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Obstetrics diversion continues at SGH

If you're an expectant mother close to your due date, you might want to check what day of the week it is before heading to the Squamish General Hospital (SGH) to have your baby delivered.

PC Thomas gets in line behind Reynolds in 2004

The right is uniting in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast behind incumbent Member of Parliament John Reynolds in the upcoming federal election.

Nebbeling won't seek re-election

Removed from cabinet, MLA to finish term, take time off to travel David Burke and John French Whistler Question/Squamish Chief The man who has represented the Sea to Sky corridor in Victoria since 1996 this week announced he doesn't plan to seek re-e

Snowmobiler rescued from Tricone

A Whistler snowmobiler got more excitement than she bargained for during a ride in the Tricone Basin Friday (Jan. 23). The unidentified woman was riding in the backcountry between Squamish and Whistler with a group of friends.

Operator disciplined after 911 calls went unanswered

When you call 911, you expect someone to answer. That didn't happen at 6:45 a.m. on May 4, 2003. A Brackendale resident needed an ambulance that Sunday morning because his wife was seriously ill.

The visionary

It takes many long hours of hard work, dedication and devotion to become a leader in business and community. Two Squamish residents possess plenty of the above and as a result have been honoured accordingly by their peers and colleagues.

Ex-RCMP officer cleared of charges

Matthew Wild Special to The Chief A retired Squamish police officer has been cleared of all charges of wrongdoing nearly a year after being accused of fabricating evidence and obstructing justice.

Wind: Squamish's new energy source?

During the summer months, the windsurfers and kite boarders know how reliable the strong moving air is around Squamish. Most days in the warm months, the daily inflow winds kick in once the heating action of the morning sun warms the land.

Business break-ins up significantly in 2003

In an unusual move, S/Sgt. Cliff Doherty and Sgt. Colin Worth met with Squamish Council this week and gave council an update on police operations.

Way Out Women shred the snow

Start your engines, the women are ready to roar. After a hugely successful 2003 campaign to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research, the Way Out Women (WOW) are back in the snowmobile saddle again.