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About town

About town

The 11th annual Whippet Races take place at Brennan Park this weekend on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 18 and 19) with races scheduled each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A shining moment

A shining moment

In January, 25,000 soccer fans bought out the lower bowls of B.C.
Accentuate the positive

Accentuate the positive

Admittedly, I spend a lot of my time thinking about how I can do things better. I've been told I am a frustrated perfectionist, which I think may be a slight downgrade from someone who has actually mastered the perfectionist thing.
An adult look at resources

An adult look at resources

My friend Pete is addicted to heroin. He's stuck pretty bad, both feet in the trap.
Meter matters

Meter matters

EDITOR, There is much ado about the radio frequency emanations from the new electric meters on which nothing much is agreed ("Smart meters 101," Chief, Aug. 2). There are those who claim it harms and those who claim it does not.
Time to put a lid on it

Time to put a lid on it

I wanted to say, "Hey, lose 20 pounds, put down that cream-cheese-covered cinnamon bun, and then you can tell me what to do." But instead I just said, "Thanks for your concern, but I think I'm OK.
Backyard livestock opposed

Backyard livestock opposed

Editor's note: This is a letter to Squamish's mayor and council. It was copied to The Chief for publication.
Kids' 'Rock Day Camp' planned

Kids' 'Rock Day Camp' planned

Up bright and early for the bird count will be members of the Squamish Environmental Society on Sunday (Aug. 12) at 7 a.m. at the Howe Sound Inn and Brew Pub. The group will be looking for shore birds migrating south from the Arctic.
Navigating unchartered waters

Navigating unchartered waters

Since becoming a resident in B.C. I have spent my time pursuing opportunities for work and play to learn more about Canadian culture and develop new skills. It's been a busy and energizing time.
Let the show go on

Let the show go on

Just a few years ago, Squamish had at least three stores where people could rent a movie. Today there's only one.
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