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Bike thieves ruin Trips for Kids

Due to the actions of heartless thieves, some underprivileged Squamish youth won't be able to explore Squamish by mountain bike this summer.

Squamish schools, groups get Whistler Blackcomb funds

Whistler Blackcomb Foundation has opened its pockets to some local organizations this year, shelling out more than $260,000 to 40 different charitable grants - including several for Squamish.

Proposed asphalt plant in Brackendale raises concerns

A lack of information and too many unanswered questions have residents wondering if a proposed industrial project near the airport is in the right place.

District unhappy with wind tower plan

171-foot tower proposed for Estuary John French Chief Staff Writer A race to tap the wind appears to be under way in Squamish. Squamish's potential as a place where the wind can be converted to electricity has Ledcor Power Inc.

ABOUT TOWN: Take a Journey for Sight Sunday

The eighth annual Journey For Sight Walk gets under way at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park on Sunday (May 16). This annual event is sponsored by the Squamish Lions Club and members are hoping for a good turnout. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Your road is their office

At seven o'clock in the morning, when Bel Contracting foreman Bill Kuhn was on his way to work, he experienced a situation that has happened too many times along the highway this year.

Diver drowns at Porteau Cove

A life was lost Wednesday (May 12) at Porteau Provincial Park and critics of the federal government are saying rescue efforts were hampered by the lack of a rescue hovercraft in the Lower Mainland.

Forestry workers encouraged to fight back

Union leader Darrell Wong didn't hold anything back at a public meeting aimed at mobilizing forestry workers against the provincial Liberals.

Taps haven't run dry -- yet

Beer drinkers who prefer swilling favorites such as Labatt's Blue and Molson Canadian will have to look at switching brands because of a beer distributors strike in the Lower Mainland. About 300 employees of Brewers Distributor Ltd.

Making the right choices

Ten years ago, John Westhaver made a bad choice. He decided to get into the car of a friend who was driving way too fast. The driver failed to negotiate a corner travelling 140 km-h, spun out of control and crashed.
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