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Briefs from Squamish council meeting

Sylvie Paillard [email protected] Council voted to postpone a $1.

The new big guy in town

Jane Emerick jemerick@squamishchief.

Getting the lead (and acid) out

The Britannia Mine can shed its distinction as one of North America's worst polluters and the surrounding community can begin growing now that the province and a corporate partner are cleaning up the mine's act, said Agriculture and Lands minister Pa

Council won't halt Brackendale development

Brackendale residents petitioning to rezone a piece of Brennan Road property to low-density use were disappointed Tuesday (June 6) when council voted not to downzone the land from its multi-family use status.

Commitment to transportation needed, Aspen's mayor urges corridor

If Whistler, Squamish and Pemberton want to see the creation of a regional transit service, it will have to start with a group of people who really want to see it happen. That was the message Aspen, Colo.

Council adopts downtown BIA

After more than a decade of furious debate invariably leading to rejection, the downtown Squamish Business Improvement Association (BIA) is now underway.

Courthouse coming back?

Major announcement planned for Monday Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

Suspected impaired driver causes serious injuries to three

Squamish Fire Rescue used the "jaws of life" mechanical device to extract accident victims involved in a two-vehicle collision believed to be the cause of drunk driving. At 12:15 a.m.

Ashlu project moves ahead

The controversial Ashlu Creek independent power project (IPP) is now moving ahead, but the Sea to Sky Coalition of Rivers is vowing to fight it along with Bill 30, while the two sides debate how the proposed project will affect kayaking and the commu

BYELECTION 2006: The issues

This week's question: What in your opinion is the most important issue in this election? David Clarkson: In my opinion, the most important issue in this byelection (besides the Nexen lands management/mismanagement) is the opportunity to have a youth
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