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 Legislat  ive Library  Pari !,-"��� 3  Victoria  "-^nq  V8V 1X5  Atter.. p.,  ������- Tudir. '  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  I)     I 9  I  January 24,1994 Volume 48 Issue 4  Cyclist finds recovery a long and winding road  Gibsons  floating a loan  in pool       m  re-opening   I  GIBSONS:  Roaming dogs  continue  to pose  threat  ���J/ *- ���  3  Looking in on  an Elphinstone  Dance       9  Coast figure  skating     A A  takes off    It  by Don Anderson  The chances of seeing local  cycling wunderkind Cymbol  Wells pedaling like a mad man  down Highway 101 are pretty  remote these days.  Since his career-threatening  collision with a vehicle on the  two-lane stretch of highway  between Sechelt and  Gibsons in November 1992, Wells has        been trying to avoid  that path toward  rehabilitation.  Instead, he's  opted for other, less-  travelled roads  around the Coast as  a way of strengthen-       ing a crushed leg  that forced him to pass up the  1993 cycling season and nationals. "I absolutely don't ride at  night anymore," said the dimuni-  tive cyclist, ranked by many residents as the top cyclist on the  Coast before his crash. "I'm  more paranoid now."  The accident, which resulted  in charges being laid against the  driver and extended negotiations  between an assortment of  lawyers for both sides, occurred  one month after Wells placed  second in the World Mountain  Bike competition.  He underwent reconstructive  surgery at Lions Gate Hospital to  repair damage to his crushed leg,  currently held together with a  metal plate and an assortment of  screws.  Despite the injury, Wells is  back in high gear and putting 11  hours a week into rebuilding his  racing career. Although he would  like to cowpet* i9-��tryj��ee  held Muring the 1994 season, lie  'I'm more  paranoid now'  Cymbol Wells  matic attitude about his fortunes.  "(The accident) made me  miss a race season and when you  miss a whole year, you are not  sure what's going to happen  when you get back," he said.  If anything, Wells should be  ready for the Canada Cup series  which starts in June.  "That's what I'm  really hoping to get  ������    up to."  Wells undergoes  physiotherapy at  least three times a  week, a treatment  which includes electric shock and inter-  differential therapy  ������ to his leg. If the  treatment successfully adds strength to his leg, he  could partake in a local racing  event as soon as March.  "It's going to take a while. I  don't know about full  strength...there's so much stuff  stuck down there," Wells said of  his healing tibia.  He admitted it was difficult to  keep in shape following the accident. And a slow recovery process dashed his hopes of returning to the road in time for the  1993 season.  He also acknowledged that  the pressure to maintain his ranking on the Coast constantly  looms overhead, but if desire and  hunger are worth anything on the  circuit, Wells is definitely on the  right track to re-establishing his  pre-eminent ranking.  "It's not the end of the world,  but it might make me take another path," he said, referring to the  crash. 4  ,."1. sawUhWW \Tmm^**m%A*.  can't let too many more years  is maintaining a somewhat prig-     slip by."  Bike paths up for  community debate  WHALES:  Dr. Spong  speaks out for  Corky's sake 15  Tuning up  with Creek  musician  Grant Olsen  The future of bike paths on  Ihe Sunshine Coast will be  debated next week by residents  and government officials.  Path proponent Gordon Clayton has organized a meeting for  7 pm Jan. 25 at the Sunshine  Coast Regional District offices  in Sechelt.  Clayton is spearheading the  group to "bring various societies, clubs and groups together  wilh elected officials and outdoor (recreation) members" to  begin planning for a proper path  between Gibsons and Sechelt.  "This is an informal gel-  together to establish a more formal base," he said.  The meeling follows recent  demands by residents for more  suitable paths in Sechell. Lasl  November, an SCRD question  relating lo bike paths that was  included in the Sechelt munici  pal election referendum ques-  tionaire resulted in voters lending complete support to the idea.  To date, little has been done  by the SCRD, District of Sechell  or Town of Gibsons in the  establishment of suitable paths.  The District of Sechelt has  been criticized for not bothering  to add any suitable paths lo  roads undergoing reconstruction. A loose-gravel path was  added to the new portion of Porpoise Bay Road but some residents believe that is not the type  of path warranted for the area.  Chuck Tkachuk, a member of  Ihe Halfmoon Bay recreation  committee, has been developing  plans for a path between Gibsons and Sechelt since moving  to the Coasl two years ago.  His plan is to run a path  between the two towns on lands  situated underneath hydro lines.  Cymbol Wells Is back on track and nearlng the end of a long year of recovery from hit and run  injuries. Joel Johnstone photo  Forest ministry audit on fisheries uses discouraging language  by Darah Hansen  The impaci of streamside  logging practices on fisheries  habitats along the B.C. coast  does nol make a pretty picture.  At least that is the concensus  of an audit publicly released last  week by the Ministry of Forests.  The audit was completed by  Derek Tripp of Tripp Biological  Consultants.  In it, Tripp examined 79  potential or actual logging sites  (cutblocks) in five coastal  regions, including the Sunshine  Coast, for compliance wilh the  1988 provincial guidelines  enacted to protect fish-bearing  streams near logging operations.  "I've looked at a lot of cut-  blocks...but I never felt it was  that bad until I did some measuring," Tripp said in an interview last week.  The data "surprised (me)."  Tripp noted that Ihe results of  the recent study are similar to  Ihe findings of a 1992 environ  mental audit he conducted on  Vancouver Island where logging  companies failed an examination of 21 cutblocks.  Compared with the data of  the present audit, Tripp said,  "There (is) no evidence that  compliance with the guidelines  has improved or declined from  1988 to 1992."  Tripp said that overall compliance with the fish-forestry  guidelines compared with Vancouver Island was only slightly  better in three of the forest  regions audited, the Sunshine  Coast among them. The districts  of Kalum and North Coast  faired poorly in comparison.  Of the different logging companies audited, Interfor received  Ihe worst grade for overall compliance with Ihe guidelines in all  five districts.  Specific to the Sunshine  Coast, where Interfor is the  major forest licensee, Tripp said  the study was inconclusive in  showing the forest company as  any worse of an offender than  others audited.  "Nobody gets fingered," he  said.  7 never felt it was  that bad until I did  some measuring'  ���Derek Tripp  Compliance wilh site-specific  prescriptions was generally better than overall compliance,  Tripp said.  In Ihis area, MacMillan  Bloedel was found to demonstrate the best compliance, with  Interfor and the forest service's  Small Business Foresl Enterprise Program (SBFEP) fairing  Ihe worst.  "In the absence of specific  recommendations, compliance  with the more general (guidelines) on streams was much  lower," Ihe report reads. On  average, compliance reached  only 41.7 per cenl where pre-  logging conditions could be  determined.  Compliance was strongly  related to hill slope, Tripp said,  adding the dala indicated that  for every 10-per-cenl increase in  slope there is a five-per-cent  decline in overall compliance.  However, "some of the most  significant transgressions on  streams had nothing lo do with  slope," writes Tripp.  Other problems with compliance arose from erosion of road  surfaces and encroachment on  streams al stream crossings;  misidentification of streams by  class; improper strategies for  streamside logging; excessive or  improper cleanup; and over-harvesting in streamside management zones.  Tripp said the Sunshine  Coast along with the districts of  Squamish and the North Coast  were unique in that they had  fewer streams with recognized  fisheries habitats.  Because of this, some people  have claimed the audit to be  "somewhat biased towards troubled areas."  Tripp added that some  streams included in these districts were "literally hammered"  but no audit was performed  because there were no fisheries  concerns.  In proportion to other areas,  the report indicates half to two  thirds of stream reaches with  fisheries concerns (that were)  inspected on the Sunshine Coast  showed major or moderate  impaci of some type.  Of streams considered most  valuable to fisheries on the  Coast, 20 per cent of Ihose audited were affected.  turn to page 2 Coast News, January 24, 1994  news  No charges likely to stem from audit  Jr  V  DR. VINEYARD CHOYd.md  is pleased to extend his office hours  Monday and Tuesday  11 a.m. - 7 p.m.  #6 SEAVIEW PLACE, GIBSONS .  ^       APPOINTMENTS: 886-7830        /^  VINYL SIDING  Aluminum Softls. Palo Covers & Railings  Vinyl Sundeck Ftoottng. Windows & Handrail Coverings  ALWEST  HOME SERVICES  ��7-5522 Wharf St., Sechelt  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYVME    Jim Bain 885-4572  from page 1  The best performance on the  same quality of fisheries streams  was on the Queen Charlotte  island", where only 8.3 per cent  of the reaches inspected were  affected. "Stream area affected  generally increased with stream  class(ification)," Tripp concluded.  Tripp further noted that larger  streams were less affected by  logging than smaller streams,  partially the result of protective  streamside management zones as  well as the "conservative nature  of methods used to estimate  impacts."  "Dilution is the solution," he  said. If damage is found, companies are required to rehabilitate  the streams where possible.  No charges are likely lo be  laid under the Fisheries Act  against companies failing the  audit, mainly because it's hard to  prove specific problems resulted  from practices on particular cut-  blocks, Tripp said.  Scot) Paper   Weldwood  Cantor  Pacilic Foresl  Products  MacMillan Bloedel  Cantor  The  Sunshine  Coast and  Squamish  Forest  Districts  surveyed In  the forest  audit  report.  Interfor fares worst in forest ministry study  Biatritt of Seclielt  P0.BoiaSWiWltAwrBe.SKftel.BC.VW3W TemWultWIUmH faxWHIB-7M1  Public Notice  In accordance with Section 15(b), subsection (i) of  the Municipal Act, take notice that by  Supplementary Letters Patent effective December  31,1993, the Sunshine Coast Regional District has  transferred sewage collection, treatment and  disposal services to the District of Sechelt. The  Sechelt Sewage Facilities Commission has  authority to exercise executive and administrative  powers as defined by the Sewage Facilities  Commission Bylaw.  A copy of the Supplementary Letters patent may  1 #fS35!lh��. WWlFPal HaJU f ��^�� Inlet/\venue,  ;..-��echelt, B.C., during regular business hours,  Monday to Friday,   . ..  Michael P. Vaughan  Municipal Clerk  by Darah Hansen  A recent audit conducted for  the foresl district has labelled  International Forest Products  (Interfor) as the worst offender  of the provincial fish/forestry  guidelines.  Audited in combination with  several other forest companies in  five districts across the coast,  including the Sunshine Coast,  Interfor ranked last, with just  50.6 per cent in overall compliance with the 1988 guidelines  enacted to protect important fisheries streams from nearby logging operations.  MacMillan Bloedel ranked  the highest in the audit, with  80.2 per cenl overall compliance.  Interfor is the largest forest  licensee on the Sunshine Coast.  Mike Bell, Sunshine Coast  district manager for Interfor, said  the company is currently spending "hundreds of thousands of  dollars" to clean up any damage  incurred by streamside logging  practices on the Coast.  He admits "there is room for  improvement." Interfor failed  two of three blocks audited over  the 1992/93 season on the Coast.  The cutblock on Wilson  Creek received passing marks  while two others, Hunaechin and  Wellington Creeks, failed.  The two blocks were owned  and logged by Fletcher Challenge prior to the audit. Interfor  took over several of the company's forest licenses across the  coast in January, 1992.  Bell said the Fletcher Challenge buy-out could have contributed to the poor marks Interfor received in the audit.  Under the purchasing agreement, Interfor will be in charge  of all clean-up necessary and the  bill will be forwarded to Fletcher  Challenge. Bell said Interfor  spent $2.4 million in clean-up  projects last year.  District forest manager Greg  Hemphill called the results of Ihe  audit "somewhat old news."  He said work is being done  by all companies to clean up  their act regarding compliance  with fish/forestry guidelines.  Overall, the Sunshine Coast  did as well any other district  under the audit, Hemphill said.  "I temper that with the comment we've got a lot of work to  do."  Highways opposes community highway signs  by Darah Hansen  The provincial Ministry of Highways has  refused to put up road signs marking all the  Sunshine Coast Communities ��� and the  regional district is really angry about it.  i Jim Curn��y�� director for Elphinstone..  called the response from Highways "ignorant." adding that it proved the ministry's lack"  of understanding of both the nature of Coast  communities and their history.  Discussion regarding Highways' negative  response to placing signs indicating regional  communities such as Elphinstone, Egmont  and West Howe Sound was underway at the  regional district regular board meeting, Jan.  13-  According to a letter signed by Highways'  traffic technician Evelyn Skelion, the proposal  was refused because "thete* areas are simply a  collection *��jesid  Skeltptj^3-1 -<-'-*- ����  permit i  Excess signs "clutter" the roadside and  "detract from other important information  provided to motorists driving provincial highways," Skelion said.  "This letter is so outrageous it is to be  inn fl  humorous," said Gurney. "I can't Ihink of  anything more important as a motorist than to  know where I am."  Road signs presently exist for Roberts  Creek, Halfmoon Bay and Pender Harbour  communities.       ivt.nl:-       un; vm u.  hi t  r    Egmont is signed only from the'Egmont  Road, off the highway. Both West Howe  ''Sound and Elphinstone remain unmarked.  The regional board agreed to pursue Ihe  issue with Highways. A letter will be sent to  the ministry expressing, according to Gumey,  the directors' "particular umbrage" at Highways' response to date.  Fax:(604)885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  I Committee Meeting Dates"]  I February 1994 I  j Finance and Corporate Services  I Committee  I Wednesday, Feb. 9th, 1994 at 2:00 pm  I Public Works Committee  I Thursday, Feb. 10th, at 9:30 am to be  I followed by Parks, Recreation  I Committee Meeting  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  j Planning Committee  I Tuesday, February 22nd, at 2:30 pm to  I be followed by Environment  I Committee  I Community Liaison Committee  I Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, at 2:30 pm to be I  I followed by the Economic Development I  I Committee I  I I  Clip W Sav  i i  i  i Arena Schedule  j Parents and Pre-schoolers  ! Thursdays 10:30 am -11:30 am  ! Fridays 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  I Public Skates  I Fridays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm  I Teens Only 9:00 pm ��� 9:45 pm  ' Saturdays 4:45 pm ��� 6:45 pm  ' Sundays 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm  I Teen Skates Cancelled as Follows:  j January 28,1994 (Tournament)  Clip 'n' Sav  Change to Date off  Regular Council  Meeting  The date of the first Regular Council  Meeting in February has been changed to:  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1st, 1994 at  7:30 p.m. In the Municipal Hall, 5545  Inlet Avenue  2��  "ftail Avenue and  Mermaid Street  Reconstruction  Road reconstruction has now begun and  is expected ton continue until mid-April.  Some delays and detours will be  experienced during this construction  phase but traffic interruptions will be kept  to a minimum.  Gibsons to float loan to regional  district for swimming pool repairs  District of Sechelt Lost  and Found Items  1 Bicycle. If you wish to claim the above  item, please contact Sue Spurgion, Bylaw  Enforcement Officer at 885-1986, within  thirty days (30) of publication of this notice.  Clayton's Recycling  Depot  Please note that the Recycling Depot is  now accepting BROWN ANO CLEAR  ���a  Mayor's  & Hotline  885-5360  The town of Gibsons is going  to loan the Sunshine Coast  Regional District the money to  pay for its share of the Gibsons  Swimming Pool renovations.  Should the SCRD agree, it  will pay back to Gibsons  approximately $200,000 with  interest; the funds will come  from the town's General Revenue Fund Surplus.  In his report to council town  administrator Dan Legg  explained that $243,923 remains  to be financed by Gibsons and  the SCRD for the final renovations to the pool, closed since  June 1992.  "The Regional District has  requested Gibsons to find a  method to borrow or otherwise  raise this amount and the  Regional District will undertake  lo pay their share of Ihe principal amount, plus interest, for up  to a five-year term," Legg  wrote.  Legg also explained that the  $200,000 loan comes about as  the SCRD must pay 80 per cent  of the $243,925 bill and Gibsons must take care of 20 per  cent.  Legg offered council three  alternatives.  The first was a long-term  debt but because a referendum  would be required, this option  was shelved.  The second was a short-term  capital borrowing alternative but  because the town has a limit of  $160,000 on short-term borrowing, that option was also cast  aside.  The third option, Legg said,  was to take the money from the  General Revenue Fund Surplus,  hovering at about $330,000.  "Gibsons could utilize  $200,000 of the surplus to  finance the Regional District's  portion of the required funds  Valerie McGrath sneaks a peak at twelve submitted proposals to  brighten up the walls of the Gibsons swimming pool.  Joel Johnstone pholo  and enter inlo an agreement to  be repaid over a period of up to  five years. This alternative  requires including the appropriation of surplus in the annual  budget bylaw and execution of  an agreement between Gibsons  and the Regional District," Legg  wrote.  Councillor Ted Hume asked  why the financing couldn't be  done over a one-year period  instead of five.  "I believe the Regional District wants to spread it out over  five years," replied mayor Eric  Small, adding they "don't want  lo bite the bullet."  "It seems to be a strange way  of operating," Hume said.  "They are paying interest on  it," Small replied.  Legg said that if SCRD  agrees lo this proposal, Gibsons  would require Ihe SCRD to pass  a "resolution acknowledging the  agreement and authorizing Ihe  execution of a document outlining the terms of the conditions  of the loan."  ���- - ' -��� " ' :  "    "p"'  mmmmm  MM Coast News, January 24,1994  news  Mermaid reconstruction raises ire  by Don Anderson  A group of Sechelt residents is irate over  work being done to reconstruct a portion of  Mermaid Street.  About 23 residents have expressed their  anger with the previous council's decision to  spend more than $275,000 to install curbs,  gutters, and a sidewalk and to repave the road  lo accommodate two lanes of traffic.  Although residents wanted to see the road  repaved, they were not pleased to awake one  morning to find Hussey Contracting Ltd. tearing up the road without their consent or input.  "We became aware of it after it was too  late to do something about it," said Marjorie  Gooding of 5769 Mermaid St.  Like most residents of that streel, Gooding  is concerned that the reconstruction of the  road will have a significant impact on the  neighborhood. She believes the road will  become a magnet for commercial traffic,  thereby increasing noise and diminishing  pedestrian safety.  Gooding look particular aim at the installation of a sidewalk.  "It seems so senseless to put in a sidewalk  when nobody wants it," she said. "The thing  is the taxpayer has to pay for this and it's  something that nobody wanted. I think it is a  tremendous waste of public funds."  Roughly 15 disgruntled residents appeared  before Sechelt council at the Jan. 19 meeting  to express their displeasure with the road  work.  '/ think it is a tremendous  waste of public funds'  ���Marjorie Gooding  Pat Chamberlin, author of the petition  against the road work, attacked the previous  council in a later interview for not advising  residents of Ihe planned reconstruction.  "This is the way things have been done and  it's insidious," she said.  She hopes the current council will listen to  their concerns and develop a solution agreeable to residents. Although Chamberlin  approves of the repaying, she feels the rest of  the work is unwarranted.  Public Works manager John Wild said the  road work had been requested by home owners and is being completed to the District of  Sechelt's policy for road construction and  reconstruction.  "We are fixing the road to our standard  policy ��� the Urban Local Road Standards."  Wild said it is "not the policy" of the District of Sechelt to go out of its way to enlist  the assistance of residents in the design of  roads, particularly the reconstruction of roads.  However, the municipality welcomes  input. Wild also downplayed concerns that the  road will be used for parking from commercial traffic. The road that is being constructed  will be eight metres wide over two lanes. Any  suggestion that Ihe construction of a parking  lane is part of the plans is wrong, he said.  If the district were to add a separate parking lane, the entire road would have to be 11  metres wide. "I Ihink if we have any problems  (with parking) after construction we can solve  them with signage," Wild said.  Mayor Earl Basse said council would  review the matter, but ihere is little that can be  done to deal with work currently being done  on Mermaid Streel.  London Optical^  TAKING THE TIME TO MAKE YOU LOOK GOOD  will be at the  SECHELT MEDICAL CLINIC  on Inlet Avenue ��� 885-2257  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27  from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  OPTICAL PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED ��� REPAIRS ��� ADJUSTMENTS  Clip this ad and bring in for a 15" saving. Receive a  FREE bottle of lens cleaner while supplies last.  Dog killed near Gibsons goat mauling site  by Ian Cobb  In the space of three days, a  little dog was killed, another  was beaten up and two goats  were mauled by a marauding  canine (or canines) in the Pratt-  Fitchett Roads area of Gibsons.  And at leasl one local resident is ready to pull the trigger  on any mutt or purebrecd that  trots onto her property.  On Jan. 17, Jack Hewish of  Fitchell Road put his 15-year-  old Cocker Spaniel-Corgi cross,  Sam, outside "to do his business," only to find that the old  dog had scampered off, apparently in search of female canine  companionship.  Hewish said he started to  worry when the normally punctual Sam didn't return after a  while. At 4:30 p.m. some neighbours phoned him to come down  and identify his dog ��� found  dead in a nearby field.  "It appears a couple of chaps  who work for Renco (Concrete  Ltd. at the end of Fitchett Rd.)  thought he had been shot,"  Hewish said, because there was'  a hole In the golden-coloured  dog's chest.  Unconvinced, Hewish took  his pel to the Gibsons Animal  Hospital and a vet there confirmed "he had been beaten up  by a big dog."  At 2 a.m. Jan. 18, two pel  goals owned by Val Anderson  of Pratt Road, situated close to  Fitchett, were attacked after several dogs hopped the fence of a  small paddock containing the  goats.  Val Anderson and George Bennett try to place Tweety Into a sling  to take some weight off the Goats injured hind legs. Ian Cobb photo  Both animals received nasty  injuries to their hind quarters,  back legs, tails and undersides.  The incident incited Anderson to declare that she will shoot  "any and every stray dog" that  roams onto her property from  now on.  Hewish told the Const News  he also heard about a local bull  dog that had been beaten up in  the Fitchett/Pratt area on Jan.  19.  Municipal dog control officer  Stan Jones said instances where  one dog is killed by another in a  fight are rare.  "This is the first dog I can  remember being killed in a dogfight," he said, noting he's been  on the beat for five years.  The problem of dogs roaming  at large isn't one that is out of  control, he said, but he knows of  a Rottweiller and a Boxer that  are reported to regularly patrol  Pratt Road.  "I don't know if they (any  dogs) are setting up a regular  trap line (regular route travelled)  i   or pot," Jones said.  In the meantime, he said he's  keeping his eyes open and Jack  Hewish is left to mourn a longtime companion ��� still moving  toward the door whenever he  hears a noise, a habit developed  over a 15-year relationship.  Iqia  "1 can't-blame my dog's  "'death on anything other than I  ''nilet'hirrtroam. He died doing  "tvhat he wanted to do, I guess,"  he said:  Jones said the fine for an ani-  1  mal fbund wandering at large  : increases with each instance.  The first time an animal is  picked up, "I generally take  j them home" and give the owner  { a warning.  The next time it happens, the  '��� animals are taken to the pound  I and the owners are fined, with  the fines increasing with each  subsequent offence.  ONE STOP  DOES IT ALU  LUBE & OIL CHANGE  ���LUBE  ���OIL  ��� OIL FILTER    ��� UP TO 5 L OIL ��� ^ W MOST VEHICLES  1A95  )IL ��� ^mW MOST VI  *��  S@>'U.  ALSO:  INCLUDE A  THOROUGH  INSPECTION,  FREE WHEEL  ALIGNMENT  CHECK, FREE  ANTIFREEZE  TESTING  44  95  WHEEL  ALIGNMENTS  TUNE-UPS  STARTING FROM  5995  MOST 4 CYL.  PARTS EXTRA  COMPETITIVE TIRE PRICES  MOST MAJOR  BRANDS AVAILABLE!  s.  Wildlife abundant in Tetrahedron, report reveals  by Ian Cobb  Looking at the forest beyond  the trees was the role of the  Tetrahedron Local Resource Use  Plan's fish and wildlife subcommittee.  While most sub-committees  busied themselves wilh considering how Ihe proposed salvation of  the Tetrahedron high country  from the loggers' saws would  benefit Ihe downstream communities using the water generated  there, or how people could effectively recreate or use the old-  growth hemlock zone forest lo  their benefit, the fish and wildlife  subcommittee diligently went  about forming the first actual  wildlife survey in the area.  And the findings by hired  Ministry of Environment biologist Tom Plath, contained in a  partial survey, point lo the area as  being not jusl one of the two  remaining "contiguous old-  growth mountain hemlock forests  left on the Sechelt Peninsula  (with Ihe Caren Range being Ihe  second)," bul also as home to 102  vertebrate species (mammals).  In addition, Plath noted that  "the presence of marbled mur-  relets, a threatened/vulnerable  species, and a very high percentage (37 per cent) of other bird  species either dependent on old-  growth attributes and/or forests,  shows the significance of the  forested area."  When the sub-committee started its arduous task four years ago,  there was no information detailing whal wildlife values Ihe  Tetrahedron had lo offer, said  sub-commiltee chair Dan  Bouman of the Tetrahedron  Alliance.  In fact, at Ihe start of the  LRUP process, the Ministry of  Forests didn't recognize any  wildlife concerns, nor did the  licensee (International Forest  Products Ltd.), Bouman said.  