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Next week, one of Canada's oldest and best carnival companies, West Coast Amusements comes to our community. Sponsors of this fun event for all members of the family is the Squamish Elks Lodge #119.

Royal Oak needs protection

Jane Emerick Chief staff In 1937, a cooper beech seedling from the King's Forest at Windsor Castle in England was planted by Ruth Fenton at the former Brackendale School, commemorating the coronation of King George VI.

Ballerina off to Royal Ballet

Jane Emerick Chief staff A ballerina from Squamish has recently been accepted to spend a part of her summer dancing for the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Oceanfront partners shortlisted

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

RCMP gets more cards

Steven Hill Those who thought they had a full set of Squamish RCMP trading cards now have 12 more cops to collect.

Ministry has one month for steelhead

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief The Ministry of Environment (MOE) has only one month to collect 22 to 30 adult steelhead for a short-term supplemental hatchery program before the Cheakamus steelhead population is put at undue risk.

Still going strong

The Alzheimer Society of BC along with the Mental Health unit in Squamish are putting on a Family Caregiver Series.

'He had the vision'

Sylvie Paillard The District of Squamish is flying flags at half-mast today to commemorate the passing of a man beloved throughout the community.

More tourism meetings planned

Steven Hill The Squamish Sustainability Corporation (SSC) and various tourism stakeholders are set to host a second round of tourism forums April 10 and 11.

On with the show

Sylvie Paillard Squamish may soon see crowds at the Loggers Sports Grounds for more than just a few weeks a year.