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SLRD wants IPP plan

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) board of directors this week adopted an amendment bylaw in response to recent independent power project (IPP) development pressure on Sea to Sky corridor rivers and streams.

Peters, Lebans to seek re-election

At least three members of District of Squamish Council are committed to campaigning to keep their jobs 10 months from now, while the rest say they haven't decided if they will seek re-election.

Downtown to try BIA again

Business leaders in Squamish are ready to take another shot at creating a business improvement area (BIA) downtown - over the objections of some long-standing businesses.

Photographers sought for 24-hour photo essay

The Chief is putting out a call for photographers interested in participating in the second annual "Day in the Life of Squamish" project. "Day in the Life" is a 32-page photo essay chronicling 24 hours in the community.

The language of virtues

It has spread throughout 85 countries, moved into businesses, homes, schools, prisons, service groups and organizations. And it has a home in Squamish too.

Liberal rival praises Reynolds, ready for 'unfinished campaign'

The man who nearly ended John Reynolds' political career last summer was full of praise for his rival this week.

Mouse helps family literacy

A giant mouse appeared in a local café Tuesday (Jan. 25), much to the delight of children and their families.

Squamish adopts devastated little Sri Lankan village

Squamish is about to learn everything there is to know about a small Sri Lankan village called Wanduruppuwa (pronounced Wandaroo poora).

From Namibia with awe

The heat of the oldest African desert and the freezing temperatures of Nepalese mountains will be presented at a photography slide show at the Howe Sound Inn and Brewing Company tonight (Jan. 28).

Mashiter turbidity cause of Highlands water advisory

Anyone in the Garibaldi Highlands area that looked closely at the water coming from household taps in the last week is hoping the brown-tinged unappealing liquid is replaced soon by the light blue tinted, crystal-clear water that normally flows.