So "there were a _____  few central questions" the group  had to have answered before submitting its final  report, he said.  The first was:  "Is Ihere an unusual  level of diversity in  the Tel���or not?"  The other questions  were: "What are the "~~T  old-growth dependent species.  Are any of these species rare,  threatened or endangered? Are  any measures necessary to protect  the existing diversity?"  Plath was hired to provide a  wildlife inventory of the area and  though it wasn't a complete survey (conducted from June to  August I992) because of a shortage of funds, Plath's recommendations clearly outline the Tetrahedron as an area rich with  wildlife ��� a lot of it dependent  on Ihe unique hemlock ecosystem. "Preservation/retention of  the entire forest base of the study  area is essential to maintain current wildlife populations and  diversity," Plath wrote in his recommendations.  "Large-scale harvesting has  diminished wildlife values outside the study area and further  fragmentation of the old-growth  forest lessens the ability of the  area to maintain viable populations of old-growth-dependent or  attribute-dependent species. Fragmentation leads to greater nest  predation and parasitism, edge  '.large-scale  harvesting has  diminished  wildlife values  outside the  study area'  -Tom Plalh  creep, microclimatic changes and  competition between interior and  edge species which may lead to  secondary extinctions caused by i  the elimination of keystone  ___ species," Plath  wrote.  In addition to Ihe  area being a marbled  murrelel nesting  ground, it is also the  southern-most extension of the rock  ptarmigan and is  home to 27 specific  bird species dependent or attribute-  -������ dependent on old  growth forests.  "That has brought some noteworthy ornothologists inlo the  area," Bouman said of the ptarmigan sitings.  Two aspects not explored in  Plath's report but pointed oul in  the sub-committee reporl,  Bouman said, are bat inventories  or the affects on migratory  species, such as raptors (birds of  prey). "We don't have much hard  data at all," Bouman said. Bats  are known to be old-growth-  dependent and the Tetrahedron  can be a virtual spotter's heaven  for raptors. "If you're on the right  peak at the right time, you can  see a large number ��� up to hundreds in a day."  Another concern the sub-committee expresses is how wildlife  corridors are affected in and out  of the study area ��� with much of  the surrounding countryside  logged or earmarked for logging.  "The licensees may see it as  'they want even more land,'"  Bouman said, adding that corridors leading in and out of the  high country are important for Ihe  natural sea-to-mountain corridors  many species utilize ��� such as  the marbled murrelel.  As for fish, Bouman, a consultant for silvicultural contractors  said, "downstream benefits arc  the most important. Fish-bearing  qualities of waterways are of primary importance."  The fish that are in the Tetrahedron, mostly dolly vardon and  trout, are contained in a select  group of lakes.  MASON HILLS FEED SUPPLY  NOW OPEN!  tlmlm  i*>   Buckerf ield s  Complete Line of Animal Feed  Suppliers of Nutri-Max Dog Food  Shop and compare  ^y^A^^-  r   Check out our  good selection of  Horse supplies  NB WW    ���   ���ri&orbridatob*  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL US!  Aft  Ruth MS-SM7  Gibsons  Carole M6-36S2  SechelLfiSMS  t Bab** __  ���SS-3330  Km & i>lm/uf,HeUeK  I lours:   Mon.    S;il.   ') - (,  MASON I III 1 SIIIDMI Coast News, January 24, 1994  opinion  Will we get a  break today?  The news that a McDonald's will soon be raising its  golden arches at a location near you ��� in Sechelt, to be  exact (see news story on page 6) ��� in all likelihood will  have a certain polarizing influence on the community ���  regardless of the merits or demerits of the hamburger  chain's specific plans for this area.  We suspect that, depending on which pole you're  attracted to, it will either be Big Mac attack time or  attack-Big-Mac-time.  Those Sunshine Coasters who have Big Mac attacks  that now can only be fulfilled by a trip to Vancouver will  no doubt rejoice at being able to satisfy their cravings that  much closer to home.  Those who are more likely to find it to be attack-Big-  Mac-time will see the coming McDonald's as the end of  an era, which in a sense it is. The time before McDonald's  was indeed a simpler ��� and decidedly less populous ���  time on the Sunshine Coast. And those who are upset  about its coming may more likely be upset about what it  says about them and the dreams they had for themselves.  Many who settled the Coast did so to get away from what  McDonald's now symbolizes ��� urban mass culture.  Many people here had a special vision for themselves  and it's not turning out quite the way they first saw it.  After all, what is there, objectively, to fear from the  coming of another retailer of hamburgers, albeit a very  large and powerful one? Nothing, unless we are militant,  anti-beef vegetarians on the order of singer k.d. lang.  Could it be that it's the brand name that scares us, with  so many million served? Perhaps, yet the Coast is replete  with brand names: Coca Cola, Bud, Shell, PetroCan,  IGA...  No, it's the change and the symbolism that frighten.  Objectively speaking, McDonald's as a business does  confer certain benefits on a community in which it takes  up residence. It usually becomes involved in fund-raising  for community projects and provides part-time work ��� or  McJobs as they have become known ��� for those who  might otherwise not be able to find employment.  At this point, we should address our more cynical readers. Yes, this newspaper would be interested in carrying  McDonald's advertising if the chain does set up shop out  here.  And yet, we feel for, and with, those who oppose the  coming of McDonald's, even as we understand those who  can't wait for it to get here. Because somehow, the golden  arches weren't part of our original vision either.  "Going to the dogs  Dogs have traditionally been regarded as man's best  friend. However, it seems that some dog owners feel that  because their pets have preferred status at home, they  should have the same right to roam free outdoors.  Perhaps they are right; much of the coast is more rural  or semi-rural in nature than it is urban and in such a context owning dogs makes more sense than not.  However, these same owners must realize that owners  of other pets have a right to expect their dogs will be kept  in check.  If they aren't, the dog owners can expect a backlash  that has the force of the law behind it.  letters  Monetary help  urgently needed  An urgent matter has arisen  on our Coast. One of our local  Roberts Creekers, Robin Davidson, a young wife and mother of  two preschoolers, who is suffering from a rare type of cancer,  has been given a newer type of  treatment not covered by our  medical system.  The first series of injections  are well underway and things  are looking good. However her  doctor feels that a second scries  should be looked into.  The cost to the family for the  treatment came to apporoxi-  mately $6,000, not to mention  the travel costs for tests, checkups and medicine pickups and  prescriptions.  We have opened an account  at the Bank of Montreal for  Robin and encourage any who  feel they could help, to please  make a donation.  Being the close, caring community that we are, we feel that  you would like an opportuntiy  to help Robin and her family.  FRIENDS OF KOBIN  Thank you but...  A note of thanks for Don  Anderson's coverage in the Jan.  17 article re the recreation  report of the Tetrahedron Local  Resource Use Plan (LRUP). For  a relative newcomer to this area  (and this unique process), Don  grasped the main points of the  exercise, but I would like to correct and clarify a couple of  points.  The Outdoor Recreation  Advisory Committee (ORAC), a  committee of the SCRD's Economic Development Commission, was the group who met on  Jan. 11 and agreed to a minimum wilderness area as delineated by the "Option 6" proposal of the LRUP's Wilderness  subcommittee, with further  "add-ons."  It should be understood  clearly that from this base area,  further refinements for recreation west (not east) of the  Option 6 boundary within the  LRUP studv area will be nolat-  ed.  This "red flagging" procedure will also identify areas  adjacent to the study area's  western and southern boundaries, where some recreational  pursuits (such as cross country  skiing) recognize only suitable  terrain and not boundaries per  se.  For example, amenities such  as the Tannis Lake Recreation  Reserve, lake and trail buffers  and adequate stream-side management (to protect and enhance  the angling resource), should be  identified now (Land Use decision) and acknowledged in  future planning objectives  (Management decision). Ideas  like "grooming" cutover areas  for skiing could be considered  a\naM.aa*aaa** as*Mt*aMAas**jaaa*A*\  mwn wwtww  -1*..i'.,'"i  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. I'lease mall  your letters to:'  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 460  Qibsons, B.C.  V0N1V0  as one of a number of management strategies.  From the strictest recreational aspect, "industrial operations"  are possible to the West of  Option 6's wesl line, in Ihe so-  called DMZ, provided ihe above  conditions are achieved. In addition Ihere are the inevitable  Ministry of Forests "Visual  Quality Objectives" and other  similar details lo address.  However, I don't believe any  of us should harbour the misconception thai the world rises  and falls with outdoor recreation.  All LRUP participants are  unanimous on at least one matter al this stage, with the recognition that our source of drinking water is the primary concern  and that any activities which  .could seriously endMger, thi?  irreplaceable cpmir^odity h\iist  ' be.cittiiled.' ' J'  " 1 tim a firm believer, hoWev-  . er, that properly managed and  appropriate back-country recreation can co-exist in the Tetrahedron.  I heartily encourage all members of this community to attend  the upcoming public forums  (presently scheduled for this  spring) to see for themselves  what this long-standing debate  has been about, and to formally  register their constructive opinions and thoughts.  Thanks for the opportunity.  BARRY J. JANYK  /  Chill wind blowing off the Russian steppes this winter  There's a cold wind blowing off the Russian  steppes this winter, folks, and it's sending its chill  around the world.  It's not just the advent onto the world stage of  the mercurial Mr. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, though  the concept of such as he being just one election  away from Ihe virtually dictatorial powers of Boris  Yeltsin's new super presidency is chilling enough.  Bui the setting in which Zhirinovsky operates  casts a dark shadow both backwards and forwards.  It sometimes appears we get ourselves caught  up in chanting magic phrases designed to ward off  evil spirits. We do this mystical chanting with a  heavy overlay of learned sounding rationalization,  but mystical chanting it is nonetheless.  In the corridors of power today we mutter  'democracy' as a guardian against the dark, and  popular of late has been the mantra 'free market  forces'. Admirable concepts both, with some significant positive achievements to their names. The  exercise here is to question their validity as surefire  cure-alls for the ills of the world.  The concept of democracy is one which I have  been fortunate enough to live under all of my life.  With all its failings and frustrations, it is a concept  1 passionately support. It is a means of protecting  people from the exploitation which comes with  protracted privilege. Better by far to be able to  throw the rascals out of office by ballot than to  have to respond to oppression by violence with all  its bloody chaos and uncertainty of outcome.  musings  But it is a single tool in the kitbox of social  engineering. By itself it is not enough. The practitioners must maintain reasonable ethical standards  and the people must be reasonably satisfied with  their lives so that extremists and madmen have no  allure for them.  Without these two indispensable conditions  democracy is no sure guardian. Hitler, it must be  remembered, was elected chancellor of Germany in  1933. It may be remembered that 'free market  forces,' aloof from national rivalries and detached  from any concept of morality, fueled his war  machine.  The parallels between the Germany of 1933 and  the Russia of 1994 are especially disquieting.  The savagery and madness which was the First  World War would be attributed by most historians  today to a failure of diplomacy on the part of all of  the so-called civilized nations. But at the peace  treaty in Versailles in 1919 that did not prevent the  victors from exacting brutal recompense from the  john burnside  defeated Germans. That treaty made the functioning of a German economy all but impossible and  created economic chaos and mass suffering for the  German people. The humiliation the treaty imposed  discredited the moderate forces in German politics  who signed it and set the stage for Hitler to strut  with his dreams of imperial grandeur.  Russia today is uncomfortably like the Germany  of the early 1930s. It is humiliated by an economic  collapse, caused by spending itself into beggary in  the insane arms race of the Cold War and by the  suffocating ineptitude of an over-centralized and  self-serving bureaucracy. The colossus of just three  yean ago is the international basket case of today.  Inflation is rampant, crime is on the increase,  the people are suffering and without hope.  Regular readers of this space may recall that I  have never been an admirer of Boris Yeltsin. As  early as August of 1991 I was expressing some  foreboding about the vindictive egotism with which  he humiliated Mikhail Gorbachev and about his  fondness for ruling by decree.  Since then, we have watched as the democrat  who came to prominence standing on a tank in  defiance of the military outside the Russian parliament buildings turned the same tanks on parliament  when it failed to reflect his will. Democrats are  compromisers and facilitators. Yeltsin is neither.  After smashing parliament and the parliament  buildings, he devised a constitution to fit his own  intemperate egotism, a constitution which allows  the president to ignore parliament and to rule by  decree whenever he deems it appropriate. Zhirinovsky has let it be known he intends to seek the  presidency in 1996.  The collapse and humiliation of Russia has created the seed bed and Yeltsin has provided the  tools for the lethal mixture of expansionism and  nationalism embodied in Zhirinovsky. The recent  decision to allow former Communist satellites at  some future date to become members of NATO  will have done nothing to lessen Russia's age-old  paranoia about being surrounded by hostiles and  cut off from the sea.  The Russian dream of dominion from the Baltic  to the Black Seas was not born with Communism  and, witness Zhirinovsky, did not die with Communism. He may seem like an unlikely clown to the  rest of us: so did Hitler. But if he speaks to something resonant in the Russian psyche, inflamed by  humiliation, there is no telling where his road will  lead.  COAST^NEWS  Subscription Kates for  the Coasl News or the Weekender:  Canada: 1 year ��� $35 ��� $2 45 CST - $37,45  6 months ��� $20t$l4OGST-$21.4O  Foreign: I year ��� $60 (No CST)  Reg. No. 4702  PubUthot  Gary Heben  The Sunshine Coast News is published on  the Sunshine Coast. B.C. every Monday by  Glassford Press ltd.  Gibsons Office ��� 537 Cruice lane  Bok 460, Cibsons, B.C., VON 1V0  (604) 8S6-2622, Fax (604) 886 7725  Sechelt Office ��� 5521 Cowrie St.  Box 66 Sechdt. B.C.. VON 3A0  (604) 885-3930, Editorial (604) 885-3980,  Fax (604) 885-3954  Advertising  Repretenlalives   Gardar Gerdarson, Janes Edmonds,  Simone Cartysle-Smnti.  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Patricia Wolfe  Your community's AWMt>-WINNINGr*��nt>atHr  I  The Sunshine Coast News is protected by copyright  and reproduction of any part of it by any means is  prohibited unless permission in writing is first secured  from Glassford Press Ltd., bolder of the copyright.  v  ' J". ~f " *_�� *  ���* - s Coast News, January 24, 1994  opinion  Recalling a women's club of the 80s  The principle stories of the  day being well or at least  exhaustively covered, the earthquake, the affair of the Olympic  heroine's bodyguards, the Bobbin bobbing, Mr. Martin's  understandable attempt to get  'the people' to write the next  budget, you may tend to seek  about for something primarily  else for a Coast News column.  Wayward memory throws up  a story here about the establishment of a women's club in  Toronto some 20 or 15 years  ago called Twenty-One McGill.  I wouldn't say that this was Ihe  first all-women's club in the  town, that is specifically barring  all men, but it was certainly the  most prominent lo come along.  It was solidly sited in ils own  three story stone building in the  centre of town, a building moreover with a tradition, though not  a tradition that my friends and I  had much sympathy with. For  some decades il had been the  Dominion headquarters of the  Women's Christian Temperence  Union (WCTU) which for those  unacquainted with these turmoil  filled years of our recent history,  was the outfit that spearheaded  Prohibition.  It was a large, square, solid  grey stone building, eminently  qualified to be called uncompromising; and it sat just off Yonge  Street at the end of McGill.  McGill at that time was the  western edge of Hogtown, the  slum end, the neither here nor  there end.  in a nutshell  Twelve or 15 years ago, and  I'm sorry I can't be more specific because a lot has happened  from year to year in our town  geographies and on our gender  graphics, but back when the  girls, as it was okay to refer lo  Ihem, were starting their club  the whole area was being turned  into a paved and bricked and  shrubbed and tubbed midtown  set for the young and upwardly  mobile.  Going about through it while  all this was going on it was of  course, almost unnoticeable, as  was what was going on inside  the old WCTU building.  Goodness knows how many  stern faced ex-presidents of the  WCTU may have been whirling  in their graves as the lively  ladies of the new club set about  their renovations. We, males  that is, knew really very little  about it. The word was out of  course, that there was going to  be this jazzy City Club from  which all males would be  excluded, and some of the people we talked to would have  friends and wives etc. busily  stuart nutter  engaged in at least the plotting  of what was going on in there  but nobody was talking at all  about Ihe details.  The talk about, among the  men, as far as I remember, was  on a kind of ho-ho indulgent  level, ll would never work and  so forth. We were people with  experience of the fact that even  the Press Clubs across Ihe country had just a short time before  this, been all male.  Chatter about the new club  involved this and other stentorian male enclaves, but it was not  I think thought thai 'Les Girls'  (as it was then okay to call  them) had any really political  views in the start of this club.  We, the males again of  course, and I have no other position from which to remember  this, thought that our friends  (wives etc.) were simply doing  something that pleased them,  bless their hearts, charming and  so on, an interesting addition to  the scene perhaps.  After it started and you were  invited in for dinner perhaps, or  a dance or a reading by Mar  garet Atwood or whatever, you  came up a few low marble steps  into a broadloomed vestibule  with a few couches and chairs  scattered about and a few usually single and unconversational  males scattered about on them.  You gave your name to the lady  at the desk and you waited. You  never just wafted in beyond this  point, however well known you  might possibly be.  The males sat there, usually  singly as I say, often for quite  long periods, until some signal  was given to lei them in. In my  own case I remember that this  was probably good for the collective soul.  In terms of events the club  had a rocky start. Il was  revealed that instead of being  owned by the ladies it was  owned by a couple of male  enlrepreneurs, wilh the president  up there as some kind of front.  Good hard core members got  together, bought oul the lads and  ditched the president, but before  she was quite gone there was a  disastrous fire which gutted the  inlerior of the old WCTU building once again.  A stalwart and charming  group of members got together,  sorted out the shaky insurance  situation left to them and rebuilt  the place.  The opening dance they put  on was quite smashing, the  place continued as it was first  hoped to be and as far as I'm  concerned I wish there were  more of them.  MM  i ���&.'*-������*;  Attention  all Scots!  Back Eddy Marine Pub  Ctkk Wiikl  in Honour of   ^J  Robbie Burns  featuring:  Sechelt Legion Pipe  Band & Dancers  Saturday, Feb. 12,1994  Dinner 5 pm  Roast Beef with Haggis  Entertainment from 8 pm  Bus Transportation available  Reservations recommended  883-2298  letters  Again, thanks,  but...  Re: January IO article  "Seniors susceptible to drug  problems."  First, I would like to thank  Ian Cobb and the Coast News  for taking an interest in issues  related to seniors and alcohol  and drug problems.  We need and appreciate the  coverage that we get from pur  local press on the programs that  we provide and the issues that  concern us.  However the article states  that the "Seniors drug information resource centre has been  established by the ministry of  health in concert with Action  Alcohol and Drug Counselling  Society."  Actually, the resource centre  is funded by Ihe ministry of  health, with no connection with  Action: Alcohol and Drug  Counselling Society. Secondly,  there is the statement the  "Seniors...don't realize they're  incorrectly using prescription  drugs."  I would like it to have read  "some seniors." Most seniors  are very responsible for their  health issues; however, some  aren't.  Lastly, the article states that a  local seniors peer counselling  program has been established.  This is not the case; however  Action: Alcohol and Drug  Counselling Society and a staff  person from the Sunshine Coast  Home Support Society are looking into helping to get such a  program going here on Ihe  Coast.  CHARLOTTE MALLORY,  Executive Director  Action: Alcohol and Drug  Counselling Society  Questions about  male violence  In regards to a letter in the  recent past concerning violence  against women, do we as a society recognize atrocities inacted  against males regardless of  age? To my way of thinking,  certain perspectives should be  more closely analyzed as per the  following;   1.1 am in no way.coodpsirig.  violence against the fethale sex,  however James Dobson, a psychologist and John White, psychiatrist, both commendable in  their expertise, have put forth in  their books that more males  between the ages of seven and  12 are under psychiatric care  than females.  What psycho-social stresses  are causing this ratio difference?  2. Is their unbiased counselling for males of all ages?  3. Is there not a bit of irony  lying behind the fact that males  in prison sometimes not only  have to suffer the indignities of  being beaten, raped and forced  to have oral sex, yet this is not  considered an assault against  their person?  Rather they, when released,  are injected into a society which  treats these indignities as either  happening to them solely due to  their being criminals or deserving of such treatment as it was  their fault for being incarcerated.  Are Ihere provisions in society's criminal code for these  kind of atrocities as per example, criminal injuries compensation, counselling, etc?  4. Perhaps ihere is an underlying contradictory fulfilling of  justice in our society which creates violence rather than abating  such.  VESTA BRAINERD  (iibsons  Nikki Weber presents  Buffet Dinner and Show  at the Illusions Restaurant  ...a Night of Crooning  Rand Webb Brian Harbison   Ed Smith  Brian Miller on piano  All your favourite  songs of your favourite Crooners  Sunday, February 13th.  Bring your sweetheart and celebrate Valentine's Day.  Tickets available at Book Stores '3?  Illusions Restaurant $20. ea  Fares and ferry  tales  RE: The impending rumored  fare increases and possible  reduction in service on the  Langdale-Horseshoe Bay run.  For too many years we have  been short-changed, and run  roughshod over by the BC Ferry  corporation.  For this reason we have to  "1661c no"further than our own'  tadtywd.  Our local politicians over the  years have been totally ineffective, perhaps unwilling in representing their constituents. In  addition, the local press has  only been able to knee-jerk after  the fact.  I have never seen any notice  of local meetings in time to  allow residents to prepare and  attend such events.  The ferry corporation has  used the excuse of subsidies as a  reason to raise our fares regularly, almost every year, with the  possible exceptions ��� the election years. What is this so-called  subsidy anyway?  Ask yourself, how much  would it cost to maintain a road  from Port Mellon to Squamish.  Should this amount not be given  to the ferry corporation, by the  provincial government, as a  grant, to offset the cost of operating the Langdale mn?  If you Ihink this idea to be  far-fetched, let me remind you  thai our provincial government  accepts every year millions of  dollars in lieu of the federal  government's obligation to  build and maintain TransCanada  Highway 1 between the Mainland and Vancouver Island.  Money lhal, incidentally, disappears into general revenues,  never to be seen by the Ferry  Corporation.  Have our local polilicos not  enough brains lo think of this  Going Awny  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  lem your am il tnmr wUh ui.  M/AaJOMlOm  MiflClmlimaiirocinrllin  Indoor IkM md Yml ftUfcHHunx  tesssmu Hook Check or Ure-lnSmta  CAUSHARON 885-2228  \IH)/    lid*"*"*  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BftndwCcwtToCctlt  argument, bring it up and make  it stick?  To see what can be accomplished with a bit of determination, look at Merrit.  The Okanagan connector,  linking the Coquihalla highway  to the Okanagan, was orginally  planned for a different route.  The people in Merrit and  their politicians from councillor  to MLA made such a racket that  the provincial government redesigned the connector terminate at Merrit, at a considerable  higher cost for construction,  extra time and extra gasoline  use and resulting pollution by  every car driving that way.  Then there is the little matter  of the ferries of the department  of highways in the interior of  BC ��� ferries that provide a service that in most cases is absolutely non-essential to the people being served, and that provide a schedule the likes we  used to have in the early '60s.  The one across Kootenay  Lake from Balfor (just east of  Vernon) to Kootenay Bay, a distance almost the same as our  run, operates from 6 am to 2 am  hourly, absolutely free to users.  Yes, I know and the ferry corporation is always very quick to  point it oul, that we are served  by the BC Ferry Corporation,  not the Department of Highways.  All I can say: Bull.... if my  taxes pay for interior ferries,  then make the people in the  interior pay for mine as well!  JOE KLEINE  Sechelt  (in stock  items only)  I lo \\ ihstiT u i  Enter new for February Draw  Sechelt Lighting  885-9417 ��� 5588 Inlet Ave., Sechelt  Duke Street Recording Artist  DON ROSS  ��� Roll-end specials now only  77 < sq.ft.  ��� Solid Colour ready bound  area rugs. Assorted  sizes from $49 - $99  ��� See our in*store carpet  specials HI  mm  SHOWROOM 851 HWY, 101 CIBSONS PH: 886-3 111/FAX: 886-3579  Special:  84x84  Patio Door  Verticals  only  $119.00  installed Coast News, January 24, 1994  news  Monday -  Friday  ��� 2 large pancakes  ��� 2 eggs  sausages or bacon  ��� home fries  ��� lots of coffee  $5.95  Fabulous Lunch  & Dinner Specials  Hours: Mon - Fri  Sam ��� 2 pm, Spm  9pm  Sat - Sun 8am - 2pm. 5pm ��� 9pm  Hwy 101, Davis Bay  SIS-72SS  McDonald's searching Sechelt site to set up shop  by Don Anderson  I'd like a Dig Mac, hold the onions,  large fries, chocolate shake and hoi apple  pie to go.  Sound familiar?  That tried and true saying known lo  carnivores across the globe will soon be  coming lo a neighborhood near you when  McDonald's Restaurants finally finds a  suitable tract of land on which to mount  its golden arches in Sechelt.  A spokesman for the billion-dollar  reslaurunt chain has announced il is  intending lo purchase land and construct  a McDonald's restaurant in Sechelt.  "Yes, we are looking," said Ron Mar-  couXi president and CEO of McDonald's  Restaurants of Western Canada.  "We are dealing wilh a few people anil  the Sechell Indian Band and trying lo  legitimize our capital requirements for an  operation on the Sunshine Coasl."  Marcoux said Ihe chain has been  reviewing the latest real        estate estimates tabulated  for the Sunshine Coast,  particularly Sechelt, and  all indicators point lo Ihe  possibility of a successful operation.  "We have been looking at Sechell and Ihe  Sunshine Coasl for sonic  time," he said.    The franchise, which  will cost several hundred thousand dollars to purchase, will be operated privately by a resident or residents of the Sunshine Coasl who don'l already own a  franchise.  'We have been  looking at Sechelt  and the  Sunshine Coast  for some time'  -Ron Marxxnix  Marcoux said the chain is reviewing  its capital costs and searching for an  appropriate parcel of land to purchase for  the restaurant. Although  he wouldn't provide  details of specific lands  being reviewed by the  company, Marcoux said  there would be special  benefits to setting up  shop on band lands,  including possible tax  breaks.  _____���_ McDonalds Restau  rants of Western Canada  traditionally grants 12 franchises a year  between Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C.  Pat Hobhs, president of the Sechelt  Chamber of Commerce, refused lo com  ment on behalf of the chamber but added  a few personal remarks.  He is indifferent to the idea of the  chain operating out of Sechelt and would  rather see something of a "smaller scale."  Although it will spawn jobs and competition, the franchise will undoubtedly  "hurt" established businesses in some  ways.  "It's a tough call," he said. "I think we  should be centering on a recreation centre  and other things; kids will obviously use  this as a hangout."  If a restaurant bearing Ihe famous  golden arches appears on the Coast, il  should at least fit in with Ihe community,  he added.  "It has to lit in wilh Ihe atmosphere  and esthetics we are trying to create here  in Sechell."  COAST NEWS  Take us  with you when  you go. for  subscription rate,  CALL 886-2622.  Sechelt RCMP nab suspected purse snatchers  Two Sechell men have been  charged in connection wilh a  purse snatching at Trail Day  Mall earlier Ihis month.  Lionel Conrad Joe and Curtis  Matthew Craigan have been  charged with theft under $1,000  for allegedly ripping an elderly  woman's purse from her as she  was walking into ihe mall with  her husband Jan. 2.  Police made the arrests after  receiving a tip from a member  of the Sechelt Indian band who  had witnessed the incident and  was able to identify the men.  The purse was not retrieved.  Joe and Craigan appeared in  Sechell Provincial Court last  Wednesday.  Joe was remanded in custody  because of a prior conviction for  possession of stolen goods,  police say.  Craigan was released and  will appear in court again later  this month.  Joe was also charged last  week with a second charge of  thcfl under $1,000 for an  alleged break and enter in  Sechelt in December during the  holidays. He will appear in  court for a second time to  answer to these charges on  Tuesday.  Gibsons Park Plaza  1100 Park Plaza ��� Hwy. 101  * Restaurant, tobacco & other lease depts. not included.  Cash. Major  Credit Cans.  Sorry,no cheques.  All soles final.  ROCKWOOD  events  DAY&  NIGHT  Haling Arts Fair  Sat. Jan Wth, 10-4pm, M  Cakeft  Coffee House  - Rockwood Basement  Saturday, January 99 7:30pm, cost $4  featuring Rob Marion, Larry Wahl  & Straight From the Kitchen  "Watercolour Ways"  with Lyall Nanson  8 sessions starting Wed., Feb. 9  All levels. 9:30am-1!:30pm Cost: $85.60  Jewelry Making  with Hullabaloo  3 Thursdays starting Feb. 3,3:30-5 pm  Ages 7+, Materials included ��� $35  Paper 'n' Paint  with Hullabaloo  3 Saturdays starting Feb. 5,10-11:30 am  Ages 6+, Materials included ��� $30  Guitar for Adults  with Judy Beagan  10 Thursdays, starting Feb. 3  Beginners 6 30-7 30 Cost $60  Intermediate 7 45-9 Cost: $65  Percussion Workshop  with"Sumaloo"  Sunday Feb 13,5-7pm, $S0  Join us for ongoing:  Yoga with Carol Brophy  Yoga with Sara Gerring  Tai Chi  with Merrily Corder  Call for details  885-2522  THE ROCKWOOD CENTRE  WANTED  PORTS  WS  Allenuon Coactaa  and Team Uaaavm* .  ii Ytw iwve a tpxtl  ��ov.avent,c��  paraonality. vw'd Ilka to cow ��.  Call Inn Cot* a On Anfcraon  #     al Ihe Coaal Nm��  -a   "��� '���'-���-���*���'  ��aaaaa*a  maaammm  ���M  mmmammmmm news  Coast News, January 24, 1994  RF/*VIR( WMX. RE^VIRC WMW,  Gibsons house razed in 'suspicious' blaze    \  Authorities are investigating  a residential fire in an Upper  Gibsons residence as arson.  Firefighters with the Gibsons  Volunteer Fire Department were  called out to 712 Highway 101  at;2 am Jan. 19 to combat a  blaze that eventually razed the  older residence.  Local assistant fire commissioner Clay Carby said he is  investigating the incident "as a  suspicious fire."  When asked if that means  arson, Carby said, "They're all  arson until I've proven otherwise."  The house was occupied at  the time by a lone male but officials won't release any names.  The man wasn't hurt, perhaps  because of the quick action by  neighbors who called it in.  While fire inspector Dave  Menzies and RCMP Const.  W.B. Bloomquist from Ihe Vancouver Sub-division forensics  unit poked through ihe wreckage of the house, Carby said the  cost in damages to the rental  home, which was up for sale al  the time of Ihe blaze, was  "about $30,000."  Authorities are continuing  their investigation.  KELLY MacKAY  PROVEN  PROFESSIONAL  m%  RCMP, tire  inspectors and  the Gibsons  Volunteer  Fire  Department  Inspect this  (iibsons house  gutted by (Ire  early  Thursday  morning.  Ian Cobb pholo  I'm not an ordinary real  estate agent, I'm a  RE/MAX Top  Producer. That means I  work extra hard to meet  every client's individual  wants and needs. And  my clients like that.  Why do I work for  RE/MAX? Top  Producers come to  RE/MAX because  RE/MAX rewards only  those who get results.  And that's good for  you. And me. After all,  when you're buying or selling your house, results  are what we want.  The fact is, the Top Producers at RE/MAX sell  more real estate than any other real esate  organization in Canada  Call me to find out what 1 can do for you.  886-2670  RE/MAX "top 20" realty  GIBSONS PARK PLAZA  Each office Independently Owned b Operated J  REfl/IBC WM& WM& WMU  Airport lands field economic opportunties  by Don Anderson  The Sechelt/Gibsons Airport is about to  undergo a major transformation.  In a move to offset operational costs,  Sechelt and Gibsons have agreed to lease 15  to 20 sites covering eight to 10 acres of land to  industrial-based businesses.  The sites are located at Ihe entrance to the  airport immediately north of the BC Hydro  building and as Councillor Mike Shanks  explained, leasing the properties should "generate considerable revenue."  "They would be rented out to businesses  who have some close connection with the airport predominantly," Shanks said.  One site has already been leased out to the  Devlin Funeral Home, and more are expected  to house businesses and structures by summer.  Sechelt and Gibsons will also be reviewing  adjacent properties located northeast to the airport.  Bolh governments have been seriously  considering leasing the municipal lands for  more than a year since businesses began  expressing interest in the property. The sites  are valued at between $90,000 and $100,000  each, and a road leading to the properties is  under development.  The extent of the leases ��� including length  and value ��� will be subject to review of the  existing leases with Devlin Funeral Home and  the three aviation companies currently renting  space at the airport ��� Rizar Aviation Ltd,  Airspan Helicopters Ltd. and Vancouver Helicopters Inc.  Companies leasing space will be responsible for all property taxes, construction of the  structure and its removal upon expiry of the  lease. "We have made application for the  extension of the runway and that sort of thing  for which there is money available," Shanks  said. "There is money available for capital  expenditures through the federal government."  Shanks said any improvements Sechelt and  Gibsons would like to undertake at the airport  can only be supported through revenue generated from the airport property.  "We are approaching it on two fronts, I  guess, in terms of expansion of the airport to  accomodate larger aircraft," he said.  "In the meantime, we should be able to put  something in place which would generate revenue for the airport ourself so we are not faced  with any deficit situation in the running of the  airport." In previous years, the airport has  faced a "phenomenal" deficit situation,  Shanks said.  (ft  SUNSHINE COAST HOME SUPPORT SOCIETY  CAREGIVERS  Do you need a break from constant care of a family member?  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I .>...���..   .aj^rtpa**,',^ ^t^Hl^+MrtaW  Blockades last resort, coalition assures  by Ian Cobb  The BC Fisheries Survival Coalition wants the  federal government to axe the Aboriginal Fishing  Strategy (AFS) in the interest of keeping the West  Coast fishing industry alive.  Following a Jan. 14 meeting in Nanaimo by 850  members of the coalition, the coalition decided to  "take any action necessary lo stop the AFS," an  agreement its members believe gives the coastal  peoples (Skeena, Lower Fraser River, Nuu-Chah-  Nult) an advantage in Ihe industry  due to access to traditional and com-  mercial fishing grounds.  At the edge of "any action necessary" was a faint threat to blockade  coastal harbours, including those on  Ihe Sunshine Coast.  However, as coalition lawyers  prepare to approach the federal government to discuss the AFS, threats  of blockades have taken a cooling  back burner. ���������  "Our participation in a blockade  would be a last resort action," said Sunshine Coast  coalition representative Josh Young.  "We're not interested in affecting Ihe livelihoods  of people on the Sunshine Coast. We are just concerned with keeping stocks healthy for every one,"  Young said.  "What I think created Ihis kind of concern is  (that) there has been a real effort made by the federal  government to create a new entity among the commercial fishing indusiry thai provides access to relatively limited and relatively scarce resources for  aboriginal people above and beyond Ihe food fish  status, and in doing that, they've created a management structure lhal essentially discriminates against  people of aboriginal classification and non-aborigi-  "We're not interested  in affecting tlte  livelihoods of  people on the  Sunshine Coast'  Josh Young  nal classification. I wouldn't say it's racist, but I  think the distinctions are made on basis of racial origin," remarked Sunshine Coast MLA Gordon Wilson said.  "From my point of view, the provincial ministry  should be working with the Department of Fisheries  and Cceans federally, to try to amend this aboriginal  strategy to create one fishery, not three fisheries, so  that everyone has equal access to the resource so that  the laws are applied equally to all people who seek  to become fishers," he said.  Meanwhile, survival coalition  president Phil Eidsvic said the consensus among the 12,000-member  coalition is "to go ahead with legal  action and lo challenge the government's AFS."  A blockade of coastal harbours,  he said, "would be a last-ditch effort  to get the government to listen."  As of Jan. 19, Eidsvic said, "We  ___ haven't heard a damn thing about it  yet" from any government office.  When asked for comment on the coalition's  recent statements, Sechelt Indian Band chief Gary  Feschuk said that a blockade of harbours "is against  all the laws of Canada."  Feschuk said the Band will lake a wait-and-see  approach and watch the negotiations.  Department of fisheries and oceans manager of  media relations Bill Morrell lold the Coast News  thai discussions are in the works and lhat there's a  misconception by many fishers regarding the AFS.  "The sale of fish has become the AFS in the  minds of many people and it's much more than that.  Il's important to recognize there many other aspects  of the AFS lhal arc important and benefit eveyone,  nol just aboriginal peoples."  The Lwyest savings oi the  heating season are here now!  '^ A A  SAVEW400!  LOGS  WANTED  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  FRESH.  FRESH.  FRESH!  Hint u,,1,1s .,!, ���,,  I i..,l, , ,,||, ,  AUDREYS  COFFEE  SERVICE  Competitive Prices  886-7033  Every Vermont  Castings stove,  fireplace or  fireplace insert is  on sale now, with  savings up to $400.  Wood, gas and  pellet burning  models available,  and they install  almost anywhere in  the home! 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After enduring driving  rain drizzling down the windows  for weeks on end, we are enjoying snow, beautiful feathery  snow. Since we arrived six days  ago, at leasl a metre has fallen  and continues to drift down. We  have pulled our grand-daughters  in their sleighs, made snowmen,  walked in the crunchy snow with  snowflakes licking our faces -  roses in our cheeks - this is winter. It's minus 17 degrees with  three and a half metres of snow  on the ground  Our trip to Prince George was  a post-Christmas promise, so  eagerly anticipating a new  adventure, we boarded BC Rail's  Silver Bullet. We left North Vancouver at 7 am, were served  breakfast al 7:30 and by the time  we reached Horseshoe Bay,  dawn was breaking and the trip  began in earnest. Through the  4,200 foot Horseshoe Bay tunnel,  up to Britannia Beach, Woodfi-  Featured Restaurant of the Week  El Nino Seafood House  Fresh Seafood our Speciality  Daily Specials  Quick Lunches by Day  Oceanview Pine Dining ai NtRht  Tableside llamhcs  Reservations Recommended  ���  Winter Hours (Effective nnul March311  Lunch Thurs - Mon 11 JO- 2:30  Dinner VIed - Mon I VI ��� 9}0  Bickaddy Pub - En;ov (he natural  beautv oi )ervi< Inlet while lasling  one ol our manv homeslvle specialties in the puh or the casual  surroundings of our tamilv reslau  rant Our ^ikookum Burger" is a  challenge to the biggest appetite  Backeddy Puh located 1 '1 mile  north ot Egmont on Maple Road  Closed Mondavs & Tuesdays Puh  open Wednesday Sun day kitchen  hours: Noon - 8:00 pm  Irvtrttl Landing Pub - Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entrees featuring local produce  and fresh seafood in a relaxed setting with ocean view Average dinner for two, $30. We're now open 7  days a week: Callev 11 am to 10  pm; Puh 11 am to 11 pm Pender  Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard &  Visa. Fully liceased  FINE DINING  Andy's Rtstaurant - Lunch and dinner specials every day House specialise! Include prime rib, seal  dishes, steaks seafood, pasla. Thai  loi and lot* ot new eourmet dishes Don I mis. Andv s greal lunch  bullet Mon-Fn and our popular  Sunday brunch 11 am ��� 2 30 pm  Hwy 101. Uhvns 886-3388 Open  7 davs a week  El Nino - Dine .n the finest ocean  view restaurant m Gibsons Landing Savour Ihe delictus ol (resh  sealood Irom around the world  Our extensive Dinner Menu  includes Iresh seafood in our soup,  salad, hot or cold appetizers, main  courses and pastas Other entrees  include steak, veal, chicken and  lamb Caesar salad lor two and  flamb4 desserts are prepared al  your tableside Our lunch menu  contains sandwiches and burgers  Effective Oct 1 closed Tuesdays  Open Wed-Mon for dinner and  Thurs-Mon for lunch. Lunch hours:  11:30 ��� 230 Dinner hours 4:30 ���  1:30 Visa and Mastercard Reservations recommended. 886-3891.  Hillside Family Restaurant Located al  Seaview Place. Highway 101 Featuring relaxed fine evening dining  wilh special emphasis on fresh  seafoods, innovative local cuisme  and daih specials Casual almosphere, licensed and air-conditioned Hours: lunch, 11-4:30,  Mon-Sun: dinner Sun-Wed, Ml  Thurs-Sat. 5-10 866-W3  Psttlts ��� On Tha Batch - Dine in a  friendly atmosphere k sample Ihe  fine cuisine ol Ihis renowned  restaurant Open 7 day a week for  breakfast, lunch, and dinner  Brunch on Sundav 8 am-2:30 pm  Enjoy a sirloin steak on Sunday  night lor only $8 95 Dinner Reset  vations Recommended In the  heart of Sechelt at the Driftwood  Inn. trad Avenue 885-5811  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Emit ft Gwtn'i Drivt In - Take out, or  delivery Burgers, chicken, ice  cream, dinners, salad, pi??a Free  home delivery within 4 miles, after  5 pm only, on $10 minimum orders  Small charge for orders under $10  Hwy. 101 Cibsons. 886-7813.  bre and Squamish. The majestic  snow-covered Mount Garibaldi,  8,787 feet high was spectacular,  equalled only by the sight of  hundreds of eagles nesting in  trees along the  Cheakamus River.       ���������  This is home to  one third of North  American eagles,  which   prey   on  salmon returning  upriver to spawn,  another example of  nature's balance.  Dozens of salmon     ^~^~  carcasses could be  seen littering the shallows and  banks of the river, mute evidence  some made it home.  The Cheakamus Canyon and  Cheekeye River is breathtaking  as just below the rail line, the  river tumbles wildly through a  narrow rocky gorge. The train  follows the river for aboul 25  miles to the summit of the Coasl  Range.  Three hours from departure,  we stopped at Whistler to disgorge dozens of skiers eager for  a day on the slopes. On we  This is borne to  one third of  North American  eagles  chugged sounding the horn at  every crossing and flag stop. The  frequent blasts brought back  childhood memories when we  would hear the echoing sounds in  the night.           By Ihe lime we  reached     Seton  Portage,   it  was  time for lunch and  once our appetites  were sated, we settled back to rubberneck again. In Lil-  looet   we   were  ~~���"~    allowed lo get off  Ihe   train   for   a  stretch of the legs and a breath of  cold fresh air. Originally named  Cayoosh Flats, it played an  important role in the Cariboo  Gold Rush for it was form here  in 1858 that all roads led to gold-  fields.  We crossed the Fraser River  ad began the exciting 3,000 foot  climb up the side of the mountain  to the Cariboo Plateau. Places  with names like Pavilion,  Chasm, Flying U, Clinton and  Horse Lake (which is the highest  elevation at 3,864 feet above sea  elphinstone happenings  by Kyla McDonald  The new year brings new happenings to the school. A very  successful dance last week  brought entertainment to all  those who attended. Much Music  put on a good show for the first  dance of the year. The next  dance will be a Valentine's  dance in early February.  All grads should beware,  provincials are coming! Grade  12 provincials begin on January  28 and carry through the next  week; books should be returned  at lime of the exam.  With provincials also comes  the semester turn around; all  senior students should be sure  that their classes for next  semester are indeed what they  want.  February 11 and 12 will bring  a massive junior and senior basketball tournament to the Coast,  teams from all over ihe Greater  Vancouver area as well as our  own three high schools will be  competing. All sports fans  should come out and support the  hometown boys. Volunteers are  also needed to help in scoring  and timing the games.  Speaking of sports, anyone  who has pictures of their favorite  Elphie sports star that would be  worthy of yearbook publication  should get them to Kyla McDonald as soon as possible. Grads are  also reminded to get their write-  ups in when they're done.  The outdoor club is offering a  unique opportunity to Elphie students, as they will be going  indoor rock climbing on February 11. Interested students should  see Mrs. Fox.  As the end of January  approaches, more and more college and university early applications are in demand. Those interested in furthering their education should check in the counseling office.  The office is also accepting  *T-Jn                                     ^H  mW \ m '' fl  Hi! 'lv"       ���  \lAfll  ^H               fl  ^^j|  Bi.' './.^w^^s^p i.c^**v-  ^H  1     ^^1''                                  /^w  W*                1  Many Elphinstone Secondary students danced themselves silly at  the school's first dance of the year. Kyla McDonald photo  donations of children's books  and hand soap lo be taken by Dr.  Rogers lo Somalia in late February. The peer counsellors are also  attempting to organize a student  of the week program to recognize those students who make  special contributions to the world  around them. Anyone who  knows of a student who deserves  ihis honour should notify Bill  Forst.  Lasl but not least, Elphin-  slone's photo students will have  their works on display in the  Pierrot Cafe in Sechell. The  show, called Frames of Mind,  will be hanging Tuesday.  level) are unique lo BCers. It was  here we really saw the beginnings of a snowy winlery scene.  At 100 Mile House, most of our  passengers left us and then we  were 12.  By the lime we reached  Williams Lake, it was time to eat  again. The meals provided on the  train are cooked on board, not  prepackaged as supposed and are  served hot. The coffee pot is bottomless, wine and beer area  available and the hostess is both  pleasant and efficient.  As wc neared the end of Ihe  journey, darkness began to close  in and it was then we conversed  and napped a little. We had now  been travelling about 10 hours an  were beginning to feel a little  weary.  When we finally pulled into  the Prince George station, our  son's smiling face and cheery  wave from the platform was a  great finish lo a wonderful trip.  If you haven't travelled BC  Rail, I urge you to do so - it's  well worth it. It's interesting,  economical and a great adventure, winter or summer.  '   * * -*.--��� *.r.  aaiaaam  MMMMmmMmiii Coast News, January 24,1994  news  george In gibsons  by George Cooper  Loch Lomond, BC. "Bet you've never  heard of it," said Wally Langdale whose  dad's homestead of years ago is now the  ferry terminal site.  "Here, read my account of a backpack  trip I made away back in the 1930s from the  Seymour River along the old Lillooet Trail  towards Squamish. Loch Lomond is along  the way, a gem of a lake with heather growing all around the shore."  The little lake is at 4,000 feet altitude.  Nearby is Ben Lomond, 1,000 feet higher.  "At that time you could go down from near  there through the Britannia mine to the  shores of Howe Sound with permission, of  course.  "And that's what we were able to do after  hiking for four days from Seymour River."  Wally writes that early on along the trail  they had seen skunk cabbage four feet tall  and great patches of ominous-looking devils  club.  A great pine beside the trail had dozens of  blazes on its trunk left by previous hikers.  "We had to get a medical certificate of  clear health before we could apply for a permit to enter the watershed that gives Vancouver its water. Then off we went on the  Lynn Valley streetcar that took us to the trail  start on Seymour River."  "Once," Wally's account tells us, "the  trail jusl disappeared under a rockslide of  recent years. I was elected to climb the slide  to get our bearings.  "Halfway up, Loch Lomond came into  view. Sure glad to see it."  The lake was being dammed at the time  to provide water to Britannia mine and we  stayed at their work camp there overnight  before going down into the mine in an ore  bucket and then walking the tracks of the  electric train to gel out. We got on the steamer to Vancouver and headed for the dining  salon.  "Il's a wonder they let us in, we looked so  grimy and unshaven. And I had a swollen  eye from a wasp sting."  Schools  Langdale elementary sends a thank you to  Tim Turner and his crew for their "colossal  efforts" putting on the Christmas fair. A tidy  sum of money collected for school use.  From the Dethridge family who lost their  home by fire where it was moored in Gibsons Marina to the community of Langdale,  a "message from the heart": "You opened  your hearts to us and instilled in us the true  meaning of Christmas: kindness and compassion."  In Gibsons elementary the hackysack  champs in a student council sponsored competition are:  junior girls - Thea Small, Talia Ellell,  Cheryl Chamberland; junior boys - Danny  Heal, Kieran Schuks, Stefan Heal; senior  girls - Erin Small, Ashley Holt, Andrea Cur-  rie; seniors boys - Travis Dempster, Emery  Bland and Mike Woolford.  ���-���>'���        i 2#f'~      &>**$>> '<���  "'Mill' ';!!1,'^^^^^';^^^t.;,'?'.">   ,'  to lint vji.t ^i��i��1^.V'^/.l;!SWiH^Nfl',��rli hattirrj jW  i; IlijiJOli i..  ri un I ail 1     ijjll  i; ;0'��!u iq! i   .  ,3iifWK  %*  SPCA  News  'Annie,' a  three year old,  brown cream  coloured  spayed female  husky, Is a  good family  companion  who needs a  fenced yard.  Call the SPCA  at886-CARE  to meet her or  any of over  fifteen other  dogs waiting  for good  homes.  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Head of Gov't Dock - Gibsons Landing  S    PUB HOURS Mon-Sat 1012am, Sun 1 lam-12am   8  1  Open 7 days a week 886-8215  1  ^   Beer* What Stare 886-8889 -OPEN EVERYDAY 9am- 11 pm   ^  " JffWfWffWfMJJJfWfJJ/JJJJJJSUJMJJUJJm'  If you're not using it...  why not sell it in the  Coast News Classifieds?  roberts creek  by Katharine Trueman  885-2282  Construction seems to be Ihe  theme on the Sunshine Coast  this year and the Creek is no  exception. Eveiywhere you look  something new is being built or  modernized.  The Creek school foundations for the new mulli-puipose  classroom have now been  poured and Ihe steel floor joists  are in place.  The walls are now being constructed and the roof will be the  next step.  The four old classrooms have  been stripped oul and the framing is now ready for the new  larger windows.  It is expected that this final  phase of construction will be  finished by April.  The classes now using the  front portables will then move  into the school, the portables  removed and at long last intention will be given to Ihe playing  field.  Further down the street, the  second phase of the Roberls  Creek slore is well underway.  Recently the walls were framed  in and Ihe roof has been shingled.  When finished, Ihe addition  will be the new warehouse and  receiving dock. The temporary  wall in the store will be  removed adding a further eight  feet.  Completion date is estimated  for the middle of March. And  that is progress in the Creek.  RCCA  The propane tanks located al  the waterfront have in the past  raised a lol of questions and  concerns. We last heard that at  the end of 1993 they would be  removed. This apparently is not  lobe.  