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Issue for the week of Friday, April 2nd, 2021 • Vol. 26, Issue 14

If you are a Village of Chase volunteer group or organization that provides free services or events for the enjoyment and betterment of the community; and your volunteer efforts have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to receive some funding support. Please tell us about your volunteer group or organization, the free services or events your group provides to the community, and how COVID 19 has impacted your group or organization. In addition to your funding request, please provide current financial information for you group or organization. Submission should be forwarded to: Village of Chase Attention: Joanne Molnar, CFO PO Box 440, 826 Okanagan Ave Chase, BC V0E 1M0 Or email: cfo@chasebc.ca Submissions will be accepted until April 9, 2021. For more information please contact, Joanne Molnar, 250.679.3238 or email cfo@chasebc.ca

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Community Events Bulletin Crafts to GO for Adults! April 10 2-3:30pm. Registration Required. Pick up your craft materials at the Chase Library ahead of time and then join us on Zoom as we make our crafts together! Along with your supplies you'll also get a library book with related crafting ideas. Crafts are designed for ages 16+. 250.679.3331 or chalib@tnrd.ca Chase Library Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt - Count the number of Easter Eggs you see in the library. Let us know how many you find and we will enter you in to win a hopping good prize! March 20 to April 6 2021. Crafts to GO! (Ages 6 to 12): April 10 & 24. May 8 & 22. June 12 & 26. 11-11:30am.

Registration required for each session. Pick up your craft materials at the Chase library ahead of time and then join us on Zoom as we make our crafts together! 250.679.3331 or chalib@tnrd.ca Brave Little Burrowing Owls: April 17 11am Our friends from the BC Wildlife Park will be zooming in to share the lives of burrowing owls through an interactive Storytime with a real burrowing owl! Meet a burrowing owl up close, learn how they survive in their grassland habitat and how we can help this endangered species! Ages 5-7. Registration required. 250.679.3331 or chalib@ tnrd.ca

BUDGET MEETING

A public meeting will be held April 6, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to discuss the 2021 budget. There will be an outline of the operational budgets for water/ sewer/solid waste and general, and and a review and discussion of the capital budget. Meeting will be held virtually. Watch www.chasebc.ca or contact office for zoom link.

Village of Chase 826 Okanagan Ave, Chase, BC Phone: 250-679-3238

Shuswap Victory Church

641 Shuswap Ave, Chase BC Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-1pm For Council and/or Prayer Please contact: Pastor Peter King 250-804-3518

OFFICE: 838 Shuswap Avenue, Chase BC Hours: 10 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday PHONE:

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The Chase Sunflower invites stories, recipes, comments, photos, jokes and any other information that would be of interest to readers. We reserve the right to accept or refuse submissions and edit for content and length. We also reserve the right to refuse advertising that in our opinion does not reflect the concept of the newspaper. The opinions expressed in Letters and Columns do not necessarily reflect the views of this newspaper. Due care and attention for accuracy is used in checking advertising copy, but no warranty is implied by the publisher. The Chase Sunflower is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the written consent of the publisher.

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The Chase Sunflower is independently owned and operated by Shuswap Prairie Publishing. 1500 copies are printed weekly and distributed around Chase, as well as to Pritchard, Sorrento, Squilax, Jade Mountain, and Adams Lake. The Sunflower is available FREE for readers because it is advertiser supported. Please support the local businesses that advertise in the Sunflower; shopping locally enriches our community.

Chase Rotary Box 73

Pres: Patrick Herba ( 250-702-3677) Meetings 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month @ Railside. New members welcome.

Chase Lions

Box 12, Chase, BC V0E1M0 250-679-8470* chaselions67@gmail.com Meetings are every 2nd & 4th Thursday, in Room B at the Community Hall. Use rear entrance. New members welcome Call 250-679-8470 for all Lions projects: *Chase Lions RV Park For medical equipment or pull tab donations please call Karen Bassett 250-318-4527

400 Club Weekly Winner: Last week - Denis Thera $100.00 This week - Mel Schallock $1000.00

Churches of Chase Due to the recent Covid shut down, the Anticipated Mass service on Saturday at 4:00 will be cancelled. For any special event needs please call the Diocese Office @ 250-372-2581 For online Mass check out www.rcdk.org/pages/covid19-streaming-masses Chase Evangelical Free Church 295 Shuswap Ave Physical Gathering Suspended in response to Provincial Health Order, Online Gatherings Accessible at www.ChaseChurch.com 250 679 1676 or Tyler@ChaseChurch.com

