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Fatal forestry accident in the Elaho Valley

A 60-year-old Squamish man is dead following a tragic forestry accident at mile 41 of the Elaho Logging Road on Thursday (June 21), in the second logging industry death in the corridor in the last three months.

Relay for Life sets new record

Nearly 400 people took to the track at Brennan Park Friday (June 22) for a 12-hour-long nighttime stroll, raising $112,000 for Squamish's third annual Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life in the process.

Test racers struck with illness

Some Test of Metal competitors got more than just prizes and a sense of accomplishment from the race when dozens of racers contracting a gastrointestinal bacterium, according to reports.

New coin depicts local artist's work

A Squamish Nation artist will soon have one of his creations immortalized on a gold Canadian coin.

Historical inn demolished

A long-time fixture along the shores of the Mamquam Blind Channel is gone, after the Cozy Motor Inn was torn down last week.

District to slow down Skyline Dr.

Travelers on Skyline Drive will have to negotiate a lower speed limit and a series of speed bumps according to a District of Squamish council motion passed on Tuesday night (June 19).

Businesses vandalized

RCMP is investigating recent incidents of mischief and vandalism in the downtown area where several businesses have received damage to windows from what appears to be a pellet gun. On June 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Leading through the corridor

The Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue celebrated the graduating class of this year's Cohort program with a special address from former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt at the Adventure Centre last Friday (June 15).

Will Garibaldi be ski-able?

Some ski and snowmobiling enthusiasts do not think that the proposed Garibaldi at Squamish ski resort should go ahead - not because they are opposed to the development, they just wouldn't want to ski it.

Who should be mayor, poll asks

Residents are abuzz about a telephone survey asking locals how they feel about their municipality's politics, and who they would vote for in the 2008 election.
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