDIO  IN TOCiCH  THERAPEUTICS  From Hilda & Siggi Koch at  ALL ELECTRIC HOUSEKEEPING UNITS  H,gh����Y 101 - 3S Mll�� N. Madeira Park tumolf  Skapparad Feehinf Owrttel AvaHaHt  P  From everyone at  Royal Canadian Legion ��� Branch 112~  PENDER HARBOUR  LEGION  Members & Guests  Always Welcome  Telephone ���83-9632  ��  From the Management  & Staff of  MOUNTAIN VIEW SERVICE  W*  K1KKMUM"  RICHARD PATON  MM327  HWY 101 AI  GAROEN BAY RO  From the management  and  staff  of  FRANCES'  Hamburger Take-out  From the management  and staff of  Oak Trie Market  Open 7 days a week  10 am-8 pm  From Keith & Sandy at  TOM TOOLERYuo  Sales & Service  MS. M3-M94 llMllfilfrif  KEITH SEEWALT  Manager  P.O. Box 197  MADEIRA PARK. 8.C. VON 2H0  From Rob, Bonnie, Viki, Ginni  Mark & Vanessa at  Robs Video Rental*  VHS - NINTENDO - SEGA  NOON 'TIL NINE. EVERYDAY  Phone: 883-2988   '-ar-���        ' Coast News, March 25,1991  19.  )im MEDICAL CLINIC EXPANSION SALE    Watch for our own expansion In the early summer!  10  ICR  Is    .  ��8  5  ties  Jese  Palmolive Liquid  Dish Soap  1 Litre  ABC  Detergent  10 Litre  ���5.18  Oairyland Fiesta  Ice Cream  4 Litre  IGA Large  Eggs  Per dozen  LIMIT 2 PER  FAMILY ORDER  $1.28  IGA  Cheeses  Random Cuts  10%off  IGA Frozen  Orange Juice  355ml.  Quaker  Muffin & Cookie  Mixes  IGA  Flour  8 Kg bag  s4.99  Quaker Chewy  Bars  225g box  IGA Sliced  Bread  567g loaves  PRODUCE  Yams  48* ib  ���1.08 kg.  Hot House  Tomatoes  ���1.1  MEAT DEPARTMENT  Pure Breast Meat  Chicken Burgers  *8.80 kg.  Lilydale Self-basting  Turkeys  3-7 kg size  ���1.18 ib.  kg.  Sweet Pickled  Corned Beef  Extra Trimmed  G/mdOpwty   G/ttotdOptoitig  , March 30  \v  W TAFFY'S  ~ T T-SHIRT  10.  �� th every $100 purchase  ���m  H    ��� ���-���  -'A  "-'-'.  m LES FOWLER QUARTET^  WILL BE PLAYING ON SATURDAY  Lots of  vlt )N    SA I    10 00 am - 6 00 on  MADEIRA PARK CENTRE  ini an  dWeL  corns  i/ *j  'aMaW  DtS Of A  OPENING Z^.  "^TAFFY'S  883-2460  From Leo & Judith of  LEO LEACH  BUILDER ��� CONTRACTOR  Island * Coastal Building Specialty  BOX 152  GARDEN BAY, B.C.  CANADA VON ISO  TD.  10x197  W2H0  -From the management  and staff of  GENDER  ARBOUR  Realty ltd.  Congratulations & Best Wishes  from  MISS SUNNY'S  Hair Boutique  lufciTlatrix  883-2715  Pender Harbour  Restaurant  Canadian & Chinese Cuisine  863-2413  From Stan, Jackie  & the staff of  MARINA  PHARMACY ltd  J  Stan a Jaekla Crowall PHONE 883-2888  PENDER HARBOUR CENTRE  John & heather Forward  ils  Harbour insurance agencies ltd.  Madeira Park Shopping Centre  GENERAL INSURANCE  TRAVEL INSURANCE  BUSINESS INSURANCE  From Doug & Vicky Martin of  Bathgate General Store  & Marina  EGMONT, B.C. VON 1N0  FUEL ��� PROPANE ��� GROCERIES ��� ICE  FRESH MEAT �� LAUNDROMAT ��� SHOWERS  BOAT RENTALS ��� MOORAGE & ELECTRICITY  Opan at 7:00 a.m. ��� 7 Days a Week  From the management and  staff of  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  From Mary and Sue at  T^nwxr X)raperies  & Needlecraft  Supplies  >nS^O  883-2274  i  mU  t .mivflft ]fa ii^us.  MfrlVi V ii ftr'fttlMrtt^fT���''*-���'''-"'- -'--���'��� ^^ 20.  Coast News, March 25,1991  GIBSONS BRIEFS  Most commercial establishments in Lower Gibsons are  zoned C5 and are required to provide a minimum number  of off street parking spaces for their customers, but there  is one area on ihe water side of Marine Drive between  Gramma's Pub and a point opposite Jack's Lane, where it  would be physically impossible lo provide parking on the  steep, narrow lots.  For some lime ihis small area has been designated as C4  /oning, the only such zone in the town which, unlike the  CJ zoning, does nol require the merchants to provide  parking spaces.  At lasl week's planning meeting, Planner Rob Buchan,  anticipating possible inieresi from purchasers of two emp-  ly lots north of ihe Mariners' Restaurant, suggested that in  order to offset an unfair advantage an amendment be  made in ihe C4 zoning requiring Ihe same parking regulations as C5, council agreed and the amendment is being  drafted.  HOLLYWOOD HERE  In a 'sister-city' arrangement, Vancouver and Los  Angeles have a mutual interest system operating whereby  film producers from California visit BC to scout oul  suitable locations for film making.  Last September, Gibsons was on the itinerary, and, as  Planner Rob Buchan reported to Gibsons Council, the trip  resulted in a tentative commitment by Circle Productions  lo film L.R. Wright's award winning book, "The  Suspeel" in BC, wilh many of the scenes to be shot on the  Sunshine Coast.  This May the film mission will be visiting BC again for  live days, and ai lasl week's council meeting Gibsons'  aldermen approved a plan thai would see Ihe group of  aboul 75 people from all phases of the film industry being  enlerlained by a cruise on Ihe yachl Gulf Stream II, with a  stopover in Gibsons for a salmon barbeque hosted by Gibsons Council.  Rolling through  the Rookies  Pages from a life log  Peter Trower  Need a Job?  Need a Job Done?  Contact your Sunshine Coasl  mPLOYfllENT  SERVICE  ���f  ��� Office - temporary or permanent  ��� Casual labour  For  more  information, please call  Westcoast Workforce  886-3759  Al Hell's Gate lhal great  wall of of waler  a million gallons of  ramming  thrust  squeezes through the  canyon's  narrowest Ihroal  in a tumbling thunder  of foam and elemental fury  Once history  ran rampant as Ihe river  between these cliffs  headless armless miners  swam ils grim flood in the  goldrush massacres  and ihe gallant paddleboal  Scuzzy  bullied ils vay uplorrent  against all odds and Ihe  current  in 1881  An even century later  I swallow my acrophobia  and ride lhal spiderous  iramcar  over and down to the  gorge's bottom  Here where explorers  gnawed  on pemmican  we breakfast on bacon and  eggs  The hounds of hell have  brought w heel  and the legends reduced lo  expensive books  in the souvenir shop.  It may be rightly construed,  from the foregoing that heights  are not exactly my cup of tea.  The ride down on the aerial  tram gives me no particular  problem. Coming back however, the car is jammed to  overload capacity with tourists.  SUNSHINE KITCHEN'  ��� CABINET8 ���  888-9411  IShowroom Kern's Pleze.Hwy 101  Open Tuesdsy to Saturday 10-4 pm  .mShv    Cottrell's Marine Service  VKll SERVICE TO Al 1 MAKES  *a\     H|      Specializing In Marc. Outboard  r'^cmmm^Saamm.        * "���"> drive rebuilding  DIVER m^   Located at  BOAT ^ Smilty's Marina, Gibsons  w HAULING SHOP 886-3005    RESMS-tMOj  ��� Commercial & Residential*  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  Phone   ******i  *********  r^E886-8868 or 888-3288  shoW3       SHOWROOM  5601 Hwy. 101, Sechelt  Tuaa.-Frl. 12:30-Spm, Sat. 8.30-Spm  _THF FLOOR STORE ��T TOUR DOOR ___  MISC. 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Not too far beyond Hell's  Gate, the highway switches to  the western bank of the river  across the Alexandra Bridge.  Oddly   enough,   the   former  bridge is still standing several  hundred feet upriver. We decide  to check out this anomaly.  Superceded  by cleverer technology  the castaway span still  stands  joining two fragments of  unused road  once a sterling  accomplishment  now an anachronism  like something after a  nuclear war  when civilization has  tumbled  Graduation Day graffiti  autographs the approaches  like all the pristine rocks  and cliffs  they've sullied wilh spray  cans  bul Ihe bridge stands brave  leading from nowhere lo  nowhere  spanning a renegade river  to no practical end  Across that flood-run now  is only an Indian  fish trap  the shore reverts lo former  purposes  You pick wild strawberries  by a wild orchard of  cherry trees  I kiss your strawberry lips  and hold you close  at Ihe dead span's centre  while Ihe muddy torrent  rolls beneath us  and Simon Fraser's ghosl  laughs reasonably from  Ihe cliffs.  The rest of our return  journey is largely uneventful.  We make a brief slop at Yale  and then head for the Coast.  This story however, has a  curious epilogue.  Jusl a blink of a town  ' a clutch of farms "  a crackerbarrel store  drowsing by a Unless river  not a bad place lo grow up  in perhaps  hardly a high poinl  on anyone's journey  yet the odd name slicks  in my mind  Back in the Alcazar Hotel  days later  I sip an inflationary beer  as the minules lo bus-lime  lick by  A redneck insults a black  a Jack Balance junkie gets  bounced  a small loquacious shabby  man  sils down al Ihe next table  "Jusl got in from Medicine  Hal" he announces  I'm a farmer, carpenter,  sawmill hand  "Lookin' to find my  brother  Lives in some little burg  called Grindrod"  Two weeks before  I couldn 'I have helped him  an inch  now I even have a  government map  Like a tourist guide, I show  him Ihe way  He leaves wilh terse thanks  to search for unknown  people  in a town I have only  glimpsed  I imagine him shambling  drunkenly  unexpected, possibly  unwanted  into obscure Grindrod  expounding windily  in the crackerbarrel store  increasing ihe population  by one  beside lhal listless river.  The End  ss  81 ,.iatwe  belote a  r"e,��We's '  v��tt.  W0urt��9��lon0  yjaoW*-  Pump Know.  Bonnlobrook  Industrie  NfrTOM  Easter Balloons  Basket Arrangements  with plush bunnies  SlS.9S-27.9S  Stuff your gift in a balloon  Single balloons 4"- 40" bunnies,  eggs, Peter Cottontail, Easter messages  and many more, pretty pastels  Order now for Easier delivery  March *��/��0 886-4877  Satellite DISH Guide  the Right Choice for B.C. Dish Owners!  Published right here in B.C., it's the most  ACCURATE. COMPKEHENSIVB, ON TIME  satellite programming guide available.  SEE FOR YOURSELF  ...CALL S4Z-0469  or write: #1-4211-2SA Ave. Vernon EC. V1T 7G8  WE'LL SEND YOU A  CURRENT ISSUE...FREE!  dor  ''MurpW  We Still Make  House  ALLIED  The Careful Movers  In a day when personal service seams like a chapter Irom history,  vou'll be pleased with Allled's genuine concern. Call ua. Wa'll  make a helpful house call...right away.  LEN WRAYS TRANSFER LTD.  Custom packing, storage, locel & long dlatance moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS      %tKSST 886-2664  Submissions to the NOTICE BOARD are welcomed. Please  ensure only one submission is made for each event.  Sal., April 27/91  Neon Spring Dance 9pm - 2am at  Madeira Park Community Hall.  Music by Millionaires. Tickets,  $12 50 ea., available at Oak Tree  Market. John Henry's Marina &  Second Wave. Proceeds lo Serendipity Play School. Silent auction  & prizes galore!  MISCELLANEOUS  Mondays  Pander Harbour Choir -Capilano  College Choral course taught by  Lyn Vernon, Monday nights, 7-10  pm at Ihe Music School. Everyone  welcome, age 15-90. Men needed  especially. For further inlormation  call 883-9277.  Sunshine Coait Chost Club meets  every Monday night. 886-9785 lor  location and time.  Mon., March 25/91  Canadian Red Cross Blood Donor  Clinic-Sechelt Legion Hall. Wharf  Slreel, Irom 3-8 pm. New donors  from 17 ��� 60 years welcome.  Regular donors up to Iheir 71st  birthday.  S.C. University Women's Club  March meeting, 11:30 am.  Kirkland Cenlre. Davis Bay. For  inlo, 885-9589.  Tues., March 26/91  Save Georgia Shall Meeting 7 pm  at Sechell Elementary. Students,  unions, community organizations  giving information and discussion  following Ihe Slate of the Strait  Conference. Organizing for the  upcoming Sechelt to Nanaimo  Save Georgia Strait Marathon.  Everyone welcome, into:  885-7143.  Wed., March 27/91  S.C. Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre  will beat Trail Bay Mall, March 27  & 28. Reporting & recruiting for oil  spill response teams. Modem  885-4540 or phone 885-5997 for  further information.  Roberts Creek Community  Association General Meeting. 8  pm, Community Hall. Save Ihe  hall!!  Thurs., March 28/91  "New Beginnings" a social group  lor widows and widowers (ana  others experiencing loss),  meeting at 2 pm al Ihe Sechell  Health Unit. Info: 885-5164.  Sat. March 30/91  Royal Canadian Legion Sechelt  -Hard Times Dance, $6.50. Cover  charge includes meal.  