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Array I-.egislat-.ivf  Building  Parliament-   Bli.tirj.tHgs  VICTORIA.   B.C.  VBV   1X5  94.09  Attention:Rod Cardin  UJAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED    1945  May 2,1994 Volume 48 Issue 18  ���  What's your sign?  Flying Fingers 0  School board  passes policy  on condom  machines  6  Parents absent  from panel on  community   -  violence     7  >  This kitten and  many other  animals in need  of good homes  are waiting at the  SPCA.  Call 886-CARE  Mayor responds  to Trail Bay  park brouhaha  Hit me with your best shot  Total concentration was everything when this NRS team minor baseball player went to bat in a  game against Dargatz Thursday evening at Cedar Grove ball park. Joel Johnstone photo  by Don Anderson  There is no chance the District of Sechelt will reconsider  purchasing the controversial 2.8  acres of waterfront property  owned by Japan-based developer Jeffrey Tong.  That is the notice Mayor Earl  Basse has issued to answer the  negative publicity the municipality has garnered from a letter-  writing campaign by Sechelt  residents.  In a letter forwarded to the  Coasl News last Monday (April  25), Basse states:  "The District has received  many letters, petitions and notes  from a variety of organizations  and individuals bolh within and  outside of the District urging  council to preserve the 1.1  hectare 'Tong' property as a  park.  "There have also been a number of letters written to the  media, in some cases vilifying  the personal integrity of council  and intimating self-interest was  biasing our decision not to proceed with that re-zoning."  Basse further states that the  municipality "simply cannot  afford" to purchase the properly,  with an estimated value of $2  million, lo preserve the land as a  park.  "This is too large a debt load  for the taxpayers of Sechelt to  carry," he writes.  The fight to preserve the land  has gone on for more than two  years, and according to Trail  Bay Protection Society president  Pat Chamberlin, the fight is far  from over.  "Believe me, if these build  ings go up, there will be public  outcry," Chamberlin said in  response to the Mayor's letter.  The longtime resident has  spent the last three months trying to persuade the municipality  to reconsider the Tong development, to no avail.  Chamberlin and Ihe society  have offered solutions to the  property acquisition-cost hurdle,  including the possibility of a  land swap between the municipality and the developer.  "We've certainly tried everything we can to solve that problem but they seem to like to get  stuck on that particular issue,"  she said.  "As far as this particular  piece of properly goes they  could easily do a transfer."  Chamberlin has suggested  swapping one of two five-acre  pieces of property located near  the golf course for the Tong  property.  "Golf courses are great locations for condos. I would think a  land swap with one of those  parcels would be something thai  could appeal to a developer,"  she said.  Council has indicated it  would not consider a land swap,  preferring to work with the  developer to ensure that what is  constructed best suits the local  environment.  The developer intends to  retain 30-63 per cent of the  existing trees on the property.  The maximum allowable site  coverage for the property is 75  per cent and the developer has  chosen to develop only 22 per  cent.  Resident faces down regional district over boat shed  by Darah Hansen  A Hopkins Landing man and  his dog withstood the forces of  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) Friday (April  29) to prevent the demolition of  an illegal structure on his properly-  "We stood them down ��� me  and Indian (his dog)," said a  jubilant George Skea after turning back the bulldozers, contracted by the SCRD to tear  down a large boat shed on the  property.  Following Friday's failed  demolition attempt, SCRD  bylaw enforcement officer Paul  Watson had no comment on  whether the district would mount  a second campaign to tear down  the shed.  The regional district gave the  final order for the shed's demolition after Skea failed to obtain a  permit for it. And though Skea  has repeatedly charged that he  has the support of the majority  (85 per cent) of his neighbours  as well as verbal permission  from a former district planner,  Ray Coates, to build the boat  house, regional directors agreed  last Thursday (April 28) to go  ahead with its demolition.  The majority of directors  agreed Skea had been given  ample time and sufficient warning to fully comply with regional  district bylaws.  Director for the West Howe  Sound area Tony Laver said he  "felt badly" aboul Skea's plight.  "I don'l want to be fighting with  my neighbours."  However, he added that "we  must, at limes, set aside sentiment    and    enforce    the  laws...There's no point in making bylaws for people to go  around breaking them."  The shed ��� built to house the  construction of a 102-foot wooden vessel which Skea is building  by hand ��� is too large under  area bylaws which govern his  residentially-zoned property.  Skea has been told several  times by the regional district to  remove the temporary structure  or face its demolition. He was  issued a 30-day warning earlier  this year by the SCRD to remove  the shed from the property him  self.  But Skea is adamant that the  shed must stay until the boat is  completed.  "The only place I can build  my boat is in a large, enclosed  building where I can control the  humidity and temperature ...  There's $100,000 worth of  equipment in there, so I want to  build my boat close to the house,  not in some farmer's field or  industrial park."  Skea estimates the boat's  construction will take another 18  months.  School budget passed ��� with cuts  Few details have been  released but the good news is the  school board has balanced, and  approved, its 1994/95 budgel.  The bad news is that lay offs,  office shuffles and professional  inconvenience are still pending,  awaiting ihe final decision of district administration.  Secretary-treasurer Tim  Anderson outlined nexl year's  education budget at last Tuesday's (April 26) meeting of the  school board. Trustees unanimously approved the budget in  the amount of $26.4 million and  commended administrators for a  "very creative job" in balancing  the deficit-heavy budget.  A $550,000 deficit was  reduced to zero wilh cuts to bolh  school-based and district administrative services.  One of the most significant  cuts came in the form of building  closures. Gone next year are both  the continuing education and  career education offices in  Sechelt, as well as the district  resource centre in Gibsons.  Trustees will also lose their public boardroom next year in  favour of displaced employees  who will use il as office space.  Anderson said the board is  prepared to "take on the inconvenience" of losing ils boardroom  to save jobs and education ser  vices in Ihe district.  Cutting the buildings from the  budget was the largest single cut,  resulting in a saving of approximately $250,000.  Meanwhile, other reductions  include the elimination of district  coordination positions with the  exception of a half-lime computer and technical coordinator; a  $10,500 decrease in district discretionary expenditures; and a  leveling off of funds allocated to  district operation and maintenance.  Superintendent Bob Johnstone said full details of the bud-  gel will be made public this  week.  Area F director resigns from SCRD  Citing "personal" reasons for  his decision, Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) director Tony Laver announced last  week that he will retire from his  brief career in politics.  "I feel I haven't put as much  time as I should into this  (job)..To do (it) properly, one  should give a lot of one's time,"  Laver told directors al last  Thursday's (April 28) regional  board meeting.  "I feel I should give it (the  job) to someone else who's  more forceful and will do a better job to look after the board's  needs."  Members of the regional  board thanked Laver for his contributions to the district and  echoed sentiments of regret on  seeing him leave.  "I really do understand the  difficulty," said Elphinstone  director Jim Gurney. "1 wish the  public appreciated Ihe work load  lhat goes wilh these positions."  Laver won the seat as director for the area of West Howe  Sound by acclamation in the  elections held lasl fall. Since  June 1993, he had been acting as  an alternate lo former director  Sue Fitchell.  Laver will remain as director  until a by-election is held. District administrator Larry Jardine  said Ihe by-election can be  called within 80 days upon the  appointment of a chief electoral  officer.  George Skea of Hopkins Landing after winnning round one with  SCRD demolition crews; his boathouse, condemned for being  built without a permit, remains standing. Joel Johnsionc photo Coast News, May 2, 1994  FREE  film or  2nd set  of prints  with each film developed  1 hour photos  5x7 prints 99<t  Buy  Trade-Rent  Sega or Super  TRI'PHOTO      Nintend0  lOJ-snoTniiiSmtlSacKli 885-2882  news  Sechelt OCP full of holes, say critics  DON'T BREAKTHilB HEARTS  \      Abandoned pets suffer anxiety,  %J^,    abuse, attacks and accidents. Your  pet deserves better, if you can no  longer keep vour pet, call the  S.p.CA. for assistance.  ��� �������* lot t.oM who cwwol ipuk lo< BitmMlvti  PM  A imugt lion!���� B.C. Hunww Education Sootty, ���ducatniwl trm ol Use B.C.SP C A  by Don Anderson  Members of the "outlaw"  official community plan committee are calling the first draft  of the Sechell OCP a document  without any teeth.  "My general reaction to it is  that it is too general. It could be  describing Spuzzum...there's  nothing in the language that  really reflects the unique character found in Sechell," said Beverly Tanchak, Sechelt Village  representative on the recently  reformed OCP committee.  The initial draft was introduced to council in early April  and reviewed by consultant Kai  Kreuchen at its April 20 meeting.  Although council has not  determined a specific deadline  lor final approval of the document, Mayor Earl Basse has  expressed interest in completing  it as soon as possible.  Tanchak believes the wording of the 35-page document is  "totally open to interpretation"  and lacking definition. She  believes that the document, as it  stands, offers no specific or  enforceable guidelines of how  the district should approach the  next five to 10 years of development and evolution.  "To me Ihis draft does nol  give notice lo the work of Ihe  subcommittees. It gives lip service to the subcommittees'  work, but that's it. It is not adequate," she said.        Of particular  concern lo Tanchak and other  OCP committee  members is the  exclusion of public transit from  policies intended  to address  Sechelt's trans-      portalion links.  Although one policy suggests  Ihe municipality "encourage  links between neighborhoods"  through the use of roads, paths  and trails instead of the highway, it completely overlooks  public transit.  She also believes the word  Bistntt of #>ctlif It  P.O. Box 129,5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0 Telephone (604) 885-1386 Fax:(604)885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  Regular Council Meetings  Regular council meetings are held the 1st  and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:30  p.m. in the Council Chamber at the Municipal  Hall, 5545 Inlet Avenue.  Spring Clean up  The District of Sechelt's Public Works  Department will be havinfl.ite free Spring  Clean-up on May 3rd, 4th and 5th, 1994., All  debris must be at curbside the previous  day.  PROHIBITED ITEMS:  Vehicles; gyproc; concrete; stumps;  lumber, timber, logs, etc longer than 12 feet  or of mora than 8.0 cubic feet In volume;  fuel and oil tanks; automotive paints and  thinners; fridges and freezers; hazardous  wastes (including pathogenic and radioactive);  explosive substances; chemicals which  may crests hazardous working conditions;  materials hot enough to start combustion;  waste oil or petroleum by-products; fish  feed bags; batteries.  Pick up days will be:  Seima Park, Davis Bay, Wilson Creek:  Tuesday, May 3rd, 1994  West Sechelt.  Wednesday, May 4th, 1994  East Porpoise Bay, Sandy Hook, Tuwanek,  Sechelt Village Core, Sunshine Heights:  Thursday, May 5th, 1994  Regular garbage collection will take place as  usual and will NOT be picked up as part of this  1        1 r,<l,,,,,,,JI VUlllllllllOO  I " piieofSy,MayStft 1994at 1:30p.m.  to be followed by life Environment  Committee  T**t*y-  i Committee Meeting Dates  I May 1994  I Public Works Committee  I Thursday, May 5th, 1994 at 2:30 p.m  I to be followed by the Parks, Recreation  I Committee  I  I  I  Finance Committee  Wednesday, May 11th, 1994 at 2:00 p.m.  Planning Committee  ii  I Community Liaison  I Wednesday, May 25th, 1994 at 2:30p.m.  I to be followed by Economic Development  " Committee  "CKiPirSav  Sunshine Coast Arena  In Urn Roller skating and Hockey  Schedule  Friday's Program  7:00 - 8:30pm public roller skate  8:30 - 10:00pm Teen roller skate  Dates: May 6,13.20, 27,1994  June 3, 10, 17,24, 1994  Saturday's Program  1:00 - 2pm Tiny Tot and beginners roller skate  2:00 - 3:30pm Scrub roller hockey (ages 6-12)  3:30 - 5:00pm Scrub roller hockey (ages 13-18)  5:00 - 6:30pm Scrub roller hockey (ages 19 & up)  6:30 - 8:00pm Public roller skate (general)  8:00pm on, open for bookings  Dates: May 7,14,21, 28.1994  June4,11,18,25,1994  : FULL GEAR is required for Scrub Hockey.  : NO rentals are available  I Scrub hockey ratss sre $5.00 per person  : Public roller skates sre: Adults $3.00  Teens $2.75  Child $2.00  ����  Garbage Collection  Residential Pick up  Residents of the District of Sechelt are  hereby advised that commencing in  1994, property tax notices will include  a separate user fee for garbage  disposal. Only improved properties  (i.e., single family dwellings) will pay  this user fee and vacant properties will  not be charged for the service. Pick up  will be restricted to two standard  sized garbage cans per housshold.  Commercial Pick up  Garbage collection from commercial  businesses and multi-family  developments will be discontinued and  owners will be responsible for making  their own arrangements with a disposal  company.  Burning Permits  A Burning Permit is required year-  round for all land clearing type fires.  Application may be made to the Fire  Chief at the Fire Station.  Garden refuse  The District of Sechelt Burning Bylaw  was recently amended and now  prohibits the burning of toxic materials  and certain construction waste.  Garden refuss msy only bs bumsd  from November 1st to April 1st. The  bylaw may be reviewed at the  Municipal Hall. The Fire Department  can advise on additional requirements.  Mayor's Hotline  ��  885-5360  Sechelt Celebration Days  June 4th, 1994  Volunteers are needed to assist the co-ordinator Ann Byres with preparations. Anyone  interested in having a crafts booth or in providing entertainment should also call Ann.  Telephone 886-8778  "encourage" should be changed  to "require" to give the policy  more weight.  "We can do that. What does  'encourage' mean? How can      you      enforce  'encourage'?"  My general reaction  she said.  Tanchak and  her fellow subcommittee members are also dis-  to it is that it is too  general It could  be describing  Spuzzum'  ���Beverly Tanchak  appointed with  the inclusion of  a waterfront  park, otherwise  known as the  canal system," in  controversial  downlown Sechelt. ^^^^^  "That concept is not supported by any sub-committee, by  any group that I can identify in  the community," she said.  To create a waterfront park,  the municipality would be  required to purchase property on  the north side of Osprey Street if  and when it is offered for sale.  Tanchak, West Sechelt subcommittee representative Dennis Chernoff and East Porpoise  Bay representative Adrian Hovestad would like to see this policy removed from the document.  "In no way do I feel, as an  individual or speaking as a representative of West Sechelt, that  we are trying to become a European city or a Cape Cod/East  Coast city," said Chernoff.  He added that the document  is so general that he is unsure  what it will be like to actually  "work with it."  Hovestad criticized council  for supporting a document he  believes is "very shallow."  "The old one had more in il.  They should take that one," he  said.  Sechelt Official Community Plan Committee chair Duncan Fraser, right, at last week's meeting at  the Bella Beach in Davis Bay. Don Anderson photo  Electoral boundary hearings scheduled  . The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for BC has  announced that the public hearing process for BC will proceed  as scheduled.  The commission is aware of  the proposed legislation lhat  would dissolve it and defer the  appointment of any further commissions to consider electoral  boundaries redistribution for two  years.  The commission, however, is  an independent body that must  comply with the existing law and  the schedule of hearings has been  set under Ihe terms of the law.  Hearings are scheduled at the  following locations: Kamloops  on May 17, Kelowna on May 18,  Cranbrook on May 19, Nelson  on May 20, Victoria on May 25,  Nanaimo on May 26, Prince  Rupert on May 31, Prince  George on June 2 and Vancouver  on June 6.  The commission's proposals  for BC were published in Ihe  Canada Gazette on March 12,  1994.  Anyone wishing to make representations al a public hearing  respecting the commission's proposals musl give notice in writing to the Secretary of the Commission no later than midnight  on May 5.  Independent commissions  were established for each  province and for Ihe Northwest  Territories to study the necessary  readjustments to constituency  boundaries, which are readjusted  after each 10-year census to  reflect changes in the distribution  of seats and population movements from one region to another  within each province.  ART.llAp ACRAFXGiftShop.  |  WORKSHOPS '  MAY       60LDULL    !  \S  i  i  M9NPAY  1 TUB  ��� PM  I 9  16 TO  MACRAE  tfLYOJAlb  nr  nr  TVM  mm  ET  j 17 |6T��aPH  31   1*T0S  9PM  THURSDAY  e  6T09PM  25 U  NATIVE.  F  ET  ET,  PLEASE  PRE-REGISTER  IN PERSON  mum  I 7 pyiitH  nr  M  |4 |9T<MI*H  EtAP6  21 Utonam  I 2S| 9TOll*M  &_____.  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Joel Johnstone pholo  Sechelt burn bylaw debate continues  by Don Anderson  Local contractor Ray Stock-  well got more than he bargained  for during his face-off with Porpoise Property residents about his  contentious commercial burn  application outside District of  Sechelt boundaries.  Residents attending last Tuesday's (April 26) environmental  committee meeting angrily  protested Stockwcll's arguments  for the burn application, which  has yet to be approved by the  Ministry of Environment.  "There has been a little misunderstanding about my application," began Stockwell, before  explaining exactly what is  planned for the site.  "I believe lhat I'm doing one  of the best things on the Coast to  address this problem (of land  clearing waste). What other alternatives do we have right now?"  Stockwell's company, Stock-  well and Sons Ltd., filed an  application in February to operate a commercial burn pit on  lands northeast of Sechelt and 1.2  km from the regional district  landfill site.  The application has since  received negative response from  District of Sechelt, representa  tives of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District, and numerous  residents living within range of  the proposed burn site.  The site is located in the  regional district boundaries,  roughly a half-mile back from the  water near East Porpoise Bay.  Stockwell said the burn would be  moved back an additional half-  mile to the 800-foot elevation,  thereby reducing noise and Ihe  possibility of smoke filtering into  the nearby valley.  "There's pretty much a guarantee that you won't have to deal  with smoke," he said.  Materials accepted at the proposed pit would include wood,  stumps, branches and roots from  construction sites. Branches and  tree stems would be mulched on-  site, and wood would be stored  for chipping before it begins lo  decay. Chipping would be limited to solid wood only.  Stumps, roots, and infected  wood is to be piled, dried and  burned, and Ihe resulting ashes  combined with sand for use as  topsoil. Stockwell said his company would conduct a maximum  of eight burns when the winds  were favourable enough for the  smoke to properly dissipate. The  implementation of a conversion  system, a demand made by many  residents, is not cost effective, he  added.  Sheila Fletcher was one of the  first residents to issue a rebuttal  to Stockwell's claim that there  has been no problem with smoke  in the area. Fletcher said she  noticed a nearby burn April 14,  the apparent result of smoldering  ashes of a previous burn coming  up to the surface and creating an  "accidental burn."  She was "alarmed" by the  amount of smoke circling her  neighborhood and complained  that it was affecting her and other  residents' health, to which Stock-  well retorted:  "There is absolutely no health  detriment to the community and I  don't know where these people  are coming from."  But according to Dr. Paul  Martiquet of the Coast-Garibaldi  Health Unit, studies have shown  that wood smoke has contributed  to a rise in the number of recorded incidents of respiratory disease, particularly bronchitis.  It may also affect people who  have emphysema or chronic lung  disease.  A decision by Ihe Ministry of  Putting on a contest  Catherine Cooper of the Sechelt Golf and Country Club shows seven-year-old Vanessa Clayson  how the putting contest works at Life Trends '94 Home, Garden and Recreation Show, which ran  Friday-Sunday in the Sechelt Arena. ,IK\ Johnstone photo  Environment regarding Stock-  well's application is expected  soon.  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Then, too, there are the inevitable chauffeuring and travel-  agent activities that come with Iheir children's participation  in such activities as music lessons, sports, school field trips  and the like.  Should parents run into problems in dealing with raising  their children ��� and these days, what parent doesn't? ��� they  will become involved in a whole web of activities lhal can  range from family counselling all Ihe way lo attending court.  Still, it was disappointing thai a panel on Ihe effects of violence on the communily and children put together by Cedar  Grove school last week was so poorly attended by parents.  Only about 40 people showed up, and half this number  were teachers. When you consider lhat Cedar Grove alone  has 370 students, the lurn-out can only be described as  abysmal.  After all, this was an attempt by the school lo gel a jump  on youth violence before wc encounter serious problems  with it. Already, it is as close as a ferry ride away from us ���  and more likely, even closer to home, since there is a certain  tendency among the young to keep such information away  from adults.  A recent event ��� in which a visiting teenager injured a  local youth with a pellet gun in a drive-by shooting ��� indicates how we are being overtaken by events. Although the  shooter was from the Mainland, it seems that the incident  occurred with the knowledge of at least one other local youth.  While no specific studies have been done about youth violence on the Coast, studies done in other schools indicate that  it is certainly a problem at the junior and high school level ���  and likely to grow more serious unless we address it earlier,  as Cedar Grove school is attempting to do.  The problem is that youth violence is not, like the drive-by  incident, so blatantly obvious. In other schools, it has manifested itself in activities like school-yard extortion and blackmail, beatings of students or physical or mental abuse by  boys against girl friends or dates.  Also conspicuous by their absence from the Cedar Grove  gathering were male parents.  Most youth violence is perpetrated by males ��� probably  not surprising when you consider that an acceptance of physical violence is built into and transmitted through the male  ciilKre;���fcjTwajr of sucfi mtindalile activities as body-contact"  sports or learning to 'fight back' against physical aggression  from other males.  A boy who participates in body-contact sports, for example, won't necessarily become a violent adolescent or adult.  However, such activities do give boys an exposure to the use  of physical force as a solution to a problem that is largely  absent from the female culture.  This doesn't mean boys or males are inherently evil. However, male parents in particular should recognize that some  boys may move from a socially acceptable level of force into  the realm of socially unacceptable violence.  What that means is that 'the guys' are going to have to  take a more active role in helping their sons and daughters  learn to deal with the violence.  'Real men' who are concerned about the welfare of their  children do attend such meetings ��� and set an example.  litters  Not the Coast way  A recent front-page picture of  a family facing eviction from  their Cooper Road home disturbed me enough to write.  Where, oh where is Ihe roar  of protest from this communily  al such an outrage? A family of  five on notice to be thrown out  of their home, and this is on the  Sunshine Coast. Instead of  protest letters to the editor, we  simply have silence.  Bear with me one moment  while I muse over the facts  behind this story. Our present  SCRDB in Sechelt consists of  five regional directors, who are  by and large, mature, thoughtful  people doing their job as best  they can. Much of their work is  based on recommendations and  proposals from staff members  who are well paid for their  expertise in their own areas....  So our Board acted on a recommendation from staff. The  ��� question now is who? Wljo '  made the recommendation to  evict?  Seems our chief building  inspector (Willy Price) has a bee  in his bonnet ��� thai all homes  on his walch must have a Final  Certificate of Occupancy, and  we chosen few miscreants must  bow to his proposal or he will  threaten to record the fact of "no  inspection" on our title deeds in  Vancouver....  ...I have long maintained that  our present building department  is grossly over-staffed, in a new  expensive building, with a row  of new, leased vehicles parked  outside, and now they wish to  inspect homes going back years.  Come on.  I finished my home two and a  half years ago, called for Final  and Occupancy, had the inspection, and as was normal at the  time, was told, "just move on in,  laddie."  At the same time, I  approached the inspector for  approval of my boat shed lower  down on my property, and  again, verbal approval was  given on the spot. This is how it  was done, gentlemen, and no  matter how hard you try, you  cannot change history.  But i can also appreciate that  my boat shed, with no visible  permit, must sit like a cactus  under Mr. Price's saddle, and  now the driving force towards  the shed's removal becomes  apparent....  This is not the way we do  business on the Coast, gentlemen. Our problems have always  been solved in a more gentle  fashion, instead of the 'in your  face' confrontation methods of  Mr. Price.  The Building Department is  on far too long a lease and it's  time that our elected members  hauled in a lot of slack and  made this department far more  accountable to the Board.  Having come to the Coast,  presumably because he liked the  way we live, it appears Mr.  Price wants to change everybody's lifestyle.  Sir, the early ferry leaves  Langdale terminal precisely al  6:20 am.  GEORGESKEA  Hopkins Landing  John versus Joel  I noted last Thursday that  you printed yet another column  written by John Burnside, who  already enjoys more coverage  lhan,he deserves.  letters welcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  Tedious and self-indulgent  are the words I would use lo  describe his writing and I Ihink  we need a breath of fresh air to  supplant it. Even if you have to  keep his articles on as part of a  contractual arrangement, let's at  least have a rest on Thursdays!  I, for one, cbn't wish to be subject lo 'Snoozings.'  Might I suggest you make  further use of the remarkable  gifls of Joel Johnstone. He is up  there with Ihe besl. Perhaps he  should have a section to himself  every week entitled Picture of  the Week, with a descriptive  passage as to the story behind it  and why he considers it worthy  of his choice. So many of his  photos have that extra quality  which would bear further investigation.  JOSEPHINE A. HAMMOND  Gibsons  Clean mean streets  It is 12:15 am. I have just  been awakened by an air-raid-  siren sound coming from a  street-cleaning vacuum cleaner.  Why are residents gelling  woken out of Iheir sleep for  clean streets?  Is this town so wealthy?  Maybe we should put down  astro turf to vacuum.  It seems crazy to waste  money just to wake people up.  People complained aboul the  gravel pit; this streetcleaning is  100 times worse.  Whal is it costing us to clean  streets that don't need it?  CAVIN CRAWFORD  Sechelt  Excuse me, could I please have words with you?  As an editor, I probably see more words in a  day than many people see in a week. So you can  probably take my word for it when I say that words  can be funny ��� sometimes on purpose, sometimes  not.  One of the easiest places to find funny words is  in Ihe lexicon of the politically correct (or PC) ���  an area that's frequently mined by writers of the  right; they relish the backlash Ihey get from violating the new taboos. Left-wing writers, who usually  have some form of alliance with the creators of PC  language, are loathe to get involved in looking at  some of the absurdities lhal result.  