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Wind power needs fans

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com The future looks bright and breezy for green, clean wind energy - if B.C. is willing to get on board. This message, from Sea Breeze Power Corp.

Property owners to be responsible  for grow-ops under new bylaw

A proposed bylaw that would hold property ownersresponsible for renters' drug operations and bill themfor the cost of investigations passed its first threereadings and received strong council support at theDistrict of Squamish council meeting Tuesday

Outdoor rec forum tests candidates

Jane Emerick jemerick@squamishchief.com Outdoor recreation was the topic for council hopefuls at the SORCA-sponsored all-candidates forum at the Squamish Adventure Centre on Monday June 19.

Pemberton, Squamish councils criticize CN pesticide use

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com CN Rail is once again angering Sea to Sky residents for polluting their communities.

BYELECTION 2006: Gardner wins it in a walk

Car dealer gets nearly as many votes as other six candidates put together; voter turnout 24% Greg Gardner is the newest member of Squamish council after winning a byelection Saturday (June 24) in very convincing fashion.

Darwin's Crossing to be repaired this weekend

Jane Emerick jemerick@squamishchief.

Community Events

The second annual Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life in Squamish will take place at Brennan Park tonight, June 23, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday (June 24). Teams have been fundraising for several weeks and are now ready to take the challenge.

Senior found floating in Blind Channel survives

Man found face-down in water, leading to fears he was dead Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

Police seek man suspected of following children in Valleycliffe

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com Police are on the lookout for a suspicious man accused of approaching four young girls in Valleycliffe.

Briefs from Squamish council meeting

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com Council voted to postpone a $1.