Sun., March 31/91  Sunrise Services 7:30 am  Snlckett Park, Sechelt: 8 am,  Salvation Army Camp Sunrise,  Gibsons. Sponsored by SC  Ministerial Association.  Enter Egg Hunt at Connor Park at  1 pm. Sponsored by Hallmoon Bay  Rec. Assoc.  Monday, April 1/91  Huntir Gallery invites the public lo  a reception al 7:30 pm to open a  show by Davis Bay artist Fran  Ovens. Fran will exhibit her paintings and monoprlnls depleting Indian North Coast life. April 1 -21.  Fri., April 5/91  Sunshine Coast Quilters' Guild 4th  Annual QuIH Show at Rockwood  Lodge. 10 am opening. Slide  Show, Friday, April 5, 7 pm;  Saturday closing 5 pm; Sunday 4  pm. Admission S3.  Sun., April 7/91  Ponder Harbour Power a Sail  Squadron short course towards  obtaining the necessary  Operator's Certificate to operate  VHF radio equipment will take  place al the Madeira Park Legion  Hall Irom 1:30 lo 4:30 pm. Cost is  $5 with pre-regislration requested. Contact Jock Hermon at  883-2745 or 883-9525 (or full information.  Tuesdays  Sexual Abuse Survivors Group -  every Tuesday, 7 to 9 pm at Ihe  Action   Sociely Office.   Contact  Deborah, 885-5680.  Wednesdays  Toastmasters International -meet  every 2nd & 4th Wed. at 7:30 pm  at Greenecourt, Mike, 885-8323  for further information.  Spanish Conversation Claim  every Wednesday at 7:15 to 9:15,  pm, Rockwood Centre. 885-2522.  Thurdays  Birth Control Clinic al Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons every Thurs. from 7  to 8 pm. Everyone welcome.  "New Beginnings" Is a friendly  social group for widows and  widowers (and others experiencing loss) which meets every other  Thursday afternoon al the Sechelt  Health Unit, The purposes ol  "New Beginnings" are for making friends, sharing Information  and ideas, support and en-  couragement-lor someone to talk  to. if you wish further information  (and for next meeting date) call  885-5164.  Fridays  The Sechilt Public Library will be  open every Friday from 1 to 5 pm]  beginning April 5th.  United Church Thrift Shop -In  basement of church off Truman  Rd., optr) Fridays, 1-3 pm.  Sundays  TIN Sunshini Coait Stamp Club -  will be meeting every second Sunday at Rockwood Lodge 7:30  pm. Phone 885-3381 or 819-7088  for further Inlormation. Open for  all ages.  Calling all optriton who worked  In Hm Southtm Vtncauvar Island  ���rea. Victoria's first Telephone ���  Operators Reunion, November I, I  9, & 10, 1991. TO celebrate BC I  Telephone's 100th year Centennial !  388-8075. I  - f AT-t. e-x e-.p-r mvr r* *��� es\ ��fjfcrtf,���� rj~ < -  - -������ - ���  a m.e-.n.-.-^ :��- "*���"���*,:" ���I   .....   . ���      .  M  .'."..���',-..- ���.\ .-.����..< ��s. �����-.������ .���   ''-������    .   .   .-���..���. :..   ,��rt#ff*��  �� . ... ��.% .*�����<" ��� ���-���'>-���' '���" ������������������������-.-- *-*���*   -  ��� ���   fieri ft'irti'ssfrtte.-s chs.  1   *sp.-'.--'i*.m-m mm m,   ����,  : ���-TV-rf��i'*s��"'','<i;>">;"'"-nvr^'.��-��l Coast News, March 25,1991  21.  Sunshine Coast     ��  ICES  DIRECT  Y  mamam  Whtn fm me* am Job aJoni rfgW,  CALL THESE EXPERTS  toM  . yow butlMM wRte tiM txptrtt  CALL THE COAST NEWS 886-2622  AUTOMOTIVE  Industrial     AUTOMOTIVE      r*a��nT*  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  V   Mnn.lri.6-6      S,���. g^ Sun |(H  p~SECHELT RADIATORS"  Complete Cooling System Service Cenlri} ���"  We Repair & Replace Rads. Healer Cores & Gas Tanks  AUTOS  TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  New, Used & Rebuilt  4349 S.C. Hwy.      Pick-Up & Delivery Mod. - Sit.  Next lo Wilson Creek Clievron Station 885-7986>  BLDG. CONTRACTORS  R&K CONTRACTING  ��� Framing _    . ,.  (Forming J<"aUsts  Free Estimates  Rob ��� 885-7072  ��� Renovations  ��� Additions  AshwardContracting  ����� niiAi itv uniir  QUALITY HOME  BUILDING & IMPROVEMENTS  PLAN DESIGN & DRAFTING  (For Estimate Call  Howard Aahmore  885-6443.  COAST NEWS  *> Photo  Reprints  5X 7    9.00  8xio 12.00  any published photo or your  choice from the contact sheets  lit     rtV     ' !  'M.  a Electrical A Plumbing  Residential - Commercial  miinmuni  CONTRACTORS LIC. NO. 66��  886-3344 ��� 886-3364  f^aT' Qii/lVatr%>i,m  Blloide ��� Screane ��� Qarase Doore * Pratiung Ooora��Wlndowa  HlehweHtOUPrtlllW.      MUl HAMILTON  Olbaone. B.C. VON 1V0 s������  aimmeee-tiee FgjjjMro,  (     M.J.J.  VINYL SIDING  Soffits, FASIA, Shutters  Stone S Brick  Fred Cocker  {Leave Message)  k   Phone 885-6065  P.O. Box 1596  Sechelt, B.C.  V0N3A0  .  ALPINE TRUSS  Bus: 886-8M3 >N. Res: 886-8101  .COMPETITIVE  PRICES  TriMMi made bare on the Sutnhlnt doaal  Money spent at home stays at home.  8888 S\ Hee:  A * T ENTERPRI8E8: Cenatruotlon tervloee  Serving The Ccest Since 1985  ��� CU8TOM HOME8  ffljti .ADDITIONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  Mf-MM  T. wono, aox res, oibsons, s.c. von tvo  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call Ihe COAST NEWS  al 886-2622 or 885-3930  ROOFING  Specializing In all types of  FREE     commercial & residential roofing  ALL WORK  ESTIMATES 886-2087 eves. auaaaMTtlo,  Quality SuiUers  RENOVATIONS b ADDITIONS  GENERAL BUILDERS  .flOOAINO .COUMICriLE  ���OECIWMIUOES        .FENCING  ���DESIGNING I DRAFTING SERVICES  BRUCE OIESSRECHT 888-7708  ������ ���:.:  BLDG. CONTRACTORS  RonLUFF Drywall5  Residential & Commercial  PHONI: TOM MMM1  M & S INDUSTRIES l.��j.  ��� New Homes ��� Renovation*  ��� Custom Finishing  Sewing Ihe Coast for 10 Yean  886-2718  Evenings  ELECT. COlMTRACTORS  MIDWAY-POWER-LINE  SERVICES LfP~~~  Private & Industrial  Electrical Contractor  High & Low Voltagu Power Lines  Reg No 16135 flfl3.Q4fi3  EXCAVATING  ractor\ I  IB?   *   ,  Clay Hepburn's  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING SERVICES  RESIDENTIAL INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL  ��� RENOVATIONS ��� NEW INSTALLATIONS ��� REPAIRS  IK . NO. I W.-H    886-3861 .  A A.'l. s-jHr IV  Glbium. B.I.  VON IVO  UJa. EXCAVATING LTD.  Residential - Commercial  Industrial - Land Clearing  Serving the Coast hr 20 Years  "We pride ourselves on punctuality"  iw-toao  Boi 1791. Olbaorx. B C VON I m.  fPcCONNELL DRYWALL  BOARDING ��� TAPING ��� TEXTURED CEILINGS  New Homes & Townriouses - Additions ��� Renovations  PROMPT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ��� FREE ESTIMATES  houf 886-9635 CeMar 671.3754  SI4C4 North Rd.. Gibsons    Gerald Ft McConnell  EXCAVATING  CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Chris J. O'Neill  fl R *l S 8 Comp 65  Gibsons B C  VON IVO  flhone (804) 886-8116  Residential/Commercial  Construction 8, Finishing   j  COIMCRETE SERVICES  "A BETTER" BOBCAT SERVICE^  "Complete Bobcat Services"  ��� Excavating ��� Backfilling ��� Trenching ���  Drainage - Clearing ��� Retaining Walla ��� Paving Stones  24 Hour flflfl QEOa Ho* 1221, Gibsons  Service OOP-0000 B.C. VON IVO   j  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  I Ready Mix Concrete  ��� C Sand a Gravel  N C     CONCRETE  V.Q  LTD  SECHELT PLANT  883-7180  StttVINGIMSUNSHINt  GIBSONS  886-81  B. MADILL COMTBACTDfO  All types oi concrete work.  Sidewalks, dnvrwriys, slabs ��� smooth, broomed,  exposed aggregate finishing.        ���     >,  V^Qvitdlly Concrete Wort tivm*S**mit J  Purchase Timber  ssUtr-f*!' �����Wf f%Mj>*��W��'l*'f ������  Swanson's  BeadyMix Ltd.  _H Hr. Ctmrol Dl ,1,       ���Acminri��� Fa��   r   115-9666     1 [666-53331  [M5-2226  3 Batch Plants on the Sunshine Coast  Gibsons Sechelt Pender Harbour  Box 172, 0417 Burnet Rd., Sechelt  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  - Selective Logging (YC2  - Marine Contracting ""  - Stump Removals    - sand & Gravel Deliveries  GARY 686-9585  JJWJN CREEKS MARINE LTD.  BILL 886-6361 j  ^forJuljin hardener  J��  "   General Garden Maintenance  Lawn Care ��� Landscaping ��� Pruning  Rockeries  Senior's Discount ��� Friendly Service  Fred 886-3526  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd)  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie ,'j %  ���     $\  886-3558 E9gH   HSfl   as  CELLULAR IjJ,  240-6314  Wm dig tha Sunahlna Cornell  CUPS WE  sssj t)mm.%mm ��� ���*- ULir or oes  jFiBc ferries Schedule  VANCOUVCR-SECHEIT PENINSULA  HOflSESHOf BAY IANGOALE  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE   SAITERV BAY  Lv. Langdale Lv. Horseshoe Bay  6:20 am      2:30 pm 7:30 am      3:30 pm  8:30 M'       4:30 9:30 M       5:30 M  10:30 6:30 11:30 7:25m  12:25 pm M 8:20 M 1:15 pm      9:15  M tfinelei Maverick lui  Lv. Earls Cove Lv. Saltery Bay  6:40 am       4:30 pm 545 M     3:30 pm  8:20 6:30 7:35        5:30 M  10:30 8:30 925 M      7:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M 11 30       9:30  The Sunshine Coast Cab Company Ltd.  886-7337 885-3666  GIBSONS BUS SCHEDULE  ROUTE 1    ��" mm M Seacol. FWclier. Conrer B , Franklin. Marine Dr. ROUTE 2 -Frail Chasm. Ganr FT   Weettreeli 5 C Uanaj Faik  Dapartur* -5 45  "I" 7:45  9:45  11:45  1:45  3:45  5:45  7:45  Arrival  Langdale  Firry  Arrival  8:14   4:11       Departure 7:t5   3M  10:11   6:11        Mil 9:00   8:00    Mill  12:11   ��:0I 11:00   7:15  2:08*10:00 1:00*10:05  ���10:05 p.m. run Fri., Sit.  ���No 5:45 im ran Sundays or Holidays  '10:00 pm run Fri., Sat., Sun. S Holldaya  NOTE: Shopper', Loop lv. Mall 10:45 am, 12:45, fades  2:45 ( 4:48 pm Man-Sal. Out ol town  Inlo, Comments & Suggestions - 888-9318 in Town  These transportation schedules sponsored by  7:43  9:28  11:28  1.28  Sun. S Holidays  3:21  5:28  7:43  Adults Seniors Children Stud.  Comm tickets  SI 50    SI 00      75    SI 00        SI 25/nde  75 75       75 75  SiimmtRqmm  INSURANCE TRAVEL  886-2000 886-9255  Had Carpal Service From Friendly Professionals In Sunnycrest Mall, Qlbaona.  Insurance r  OwtapiMt (.  Notary  A member ;sT  ���I *ar  Independent  Trawl  Prifaialmali  Fostrac BACKHOE  SERVICE  ��� SEPTIC FIIXDS  ��� DRAINAGE DITCHES  ��� EXCAVATIONS  ��� WATER LINES  .clearing Steve Jones  CONSTRUCTION  Excavation, Sewer,  Water, Grading,  Subdivision Design  and Development  886-2182 or 885-9840  GEN. CONTRACTORS'  a  SILVER  HAMMER  CONSTRUCTION x\  FRAMING ��� SIDING ��� FORMING ��� RENOVATIONS  VJ.EAVE MESSAGE FOR JOE 883-11227  A    H'   R  mm,  >/ *       THE  RENOVATIONS WITH >  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER "S.  LTD IIAITMOON BAY.  GARRY'S CMKE SERVICE f  8 TON LIFT - HOOK HEMJHT 85' �� \  15 TON LIFT - HOOK HEIGHT 80' \J  think ol me when   aa* 1*1411  rearmed a Mill    OfitWUetO    j  FREE ESTIMATES^  G & S DRYWALL  For All Your Drywall Needs  Please Call: 888-9204  CENTURY ROCK  ^  dock Walls  Patios  vgg|l��U  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  w  CONSTRUCTION  Gibsons.  DC  Reiidenllal 8 Commercial Conalructlon  Renovatloni * Additions  Free Estimates call   Laurie   885-2887>  HEATING  f SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTOTll  GAS ��� PELLET* WOOD      IKjft  Complete Sales & Installations  SHOWROOM Op��n Tu.a.-Sat.  5631 Wharf Rd., M��-T171  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B Os  885-2360  Hwy 101, across SI  from Big Mac's, Sechelt  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886 2622 or 885-3930  I?,  mmmi  jJlXUlLJiMeaftyLfr T  ti't-   - ���   " '���   '    ��� FIRST ANNUAL  COAST NEWS  PHOTO CONTEST  Details Page 25  CLASSIFIED  PRIME AD SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  S. HepiHj       ite.  ��. WW*. Wart*  SLOMCae*  JI.  11.  Homes 8.  Property  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE  CATALOQUK  5P8f Cowrie SI.. Box 1219  Sechell, B C. VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 885-2899  Van Toll Free 684-8016  Gibsons - Gower Point, choicest  waterlront: panoramic view, ft  acre. 581-2904 (Surrey)      #14  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy B83-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  - IN HALFMOON BAY -  B & J Store 885-9435  - IN SECHELT -  The Coast News2  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  - IN DAVIS BAY -  Peninsula Market 885-9721  - IN WILSON CREEK -  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  - IN ROBERTS CREEK -  Roberts Creek General Store  885-3400  - IN GIBSONS -  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS 3:00PM FRIDAY  Pender Harbour view lot, servicer/  lo border, uncleared. $29,900  270-2958/883-9095.        #12si  Modern   2   bdrm.   home   or  J acreage, privale. no reas  otlei  relused.   Irade  commercial  oi  sailboat 883-2977 #12si  watcSmnt  54' lol ��� 80 year lease  Keals  Island Try your oiler 886-2694  #12si  Homes 8,  Property  2 bdrm, collage on North Lake.  Egmont. Govt, lease. $35,000  OBO, 883-1122, #14  Drive up Trail Ave., past the  arena & discover the new subdivision "Eagleview" on Fairview  oil Lookout. These view lots with  underground wiring are cleared  ready for your dream home.  Signs on property. Priced tram  $25.000 up. #!5ss  Lol 23 Central Rd . 50x105.  view, level. 3 km lo lerry.  872-1064 #14sr  Cochrane Road, good large  building lot. close lo marina &  beaches. $27,500 885-4501  #14sr  Easy lo care lor. 3 bdrm rancher  close lo all amenities Upper Gibsons $96,500 886-7378 #14sr  Close to Beach.  Beautilul 3 bedroom rancher on  Feeney Rd. in Soames Point.  Close lo lerry Spacious kitchen  w/nook. 2 balhs; large garage;  nice yard wilh partial view. By  owner $149,000 Oilers.  886-7830 #TFN  Unique 3 bdrm 3 bath home,  spectacular view, approx. 2500  sq II 883-9418/988-4310.  #12sr  5.1 acres. I mile from Langdale  lerry. $59,000 Call Fred.  886-4654 #i2ss  650 sq. It. collage with view on  '/< acre in Tuwanek. 8 years old.  Stones throw 10 beach. Totally  renovated. $65,000 886-3910.  #12  Cleared lol. driveway in. near  Tillicum Marina. $12,500.  885-9520, #12  Dale & Sally Benner are thrilled to  announce the late arriva ot Dagan  Louis Benner on March 18,1991  al 9:57 p.m.. weighing In at 9 lb.  10 oz. he is sure lobe a match lor  brother Byron (19 mlhs.).  Delighted grandparents are Jack  & Millie Burehill and Sonny &  Audrey Benner. We would like lo  thank all our lamily and friends  for being so supportive during the  last month. We love you and look  forward lo the years ahead.   #12  Heather and Jell Beckmyer are  happy lo announce Ihe birth of  Holly Irene. 6 lb. 5 oz on March  7. 1991 at Nelson. B.C. A sister  lor Stephen. Proud grandparents  Ian and Barb Callanach, Roberts  Creek; Doug and Lila Beckmyer,  Victoria. Greal grandmothers Lilly  Olson. Davis Bay & Grace Marshall, Victoria. #12  Obituaries  New owner David Orr will be happy to help you  place your classifieds at AC Building Supply, one  ol our Friendly People Places in Pender Harbour.  'ft acre near Sargenl Bay, partially cleared Road built near new  school, $29.500 939-2991   #12  House lor sale by owner 3  ledrooms, lamily room, living  room, dining room, woodslove,  1'A balhs. elect heal, 1527 sq.  II (5) appl. detached garage  with oflice or workshop 512 sq  ft greenhouse Fully lanoscaped  886-9675 #15  SI43.500 duplex in Lower Gibsons lor sale. Each side, 3  bdrms. presently rented lor  $1450.465-4540 #15ss  WATSON: Nyla Lorraine, formerly  ol Ocean Falls and Sechell. died  on March 16, 1991 in Burnaby  Hospital age 73 years. Survived  by her daughter Fern Truax and  husband Martin. Two grandchildren One brother Harry  Taylor and one sister Babe  Nelson, Funeral service was held  on Thursday. March 21 al 2:00  pm in Como Lake United Church  535 Marmot. Coquillam. In lieu ol  flowers, donations may be made  lo Ihe SPCA, Arrangements  through First Memorial Funeral  Services #12  OLSEN: Lars Anton, a longtime  resident ol Pender Harbour passed away in SI. Mary's Hospital on  March 18.1991 in his 90th year.  Survived by his loving daughftr  Bonnie and relatives in Norway  Service Thursday. March 28 at  1:30 p.m. in SI. Andrew's  Church. Madeira Park. Paslor  Frank Schmill officiating. Cremation, Devlin Funeral Home, directors In lieu ol Ilowers. remembrance donations may be made to  the Cancer Society.  toast News  Photo Ads  The Coasl News is happy lo be Ihe first lo  bring PHOTO CLASSIFIED ADS lo the  Sunshine Coast. A greal way lo sell your  car, truck, boal, trailer, house, horse...or  whal have you? Full details about this exciting new Coasl News feature will be in  Ihe April 8 issue.  Tke Bwfc Deal Atowut!  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  S/IOO  4  (minimum) for 10 words  25*  each additional word  IBirlhs, Losl & Found FREEH  Pay lor 2 weeks, get the 3rd week FREE  (When paid by  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDER!  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS must be       ��  PRE-PAID before insertion  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    M  "Strte Sett"  CLASSIFIEDS  s15oo  SIOO  up to 10 words  rrach additional word  Your ad, featuring 1 Item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then will be cancelled unless  you Instruct us lo renew il BV NOON  SATURDAY. INot available lo commercial  advertisers.)  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & Sechelt Offices NoOn  Saturday  "peton/lltr   P,.,,nl,,   Dl... " SOL  fiCT . I   "Friendly People Places"  FRIDAY 3:00 PM  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885*3930  Cruice Lane. Gibsons  886*2622  FAX: 886-7725 Gibsons  885-3954 Sechelt  Available for Public Use  7% GST must be  added to all  our prices  Obituaries  CORRECTION  We ipotoglielo the timilyol Bobby Brodeur lor the emission in  ait week's obHuartos.  BRODEUR: "Bobby" (nee Barbara Joan Brown). Born 25 May  1923. Toronto. Ontario. Died 12  March 1991. SI. Mary's Hospital  Extended Care Unit "Totem  Lodge". Sechell. B.C.  She is survived by: Her husband Squadron Leader P.V.  Brodeur (fiCAF Retired) ol  Sechelt: Her daughter Dianne  (Sample), husband James & their  lour sons. Brian. Seotl, Mark &  Jamie ol Summit. N.J.. USA: Her  son Donald, wife Ann and Iheir  two children. Nadine & Victor, al  present living in Dhahran. Saudi  Arabia: Her sister Margaret liar  mon, husband Arthur, ol Sun City  West. AA USA: Surviving also  are nephews Robert & James  Harrison and nieces Susan  Carlson (nee Harmon). Frances &  Catherine Brown: Her uncle  Howard Brown, wile Constance ol  Ottawa. Onl.  Prior to her marriage, on 28 July 1945. she served in the Second World War as an Assistant  Section Ollicer in the Women's  Division ol the Royal Canadian Air  Force. She was a member ol Ihe  Royal Canadian Legion & had  been a member ol Ihe Pender  Harbour Golf Club Irom its inception until moving to Sechelt in  1988.  Arrangements are by Devlin  Funeral Home. Box 648. 579  Seaview Rd.. Gibsons, B.C. VON  1V0. As "Bobby" wished cremation a memorial service only was  held al Devlin's al 0 pm. Tuesday. Match 19.  A reception was held afterwards al Casa Martinez. Davis  Bay. Sunshine Coasl Highway.  In lieu ot (lowers, memorial  donations lo Ihe A.L.S.  (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)  Society ot B.C.. 411 Dunsmuir  St., 2nd Floor. Vancouver, B.C.  Canada, would greatly assist  medical research into this very  debilitating and fatal affliction.  In Memorlam  Personal  Announcements  Oinct Lessons  Fun S exciling, 2 sessions Mondays 7-8 pm Waltz: 8-9 pm, Jive.  10 sessions $50/57 drop-in.  Twilight Theatre. Gibsons.  #12  Announcements  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints  fif^tei(H(t\trrterii  Rob & lanice Metcalf  on the birth of your  new daughter  Taylor Christine  From everyone al  Madeira Park IGA  1 way airfare, male. Vancouver-  Montreal. April 19th. $250.  885-4503 alter 5 pm. #13  PSYCHIC READINGS  For appointment call Kalawna  885-4883 #17  SPRING BREAK RIDING CLINIC  English riding clinic lor beginners. Apr. 2 to 4, children to  adults. For inlo call 885-5423.   #12  ALCOHOLICS ANONVMOUS  885-2896, 886-3463,  TFN  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903. 885-7484. 886-9059.  Al-Ateen 886-2565. NC  Phone us today aboul our selection  of  beautilul  personalized  wedding   invitations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannies Gilts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  8 mo. old black kitten, male Lost  near South Fletcher in Gibsons  886-4816. #12  Red Iramed glasses in brown  case, lound on Beach Ave.. Gibsons, Claim at Coasl News Office.  537 Cruice Lane Gibsons  #13  Gold Star ol David. Losl in Gibsons. Reward. 886-820). Sentimental value. #13  HENDY  In loving memory ot  John (Jack) A. Hendy  March 26th, 1988   Phyllis 8. Family  Notion Ctrl Llndblom  March 29th, 1990  Remembrance Is a golden chain  Death tries to break but  ill In vain  To have, to love and 10 part  Is the greatest sorrow ol  one's heart  The years may wipe out  many things  But this Ihey wipe mil never  The memory ol those happy days  When we were all together  Blm  Thank You  SENIORS  $200 REWARD  For return ol some ol the  items taken Irom Roberts  Creek waterfront homo on  Saturday, March 16.1991.  The bracelets and gold  necklace with pearl dreplets  are lamily heirlooms ot great  sentimental value and cannot be replaced at any price.  The loss ol these articles has  caused greal anguish to our  lamily. The other items  taken (earrings, gold  chains, etc.) can be replaced.  We appeal to your sense ot  family nostalgia, and family  history lor the return ol at  least these lew items.  Please either leave them In a  bag on Ihe Iron! or back  porch ol Ihe same house  Ihey were taken trom with a  note telling us how to gel the  reward money lo you���or  call 886-3567 and tell us  where to pick Ihem up.  It would be very nice to get  back all lhat was taken but  we would be eternally  grateful if we only retrieve  these family treasures.  Red framed glasses in brown  case, found on Beach Ave.. Gibsons. Claim al Coasl News Olfice.  537 Cruice Lane. Gibsons.  #13  Keys lound in parking lol outside  Video Elc. a couple of weeks ago.  Pick up at Coasl News. Gibsons.  #12  1 large set ol keys outside ol  Roberts Creek General Store,  885-3400 Can be picked up at  Gibsons Detachment RCMP. #14  Commuter seeks ride lor 1st  terry, Mon, - Fri.. Irom Roberts  Creek. 885-6181 #12  Propane camp slove or RV propane stove, and canoe.  885-4503 #12  Soccer players for Sechell based  over 30 team. John, 886-2317.  Guy. 883-9550 #12  1964 Ford 3-speed Iruck trans  or Iruck for parts. 885-3173  #13  Wanted: Southern exp privale  acreage,  prel   Roberts Creek  Cash buyer! 885-5505 please  leave message. #12  Is your piano gathering dust? My  lingers are no longer nimble  because I don't have one to play.  Can you help me? Gladly lease lo  own, 886-8461. #14  Two rugs, clean 8x12 or 8x14.  low priced. 885-5937 message  lor site 56. John. #14  Free Tires  lor burning. ABEX Used Aulo  Parts. Hwy. 101. Gibsons. Also  make great tree swings!      #13  Male adult Siamese, unneutered  cat. Appears to have respiratory  problems.   South   Fletcher  886-4816 #12  Pets ��V  Livestock  Al's Horseshoeing Service  Experienced, dependable,  prompt. Phone 1-978-1920. #30  Big solid 16 HH registered  thoroughbred mare, 11 yri. old.  $1800.886-3999. #13  Six week old Springer Spaniels,  liver & while, $150. 885-3503.  #13  Simmenlal X Hereford cows. Feb.  calves, $1200 pair. 885-5478.  #13  Did;  i know that  you  Sunshine   Cabs  gives you a 10%  discount?  886-7337    885-3666  Thank you to 'Pastimes Toy  Store' lor donating Ihe balloons  for our Easter Egg Hunt & lo the  Hallmoon Bay Cubs & Beavers tor  iheir assistance.  Hallmoon Bay Rec. Association  #13  Early French Immersion  L 'ecole Passe-Parloul  Now taking enrollment lor  kindergarten. Sept. 1991. Call  885-5363. Inlormation, Open  House, Thursday. April 11th.  7:30 pm Camp Douglas.  "Come & see our new school!"  #14  dIi^OODPLaYeRsToNEFy  A.G.M.  Driltwood Players invites its  membership lo the Annual  General Meeting at Ihe Women's  Institute Hall, 7:30 p.m.,  Wednesday, March 27. 1991.  Ouesticns? Call 886-7573.    #12  Hirley * Betty Cochrane cordially  invite all their Wends lo help litem  celebrate their 25th anniversary,  Sat., March 30,9pm-lint it St.  