However, in my mind, a silly word is a silly  word i.s a silly word, whatever side of Ihe spectrum  on which it tails. (The previous sentence is an  example of being 0C ��� grammatically correct;  it's constructed so lhal ii doesn't end wilh the  preposition 'on.' Those on the other side of Ihis  particular argument always fall back on Ihe example, allegedly constructed by Winston Churchill  who supposedly was tweaked by a subordinate for  making such an error. "This is ihe lype of impudence up wilh which I will nol put." ihe greal man  is reputed to have replied.)  See, the words are gelling silly already, and we  haven't even advanced lo PC yel.  Now, we have. Where I gel inlo trouble with PC  language i.s where words are altered on a case-by-  case basis; since I have ihem going by me a great  rate several days a week. I am hoping to find a rule  between the lines  that can be applied. Let's say we refer to the president of an organization as the 'chair' instead of the  the past practice of using Ihe word 'chairman' or  'chairwoman.'  Fine, I can deal with that, as far as it goes. However, when, right after that, I encounter Ihe case of  a woman who is a member of a Toastmasters' club,  I (whimsically) want lo refer lo her as 'toast' ��� or  would it he more appropriate to ihink of her as a  'toaster?'  And if we reduce 'chairman' to 'chair,' should  we not cut back the title of vice president? ��� as in  "Abu Dobby is the vice of the Friars' Club."  Inquiring, word-quirky minds want lo know.  Some of the other changes are easier to deal  with: 'fire fighter' instead of 'fireman' or 'mail  carrier' instead of 'mailman.' However, I notice  that no one wants to deal wilh a substitute for Ihe  word 'manhole' ��� for reasons that are obvious.  However, not all the funny words originate in  PC language. Headline wriling, which requires the  larry marshall  summing up of several hundred words into one  sentence, usually under gruelling lime constraints,  can lead lo some very very strange word usage.  Several years ago, when I was working for the  CBC as an open-line show host, my co-workers  and I noticed that a headline writer at the Regina  Leader Post had a tendency lo use the word 'said'  ��� very frequently ��� in a peculiar way. A sample  headline might have read this way: "Report said  due shortly" or "Mayor said tired of the limelight."  This was such a templing construction lhat we  came up with a fictionalized news slory which  would best point up the absurdity of thai headline  writer's word usage.  We hypothesized thai a medical doctor wilh  left-wing political tendencies was rumored to have  died so that we could write this headline: "Red  med said dead."  Academic or scientific experts arc often lay a  minefield of specialized weird word usage lhal can  explode a reporter's best efforts to provide, plain-  language, readable stories about their aclivities.  It's not jusl media people who are know this.  For several years, I did freelance work with a consulting company that trained government department and business executives to deal with the  media.  My job was to go into a TV studio and interview them ��� jusl as if they were doing it in real  life. When they lapsed into jargon ��� "the plant has  been discharging effluent into the aquatic environment" ��� I was paid to keep at them until Ihey  turned (he statement into real English ��� "the plant  has been dumping pollutants inlo the water."  Some of these jargon terms have very specific,  narrow meanings lo others in the same field, which  is why they are used in reporis or studies. Bul  some, like the "aquatic environment' example, are  actually designed to obscure, rather than clarify,  meaning. And that's not funny.  I guess I'm addicted lo words. How else to  explain going home afler a day of working with  them and amusing myself by playing Scrabble?  Of course, I couldn't slop ai jusl playing Scrabble; next ihing I knew, I was making up 'neo-  words' ��� "growf," for example, which I defined  as "economic growth in the practice of veterinary  medicine." And words that had ihe kind of impaci  which made them appear to mean something, even  though they didn't: aflirke, rampid, farlette and  fartetla...  Words? I gotta million of 'em.  COAST^NEWS  Subscription Rates lor  the Coast News or the Weekender:  Canada: I year . $ (5 + $2,45 CST - $37.45  6 months ��� $20 + $1.40 CST ��� $21.40  foreign: 1 year ��� $60 |No CST)  Rpr. Nn. 4702  The Sunshine Coasl News is published on  the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by  Glassford Frets ltd.  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Anm# MacTaviin.  f luabeth S<mp��on  Patricia Wont  Ytm tsunmunity't AWAKtlWINHIMi newspaper  I  The Sumhine Coasl New* is proircied by copyright  and reproduction of any part nf it by any means tt  prohibited unless permission tn writing is first secured  from Classford Press i td, holder of the copyright  ��� ��>. ������������������������ ������������iin     i i ii rnaiii^yi^^^^^^yrifc^^  _____________________ Coast News, May 2, 1994  letters  Mayor addresses Trail Bay project  */  .      .1 ��� ,��� .ho nnini that we    growth as possible would be  ���The following letter, dated  April 25, 1994, was written to the  Sechell Village Residents' Association and submitted for publication by Mayor Earl Basse "to  inform the public of Council's  intent."  This is in response to the letter  from the Sechelt Village Residents' Association of March 28,  1994 regarding their decision in  favour of the (Tong) property  being designated as parkland in  perpetuity.  As you may be aware, council  has received a volume of letters  from the public at large supporting the purchase of the Tong  property for park. We have also  been provided a plethora of information from the Trail Bay project  committee and other interested  parties.  This has included both public  and privale audiences with oral  and written presentations to  council (two occasions), the  mayor (two occasions), Ihe  deputy mayor and individual  councillors, planning committee,  parks and recreation committee,  as well as a large volume of  information through the media.  This is in addition to information  provided through the OCP, the  planning department and staff in  general.  As a result, council has had  access to more information on  this issue than on any other and  we are well aware of the desire to  have this property purchased and  dedicated as a park and the benefits that accrue from that. In point  of fact, council would have no  objection to development of the  property as a park.  However, the realities of Ihe  situation supersede any such  wish. First of all, Ihe property is  currently zoned C-2 which  Mayor Earl Basse  allows for commercial and multi-  family development. Not only  does Mr. Tong have the right to  develop Ihe property as he deems  fit in accordance wit the zoning,  but we have a duty to comply  with his proposals without unreasonable delay as long as they  meel the development permit  standards and the local zoning  codes.  Notwithstanding what some  residents have intimated in the  media, we are not a dictatorship  and we cannot arbitrarily re-zone  Mr. Tong's property into a park  without paying full market value  to him.  That is the issue here. Do we  have up to $2 million to pay Mr.  Tong for his property?  Proposals have been made to  council indicating that this property could be obtained at no cost  to the district. Nowhere in any of  those proposals has anyone  shown us that that property was  free or even affordable. It always  came down lo Ihe poinl lhal we  would pay full value for it, and  we're not aware that Mr. Tong is  prepared to donate that properly  to the district for the purpose of a  park.  It is his property to do wilh as  he pleases within the zoning  guidelines, the same right  enjoyed by you or anyone else  that owns property in the district.  The properly value cannot be  reduced without compensation  and in this case that would mean  full market value.  Could we get financial assistance from the regional district? I  have just sat through three  months of SCRD finance committee meetings and the SCRD  would not be able lo provide anything more than token financing  at this time.  The bottom line as we in  council see it ��� and no one has  provided us substantive evidence  to the contrary ��� if we re-zone  the Tong properly to parkland as  you propose, the District of  Sechelt would pay for it as if it  were expropriated.  For us to buy 1.1 hectares of  property at an estimated $2 million, particularly when we  already own Ihe ocean front, is  folly and we in council are not  prepared to approve such an  expenditure.  Instead, we have opted to take  what we consider the best option  for the community as a whole, ie,  utilize the development permit  provisions and work wilh the  architect to provide the best  amenities in accordance with current zoning. We already own the  beach and as you will note, beach  accessibility would be permitted  through the Tong property, a  park-like setting would be provided and as much natural  growth as possible would be preserved al no cosl lo the district.  There has nol been sufficient  strategic planning for park property in Ihe pasl and we do nol  have the needed capital to purchase parkland at this time.  Council will be considering initiatives such as Bill C-57, park  developmeni cosl charges and  zoning incentives to provide park  property in Ihe future. Although  that does not help us with the  Tong property, it should go a  long way to alleviating the problem.  It is unfortunate thai Ihe energies expended by Ihose who want  this park could not be channelled  into more positive environs such  as improvements of Snicket and  Hackett Parks, beach rights-of-  way or acquisition of parkland at  Mission Point, Chapman Creek  and along the Inlet and Strait of  Georgia, which are affordable  and fully supported by council.  However, they have been  inflexible and only the Tong  property will do. When one considers the other major, capital  projecls that are needed in the  district, such as a recreation centre, arena improvements, library  and police office, we simply cannot afford Trail Bay Park at this  time.  Council must act with fiscal  responsibility and with the best  interests of the community as a  whole in mind and we have done  Mother's Tfdy  Lunch. (Buffet  q>15* "5 includes  Roast Prime Rib ��� Prawns ��� Clams  Salmon ��� Chicken Coq au Vin  Pasta ��� Dessert Table  11-3:00 pm  Reservations Required  Open (or dinner 5pm  Regular Menu & Specials  Live/Classical Guitar  885-3847 Porpoise bay Rd.  For this reason, we have no  plans to purchase Trail Bay Park  but will continue to work with  the developer to improve his project and to secure public access  and open space components  offered by him.  EARL D. BASSE  Mayor or Sechelt  Business of buses  Something for BC Transit  executives to think about while  driving to work to their assigned,  free parking spaces.  It rains an awful lot in the  Lowisi Mainland. Peoplt; have np  incentive to leave their cars at  home and take the bus when they  have to stand in the rain and wind  waiting for a bus on which they  may or may not get a seat. BC  Transit has erected a good many  bus shelters but they should build  a bus shelter at every bus stop.  If BC Transit throws up its  hands in horror at Ihe expense of  erecting these additional shelters,  then in your hearts you don't care  if people take the bus or not.  Which a lot of us suspect is Ihe  case.  And another thing. BC Transit  policy is that buses wait at the  terminals with the door closed  until the bus's departure time and  then load the waiting passengers.  This is fine except for one exception ��� the West Vancouver Blue  Bus terminal at Horseshoe Bay.  Al the Horseshoe Bay terminal there is a splendid new shelter  with bench. Morning walk-on  passengers from Ihe 8:30 am  Langdale ferry dash up to this  Blue Bus terminal to get the  express bus to Vancouver. The  empty express bus is there at the  terminal wilh no driver in sight.  In order to get a seat on the  express bus Ihey ignore the shel  ter and form a queue, standing in  the wind and the rain and waiting  for the bus driver to appear and  let them on the bus at departure  time. Could BC Transit at the  Horseshoe Bay terminal have the  driver remain in the standing  express bus at the terminal and  allow passengers from the 8:30  am Langdale ferry lo board as  they reached the bus?  You caler to the 6:20 am  Langdale ferry commuters,  boarding Ihem immediately at a  point near the ferry terminal. You  can at least grant this small  favour to the 8:30 am Langdale  walk-on passengers. Think of  yourself standing in the bus  queue at Horseshoe Bay, freezing  from icy winter winds off the  water and have a heart. (I may  not have taken the proper tone for  a supplicant. I would like to say  that your buses are clean and well  maintained and that your bus  drivers are excellent.)  BROCK HANSEN  Halfmoon Bay  Pender pool safe  After attending the informational meeling on April 20 dealing with the arsenic problems in  our area I was quite impressed  with the way all three environmental health officers conducted  the meeting. There were a lot of  valid concerns brought up about  . children swimming in a pool with  arsenic above the allowable  drinking level of .025 mg/litre.  Tim Adams took a sample of  the pool water right after the  meeting and had the test results  for me by Monday morning. The  results showed a level of .084  mg/litre, just over three limes the  allowable limit. This limit was  changed just two years ago when  it was once .05 mg/litre.  Tim Adams assured me thai  Dr. Paul Martiquet, an expert on  this subject, stated that it is safe  to swim and or sauna at the Pender Harbour Pool despite reservations of some of the patrons. The  amount of water that might be  ingested would be minimal and  would not have any adverse  effects.  In the meantime the Pender  Harbour Aquatic Society is  researching the various systems  on the market for arsenic  removal, including reverse osmosis, activated alumina and ion  exchange, which will bring the  arsenic level below the allowable  limits.  MARIE BISSON-  MONTPETIT  Director, Pender Harbour  Aquatic & Fitness Centre  Organic survival  Thank you, Coasl News, tot  your editorial comment re: the  organic produce stand....I would  like also lo respond to a few  statements in the article on the  stand issue:  ��� We are in operation in the  front of the store; it was a legal  alternative suggested by the  town. I am grateful to continue  my job and push organic, but this  makes my day much longer  because I must put away the  whole operation every time I'm  there, rain or sun. Also the front  is very hot, really not too good  for the produce pr me. All of this  is because 'the'town will not  allow it to continue 10 feet away  around the corner.  ��� I remained open after  December '93 because the lown  gave Ihree monlhs to look at Ihe  issue. I might add this came  about only after I freaked out  over them wanting to shut it  down then and there.  ��� In mid-January I hired a  structural engineer and checked  out safety as they had asked. The  stand could never meet code  because the code does not cover  lean-to shelters. I told them of  some work and bracing thai is not  finished because of Ihe stop-work  order. I also lold them I would  double up the two by sixes if that  was a safety factor in big snowfalls. Although il is safe, it does  nol meet code but it does nol  need to. 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"It would generally be a wonderful playground lhat we could  have in the future."  In late-February, the Ministry  of Forests' Protected Areas Strat  egy Team issued a nolice asking  for public input into determining  areas of interest for preservation.  If the plan is followed, the  creeks flowing into Ihe inlets  would be protected, thereby furthering the Salmon Enhancement  Program. "It could be a wonderful boon lo Ihe salmon population. Restoring streams is a very  important thing that is going on  these days," she said. "Anything  we could do to improve Ihe habitat would be wonderful and Ihis  would provide for that.  "In a way, il would protect the  whole inlel waters by protecting  all Ihe area around il."  The proposal's rools extend  back to a 199(1 sludy of Ihe Ihree  inlets commissioned by Ihe Sunshine Coast Regional Dislricl and  Foreshore Advisory Task Force.  The sludy indicated Ihere was a  significant amount of public concern about Ihe future of Ihe inlets  surrounding Ihe Sunshine Coasl.  If the area is approved for further sludy by Ihe strategy team, it  could take several years of intensive review before the area is  actually designated as a protected  area. "I would characterize it as  strengthening and enhancing the  other three proposals ��� Ihe  Mounl Richardson, Ihe Caren  Range and Ihe Tetrahedron,"  Pacific said.  The proposal will be beneficial lo Ihe whole of Ihe Coast,  she added, notably to tourism-  related businesses and Ihe real  estate market.  She referred to a study on  Yellowstone National Park and  its affect on the economy of  neighboring towns, completed in  the early 1990s.  "The study found lhat all the  small towns around Yellowstone,  in the lasl 10 years, had really  had an economic boom and il  wasn't because of the resource-  based economy," she said.  "What it was is people wanted  to move there because the quality of life was so beauliful."  Pacific would like to see a  similar impaci occur on the  Coasl, with an emphasis placed  on the nalural 'viewscapes' and  hiking opportunities of Ihe inlets.  If designated for protection,  the ihree inlets would fall under  the Natural Environment Based  Outdoor Recreation Sites.  Heather Munro,  right, tests the  'nice' water of  Davis Bay  Thursday  evening while  enjoying a  moment on the  beachfront with  family.  Joel Johnstone  photo  School board policy born out of condom issue  by Darah Hansen  The Sunshine Coast's School  District 46 officially entered the  1990s last week with the passing  of a policy on condom machines  in schools.  District trustees unanimously  agreed to pass the controversial  condom policy at last Tuesday's  board meeting (April 26).  "We'd like to help students  choose healthy lifestyles," board  chair Pat Stuart said outside  Tuesday's meeting.  The policy states that "upon  the application to the board by a  parent advisory committee  (PAC), the installation of or  removal of a condom machine  will be permitted, provided lhal  the request satisfies the regulations."  The "regulations" referred to  in the policy are administrative  rules which outline the board's  decision-making process in  approving the installation of the  condom machines.  Receiving parental approval is  key to allowing (he installation of  Ihe machines in school washrooms. Furthermore, each condom machine will be accompanied by information warning students about AIDS and other sexually-transmitted diseases as well  as offering other safe-sex choices.  Stuart said the board considers  the installation of the machines  part of a "health issue. There is a  fear of AIDS out there... We don't  believe we can ignore the issue,"  she said. Students at Sechelt's  Chatelech Secondary started the  ball rolling for the condom policy almost three years ago.  Results from two informal  surveys distributed at the school  showed an overwhelming number of students were already  engaged in sexual relations. Students were also asked whether  they wanted condom machines  installed at Chatelech; 90 per  cent responded in the affirmative.;  Condom machine proponents  cited as their concerns unwanted  pregnancies, sexually transmitted  diseases and AIDS in particular.  MAYl-7.il J  EMERGENCY EREPAJ^DNESS WEEK IN B.C.  Fofhelp, call your  Sunshine Coast Emergency Pr  -2261 Coast News, May 2, 1994  news  **���*&. \  ^ Bohemia  Crystallex Vases  $4.50 ��� $8.98  Salad Bowl  $8.98  Pritnavera ceramics  cannlsters, bowls, jugs, mugs leSS 30%  Fancy note paper  less 25%  (604) 885-3414    Trail Bay Mall  Van. toll tree      Sechelt, B.C.  689-5019 VON SAO  Members & Guests Welcome  Panel members at the Effects of Violence conference at Cedar Grove Elementary totally engrossed in an animated video presentation.  Joel Johnstone photo  Parents ignore school panel on violence  by Christine Bodt  Sparse attendance at a panel  discussion on violence and its  effects on the community and  children troubled the parents,  teachers and panelists who did  turn up at Cedar Grove Elementary School.  "It's so frustrating," teacher  Susan Budgell told the gathering  in the virtually empty gym.  "There are 370 students at Ihis  school and yet half the people  here are teachers. We (teachers)  had to come."  About 40 people attended the  meeting to discuss violence  issues with a nine-member panel  at a community interaction  evening on'fhursday (April 28)  night.  The lack of men at the meeting was another concern. "There  are only six males here, and yet  male violence is one of our  major concerns.  "This is pretty typical for this  kind of meeting," said panel  member    Reverend    Frank  Schmilt of People Against Violence in Entertainment (PAVE).  Three of the males were teachers.  "We need to reach young  men,     provide  them with bridges       for change," panelist and lawyer  Don Fairweather  said.  School district  counsellor Tom  Piros said that  boys have to learn  that anger itself  isn't bad; instead,  it's how they  express anger that  can be harmful!    "We need lo  look at how we  resolve conflict ourselves and be  better models for our children,"  Debbie Mealia of Project Parent  said.  Teacher Karen Webb added  lhat the community needed to  'We need to look at  bow we resolve  conflict ourselves  and be better  models/or  our children'  "  -Debbie Mealia  models.  Lynn McKay, of Transition  House's Children Who Witness  Violence program, agreed, and  noted that the Coast did not  have a Big  ��������������� Brothers association.  Al the same  time, violence in  the media is a  major influence  on children, panelists said.  According to  Schmilt, between  grades one and  12, children have  an average  of   "_     6,000 hours of  education,  but  watch      about  18,000 hours of violence on  television.  "TV is a distancing, not an  engaging activity. It allows the  normalization of an acceptable  level of violence," said panel  create more positive male role      member Stephanie Crane who is  SPCA shelter move suggested  by Don Anderson  Recurring complaints about  noise may force the Sunshine  Coasl SPCA to find a more suitable location for its existing  shelter.  Stan Jones, dog control officer for the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD), has  forwarded his concerns about  the noise problem to Peggy  Connor, chair of the SCRD.  : "I believe lhat the best solution to the ongoing problems al  the Sunshine Coast SPCA  would be to move the facility,"  writes Jones in a letter to Connor dated April 20.  Jones suggests moving the  facility lo one of two locations  ��� either a piece of property at  the Sechelt and Gibsons Airport  On Field Road or an area currently being developed for  sewage disposal on Ihe garbage  dump road in Sechell.  i  "ll is a noise problem," said  Jones, adding that the shelter  must "definitely" be moved to  another location.  The existing noise bylaw  stipulates that the shelter is prohibited from being a disturbance  to neighbors.  "The people down Ihere (in  Gibsons) have had petition after  petition," Jones said.  In most cases, Jones will  visit the shelter and remove the  perpetrator of the noise to the  Gibsons Animal Hospital, "and  the SPCA would handle it from  there," he said.  The suggestion of moving  the shelter to Field Road  stemmed from a visit to various  dog pounds in Vancouver. In  talking lo representatives of the  pounds, Jones was told lhat if he  didn't put the pound in a light  industrial area, he would have  "nothing but problems."  Jones believes a half acre of  land at Ihe airport would pro  vide enough area to construct  two runs for the dogs, thereby  separating the troublemakers  from the less rambunctious  canines.  The other area suggested is a  section of Ihe garbage dump in  Sechelt, located more than half  a kilometre from any residential  areas.  Jones is unsure of the costs  of building a new shelter,  although it will probably depend  on the structure's size and  design.  Bernard McGrath, past president of the SPCA, has suggested  that the move could represent an  inconvenience for staff and the  ability to recruit volunteers.  "That has nothing to do with  me.  "My concern is the noise  being stopped and I'm sure  they've got enough dedicated  volunteers that will gel up  there," Jones said.  Vancouver Foundation funds 9-3-7  The Vancouver Foundation  has given a total of $8,000 in  grants lo the Nine-Three-Seven  Childcare Sociely lo help furnish and equip the new child  care centre at the corner of  Highway 101 and North Road in  Gibsons.  The Sociely operates a  licensed after-school care program which serves Gibsons,  Langdale and Cedar Grove  schools.  It has been in operation for  one year and has had the support  of the Vancouver Foundation  since ils opening in a temporary  space in St. Bartholomew's  Church Hall.  This month the permanent  facility is completed and the  Society will move the childcare  programs into a new, bright,  fully equipped and furnished  space.  The after-school care program will be expanded and an  infant-toddler care program is  being developed. There are limited spaces available for after-  school care now, and registration is being taken for the 1994-  95 school year.  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  a private counsellor.  RCMP Const. Don Davidson  pointed oiy that children also  become used to violence in real  life.  "We see kids at the recurring  domestic disputes and it's like  they're totally undisturbed.  Their faces are calm. They think  it's all normal."  Schmitt was especially critical of TV cartoons, which he  said show an act of violence  every 30 seconds.  Because cartoons are made  specifically for children, he said,  parents don't ihink the programs  are violent.  ,"A kid sees, that rabbit gel  steamrolled, then get up a few  seconds later. The kid thinks  that if he shoots a friend, he'll  just get up again."  Piros said that "as long as we  watch the violence on TV, in  movies and video games, they'll  keep making them with it.  They're in il for Ihe money."  SECHELT  5528 Wharf Street'885-2526  Friday & .Saturday, May 6&7  A       UVE  H  Friday Night BBQ Steak Supper $8.00 6-8pm  OPEN SUNDAYS 12-6/ LUNCHtS MOM. ��� HI. 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Ifsmsjandoihsormrilng ��� No purchase necessary  Here's just a few treasures the lucky mom will find in her gift basket...  $50 gift certificate from IGA  "Coolest Mom" night shirt from Reilman's  Lunch for two from New China Kitchen  $20 Gift Certificate from Mountain High Cycle  Beauty treatment sponsored by Sunshine Coast Insurance  Toute Sweet Chocolates from The Nutcracker  Gift Certificate from Eugina's Interiors  OVER $300 WORTH OF GIFTS IN THE PRIZE BASKET  CONTEST INSTRUCTIONS:  The contest requires a written submission, nol more than 100 words on the subject of "What makes  my mother wonderful" Deadline for submissions is May 4. Winner will be notified on May 5. The  winner will be announced in ihe Coast News on May 9. Submissions can be dropped off at any  Plaza merchant.  Please include AUTHORS NAME, AGE, ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER  and MOTHERS NAME, ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER on Ihe entry.  "N  r  ______ Coast News, May 2, 1994  Introducing     ���,,.,���       ...  *    -  Residential ��� Commercial  Licenced & Bonded  Dead Bolts ��� Rekeying  Patio - Window Locks  LOCK & SAFE Guard Plates  Kent Barbour 885-9193  news  Announcing...  Dr. Scott Russell - Podiatrist  is available 2 Thursdays a month  for the treatment of all foot disorders.  Phone Gibsons Medical Clinic  for appointment  886-2221  ^ecamd WtitoAl  Wholesome & nutritious on  homemade buns. Enjoy beef, chicken  or vegsie burgers with salad or our  famous homemade chips.  Teredo Sq., Sechelt 885-9962  'Serving the Coasl (or 14 years'  Cafe $itrrob\;  ^nit Irtish flrft - i  A*    '     ���  i  ���v-x  PET'' *        '.  *                           *  1  N."  s   .*  Solid waste is posing weighty problems at the Sunshine Coast Regional District landfill at East Porpoise Bay.  file pholo  Coast residents divided on waste disposal  Improve your  exposure and sales  Network Classified Ads  give you an audience  of over 3,000,000 readers.  If you're serious about your sale  call this paper today at:  or call the BCYCNA  at: (604)669-9222.  886-2622 ��� 885-3930  by Christine Bodt  Public opinion about garbage  on the Coast is as diverse as the  ways of dealing with it.  At a public information meeting about waste reduction, three-  year Coast resident Don Beck  said he was surprised at the two-  can-per-week limit on curb-side  garbage collection in Gibsons.  "In Coquitlam, I would put  out up to 14 bags. I don't think I  can get down to below two cans;  that's just inviting trouble," he  said. "Haven't we already  achieved a good level of waste  reduction? Is this really achievable?"  The provincial government  has mandated that all regional  districts reduce the amount of  waste generated by 30 per cent in  1995, and SO per cent by the year  2000.  SCRAPS recycling operator  Jeff Collins said that people  shouldn't be intimidated by Ihe  50-per-cent reduction requirement. "It's definitely achievable  in a close-knit community like  this."  Resident Carol Ann Glover  told Beck that her household produced less than one four-gallon  can of garbage a week, and  offered to teach him her methods  of garbage reduction.  About 20 Gibsons residents  attended Tuesday's meeting.  "We're here to listen to all of  your comments on the options  we've come up with," SCRD  solid waste management coordinator Cathy Kenny told residents  who attended the meeting. The  various waste reduction options  are detailed in the draft report of  stage one of the Solid Waste  Management Plan.  