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Go wireless at the Hot Spot

A Hot Spot in Squamish is focused on conquering the digital divide. Hot Spot, at 38027 Cleveland Ave.

ABOUT TOWN: On with the show!

How great it is to finally have our own theatre in Squamish and it is opening night tonight. Tomorrow (Oct. 9) the Garibaldi 5 Stadium Cinemas is having a special screening of Shrek 2 at 10 a.m.

Charges stayed in campground assaults

Victims say testimony wouldn't be solid after more than a year John French Chief Staff Writer This was supposed to be the week that three Americans were to see justice served after they were attacked and beaten more than a year ago.

One last bash in the old crooked building

"Everything moves. You've got to move with it. Nothing can be the same." So said Harold Halverson Saturday night (Oct. 2) at the last big bash at the Squamish Elks' Lodge, a building that has literally moved with the times.

Learn to speak confidently with Toastmasters

There are those who thrive on giving huge speeches in front of hundreds of people - and there are those who would rather curl into a ball and stay in bed with all the doors locked than make a presentation, no matter how small the audience.

Ledcor won't put wind tower in estuary

Ledcor Power won't be putting a wind research tower in the Squamish Estuary after all.

Bears breaking and entering

Squamish's bear problem hit far too close to home for one woman in the Upper Squamish Valley. Two bears were killed Sept. 29 after they broke into a woman's house in the Upper Squamish searching for food.

Coming home to tell The Story of Bob

A tragedy that rocked Squamish in the final hours of 1997 will be outlined for students at Howe Sound Secondary School and Don Ross Secondary on Tuesday (Oct. 12).

Council reverses stance on Ashlu power project

The public gallery in the Squamish Council Chamber was packed Tuesday (Oct. 5) with people opposed to the proposed run-of-the-river hydroelectric project on Ashlu Creek. They left cheering with exactly what they wanted.

The show will go on

The theft of five large speakers from the Garibaldi 5 Stadium Cinemas won't steal the magic of the movies from Squamish. The theatre will open in Garibaldi Village as scheduled next Friday (Oct. 8) for a 5 p.m. show.