Mary's Church Hall. Money tret  in lieu ol gilts. #12  Potent horse manure. $20 per  pick up. Roberts Creek.  885-9969. #13  Bijou's  Place   Dog  Grooming, j  Open 5 days a week. 885-2090.  #13  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earlh Station  885-5644  TFN  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer, $125. 885-4529 alter 6  pm. #l4sr  Ladies pink diving equipment, as  new. $950 OBO. Trades  welcome. 885-3374, #14s  HAY $4.00/bale  Phone 885-9357  TFN  Free. Moving, must place brother  & sister 2 yr. old black labs to  good loving adult approved  homes. 886-7228,6-9 pm.   #14  Female Lhasa Apso puppy wilh  shots. $250.886-9009.       #14  Sunshine Feeds  Spring Specials ��� Held Over  1 mon week  816-4812  #12  Horseback Riding Clinic. Beginning March 30th to Apr. 3rd.  You'll have your own horse lor 4  hrs. per day. Includes saddling,  briding & grooming. Plus 3 hrs.  riding each day. 886-7467.   #12  Do you need some inlormation lo  deal with your legal problem? Call  ���he Legal Intormition Service  888-5111; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN|  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Com Transition House lor confidential 24 hr.  service. 115-2944 TFN  Free workshop by Eloise Yaxley  Legal Inlo. counsellor. Family law  - discussion on separation,  divorce, custody. Wed., Mar.  27th, 7:30 to 9:30 al Community  Services Office. 5638 Inlet Ave..  Sechell.       mm*m* #12  MA (.IS  MoWe Unites HUntyHiig  Personalized styling in your  home. Great lor shut-ins, nan  dicapped and recovering pa.  tients. Full lamily services. (Also,  weddings, & group parlies.)  Some early morns. & evenings  avail. Pamper yourself, gel ready  lor spring. Call Paulette.  886-8633. #13  Seeking single lady, 20-35, for  companionship. SWM; mid 30's;  prof.; fin. sec.; active; enjoys  skiing, hiking, wind surfing elc.  You must be interested In living  on the Sunshine Coasl yet open to  world travels. Let's meet lor coffee. Box 355 c/o Coast News,  Box 460, Gibsons, BC VON IVO.  886-8568  Adult children of Alcoholics or  dislunctional lamilies please call  885-5281 or 886-8165 lor help.   NC  Open House - to view Jorafe Kids  Wear t Indisposables Cloth  Diapers. Wednesday, March 27.  7-9 pm at 5742 Spindrift Street,  Sechelt. 885-7326. #12  GRAND OPENING  Early April, Gibsons. Special  touch skin care. We help you look  and leel your best. Inlo.,  885-9205. #13  PET FOOD  SCIENCE DIET, IAMS,  TECHNI-CAL. NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA. WAYNE.  Also full line ol bird seed  And much more.  Duality Firm * Gordon  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture,  699   Highway   101.   Gibsons.  886-4716 or Marine Fashions.  NC  Help reduce Ihe pet overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pel. NC  BATTERIES  12V deep cycle auto-marine. Only  $30,886-3690. #12  English dining table, opens lo  8'6", $1000; mantle clock, big  ben. $75; 5 dining chairs. $100  each; deep freeze. 5 cu. II.;  dryer. 120V; typewriter, $75; ski  jacket. Norweigan pure wool.  $100: new electric saw.  886-7792. #12  Dickie Dee Ice Cream Business  with or without equipment, price  negotiable. Also, 16' KNC boal  wilh 88 Merc, classic. 50 Ions of  exlras, Road Runner Trailer. Call  885-3871 #12  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  #  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  61 Key Yamaha touch sensitive  keyboard. Like new, $300.  886-3643. #14sr  Vk*n or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224        #12  f    Gutter Lesions  I J Custom MH BttHm  I I   VVeMety lltMnMVWtH  II Saaak  Ul        nnmVm  I^*Vi    nmniiim  \^ imnmiiiin  15 speed mounlain bike. Like  new wilh exlras, $275 OBO  885-7559, #12  Honda rider mower with rear bag.  $2950.885-2935. #12  Approx. 3000 linear feet. 1x8  Benel cedar siding. 32'/lt. or  $795 per thousand FBM.  885-5623. #12  Large libreglass truck canopy.  $85.885-5623 alter 6 pm.   #12  Kenmore 'Heavy Duty' washer &  dryer. $480 lor the pair.  886-4886. #13  uTErjlAILWArflK  10' - For Landscaping & Retaining Walls. 886-8204. #t3  PERENNIALS  Wide variety ot locally grown  perennials ready for spring planting! 1685 Tyson Rd.. Sechell.  Wed. ��� Sun., 9-5.  (First road north at bottom at Rat  Portage Hill) #13  Firewood, split & delivered, $100  cord. 886-8290, #13  New cordless B&l) drill. $150;  deep well pump. $400; saddle  toolbox for v., or '/. ton P.U.;  20'x12'xl2' canvas quangel hut.  door both ends. StOOO: 450 Haiti  with 1000 shots. $300.  886-4903. #13  GE range, solid element, digital  S/C. t yr. old, like new, cost  $1180. sell $800; Maytag D/W.  builtin, exc. cond,, new limer.  $250; Beaumark H.D. washer. 4  eye, exc. cond.. $300 wilh warranty; Kenmore H.D. dryer, new  element and timer, $150.  885-5505. #12  Bunnies, $10. Put your orders in  now. Get Hopping Rabbilry,  885-4657, Karen. #13  Nintendo System, with 5 games  $150. Socrates video system, including mouse, on warranty.  $200.886-9520. #14  Full size pool table (slate). Fully  equipped. $600.886-9113. #14  8 Foot Sports-Yak $100.  886-8567 alter 6 pm. #14  Contour chair wilh heater and  massager - As New! 26" colour  TV, New. 815-7896. #12  '.: '11 I  I  I  For Sale  Nishiki expedition 18 speed  mountain bike. Good condition  $175.885-3790 #14sr  Almost new Sears Kenmore. 12  cu. tt. Ireezer $425 OBO  886-7561 #14sr  New 3 ton engine hoisl  knockdown style. $500 Cost  $1200.865-2544. #14sr  1 steel lathe; 1 3500 wall  generator; elec. appl. dolly; 2  aulo washers. 886-9959      #12  17 cu, II. chest Ireezer, $175:  Brothers sewing machine, $165,  both exc. cond; electric Iloor  polisher. $12. 885-2334      #12  Standard size ollice desk. 5  drawer modern style, good  cond.. $300: swivel chair. $35.  Call Friday lo Sunday. 883-2368  #12  Macplus. t Mil 20 MB. hard  drive, $1500; Imagewriier, $500.  885-7006, #12  16" Norco, $75. 20" Kuwahara.  10 spd. mountain. $150  886-3660 #14  Jacobson Gas Reel lawn mower,  $350 OBO. 885-4019. #14  Chestertield & Loveseal. very  good cond.. $600 lor both  885-2271 alter 6 pm. #14  For Sale  T * S SOIL  Mushroom Manure���Bark Mulch  Topsoil Mixed  You pick up or we deliver. Phone  885-5669 TFN  Standard size ollice desk.  5-drawer modern style, good  cond.. $300, Swivel chair. $35.  Call Fri-Sun, 883-2368.   #t3  Bed {, matching chest ol  drawers; couch and chair; captain's bed. 886-9555. #n  8' Satellite dish, complete wilh all  components. $1500 lirm  885-2350. #12  BUYING  tabs and selling  evJS coins, gold,  S6L       silver,  S#J      notes.  rfjgte  ^f\fl86-7M5  1981 Olds 98 Regency, loaded,  good cond.. 75.000 miles. Asking $5900.885-7123. #12  1970 Volvo 164. Low miles,  rebuilt motor, some rust. $650.  886-7417. #14  1977 Lincoln Mark 5. immac.  cond , loaded, $4850. 885-2954.  #13  '81   Honda   Civic.  685-5770.  $1200.  #13  '85 Olds Sierra, 4 dr.. fully loaded. $7000 OBO. 886-4795.   #13  1980 Chevetle.  4 dr..  $1595 OBO. 885-4019.  auto.  114  1977 Fiat X19 parts & body; older  insulated canopy lor lull size  truck; 30" electric stove. Phone  883-2840. May leave name and  number, #13  Boys 24" mountain bike, good  cond., $90. Call Mike.  686-7692. #14  Anlique oak lurniture: Pine table,  leal. 6 chairs. Serious inquiries.  886-2354. #14  2 super single deluxe waterbeds,  mirrored headboard with shelves.  Sheets and pads incl., $150 ea.;  truck canopy to fit standard PU,  $75; 12 gal. hot waler tank, $75.  886-9581. #12  Bunk beds with spreads, $150  885-2826. #12  1980 Travel Trailer, fully loaded,  $5000 OBO; 1955 International,  $1500 OBO. 886-8600.        #14  II you are interested in viewing  the Regal Spring Catalogue  please call Regal. Products include cards, giltwrap and gill  items. 886-7803. #14  Used cash register, Mary's  Variety. 886-8077. #14  Double size mattress & box spring, $30: brown plaid couch-.  $30,886-3798. #12  Makita miter saw. model 2041B.  $175; Stlhl model 009 chainsaw.  $175,885-3117. #12  9" Tablesaw, new molor, exc,  cond, $250.885-9487.       #14  DeWalt radial arm saw. $175  Tim, 886-8218 or 886-9289  #14  Deep Ireeze, $125; 24" Iridge.  $90; beer Iridge. $50: assl. windows, doors, eletric panel, switches, wash basins. 886-9292.  #12  Rhododendrons & Azaleas. Same  low prices, $3.25-$15. No GST.  Urge selection, Roberts Creek  Nursery, 2569 Lower Road.  186-2062. #14  Beautilul pearl necklace, 22",  appraised $900. will sell lor  $450,885-5667. #12  5 tier book shell. $50; 7 drawer  pine lingerie shell. $150; compact washer, spin dryer. $100  OBO. 885-7376. #12  Seasoned lirewood. $100/cord.  Phone 3-8 pm. Mon.-Fri,,  886-7157, #13  Nancy's Topsoil  Garden mix. screened topsoil.  mushroom manure, pick up or  delivered. 886-8348. #13  Unique new wedding ring sel.  14K, 7 diamonds on engagement  ring. Appraisal inlo. $600.  885-4194 eves. #13  Exc. recond. sewing machine  with console, $125 OBO,  B85-4194eves '13  New oak mirrored hall Iree; 1,5  HP Briggs & Straton molor.  886-2460. #13  Construction heater 220 volt,  $60; Anlique Fawcetl wood  slove. $75.886-3457. #13  Slove. Iridge, $200 ea. Vacuum  cleaner; bathroom cabinets;  misc. lighting and curtain fixtures. 885-5760. #13  Mushroom manure; top soil; bark  mulch. $2.75 per bag.  866-9652. #13  Fill, gravel, sand, topsoil. Trucks  lor hire. For prices, deliveries,  Doug, 885-5070. #13  QAHDMIMi  TTOY-IILT Tjllera,  CfteMffMMWeeWt  ��� ModriitoMwyilMflirdtn!  Otfwbkt  ^^^AnWweliajal Dealer  Al ���vphy CO iro  ��� mi t�� no., MCHMOND,  ic   vexacr  arssasi  Short wave receiver radio, model  DXtOO, like new; propane  camper slove with oven, top  burner & 20 lb. tank, $130.  885-7738. #12  Sofabed. good cond., $140;  lireplace insert, exc, $275;  ladle's bike, exc, $45; 5  dbl.-glazed leaded diamond  design windows. 886-4584. #12  Hide-abed couch, $50; 26" colour TV. $50; oak desk & chair,  $90.886-9480. #14  Ladies Goll Clubs (r/h). bag &  cart. Good condilion. $150  886-2590. #12  18a. Heavy  Equipment  BOBCAT *  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY. WEEK, MONTH  116-1531  TFN  John Deere 350 TflAC loader with  quick detach hoe. 4-way bucket.  886-8101 or 886-9141.      #TFN  FARM TRACTOR 1966 Nuelield  Loader, 3 pi.. PTO. 60 HP.  Leyland Diesel. $4600.  885-3449 #12  55 HP B/S Hydraulic wood splitter. Hwy. tires. $850. 886-8290.  #13  For rent: 5 ton truck with HIAB,  $42 per hr. wilh operator and  luel. 886-4903. #13  1960 Dodge Aspen, propane  powered, 6 cyl., auto, no rust,  new rad. new battery, lantastic  luel mileage. $1000 lirm.  866-7490. #14  1978 Ponliac Lemans, $1500.  Good cond. 886-3963 #14  '68 Cougar. 302 auto, rebuilt  eng. & trans., needs body work.  $1850 OBO. 886-9131.        #12  1990 Dodge Grand Caravan,  demo, loaded. Jusl 20.000 kms.  Deal at $22,500. 885-5649  #14  1979 Suzuki LJ soft top. 6500  kms. on new engine, second  owner. $3500 OBO. 885-4019.  #14  Chevy Cavaliar,   low  mileage.  clean sunrool. $4800. 885-3147  #12  1980 Datsun 210 SW. 5 spd..  deluxe. 40 mpg , $2195.  885-3138. #14  1984 Ponliac Acadian. 4 dr..  good, clean car. $2750.  865-3117. #12  1979 El Camino SS.  second  owner. 305 auto. app. 78.000  miles. $6500 OBO. 685-4019.  #14  1976 Dodge Club Cab lor parts.  $300 OBO. 885-4493. #12  1974 Cadillac Coup de Ville, exc.  cond.. $4000 OBO. B85-9312.    #14  Campers  1978 23'Alt Prowler Trailer, rear  bedroom,  excellent condition,  non-smokers, ideal longterm living unit $6500 OBO. 885-4851  #15s  1988 9.5 Bigloot. Shower,  4-burner stove-oven, immaculate  condition. $10,900 OBO.  885-4736. #13s  '67 Dodge Dakota with cellular.  Make an offer, 886-8116. #14sr  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuill  engine, new brakes, bait., tires.  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves.  #14sr  ... Service Available!  {     Lowest Prices!     Wa  fjl 178 Stewart Rd  i 886-7227 .#  et-k-k-kJV  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  and Towing  116-2020  TFN  1986 Ford Tempo $4700 OBO.  883-2906. #12sr  1974 Ponliac Lernans, running  cond.. new lires, 120,000 miles,  885-7124. #13  1977 Mercury Marquis, 9 pass,  sin. wgn., all power, tilt wheel,  cruise, exc. cond., 866-3316 or  866-3618. #14  1979   Camaro,   exc.  $3000.883-9165.  shape,  #15ss  1982 Cutlass, needs work, runs  good. $1900 OBO. 683-9165.  #15ss  1988 Ford Mustang LX, 35,000  mi., charcoal grey. $9500. Exc.  shape.886-7955. #12  1971 Station Wagon Pinto, good  cond, $650.886-4584.      #12  Sacrilice. musl sell, '85 Ford  Tempo, 5 spd.. good cond.,  $2700 OBO. 886-7476.       #14  73 green Volkswagen Beetle.  Good cond.. $1000 OBO.  886-3071 anytime. #12  1980 Chevy Malibu S/W. $975  OBO 686-7203. #12  1990 Turbo Firefly. 14.500 kms,  all options, mint, 5 yr. trans,  warr.. $10,500 OBO. 885-3865.  886-2585. #12  1961 Reliant. 2.6 litres, 4 cyl.,  aulo, 4 door, PS/PB, till, good  running condilion. $1900 OBO.  886-4947 after 6 pm. #12  1988 Volks. Jetla, limited edition.  5 sp. loaded, low kms., $12,500  OBO. 366-8522 alter 7 pm.   #12  1972 Volvo SW, 15,000 ml. on  rebuilt engine, very good cond.,  $1250 OBO. 886-6504.        #12  '85 Plymouth Turlsmo hatchback. 2.2L eng., low mileage,  exc. cond.. must see. Asking  $5000.886-8109. #13  75 Gran Torino, 74.000 miles,  exc. shape, $900 lirm.  886-3457. #13  1985 Toyola Tercel, aulo., good  cond, $6500. 885-4520. eves.  #12sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van.  captains' seats, needs work,  parts. 885-2207. #12sr  Used Camaro T-Top. $495 lor the  set, with covers 886-9500  anytime. #14sr  74 Mercury station wagon, auto,  new exhaust system, new  radiator, new water pump. Good  condilion $795. 866-9500  anytime. #14sr  76Buick 2dr.. P/S, P/B, auto.,  red, $750 OBO. 886-4566. #14sr  70 Dodge Dart slant 6. Runs  well, parts avail.. $600 OBO.  Phone 885-7284. TFNs  1981 Subaru 4wd/slation  wagon. 4 speed, transfer case.  Very clean, new tires. First  $1500 takes, musl sell. Dealers,  trades welcome.886-7227.   TFN  86 Toyota Van LE. fully loaded.  Excellent condition. $11,000.  886-8729. #12  SENIORS'  DISCOUNT  10% OFF  BIG SAFE CABS  Courteous drivers  886-7337    685-3666  Sacrilice. 1967 California style  bug. New ISOOcc molor; race  cam: dual Weber carbs; quick  shifter; 300 k on engine; custom  paint & mags. $2500 Firm.  885-3865. #14sr  '81 Escort wagon, 4 cyl., auto,  am/lm cassette. Good on gas.  $2000.886-2198. #12s  1965 Ponliac Cuslom Sport. 2  dr.. hardtop, rebuilt 327-350 HP.  Immac. interior. $2300.  866-2694. #12sr  1972 Volvo 145E, parts car, running cond., $350.885-4610. #12  1952 MG Reproduction. Factory  built. 11,000 orig. miles.  Immac, $11,900,885-3114. #12  '81 Concord AMC DL Wagon  258.6 cyl. A/C. auto, PS, PB. lilt  steering. Rec seats, woodgrain.  No rusl. One owner. $2295.  886-8467. #12  1964 Rambler S/W, good shape,  little rust. $700. 886-3977.  #12  1978 Rabbit, 4 dr.. 4 spd., exc.  running car, good cond.  throughout. $1300 OBO.  686-3767. #12  '84 Reliant "K", SW, luxury In-  lerior, lirst $4200 takes.  886-3636. #13  78 Renault (LeCar), 50,000  miles, good cond., best oiler,  886-3939 after 6 pm. #12  1988 Mustang Cobra GT, exc.  cond., 5 spd., $15,500 OBO.  885-3455. #12  1979 Ford Stalionwagon. loaded,  $600 OBO. 883-9165.        #13s  1978 Ford 150, raised root. V8,  automatic PS. PB, $2000 OBO.  886-9626. TFN  1969 3 ton Chevy flatdeck, exc.  run. cond.. needs inspection.  $3500.886-3001. #14sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. #14sr  1980 Jeep Cherokee 4X4.  PS/PB, 360. 4 Bbl., gd. cond.,  $3500 OBO. 886-8922.     #12sr  1977 Chev. Van, 305-V8, rebuilt  automatic sunroof, seats 5. good  cond. $950 OBO. 886-2111 days,  886-7520 eves. #14sr  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van.  parts only 885-2207.        #12sr  1983 Ford Ranger Pick-up.  4-speed, 8II. box. 120,000 km.,  $2900,886-8960. #12sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697, #14sr  75 Ford F250, Aulo., PS/PB.  390 rebuill eng.. supercab.  canopy, $700. 886-4522.  #14sr  '89 Ford 250 H.D., 4x4. diesel, 5  spd., PB. air, cruise, tilt, PW,  PD, 2 tanks, more! 886-7013.  #12s  1985 GM Won, good cond..  $7500 OBO. 885-5864.       #14s  1974 GMC single axle dump  Iruck, 6-53 Delroit diesel. 5 spd.,  air brakes, 2 spd. axle, $8500.  883-2301. #12  1965 Land Rover pick up Iruck.  $2500.883-2301. #12  1975 Dodge Ramcharger. new  brakes and electrics, warn  winch, and free wheeling hubs.  Underbody shield. Great on/olf  road vehicle. 886-9535.       #12  1982 Dodge 'I. Ton pickup, 318.  auto, locking hubs. $4950.  886-4577. #12  1990 F150 Supercab. 4x4. XLT  Lariat, shortbox. 302. 5 spd.,  fully loaded, incl. box liner and  matching canopy, 14,000 kms..  $21,000 OBO. 886-3767.     #12  '85 Chev. "AT, 1 owner, clean,  6.2 diesel. cruise, lilt, new tires,  canopy, 50,000 miles, $8500  OBO. 886-2396 or 886-4577. #12  1980 GMC van. customized.  $2500 OBO. 883-9165.       #15s  1978 GMC 1-Ton dually, camper  special, $3000.883-9165.  #15s  1978 GMC pickup, camper  special, V8. PS/PB. $1750 OBO.  883-9165. #15S  76 Ford F250 Super cab wilh  canopy, 886-8876 #13  '87 Suburban Sahara Classic.  4x4, tt Ion. loaded, $17,500.  Exc. cond.. 883-9257,        #13  23 It. Nomad Travel Trailer, exc.  cond. throughout, fully equipped.  incl. air cond.. $6900 OBO. Consider boat trade, cash adjust  either way. 885-2981. #12  '64 Rocket, $250.883-2661. #12  10' Apache Ranger, 2400#GVW.  lold down hardside, good cond .  $2000.885-7980. #12  1974 Lincoln Park HT. Sleeps 6.  canvas needs some repairs. Oilers. 886-4955 #12  1973 Dodge Maxivan. fully  camperized. new brakes,  radiator, exhaust system, raised  rool, rear-end overhauled, strong  molor. $3000. 885-5835.     #12  21 Fool. 1974 GMC Moloi Home  Mint Condilion, $12,500.  885-2366 #13  Security travel trailer. 28' good  cond., big windows, fully loaded,  phonecable. $8200 OBO.  886-2350 #13  12' 1967 Custom Coach. Great  lor small lamily, ice box, 3 burner  stove, porta-polti, $550 OBO.  886-7926, #13  Import truck size camper, immac. cond., must be seen,  $1000060.885-9457,        #14  '87 Deluxe 24' Motorhome, exc.  cond., 886-8481, #15ss  16'Sangster 65 HP Merc trailer,  newtop, $3750 885-1971.  #13  22' Sangsler lor sale, with 2  Volvo Penla motors & legs,  rebuilt New wood, flooring.  carpet, decu paint, wiring,  hydraulic steering, tuel tank, fuel  pumps S, batteries $5000 Phone  686-9741 #14  ~1v1nmJ0E OUTBfJAfTfjfT"  Special savings on all models in  stock. Full marine services. Hyak  Marine Services 886-2246. tilt  14 Ft. Calkins, galvanized boal  trailer. 500 lbs capacity Like  new. $500 886-2544       #12ss  19' Marlin Hardtop V. bunks,  head, galley. Mercruiser. V6  new OMC leg. interested in  12'-14' aluminum Oilers to  $7600 885-2187. #14  16V;' libreglass boat. 7II beam  New seals, new steering, single  axle trailer Built-in libreglass gas  lanks. $2800 OBO 885-4019  #14  Coast News, March 25,1991  Motorcycles  23.  K  In Slock at  EN MAC  cycle  Oil Filters. Batteries. Tires.  Riding Gear. etc.  Phone Jiy it M6-2031  3tCt1fLTMMIK  3U6KY3ITD.  CiPUlrj IHI Mumy  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.  MA.B.Y.C.   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  87 KX 125 basement kept  Ne.er raced Exc cond., $1750  lirm 885-5458. #12  Wanted to Rent  Responsible quiet mature N/S  couple, need 2 bdrm. plus home  or mobile home on lot. Roberts  Creek to W. Sechell. May 1st.  S650-$750 885-9657.        #14  u  1981 Dodge Motor Home. 3W  Iridge. toilet, gas slove, 03849  kls. Invested over $32,000. Now  $14,500 OBO. 885-3138.     #14  78 Dodge, heavy ft Ion P/U  P.S./P.B.. sunroof. 4 speed  $1800.885-6191 #14  79 4x4 Blazer, very lillle rusl  bul needs body work, $1300  OBO. 886-2322. #14ss  1983 Chev. K-5 Blazer, 305CID,  4 BBC. new locking hubs, 4  spd., aulo trans., new brakes,  runs great, good mileage, black  In colour. SII.OOO. 649-4870  alter 6 pm. #12  76 Datsun King Cab. 5 spd.,  new parts, brakes, mulller etc.  Good rubber on mags, plus set ol  snows. Trailer hitch and canopy.  Runs greal, box has some rust.  Must sell, $775 OBO. 885-4410.  #12  Campers  16' Holidaire 73. exc. cond..  asking $4200.886-3542.  #14sr  Dodge Maxi Van De-Lux 1988.  13.368 km. Fridge, slove, oven,  lurnace. Hush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered. New  cond.. $29,000. 885-3789.  #!2sr  1977 Chev. raised rool van conversion, low miles. $6000.  883-9110. #12sr  1976 Dodge 20' molorhome.  $9500, will take Irade.  883-9110. #12sr  14' Glasscraft Deep Runabout, 35  Hp Johnson with low hours, and  trailer, $2400. Will sell separately. 886-2738. #15ss  14ft ft., libreglass boat. 50  Merc, & trailer, $1650 OBO.  883-9165. #10ss  p   OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70      HP  1989-1990 Evinrudes. Excellent  condition.   Lowes   Resort.  883-2456. TFN  Yesl There is a reliable local propeller repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highllner trailer, etc.  exc. cond., $5900 lirm.  886-8382. #12si  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  wilh Chrysler hemi, well-  equipped wilh or without C  licence. 883-9555. #12sr  41' Cruise-a-home house boat,  sleeps 9. exc. cond.. $29,500  OBO. 885-1943. #!2sr  M.V. Blacklist). 24' Owens, well  appointed large iish deck. Coast  Guard inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec/90,  featuring new Swann auto, anchor pkg.. new LMS. 200 w/  Loran C. new fenders & brackets,  mooring lines, new windows,  completely refinished hull and  swlmgrid. new handrails. Hush  mount Fishon rod holders (5)  FWC 318 Chrysler. 120 hrs. and  much more, $10,500. 885-7977.  #14sr  22' H/T cruiser. 225 OMC, VHF.  sounder, bait tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, down riggers, rod  holders, Irim labs, 425 hours,  moorage nil Aug. 91. $6200  886-4690. #14sr  20' Glasply cabin cruiser, 2ft  yrs. warranty on 115 hp Merc.  0/B (new lasl Apr., only 19 hrs  use), Incl, 8,5 Merc kicker, new  canvas lop. new deplh sounder,  slove. icebox, bait tank.  $13,500,883-2779. #15sr  1982 21' Champion, exc. shape,  economical V6 I/O; comes wilh  depth tinder; down rigger; VHF.  Lois ol exlras. Tandem axle  trailer. $12,000. 886-9490.#14sr  1989 Pacilica 20' Whaler, 1989  75 hp Mariner. Warranty $6500.  883-9110. #12sr  1981 28' Tandem boal trailer,  $1500 OBO. 883-9110.     #12sr  1987 Silverline 15' libreglass  hull. $500. 883-9110.        #12s  Two 470 Mercruisers c/w legs  and transom plates. $3000 ea.  Will install. Ab Haddock Marine.  883-2811 TFN  Going South Next Winter?  Reined Danish/Canadian couple  would like lo return to the Sunshine Coast and wish to rem a  comlortable home, preferably  waterlront and reasonably close  lo the lerry. lor 3-4 months.  January-April 1992. Exc  relerences Call 886-9252    #12  Responsible lemale seeks allor-  dable accomodation' Gibsons  area only please 886-9666 alter  4 pm. #12  Sell-contained unlurn apartment, immed. N/S, N/D.  Sechelt-Gibsons. reasonable,  885-9205 #13  Senior. 2 Bedroom house or cot'  tape, preferably Gibsons, with  view Willing lo lease & possibly  purchase. Furnished or unfurnished. 261-2393 or 657-3114.  #14  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boal. New motor. Call 883-9234  #14sr  30' disp cruiser, 340 Chry dual  hyd. sir. live bail lank. VHF/CB.  stereo, sounder. $7950 OBO  885-2814,885-2515        #12sr  18' Sangster 120 hp r cyl I/O  Sounder, trailer Good cond  $4250 OBO. 886-9047.      #!2sr  19ft, Sangsler. 160 Johnson; E2  loader trailer; skis; life jackets;  anchor; oars; inboard tanks plus  day tank $4500. 886-3001.  #14sr  1987 Merc, classic 50. Exc.  shape, electric start. $2000.  886-9861. #12  24' Chriscrall 165 Merc, slern  drive, blown leg. CB. deplh  sounder, trailer. As is. $3000.  8B5-4704. #13  14' libreglass 1980 25 HP  Evinrude and trailer. $1500.  886-8290 #13  9' libreglass boat I01 sale with  engine paddles and gas tank.  886-7803 #12  MUST SELL! 17' Calglass 120  HP I/O with trailer, $4900.  