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Quibbles and kudos

This letter was sent to the District of Squamish council and copied to The Chief for publication.

Council runs amok

Before we begin, here's a reminder: our current District of Squamish council members were elected on the platform of improving district governance and transparency.

Senior bureaucrat's European trip uncorked

While government programs and unnecessary expenses were being chopped, the head of the liquor distribution branch took a six-day, $8,155 business trip to Bordeaux and London.

A co-operative solution

Editor, Here's one way to attack the problem of affordable housing: co-operatives. One of the problems with the present approach to affordable housing in Squamish is that we assume there is a way within the market to fix it.

GAS for the elite

Editor As a resident of Squamish, I am strongly opposed to the development of Garibaldi at Squamish ["Council divided over GAS," The Chief, Sept. 11].

September brings special guests

Story: September is shaping up to be very busy for the West Coast Railway Heritage Park, and throughout the month we will host many special guests from all over the continent. Things started off with a great event on Sept.

What we know about swine flu

Feeling confused these days about swine flu? Well, join the crowd. Even the experts are adrift on a sea of uncertainty. That's because influenza viruses are genetic shape-shifters, able to change almost overnight into new and more dangerous forms.

Tech can rekindle your love of reading

One of the chief complaints I hear about the Internet and our rapidly advancing technology is how it's ruining language and language skills.

A matter of priorities

The Liberals seem to be attracting fresh animosity every time they step up to a podium these days.

Quest Pride

One morning last March I found myself riding up the Red Chair at Whistler, reviewing my options on an epic powder day.
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