The Light of Life Native Fellowship Pastor Joseph #1.250.457-3845 Find "Joseph Shuswap Kim" on Youtube Shuswap Community Church Facebook @Chase Shuswap Community Church Visit our website for more information or to sign up to join a service. www.aplacetobelong.ca


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Register Now for Kids' Mountain Biking Program The Chase and Area Young Learners Society are launching a new program this spring. The iRide After-School program in Chase, BC aims to help young riders learn new skills, build confidence, make friends and build an appreciation for the challenges of outdoor exercise. The 2021 spring program, Chase Mtn. Bike Program presented by iRide, will be 6-weeks long and is designed for ages 6-12, skill level 1-3. Each session includes a few skills, a game, and a bike ride at Haldane Elementary. Participants will need to bring a mountain bike (or a kid’s bike with gears), a helmet, and of

course their STOKE! As recipients of an iRide Development Grant, our instructors have registered with Cycling BC, undergone NCCP-training, and completed a background screening. All sessions are covered by Cycling BC’s insurance policy and permitted by school district 73. Program Dates will be May 3, May 10, May 17, May 31, June 7, June 14. Register online at www.iride.cyclingbc.net and find Chase. For more information contact chaseyounglearners@gmail.com or Ashton at 250-319-8468

Easter is Coming!!

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4 cups broccoli 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes Toss together the broccoli, oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Make sure the broccoli is well coated. Place a large piece of foil on the grill. Add the broccoli on top and grill for 8-10 minutes until tender crisp. Everyone’s grill may cook differently, so keep an eye on the broccoli to ensure it doesn’t get too crispy or burn.

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NOTICE: PRESCRIBED BURN FOR WILDFIRE FUEL REDUCTION

The Neskonlith Band in conjunction with BC Wildfire Services are planning a prescribed burn April 5th - 9th. The burn will take place 3km southwest of Chase on IR2. Crews, and equipment will be onsite. The purpose of the burn is to reduce the build-up of wildfire combustible material next to the IR#2 subdivision. Inquiries please call Charlie 250 803 3370 or Kevin 250 220 7147.

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Wills & Estates Family Law Conveyancing CHASE OFFICE:

Open Thursdays 10 am - 4:30 pm #4-834 Shuswap Avenue

Phone: 250-679-3180 Web: www.cfselaw.ca

Agricultural Land Commission gives go ahead to Rail Trail The Shuswap – North Okanagan, Splatsin te Secwépemc Nation Territory, British Columbia – Splatsin, Regional District of North Okanagan, and Columbia Shuswap Regional District ownership partners received formal decision from the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) allowing a change of use for the former CP Rail Corridor to public greenway trail. It is another important milestone in the development of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail corridor between Sicamous and Armstrong w i t h i n Splatsin territory of the Secwépemc Nation. In the recent statement, the Agricultural L a n d Commission s t a t e d they were, “satisfied with the measures proposed in the Application to mitigate agricultural/Trail conflicts that could negatively impact adjacent agricultural operations.” The statement goes on to affirm the adaptive approach being taken by the rail trail owners, noting the panel’s appreciation of their efforts to consult with adjacent landowners. The rail trail between Sicamous and Armstrong passes next to 46 agricultural properties. The rail trail review process included an assessment of each of the properties by a professional agrologist, letters and open house consultations, feedback through the Agricultural Land Commission, and on-site visits. A plan has been developed by the rail trail owners to respond to concerns that might affect adjacent agricultural activities. Some of the concerns include: trespass and vandalism, management of invasive weeds, fencing, ensuring farm equipment is able to cross between fields, and policies for trail users with dogs. The rail trail owners have committed to address potential issues by developing a trail-user code of etiquette in agricultural

