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Time to clean the yard

Well, it's that time of the year when black bears emerge from their winter dens, stretch, yawn and begin to forage for tender grass shoots and broadleaf plants.

A better smile for free

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com A smile is something anyone can give away for free, but on Monday April 24 a local dentist office will be improving the smiles of Squamish children at no charge to celebrate Community Dental Day.

Examining pesticide use

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com Coun. Patricia Heintzman asked council to propose municipal staff pen a report on pesticide use in the Squamish area.

Council discusses budget

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com Council showed weariness during the 10th week of budget deliberations Tuesday (April 11).

Birthday boy beaten

Steven Hillshill@squamishchief.com It wasn't such a happy birthday for one Squamish resident who was attacked and beaten up for his festive hat.Cpl.

More school funds needed: teachers

Jane Emerick jemerick@squamishchief.com The need for more funding was the overall message presented by the Howe Sound Teachers Association at the School District 48 school board meeting Wednesday (April 12) evening.

Eagleridge Bluffs advocates step up campaign

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com The Eagleridge Bluffs Coalition is refusing to let go of its campaign to save the bluffs from the Highway 99 expansion.

Bigger and better: the carnival is back

Jane Emerick Chief staff writer The carnival is back in Squamish next week and organizers are saying it will be better and bigger than the town has ever seen.

Funds promote childhood services

Jane Emerick Chief staff A contribution of $50,000 from Success by 6, will help the Sea to Sky Community Services in Squamish promote greater accessibility to early childhood services, according to the implementation manager of the Putting Children F

Cheakamus steelhead decision reviewed

Ministry of Environment (MOE) officials have hired an independent consultant to review provincial biologists' steelhead recovery plans after hearing concerns from scientists, environmentalists, aboriginals, and area stakeholders.