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Most of columnist returns

Aloha! I'm back! One of the many nice things about having reached that retired/senior stage of life is, if the financial capabilities are possible, the chance to travel to sunny climes during our wintertime.

Eagle count right on mark

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief Despite swelling rivers and heavy rains, the 2006 Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival's bald eagle count was right on mark.

Less mess means more life

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief Clear out your clutter and find your life. That was the message consultant Marlyna Los gave at her Feng Shui discussion at the Squamish Library Sunday (Jan. 9).

Woodfibre workers want to move on

Local Woodfibre union president Doug Muir joined other high ranking members of the Pulp, Paper and Woodworkers of Canada (PPWC) on a trip to Victoria Tuesday (Jan. 10).

For the love of dancing

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief Marian Rose doesn't see herself as a mere dance instructor - instead, the accordion playing visionary describes herself as a community development worker.

The team behind the Gold

Sylvie Paillard Two local physiotherapists are doing their part to help the Canadian and Australian ski teams achieve the gold at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games.

M-L candidate would put decisions in the hands of the people

Her party has the ability to unite people on the issue of democratic reform, said Anne Jamieson, the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada candidate in the West Vancouver Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky riding.

Friends of Library having sale

The Squamish Public Library is making room on its shelves for new books and that means the Friends of the Library is having a book sale tomorrow (Jan. 14) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday (Jan. 15) from 10 a.m. to noon.

Man ejected from council meeting

Steven Hill An irate man was ejected from the council meeting Tuesday (Jan. 10) after repeatedly being asked to leave the chambers by Mayor Ian Sutherland.

Dryland sort no more; future of land uncertain

Sylvie Paillard Another prime piece of downtown oceanfront real estate is ready to be snapped up and buyers are showing interest, according to a spokesperson for Interfor, the property's owner.
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