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Council appoints Sustainability Corp. board members

Council for the District of Squamish unanimously voted Tuesday (Oct. 17) to approve a list of residents for a new Squamish Sustainability Corporation (SSC) board of directors.

Adventure Centre to get new off ramp

A new Highway 99 exit allowing northbound travellers to pull into the Adventure Centre immediately after passing the building may be achieved as quickly as a few months from now. On Tuesday (Oct.

Fire Rescue asks for more money

Fire Chief Ray Saurette went before council for the District of Squamish Tuesday (Oct. 17) to request funds for Squamish Fire Rescue's "critical shortage of manpower". Saurette said ideally, calls should receive a crew of five firefighters.

The A+ guide to back to school

While children funnel back into the classrooms, teachers across the district are looking at ways to keep them safe, healthy, literate and ready for the new school year. Seb Amenta, principal of Valleycliffe Elementary said it's simple.

Shoplifter sent to hospital by grocery store security

A man is in hospital and a Save-On Foods security guard is under investigation after a suspected shoplifter was believed to have been injured while being confronted. At 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug.

Regional district's population expected to double by 2031

In the next 25 years the population of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is expected to more than double.The prediction comes from an annual B.C.

Unhappy trails for Harvey

A celebrated trails advocate credited with spearheading innumerable community enhancement projects is saying goodbye to volunteerism because of what he calls a snub from the District of Squamish.

Logger takes the stage at PNE

Once an "iconic" regular at the PNE, logging sports has been missing from the exhibition since 1998. This year it's back, with a local man representing the sport and Squamish at the show's nightly finale performance.

Mountain Building Centres sells to Rona

Is the Business Park in the midst of a big box brawl? With Home Depot just a few months away from opening its doors, neighbouring Mountain Building Centres has just completed the sale of its three-store chain to Rona, the largest Canadian distributor

Can Do Granny meets with her African counterparts

Two hundred grannies from Canada and 100 grannies from Africa met at the 16th International AIDS conference in Toronto in mid-August for the Grandmothers' Gathering.
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