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Swindler posing as mayor in telephone begging scam

Mayor Ian Sutherland is not calling people up to solicit financial help for his family - but someone else is apparently doing so as part of a bizarre scam.

Deluge, blockages cause street flooding in Highlands, downtown

District to undertake drainage studySylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com A series of natural events and infrastructure problems resulted in dramatic flooding in the Garibaldi Highlands and downtown on Monday (Nov. 6).

Byelection donors proved to be passionate players in Oceanfront debate

Recently-released campaign contribution reports from last June's municipal byelection show that key donors and campaigners for the top two contenders - Coun.

Extra Foods strike still on hold

Employees represented by the United Food and Commerical Workers Union at the local grocery store have heard unofficially that employer Westfair Foods is willing to sit down and negotiate the union's contract demands equaling a recent Park Royal Extra

Seven men, 193 years of service

Seven Squamish firefighters with a combined total of 193 years of service to the District are being honoured on Saturday (Nov. 4) at the annual firefighters' fall dinner.

Citizens' Oceanfront group pleads for Qualex's return

Qualex-Landmark president Roger Navabi said he's humbled by community pleas to return to the Oceanfront bargaining table, but added it's no use - the company is not coming back to Squamish. "I don't know how to respond," said Navabi.

Developer cleans pond, builds up dykes

A ruckus over rights-of-way access to the Cattermole Pond and nearby trails along surrounding dykes downtown has resulted in temporary signage and fencing being torn down by irate walkers, and has the developer of the nearby Skye complex worrying tha

Bigger plans for Garibaldi ski resort

Ramped-up project proposes 22,500 beds, 24 lifts and two golf courses Cathryn Atkinson catkinson@squamishchief.

CT scan fundraising campaign under way

The Whistler Health Care Foundation (WHCF) and its corridor partners this week launched a campaign to raise up to $2 million to help pay for the Sea to Sky corridor's first Computerized Tomography (CT) scanner at the Whistler Health Care Centre (WHCC

Conflicting sectors discuss watercourse protection

Conflicting segments of the community came together to discuss watercourse protection regulations on waterside developments during an invitation only stakeholder meeting held by the District of Squamish, Monday (Oct. 30).
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