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Chase’s community paper for over 20 years! Issue for the week of Friday, March 15th, 2019 • Vol. 24, Issue 11

Recycling for Flexible Plastic Packaging


Press Release new category of recycling is depots only, it is not accepted in curbside available at all TNRD Eco- or multi-family recycling. Depots and Transfer Stations. Other flexible plastic packaging is one Through participation with Recycle BC, of the fastest growing packaging types ‘Other Flexible Plastic Packaging’ is now on the market and the largest category being accepted which includes items such of packaging that was previously not as stand-up pouches, crinkly potato chip collected. This is an opportunity for bags and net bags for produce. residents to reduce the waste in their There are no changes to the existing garbage bags and will help the TNRD recycling categories available at the achieve greater diversion and waste depots. This material is accepted at reduction targets. More on page 5...

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Trish Erbin 250-679-8610 Chase’s Trusted Mortgage Broker

Clearance Sale on "select" craft supplies

Up to 50% Off! (Art supplies excluded) Sale dates: March 19 - 30th

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Community Bulletin Board

Announce the activities and events of your community organization (non-business). Notices will run 2-3 weeks before your event, or as space allows. Email the text to St. Patrick’s Day Bingo / Lasagna Dinner $8 / loonie auction fundraiser for STK Orioles fastball team Sunday March 17,2019 starting 5:30 pm. ALIB GYM. Bingo start 7pm ($30pkg includes 9-up & 2 each specials). *Wear green get one free “pick your own card”* Chase and District Fish and Game Club next meeting on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 7:30 at the Creekside Center - the Shuswap Trail Alliance. Chase & Region Kidney Support Group will meet on Saturday, March 16 @ 10 a.m. at Chase Creekside Seniors' Hall. Focus will be on "Living Well with Kidney Disease". Donna Dube, our local public health nurse and Sue Murray, our newly appointed regional community paramedic will attend. An opportunity for people dealing with kidney disease to share their

Chase Lions

Box 12, Chase, BC V0E1M0 250-679-8470* Meetings are every 2nd & 4th Thursday, at Parkside. New members welcome Call 250-679-8470 for all Chase Lions projects: *Chase Lions RV Park For medical equipment or pull tab donations please call Karen Bassett 250-318-4527

400 Club Weekly Winner: Betty Howson $100

Karen Jackson $100 Royal Canadian Legion Branch 107 515 Shuswap Ave, Chase * For info / hours phone 250-679-3536 *

March 16th PATTY'S DAY KARAOKE 7 pm with ... Bill Langstaff TICKETS $5. Available at Chase Legion


experiences. FMI call Bruce Nelson 250-679-8481 or Donna Dube 250679-1418 (8am 3pm/Mon.-Fri.) Historic Notch Hill Hall Artisan/Vendor Spring Market on March 16th from 9:30 til 2:30. The Hall members will have lunch available and all proceeds from the day will be donated to the hall. We have 20+ local vendors with lots of variety of handmade and homebased business items available for purchase. Door Prize Giveaways. 1639 Notch Hill Road, Sorrento.

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 withou the written consent of the publisher.

OFFICE: 838 Shuswap Avenue, Chase BC Hours: 10 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday PHONE: (250) 679-8880 EMAIL: WEB: ** Alternate drop-off location at Willows Natural Foods ** MAIL: Box 524, Chase BC, V0E 1M0 Publisher/Editor: Kelsey Snelgrove

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, Scotch Creek, 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.

The Elders at Parkside Community would like to invite the community to join us on March 17th from 5 – 6 pm for Live music featuring Geoff Morris. Coffee, Tea and goodies will be served. Wear green for a chance to enter and win the door prize! For more information please call Tammy at 250-679-4477 ext 404.

Chase Rotary Box 73

Pres: Terri Mindel 250-819-0428 Sec: Doug Everett 675-2574 Meetings the 1st & 3rd Thurs of every month at Railside Rest. Start time is 5:30 pm


Sundays at Creekside Centre, 542 Shuswap

Worship Service 10:30 am Email: chasefellowship@gm

Churches of Chase & Area Chase Evangelical Free Church

295 Shuswap Ave, Chase Sunday service 10am • Kids Hour 10:30 Pastoral office hours: Monday 9-5, Tuesday 12-5 Door is open, coffee is on -- come for conversation, council, or prayer

Shuswap Victory Church

333 Shuswap Ave *rear ent* Sun 9:30 coffee time, 10:00 morning service Tues 10 am ‘Set Free’ Wed evening; 7pm Upper Room worship Set Free prayer ministry 250-306-6078

The Light of Life Native Fellowship

Every Sun 3 pm @ Chase Evangelical Free Church Friendly fellowship with food, family & friends after service. Everyone is welcome. Light of Life Mission- OPENShuswap Ave Pastor Joseph (250) 679-7656

Shuswap Community Church

Sunday Worship, 5:35PM @ the Chase Community Hall. Children’s Programs for Kids For more information visit

Blessed Sacrament Parish welcome you to Saturday Mass @ 4:00 pm. Please join us every 3rd Saturday at 5:00 pm for our Pancake Supper!!