ICG Propane has been granted an extension by the provincial government to carry on  until the end of June.  After thai lime Ihe propane  would be shipped from Vancouver via barge lo the new SCRD  barge terminal al Hillside (Port  Mellon), then trucked lo Ihe  tanks in the Creek and distributed from Ihere in the usual way.  This would mean lhat the  lanks would remain in Roberts  Creek for tlie foreseeable future.  This recent development will  be the subject of a discussion  led by Brett McGillivray at the  next RCCA meeting on Jan. 26  at 7:30 pm at Ihe hall.  Also al the meeting will be  special guest RCMP Constable  Jim McDonald who will give a  presentation on the Parent  Neighbourhood Watch program  and how you can be involved.  Hospital auxiliary  The Roberts Creek auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital recently  held its annual general meeting,  elections and luncheon.  With an excellent turnout  and lots of enthusiasm, the auxiliary will once again run under  the leadership of Margaret  Ware.  Their first activity this year  will be participation in the Winter Blues Fair on Feb. 6. Be sure  to visit their delicious homebak-  ing stall ��� it promises to be a  sweet experience.  Continuing Education  Looking for something new  and exciting in your life? Then  why not browse through the  Winter '94 Continuing Education brochure. Guaranteed you  will find over 200 ways to make  your life more rewarding ad  interesting.  Whether it is to further your  career, begin a new hobby or  just to fill in an evening, you are  sure to find just the course for  you.  Perhaps you are looking for  that extra special gift.  Then, why not surprise  someone you know with a gift  certificate for a course. Call  885-2991 for more information  or to register.  Beating 'the blues' in Roberts Creek  Winter blues lurn inlo Valentine reds at Ihe Roberts Creek  Blues Fair on Sunday, Feb. 6  from 10 am to 3 pm.  This festive 'thumbing of  noses' to winter weather will  include jams and jellies, reflexology, larot card readings,  crafts, woodwork, jewelcry and  baking.  Throughout the day exotic  food and munchies will be supplied by Anar.  Jams of another kind will  take place through the day as  Larry Wahl, Ihe Hot Potatoes,  Clarke Stebner, Silver Dagger,  Straight from the Kitchen,  Richard Price, Jane and Boyd  and the Piglets of Joy, take the  stage to entertain Ihe masses.  If lhal is nol enough to cram  into the hall, a children's workshop table will be provided to  keep busy hands busy. Plus special children's entertainment  including a visit from Gordo the  Clown. Admission for adults $1,  children free.  Hearts may be worn on one's  sleeve. Proceeds to the Roberts  Creek hall restoration committee.  SUNSHINE   COAST  wmma  iLANNER  Coming in  the Weekender  Thursday, February 17  Advertising Deadline  Friday, February 4  Contact the  .   Coast News  ��� Gibsons, 886-2622  or Sechelt, 885-3930 10  Coast News, lanuary 24, 1994  Thqioest Burgers on the Gpast  >?-=.  |oin ySuMFiends, have some fun  and enioyithe BEST���RURGER.on-the Coast  Su^res.tMall==== = ���.-,.8867922  Gibsons���   Take Out Orders Also  Say ��I Love You"  '$  with a personal  '-"  Valentine's  Greeting in the  Coast News  Sec our ad in the  classifed section  for details.  John Duncan, mp  OFFICE  NOW OPEN  Monday-Friday  9:00 a.m. - Noon  5630 Inlet Ave.  .Sechelt ��� 885-2243  Fax: 885-0882  :>St\'i!':  Time to  Dormant  Spray  ��� Fruit Trees ��� Roses  ��� Shrubs  Pruning Demo  Februarys a  i Bob Morgan  Saturday, February S at 1 pm  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  |Ff.   Pratt Rd.. Gibsons 886-7527   T ^ "1  Eyr*-fl     Mon. - Sat. 9 - 5:30    Sun, 10-4     \^2lA  If you're not using it..  why not sell it in the  Coast News Classifieds?  community  halfmoon happenings  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Welcome Bench Association invites you  to a Valentine dinner and dance at the hull  on Saturday, Feb. 12.  This is a potluck dinner so bring a long  your favourite casserole or dessert, salad, or  whatever you like best and enjoy an evening  of dance lo Ihe music of the Great Danes,  rickets are only $5 to help cover the costs of  hall and music.  If you plan lo attend, call either Pat at  885-9852, Joyce al 885-5946 or Fred at 885-  9501. You still have the chance to join in the  celebration of the birthday of Robbie Burns  as Ihere are a couple of such events still lo  come and Ihe opportunity to try a laste of the  famous haggis.  Nexl Saturday, Jan. 29 the Sechell Legion  1'ipe Hand will host the evening al the  Sechelt Legion, then on Saturday, Feb. 12  the Backeddy Hub will serve dinner wilh all  the trimmings with entertainment by the pipe  hand and who knows what else.  This is always a good night of fun and  buses are provided to take you there and  bring you home.  Writing skills  Judy Gill of Redrooffs is a prolific writer  of novels, having had some 30 books published.  She knows exactly how to submit works  to publishers and has agreed lo pass along  helpful information to those who would like  to have their manuscripts accepted.  Every year Ihe Suncoast Writers' Forge  sponsors a writing contest for Sunshine  Coast residents.  Many entries are received and several of  them are rejected, much to Ihe disappointment of Ihe writer.  The most common reason for rejection is  the inadequacy of the presentation of the  work.  Your story may be a good one, but if it is  not typed in double spacing, or if punctuation, paragraph setting, quotation signs are  omitted or misplaced, the editor will in all  probability cast aside Ihe manuscript.  You could avoid the pitfalls thai cause  editorial rejection by attending Judy's workshop on Saturday, Feb. 5 al Rockwood Centre form I lo 4 pm.  The fee is $15. For Forge members, it's  only $10. For information and registration  call Barbara Whistler at 885-5076.  Paper cups  For several weeks now it has been most  annoying lo find that, once again, ferry passengers are having to drink their tea or coffee out of paper cups.  This was happily done away with some  time ago and we could enjoy a cuppa out of  a real mug. They say they are awaiting  replacements, but whatever happened lo the  ones lhal were there before? Or is it just  more convenient to force these atrocities on  us?  Volunteer needed  There is a desperate need for some good  person to coordinate fundraising for the  Heart Foundation in the Halfmoon Bay area.  The people in this area are very generous  wilh donations lo this cause, bul if there is  no one out there to collect, this money will  be losl, money which is badly needed.  If you are willing to answer ihis desperate  plea, call Fay at 885-3575 or Marly 885-  2229.  Sechelt Legion Pipes & Drums 20th Annual  Robert Burns Evening  Saturday, Jan. 29, 1994  Sechelt Legion Hall  Cocktails 6:00 pm  Dinner 7 00 pm  Dancing 9:00 pm to 1:00 am  Tickets  S17.50 each at the Sechelt Legion  or phone 886-7084 or 886-2844  Children at play during lunch hour al Sechelt Elementary School.  sechelt scenario  Larry Marshall photo  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  I don't know about you but 1  enjoy this time of year, especially  this year when it is so mild. The  Christmas frenzy is over and Ihe  summer visitor and tourist rush  has not yet begun. It's a time for  quiet pleasures like a walk in the  mist, reading a good mystery,  perusing seed catalogues and  regrouping for the next season.  I always seem to be a season  behind; I'm still sorting through  Ihe Christmas cards trying to  hang on lo the ones with messages about old friends' happenings and their children's latest  accomplishments so I can be up  to date when I respond in next  year's Christmas notes.  The Sunshine Coast Bridge  Club is starting Sunday afternoon  bridge games, rubber and duplicate, at 2:30 pm at 5653 Wharf  Street, As well, on Jan. 27 there  will be a Club Championship  Night. Everyone will play everyone in this tournament so no partners are required. For further  information call 885-5552 and  they will welcome you as new  members.  On Wednesday, Jan. 26 the  annual general meeting of the  Friends of the Sechelt Library is  scheduled at the library at 7:30  pm.  New members are always  welcome.  Don't forget the Healing Arts  Fair this Saturday, Jan. 29 at  Rockwood Cenlre from 10 am to  4 pm. Admission is $3 and there  will be many interesting and  informative displays. The  emphasis is on maintaining good  health on a daily basis as well as  alternative treatments for various  ailments.  Rockwood Centre has more  interesting courses and workshops coming up in February.  They are offering a Percussion  Workshop, a Guitar for Adults  course and several craft sessions  for children. Call 885-2522 for  details.  The Seniors Centre welcomes  new members. They offer a greal  variety of group activities at the  Centre. It really is worthwhile to  drop in and have a look around.  Every interest group from jigsaw,  to bridge, chess, crafts and fitness enthusiasts seems to be  accommodated. Memberships  are now available.  The Arts Centre is now  accepting submissions for the  annual juried art show which  comes up from Feb. II to 13. It  should really be interesting this  year and I expect there will be art  there for nearly everyone's taste.  They are anticipating around 300  entries and out of these only 16  can be selected to go on to the  Images and Objects competition  in Campbell River in May.  Artists are invited to submit no  more than two pieces with  accompanying statements to the  Arts Centre.  They're bragging about robins  in Victoria already. Has anyone  seen any here? I haven't but there  are lots of eagles soaring over the  inlet.  H  M     A     G     A    Z     I     N  CALENDAR OF EVENTS  List your special event free of charge in the 1994  Summer edition of Sunshine Coast Magazine.  (Formerly Soundings Magazine)  Any event occurring between May 1 and September 30 will be included at no charge.  Space is limited so book your listing now, details may be provided to us later.  ki,us: NNfi Ihll 1-A.Y S.Sfi ~'l"n Scclidl: SSS ,V  Totem Lodge service scheduled  If you have losl a loved one in the transition of  death over the past months, the Pastoral Care Committee of St. Mary's Hospital invites you to the  third special service of Reflection and Sharing.  This service will be held al Tolem Lodge on  Sunday, Feb. 6 al 2 pm.  Several pastors form our local churches will  share in an uplifting service of familiar hymns,  prayer and special music. The hospice society  members will be available after the service for  those who wish lo talk of their loss and grief.  Everyone is cordially invited.  CLIP & SAVE  JO BcreRRies Schedule  VANCOUVER - SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY ��� LANGDALE  ��� LMM LingcMt  ! 6:20 am       2:30  ��� 8:30 4:30 pm  ; 10:30 6:30  ��� 12:25pmM 8:20M  ��� ��� .��� .......  Uave Horwihot Bay  7:30 am     3:30  9:30 M      5:30 pm  11:30        7:25 M  1:15 pm    9:15  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE - SALTERY BAY  Leave Earls Cove  6:40 am       4:30 pm  8:20 6=30  10:30 8:30  12:25 pmM   10:20 M  K'dtn����llwi<lcliBui  Leive Saltery Bey  5:45 am    3:30 pm  7:35  9:30 M  11:30  5:30 M  7:30  9:20  Sunnycmt Mall, Hwy. 101, Gibsont, B.C.  886-2277 (24 houn) Toll Iree (Van): 682-1513 Fan: 886-3753  ��������������������������������������������*���������������������������������(  Steve Sawyer  ������������������������������������������*  i-ir-L-*.: ���  ��� '���-\��� -1  ' '   j r."i i *Mwtaa^^mammmmmmmm\S  em Coast News, January 24, 1994  11  community  Joanne Dickeson of  the Sunshine Coast  Wildlife  Rehabilitation  Centre tells  Solvetgh  Harrison's grade  four class at  Madeira Park  Elementary School  of her work with  animals. Not only  does the centre do  outreach with Ihe  students, it also  received a grant  from the BC  (���overnment to  Involve seniors in  education and tour  programs.  Roxanne Gregory  photo  GIBSONS  CHRISTIAN BOOKS  INVENTORY  SALE  Store-Wide Savings  MINIMUM 10% OFF  REGULAR PRICE  2A-747 NORTH RD.,  GIBSONS  Store Hours:  Mon. - Sat. 11-5  Fri. 11 - 7 Ph: 886-4748  20% ail Giiluwu/Pictotw  25%��ilT-SliW4/SuiMWtWi  Two Clearance Tables  -up to 70% off  by Frank Roosen  A reminder to all Pender Harbourites that  the annual meeting of the GRIPS will be  held at the PH Secondary school on Wed.,  Feb. 2 at 7:30 pm. For the few of you that  are new to this it means: Garbage Recycling  in Pender (Society) or GRIPS. As at this  meeting the new executive gets elected I  think that as many of you as possible should  attend to see where and how you can help  because this is a global issues unless we  want to get buried under our own waste.  Harbourslde friendship  This senior citizens group will be starting  up again on their regular Thursday meetings  - this week at Ihe Music School building  from 10:30 am to 2 pm. In the near future  transportation to and from will be provided.  For further information call Nancy McKay at  883-2307 or Linda Szabados at 883-2708.  Hospital auxiliary  The members of the PH branch of St.  Mary's Hospital auxiliary want the people of  Pender Harbour and Egmont to know how  much they appreciate all the help they get in  their endeavour to raise money for the benefit of the patients' comfort at St. Mary's  Hospital.  Thirty-eight members volunteered 9,114  hours last year and turned over $5,000 to St.  Mary's. This money came from fundraising  which included a fashion show, catering,  handicrafts, garage sale and many bake sales.  They also made 'tray favours' for every  patient in the hospital on various holidays  during the year such as Valentine's, St.  Patrick and Christmas to name a few. They  also worked in the hospital gift shop and  many hours in the Thrift Shop in Sechelt.  At Totem Lodge they helped out with  patient feeding and hosted two of the 12 special monthly birthday parties held for the residents.  They are just getting started on another  busy year and if any of you would like to  join in on this very rewarding and worthwhile effort you would be most welcome.  The next meeting will be held at St.  ft  Andrew's Church, Wednesday, Feb. 9 at  1:30 pm.  Serendipity dance  As mentioned last week this dance will be  held at the community hall on Friday, Feb.  11 from 8 pm to I am. There will be a light  buffet during the evening while you're dancing to the music of Night Moves. There will  be door prizes and a silent auction. Tickets  are $15 each and area available at the Oak  Tree, Rob's Video and PetroCan.  Heart and Stroke  This foundation will be canvassing on the  Coast during the last two weeks of February.  Canvassers are needed for the Pender Harbour and Egmont areas. We all realize that  this area is not a simple one for door lo door  but with your help surely this area can make  a worthwhile donation. Phone Marie Steel at  885-2156 for information.  Last Item  The PH Lionesses are collecting beer and  pop tabs at their two drop boxes ��� at the  liquor store and the other at the Pizza Pantry.  egmont news  ��ff  by Maureen Parrott, 889-9189  I left a case of eggs on the  porch and in the morning one  was gone, fished out through the  handlehole of the box. It was a  neat job ��� a piece of eggshell  on the bench and maybe a whiff  of skunk ��� no big mess.  I don't mind skunks as neighbours. They're pretty and peaceful. They help control mice or  rats. Once in a while they fight  with cals or strange skunks, but  the smell goes away in a couple  of days.  If you find a skunk in the  house, remember that it doesn't  want to spray anyone: it doesn't  like the smell any more than you  do. Move quietly and don't  chase it and it will do its best to  keep out of your way. It often  walks noisily, and this helps you  avoid it. If you talk quietly, that  helps it avoid you. Keep pets  away!  Skunks come into houses for  warmth in winter. Keep doors  closed to keep them out.  If one slips in. leave ihe door  open and lights off and it will  likely wander out overnight.  You can trap it with a sloping  board up to a garbage can baited  wilh food scraps in the bottom.  Cover the can and carry it out  very gently. Call Doug Williams  at 883-9988 for more help.  Salmon enhancement  At Sakinaw Lake, salmon  enhancement volunteers report  that cutthroat trout have been  moving up the streams to spawn.  TV In Egmont  A TV crew from CKVU  interviewed Bergliot Solberg  and John Seabrook two weeks  ago. Bergliot appeared on U  News at 6 and 11 pm last week.  I don't know if John's segment  has appeared yet.  Tom and Rose Peddie from  Powell River appeared in  Egmont for a couple of days'  visit this week.  They will always be welcome  here, as they are uncle and aunt  to Ella and Sally, Leonard,  Gene, Bruce, Wally and Doug  Silvey.  Did I leave anyone out?  Bob Crichton, an Egmonster  in the 1950s and Pender person  in the '60s, died recently near  Edmonton. He used to own Ihe  property where Ihe Egmont Fish  Plant is now.  To anyone who has been  wondering aboul the chrysanthemums beside the road near Ihe  S-bend at Ruby Lake ��� they are  for Wendy Hauser.  GOT A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622 or 885-3930!  Tide Tables  Mon Tlm�� HI-FI.  0450  0935  1350  2135  14.0  11.9  13.4  3.0  Fri   Tim. 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SJwti i,.��i.LM*t IikUci  fwufctip uiNir lii.iisluKJii'JulWmn.fTf. VmiuvfT,< Jlr��1. KJ1n.1n1.1n    A.U.i.mj! Att tJJi��ik�� TiVMMuJ mnctsff (nm  Winmpn) riitfiii.l-.ii-tii.xhinnf inj ptim.,l�� Ni* MfOMMtM IfpfflrfUol MKM CfiMf Hulkbfi Stortl Kt iMkprnJtntlf  i*iii J inJ ifxntnl rnnctu rfiift vt of Rtiinh. Inlun & Librrun irfiutr O IW Limit ) Unlit* Ininnitxml Ik.  Call Crate Holidays Today!  Artspace  Workshops  Rainy Day  Inspirations with  Grata Gunk  Lino-tutting, poster * T-shirt  design. 6 Wednesdays 7-9 p.m.  starting January 26 - $55  Creative Coiling -  Basketry with Susan  Fletcher  Create one-of-a-kind coiled  fabric baskets, 4 Thursdays,  7:30-9:30 p.m. starting  February 3 - $32.  Watercolours with  Jan Poynter  Emphasizing design and  composition. 6 Wednesdays,  to a.m. ��� 1 p.m. starting  February 9 - $70.  Life Drawing ft  Watercolour with  Erica Grimm-Vance  Exploring your own ends and  images in mastering this  medium, 8 Fridays, 10 a.m. -  1 p.m. starting March 4 - $142.  Woodcarving with  Bradley Hunt  Well-known local woodcarver  will be teaching his craft 8  Tuesdays, 7 p.m. ��� 9 p.m.  starting March 29 - $97.  Calll for details  885-5412  SUNSHINE COAST  ARTS COUNCIL  RETIREES 60+:  HOME EARNINGS REVERSE  MORTGAGE (B.C) CORP.  invites you to a  FREE PUBUC SEMINAR  "How to Obtain Tax-Free  Retirement Cash From Your Home"   *   Date: Wednesday, February 9,1994  Time: 2:00 p.m.  Place: Driftwood Inn, Sechelt   ���   To pre-register your space  or for more information:  1-800-663-1959  Lynne Nickford, Vice-President   *   HOME EARNINGS REVERSE MORTGAGE (B.C) CORP.  1240-666 Burrard Street  Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2X8  683-1331  "Canada's largest supplier of  reverse mortgages."  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SUSSEX REALTY  PHOTOWORKS THE SWEET SHOPPE  RALSTEN ZALES GODDARDS FASHION CENTRE  PHARMASAVE DRUGS SUNSHINE COAST INSURANCE AGENCY  ROYAL BANK FARRER & CAIRNS MEDICAL CLINIC  TRAIL BAY MALL LOTTO CENTRE  INTRA TRAVEL  TRAIL BAY HARDWARE  TRAIL BAY SNACK BAR  DRINKS & LINKS 14  Coast News, lanuary 24, 1994  =Show Piece Gallery  Uliii he cioiedjpn- jcnuatof  OPEN BY  APPOINTMENT ONLY  Gall 886-92J3 en 885-3372  280 Gower Point Road, Gibson's Landing ��� 886-9213  RIliBli^I^Pilifiii  ������������  Royal Canadian Legion  Members & Guests Welcome  SECHELT  5528 Wharf Street ��� 885-2526  Friday & Saturday, Jan. 28 &29  ^ BURLINGTON RAIlj3  Friday Night Supper Served 5:30-7:30 pm  OPEN SUNDAYS 12-6/ LUNCHES MON. ��� FRI. 112  Next General Meeting  Mon Feb21  gS^  Crib  Jimdayi, I pm  Bingo  M.Jpm  Meat Draw  [very Saluiday 4 pm  GIBSONS  Hwy. 101 '886-2411  Saturday, January 29  DOUG FRASER  Chinese Buffet  $8.SO 5:30-7-00 pm  OPEN SUNDAYS 11-9/ KITCHEN HOURS MON. ��� S��. 11 ��� 6  Next General Meeting  ffiUIW  Darts  M 7:30 pm  Crib  Sat. 1pm  Meat Draw  buySal. 4pm  SODrawf  sports  Coast figure skating club on cutting edge  ��<    CLIP   'N'   SAVE    >��^  by Dun Andersun  Somewhere deep in the ranks  of Ihe Sunshine Coasl Figure  Skating Club lurks another  Elvis.  Or possibly a Kurt Browning  or Elizabeth Manley.  Whichever il may be, Ihere is  no doubting Ihe strengths of the  rapidly flourishing club, currently bursting at the seams wilh  201 members.  "I gel calls from kids every  week wanting lo join," said registrar Debbie Dubois, following  Ihe recenl passing of Ihe deadline for registration in Ihe club  Ihis season.  "It's really very popular on  the Coasl; there's nol much else  lo do," she added.  The club caters to skaters  three years old and up, including  the occasional adult lacing up  ihe skates for the first lime.  Programs are arranged  according to age and skill level,  and youths are encouraged to  pursue the sport at a higher  level.  Some 32 skaters are currently  honing their skills in the competitive program offered by the  club, which has led to representation at the BC Regionals and  provincial contests.  In early February, the club  will send five of its top skaters  to the Penticton Ogo Pogo competition while still more will  seek recognition at the annual  North Shore event March 10.  "I can see a few of them pursuing it further," Dubois said,  when asked about the future of  the club's young skaters.  Members receive instruction  from two professional coaches  ���Denise North and Karen  The  popularity  of the  Sunshine  Coast  Figure  Skating  Club  continues to  grow.  Don Anderson  pholo  Popham ��� and eight junior  coaches.  Parents interested in signing  up their kids with the club in the  belief that it may be cheaper  than hockey should think again.  Because of the District of  Sechelt's desire lo ensure the  arena does not run a deficit, fees  for rental of the ice have been  set at a level higher than what  you would find in most BC  communities.  As a result, the figure skating  club has been required to charge  membership dues higher lhan  elsewhere in the province. Dues  for the September to March programs range from $90 for young  children lo $425 for the competitive level skaters.  And in many cases, the club  has been forced to turn away  parents and children because  there simply isn't enough ice  time available to accommodate  any more skaters.  "There is no more ice time to  be had. The only solution is that  second rink," Dubois said.  If a second rink were added,  Dubois estimates membership in  both the Sunshine Coast Minor  Hockey Association and the figure skating club would double.  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  i 186-2622  SERVING THE GROWING   SUNSHINE   COAST  152 homes in '67; Bypass not settled Gaglardi say s  upsurge in Sechelt  Sechell in IM? tud iU lnztlt : year of arte *yM ���������; tince H��'  Hydro mrtrt compiling area comtrurtion figures back in 1957.  TTii- wai revealed in the BC. Hydro tabulation rovrnng 1W7  It thowed Serhelt's new rom I ruction at HW.ttO The tola) wa��  divided vith HUSO for reudcncei and 191 wo for commercial conitructlon. Tie commercial included the exlentlon of the Parker  Hardware store, the Cnicil itorei and apartment!, the Medical  clinic and MiiHcr conil:uctiont.  Home comtntdion totalled Ml,IN cover in it Ihe coat of aboul  half a doien name. Construction in Ihe Sechelt trading area ahow<  ed good inmate ai tht tabulation lUts 1* summer reildencei in  ihe Sandy Hook. Tuwanek ind Tllllcum Bay subdivisions on the  eait wd�� of Porpoise Bay  Cibtoni commercial conjunction for the year was it a low ebb,  inr'ital beini SH.7S0 However the roatdent.il ude of the picture  ihowcd a total in homes ot I105.7M which coven 10 new home*.  The rural part of the Sunahine CoiU iiw construction during  ihe yeir imounUng to tt.MTJH wilh more than half of that future,  tl wi 600 ftoing inlo hornet The number of homes built In the entire Sunshine Coin irei numbered l��, the lirfest number yel.  About II of these humei were built in the two village and IM in  the rural areas  Commercial construction in the rural irea toialled I1.M.3M  and of this amount the greater sums were piuvided by Ferry Authority construction, harbor shelter it Seima rnrk anj some school  board construction   Home construction n.i tl.ttt.4M)  ���e|.K  i H T  I'   A  Idnl  r ��f hta  i' .I'Miini! i. it-.Jin li,!-.  Area  | year UUI:  11 tl.IH.lN  IW  : H8.0W  IM IMS Ml  IMT 3 MMM  Total III.IM.MI  Area Hemes Total  WliUM) I MM 000  IN* 1131)  1M1 IIM |  '.����� <1��)  1M7 ��� I Ml  Total (118)  I.MMM  1.0MM0  1.3M.1U  1,7*700  nm.m  trea Commefrtil Total  t 1 OM.��0  i,nuN  1078 000  :mjm  1.M9 7S0  I1HS7KM  IM7     lommerclal  lihtom     t    I4.7M  -ii Ml H S00  hura:        I K sou  Total       111M.7M  *   IU '50  oi M  IK1.0W  1. 741 70b  Fire year lata) erne nag all  lyaes of cmtiructtoa  1779)00  141950  420 400  91.148  1MM0  IW* 11*  10M 700  1.M7 100  IIS U19 M0  THE AIOVE shows water pouring across and   over the edge of the break i  Highway ]utt beyond Bat's corner. Rainfall since   Jan   IS totals 4.45 inches.  ������.it- location of the new bypass from I-  nol btt-n Milled  Thr reply rami as tin- rrtull nf Ihe p<Mmn ul residing in ihe  area involved tcnl lo him through Km Tltomvon, lawyer working  For ihr petitioners  The Inter from Mr  Gaglardi reads:  "1 ��ish io acknowledge your U-tler of January lb enclosing ��  petition from thi' properly holders in Dlflrtcl l.o:-. OW. IM, Ml  and Ml wilh retprct lo the proposed by-pass of Ihe Gibson* village  hv the Sunshine Coait Highway 101  "We are fully aware of Ihis situation, and, la fact have been  carrying out tome further investigations and disiussions with local people and with officials of Ihr Parks branch regarding pos-  vihlr alternatives or other solutions. In any evrnt, wr will not fix  ihe location until the mailer has bern sel lied "  Petitions  to Victoria  Petitinm wilh morr lhan  1.000 names on Ihem prolrsling  ferry service operations were  being i!athcred up Wednesday  along the Sunshine Coasl Ttwv  wilt be forwarded to Victoria  For consideration.  Ihe Port Mellon  Fire guts home  THIS  IS  WHAT  photo \*4t 'sken  el*    mil' I    the  * roo;     home  at  Franklin   Koad  ! fill h*d been  i Ihr ?dge of  < Haig prop*  Col.n  Dobell   home  dumped over   -fe rd|  mad m G.bions Whrn this  ne in high tide thi house was  deitn���Hf -  i a small sum  A letter lo Ihe CoaH i����� by  Hon Isabel Dawson, minister  withoul porifoho and MLA For  this lonstltuency teada  "1 have received a considerable number ol telegrams, letters and telephone calls in re-  t��r�� id Ihe situation, which li  disturbing to say the least. 1  have had talks with tht Premier Ihe Hon P \ Gaglardi.  Mr M Aldous and Dr. Morrison of The Civil Service Commission 1 am assured ii is simply a sra��onal layuff because of  lark nl travelling public at this  time nf year, and all will bo  rehirrd and promoted to fur  mrr pot'iinni as soon .is business p:tk> up. in Iwo or three  mo ml.-   at llie most  Tht re has hern a question lhal  Ihr demotion and layoff contravene thr Civil Servile Acl. tail  I am informed (hat this can  quite proper!> be done when  the position no longer rims and  the employe-, become redundant  "I   hair   .i.-"   bern   lamed  lhal it r,.i���  Im e���. donr on a sen-  ~ *������*���>' u pertains 10 'Jing-  Life is a tricky equation  The "trick" is to find the constant  , The Coast News has been a constant on the Sunshine Coast for over 46 years. Over those years we've  watched the world change around us while we've remained steady as a rock, providing a safe, reliable  institution for your advertising dollar.  