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Grads dig up funds

Contributed to The Chief The Howe Sound Secondary School's class of 2006 is aiming to raise more than $16,000 to celebrate graduation in June. The main graduation fundraising initiative is the annual Grad Compost Sale.

Racing club asks for BMX track

Steven Hill If Jim Douglas has his way, Squamish could soon have its own BMX race track. Douglas, a semi pro mountain biker and local paramedic, asked Squamish Council (Feb.

Reuniting the Mamquam

Steven Hill The waters of the Mamquam River have been reunited, thanks to a new culvert installed by the Squamish River Watershed Society Feb. 11.

Uniquely Wild at Art

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief Art, Nature, World, Word - if you close your eyes for a moment and envision what those words mean and how they connect, you may get a glimpse of what wonderful creations area artists are contributing to the third an

Getting a taste of the past

Barbara Rudkin Special to the Chief A special Heritage Tea, including tea/coffee, sandwiches and homemade goodies for $7, will be held on Saturday (Feb. 25) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

'Complicated' motorcycle crash causes eight-hour closure of 99

Steven Hill A fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday (Feb. 11) caused Hwy 99 to be closed for more than eight hours, infuriating commuters and motorists, and prompting police to re-examine procedure.

District starts 2006 budgeting in the red

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

Writing and photography workshops Celebrate 2010

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief The Squamish Public Library, in conjunction with the Whistler Arts Council, will be hosting a series of events for the Celebration 2010 this weekend.

About town

Spring is just around the corner and the Squamish Gardeners' guest speaker on Monday (Feb. 20) at 7 p.m. is Cloanne Morasse at the Squamish Public Library.

Hemlock planted for herring

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief The Squamish Streamkeepers will be installing clusters of hemlock into the Mamquam Blind Channel, Saturday (Feb. 18) to attract herring to spawn in the waterway. At approximately 10 a.m.
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