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Library cards get linked

The Squamish Public Library is lightening your wallet - but you can keep your money.

NEWS BRIEFS: Wanduruppuwa trip set

Four people from Squamish are organizing a relationship building and reconnaissance mission to Sri Lanka. The three top organizers of the Squamish Humanity Village Project are leaving for Squamish's adopted village of Wanduruppuwa on Saturday (Feb.

Citizen and Business People of Year all feed the need

Joan Forry and Shane and Nikki Sanderson see an awful lot of each other on a regular basis. That's because they're all in the food business - Forry with the Squamish Food Bank and the Sandersons as the owner/operators of Squamish's MarketPlace IGA.

About Town with Maureen Gilmour

This evening (Feb. 4) the audience at the Eagle Eye Theatre will settle in for a wonderful concert featuring the distinguished pianist Robert Silverman, in Squamish courtesy of the Howe Sound Performing Arts Association. The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Heritage Park Happenings

The results are in and the West Coast Railway Heritage Park set new records in 2004 in every facet of its operations.

Explosives stolen from university site

Some time between 6 p.m. Jan. 28 and 6:40 a.m. Jan. 31 a significant amount of explosive material went missing from the Sea to Sky University construction site. Const.

SLRD wants IPP plan

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) board of directors this week adopted an amendment bylaw in response to recent independent power project (IPP) development pressure on Sea to Sky corridor rivers and streams.

Peters, Lebans to seek re-election

At least three members of District of Squamish Council are committed to campaigning to keep their jobs 10 months from now, while the rest say they haven't decided if they will seek re-election.

Downtown to try BIA again

Business leaders in Squamish are ready to take another shot at creating a business improvement area (BIA) downtown - over the objections of some long-standing businesses.

Photographers sought for 24-hour photo essay

The Chief is putting out a call for photographers interested in participating in the second annual "Day in the Life of Squamish" project. "Day in the Life" is a 32-page photo essay chronicling 24 hours in the community.