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Local chef brings B.C. to Beijing Olympics

A Squamish resident is off to Beijing to represent Canada as a cook rather than a competitor during the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Terminals death investigation stalls

Clear answers over a death at the Squamish Terminals Monday (Aug. 18) may be slow in coming since the ship involved has left port.

Pilot report supports Gearbulk allegations

A Pacific Pilotage Authority report filed shortly after a shipping accident resulted in a massive amount of oil spilling into the estuary may support allegations the shipping company is now leveling at Squamish Terminals and Squamish Tugboats.

VANOC eyes Upper Mamquam

The Upper Mamquam Blind Channel lands could be Squamish's ticket to bringing in at least a small crowd of new faces during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Realtor Fred Yuen is hoping to turn his 2.

Cattermole Slough to be conserved

The protected lands of the estuary are about to experience a 13-acre growth spurt. The Nature Trust of B.C.

African Storm a success

"Storm" certainly was the word of the day Saturday (Aug. 9) when the African Storm Festival, the Stormy ultramarathon race and stormy weather collided to create well, a perfect storm.

Bear attacks Kiewit worker

A 300-pound black bear was killed last week after breaking into a Kiewit office trailer in the Callaghan Valley and attacking a worker who walked in on it.On Thursday (Aug.

Terminal and tugboats sued over oil spill

A shipping company involved in spilling 29,000 litres of oil into the Squamish Estuary is pursuing Squamish Terminals and Squamish Tugboat to recoup costs associated with the 2006 incident.On Friday (Aug.

Climbing pioneer remembered

A beloved climbing pioneer is being remembered after succumbing to a heart attack while scaling a route at Smoke Bluffs Park Monday (July 28).Tony Cousins died while climbing Sally Five Fingers, a moderate 5.

Planes, helicopters, boats keep corridor moving

The Sea to Sky Corridor lived up to its name last week as the Highway 99 closure made air and water the only direct routes between Vancouver and Squamish.
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