areas, installing signage and advisory notices, creating site specific instructions during peak harvesting periods, maintaining buffers along the corridor, implementing a dogs-on-leash policy, and conducting annual management of invasive species. Once built, monitoring and feedback from local farms will allow further solutions to be developed where a concern or conflict is identified. “It has been a particularly rewarding opportunity to meet with so many of the region’s agricultural c o m m u n i t y, ” said Phil McIntyrePaul with the Shuswap Trail Alliance, who assisted the rail trail owners in coordinating the agricultural consultation and planning p r o c e s s . “The rail trail presents a very unique opportunity to strengthen awareness and support of our local farming families, and connect people more closely to the importance of local food production.” The Rail Trail owners are now ready to establish formal crossing agreements with adjacent property owners who cross over the rail trail property with farm vehicles or have waterlines that run underneath it. Anyone with a road or utility crossing should contact Sharen Berger at sberger@csrd.bc.ca or phone (250) 832-8194 ex 6013. A copy of the ALC Decision can be viewed on the ACL Application Portal website (application 60525) Individuals and corporate donors are invited to become partners of the unfolding rail trail story. Follow the links on the Rail Trail website at www. ShuswapNorthOkanaganRailTrail.ca. All contributions are tax-deductible. For more information visit www.ShuswapNorthOkanaganRailTrail. ca.


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BC Government Press Release To address rising COVID-19 for outdoor patios. People case counts, protect people dining on patios should do and communities and help so with their immediate break the chain of COVID-19 household or core bubble. transmission, the provincial • Indoor, adult group health officer is amending the fitness activities of any kind provincial public health orders are also paused. Gyms and effective midnight tonight, fitness centres are restricted March 30, 2021. to individual or one-on-one “COVID-19 continues to activities only i.e. one-oncreate challenges for people one personal training. and businesses throughout • The previously B.C., and we are grateful for announced class variance the sacrifices people continue for limited indoor worship to make to keep one another services has been suspended. safe,” said Premier John Outdoor worship services Horgan. “We know that the under the current variance idea of more restrictions is may continue. not welcome news, but we are • Travel continues to asking people to rise to the be limited to essential travel, challenge with the confidence work or medical reasons that vaccines mean better only. For those who have days are ahead. We are not travelled outside their health out of the woods yet, but the region, if you or anyone in provincial health officer’s your family develops any orders, combined with our signs of illness, you must vaccines, give us the tools stay home from work, school we need to move out of this or daycare, and arrange to pandemic together.” get tested immediately. New and amended orders • All workers are and guidelines are in effect strongly encouraged to work through April 19, 2021, and from home, where possible. include: • Public health • For restaurants, guidance for schools has bars and pubs, all food and also been amended to liquor-serving premises support and encourage must only provide take-out students down to Grade 4 to or delivery service. Dine-in wear masks while at school. service is prohibited, except

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Classifieds SERVICES OFFERED

Good Karma Contracting - Friendly handyman at your service! Honest, experienced and reliable. Plumbing, carpentry, painting, renos, repairs etc. Call Tanner 778-700-6776 Need to board your dog? I am a mature, pet loving lady, honest & reliable. References available. Reasonable rates. 250-679-1153. Spring has sprung, let Jonnie Walker help with your pruning,and other yard work jobs. Licensed  & insured with close to 20 years of service in Shuswap 250 318-5237

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For Sale - Shop Rider special edition scooter with sun shade. Used very little. Good condition. Candy apple red. $1900, negotiable. Ask for Allen at 250-679-3753. Items for sale 10” Rigid Jobsite folding Table Saw - $300 6” Delta bench grinder - $35 Nexgrill 3 burner plus rotisserie burner propane BBQ with tank - $150. Canning jars, various sizes - 25 cents each $2.50 / case. Portable Dehumidifier - $50 3 folding canvas camp chairs in bags - $30 ea Rival Model 3780 oval slow cooker with divided pot - $30 250 679-2595 or 780 916-6103 Floral covered hide-a-bed . Asking $250. Phone 250-679-8450. FOR SALE - 4 Yokohama (AVID ASCEND) 195 / 65 R15 $160. 4 Michelin (Defender XT) 205/65 R15 on mag wheels. $280. All good condition. 250679-5484 after 4:30 or on weekends.

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Buying Old Items - Wood Windows, Doors, Ladders, Suitcases, furniture, tools, trunks, tubs, signs, lanterns, pumps, taxidermy, advertising, barrels, scales, farm. 250-577-3357.

