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School board spends surplus

A surplus in the Howe Sound School District budget means more programs for students and teachers, but local teachers simply want more educators in schools.

ABOUT TOWN: It's tea time at Hilltop House

It's time once again for the annual Hilltop House Harvest Tea tomorrow (Oct. 16) from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Along with enjoying a slice of home-made pie and coffee or tea, take time to check out the items on the craft table and home baking section.

Squamish eyed by wind turbine maker

Squamish is under consideration for a wind turbine manufacturing facility that could employ more than 400 people, The Chief has learned.

Learning life lessons in tragedy

Bob McIntosh's story came home to a new generation of Squamish youth Tuesday (Oct. 12).

Movie night memories

There's no business like show business - or in the case of John Paul Jones, the movie theatre business. "It's a happy business," Jones said. "You make people happy. You escape from reality. The skinny little runt becomes Arnold for an hour.

Ex-EDO hired as District deputy administrator

Brent Leigh is coming back to the District of Squamish.

Waldorf school holds info sessions

Every now and then, as the teacher read her story, she tapped out a series notes on a mini xylophone-like instrument and sang out a vowel sound. After a few times, all the parents in the room were singing out the vowel sounds too.

Tested at the top

Jennifer Galloway does it all. She dances, sings, teaches, studies difficult high school academics, and plays the piano - with an emphasis on the piano.

Home Depot coming to town

Big box store going into Business Park next to Wal-Mart John French Chief Staff Writer The world's largest home improvement retailer wants to build one of its big box outlets in Squamish.

Man convicted of manslaughter in downtown beating death

VANCOUVER-A Squamish man is in custody awaiting sentencing after being convicted of manslaughter. Jesse Andy, aged 32, was tried at Vancouver Supreme Court for the Sept. 8, 2003, killing of Gary Wray in Squamish.