USA - HOLLYWOOD KING BRASS BED, $300USD obo; solid oak entertainment center, TV opening 28"Dx44"Wx79"H, $175USD obo; Jazzy 600 Power Chair, never been used, with two Heavy Duty batteries and piggyback automatic lift that fits in vehicle, bought for $7000USD, sell for $4600USD obo. 208-882-2528 after 3pm.
BEAVER VALLEY MANOR RENTAL SUITES: Affordable comfort for seniors 55+, references required. All applicants subject to approval upon receipt of references and in person interview by Board. Applications available at 24 Laurier, Fruitvale, B.C. Inquiries 250-367-7612, 250-367-9334.
KASLO HOUSING SOCIETY Housing Coordinator, a resource for residents of Kaslo & RDCK Area D, offering information regarding concerns and the opportunities related to secure and affordable housing. Office hours: Tuesdays, 1-3pm; Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9am-12pm or by appointment. #23, The Langham, Kaslo, 250-353-8363.
LOWER KASLO, 1BDR RENTAL SUITE: Close to the beach, w/d in suite, nonsmoking property, np, references required, available immediately, suitable for tidy, quiet tenant, $725/mo. +utilities. Call 250-353-2627.
*HARDWOOD FLOORS WHOLESALE: Solid 3¼"x3/4" or Engineered. 6ply top wear, 2mm, 5" wide prefinished aluminum oxide, smooth or brushed, $4.59/sq.ft. PLT. Available in 6"-7½"-8¾" wide, infloor heat compatible. 25yr guarantee. Plus much more at Juan's, 1503 Hwy 3A, Thrums (Castlegar), Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm. 250-399-6377, 250-304-7466.
2 YOUNG LADS would like to thank all the people and businesses that supported us in our bottle business over the past 7 years. We have moved on to "real" jobs so are no longer doing pick-ups. We hope you can find another keen kid to take your refundables away. Thank you, Ty & Reegan.
ALLIGATOR PIE CATERING: Feeding the Kootenays since 2000! From weddings to business meetings & everything in between. Award-winning service. Like us on Facebook to see what's cooking! 250-352-6115, www.apcatering.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLEWOOD MASSAGE THERAPY: Paul Chernoff, Registered Massage Therapist, injury related treatments, deep tissue therapy, ICBC, RCMP, VA, MSP. Appointments, please call 250-365-7752. 785 Silverbirch Lane, in the Oglow Subdivision, Castlegar.
AROMA DIFFUSERS: We have the largest selection of aroma diffusers and organic essential oils in the Kootenays. Diffusers make a perfect holiday gift for anyone, anytime. Come check us out! ISIS ESSENTIALS, 582 Ward St, Nelson, BC. Open Monday-Friday 11am-6pm & Saturday 12-5:30pm. We're also online at www.isis.ca
AT PACKRAT ANNIE'S you'll find new releases from Eric Clapton "Happy Xmas", his first Christmas album ever, and a lot more on vinyl and CD! Plus 25,000+ used books. 411 Kootenay St, Nelson. 250-354-4722.
BOIL WATER NOTICE for Fletcher Creek Improvement District water users. Please inform all renters & guests. FCID has a moratorium on all connections until further notice. Visit www.fletchercreekwater.com
CANADIAN MADE HOT TUBS! New & used softubs, service & spa chemicals, including low CI Nature2. Serving all the West Kootenay. Call Kootenay Springs Softub, 250-354-8557 in Riondel, www.softubcanada.com
CASTLEGAR & DISTRICT HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SOCIETY GIFT SHOP: Located at 709-10th St, 250-304-1274. Only Shop in Castlegar for new infants' & children's clothing, Monday to Friday, 10am-2pm. TREASURE SHOP: Located at 210-11th Ave, 250-365-7317. Great place to shop for the entire family! Good used clothing, footwear, housewares, craft items, books, games, sports and furniture. Monday to Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10am-4pm. www.castlegarhospitalauxiliary.org
CHRISTMAS EXPRESS! Non-stop from Nelson to Vancouver December 21 & 28. Non-stop from Vancouver to Nelson December 22 & 29 $115+gst per seat, each way. Queen City Shuttle & Charters. www.kootenayshuttle.com.