The first issue of the Coast News rolled off the presses on July 11, 1945, providing in-depth coverage for the  Coast's little more than 500 residents. Today, we're still covering the Coast for its 25,000-plus residents,  faithfully marking the passage of every week in history.  Life is too variable to predict what the next 50 years will hold, but with your support the constant will be the  COAST^NEWS  Sechelt to host spring  minor hockey tourney  Rink rats will dominate the Sechelt Ice Arena in March when the  Sunshine Coasl Minor Hockey Association hosts the first Spring  Tournament^ , ,   .. ,  ��� . "   I  The tournament, to be held March 19-21, is expected to attract 19  teams from neighboring towns and cities, including a team from  Tacoma, Washington and another from as far away as Hope, B.C.  For its part, the league will enter 11 teams from three classes ���  tykes, novice and Atoms C. Four learns each from the tykes and  novice division will take lo ihe ice March 19-21 and March 22-24  respectively, and Ihree teams will face off against out-of-town squads  March 25-27.  Tournament coordinator Debbie Dubois said league officials  attempted to keep the list of participants within reason.  "That way, we can see how smoothly it runs and see how it goes  from there," she said. "We have lo keep it small."  A charity fundraiser will be held prior to the tournament March S  at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall. The evening will feature four comedians from Vancouver and dancing.  LOOKING FOR 20%  FOREIGN CONTENT  IN YOUR RSP.  Consider this.  FOR 12 YEARS THE  CI. PACIFIC FUND  HAS LED THE PACK OF  INTERNATIONAL MUTUAL FUNDS.  ��� 00  1  3             5  10  Since  YEAR  YEAR        YEAR  YEAR  inception  91.7%  35.7%     19.5%  21.6%  20.3%  as ol December 31  1993  Alasdair W. Irvine, C.F.P.  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V4*��:ri..VA '*-���>*  ^^_  '      "   mm  mmmmmmtmm Coast News, January 24, 1994  15  feature  Tale of Corky the whale marked by personality, politics  by Darah Hansen  part V in a series  Reports that Corky is sick  and dying are simply not true.  Dr. Paul Spong is spreading  misinformation to the public,  says an indignant Dr. Jim  Antrim, general curator of the  California Sea World aquarium  where the orca whale is being  kept.  When talking of Spong, an  independent whale researcher  working off the northern coasl  of B.C., it's clear Antrim tries to  maintain a cordial tone; it's part  of his job to maintain good  public relations for one of the  world's most successful aquariums. It's also clear there's some  anger behind what he's saying,  maybe frustration.  Whatever the emotion, it's  enough to put a strain on all the  pleasantries.  Like kids drawing lines in the  sand, Spong and Antrim have  been standing on opposite sides  of the playground for years ���  Spong fighting for Corky's  release to the wild and Antrim  for the importance of her  remaining in captivity.  At the centre of it all, Corky  swims around in her tank ignorant of the controversy  surrounding her existence.  Antrim is at first vague when  describing his relationship with  Spong. He says he's talked to  the doctor "a couple of limes"  and known him "off and on" for  a number of years. He describes  their interaction as "conversant."  He says he understands  Spong's position regarding  whale captures and aquariums.  But his detachment slips  quickly aside as the conversation continues. He becomes  quite personal, calling Spong  several limes by his first name  and speaking of him in the first  person as though the doctor  were present in today's discussion.  Antrim accuses "Paul" of  lying, of using deliberate misinformation about Corky's life at  Sea World to induce public  sympathy and support towards  his whale-release proposal.  According to Antrim, Spong  has spread through the media  the belief that the whale is sick,  dying and often alone in the  tank she shares with five other  orca whales.  Antrim shakes his head.  "1 don't see how he could  make a statement like that. It  was based on some misinformation, I'm sure."  Antrim's doubtful that Spong  has ever actually seen Corky in  her Sea World facilities. He says  the last time Spong was inside  the aquarium gates was in 1983  and "Corky wasn't even here  then."  Corky was acquired by Sea  World from the Los Angeles  Marineland aquarium in 1987.  Spong has since been invited  in, Antrim says.  "I said, Paul, you and I have  known each other for a long  lime. Why don't you come and  take a look at her?"  Again, according to Antrim,  Spong refused. "He must sneak  in if he has seen her."  Loading an orca in Garden Bay, captured off Pender Harbour,  circa 1968. photo submitted  Antrim isn't shy about  launching his personal attacks  on Spong's scientific credibility.  "One interesting thing about  Dr. Spong is I haven't found  he's published anything in the  referenced published literature  for years and nothing on killer  whales," Antrim says, adding he  has been published a number of  times on the subject of whale  research.  "It's interesting what (Spong)  does with all his data."  And he points out a number  of discrepancies between what  he's actually heard Spong say  and what Spong has been quoted  saying in the media.  "Dr. Spong said he's collected evidence that three animals  from her original pod are still  around today and yet, there in a  print interview, he doesn't know  if her mother is still alive or  doesn't know where she is."  Antrim doesn't name the  publication from which he is  quoting. He does, however,  recall a 1982 interview with  Stephen Hume in the Victoria  Times-Colonist.  In it, Spong is quoted as  being opposed to "the idea of  releasing captive whales after  six years."  Corky has now been in captivity for 25 years.  Such personal attacks are  nothing new to those opposing  big business, says Spong supporter Dr. Naomi Rose, a biologist with the Humane Society of  the United States.  Scientists like both herself  and Spong are easy targets, she  says. They are no longer "pure"  scientists but have moved into  the realm of animal welfare  advocates.  "But that doesn't make us  freaks or kooks like Ihey uy and  paint us."  Rose is also a player in a  whale release program. Her  project is for Keiko, the orca  whale which starred in the  Warner Brothers film, Free  Willy. She has had several dealings with Sea World trying to  prevent it from acquiring the  whale from Reino Azenturo, the  Mexican aquarium in which  he's currently kept.  Rose wants to see him  returned to Iceland where he  was captured.  Rose says Sea World is  afraid of Spong, afraid of the  precedent the success of his  Corky project could present lo  their business.  Let one whale go and they'll  have to let them all go, she says.  Rose estimales Sea World  makes 75 per cent of its annual  multi-million dollar business  from daily whale shows.  "I see so many people worried about their image," she  says, angrily.  "This whole thing looks like  human ego is overwhelming the  needs of this animal."  As for Spong, he calmly  shrugs off the slights lo his  character.  Poinl for point, he says,  Antrim and Sea World are Ihe  ones spreading the misinformation.  Spong says he has never been  opposed to the release of captive  whales. The Hume article was a  "misrepresentation" of his  words.  He agrees with Rose. The  aquariums are scared.  What if the Corky Project is a  success? he asks. "What do (the  aquariums) have to lose?"  "What they really do have to  lose...is their future business."  To be continued  Spong takes appeal for orca freedom to public through open forum  Dr. Paul Spong delivered a moving  speech Wednesday evening to a crowd  of approximately 300 animal lovers  gathered at the John Oliver High  School in East Vancouver.  The topic was one that Spong, an  orca whale expert, has been speaking  on for over 20 years ��� freeing whales  from captivity. Specifically, Spong  talked about his proposed release of  Corky, an orca captured by fishermen  in Garden Bay in 1968.  Now at Sea World, California,  Corky is the oldest whale in captivity.  During his speech, Spong appealed  to the crowd to help end the "cycle of  abuse" inflicted by humans on other  animals for too long.  He dismissed arguments put forward  by Corky's captors and other aquarium  proponents that his proposed experiment could cost the whale her life.  "She has a chance and that chance is  good enough for me," he said.  "There's no question anymore. It  (the release) can be done."  Spong was joined during the evening  by three prominent speakers all voicing  their support for the Corky Project.  Executive director of the Vancouver  SPCA, Michael Weeks, opened the  night's events, followed by veterinarian  and broadcaster Dr. Adrian Cooper and  Dr. Jim Darling, executive director of  the West Coasl Whale Research Foundation in Tofino. Video footage pre  sented by Spong showed Corky swimming in a repetitive circular pattern  alone in her Sea World aquarium tank.  The only difference between the  whale's actions in the tank ��� considered the most modern in the world ���  and that of a tiger pacing around a  metal-barred cage of a 19th century zoo  is that Corky can leave no footprints,  Spong said.  "Out of sight. Out of mind."  Outside the auditorium, those attend  ing the event mingled among tables set  up in the crowded school corridor courtesy of various environmental and animal rights groups including Greenpeace  Canada, the Coalition for No Whales in  Captivity Period and Friends of the  Wolf.  Pamphlets, petitions, brochures and  books were available to raise awareness  on any topic from radioactive waste and  ocean dumping to the virtues of vegetarianism.  Notice Board M  ntttA1***  Ongoing events must be updated monthly  We reserve (he right lo edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-profit events  of genuine communily interest  Hems will be listed three weeks prior lo the evenl.  The Sunshine  Coast News  MONDAY, JANUARY 24  Canadian Federation ol University  Womtn meeting, 11:30 am. St. John's,  Davis Bay President ol the BC chapter.  Phyllis Scott, will address the group. Light  lunch will be served. Inlo: 885-3315  Drug A Alcohol Prevention Workshop.  'Parents as Preventors." Sponsored by  Chatelech Counselling Dept. Parents A  interested communily members are  welcome. 7-9 pm, Chatelech Secondary  School library.  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26  Friends of the SecheH Public library  Annual General Meeting, 7:30 pm,  Sechelt Public Library. All members are  urged to attend. Bring a deck chair.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27  Sechelt A District Chamber of  Commerce annual general meeling &  election ol officers Wharl Restaurant.  Davis Bay. 6 pm. Bullet dinner (20.  Please call 885-3100 lo reserve.  Arthritis Self Help Group meeting. 10  am-noon, Coast-Garibaldi Health Unit,  Qibsons. Program: Body Mechanics. All  welcome Inlo: 886-9461 or 886-9124.  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29  Multiple Sclerosis Support Oroup  meeting. 10 am, Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit, Sechell (opposite post ollice).  SATURDAY, JANUARY 29  Heeling Arts Fair.  10 am 4  pm,  Rockwood Centre.  Rockwood Centre Ceke * Coffee  House returns, 7:30 pm Performers: Rob  Marion. Larry Wahl, Straight From Ihe  Kilchen. All ages welcome Admission $4  Gibsons Sea Cevalcade  Committee meeting. 7:30 pm. Marine  Room, below Ihe Public Library. All  welcome. This year's Cavalcade runs  (rom July 22-24 wilh Ihe theme Pirate  Party II you're new, here's a chance to  get to know your community. Inlo: 986-  2884  Collee House. Pender Harbour Music  School, 6 pm. $5 at Ihe door. Featuring  John Marian.  Special Service: II you have lost a loved  one in the transition ol death over the past  monlhs. Ihe Pastoral Care Committee ol  St. Mary's Hospital invites you to Ihe 3rd  special service of "Reflecllon & Sharing."  2 pm, Totem Lodge Several pastors ol  local churches will share in an uplifting  service ol laminar hymns, prayer and  special music Hospice Society members  will be available alter Ihe service lor those  who wish to talk ol Iheir loss and grief All  welcome.  Burns Night wilh a dllterence, 6 pm.  Cedars Inn, Gibsons. Tickets SIS at  Henry's Bakery (Sunnycresl Mall),  Dockside Pharmacy or call 886-7284.  Celebrate Ihe old values in kindly  friendship and social pleasure Proceeds  In aid ol 937 Child Care Society, SI  Bartholomew's Church.  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3  S.C. Motorcycle Asen annual general  meeting and election ol officers, 4 pm, et  Tom McCourl's, 5612 Edward Rd.,  Sechelt. 199 memberships are due - new  members welcome. Info: 865-4739 after 3  pm.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY!  Winter Blues Fair, Roberts Creek Hall,  10 am-3 pm. Adults $1, children tree.  Clowns, entertainment, crafts, etc. Inlo:  8855512.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary. Pender  Harbour branch meeting, 1:30 pm, SI.  Andrew's Church.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12  Valentlne'e Craft Fair, 9 am-4 pm.  Sechelt Indian Band Hall. For table  rentals, call Dee, 885-4882.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13  Percussion Workshop with members ol  SUMALAO. 5-7 pm, Rockwood Cenlre.  For beginners and experts. Early  registration $20. After Feb. 4. (25. Call  885-2522 to register.  8.C. Arte Council Countryside  Concerts Series presents SUMALAO, 7  musicians  playing traditional and  traditionally based Latin American music,  2:30 pm, Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt.  Subscribers are reminded lo contact  concert organizers II they are unable to  use their tickets. Tickets ((15 and inlo:  8862324.885-4402 or the theatre on Ihe  day of the show. 885-4597.  MISCELLANEOUS  Child Health Clinics: (Gibsons) January  25: (Sechelt) January 26.  Tuberculin Skin Testing A Travellers  Clinic: (Gibsons Heallh Unit) January 24  A 31 and Travellers Clinic only on  January 27: (Sechelt Health Unit)  January 24 & 31 and January 26.  Prenatal Classes: (Gibsons Health Unit)  Late Class Series - February 15. 22 1  March 1. (Sechelt Health Unit) Early  Prenatal Class February 22:. All above  Prenatal Classes are from 7 to 9 pm  Please register early as classes Iill up  quickly. To register: (Gibsons) 686-5600).  (Sechelt) 885-5164.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, 716  Winn Rd., across Irom Post Ollice.  Gibsons. Displays are constantly  changing. Wheelchair accessible. For  hours of opening or to book a tour: 886-  8232  Parsnl-Tol Drop-In: for parents with children up to 5. 9:30-11:30 am at the lollowing locations: Gibsons United Church Hall  (Mon.. Tues.. Wed . Fri): Sechelt SI  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues): Wilson Creek  Community Hall (Thurs.) Inlo:  Community Services. 885-5681  Sexually Transmitted Dlsesss Clinic:  (H.I.V. Information, counselling and testing) Phone lor appointment in Qibsons  866-5600. Sechelt 865-5164.  Single A Pregnant? Call Ihe Health Unit  . 8865600.  Hospital Tour: phone St. Maiy's Hospital  switchboard. 885-2224.  Parent A 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 at 494 s. Fletcher, Gibsons and In  Sechell at 5571 Intel on Wednesdays  from 1-3:30 pm.  School Entry Booster Clinics: A booster dose ol diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis is important lor children entering  school. Qibsons clinics - 866-5600;  Sechelt clinics-885-5164.  Sunehlne Coast Breaslleedlng  Mothers' Oroup: mothers' meetings,  1994 (meetings begin at 10 am): Feb. 7:  Baby Arrives. The Family and Ihe Breast-  Fed Baby- Into: Laurie, 886-7900 or  Roxanne, 886-3230.  Sunshine Coast Bridge Club has party  and duplicate bridge games every  Monday A Thursday at 7 pm,  Wednesdays at 1 pm. Bridge partners  guaranteed June 23: ACBL championship  game. Inquire aboul gin rummy cash  prizes contest: 885-5552. 09  MONDAYS  Recovery Inc. oilers a self-help method  to overcome the negative feelings that  come from tear, anger, depression and  constant anxiety 7-9 pm, Gibsons United  Church Hall. Call 886-8028. 05  Sunshins Coast Splnntrs A Weavers  Guild meets 1st Monday ol each month,  Sept. through June. St. John's United  Church, Davis Bay. For more Inlo: Lynn  Pakulak, 885-7355.  New Horizons meets every Monday.  1:15-4 pm lor bridge, carpet bowling, etc  Roberts Creek Communily Room. Inlo:  8857203 09  Olbsons Lsndlng Merchanta Assn  meets 3rd Monday ol every month, 7:30  pm to discuss plans lor the area. All non-  member merchants welcome Location  changes monthly. 09  TUESDAYS  "Living With Cancer" Support Group  meets every other Tuesday, Kirkland  Centre. Davis Bay. 1 pm. Inlo 885-5861  or 886 8369  WEDNESDAYS  Breakaway Parents Support  Group meeting. 7:30 pm. Gibsons United  Church Fellowship Room, last 3  Wednesdays ot January Please come &  share!  Children's Story Hour, 2*3 pm, Sechell  Public Library. Into: 885-3260 09  THURSDAYS  3C's Weight Loss Support Group  meets afternoons 12:30.2:30pm, call 886-  2692, and evenings 6:30.6:00pm, call  886-7159. al Ihe United Church.  Glasslord Rd. Gibsons.  Birth Control Clinic, CoastQarlbaldi  Health Unit. 494 S Fletcher. 7 9 pm  Confidential service ��� everyone welcome  No appointment needed. Into: 685-7770.  FRIDAYS  Breast Sell-Exam Clinic: First Friday ol  each month. 7:30-9 pm, Qibsons Health  Unit.  Country Stars Square Dance Club. 8  pm, Seniors Activity Centre. Sechelt Info:  Alice. 8862769  advertising  deadline  February 28  For explorers of the Sunshine Coast  ��� 1994 edition ���  (Formerly Soundings Magazine)  Call or fax the Glassford Press offices  to reserve space or for rates:  _   _ Gibsons: 886-2622, FAX: 886-7725  HfW Sechelt: 885-3930, FAX: 885-3954 16 Coast News, January 24, 1994  / DOG OBEDIENCE  CLASSES $60  Hundreds trained since 1980  REGISTER NOW ��� 886-8568  leisure  Olsen getting in tune for big show  If you have a news story, or see news  happening, call the Coast News at  886-2622 or 885-3930  SECHELT APPLIANCE & MATTRESS CENTER  YEAR END SALE ON  SELECTED APPLIANCES  HOTPOINT  FOR THE LONG RUN  FRIDGE  23.6 CU. 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"If there isn't an instrument 1  don't play, I'd like to learn it,"  Olsen said, during an interview  al the Inner Ear Studios in the  Creek lasl week. The Vancouver-born and Gibsons-raised  musician has moved from instrument lo instrument since first silling down in front of the piano al  the age of nine. To date, he has  worked with guitar, bass, drums,  mandolin, keyboards, baritone  and trombone.  Don't be suprised if the  accordion is next on his list.  Olsen will briefly flash his  musical expertise ��� sans accordion - as Ihe opening act for  New York, New York folk musician Ani DiFranco Monday, Jan.  24 at Roberls Creek Hall.'This is  probably the biggest gig I've  ever done on my own," he said.  Olsen will perform six original songs from his growing  repertoire of Dylan-esque folk  tunes, which dominate his first  recording, Inner Ear Sessions,  completed last April.  The album is the product of a  collective effort from some of  <7y<*e  **:**  **YQ   O*  '^SSSSk  *��*  ty>%  Congratulations to the WINNER of our  Model Train Draw - Nicky Birrell  ... ���//, ,  items subject  to previous sale  ^"%  COUNTRYWIDE  Best Value! Best Selection! Best Quality! Best Service!  5605 Sunshine Coast Hwy., Sechelt ��� 885-5756  (iranl Olsen  the Sunshine Coast's premier  musicians ��� including ex-But-  leriles Justin McKeen and Dan  Weisenburger, and current Butler members Don Whitley on  trumpet and Mike Lacoste  behind the mixing board.  Olsen's father, Carl, is credited as producer, having fronted  $3,000 for the making of the  album, which had started out as  a stripped down effort before  "mushrooming" into an ambitious full-scale production.  Not to worry, though. Olsen  is toying with the idea of packaging a four-song EP which will  be distributed to the managers of  various Vancouver clubs in the  hopes of scoring a few solo gigs  outside the Coast.  "I've got to get my message  to the people," Olsen said during  a break in rehearsals with Butler.  "I can't really make a living  playing music on the Coast for  the rest of my life."  When he is not playing coffee  houses, the Key Works Gallery,  the Rockwood Centre or the odd  hemp festival, Olsen spends his  time honing his musical talents  with Butler, the notorious  Roberts Creek ska/rock band.  Olsen joined the band in late  1992, with no clear idea of what  he would be doing. Having just  undergone a sudden roster  change, the boys eagerly welcomed the young musician.  Olsen was immediately handed a keyboard and trombone and  encouraged to join the rest of  Butler on a tie-dyed musical  journey through some of the  Coast's more interesting venues.  One of those somewhat attitude-altering experiences, a  three-night romp at Elphie's  Cabaret Aug. 5-7, was captured  on tape and released as a 10-  song demo entitled You Rang?  "I like performing and being  on stage," Olsen admits. "I've  been on stage all of my life. You  could say it is a bit of an ego  thing...(but) I think you have to  have an ego to be in this business."  DiFranco goes solo on Coast  Folk singer Ani DiFranco rarely shows fear,  especially when it involves obliterating stereotypes.  The 23-year-old musician/songwriter, originally  hailing from the arson-ravaged  landscapes of Buffalo, New York,  has ripped through a series of  slightly precarious themes since  her seif-titled debut released in  1990.  Among those themes are menstruation, politics of gender, sexuality, racial stereotypes, and vanity in the music business.  "I don't really get hung up with exposing anything anymore ... I'm just another human in tht!  race," explained the well-coifed DiFranco, in a  previous interview. DiFranco is currently in the  midst of a tour of Ihe west coast, which includes  dates in Seattle and Vancouver, not to mention a  plethora of American college campuses.  On Monday, Sunshine Coast residents will have  'I don't realty get  hung up with  exposing  anything anymore'  Ani DiFranco  show at Roberts Creek Hall starting at 7 p.m.  Local musician Grant Olsen is scheduled to  open the show, presented by the Acoustic Gumboot Folk Society.          ll will be DiFranco's first  appearance on the Coast and unlike  her appearance at Vancouver's  Vogue Theatre on Sunday, she will  not be sporting any accompaniment, aside from her guitar.  "One thing about playing and  performing solo is that you have to       be your own rhythm section,"  DiFranco told a Vancouver  reporter during her last tour of Western Canada in  late .1992. "I really like it sometimes when the  audience is in your face, because I'm the type of  person who likes to get in someone's face." .  Tickets for the show are $13 at the Roberts  Creek General Store, The Creek Hair Salon,  Scott's Music and Coast Books.  Tickets will not be offered for sale at the door  the opportunity to witness her provocative stage     the night of the concert as previously stated.  Russian musicians bound for Pender  The Russians are coming.  Only five though. The  renowned Shostakovich String  Quartet ��� one member is  bringing his wife ��� will stay  with Sunshine Coast families  from Feb. 8 to Feb. 12.  The Shostakovich String  Quartet is world famous.  Acclaimed at the prestigious  Edinburgh Festival and other  major festivals, they have also  played in 30 nations spanning  four continents.  Its members met at the  Moscow Conservatory in 1967  and have played together ever  since ��� without changes in personnel.  Their repertoire is wide-  ranging, and they have a really  marvellous program for us.  Rachmaninov's name is  familiar to all music lovers, but  his chamber music is little  known even to experts. Dating  back to 1889, his two unfinished string quartets were only  discovered in 1947, four years  after his death. The quartet will  play Ihe second of them.  The program will also  include Brahms' Quartet No. 2  which amply demonstrates the  composer's unsurpassed mastery in this medium.  The other main work on the  on Uie arts beat  The upcoming series from  Cinematheque for the Spring  will be a mix of old and new.  The lineup looks like this:  Feb. 2, // Bidone, Federico  Fellini. 1955; Feb. 16,  Calendar, Atom Egoyan, 1993;  March 2, The Trial, Orson  Welles, 1962; March 16, Roma,  Federico Fellini, 1972; March  30, H, Darrell Wasyk, 1990;  The Shostakovich Slrinc Quartet.  photo submitted  program is by the quartet's  namesake composer,  Shostakovich, his 12th quartet.  There will be a matinee performance at Pender Harbour's  community hall Feb. 9 starling  at 1:30 pm and a performance  Feb. 10 at the Twilight Theatre,  and April 13, Kanehsiake, Ala-  nis Obomsawin, 1993.  The projectionists and coffee  people are all in place and our  regulars are eagerly awaiting  the first film.  Passes are still available and  can be obtained by dropping by  the centre, Wednesday to Saturday, 11 am lo 4 pm, Sundays I  to 4 pm, by or sending your  Gibsons at 7:30 pm. The Coast  Recital Society is presenting the  concerts.  We hope to presenl a spring  series of Sunday concerts to  start in April. More information  should be available at concert  time.  cheque or money order to Box  1565, Sechell, BC.  Passes are $30 for six films,  wheih entitles you to one free  film.  The cost at the door is $5.50  per showing.  The series will continue to  show on alternate Wednesday  evenings starting at 8 pm sharp.  Doors open at 7:30.  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Loads ol extras, some  ocean view. Completion in February. $289,0X. BB6-0684 or 886-  03X. tin  Homes &  Property  CENTRAL GIBSONS  Spacious 1 bdrm, one year old  townhouse, overlooking golf  course. Mtn. view Irom dinnette.  Bnght home, large LR, dining rm.  Quiet, private. 7 appl. RV parking.  $130,9X. ��38 ��� 555 Eaglecrest Dr.  886-0461. ��4cn  Ocean view lot in Sechelt, Sandy Jm ne��� ,6 (, hexag0nai build-  Hook area, mostly cleared, all ingSi perfect for offices or guest  amen, al lol line, 90x188.942- nouses. Musi be moved, $28,0X.  5098 or 885-2213.             ��6c 885-6170. Mw  Private sale Gibsons, new ocean  view home, 25X sq. fl. on 2 levels, 3 bdrm. S den or bdrm. lamily  room, 2 1/2 baths, 2 gas fireplaces, 7 mm. lo lerry, $278,000  no GST. 8X4964. Mw  10,455 sq. It. lot, Lower Gibsons.  8X-7X9. ��5w  4 bdrm lamily home w/1 bedroom  suite. W. Sechelt. Good investment. $163,900obo. X5-5764.SS  48 acre Pike Rd, Langdale, beautilul view, i blk liom school.  $130.0X886-4827. Ww  ERROR  RESPONSIBILITY  PLEASE CHECK YOUR AD  ON THE FIRST DAY IT APPEARS  Advertisers ore asked io listen carefully as all ads  pbced by telephone are completely read bock  verifying requested classification, start date,  number of insertions and a copy content.  We take extreme care to avoid typographical  errors, however, in the event of an error, we ore  responsible only for the first incorrect insertion of  an ad. We do not assume any reponsibilify for any  reason for an error in an ad beyond the cost of Ihe  ad itself.  Mmi* report any error IMMEDIATELY  by calling 886-2622 or 115-3930  Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to S p.m.  DPOP OFFYOUB  Coast News  Monday Edition  li  Friendly  People Places  00 PM THURSDAY  In Pender Harbour  AC. BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place H8.WM  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre B8.V2H8H  In Halfmoon Bay  II*J STORE HH58555  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK (IENERAL STORE 8HVM00  DF'ADLINE IS 5:00 PM THURSDAY  In Sechelt     5K  THE COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Street HHVW30  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  S}7 Cruice Lane (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  H86-2622  1.   