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Community Bulletin Board The Garden Chat group is starting up again at the Chase Library. Every other Thursday starting March 7th 4 - 6pm. Everyone is welcome to join this lovely all things gardening - chat group. Drop-in! Live Music - Dance - Sing or just listen. every Wed 7 PM. Chase Creekside Senior Center Jam Nite Everyone welcome Annual Daffodil Tea at the Pritchard Community Hall, Duck Range Rd., Saturday March 30 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Raffles, craft table, bake table and our famous lunch table. BOOK your craft table EARLY as there are only 26 tables!!!! FMI and TABLE RENTAL call April 250577-3798 Team Chase is looking for volunteers to help out with the Pink Ribbon Golf tournament being held on Sunday May 5th from noon to 6 pm. If you are interested and able to help out in any way please contact. Janice @ 250-679-4471 or Janice at Youth Jam Can Curling - Sat March 16th from 9:00 am-3:00pm. No experience required. Come out and learn how to CURL. FREE event for kids 6 to 12 years old at the Chase Curling Rink. Free Lunch available for participants only. Registration forms available at Haldane or Chief Atahm. Deadline Wed. March 13th. *Parents supervision required during event*. Hosted by the Chase Youth Action Committee and the Chase Curling Club. FMI call Tyler at 250-803-1676. Blind Bay Memorial Hall - St Patrick's Day - Keg, Barrel, & Plate. March 16 2019. 2510 Blind Road. Blind Bay BC. 1 to 4 PM. Enjoy tasting of Wine Food and Beer produced in the Shuswap. An

opportunity to meet brewers, vinters, cheese and sausage makers. Tickets $12 avaiable a Village Grocer,At door. Also Contact Agnes 250 253 5200 Thinking about Baseball yet!?! Chase Minor Baseball will only be be fielding Tball (2012-2014) and Tadpole(2010-2011) teams this season. The season will run May-June. Registration will be out end of March. If your child is interested in ball and too old for these divisions please inquire to neighbouring associations soon! Contact: Megan at if you have any questions or want to volunteer! Memorial Tea for Annie Moffat at Parkside Community on Thursday March 28th from 1:30-3:00. Everyone is welcome.

Computer Support

on/off-site, remote service & sales

Website Development affordable, local hosting Stefan Schielke 250.679.7744

Weekly Produce Specials

Check out our selection of Surecrop feed for your livestock needs.

Tiny Tunes at the Chase Library will take a break on March 20th and resume again on March 27 at 11am. LEGO CLUB at the Chase Library on March 20. ALL things LEGO. Colouring sheets, LEGO scavenger hunt and of course, LEGO!! Drop-in fun for the whole family. it is all day from 10-4! Tweens Minute to Win it Games at the Chase Library. Friday March 22 2-3:30pm. Drop-in. Snacks. Games. Bring a friend. Must be a minimum of 9 years old. Attention Small local Businesses & Vendors. Haldane Elementary PAC is looking for small local business/vendors to participate at our annual Spring Fling at Haldane Elementary located in Chase on May 24, 2019 from 5pm-8pm. If this is of interest to you please email kayley.sbr@ for an registration form. Tables will be available at $10 each.

Dr. Wayne Quinn & Dr. Melanie Keith

at the Chase Chiropractic Clinic Clinic Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 830 Thompson Ave, Chase BC



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Classifieds FOR SALE

For Sale Kenmore built-in dishwasher. Good working condition. Stainless Steel front. $30.00 obo 250-643-2254.

SERVICES OFFERED Need to board your dog? I am a mature, pet loving lady, honest & reliable. References available. Reasonable rates. 250-679-1153. Pruning, Dormant Spray, Specials. Licensed and insured. Jonnie Walker 250-318-5237.

BUSINESS FOR SALE Well established taxi service for sale. Great opportunity. Includes two taxis. Call 250-679-8884 FMI.


