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Sharing the Spirit of Squamish

Sharing the Spirit of Squamish

As I was sitting in a hotel in Portland, Oregon (America's most boring city) watching the NBC Olympic broadcast, I found myself thinking that we truly are fortunate to live where we do.
What ideas?

What ideas?

Editor, Interesting article about Daniel Veniez's address to the Squamish Chamber of Commerce. Each time Veniez speaks, he drops little hints that he has "ideas" about reforming health care, but he has yet to elucidate what those ideas are.
Minister denies illegal gaming report allegations

Minister denies illegal gaming report allegations

The province's anti-illegal gaming team was axed even though an internal government report warned many of those crimes would go uninvestigated as a result. But the minister responsible has outright denied the 42-page report's findings.
Time to revisit campaign pledges

Time to revisit campaign pledges

It's high time to revisit some of the ambitious political pledges that were made back in November '08, during the municipal election campaign.
A nostalgic look at my salad days

A nostalgic look at my salad days

A phrase once used to look fondly upon a time of youthful naivety and uninhibited pleasure seeking was actually coined by Shakespeare's Cleopatra.
Ministry's child safety direction come into question

Ministry's child safety direction come into question

The Ministry of Children and Family Development is supposed to protect British Columbia's most vulnerable children. But safety outcomes for those children are no longer being used to measure the ministry's success in its primary planning document.
RCMP face off against firefighter tonight

RCMP face off against firefighter tonight

The Annual Guns and Hoses Charity Hockey Game at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre arena tonight (March 19) at 6:30 p.m. will be a fun event on the ice but it is all for a good cause.
Keep the spirit

Keep the spirit

The second-largest international sporting event in the world is coming to the Sea to Sky Corridor, starting tomorrow, with more than 1,300 athletes from 40 countries and countless international media coming to compete for glory right in our own backy
Appropriate display of pride

Appropriate display of pride

Editor, Taking a picture of a banner on face of the Chief (present for only five minutes!) was akin to taking a picture of yourself with the Chief in the background ["The Chief is not a billboard," Letters, The Chief, March 5].
On to the rest of the year

On to the rest of the year

Story: With the 2010 Winter Olympics now behind us, thoughts and plans turn towards the rest of the year. The West Coast Railway Heritage Park has lots of excitement ahead as the months unfold.
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