One option that suggested lobbying senior government to  reduce consumer packaging  raised Ihe ire of resident Gerry  Spencer.  "It's unrealistic, idealistic and  ridiculous." He went .on to criticize the BC government's decision that garbage incineration  would not count towards the 30-  per-cent reduction target.  Committee member Jim Gurney said that incineration was  just exchanging one form of pollution for another.  HELLO NEIGHBOURS!  We would like to introduce ourselves ... We're HARBOUR AIR, your new  Sunshine Coast airline. Actually we aren't new at all. Our company  was founded in 1982 in Vancouver to service the forest industry. Today  HARBOUR AIR is the largest seaplane airline in Canada.  We are seaplane professionals, dedicated to providing friendly, efficient  transportation for both our scheduled and charter customers. We invite  you to experience the HARBOUR AIR difference.  CURRENT SCHEDULE  FLIGHT  FROM  DEPARTS  TO  ARRIVES  FREQ.  201  Sechelt  0800  Nanaimo  0820  daily  202  Nanaimo  0830  Sechelt  0850  daily  203  Sechelt  1200  Nanaimo  1220  daily  204  Nanaimo  1230  Sechelt  1250  daily  205  Sechelt  1600  Nanaimo  1620  daily  206  Nanaimo  1630  Sechelt  1650  daily  Fare: $45.00 one way, including QST. Frequent Flyer discounts available.  Service between the Sunshine Coast and downtown Vancouver will begin  in mid-May. For further information or reservations phone Marg or Louise  at HARBOUR AIR's Porpoise Bay Terminal.  885-0220  H  "Your Local Sunshine Coast Airline"  But Spencer countered that  "the amount of pollution created  in one year from an incinerator is  less than you create from one day  with all the trucks carrying  garbage to places like Vernon."  Twenty-year Coast resident  Bill Hughes questioned the large  increase in SCRD spending on  recycling. In 1993, the SCRD  spent $54,231 on recycling. To  date, the total for 1994 is  $221,047. Kenny lold Hughes  that federal funding for SCRAPS  had ended, so the SCRD went  from funding no recycling programs lasl year to funding three  depots this year.  Glover, an avid recycler, said  she didn't understand why people  were willing to pay for garbage  collection through taxes but not  for recycling. "I'd like to see in  the report the true cost of garbage  disposal; it's not just pick-up and  disposal."  Hughes and others also questioned the increasing costs at the  Coast's two public landfills.  "A landfill used to be a cheap  way to deal with garbage; you  could just dump it and leave it,"  Kenny said. However, the Ministry of Environment now  requires full-time landfill supervision, gas and water monitoring  and other cosily operations.  The cosl of developing Ihe  solid waste management plan  itself was another concern.  Spencer lambasted Ihe BC government for using the taxpayers'  money lo conduct sludy after  study. He suggested thai the  committee look to other districts  for help lo prepare the plan.  "Don't reinvent Ihe wheel at  our cost. Show us a community  that's 10 years ahead of us that's  cost effective...so we don't make  mistakes," he said.  Gurney said lhal eventually  some of the options would be  decided hy a referendum. The  SCRD has to complete and submit its waslc-reduction plan to  Ihe Minister of Environment by  Dec. 31,1995.  Other committee members  who attended the meeting were  Pender Harbour community participant Tom Barker and Valerie  Verrall of GRIPS (Garbage  Recycling in Pender Society).  Garbage reduction  methods detailed  Reducing residential garbage  collection from two cans to one  per week is jusl one of the many  suggestions outlined in the Solid  Waste Management Plan  (SWMP).  The recently finished stage-  one draft report uses the 'Five R'  hierarchy (reduce, reuse, recycle,  recover and residual management) to outline the various  options the regional district's  SWMP committee found to  reduce garbage.  Other suggestions under  reduction include:  ��� Material bans and levies al  landfills bul only if alternative  places for banned materials exist.  ��� A user-pay system to  replace taxes for collection, so  households producing less  garbage pay less.  Reuse options include:  ��� Allowing salvage permits  at landfills and setting up a  'Share Shed' lo drop off items  for others to claim and reuse.  The report says the key lo  successful recycling programs is  collecting high qualily, uncon-  taminated 'recyclables' for  which   markets   have   been  secured. Recycling suggestions  include:  ��� Developing a composting  program with either backyard  composlers or a central facility.  The only resource-recovery  (retrieving useful or marketable  products from mixed garbage)  option suggests looking at using  the co-generator al HSPP for  diverting non-recyclable wood  and paper.  Among the residual management (leftover garbage after Ihe  other four R processes are finished) ideas are:  ��� Incinerating waste and  landfill leftovers.  ��� Establishing transfer stations to sort garbage, and divert  waste lo a cenlral landfill.  The purpose of stage one of  Ihe SWMP was lo evaluate existing systems and io identify the  various options available to  reduce waste.  Stage two will involve Ihe  evaluation of Ihe options in more  detail.  Stage ihree, lo include final  decisions on waste reduction,  musl be given lo the Minister of  Environmenl by the end of 1995.  Declaration  Let It be known publicly that I, Benoit J. LePage have just  acquired a trek of land (18.36 acres) in Langdale and that I  have every intention on making it my permanent place of  residency.  After living in Gibsons for nearly 27 years, and having a  piece of prime commercial property that the Town of  Qibsons wouldn't allow me to develop as I see fit, I'm  packing my belongings and liquidating the bulk of my  assets (real and/or imaginary) and getting on with my life  I refuse to allow myself to continue living under the  dictatorial policies ot the Township.  Dated this day of our Lord, April 28,1994.  '-���-���-*���-'-- -   -   ~^_^.. ^^^^^^__s^^_._.__j____^.^.^^^. ^- community  Coast News, May 2, 1994  by George Cooper  "Facing England across the  channel, Normandy and Brittany  stand at Ihe front gale for a  direct frontal invasion of  Europe."  A newspaper report of aclion  in the D-Day landings of June 6,  1944? An observation of staff  officers making the secret plans  the year before? Not at all.  This was an opening statement of an article in the August  1943 issue of the National Geographic which circulates widely  in North America. And this  almost a year before the allied  landings.  Was security losl by publishing this chatty information arti  cle? Probably not.  D-Day preparations were not  jeopardized by this prophetic  coincidence since post-war documents show the enemy expected an invasion, alright, but in  another region.  The article goes on to tell of  William Ihe Conqueror assembling his fleet for his successful  invasion of England in 1066.  Quite a travelogue, Ihis article,  unfortunately nol available to us  before we crossed the channel,  or La Manche as the French call  it, in 1944.  A thank you to Monty Marler  of Hopkins who came across  this Geographic in a used book  store in southern California.  Kiwi  When a fruit called Ihe Chinese gooseberry was firsl produced in quantity il had absolutely no markei appeal. Then in  the 1950s Ihe New Zealand  growers in a moment of inspiration came up wilh the name  Kiwi fruit.  Does Kiwi have an appeal  lhal fascinates our ear? Perhaps  the name is more important than  the product. Like that plastic lid  that provides so much aimless  amusement as it's thrown about  at a sunny beach, a lid which  had no sales al all until it was  re-named "frisbee." Then il sold  by the hundreds to hordes of  eager buyers.  Bul some say references lo  China were nol proper or, in Ihe  jargon of Ihe universities, nol  politically correct. Not in Ihe  1950s. Not in the USA, but  under another name...  Bul Ihe fruil itself, now a  popular snack wilh Norlh American youth, contains all kinds of  nutrients, more per gram than  bananas or oranges. A good  meal lenderizer it is, too.  Even ihe skin, some say, is a  good source of fibre. Fibre in  our diet is needed for you know  whal. After chewing a Kiwi  skin, however, I would suggest a  good place for the skin is Ihe  garden compost heap. Take bran  instead ��� much less prickly.  'round west howe sound  by Joan Peterson  Any reader for this occasional  article has nol found the focus on  chat-ups of various births/bake  sales and bowling scores, but an  atlempl to stimulate participation  in the Wesl Howe Sound Electors Association through reports  on community concerns.  To judge by the painfully  small turnout for the April meeting, that challenge has not been  met. But reluctance to accept  reality poses another possibility.  The 105 past and present  WHSEA member excluded  leaves 1,176 registered voters in  SCRD Area F, not computing  with West Howe Sound and  therefore not knowing where  they're al. Should such be the  case, an explanation follows.  Consider the plight of organizers seeking a suitable name  for a much-needed collective  voice of the community.  The most recognizable identification would have been abandoned, since the regional district  had stuck us with their all-purpose alphabetical designation: A  lo F equals Egmont to Port Mellon. Expedient, but not user-  friendly. The Sunshine Coast  Regional District Area F Electors' Association (SCRDAFEA!)  hardly rolls off the tongue and in  print looks like a communicable  disease.  This left the less familiar  euphemism, West Howe Sound.  Equally accurate, euphonious and  much easier to apply ��� surely  residents would make the connection. That was the assumption, now in doubt.  WHSEA regrets any confusion created and hopes that is  now corrected.  Ferry fares  They're up by something  more than "hardly noticeable," as  predicted by Michael Martin in  March. A remark, seen then, as  'round elphinstone  WE'RE  COMING TO  YOUR HOME  BECAUSE  YOU HAVE  A HOME TO  COME TO.  TONIGHT IS RED SHIELD APPEAL NIGHT.  Your donation can make ti big difference to someone's iife.  Please give generously when the Red Shield volunteer canvasser calls.  Or if you'd like to give, but aren't canvassed, please send your  donation along with this coupon.  HELP US HELP OTHERS.  Enclosed please find $ i  / would like someone to call _J Phone Nt>..  If you'd like more information about us CJ  Name:-  Address:.  City:.  Province:  . Postal Code:.  Joe Arsenault and grandson Adam Fru jig around a barge of split  wharf Wednesday.  the interests of stakeholders  (that's us) with government and  related agencies, is in the works  and requesting WHSEA support.  Aye, Aye, Admiral. Ready when  merely patronizing. Now clearly  a comparison to ihe greater  gouge in store for Vancouver  Island routes and only incidentally, a slight break for the Coast.  The real question is, with the  Tourist Trap already primed and  set, why were already obsolete  fare brochures ever released? A  clumsy corrective supplement  will only confirm the shameless-  ness of a greedy conspiracy to  scam visitors and citizens alike.  Beautiful BC ��� spacious by  nature.  In a letter to WHSEA president Daphne Avis, Mr. Martin  expresses appreciation for what  he considers a useful and productive gathering. And that all comments and recommendations will  be given consideration in future  planning. Also, that his idea for  an umbrella group, coordinating  cedar at Gibsons government  Joel Johnstone photo  unified Coast government. This  subject will eventually require  your vote.  Please consider it your business to be there.  THE NATIONAL RED SHIELD APPEAL.  Box 1623. Qibsons B.C. VON IVO  you are.  Far mqre tangible evidence of  these apparent good intentions  than his carrol-6n-a-stick proposal would be to resolve a. present  injustice by acting promptly on  the plea by Shawn Cardinal), for  the school board, to reduce (better yet, forgive) student fares for  Metro Vancouver field trips and  intercollegiate sports events. An  indisputable act of discrimination  against our children and an unfair  burden lo parents.  Meeting  The nexl general meeting of  WHSEA is Wednesday, May 11,  7:30 pm at Langdale elementary.  The topic ��� pros and cons of a  If you have a news story, or see news  happening, call the Coast News at  886-2622 or 885-3930  by Catherine McManus  Spring has arrived and neighbourhoods are sprucing up.  Remember to investigate  with Ihe West Howe Sound Fire  Protection District (886-7777)  whether you may have an outdoor burn. We are in the high  risk season when permits are  necessary. Please remember to  keep beach fires below high tide  mark; then Ihe ocean water  ensures your campfire is  drowned. Beaches in our community are often difficult for  fire fighters to access.  Your yard waste can be  chipped at home or at the landfill. Landfill lipping fees are  going up as of May 1.  There are new mobile chip-  pers for hire on the coast. Don't  you have an area needing  ground cover, mulch or ingredients for compost? Every bit of  "waste" we keep out of the  landfill keep costs to us, the lax-  payer, down.  Announcements  (Call Catherine McManus at  886-7785 with items you want  listed)  ��� Bark Mulch Sale. $20 per  pick-up truck, Saturday afternoon, May 7, beside Cedar  Grove School. More info 886-  7818.  ��� Chaster House is undergoing renovations and will soon be  open to bookings for large  events.  ��� Regular meeting Elphinstone Electors' Association,  May 11, 7:30 pm at Frank West  Hall (Chaster Road).  Klrsten Murray of Oregon, Angelica Sahlstrom of Sweden, and Ben Ocuvray of Switzerland accept  keys to ��� '93 Sunbird from Chuck Halliday, president of Sunshine GM. The vehicle will be the  courtesy car for the Up With People advance team, here to promote May's upcoming concert fur  Victim Witness Services, a Centra Gas-sponsored event. Joel Johnstone pholo  HAVE FUM IN  THE SUN!  A wide  selection  of warm  weather  looks are  now in stock,  including  Swimwear  &  Shorts  Moryam  IT  Mens Wear  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt 885-9330 10  Coast News, May 2, 1994  GIBSONS    BUILDING   SUPPLIES   PRESENTS  FOR  tour  ENDS MONDAY MAY 0/94  ___  MANY OTHER ITEMS ON SALE NOT LISTED  PRESSURE TREATED/   FENCE PANELS  LANDSCAPE  TIES  %_\99/   M k9 $55��5  ^ ������ EACH X f AMf DETE      ** ** each  CONCRETE  MIX  /  EACH  (1x2 FRAME)  6' x 8' size  4 cult.  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The fifth annual  Earth Day Celebration organized by Pat Ridgway and Lee  Mason was well attended. Lee  says the weather was a bit rough  with rain and winds in the morning but by afternoon "we had  sung the sun in," which is traditional for a Creeker.  Everyone who attended had a  wonderful time seeing old  friends and meeting new ones.  Trish's fruit cones were a real  hit as was Aijou's wonderful  display of food available to  tempt one's appetite. The Raging Grannies were featured,  along with Ihe Universal Dance  of Peace group, and of course  we can't forget Gordon Webber's clowning around.  6oth birthday party  The Roberts Creek hall is  Keynote address speaker Pat Holburn talks with parents and  teachers Thursday night at Roberts Creek Elementary School's  Community Interaction Conference on The Whole Child.  Joel Johnstone photo  dockside davls bay  having a 60th birthday parly on  Sunday, May 22 and you are  invited lo attend. The festivities  will begin with a 'high tea' from  1 pm lo 3 pm.  The cosl will be $3 for adults  and $2 for children and will  include lea, fancy cakes and  sandwiches. No, Ihe queen will  not be in attendance bul everyone else will be including  Caitlin Hicks, who will spin true  stories of Roberls Creek. There  will also be a selection of old-  time entertainment.  In the evening, for only $13,  from 9 pm onward a dance is  planned. So gel oul your stomping boots (any old gumboot will  do), grab a partner and plan to  celebrate wilh Ihe hall to Ihe  music of Blue Shadows.  Tickets are on sale al the  Creek Store, Talewind or Sayward Books. All proceeds for  both events naturally will be our  birthday gift to the hall. Don'l  miss out.  On the organizational end of  things Jeanelle Moen (885-  9425) would appreciate any  offers of help. She is especially  looking for male assistance for  Ihe high lea and silver service  sets for loan.  Creek auxiliary  The regular meeling of the  Roberts Creek auxiliary to St.  Mary's Hospital will be held on  Monday, May 9.  Plan to attend the 10:30 am  gathering at the Roberts Creek  Legion. New members are welcome and encouraged lo attend.  Girl Guide cookies  Lasl week Creek Brownies  and Guides were busy selling  ihose oh-so-delicious cookies. If  you missed oul on a visit to your  door or have eaten yours up  already and would like some  mure of the $3 treat, call Jan  Ritchie 885-2660,  Creek Scout group  The Creek Seoul group has  been active as usual. On April  12 Ihey were visited by Jack  Eldred and Don Van Klyck.  Jack and Don represented the  Roberts Creek Legion who  sponsor the scout group.  The boys and leaders were  presented With the Legion badge  whicli is now being worn on the  apex of Iheir neckerchiefs.  Group co-chairman Elliott True-  niiin then presented Ihe Legion  wilh a framed copy of Ihe charter which can now hang in the  Legion Hall.  Recently the cub pack held a  spring green-star camp at Camp  Hurley in Pender Harbour. Thirteen cubs attended and learned  camping, knots, hiking, fishing  and cooking skills. They were  joined by eighl leaders and parents.  The Beaver colony is preparing lo attend the biggest sleep-  over in Ihe world. This evenl  will lake place in BC Place  under Ihe dome May 21-22 and  promises lo be an experience of  a lifelime.They will travel with  511 Beavers and parents from  Powell River and other Beavers  from Ihe Sunshine Coast.  TOPPING STONES  Mother's Day  Whale of a Sale  May 2-7th  Cift Baskets  ALL Clothing from 20-30% off  Reasonable gifts & jewellery  Large selection of  Bradford Exchange Plates  SMto'Bam Anat   ��� $uktU   * 885-8922  SvvvVVVVVvV^^V^  by Jo-Anne Sheanh, 885-3629  The snowbirds are arriving  home after wintering in warmer  climes and the story is much the  same from everyone: there are  fewer Canadians than ever  going south. Tales of stores  closed up, scores of vacancies in  the malls and accommodation  rentals going begging are evidence of how much the business  people have depended on the  Canadian dollar in the past to  supplement their cash flow.  Scenic spendour  A young wader, looking east  at sunset. Joel Johnstone photo  Whether it is by accident or  design, our out-of-country medical insurance and the sharp  decrease in our dollar have  forced many people to reconsider their vacation plans. Holiday-  ers are planning travel in Canada which is not altogether a bad  idea. At least we will boost our  own economy and get a fair dollar's worth for our money. _.  On April 7 the DB/WC**  library held their annual Book  Sale and Tea, raising $157  towards the purchase of new  books. They wish to thank all  the volunteers, members and  people in the area who supported their effort.  Effective in June, membership in the library at the cost of  $3 also includes use of the  Sechelt branch, a service that  has been favoured for some  time. The librarian would like to  remind all those whose memberships have lapsed to please  renew them as soon as possible.  Hours are 12 noon to 4 pm Friday and 2 pm to 4 pm Saturday.  On the subject of successful  sales, the PAC (Parents Advisory Council) of Davis Bay elementary school held its silent  auction and garage sale on April  23 and it was a smashing success raising $1,850. They wish  to extend sincere thanks to all  those who donated, who attended and spent money and those  who worked so hard to make it  such a triumph.  On May 10 the council meets  to decide where (his money will  be spent and will pass it on so  you, the community, will know  the worthwhile projects that will  benefit.  There are growing concerns  about drivers who are flagrantly  ignoring the STOP signs in  Davis Bay and I have been  asked to mention it in the col  umn. The three-way stop at Laurel and Bay Roads and the two-  way stop at Whitaker and Davis  Bay Roads are the Iwo main  dangers because of the number  of children who walk on these  roads daily on their way to  school.  One mother reporis she was  walking her children to school  and pushing a baby buggy when  a van rolled right through the  stop sign on Bay Road and just  missed them. Every school day  morning, cars roar up and down  Whitaker, some stopping at the  sign, but most rolling right  through and on up the hill to the  school.  Two minutes later, down the  hill they bomb again. Dog walkers on Whitaker dare not step  out on the road before 9 am for  fear either ihey, or their dog or  both, will get hit by some frantic  driver trying to get their child to  school before Ihe bell.  Let's try to make all people  more aware of the traffic signs  and thus make our community a  safer place to walk. As we have  no sidewalks, we must use the  sides of the roads to stroll on  and so do the kids.  This coming Sunday is the  special day we pay tribute to  mothers. All week long I have  had Ihe phrase "you've come a  long way, baby" running around  in my head.  1 know it was used for several years and still may be, to  advertise, I think, cigarettes. But  whal it was meant to infer was  that women had really "come a  long way." But have we really.'  When we Ihink of our mothers and grandmothers, what  have we done lhal is so much  different? Except we have more  sophisticated equipment to do il  wilh.  On reading a book detailing  ihe pioneer years, one is struck  by Ihe courage and purpose of  the women in Ihose times. Many  left comfortable homes lo travel  inlo untried and unknown territory, bereft of any kind of comforts. They lived in covered  wagons, sod houses and tents,  worked like men and still had  lime to be wives and mothers.  This Mother's Day, honour  yours.  W       Sundav.Mav8   r **  **/  Sunday, May 8  Buffet Brunch  ll:30am-2:30pm  Roast Beef & Prawns  plus 6 hot items, 4 cold salads  dessert, juice & coffee  Call for reservations 886-3891  Evening Specials also available  442 Marine Drive, Gibsons Landing  EL NINO  ti<Xs��<*<xcC "t^cuc^e  ���Fine dining*Elegant atmosphere*Superb view*  lunch Thurs-Mon ��� dinner Wed-Mon  | PATTON CONCRETE, LTD , j  PLACING & FINISHING Y  StfUCtU'e  &RffLflCTIOnS  Bath Collection  5670 Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-4893  Pamper Your Mom  ��� with Bath Products by Fruit��as|JpaSSion  ��� Beautiful Candles  ��� Gift Baskets & other Great Gift Ideas  ���r,'.ifigli>       r��    '�����      r 'J-  '.l|U  ���$    <������.������ I-  PLACE & FINISH FORMWORK  RETAINING WALLS & FOUNDATIONS  PATTON CONCRETE  SCOTT PATTON ��� 885-2260 ��� FREE ESTIMATES  DRAW FOR 6 HOUR  FISHING CHARTER FOR 2!  Name   Phone   WITH COMPLETION OF YOUR DRIVEWAY  eGSf 12  Coast News, May 2, 1994  ^ssas�� Thc/^  Peggi Francis R.M.T.  Registered Massage Therapist  886-0218  .community  Volunteers essential to local government  Doctor Referrals Accepted  721 Winn Road, Gibsons  For Mother's Day, for Birthdays, for a day to say.  "I love you."  Nothing says it like real gold. See our outstanding collection ol tine  gold jewelry.  ��� Necklaces ��� Bracelets ��� Earrings ��� Charms  ��� Lockils ��� Rings ��� Pendants  Outstanding beauty  at reasonable prices.  NOVA  JEWELLERY LTD.  mncEu  Trail Bay Mall,  Sechelt  885-2421  by Jan DeGrass  Personal satisfaction. Social  conscience. A better community.  These are a few of the reasons  why Sunshine Coast residents  will volunteer wilh the many  local government committees  that help direct our communities.  "I've watched Halfmoon Bay  go from four full-time families to  30," says retired engineer Ken  Moore, chair of the local Advisory Planning Committee. "I've  also realized that other areas of  ihe province didn't start soon  enough to control growth. That  was my motivation."  Although Ihe eight- to 10-per-  son committee meets only once a  monlh and checks in with SCRD  director Peggy Connor, much of  Ihe members' lime is taken up  investigating the issues. For  example, a resident wants a variance from the established community plan, or a company wants  a burning permit while neighbours object. As the problem  emerges, Moore toes that fine  line between making recommendations and setting precedents for  the future. "We have lo do what  the community asks," says  Moore. "When I'm 10 years  older, this community will be a  nicer place for me to live in."  sechelt scenario  Moore is also a member of the  Arts Council, director of the  Coast Guard and is involved with  the Welcome Beach Community  Association. He acknowledges  that he's busier now than when  he worked full time.  This work load is no surprise  to volunteer Barry Janyk of the  Outdoor Recreation Advisory  Committee. He has noticed that  "the people who are the busiest  seem to always have the time to  extend themselves a little  more..."  Janyk clearly enjoys working  with the community task force  that advised the Economic  Development office on everything from bicycle paths to scuba  diving. An outdoor enthusiast  and local mountain climber,  Janyk brings an eclectic knowledge of such topics as heliport  design, forestry surveying and  conflict negotiation to his role in  community affairs. He is also  involved in numerous other projects, from the Marsh Society to  fundraising for his children's  school.  Another committee, for which  Janyk represents the town of  Gibsons, promises to be a "test  bed project" for other areas of  the province. The group has  spent over two years examining  alternatives to the herbicides  used to destroy vegetation under  BC Hydro lines.  "You have to work for your  community in order for it to be  healthy," explains Janyk, which  raises an important point. There  already exists a hardworking  regional district staff ready lo  map, plan, monitor and build on  behalf of the taxpayer ��� even  when it requires that extra step  beyond their job description. But  at last count, there were 29 committees associated with the  regional district alone, (though  some incorporate representatives  from the other three municipalities.)  There just isn't enough paid  staff lo attend every meeling and  work on all the issues that a  healthy, energetic community  can raise, suggests Janyk. Incorporating the expertise of volunteers makes sense.  Sue Fitchell would agree. She  considers that one of her reasons  for volunteering is that her  municipal government, the  SCRD, really listens to the recommendations and advice of (he  community groups. By heeding  this collective voice the group  becomes "part of the planning  and decision-making process.  And that's exciting."  Fitchell has served as an alternate to Wesl Howe Sound director Tony Laver for Ihe pasl five  years. Alternates attend board  meetings only if the director is  unable to do so, yel musl keep  up-to-dale on issues and sit on  the local Advisory Planning  Committee. In this case, seven  residents, appointed by the area  director, research and advise on  local development.  The three areas ��� Roberls  Creek, Elphinstone and Wesl  Howe Sound ��� share some concerns, notably facilities such as  the swimming pool and library.  Fitchell has served on these  fronts too. As a mother, a teacher  and director, how does she find  Ihe time? With difficulty: "I  couldn't do bolh jobs full-lime,  plus have lime for my family,"  she says. "When I see a park  being developed lhal I've had a  hand in, it makes a difference.  Seeing results is what makes it  all worthwhile."  ���Tills is the last in a series of  articles written for Local Government Monlh. They have  appeared courtesy of your local  governments and the Coast  News.  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  I must say it feels terrific to  be back writing this column  tfeautiftuL..  D9ffi��<   J  j'  Con\tot*tir\^T.  \\d6xin4  mat ^  Appreciated...  ...emb  don t foi-cjet the }louet*f gm*.  >,    *% COUNTRYWIDE  WWES' ��� Wielt       -t^iVm  niture Land  Best Value! Best Selection! Best Quality! Best Service!  You made us the leader in furniture & appliances on the Sunshine Coast  5605 Sunshine Coast Hwy., Sechelt ��� 885-5756  again although I will allow there  may be some folk out there who  feci differently about my enthusiasm.  My sincere thanks to Deanna  Lueder who took on the job of  writing Sechelt Scenario when i  felt I could no longer do so.  Deanna is an accomplished, gifted writer and I feel privileged to  count her among my friends.  Now down to business.  Spring cleanup  A reminder that the District  of Sechelt's public works  department will be having its  free spring cleanup within the  next few days. Now is your  chance to get rid of all those  things that are cluttering up your  garage, basement or shed. Pickup for Sechelt village is  Wednesday, May 4. Wist'  Sechelt is Tuesday, May 3. Take  advantage.  Sechelt Garden Club  Come listen to special guest  speaker Connie Johnston discuss  the growing and care of orchids,  those exotic and seemingly delicate flowers of the expensive  kind. The meeting takes place al  St. Hilda's Hall, May 4 at 7:30  pm. Visitors are very welcome.  Writers' Forge  A warm welcome to Karen  Phillips, brand new president of  the Writers' Forge. Karen takes  over from Jan DeGrass who was  president for Ihe last two years, I  believe. Jan was, and is, a driving force in the Writers' Forge  and a sincere vote of thanks  goes out to her for her inspiration and dedicatioti.' ' *  ,., iThejWge meets evft^* second Wednesday of the month in  the dining room of Rockwood  Lodge al 7:30 pm. If you are  interested, come out and see  what il's all aboul. Sil in on a  session and jusl enjoy Ihe  friendly atmosphere. Next meeting is May 11. Hope to see you  there.  