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EDITORIAL: Getting bear aware

EDITORIAL: Getting bear aware

It's getting dangerous to camp in Squamish again this summer - but for an entirely different reason than last year.
VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Lazy days at the beach

VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Lazy days at the beach

There are a number of Squamish residents who are quietly enjoying the community's newest treasure. The quiet secluded spot that is being discovered by more and more people is a sandy beach that previously wasn't accessible to the public.
CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Here's the beef!

CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Here's the beef!

"It's a new frontier they say. It's wide open, anything can happen." -D. Kennedy 362, 363, 364... it's finally here! Personally, I too was shocked when I first realized that a sandwich existed worthy enough of a year-long countdown.
EDITORIAL: Your voice needed on Wal-Mart

EDITORIAL: Your voice needed on Wal-Mart

On Sept.14, 2004 an important meeting will take place at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre.
VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Log book decision needed

VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Log book decision needed

There are two words like no other two words that make those taking the new direction shutter. Those two words are log books. To many Squamish New Directions supporters the log books represent all that was not right about the 1990s in Squamish.
CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Town for sale - vision not included

CYNICAL SUNSHINE: Town for sale - vision not included

The remark is usually made when simply looking up. With 360 degrees of majestic alpine splendor on the Pacific Ocean, it doesn't take long for the Squamish fever to strike.
COUNCIL CORNER: Why council goes in camera

COUNCIL CORNER: Why council goes in camera

I read The Chief with interest last week. In the unsigned editorial it advanced the premise that meeting late at night is in conflict to our stated position of having open and transparent government. The issue was a motion that was made at 11 p.m.
EDITORIAL: An alternative?

EDITORIAL: An alternative?

Sickened by the Liberals' New Era for B.C.? Scared to go back to the NDP? Not feeling very Green? There might just be an alternative to eating your ballot on May 17, 2005.
EDITORIAL: Can't unring the bell in Business Park

EDITORIAL: Can't unring the bell in Business Park

Pick your metaphor: the bell has been rung. The genie has left the bottle. The horses have bolted. The Squamish Business Park is well on its way from its original purpose as an industrial park to essentially another retail centre along Hwy.
VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Thanks for everything, Tuna

VIEW FROM THE FENCE: Thanks for everything, Tuna

The man most people know as Tuna got some well-deserved recognition this week. Mayor Ian Sutherland gave Laroy Watt a volunteer recognition award on Tuesday at council's regular meeting.
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