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Dead bear found floating in Blind Channel

A dead bear is causing a stink for Squamish residents who live along the Mamquam Blind Channel. About two weeks ago, a black bear was found tied to a tree near Marina Estates and was reported to provincial Conservation Officers.

Teaching and learning

For the past six months, students at Brackendale Elementary have been going to Japan on a regular basis. No, not literally - but as part of their international education in learning about different cultures of the world.

Attempted murder charge against Lewis withdrawn

The book has closed abruptly on a severe beating that left a Squamish man close to death last summer. Cory Jacob Lewis, 21, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault following the beating on Sept.

Wal-Mart OK with second vote

Supporters, opponents debate at public info meeting John French Chief Staff Writer For a short time, the meeting designed to educate local residents on a rezoning application in the Squamish business park turned into an argument between local Wal-Mar

Royal Hudson restoration fund gets $100,000 boost from feds

The start of repair work on the Royal Hudson took a major step forward with the approval of a generous grant from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WEDC) in April.

Anderson Beach a mess

The tranquil quiet of the scenic Upper Squamish area was shattered last weekend. Residents in the area say the peaceful valley was also turned into a rowdy party place the weekend before.

Gas-throwing youth gets probation, community service in Chapman death

On the night of July 20, 2002, a young Squamish resident made a decision that led this week to a judge ordering the convicted youth to do 100 hours community work service and two years of probation.

Wal-Mart: the battle begins

The store that some love to hate and some can't wait for could be the centre of debate this summer. On Wednesday (June 16) between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wal-Mart's consultants will hold a public information meeting at the Sea to Sky Hotel.

ABOUT TOWN: Kindergarten Health Fair tomorrow

Putting Children First is the theme of the annual Kindergarten Health and Childcare Fair at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre arena Saturday (June 12) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

School spending down, administration up next year

Howe Sound schools are getting less from Victoria in the coming year, but are planning to make up the shortfall with more tuition from overseas students.
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