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Enjoy getting to know our feathered neighbours

Spring has arrived and our songbird residents and returning migrants fill the morning air with music. A delight for us, this chorus is serious business for the birds while they establish nesting territories and attract mates.

Suspect in Alberta sex assault may be here

Police fear that a man wanted in connection with a brutal sexual assault in Canmore might be in Squamish.

COs forced to destroy bears

Conservation officers are warning residents to be more careful with their garbage as bears in the area appear to be getting bolder.

Future Highlands development worries SSU

Council agrees to consider OCP amendment John French Chief Staff Writer Two local developers may get a chance to open up hundreds of acres of new housing in the Garibaldi Highlands area sooner than expected - despite concerns that development might h

ABOUT TOWN: Get down to 42nd Street this week

Are you ready for an evening of dancing, singing and comedy as only Howe Sound Secondary's musical theatre can offer? Then do make plans to see their version of the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street.

A year of miracles

He wasn't even expected to live more than few days, but Emilio Razzano is about to reach his first birthday - and he's not looking back.

Local health workers back general strike call

Todd Lawson and John French Chief Staff Writers Picket lines at Squamish General Hospital (SGH) and Hilltop House were replaced on Thursday by a political protest headed up by local members of the Hospital Employees Union (HEU) as part of an initiati

Hunger at Howe Sound

It was all-you-can-eat at Uncle Willy's buffet last Thursday night (April 22) - the best place to stuff myself with food before the 30 Hour Famine.

Residential tax rate set 26% lower than last year

Squamish Council is working towards a budget that compared to last year will represent a zero per cent increase in municipal taxes but council members saw first-hand that some people will see tax increases.

Trial ordered in snowmobile tragedy

Details of the events leading up to the death of a noted snowmobile rider will be unveiled in B.C. Supreme Court.