CHRISTMAS HOURS AT THE TREEHOUSE! We will be open daily for breakfast at 6:30am and close at 3pm, and open every Friday night till 7pm. WE WILL BE CLOSED for holidays on Dec. 25, 26, 2018 and Jan. 1, 2019. Visit our website www.kaslotreehouse.com - The Treehouse Restaurant at the heart of Front St, Kaslo. Dine in or take-away! Happy Holidays Everyone! 250-353-2955.
CHRISTMAS SALE - 50% OFF Les Weisbrich Limited Edition Prints FROM Nov. 27 to Dec. 21 ONLY. Also Receive a 25% off Coupon for Custom Picture Framing of Les's prints valid till June 30, 2019. To view see www.hummingbirdgalley.ca or call 205-352-6127.
GIFT GIVING JUST GOT EASIER! Give Chamber Cash to family, friends, clients and employees as gifts this holiday season. Chamber Cash is accepted the same as cash at participating Kaslo & Area D Chamber businesses and organizations. Recipients have more choice while supporting local businesses. Purchase Chamber Cash at the Adventure Centre, 344 Front St. For more info go to www.kaslochamber.com
GIFTS THAT KEEP GIVING: This Christmas give the gift of health, beauty & an abundance of joy. Aroma jewellery, natural perfume, hand crafted diffusers, sensual body treats & a whole lot more. ISIS ESSENTIALS, 582 Ward St, 1 block up from Baker in Nelson, BC. Open Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm & Saturday 12-5:30pm, closed Sundays. Shop 24/7 at www.isis.ca
HARROP-PROCTER FOREST PRODUCTS will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 23 to Jan. 6. We will be reopening at our regular hours on Monday, Jan. 7. We are regularly open from 8am-4:30pm Monday to Friday, and 9am-3pm on Saturday throughout the winter season.
IT'S NOT ALWAYS EASY TO SPOT PHONE/EMAIL SCAMS, and new ones are invented every day. If you suspect that you may be a target of fraud/scam, or if you have already sent funds, don't be embarrassed...you're not alone. If you would like to report a fraud/scam or if you need more information, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or www.antifraudcentre.ca
K.O.R.T.S. NORDIC SKI REGISTRATION: Youth class ages 6 and up, Dec. 11 & 12, 2:30-4pm, JVH KORTS storage area (outside primary playground). Program cost, $45; ski rental $25 (+damage deposit). Bring child with to be sized for gear. More info? see posters around town. Adult ski class also available.
KOOTENAY CURRENCY EXCHANGE for all your foreign currency needs. Better than bank rates when buying or selling US dollars. Canadian Gold and Silver Maple Leaf coins in stock. Visit 715 Vernon St, Nelson, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Call 250-354-1441.
KOOTENAY CURRENCY EXCHANGE for all your foreign currency needs. Better than bank rates when buying or selling US dollars. Canadian Gold and Silver Maple Leaf coins in stock. Visit 715 Vernon St, Nelson, Call 250-354-1441.
MARKETING 101: THE MORE PEOPLE YOU TELL, THE MORE YOU SELL! Tap into the market south of our border! Expand your market into Spokane and Coeur d'Alene and reach thousands of new readers, cost effectively! Place your classified ad in the Pennywise and for only $10 more per week, your ad will appear in both the Spokane Exchange and the Coeur d'Alene Nickel's Worth papers - all 64,000 of them! Expand your market and grow your business! Call Pennywise today 1-800-663-4619.
OVERBURDENED WITH DEBT? G.Moroso & Associates, Licensed Insolvency Trustee, situated locally, offers friendly, confidential services to help with financial problems. Call Anna, 250-365-1035 for a free consultation.
