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Clean bill for Nexen site

The District of Squamish officially acquires 71 acres of waterfront land this Tuesday (Jan. 27) - and the land has been declared clean and ready to build on.

Thomas steams into Heritage Park

Squamish will become the home of another very famous - and really useful - steam engine this spring. The West Coast Railway Heritage Park (WCRHP) is pleased to announce that Thomas the Tank Engine is coming in June 2004.

Province looks for Hwy. 99 partner

It's the biggest highway contract in the history of the province. The B.C. Liberals are looking for a private partner that can create the design of the upcoming $600-million upgrade to Hwy.

Help needed for Olympics

The Squamish Olympic Coordinating Committee wants some input. The committee is holding a special forum on Thursday (Jan. 29) to listen to residents.

2003 best-ever year for real estate market

Despite a weak finish, Squamish had its hottest year ever in real estate in 2003, according to statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).

Corridor composting facility to open next month

As part of its attempt to build a composting customer base, Carney's Waste Systems treated a bunch of local business people to breakfast.

Corridor composting facility to open next month

As part of its attempt to build a composting customer base, Carney's Waste Systems treated a bunch of local business people to breakfast.

Food service workers face axe at SGH

Pink slips to be given soon to 19 more staff Todd Lawson Food service workers at Squamish General Hospital and Hilltop House will soon be looking elsewhere for jobs.

Robert Bateman's magic in words

Those who packed into the Brackendale Art Gallery last Saturday (Jan. 10) experienced a rare and special treat. Robert Bateman took us on a journey of slide visuals and commentary, as he related about his art, nature and his concerns for mankind.

ABOUT TOWN: Last chance for Snow White

It is good to know Hilltop House is open again and that the residents who suffered from the flu are now feeling much better. Hopefully the monthly birthday party on Wednesday (Jan. 21) at 2 p.m. will lift their spirits too.