Homes &  Property  Prlvste Ssle ��� Gibsons -1534  Islandvlew Dr. 3 yr, new, view  executive home, 2700+ sq. It. 5  bedroom. 3 lull bathrooms, oflice,  skylights. Florida lighting in  kitchen, formal dining and living  room. Family room with woodstove  oil nook. Large rec room down,  new cedar indoor hot tub room  with 8 tt. slider, 2 car garage, wrap  around deck, ienced 1/3 acre  backing onto ravine. Energy Plus  Heat. Freshly painled with extensive mm work. This home has il all!  $248.900.886-9595. *5C  Prestigious West Sechelt - View  By owner: quality custom built  beautllul Jenieh colonial. 4 yrs.  young wilh 3 bdrms., office, finished basement (tor nanny, granny  mortice! Hardwood floors on main  level, lovely kitchen with pantry.  window coverings, lots ol storage,  privacy Professionally landscaped  1/2 acre lol with lawns, pond,  hedges, maples, organic veggie  garden and fruit trees Cuslom  built lence. huge double garage,  security system, wrap-around  veranda, sundeck. low hydro cost  through Electric Plus program.  $258,800. B85-5659 I4w  Privale sale ��� Davis Bay, 4 bdrm,,  vaulted ceiling, ceramic lite, much  more. $269,000.885-5555.  Ww  New I bdrm. cabin, 'move' to your  property. Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, stove and extras.  Just move in 886-2751 Mke. Ww  CLASSIFICATIONS  Announcements  7  Appliances  Autos  19  23  /Tn  Barter A Trade  Bed and Breakfast  Births  18  30  3  [GREAT  Business and Home  Services'  39  VlDEA,  Business Opportunities 38  Campers  28  Child Care  37  Commercial lor Rent  32  Entertainment  33  *maa\\a*ma  For Rent  31  ^__J!  For Sale  21  Obituaries ���  Found  11  3  Free  IS  Personal  0  Furniture  20  Pets & Livestock  12  Oarage Sales  17  Recreation  8  Heavy Equipment  22  34  Storage  Thank You  39  8  HometProperty  1  Too Late to Classify  40  In Memorlam  4  Travel  14  Legal  41  Trucks  24  Lost  10  Wanted  19  Marine  28  Wanted to Rent  29  Mobile Homes  27  Weddings &  Motorcycles  Music  ,;   28  13  Engagements  Work Wanted  9  38  The smiUltg staff of the Robert j Creek General Store  will happily tike your classified ad. because It's one  . of our Friendly People Places!  1.   Homes &  Property  Madeira Park - Merrill Road, Ige.  pnvate lol, $52,900.865-0699 J6w  140x98' irregular lol fully serviced,  asking $75,000.885-9030.   Ww  Private sale. Davis Bay, 4945 Laurel Ave., 4 bdrm., split level home  with OUTSTANDING VIEW, superior quality construction, part basement and many extra features  Priced to sell at $299,000. BB5-  3344. Ww  2 bdrm. view condo - assumable  mortgage, no GST, prime location,  F/S, D/W, laundry facility. Asking  $92,500. Roply lo Box 409, c/o  Coasl News, Box 460, Gibsons,  BC VON 1V0. ��4w  3 bdrm. modular w/new colonial  addition and new cedar decks on  landscaped 1/2 acre, prime  Redroolls location, $135,900.885-  7.   Announcement   I 7.   Announcement  113. Music  3374.  ss  <PeMlts  SSAirvLTD,  ,rt i  ^ ^WWmmmmm\  886-  GARY WHITE  8107 ��� 1-361-4  990  REALTORS  If you're earning  $50,000���� or more  a year, talk to me,  Nick Proach, to  find out how you  can keep more of  your earnings  with Coastwide's  100% plan.  885-0505  all calls are confidential  Coastwkk Realty  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdrm. home with hardwood and  slate Iloor throughout on private  .67 acre. Two car garage, workshop and potential revenuefin-law  suite. Zoned R2. $259,000. please  call 885-2253, no agents.      ss  Lot I Mounlainview Drive, partial  view lol, level and cleared in a  quiel cul-de-sac wilh all underground services. Private panhandle access. Ready lo build your  dream home. $69,000. Call 886-  3812 or 328-5534. ss  Rancher 3 bdrm. 2x6 const., well  insulated, 10O'x165' lot. Area ol  new homes, $189,000.886-7825.  ��5w  PRIVATE TUITION  Fully qualified experienced teacher  available. Adults, high school snd  elementary students. 886-8468.  ���7w  Sunshine Coast Motorcycle  Assn.annual general meeting and  election ol officers, Sunday, Feb.  6,1994 al 4 pm at 5812 Edward  Rd., Sechelt (Tom McCourt's)  1994 memberships are due - new  members welcome! Call 8854739  aft. Spm for more into.        ��5w  Perlecl lor Valentines gilts!  Undercover Lingerie t  Loungewear. Book your home  party and earn free lingerie. Bridal  showers or direct sales out of my  home. Call Kim 866-2119.    Ww  to Thursday night's bartender  at the Cedars Pub "WE WONT  BE BACK' The pipellners, but  thank you to Marianne for the  wonderful sanies. Mc  MARY KAY  Call now lor your FREE Glamour  Make-Over and Facial. No obligation 100% guarantee, nol tested on  animals. Discover the new you!  Yvonne 886-4643. Wc  GRAPE DEALS  WINTER WINE CUSSES  Winter Wine Making Classes now  starling, learn lo make wine, beer,  coolers, and liquors at a fraction ol  the retail cost. For inlo and class  dates call 886-0225. Ww  Experienced volunteer fundraisers  join the Rockwood Expansion  team. Please contact John Vance  at 686-0434. We welcome your  participation. Ww  Attention  Craftere  Molly's Lane  Market has  space available  ���"for single or  shared booths. We are a year  round retail sea. Come brewse  & have coffee IM-M7I  or 866-4930  Antique upright piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautiful sound. $1000.885-9306.  tins  Windsor Upright piano, $900 obo.  883-9303. Wc  Sunshine Coast  Transition House.  A safe place for women and children in crisis. Free confidential 24  hour service. 885-2944        tin  COMMUNITY STAGE  BAND  Musicians wanted. Trumpets,  trombones, saxaphones and  rhythm section to play swing/jazz  music. 885-2460 (Wed. eves. 8pm,  Jan. 26). 15c  Piano Tuning  #  ��� repairs  > appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  9. Weddings  HUN BESSO  752 Hwy. 101,50x266 lot, 3 bdim.  older house, $165,000.866-9049  Beautllul Madeira Perk - by  owner: Unique 2 bdrm. 2 baths,  house on nice treed lot with some  mountain view and large woodshed. Completely snd professionally remodelled Inside and out (I.I.  new rool, new wiring, new plumbing), lovely brand new kilchen,  dining room, 2 balconies (one  covered), 1 patio, large Mt, storage room, electric and or wood  heating. Quality wall to wall.  $133,800,885-5659. I4w  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek 4 some view,  $135,000 lirm. No agents at all!  886-4714 SS  COSTARICA  2.5 acre serviced lot w/view,  stream pasture and tropical fruit  irees. minutes to beaches,  $27,000. Owner, 885-5157.    ss  REDMAN: Mery nee Frost died in  her 90th yeer on January 18,1994  leaving her dear husband ol 60  years, Arthur; her son Arthur Barrie  Frost, and wife Munie; her grandson Jeffrey Colin Frost, and wife  Darlene; and her great-granddaughter Michelle Robyn to ho��i  her memory. Mary loved music,  and shared her piano talent wtth  lamily and Iriends all ol her lite.  Her respected request Is that there  be no senrice or reception, but thai  memorial donations may be made  to SL John's United Church, Davis  Bay, or a charity ol your choice.  Mary will be remembered lor the  song always in her heart.     Mc  TRAGER  ��  v-X��' Release tension  .*p�� and emotional  _-�� blocks in a safe  nurturing environment.  Specializing in  Women's Health  886-4274  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Rtcraatlon ��� RaSrwiMit  ���Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  seeecowrt<st..Bo��i2ie  Sacran. BC.. VON SAO  ees-s2nFAxa*s-2tee  Van Toil FreeMMOM  Buchan - Nicholas Aaron, bom  January 18,1994, weighing 9  pounds, 3 ounces - happy parents:  Ead and Mama, proud grandparents: Rob and Iris Buchan, John  andJudyMalek. Mc  On behall ol Emilia Barth, we  extend hearten lhanks to all Ihe  nurses ot St. Mary's Hospital,  especially to Dr. R. Berlin who took  great care ol my mother. Also we  would like to thank our Iriends and  customers who gave us love and  support in our time of sorrow.  Wide. Roll and Michael Hermann  and in the name of my father Helmut Barth (Ontario). Mc  Gourmet on the Greens- - open  daily 10 am to 3 pm, Friday night  dinners 5:30-9:30. For reservations  call 885-2833, Hwy. 101, Roberts  Creek Goll Course. Members and  public welcome. Ww  NEEDATUTOR7  Qualified, experienced teacher will  tutor students in all elementary  grades. 886-9182. Ww  SHIATSU  First session 1/2 price, gilt certificate and home visits available.  Marie 683-2142. Mw  Ya!  HCAKtoHwc!  Sechelt's Waterfront Park  IMsuproRTHM  Trail Bay Park Project  885-2339  Halfmoon Bay, flat 1/2 acre lot,  across park near school. $75,000  by owner 274-5663. se  Gibsons View Townhouse - by  owner 3 bdrm.. 1 1/2 baths spacious duplex wth patio small pnvate garden and carport, 4 yrs.  young. ouet yel centrally located,  4 appls., blinds throughout, lots of  storage, rented at $850���. Excellent tenants, very well maintained,  nices, iome in a very well managed complex. $128,000. 885-  5659. Mw  For Sale By Owner - Hallmoon  Bay, 3 bdrm. panabode house plus  cabin on parklike 1/2 acre lot. F/P,  woodstove, 1 and 1/2 balhs, 2  decks, near school and Sargents  Bay. Asking $198,000 885-5944.  SS  Wanted: home in Gibsons/Sechell  area, private, cash. 1-428-7154.  Mw  Chilliwack by owner Spacious 3  bdrm. lownhouse large storage  room (den poss.) own or investment. Large patio, blinds throughout, rented ai $680/mo, excellent  tenants, nice and clean. Comer  unil In very well managed complex. $93,800.865-5659.     Mw  Acupressure massage lor reliel of  stress or pain. Anfth Beynon 885-  4503. ��7c  Stylin' 27-year-old hemophilial  looking tor same tor careful hands-  off non-threatening relationship.  Still healing trom previous love  wounds. Must enjoy pillow lights,  warm baths, non-contact football,  Barry Manllow and nerl toys.  Rough housers need not apply.  Phone 885-3930 ask lor Dirk, tins  Attractive, intelligent, independent  woman. 40. seeks very male not  macho) companion lor walks talks  and dinners. Appearance not  important. Selt-esleem, chemistry,  relaxed stale, integrity, dog and  love ol nature is! RRsi Field Rd.,  C-86, Sechelt. ��4c  Petite, slim, enthusiastic, warmhearted financially secure woman  (age 60) would love lo dance,  walk, travel, etc. with affectionate,  Intelligent, non-smoking gentleman! RR2, S39, C41, Gibsons, BC  VON 1V0. ��c  Cameo Singles Club. Crib, luncheons, potluck dinners, dancing,  hikes, camping. Call for into 686-  0954 or 885-5384. Mw  Don and June Frandsen are  very pleased to announce the  engagement of their Daughter,  Lorn, to Sean Gilmore, son of  Mke and Doreen Gilmore of  Burnaby. The wedding win  take place in the spring.  Lowrey V70,61 note, never used,  $350 lirm: large screen lor slides,  new cond., $40; 3 Kodak slide  trays. 886-7565. Ww  Piano lessons: classical, jazz,  blues, pop; all ages. Luel 886-  0281. Mw  BASS SINGER NEEDED  lor Tzunami Ensemble under Lyn  Vernon. Some sight reading ability  necessary. For inlo and audition  phone 886-0995. ttn  Yamaha porta sound PSS-480  electronic keyboard w/adapter t  manual book, $350.886-9103.  ss  Full size Italian piano accordion  wilh case, was $1000, sell lor  $350.886-9271 eves.        Ww  New Yean Eve Weddbtf  Scott Uncez&Ronda  Cundliffe were joined in  marriage, Dec. 31st at the  groom s home. Ronda is  the daughter of Ron & Dale  Siebert (Abbotsford).  Scott Is the son of Roger &  Baibara Lincez (Qibsons).  A reception followed with  their families and closest  friends. The Lincez's  honeymooned al the Hyatt  Regency, Van., and will  reside in Gibsons.  WESTCOAST EXPLORERS  CLUB-SKI TRIPS  Jan. 28-31/94 ��� 108 Resort Irom  $379.00 pp. double; Feb. 22-26/94  ��� Silver Star Irom $575.00 pp. double; Feb. 28 - Mar. 4/94 Mtn.  Washington Irom $629.00 pp. double. For more Information please  call 886-4862. ��7w  Senior lady, looking for another  lady, share accommodation lor a  booked Cruise Panama Canal,  April 15 to May 6. Phone 886-2052  URGENT. Mc  Holland American cruise afternoon  Jan. 20. Seniors Sechell Hall, 2  pm. 885-2964. 15c  FUN IN THE SUN 2 wks. Feb. 20-  Mar. 5/94, $1395. pp/twin CDN.  includes: return air lare, airport  trans., apt. accom., daily touring,  Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Las  Vegas, Tucson, Tombstone and  Nogales,'Mexico. Elite Travel 886-  4662 or 1-8004674061.      WW  SKI BUS  To Cypress Mtn. and Whistler Mtn.  For more into call Westcoasl  Explorers Travel Club. 886-4862.  19. Appliances  GE washer & dryer, good cond.,  $300 sel. 886-9112. Wc  Will buy used or non-working  major appliances. B|om 885-7897.  Mw  Danby apt. size dryer, $199; Viking  dryer, new, $289; GE dryer, $179;  Kenmore, white, 5 cycle, 2 spd.  washer w/ext. rinse, $339; Inglis  B/l DW, $259; Inglis port. DW,  $269; While Weslinghouse 16 cu.  It. 2 dr. f. Iree almond Iridge, $489;  Kenmore apt. size auto, washer,  $359; Hoover apt. size dryer,  $199; Danby 5 cu. ft. 12V white  Iridge, $389; and much more. All  appliances record, w/90 days to 2  yrs. warranty, parts and labour.  Bjom 885-7697 or Corner Cupboard, 885-4434. Mw  One small GE lull burner elec.  stove, $75.886-8074.        Mw  Viking frost-tree Iridge, harvest  gold, $100.885-4741. Mc  Admiral ss 16.2 cu It Iridge,  almond, $575.865-9336.      ss  Washer & dryer, need repairs, $25  ea. 885-1960. ��5c  Washer 8 dryer, $350 lor pair,  obo. 886-3769. Mw  Three electric commercial grill top  ranges in very good condition,  $1000 each obo. Contact Dave at  St. Mary's Hospital. 885-2224,  local 60. tin  GE 15 cu. tt. fridge, harvest gold,  exc. cond., $250.883-9925. ��5w  Hoi Point washer, Kenmore dryer.  $450 set (or sep.). 883-2143. Ww  Whirlpool 16.1 cu. It. host tiee  almond Iridge, very good cond.,  $460.886-6109. Ww  While tile top dining table, $250.  885-0104. Mw  Pine Ikea sola and chair, brown  stripe, $125 obo. 865-7330.    ss  Couch, $150; oriental rugs; dehy-  drator, $99; 2 oak kilchen chairs,  $40 ea. 8654227. 14c  Oak linish triple dresser, very good  cond, $100.886-3015.       tins  Microwave J TV, as new, bedroom  lurniture, other household items.  885-7693. Mc  Nylon/velvet swivel rocker, antique  rose, like new, $200.685-2097.  Mw  3 panel Oriental room divider,  Old small engines, running or antique; small piano, bast oHer.  parts. 886-0968. Mw    8654939. I6w  Georgia Mirage area, Instamalic,  grey pouch, 2 exposed rolls of film  wilh camera on Mon., Jan. 17,  886-8246. Mw  6 mo. old Mack t tan male Rottweiller named Tubo In Hallmoon  Bey school area. Loved by lamily  with 4 children. Reward. 686-6905.  Mc  Male Balinese cat, lor stud purposes. 885-4194. Mc  Ride needed. Horseshoe Bay to  Cap College area, Wed. and/or Fri.  First lerry there, 3:30 pm lerry  return. 886-7636. Mc  Fishing rod ��� a good salt water;  sturdy enough to land those whoppers! Reasonable $. CaH 886-7355  Ive. mess. tins  GE H/D WJD, sell as set, $250;  Panasonic Dot Matrix 9 pin printer,  like new, $175; Panasonic cordless phone, 1 yr. old, $75. 685-  5416. Ww  Individual, couple and lamily  councelllng. Call Mary Lang  (M.S.W.-R.S.W.)MM1M. Mc  MOVING SALE, 20-50% OFF  Threads ol Tyme, 453 Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing. 866-2669.  Mw  LOOKING FOR A OFT?  Wishlul Thinking 25% oft. 275  Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing.  8664812. Mw  Leonard a Clarence: We're a couple of unemployed Millwrights. We  fix things and we're looking lor  something to do to keep our imaginations working! So we're offering  to be 'Santa's' Repairmen lor a few  weeks. If your kid's toy is broken,  can 885-0854. Well check it out!  Mw  Kan yor child reed and spot' For  HELP call 886-9851. Ww  Garbage recycling in Pender Society Annual Gen. Meeting. Feb. 2  7:30 pm, Pender HSS. Election ol  officers, refresh. 4 inlo. Everyone  welcome. For nto call 883-2948.  15*  CAN'T SHRED? Maybe your  board needs tuning??? 886-0921.  Ww  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or at work, one on one, or  a group. Call Jeff 8864095. tins  a'lCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  865-7683,24 hour line.        tin  Adult children ol Alcoholics or dysfunctional families please call 886-  3649 or 885-4622 lor help,     nc  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton truck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling, odd jobs.  6854917. ��ns  Does someone in your lamily have  a (kinking problem? Call Ai-Anon  666-9903, 665-7484, 666-9059.  Al-Aieen 886-2565 or 885-7484.  nc  For all your  renovation needs call  BRUCE RANDALL  CONTRACTING  ���Residential  ���Commercial  ��� Free Estimates  Call Bmce 885-1949  Found in Gibsons olfice of Coast  News - handmade mitts, very  warm. Call 886-2622. Mc  MAGUS KENNELS REG.  Dog (Cat Boarding  'Science Diet' pet loods  Dog Obedience Classes  8864566.  PUPPIES - Avail, now. Malemute,  Shepherd, Lab. Husky X. 886-  8427. Mc  Old style wood stove, to take awy.  8654520. Mc  Fern. Siamese cat, 8 yrs. old,  spsyed, to good home, prel.  indoor. 8864687.  tfn  2 purebred fern. Nubian goats,  very Iriendly. 1-2 years old. $100-  $125.8864697. Ww  Two goats Neutered and dehorned. Clear Ihose blackberries!  $50 each. 686-9196. Mw  PIGS  Brood sows lor sale, due early  March, 885-5466 eves.       Ww  Golden Retriever, 2 yrs.. registered, trained, lemale, $600. 885-  7747. Ww  African Pygmy goals, tads bom al  Christmas, $75 to $200, reserve  now! Some adults and breeding  pairs avail, too. Greal gentle pels  and brush dearers. 863-2990. ss  PET SUPPLIES 25% OFF  at Wishlul Thinking, 275 Gower Pt.  Rd., Gibsons Landing. 8864812.  Mw  American Cocker Spaniel puppies,  2 male, 5 lemales. Phone 885-  6377. Mc  Exceptions! male Bulldog pup.  bom Ocl. 13, $1,000. To a special  home. Serious callers phone 886-  8566. tin  �� CASTAWAYS  1NPHANP *   ���        ��  nWNtTUM  siiNiav  OPD1SINM  ���Dresserc  ���Entertainment Cntr  ���Home Stereo Equip*  ���Dining Setw/Hutch*  /WJUniANl-MOUriSIMM  11-4-10 WIO-MON   II4-1H7  ���    .    i    i    ���    .    .    .   r  Triple dresser, nice shape, $100.  6664015. tins  Double pine luton w/royal blue  cover, $400.683-9112. ss  Hobbyist metal lathe Unimat SL-  1000 w/all attach, incl. milling  heed, gear cutter, 2 chucks. Price:  $700. 885-0264 days, 685-0263  eves. Ww  Huskavarna 51,24' blade, exc.  cond., $375.883-2429,6660156.  Ww  Treadmill, exc. cond., $500.885-  2699 Mw  Skates B-1, L-7; bicycle - youth;  Nikko turntable. See America  membership 50% discounts on  accommodations. 886-3075. Ww  Older beige and cream sectional  chestertield, exc. cond., $200;  Zenith 26* (cabinet) TV w/remote,  $125; gorgeous kingsize waterbed,  complete S deluxe, $200. All must  be sold by 31st, Gibsons area.  6854065. Mw  Walnut collee table, 2 end tables  w/drawers. $150,2 door wardrobe  with bottom drawer, $60; large  micro/conv. oven, $40; Bionaire  humidifier, $25.8664432.    Mw  LAP TOP t PRINTER  IBM Compatable Tandy 1100 FD  plus mouse, extra battery pack,  much software, $600; Dot Matrix  printer, $150; or pkg. $650 both 3  yrs. old, seldom used, must sell.  665-6473. Ww  Stacking washer > dryer by Ken- Two Nimbus Puffins sea kayaks I  more. 2 yrs. old. 110v dryer, $225 equip., $1600 ea.; small truck  each. 685-4194. Mc    canopy, $250.863-9775.     Wc  rumace combination wood/oil Portable 400 sq. II. carport/boat  Two Shihttu puppies, ready. $300 (,,���), ^ oil tar*, $100.886-9295. slorage structure, $475.8654168.  obo. 8854470. ���*= I8w Ww  Large selection ol lurmture, china,  household items. Jan. 29.10am-  2pm, 5124 Radckffe Rd.      Mw  14' Pearl tree Hoalmg' Piccolo  Snare Drum, lo trade lor older Lud-  wig type Snaie Drum. Also,  portable massage table lor sale.  883-2071. Mw  Will pay $50 lor you to insure my  new vehicle, plus any incurred  costs tor 6 mos. 683-2776.   Mw  ��� '���*=��� Coast News, January 24, 1994  19  21   For Sale  21. For Sale  Queen maltress S boxspnng.  $120; twin mattress & boxspring,  $45, both good cond.; beautllul  desk w/bookcase, $130; student  desk in good shape, $40. 886-  2201 Mw  Complete sel ol kitchen cabinets,  solid oak doors, never installed,  $1100 obo. 886-7267. #5w  9 It. mechanics box, $2500; 2 "  Homelile pump, new motor, $350;  1 1/2' Homelile lirepump, $250;  heavy duty low bar, $150; 2-2100  Husky power saws, $250 ea. 886-  2565. ��6c  2 glass and rattan shelves, Bombay Co., exc. cond, one short, one  tall, $225; 17 cu.lt. Ireezer, white.  $40; tricycle, $15; boys 12' bike,  $20; boys 16'5 sp. bike, $30.886-  7M0. Ww  Firewood for sale. Stock up lor  next year now so you have properly seasoned wood and save  money. 8B5-6067. ��5c  1993 ��� 2500 wait Yamaha light  plant, 50 his. since new, $1200; 7-  4' diametre rotary shelves, pole  and caster bottom, $100; 60 gal.  square fuel tank, $100; 500 gal.  round lank, oilers; 26x23.1 skidder  chains, $1000; 3000 Ib. hydraulic  hoist, like new, 110 volt or 120  volt, $1000;. 886-2565.       ��4w  LOOKING FOR A FISH TANK -  25% OFF  Wishlul Thinking, 275 Gower Pt.  Rd., Gibsons Landing. 886-3812.  ���4w  6'x12' dog kennel w/lge. dog  house. 885-8351. ��5w  Fresh brown eggs lor sale. 886-  7432. ��4w  Shuffleboard. $650; antique barber's chair, $950; kerosene heater.  886-0365. i4w  FIREWOOD  Seasoned, $100.8854737. I4w  75 squares ol 24' taper shakes.  886-3687. I4w  8 hp Evinrude, $600,20 hrs., new  cond. 2 Ion lorklilt, $5000.885-  2380. Mw  OARAGE DOORS  885-9627 or 885-2380.       ��4w  CASH PAID lor dd mantle, wall or  grandfather clocks, pocket watches, any condition. Jewelry, lurniture, jukeboxes. Anything old. 886-  3905. Mc  Computer upgrade pen 386 SX-33  mkz motherboerd less than 6 mos.  dd, complete with manual, $1X; 2  places 1 MG SIMM memory,  $50/ee.; external dual floppy drive.  $50; monochrome monitor, $50;  EGA/mono videocard, $40. 886-  3673. 14c  Cast lion pot belly wood stove,  great lor home or shop, greal  shape i comes w/pipe, $200 obo.  006-4655. S6c  Laige Sdvader wood stove, $260  Obo. 665-5263. Wc  Gold lone solid couch and matching chair, $100; Ige. F/P insert,  $75; Victor 9000 computer, $50;  Epson daisy wheel printer, $30.  885-3319. ��6c  Firewood ��� measured t seasoned  A dried. 885-9757. s4c  SAUERKRAUT  885-7490.  ���6c  Seasoned Wood -SIX  865-2793  ���6c  21 in. RCA color, 15 mos. old.  $200; 4>7 ulil. trailer. $280; Sears  microwave .05. $90; twin matt.,  new, $90; crib, brown, $75; CB  4X, not running, $300 obo. ��81  Wilson Cieek Campground. Mc  WHY PAY RENT? 1972 Airslream  travel trailer, 28', good condition,  needs soma work, $7000. Annie  886-2622 days. tfns  Colonial sola bed, Sealy 'Health-  guard* maniess, exc. cond., $250.  863-9959. Mw  Four new Michelin truck tires.  XPSLT 235-85R16 $600 lor all 4.  666-9770. Mw  Two-door Acom Voyager woodstove, 880-8588 Mc  Seasoned Firewood  Split and delivered. $t20/cord.  886-7774. ��7c  140 amp AC welder, new $1X: 2  portable lire pumps, gas powered.  $7Xee. 866-3994. Mw  Commodore Monochrome monitor. SIX. 885-7692. Mw  Sklar sola bed. exc. cond., $225;  Admiral elec. range in working  Older, $50.865-3168. Mw  FIREWOOD: Donl be left in the  cold! Buy now and save $$! Full  cords, green t seasoned. U-P/U.  S75; delivered, $95. Unlimited supply, 6B543M eves. Mw  U-SUILT lent inner hard lop, $600  obo; Older Dodge step van. run-  ningoond, first $150 takes it. 883-  2555. ��6w  Spanish style dining table and 6  chairs, $225 obo; bullet, $150  obo; 2 sets vertical blinds 78x78,  cream, $60 aa.; X' sell-deaning  slove. $375 obo. All good cond.  686-2706. *��  Floral drapes, as new, $60; Ige.  hassock, $60; mals, TV. 885-  3310. ��6w  Exercise bike ��� computer w/timer,  speedometer, odometer &  adjustable tension, $125. 885-  5471    Ww  Antique cider press, circa 1910,  $125; men's Raleigh Scepter 10  sp. bike, $50; single pedestal  desk, $40; hamster cage. 886-  0966 Mw  Gamebcy w/2 games, carrying  cases, link 6 battery charger. $96.  886-3629. ss  Valley Comfort MP-80 wood lurnace wilh controls (gas compatible), $650 obo; Kenmore Mark I  energy efficient 40 gal. elec. hot  water tank, like new, $140. 885-  3433. ss  Dry suit Abyss-Pro woman's large,  worn 3 times, BCD regulator tank,  $1000 obo. 885-8832 alt. 5pm. ss  Grey couch and loveseat, $275;  small truck canopy, $40 obo. 886-  4654. #5c  Two snow tires, w/stuo:. (Mustang) P/185/80/R13, $75. 885-  7370. ��5c  24' stove, $399; china cabinet,  $299; dean single bed, $100.865-  9096 #5c  12 ft. chrome Adenl $100; large  capacity wood heater, $500 all like  new. 885-7611. ss  Admiral sell-cleaning stove, like  new, almond w/black glass door,  30' w., $550; dble. boxspring 1  maltress, $150; 9-drawer white  dresser, gold trim, mirror top,  $150; 2 white nighlables, $25 ea.;  2 gooseneck desk lamps, $15 ea.;  black wrought iron coffee table,  smoked glass, $150; men's X-  counlry ski poles, boots, size 10  1/2, herring bone, $80; girl's X-  country skis A poles, 65' ext., $40;  downhill ski boots, Trappeur, size  8, $25.866-8867 eves.       15c  Firewood, $125 lull cord; also bundles ol kindling. Phone Klaus 865-  0679. please talk to my electronic  secretary. ��5c  HORSE MANURE  $20 pick/up or 2 loads lor $30, you  load. Roberts Creek. 885-9969.  tin  Full size camper frig, stove heater,  $1500 obo. 886-2108. ss  Golf irons, Spalding Top Flits extra  long, $115; Power Built woods 1-  3-4, $165. 886-4664. SS  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  Programming subscriptions.  Green Onion Earth Station  865-XM.  tfn  GOOD HAY  S4.M/Bale Delivered  Straw MOOAale  Garden Mulch Hay $3.50  Whole oats 10c/lb  Cad Between 12-lpm  I65-M57  thl  Seldom used: Philips air purifier  and de-ionizer w/replacement (Iter  $25. Philips air purifier $15. Bonaire Clean mist 2.5 gal. humidifier  $65,886-9665. tlns12'B/W Mcln  tosh monitor, $175; 3 colour  silkscreen printing table incl. all  access., $450 obo; Sears 9'  garage doors A openers (new  1000 ea.) $650 ea. 8854244. ss  AQUARIUMS  Large ��� Used $35.00  TROPICAL FISH  25c t up ��� Supplies  Pumps. Tanks repaired.  24. Trucks  26. Marine  27  Mobile Home  ���8w  Antique wood burning cook stove,  $6X885-3506. SS  Colour pencil portraits Irom your  favourile photo. Pels, lamily,  friends. 9'x12', $35. Send cheque  or M/O along wilh pholo to P.O.  Box 291. Gibsons. BC VON IVO.  Pis. allow 6-8 wks. lor delivery.  Satisfaction guaranleed or money  relunded. tins  '78 580 C Case backhoe, new  brakes, exc. cond.. $I6.0X obo.  885-7401. ss  5 ion "Wnne- truck engine in exc.  cond.. body needs some work.  $1000 obo: '79 Intl. crane truck  (propane) 40II. reach boom and  40II. trailer, $15,000 obo; '70  GMC flatdeck. working cond.,  $10X060.886-8201. tin  955H Cal Crawler, bucket loader,  needs some work, $2000 obo.  886-2546. ss  1969 JD401 tractor, one yd. bucket w'5.000 lb. forks, runs like a  Deere! $95X. 885-7692.     Mw  '50s  '52 Dodge 2 dr. Sin. wgn., exc.  body cond. Collector plate eligible.  866-3994. Mw  '70s  70 Chev Belair 4 dr., 350, P/S,  auto, good cond., reliable.   ��6w  73 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  883-9234. ss  ��ASH  Call Jim Daw at 885-3281  9 am- 5:30 pm  TUESDAY-SATURDAY  76 Chev Impala 2 dr., runs good,  78,000 orig. miles, $500. 886-  3003. Mw  77 Plymouth, rust free, 65,000  orig. miles, $800 obo. 885-0249.  ���5w  78 Porsche 924, clean, no rusl,  needs some work. 886-8305. ��6w  78 Olds Cutlass, p/w, new stereo,  good body, runs. Besl otter. 886-  7481, Mc  350 High Performance engine out  of 1978 Camaro. Idlebrock pkg. all  reasonable oilers considered. 886-  7736. ss  $550 ��� '76 Dodge Volare, good  running cond.. little rust, 885-9639,  Phil. He  79 Chev van. semi-camperized,  PS/, P/B, AC, lilt, 350 V6, good  tires 436-4103 or 886-7865 aft. 5.  ���6c  GOOD  DEAL  90 Ranger, 4cyl 5spd  canopy Under 26000  kms.  Tracer 4 door  notchback. Under  25,000 km. Beautiful  condition, one owner.  