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Fence gets some international flair

On Monday (July 12), more than 35 international students from 27 different countries stopped in Squamish on Day 12 of their 30-day trip across Canada to help beautify the community.

Developer's phone survey making waves

A telephone survey of Squamish residents had members of Squamish Council and the Sea to Sky University (SSU) project team buzzing last week. The Chief learned that Merrill and Ring (M&R) commissioned the survey.

Festival bears fruit

What the Olympics are to sports, the B.C. Provincial Music Festival is to music. Four talented young people from Squamish and Pemberton recently journeyed to Victoria to represent Howe Sound for the first time.

Time to tidy up - the judges are coming!

It's time for Squamish to put on its best face and welcome the judges. The judges for the national Communities in Bloom 2004 competition come to Squamish this Tuesday (July 20) to assess our community.

Crashes down during safety challenge

ICBC expected to deal with 74 crashes involving Squamish residents from May 5 to 27. In fact, only 60 people were involved in accidents during that time. In the month of May, the Insurance Corporation of B.C.

Old friends, good memories

One hundred years has passed, but the years and years of memories live on in the hearts and minds of the former residents of Britannia Beach and the townsite once known as Mount Sheer.

Climbing for dollars

It's hard to put a price tag on the thrill of climbing - but the Climbers Access Society of B.C. (CASBC) is determined to prove just how much climbing contributes to the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada's economy.

Kept apart by bureaucracy

Indian wife of Squamish man caught in immigration mess John French Chief Staff Writer For the second time in six months, Canada's immigration bureaucracy is causing heartache in Squamish's Indo-Canadian community.

ABOUT TOWN: Celebrate 10 years on track

After a most successful Day Out With Thomas event in June the West Coast Railway Heritage Park is ready for another big day, as tomorrow, Saturday (July 10) marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the park. Celebrations begin at 10:30 a.m.

Whistler-Squamish transit gets nod from council

Squamish and Whistler are both now formally on side with the idea of a commuter service between the two communities. Squamish council passed a motion Tuesday (July 6) that gave the idea support in principle.