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Powerhouse Springs tender awarded

Council passed a motion to award Aquatec Construction Ltd. a $546,213 tender to complete the Powerhouse Springs project delivering approximately 120 litres of water per second in three new wells.

Chamber hosts defeated MP candidate

It seems the campaign to represent West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country in Ottawa never stopped for Conservative Party candidate of record John Weston.

Fire dispatch goes high-tech

Squamish firefighters will know a lot more about what they're getting into on their next fire call thanks to some new high-tech equipment.

Prior, Fitschen join council race

SODC director, environmental advocate to challenge on Gardner, McLennan, Patterson Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

No power means no home for Britannia Beach man

Problems for Britannia Beach resident Harry Sanders began in 2004 and two years later the 81-year-old war veteran is without power and unable to live in the trailer he calls home. As a former employee of the B.C.

Squamish council splits on Ashlu vote

Debate continues in Squamish over a proposed independent power project (IPP) in the Ashlu River.

Downtown to get recycling depot back

Downtown residents will finally get the recycling depot many have demanded for over a year - but not without a little controversy.

Postal code change won't cost District taxpayers

A long enough grace period for new postal codes to take effect for Squamish residents will prevent wasted stationary and extra costs to taxpayers.

Bill 30 passes third reading

Opposition MLAs last week repeatedly sided with the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) and its call for a regional energy plan as they opposed provisions of legislation that would remove the authority of local governments to zone for independ

'Purple Palace' cleared out

After years of neighbourhood complaints over noise, violence and drugs, innumerable RCMP raids resulting in arrests for possession of drugs and stolen property, and unsightly premises fines resulting in trucks of garbage being hauled away, the so-cal