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ABOUT TOWN: Plenty of scary fun this weekend

The Hobgoblin Express has been chugging along the tracks at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park every night since Oct. 26. There is still time for you and family and friends to visit the park.

Wasabi farm planned for Upper Squamish

A green plant that is in huge demand is poised to become Squamish's newest cash crop. The plant is wasabia japonica. The root is the base ingredient for the spicy green paste that is often served with sushi.

A year after the flood: preparing for the next time

The waters receded, and the grass dried out but many local families are still pulling their lives together after last October's floods.

Surrey man dies in weekend 99 crash near Britannia Beach

A Surrey man is the 11th person to die on the southern portion of the Sea to Sky Highway in 2004. Six people travelling in a four-door Chrysler Intrepid destined for Whistler went off Hwy. 99 just south of Britannia Beach Saturday (Oct.

Gondola proposal abandoned

Opposition from the Squamish Nation has killed a proposed gondola along the Sea to Sky Highway near Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. Proponent Peter Alder of Whistler said on Monday (Oct.

Nexen land transfer done

Barring any last-minute glitches, Squamish is now able to start taking real steps toward developing the former chemical plant lands at the foot of Galbraith Avenue.

Foster parents thanked for hard work

Wanted: someone to take on extra kids, answer emergency phone calls in the middle of the night and who is very patient, flexible and family-oriented. It's a tough order, but approximately 10 families in Squamish have taken on the challenge.

They're running for Angela

The 28th Squamish Fall Classic road run was almost a no-go this year. But then Linda McHale stepped forward to organize it around a special cause. The 5/10 km run (or walk) has now become a fundraiser for the Angela James Memorial Scholarship.

Mayor won't seek MLA seat

Sutherland to seek another term as mayor John French Chief Staff Writer Mayor Ian Sutherland has stepped away from plans to jump to provincial politics - for now. Sutherland was seriously thinking about seeking the B.C.

Olympic organizers go after business over name

A Squamish-based contractor is standing up to the Olympic machine.
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