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Cheakamus restoration group to update public

On Wednesday (Feb. 8), residents will get answers about river restoration plans following the August CN Rail derailment that resulted in 41,000 litres of caustic soda being dumped into the Cheakamus River.

Woodfibre employees get financial advice

Steven Hill For many employees of the soon-to-close Woodfibre pulp mill, the financial future may look bleak.

Remembering Kelly Green

Back in 1965 when Glenn and I relocated to Squamish from Woodfibre, we rented the one and only house we could find available at that time. It was down in the Dentville area.

Spelling success

Nancy Sotham Squamish Elementary School In November, our school decided to host a CanWest CanSpell spelling bee. A number of students were given a 4, 000 word study guide before the Christmas holidays.

Historical Society being established

Squamish's rich and diverse history may just endure through the ages, if local television personality Bianca Peters gets her way.

Team Squamish rides again

Jane Emerick Special to the Chief The 2006 Team Squamish riders have been announced and the group is poised to follow the success established last year. "We're trying to build on last year's accomplishments," said head coach, Paul Kindree.

Thank you for the music, Brian

Heidi VanLith Special to The Chief Natural - that's exactly how Brian Marchant describes volunteering.

Local man dead in 99 bike crash

Steven Hill A 30-year-old man from Squamish lost his life on Hwy. 99 Jan. 27, just eight days shy of his 31st birthday. Local RCMP said they received a report of a missing person at 8:10 p.m.

Local voters support Liberals

Sylvie Paillard Squamish residents streamed into the polling stations at Brennan Park Monday (Jan. 23) to take part in the country's 39th general election. Voters came in dribs and drabs at first, but by 5 p.m.

Plunge concerns unfounded, says forest official

Steven Hill Officials from BC Timber Sales say the popular Powerhouse Plunge mountain bike trail is not in as much peril as the community has been led to believe.
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