December 23 2009

Rockford Riptide finishes strong at Winter Washout, Zeeland tri-meet

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kara Vandawater places in the top three in her event. Photo by ANNE HARRINGTON Riptide Coach Mike Cutler said there were a number of strong swims at both meets, but the overall effort of the team is what mattered most. “We had a number of great swims and personal best swims, but the team spirit is what sets this year’s Riptide team apart,” Cutler said. “Even tough [...]

Words on Weather & Climate—December 23, 2009

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Is weather more severe?  by CRAIG JAMES  Before I get to the main topic of this article, I’d like to point out what an amazing and severe turn to winter there has been across Canada and the United States this month. For the seven-day period of Sunday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 12, there were 815 new snowfall records, [...]

Has the economy affected your holiday spending?

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

by ANA OLVERA   “So far, it has not. People are definitely more aware because of the news, it’s more top of mind. But it has its positive; people won’t overspend and they’ll have more control. It’s great to shop locally, but it all depends on what you’re looking for.” —Guillermo Perez and his daughter Sofia, 9, Ada     “My husband’s job and my [...]
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