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Squamish asked to go Bear Smart

Bear season is starting to wind down - but with many bears still roaming residential streets and neighbourhoods, the area's conservation officer is asking Squamish council to help make the community "Bear Smart.

Fewer trips to the principal's office

Fewer kids in two local elementary schools are going to the principal's office for causing trouble in class.

Walking towards the Olympic dream

"Let me win. But if I cannot, win let me be brave in the attempt." It is a theme that often seems to have slipped from athletics, but it is the Special Olympics athlete oath. Squamish has a branch of the B.C. Special Olympics.

Students get time off for good behaviour

Working hard at school and having all your homework handed in can get you a day off at Don Ross Secondary. The school has something called Incentive Day (I-Day).

Local woman killed in 99 crash

The life of a Britannia Beach resident was lost Monday night when a van and a car collided one kilometre south of Murrin Park on Hwy. 99. Light rain was falling from low clouds and it as a dark night, police said.

Centennial Way overpass out in new 99 plans

Getting across the new and improved Sea to Sky Highway will be a little more difficult for residents of the North Yards.

'The Heart of 2010' is out

Olympic organizers warn against use of 2010 on highway banners John French Chief Staff Writer The organizing committee of the 2010 Olympics has poured cold water on a new highway banner initiative in development for Squamish.

Garibaldi at Squamish ready to move ahead despite setback

The backers of the Garibaldi at Squamish four-season resort proposed for Brohm Ridge are seeing a silver lining in a court decision quashing the provincial government's approval of their project.

Army Cadets leaving Squamish for Britannia

An old school is going to have students in the halls again - but Squamish's Army Cadets are now Britannia Beach's as a result.

School board spends surplus

A surplus in the Howe Sound School District budget means more programs for students and teachers, but local teachers simply want more educators in schools.