3 bedroom, main bath, ensuite, laundry room, office/den, gas fireplace, $1250 plus utilities, 250 718 4866 or 780 788 0461

Classifieds are $5 for 20 words. 20 cents for each additional word. Email or drop off at 838 Shuswap Avenue or Willows Health Food Store. No classified ads over the phone.

NOTICES NOTICE OF SALE Warehouse Lien Act By the Virtue of the warehouse lien act we will sell the 1978 GMC pickup truck VIN# TKL1481522639 belonging to Flora Elsie Sampson, for unpaid storage fees in the amount of $3748.76. The vehicle will be sold on or after March 23rd 2019 at 7519 Trans Canada Highway Chase BC VOE 1M1. Contact Lj's Towing and Transport. NOTICE OF SALE Warehouse Lien Act By the Virtue of the warehouse lien act we will sell the 1996 ford pickup truck VIN# 2FTEF15Y7TCA49010 belonging to Carryl Leigh Coles, for unpaid storage fees in the amount of $5715.45. The vehicle will be sold on or after March 23rd 2019 at 7519 Trans Canada Highway Chase BC VOE 1M1 Contact Lj's Towing and Transport.

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Business Listings DESIGN HAUS - Your Friendly Neighborhood Handywomen. Interior and Exterior Painting, Landscaping, and Property Maintenance, Hedges and Pruning CALL 250 852 2298 LINDSAY @ LIQUID HAIR SALON Call for appointment (250) 679-8088 HALL’S KENNELS - Pritchard *First time boarders receive one free day. *Special rates for long term boarders. Transportation available. 250-318-8367 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 – 323 Willow St, Chase, BC. 679-3923. Furniture – Auto – Boat tops and seats – RVs Quality Alterations for clothing and drapery. Call Carmen at 250-299-4195 SAHHALTKUM DAYCARE est.1996. Licensed facility. Certified staff. Children 3mths up to 12 years. Hot Lunch program available. Nutritious snacks provided. Daily educational programs. Part full time or drop in available ALL CHILDREN WELCOME!! F.M.I. 6459 Hillcrest Rd, Chase (across Pine St. bridge) or ph: 250-679-2229

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Recycling for Chip Bags, Food Wrappers...

Residents can bring many common HO R Ipreviously Z O N T A L accepted, - NO ICON packaging types not • such as: •

Crinkly Wrappers and Bags (i.e. chip bags, pasta bags, cereal bags, coffee bags, snack and granola bar wrappers;

Zipper Lock and Standup Pouches (i.e. flexible soap refills, frozen vegetable bags, zippered F U L L fruit C O Land OUR produce bags); •

Non-food Protective packaging

(i.e. bubble wrap, bubble mailers); Flexible packaging with plastic seal (i.e. pre-sliced meat and cheese packages); and • Woven Plastic bags (i.e onion and avocado bags).

For a full list of accepted materials go to flexiblepackaging/. To find out how to recycle or safely dispose of thousands of items, search 1 - C OWizard L O U R on our website or the Waste download the My Waste app https://

Broccoli Chowder Ingredients 3 cups fresh broccoli florets 2 cups diced peeled potatoes 2 cups water 1/3 cup sliced green onions 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and nutmeg until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir into vegetable mixture; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese.

Directions In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-14 minutes or until




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Each month, Crowning Touch is pleased to sponsor a little girl in Rwanda, named Denise. She is 6 years old. With the sponsorship, she receives schooling, medical help, emotional support, and a safe environment to grow. The groom for March that will help Denise is "Merlin". REVERSE

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Crinkly Wrappers and Bags


Non-food Protective Packaging









Zipper Lock and Standup Pouches HAM BOLOGNA

Flexible Packaging with Plastic Seal

Woven Plastic Bags

Remember these items must be brought to your local TNRD Eco-Depot or Transfer Station. Do not place in your curbside bin.

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Council Meeting Highlights Village of Chase - March 12, 2019 submitted by Village of Chase

Thanks to everyone who attended the March 12, 2019 Regular Council meeting! Council and the gallery received two presentations, one from Mike LoVecchio, Director of Government Affairs for CP Rail regarding CP Rail's mandate and rail travel through communities, and the other from Ralph Ruppel, a senior designer with Westedge Engineering Ltd. regarding various safety matters that need to be addressed at the Community Hall. Both the presentation from CP Rail and the Community Hall Assessment Highlights are available on the Village's website. Council received a request from the Youth Action Committee to institute a line item in the annual budget. Council approved an annual line item and passed a resolution to fund $1500 for the Youth Action Committee in 2019. The intention of the funds is for use to augment costs associated with activities for youth, and to provide some leveraging funds for grant applications. Council approved the renewal of the Village's membership in the Union of BC Municipalities for 2019 at a cost of $1738.05. Anyone wishing information regarding UBCM can go to their website at Council supported a resolution from the District of Sicamous regarding Provincial Government closures of backcountry use, asking the Provincial Government to put a moratorium on back country closures that are placed by the Federal and Provincial governments in an attempt to protect certain species at risk when meaningful consultation relating to these closures will be more effective.

