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Saving energy, money

Urban Systems gave Chase council something to think about after their presentation on corporate energy usage reduction

Chase groups get taxpayers’ help

Chase council has helped ensure a local club remains in Chase by voting in favour of a grant in aid

Impaired driving down in Chase

Chase RCMP have had a slow few weeks, with most of their call-outs for winter driving accidents.

Cedar Heights Community volunteers have been hard at work preparing items for their annual bazaar and bake sale.

Cedar Centre gives shop local option

Shuswap Christmas festivities continue this weekend with a holiday event that is sure to warm your heart and your belly.

Cedar Heights Community volunteers have been hard at work preparing items for their annual bazaar and bake sale.
Resident Bob Crosby has been collecting signatures on a petition for a referendum which would allow Chase residents to vote for or against rezoning of the Aylmer Road property.

Chase pellet plant rezoning vote expected Nov. 26

Environmental assessment not needed before decision.

Resident Bob Crosby has been collecting signatures on a petition for a referendum which would allow Chase residents to vote for or against rezoning of the Aylmer Road property.
Wally Churchill and Bob Crosby listen to the comments from fellow Chase residents at the Nov. 12, public hearing regarding a pellet plant held at the Chase Community Hall.

Pellet plant hearing goes to round two

Input: Chase Village council hears heated opinions on proposal to rezone land on Aylmer Road

Wally Churchill and Bob Crosby listen to the comments from fellow Chase residents at the Nov. 12, public hearing regarding a pellet plant held at the Chase Community Hall.

Business ideas for Chase welcome Nov. 19

The future of Chase is being considered by a group of business owners with some big ideas.

Residents pack the community hall for the first public hearing held to gather public input on the proposed rezoning on Aylmer Road to accommodate a pellet plant.

Second hearing finalized

Pellet plant: Public invited to attend meeting Nov. 12.

Residents pack the community hall for the first public hearing held to gather public input on the proposed rezoning on Aylmer Road to accommodate a pellet plant.
Elena Markin, Savannah August, Rainbow Bruderer and Torri Kenoras (missing from the photo) spent the summer ensuring tourists knew about everything Chase and the Shuswap had to offer.

Summer strong for Chase tourist numbers

A little extra education from students may be one of the many things that brought an increase in Chase tourism last summer

Elena Markin, Savannah August, Rainbow Bruderer and Torri Kenoras (missing from the photo) spent the summer ensuring tourists knew about everything Chase and the Shuswap had to offer.
On Oct. 1, Chase residents packed the  community hall in what will be the first of two public hearings considering a rezoning to  accommodate a proposed pellet plant on Aylmer Road.

Second hearing planned for Chase pellet plant

A decision on a rezoning application for a pellet plant will be delayed.

On Oct. 1, Chase residents packed the  community hall in what will be the first of two public hearings considering a rezoning to  accommodate a proposed pellet plant on Aylmer Road.
Popular children’s entertainer Fred Penner delights audiences of School District #83 students.

Sorrento students cheer for Fred Penner

There were smiles all around as a Canadian icon stopped into Sorrento Elementary School last week.

Popular children’s entertainer Fred Penner delights audiences of School District #83 students.

Chase residents weigh in on pellet plant

Chase councillors listened to almost two hours of both concerns and praise at the Tuesday meeting.

A large crowd turns out to hear about a proposed wood pellet plant.

Wood pellet plant sparks worries, accolades

A proposed wood pellet plant hopes to pick up what Domtar left behind, but many Chase residents are concerned

A large crowd turns out to hear about a proposed wood pellet plant.

Wood pellet facility proposed

Council meeting: Public welcome to hear about plans on Sept. 10.

Heat looking to carve out great team

The locker rooms are filling and Heat fever is ramping up as more than 70 players take to the ice this week for the team’s main camp

Cooking chili for Chase museum

The delicious smells of chili will be wafting out of the Underwood Hotel this weekend as the first-ever chili cook-off kicks off Aug. 17.

Chase RCMP are out on Shuswap Lake this summer, paying particular attention to safety-related infractions that include riding without a life-jacket or PFD, and not having the required gear onboard. Those who are non-compliant may be fined.

RCMP vigilant on water safety

Summer might be coming to a close but the RCMP will not be letting up on their on-water presence.

Chase RCMP are out on Shuswap Lake this summer, paying particular attention to safety-related infractions that include riding without a life-jacket or PFD, and not having the required gear onboard. Those who are non-compliant may be fined.

Klassen guilty on drug charges

An alleged drug dealer was convicted of multiple drug-related charges as a result of an undercover operation that took place in November

At the Canadian Stihl Timbersports, Mitch Hewitt, Brock Colliver and Jake Hewitt – Mitch’s son – pose with the trophy named in memory of Brock’s father, Peter.

Hewitt awarded memorial trophy

Crowds gathered to take in the action as the Canadian Stihl Timbersports took over Memorial Park July 12-13

At the Canadian Stihl Timbersports, Mitch Hewitt, Brock Colliver and Jake Hewitt – Mitch’s son – pose with the trophy named in memory of Brock’s father, Peter.
Members of two fire departments and Shuswap First Responders collaborate in a fire practice scenario set up at Carlin School.

Emergency crews hone skills

Shuswap training officer Jason PufferHill stood alone in the quiet parking lot, radio in hand.

Members of two fire departments and Shuswap First Responders collaborate in a fire practice scenario set up at Carlin School.
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