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Loggers Lane quarry and lake proposed

Squamish could have a new swimming hole if a proposal to build a gravel quarry near Loggers Lane moves ahead.

IPP decision prompts lawsuit

A lawsuit from Katzie First Nations against the Ministry of Environment has proponents of the controversial Pitt River Independent Power Project proposed hanging onto hope their plans will materialize.

Mappers creating a new image of Squamish

Most of us think of maps as straightforward guides to getting from point A to point B. But the Squamish Community Mapping Group is pushing those boundaries to think about mapping and the nature of this community in new and fascinating ways.

The Squaw renamed, dropping ethnic slur

Laura Hendricklhendrick@squamishchief.comA few Squamish Nation women are taking action to change the local usage of an ethnic and sexist slur.

Gambling grants bailing out local non-profit organizations

Five local non-profit organizations have received $122,650 this year in funding from provincial gaming proceeds, according to the list of 2007-08 human and social services recipients of gaming grants released last week.

Mayor throws in the towel

Squamish will soon have a new leader to usher in the 2010 Olympics and tackling the effects of rapid development, as Mayor Ian Sutherland will not be running for re-election this fall.

Vandals trash quarry equipment

An act of vandalism in the Upper Squamish Valley could cost one of the town's top employers more than $200,000 in lost revenues and repairs.

Corridor trail set for summer construction

Residents of Squamish don't want a piecemeal approach to the Corridor Trail, according to the results of an open house held last month.

Fire training turns into the real thing

There's nothing lucky about a house fire but if Squamish Fire Rescue personnel hadn't been training a mere block away, an entire Garibaldi Estates family home would likely have been destroyed by an attached garage fire Monday night (May 26).

District creates Olympic organizing committee

Local politicians are finally creating an organized front to address the opportunities and challenges coming this way with the 2010 Winter Games.
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