Mother's Day  With the stores filled wilh  cards and special gifts for Mother's Day il seems superfluous to  remind you thai Ihis Sunday is  il. A telephone call is a very caring Ihing lo do, remember.  Column stuff  If you would like somclhing  put into this column, I can be  reached al the above number in  Ihe evenings. During Ihe day,  the number is 885-0335. There  is*>Wj of those* t<uKtiHins4ering  machines; howevorJST yoli jusl  leave your name and number,  I'll call you back.  Interested buyers look over the Sechelt Seniors' painting class annual sale at the Seniors Hall on  Trail Avenue. Classes are held every Wednesday. Joel Johnstone photo  THE TIMBER FRAME COMPANY  R.R. 3,  Powell River, B.C.  V8A 5CI (604) 487-4396  ��� stress-skin  panel enclosures  ��� call or write  for inliiriiitiiiiiii  Maurice Shapiro  I photoworks]  ^      Troll Bay Mall. Sechelt       1  I 885-4447 I  St. John's  Ambulance  Emergency  First Aid Course      $65  Sunday, May 8  Equivalent to WCB survival (7.5 hrs.)  Instructor: Colleen Rudy. Call now to register  Telephone 885-9310  Capilano College  Mini Album  wih every roll developed  plus  SAVE 10%  on all  photo albums  Grad  Retakes  Wedffiiurs/Fri  Call for  an appointment  SEE US  FIRST  FOR ALL  YOUR  PHOTOGRAPHIC  NEEDS! Coast News, May 2,1994  13  These are jusl a few ot the more than  350 specials you'll find in store for you  Prices effective Monday, May 2 to  Sunday, May 8, 1994  I TutTf Wed"  ERITflGE ffiflRKET  Sat I Sun  9-6 f 10-6  Your First Choice in Foods since 1950   . U^|_f_^Bakery 885W  H>UJ  *��� MEAT *  Cut liom grade A beel - boneless  Top Sirloin  Steak  3  6.13/kg  691b  QUALITY BRANDS YOU CAN TRUST  Purex  Bathroom Tissue  4 roll pkg you save .97  Scott Jumbo unbleached  Paper TojsgL  2 foil pkg 'uttritil^Bfll ** Y^^W ���* ��� ^  J28  1  48  AMI ilMMmo Mgul'ai oi complete  Pancake  Schneider's - 3 varieties  Meat&  Vegetable Pie  500 g   Q49ea  SEAFOOD  Fresh  Cod Fillets  8.13/kg   3691b  Fresh  Shrimp  14.31/kg....  g49Db  Oysters Q89ea  8 oz cup  V  Fresh  m  Sozcup  SWanNdturalS^tWorftfetf       '"' T'l!";,,  780 ml you save .Sl JL     ,,  Alpha  Creamed Honey  1 kg yousave 1.31  Silvan non-carbonated  Spring Water  4 L you save .81  "All" auto dishwasher  Disb Detergent  1.8 kg you savo 1.21  Quaker suncrlsp  Granola Bars  228 g you savo .81  Ken-l Ration boot or cheese  Tenderchunks  8 kg you save 8.01  Quaker  Life Cereal  .4(0 g you save 1.41  Aunt Jemima  Pancake Syrup  780 ml you icwo 1.17  1��  378  ll98  DAIRY  2P  FLORAL  WHAT COULD BE A MORE COLOURFUL*  DELICATE AND BEAUTIFUL WAY TO SAY "I  LOVE YOU" TO MOM THIS MOTHER'S DAY?  FLOWERS SAY IT ALL!  Silk or real, blooming plants,  green plants or unique  arrangements.  Let our professional florist,  Roxanna, create an  arrangement for Mom on her  special day - call the Floral  Department at 885-2025.  Something for every mom!  WHILE THEY LAST  Mother's Day Tea-Cup  Arrangement  each   African Violets  4-   Pot Mums  8"   Pot Mums  *��� ....  ^^ ;i">J2r.":.t"^_^^^  LARGE ASSORTMENTS  Fresh  Bouquets  ]99  |98  579  g79  Q49&up  Carnations, roses, patio  baskets, hanging impatiens  and much more!  Armstrong 'May 2' extra old  White Cheddar  227 g you save 1.61  Armstrong  Farmer's Cheese  227 g you save 1.61  | Okanagan  Mozzarella  300 g yousave 1.11  Imperial  Margarine  1.36 kg you save 1.41  Monarch soft  Margarine  907 g you save 1.S7  J78  J78  ]88  288  J88  BAKERY  Hamburger Buns    Q09  pkgoM2  �����  Cheese &  Onion Buns  pkg of 6   Butter Tarts  pkg of 6   Cinnamon  Doughnuts  pkg of 8   ]79  323  269  a PRODUCE *  Washington 100 ill* bakers  Russet  Potatoes  .73/kg  .33*  B.C. Qrown ��� convrwctol orodt  Mcintosh  Apples  l.06/kg  B.C. grown - salad fresh  Radishes .33**  Mexican seedless  Watermelon        AQOb  1.50/kg  8UO  B.C. grown ��� fresh picked  Bunch Spinach   BO ta.  DELI  MOTHER'S DAY SPECIALS  Free Carnation  with every  purchase!  Old-fashioned or  Black Forest Ham  sliced, 100 g   Schneider's  Turkey Breast  sliced, 100 g   |59  J99  "|59  Schneider's Montreal Corned Beef or  Pastrami  sliced, 100 g      ���   Schneider's - with or without garlic  Roast Beef 159  sliced, 100 g  JL  Mild, medium or old  Cheddar Cheese      129  sliced, 100 g  JL  Apricot  Wholegrain Bread   189  454g  ^^^^  Mother's Day  Heart Cake  each   8"  Rice  Krispies  700 g (with coupon 3.88, without coupon 4.88)  off  $X<M>  ���1.00'  *���������a  REDEEMABLE ONLY AT  CLAYTON'S HEMTAQE MARKET  1.00  iSAVE  $1.00  f     ONIMfPUKHAKOF  8      OMTOgPUCKAOtOf  I ^id^RICEKHISPIES*  Coupon txplrtt May 1,1994  M.OOl   lt*evt<tet<ai***eA<il.ete9iC���te.tK Sim 14  Coast News, May 2, 1994  community  Forst Pottery  si  Give a hand crafted gift to  someone special.  n.  tea sets, canntster sets,  casseroles and many other  thoughtful items.  1040 Chamberlin Rd��� Gibsons  _Q[)cn almost anytime, Thurs, Fri, .Sal 9-Spm; special orders ____]  The Centennial dingers  spring Concert  with childrens choir  "CHORALATIONS" and TZUNAMI ensemble  SATURDAY MAY 7/7:30PM  St. Johns United Church, Davis Bay  Tickets $6 available at:  Talewind Books & Sayward Books  or call Wendy 886-8352  This ad sponsored by The Trail Bay Merchants Association  Congratulations  David Paterson  Hff*paHi  #1 in sales  1 S^*J  last month at  1 ���    ���  NRS Gibsons  1      ���   rm            -N^  ���            m  1    ���   '    -1  i  Realty.  Thinking of  selling? Call  David at  L_   886-2277.  GREAT GIFT  IDEAS FOR  MOM  Special  All Cotton nightgowns  25% OFF  Mew Line of Raku Pottery  Don't let this  occasion slip byl  Phone us with a bit of information.  We'll have an exchangeable gift In your price  range wrapped and ready to be picked up.  THE  Recycler of  the month  Ben Gerwing from the Cafe  Pierrot has been recycling  kitchen waste for 10 of the  restaurant's 14-year existence.  Before the depots began operation he used to make special  trips to Vancouver to recycle his  particularly large numbers of  tins and bottles (he estimates  having saved 19 tons of waste  from the landfill over the years).  Ben wishes all the eating  establishments on the Coast  would recycle, because he realizes that restaurants are "major  contributors to the landfill."  SCRAPS is more than willing lo help anyone establish a  recycling routine for their home  or business, and we especially  invite existing as well as emerging. Businesses to follow Ben's  example of effort and commitment.  SCRAPS can be reached at  8X6-8870 or 885-8914.  halfmoon happenings  Ben Gerwing of Cafe Pierrot has been recycling for years, long before the Coast had its own depots.  He hopes other restaurants follow suit in recycling their own various waste products.  SCRAPS photo  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  It's always good to get home  after a trip overseas, even  though the visit to Scotland was  worthwhile.  The weather was particularly  cold with that chilling north  wind and even a blizzard on  arrival at Glasgow airport.  There were a few days without rain when one could appreciate how very bonny the country is in the spring.  It was lambing season and  great to see all the wee white  creatures jumping around with  the joy of being alive.  Spent a very happy week  with Ronnie Dunn who sends  love and regards to all her  friends on the Sunshine Coast.  Upon my return I was  delighted to find that our old  friend Mary Shannon is now in  Shorncliffe where she belongs. I  would like to say a special  thank you to all who supported  my efforts to rectify this terrible  situation of moving our old  folks away from home, especially Ihose who left such nice  messages on my answering  machine.  Time now to try to catch up  with what is going on locally.  Last Saturday the shuffleboard  group of Welcome Beach Community enjoyed a very pleasant  wind-up evening of dinner and  games.  Next Sunday, May 8, there  will be a Mother's Day Pancake  Breakfast at the hall from 8 am  to 11:30 am.  Members of the Welcome  Beach Association will cook up  a delicious breakfast, so be sure  to turn up lo give them the support they deserve in their efforts  to raise funds for the hall.  On Monday, May 9 the Halfmoon Bay branch of St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary will host  their annual Friendship Tea at  Welcome Beach hall from 2 to  4 pm.  The regular monthly meeting  of members will be at 12:30 pm  and the tables and food will be  all ready for you to enjoy from  2 pm onward.  Please come along and bring  a friend.  You will be sure of a warm  welcome while al the same time  have the chance to meet some of  our new neighbours who we  hope lo see there.  Another big day to look for  ward to al Welcome Beach will  be Ihe great flea market on Sunday, May 22.  There will he some members  Ihere on the Salurday morning  who will be pleased lo accepl  your donalions of baked goods,  plants and any goodies you may  care lo contribute toward the  flea markei.  Now lhat I'm back in action I  really do need to hear from you.  If there is anything you would  like to have mentioned in this  column, please give me a call  giving details of your group's  activities and dates of upcoming  events.  I'll be happy to mention  them and lei our readers know  what is happening in Ihe neighbourhood.  DREAM SHOPPE  3-5685 Cowrie St.    885-196S    by Frank Roosen, 883-2920  Lioness' Clothing Party will  be held Tuesday, May 3 at the  Lions Park hall. This will give  you some leisurely time to do  some shopping.  It is too bad lhat this event  will coincide with the GRIPS  meeting at 7 pm at the community hall at which time community input is being asked for  with regards to our solid waste  management, which by next  year will have to be reduced to  by 30 per cent and by the year  2000 lo 50 per cent.  It seems strange that some  bureaucrat in Victoria has the  power to set some rules but then  has no idea as to how it can be  done.  Perhaps we can follow the  European idea where they have  at each shopping area three  large plastic containers (nicely  painted): one for bottles, one for  paper, one for plastic.  The holes in them are only  about 10-12 inches wide. A  high-ab lifts them up, the bottom opens up into the dumper.  Works good there.  Congratulations to Louis  Monroe for winning the sheepskin slippers and thanks go to  Pam Patterson for donating that  prize.  Also thanks go to John Dafoe  for donating a mobile shed that  can be moved from one location  to the nexl.  Free kids' draw  This one was won by Krislen  Nelson at the PH Clinic.  Auxiliary  PH Library will be starting a  free membership for children 12  years and under wilh iheir parents' signature.  On May Day they will have a  book sale and you can gel a shirt  wilh the library crest, or you can  bring your own shirt and have il  created.  How about lhat kids?  Special thanks here go to  Bonnie Murray for being such a  good volunteer and to Jackie  and Stan from Madeira Pharmacy for their goodies for the May  Day parade.  The AGM for the library will  be held on May 30 at the library  building (old Forestry) for inlo  phone Blanche al 883-9656.  PH Community Club  Bazaar  Will be held on Saturday,  May 7 at 2 pm and is one of the  main money-raising events, so  please Iry and be some help wilh  home baking, white elephants,  mystery parcels (value $1),  sewing table or plants.  Workers will be al the hall  Friday, May 6 from 6:30 pm on  to prepare Ihe hall and lo accept  any donations.  Your support has been very  generous over the years. Let's  keep it up. For info phone  Muriel 883-2609, Ruth 883-  9603, Gail 883-2790, Marlene  883-9900.  And don't forget the May 10  Naden Military Band.  Legion Ladies  The Legion ladies auxiliary  would like to thank all those  who supported the Easier raffle.  Lucky winners were Katie  Devlin, Colin Calenso, Jean  Haddon, Cindy Simpson, Sandy  Nuyens and Jack Sutherland.  Dave Liniger, Co-founder and Chairman of Remax International,  congratulates John Gonzaga for earning membership into the Remax  International 100% Club. John has also qualified within the top 100 Remax  producers nationwide, plus the Top Producer Award for the Sunshine Coast in  the past two years and i.s in the top 1% of all realtors in the Greater Vancouver  MLS area which also qualified him for the MLS President's Club Award.  When you're ready to buy or sell your home, call John Gonzaga at 886-2670.  MfoftlMntnt  ^WMd'PatiMlisttner  ^U'toaystakeyourpart,  ^^imfortantumu  M'tupWtwithinhnhrart  ^]^*mtolielpywm  An* Mtryouif you* blue  Wmunthttnosttoyou,  MMhyoumnymre,  m^.^mn^tm  wtSiWvfotmomartfor!  us help  you find Mom  that special  0  ^Landing Clothing  1 ADM S X Ml \sl \sihmx\  < 'IM II " tl.l\s .1 i  A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622  or 885-3930!  U  _______% __________  i  i i  iniir*-'���- Coasl News, May 2, 1994  15  education  Odyssey  of the  Mind  stretches  to Iowa  by Darah Hansen  Some of the faces are different this year but the winning  spirit of Ihe 1994 Sechell  Od,.-sey of the Mind (OM) team  remains unchanged.  The team ��� consisting of  four girls and Iwo boys from  both Chatelech Secondary and  West Sechelt Elementary School  ��� has just returned from the BC  provincial championships where  it placed first over approximately 120 competitors.  The students have now  earned the opportunity to take  part in the prestigious Odyssey  of ihe Mind world finals being  held this June at the Iowa State  University in Ames, Iowa.  At the World's, the team will  compete against more than  7,000 international studenls.  Members of this year's local  team include Ryley O'Byrne,  Becky Brotherston, Genevieve  Doyle, Alex Campbell, Cori  O'Brien and team captain Lee  Salter.  The students range in grades  from five to eight.  Team coach Sandy Campbell  described the Odyssey of the  Mind competition as a creative  problem-solving competition for  students, "with an athletic  games spirit." It is based on the  ^*u^^Saa______t"' ; ���������        "flBj!  _________}  ftt^HMfl         m[- r.-'!$M__ti^&  ____m*^&??:��- ^  ___1rtW&*iei.- -���-...  ST'/m^W* iS  I^^T^I  WWWW   \ ******** Bhm 11......  ..  at-\tM\mX ���mfmmmstfmr      t\    ->n-   ������  mtiWttWf'-MLW&^'Jm.      M  y^BmWr   -'a4r��* Jf    -i''mWk  inp, /a^-fjaV^er JItm  ^L^M                        '    ' ''Wrj���W���WmmmaeeS  tmasmsX.             \j,        ' immatfBl           w^aaW  u~~       _^__\  WWW     ^  WmW  ���\_______________t  J^g^  J. j&M  \t^^  ���"/       __  All but one of this year's Odyssey of the Mind Sunshine Coast team at a West Sechelt Elementary  meeting to plan how to raise $7,600 to travel to the world championships in Iowa. Front to back are  Ryley O'Byrne, Becky Brotherston, Genevieve Doyle, Lee Salter and Alex Campbell. (Not shown is  Cori O'Brien). Joel Johnstone pholo  belief that the mind, like the  body, can be trained through  practice.  "From OM, students learn  that teamwork is essential, creativity is developmental, that  risk-taking is valued and that it  is a worthwhile endeavor to  strive for excellence."  As part of the competition,  the students are tested on series  of creative and skilled projects,  including writing and performing a play, answering questions  and engineering a functional  wood structure.  In the latter category, this  year's team has chosen to construct a balsa wood-and-glue  structure designed to allow a  ping-pong ball to be placed  inside of it.  The structure will be tested  by balancing and supporting as  much weighl as possible while  protecting the ping-pong ball  and releasing il when the structure breaks. There is an eight-  minute time limit on its construction; materials used to solve  the problem musl not exceed  $50 U.S.  OM team members possess variety of talents  It means coming in after  school, working hard...and even  fundraising in their spare time.  So why do the six members of  the West Sechelt  Elementary/Chatelech Secondary  Odyssey of the. Mind team do  whal they do?  Because it's fun, of course.  To successfully compete in  the Odyssey of the Mind competition, each member has brought  wilh him or her a special talent to  the team. Ryley O'Byrne, a grade  5 student who's the youngest of  the group, has composed a song  which she sings during the competition.  Becky Brotherston, in grade  7, makes up part of the creative.  element; she's co-written a play  in which she also acts.  Team mate Genevieve Doyle,  grade 8, is part of the "spontaneous answer team"; she has to  think up clever answers to spon  taneous questions posed by competition judges. "And she's pretty  good at il too," says Brotherston.  Meanwhile, team captain Lee  Salter, grade 8, says his talents  are in "keeping people happy...  a,nd I'm Jjretty good at Ihe spontaneous thing too."  His teammates agree he's  funny, adding Salter is "good at,.  thinking of things in a different  way than anyone else."  Grade 7 student Alex Camp-  Members of Coast Interact interact in Victoria  Eight Chatelech Interact  members and two Elphinstone  Interact members went together  on a two-day trip to Victoria on  the weekend of April 23. There  they took part in a district-wide  Rotary conference to inform  other Rotary Clubs from the  Lower Mainland, and parts of  Washington state, what Interact  is all about.  Of many Rotary Clubs in districts 5040 and 5050, only three  clubs presently have Interact  expansions, these being Gibsons, Sechelt and Ihe most  recently formed Powell River  Club.  Members of the group sel up  a display of this year's events  and activities and were available  to answer any questions from  Roiarians interested in Interact  for their communities. Photos of  events such as gardening for the  new park at the Seniors' Center  and of the Easter activities at the  Trail Bay Mall for children were  displayed.  The Roiarians also found it  interesting that exchange students, hosted by their clubs,  could then attend Interact meetings in lhal area and meel wilh  youth their own age. Oscar  Vega, an exchange student from  Mexico this year, is able to take  part in the Chatelech Interact  Club activities.  Sechelt Rotary and Interact  Clubs are also sending out a student from Chatelech to Brazil  later this year. Brittany Clark  will be leaving in August for a  one-year exchange.  After an educational tour of  the Parliament Buildings from  local MLA Gordon Wilson,  Tanya Hall delivered an impressive speech at the Victoria Con  ference Center. Her informative  speech, with appropriate comic  relief, proved to be one of the  more entertaining speeches of  Ihe conference. Her portrayal of  the Interact Club sparked much  interest for other Rotary Clubs  and the Interact display was one  of Ihe busiest there.  During her speech, Tanya  made a quick mention of the  three-day camp the Chatelech  Interact Club is planning for  May, and many Roiarians left  addresses and received further  information from the display  about how io get involved.  On May 20-22 al the Salvation Army Camp in Langdale,  the Interact group is planning to  bring together Interact, Roteract  and any exchange or multicultural students. They will lake  part in learning about the  Sechelt Native culture as well as  sharing their cultures with Ihe  camp through international  meals and activities. Schools  and Rotary Clubs from the  Lower Mainland have been  invited and positions are filling  up fast.  The Interact Club would like  to thank the Sechelt Rotary Club  for sponsoring their trip to Victoria this past weekend. Norm  Blaire chaperoned the group of  students and his efforts were  much appreciated.  ^Kb^incjS  onq  Corrine Hunt  Kwakiutl Artist  Specializing in  Silver & Gold jezvelry  569r> COWRIF 51. SHADOW BAUX LANE 885-9337  ^MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH^  'Buffet u/itfi your choict of hot entree  ��v  ^****4w��2<>W'  For reservations cull 886-2188  \r_  Campbell has estimated Ihe  cost of the trip al approximately  $7,600; that will cover basic  transportation and room and  board.  The students hope lo raise Ihe  money through a bottle drive,  meat draw, art raffle and sponsorship of a movie to be shown  al the the Raven's Cry Theatre  in Sechelt.  Last year a team from West  Sechelt Elementary School was  also able to compete in the  World competition which was  held in Washington, DC.  L  GIBSONS LANDING HERITAGE SOCIETY  THE G/BSONS LANDING HERITAGE SOCIETY CORDIALLY  INVITES YOU TO JOIN WITH THEM IN  CELEBRATING GIBSONS' HERITAGE  DURING THE WEEK OF MAY 17-24, 1994.  JUDGING OF SHOP WINDOWS tt COSTUMES WILL  TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, MAY 20TH. 1994.  ENQUIRIES 8868998 G.L.H.S.       Rules will be delivered to all I  i���FOR SALE BY OWNER���i  8098 Alderwood Rd, Halfmoon Bay  $169,900  3 bedroom rancher, 1,280 sq.  ft. on .36 acres, pie-shaped  lot, fireplace, gaiage, ensuite  in I4'xl4' master bedroom,  close no schools & park.  Call Don (days)  885-2201 or  (evenings) 8850944  bell is the engineer of the crew  ��� designing a balsa wood and  glue structure that must pass  through a series of tests for the  team to be awarded points.  And Cori O'Brien, grade 8, is  "the hyperaclive one." She's  good at the question-and-answer  part of the competition. ,.  "She's a fast talker," says  Salter. .  Team coaches are Sandy  Campbell and Laurie O'Byrne.  GIBSONS  CHRISTIAN BOOKS  2A-747 NORTH RD.,  ,  GIBSONS  Store Hours:  Mon.-Sat. 11-5  Fri. 11-7 Ph; 886-4748  JVeiV- Check out  Artist of the month display  Clearance specials continue  Many new books in stock  Sunshine Coast  March for Jesus -June 25  Ask at store for details  Cone In and browse  LANDING UNISEX HAIR DESIGN  & TANNING SALON  y matrix  Welcomes Back  RENEE BOZAK  from her maternity leave.  Call for an appointment  886-3916  MON-THURS 9-5  FRI 9-7 ���  SAT 9-5  657 School Rd., Gibsons Landing  ' Wednesday, 4 May 2 - 4:30 PM  Displays ��� Demonstrations ��� Refreshments  v-  Gibsons Animal Hospital  886-7313  Hwy. mi ��Pa><i��eRoad  Selling by Mail Order?  Try a Network Classified in  Mackenzie,  Maple Ridge,  Merritt...  and 108 more B.C. & Yukon  community newspapers  All for just  $225  That's over 3,000.000 readers.  If you're BUYING,  SELLING, or simply  TELLING,  It pays to spread the word.  For more Information  call this newspaper at:  886-2622 ��� 885-3930  or (604)669-9222.  Prepare for the  boating season nowl  &2Sa2S.2&*\tt-^^  ���mi 16  Coast News, May 2, 1994  community  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  Leave youi auw at home with us.  M/AntmalCne  MallCle��riBi��ndFor��ardkn  Indoor t���n and Yanl Maintenance  ���rutin llmw fhrrt orllw InTfrxtrr  CALLSHARON 885-2228  ,Cu<M(Hutt-U>iiek|  \*____m___\_m__t  M**mimF**AT*m**m���*���r���m���aT  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BranetHwCoMtToCoMt  egmont news  by Maureen Parrott, 883-9189  Sometimes, in the search for  things we want, we forget to  Thought  for the day  'Precycled products': Chose  products which are contained  in a minimum amount of packaging material.  ���Earth Works  enjoy the treasures we already  have.  Big daytime tides make this a  perfect season lo visit Ihe  Skookumchuk. One of BC's  most impressive tidal rapids, it  attracts thousands of visitors  every year wilh its thundering  display.  Divers and naturalists find  special interest in Ihe life which  inhabits the turbulent waters.  The rapids' turmoil mixes  oxygen-rich surface waler with  Ihe colder, nutrient-rich waler  from below with a vigour otherwise found only in equinoclal  gales or ponding surf.  The rich, swift waters allow  an explosion of life, including  giant plumose anemones, sea  pens, spiny sea urchins and sun  stars several feel across. Giant  acorn barnacles enjoy the swift  currents��� normally they grow  on exposed shorelines like Vancouver Island's westcoasl.  Skookumchuk Provincial  Park can be reached by a pleasant hiking trail from Egmont.  Tide tables published in this  paper will help you plan your  visit.  Look for a fall of 12 feet or  more for a really good display.  A flood tide is also spectacular,  but my favourite is a good ebb  seen from Roland Point.  Pack your lunch and start a  good couple of hours before  slack (by the Poinl Atkinson  tide tables).  When you arrive, Ihe tide  will still be ripping through the  narrows.  There's so much water trying  to get Ihrough that the flow persists about an hour afler Ihe tide  turns elsewhere. Some oldtimers  go al slack tide, then watch Ihe  current build to full force.  The island in the cenlre of  the rapids is called Tremble  Island and those who have  watched a big tide from there  know why.  At full bore, while Ihe tide's  thunder fills the air, one can feel  ils vibration Ihrough the solid  rock. Awesome.  ce  ytrtvti*1��  % 25 IT*"  ?  In the long line of Gibsons community  theatre groups, the  Driftwood Players  probably holds the  record for the  longest living. It  was in the Fall of  1969 that a small  group of people  met at the-home of  Eileen Glassford on  Marine Drive to  discuss their  mutual interest in  theatre. Since that  time the Driftwood Players has provided  the community with a broad variety of  entertainment. Along the way there have  been several awards at provincial  festivals.  Driftwood Players' longevity is even  more remarkable when you consider that  they have never had a permanent  "home". At some time or other, over the  years, productions have taken place at  local schools, church halls, community  halls, Elphinstone Pioneer Museum and  the developing Gibsons Community  Cultural Centre.  This season marks the silver  anniversary of the  Driftwood Players.  We would like you  to be a part of this  milestone, You can  help by becoming a  member and/or  making a donation  to the organization  by calling Jim ' l"te'  O'Brien at 885-  3321.  ^^^___   From the first  production, Pinter's "The Lover", through  evenings of one-act plays, musical  reviews, English  farces, vaudeville,  comedies, Summer  Play Parades,  dramas, plays with a  social message and  plays that tugged at,  the heart strings,  Driftwood continues  in the tradition of  quality entertainment  with its latest  offering, Dario Fo's  "We Won't Pay, We Won't Pay".  Although classified as a political farce,  this current project also has its share of  humorous confrontations. The play is set  in Milan, Italy, and focuses on the lives  of two working class families who decide  to fight the system with civil  disobedience.  "It's about people like you and me  getting led-up with'soeiety and taking the n  law into their own hands, not being quite ''  sure if they are doing the right thing," said  director Nest Lewis.  The play will be performed May 27-28  and June 2-4 at the Roberts Creek Hall.  Admission is $10.00  and tickets can be  purchased in  Gibsons at Coast  Books and  Sayward Books, in  Sechelt at Shadow  Baux Galleries, at  the Roberts Creek  General Store,  and at the Wilson  Creek Gallery as  well as at the door.  inav i  .'I -id! i  Tlw following businesses corigratidate the Dnftwood  Players on ihe event of their silver anniversary:  SOPROVICH  & COMPANY  A member of the  Certified General Accountant  Association of B.C.  Gibson* Quay 886-8666  PARK RISE  Condominiums  SHOW SUITE OPEN  Friday-Monday  1-5 pm  Karn'a Plaza  771 Hwy. 101  886-8886  Super Valu J  value and freshness  886-2424  [GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPUESS  SUSMNECOStHGHMV iBSO��#W*IK)0<XfWI SEOfiT  GttnMMM'  taMHHItl  OfENUavMlMJf*  ijttAttmiA-  VKOMUOHWIMMM  New Owners of  CONCRETE  Qibsons* 886-8174  Sechelt ��� 885-7180  IGR  HOMETOWN  PWUD  886-3487  NATUREWORKS  Nutrition Centre Inc.  Your centre for  health & beauty products,  naturally.  Wilson Creek (IGA) Plaza  4330 Hwy 101  Phone 885-0773  Sunshine Coast  Care Homes  KiwanLVShomcliffc  885-5126  \jLooicouE.xinai. jLtd.  5707 Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-2923 Coast News, May 2, 1994  17  sports  Youth centre dart club expands scope to include Sechelt  The success of the Gibsons  Youth Centre's Teen Darts program has spawned a spin-off in  Sechelt.  Program coordinator Don  Seykens said arrangements have  been made for teens 13-18 years  old to practice and play darts at  the Royal Canadian Legion,  Branch 140 in Sechelt on Friday  evenings between 7:30 pm and  10 pm. The firsl bull's-eye will  be scored beginning May 6.  "I started with six guys and  I've had 32 names on the list for  Gibsons only," said Seykens.  "I'm starting Sechelt out with six  guys and the players from Gibsons all want to come out to  Sechelt for Friday night, too."  The program has experienced  significant success since it began  in February and preparations are  already being made for the annual BC Provincial Play-downs,  slated for March 1995 in Vernon.  Organizers are hoping to have  enough funding in place to send  the top eight throwers of the  Sechelt team to join eight mem-  bets of the Gibsons squad.  Qualifying tournaments are  tentatively set for Gibsons in  June and next January and  Sechelt this October and next  February. Players entered in the  tournaments will receive points  for their participation and the top  players will go on to Vernon.  The Sunshine Coast will host  ��� the 1997 provincial play-downs.  Seykens is considering con  tinuing the program through until  November, followed by a one  month break before restarting in  mid-January 1995. "I will take a  of the kids if Ihey want to  continue in July and August,  because of the holidays," he said.  Seykens said interest in the  program continues to increase,  with about 18 players coming out  for regular Wednesday-night sessions at the Royal Canadian  Legion in Gibsons.  "It's one way of keeping them  out of trouble," he said.  CLIP & SAVE  O bcrerrkss Schedule  886-2242  VANCOUVER - SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY - LANGDALE  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE ��� SALTERY BAY  Leave Langdale  6:20 am       2:30  8:30 4:30 pm  10:30 6:30  12:25pmM  8:20M  Leave Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am     3:30  9:30 M      5:30 pm  11:30        7:25 M  1:15 pm    9:15  Leave Earls Cove  6:40 am       *30pm  8:20 6:30  10:30 >:30  12.25 pmM   10:20 M  II-dm* Novum lw  Leave Saltery Bay  5:45 am    3:30 pm  7:35  9:30 M  11:30  5:30 M  7:30  9:20  NHS GIISONS MAITY HD. ��� AN INOIMNDINI MIMIIK Houn   Sunnycrest Mill, Hwy. tot, Cibioni, B.C.  886-2277 (24 houn) Toll Free (Van): 682-1513 F��c 886-3753 _Sl*y�� SSEfEL .  ��� ������������B������������������������*���*������������������������������������������������������>������������������������  Pender Harbour's minor ball teams getting in shape for upcoming games.        Roxanne Gregory pholo  Cub car  winner  from  Pender  The 3rd Pender Harbour-Sunshine Coast Cub Pack has a new  hero. Justin McCrone took third  place in the Cub Car Rally  regional championships.  Held in Vancouver at  Oakridge Shopping Mall on Sunday, April 24, the championships  included competitors from Cub  packs throughout the Lower  Mainland, the Sunshine Coasl  and Vancouver Island. "Justin  was the hero of the cub meeting  last night (Monday, April 25),"  Pender Harbour Cub Akela Tom  Dodge said. "Everyone was really pleased and proud." Dodge  said that McCrone's prize for  placing third was atrophy and "a  smile about THIS big."  The cubs design and construct  the cars, often with their father's  help, from a small block of wood  and four wheels. Maximum  length is seven inches and each  car can weigh no more than  141.75 grams.  Sunshine Coast Ooif  The 18-hole ladies winners  from April 19 were: First flight:  D. Sneddon, net 68; L. Evans,  net 69; J. Forman, net 73. Second flight: T. Desbrisay, net 68;  B. Mercer, net 74; J. Fox, net 75.  Third flight: D. Utterback, net  71; M. McKinnon, net 72; H.  Milburn, net 73.  The nine-hole ladies winners  from April 19 were: First flight:  B. Peat, net 37; M. Babcock, net  39. Second flight: P. Sadler, net  41; G. Sabo.net 42.  On April 20, 103 senior men  played Scotch Pinehurst. The  winners were L. Gregory and A.  While. Runners-up were D.  Elson, B. Urguhart, G. Davis,  and B. Matheson. The wooden  lee award goes to B. Foreman, J.  Brady, T. Burton and E.  Buchorn. K-P was won by  Erwin Buckhorn.  minor ball standings  DIVISION         # OF TEAMS      GAME NIGHT  FIELD  MIDGET                3            Mon, Wed, Sat  Bros 3  April 11  Toma 2 vs Howe Sound Pharmacy 0  April 13 Home Hardware 10 vs Howe Sound Pharmacy 0  April 18 Home Hardware 5 vs Howe Sound Pharmacy 3  April 20 Toma 4 vs Howe Sound Pharmacy 3  April 23 Toma 6 vs Home Hardware 5  April 25 Howe Sound Pharmacy 4 vs Toma 2  April 27 Toma 11 vs Home Hardware 8  DIVISION        # OF TEAMS      GAME NIGHT  FIELD  BANTAM                 4                Sun.Tue,  Bros 3  Thur, Fri Bros 3  April 23   Roberts Creek Legion 13 vs Coastal Roads 8. Kristoff Roepke  Todd was the winning pitcher. Tyler Mercer made an awesome home run.  April24   Roberts Creek Legion 5 vs Dales Auto Clinic 4. Grant Lilley was the  winning pitcher.  April 26 Gibsons Lions 12 vs Coastal Roads 6. The Lions' Mike Sopow ,1. ,  made a grand slam.  BANTAM STANDINGS:  Team                Wins  RC Legion              4  Gibsons Lions           1  Coastal Roads          1  Dales Auto Clinic       1  Ties         Loses        Points  1               0              9  1               2              3  1               2              3  1                3               3  DIVISION        f OF TEAMS      GAME NIGHT          FIELD  PEEWEE                7                  Mon                Gil 2  Tues            Bros 2; Gil 2  Fri.           Bros 1,2; Gil 2  April 15 Dutch Pannekoek House 2 vsPatras Pizza 2  April 26 Sunnycrest 2 vs Firelighters 1. A pitchers'duel highlighted the  excellent pitching by all six pitchers (rom both teams.  DIVISION        �� OF TEAMS      GAME NIGHT          FIELD  MOSQUITO            10             Sun, Wed            Bros 2  Mon            Bros 2; Gil 1  Lang 1; Gib 2  April 25 Omega 7 vs Pebbles Realty 6. Strong pitching by Adam Crowell,  Garrett Norris and Carl Poulsen.  DIVISION        fOFTEAMS  TADPOLE               10  No scores repotted this week.  GAMENIQHT          FIELD  Mon              Lang2  Tues         Gib 1,2; CGr 1,2  Thur        Gib 1,2,3; CGr 1,2  DIVISION        fOFTEAMS      GAME NIGHT          FIELD  MINITAD                8                  Mon         Gib 1,3; CGr 1,2  Wed        Gib 1,2,3; CGr 1,2  Although scores tor this division are not reported, game highlights are  Every Thursday in  Coast News Weekender  Arts & Entertainment  Section  Local TV Listings  (for Gibsons, Sechelt & Pender Harbour)  TV Movie Listings  Weekend Calendar  Channel Eleven Listings  COIldl Spild by Chester Field  Westcoast Cuisine  (Sunshine Coast Dining Guide)  Highlights can be submitted by Wednesday 10 pm to Roz at 886-3430. Please  be prepared with the lollowing information: your division, the date the game  was played, team names, the final score and any game/player highlights.  Creekside Gardens  Bed & Breakfast - Garden Products  OPEN HOUSE  Saturday, May7th, Spm  *a>i  Rain or shine - all welcome!  Stop by and enjoy the garden and refreshments  2602 LOWER RD  ROBERTS CREEK 886-4669  ^JP*NC3^i*4atMJM  &ChS  4  takes A  Whole  New Spin.  Live on stage-a cast of  talented performers from  over 20 countries.  Two riveting hours of  electrify!ng music and  dance. It's high voltage  entertainment.  Grab your  ticket and  hang on!  %�� Up with People  *r  Centra Gas  presents  THE 1994  NATURAL  V0I  aoui  May 19*20,1094  7x30 p.m.  Chatelech Secondary School Oym  Tickets available at: Centra Gas, Trail Bay Lotto,  Roberts Creek General Store, Sayward Books,  Mary's Variety Store, Oaktree Market  Adults $16.00  Students $11.00  Family Pack       $49.00  (2 adults, 2 students)  Prices include taxes.  Proceeds to Victim Witness Assistance Program Coast News, May 2,1994  Industrial     AUTOMOTIVE       Marine   ���  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd  1061 Hwy. 101, Cibsons, B.C. 886-8101  ^     Mun.-lri.6-6 Sal.8-6 Sim. lU-j   SECHELT RADIATORS '  JCSS3 Complete Cooling Syitem Service V.mtrr  jAtm-i***^-^!**********? i  till  III  lit  i  r-i I  I ���  f  Wi Kc|-.iii ItRcpHMMtliillMwrCora, ItOti rank*  AUTOS TRUCKS TRACVORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  V New. INcd k Krhiilli ��� hi k up & DeHvriy  V ������*������������   |   -  ���  ���   ��� J_J_L^'  *      '  "  S. MADILL CONTRACTING  All typi!�� ol concrete work.  Sidewalks, driveways, slabs ��� smooth, broomed,  exposed aggregate finishing.  Oualttr Concrete Work        Coloured k lumped  113.1117 Concrete, Carbe k Patten  GARRTS &CAVATING  OWNER: GARRY MUNDELL  Tandem Dump ��� lend A Omni  120 KlnelMi Iwnelw  450Mm Dea-te/Hta.  (���edciuuitTenlu sox is, awso��s  '*******-< 886-7099  mmm  For the finishing touch  Eric's Drywall  #iW us a call  885-6052  4:119 S.C. Hwy.  Arrow from sura) Ing '..M  I Man. Set.  885-7986  ELECTRICAL SERVICES  /mt  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  MITCHELL SYSTEMS LTD  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING  Residential  Commercial St Industrial  KELLY 885-9565 .*>,>��,  a\X^a\\*\  _Jj____  FORESTRY  FORESTRY  Stand Assessment ��� Tree-Marking  Timber Valuation   ��� Logging  R, IRoyl GIZA R.P.F 885-4755  RESTOR,  oenr ccinuil   ����  ��� ��FFKIENT  ��� MU/W  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING  PHONE 885-4258   $UN8HIMeKITCHKN��  ��� KITCHENS �� BATHROOMS ���  CONSTRUCTION  residential ff commercial  885-2887  Lauri* Lacovetskv  ROBIRIS CHS1K   BC. VON I V0  GRAEMAR CONSTRUCTION INC.   )     ��� FRAMING  lo LOCK-UP  ��� RNBHNG  ��� FOUNDATIONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  ���SIDING  MHtff  ROOFING  Specializing In all types of  FREE      commercial & residential cooling  ESTIMATES 886-2087 eves aiixLm!  A ft T ENTERPRISES: Cenetruotlon tervloee  Serving Tlie Coast Sine* 1985  ��� CUSTOM HOMES  ��� ADDITIONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  aam-aaaa  T. WONO, MX 711, aiMON*. S.C. VON 1V0  2 BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION  W.D. EXCAVATING  ttaodi I Omwwap ��� Slump Removal  tat^Serv^'lo^Osofirij 4 Developing  Sand tt Grove/' fna Cslimakii  MARTY 886-9764   *  Cft 220-1526  lamm*l*m''Mm**armi  l��i<ii^i.|��hl��rti,W*  FREE ESTIMATES!    I0KAT SOVKES AVALMU  885-0942 CAREY RICHARD  Fastiac BACKHOE ft  TRUCKING SERVICE  ���SEPTIC FIELDS  ��� DRAINAGE DITCHES  ��� EXCAVATIONS ,.������,,  ��� WATER LINES CAT 411  4X4  ���clearing      STEVE JONES   8864269  Reo Contracting  DRYWALL, VINYL & CEDAR SIDING  fiee Estimates ��� Robert (Bob) Osbom  R.R. S, S-9, C-17 Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO   Ph: 886-9531  FOR FREE ESTIMATES   MJ-MUA  iTAIMN   mmtadm  .���during ft Stump Mmovel  CONCRETE SERVICES  ^  DENNIS MULLIGAN  Plumbing & Heating Ltd  24 Hr. A Emergency Service  Bus:886-8572 Home:885-7085 Fax:884-5392  V)  Thank You ^  to our valued readers. Businesses  appreciate it when you lell Ihem  you Tound them in  The Coast News    j  Tka Sumhlne  Coast's Evinrude  Dealer  ______}  THE Mi NEW  SPITFIRE SERIES (  _\EVinRUDE  WRUDE  COTTRELL-Sl  MARINE SERVICE L  886-3005  Stucco & Masonry ��� Tar - Gravel Roofs  883-2343  _J_J____a__TfflMI<M  Furnaces. Fireplaces. Hot Water Tanks.  QUALIFIED DEALER ��� NATURAL GAS INSTALLATIONS  eailHowii*-7iii  Showroom: _3 Poyne Rd, Gibsons        j  tree eihmolei  londdntig       885-3449  J"1"1*" _,     886-8053  Miw ~m*e*nlT*tM  Site ^taM^kmfliMil  J;P EXCA\)  Ft  ENCO  CONCRETE  SERVING Tl IE SUNS/ HNC COAST  Redi-MIx Concrete ��� Sand & Gravel  Curbs & Liners ��� Septic Tanks  Hjm-ft i ���a      Fax 886-8113      M-.iBn  Gibsons V0N |V0 sechelt  r  Swanson's  ���Ready-Mix Ltd.  Accountt  .,      FAX  885-9666    | [    8M-S333   J |    885-2226    |  3 Batch Plants on the Sunshine Coast  Gibsons ��� Sechelt ��� Pender Harbour  Box 172, 5417 Burnel Rd., Sechell, B.C.VON 3*0  *m.,l    1 .-  5666J  ^zi^uth Exciting  ��� Land Clearing & Developmeni  ��� Excavating ��� Trucking  ��� Subdivisions  W* otter, full Una ol  Satvtcaa with our  HITACHI EXCAVATOR  Our Customer Service Is  prompt with prolessional  work at competitive rales  . Ken Birkin ��� 885-7487 ��� Cell. 671 -6411  G.M.S.  Excavating  Gunner Christiansen  cell 1-U7-60M S9C7RR1  Gibsons, BC VON 1V0  Ventilotion cmd FumcKc Cleaning Fire Boxes  Air Ooi Is  885-7670    Ri'Mdi-niml & C01  Cell. 680 7655 R'ck DuLong.  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MECHANICAL SERVICES  ^   *** SUNSHINE CLEAR     N\  ^ Pumps & Water Treatment  ���Serutni fill CommercHI* Residential  Pum�� ind Water TtwttMOl Needs  Call 883-9793 or 886-0614 J  H_  ENTERPRISES  THISTLEDOWN INTERIORS  Will Stencilling ��� Seminar*  Custom Design ��� Interior Painting  Paper Hanging ��� Colour Consultant  Robert * Jeanne Lowe  P.O.BOX571.GIBSONS.BC. V0N1V0 886-0366  MOBILE WELDING AND FABRICATING -MECHANICAL REPAIRS   STEEL ��� STAINLESS ��� ALUMINUM   MSVMO TW KMCST. MANNE ANO CONSTRUCTION WWUSTHffl  pw ths mmmWat coast  HOWARD LANG ... ..... cel  ________      886-3231        t__*_j  MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES  Wet Coast Vinyl  Waterproofing  QUALITY VINYL SUNDECKS  Erik Nellsen 885-0707  10 YEARS'EXPERIENCE  R.R. #1. Field Site, C-*2  Sechell. B.C. VON 3A0     ,  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  Gary's  303CAi *E=tViCE  ^jK   Denis Tu  r     886-0340  > BOeCXra-TRACKS-FCna-l TON OUMPTROCK  E��awnNO-LA��eCAfWO-��Aa<fUJMO-ETC  PAINHNGAWAUPAPUUNG  Jnlerior/Exterior  Reasonable Rote ^~~~    RENEW  Free Estimates        Pointing AWallpopering  PLUMBING  D & P CONCRETE  LACING & FINISHING  Residential and Commercial  AC.I Certilied  Turenne       Paul Dcsautcls  885-6492  WILDW00D CONTRACTING  Bobcat Service  Landscaping ��� Snow Removal  Bush Clearing ��� Grading  Driveways ��� Backfill  Randy 885-4146  CUSTOM BUILT  SPIRAL STAIRS  DAMIR   8864988  PAUL'S PLUMBING A HEATING  Remodellins ��� Burst Pipes  Hot Water Tanks ��� Plusged Drains  Box 1277, Gibsons,  V      BCVON 1V0  SMMI0 Coast News, May 2, 1994  19  Take Advantage of our Netv Classified Ad Special  Rttn yozir classified acl 6 times  ctnd pay for only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  FRIDAY AT NOON  mmmm Gibsons &  * Sechelt Offices  Homes &  Properly  Homes &  Properly  Lol tor sale or lease. Industrial Madeira Park lot, Merrill Cresc,  Park, Upper Gibsons. 921 -6060. cleared, .34 acre. $52,900. 885-   #21c    0899. ss  Cleared view lol, approx.  102x172', septic approved.  $85,000, Private. 883-9418, 933-  4392. #20c  Halfmoon Bay. Unique 2 level log  home, new carpets, oak kitchen,  large rock l/p, w/RSF stove, 2  decks, ocean view, on park-like  2/3 acre. Added bonus: 1 bdrm  w/lolt cabin, presently rented at  $400/mo. $215,000.885-8989. ss  For sale by owner: 3 bedroom  rancher on .36 acre, 8098 Alder-  wood Road, Hallmoon Bay,  $169,900. Don, days at 885-2201,  evenings 885-0944. Un  Empty view lol in Grantham's  Landing, 50'x102', serviced. 946-  0713. #19c  Close in - Gibsons lot, Trickle-  brook Way, $79,500.1 -922-3559.  ss  Unbelievable value: $183,000. 3  bdrm, 2 lull baths, lam. rm., living,  dining rm., 5 appl.. oil heat plus  new wood stove. New roof, 1/2  acre lully lenced corner lot, landscaped beautifully, Irur trees, garden area, greenhouse, small  20x12 cottage wired/heated 1 blk.  to Hallmoon Bay School and  parks. Call anytime to view. 885-  0558 ss  1.   Homes &  Propei Iy  Cavco Park Home. 1993 model,  12x35 spacious and beautifully  appointed. Located al Langdale  Heights R.V. Village, a new fully  serviced adult park. 2 miles east of  Langdale ferry terminal. $35,900.  886-2182. #18w  W. Sechelt, lovely 2 bdrm. 2 full  bath modular home w/lamily room,  D/R, nook and 4 appl. on 61 acre  lot on SS. Cst. Hwy. w/padial view,  zoned R3. To view 885-3737 or  865-4602. ss  7t*v*% "?ieutnti<iL Stwicctt Ikc  THE MORTGAGE SPECIALISTS  MORTGAGERS (BORROWERS) NEED HELP?  ... .ENDERS) WANT YOUR FUND"  YORK THE BEST FOR YOU?  J.R (Jim) MUNRO  MORTGAGEES (LENDER^ WANT YOURI FUNDS PLACED TO  886-8831 PAGER  886-3753 FAX  'GIVE ME A CALL FOR EVALUATION AND QUOTES'  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS  Thinking of selling your home??  / can assist you in making your  home more saleable, with low  cost decorating ideas by  Patricia LeDuc  GOLDEN DREAM INTERIORS  toll free pager 1-977-3255  TERROR RESPONSIBILITY^  PLEASE CHECK YOUR MON ME FIRST DAY IT APPEARS  Advartiiare art asked to listen coretuK as al ods placed by  telephone are completely read boa verifying requested  classification, start date, number ol insertions and a copy content.  We take extreme core to avoid typographical errors, however, in  Ihe event of an error, we are responsible only (or the first incorrect  insertion of on od. We do not assume any responsibility for ony  reason for on error in on ad beyond ihe cosl of the od itself.  I Report any wror IMMEMATCLY by coling 886-2622  \gW*��30'Monday*Friday9cun.lo3pji^  off too*  oROP��AW��s   ���  gtftaf  At any of our convenient  Friendly  ���i People Places ib  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place 883-9551  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre 883-2888  In Halfmoon Bay  B4J STORE 885-8555  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK GENERAL STORE 885-3400  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  In Sechelt  THE COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Streel 885-3930  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Lane (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  88M622 _  1.  Homos &  Properly  Roberts Creek Beach Ave., 3  bdrm. house on 1/2 acre lot.  $179,900 by app'l only. Phone  943-7562 (Van.) or call Coldwell  Banker 266-1354 {Van.) Markus  Zenker. tin  7.   Announcement  I 7.   Announcement  H j Announcements   B13. Music  3 bdrm. bungalow, 5410 Derby  House lor sale by owner. Drive by Rd., W. Sechelt, 4 yrs. old,  866 Oceanmount Blvd and phone Immaculate, 1347 sq. II., dble.  686-3726 tor appolnlmenl lo view, garage, ensulte, quiel street,  3 bedrooms, 3 balhs, 2800 sq. II. stone's throw lo ocean. Asking  living area. *20c    $169,000. To view 885-3597.#20w  CLASSIFICATIONS  Announcements  7  Appliances  19  /TP>  Autos  23  Barter 8i Trade  10  Bed and Breakfast  Births  SO  2  [GREAT  Business and Home  Services  as  \IDEAi  Business Opportunities 38  Campers  ChildCare  25  37  Commercial for Rent  32  Entertainment  33  .____&  For Rent  31  mM  For Sale  21  Obituaries **  Found  11  3  Free  16  Personal  ���  Furniture  20  Pets & Livestock  12  Oarage Sales  17  Recreation  S  Heavy Equipment  Help Wanted  22  34  Storage  Thank You  39  8  Home & Property  1  Too Late to Classify  40  In Memoriam  4  Travel  14  Legal  41  Trucks  24  Lost  10  Wanted  IS  Marine  20  Wanted to Rent  20  Mobile Homes  27  Weddings &  Motorcycles  Music  28  13  Engagements  Work Wanted  0  36  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Rtcnitlon ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  MM Cowle St.. Bo�� 1219  Sechell, BC, VON 3A0  eS5-3211FAX8S5-2SM  Van. Toll Free <M-a01��  fiABVWHITI  M5-M35  W. Sechelt lot tor sale, nice neighborhood, possible view, cleared,  level, culvert in, sewer 4 water lo  lot line. Asking $76,500.885-9040.  ��0c  House and 5 1/2 acres on prime  Gibsons location. Priced lo move,  $220,000 lirm. No agents please.  885-7464. ss  Investigating A  Real Estate  Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Pre-Ucensing Course?  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager  NRS. Sechelt Realty  885-2235  Craftsman buill cuslom view. All  new 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 2 decks. Cuslom cherry kitchen, beautilul  antique woodwork, wood windows  and unique detailing in and out.  Landscaped level .42 acre lot  w/lawns, stream, pond and privacy! Country seclusion 15 kms lo  Sechelt. $209,000. No agents.  Details 885-2649 or 883-2687. ss  RARE QUALITY ACREAGE  Great Ocean View, extensively  improved, well treed and wilhin  walking distance to Sgti. Bay  Marine Park. This acreage is in a  griming large lot subdivision with  two driveways to access upper and  lower sections ol property at  $155,000. Lot 23 ol Leaning Tree  Subd. wi) not last long! Cal Dave  946-7655 or pgr. 1 -979-4042. SS  OPEN HOUSE Sal 2-4  In Lovely W. Sechelt  Greal 3 bdrm. 3 bath lamily home.  Oak kitchen w/eatlng area, sep.  dining rm. living rm. W/F/P and  den on main Iloor. All bdrms.  upstairs - Ige. master has ensuite  4 welkin closet. Nicely landscaped  lenced backyard w/deck I hot tub.  All appliances included and w/w  carpeting throughout. $210,000.  Sale by owner. No agents please.  739-4100 Vane. si  Gambier Island. For sale by owner.  Beautllul 8 acres, 2 bdrm character  house and sepaiate studio, 1 1/4  acre ol gaiden area 4 new  orchard, stream, to min. walk from  terry $275,000. Call 886-3214. ss  MOSSY ROCK  Roberts Creek. 11/4 acre at end  ol cul-de-sac. Gas, hydro, water.  $125,000,886-8691 118c  Commercial lot across trom medical building, $95,000 9650412.  SS  New 1 bdrm cabin, 'move' lo your  property. Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, slove and extras.  Just move in. 8M-2751 Mike J19c  4 bdrm lamily home w/1 bedroom  suite. W Sechelt. Good investment $163,900 obo 885-5764 ss  Lol 71. Merrill Crescent, Ponder  Harbour. Ready to build, septic in,  financing. 883-9597. ss  Pender Harbour 3000 sq II. home  1/3 acre, 11/2 baths. 3 bdrms up  unfinished 3 bdrm. suite down.  $169,000,885-4243. ��20w  .48 acre, Pike Rd. Langdale, beautiful view, 1 block from school. 886-  2272. now  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek 4 some view,  $135,000 lirm. No agents al all!  886-4714 ss  COSTARICA  3 serviced 1 hectare farm lots bordered by a tropical park, swimming  river, view, mins. lo Pacific white  sand beaches. $26,500 Owner,  885-5157 ss  Two yr. old 3 bdrm rancher on 1/2  acre lot, bordeied by a nature  park. This 1400 sq. ft. home lea-  lures 2 skylights, bay window, 2  lull baths, large garage 4 plenty ot  paiking space. Located near new  goll course and arena. No agents  please. $179.900.885-9643 J20w  For Sale By Owner - Hallmoon  Bay, 3 bdrm. panabode house plus  cabin on parklike 1/2 acre lot. F/P,  woodslove, 1 and 1/2 baths, 2  decks, near school and Sargenls  Bay. Asking $198,000. 885-5944.  ss  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdrm. home with hardwood and  slate Iloor throughout on private  .67 acre. Two car garage, workshop and potential revenue/ln-law  suite. Zoned R2. $259,000. please  call 885-2253, po agents.       ss  Alison and Robert Ben are thrilled  to announce Ihe birth ol Iheir first  child, Amanda Sakura. She was  bom al Grace Hospital on the 17th  ol April, 1994 at 4:17 am, weighing  7 pounds, 4 ounces. Proud grandparents are Syd and Alice Basey  and Yoko Bell. ��l8c  McDonald: Doug and Shauna are  very pleased to announce the  arrival ol their son, David James,  born weighing 9 pounds, 11  ounces on March 22,1994 at St.  Mary's Hospital. Very proud grandparents are Brian and Janice  Hasten ol Sechelt and Vern and  Sheila McDonald ol New Westminster. *18c  Protect Sechelt Boulevard  Regarding Development Variance Peimil 94-03, which would  give 6 exlra feet totalling a 43 loot height ol Ihe TONG  CONDOMINIUMS on Trail Bay's public Boulevard:  Height variances should only be permitted if they "do not  substantially alter Ihe use and enjoyment ot adjacent land."  Municipal Act, Sec. 962.  Developmeni Permit Area 2 requires lhat "new buildings nol  ovenvhelm ihe surrounding area, meaning lhat upper stories of  new developments be stepped back (rom the first storey or have  a deeper from yard" p. 40, Dislricl of Sechelt Official  Community Plan.  Public notification has not been adequate regarding the  effects of this height variance and ihe design of ihe apartment  blocks on public en|oymcnt of the Boulevard, or of the  development's intrusion onto Inlet Ave.  Register your concern al Municipal Hall: phone 885-1986,  lax. 885-7591, write Box 129, Sechell.  If you have any difficulties please conlact your community  associations or the Trail Bay Protection Society (885-2339) lor  advice.  4. In Memoriam  CHRIS JONES  May 2.1993  Memories  Love-Bob ti Maria  ��18c  SQUIRES: Dorothy, passed away  April 27,1986. Remembering you  is easy, we do il every day.  Missing you is a heartache that  never goes away.  Love Kevin, Elizabeth 4 children.  Climbing Ihe Stairway lo Heaven  Linda, auburn halo, cheerful, glowing shining eyes. Smiling, smiling,  smiling lovely Linda.  Ferry chats, Katherine sleeping in  your arms, bubbling wilh Christmas plans and city trips. Loving,  caring tor your children.  Optimistic, genuine skillful, knowing how to, arms piled high with  resumes, thoughtlul effective,  working loi our children.  Linda, auburn halo, cheerful, glowing shining eyes. Smiling smiling,  smiling, lovely Linda.  Following your French dreams,  sharing ours. Our Iriend kindred  spirt, we will really, really miss you  Linda, lovely Linda.  Diane, Candace, Allison     118c  "SCHOOL'S OUT JUNE 29 "���  KIDS KINGDOM  FAMILY DAYCARE  is ollering Summer DayCare lor 5  to 12 year olds. Plenty ol activities  lo keep your child Irom getting  bored: ��� Arts 4 Crafts ��� Badminton  ��� Barbeques ��� Croquet ��� Field Trips  ��� Games ��� Hikes ��� Picnics ��� Sand  Castle Building ��� Volleyball ano  more... Flexible hours, rates  include lunch. No extra charges tor  outings, special events.  S25/day ��� $500/mo. full lime  $100/mo-1dayperwk.  $200/mo-2daysperwk.  $300/mo ��� 3 days per wk.  $400/mo ��� 4 days per wk.  To reserve a space lor your child,  call CORINNE at 886-8104. #19c  Lightning up your own unique  being wilh body care. Shiatsu  Techniques incorporated. Special  first time price. 886-0338.   *19w  ROBERTS CREEK  FARMER'S MARKET  Eveiy Sunday, 10 am -1 pm. R.C.  Communily Hal. Into 886-7859.  I19c  TOPS, a non-proM sell-help organization is lor men, women and  teens wanting to take oil and keep  oft pounds. For Information on a  TOPS chapter in your area call  Norma 8M-77M. #19c  Women's Drop-In: All women welcome. Mondays, 3-8pm; Tuesdays  t-6pm. Rockwood basement.  Women's Resource Society 885-  4088. tfn  Drop ofl your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  AT  Marine Pharmacy  In Pendar Harbour  'A Friendly PoopW P'aco'  GET RID  OF THOSE  UNWANTED  ITEMS  IN THE  COAST  NEWS  CIASSIFIEDS!  Pager�� 1-979-6885 or  Robert�� IGA Gibsons 686-3487  Sales 4 Coder Rent* Available  Music Lessons. Violin, viola, trumpet, and lower strings. Arranging,  composition, and jazz theory.  Blaine Dunaway, 885-1086. #21c  Banjo, 5 string, Gibsons Masler  Tone, RB250, 1960's, $1650 obo.  886-2699. ��16w  Antique upright piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautilul sound. $1000.885-9306.  tfns  Cassio electric keyboard w/AC  adaptor 4 instruction book, hardly  used, $80.886-4772.        *18w  Travel sales persons wanted, local  ' areas. I/I, p/t, licensed. Interviews.  Frank 865-9501. 119c  Fabulous "Around Ihe World" flight  Free seminar. Seniors Hall, 3 pm,  Thursday, April 21. Sundi, 885-  2964. ��20c  8. Recreation  MAI FEST -LEAVENWORTH"  May 14-$38, pp... also  "HOT DEALS IN THE CITY"  3 Day Portland, July 4 - $180  12 or 14 It. row boat w/oars; set ol  single bunk beds preferably w/mattresses. 885-4099. II not home  leave message. #20c  Little Tykes toys and equipment,  child's kitchen set, tables and  chairs, swing set, tricycles, car  seats, booster seats, car boosters,  Plus Reno tr. $159 Black Velvet <**��*", c* mattress. 886-0296.  580-0511.  ���21c  ��20c  PRIVATE TUITION  Fu��y qualified expeiienced teacher  available. Adults, high school and  elementary students. 886-8488.  121c  Summer Splash Festival, Roberts  Creek Hall, 11-3pm, tables ��� Dee  885-4882, June 26. ��20w  USED BOOKS  HIDDEN TREASURE  2 locations - 495 Marine Drive,  Gibsons: 5525 Inlet Ave., Sechell.  MARY KAY COSMETICS  Glamour al Its best! Free facials  and makeovers. Diane Wright 885-  7245. #19w  Breakaway Drug Abuse Society  needs your help! We require good  used couches 4 coffee tables and  tax deductable cash donations. II  you are able to help us PLEASE  call Brad at 886-3856.       ��18w  Black lab/ret X with brown leather  collar, 14 mos. old, missing Irom  Chamberlin Rd. for 1 week. 886-  0090. ��18w  Old aluminum (windows, doors,  etc.). copper, brass, etc. Will pick  up. 885-8694. #20c  Re-bar, new or used, 2x4's, plywood and styrofoam. 886-4679.  It 90  Purebred Red Persian, Elphin- Ironstone dishes, Shakespeare's  lost Friday 22. 886- SmM P*t,m- ?*>>* ���* ***���  stone Ave.  7909.  #18c  #19w  Wakefield Silver Bullets ladles NMd 12"14' mermakt doll to climb  baseball gear ��� where are you? ttm mast ol my viking style boat. Its  Whoever is storing this gear, purpose is lo pull the oars lo  please contact 885-3653,885  7797. *18w  Male cat in Madeira Park. White  with orange tinge, blue eyes,  ringed tail. 883-9324.        *18c  12. Pets & Livestock  STEPPING STONES..  Shadow Baux Lane  Visit us at the cutest little  store in Sechelt  885-8922  Thank you to Aunties Janice,  Christine, Dawna. Kalhy, Debbie,  Wanda and Brenda lor the beautiful highchair. Love, Baby Andrew  ���18c  Special thanks lo Michael Welsh  lor his prolessional help. In appreciation, D. Royer. ��!8c  Gay and lesbian support and  social group on the Sunshine  Coasl Write Box 1619. Gibsons.  BC lor info ��19w  En|oy RV Travelling? Active lady.  53. early retired wishes to meet  kind gentleman to share summers  in BC and the North, winters down  South. Travel in your RV or mine  N/S, N/D and "love ol life" person  prelerred. All replies answe'ed  Send replies to Box T. c/o Coasl  News. Box 68. Sechelt. BC VON  3A0. ��22w  Cameo Singles Club. Crib, luncheons, potluck dinners, dancing,  hikes, camping. Call lor into 886-  095401885-5384. tin  7. Announcements  Diel-e-Boltle Delivery Service  Small errands our specialty We  pick up and deliver to your door  Mix. cigarettes, ice, drycleaning.  prescriptions. Adult refreshments  Beer and Wine Store hours 886-  0951. ��19c  GIGGLES THE CLOWN songs  wilh her guitar, balloon animals,  magic, puppets, lace painting. 683-  2514.465-8828. 118c  ROAD CLOSURE  Madeira Park Road will be closed  May 21,10:30-11:30 lor parade.  I20w  GEM'S ELECTROLUX  (the only resident sales 4 seivice  representative on the Sunshine  Coasl). 1507 Reed Rd., Gibsons.  888-4778. 'Alive and well after 15  yean ol local seivice' I would like  to dispel any rumouis ol oul ol  town salespeople that I have  retired. For local service: buy local.  MINE IS NOT A HIT I RUN  OPERATION. ��20w  MeryPinnlgerMARCC  Counselling wilh compassion.  6654(87.  ���19c  ELLEN BESSO  Relaxation for the  mind & the body  ���Trager��  '��� Acupressure  ��� Reiki 1  ��� Therapeutic  Touch  Release tension &  emotional blocks  in a safe, nurturing  environment  886-4274  Albino cockatiels, 4 mos. old,  aviary raised, $35 each; 20-day ok)  albino and grey cockatiels, just  right tor hand raising, $25 each.  885-0575. *18c  Pair Love birds, 3 mos. old, $35  ea. 885-4847 aft. 6pm.      #20w  upright position. Must have a flexible tail. 885-0854 Leonard. #19w  High chair with tray in good condition, call Helen 886-2936.   ��t8w  WANTED: Books I magazines  lor the elderly. Preferably large  print, novels 4 picture books. Contact Elizabeth Simpson wk. 886-  2622 hm. 886-7355. tins  Older lamily station wagon in very j  good cond. 885-5007.       ��18w  Trailer pad in Roberts Creek, suitable lor 28' travel trailer. Annie  886-2622 days. tfns  Coast Clippers  All breed pet grooming  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or al work, one on one, or  a group. Call Jeff 886-8095.  tfns  Call Linda for  an appointment  8864384  Molly's.Lane  ^IMARV KAV  SPRING  GLAMOUR NIGHT  Friday May 6 - 7pm  Cibsons Motor Inn  Free facial  &  Makeover  By  Yvonne Valancius  To book a seat call  886-4643  Door prizes 4 Refreshments  GOLDFISH  all types  SUPPLIES  tanks, pumps etc.  TROPICAL FISH  6-9890       ��&  ALCOHOLICS   ANONYMOUS  665-8208,24 hour line. tin  MARY KAY  To discover the new you, call  Yvonne at 886-4643 lor your  FREE makeover and facial ���18w  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton Iruck available tor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling. odd jobs.  885-3917 tins  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem'' Call Al-Anon  886-9903. 