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EDITORIAL: Coping with GAWS

EDITORIAL: Coping with GAWS

How are you coping with GAWS? Many people deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) during the winter months. Here in B.C., we've got GAWS - Government Advertising Withdrawal Syndrome. GAWS started to take hold in B.C.
VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Keeping a roof on taxes

VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Keeping a roof on taxes

We are going to the polls Feb. 26 to vote to either increase our municipal taxes to build some more amenities or to tell council we're not prepared to pay more no matter how council intends to improve the community.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Threats to Brackendale's identity Editor, I can see the need for a new Squamish "brand" since we apparently can't use "The Heart of 2010". After wholeheartedly backing the bid we find ourselves left out in the rain, so to speak.
CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Selective shock and awe

CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Selective shock and awe

That does it! I keep thinking there is simply no way this town can keep going like this, it's simply not possible. But sure enough, we turn around and lo and behold, Squamish once again takes it to a whole other level.
EDITORIAL: Postal debate is important

EDITORIAL: Postal debate is important

You might think that in the email era, postal service would mean less and less to the people of Squamish. But that's clearly not the case.
BEHIND THE VAIL: Remembering Grandma

BEHIND THE VAIL: Remembering Grandma

According to the Alzheimer Society of BC, 41,000 people in this province have Alzheimer disease. But for most people, 41,000 is too big a number. It all comes down to one person - the person they know with the disease. My grandmother has Alzheimer's.
EDITORIAL: Waiting for the good news on tsunami funding

EDITORIAL: Waiting for the good news on tsunami funding

Could it happen here? That was likely one of the first questions in many people's minds in B.C. after reacting to the horror of last month's tsunami tragedy in southeast Asia.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A town by any other brand

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A town by any other brand

Oh, the humanity! The hand-wringing over potentially losing our precious "Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada" slogan in last week's letters section (beautifully orchestrated with Bryan Raiser, I note) was just about too much to bear.
EDITORIAL: Traffic calming makes streets safer

EDITORIAL: Traffic calming makes streets safer

Garibaldi Way is a brighter - and safer - place to walk this week.
CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Are we not Squamish?

CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Are we not Squamish?

The coals are fired up. The iron is nice and hot. OK Squamish, bend over - it's time to get branded. Tomorrow (Jan. 15) we will once and for all find out "what YOU think 'Squamish' should say to the world." Some may be shocked by this news.
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