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Outdoor School celebrates flood recovery with open house

For an institution that banks its continued success on nature and the outdoors, the flood of 2003 could be seen as some form of cruel irony for the North Vancouver Outdoor School (NVOS).

Bingo hall plan for downtown entrance dropped

Those who opposed a bingo hall at the entrance to downtown won the day. The rezoning application for the gaming centre that was proposed for Cleveland Avenue next to Club Flex was withdrawn, according to the proponent.

ABOUT TOWN: Groups spring up with garage sales

The annual Hilltop House Support Society's garage sale is Saturday (May 29) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There will also be a bake sale, craft sale and home-baked butterhorns and coffee will be available.

Nexen deal finally done

Lonsdale, Sutherland spar as council approves deal John French Chief Staff Writer The final signatures went onto the Nexen land transfer agreement this week and that means the only thing that can hold up the deal at this point is the voters of Squami

M&R reveals development plans

One of the major owners of undeveloped land in Squamish says it won't flood the housing market in the near future if it's allowed changes to the Official Community Plan (OCP).

Walking for a cure

For a group of Squamish women, the statistics are simply unacceptable. According to the National Cancer Institute of Canada, about 21,100 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and 5,400 will die from the disease.

'Gary's Run' to be one classic ride

A group of Canadian and American sports car lovers who know each other only through the Internet will gather in Squamish Saturday (May 29) to drive the Coast Mountain Circle Tour in memory of a fallen friend. Starting in Squamish at 8 a.m.

Election 2004: the battle begins

We're going to the polls after Prime Minister Paul Martin announced on Sunday (May 23) that his Liberal government's mandate will end a week into summer.

Climbing death ruled accidental by coroner

Like many days last spring, May 31, 2003 was a great day for climbing. While it may have started as a good climbing day for David Christopher Gunstone, it certainly didn't end that way.

Brackendale problem bear shot by RCMP

A recent birthday party in Brackendale was interrupted by the shooting of a black bear that had been the source of more than 40 complaints over the past two months.