BUSINESS LISTINGS Todd "The Coin Guy" - Buying coin collections, sets, old money, bullion, jewelry, old silver & ALL things gold & silver. 1-250-864-3521.

Design Haus - Interior and Exterior Painting,

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Registered and Insured, call today for a free estimate, 250-852-2298 Small engine maintenance and repairs - Certified technician Call 250-320-6082 all outdoor power equipment serviced. Lawnmower, weed whackers, rototiller, quads, motorcycle, snowmobiles, generators, boat motors etc. Ask for Jarrett. Chase Upholstery – Sorry, I have retired due to health reasons. Thanks You all for your patronage over the last 45 years. Thanks again, Jim & Tam


Page 9 • April 2nd, 2021 • Chase Sunflower Obituary

David Elmer Hill 1935 - 2021 David Elmer Hill passed away on February 24th, 2021, at 85 years old. Dave was born in Ontario in the Thunder Bay area of August 26th, 1935. His family moved West and settled in the Nelson, BC, area for many years before finally settling in the Kamloops, BC, area. Dave was predeceased by his parents, Oscar & Agnus Hill, his 4 siblings Elsie Dryden, Margery Lawlis, Marie Warman, and Elizabeth McIntyre. Dave enjoyed watching sports, playing the Lotto, and walking. Even though Dave was extremely hard of hearing, he enjoyed visiting the local restaurants and businesses. He also enjoyed the family dinners in Kamloops. Dave will be missed by all that knew him. The family extends a special thank you to Overlander Extended Care in Kamloops, BC. There will be no formal ceremony. Dave’s ashes will be scattered at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to your local Food Bank or Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family from www.myalternatives.ca

OUT EVERY WEEK!

VILLAGE OF CHASE Manager of Public Works

Located on the shores of the Little Shuswap Lake in the Southern Interior of BC, Chase is a scenic community of approximately 2600 people, 40 minutes East of Kamloops and West of Salmon Arm along the Trans Canada Highway. The community and surrounding area offer a wide range of services, recreational opportunities, community activities, affordable housing and a desirable climate. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager of Public Works is an integral part of the Village’s management team and must be a true team player. The Manager of Public Works leads a team of dedicated public works employees in delivering the public works services to the constituents of Chase including water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, road and sidewalk repair and maintenance, and solid waste collection. In addition, the Manager of Public Works oversees the maintenance of the vehicle and equipment fleet, parks and cemetery and Village owned facilities. Equally important are the responsibilities of budget preparation and monitoring, the development and monitoring of maintenance programs, occupational health and safety, making recommendations for amendments to policies and bylaws, performance management, contract administration and the ability to skilfully oversee work done by contractors. The successful candidate will be first and foremost a consummate professional. He or she must demonstrate sound knowledge of all aspects of municipal public works services, must demonstrate effective leadership skills, and be able to motivate employees while managing fairly and equitably. As with any local government manager, the successful candidate must be knowledgeable of all applicable laws, regulations and codes governing the delivery of public works services and must demonstrate knowledge

of preparing and monitoring operational and capital budgets while having experience in asset management programs. Knowledge in the preparation of tenders and requests for proposals, excellent writing skills and an ability to present information to Council in public meetings with tact and diplomacy is essential. The professional individual we are looking for must always be able to maintain professional relationships with all members of staff, with members of Council, with members of the public and with other levels of government. At least 7 years of successful supervisory/ managerial experience is essential. A diploma in civil engineering technology, Level 2 certification in EOCP Water Distribution and EOCP Wastewater Treatment is desirable. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record is mandatory. Interested individuals are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, driver’s abstract, proof of education, and references in confidence to the undersigned. A job description is available upon request, as well as is the opportunity to discuss this position with the CAO prior to the posting deadline. The successful candidate can expect a competitive compensation package, the opportunity to work with a professional management team, dedicated employees, and the lifestyle of a lovely small community in BC. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. We thank all applicants for expressing an interest; however, only those being considered for interview will be contacted. Sean O'Flaherty, Corporate Officer Village of Chase, PO Box 440, Chase, BC V0E 1M0 Phone 250-679-3238 Fax 250-679-3070 Email: co@chasebc.ca


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