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Welcome the 10,000 park visitors

Welcome the 10,000 park visitors

As spring rapidly passes by, the West Coast Railway Heritage Park is getting ready to welcome that famous British character, Thomas the Tank Engine.
The secret lives of elected officials

The secret lives of elected officials

Most people know the basics of what it is to be a councillor. You see us at events and in council chambers representing the community and making decisions that we think are best for the long-term health and sustainability of our community.
Men's life expectancy explained

Men's life expectancy explained

On average, a man will die sooner than a woman. In prosperous countries like Canada, the UK and the US, men die, on average, four to six years before women. And the gap triples in some European countries.
Editorial: Bylaw bog

Editorial: Bylaw bog

This week The Chief reported on what happens when downtown businesses take full advantage of their highly visible locations with eye-catching gimmicks that add to the uniqueness of Squamish - they're put in their place.
Welcome being in balance

Welcome being in balance

People are always trying to achieve balance. But what exactly is it, other than a seemingly unobtainable holy grail? What we need for balance is similar through different periods in our lives.
Support your constituents

Support your constituents

This letter was sent to Joan McIntyre MLA for West Vancouver-Sea to Sky and copied to The Chief for publication Ms.
Save Sam

Save Sam

Editor, Please join my face book page to save Sam. I have always seen the lumberjack at the side of highway. And when I ran with the torch in Squamish I saw he had red mittens. We need to protect this icon to Squamish Robyn Murray Vancouver
Read the writing on the walls

Read the writing on the walls

We're at a proverbial fork in the road and it's time to choose a direction. Regardless of which path we select, the journey will be tough. One path will be trying and will, at times, seem untraversable but the outcome will be great.
High-level illegal gaming criminals given a free hand?

High-level illegal gaming criminals given a free hand?

An internal December 2007 RCMP report warned that top-flight criminals involved in illegal gaming would be given a free hand in British Columbia if the police unit investigating them was shutdown.
Get in tune with natural rhythms

Get in tune with natural rhythms

We've all heard of natural rhythms, the daily, monthly and yearly cycles that govern our planet. And while some people try to live in harmony with such things, as a society we tend to dismiss the subject as New Age nonsense.
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