PRESCRIPTION ORTHOTICS - KOOTENAY INTEGRATED HEALTH: Examination and gait analysis provided to diagnose foot, knee, hip and spinal pain, 1020 Columbia Ave, Castlegar. Phone 250-365-3365 Dr. David Bzdel, DC, www.kootenayintegrated.com
RIVER'S PLACE, CASTLEGAR, a support group offering friendship, understanding and hope to parents who have experienced failed pregnancy/loss of a child. First contact is hard, but please reach out to us. 250-608-1013 cell, email@example.com
SALE: HARROP-PROCTER FOREST PRODUCTS has 1" Birch available, approx 1000 board feet(FBM). Mixed live edge and square edge, random width, random length. Currently stored on stickers and considered air dried. Moisture content will range from 12-17%. Regular price $5.25/FBM, asking $3.50/FBM. Sale ends Dec. 22! Call HPFP at 250-551-5452 for more details and to arrange pick up.
SELKIRK TRUSS can provide all your custom trusses for your reno or new build. Visit our website www.selkirktruss.com and get the answers to many of your questions. Selkirk Truss, 2894 Sentinel Rd, South Slocan. 250-359-7000.
VIDEO, FILM, AUDIO TO DIGITAL: Transfers & conversions of videotape, audiotape & movie film. TMTV Studios, Nelson BC. Serving Canada & USA since 1980. www.digitalvideolab.ca Toll free: 1-800-824-TMTV (8688), email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WANT MORE CLASSICANADIAN CROSSWORDS? Sign up and you'll get a fresh new puzzle emailed straight to you! New puzzle every Wednesday, for subscribers only. www.ClassiCanadianXwords.ca. Barb Olson, 250-551-7441.
WANTED TO RENT: Prefer small cabin on- or off-grid, or may consider renting room in private rural home for long term lease beginning spring 2019 (May/June). I'm a single male, quiet, clean, respectful, responsible, nonsmoker, nondrinker, no pets, excellent references; willing to contribute to care taking and upkeep of property. Text/call 867-222-1280, thank you.
2008 AUDI A5: Low mileage, super clean, and tonnes of fun! 108,000km, 265hp V6, 6spd manual transmission, leather seats, Bang & Olufsen sound system, Nav system, backup camera, Audi OEM rubber mats, no accidents & no acid, winter and summer tires all on Audi rims, $12,000. Call or text David 250-512-1472.
(re)FRESH ECO-CLEANING is taking on new clients beginning January 2019! Reserve your space now. A professional, reliable eco-friendly cleaning company that will leave your home, business or building sparkling! Serving thousands of happy Nelson and West Kootenay clients for 8 years. Fully insured, employee bonded and WCB certified. Fantastic references. Weekly, Biweekly, occasional, deep or one-time move in/out cleans. Gift certificates available! A great gift for new parents, birthdays and for loved ones who have fallen ill. Let us support you! For more info please visit www.refreshcleaning.ca
BELLISSIMA HOME CLEANING SERVICE: Nelson, Balfour, Castlegar. Licensed, professional high quality residential cleaning. Green cleaning products, free consultations! Owner/proprietor operated. Gift certificates available. Contact 250-354-9767, email@example.com, or Bellissima Home Cleaning Service on Facebook.
GARBAGE CAN DAN JUNK REMOVAL: Full estate clean-outs, household, campers, trailers, motorhomes, commercial, construction waste, furniture, agricultural waste, appliances, garage clean-outs. Anything you need gone quick! "Cleaning up the Kootenays." 250-226-7569.
JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER with 30+ years experience. Providing small renovation jobs in the Castlegar area. Clean & tidy. Done right the first time. Reasonable rates. Call Roland, 306-690-8536 or email RDR@shaw.ca
KOOTENAY WASTE SERVICES: Commercial/residential garbage & recycling pickup, roll off bins. Serving Castlegar, Nelson, Slocan Valley, Kaslo to Meadow Creek, and everywhere in between. See the full service map or sign up on our website at www.kootenaywaste.com
RHONDA RUSTON Q.C. LAWYER, NOTARY: Bringing more than 30yrs experience to the Kootenays. Providing accessible, affordable legal services regarding Real Estate and other property matters, Wills, Advanced Care/Incapacity Planning, Probate, General Business, Family Dispute Resolutions. Call 250-353-2028. 2nd Floor, 404 Front St, Kaslo. www.RustonLaw.ca
TAP INTO THE MARKET SOUTH OF OUR BORDER! Expand your market, and reach new readers - cost effectively! Expand your market into Spokane and Coeur d'Alene and reach thousands of new readers, cost effectively! Place your classified ad in the Pennywise and for only $10 more per week, your ad will appear in BOTH the Spokane Exchange and the Coeur d'Alene Nickel's Worth - all 64,000 of them! Expand your market and grow your business! Call Pennywise today 1-800-663-4619.
A&A PAINTING LTD. 32 YRS IN BUSINESS: Professional and best service guaranteed. Booking our Winter interior work! Call now 250-354-9015 Nelson; 250-304-5237 Castlegar; 250-368-1044 Trail. www.aapainting.ca
CLELAND ROOFING & REPAIRS: 27yrs experience, 20yrs certified. Certified roofers are the only way to get your manufacturer's warranty, 10yr transferable warranty. Old-fashioned service. Call 250-367-9380.
ELECTRICAL SERVICES from Ainsworth to Howser by the most experienced team in the area. Call Scarlett's Electric for residential & commercial repair, renovation or new construction, also solar & microhydro. 250-353-2563.
*AAATREEWORKSNELSON.COM BY WYLEE WORKS INC: Serving the West Kootenay since 2005. WCB Certified Fallers, ISA Arborists, WCB & Commercially Insured. Selective Harvesting, Hazardous Tree Removal, Professional Tree Care and Wildfire Protection, with a Tree Chipper, 14' Dumper Trailer and 4x4 John Deere Tractor w/12,000lb Winch. Call Wylee, 250-551-4672.
*GLACIER VALLEY TREE CARE: Local danger tree professionals. Utility certified lift trucks. Whole tree chippers. Stump grinding. Pruning. Landclearing. Selective logging. Certified arborists, fallers, assessors. Free same day assessment and advice. Jim Sipkes 24yrs experience. 250-304-3774. Jim@glaciertree.com
COLUMBIA TREE SERVICES/SIMS CONTRACTING LTD: Call Pat Sims for a free estimate for 60' bucket truck, chipping, climbing/rigging, stump grinding, soil delivery. Certified, Insured, WorkSafe. Thousands of satisfied customers since 1980. 250-367-7939.
NEUROFEEDBACK NELSON: 517 Baker. Neurofeedback addresses problems of brain dysregulation including concussion, anxiety-depression spectrum, attention deficits, behaviour disorders, stroke, various sleep disorders, headaches, PMS, emotional disturbances, seizures, ADD and autism spectrum. 10yrs experience working with Neurofeedback. Call/email for more info, 250-825-0105, firstname.lastname@example.org Certified by EEG Institute, www.eeginfo.com
1/2 DUPLEX, FRUITVALE: Built in 1998, totally updated. High efficiency gas furnace, newer gas hot water tank, gas fireplace, ss appliances, upstairs kitchen, summer kitchen in basement w/solid maple cabinets, 2bdr up, 1 den down, 2030sq.ft. finished, roof only a few years old, no strata fees, $265,000. 250-368-7963.
USA - REMODELED 3BDR, 2 BATH HOUSE OUTSIDE KELLOGG, ID: Price lowered to $117,000USD. Motivated seller! Oak floors, professionally installed closet organizers, unfinished basement, new well pump, large lot big enough for shop, borders year-round creek. Contact Marci Ransom, West Valley Realty, 208-660-9095.
