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To pay or not to pay?

This week, some readers may have been shocked to discover that a citizens group is forming to force council to take home more taxpayer money.

Easter celebrated throughout Squamish

The message and hope of Easter will be celebrated in churches on Sunday (April 12) with special music, hymns and choruses and you are welcome to attend the church of your choice.

Thanks Edmonton

My 12-year-old son and I flew into Edmonton from Squamish, B.C. this past weekend to attend the band Mariana's Trench all ages concert at the Starlite Room. It was an amazing experience and we soon won't forget how wonderful Edmonton is.

Avoiding food additives

How long does it take you to do the weekly grocery shopping: 20 minutes, 45 minutes, two hours? If you fall into the latter category, I'd guess that you are one of those conscientious but wildly frustrated people who read the labels trying to determi

Spending worthwhile

If Mr. Bob Kusch is saying that $15,000 is incurred for weekend maintenance (garbage cleanup) during tournament season, then maybe an increase in user fees could offset some of these costs ["Locals weigh in on budget," The Chief, April 3]. But if Mr.

Homeless shelter exactly what we need

Re: News item in The Chief on March 17, 2009 p. A4. Some unsubstantiated accusations have been made and one or two may be correct.

Your choices

Next month's provincial election could be the tightest race British Columbia has seen in more than a decade.

Foster homes urgently needed

The Squamish SPCA is in urgent need of foster homes. Spring is here, which means the Squamish SPCA is preparing for puppy and kitten season.

Ask and you shall receive

One of my favourite things about writing this column is meeting other gardeners. At the grocery store, the pool, the gym - it is a pleasure to meet other Squamish gardeners and to hear their gardening questions.

Jailhouse Betty rages on at the BAG

What is this world coming to? How about an anti-logging activist holding forth in one of B.C.