Council received a letter from Zilly Palamar regarding several matters. The following was shared with Ms. Palamar: • The letter being written to the women who recently requested support for a Cultural Centre initiative will include information that should help them in their quest for a location; • The Chase and District Festival Society has already been granted funds in 2019 for the Canada Day and Music on the Lake events, and it has been discussed by the Society and decided that the event will continue to be free for the public to attend • The idea about planting perennial flowers in Chase has been referred to the Manager of Public Works Council received a notification from Rider Express Transportation Corp that they are applying to remove Chase as a stop location from their route. Council passed a resolution to determine whether Rider Express Transportation Corp. has advertised their services in the local area media, and if not, a letter will be written to the Passenger Transportation Board indicating the lack of advertising.

MEDICAL EXPENSES PROGRAM L EXPENSES OGRAM In addition, Council supported a second resolution from the District of Sicamous asking the Provincial Government to regulate fuel costs in BC to be more in line with fuel costs across Canada. Council supported a request from the Haldane Parent Advisory Committee to support a funding application to FCC AgriSpirit Fund to build an outdoor shelter for students to use while playing in the playground, waiting for the bus or

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in other times of need. Council approved any funds received will be transferred from the funder to the Village, and then dispersed to the PAC.

Council's next Regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2019 starting at 7 p.m. Council will be holding a budget meeting on Monday, March 25, 2019 starting at 4:30 p.m.

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Pin Chatter: News from the Bowling ALLEY CHASE TO HOST OVER 200 BOWLERS THIS WEEKEND

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Call 1-866-832-6020 to sign up today. Learn more at (1) Final eligibility for the services will be determined by a Mascon representative. Mascon reserves the right to make changes to or withdraw services and duration of discount offered for bundle at any time without notice. Cancellation of any service within a bundle will result in removal of unlimited data and regular pricing applies to service kept, currently $85/month for Internet 60 and $43/month for TV + 3 Theme Packs. (2) $18/month for the Secure plan available to customers who have one Mascon residential service and TELUS post-paid mobility service, who have not subscribed to TELUS SmartHome Security services in the past 90 days. Offer expires June 30, 2019. Offers subject to change at any time without notice. Cannot be combined with other TELUS SmartHome Security promotional offers. Minimum system requirements apply. Final eligibility for the services will be determined by a licensed and certified TELUS technician. Bundling discount of $20/month applies to regular price of Secure, Protect and Control plans for 36 months. Full regular price applies, currently $38/month, after 36 months. Regular price is subject to change without notice. A cancellation fee applies for early termination of the 3-year service agreement. The cancellation fee is $10 per month for Secure, Protect and Control plans, multiplied by the number of months remaining in the service agreement. Available to customers signing up for TELUS SmartHome Security on a 3 year service agreement. All recurring monthly charges will be waived for any service cancelled in the 30 days following installation, promotional and installation credits will be reversed, and all equipment rental monthly fees will not apply; however, the rental equipment must still be returned to TELUS or a charge will apply. Rental equipment must be returned in good condition upon cancellation of service, otherwise the replacement cost will be charged to the account. TELUS SmartHome Security installation fee applies and is $100 for customers subscribed to one or more of the following services: Mascon TV or high speed internet, TELUS post-paid mobility. The installation fee for all other customers is $450. 18_01693-03

