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Chamber to choose new president and board

The Squamish Chamber of Commerce will be appointing a new president for 2008 whose direction will likely play a vital role in connecting local businesses with windfall from the upcoming Winter Games.

Women's Centre gives men a voice

The Howe Sound Women's Centre showed the breadth of its helping hand with a celebration attended by men, women and children Saturday night (Nov. 3).

Red Point impact questioned

One more obstacle has popped up for the Red Point development. On Tuesday (Nov. 6) council passed a motion to consider the impacts the high-density residential project would have on Smoke Bluffs Park.

Chamber manager resigns

The Squamish Chamber of Commerce is losing many of its familiar figureheads this year as its current president and manager both step down. Chamber manger Denise Imbeau announced her resignation on Wednesday Nov. 7.

Parents oppose 2010 school closure plan

At least two parent advisory councils (PAC) in the Sea to Sky corridor have passed motions opposing various aspects of the Howe Sound School District's proposed calendar for 2009-2010.

Schools hit by mid-year cuts

The Howe Sound District School Board is scrambling to pinch pennies mid-year in response to unexpected funding changes from the province.

Olympian spreads joy

Canadian National ski jumper Greg Baxter landed in Squamish last week to talk about his emerging sport and inform local residents on how they can get involved in the upcoming competitions in the Callaghan Valley, including the 2010 Olympic Winter Gam

A big mountie thank you

A few people on the street complimented him on a killer costume, but RCMP Constable Afzeel Yakub wasn't dressed in red for Halloween kicks. Yakub was at Capilano College Wednesday (Oct.

More money than manpower

There are plenty of people to keep track of fish in the Cheakamus River, but pulling together manpower to improve their habitat is proving to be a harder task.

Whistler Blackombe executive concerned over GAS

A Whistler Blackcomb (WB) executive last week expressed concern about the Garibaldi at Squamish (GAS) resort proposed for Brohm Ridge.
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