886-8008 #15ss  Mobile Homes  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates in the rental of pro  perly. For example a person who  stipulates "no children" as  condilion ol rental would be In  violation of the Family Status and  the Human Righls Acts. The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and Ihe newspaper  which publishes it would both be  in contravention ol Ihe legislation  and could have a complaint tiled  against them. The Coasl News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads. TFN  Roberls Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  865-4610 TFN  SUNSHINE  COAST PARK  PHASE II  Show homes  now on display  For info & hours  For viewing call  886-8626    587-3322  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov'l approved   Len Wray's Transfer Ltd.  886-2664 TFN  Professional Mini Storage  New Building  886-8628  #15  Small 2 bdrm view house, near  Ken's Lucky Dollar, downtown  Gibsons Village. S650 'mo Avail  immed.. refs. req'd Write:  House, c/o Box 370. Sechelt.  V0N3AO #12  2 bdrm. Alco 14x70 mobile in  Gibsons, complete wilh all skirting and deck lo be moved, exc.  shape. $25,000 OBO For appointment to view call 545-1760  #!2sr  Musl sell, 8x40 mobile home wilh  addition, plus 8x8 shed. Needs  work, musl be moved, $3000  OBO or trade 886-3968 or  886-8251 #13  1983 Double wide 24x5? 3  bdrm . 2 lull balhs, lireplace.  vaulted ceilings. 4 appls musl  be moved, $60,000 OBO  885-7455 #13  E-Z-Ludtr Trakkers  Service.   Trades  883-1119.  Sales and  welcome.  TFN  W.G. SiitlwrlMd SUn md Service. Mariner Force and Mercruiser. 883-1119.           TFN  Meorigi In Sheltered Sechell In-  Ill. Open moorage, $2 per ft. Incl. water and electricity. Royal  Reach Marina, 685-7844. 5758  Whart 81., Sechell, VON 3A0. #25  H/D EZ-load boat trailer, 18'.  885-7586. #12ss  22' Relnell (73). completely  ridone, new power, lanks elc  Spent $13,000. musl sell.  $14,000 OBO. Including trailer  883-B380. #13  1974 12x60 mobile ? bdrm bay  window, propane heal, 2/3 acre  wilh 1000 sq II shop, $62,000  885-4671 #14  2 bdrm 12x60. very clean, c/w  large deck, cedar shed, asking  $29,900, Gibsons SCMHP  886-9826 #12  NO HINT FORI 9ft 1  it ymi irrtlr-r n hume h�� April  .111. 19*1, Iriimlr Kir nei  fnrrk in (JllieMii ami. Ait llr*  ea S�� rk.wn 11 AC Hunk tin.  .W-.'l.m  ���   HUls-i/aie,  Nicely lurnished room in comfortable house Franklin Rd. area,  hall block lo beach & bus. private  yard, $350 per mo 886-8864 or  876-7704 #12  3 Bedroom Rancher, 1 Block,  Irom Sunnycresl Mall, 4 appl..  carport, big yard. Available immediately. 1-644-4015.       #12  Jolly Roger Inn. fully lurnished 2  bdrm townhouses. water view.  Bob. 931-5591 or 521-7741  business #13  2 bdrm. suite. Roberts Creek on  2.5 acres wilh stables & fenced  paddocks Relerences required  $650 Call 886-4724 alter 5 pm  #12  Comlortable 2 bedroom semi  lurnished mobile Covered deck.  8x18 addition 4 appliances,  gcod location m Gibsons.  $500/mo 886-2305 #12  Weekly Rental  Privale island  Al  PENDER HARBOUR  Available on weekly rental from  June 15th at $1400 per week  Monthly/Lease would be considered   Located just outside  Bargain Harbour this well appointed 1500 sq It home sits on  the point ol it's own 6 acre  island, with 3600 sq. I! ol South  & Wesl lacing sundeck. wilh wet  bar. gas stove, barbecue pit elc  House   is   equipped   with  dishwasher,   ice   maker,   3  fridges.   3   bedrooms.   2  bathrooms, wet bar and a sunken  marble bathtub tor two in the  master beoroom etc  All linens  and dishes included Good docking lacilities on island and on  mainland wilh parking Located  at end ot Bjeire Shoals for greal  lishing  For appointment to view, or !o see  pictures ol Whileslone Island, call  John Breckenndge, Vancouver,  531-5632 #22  Bachelor suite, lull kitchen &  bath Available $400/mo Sandy  Hook 885-2476 #12  2 bdrm . Iridge, slove. washer  workshop. $450 plus 883-9676  #12  3 bdrm. suile, Port Mellon. $500  per mo.. 885-7776. #13  1 bdrm. suite, main Iloor, view.  $500 per mo includes hydro &  cable. No pels 886-4856.    #12  2 bdrm. suile, waterfront Gibsons, $600.525-1589.       #12  2 bdrm. S/C suite. Rbts. Ck.  waterlront. Rels. Quiet. Will consider exchange ot labour, gardening etc. lor partial rent, or $475.  886-4584. #12  1 bdrm. cabin, Rbts Ck. water-  front. Quiet. Refs. $425  886-4584. #12  1 bdrm. housekeeping unit.  Sechelt. $275,886-3113.    #12  PORT MELLON AREA  Cozy 2 bdrm. home, lireplace. 4  appl.,   $650.   Avail,   immed.  886-7722, pis. Ive. msg.    TFNs  Spacious 3 bedroom house, exc  view, close lo lerry. $800/mo.  866-6333. #14  Two quiet rooms in new house,  suit male workers, 886-2164.#12  1 bdrm. basement suite, semi-  furnished $400 mo. 886-7318  alter 5 pm. #12  Small 1 bdrm. mobile. Suitable  for working couple or single. No  dogs. 886-9581. #12  Ritz Motel 505 Gower Point Rd.  Gibsons. Full kitchenette with  microwave, cable TV includes  Super Channel, CNN 4 TSN.  Brand new view rooms available.  laundrette Daily & weekly rates.  116-3343. #15  1 bdrm. apt. in new building near  Gibsons Post Ollice. Sunny,  quiel. and secure New kitchen &  bathroom, laundry, fully  carpeted. $570/mo. 886-3420.  #14  MINI STORAGE  885-2081  ��� 13  Near new bright t bdrm. suite,  turn., lireplace. W/D. in cenlral  Gibsons, $650 mo avail immed.  277-6205 #12  1 bdim wilh shared ace 111 large  new house, Gibsons. 886-8952  alter 7 pm #13  House lo rent, April I 2 bdrm  uppei level only near town centre. First lime rented, view,  garden, rels reqd., $650 lirm  1-984-0567 #12  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc.  cond.. 1000 kms.. asking $2500  or trade. Phone 886-4690. #12sr  ,'81 Kawi 100OJ Header, good  rubber. Like new. Fast.  885-5492 #14sr  2 bdrm basement house near  Marina. Stove. DW. lireplace.  $800 886-8984. #12  'It duplex, 3 bdrm.. appl,, Lower  Gibsons, $725. For appointment,  eves.. 886-4565. Landlord.  465-4540. #13  1 bdrm. suile includes all utilities  etc.. $500.886-7889. #12  1 bdrm. accom., $400/mo. Reid  Rd.. Gibsons. 886-7261.      #12  3 bdrm. main Iloor ol house. 1  blk. lo Sunnycrest Mall, bright,  large. $600/mo. plus; 1 bdrm.  ground, sunny, spacious. 1 blk.  to Sunnycrest Mall. $500/mo  plus; large sunny batchelor, view  ol mountains, deck, near Gibsons  Marina. $450 plus.; possible 2  bdrm. ground floor. 1 blk. lo  Sunnycrest Mall, $500 plus. ARTHUR, 885-9859. #12  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  ��� Screen potential renters  ��� Do movlng-in inspection  ��� Arrange for maintenance &  repairs  ��� Collect the rem & damage  deposit  ��� Disburse rent monies lo  owner  e Do moving-oul inspection  BRAND NEW  BUILDING  Ideal shop/relaii/induslnai  sleel building in Seamounl  Park 28x52 with mezzanine, ollice, washroom,  shower and overhead crane  Two large bay doors easy  access, security lenced  Contact Steve Sawyer  Avoid ill the hisilis and  problems, md lor just 1  pitlince, call the Property  Minigement Expert, Sieve  Siwyer il  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  Help Wanted  SHORT TERM SUPERVISOR  Experience in  cordwood construction essential. 885-7348.  .   #12  Receptionist/typist. Sal. & Sun.  Please reply Box 889, Gibsons,  BC, VON IVO #13  Resource assl.. experience in  survey design, dala analysis, Interview techniques. Part time.  Reply with resume to S34. C15.  RR4. Gibsons BC. VON IVO  #12 24.  Coast News, March 25,1991  Crafts ��� Material  and Books!  WE HAVE LOTSI  r^THRIFTY'S  GIBSONS  886-2488 or Box 598  Help Wanted  Help Wanted    ML He,P Wanted  TOWN OF GIBSONS  Applications are invited to till a temporary vacancy  created by an indafinile leave of absence. The position Is that ol Deputy-Treasurer and duties include  responsibility lor managing all accounting functions oi the municipality and operation and  management oi an M.A.I.2000 computer system.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous  municipal experience or an otficial accounting  designation, but 4th or 5th level students with considerable computer experience will be considered.  Letters ol application should include an indication  oi salary expectation, and date of availability.  Resumes should be addressed to the Clerk-  Administrator, Town ol Gibsons, 474 South Fletcher Road, P.O. Box 340, Qibsons, B.C., and must  be received by April 5,1991.    Auto Trader Magazine has route  available in Sechelt area Phone  Dianne Nickel. Tuesday between  10 am & 2 pm, 430-4500.    #12  Wanled: Mature responsible person lo look alter 3 boys. 5 days a  week, live-in or out Rels are requited. Phone alter 5 pm,  886-3625 #16  Responsible, personnel needed  wilh own vehicles lor llagging  positions Send lull resume by  April 4lti lo Road Warrior Traffic  Control, Rfll Box 17, Silver-  sands Hallmoon Bay, B.C.. VON  1Y0 #14  VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  Bingo - people needed lo  help Ihe Elves Club Bingo in  Gibsons on Monday nighl  Committmenl is important  Secretary needed lor Ihe Boy  Seoul Association meeur]s  every 1st & 3rd Tuesday ot  Ihe monlh. Work wilh a  great group ol people and  help a good cause.  Thrill Store in Gibsons area  needs help on Tuesdays.  Committmenl is important  bul spares are available.  Earth Day- need people lo  put up posters, sell tickets,  and a variety ol olher small  jobs.  For these and more opportunities, please contact the  Volunteer Action Centre  885-5881.  A service funded by the  Ministry of Social Services  and Housing.  New Opportunity  Make $200-$500 Plus Per Week  Now! Assemble our products. 24  hr. recorded inlo. gives details.  (604) 623-2011 or (604)  520-6444. #17  JYjature .woman to clean house  Wets, required, bondable. Send  resume to Box 351. Gibsons. BC.  VON IVO #12  oiscoveryToys  Wonderful educalional toys,  books and games suitable for all  ages. Sold through home demos  and catalogue sales. Now is Ihe  lime to start your own home  business. Ask me how you can  earn your starter kit lor FREE.  Call lor details. Carol (604)  563-8195. #12  ATTENTION: Earn up to  $800/week working al home  Hundreds ol companies need  your help Amazing recorded  message reveals details.  1-604-591-9975 24 hrs. Dept  R22. #12  Portable sawmill wilh operator  capable ol culling qualily lumber.  885-7508. #12  Hairdresser required lull-time.  Apply al J's Unisex. Sunnycresl  Mall, Gibsons #12  Read books for Pay!! Up lo $100  or more Per Title Call 24 hr.  recorded message lor details.  1-206-298-6477 est. R25.    #16  Person lo help repair trailer 3 - 4  hrs day early a m $4 per hr  885-5937 message. John, site  56 #14  Henry's Bakery and Collee Shop  needs a mature versatile person  lor perm part time work  Variable hours Apply in person,  mornings. #12  Driver Needed, Must have valid  Class 4 License Please phone  886-3333, #12  Home Care Giver required lor 1 or  2 days and or nighls per monlh  Granthams area Relerences required 886-9851, #14  Experienced chamber maids Apply in person al Bella Beach  Motel. #12  French Immersion Teacher  L'Ecole Passe-Partout requires  Kindergarten teacher for Sept.  Resume and relerences. Box  494, Gibsons. B.C.. VON IVO,  Inlo; 885-5779 #14  Halfmoon Bay childcare centre requires ECE qualified person lo lill  position as head supervisor/director. Job involves administration responsibilities, selling program standards,  facilitating team work. Post basis  training & experience an assel.  Interested applicants please send  resume to; RR1. Wildwood Sile,  Comp. 57. Hallmoon Bay. B.C.  VON 1Y0. #13  Part-Time Servers  PENINSULA MOTOR INN��886-2804  29.  Business &.  Home Services  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTB.  Topping - Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal.   Insured.  Guaranteed  Work, Free estimates 885-2109.  TFN  SMnrjTAndZdrTotF  Vinyl, cedar, aluminum New or  renovalion construction. Quality  Workmanship Guaranteed. Lenn  Joyner, cellular 657-9877. Eves.  886-2616. #12  Strait marathon  reverses direction  by Jan Michael Sherman  Ihe second "Save the Strait  Marathon" has been officially  sel for Saturday, August 24, according to Ernie Yacub and  Laurie MacBride of the Save  Georgia Strait Alliance (SGSA).  