1993 Explorer 4dr, auto,  air, 4x4 Priced to sell.  1990 F150 Ford pickup.  One owner, 6cyl 5spd.  Gopd gas milage.  $7,995  1989 Jeep Grand  Wagoneer 4x4, loaded  One owner, low miles,  low price  1990 Tempo GLX 4dr  Auto, Air, Cruise and  more Special S6995  1993 F150 4x4 5 0 L,  auto, air, casette, PS, P8,  mags, Low miles  Clearance saie priced  1984 Cnev PU Silverado  Very clean, well  maintained truck Locally  owned and serviced  SOUTH  COAST FORD  Wharf Ro��d, Stchelt  885-3281  '81 Chev 15 pass, van, slider door  rebuilt, mechanically sound. 885-  5822. ��6c  '61 VW Jetta 4 dr., 5 sp., sunrool,  $3500 obo 886-7969. ss  '81 Chevette, parts car, runs well,  body damage, good rubber, $125  obo. 886-7976. Mc  '81 Ford Escort, very good cond.,  runs well, $1200.252-6076 pager.  ��4w  JackorOaryB86-M33  1962  '82 Toyola Celica coupe, 5 spd,  only 96,000 kms, sunrool, exc.  running cond. A Utile rust. Incl.  mid. snows. $2000 lirm. 885-7801.  ���4c  '82 Ford Stn. wagn. A '82 Cavalier,  both exc. cond., $1200 ea. obo.  886-7677. ��5w  '8B Dodge Ramvan, exc. cond.,  133,000kms.,$6iX.886-O995.ss  '88 Nissan Micra, 2 dr., 4 cyl.. 5  spd.. 72,000 kms., new back  brakes and fronl lires, mechanically A-1, $3200.885-7063, Miles.  Mw  '88 Cavalier 224, V-6, Pwr. sunrool w/air. Exc. cond, $6,8X obo.  886-7854 att. 5:30pm. ss  '88 Ford Taurus, am/lm, Ac V6,  auto/od. 4 door, exc. cond. $5495.  886-7520 or 886-2111. ss  Nissan Sentra 5 sp.. red,  AM/FM cass. deck, new Iront lires,  exc. cond., $55M. 686-4837.  ss  1969  '89 Camaro R.S.. V6 auto., T-  rools, power pkg., lady owner,  under 60.000 kms., excellent, as  new cond. Asking $12,SX. 883-  9334 Mw  Walt's Towing  & Automotive Services  ��� 24 Hour Towing  ��� Canadian Tire &  National Auto League  Associate Member  ��� Your Local Roadside  Assistance Towing  Company  ��� Sewing the Entire  Sunshine Coast  ��� Battery & Tire Sales  ��� Fuel Delivery  886-9500  240-6575 cell  ABEX AUTO  RECYCLERS AND  TOWING  886-2020  UNDtRNEWMANAOEMENT"  24 Hr. Emergency Towing  'Fully Insured and Reliable'  Guaranteed Qood Used  Pads lor moat makes and  models  MECHANIC ON  DUTY  '4 Wheel Drive, 2 Wheal  Drive and Some Do Drive'  Dead Car Removal  Service  We buy some  and tow some  ACCESS TO  SATELLITE PARTS  FINDER  '82 Volvo sin. wgn., 5 sp.,  air/cond., runs greet, $2700. 886-  8096. #5c  82 Muslang, new painl, exhausl,  tree, battery. Asking $2,350.886-  83Xafter5pm. Mc  82 Toyola Celica - engine, brakes,  dutch, like new; some rust A paint  shot, $14X obo. 685-5670. Mw  82 Mazda RX7. good cond., new  dutch, brakes, $31X6868032.  a  82 OMC van, customized, 70.0X  kms, good shape, first S2900  takes. 685-5157. 15c  1983  83 Dodge Aries K-car, special edition, dean A good cond., $15X  ObO. 665-2535. ��5w  '83 Audi 40M turbo diesel aulo.. 4  dr., A-t mech. cond., factory  rebuilt motor with 27,000 kms.,  reliable economical, $45X. 885-  2503. ��5w  1964  84 Dodge Caravan, 5 pass., exc.  shape, $38X865-4217.       ss  84 Escort; standard, needs clutch  to make mobile, engine in very  good cond., exc. for pans, $4X  obo. Call 866-2622, or 6868213.  tins  '64 Camaro Z28, loaded, new  motor t paint, Calif, car, $5800.  685-3642. ��5w  1966  '86 Pontiac Acadian 4 dr. htchbk  aulo., good lires, asking $1300  obo. 886-3358. ��5c  89 Muslang LX, power equipped,  5 sp., 4 cyl., $7000 cash. 886-  9323. ��5w  '69 Tracker 4X4 convertable,  85,000 kms, asking $6900. Call  eves. 886-7556. ss  '90s  '91 Mercury Cougar, aulo., air,  power, white, exc. cond., 35.0X  kms, $15,0X obo. 886-3623.  ss  '92 Mazda 323 hatchback. Exc.  cond. 886-9979. Mc  '92 Tracker, 290X kms, hard and  sod lop.. $I0,5X obo. Phone alter  5pm 883-9419. 17c  '93 4W/D Toyota Tercel sin. wgn.,  clean, well maintained, 160.0M  kms. 6850456. ss  CLEAROUT! Used tires, wheels,  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  665-7167 ss  Engtn* Rebuilding  MyeonixperieiKe  PRWANE/MARINE vdv> snmfeng.  I      *     ��� *    --L--1-- L.ii. .It.,  naraSMBjeoonng, not ranting  MHtlMl  88<-947r  73 Lincoln lown car, 460. lull  electric, best oiler. 885-2696.  SS  Rebuill 302 Ford motor, $500; 2  black bucket seats, $1X pr.: auto,  trans, $200 885-7570 alt. 6. ��5w  '79 Chevette, auto, 60.000 orig  kms. Good cond, $6X obo. 886-  4650. ss  79 Suzuki 4X4, runs well, good  tires, slereo, $15X. 886-0213 ��5c  1160  'X Font Fairmont stnwgn.. PS/PB,  exc, cond., $1500/ 865-9333. ss  X Mercury Zephyr sin. wgn., exc.  cond., new brakes, exhaust, elect,  systems, needs heeler, $7X obo.  885-5105 Todd. I5w  1981  '61 Mercedes 240D 4 dr. sedan,  auto, silver ext., blue int., 14O.0X  kms. In excellent condilion,  $6.5X. For more inlo: 886-4648  lv. msg. ss  X Chevette 4 door halchbk, one  owner, very good shape, near new  lires. 885-4145. $1995.       ��5c  'X Pontiac 6000.4 cyl.. luel In)., 4  dr., air., PS/PB, AM/FM, clean  cond.. low miles. $2400 885-  4804. <6w  X Olds Ciera Brougham, loaded  plus disc player. $5795 886-7150  ss  'X Cutlass Supreme 64.000 kms..  good cond., $5900 obo. 883-2X7  or 885-2649. SS  1917  '67 Hyundai Excel, silver, 5 sp.  AM/FM stereo/cass, like new. no  rust, $3900 obo. Bjom 665-7697.  Mw  '87 Ford Aerostar XLT van, 7  pass., or cargo, lully loaded.  510,500.886-4999 alt. 6pm ��5w  87 Tempo 4 dr., P/W, P/D/L, air  cond, AM/FM stereo, exc. cond,  $30X885-4054. ss  1961  X Dodge Aries 4 dr. sedan, aulo,  73.0X kms, $3200 8X-2565  Mw  1961  81 Chev 1/2 Ion pick-up. soms  rusl, excellent running condition.  $19X obo. 865-2948.        Mc  81 GMC shortbox 4X4, VB. 4 sp,  cuslom paint, bumpers, etc.,  S3800 obo. 886-7595 16c  1962  82 Fold Courier. $500 obo. 886-  9749 GOTTA GO!!. Mw  82 Ford XLT 250 Supercab auto,  SI2X.8X-3694. 15*  1963  '83 Ford Ranger, 4 sp. o.d.,  w/canopy, good cond., $3650.  BX-8X5. ��6c  1964  '84 Dodge Caravan, auto. $4,500.  686-8204. ss  1X5  '85 Ford F-150 Supercab 4X4, low  mileage, new clutch A brakes,  $7500.886-0365 Mw  '85 Chev 1 ton flat deck/dump.  25.0X kms on rebuilt 350, PS/PB,  8000 lb. winch/dumpster optional,  good shape, runs well, $10,900  obo.X5-3727. ss  1X7  '87 Isuzu Trooper II 4x4, exc.  cond. Quick sale, $9,200, 885-  0787. Mw  '67 S15 ?WD Jimmy, privacy  glass, PS/PB, aulo, till, Sony  stereo, open to reasonable offers.  686-7800. SS  'B7FordF250 4X4,460-V8on  propane, 200 L capacity, AM/FM  cass, 4 spd, lac. 11on axle, can  bolt on duals, 411 rearend. $9500  obo. 885-4019. ��5c  WANTED  3/4 ton pickup, extra cab, 4X4,  auto, 1966-1X2.886-25X. ��5w  1966  86 Ford Ranger, good cond, 2  wheel drive, 4 cyl, 5 sp, $3900  obo. 886-9290. Ww  1X9  'X Z-71 stepside 4x4, Miy loaded,  must sell. 8X-7484. ss  19M  'X Chev h/half 305 V8 auto, exc.  cond, $10,5X. 686-3543.    ��5c   50s  '57 Ford F-1X, Irame oil i  ton, 460-V6 C-6 auto, positiactkm,  mags, custom metallic blue paint  and interior, rust free. $65X. 885-  3433. ss  1962 VW Westfalia camper, prop,  Iridge and stove, $70X obo. 885-  3842. ss  76 ��� 26 It. Banner 5th wheel,  shower tub, new Wedgewood  range, new furnace A 12 vdt converter, $45X obo. 885-0344 eves.  Mw  1971 - 24 It. Prowler, RV trailer,  very clean. Asking $2600. 885-  3453. ��5w  29 It. Travel Ezz trailer, renov.  throughout, *81 Wilson Creek  Campground. $28X.obo.     Mc  8 It. camper for compact truck,  $600.1  XII. travel trailer, remodeled, gas  slove, lurnace, shower, $8500.  685-4217. ss    I.   !.   19X <h. 24' motorhome A-1 condition. 886-X25. ss  IB ft. Fibreglass.-Volvo I/O, boat.  Tandem axle trailer, $3800.683-  2297. ss  22 It. KtC with fly bridge, 351  Ford Volvo 6 g. Upholstery completely redone. Lots new. With tandem EZ-loader. Cell 240-9273,  885-2146. Mo  25 It. Reinell, depth sounder, good  mech. condition. $9000 obo. 886-  4870. ss  28' wooden ketch, classic lifeboat  converion, VHS, head, galley,  l/diesel, exc. shape, surveyed lo  $18,000. Oilers and serious  inquiries welcome. 883-2990  belore 10 am. Iss  1X1 ��� 22 ft. double eagle. C/B. 9'  beam, flush back deck, 430 hrs.  on Volvo 350 - 280 leg. Standup  head, propane stove, 2 sets canvas, VHF sounders, mint cond,  $21,900 885-507B. SS  Wtd: 14' Turner or similar built  pull-putt in decent shape. 752-  6216 Qualicum Beach.       ��5w  14 ft. aluminum boat and trailer,  4.5 hp en gine, exc. shape, $11X  obo. 886-6201. ttn  21.5 ft. 1991 Campion lishing  machine ��� loaded - immaculate,  low hours, $21,500.B85-3114.��Sc  I pay cash lor power boats, 17-23  tt. 885-4031. ��5c  Heavy duty X' float ramps built to  suil. 883-2610 or 883-9290.    ss  Chrysler 318 M80 Paragon 221  reduction, straight drive, new  heads, new manifolds, $1000  rebuild or parts. 683-2990 call  before 10am. ss  12'6" Apollo inflatable with trailer,  exc. cond, 4 chamber/inflatable  keel sectioned aluminum floor  boards. Seats, oars, gas tank,  $1500 complete. 886-8556.   tins  1978 Bar re Ferrel 37 ft., long  cabin, fibreglass, exc. shape,  extensive electronics, renovations,  diesel. Asking $79,900. Call lor  appoint. 967-5304 or lv. mess.Hc  1966 21 ft Campion Discovery,  cuddy cabin, 6 cyl Mercruiser, 170  hrs on boat, lully equipped lor fishing. Over $30,000 new, asking  $15,5X. 885-2503. SS  'X Datsun PU, 5 sp, 2 L, insui.  canopy, $300,685X69.      Wc   70s   72 Ford 250 p/u, 3X auto, new  tires, sportsman canopy. Solid  truck, S22X. 865-7401.        ss  73 Ford PU, box only, exc. cond,  $650,886-7157. Ww  74 GMC 1 ton w/dump, $4600  obo; 71 Fold 1 Ion, no deck,  $5X. Steel flat deck Irame, needs  planking, $5X. 886-2576.     ��5c  75 Dodge propane 4X4, crew cab,  completely rebuilt, $6500. B85-  7518. ss  76 ��� 24 ft. molorhome, exc. cond,  46.0X orig miles. $14,0X obo. 1-  487-0X1. ��5w  76 GMC crewcab, 350 auto, runs,  S3X obo. 885-9694. Ww  77 Ford IX 4x4. 80 box, new  tires, lull box. Good cond. $2600  obo. 886-4650 ss  78 3/4 ton Chevy llatdeck 4x4.  $2.5X000.886-3X1. ss  78 Ford F-250 4X4, runs good,  exc. body, canopy. $2500. 885-  3613. Mc  76 Ford cube truck, exc. mech.  cond, $2500 X5-3642.      tow  79 Ford Bronco XLT, 4 wh. dnve,  aulo, looks and runs excellent,  $4995 obo. 8X-70M. ss  (NO  X1/2 ton Ford F-1X.$250, runs  well, needs work. 6X8279. Ww  tutnra in  GnWiiiHMwny  M.'C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   ��� Marlrte  Surveyors and Consultants  Why buy used  New Home  $35X0 FP  Deluxe home  2 models lo choose from  Must be moved  597-3322  52 ft. 2 bdrm. trailer, 22 yrs. old,  must be moved, besl offer. 885-  56X. ss  Move Ihis clean and tidy 2 bdrm.  1971 Chancellor onlo your lot.  Great lor starter or while you build  your dream home! Only $10,000.  Call Ken 885-6277. X5-0283 or  Susan 886-8369. Ww  1974 Paramount 12x66 in Sundance Park, Sechelt. 2 bdrms,  (was 3) 12x24 lamily room addit.  W/D, S/F t decks. Short walk to  hosp. A all amen. $29,900. 885-  5782. Ww  1980 14x70 Highwood 3 bdrm,  extra large master bdrm has bay  windows, ensuite has large soaker  tub, spacious circle kilchen, 5  appl, Venetians throughout, musl  be moved. $34,500 Karen 885-  6412. ss  75 Harley Supergllde, w/rebulll  motor, $69X obo. 883-9918. Mw  '91 Honda CR250. Many exlras.  $3,000,886-4746. SS  1980 Yamaha XS 1100, exc.  cond, 20.000 kms, $1450 obo.  885-5492. SS  '85 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Ninja.  Black, like new, 20,000 km.  $3,5X.X6-4616aft.7pm.    as  1978 Honda 400, good cond.,  spare Uke lor pads $6X takes all.  666-7722 leave message,    tins  20 ft.freighter canoes  custom built  wood & epoxy  * huge payload  ideal for Island hideways  ph. 115-3161  Beachcomb boal lor lease or partnership. 886-0447. Mc  12 It. aluminum boal, exc. and,  $350 or $500 with 4 HP Merc.  88503Mevee. Mw  Male or lemale roommate wanted  to find and share 2 bdrm house in  near future with male, very easy  going guy with a great sense of  humour. Ask for Richard 522-  49X. Mc  Professional couple with no children, non-smoking, require a 3/4  bdrm. house lor March 1 in Gibsons or Sechell. Relerences available. Call Gary 885-3930 or 9X-  57X. tfns  Two or three bdrm. house  between Langdale and Halfmoon  Bay for March 1or(?) 886-7259.  Ww  12'Gregor welded aluminum boat ****** ?** ***  >71/2WPMercaB,$8��,20 ^ "*��*�����*  HP Merc. O/B, S/S, $500. 866- =2*^����������������J����  2565. Mw I  Bayliner 24'C/B, rebuilt engine, 4  |  hrs, new upholstery, UHF CB, 2     SHARED ACCOMMODATION  depth sounders, $12,9M. 686- Wanted ��� roommate lo share 3  7255- a   bedioom home, No* Road, Gib  sons, $325 per month plus SIX  D.D. Some cleaning service provided. Cat 686-2622 days, ask lor  Simone, evenings call 886-2504.  OUTBOABDS FOB SALE      Available Jsn 1. Ideal tor mM stu-  9.9-2CKXHO-50-70 HP 1992-1993 *nL lte  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  LOW'S Resort, 663-2466.      Ih  1990 Campion 210 Discovery  waler cooled V6 engine, cuddy  cabin, ex. cond. w/lrailer, $2O,0X  obo. 8864504. 16c  Used wooden docks and fingers,  assl'd. sizes, avail, now. 883-  23X. Mc  17 II. tiberglass 90 hp Merc.  Needs some work. $18X. 885-  4217. ss  I *������* * *   used nomas  Iran  S6.9XFP  Must be Moved  Call colled  597-3322  Gibsons 4 bdrm. houn, Pratt Rd.  area, $H00/mo. Avail. Feb. 1.1-  926-2243.                       Wc  14x64 ��� 3 bdrm. mobile on privale  lot, Cemetray Rd. area. Avail. Feb.  1,$55tVmo.�� utils. 1-963-67X.  Wc  10%Down  CMHC Finandng  X year term  For details call  coiled  597-3322.  Two bdrm. penthouse suite,  Sechell, walking distance to  amenities, quiet building, adull ori-  tin    enled,W,rets,$5l5.885-X17.  ��� Ww  Spacious main llr. ol house, Gibsons, 2 bdrms. plus den, Irg.  kitchen, stove, fridge, W/D, oil *  airtight ht. Lrg. fenced landscaped  yard, avail. Mar. 1, rels req.  tfn   $700/mo. plus utils. 886-3439.WW  83 F250 4X4 mech. sound,  canopy, $3500.328-9262.    Wc  whon you  pay for 2 Insertions  50  All classifieds must be  pre-paid befon insertion  FOR ONE INSERTION  in tititif Itii Moodoy m Wnkmow  Edition. Up to 10 words; 25 tents  (or each additional word.  Free: Lost, Found S Free  Suro Soil ClassHMs  $17 up to 10 words  $ I each additional word  Yaur ad, selling one item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  men will be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  by classified deodline ��� Noi a��nbbt. fo, comwrctei ���,<v.ri,i�����  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DIADLINIS:  Monday UIMmi W**k��nd*r  S PM. THURSDAY NOON TUBCDAY  Gibsons 886-2622 Sadwh 885-3930  I 20  Coast News, January 24, 1994  31. For Rent  ROOM & BOARD ��� exc. room &  board, Gibsons. Private entrance,  bathroom, bedroom, lounge. TV all  lurnished. Utils., laundry, meals  incl.. N/S dean, quiel male, $700.  8864586. Ww  Shared accommodations on 2 1/2  beautilul acres, Roberts Creek.  N/S, privale livingroom & attached  bedroom. One adult only please.  $390/mo. incl. utils. 886-3755  (Sheila). Ww  Waterlront I bdrm. lurnished  house, lower Gibsons, 5 or 6 mos.,  $750/mo. 987-2591 FAX 967-  6220. Ww  Sechelt brand new small I bdrm.  suite, private, new appl., plus  WSD, prol. N/S. $500/mo. 885-  7161 alt/ 5 pm Wc  Spacious 1800 sq. It. 3 bdrm 2  balh home. Huge deck, F/P, 6  appl., 1/2 blk. to S. Crest. Mall 8  transit, very clean. $825/mo, incl.  cade, N/S, HIP please. 886-0050  or 1-240-5561. Feb. 1 ot Mar. I  Wc  Furn. 1 bdrm. suite, cable TV central Gibsons, $450 Avail. Feb. 1.  574-4040 eves, or 866-0309. Wc  Gibsons I bdrm. S den. view  house in Lower Gibsons, avail,  immed.. $575/mo. 271-0753 Wc  2 yr. old 2 bdrm. house plus heated garage. Langdale. Feb. 15.  $675/mo. 886-7261. Wc  Gibsons: spacious 2 bdrm., F/P,  W/D, sunroom, deck, overlooking  creek, across Irom Dougal Park,  $675 r utils. 8864740.        Wc  Sleeping room Hallmoon Bay, pnvate entrance, N/S, privale bath.  Feb. I, $250/mo. 1-733-9623.Wc  House - recently renovated, 3  bdrm. in Hallmoon Bay. 2 balh,  rec. room, F/P, new Ir. I st. Avail.  Feb. 1,$72Smo. 885-3456.  16c  Wanted: long term renter lor small  cottage in Roberts Creek. N/S.  N/P, Rels.. $575/mo. 886-9258 alt,  6:30 pm. Ww  1 kje. bdrm., shared accommodation, access to kitchen. W/D,  $300/mo. plus shared utils, avail,  immed. 885-1995. Ww  1 bdrm apt. opposite Gibsons marina. New bldg., quiet and secure.  Laundry. Pnvate patio. $590. 886-  3420. Wc  2 bdrm. side duplex Redroolls.  newly decorated, dose to school  and bus, $600.  3 bdrm. Pender Harbour, $600.  1 bdrm. famished suite, W.  Sechelt, $550.  Small waterlront cottage. Lower  Road,$475.  Sussex Reeky Property Mgl  Daw Austin, 885-3295.      Mw  31. For Rent  Near Gibsons, 1 bdrm. suile, F/P,  laundry lacilities. $490/mo. incl.  utils. 922-1660. Mw  Feb. 1, immac. 2 level townhse.  near school 8 slores, 5 appl., N/P,  rels, please, $7B5/mo. 686-8206.  or 674-5666. tin  3 bdrm. house lower Gibsons.  $700/mo. Days 886-0066, eves.  685-4612 Mw  2 bdrm upper Iloor suile,  Granthams Landing. Fabulous  view, mins, to beach and lerry. 5  appl. hydro incl. $710/mo. Avail,  immed. Rets req. Phone Penny  5304629. Mc  Hopkins Ldg. w/lront 3 bdrm. 2  bath, $900/mo. 988-5031.     ��5c  Beautilul beachhouse, lurn., Davis  Bay, Feb l-June 30., $550/mo.  8854029. Wc  Privale 2 bdrm. house, avail. Feb.  I, $700rmo. Rels. req., lor appl. lo  view, call 885-4452, Wc  2 bdrm house, waterlront, F/P,  appl., no dogs, N/S, Redroolls.  $850/mo, 926-3603. 15c  2 bdrm lower Iloor, good area.  $460.886-7400. Ww  Wilson Creek: 2 bdrm., 1000 sq. It,  rancher. Ige lot. near beach,  recently renov., H/W floors, F/P, 4  appl.. avail. Feb. 1. $800/mo. to  view 8854734. ��5c  1 yr. old duplex, 3 bdrm.. 2 bath,  lireplace, 4 appls.. deck, fantastic  view ol harbour, close lo every-  thing. N/S a must. $800/mo. plus  utils. Avail. Feb. I.Call886-2352.  ���5c  Hopkins Ldg. Point Rd��� 4 bdrm.  w/appis, $800/mo. 1-733-9454.  Mw  3 bdrm., lull bsmt. view home, W.  Sechell. Satellite dish, F/P.  $950/mo. 885-2663. Mw  Upper Gibsons, Ige. light 2 bdrm,  apt., all appls., $600/mo. 886-  6287. Mw  Gibsons Spacious Near New 1  txfrm. apt. ground level, patio, 4  appls., cat ok, $550 includes heat  S hydro. 296-5215. Mw  Grantham's Watertront ��� party lurnished 1 room cabin with all  amenities, soiled lor single person.  Short term only. Weekly rate $170  inclusive; monthly rate $500 plus  utils. 886-9238. Mw  2 bdrm mobile, Sechelt trailer  court, $6<XVmo. 8854604.   Mw  3 bdrm. 3 appl., 2 bath, skylights,  near new 1450 sq. II. Feb. 1. No  pels. $825.666-2454. Mc  2 bdrm view condo. 3 appl. Avail.  intmdd.WXVmo. 865-7882. Mc  31   For Rent  Family home, Gibsons. Avail. Feb.  1. Well maintained 3 ��� 1 bdrm  rancher with appliances and  attached garage on quiet cul-de-  sac, large well landscaped yard.  $850. View at 1261 Marion Race.  Call 8864756. ��4c  HOPKINS WATERFRONT  5 min. lo lerry (see coming 8  going), 3 bdrm main Iloor, huge  modern kitchen plus dining room  and large living room. 21/2 baths,  3 skylights. Excellent view and  beach. Rels. $850/mo. 8864262 /  owner 968-1624. Mc  OCEAN FRONT  apartment w/spectacular view, 7-  Isles adult apt., Hwy. 101. Madeira  Park. 885-3910. Ww  2 bdrm. penthouse suite, Sechelt,  walking distance to all amenities,  quiet building, adult onented, N/P,  rels., $515/mo. 865-9017.    Ww  2 bdrm view collage in central Gibsons. Avail Feb. i at $575/mo.  Call 8864923. ��4c  Sechell: view Irom this spacious  near new 1 bdrm bsmt. suite,  $550/mo. 8654396. ��4c  Large 2 bdrm mobile home. Ctean.  bright. Laundry, waterlront.  $450/mo 883-9177. Mc  3 bdrm trailer, tndge. stove, washer $ dryer, oil heat. S.C. Trailer  Park. $550/mo. 886-8039 alter 5.  ask lor Al. 44c  1 bdrm suite, upper Gibsons, dose  to mall. $500 ind. utils. 866-3107.  ���4c  NEW ACTS. ON WHARF RO.  2 bdrms., w/balcony, 5 appl.. laundry room, security door. $750/mo.  plus util. Refs. req'd. 885-4103.MC  Shared accommodation. 2 bdrm  apt. in North Vancouver. Avail.  Jan. 885-4741 or 983-2745.  Mc  West Sechelt, upper level ot home.  3 bdrm, 2 bath, large LR, garage, 5  appl. Avail, now. N/S. N/P. Rels.  req'd. $800/mo plus util. 6854672.  ���4c  31. For Renl  32. Commercial  lor Rent  35. Business &  Home Services  3 bdrm. mobile Madeira Park,  $575/mo, 6854895. Ww  Lgr. room lor rent in new house on  Mt. View. Share w/one. W/D, D/W,  lenced yard. M/F, Avail. Immed.  $400 (utils incl.). 886-2259 aft.  6pm ��6w  Avail. April 1, Davis Bay, brand  new 3 bdrm. w/view, cent/vac, 5  appls., large yard, deck, $1100/mo.  894-5244 alt. 5pm or reply Box  130. Pemberton, BC VON 2L0.��9w  Pendor Harbour: 2 bdrm., 4 appl..  beautilul watertront, N/P, $600.  883-1122 Robi. Ww  Middiepoint, small lurn. cabin and  acreage, suite single peison, avail.  Feb. 1, $300/mo. 883-2429 or 879-  9149. Ww  Spacious 1 bdrm. suite 1 blk. Irom  S.Crest Mall and bus. Very clean,  $550/mo. incl. W/D 8 cable. N/S.  N/P Avail. Feb. 1. 866-0050 alt.  6:30 pm or 1-240-5561.       He  Sett-contained bachelor suite suitable lor single person only, no  pets, $395 incl. ulils. 686-3922 alt  5pm. ��5c  Large bachelor suite Rbts. Ck  non-smoking, no pets, $400 incl.  electricity 886-9409 lv. mess. Wc  Avail, immed. large and quiet 2  bdrm. suite w/view, Central Gibsons, 5 appl., $750rmo. 596-1669.  ���5c  Gibson* Bluff watertront 1 bed-   Fabulous commercial storetront lor        VOLUNTEERS NEEDED DRYWALL/TAP1NG  room lower suite, all appliances,   lease. Over 1000 sq. tt. No triple   Love to painl? The Infant Develop-  Quality work at reasonable rates.  Bachelor  Suites  BY MONTH OR WEEK  Royal Reach Motel  885-7844  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  Tebbks  REALTY LTD.  John Austin  8864107  3 bedroom duplex  School Road $800  1 bdrm waterfront apartment:  bright, dean, laundry, balcony, etc.  $350/mo. 883-9177. ��4c  2 bdrm. apt. adults, central  Sechelt. 8854087. Ww  Brand new 2 bdrm. apl. w/balcony,  F/P, W/W carpel, N/S. $700/mo.  utils t laundry included.. 8854263.  15c  Gibsons: 3 bdrm., $850/mo. ��� utils  indudes view, lam/rm. w/alrtlght  F/P, bsmt., carport, new kilchen, 3  appls., F/P upstairs, gas/hot air,  cent/vac, walking dlsl. lo bus,  shopping, primary & secondary  schools, avail. Feb. 1. 888-3655  alt. 5pm. Wc  Central Gibsons, 2 bdrm. with skylight, $550/mo. (hydro, cable not  induded) 886-7016. ttn  Room tor rent in Roberts Creek  (unfurnished), $250/mo. Incl. utils.  Rels. please. 6854950.       tin  1 or 2 rooms avail, in N/S house in  Davis Bay, $300/mo./room. 885-  7233. MW  lull deck and lantaslic Howe Sound  view with beach. Jan. '94, $650 t  ulils. N/S. 666-4269. Ww  I & 2 bdrm cottages avail, immed.  N/S. N/P. Free use ol dock and  small lishing boat. Cable included.  Rels. req. From $400/mo. 883-  9569. tins  Nice large waterlront apt. al Secret  Cove. Year round, $550/mo. Call  Hayden 685-9368, lv. mess,   tfn  3 new, permanent/long term RV  sites now ready at Bool Hill RV  Park, $250/mo. 1117 Keith Road, 1  1/2 miies up Cemetery Road, Gibsons. 886-9764 or 220-1526.  tins  Gibsons: 2 bdrm, upper level ol  house, newly painted, hardwood  floors, FP, deck with outstanding  view, W/D, quiet neighbourhood.  Avail. Feb. LRels. req. $700/mo.  Steve 255-9924. Wc  GIBSONS: HOUSES  Three bedroom house, West Gibsons. $850 per month - plus utilities.  Two bedroom town house,  includes all appliances, $625 per  month.  APARTMENTS  One bedroom, side by side duplex,  $400 per month plus utilities.  One bedroom plus den, central  location, $500 per month plus utilities.  Three bedroom apartment, central,  renl includes heal and hot water,  $675.  Three bedroom apartment, central,  rent includes heat and hot water,  $675.  SECHELT: APARTMENTS  One bedroom apartment, $475,  plus utilities.  Two bedroom townhouse, adult  oriented complex, lireplace, washer/dryer, view, $700 plus utilities.  Condo for rent, view. 8854831.  Say "I Love You"  with a personal  Valentine's  Greeting*,*  Compose your own message on this  coupon and bring, mail, fax, or phone it  in to us by 2 pm, Thursday, Feb. 10  Budget Model  1 col x 1/2"  $4  Economy  Model  lcolxl"  $7  Bob. you mean the world  tome.  ***  Love you. Mary eat  Daddy. I love you very  much and hope you'll  always be my Valentine  Love. Muffin  P S Mom loves you too  Choose from 4 sizes  designed to fit  your budget...  Publication date  Monday, February U  Rosie  l love soft kittens fluffy  snowflakes, rainbows,  chocolate cupcakes.  sunny days, good cheer.  butterflies, and of  course, you dear  Larry  Deluxe Model  lcolx2"  $14  Hey,  Rig Spender  Model  lcolx3"  $21  Maggie  Of all the girts I've loved  before  There's none that can  compare  With one who's eyes are  really  Blue and whose face Is  truly fair  -Boris  Print your message here...  !. '-'UV  �����.--:  SSS .w  III' illlll I  0>l) or HHO-2622 (fn\SS6-~ 25)  ���ws,llti.\4M),(iibsttiit,'ll.('. m.V IVO  net. Avail. Jan. 1, Seaview Plaza,  Gibsons. Marie. Glen 886-7016 or  Lome 1-7374081. lln  Landing Unisex Hair Design and  Tanning Salon has space for rent,  oceanview. suitable lor operator ol  personalized seivice or retailers,  rent and service neg. Denise 886-  3916. ��5c  34  Help Wanted  TEACHING POSITION SM to Sky  Outdoor School. Available spring  1994 (part-time seasonal). Require  energetic individual with relevant  teaching degree and experience.  Apply in writing to Box 1792, Gibsons, BC VON IVO. Call 886-2258  lor more information. Mc  This is your best choice. Exc. refs.  available. Call BCI.886-2547.Mc  SKI TUNING - Downhill, SC,  boards and boot filling. 8864921.  Ww  BUSINESS CARDS ��� Exact to your  specifications. Black & white to lull  colour ��� Irom $45. produced locally.  885-9230. ��7w  ment Program needs some wood  en toys painted - can by done al  home.' The Teen Cenlre needs  volunteers lo work Fri. eves, or  weekends with teens, one day per  monlh , in Gibsons.' The Healing  Arts Fair is Jan. 29 at Rockwood  and help is needed with booths.'  Volunteer drivers needed in  Sechell lo transport people to med-  leal appointments both locally and   For inMance p^ have your  In Vancoiver Expenses lully ram-  va|uaMes recorde(j Qn ^ m  bursed. For these and more oppor-       A QfesbrecM 885-3372, Mc  tunlties contact the Volunteer and  Information Centre at 865-5661.  Mw  MARKETING CO-ORDINATOR  A Marketing Co-ordinator is  required for a 3 month project by  the Sechelt and District Chamber  ol Commerce. The successlul  Join Ihe OPTIMIST CLUB to create  applicant will possess excellent  opportunities lor coastal youth,   organizational skills, previous mar-  Lunch meeling Feb. 5 -11 am al  Prontos, Sechelt. Help us make a  difference lodayl Mw  Invitation to Tender  OFFICE MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We require ollice system development/implementation services lor a  new facility. Responsibilities  include clerical, administrative  assistance, reception, include data  entry/document processing and  assistance in desk-top publishing.  This temporary contract requires  flexibility ol lime commitment  according lo our needs estimated  to range Irom a lew hours to 35  hours per week. Applicant must  have their own transportation.  The successful contractor must be  experienced in office organization  and demonstrate expertise in a  wide range ol clerical skills. Ability  to (unction independently in a fast-  paced, energetic environment is  keting experience and the ability to  Interact well with boards and committees. Please submit resume by  Jan. 27 to the Sechelt Chamber ol  Commerce, Box 360, Sechelt, BC  or 5555 Hwy. 101 (Sechelt Indian  Band Complex). Mw  Stall lor Small Mental Health  Facility - Manager: to develop and  maintain program, supervise stall,  liaise with Mental Health professionals, care for residents and  manage facility. Qualifications:  Registered Nurse, psychologist,  occupational therapist, sodal worker or other related discipline. Must  have experience In residential care  lor persons living with a mental ill-  HOME  RENOVATIONS  Specialists In  Additions ��� Carports  Concrete ��� Decks  Doors ��� Windows  Cabinets ��� Finishing  You name Ul  All pro|ects considered.  