885-7484. 886-9059.  Al-Aleen 886-2565 or 885-7484.  nc  Sunshine Coast  Transition House.  A sale place lor women and children in crisis Free confidential 24  hour service 885-2944 Ifn  One neut. male goat, 2 yrs. ok),  will happily chew anything green,  blackberries a specialty. 886-9196.  *18w  DOG SITTING  My home or yours. Pups welcome.  885-8250. ��18c  Belgian Draft Horse, 17 H.H. gelding, 16 yrs., includes harness.  $1350.885-7430. ss  African Pygmy goats, kids born at  Christmas, $75 lo $200. reserve  now! Soma adults and breeding  pairs avail, loo. Great gentle pets  and brush dearers 883-2990. ss  Horse boarding, W. Sechelt, full  board, $195/mo. 885-3506. ��19w  MAGUS KENNELS REG  Since 1980  Dog 4 Cat Boarding  "Science Diet" pet loods  Dog Obedience Classes  Adorable, fluffy, silver tabby, 10  monlh old kitten has lull shots,  needs loving home. 886-3051.  tfns  Alder sawdust lor the garden,  alder slabs etc. lor the woodstove.  886-9783 aft. 7pm. ��24w  To good home w/large yard, big,  Iriendly, gentle Shepherd X,  approx. 8 yrs. old. Jeremy 885-  9205. ��18w  Electric guitar and amplifier, excellent condition. Fender Stralocaster.  $375.886-4738. ��20c  Upright Schumann piano, $600.  885-4503. #20c  WANTED VOLUNTEERS to enter-  lain kids ol all ages for Victoria  Day celebrations in Gibsons Landing, May 21, 22 4 23. We need  jugglers, magicians, buskers,  musicians. Do you have a talent to  shaie? Call Louise Hume 886-  2818 or Joy Germaine 886-8076  lor more information. Sponsored  by the Gibsons Landing Merchants  Association. ��19w  Kootenay Artist  Bruce Peterson  Well-known for his depictions ol  heritage sites and buildings, is  available for commissioned work.  Specializes in pen and ink or pen  and ink watercolors Will woik trom  pholos. Ideal lor birthdays,  anniversaries and special gifts.  885-4539. ��16w  Piano Tuning  ��� repalts  ��� appraisals  *  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Mountain Dulcimer $175.886-  2844 ��19c  Electric organ w/bench, double  keyboard. $300 obo 885-7244  (19C  Large sale: Sat., Apr. 30,9-11am,  5459 Wakefield, housewares, tuck  lighting, elec. scooter, fum. 4 kids  terns. ��l8w  Sal., May 7, 9am-12 noon, 6122  Redroolls, household goods,  transplants, appliances, toys J18w  Giant Ilea market, plant 4 bake  sale, Welcome Beach Hall,  Redrooffs Rd.. Sunday, May 22 al  to am, table rentals. $7.885-3305  01885-4590. *20w  Community garage sale! Bargains  galore! Chapman and Laura Ave.,  Davis Bay. Sat., May 14,10am-  3pm. No Early Birds Toys, garden  tools, kitchen utensils, me jackets,  sports equipment, bathroom fixtures, electrical supplies, lamps,  books, blinds, plants.        #19w  Multi-family garage sale at Bee-  man's across from Roberts Creek  Picnic Site, 3552 Beach Ave. Lots  of toys, clothing and plants, etc.  Sal., May 14,10-2pm.      #19w  19.Appliances  Wanted to buy, working wringer  washers. Call 886-7069.     #20c  Admiral Iridge. sunset gold, l/l,  64x30, $200. 685-4503.      ��20c  7.5 cu. ft, Ireezer. $175:15 cu. ft.  Iridge, $375.886-2010.      019c  GE almond recond. range, $325.  Janet 885-5240. ��18w  Kenmore H/D washer 4 dryer,  white, $220 sat. 885-6166. ��18w  GE 15 cu. It. hai. 'it gold Iridge,  exc. woiking cond., $250. 883-  9925. ss  _____________________ 20  Coast News, May 2, 1994  21. For Sale  25. Campers & RVs  Metz JKppliance   Sales 81 Repair  Repair to all makes of  major appliances. Sales  ot good used appliances  with warrantees.  Call Harvey at I  Located next to  Patra Pizza on Hwy 101  Gibsons  Chromalox electric lurnace.  51,190 btu, 15 kw, model HAF  215D, $295.886-8171        ��20c  TOPSOIL  Various BABY items, bathring.  mobile, act centre, gym etc. Gills  ���Leader' mountain bike, good  cond., $75.886-3051.       *16w  Hell-ox-18 band mask 4 hoses  with communications gear, $3000:  T-30 Ingersoll Rand compressor  comes/w 5x200 cu. ft. Cascade 3  HP, 3 PH, starter filter, etc. Hydro  Fill, sand, gravels^'reasonable  Troy-Built, 5 HP rototiller. hardly  |ust eMpit,d aul0 iMM ��� 3tM  Will buy used or non-working  ma|or appliances. Bjom 885-7897.  ��19w  20. Furniture  rate. Doug 885-5070. ��20c  CASH PAID  Old clocks, pocket watches, working or not. Jewelery, gold, silver,  lurniture and old paintings. Anything old. 886-3905. ��20c  Complete Ford 302 marine engine,  exc. cond. $200.886-3598. ��20c  used, in perfect cond��� $700.  685-2970 morning 8-9am. 7-9pm.  #18w  79 Ford Fairmont, good running  condition, $800; anlique mahogany armoire, $500, semi-recum-  bant exeicise bike, $150. 885-  5102  ��1����  RON'S ROOFING  psi, $3500.886-9464.  tins  6 pee bdim suite. $300; king bed  w/maple head board. $250; dresser, $40. All good condition. 866-  3091. ��20c  Queen waterbed w/6 drawers.  $150; cream colored kitchen table  4 4 chairs, $200; 72x36" wicker  bookcase. $75.865-5307.  KOw  "Almost New' Sola bed, $450.  walnut corner curio. $400; small  sola - 2 seal. $250; matching  recliner/rocker. $450/2; oak bedroom suite. 5 pee., $1600. 886-  0984. KOw  Beige velour bed-chesterfield,  cleaned, good cond., $150. Steel  double bed frame, $25.886-2131.  KOw  King waterbed, waveless mattress, captains drawers, headboard, $350.886-8367.     I20w  Dining room table and chairs,  wood grain arborite w/wooden  chairs. $50.886-0971.        tins  Wanted: Chesterfields, arm chairs,  tables, single beds, work desk,  etc. Rae Effingham, 885-2144  #18c    Double bed and 4 drawer dresser,  $100 obo. 686-9705.        ��19w  Sola and chair, cream coloured,  good cond., $225.885-7930J18C  Norco Sports Mountain Bike, 12 New and re-rooting, cedar shakes,  spd., 24" wheels, $80; 4 new dutoids,torch-on. 885-6186.Ktc  Michelin truck tires LT 235-85R16  2 F, $275, 2 R. $300; dog house,  $25; van recliner seat and swivel,  $30.886-9770. KOc  3 Monarch Metric steel belted radials. 18S Ri4's. $75; rototiller.  Viking 3.5 hp. Bliggs 4 Stralton,  $100,885-4503. ��20c  TRAMPOLINE ��� 10'x14' Sundance. Padded frame, good condition. Phone 886-7605. $800.��18w  Various construction tools. Compressor, air nailers, stilts, plus -  plus - plus. 885-3557 ask lor Don.  ���20c  GARDEN MANURE  Composted lish lertiiizer, 4  yds/$80, delivered. 885-3835.H19c  MOVINGI  Kenmore washei, dryer set, $200;  York 2001 exerciser. $250; Inglis  washer. $100; firewood (approx. 1  cord), $75.886-0422.        1119c  Airtight wood stove, $75; brown  Inglis washei. 5 years old, exc.  working condition $295 886-  3675. It*  Coast Discount  Humbins Supplies  Fibresless tub/ showers   W500  Fibieslass gxwws (rom  iJ9B0O  American SID tub/ loilel be*  combo 134500  Ha wjtei tanks liom     UK 00  for ell you do it youiwlf  plumbms requirements  loottNOFunn  Very competitive prices on all PVC,  ABS - Plunbins fixtures  Largest Mock on Coaat  ��� US-MM*  Two violins. Blaine Dunaway, bJ5-  1064       "8"  DECEMBER  FOREST PRODUCTS  Mixed firewood, split and delivered, fun cords, $100.686-0349.  1180  MOVING: MUST SELL  12 tt. chrome 'A' vent chimney,  $100; large capacity wood healer,  $500 all like new. 685-7611.   ss  HORSE MANURE  $20 pick/up or 2 loads lor $30, you  load. Roberts Creek. 885-9969.  ttn  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  Programming subscriptions.  Green Onion Earth Station  115-5844.  ttn  GOOD HAY  $4.00/B��le Delivered  Garden Mulch Hay $3.50  Whole oati lOc/lb  Call Between IMprn  888-1387  Antique wood burning cook stove,  $600 685-3506. SS  Sears 9' garage doors 4 openers  (new 1000 ea.) $650 ea. 685.  0244 ss  Colour pencil portraits from your  favourite photo. Pets, lamily,  friends. 9"x12", $35. Send cheque  or M/O along wilh pholo to P.O.  Box 291, Gibsons, BCVON IVO.  Pis. allow 6-6 wks. lot delivery.  Satisfaction guaranleed or money  refunded. tins  '80 Ponliac stalionwagon, $500.  866-2561 Ktar  '80 Toyota Corolla wagon, runs  great, snow lires, $500.886-9453.  ��19c  1981  '81 Chev Monte Carlo, good cond.  $1995 obo. 885-1900 KOc  '81 Pontiac Acadian 4 dr. HB, new  biakes. battery, exc transportation. S700obo. 886-8)51.   ��20w  '81 Acadian, 57.000 kms., runs  good, some rusl, $700.886-9435.  ��19w  ABEX AUTO  RECYCLERS AND  TOWING  886-2020  UNoen New MUMOEMBrr1  24 Hr. Emergency Towing  'Fully Insured and Reliable"  Querent aed Good.UMd  Perta lor most makes and  models  MECHANIC ON  DUTY  '4 Wheel Drive, 2 Wheel  Drive and Some Do Drive-  Dead Car Removal  Service  We buy some  and low some  ACCESS TO  SATELLITE PARTS  FINDER  Walt's Towing  ft Automotive Services  ��� 24 Hour Towing  ��� Canadian Tire &  National Auto Leasue  Associate Member  ��� Your Local Roadside  Assistance Towing  Company  ��� Serving the Entire  Sunshine Coast  ��� Battery & Tire Sales  ��� Fuel Deliver/  886-9500  240-6575 cell  1989  '89 Mazda 626, awesome like new  cond., 4 dr. sedan, auto, p/s, p/b,  cass., air, 160,000 km, lady driven  (hwy miles), new Brldgestone  lires, $7,900.888-8648.      ��19c  1990  range, $50; Ikea pine table, seats  Malch,d s,aI9 ���������,, j dryel;  22. Heavy  Equipment  21. For Sale  RHOOOSI AZALEAS  Roberts Creek Nursery  Large selection. $3.50-516 OO No  GST. Closed Tues., 2589 Lower  Rd. 886-2062. KOc  12/leal, $150; photocopiei, Roy-  lax, $100; 225 gal. beer maker,  olfers; display cabinet, $60. 886  2844. 119c  BONSAI  Excellent gilts lor Mother's Day  886-9491. #19c  Deluxe electronic stair climber,  $250; 2 wooden dressers, $45 ea.;  Little Tykes sand box, $45; Little   _^^^^^^^^^  Tykes playhouse, $95; collee tolerant. Plant wildflower seeds  table, $10; child's seat lor bike,  that do well m our coastal climate.  palio table, 4 chairs and umbrella;  10 spd. bike, like new; kitchen  table, 4 chairs; portable gas BBO;  2 laige freezers; stereo, speakers,  turntable and tape deck; CB radio.  888-2135. ��18c  WILDFLOWER SEEDS  Perfect lor roadside seeding, gar-  Cincinnati drill press, 7', McDougal  metal lathe, 10' between centers,  $1500 Obo. 865-5437.        ��19c  955H Cat Crawler, bucket loader,  needs some woik, $2000 obo.  886-2546. SS  SHUR-LIFT- 50 ton hydraulic  shop piess, $2100; new, nevei  '81 AMC Concord, white, runs  good, $925.885-1942. SS  '81 Cougar, sunrool, new brakes,  $950000.686-399301885-1943  I19w  '81 Escort 4 dt. sin. wagn., $1400  obo. 886-3993 01885-1943 ��19w  Dodge Challenger, auto., 60,000  mi. on rebuill 2.6 L engine, 4w disc  brakes (new), power sunrool,  $1150 or trade for tractor. 686-  4208 #18w  den beds, borders, seed your ^d, ii^'oto.'MMM.tUk��  whole yard in flowers rather than  lawn. Low maintenance, drought-  $35,886-0202.  ���19C  Prawns  $3.75lb>2��jg*k|  885-0447  Leave Message  BATEMAN painting, framed,  signed and numbered. The Air,  The Forest and The Watch, $500.  886-3305 KOw  Adirondack deck chairs  ol KD clear red cedar, quality  crafted on the Sunshine Coast.  $155; matching collee table, $90.  886-7815. KOw  York Mega Max 3001, new home  gym, $375.885-4472.       KOw  DONT FORGET  only a lew days until Mether's  Day, May I call Kelleclable Gift  Baskets lor great Mother's Day gift  ideas! 886-8717 ��18w  12 It. maple shuffleboard, $500;  queen size waterbed w/reg. mattress, $200.8860365.      ��18w  Firewood, maple, split and delivered, $75 a p/u load. 885-9694.  ���19c  Moving sale: Hololiller, entertainment centre glider rocker, propane  BBO, chainsaw, air compressor,  load ol firewood. 885-2705. H9c  Nortron electric lurnace. 20 kw,  w/approx. 47 ft. cable and connection, 1 1/2 yrs. old. $650. 885-  4663 #19c  42 wedding and character cake  pans, new and used, $275. Call  Norma 886-7756 #t9c  FIREWOOD  Prepare now for next winter Alder,  fuel cord (4x4x6), $90 delivered  886-0318. #1Bc  Internet Access  Sunshine Nel Inc. - Voice. 886-  4502.9-5pm. ��18w  Weights 4 weight bench by Welder. Offers. 886-0971. tins  '70s  Roberts Creek Wildflower Farm  Seeds available al Chamberlin  Gardens, Quality Farm, Landing  General Store, Mathews 4 More,  Roberts Creek Nursery, Casey's  Garden, MMore Nursery.     ��18c  Super Hornet electric fence controller, 120V, solid state, no msU- 70s ��� Wanted old Volvo lor parts.  lalion required, $55.886-2822. 88M0I5. #19w   JI*J 70 Ctwv Stfak, 4 dr.. 350 auto.,  CHICKEN SALE ratable, $600 obo. 8860117. ss  Jack4J��fteschootOrdeism��t 72 MO MMget. fun IWe car, extra  u   .tl UL . ��'���Puday h P��ts,$2000fkm.88S��26.��18w  May 16 al Jack 4 Jill, 690 Harmo-   -   ny Lane. Call Audrey at 886-4856  or Karen at 886-9677 to order  now. ��18w  No Jot)7  No CrfidiP  No ProblPin!  WE FINANCE  CENTURION AUTO  56.11) WHARF  885-100-1   ���   U83I7  90 Dodge Shadow, a/c. 52,000  km, $6500 obo. 886-9867.   ��20c  '90 Ford Muslang, excellent cond.,  1 owner, 5 L, 5 spd., sunrool,  P/W, P/L, 43,500 km. $9995.885-  2300 alt. 6pm. ��tBw  INI  '91 Honda Civic wagon, 5 spd.,  46,000 kms, $10,500.885-2509.  ���18c  '91 Lincoln Town Car 41,000 k, air  suspension, like new, warranty.  885-6368. ��19w  '91 Mercury Cougar, auto., air,  power, white, exc. cond., 35,000  kms, $15,000 obo. 888-3623. ss  '91 Sunbird SE, V6, 5 sp., 2 dr.,  sir, tilt 4 cass. $8900.886-2688.  ss  1)92  '92 Aerostar, 7 pass. Exc. cond.  42,000 km. 686-7524 eves,    ss  '92 Honda Civic LX, 4 dr.. sedan,  47,000 km, drives great, $10,750.  885-0516. ��16c   1(93   CLEAROUTI Used tires, wheels,  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  885-7167 ss  '93 Geo Metro white 4 di. hatch-  bk., 400 kms., like new, $8800.  Moving (85-8686. ��19w  '78 Fold F250, crewcab, 1 ton, Hat  deck, 4 w/d, exc. shape. $2000.  883-2990.      __  7B GMC 4X4, 350 auto., runs  good, good int., canopy, stereo,  some rust, $1695 obo. Nick 885-  0505 days or 885-6340 eves.#18w  Wrecking 1978 GMC 1/2 Ion, 350  rocket engine. Michael. 886-8083.  ���18W  '79 Landcruiser, diesel, 8000 Ib.  warn winch, warn hubs, new  exhausl, $6500 obo. 886-7800. ss  Parting out 1979 F150 Super Cab,  351 engine, auto. 886-7951. ��20c  '79 Ford Bronco XLT, 4 wh. drive,  aulo., looks and runs excellent,  $4995 obo. 886-7099. ss  1981  '81 Dodge van, 7 pass., rear seat  folds lo bed, cruise, till, air, etc.  $2800obo.686-7520. ss  81 Toyota 4 spd, runs good, body  not so good, stereo, $500.886-  9051. ��18C  t(M  '64 Dodge Caravan, auto. $4,500.  686-8204. ss  '84 Mazda diesel B2200 P/U, 5  sp., $1100 obo. 885-3970. KOw  1(85  ���85 Ford F150 XLT, exl. cab,  canopy, 351, s/new pails, gd.  cond., $8900.8850109.        ss  1988  '86 GMC Fleelside short wheel  base wheel, exc. shape Inside 4  out. 885-2461. ��19w  1968  '88 Suzuki Samurai, great shape,  std., w/biklnl rool 4 soft top, $4000  obo. 886-8974. *20w  19(9  '89 Z-71 stepside 4x4, lully loaded,  must sell. 886-7484. ss  '89 Tracker 4x4, new top, good  cond., $5000 firm. B83-2699.��16w  '89 Bronco II XL silver, V6 5 sp.,  cass., dean 4 comfortable, $9600.  885-2133. ss  1977 14 ft. Travelaire travel trailer  4burner stove, toilet, $1500.885-  3670. *  1979 Silver Streak 30' travel trailer, deluxe model, exc. quality 4  cond., must see, $13,000 obo.  885-7464.   1975 8'9" Vanguard camper,  sleeps 5, $3000 obo. 886-7738.  ��18w  40' RV bus, propane powered,  totally liveable, mechanically  sound, great shape, $10,000.885-  4073 __  74 21 It. Vanguard class C  motorhome GMC chassis, 350,  3/way fridge, lurnace, oven, bathroom w/shower, dual air, awning  34,000 mi., exc. cond., $10,900.  886-9452.        __*[  Car dolly with swivel bed 4 lights,  exc. cond., $1000.885-4758J19W  22' Sangsler cralt. (appraised) hull  only ��� In good shape, $3000 obo.  685-2456.        I**  10 tl. libreglass dinghy w/oars,  $200,685-5307. ��20w  Sail  22Tanzer  $7,500  25 Cal  6,900  25 Bayfield  15,900  26Tradewinds  4.800  26 Folkboat  11,950  27 Catalina, 2 Ir.  16,500  28 Cal  16,900  30 Fraser  19,500  34C4C  59,900  Power  22 K&C/lrlr  13,500  22 Target, dsl.  32.500  26 Campion  19,900  26 Tolly  35,000  26 Carver  21,500  30 Sea Ray  52,000  32 Grenlell  32,500  32 Pacemaker  48.000  WINDWARD YACHTS LTD. on  the water at Gibsons Marina. Cam  Mussells 686-2626.  ��18c  270 Crusader engine, F.W.  cooled, $450 (350 GM). 885-6146.  ���20c  For all your  renovation needs call  BRUCE RANDALL  CONTRACTING  ��� Residential  ���Commercial  * Free Estiflttio  Call Bruce 885-19*9  USED   |  [AUTOPARTSI  *    Shop around - you'll    I  I  I  find il pays to buy     ���  I recycled aulo ports from J  LOOSTOUIMIH  POKTABl��8AM)SAW  MU SERVICE WU  CO�� TO YOUt PROPERTY  TOCUTYOURIQGS.  Mm M3-0270  I  Freezer 54x27, $150; Mack desk  chair. $50; adding machine, $10.  883-2661. ��18w  2 bicycles, men's 10 sp., ladles 5  sp., exc. cond.; 16* chainsaw.  Poulan in case, like new; swivel  rocker,exc.cond 886-9669��i8w  Mac SE 4 mg H.D. ��� 40 mg T/BU,  keyboard, fax modem, $1250.  885-2995. f18w  girls mt. bike, $20.886-8048 aH 4 Tablesaw. Boice crane mono mas-   JJJJ let 220/3 phase, 10' Made, heavy  1/2 cord dry split wood. U-pick up, duty, $1000 obo 888-2699. ��18w  $40; anlique sewing machine H/D all steel trailer, good wooden  :-i����k   nc aee ieic not., ���  ���YMSSAUTOt  _   TMJCKUCYOHS   I  m ��� ��� 'mi1�����ml  Child size new cedar picnic table,  good price. 886 8292        KOw  Homelile gas lawnmower. 21'  Made, Brtggs and Stralton motor,  good cond��� $150: Men's 18 sp.  Raleigh mt. bike. $50; 10 speed  in/cab., $75.865-7535.      <20w  RSF 'Aurora" wood stove. CSA  approved. $400: 4x4 alum window, $10 885-7604. f20c  Ph 581-6503  rack, spare wheel 4 2 tires, $350  885-3186 ��18w  7-club goll sel, bag, $115. Otympia  manual portable typewriter, new,  $45; 303 Lee Enfield rifle. $85.  885-7651 '18c  York 2001 home gym, $250; adult  hockey gear; single waterbed,  $30,886-2161. ��16w  4 - 12x24 floats, cedar decking -  styrofoam floatation. 835-9408  afler 6 pm. KOc  Real pro-mounted cougar's head  and cape, collectors. $375 lirm.  Lou 886-7774. ��20c  (Black) Iruck tool box, lull size,  $40, range hood. $20; camper  round table. $10. Panasonic  answering machine, $60; solid  pine dresser, $75; Ikea pine table  wilh leal and 2 drawers, oilers.  886-0296 ��20c  Homeowners and Landlopers  Trees and shrubs at wholesale  prices. Glenn 885 *,142. lv. message 1120c  SUNCO  Recycled Building Malenoli  French Doon/lnl-be. Dooii  Alum. A Vinyl Windows  lighling/fcHchen 4  Bathroom Fixtures elc.  VMariMorcdl  ������������������������  5653 WhoHRd., Sechell  Recycle A Saw  MON-SAT 9 em-5 pm  Unetherm stove, oil lurnace. $200  obo 685-5766 ��18w  MUSHROOM MANURE  Bark mulch and other items lor  spring. 886-7774 I18W  2 gikiets, I gUnel drum, ike new,  $3500.886-7795. ��19w  Cedar Lumber - decks, siding, las-  da or lancing. 865-3506.    I\*_  Sola 4 armchair, $120, bath toilet  4 sink, $100; exercise bike, $100;  men's Raleigh cycle. $100. 886-  (227. ��19w  Top quality dear coder siding. 1x6  beige finish, 1600 LF pka. $1000.  8854)545. *19"  Two recliner*. collee tables, end  tables, coat stand, boat dishes,  skin throw rugs, chairs, woodstove, china 4 miw. Items. 686-  0686. ��19w  Horse manure, $25 P/U;  unscreened top soil, $12 P/U we  load; tandem load, $75.885-5(29.  tit*  69 Chev 327 engine pan to intake  for rebuild. $200; 60 Firebird, 10  boh 3:08 poll ditf w/springs 4  sway bar, $150; set ot 4 - 15x7  chromed mag wheels w/caps 4  nuts, Chev 5 bolt, exc cond ,  $150 606-9452. 119*  HANGING BASKETS  18 99 lor one, 16 99 lor 5 or mote  Pre order lor delivery 885-0128  I19w  Cedar, 1x4. (.(.10; 2x4, (.(,10,  hem/fir, 2x4, (, (. 10; specialty  wood, clear cedar, lir. hemlock.  885-0270 ��19c  Adobe photo shop LE 2.5 tor windows, still in wrap, (500. 685-  9M1. ��  Recliner, green, good cond., ideal  lor rec room, $25; 2 small armchairs, $5 ea.; Panasonic photocopier, model (FP-3040 w/paper  trays, lor parts, $100 obo: swivel  armchair, on casters, $10. 885  3930 or 5712 Cowrie St       tins  FIREWOOD  Dry seasoned or green. Call  Klaus, speak to my electric secretary 885-0679 I19w  5 rolls of FAX paper 8 1/2'x328'.  1' core, $5 95 per rol (((-2(22.  tins  FIREWOOD FOR SALE  Dry fir, ((5 lor pick-up load; green  alder/lir, $(5 loi pick-up load.  Dave 885-9306 llns  72 Mercedes 230,4-door sedan,  6 cyl., European model, good  overall cond., very reliable. (2350.  886-8365 ��18w  73 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  883-9234 SS  73 Lincoln lown car, 460, lull  electric, best offer 885-2698   ss  73 Super Beetle, gas healer, new  seats, battery. $1800.885-4019 ss  74 Buick Regal, futy loaded, top  running cond, $500 obo. 883-  9418. ��l6c  \lCONO AUTO PAINT  An Inexpensive  Alternative.  Enamel  Finishes from $400  BODYWORK EXTRA  For details call  jack at  Western Rim  883-9526  74 Maverick, runs wel. new fires,  new brakes, $400 obo 886-7498  eves ��19w  74 Formula 400 4 spd Too much  lo list. $3500 obo 885-3281 ask  tor Jason. (I9w  76 Dodge 316. P/S. P/W. P/T.  P/S, $800 885-9648 ss  76 Chevette 2 dr auto. 78,000  orig. miss, nc. cond. musl sel,  $800 88*6275 ��20w  78 Acadian, aulo. greal shape.  $1000 also swing set 885 7093  ���ik  78 Makbu Classic 2 dr no rust. V6  ado , very dean in 4 out. an care  passed. $1200 obo 885-6496  HOW  78 T Bird luxury lor $1800' Special Silver Jubilee edition Power  windows, lock 4 seal Tilt wheel,  air cond.. almost new tires and  brakes, plus mounted snows To  view cal 886-2199 I20w  78 Dodge Dart, 6 cyl. aulo, drive  able. $450 ObO 885-7425   ei9w  79 Ford LTD, 2 dr. 80,000 mi,  good tires, 302 mold. tilt, new  muffler and exhaust, very clean.  no rust $1200 885-3801    <i8c  19(0  '(0 Jeep CJ5. a must see. $6200  6853317 KOc  81 VW Jetta 4 dr, 5 sp, sunroof,  $3500 ObO. 886-7889. SS  19(2  '82 Ford Mustang, 117,000 k's, 6  cyl. auto. Very good condition.  $2500. Call 886-0366, ss  '82 Mazda RX7, good cond., new  dutch, brakes. $3100.886-8032.  ss  t(M  84 Celebrity, good cond., new  complete biakes, tires, battery,  sunroof. 8(6-7342. ��1(c  '84 Honda Civic hatchbk, 5 sp.,  silver, 158,000 kms. well mamt,  orig. owner, runs great, 2 snows  on rims. $1984,885-2995, ��16w  t(M  '85 Buick Le Sabre, knied edition,  tow mileage, excellent condilion,  $4200 obo. 8850918.        118c   19M   '(8 Mercury Capri V6, sport, 1  owner, auto, lach, p/w, p/s, tilt,  cruise, stereo cess., new tiies,  (4.350.8(54199 ��19c  '86 Foid Ranger midsize, 5 sp.,  c/w campy. (2000 obo; '88 Mercury Topaz, A/C, exc. running  order, $3000 obo. 885-5029 ��20w  88 Ponliac 4 dr. 4 cyl., luel injection, ail. low miles, $2000 885  4804    Hit  tt OMs Clara Brougham, loaded  pka dec player. $5795 686 7150  ss  1*7  '67 Honda Cmc DX, 150.000 hwy  km, greal shape, new brakes 4  ares $3300 8����2��9     II 8c  ���87 Pontiac (000 LEW aulo, en,  PS/PB, 4 dr, AM/FM cass  125,000 kms, exc cond, (4900  886-4561 Kfrr  ���87 Tempo4dr. P/W, P/D/L. air  cond, AM/FM stereo, exc. cond.  $2650 885-4054 SS  87 Ford Escort stn. wgn. cruise,  auto, new tires, till, runs awesome, exc. on gas. $319999 Rick  685-7371 I16w  1(H  88 Chevy Cavalier 4 cyl 5 spd.  95.000 km, Mack. 2 dr, a/c. $4800  firm Steve 886-9159 or 886-2968  aHei6pm ��19c  68 Cavalier Z24, V-6, Pwr sunroof w/a�� Exc. cond. $6,800 obo  886-7854 aft 5 30pm SS  '55 Chevy pick up, 283 4 spd,  $5500; 327 Corvette motor, rebuilt,  $1500 685-5467. SS  60e  '69 GMC p/u, w/canopy. standard  trans, $600.885-4108.      ��19c  ���69 Chevy p/u, C-10,6 cyl, 292,3  on tree, 84.000 m, good old truck,  $1000000.8850124        ��19c  '70a  72 Ford camper van, 1 ol a kind!  $1000.885-5351 ��20w  75 Dodge propane 4X4, craw cab,  completely rebuilt, $6500. 885-  7518 SS  75 VW van raised rool, camperized. $2500 8860938      *!9w  75 F150 truck with new flat deck,  asking $1800.686 -7097.       ss  77 Fold 150 4x4. 80 box, new  tires, lull box. Good cond. $2600  obo 6864850 ss  25. Campers & RVs  18 1/2 It. 1976 Frontier  molorhome. Good lamily vehicle,  sleeps 4 comfortably. Good condition $7995.885-9909.        ��20c  '81 9'6" Vanguard camper, 4 burner c/w oven, 3/w Iridge, forced air  lurnace, H/W tank, bathroom  w/shower, very clean cond, must  sell, asking $9500.885-2351. ss  Lightweight hard lop tent trailer.  Furnace, stove. $2250 obo. 885-  5369. *20c  Wanted 8' camper loi lull size  truck. 886-7951. KOc  Haid top tent trailer, swing oul  slove and sink, sleeps 5, $650.  886-8257. ��19c  27 fl. travel trailer 5th wheel, kit  companion, very clean, newly decorated, new H/W tank, tub/show.  2-30lb. piopane tanks, $6500.  8850375. #19w  Get that boat ready,  Now! Everything  you need Is at  The SALTY  DOG  Marine Supply Stoic  886-3077  467 Marine Or , Gibsons  1  1978 Terry Travel Trailer, 25',  sleeps 8.4 pee. bath, $7500.885-  4048. ��18c  5th wheel hilch - R.B.W. mod.  UHSB5-7, $150 obo. 885-4851  eves. ���18w  8x45 nailer, sleeps 6, clean and  good cond. 885-2100. ss  1990 dlx. 24' motorhome A-1 condition. 886-9025. ss  30 It travel trailer, remodeled, gas  stove, lurnace, shower, $8500.  868-8202 ss  30' Seaiay w/command bridge, 2  VHS, 2 deplh sounders, Iridge,  stove, oven, hot waler tank, water  holding tanks, toilet, shower, swim  grid, lots ol canvas covers. In exc.  shape. 886-8826. ��20c  Double axel boat trailer, galva-  nlzed, $2200.886-2628.     KOc  22' KMC w/command bridge VHF,  CB, stereo, swim grid, bait tank,  anchor winch, 2 burner alcohol  stove, wilh boal trailer, $13,500.  886-2628. 1120c  Moorage available at Strata Marina In Secret Cove, 885-8831 ��19c  40' fishboat, $4400,may accepl  small vehicle trade-in, extra remanulaclured 75 HP diesels,  $1700. Selection gear, $150 up,  12V-671 starter, props, stainless  steel exhaust system, $240. Head,  $80. Scope and 303 rifle. $190.  8860183. KOw  15 1/2II. Sangster runabout c/w  75 HP Johnson outbd. on good  trailer, new sleeper seals 4 canvas larp, $3500 obo 885-5029.  KOw  w  whmn you  pay for 2 Innmtrilonm  '(0 Ford Fairmont wagon, runs  wel. Sel oi irade lor used 1/2 ion  8860090 ��20��  '68 Nissan Senna 5 sp. red.  AMFM cass deck, new Irom lires.  exc cond.$5500 886-4637   ss  SO  Ail tlmtiftedi mutt bo  prepaid before insertion  FOR ONE INSERTION  n onior fhi Monooy or Wnkmon  Edition. Up lo 10 words; 25 tents  for Kxh mNMom word,  Ftm: Lost, Found & Fret  fvf* Sell ClaieUMs  $17 up to W words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, tolling ono item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct u$ lo renew it  by ctctftSifttd <i*0<Min�� ��� Not avatlabk for rvmmetetal ackettiimr.  Coast N��w��  CLASSIPIID DEADLINES:  (IMm Weekender   [FRIDAY                     NOON TUISDAY  Oibwn�� 886-2622 Secheh 8853930 Coast News, May 2, 1994  21  27. Mobile Homes  For Rent  Gibsons Langdale  For Rent  Gibsons Langdale  For Rent  Sechelts district  SECHELT MARINE |  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Mil Murray  MCMMC MNAMS  M.ABYC  ��Morine  Surveyor! and Conmltonls  885-3643  26II. Northstar, 6' headroom, total  refit and leady to sail, $13,900.  685-3506. ��i9w  Moving - musl sell! 21 It. fibreglass  boal, new canvas, 327 GMC  motor, $4850.885-7738.    ��19w  18'6" Campion h/l, 115 hp motor,  head, soundei, ball tank, RR trailer, very good cond. $7400.885-  2157. ��18c  14 It. Sangster runabout w/older  40 hp Merc, runs well, comes  w/calking trailer and boal house,  $1900 obo. 885-7489 after 6J18C  Project boat, 20' Apollo, needs  work, no leg. $1500 obo. 886-  4671. Ifn  Reduced  MUST SELL!  54' Bayliner, Rebuilt Engine  UHF.CB.Sdeplhsouidas,  Moorage included. $9,700  (H-nu  1990 Campion 21 It. 210 Discovery, cuddy cabin Merc cruiser 205  U6, Iresh water cooled, exc. cond.  Turquoise 4 white with trailer,  $20,000 obo. Len 888-4504 or  888-4781. *18w  Wanted: Classic wooden runabout. 886-2738. ss  14 tt. aluminum 9.8 Mere, Home  Mr low hours, $1994 obo. 885-  5317. #18w  14' Double Eagle 40 HP Evinrude,  elec. start with EZ load nailer,  $3500.8854)19. ss  10x32' barge, libreglass over  wood, boom and electric winch.  885-2100. ss  Canaventure 17H��� modif. for long  distance ciuising and lishing. In  exc. cond, w/neatly new 70 HP  Vamaha and trailer, also cuddy  cabin, galley, Iresh waler lank,  elect, coolerjnsul. lish slorage, toilet, etc, $9200.885-2695. #18w  Seafarer K-2 (/glass, blue 4 white  w/rudder, deck lines, spray skirts,  exc. cond, fast, stable, manoever-  at* kayak, $2200 lirm 885-2995  *18w  . 22 1/2 It. Double Eagle OB  350/280 baitbag VHF sounder,  | $23,000.885-3448. ss  19 tt. Campion hard top, cuddy  cabin, lull canvas. Powered by 898  Mercruiser Iresh water coded, 5  litre V8/198 HP. Very low hours,  used mostly lor mooching. Perlecl  edition, clean inside and out,  $9500 obo. 885-5025.       KOw  17 H. Thermalite, 150 HP Merc,  ski post, fresh water used, $2100.  885-6175. KOw  27II. Catalina sailboat, dinette, 4  sails, 2 yis. old, outboard motor,  assumable moorage in Gibsons  Marina. Asking $16,900. 885-  2351. ss  18 ft. Glaspar 165 OMC I/O, FWC  trailer, canvas top and equipment,  $6200.922-0918 (West Van.).  KOw  22' Bell Buoy rebuilt 302 and Merc  leg, convertible hardtop and canvas, VHF, llshllnder. trailer,  $12,000. Will consider part trade.  885-4019. ss  24' work / pleasure boat, l/g on  wood, exc. cond, zero hours on  rebuilt 318, new ex-manifolds, new  ss. shaft, wiring, paint. Full price  includes dinghy, oars, 9 hp molor.  $7900.883-2990. ss  28' Unilly libreglass, brand new  molor and other extras, lull of electronics. Reasonable price. George  886-8139. ss  Heavy duty 50' float lamps built lo  suit. 883-2610 or 883-9290.    ss  18 It. Fibreglass, Volvo I/O, boat.  Tandem axle trailer, $3800.883-  2297. SS  25 ft. Reinell, deplh sounder, good  mech. condilion. $9000 obo. 886-  4870. ss  Heavy duty 50' float ramps built lo  suit. 883-2610 or 883-9290.    ss  Bayliner 24' C/B, rebuilt engine, 4  hrs, new upholstery, UHF CB, 2  depth sounders, $12,900. 886-  7255. ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1992-1993  Eviniudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 683-2458.      tin  New 2 bdrm dlx mobile home sel 3 yr. old townhouse with garage,  up in local Gibsons park. For info one level, electric, 5 appl, lacuzzl  call 886-2597,597-3322.     ��tfn tub, private palio 4 gaiden, owner    pays monthly main); close to all  7-lsles Seniors, ocean view park, Gibson8 amenlties YwJ( cMce 0)  pad avail. June 1, Madeira Paik.    885-3910. *l9w  2 bdrm. suile F/P, privale deck  Enclosed garage storage space,  W/D, great view ol lower Gibsons,   downtown Sechelt, 865-2330.��18c  1 bdrm, unlurn, 5600/mo. or 1  bdrm, lurn, $700/mo. 686-3305.  KOw  28. Motorcycles  '85 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Ninja.  Black, like new, 20,000 km.  $3,500.666-4616 aft. 7 pm.    ss  '86 Yamaha Radian 600 cc, low  kms, good cond, $1500. 086  0536. KOw  RAFFLE  1994 HD 883D Sportster - sold at  Bernadeltes Gallery, Kelly's Lawn-  mower, Sunnycrest Lottery Kiosk,  $20 ea. only 1111 tickets available.  Draw date June 15. KOw  29. Wanted  to rent  Active retired couple Irom Toronto  seeks accommodation with view  near beach? For July and August.  Rent or swap. 8857370.    KOc  Young N/S couple w/2 children  seek 2-3 bdrm. home, June 1 -Aug.  31. Preler Rbls. Ck, or Sechelt  aiea, rels avail. 1 -879 8775. KOw  Garage or space suitable for small  crpentry shop, noith ol Middle-  point. 883-9775 oft. 6.       KOw  Prolessional, mature male requires  unfurnished one bedroom accommodation. Davis Bay, Roberts  Creek area. Long lerm tenancy at  reasonable rate please. 8850211.  ���18c  Trailer pad In Roberts Creek suitable lor 28' travel trailer. Annie  886-2622 days. tfns  Responsible working couple  looking lor a 2 - 3 bdim house lor  long term renlal. Rels. avail. Pender Harbour area only. 883-2212.  ss  P/T single parent w/5 yr. old girl  seeks shared accomm. in Sechelt  area. Serge 886-8939.       ��1Bw  3 bdrm lower Iloor ol home, l/p,  laundry, heal 4 hydro included.  $650/mo. 886-3084. KOc  31. For Rent  Avail, immed., sleeping room,  $3O0/mo. Includes utilities, cable,  and laundiy. 888-8963.      KOc  Avail. Immed, 3 bdrm view home,  lower Gibsons. 5 appl, 2 baths  and beautiful features. $850/mo.  Won't last. 686-8963,        KOc  Bachelor apt, $400/mo.; 1 bdrm.  apt. $500/mo. May 1.885-6009.  ��19w  WATERFRONT  Granlhams cabin, very dean, surt  single working person, 5 min. to  lerry, sorry, no pets. $550/mo. plus  ulils. 886-9236. _t_  1 bdim. suite, Langdale. Hydro  incl. $375/mo. avail. May 1. 886-  7386. *19w  2 bdrm. mobile with workshop, no  pels, 1416 North. (825/mo. 888-  9581. ��19w  5 bdrm. new all appl, 21/2 baths,  avail. May 1, pois. lease, rels.  $1100/mo. 886-9792.        ��19w  3 bdrm. W/D, lower half of house,  $600/mo. 886-4688 or 980-2739.  ���19w  1 bdrm view apt. Lower Gibsons.  Large patio, piivate garden, new  building, laundry, walk lo al amenities. Quiet and secure. $660/mo.  886-3420. ���19c  Roomy 2 bdrm home on S. Fletcher, near yacht club. Adult oriented,  lovely garden wilh greenhouse and  fruit trees. Avail, early May. Refs  req'd. $850/mo. 8864422 or 922-  7836. 119c  Studio and t bdrm. suites with  spectacular view, F/P, W/D, walk  to ferry $495/mo. ea. utils incl.  886-2891. K3w  $700/mo. incl. ulils.; Also 2 bdrm.  suite W/D, great view, $600/mo.  Incl. utils.; Also small housekeeping room, $l50/mo. Sieve 886-  0539 new  1 bdrm. suile, private deck W/D,  great view ol harbour, $450/mo.  plus 1/4 utils. Steve 886-0539.  ��18w  Immaculate super cute 1 bdrm.  cottage, ocean view, deck, large  yard, no maintenance, F/S, curtains included, $515/mo. avail,  immed, N/S, N/P. 8B6-6719.IH18W  3 bdrm. house 4 appl, lowei Gibsons bay area. Close to amenilies,  avail. May 1, N/P, N/S please.  $750/mo. 984-3198 or 886-8441  weekends only. mew  Granlhams, gorgeous view small 2  bdrm. cottage, no laundiy, Ideal lor  1 or 2 adults, avail. May 1,  $625/mo. 666-7547, 231-0890.  ���18w  t bdim. house, 2 appl, near marina, avail. June 1, (525/mo. 886-  7320. ��18w  1 bedroom lower Gibsons, greal  view, close lo all amenities. Available May 1. $550/monlh. 886-  7630. ��18c  2 bdrm house, great view, large  yard, $700/mo. Val 596-5466J18C  Cozy suite, best lor quiet single or  couple. Conveniently located  between upper and lower Gibsons.  $400/mo. 1-266-1641 eves. ��t8c  Luxurious near-new ranch style  townhome. 3 bdrm, 2 baths,  garage. AvaU. May 30. $650/mo.  plus utilities. 886-3363.      #1Bc  Centrally located 2 bdrm plus den  N/P, utils. incl. refs. req. $600/mo.  condo, 5 appl, f/p, garage. Refs  885-8036. *19w  req'd. Lauretta, 886-2277 or 686  9883. ��18c  Large waterlront home w/private  dock, 3 bdrm, 3 bath, sauna, 5  appl, $1500/mo. 885-2863 or Van.  222-3491. #18w  Semi-waterfront 2 bdrm. furn.  cabin, Sandy Hook, summer  rental, sleeps 5.945-9161. ��19w  West Sechelt ��� Reason. Short term  lovely big 1 bdrm.bsmt. suite  w/priv lenced yard, nice location,  avail. May 1, $400/mo. Janet 885-  5240. #18w  1 bdrm. suile, walk to all amenities,  N/P, N/S, suitable foi mature lady.  885-8863. KOw  Trail Island apis, beautilul ocean  view, large 2 bdrm. t util. rm.  avail. June 1, $635/mo. Refs.  please, t-734-0200. KOw  Inlet view guest house, lurnished  accommodates 6. Daily, weekly  rentals. 685-4490. K2w  For Rent  Halfmoon Bav /  Pender Harbour  2 bdrm house on 1/2 acre, Secret  Cove. Jacuzzi, Jenn-air, electric  plus wood, $750 plus utilities. Pam  224-5943. KOc  1 bdrm. furnished condo, view  swimming pool, 5 appl, F/P by  week or month. 885-8831. KOw  Small 1 bdrm cottage, furnished,  $300/mo. 885-8847. #18c  Madeira Park - 3 bdrm. mobile,  $550/mo. 885-8695. ��19w  2 bdrm. ground level suite, in lamily home, Welcome Woods. N/S,  For Rent - Seamount Industrial  Park, light industrial, service commercial, up to 2,000 sq It, 10' ceiling, heavy wiring. Also 750 sq fl  bay 12' door, mall exposure.  34. Help Wanted  Recreational Summer Jobsl  Now hiring! Amusement park, casino and resort jobs $10-$25 per hi.  Summer/permanent, excellent  benefits, no experience. (504) 646-  Phone 686-2663 days, 686-9075   2803 Ext. R369 until 8 pm 7 days.  ���19w  eves.  tin  Fabulous commercial storelront lor  lease. Over 1000 sq. ft. No triple  net. Avail. Jan. 1, Seaview Plaza,  Gibsons. Marie. Glen 886-7018 or  Lome 1-737-6081. tin  34. Help Wanted  ���DUE TO EXPANSION*  We require an aggressive sales  professional wilh a minimum of 2  years outside sales experience.  Familiarity with specialty fasteners  or industrial sales helpful.  WE OFFER:  ��� Salary/bonus  ' Auto allowance  * Full benefit package  We seivice the maintenance repair  industry. Local territory available.  For more info fax your resume to:  1-591-8133 or phone Sales Manager at 1-591-1100. KOc  The NS A.M H. is looking lor a  lamily who lives on the Sunshine  Coast who could provide weekend  respite support to a ore-adolescent  physically handicapped boy. Your  house must be wheelchair accessible and one adult in the household  must have experience with multiply-handicapped individuals. A  commitment of one weekend /  month is required. Contact Corinne  at 984-9321. KOc  Olfice Support Person  Our expanding Property Management business requires a conscientious person with excellent people skills on a part-time  THIRD COAST THEATRE seeks  booking agent to national and  international audiences. Musl be  sell-sufficient. Volunteer experience preferred. A love for arts  essential. Remuneration upon  booking. Will train. Phone 886-  3634. ��16c  12-step counsellor for teen drug  and alcohol out patient Recovery  Program. Minimum 2 years personal woiking knowledge in a 12-  step program. Accompanied with a  background in counselling, addictions counselling training (ACT.)  certificate or equivalent pre-  lerrable. Submit resumes to Sunshine Coast Breakaway, Box 393,  Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.       ��18w  Investigating A  Real Estate  Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Pre-Licensing Course?  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager  NRS. Sechelt Realty  '     88S-223S  27. Mobile Homes  NEW HOME  Set up In local park in Gibsons.  886-2597,597-3322. tin  18.5 tt. Double Eagle hardtop,  1988 Merc. 470, deplh soundei,  radio, bait tank, immac. cond, obo. 886-7778.  hardly used, $16,500 obo. 885  327* '��� '"'        SS  1990 Hampton 2 bdim, 5 appl,  skylights, must be moved. $40,000  K3w  Large, exc. cond, 1 bdtm. mobile  ���Itbme^askinotlS.OOO. 885.S3S9:  1983 lishing' machine 20.6 Campion, wheelhouse type 200 Merc  outboard, 00 on new powerhead,  cruises at 24 knolls, anchor pkg,  winch VHF, OS. F. Finder, stereo,  bait tanks, life jackets, downrigger,  moorage paid until June IM. Asking $12,500. M5-5861.      ��18w  ���18w  Summer Renlal - large bachelor  Tandem axel gravel truck tor hire, cabin (furnished) above Langdale  Wage negotiable, depending on terminal. Laundry, hydro Incl.  job. 886-3598. KOc    $650/mo. 886-2034. KOw  A n/s roommate wanled, lo share 2  bdrm collage, 1 acre land. $2501  uN. 885-9520 mornings.     ���18c  Shared accommodation, n/s, congenial lemale lo share cozy home.  (350/me. plus 1/2 uHMs. Mt.  886-97W.    ���-���"������-wil  Vacation Rental - 4 bdrm. executive home with waterfall, beach  4 RV sites lor renl. Avail, now. docks, volley ball and hot tub on  Electric, septic, phone, cable Sakinaw Lake, road access,  hookups, $125/mo. plus utils 886-  $850/week. 8855157. ss  7626,922-5948. ��1��W    .TTT - ��� '  _J     1 4 2 bdrm cottages avail, immed.  N/S, N/P. Free use ot dock and  small Ashing boat. Cable included.  Rels. req. From $400/mo. 883-  9569. tins  3 bdim. furnished house.Tuwanek,  $700.  2 bdrm. watertront, Gibsons, lease.  $800.  4 bdrm. house Langdale, $750.  3 bdrm. house Sechelt, lease,  $700.  2 bdrm. house Redroolls, $700.  Large h ouse 3 bdrm. suite, 2  You can end your worries 4 secure  your dreams - residual income,  time lo enjoy it. Exciting travel  opportunities. 885-2481.    #18w  Assemble light products al home.  Excel, income, easy work. Call lor  computer literacy a must. Reply lo directory, 24 hrs. (604) 623-2380  Grant Really Ltd, Box 277, Gib-  ext. A74. tfn  sons, VON 1V0.  ���18c  Brand new 1 bdrm. suile near  terry. Slove, Iridge, laundry. Beautiful view, N/S, N/P, avail, immed,  $450/mo. includes utils. 886-7867.  ���18w  1 bdrm. view apt, opposite Gibsons marina. New kitchen and  bathroom, carpets, blinds, sunny  balcony, laundiy. $590/mo. 886-  3420. ��t8w  2 bdrm. view apt. opposite Gib-  ins marina. New buildrvg. quiet,  ire, carpeted, mMMWs, tan-  ^ v_ti Qlr_K ym.tx  ; balcony, $750/mo. 886-3420.    separately  l*a ,r I s#v n-_-> .^!ittl9tr'  teWI ���" -i,i       HilWlSt  NEW HOME  Gibsons Park  Financing Available  866-2597 ��� 597-3322  For Rent  Gibsons Lanqdale  1 bdrm basement suite w/Kp, n/s.  n/p. $600/mo. 866-7037.    119c  1 bdrm. ensulte avail, in shared  New 28x8 1 bdrm travel trailer on home to working parson. Quiet  piivate properly. N/S. N/P. water view home, rets. 3(6-3032.  $400/mo. plus util. 8B6-962S.K0C 11(w  ,2 bdim. apt. quiet bldg, laundiy 4  parking, avail. May 1. $500/mo.  888-3108. ��18w  Clean bright 2 bdrm. suite, view,  privale entrance and deck, walk to  terry, non-smoker, no pets, 886-  7480. KOw  1 bdrm. Panabode waterfront, Mid-  *epoinl,$500.  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Marie oi       TOWNHOUSES/CONDO  Glen at 886-7018. tin Two bedroom townhouse, Includes    all   appliances,   $775   per  Funky day use studio space, sea- morthpteuB,.  sonal, $120.886-3739. tin    APARTMENTS  Aie you a sell supporting, active T���0 t^t^a waterfront apart-  individual with a sod spot lor pups? mert, large deck, great view, $650  Gibsons w/tront shared house, j^ing hydro no t s  $450 (kid. utils.). 886-3739.    tin    One bedroom, side by side duplex,  3 new, petmanent/long lerm HV j^, p,, ������������, p^ mies  sites now ready at Boot Hill RV  Parti. $250/mo. 1117 Keith Road, Three bedioom apartment, central,  1 1/2 miles up Cemelary Road, tent Includes heat and hot water.  Live in host/housekeepe ./caretaker  to join the Rockwood Centre team.  Mail resumes to Box 7(7, Sechel,  BCV0N3A0byMay2O.        tin  Retail sales cashier, olfice expeiience an asset. Submit resume to  Prolech Olfice Electronics, Box  1579. Sechelt, BC VON 3A0.1119c  TEACHER/CO-ORDINATORS  Req'd for non-profit, summer  Japanese programs taking place in  the comm. you live. Contract pos  begins p/t immed. lo set-up program; with l/l ol 3-4 weeks in summei oi early fall. Must be mature  and conlident in ability to locate  host families. Teach ESL1/2 days,  take local trips with group, plan  itinerary. ESL bkgrnd. preferred.  Please lax cover letler ant resume  10 291-8(00. ��19w  French Immersion Teaehera  Full time Prtmaiy Teacher  Pad time Early Intermediate  Teacher required tor Sept. 94.  Fluency in French, leacher cert,  req'd. Assets: Early Fr. Imm. training, expeiience; multi-age level  expereince. Salary as per B.C.T.F.  scale. Small classes. Send  resumes by May 14,'94 to:  L'KOlePaase-Partout  General Delivery  Roberts Creek, BC VON 2W0  Telephone: 885-5855,8(5-5363.  #19w  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  The Gibsons Youth Centre is looking tor interested adults to assist  wilh their ongoing programs lor  youth, dart night, crafts etc * A  coordinator is needed to assist  with a talent show in July, exciting  position. * Therapeutic riding program for children needs volunteers  to assist on Wednesdays. Knowledge of horses essential. For  these and mote opportunffles conlact the Volunteer and Information  Centie at 885-5881. I16w  35. Business and  Home Services  CABINS TO CASTLES  Design, renovation, remodel.  Flaming to lockup. 8884380,686-  0684eve��.r-��~. ,-c.neiii  i                 i i  Seniors Discount  Home repairs and renovations.  Satisfaction guaranteed. Din 886-  306* KOC  Efficient! Ouickl Reliable! Call  Minute Maid Cleaning Services.  886-7520. (18c  HARDWOOD FLOORMO  New floors supplied, laid, sanded  and linished. Old floors resanded  and relinished. Lyle Hayter Floors  Ltd 885-7633 ��20w  BiD PRESSURE WASH  Enviro Frdly Clean Agents!  tot  Vinyl, aluminum siding, palm stripping, concrete walkways, drive-  Gibsons. 886-9764 or 220-1526.  tins  $675.  Cooks wanted, min. 3 yrs. exp.  Irvines Lending Marine Pub, ask ^ _,_, wi, boats', etc. 888  totWayno(83-1145.        >19w __                          *_*  Real Estate Appraisal Ollice has Flooring installation, ceramic, Km,  immediate openings tor lull and cwp,ti hardwood. Call Ray 686-  part time clerical. Excellent typing 3934                          jug*  skills and accuracy are essential       lor both positions. Flexible hours BARRY'S WINDOW CLEANING  lor part time. Job sharing also a Metal and vinyl houses washed,  COMMERCIAL  CENTRAL QIBSONS .,;-...  Retail/office space lor renl, 1275  possibility. �� Desired. Reply with  Butters cleaned in and outftee.  Like new 2 bdrm house, new appl,  vaulted ceilings throughout,  secluded location short walk to  Roberts Cieek Paik and beach.  $800/mo. Avail. May 1.886-2182.  itte  CaMnaa bedroom  Full access lo house. W/D. Bus  route. (325 ���utl.MM352.l20c  3 bdrm duplex, Conrad Rd., 5  appl., l/p. sundeck, garage, avail.  May 1.(700 439-1852 lor appt  ���18c  square leel, central air conditioning, good paiking, - $10 triple nel.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  888-3330  32. Commercial  For Renl  For Rent  Sechelt & district  Porpoise Bay: Panoramic water  Irom, neat, dean, modem small 3  bdim w/lofl, 3 1/2 levels. Would  suil single or prol. working couple,  quiet. Lease. Rels teq'd. n/s, n/p  $825*10.8723516 ��19c  1 bdrm. house, cable incl ��� quiel.  privale location. $575/mo. 885-  0815. KOw  Oceanside, oceanview, 2 bdrm  apl. Davis Bay, $600/mo plus utilities. AvaU. immed. 885-5918 ��19c  Wfront new self-contained 1 bdrm.  bsmt. apl.. N/S. N/P. refs. 2 appl.  shared laundry, $400 ��� utils 885-  0606. *18w  Davis Bay, spacious 2 bdim upper  duplex, with view, long term. n/p.  a's. relerences. $750/mo utits incl  885-3433. ItSc  Roommate wanted to share  uniquely decoiated lully lurnished  house on bus route, Sechelt, room  furnished. $400/mo 885-5443.  Itlc  Commercial Space  tor Renl  al Field Road  1.000 sq. leel. $600 ti. nel  2,000 sq feet SL 100 tr net.  Call 885-2772  Fax 885-5603  11(0  Office space, lower Gibsons 886  2455_ #18w  Davis Bay/WAson Creek hall available. Wheelch air lacilities. 885  27520(885-9663 tin  resume, references, etc. to:  Terry A Kvam 4 Associates Ltd.  P.O. Box 1249, Gibsons, BC VON  IVO. #19w  WANTED VOLUNTEERS to entertain kids ot all ages lor Victoiia  Day celebrations In Gibsons Landing, May 21, 22 S 23. We need  jugglers, magicians, buskers,  musicians. Do you have a (atom to  shaie? Call Louise Hume 886-  2818 01 Joy Germaine 886-8078  tor more inlormation. Sponsored  by the Gibsons Landing Merchants  Association. ��19w  Excellent stall tor busy Sechelt  restaurant. Kim, 886-0027  between 6-9pm KOw  Looking tor energetic, outgoing  person to work in an aggressive  retail environment. Flexible hours,  part lo lull lime. Duties will include  opening/closing, daily cash.  estimates. 886-3277.  I22W  Lawn/berry hedge cutting, grounds  maintenance, window washing,  elc. Man/men available once/regular basis. Rob/Chris. 886-3822 reliable ��19w  MOBILE WELDING  (FAB  Certilied prol competitive equipment, industrial, residential, big or  small, day or nighl. 886-4708  Randy. ��i9c .  OCTOPUS CLEANING  Residential moving in/out; spiing  cleaning. Seniors discount, Iree  estimates Debt. 885-2350. 119c  ELECTRICIAN  by the hour or contract. W. Rennie,  Reg. MMI. (85-4845.      lift  COMMERCIAL  1800 sq It warehouse and ollice   Exper, reqd. Wage commensurate  space, Gibsons industrial basin,   wilh experience. Conlact Shannon  $900 per month triple net.  Sechell retail, approx 900 sq. It.,  Wharf SI. $1000 incl taxes.  Sechelt ollice space, $450-$750  Wilson Creek   -   waiehouse,  S6 00 loot,   offices   spaces.  $5 SOfoot  GRANT REALTY LTD.  886-3330  im  Prime retail space, Hwy. 101,1500  sq. ft. $1000 No triple net. 737-  6081 Nn  Roberls Creek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings Yvonne 886-  7815 tin  at Frontrunners. Gibsons.   KOw  Hardware store requires retail  sales person lor F/T employment.  Apply w/resume to: RR1, Wild-  wood Site, C-68, Halfmoon Bay.  BCVON IY0. #19w  Part time yard work, W. Sechelt,  S7/hr 885-2026 alter 4 pm. *18c  Coordinator required for preschool  Summer Fun program. Musl have  ECE qualifications and possess  valid First Aid Certificate. Please  reply to Sechelt Preschool, Box  1568. Sechelt. BC VON 3A0��18w  Full and part lime night stall needed immediately. Apply in peison,  Gibsons Subway. ��16c  NEED HELP SPRING  CLEANING YOUR  GARDEN?  DOWN TO EARTH  GARDENING SERVICES  KATHRYN ML'SSELLS  88534W  RON'S ROOFING  New and re-roofing, cedar shakes,  duroid, torch-on 965-6186. #21c  Oil furnace repairs, plumbing, hot  water tanks, drain cleaning.  Michael 886-8022 01886-8083.  new  Anything-Anytime-Anywhere  Need a diver? Replacing zincs,  boat scraping, elc. Kevin 885  4866. ��18w  iMM 22  Coast News, May 2, 1994  letters  Garbage in - ?  Canadians produce more  waste per person than any other  nation in the world. The national  average is 2.2 kilos of waste per  person per day, which rises to  2.4 kilos in BC. The cost of disposing of all Ihis waste is  incredible. Last year il cosl  $279,407 for collection of  garbage on the Sunshine Coast.  In the future this cost i.s expected lo rise.  However, our regional district has received notice from  the BC government lhat we  must reduce our solid waste by  50 per cent by Ihe year 2000. In  addition there must be a 30 per  cent reduction by 1995. That's  only nine months away. So our  regional district, along with all  the other regions in BC, has  embarked upon the solid waste  planning process.  For several months representatives from local disposal companies, recycling groups and  local industry, labour and institutions have been meeting with  government officials to discuss  solid waste. The result is a draft  report which outlines our existing solid waste system and suggests ways lo improve it.  Public input is now needed to  upgrade our system so that we  can meet the provincial guidelines. It's time to discuss and  agree on what options are best  suited to our community. As  taxpayers we want a system that  is efficient and cost effective.  Reducing waste will save us  money, as taxpayers on a large  scale, by extending the life of  our landfill sites and as householders, who will need to buy  fewer garbage bags and take  fewer trips to the dump.  As a recycler I support the  move to reduce garbage. But  recycling alone isn't enough to  cut waste in half. The so-called  three Rs of solid waste are  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle and  it's time to explore ways lo  reduce and reuse whal can'I be  recycled.  Junk mail and over-packaged  products are two examples of  things we can refuse lo buy or  accept in our homes, thus  reducing our garbage. We can  reuse items such as clothing,  toys and furniture by shopping  at thrift stores and garage sales.  In many BC communities share  sheds have been built al the  dumps to facilitate reuse of  these household items. We may  eventually see share sheds at our  local landfill sites if local residents agree that "one man's  garbage is another man's treasure."  Composting is a way lo create a useful product oul of  kitchen waste. Residents will he  encouraged to compost al home  and a central composting program will be investigated.  Problem items such as lish  morts, gypsum wallboard and  hazardous items such as used oil  and batteries will also be discussed. If you have any suggestions as to how these special  items could be handled we'd  like to hear from you.  Everyone, is invited lo Ihe  public information meetings to  be held Tuesday, April 26 at Ihe  Marine Room in Gibsons,  Wednesday April 27 at the  Seniors Hall in Sechelt and  Tuesday, May 3 al the Madeira  Park Community Hall.  VALERIE VERRALL  Pender Harbour  More letters page 23  Ifyouhaveanews  story, or see news  happening,  call the  Coast  News at  886-2622  or  885-3930  WEST COAST WILD -  ON MOTHERS DAY...  May we suggest "A TENDER NEST"  fealurlngrhree Lovely Roses and  Beauliful Bouvardia  Many highly original custom designs.  For example, our TROPICAL ESCAPE BOUQUET.  499 MARINE DRIVE  (Next to Dockside Pharmacy)  JANICE 886-7435  Notice Board  Ongoing tvcnls must be updated monthly  Wc iracrvc the right to edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-profit events  of genuine community inlerest  Items will be listed three weeks prior lo Ihe evenl.  <**��* *>*  MONDAY, MAY 2  S.C. Braattlatdlng Support Oroup  meeting - The Advantages ol  Breastfeeding tor Mother A Baby. All  moms and babies welcome. 10 am. Into:  Laurie 8667900 or Roxanne 886-3230.  Stchelt Marsh Society Annual General  Meeting, 7 pm, Arts Centre, Sechell (note  change ol start time). Election ot  directors, annual report, general; matters  related to the society and guest speaker  Dr Robert Ellis, Prolessor, UBC  Geography Oept. on Earthquakes ol BC:  Past 6 Future. Come see this Illustrated  show. Eveiyone welcome.  TUESDAY, MAY 3  Retired Teachera Branch ��46 luncheon  meeting/bullet, 12:30 pm, Whart  Restaurant. Davis Bay. $8. New  members welcome Inlo: 865 9023  Film Addict!' Club, 2 pm, S.C. Arts  Cenlre. Trail i Medusa, Sechell. The  River (indla/USA 19S1 - dlr. Jean  Renoir). Memories of a European's  childhood in India.  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4  Sechelt Garden Club meeting, 7:30 pm,  SI. Hildas Church Hall. Speaker: Connie  Johnston on Orchids. Visitors welcome.  THURSDAY, MAY 5  R.N.A.B.C. meeling, 7:30 pm, SI Mary's  Hospital Boardroom. Report Irom Annuel  Meeling. Prize-Winning Video.  FRIDAY, MAY ���  Sechelt Marsh Society annual general  meeling, 7 pm sharp, S.C. Arts Centre,  Sechelt {Note change ol start time.) In  addition to the election ot directors,  annual report and general matters related  to the society, there will be a guest  speaker: Dr. Robert Ellis, Professor, UBC  Geography Department. Topic:  Earthquakes ot BC: Pasl t Future. Come  see this Illustrated show. Everyone  welcome  SATURDAY, MAY 7  Centennial Sinatra Spring Concert wilh  children's choir, "Choralations" and  Tsunami Ensemble, 7:30 pm, St. John's  United Church, Davia Bay. Tickets $6 at  Talewind Books or Sayward Books, or  call Wendy, 886-8352.  S.C. Recreation Complex Society -  working towards a recreation complex lor  the Sunshine Coast. Meeting, 2-4 pm,  Rockwood Centre, next lo Sechell  Elementary School. Into: 685-8955 or  686-8250  Bark Mulch Salt, Cedar Grove School, 9  am-2 pm.  SUNDAY, MAYS  Olbaona Llont Club Mother's Oay  Pancake Breakfast. 8-11 am, Kinsmen  Hall.  Mothers Day Panceke Brtaklaat, 6  11:30 am, Welcome Beach Community  Hall. Come watch the fellows cook  breakfast. Everyone welcome.  $3.50/plate; children under 12 half price.  Pender Harbour Aquatic 4 Fitneaa  Centre presents Mother's Day Triathlon,  9 am-noon. Mothers and their children  can log, walk or hike through the P.H.  Lions Park trail, ride their bikes lo Ihe  pool trom the park, then swim 10 lengths  of the pool (200 m) to win fabulous  prizes Entry fee: Sio/famiiy and  proceeds donated to the Lioness Club In  thanks lor being the sole supporter of our  Adapted Aquatics Programs. Phone 863-  2612 to register.  MONDAY, MAY 9  Olbaona Landing Merchtnta  Aaan meeling, 7:30 pm, Harbour Cale.  All non-member merchants welcome.  Qlbaona Sea Cavalcade Committee  meeting, 7:30 pm, Marine Room below  the Gibsons Library. Inlo: Peggy Small,  886-4956.  S.C. Peace Oroup meeting, 7:30 pm.  Roberts Creek School library. NFB video  Conversion In the Belore Columbus  series. All welcome  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11  Watt Howe Sound Electora Attn  meeling, 7:30 pm, Langdale Elementary  School. Subject: A unified government lor  the Coaal. Pro 1 con.  MISCELLANEOUS  Tha Big Wldt-Moulhtd Toad Frog, a  puppet play at the Gibsons ft District  Public Library. 494 S. Fletcher (886  2130). Two shows: 10 am, Wednesday,  May 4; 10:30 am, Saturday, May 7.  Langdale Elamtntary School Partnta  Group 1994 raffle - all proceeds to  Langdale School Library 1st prize: '94  Harley Davidson 863D Sportster. 2nd  prize: '94 Husqvarna LR12 Riding Mower.  3rd prize: '94 Norco Sasquatch Mountain  Bike. Tickets $20 each. 3 draws. Only  1,111 tickets printed Available at Trail  Bay Sports, Tidal wave Diving, Sechelt;  Powerhouse Motorcycles, Wilson Creek;  Bernadette's Gallery, Kelly's Chalnsaw,  Sunnycrest lottery kiosk, Gibsons. Draw  June 15.7 pm, Langdale School. 22  Exhibition by Hope Coxall. through May  6, Hunter Gallery, Gibsons. Show entitled  This England features watercolour and  pen & ink pictures.  Prenatal Claaata: Early Class May 17.  All above Prenatal Classes are Irom 7 to  6 pm. Please register early as classes fill  up quickly. To register: (Gibsons) 886-  5600), (Sechelt) 885-5164.  Elphlnetone Plonttr Muatum, 716  Winn Rd., across Irom Post Ollice,  Gibsons. Displays are constantly  changing. Wheelchair accessible. For  hours ot opening or to book a tour: 886-  6232.  Parent-Tot Drop-In: lor parents with children up to 5.9:30-11:30 am at Ihe lollowing locations: Gibsons United Church Hall  (Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.); Sechelt St.  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues); Wilson Creek  Community Hall (Thurs.). Inlo:  Community Services, 665-5881.  Sexually Tranamltttd Dlttaat Clinic:  (HIV inlormation, counselling and testing) Phone lor appointmenl In Gibsons  8865600, Sechelt 685-5164.  Single 1 Pregnant? Call Ihe Health Unit  - 886-5600.  Prenatal Hoapltal Tour: phone SI.  Mary's Hospital switchboard to arrange  lor tour, 885-2224. Prenatal only.  Parent ft Baby Drop-In gives parents an  opportunity to meet other parents and  discuss common concerns. The group  gathers every Tuesday Irom 1:15 to 3:30  pm al 494 s Fletcher, Gibsons and In  Sechell at 5571 Inlet on Wednesdays  Irom 1-3:30 pm.  School Entry Booater Clinics: A bonier dose ol diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Is Important lor children entering  school. Gibsons clinics ��� 886-5600;  Sechelt clinics - 885-5164.  MONDAYS  Sunahine Coeat Splnnera ft Weavtrt  Guild meels 1st Monday ol each monlh,  Sept. through June, SI. John's United  Church, Davis Bay. For more Inlo: Lynn  Pakulak, 6857355  Recovery, Inc. olfers a sell help method  to overcome Ihe negative reelings that  come Irom tear, anger, depression and  conslanl anxiety. 7 9 pm, The Wellness  Centre, Qibsons. Inlo: 866-8026.       22  TUESDAYS  "Living With Cancer* Support Oroup  meets every other Tuesday, Kirkland  Centre, Davis Bay, 1 pm. Info 885-5661  or 666-8369.  WEDNESDAYS  Poatpartum Depretalon Support  Group - Gibsons Health Unit, 1-2:30 pm  THURSDAYS  3C'e Weight Loaa Support Oroup  meets alternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 688-  2692, and evenings 6:30-6.00pm, call  886-7159, at Ihe United Church,  Glasslord Rd., Gibsons.  Birth Control Clinic, Coaat-Qarlbaldl  Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, 7-9 pm.  Confidential service - everyone welcome.  No appointmenl needed. Info: 885-7770.  Navy League Cedeta lor boys and girls  10-13 years ot age. Cadets develop sell-  respect and discipline while having lun  learning nautical skills.. 6:30 pm, Gibaona  Legion Hall, Sept-May. Continuous registration, uniforms provided. Call Mike, 886-  8236. 22  FRIDAYS  Breast Self-Exam Clinic: Firsl Friday ol  each month, 7:30-9 pm, Qibsons Heallh  Unit.  United Church Thrift Shop. 1-3 pm,  church basement, lane oil Trueman  Road.  The fastest movers on the Coast. Call 886-2622 or 885-3930  COASTLINE FENCWG  Wooden ft Chain Unk  Decks ft Porches  I Call after 6pm BM-2215 Bob tfns  BOB'S PAINTING  I Interior, exterior, pressure washing, quality workmanship, satisfaction guaranteed 88S-4B04. #18c  EXPERIENCED CARPENTER  tor hire. Forms, framing, finishing,  I decks ft renovations. Drew 885-  4557. KOc  DRYWALL FINISHING  I Complete drywall services Protes-  | sional. guaranteed workmanship.  Large or small jobs. Rob 866  3573. ��20c  CHIPPING ANO MULCH��tG  SERVICE  Turn your brush pies, leaves and  garden waste to chips and mulch  for compost. Quick seivice, reasonable rates. Nick at 886-2756.  