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You are what you think

You are what you think

"You are what you eat." We often hear these words in the media. This month I'd like to offer a spin on that: "You are what you think." Every action, every decision starts with a thought. It's your thinking, i.e.
Bad week for bears

Bad week for bears

Just eight years ago, a natural food shortage and a subsequent rise in the number of human-bear conflicts resulted in the destruction of 27 black bears in the Squamish area in 2004 alone.
Crunching the numbers

Crunching the numbers

EDITOR, Our MLA, Joan McIntyre, "backs the resource sector" (The Chief, July 5)? Of course she does. An earlier Chief article (Feb. 17, 2012) reported that she owns Enbridge, Encana and other oil and gas stocks.
DOS staff much appreciated

DOS staff much appreciated

Summer is here and it is the season for our district work crews to be out and about working hard on projects throughout town.
Getting hip(pie) on a rainy day

Getting hip(pie) on a rainy day

Keeping kids happy and occupied on cold, rainy days - when they should be swimming in temperate local lakes and drying within minutes only to jump back in the water - is a challenge to say the least.
Using our heads

Using our heads

EDITOR, It has always distressed me to see families biking around with everyone helmetted except dad.
Summertime activities abound

Summertime activities abound

Now that students are on summer holidays I am sure many of them will be heading to a variety of camps. A new venture to consider this year is the Summer Railway Camp at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park and it is for kids seven to 11.
Two degrees of separation

Two degrees of separation

EDITOR, For the past month I have been taking pictures of the Stawamus Chief and Shannon Falls. They form the iconic view that I call Squamish. They are both visible from most locations between Murrin Park and the Tantalus Lookout.
Our dirty little secret is out

Our dirty little secret is out

Did the Bard get it right when he penned the immortal words "All's well that ends well"? Not if you talk toBellingham resident Frank Choltco-Devlin, whose pickup truck containing his snoozing dog was snatched from the parking lot at the Stawamus Chie
Circling the wagons

Circling the wagons

For a couple of days last week, Squamish was in the Lower Mainland media crosshairs, and not necessarily in a good way.
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