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Terminal and tugboats sued over oil spill

A shipping company involved in spilling 29,000 litres of oil into the Squamish Estuary is pursuing Squamish Terminals and Squamish Tugboat to recoup costs associated with the 2006 incident.On Friday (Aug.

Climbing pioneer remembered

A beloved climbing pioneer is being remembered after succumbing to a heart attack while scaling a route at Smoke Bluffs Park Monday (July 28).Tony Cousins died while climbing Sally Five Fingers, a moderate 5.

Planes, helicopters, boats keep corridor moving

The Sea to Sky Corridor lived up to its name last week as the Highway 99 closure made air and water the only direct routes between Vancouver and Squamish.

Traffic lights irk trail users

It may be two years behind schedule, but the new intersection at Highway 99 and Commercial Way has still come too soon for some local trail users.

Rockslide rapidly cleared

Ministry of Transportation (MOT) workers proved they could move mountains last week as 16,000 cubic metres of debris was cleared off Highway 99 in a round-the-clock four-day effort.

Bringing history to life

A colourful piece of Squamish history is finally falling into place now that the Squamish Historical Society has tracked down Ken Barbour, an 85-year-old logging cartoonist and historian whose family cleared some of the first roads in Brackendale.

Porteau Cove prone to slides

Now that Highway 99 has reopened, some are questioning whether the government could have done more to stabilize Porteau Cove, which is already stained by a series of rockslide-related deaths.

Squamish man escapes plane crash

A Squamish man is recovering in Victoria General Hospital with a broken pelvis after surviving a plane crash Monday (Aug. 4) in dense old growth north of Port Hardy, killing five of its passengers.

Adventures stem from closure of Highway 99

When boulders poured down on Highway 99 last week, they sent a ripple effect throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor. People found ways to keep give birth, plow through plummets in business and shake off near-death experiences.

'The show must go on'

When Squamish Days Loggers Sports first began 51 years ago, Highway 99 had yet to be built.
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