Fret estimates  Firm prices  Relerences available.  BRUCE FRASER.  ENT.  885-9576  SERVIMG  THE COAST  FOR IS YEARS  GRANT REALTY LTD.  816-3330  tfn  Lower Gibsons duplex, 3 lg.  bdrms., fridge, stove, W/D, F/P,  rels. req. avail. Feb. 1, $800.948-  0364. Mw  Gibsons Bluff watertront 1 bedroom lower suile, all appliances,  lull deck and lantaslic Howe Sound  view wilh beach. Jan. '94. $850 ���  utilities. N/S. 886-4269.        15c  2 bdrm townhome, 4 appl., carport,  covered sundeck, dose to school.  $800/mo. 886-4660. th  j Jttkm.sotattum.dble. car garage,  " avail, feb. 1  Immaculate 2 bdrm. condo wilh  view, basement, garage, Gibsons,  $70O/mo.  NRS SECHELT REALTY  1854093  tin  RVA self supporting, active indririd-  ual with a soft spot for dogs? Gibsons w/front shared house, $480  (ind. ulils.). 886-0779. tfn  Funky day use studio space, seasonal, $120.686-3706. ttn  Mental Health Workers: - to organize and supervise the social,  recreational, and daily living activities ol Ihe residents. Preference  given to Ihose with formal training  and proven competence in the  . ,   ,.,.  _       .    t��� menial health Held,  essential with advanced public p|ease ���,, hand w|jtten covef  relations skills that can manage a m, M resume lnc|uding relef.  wide range ol client inquiries. This ences ,���, Executive aieaot, Sun-  contract will provide Iront-line olfice shine Coas, Home Supporl j^.  services for the Sunshine Coast e|y ^ 2420 seChelt BC WN  Communily Industrial Adjustment 3A0 rjmmK February 7,1994.  Committee, requiring art under- 15,.  standing ol forestry issues and  House deanlng service esp: Blult  lo Lower Gibsons area. 886-3526.  Ww  Income Tax Preparation, $25.  Delivery service available, seniors  discounts. 886-3075. Ww  CATHY'S HOME CLEANING  Experienced house cleaner with  excellent relerences. 886-4660.  Ww  jLOGSTOLUMBIR  PORTAIUIANDSAW  , Mill SKVKI Will ,  | COWTOYOURPROKCTY  TOCUTYOURIOOS.  ���rl��� ����3-Oa70  House cleaning, 2 mature reliable  commitment to the alms ot the  L����Wn9 lor reliable, hardworking  nousecleaners. Call Helen t  organization. person to help in house cleaning  8676 or Janice 886-8X2.    Ww  Interested parties are invited lo lax business. For more into phone  their tenders to 6854195 by Janu- between 8 am and 9 pm, 886-  ary 19,1994. Inquiries should be 4660, ask lor Cathy. Ww  directed to Barbara Whitby, Job g,^^ com^er ,���,  Strategy Coordinator at 685-3705. ,*,,( term employment. Only per-  Office Manager - Full time position ������,amiliar ��* AccPac SimP1)'  in busy reforestation company Accounting lor windows consid-  oroH    Donlu wilh racnma and  Will do French tutoring my home or  yours. Christiane 885-3825. Ww  Home repair or improvement Inside  or out. Reasonable rates, 665-  6396. Ww  ,���        ,         r.���, DO YOU NEED  olfice. Your duties would indude e[ed- fl8P'�� *llh ,e8ume ini  Rubbish removal, wood bucking/  answering the telephone and book- " "  "" "*      '"'  keeping. Computer skills, particularly lanriiaifly with AccPac payroll  phone number to Box 411, c/o splitting, pressure washing, land-  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, scape maintenance, etc. 885-0737.  BC VON 1V0. Ww Mw  estimates 885-9028.  Ww  prpgranihijjily desirable, salaly National  Distribution, Centre  Pruning ��� Gartering, 15 yrs. expe-  negotiable, dependent on skills you requires 2 lull time part time reps,   rionce, Iruit trees a specialty. Free  bring to the it*. Submit resume to: Average income $9-$14/hr. guar-  Whiskeyjack Reforestation Ltd., anteed base. No experience nee-  Box 319, Sechell, BC VON 3A0 Alt: essary, we train. Also Delivery Dn  Tony Greenfield. Phone 685-7869. ver w/own vehicle knows S.C. well  8864690. Ww  ���5c  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or al woik, one on one or  a group. CaH Jell 8868095. tins  The Wharf Restaurant requires a  chel to work approx. 32 hrsJwk.  Exp. in vegetarian cookery  required. To make appt. phone  Jose, 886-7285. ��7w  Storage t Direct Marketing Person Roquked should have some  experience w/bookkeeping or computers and be interested in devel-  3b. Business and  Home Services  CHIPPING AND MULCHING  SERVICE  Turn your brush piles, leaves and  garden waste to chips and mulch  for compost. Quick service, reasonable rates. Nick al 866-2756.  We do bookkeeping at home. 866-  0100 Edwin, alter 6pm 19c  Gibsons Watertront - 2 bdrm. 1 yr.  bid condo w/balcony, fabulous  oping a DIRECT MARKETING  view, 5 appl., intercom entry, NS,   NETW0RK throughout BC. This  N/P, $775.886-6881.  Mc  700 square tl. ollice space lor rent.  Available immediately. Conlact  Denis 886-3705 or 886-3382.  position suitable lor M/F or semi-  retired. Phone 921-9119 or mail  replies to The Warehouse', Box  1286, Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0.  ���5c  37 yr. dd local carpenter, 22 yrs.  experience, seeking P/T work or  small contracts. 6854198.   Mw  SEAMS  Custom quilted decorator cushions, quills. Beautifully cralled Complete renova,ionSi f,nmni  gilts/lundraisers. Also custom RV deckS] ���������,,, lntartor j E���8rJori  andon-boardcurtains/linens.886- Free Estimales, reliable and  nJjj_ ** prompt. David 886-4642.     Ww  PATIO PAL QUALITY WOODWORK  All your patio needs. New, rebuilt,     Home Remodelling, Finishing  relinished, wood or concrete. Free We look al all jobs big or small. For  estimates. Pal Hamilton 886-3306. prompt, quality work at an attord-  Ww  GREEN CUPS  All your lawn and garden care.  Reliable mature person required lo  provide companionship and lighl  m    ��* i        u*a, mi ism bousekeeping duties lor senior  prime"MB**Hwy. 101.1500  ^^^|nfioberlsCrBek ThrM  Uwn^^ fartilzing. rotolilling,  sq. n. Jiuoo. no tnpie nei. 7jr-   hours/aayi 3 dayshwek. S9 per  yard maintenance. Free estimates,  hour. Musl have previous experience, vehicle and valid driver's  licence. Please send resume/references to Box 1161, Gibsons. BC  Mc  able price, call Art Giesbrecht  J8W372 or 885-7169. tfn  tfn  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek hall available. Wheelch air facilities. 865-  2752 or 885-9663. tin  Pal Hamilton 886-3306       Ww  Framing crew avail., competitive  rates, free estimates. 663-2094.  Wc  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE '  AnyJes*  dSsTau 886-4786  COMMERCIAL  Qualified carpenter, new or reno-  1800 sq.ft. warehouse and olfice   Entry level recepliorist/bookkeeper 7a",70ns" ExiT and reliable Pete 2K5 t ST ��&��?*  space, Gibsons industrial basin,   ,equire(). Successful applicant TZa'       *        Jl Gnmes' Fu��V *���"���* �� V"���  should have grade 12 and strong "^ _ experience. Top qutfrty work. 886-  organizational skills: some office, Uwn Garden, fruit tree pruning  computer, and typing exp. is end spraying, garden renovations,  desireable. Submil resume by Jan. retaining walls, hedge trimming.  $900 per month triple nel.  Sechell retail, approx. 900 sq. It.,  Whart St., $1000 incl taxes.  9407.  Mw  Sechelt office space. $450-$750 .  Wilson Creek - warehouse.  $600/iooi. oflices spaces,  $5.50/toot.  IUVOURHANDIMAN   .^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Porches, Additions, Remodelling,  31 io: Box "N", c/o Coasl News,  general cleanup. Call John 686-   Sdariums, No job too small. Bill at  GRANT REALTY LTD.  886-3330  lln  Box 68, Sechelt, BC VON 3A0.Mw   0180.  MONEY!  Self-motivated individuals, own  Iransportation. lor direct commissioned sales. Good earning potential. Phone Mr. Lewis 885-0362.  ���4c  ttn  Warehouse space lor lease. 1500-  3000 sq. tt. Hwy 101. Gibsons. All  lacilities avail, incl. large loading  dock. 885-4193  *  Roberts Creek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7615. tfn  For Renl - Seamount Industrial  Park, light industrial, servioe commerdal, up lo 2,000 sq It, 10' ceiling, heavy wiring. Also 750 sq tt  bay 12' door, mall exposure.  Phone 886-2663 days. 686-9075  eves.        tjn  Small office with streel entrance.  Rent includes heat, lighl and hot  water. Phone 686-4716 or 866-  2806 Mw  5,000 square foot warehouse with  office space, Wilson Creek. Long  term lease desired. NRS, Sechell  Realty Ltd. 885-9093. ttn  Excellent Income1 $200-$500  weekly. Assemble products at  home, lully guaranleed, no expert-  ence. Call 1-504-641-1114, exl.  H1239,24hrs. Mw  Tnird Coast Theatre and ice painting project seek agent lor representation to national and international audiences. Must be self-sufficient. Volunteer experience preferred. A love tor the arts essential  Generous remuneration. Upon  booking, will train. Send resume to  or phone 886-3634. Ww  Irvines Landing marina 1 pub,  experienced cook. Contact Wayne  883-1145. ttn  Assemble light products at home.  Excel, income, easy work. Call lor  directory. 24 hrs. (604) 623-2380  ext. A74. ttn  Licensed electrician, by the hour or  conlrad. 885-4845. Wc  NEED DECORATING  ASSISTANCE?  Colour coordinating, custom blinds,  linishing details, design problem  solving, custom sewing, eg. bed  ensembles, valances, home protects. Call me I'm reliable and  886-0380 or 24 hr. pager 1 -977-  6502.6660664. tfn  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured. Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates 885-2109.  ttn  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  ^^^^^^^^^^ RENOVATIONS  ready lo help. Cheryl law ��� Dsco-  Wallpaper, paint, carpentry, draft-  rating Consultant 186-7372. ��5c    ing. Iree estimates. Relerences  available. 686-3463.  tins  From A to Z. small or large construction, additions, decks, fences,  renovations to Zigguarl. Sleen  Henriksen. Pager 885-5111. Mw  Restorations and renovations, carpenter with 35 years experience.  Call Joe 886-9257. Mc  Seaway Construclion Backhoe  Service. Good rates, no job too  small. Call Bruce 685-0621.  Mc  Kitchens and bathrooms, renovations specialist Ouality workmanship, lair prices. Fast, Iree estimates. References available.  Bonded, insured. Call Donn 885-  3557. MC  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  shower panels, CSA approved  Free estimates. Tom Sealy 883  2978. tfn  COASTLINE FENCING  Wooden* Chain Link  FtflMIQ  Call alter 6pm 886-2215 Bob tfns  Typing service - reasonable rates  886 9346 att 6pm Wc Coast News, January 24, 1994  21  ephemera  remember when  5 YEARS AGO  A settlement said to be the largest so far this school year in BC  assures there will be no teacher strike here in School District 46.  Salary increases of 14 percent over a two and a half year period will  bring Sunshine Coast school teachers more in line with the rest of the  province.  Construction of the new Halfmoon Bay elementary school is progressing close to schedule and it should be ready for its official opening in September.  When completed it will be the most modern school in the area and  will have a unique community school concept. Close to 100 children  are expected to register al the five-room school.  10 YEARS AGO  A cross-country and downhill ski development was the goal for  the Tannis Lake area above Sechelt visited by a group of local and  provincial government representatives.  The motto of Minor Hockey Week Jan. 21-28 was 'minor hockey  is for the players.'  The Russ Hatcher rink of Bruce Assman, Lex Morris and Glen  Hanchar beat the Mike Clement rink to win the Men's Club Bonspiel.  Ken Dalgleish and Donna Shugar of Roberts Creek were off to  Nicaragua as volunteers.  36. Work Wanted     ��� 37. Child Care 137  Child Care  15 YEARS AGO  The Great Chieftain of the Puddin Race, the haggis, is piped in by  Tom Richardson and carried by Moe Girard al Ihe Burns supper at the  Gibsons Legion hall last Saturday.  The Public Utilities Committee received a letter from the Gibsons  Wildlife Club at the committee meeting, concerning the effect on  Chapman Creek water supply of silting caused by the logging operation in the area.  20 YEARS AGO  A spectacular rainbow was based offshore at Keals Island. It presented a complete arc across to Elphinstone Mountain slope and  according to oldtimers "the like has never been seen before."  35 YEARS AGO  A surprise shower for Diana Wheeler was held at her home when  friends and co-workers called lo honour the popular bride-to-be.  The 1959 New Year baby born on the Sunshine Coasl was Shawn  Allan Cotteral.  45 YEARS AGO  III health forced Dr. F. Inglis to resign as president of Elphinstone  Cooperative Association.  Eric Inglis was elected in his place. J. Kullander, Robert Bums and  A.E. Ritchey were elected directors.  Watch  for our  VARIETY  Sale&  January  Specials  FOODS  ��  NATUREWORKS ���*ZCre?Jm> plazB  Nutrition Centre Inc.  ZnZow  RUBBISH REMOVAL 2 yr. old eager to share his happy  Yard cleanup, light moves, odd home with others, conies complete  jobs, quick, friendly service. 886- with patient mom. Granthams,  9694,328-1811 cell. ��6c refs. 8660026. ��5c  French woman, 48 yrs., desires  live-in job as nanny. Will cook and  clean. Avail. March 1 or sooner.  Exc. rels. 885-5396 ask for  Mc  Secretary lor general olfice work,  WP5.1 word processing and others. Available until mid-April for  temporary assignments or projects. Call Valerie 886-9407. ��4w  New homes renovation, additions,  by hour or contract. Call 686-3107.  #4c  Experienced, reliable watchman:  nights, weekends or days. Wages  negotiable, $40-50 lor up to 12 hr.  shilt, 885-5937 lv. mess, lor site  56. ��4c  Ceramic tile, parquet, wallpaper,  call 886-8934. tin  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or al work, one on one or  a group Call Jell 886-8095.  tins  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton truck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. tins  Yard cleanup, dump runs, seniors  discount. 885-4706. ��4w  25'years experienced carpenter  and painter. Jm 886-7177.   ��4w  Experienced childcare worker, will  do P/T care, my home in W.  Sechelt. 885-0966. ��4c  Babysitter needed lor two girls,  ages 3 & 1 in our home. 2 hall  days per week. Refs req. 886-  4821. Wc  Mother ol one will sit for your child  (under 18 mos.), Mon.-Fri., days  only, begin Jan. 15. 885-0950  Rachel. Un  Daycare required, Davis Bay. 2  families require 1 caregiver in our  home: 2 wksJmo. lor 15 mo. dd; 3  days/wk. lor 10 mo. old. 885-9027  alt. 5pm. f 5c  Daycare, my home, Mon. - Fri.,  Garden Bay. Rels. 883-2558  Jeanette. #5w  L'ECOLE PASSEPARTOUT  French Immersion playgroup  openings lor 4-year-olds. Introduce  your preschooler to Ihe French  language Ihrough play, games,  crafts, stories and music. Contact  Denise 685-6466 or L'ecole Passe  Partout 885-5855.   Ha.  Like-minded, creative person,  health conscious, NO TV, lor 3  year old, Roberts Creek, 3 - 5  mornings weekly, Use. 685-2858.  Me  Childcare avail, part-lull time.  Exper. w/refs. Nanci 8854805.16c  38. Business  Opportunities  An entrepreneur's dream come  true! Environmentally Iriendly, lop  of the line, consumable, personal  and pet care products. Great professional endorsements. Call 1-  800-999-9561 ext. 211.       ��4w  Is a Mary Kay Business right lor  you? For a no obligation interview  that could change your life call  Yvonne 686-4643. #5c  MORTAGES - Improve your  investments and Income, contact  Box 410, c/o Box 460, Coast  News, Gibsons, BC VON IV0.��5c  Small affordable franchise. House  sitting and pet care service, pre-  established clientele, flexible  hours. Call Sharon 885-2228. ss  Buy,  sell,  trade,  collect the  whole set!  ...in the  COAST  NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  Unemployed?  ��� Due to layoffs or cutbacks?  ��� Considering retraining or a new career?  ��� Need help in deciding what to do next?  Options:  Is a 12-week Career Exploration program,  offering:  ��� Assessments of occupational skills  /interests  ��� Current labour market information  ��� Job search skills  ��� English upgrading  ��� Career exploration information/placements  ��� Introduction to computers  This program is fully funded by Canada  Employment. You musl be eligible to  receive U.I. benefits or social assistance.  Classes start Monday, February 14,1994.  Call now for an appointment -  885-9310 or 885-3814  5627 Inlet Avenue ��� Sechelt, B.C. VON SAO  WW*  eZmesw  Put your Valentine in the  Coast News.  Sec our ad in the classifed section for details.  NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT to  Ihe REPAIRERS LIEN ACT.  NOTICE is hereby given lhat lha  1976 JEEP CHEROKEE, DUALP,  serial IJ8M16NN05921. owned  by Walter Grant Bamsdale ot P.O.  Box 691, Gibsons, B.C.. and held  by Walt's Towing and Automotive  Services. RR 12. S3. C17. 694  Hwy. 101. Gibsons. B.C.. loran  outstanding debt in the amount ol  Si .045.93. will be sold at a public  sale at 10:00 a.m. on January 24.  1994 al Wall's Towing and Automotive Services. 694 Highway  101, Gibsons. B.C. Mc  NOTICE TO  CREDITORS  IN THE MATTER  OF THE ESTATE  OF STEVE PAJOR  aka STEVE  ERNEST PAJOR  All parties having  claims against the  said Estate are  required to forward  particulars of same to  the law firm ol  CHRISTOPHER K.  WINGHAM LAW  CORPORATION,  Solicitor lor the  Personal  Representative, at  P.O. Box 1489,  Vanderhoof, British  Columbia, VOJ 3A0,  on or before the 25  day ol February, 1994  after which date  claims filed may be  paid without reference  to any claims ol which  the Personal  Representative then  has no knowledge.  Personal  Representative, by:  CHRISTOPHER K.  WINGHAM, her  solicitor   APPLICATION FOR A  PERMIT UNDER THE  PROVISIONS OF THE  WASTE MANAGEMENT  ACT (Air)  This application is to be  filed with the Regional  Waste Manager at 15326-  103A Avenue, Surrey,  British Columbia V3R7A2.  "Any person who may be  adversely affected by the  discharge or storage ol the  waste may within 30 days  from the last date of  posting under section 3 (a)  or publication, sen/ice or  display under section 4.  write to the manager  stating how he is affected.'  Preamble - The purpose of  this application Is to  provide a central land  clearing debris burning site  service for the Qibsons  area using an air curtain  Incinerator.  1. We, Fiedler Bros.  Contracting Ltd. ol P.O.  Box 279, 700 Payne Rd..  Gibsons, British Columbia  hereby apply for a permit  to discharge or emit  contaminants Irom burning  land clearing debris using  an ABC type air curtain  incinerator located at  Fiedler Bros. Gravel Pit,  Gllmour Road, Gibsons,  B.C. and give notice of  application to all persons  affected.  2. The land upon which the  treatment works will be  located Is Block 4, Plan  4583, District Lot 1657,  except plan part of 11413  and 12643.  3. This discharge will be  located at same.  4. The rate of discharge Is  (dry basis): Maximum  3.054 tonnes/year: - land  clearing debris: (Estmated)  The operating period  during which the  contaminants will be  discharged is continuous/  3 days per month/24 hours  per day.  5. The characteristics of  the contaminants discharged are as follows: Land  clearing debris.  6. The type ol treatment to  be applied is burning  forced air curtain.  7. Dated this 21 st day of  December. 1993  Fiedler Bros. Contracting  Ltd.. Telephone No. 886-  2663 Contact person Ken  Fiedler  A copy of this application  was posted at the site in  accordance with the  Waste Management  Regulations on December  21.1993.  3 v n 9 n i r*. e     v w #�� �� ���      ��s \  LWMMM  ROYAI   11RRAC.ES BUIIDING    S4/7 WHARt  RO.    SECHELT, B.C.   ���   BOX 800   VON 3AO  MONDAY, JANUARY 24,1994  UPCOMING?WEETINC$  Sunshine Coast Recreation Commission (Bike Path)  Tuesday, lanuary 25th at 7:00 p.m.  Forest Advisory Committee  Wednesday, lanuary 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, January 27th at 7:30 p.m.  Sunshine Coast Recreation Commission  Tuesday, February 1st at 7:00 p.m.  Sunshine Coast Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee  Wednesday, February 2nd at 1:30 p.m.  West Howe Sound Recreation Advisory Commission  Wednesday, February 2nd at 7:30 p.m. at Chaster House  Public Utilities Committee  Thursday, February 3rd at 2:00 p.m.  DOCTACS  1994 DOC TAGS NOW AVAILABLE.  Buy your tag before the end of February for $5 and avoid the penally.  'Price doubles as of March 1 .*  Dog tags available at the following locations:  ��� S.C.R.D., 5477 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ��� Town of Cibsons, 474 S. Fletcher St., Cibsons  ��� The Dog Control Officer  (As per SCRD Bylaw No. 314,  1987, all dogs in Areas B  (Halfmoon Bay), D (Roberts  Creek), E (Elphinstone) and F  (West Howe Sound) require  dog tags.)  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  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.  "Roberts Creek Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 375,1990"  In general terms, the purpose of Bylaw No. 375 is to adopt a new Official Community Plan, to establish goals, objectives and policies respecting the  form and character of existing and proposed land use and sen/icing requirements in the Roberts Creek Plan Area which is the area of lands that is the  subject of the bylaw and which is shown on the following map.  PLAN ANE A BOUNDARY  GEORGIA  The Plan establishes goals, objectives and policies for the Community Environment, the Physical Environment, Development Permit Areas, Commercial,  Tourist Commercial and Industrial land uses, Residential and Country Residential land uses, including residential densities, Parks and Recreation uses,  Institutional uses, Water Service facilities, Sewage and Solid Waste Disposal, Public Utilities, the Major Road Network and Transportation.  The public hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, lanuary 30, 1994 in Ihe Roberts Creek Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. All  persons who deem their interest in property to be affected by the proposed Bylaw shall he afforded an opportunity to be heard on matteis contained  therein.  The above is a synopsis of the Bylaw and is not deemed to be an interpretation of Ihe bylaw. Bylaw No. 375 and associated documents and 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 8:1X1 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., fram lanuary 17th up to and including lanuary 28,1994.  Mr. L jardine Sunshine Coast Regional District  Secretary Box 81X1, Sechell, B.C. VON 3A0  HOURS ; MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 8:00AM TO S:00PM, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM 22  Coast News, January 24, 1994  news  T  Elphinstone cutblock experiments a go  by Darah Hansen  A community's protest to save a second-  growth stand of trees in Roberts Creek has  ended in defeat.  The eight-hectare stand of primarily Douglas Fir located off Grauman Road, Roberts  Creek, fell under the axe early last fall after  communily groups working with the area's  Local Resource Use Plan (LRUP) failed to  receive the foresl service's cooperation in  holding Ihe experimental projeci until a  complete foresl use plan was in place.  Two of Ihe communily groups, Ihe  Roberts Creek Communily Association and  Concerned Coast Residents, left Ihe LRUP  table in June claiming frustration after the  forestry service announced Ihe experiment  Gibsons  seeks  waterfront  Park  design  ideas  Design consultant wanled ���  landscape contractors prefered.  The Gibsons Landing Waterfront Park Committee met Jan.  6 to discuss who should be  selected to design a park for Ihe  approximately 1.6-acre site,  located between Gower Point  Road and the inner harbour.  In the end, it was decided to  farm out the $I5,000-$20,000 '  project to bidders who must  submit proposals to municipal  planner Susan Slralis by Jan. 28  However, interested parties  should know there's a long list  of requirements and background  that go along with the project.  For instance, there was a  November 1993 open house  that featured about 50 local residents chipping in ideas of what  they would like to see the park  become and from that session, a  list of preferences was compiled  by Stratis.  Included in that list of preferences, outlined in the 'request  for proposals,' are such  demands as these: "The park is  to become the centre of Ihe  community, not a tourist's park;  multiple uses are supported, but  not as sports activity or other  organized events; must be noncommercial; compatible with its  natural surroundings; it should  acknowledge the Gibsons heritage and history; emphasize the  water, foreshore, fish and  wildlife; be accessible to all citizens; use nalural and indigenous plants and species, and  make use of the nalural characteristics of the land; the park  and foreshore should compliment each other and flow  together; any essential public  facilities must be unobtrusive;  sight lines lo Ihe bay...preserved: sealing should conform  lo Ihe nalural landscape of Ihe  park; use for performing arts  was supported bul no permanent slruclures; craft and art as  occasional or special function  events; natural play areas."  The waterfront park committee has also compiled a host of  other pertinent information that  a designer would require, such  as geotechnical constraints, a  site survey, access and parking  details, use of adjoining waler-  lot recommendations and servicing information.  "There's obviously a lot of  work gone inlo it." said Gibsons  mayor F.ric Small after reviewing the request for proposals  and before council agreed lo  accept the "terms of reference"  set aside for bidders.  Anyone interested in more  information is urged to conlact  Susan Stratis at the town office.  Brighten  Someone's Day...  (or rain on their parade)  with  Classified Ads  For $7.50,  JS"--SS\  you can   /SSSgi  =2��SU  addthe   Iii2~_  Sunshine or Showers  symbol to your daislfled ad.  Express yoursdfl  886-2622 Of 885-3930  would go ahead outside the LRUP process.  A final prolesi was staged at the cutblock  site last July wilh over 100 coasl residents  turning out to voice their disapproval of the  plan. The block, east of Roberts Creek, was  chosen last June as part of a forest service  experimental research project.  The trees were approximately 80 years  old.District foresl manager Greg Hemphill  said Friday the culling, described as extended rotation, "turned out really well."  Hemphill said windy weather late in Ihe  year has caused some excess blowdown but  "that was nol unexpected,"  The Grauman road cutblock is Ihe first in  a series experiments to be carried out under  Ihe silvicultural project.  Other methods lo be tested in the experiment include clearcut and modified shelter-  wood techniques. The second round of  experimentation will be carried out on  approximately three eight-hectare units in  the Mount Elphinstone area in 1995.  Officials al the forest service say the dala  collected from Ihis project will likely determine the future of small business plans for  this and other like areas.  Researchers working with the project will  be studying effects of forestry treatments on  hydrology, animal habitat and soil degradation. Economic viability will also be studied.  Meanwhile, Hemphill said the Mount  Elphinstone LRUP process will continue this  year.  isipeliaii)  i      i  Profession    Carpet  "/  dpholstery/&    j  Bare^loor/Cleoning .  'iVo-wut-flooiy  Terrazzo, Marble  hDepcnd-bleServl^       2��3C    J  to the entire Coast for  overt 1 years  885-5011  ":iiV  ^  Ml4i  Jlelp>*Vo  Make y04^i  Jlowie a Jlome  fou  THE STRENGTH OF  DANIEL'S  IS IN ITS TEAM.  ^ INTRODUCING AN OLD  FRIEND AND A  NEW PLAYER  ROBERT  HONEY  ���''IWili  5*>  Robert brings to Daniel's Interiors 13  years' experience in the decorating  field including:  ��� Surface Coatings  (specifying type and colour)  ��� Certified Wallcoverings Consultant  ��� Draperies and Window  Coverings Designer  Robert began in the family-owned  business in Squamish. 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