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Cons outweigh the pros

Cons outweigh the pros

Editor's note: This letter was sent to Robin Arthurs, general manager of corporate services with the District of Squamish, as well as Squamish's mayor and council. It was copied to The Chief for publication. Thank you for your letter dated Sept.
Falling for fall: A seasonal gardening primer

Falling for fall: A seasonal gardening primer

The past few weeks have been absolutely glorious. Perhaps this extended summer is making up for the cool days of July.
Leveraging our assets

Leveraging our assets

At the end of an address to the Squamish Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon this week, local MLA Joan McIntyre issued a challenge to local business leaders by asking three questions: What are the best opportunities in the Sea to Sky Corridor to c
Who wants to be the mayor?

Who wants to be the mayor?

Just in case anyone was unaware, there's a job opening down at city hall.
Beaches are for all

Beaches are for all

EDITOR, While driving to work this morning I heard CBC mention that Lions Bay was trying to privatize or limit access to the beachfront there to residents only.
Salute to popular director set

Salute to popular director set

A good turnout is expected for the first annual Multi-Faith Celebration at St. John's Anglican Church tomorrow (Sept. 24) at 6 p.m. If interested in attending, please call (604) 898-5100 to see if there is space still available.
Stick to the facts

Stick to the facts

EDITOR, Re. "HST 'a vote of non-confidence," Letters, Chief, Sept. 9. Wolfgang, total nonsense! You must stick to reality and facts before shooting from the hip like the NDP and Jim Sinclair. Christy Clark does not have to call a provincial election.
Keep Brohm Lake clean

Keep Brohm Lake clean

EDITOR, I know Squamish is filling up with urban neurotics and their pets but they should know that the EPA and many state and local agencies are learning and reporting on the dangers and effects of dog waste on waterways.
Officers' actions 'necessary'

Officers' actions 'necessary'

EDITOR, Seven-thirty p.m., Friday night, location: backyard patio. Ruth and I were summarizing each other's events of the day over a glass of Sandhill Chard when all of a sudden a very loud command hollered across from our neighbour's yard.
Negotiations and love songs

Negotiations and love songs

((Ital precede)) Negotiations and love songs Are often mistaken for one and the same.- Paul Simon "Train in the Distance" ((Drop cap)) Relationships can be difficult. I understand that.
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