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Sea to Sky Highway improvement on Premier's list

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief The detailed work involved in the $600 million Sea-to-Sky Improvement Project along with the vision, creativity, and leadership of two B.C.

Skateboarder hits car

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com A local skateboarder ran into a car March 18 in the Garibaldi Highlands. RCMP reported a 65-year-old man was parking his vehicle at St. Joseph's Church at about 6:09 p.m.

Photo contest winners announced

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com Mayor Ian Sutherland announced the winners of the District of Squamish (DOS) photo contest.

Woman dies after collapsing at Brennan Park arena

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com The Brennan Park Recreation Centre was the site of a tragedy Friday (March 17). During a minor league hockey game Friday evening, a Ridge Meadow woman collapsed in the ice arena stands.

Denning with the bears

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com Students in the Don Ross Secondary School's Outdoor Leadership Program got a chance to learn the bear necessities March 9 when they went on a field trip with Whistler bear researcher Mike Allen.

Movie night for a good cause

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com Nothing's better than spending Saturday afternoon in a dark theatre watching an entertaining Hollywood movie - nothing, that is, unless you're also doing it for a pretty good cause.

About town

It's just a two-night run but the sixth annual Youthfest presented by the Squamish Youth Theatre at the Eagle Eye Theatre tonight (March. 24) and Saturday (March 25) at 8 p.m. each night will be a real crowd pleaser for all ages.

Remembering lives lost

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief The Sea to Sky Highway is infamous for its incredible beauty and equally for its deadly accidents.

Arena plan faces uncertainty

David Burke whistler question Whistler officials are proceeding with plans for a Paralympic sledge hockey arena in Whistler Village in spite of expressions of desire from some officials who attended the 2006 Games in Italy to see some or all of the h

Taxes up 4 per cent so far

Faced with the task of deciding on $2 million in staff wishes outside the core budget, Squamish council tentatively approved $532,000 in spending over and above core budget expenditures during a committee of the whole meeting Tuesday (March 21).