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$1 million for arena's new roof

Making sure skaters have a good roof over their heads could cost taxpayers $1 million. And residents won't have a say over the expenditure since council defeated a motion to seek public approval .

Body found in Howe Sound

Sylvie Paillardspaillard@squamishchief.comThe co-owner of a Taco Del Mar that was firebombed in Vancouver last week was found dead in the Howe Sound early Friday (Feb. 15).

Homeless kicked out of 'unsafe' Pavilion

A number of homeless people making a crude refuge in the downtown Pavilion were recently kicked out of the structure for their own safety, said Mayor Ian Sutherland in a letter to United Church Minister Daniel Bogert-O'Brien, who criticized the move.

Local family lands in Kenya days before crisis

Before Canadians started to read of violence erupting out of the Kenyan presidential election last December, Sheri Davis watched smoke rise out of Nairobi's largest slum from a porch.

Locasl takes a long walk for diabetes

Jane Smith is preparing for the adventure of her life - and for her life.

Squamish named 2010 volunteer hub

Squamish has been handed an official role for the 2010 Winter Olympics. To coincide with the two-year countdown Tuesday (Feb.

VANOC pledges funds for Callaghan shovel fest

VANOC is donating $1 to the Callaghan Valley Training Centre for every stair shoveled at the Olympic venue's ski jumps on Saturday (Feb. 16) after the Coast Cup competition hosted by Spud Valley.

CBC Radio's Eraly Edition gets 'unprecedented' attendance

The road to 2010 passed right through Squamish on the official two-year countdown to the Games Tuesday (Feb. 12) when the CBC's Early Edition radio show was broadcast from Cleveland Avenue.

Dreaming up the Games

The pomp and fanfare of opening and closing Olympic ceremonies are, for some, the highlights of the Games, and their plans are held as a closely guarded secret to maintain their grandeur.

Save Garibaldi holds fundraiser

The people behind Save Garibaldi, and their supporters, will gather under one roof April 5, when organizers hold a fundraiser to help cover the costs of the campaign.
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