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Over-policing concerns voiced

Over-policing concerns voiced

EDITOR, Are road blocks and speed traps in Squamish turning into such a nuisance that both employment and people's perceptions of Squamish are getting tarnished? I have been away for the last eight months travelling in Europe, and not even once have
In support of Katimavik

In support of Katimavik

Editor's note: This is a letter to John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country. It was copied to The Chief for publication.
Turning away the tourists

Turning away the tourists

EDITOR, When today's Squamish Chief landed on my Brackendale doorstep I picked it up and noted that the Sea to Sky Gondola is facing disapproval with certain parties.
Let's keep it real, Squamish

Let's keep it real, Squamish

According to Patricia Heintzman, who chairs the district's Economic Development Committee, "governments don't create business... our policies have to somehow inspire the business to relocate here.
Report the abuser

Report the abuser

EDITOR, This letter is in response to the dart addressed to the dog owner that was mistreating his/her animal.
Protection over profit

Protection over profit

EDITOR, I have lived in this area for all my life. I have hiked the Stawamus Chief many times as well as the surrounding areas. I am vehemently opposed to this development. This land should remain as park land and the development should not proceed.
The big, mossy questions

The big, mossy questions

In the life of gardeners there are several re-occurring questions. A few have no hard and fast answer or solution. Most centre on weed control and pests.
Anti-gondola appeal

Anti-gondola appeal

Editor's note: This a copy of a letter to Hon. Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia. It was copied to The Chief for publication. I'm writing you to express my strong opposition to the proposed Sea to Sky Gondola.
Blood before bitumen

Blood before bitumen

Picture this: Douglas Channel, just outside Kitimat, B.C.
Shaky optics

Shaky optics

Last week, members of Squamish council voted themselves a pay raise, and good on them. They deserve it.
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