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, carpentry, drafting, free estimates. References  available. 966-3463. tfns  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, balhs and  shower panels, CSA approved.  Free estimates. Tom Sealy 883-  2978. Hn  For help wilh landscaping labour,  lawns, berries, yard clean-up, etc.  call Bin 886-0051. Hard working.  Ittw  DO YOU NEED?  Lawn/landscape maintenance,  power raking, hedge trimming,  brushcuttng, lototMng, turf laying,  MOUNTAIN  CITY  ELECTRIC  LTD.  RESIDENTIAL,  COMMERCIAL,  INDUSTRIAL  886-2834  KEITH CUNE  UK. *4. HO. OM. GIISONSVON IVO  ��R 23163  Watch, Clock ft Jewelry  REPAIR  J Scandinavia-educated. 30 years  experience Call 885-0624 Aarne  I or lv mess ��19w  RESUMES  Professionally typeset and laser  printed 886-3425 tins  Outbuilding' addition' renovation  ' repair' structure inspection and  documentation * rot specialists.  885-6070 #23w  EVA'S Home Cleaning Services  Regular cleaning, spring cleaning,  or linal construclion cleanup.  Dependable 1 affordable 885-  4024 mess I23w  WILL'S LAWN CARE  I Lawn mowing, weedeating 885-  7733. #18w  Income Tax Prepaiation, $25.  I Delivery service available, seniors  discount. 886-3075. ��1w  HORIZON  PF.IJ.IT STOVES  Nn iDMikr, Nn (.hutinn!  brikr for Jam-Mown  Knwnifirr, T<-m)K-M  Avcnl  CALI US-MM  Lawn mowing, weedeating, household chores, garden work. Peter  886-3121.  ��0c  WAYNE'S SERVICES  Gardening, gas weedeater. lawns,  ground maintenance, window  washing. 888-2999. '19c  ^^^^^^^^^^^^ Available lot drywall, taping and  low maim, landscaping, rubbish spray jobs, very experienced. Allan  removal, etc. 885-0737.     miw    885-7080. ��19c  WEI'S WINDOW WASHING  Reasonable rates. 885-7733 J18w  'BRUNO'S  ELECTRIC  "NO JOB TOO SMALL"  Residential ���Commercial  886-2054 UctfMHH0805  QUALITY WOODWORK  Home Remodeling, FlnlaNng  We look at all jobs big or small.  Foi prompt, quality work at an  affordable price, call Art Giesbrecht MS-3J72 or I65-7169. tin  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranleed  Wotk. Free estimates 885-2109  tin  SOLARIUMS, SUNROOHS  Skylights and patio covers. David  Pye Construclion, 885-4490 ��18c  RAINY DAY MENDING  Hem pants ��� fix zippers ��� sew  seams ��� iron dress clothes ��� design  costumes loi all occasions Buttons. Make pants into shorts.  Pleas* make sure all clothes are  clean. You teai it, I'll repair it.  Penny Betdahl. 686-3995    ��18c  VERSATILE TRACTOR CO.  Have your garden prepared by  heavy duty tractor with plow and  rototiller. 743 Bobcat to backfill.  wilh landscape rake. Also small  excavator to install driveways, septic tanks, small foundations with  small dump truck to remove rubbish or general cleanup. 886-4859  Miw  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or al work, one on one or  a group Call Jell 886-8095   tins  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton buck available tor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard available basis)  maintenance, lototiiimg, odd jobs.  885-3917. tins  Babysitter needed. Halfmoon Bay  area for boy, 2 yrs. Rds. a must  Must be teiable. 885-6894. 118c  Loving mother ol one preschooler  will babysit in my home. Lots ol  toys, games ft tun in a sate, Iriendly subdivision. Call alter 6pm tor  an interview. 886-4697.     Hlw  Sechell Preschool Is accepting  applications lor 94/95 s:hool year  Also there are a lew spaces aval,  now lot 3 ft 4 yr. olds. Please  phone 885-3515 or 885-9658  new  I would enjoy caring for a child in  my W. Sechelt home, ages 2-5.  Rels K/isti. 885-3597        118c  PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PLAN  Notice is hereby given that GAMBIER FOREST  RESOURCES LTD. will hold a public viewing ot a  development plan amendment for Woodlot Licence 038,  Gambler Island.  A development plan consists of maps which Indicate  proposed cut blocks and Information on other resource  values that may be affected by the harvest. If approved,  the plan forms the basis for cutting permit applications  that provide the authority to commence harvesting.  The viewing will be held at The Farm, Naw Brighton,  Gambler Island May 10 to 14,1994 trom 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Any written comments must be received by Gambler  Forest Resource* Ltd., R.R.3 Oibaons, B.C., VON SAO.  by May 27,1994. ��� (886-2871)  - KINDER-CARE-  KIDS KINGDOM  FAMILY DAYCARE  Serving Ihe Cedar Grove Elementary School area.  ��� Flexible hours ��� Transportation ���  Lunch option ��� Worry Iree quality  care. S350/mo ��� lull lime ��� rare  includes Prolessional Development and Parent-Teacher Interview Days. 517 50,'daily rate (as  RUBBISH REMOVAL  Yard cleanup, lighl moves, odd  jobs, quick Iriendly service 815-  9694,328-1611 cell ��22c  L T C Aide. S yrs. experience.  seeking private work. Leave message at 886-4843 Mm.       ��i8c  To register your Kindergarten  bound child (born 1989) lor Ihe  94/95 school term, cal CORMNE  atHt-8104  HOMEOWNER*  HELPLINE  SJ  Any Joe  886-4786  Nme-Thtee-Seven Childcare Society. Licenced AFTER SCHOOL  CARE Gibsons. Langdale. Cedar  Grov* Register now for 1994-95 m*008*  School Year Spaces limited, call  early 886-2064 KOc  A WONDERFUL ALTERNATIVE!  Early French Immersion  Family daycare in cenlral Gibsons,  olfers quality care by trained prolessional. Irom birth to school age.  IISw  38  Business  Opportunities  ���1475 Weekly'  Cathy's Hom* Cleaning  For spring cleaning or lor everyday  house work, give us a call 886-  4660, bondable wih relerences.  *22w  RHYASON ELECTRIC ENT.  Installations, Renovations ft  Repairs. Free estimates, reg.  '22589. 886-8857 or call. 377-  7956 24 his. ��2w  Small drywall jobs and repairs.   885-5363  Plumbing, carpentry, small renovations. Seniors discounts. Call  Norm 886-0997 118c  Kindergarten. Playgroup - 314 Homeworksrs needed to make  yeai olds I'ecol* PassePertout stylish beaded earrings, yeai  now taking registration lor Septem- 'Ound, at home. Into, send a self-  ber 1994, Inlormation Open addressed stamped envelop* to:  House, Wed, May 25, 7 pm ACCEX CRAFT, 829 Noiwest Rd.,  Camp Douglas, Robeits Cieek Ste. 813 Ext 3003. Kingston,  For Inlormation call: 885-5855, Ontario OT2N3. lite  KOw  Need a second income? Can you  LAWNft GARDEN  IFiuit tree pruning and spraying,  garden renovations, retaining  walls, hedge trimming, general  cleanup. Call 886-0180.        tin  HORIZON GLASS  LIMITED  Hpcriilising in i-ommrrrul &  mNtrntialgliiinff  Ovw20yr��nc��|irrti��  Cnmprlhivc prompt nrvicr  CaHHMISS  Painting, gardening and general  labour. Steve and Jaynie Bethune.  885-3276. ��18c  BOB'S RUBBISH REMOVAL  WI remove whatever haunts you.  Quick, courteous service 885-  4104. It 6c  Haid woiking lemale seeks  employment, computers, clerical or  71854250 116c  Female educator seeking room ft  board in exchange lot gardening,  tutoring or other assistance.  Juhr'Aug. lv. mass. 886 7072 tfns  Ouality licenced lamily daycare atlord to dedicate 5 hours a week?  $420/mo 886-7648 KOw Then this new concept ol muNi-    level marketing may be for you.  Rainbow Preschool in Roberts We are a couple working at II and  Creek a accepting applications loi a��� determined to succeed. W*  1994/95 leim, 3/4 yr olds. Open can help each other hav* financial  House May 11, 5-7pm, Jan 885- security. Cal 883-9099.     ��19w  3707.  119c  Happy Days Family Daycare. Welcome Woods, Hallmoon Bay area  1 ful. 1 part-lime. 0 ��� 3 yrs 885  0470 Kit  Attention Parents: Is your child's  care provider licensed' Care to 3  HAKE MONEY  WHILE YOU SLEEP  Up lo 110,000 monthly with youi  own 8001. Let us show you step-  by-step Very low investment, high  steady income (504(646-2803 exl  N 389 until 7 pm, 7 days    I18w  or more children unrelated to the Small aflordable franchise House  car* provider requires a license sitting and pel care service, pre-  Call Health Unit al 185-5164 lor established clientele, flexible  moremlo K2w houn __________ ta  Coast News   ^ Classifieds.  They never stop moving.  Coast News classified ads move cars,  homes, appliances and more. To place  your ad with the fastest movers  on the Coast, call 886-2622  or 885-3930  YOU'LL MAKE  MONEY WITH  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Put that kind of power to work for you! Call us al  886-2622 or 885-3930  We accept lS����| or ^-v for your convenience Coast News, May 2, 1994  23  letters  Questions petition  A petition entitled Whose  water is it anyway? was circulated recently on the Sunshine  Coast.  ll dealt at some length wilh  the watersheds of Gray and  Chapman creeks and made,  among others, the following  statements.  ��� There have been 225 slides  in Gray and Chapman creek  watersheds since logging started  in 1946.  ��� Ninety per cent of Gray  Creek watershed has already  heen logged and 100 per cent of  these slides have been attributed  to logging or road building.  ��� Eighty-five per cent of Ihe  landslides in Chapman Creek  watershed are directly attributed  to logging and road-building.  The 15 per cent natural slides  were minor compared to the  logging and road building related slides.  ��� The cost...for safe waler  will continually increase to  accommodate logging in the  watersheds.  ��� And now mining wants in  too.  No mention was made of Ihe  sludy on which these statements  were based or what mining was  planned.  The name of the committee  or group responsible for the  publication of the petition was  not given, nor was a telephone  number available to those who  might question the validity of  the whole thing.  An interesting comparison  can be made between the above  and the results of the detailed  study prepared in 1991 by Economic and Engineering Services  Inc. in cooperation with Terra-  sol, UBC Forestry Department,  Jensen Consulting, Environment  Consultants Ltd., BC Forest  Service and the Canadian  Wildlife Service for the Greater  Vancouver Water District.  In Vancouver's three watersheds ihere have been 319 slides  since 1964. Of these, eight have  been the result of road-building,  11 the result of harvesting. With  very few exceptions, any slide  Growth Subcommittee.  His letter does not say anything his dissenting report did  not cover, but he has forced me,  by escalating his arguments into  one of our community newspapers, to reply in the same forum.  I don'l do so gladly.  To quote from Bill's letter:  "It was this writer's contention  that from my first joining the  ranks of the old growth subcommittee some year-and-a-half ago  that meaningful discussion of  multiple use and visions of consensus-building would be the  final goals of our group..." This  statement probably sounds reasonable to the general public  and to many of those in the forest industry, including Bill himself, but it reveals a serious  problem.  The responsibility of the old  growth subcommittee, on which  Bill sat and which I chaired, was  to determine the values of old  growth present in Ihe study area,  what impact proposed forms of  human activity would have on  these values and report our findings to the main LRUP core  committee.  It was not, as Bill asserts, to  have a "meaningful discussion  of multiple use."  In the final analysis, the old  growth subcommittee did what  it could to determine if, based  on current knowledge, harvesting could be accommodated in  the study area without compromising old growth values, not  how to include harvesting in a  multiple-use plan that would  satisfy the parties at the table.  This sentence of Bill's indicates that he did not approach  the table with the open mind  required for consensus-building.  Based on his own words, it  seems apparent that Bill was  never open to the possibility that  the study area might warrant  total preservation. Yet by claiming that the three of us comprising the majority of the subcommittee "came to the table with  the selfish thought of total  preservation at any cost," he  acknowledges the fallacy of  entering into consensus-building  processes with preconceived  West Howe Sound Recreation Facilities Commission  Wednesday, May 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Chaster House  Public Utilities Committee  Thursday, May 5th at 2:00 p.m.  Building Committee  Thursday, May 12th at 2:30 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, May 12th at 7:30 p.m.  PENDER HARBOUR AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTRE ��� 883-2612  Mother's Day Triathlon - Sunday, May 8,1994 from 9 a.m. to  12 noon. Mother's and their children can jog, walk or hike  through the Pender Harbour Lion's Park trail, ride their bikes to  the pool from the park, and then swim 10 lengths of the pool  (200m) to win fabulous prizes. The entry fee is $10 per family  and this will be donated to the Lioness Club in thanks for being  the sole supporter of our Adapted Aquatics Program. Phone  883-2612 to register.  BYLAW 310.40 (HILLSIDE)  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM  7:00 P.M., THURSDAY, MAY 12,1994  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal Act a  public hearing will be held to consider the following bylaw of  the Sunshine Coast Regional District:  1.   Sunshine Coast Regional District Zoning Amendment  Bylaw No. 310.40,1994  The intent of Bylaw 310.40 is to amend Sunshine Coast  Regional District Zoning Bylaw No. 310, 1987 to incorporate a  new Industrial 8 zone which will accommodate bulk fuel  storage including fuel truck parking areas in addition to uses in  the Industrial 7 zone applicable to the Hillside industrial area  and to rezone part of the remainder of Block 1, DL 1482, Plan  LMP 5041 from Industrial Seven (17) zone to Industrial Eight  (IB) zone. The subject area of Bylaw 310.40 is shown on the  following map:  APPENDIX 1 TO BYLAW 31040  SOLID WASTE INFORMATION  MEETINGS*  eiely rehabilitated  ���  positions.  yum, aiVBai!' jli j �� *",;*y-D<ff*"I'M*  long-term effect of a slide rapid- '        ' " ���*���"*��� "  Iy disappears.  In the Capilano watershed,  most affected by turbidity, the  highest levels came as Ihe result  of individual storms, that of  not read the LRUP's terms of  reference and therefore did not  understand that we weren't  there simply to come up with a  multiple-use plan, this would  help to explain his apparent oul-  CET IN THE S.W.I.M.* AND ATTEND!  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District needs your ideas!  Our goal is to reduce our garbage by  50% by the year 2000. What are our  options? How will we achieve this  goal?  Attend the meetings to learn about  our options.  Public Information Meeting Schedule  May 3       7:00 pm     Madeira Park Community Hall, Pender Harbour  For more inlormation contact:  Cathy Kenny, Solid Waste Management Coordinator, 885-2261  NEW FEES - SECHELT LANDFILL SITE  Effective MAY 1.1994. the feet for controlled waste will be:      ���  tttPiR TONNE; f. . /. . -.. ,       .1  ���^JjpWtnCW,"* ASphatr fr'CotHWf; *C9fTOO  Halloween in 1981 and of Grey  Cup in December 1983.  The study states that a network of properly designed roads  is vital in maintaining access for  fire and insect control as well as  for the harvest of over-mature or  diseased forest stands. In all the  watersheds the impaci of road  building and logging is negligible.  It further notes "not one significant road failure occurred  during the record storms of  1990-1991" and concludes "the  data indicates the GVRD road  construction has no identifiable  correlation to turbidity at the  water intake."  The study also has interesting  facts on harvesting, lightning,  fire hazard, insect infestation  and the advantages of a closed  and controlled watershed, to  name only a few.  The group responsible for the  circulation of the recent petition  would profit from its reading.  JAMES R. THOMSON  Gibsons  Retort: Tet again  Re: the letter to the editor  published in the April 18 issue  of the Coast News from Bill  Lasuta in response to a March  31 article entitled Ban All Tet  Logging, urges Old Growth  Subcommittee. This is not the  firsl time Bill has criticized the  Tetrahedron LRUP's old growth  subcommittee process.  Anyone who has read the  reports, dissenting reports and  responses to dissenting reports  generated by most of the subcommittees of the Tetrahedron  LRUP will have recognized lhat  Bill Lasuta has once again  resorted to emotional rhetoric  an* character defamation,  together with the lack of any  specific discussion on old  growth issues, in order lo discredit the conclusions and recommendations  of  Ihe  Old  rage. Whatever the reasoning  for this leap in logic, I have  trouble in understanding it.  As for the claim that the  other three members came lo the  table with a preconceived and  unyielding agenda to ban all  logging, I deny this in addition  to the implication that we don't  care about the social impacts  that result from withdrawal of  the Tetrahedron's old growth  forest from future harvesting  plans.  For those who want to know  more about the status of our  area's old growth forest and  other Tetrahedron LRUP issues,  reporl copies are available from  our local Ministry of Forests  office.  By the way, Bill, speaking of  crucial flaws contained in Ihe  article on the old growth report,  you missed a very important  factual one.  Our report did not call "for  an end to logging...in the entire  Chapman Creek/Gray Creek  watershed," but only in the relatively small Tetrahedron study  area.  In conclusion, let me say that  I agree with Bill that the foresl  industry is working from its side  to improve how it deals with our  forests.  I find the simplistic viewpoint held by many in the public  and in the media which casts  environmentalists as the good  guys and those in the forest  industry as the bad guys  deplorable, misleading and  counter-productive.  We have to find out how to  ensure the health of our forest  biodiversity, while al the same  time continuing to harvest ils  valuable limber resources.  Warring among ourselves is  only delaying the day when  everyone can relax and trust that  we are working towards the  same social and environmental  ends.  BRAD BENSON  Gibsons  SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITY  RECYCLE WIS NEWSPAPER  TTppilllllWCSf "rtafsiran   v*   <*-\fm���-^���*s-mf   ��>���-, ��� ��� ,  -  Waste, Derelict Vehicles, Durable Goods (furnilure/TVs/elc),  Dirt & Rocks, Oil Tanks, Scrap Metal, Misc. .  *4Q PER TONNE:  Clean Construction Waste, Clean Demolition Waste, Roofing, )  Clean Yard Waste/Brush j  $75 PER TONNE: Asbestos, Gypsum, Refrigerators & Freezers |  S125 PER TONNE: Passenger Tires  S165 PER TONNE: Medium Truck Tires i  ��400 PER TONNE: OTR Oversize Tires |  " NO CHARGE for regular household/kitchen waste j  S.K. Lehmann ���  Superintendent of Public Works :  THORNBROUQH CHANNEL  The public hearing is scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. on  Thursday, May 12, 1994 in the Board Room of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District offices, 5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt. All  persons who deem their interest in property to be affected by  the proposed bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be  vh^'^f>ia^co(>^i^-iff^-tivl>w.- ��� r.m__  The above is a synopsis of the bylaw and Is not deemed to be  an interpretation of the bylaw. The bylaw and associated  reports 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 April 25,1994 up to and including May 12,1994.  Mr. L. jardine Sunshine Coast Regional District  Secretary Box BOO, Sechelt, B.C., VON 3A0  OPEN HOUSE  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  RECREATION COMMISSION  SUMMER OUTDOOR LEADERS I & II  The Sunshine Coast Recreation commission is looking for :  energetic and responsible individuals to assist in the ���  implementation of coast-wide summer recreation programs for )  children and youth. As an Outdoor Leader you must be willing j  to travel throughout the Sunshine Coast, have experience and j  enjoy working with children. The successful applicants for !  these positions will be creative, work well in team situations :  and be well groomed. j  QUALIFICATIONS: :  -excellent communication skills (written and oral)  ���must have a valid driver's licence  -participation experience in sport/recreation or other programs j  -responsible and demonstrate ability to work with little supervision j  current Standard First Aid (desirable) j  -other qualifications that will be considered an asset:  ���babysitting certification :  -water safety training j  ���creative talents/interests (arts, theatre, sport, etc.) '���  ���have an interest in recreational/leisure studies ":  DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: |une 30 to Sept. 2, 1994  WAGE RATE: $6.00 to $7.00 per hour j  POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 10 to 12 *  TO APPLY: Submit a ONE PAGE resume outlining your j  qualifications as Ihey relate to this position, and send to:  Mr. Al Silver  Personnel Manager  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800  Sechelt, B.C. VON3A0 j  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 12, 1994  *NOTE: to qualify for the Challenge S.E.E.D. grant, "students ���  must be registered full time at an elementary, secondary, post j  secondary, or vocational school during the proceeding ;  academic year and whose intent is to return to school full time ���  the following academic year." :  NOTE: The successful applicants must be able to attend a :  Leaders' training retreat |une 3 ��� 5, 1994. :  SECRET COVE TO WILSON CREEK STAGE 2  WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PUN  The Sunshine Coast Regional District, in cooperation with the  District of Sechelt and the Sechelt Indian Government District  is preparing the Secret Cove to Wilson Creek Watte Water  Management Plan - Stage 2.  This Stage 2 Plan will update and address in greater detail the  overall future directions for a disposal of wastewater outlined  in the Stage 1 Plan to provide for a population growth over a  20 year time frame. The Stage 1 plan recommended  - smaller treatment plants discharging into Welcome  Passage, Sargeants' Bay/Eureka Point, Trail Bay and  Mission Point;  - The development of land disposal as an alternative to  continued discharging into Trail Bay; and  - guidelines for septic systems (on-site sewage disposal)  in areas not to be serviced by community sewer  systems.  The Stage 2 Plan will address issues related to the above,  including:  - trunk sewers and sewage treatment facilities, along with  projected costs and financing options for potential  specified areas;  - sludge management;  - land and ocean effluent disposal options; and  - guidelines for on-site sewage disposal and marine  pump out holding tanks.  Your attendance and participation at the following Open  Houses would be appreciated!  MONDAY  MAY 16,1994    HALFMOON BAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  8086 Northwood Road  4 to 6 pm and 7 to 9 pm  TUESDAY  MAY 17,1994    SECHELT LEGION HALL  5591 Wharf Road  4 to 6 pm and 7 to 9 pm  KATHERINE LAKE REGIONAL PARK  Katherine Lake is now open for the season. For. R.V. and  Tenting Reservations call 883-9557 (Marcus Delaney -  Caretaker).  HOURS ��� MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 8:00AM TO 5:00PM, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM 24  Coast News, May 2, 1994  ephemera  remember when  5 YEARS AGO  An investigation is under way in the  aftermath of a dock crash in Horseshoe Bay.  The upper and lower loading ramps at BC  Ferries Berth 2 collapsed on Friday,  moments after the Queen of Cowichan  departed Horseshoe Bay.  With the damage to Berth 2 and Berth 3  already out of commission because of maintenance work, traffic is expected lo be very  congested.  BC Ferries suspects mechanical failure as  the cause of the accident.  At a public meeting at Gibsons elementary hosted by the Gibsons NDP club, Dr.  Tom Perry, new NDP MLA Vancouver/Point Grey spoke of the very essential need loday to recognize and address  environmental issues in BC and on a worldwide basis.  Over 80 per cent of Canadians feel environmental issues should be of utmost importance and yet the response from politicians is  still painfully slow, Dr. Perry said.  10 YEARS AGO  Organizers of the third annual Vancouver  Walk for Peace, held last Saturday, estimat  ed 115,000 people walked the Ihree kilometres from Kitsilano Beach across Burrard  Bridge, Ihrough Ihe downlown core and back  to Sunset Beach in a massive, moving,  human plea for peace.  The hovermarine left Gibsons Harbour at  9 am Tuesday on its first trial run between  Gibsons and Vancouver. More than half of  ils 72-passenger capacity was filled by Sunshine Coasters prepared lo spend lime in  Vancouver until ils return trip to Gibsons at  4 pm.  Municipal officials, members of the family and close friends of the lale Helen Dawe  gathered in the Sechelt Village hall last  Tuesday lo honour and pay tribute to a longtime resident whose vigilance and devotion  have preserved a complete written and photographic history of the area.  15 YEARS AGO  A press conference was called on behalf  of provincial and federal NDP candidates in  this riding to introduce Henry Lorraine,  national president of Canadian Paperworkers  Union, to the local press.  He said that he had appeared on behalf of  the NDP in Newfoundland and Ontario as  well as British Columbia at this point.  25 YEARS AGO  Some 100 women from various churches  on the Sunshine Coasl attended a luncheon  in Gibsons United Church Hall. The speaker  was Reverend Wen of Ihe Chinese United  Church in Vancouver. He briefly summarized Chinese history of Ihe pasl 20 years.  35 YEARS AGO  About 300 people attended the fashion  show presented under Ihe auspices of St.  Mary's Altar Sociely.  Styles ranged from play togs to swim  suits, California casuals and lop model  ensembles.  They were from the Tasella Shop in  Sechelt and Ihe Thrifty Shop in Gibsons.  45 YEARS AGO  After a year of work ihe new water source  al Gibsons has been tapped into the regular  source. It is expected lo double Ihe amount  of available waler.  Doctor Alan Inglis is leaving afler serving  the medical needs of the Sunshine Coast for  three and a half years.  He will lake a four-year post-graduate  course in surgery at Vancouver General Hospital.  SUNSHINE COAST RECREATION  ,   , COMPLEX SOCIETY  - woiking lowatds a tecisalion complex lot ihe Sunshine Coasl  Saturday, May 7/94  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm  at Rockwood Centre  (in Soclwk Mxt to Stdwlt Elementary School)  885-8955 or 886-8250 for inlo  ur  'jTiJtLtJfi  VARIETY  Sale End!  May 8  See our instore flyer  FOODS  1��ff Nutrition Centre Inc.   Zn"Z0773  Gibsons library planning to computerize  The Gibsons and District  Public Library may be entering  the era of computers in the near  future.  "We're in the preliminary  stages of planning for an automated system," said library  board vice chair John Young.  "As library circulation and  memberships increase, our manual card system is becoming less  and less efficient and more and  more time-consuming for staff  to manage."  With circulation up 15 per  cent in the first quarter of 1994,  the library is busier than ever,  which translates into more  records to create and file.  "Just the process of filing  alone takes up several hours of  time every day when you consider all the records we keep,  including membership cards,  book cards and catalogue  cards," said librarian Myrna  Short.  "Fortunately the library  enlists the services of over 20  dedicated volunteers who do  most of the filing, a tedious task  that nonetheless must be done  accurately."  An automated circulation  system would greatly reduce not  only the time spent filing but  also the stress on staff and  library users that results from  errors and inefficiencies in a  manual system, Short said.  The new computerized system will consist of five or more  microcomputers connected on a  local area network. The first  phase of the automation project  will be to transfer all the data  that is presently on 8.5- by 13.5-  centimetre cards into electronic  form.  "This is no small task when  you consider that the library  currently holds about 20,000  titles and has 2,000 active members," Short said.  Once the first phase is completed, the library will be in a  position to automate its book  check-in and check-out procedures. Every book, magazine  and video in the library will  have a bar code label attached to  it.  A bar code scanner at the circulation desk will be used to  match the bar code on each  book wilh a bar code on a  library user's card when a book  is checked out.  As well, the computer will  automatically print out overdue  notices and mailing labels, calculate overdue fines and notify  Gibsons library workers on the Job. Computerizing the operation  could cul down on the necessity for this kind of manual clerical  work. Pholo submitted  VINYL SIDING  Aluminum Soffits. Patio Covers i Railings  Vinyl Sundeck Flooring. Windows t Handrail Coverings.  ALWEST  HOME SERVICES  #108-5530 Wharf St. Sechelt  IN REAR OF NEW WHARF ST. PtAZA  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYTIME    Jim Mn MM572  WATCH FOR  C0 IN-STORE SPECIAL  ^Thrifty's  HELP THE I  Donations    aw-248t or Box 5M  staff when a book has a reserve  placed on it.  The final phase of automation will be to introduce computer terminals for public access  to replace the card catalogue.  "Computers allow for greater  flexibility when it comes to  searching for information  because they allow for keyword  searching of titles and subjects,"  said Short.  "With a card catalogue a person is restricted to searching for  the first word in a title, but with  a computer a person can search  for any word in the title."  Unfortunately, the new system won't be in place when the  new library opens in 1995.  "We have to do one thing at a  time," Short said.  "First we move into the new  building and get settled and then  we can begin Ihe first phase of  the automation project.  "And it could take two or  three years before we have the  public access terminals in  place."  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