Unlike last year's highly successful race which saw over 200  participants cross the Strait  from Nanaimo to Sechell, Ihis  August's event will begin in  Sechell and wind up ai Hammond Bay, jusl north of  Nanaimo.  "It's more than just a sporting event," noted Yacub, explaining the importance of the  marathon to the SSGA's ongoing campaign keyed to raising  public awareness of the plight  of the Strait. "It provides an  opportunity to bring attention  lo the issues, plus, it gets people  out on the water. It's a celebration of what we're working to  preserve."  Yacub and MacBride expect  at least 400 to take pari in the  marathon, which will kick off  from an as yet undetermined  Sechelt location. Following Ihe  official   launching,   swimmers  Custom upholstering by European  Craltsman lor Iree estimates.  886-7302 #13  "MOBILE SAWMILllNtT"  Construction Services  West Wind Enterprises  886-7025  #13  Ridgeview Electrical Service  New. Renovations. Service Panel  Upgrading elc. Guaranteed work.  Iree   estimates   885-1971,  885-4620  #12  Exterior Maintenance And Repair.  Siding ��� Soffit Overhangs e Gutters ��� Down Pipes ��� Decks ��� Retaining Walls ��� Painting e High  Ladder Work ��� Commercial %  Residential ��� Free No Obligation  Quotes 886-2616.  #13  LANDSCAPE S GARDEN DESIGN  Construction and maintenance  Free consultation. Rels.  886-4519 eves. #14  29.  Business &.  Home Services  Rooling a  Rerooling & Repairs  Reasonable & Guaranteed  885-4190 #14  Long neglected trees and shrubs  pruned. Reshape these eyesoies  lor yourselves and others!  Barrie 885-6207. #14  Irvine's Construction  Cuslom builder, lorming. darning,   linishing.   25   yrs.   experience. 885-2774 #14  House   raising   and   moving,  886-4903, #13  M & 0 CONTRACTING  Summer on ils way. Do you need  small renovations, deck or skirling work done lor your summer  enjoyment? Please call 886-7867  ask loi Tim or leave message  #14  The Save the  Strait  Marathon, last  year, ended al  the Sechell  Indian  Government  Dislricl. The  Band hosted  a real  celebration for  participants  and  supporters.  29.  Business S.  Home Services  Have you considered how much  ol your acreage is accessible to  your own use because of heavy  underbrush and thickets?  I can carefully create trails and  walkways lhal are convenient and  eye pleasing.  They   require   little   or   no  maintenance.  Discover Ihe rest ol your properly Barrie. 885-6207, #14  Renovations - Concrete work. All  work guaranteed. 886-4903. #13  will set out at first light, with  paddlers leaving shortly  thereafter for the grueling, 26  kilometre crossing. All participants will be accompanied  by larger boats acting as "safety  escorts".  Swimmers and paddlers will  be raising pledges for their  crossing, with accrued monies  going to the coffers of the  SGSA. Following their watery  trek, marathoners will camp  overnight on Newcastle Island  (a provincial park near  Nanaimo providing excellent  anchorage for escort vehicles),  where they will "share food and  music, swap stories of the crossing, relax and socialize."  "We wanled things lo be  low-key and folksy this year,"  said Yacub, in partial explanation of why last year's fair (held  on the Indian Band's playing  field) will not be repeated.  "Last year we tried to do loo  much. The fair wasn't commercially successful. Instead, it'll be  a celebration for people involved wilh the marathon," Yacub  told the Coasl News, adding  lhal, "The public is, of course,  welcome."  When asked how he fell some  people on the Sunshine Coasl  might react upon hearing thai  their area will nol host the  marathon's finale, Yacub was  philosophical. "Some people  will be disappointed at the race  going the other way, bul I suggest they come to the island and  see our end of things."  The originator of the "Save  Georgia Strait Marathon" concept, the 47 year old Yacub  noted that (traditionally) the  swim has, "always gone from  Nanaimo lo Sechell." Back in  1967, then Nanaimo Mayor  Frank Ney and swimmer Mike  Powley (who still holds Ihe  record with his nine hour and 23  minute dash that year) pursued  a vision which inspired a  Nanaimo lifeguard Ihe year  before.  Chronicles Yacub: "Barry  Finch was silting on the beach  at Nanaimo, just looking al the  mainland (Sechelt). He decided  to try the swim, and I swam  part of the way with him as  pacer. Barry made it halfway."  "Well, Powley figures he can  do it���he's quite sure of  himself. Six other swimmers  started out with him in '67,  after he'd got hold of Frank  Ney and roped me into doing it.  Only me and Powley made it.  My time was II hours, five  minutes." Last year 25 year old  Fin Moody came within three  minutes of Powley's 24 year  record, and plans to beat it in  1991.  Laurie MacBride said that experienced skippers and crews  are needed as safety escorts. She  and Ihe other organizers  estimate that "about 60 vessels"  (motorized or with reliable auxiliary power) will be required,  large enough to pull a swimmer  or paddier aboard in an  emergency. Three to six boats  with masthead strobe lights and  Satnav or Loran, which can  maintain a steady position in  order lo keep marathoners on  course, are also being sought.  One of the unquestioned  "stars" of lasl year's event was  the "Paper Buoy", a craft  made mostly of recycled  materials (including hundreds  of paper bags) built by a  volunteer crew of some dozen  individuals under Ihe direction  of Larry Westlake.  Westlake is already at work  on plans for a new vessel, this  time one made entirely of  "recycled or salvaged  materials." Dubbed Ihe "Double Bubble", Westlake explains,  "It'll be a two-seater, and will  involve Ihe use of some six litres  of used chewing gum���donations of same which I now officially invite chewers to begin  stockpiling for the project."  As for the SGSA bursting  Sechelt's bubble with Ihe reversed race direction, Westlake the  participant is not at all unhappy. "Last year the Friday night  campsite at Piper's Lagoon was  noisy, rowdy, disorganized  ���and hardly anyone got any  sleep. This is not conducive to  either safety or performance.  But this year I'll be able to sleep  in my own bed and won't have  lo carry camping gear in the  boat."  "The new arrangements,"  suggested Westlake, "should  work to the advantage of the  Sunshine Coast participants."  BCYCNA  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ANDYUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear in more than 100 community newspapers in B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  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Next to huge Industrial complex, 120 new Jobs next  year. Listed $595,000 ejus stock.  Call Henry Desnoyar, Tradeland  Really, 3410 Coldstream Ave.,  Vernon, B.C.. 545-5325 or 542-  8712 eve. Fax 845-4878.  DAWSON CREEK. Private-two  properties in town. Lot  (260'x300') wth house - $80,000.  Duplex, two bedroom each aWe-  $60,0000.8.0. 438-9585,4286  Bond St., Burnaby, B.C., V5H  104.   SERVICES  MAJOR CBC and Injury claims.  Joel A. Wenerlrial lawyer lor 22  years. Can coned: (604)736-  5500. Contingency leea avalt-  ebte. injured In B.C. only.  TRAVEL  AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND.  Call the South Paclic spsoHaW,  ANZA Travel. Vancouver/Auckland, mum Irom $1,204 la  $1,724. Vancouvetf8ydney return from $1,344 lo $1,863. Vancouver cal: 734-7725. Toll-free  t-800-972��tf��           BLANKET CLAS8MED  ADS  An advertising "Beet Buyl"  Quality renovations & linishing.  17 yrs. exp. Doors, casing,  baseboard, chair rail, recessed  panel waincoating. false beams,  built-in units, window sills.  custom laminating, crown  molding, moldings supplied & installed. Relerences avail. Phone  Bill Skelcher 886-4533.      #14  Child Care  Wanted: responsible nanny/housekeeper for 4 * 7 yr. old  886-9585. #14  Mother will babysit In her home.  886-9440. #13  Will do qualily daycare, my homo.  2lo 5 yr. olds. 886-8199.    #13  Family day care, my home.  886-3001. #13  Occasional babysitting needed  evenings & weekends for 2 three  year olds & 8 month old.  #14  10% OFF  All Seniors' First  Sunshlns Cabs  IM-7J37    IIS-MH  Molly Mouse Daycare spaces  available. 18 monlhs to school  age. Fun tilled caring environment wilh ECE certilied stall.  #31  Caregiving as a career: Interested  in becoming a caregiver in your  home or the home of a child?  Conlacl North Shore Day Care  Registry, 885-6323, #12  Funihlno Daycare has spaces  available lor 2Vi lo 5 year olds.  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Commencing il a pest planted apprulmatsly 150 metres  north ol tin south-eaat corner at DL 4447; thence INS  metrii more or less In a loutlt-eiittrly dkectton and Including, whirs constructed, 1 skidding trill, ts the west  boundary tt DL 4697 Md containing < hectares mere at MM.  The purpose hr which litis disposition Is required h sn  iccim raid fir IM removal ol timber.  Cemmmli concerning this ippUcalion "., 11 nude ta Dm  Senior Land Officer, #401 - 4503 Ki.rgawiy, lurMey, I.e.,  VSH 4M4, File 2405M2.  ���'   .   . - 'm-*�����"����� jt*�� m.\ '��� '- < VJ��V.��'"k��3i"e-r-# ���  . Jm:^J->.' i- -----  --- -     ~;r'-r���-"���-��* P -  ���;eh.<;*sj*.-������:-'��� ���*������'' '"-���-'- -   ������������':-'- -'--  v-# �� a a* ��%i> ��e * "���"  ...... ,   ���'   - .   .     ������ ��� FOOLS' RUN OFF  Due to extenuating circumstances, this year's April Fools'  Kun has unfortunately had lo be cancelled.  But do not despair! The popular "fun run" will be back  bigger and better lhan ever next year, marking the 14th time  ranneR will make the 21 km (13 miles) trek from Gibsons to  CTACULAR!  Special Discounts on GBC's  Finest Office Equipment  Image-Maker 2000  World's Best Selling  Binding System!  NOW ONLY  $399  Keep your confidential data  COTfjdential. Shred it with the...  Shrcdmajtcr  1036S General Oflice Model  NOW ONLY  $995  atlas  THIS OFFER ENDS  APRIL 30/91  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  5511 Wharf St., Sechelt  Phone 885-4489 Fax 885-4696  Coast News, March 25,1991  25  THE COAST NEWS  PHOTO CONTEST  The Coast News is happy to  present this exciting contest for  our readers on the Sunshine  Coast. The prizes are being accumulated now for what will be  a bonanza for all the amateur  shutterbugs out there. There  will be weekly winners in each  of the six categories listed on the  entry form. The contest will run  for 12 weeks with the final  photos being picked by celebrity  judges. The official entry form  1. The conlesl is  open to amateur photographers only.  Employees ol Glass-  lord Press or Ihe  Coasl News or their  families may not  enter.  2. Pictures musl  have been taken in  BC. in 1991.  3. Each picture may  be entered in one  category only. A completed, ORIGINAL en-  try form Irom the  Coast News must be  ATTACHED TO THE  BACK of each pholo.  Enter as often as you  wish, but photocopies of the entry  form will nol be accepted. In thescenics  category, you must  tell us where the pic-  lure was taken. Use  the space provided  on the entry form  CONTEST RULES  with a minimum size  ol 3Vi x 5V, inches  and a maximum size  ot 8 x 12 inches will  be accepted. Prints  made from color  slides are eligible, bul  the slides are not. No  Polaroid pictures,  please.  5 Each week's pictures will be considered lor the weekly  prizes. All pictures  enrerod, whether a  weekly winner or nol,  will be considered lor  a category prize and  'or Best in Show.  6. All entries become the properly of  the Coast News and  will not be returned.  7. A winning photographer musl be able  lo produce Ihe  original negative or  slide irom which the  winning   print   was  will appear in each issue ot tne  Coasl news.  The first week of the contest  will be April 8 to 15, with the  category winners appearing in  the April 15 issue. The April 8  issue will have more details of  the exciting weekly and grand  prizes. The 'Best in Show' and  'Best in Category' photographs  will appear in a special colour  supplement produced by the  Coast News.  _��Orny color_prinls^      ���iade.   Prizejimninj  photographers may  be asked to produce  written consent to the  publication ol recognizable individuals in  their photos.  8. The entry deadline is Wednesday,  July 10, 1991.  9. The weekly winner will be chosen by  Coast News stall. A  special panel ol celebrity |udges will  choose the Best ol  Show and Best in Category winners The  decision ot the  ludges is final.  10 Winners musl  consent lo being interviewed and photographed by the Coast  News  11. Prizes musl be  accepted as awarded.  12. Any piclures  may be used for promotional purposes.  Designing cont'd from page 13  "big Tee's". These versatile  oversize t-shirts can be worn for  everything from nightshirts to  beach cover-ups to fun party  wear. The colours are wild, and  a belt or a knot on the side  creates a whole new look.  Susan Elliott specializes in  evening wear. Her designs  would be right at home at a  sophiscated cocktail party, but  one of the favourites of the  show was an exquisite creation  perfect for a summer garden  party. The beautiful flowered  fabric was fashioned into an  ankle length gown with a shirred bodice, low neck, puff  sleeves and a large bustle-like  bow. Susan also created one of  the beauliful bridal gowns ��� an  ivory satin narrow waisted style  with a bouffant skirt and a hand  scalloped hemline.  Betty   Cochrane's   wedding  NAME_  ADDRESS..  CITY   ' AGT_"  POSTAL CODE^  . _   (evenings)..  I TELEPHONE (days)   | This picture is entered in the following category (tick ONE only)  I        i j People IJ Pets and Animals i I Sports  I 1.1 Babies I I Scenlcs i Other  | caption describing place       .  | and date picture was taken  I    Send your entry lo;  Coaet News Photo conlesl,  LP O Box 480  Qlbaona. B.C. VON 1V0 __  or drop oil al' Our Gibsons or  Sechelt oltices  gown was a vision of quilted  satin, encrusted with hundreds  of hand sewn beads.  Completing the picture was  hand crafted jewelry by Hunter  Gallery artists Berry Cash, Jill  Diebel, Diane Clarke, Patricia  White, Ken Argue, Mary Glen  Charles and T. Vance.  Karen Boothroyd did the  choreography, Fran Ovens was  commentator and Anita Elliott  catered the delicious  refreshments.  Floral arrangements were  courtesy of All Occasion  Flowers and Plants in Sunnycrest Mall, the Creek Beauty  Salon created the models' hair  styles, and the Golf and Country Club donated the use of  their clubhouse. All proceeds of  the ticket sales and a percentage  of sales went to the Hunter  Gallery.  Remember  WHIP V  efi  for your special Easter gift  Except undergarments  and accessories  885-2916    m--m  Y]   '-"���'   S,ore H��urs     ., '�� " l .  v . J     ,,�� Mon. - Sat.  #��&  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  h otf  ' O Box BOO VON 3A0  885-2261  Upcoming Meetings:  Forest Advisory Committee  Wednesday, March 27th al 7:00 p.m.  Special Planning Committee  Thursday, March 28th at 4:00 p.m.  Regular Hospital District Meeting  Thursday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, March 28th  to follow Hospital District  - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee  Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:45 p.m.  - West Howe Sound Recreation  Facilities Commission  Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:30 p.m.  in the Marine Room, Gibsons  t  tMhammmm,  **��  Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE of PUBLIC HEARING  Annual Flushing Program  We are commencing our annual flushing program  from March 25th to March 29th in the West  Porpoise Bay and Redrooffs areas.  Please note: Flushing in downtown Sechelt will  occur on Monday, March 25th and Wednesday,  March 27th between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and  midnight.  You may experience short periods of low water  pressure and/or sediments in the water (or brief  periods of time. The water is safe to drink.  For weekend emergencies between 8 ��� 4, call  885-5213.  Thank you for your co-operation.  S. Lehmann  Works Superintendent  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal  Act a public hearing will be held to consider the  following bylaws of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District:  1. "Roberts  Creek  Official  Settlement   Plan  Amendment Bylaw No. 134.1, 1991".  2. "Sunshine Coasl Regional District Zoning  Amendment Bylaw No. 310.13, 1991."  1. BYLAW No. 134.1  The intent of Bylaw 134.1 is to facilitate an  accompanying rezoning amendment for a pitch  and putt golf course by redesignating Block 5B,  District Lot 1622, Gp. 1, NWD, Plan 2929 at the  intersection of Maskell Road and Highway 101  from Rural Residential to Public and Institutional  as indicated on the following map:  ' m fit-r  Umm^ffifa<W>*'$mr  Please be advised that the office  of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District will be  closed Friday,  March 29th  and Monday,  April 1st  for Easter.  The intent of Bylaw No. 310.13 is to amend the  Park and Assembly 3 (PA3) zone to accommodate  pitch and putt golf courses as permitted uses and  to accommodate development of a pitch and putt  golf course by rezoning Block 5B, Disttict Lot  golf course by rezoning Block 5B, District Lot  1622, GP.1, NWD, Plan 2929 at the intersection of  Maskell Road and Highway 101 from Rural 1 (RU1)  zone to Park and Assembly 3 (PA3) zone as indicated on the following map:  PROPOSED CHANGE  FROM RU1 TO PA3  SCHEDULE A TO BYLAW 310.13  The public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on  Wednesday. April 10, 1991 in St. Aidans Church  Hall, located at 1164 Roberts Creek Road. All  persons who deem their interest in property to be  affected by the proposed bylaws shall be afforded  an opportunity to be heard on matters contained  in the bylaws.  The above is a synopsis of the bylaws and is not  deemed to be an interpretation of the bylaws. The  bylaws may be inspected at the Regional District  Office in the Royal Terraces building at 5477  Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours,  namely Monday to Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00  p.m., and Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00  p.m. from March 4, 1991 up to and including  March 20, 1991.  Mr. L Jardine  Secretary  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800. Sechelt, B.C., VON 3A0  ' ^msmmmm 1     Library booming,  funds lag  ���;  We Remember When  5 YEARS AQO  Restructuring plans are  nearly complete that will  push the boundaries of  Sechelt to the edge ot  Roberts Creek on the  south, east to Tuwanek  and north to include West  Sechelt.  The new boundaries  and increased population  will make the town eligible  tor provincial grants of up  to $500,000 in the first  three years.  Other grants will be  available from the  Ministry of Highways and  the Ministry of Lands,  Parks and Housing.  10 YEARS AGO  Pressure from opposition MLA's in the  legislature and a surprise  phone call to CPR last  week forced Minister of  Forests Tom Waterland lo  release documents revealing that the provincial  government's land swap  deal with CPR for 5000  acres in the Skookum-  chuck area was concluded  without an appraisal of  the area involved.  15 YEARS AGO  Residents of Hallmoon  Bay, Egmont and Pender  Harbour are protesting the  intentions of the Provincial   Emergency   Health  Services Commission  which is planning to move  the ambulance service  from its present site in  Halfmoon Bay to SI.  Mary's Hospital in  Sechelt.  25 YEARS AGO  A house built in 1912 by  the founder of Gibsons  Landing, George Gibson,  situated next to the Coast  News Office was put to  Ihe torch on advice from  council for the practice of  fire fighting by local  volunteer lirement.  The school board will  terminate water transportation to Pender Harbour  schools when the present  contract expires.  35 YEARS AGO  The provincial government will pay approximately $296,800 towards  a new school construction  in Sechelt School District.  Ratepayers will have to  provide Ihe other  $296,800. The school vote  will be April 17.  45 YEARS AGO  Food buys al the  Sechelt Service Store:  Sockeye salmon halves,  3/95 '; peanut butter, 16  oz., 44'; coffee, Nabob 1  lb., 44'; laundry soap. Ox-  ydol, 27'; marmalade, or-  range, 2 lbs., 25'.  TWIN OAKS  DEVELOPMENT CORP.  FOR SALE  iV2uo  V  $1*6^*0  Near new 3 bedroom townhome.  2 levels, 5 appliances, IV2 bathrooms,  skylight, mini blinds, on crawl space,  carport.  Brand new one level townhome. Stone  fireplace, no stairs, 5 appliances, mini  blinds, IV2 bathrooms, shake roof,  carport. AV.  ��>��*  <��������  ���?'<��-  $��*'  North Oaks      ^,;  North Road at Kiwanis Way. Gibsons' -Sift  newest  townhomes.   Adult  oriented,  single  level.  3 different floor plans.  From  $89,900 to $122,900.  Open  daily ��� 1 pm to 4 pm.  Contact Hans Ounpuu Construction  886-4680 or 886-7186  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK  Furnitureland has  more of what  you want.  "BRAND  NAMES"  by Rose Nicholson  Gibsons library has the second highest circulation of all the  public library associations in the  province.  Librarian Myrna Short, in a  presentation to Gibsons Council  10 request more funds for the  library,  had  some impressive  statistics to back up the Library  Association's request that the  Town increase its grant to  $15,000 a year.  "In the last year our circulation increased nine per cent,"  said Short, "and our adult  membership jumped six percent. That's a large increase in  one year....Sixty-four percent  of the population are library  members."  Short pointed out thai Gibsons contributes $3.74 per  capita to the library, for a total  of $10,000, about one third of  the provincial average. The  Regional   Dislricl   contributes  $5.74 per capita for an annual  total of $20,000, bringing the  average per capita contribution  to $4.87, ���well below the pro-  vicial average of $10.98  "I can guarantee thai the  $15,000 would be well utilized  in service 10 the people ol" Ihis  community," said Short.  Guess  Where  The usual prize of $5 will be  awarded lo Ihe first correct entry drawn which locates the  above. Send your entries to  reach the Coast News, Box  460, Gibsons by Saturday of  this week. No one correctly  guessed the location of last  week's "Lighthouse", so it will  run again next week withJi $10  prize. ^ 1  Let's bring these  words to life  Our Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees equal rights for Canadians of  all origins and beliefs.  But it is up to us to give meaning to these words... to renew the commitment  to equality and mutual respect for all Canadians in our everyday lives...  in our homes, schools and places of work.  When we reach out to our fellow Canadians, each one  of us helps ensure respect for the rights  we all share.  WE CAN MAKE A  DIFFERENCE!  DeVRlES &  0@ift@��  floomng vmde  ��FF  The biggest flooring sale of the Spring is  on noy\r; with savings of up to 25% on four  of Domco's best, high-performance  no-wax floors:  ESPLANADE  Inlaid Vinyl  Flooring and  PERFORMA,  ANTICIPA, and  IMAGE Sheet  Vinyl Floors.  These exceptional floors feature Sani-Safe'" and scuff  protection, and offer no-wax, easy-care beauty that  lasts. Plus, they're all backed by Domco's outstanding  Warranty Protection Program.  Come in and find a wide selection of popular designer  styles and colors. There's one that's right for every room  in your home! ^k  doKco  Your step info the future.  Hurry ��� Sale ends Sat., Mar. 30  Sechelt  FREE DELIVERY  Furniture Land  Rest Prir.es1 Best Selection!  Rest Quality! Best Service'  DeVRlES  MAKING HOMES BEAUTIFUL FOR 34 YEARS  <)<) Hu\. 101, Gibsons     "^    B��f,-7112  ;,M;        .  Y  111" I     M  Open 9-5, Mon. ��� Sat.  $Ai^j!s*zm&.:--'-'-_. _��� zsgsgj&Ji. ���:���-:  ��� ^*m'-rm*f~* ���***' ���*���-����� *" " "'* "*���  "  _ri.riatefca.Ttt-.

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