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Squamish girls kick bass - on TV!

There's a side to Lee Malleau that many people don't know. When she's not reeling in business for Squamish as the District's Economic Development Officer, Malleau is an accomplished bass angler.

Victorial man dead in head-on Hwy. 99 crash

Police are citing excessive speed and erratic driving in the death of a 21-year-old man from Victoria in a horrific head-on collision on the Sea to Sky Highway just south of Britannia Beach early on Sunday morning (Aug. 8).

Small trains for big kids

The trains will be steaming and puffing their way along the tracks just like in the old days, but there's a catch.

Search called off for man swept away in Ashlu

A Vancouver man slipped into the Ashlu River Monday (Aug. 2) and hasn't been seen since. The unidentified 18-year-old was at the river in the Upper Squamish Valley area with his father and two friends.

SSU presses ahead despite delay at council; opening not affected

After a difficult week for the relationship between the Sea to Sky University (SSU) and the District of Squamish, the SSU project team is pressing ahead and delays to the projected opening in September 2006 are not expected.

Resort developments need more certainty: task force

Resort expansion and new resort development in B.C. is about to be made more efficient following the work of the B.C. Resort Task Force Advisory Group.

Eagle Tower starts to soar

A tribute to the eagles is about to rise in Brackendale. Thor Froslev, curator of the Brackendale Art Gallery, is nearly ready to move on the next phase of his long-planned Eagle Tower Monument.

CN axes 80 local rail jobs

Maintenance workers not needed John French Chief Staff Writer Eighty railway maintenance workers in Squamish were given layoff notices by CN Rail (CN) late last month, just days after the multinational railway officially took control of BC Rail (BCR)

Pets could be coyote prey

If you live in Brackendale and have a cat or dog that wanders around, be careful. Conservation officers have fielded several calls recently regarding the loss of cats and dogs in the area, and warn residents to be on the lookout for predators.

A visit from the first family of rock

Squamish's climbing community was abuzz last weekend as the first family of rock came to town.
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