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Cuts mean child care quality, space shortages to worsen

Children, parents and childcare providers in the Sea to Sky corridor will all suffer from the near-termination of a "crucial" childcare resource program due to massive provincial and federal budget cuts, according to Sea to Sky Community Services ECE

Youth charged with weapons possession

A 13-year-old boy is facing a weapons possession charge after allegedly pulling a knife on other youths during an altercation Friday (Jan. 5). A group of six 13 to 15 year olds were roaming around the Sixth Ave. Castlerock complex at 1 a.m.

Upgrade dikes or else, says expert

Over 150 residents attend disaster lecture Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com Upgrade the area's dikes or face potentially catastrophic consequences, said an expert during a geological hazards lecture at the Sea to Sky Hotel Tuesday (Jan.

Going Nordic

They are going to be a big part of the Sea to Sky corridor's involvement in the 2010 Winter Olympics, with tens of thousands watching live and millions from around the world seeing them on TV.

Province grants school district extra $3 million

The B.C. Ministry of Education announced its "biggest funding increase ever" this week, but Howe Sound school district treasurer Nancy Edwards said it's just enough to maintain last year's service level. A funding increase of $1.

Eagle count meets the average

Despite less than perfect weather, this year's annual eagle count went off smoothly. "I think it went perfectly," said Thor Froslev, organizer of the 2007 Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival's bald eagle count.

Residents nominate best and brightest

Community members have until Monday (Jan. 15) to choose the best and brightest Squamish has to offer for the Chamber of Commerce 2006 Citizen and Business Person of the year awards.

Weston wins Tory nomination

John Weston was again chosen to represent the Conservative Party West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea-to-Sky riding following four nomination meetings Friday to Sunday (Jan. 5 to 7).

Downtown flood culprit discovered

The District of Squamish has a message for residents hoping to avoid flooded basement: Check your ditches. A district staff member discovered a large piece of debris blocking a critical culvert on Fourth Ave. late Tuesday (Jan.

ABOUT TOWN: New and exciting events for 2007

The Squamish Public Library is hosting a baby party - with cake and refreshments - on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m. It's open to families of babies born in 2006, and is a great opportunity to introduce your baby to the library.
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