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Impaired driver attacks officer

An RCMP officer patrolling Highway 99 was left bruised but otherwise uninjured after stopping an impaired and irate 18-year-old woman Saturday (May 27) at approximately 3 a.m.

New office in place to handle trail disputes

A new provincially-appointed recreation officer has started his new position in Squamish with the goals of handling trail disputes as well as moving the trail strategy forward.

Neighbour says house is history

A local resident is on a mission to save a tiny cottage style house from being torn down.

MP considers entering Liberal leadership race

Although the region's rookie MP may be interested in the Liberal Party's leadership race, he doesn't have the support of some key local organizers.

Future of oceanfront in your hands

A public meeting Sunday (May 28) between Qualex-Landmark, the Squamish Oceanfront Development Corporation, the District of Squamish and the public, was the first step in community planning process according to the project developers.

Creating a river's reunion

Before 1921 the Mamquam River flowed directly into Howe Sound through what is now the Mamquam Blind Channel, but man and nature have combined to cut it off from the ocean.

BYELECTION 2006: Candidates questioned

This week's question: What do you think makes you the best candidate for council? David Clarkson: There are several qualities that I feel make me the best candidate for Council.

Lay down your guns, say police

Squamish RCMP are reminding residents that June is gun amnesty month. Gun owners are asked not to drop off their firearms at detachments.

Byelection candidates to face the public twice

The public will have two chances to grill municipal candidates before the June 24 byelection. In keeping with tradition, the Chamber of Commerce hosts an all candidates meeting at the Sea to Sky Hotel June 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Court of Appeal to hear out Eagleridge protesters

The battle between protesters and construction workers building the Sea to Sky Highway improvement at Eagleridge Bluffs continues this week with a return to the courts.