These are trying times. It’s not easy to keep up with the news, as necessary as it is during a pandemic. Here, The Chief lists stories that shine a light on the positive to remind us all there’s still some good out there. Take a break — we’ve got you covered.
There’s the non-COVID-19 stories:
- A Squamish resident making Arctic history, as Sunniva Sorby becomes one of the first women to overwinter in Svalbard.
- From the Philippines to Squamish and back — a Howe Sound Secondary grad making it big on the Filipino stage.
Those helping others:
- The Mamquam PAC uses extra funds to buy kids books.
- Local schools make the best of the new reality.
- The Squamish Hospice Society moves to online care for people at end of life, with life-limiting illness or grieving the loss of a loved one.
- Squamish funeral home still able to comfort families during pandemic
- Squamish group fundraising for ventilator for our hospital
- Free sushi for healthcare workers in Squamish offered by a local restaurant.
- How Squamish is coming together to help, from donations flooding in for the food bank to residents offering services to each other.
- Squamish distillery pivots to produce liquid cleaner and hand sanitizer
- Squamish volunteer cancer drivers still offering lifts during COVID-19
We’ll keep updating this list with positive stories, so make sure to check back when you need a pick-me-up.
Take care, Squamish.