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I remember as a kid hiding below the windows in our home in an effort to avoid the Fuller Brush Man. "Brush guy!" my mom would cry and my siblings and I would propel ourselves against the wall under the windows.

Editorial: The saga continues

Does it really take yet another public outcry for the District of Squamish council to realize people want a pavilion in Pavilion Park? To recap: two years ago, the former administration - who happened to be plagued with the blight of homeless people

Mixed messages

Editor, According to last weeks paper there are many in this town who object to cutting down the trees in front of the new Holiday Inn.

Christmas Bazaar

The annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary to Squamish General Hospital will be held tomorrow (Nov. 14) from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Trinity Hall, Squamish United Church on Fourth Avenue.

Where the outcry over beavers?

It's amazing how quickly national symbols can become no-good varmints simply by doing what they do best, chopping down trees and building dams.

Beaver slaughter is archaic

Editor, Re: Article in Chief Friday Oct.

Editorial: The power of local

The pumpkins went down last week, to be replaced almost instantly in some local stores by Santa Claus and fake snow. Now that Remembrance Day is past, it seems safe - albeit still disturbingly early - to think about holiday shopping.

Seniors face the hazard of falling

Age can conspire to make even your home a dangerous place. About a third of people aged over 65 years and who live on their own will experience a fall this year; for those over 85, it will be half.

Let the public in

This letter was sent to Vancouver Coastal Health and copied to The Chief for publication. At 11 a.m. Monday Nov. 9, the H1N1 vaccination clinic at the Squamish Brennan Park site was nearly empty.

Blueprint for mediocrity

Editor, Just after the turn of the millineum we, the citizens of Squamish, received a gift of 100 acres of prime waterfront and water-lot property worth $22 million. At the present time, almost a third of that value has been frittered away.
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