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Keeping a language alive

Only two elders in the Squamish Valley retain the ability to fluently speak Squamish Nation's language.

Pot grow-op busted

Local RCMP arrested two men, aged 48 and 43, in conjunction with the discovery of a marijuana grow operation in the 2200 block of Read Crescent. On Dec. 29, RCMP were conducting surveillance on the residence, which was purchased last fall.

Making it easier to pick up after Spot

Jane Emerick Special to The Chief Dog owners and trail walkers can expect to enjoy less poopy trails thanks to initiative to create biodegradable doggy bag dispensers in Squamish.

Tourism research study kicks off in Sea to Sky

A provincial tourism association is giving Squamish a hand with tourism development. The British Columbia tourism industry's human resources association, go2, kicked off a regional tourism labour market study in the Sea to Sky corridor Dec. 19.

Squamish flu-free: health officer

Although it may seem everyone in your office and family is sick, officially there have been no reported cases of the flu in Squamish this year. Dr.

CANADA VOTES 2006: Green candidate wants change

Silvaine Zimmermann, Green Party candidate for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, has been working for changes in Canadian's lives for more than 30 years.

ABOUT TOWN: Scouts want your Christmas trees

By now, most of us have undecorated our homes following the holiday season. Many may be wondering what to do with the Christmas tree (those who have real ones!). Scouts Canada's Squamish Group is offering Christmas tree chipping on Sunday (Jan.

Hail to the bus driver

Squamish Transit's most enduring bus driver has retired. Bill Sadler was one of the first transit workers to drive Squamish residents around town and he'll be missed said Scott Pass, Squamish Transit manager.

Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival set to soar

The 20th annual Brackendale Winter Eagle Festival and Count is coming to Brackendale and organizer Thor Froslev is excited to proclaim January eagle month.

Knitting warmth for body and soul

Few things in life are as comforting to Canadians as a well-knit toque on a cold winter's day. Somehow, the toque's all the warmer when made with care by a sweet elderly lady. That's where Maxine Kent comes in.
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