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Candidates grilled over GAS

A Squamish Off Road Cycling Association (SORCA) all-candidates meeting drifted away from talk of trails and bike lanes to the rough terrain of Garibaldi at Squamish (GAS) and the vacant District of Squamish environmental co-ordinator position on Mond

Open house lends ears to vision

A plethora of ideas circulated throughout the Create the Oceanfront open houseMonday (Oct. 27).

A thirst for knowledge

Squamish has a long history of water issues - from the rewatering of the Mamquam Blind Channel to the recovery of the Cheakamus River following a caustic soda spill to the recent adoption of a riparian areas bylaw, residents have long been protection

Squamish lone hold-out in RGS

The District of Squamish is the only one of 11 Sea to Sky municipalities yet to embrace the Regional Growth Strategy (RGS), and with the local vote for adoption scheduled for Nov. 4, the town is becoming ever more polarized.

Green watchdog forced to resign

A high profile environmental advocate is no longer part of the Squamish Environmental Conservation Society (SECS) after its president, council municipal election candidate Catherine Jackson, put forward an ultimatum during the society's annual genera

Out on the West Coast

The West Coast of Vancouver Island provides some of the most pristine and ruggedly beautiful cruising grounds in the world. It's a sailor's paradise with a dizzying array of beaches, deeply penetrating fjords and awe-inspiring headlands.

Gas marketers a scam, says resident

Brad Kitchen is angry and he's fighting back.

District environmental lead unreplaced

In a lead-up to re-examining District of Squamish costs, council has decided to defer replacing the environmental co-ordinator position left vacant when Peter Woods resigned late this summer.

Sustainability must be practised: student

The District of Squamish needs to connect the community to sustainable development if Smart Growth principles are to work, says Kimberley Armour.

Cougars attack pets, livestock

Residents are being warned to watch out for cougars that have been prowling the area attacking dogs and livestock.
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