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BEHIND THE VAIL: Ref harassment a bad call

On one of the many bulletin boards at Brennan Park there is a poster. It's not large or flashy, and unless you have a habit of reading bulletin boards, you'd totally miss it.

EDITORIAL: Doll-stomper doesn't deserve more press

You know something's wrong with Ottawa when the biggest news story of the week involves stepping on a plush toy.

CYNICAL SUNSHINE: One nation, underedeucated

"How can 59,054,087 people be so DUMB?" - Page 1 of England's Daily Mirror. George W Bush re-elected. You know what this means don't you? The benefit of the doubt is now gone.

EDITORIAL: Axe the 'crash tax'

A few weeks ago a letter writer to The Chief asked if Squamish has an image problem. Part of his point was that out-of-town media come to Squamish with a set of prejudices that make us look bad no matter what story they've come to cover.

VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Business registry the Olympic culprit

It is amazing that through all the recent discussion of the attempts by Vancouver 2010 Olympic organizers to remove non-sanctioned use of trademarked words and symbols that no one has pointed a finger to the provincial government for causing the curr

EDITORIAL: Welcome the eagles and the world

It's the most beautiful time of the year - if not the freshest-smelling - to be in Brackendale.

CYNICAL SUNSHINE: What's in a name?

As I write this it's World Leader Election Day. By the time you read this the winner will hopefully be chosen and the riots should be well on their way.

EDITORIAL: The right call

It's said of municipal politics that elected officials spend the first year of their three-year terms learning how to do their job, the second year doing it, and the third year campaigning for the next election.

BEHIND THE VAIL: Take some responsibility

Social responsibility is something I've been giving a lot of thought recently - I think because I keep hearing about it in the schools I've been visiting. The Howe Sound School District has set social responsibility as a school improvement goal.

EDITORIAL: The Heart of 2010™

Hogwash. That, in a non-copyrighted word, is what we think of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (VANOC)'s ham-handed censorship of the Squamish Chamber of Commerce's "Heart of 2010" banner campaign. Oops, sorry.