Submitted by Calyn Buresh, Village Lanes Hello Everyone! Hope you are enjoying the warmer weather! Warmer weather means that Spring is just around the corner – and at Village Lanes, that means that Spring Leagues are fast approaching! We are now accepting entries for new teams for morning, daytime, and evening Spring Leagues! For more information, feel free to swing by the lanes! We’ve had a whole lot of excitement at the lanes recently, revolving around our first year bowlers! This past Sunday, we were fortunate enough to host the Inter Provincial tryout for the Okanagan/ Kootenay region! We are extremely happy to announce that we have not one, but two local Chase bowlers moving on to the National Championships in Saskatoon at the end of April! A big congratulations to Kari Koivisto for placing first in the Okanagan, and to Donald Davis for winning BC’s wildcard entry! The two gentlemen will now represent Village Lanes, Chase, and British Columbia as a part of Team BC. Way to go guys! If you notice a full parking lot this weekend, that’s because we are making history at Village Lanes! We are hosting the Interior Championships for the first time in 73 years! This is one of the most prestigious 5 pin bowling tournaments left in British Columbia. If you have time, we highly recommend swinging by the lanes and checking out some of BC’s best bowlers show their stuff! We have over 200 competitors here Friday and Saturday! We would also like to wish the best of luck to the following Youth Bowlers, as they head to Kamloops on Sunday to compete in the Youth Doubles Zone Finals: Ben Nakazawa, Liz Sagutch, Logan Natrall, River Clowater, Elsie Pratt and Haylee Nakazawa! Knock em’ dead guys! We will have another column next week all lined up to give you the results of this weekends tournaments! Cheers folks! What do you get when you cross a four-leaf clover with poison ivy? A rash of good luck on St. Patrick’s Day. David: Mom, I met an Irish boy on St. Patrick’s Day. Mom: Oh, really? David: No, O’Reilly!

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ANOTHER BANNER: Congratulations to the Chase Bantam Broncos on bringing home the Playoff Banner!! Next up, they will be playing in Districts in Merritt on the weekend. Photo by Christina McMurray

March is Kidney Health Month Why are kidneys so important? submitted by Bruce Nelson

Your kidneys are important because they do three essential things. 1. Kidneys regulate water For your body to work properly, it must contain just the right amount of water. One of the important jobs of the kidneys is to remove excess water from the body or to retain water when the body needs more. 2. Kidneys remove wastes and balance the body's minerals. Many of the substances in the blood and body fluid must be correct level for the body to function properly. For example, sodium and potassium are minerals which come from food. These minerals are needed by the body for good health, but they must be kept at specific levels. When the kidneys are working properly, excess minerals, such as sodium and potassium are excreted from the body in the urine. The kidneys also help to regulate the levels of other minerals, such as calcium and phosphate, which are important for formation of

bone. Wastes such as urea and creatinine must also be removed from the body. Urea and other wastes are made when the body breaks down protein, such as meat. Creatinine is a waste product of the muscles. As kidney function decreases, the level of urea and creatinine in the blood increase. Creatinine is a very useful measure of kidney function. It is measured by a simple blood test. The kidneys must also remove the chemical by-products that are produced when certain medication are taken; otherwise toxic amounts may build up in the body. 3. Kidneys produce hormones Normal kidneys also make important chemical messengers called hormones. These hormones circulate in the bloodstream and regulate some body functions such as blood pressure, the making of red blood cells, and the uptake of calcium from the intestine.

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Why did Cinderella get kicked off the basketball team? She ran away from the ball.



The most expensive thing you can get for free? Baby.

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Horoscopes ARIES (March 21 to April 19) New opportunities spring up for the Aries. Kick up those heels and go, go, go for them. Remember: Someone special will be rooting for your success.

for the week

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Indulge your love of beauty. Buy something marvelous for your home, Then plan a romantic dinner at a special place with that special person.

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your diligent search for the truth pays off. You can now go ahead and make that decision fully armed with the facts. Expect some resistance to your plans.

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) LEO (July 23 to August 22) VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) Travel is favored. But be prepared to Be careful in whom you confide That family problem still needs your be flexible in planning your trip. A family your secrets. While you certainly attention. It would be unwise at this time situation might cause you to delay your have your admirers, you also have to let things slide. Things start to look original departure date. detractors who would love to more promising on the job. puncture the Lion's pride. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) opportunities usually Your mate seems to feel increasingly Missed ignored. Try for a better balance between come from miscommunication. It's your home and work commitments. not too late to correct the wrong assumptions. A timely Start with a romantic weekend call can help re-establish getaway. important contacts.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) Your usually keen sense of direction needs some sharpening this week. Stay focused on your goals despite those pesky distractions. Your efforts will soon pay off.

CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) Don't automatically reject suggestions from friends and family members. Some of their ideas might be helpful. Check them out before you decide to chuck them out.

PISCES (Feb 19 to March 20) An air of conspiracy dominates the workplace. Avoid taking sides. This is one time when you need to concentrate on being your own best friend.

AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) Expect to be pleasantly startled when a promise from the past finally comes through for you. Use this as an opportunity to restart that long-delayed project.

You despise hypocrisy. Your honesty is admired, although your friends sometimes feel you could be less blunt and a little more diplomatic. You love living life to the fullest. YOU BORN THIS WEEK:

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