MIKE'S TIRE AND AUTO, BALFOUR: Still offering winter tire specials, rebates. No long lines in Balfour...fast friendly service. Choose your local service provider for that preferred customer treatment. Here for all your service needs. 250-551-4162.
2013 TOYOTA TACOMA 4X4: Double-cab, standard, 170,000km, Custom canopy, one lady owner, regularly serviced, new brakes, new windshield, TRD sport and tow/haul package, Nautical blue, $24,000. 250-354-2833, 250-265-0033.
ALL PLAY PET CARE & ADVENTURES: Socialize your dog in a supervised, friendly environment. B&B open 7 days a week. Healthy dog food & supplies. www.allplay.ca, Castlegar. 250-365-2886, email@example.com
JOIN THE VALLICAN WHOLE COMMUNITY CHOIR at their Annual Holiday Concert and Seasonal Sing-along! On Sunday, Dec. 16 from 3-5pm, the Vallican Whole Community Choir invites you to join voices with our harmonic singers, directed by Sharon Lang. Our seasonal sing-along is a seven-year tradition of community spirit! We will provide mulled apple cider and goodies at this festive occasion. Admission is by donation. It is a family affair and supervised children are welcome. The Grassroots Grammas will also be there with their annual Christmas decoration fundraiser for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Decorations and home baking will be for sale. The Vallican Whole Community Centre is located at 3762 Little Slocan South Rd. See you there!
K.O.R.T.S./TRAILBLAZERS WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION: Dec. 21, 4-6pm at the Unity Bridge. Free hot chocolate & apple cider. Fire barrels to keep warm. Tarped area & Unity Bridge for cover if it rains or snows. Lantern walk 5:45pm to Lighthouse beach. Parking in Village Maintenance Yard. EVERYONE IS WELCOME.
NORTH KOOTENAY LAKE ARTISTS: Show your work at HANK's Annual Salon of the Arts, opening Friday, Jan. 4, 7pm. One piece per artist, drop off Wednesday, Jan. 2 from 10am-12pm at the Langham. Phone 250-366-4454.
THE HOLIDAYS CAN BE HECTIC! Join us at the Kaslo & District Public Library for 'All She Wants For Christmas is a Nap'- Ladies Holiday Story Time, Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7pm. A relaxing evening listening to vintage Christmas audio stories, drinking hot apple cider, and eating cookies. Come late, prepare nothing, bring nothing (except maybe your knitting and a blanket). There will also be festive holiday tags to colour, if that's your jam.
WHOLE SCHOOL BLUE MOON COFFEE HOUSE FUNDRAISER! Saturday, Dec. 8. 5:30pm-10pm at the Vallican Whole Community Centre! Music, Indian dinner, bake sale, & silent auction. Admission $3 (kids 12 and under free). Dinner, $12/adult; $6/child. No alcohol please. Call 250-226-7737 for info.
ALVIN (BOE) BOJEY, March 18, 1959 to November 22, 2018. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Boe, a dad, son, brother, uncle, and dear friend. Boe is now with the love of his life Dorothy, and will forever be in our hearts. We will have a celebration of life in spring 2019 (date to be announced).
OBITUARY AND IN MEMORIAM DISPLAY ADS placed in Pennywise may be viewed by friends and family members worldwide at www.pennywiseads.com/obit Your loved one will also be included in our year-end remembering video of the 'notices of passing' that were published in Pennywise that year. (Please note, this website exposure is a FREE service.)
CAREGIVERS REQUIRED for a senior woman with high intensity needs in Vallican. Home Support as asset but will consider a combination of education and or experience. Note: This is a CISL program. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Freya or Stan, 250-226.7687.
