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Olympic school closures open for discussion

Preliminary discussions are underway to explore the possibility of closing schools in the Howe Sound district during the 2010 Olympics, but no decisions have yet been made.

Jaws of life used to free woman

Squamish fire rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday (Oct. 24) at the intersection of Squamish Valley Road and Paradise Valley Road. An SUV went off the road and rolled into a ditch on its side, leaving the female driver trapped.

Have a Spooktacular Halloween

The Hobgoblin Express is decked out for Halloween at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park. This 3 km mini-rail train is ready to take you and your family on a "spooktacular" ride around the park where ghosts and goblins await you.

The end of a 40-year era

After more than 40 years of operation Marketplace IGA closed it's doors last Saturday (Oct. 21). It was an emotional day for Nikki Sanderson.

Not all neighbours want lane closed

Not all residents along a lane in Brackendale written about in last week's Chief are clamouring for barricades to keep vehicle traffic out.

Squamish Nation loses a light

A shining light for the Squamish Nation and the community at large has been extinguished. Carol Harry, a dedicated community activist and volunteer, passed away of cancer Saturday (Oct. 21) at the age of 49.

Attached to the detachment

For the most recent arrival at the Squamish RCMP detachment, Sgt. Kevin Bracewell, it was all about the location.

Council appoints Sustainability Corp. board members

Council for the District of Squamish unanimously voted Tuesday (Oct. 17) to approve a list of residents for a new Squamish Sustainability Corporation (SSC) board of directors.

Adventure Centre to get new off ramp

A new Highway 99 exit allowing northbound travellers to pull into the Adventure Centre immediately after passing the building may be achieved as quickly as a few months from now. On Tuesday (Oct.

Fire Rescue asks for more money

Fire Chief Ray Saurette went before council for the District of Squamish Tuesday (Oct. 17) to request funds for Squamish Fire Rescue's "critical shortage of manpower". Saurette said ideally, calls should receive a crew of five firefighters.
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