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Squamish flu-free: health officer

Although it may seem everyone in your office and family is sick, officially there have been no reported cases of the flu in Squamish this year. Dr.

CANADA VOTES 2006: Green candidate wants change

Silvaine Zimmermann, Green Party candidate for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, has been working for changes in Canadian's lives for more than 30 years.

ABOUT TOWN: Scouts want your Christmas trees

By now, most of us have undecorated our homes following the holiday season. Many may be wondering what to do with the Christmas tree (those who have real ones!). Scouts Canada's Squamish Group is offering Christmas tree chipping on Sunday (Jan.

Hail to the bus driver

Squamish Transit's most enduring bus driver has retired. Bill Sadler was one of the first transit workers to drive Squamish residents around town and he'll be missed said Scott Pass, Squamish Transit manager.

Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival set to soar

The 20th annual Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival and Count is coming to Brackendale and organizer Thor Froslev is excited to proclaim January eagle month.

Knitting warmth for body and soul

Few things in life are as comforting to Canadians as a well-knit toque on a cold winter's day. Somehow, the toque's all the warmer when made with care by a sweet elderly lady. That's where Maxine Kent comes in.

Hill named new editor of The Chief

The Chief is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Hill to the position of editor. Hill has most recently been working at the newspaper as interim editor during the transition period following the departure of co-editor John French.

Grant sought to fight crystal meth

Squamish could be looking at a $10,000 grant to help fight crystal meth use in the corridor. The provincial government has announced $2 million to support community-based anti-meth programs in an effort to fight crystal meth.

Vandals dump bubbles in Adventure Centre pond

It may seem amusing to some, but bubbles caused twice so far by soap being poured into the Adventure Centre's waterfall pond are causing concern for at least one local environmentalist.

Price, Beaubien, Fenton in as trustees, Hackett out

The race for the three seats representing the Squamish area on the Board of School Trustees for School District 48 resulted in the dethroning of the board chair and a significant victory for former school principal Rick Price.
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