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Block R proposals floated

Visions of hundreds of new homes, green space, trail networks and a new seniors' centre downtown came before Squamish council this week.

Make it, bake it, grow it

If you can make it, bake it, or grow it, you're more than welcome to be a part of the new and improved Squamish Farmers' Market this summer season starting Saturday (June 26).

Canada Day events

CANADA DAY celebration at Pavilion Park and Stan Clarke Park, downtown Squamish, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 1. Family fun activities including races and ribbons. OFFICIAL FLAG RAISING CEREMONY at Stan Clarke Park, 11 a.m.

Olympic celebration starts this summer

The Vancouver Winter Olympics may be six years away, but Squamish's first steps towards hosting the youth of the world in 2010 are being taken this summer.

Britannia Beach residents like rezoning plan

Consensus isn't achieved very often in Britannia Beach. But at a public hearing on Wednesday (June 16) residents agreed that a zoning bylaw proposed for the community is acceptable.

Test puts out water call

It is going to be the hottest Test of Metal ever - and that means the riders will need your help.

Ashlu power project faces obstacle

Efforts by local residents to block a controversial run-of-the-river hydroelectric project appear to be working.

The total package

It must seem like déjà vu for three Howe Sound Secondary School Grade 12 students.

ABOUT TOWN: All-candidates' meeting Monday

The Squamish Chamber of Commerce is hosting an All-Candidates' Meeting for the West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast riding on Monday (June 21) at the Sea to Sky Hotel from 7 to 9 p.m.

ELECTION 2004: Pollster criticizes Wilson's claim of North Shore supremacy

West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast Liberal candidate Blair Wilson is claiming a poll shows his party leading the Conservatives by 17 percentage points in their North Shore stronghold.