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Dryland sort no more; future of land uncertain

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.com Another prime piece of downtown oceanfront real estate is ready to be snapped up and buyers are showing interest, according to a spokesperson for Interfor, the property's owner.

Squamish SAR find missing boarder on Cypress

Squamish Search and Rescue (SAR) members discovered the body of a 22-year old snowboarder missing on North Vancouver's Cypress Mountain since Sunday (Jan. 8).

Carney's new garbage totes not bear proof

Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.com New Carney's garbage totes coming to all Squamish residents in February are less secure against bears than regular garbage bins, according to local Bear Aware coordinator Kris Hopping.

Grand visions in the wind

Wind power mogul Rick West of WestTech Energy has a grand vision for Squamish that includes wind turbine manufacturing plants and a 32,000 square foot research institute.

Real estate market on rise

Propert values in Squamish are on the rise, jumping from $2.4 to $2.6 billion this year, but area assessment officers said the increase is modest.

CANADA VOTES: NDP can be voice for change, says Judith Wilson

New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate Judith Wilson says it's time for a change. Time to elect a candidate who will stand up in Ottawa and fight for common values. The lawyer and "soccer Mom" thinks she's the candidate for the job.

Congratulations to the first baby of 2006!

After going into labour just after midnight on Monday (Jan. 2), Whistlerite Meghan Deschenes fully expected to make a brief stop at Squamish General Hospital on her way to Vancouver to give birth to her second child.

Insurance takes splash out of Polar Bear swim

Approximately 12 people dipped into the frigid waters off Nexen Beach for the 2006 unofficial Polar Bear swim Jan. 1. But confusion over the event could just as easily have left people high and dry.

PM's Squamish visit scrubbed at last minute

Meeting at Totem Hall postponed Steven Hill shill@squamishchief.

Keeping a language alive

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