EXPERIENCED HAIRSTYLIST REQUIRED: Full- or part-time hairstylist to perform cuts, styling, and hair colouring. Our clientele consists of men, women and children. We offer wage or commission. Drop off resume at #102-2327 6th Ave, Castlegar. Email: email@example.com
THE NELSON LEAFS RECYCLING CENTRE has a position open for a full-time Recycle Sorter/Supervisor in Training. The qualified candidate will learn all aspects of the business from sorting refundable containers, working on the sorting line, using a Point of Return cash register system, and Opening and Closing Procedures. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain valuable job skills in a friendly, fast-paced environment. This is a full-time 40 hr/week position starting at $13.50-$15/hr. You must be available Monday-Saturday from 8am-5:30pm. Please apply in person at 120 Silica St.
HARROP-PROCTER FOREST PRODUCTS: Your local source for sustainably harvested building materials. Timbers, decking, siding, paneling, fencing and a wide variety of cedar lumber. We also custom cut to order. Make the green consumer choice by supporting BC's only Eco-Certified Community Forest. Check out our products & story at www.hpcommunityforest.org Free local delivery on minimum orders. Call 250-551-5452 for a quote. Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm & Saturday, 9am-3pm.
PREMIUM HORSE HAY: Second cut alfalfa and straw. Large bales, no minimum, free financing & instant delivery, West Kootenay residents only. No critter goes hungry this winter. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR at the Castlegar Sandman, Dec. 15, 16, 9am-4pm, $2 admission. Photo booth with Santa 11am-3pm both days. Pets welcome for pictures. Over 30 vendors. Fundraiser for local animal shelters.
USING ART WITH YOUNG CHILDREN: A workshop for parents with Suzan Clancy, art therapist. Explore simple ways to enjoy art together. Learn how art-making can strengthen your bond, lead to emotional regulation and support brain development. Find out about choosing activities for specific needs (both parents' and child's) and how to make the most of your recycled materials. Thursday, Dec. 13, 9:30-11:30am, Meadow Creek Family Centre (in Jewett school). Childcare provided. Registration required. Register at Strong Start or contact Barb Cyr at 250-353-7691 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and proudly supported by Columbia Basin Trust.
WINTER CRAFT MORNING for parents of young children at Kaslo Family Centre! Join Sabrina Edwards of Oracle Design Studio for this free, creative session! Make a sweet little gift for your child using natural materials. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 9:30-11:30am. All materials provided. Childcare provided. Space is limited. Registration required: contact Barb Cyr at 250-353-7691 or email@example.com Offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and proudly supported by Columbia Basin Trust.
FREE BUSINESS COUNSELLING FOR NEW AND EXISTING BUSINESSES: A Community Futures representative will be at the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce on Wednesdays, Dec. 12 & 19. Come for a free appointment in Nelson on Thursdays Dec. 13 & 20. Salmo on Tuesday, Dec. 18 and Kaslo on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Call 250-352-1933 ext 100 to book a time. Community Futures also offers business loans, business workshops, resource library, Self-Employment Program, 1-on-1 business counselling and the Basin Business Advisors Program! www.futures.bc.ca
LIONS CLUB VARIETY SHOW IS COMING: The show continues to be suitable for children of all ages and will be held on Jan. 23, 2019 at the Capital Theatre, 412 Victoria St, Nelson starting at 6:30pm. Telemarketing sales have started so please be sure to answer your phone when we call and support your local Lions Club by purchasing tickets for your family or for less fortunate children in the community.
SUCCESSFUL WEST KOOTENAY DRIVING SCHOOL FOR SALE: Columbia Driving Solutions has provided nearly 20 years of supportive, constructive driving instruction for students of all ages in Castlegar, Nelson and Nakusp. Great opportunity to be your own boss. Ideal for a couple. Will train if necessary. Reason for sale, Retirement. 250-365-6367.
FREE USED ANTIFREEZE: No charge drop-off for scrap steel, cars/trucks etc, most white goods and all non-ferrous goods, tires (w/o rims), batteries. Certified yard. Smokey Creek Salvage, South Slocan. 250-359-7815 or 1-877-376-6539.
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF: Sides $3.99/lb; ground beef special, $100 freezer packs; 50lb dog bones, $49.99, soup bones and organs. Government inspected. Home of the Happy Cows. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.