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HERITAGE PARK HAPPENINGS: Heritage Park celebrates 10 years on the rails

The West Coast Railway Heritage Park will reach a significant milestone on July 10, 2004, as the park celebrates 10 years since first opening its gates to visitors.

Celebrating Garibaldi

On July 4, 1859, the H.M.S. Plumper, a naval sloop under the command of Captain George Richards, sailed into the Howe Sound on a four-year coastline survey mission of British Columbia.

Reynolds the target at election forum

All the candidates were there, but the person Squamish residents most wanted to hear from was John Reynolds.

Man thrown 40 metres in high-speed car crash

A high-speed drive down the Sea to Sky Highway ended last Friday morning with a dramatic crash. According to Cpl. Dave Ritchie of the Squamish RCMP, a north bound RCMP vehicle was passed by a southbound red 2001 Ford Mustang at 12:58 a.m.

No Wal-Mart public meeting until fall

Developer had wanted meeting in early July John French Chief Staff Writer Those who want a say in the rezoning of the property commonly know as the Wal-Mart lands will have to wait, as Squamish's most anticipated public hearing in recent memory will

Local buys first SSU lots

The first homes in Squamish's new university neighbourhood should be under construction some time after April of next year. The leaders of the not-for-profit Sea to Sky University (SSU) signed a deal with First Cambridge Capital Inc.

ABOUT TOWN: Exercise your right to vote

After the past few weeks of electioneering, the candidates and the rest of Canadian voters will head to the polls on Monday, June 28 to cast their votes in the federal general election.

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.
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